Linux 4.7 Debuts with Improved Security
How to use multiple connections to speed up apt-get/apt on Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS server
(Jul 27, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
nixcraft: How do I speed up my apt-get or apt command to download packages from multiple repos on a Ubuntu Linux 16.04 or 14.04 LTS server?
Tutorial shows how to create a cheap, DIY IoT cloud platform
(Jul 27, 2016, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
RTL has published a tutorial about creating a secure IoT platform based on its free "SharkSSL-lite" software, plus ARM mbed-enabled SBCs and a low cost VPS.
Ubuntu Budgie Remix 16.04.1 Released with Full-Disk Encryption, Snap Support
(Jul 27, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
The Ubuntu Budgie Remix (budgie-remix) 16.04.1 is here one week after Canonical announced the first point release of its long-term supported Ubuntu 16.04 LTS distribution
Korora 23 - is it an alternative to Linux Mint?
(Jul 27, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
Cinnamon is a desktop environment that is widely promoted by the Linux Mint team.
Calibre 2.63.0 eBook Converter and Viewer Adds Unicode 9.0 Support, Bugfixes
(Jul 27, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
Calibre 2.63.0 arrives two weeks after the release of the previous maintenance update
How to restore older file versions in Git
(Jul 27, 2016, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
How to make Git branches so you can safely conduct wild experiments
Ubuntu MATE 16.10 Yakkety Yak Gets A Unity HUD-Like Searchable Menu
(Jul 27, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
MATE HUD, a Unity HUD-like tool that allows searching through an application's menu
Real Time Interactive IP LAN Monitoring with IPTraf Tool
(Jul 27, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
IPTraf is an ncurses-based IP LAN monitoring tool
Microsoft Says It Loves Linux, But Its Anti-Linux Patent Trolls Are Still Around and Active
(Jul 26, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)
techrights: Highlighting just two of the many entities that Microsoft (and partners) use in order to induce additional costs on Free (as in freedom) software
Android vs. iPhone: Pros and Cons
(Jul 26, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
Datamation: So what's better IOS or Android?
How to break the news that a significant IT transformation is in order
(Jul 26, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
EnterprisersProject: Five tips to help IT leaders get buy-in on a major undertaking.
Clear Linux Is Among the First Distros to Adopt Kernel 4.7, X.Org Server 1.18.4
(Jul 26, 2016, 14:17) (1 talkbacks)
softpedia: A couple of days ago, Linus Torvalds announced the release of the Linux 4.7 kernel, and we were very curious to know which distribution will be the first to adopt it.
Systemback - Restore Ubuntu Desktop and Server to previous state
(Jul 26, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
ostechnix: Systemback allows you to restore Ubuntu Desktop and Server to previous working state.
Avoiding data disasters with Sanoid
(Jul 26, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
Sanoid helps to recover from what Jim Salter likes to call "Humpty Level Events."
How to Install Pure-FTPd with TLS and virtual users on OpenSUSE Leap 42.1
(Jul 26, 2016, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
HowToForge: Pure-FTPd has many features like virtual domains, chroot home directory, virtual users, TLS/SSL support, virtual quota and many more.
Howdy, Ubuntu on Windows! Getting Started
(Jul 26, 2016, 11:00) (1 talkbacks)
Linux.com: So, a few months have passed, and you’ve realized that, wow, you’re not dreaming, and it wasn’t an April Fool’s Joke, but in fact that Ubuntu-on-Windows thing is real!
/dev/random Seeing Improvements For Linux 4.8
(Jul 26, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
Phoronix: Yet another early pull request to talk about for the Linux 4.8 kernel are improvements to /dev/random.
OpenStack Pico and Questa set to Debut in 2017 and 2018
(Jul 26, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
InternetNews: Members of the OpenStack Foundation have been voting on upcoming release names and the results are now in.
Lennart Poettering Announces systemd 231 Init System for GNU/Linux Distributions
(Jul 26, 2016, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
systemd 231 is now the most advanced version of the modern and controversial init system
ArchStrike Ethical Hacking Linux Operating System Gets Its First ISO Builds
(Jul 26, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
softpedia: ArchStrike was previously known as ArchAssault, of course, still based on the renowned, lightweight and highly customizable Arch Linux distribution.
GNU Linux-libre Kernel 4.7 Officially Released for Users Who Want 100% Freedom
(Jul 26, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
GNU Linux-libre 4.7-gnu contains deblobbing changes for various included drivers in the mainline Linux 4.7 release.
Configuring a single Ubuntu installation as a dual-boot option and a VirtualBox appliance under Windows 10
(Jul 26, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
HowToForge: I often need to use Windows 10 and Ubuntu on the same machine within a single login session, so I run Ubuntu as a virtual machine in Oracle VirtualBox.
Fluxday: A no-fuss open source productivity tracker
(Jul 26, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
Unni Koroth shares why his company created open source productivity tool Fluxday.
5 reasons system administrators should use revision control
(Jul 25, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)
Check out these five tips for using revision control in operations.
Our First Look at Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon
(Jul 25, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
FOSSforce: It's been almost a month since Linux Mint 18 "Sarah" was released, so we decided to take it for a spin and have our first ever look at the Cinnamon desktop.
How to Run or Repeat a Linux Command Every X Seconds Forever
(Jul 25, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
Simple scripts are always helpful
Women In Tech: Jane Silber, CEO Of Canonical
(Jul 25, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
TomsHardware: Silber has been running Canonical (maker of Ubuntu, among a great many other software products) in one form or another for well over a decade at this point
Solus Project to No Longer Offer a Release Schedule, Solus 1.2.1 Gets Delayed
(Jul 25, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
softpedia: The announcement follows the recent news of Solus becoming a rolling release operating system
GNOME Software 3.22 Will Support Installation of Snaps, Flatpak Repository Files
(Jul 25, 2016, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
GNOME Software is an essential app distributed as part of the GNOME Stack
Minimalist Web Browser ‘Min’ Sees New Release
(Jul 25, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
OMGubuntu: Two big new features are appended to the existing feature set which includes tab tasks, focus mode and a built-in reading list.
Hardened Usercopy Appears Ready To Be Merged For Linux 4.8
(Jul 25, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
Phoronix: Hardened usercopy was originally based upon GrSecurity's PAX_USERCOPY feature
How to set the hostname on Fedora
(Jul 25, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
To set the name of a single, modern Fedora system such as a home computer that isn’t part of a network, use the hostnamectl command
Cyanogen Inc. reportedly fires OS development arm, switches to apps
(Jul 25, 2016, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
ars: What happens to an Android OS company when it stops developing an Android OS?
Easily Encrypt your Flash Drives with Linux
(Jul 25, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux.com: Cryptsetup is a utility for for setting up encrypted filesystems with the help of Device Mapper and dm-crypt.
Nextcloud 10 beta includes two-factor authentication security
(Jul 25, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
ZDnet: The ownCloud infrastructure-as-a-service cloud fork, Nextcloud, is charging forward with new feature
SUSE LLC's SUSE Manager
(Jul 25, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxJournal: SUSE Manager is a open-source IT management solution with a centralized console for managing multiple Linux distributions
Android, Chromebook Make a Sweet Couple
(Jul 25, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxInsider: Chrome OS and Android Apps now run together on some Chromebooks.
Oracle Outs VirtualBox 5.1.2 with Better Support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
(Jul 24, 2016, 22:00) (0 talkbacks)
For Linux hosts, the VirtualBox 5.1.2 release adds better support for the latest builds of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 operating system
Linux 4.7 Debuts with Improved Security
(Jul 24, 2016, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxPlanet: The fourth major new Linux kernel of 2016 is now out with the debut today of Linux 4.7
Ubuntu MATE 16.04.1 LTS Fixes the Raspberry Pi Partition Resizer, Adds MATE 1.14
(Jul 24, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
Ubuntu MATE 16.04.1 LTS is not a major release