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Analysis of 13 Million Website Defacements Reveals Common Trends
(Jan 22, 2018, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: Trend Micro examined website defacement reports from 1998 to 2016 with machine learning technology to identify some long-term trends.
Bug Bounty Hackers Make More Money Than Average Salaries, Report Finds
(Jan 22, 2018, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: Why do individuals spend time going after bug bounties? HackerOne report reveals what ethical hackers are going after and why.
Barcelona Opts for Breath of Open Source Fresh Air
(Jan 22, 2018, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxInsider: Barcelona city officials have voted to shut the door on Microsoft Windows in favor of the Linux operating system and open source technology.
NHS: Thanks for the free work, Linux nerds, now face our trademark cops
(Jan 22, 2018, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
The Register: Devs quit, suggest Britain's health service bosses used them to bag Microsoft deal
Linux 4.15 rc9
(Jan 22, 2018, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linus Torvalds: We've had rc9's before, but they have been pretty rare (the last one was 3.1-rc9 back in 2011.
Some Of The Features Coming To The Linux 4.16 Kernel
(Jan 21, 2018, 22:00) (0 talkbacks)
Phoronix: Lots of stuff coming for Linux 4.16
Building Your Own Audible
(Jan 21, 2018, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxJournal: A quick look at some options for streaming audio books.
How Live Patching has Improved Xen Virtualization
(Jan 18, 2018, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)
ServerWatch:In a video interview with ServerWatch Lars Kurth, Chairman of the Xen Project Advisory Board and Director, Open Source Solutions at Citrix details some of the recent additions to Xen and how they are helping to move the project forward.
Multicloud Deployments Create Security Challenges, F5 Report Finds
(Jan 17, 2018, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: F5 Networks state of application delivery report shows an increasing trend toward multi-cloud deployments which could be leading to multiple issues.
EU Makes EUR 1B Bid to Boost Supercomputer Efforts
(Jan 17, 2018, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
ServerWatch: The market for High-Performance Computing (HPC) has increasingly been dominated in recent years by China.
Facebook Awards Security Researchers $880,000 in 2017 Bug Bounties
(Jan 17, 2018, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: The average reward payout in 2017 was $1,900, up from $1,675 in 2016 as Facebook continues to reward researchers for responsibly disclosing security vulnerabilities.
GeckoLinux: A Polished Distro Just Got Smoother
(Jan 17, 2018, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxInsider: GeckoLinux offers both seasoned users and new distro adopters an easy way to try an openSuse-based spin that is loaded with features and an ample inventory of the leading Linux desktops.
Multimedia Apps for the Linux Console
(Jan 17, 2018, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux.com: The Linux console supports multimedia, so you can enjoy music, movies, photos, and even read PDF files.
(Jan 16, 2018, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)
Creating an Internet Radio Station with Icecast and Liquidsoap
(Jan 16, 2018, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxJournal: With Icecast and Liquidsoap, you can set up a full-featured, flexible internet radio station using free software and open standards.
VirtualBox Guest Driver Being Mainlined With Linux 4.16
(Jan 16, 2018, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
Phoronix: The upcoming Linux 4.16 kernel cycle will be mainlining the VirtualBox Guest "vboxguest" kernel driver.
Linux 4.15 rc8
(Jan 15, 2018, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linus Torvalds: I'm still hoping that this will be the last rc, despite all the Meltdown and Spectre hoopla.
7 Open-Source Serverless Frameworks Providing Functions as a Service
(Jan 12, 2018, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
Among the hottest trends in computers, serverless technologies allows developers to run functions-as-a-service
How to use syslog-ng to collect logs from remote Linux machines
(Jan 10, 2018, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
TechRepublic: Let's say your data center is filled with Linux servers and you need to administer them all. Part of that administration job is viewing log files.
What is the Future of Wi-Fi?
(Jan 10, 2018, 09:00) (1 talkbacks)
EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: New standards including 802.11ax and WiGig could make wireless connectivity easier and faster than ever before.
Technologies That Secure the Home, WiFi and More Debut at CES 2018
(Jan 10, 2018, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: Amid the avalanche of new TVs, connected cars and voice-powered devices, multiple new security technologies were announced at CES 2018 (Linux-powered!)
Intel CEO Addresses Meltdown and Spectre CPU Flaws at CES 2018
(Jan 09, 2018, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: Intel CEO Brian Krzanich used the opening of his Consumer Electronics Show keynote in Las Vegas on Jan. 8 to publicly comment on the recently disclosed Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities that impact the majority of the world's CPUs.
Intel Debuts New Silicon at CES Including 8th Gen Core Processors
(Jan 09, 2018, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
ServerWatch: The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas has long been the place where Intel has debuted its latest products and announced new innovations.
Linux Filesystem Events with inotify
(Jan 09, 2018, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxJournal: Triggering scripts with incron and systemd.
Benchmarking Linux With The Retpoline Patches For Spectre
(Jan 09, 2018, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
Phoronix: While the Kernel Page Table Isolation (KPTI) patches were quick to land in the mainline Linux kernel for addressing the Meltdown CPU vulnerability, the "Retpoline" patches are still being worked on
How to Install Docker CE on Your Desktop
(Jan 09, 2018, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux.com: Follow these simple steps to install Docker CE on your Linux, Mac, or Windows desktop.
Rethinking your open source use policy
(Jan 09, 2018, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
InfoWorld: Actionable insights on balancing security and speed
You GNOME it: Windows and Apple devs get a compelling reason to turn to Linux
(Jan 09, 2018, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
The Register: Add in Flatpak/Snap and it could be a revolution
Linux 4.15 rc7
(Jan 08, 2018, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linus Torvalds: Ok, we had an interesting week, and by now everybody knows why we were merging all those odd x86 page table isolation patches without following all of the normal release timing rules.
SoftMaker for Linux Is a Solid Microsoft Office Alternative
(Jan 07, 2018, 22:00) (1 talkbacks)
LinuxInsider: SoftMaker Office could be a first-class professional-strength replacement for Microsoft Office on the Linux desktop.
And we return to Munich's migration back to Windo- it's going to cost what now?! €100m!
(Jan 07, 2018, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)
el Reg: Why are you doing this?
Ansible: the Automation Framework That Thinks Like a Sysadmin
(Jan 07, 2018, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxJournal: The truth is that Ansible doesn't really care how you set up the SSH system; it will utilize whatever configuration you have.
GNOME 3.28 Removes Option to Put Icons on the Desktop
(Jan 07, 2018, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
OMGubuntu: If you’re among the many GNOME Shell users who like to put icons on the desktop, brace yourself for change
Fedora 28 Taking To Modularizing Their Anaconda Installer
(Jan 07, 2018, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
Phoronix: For the Fedora 28 release due out this spring, the plan is to split the Anaconda installer into several modules that in turn will communicate with eachother using a DBus API.
How to Change Your Linux Console Fonts
(Jan 06, 2018, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux.com: Yes, you can change your Linux console fonts; Carla Schroder shows how.
Why Raspberry Pi isn’t vulnerable to Spectre or Meltdown
(Jan 06, 2018, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
Eben Upton: The lack of speculation in the ARM1176, Cortex-A7, and Cortex-A53 cores used in Raspberry Pi render us immune to attacks of the sort.
WP Engine Raises $250M to Grow WordPress Platform
(Jan 05, 2018, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: Open-Source WordPress based platform vendor raises new money as global adoption for the popular content management system continues to grow.
Meltdown and Spectre CPU Flaws Expose Modern Systems to Risk
(Jan 04, 2018, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: Critical CPU flaws are revealed by security researchers that impact most modern CPUs. Patches are now available, though some experts warn that new hardware might be needed.
Amazon Linux Moves Beyond the Cloud to On-Premises Deployments
(Jan 03, 2018, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
ServerWatch: Amazon Linux 2 hit the release candidate stage on Dec. 13, with general availability expect in January 2018. Amazon is positioning the new update as a Long Term Support (LTS) with security and bug fix support for five years.