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Install Nagios core 4.1.1 on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) Server

Fri, 2016-07-01 00:46
Install Nagios core 4.1.1 on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) Server

DuckDuckGo: The Little Search Engine That Gives Back Big

Thu, 2016-06-30 23:38
DuckDuckGo's proprietor, Gabriel Weinberg, says his once-personal project isn't making anyone wealthy, but he and his workers live decently. He says they're doing well enough that giving money to open source projects doesn't hurt their budget.

Linux Mint 18 Screenshot Tour

Thu, 2016-06-30 22:29
A new project called X-Apps was started and its goal is to produce generic applications for traditional GTK desktop environments. The idea behind this project is to replace applications which no longer integrate properly outside of a particular environment (this is the case for a growing number of GNOME applications) and to give our desktop environments the same set of core applications, so that each change, each new feature being developed, each little improvement made in one of them will benefit not just one environment, but all of them.

Using ATA Over Ethernet (AoE) on CentOS 7 (Initiator and Target)

Thu, 2016-06-30 21:21
This guide explains how you can set up an AoE target and an AoE initiator (client), both running CentOS 7. AoE stands for "ATA over Ethernet" and is a storage area network (SAN) protocol which allows AoE initiators to use storage devices on the (remote) AoE target using normal ethernet cabling. "Remote" in this case means "inside the same LAN" because AoE is not routable outside a LAN (this is a major difference compared to iSCSI). To the AoE initiator, the remote storage looks like a normal, locally-attached hard drive.

Does your company have a plan for adopting containers?

Thu, 2016-06-30 20:12
Linux containers are definitely attracting a lot of attention as cloud-native alternative to virtual machines for application isolation and deployment, but where does your company sit on the adoption spectrum?read more

New LibreOffice Vulnerability Patched in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Debian and Arch Linux

Thu, 2016-06-30 19:03
Canonical published a new security notice to inform users of the Ubuntu Linux operating system that the latest LibreOffice builds have landed in the repositories.

Oh, Red Hat. Contain yourself and your 'new innovations' talk

Thu, 2016-06-30 17:55
Open-source biz extends Linux sandbox offerings with storage and moreRed Hat Summit Red Hat is going full tilt after bringing containers and traditional Linux apps together under its management with a raft of announcements.…

What makes up the Fedora kernel?

Thu, 2016-06-30 16:46
Every Fedora system runs a kernel. Many pieces of code come together to make this a reality. Each release of the Fedora kernel starts with a baseline release from the upstream community. This is often called a ‘vanilla’ kernel. The... Continue Reading →

Linux Mint 18 "Sarah" Cinnamon and MATE Editions Officially Released

Thu, 2016-06-30 15:38
The Linux Mint project, through Clement Lefebvre, has had the great pleasure of announcing the general availability of the Linux Mint 18 "Sarah" operating system.

Linux Under the Hood: Silence of the RAM

Thu, 2016-06-30 14:29
The continuing adventures of a new open source tinkerer who finds his diagnostic acumen sorely lacking during what should have been a simple RAM installation -- thereby leaving the rest of us grateful he didn't pursue a career in the medical field.

Is Canonical the Victim of High Expectations?

Thu, 2016-06-30 12:36
From being the darling of open source, Canonical is closely and cynically scrutinized, its motives constantly questioned.

Can IBM Really Make a Business Out of Blockchain?

Thu, 2016-06-30 10:53
You can mark 2016 as the year “blockchain” became a buzzword. It’s not as hollow as “cloud,” which marketers have rendered almost meaningless. But “blockchain” is now at the point where everyone and their dogs want a piece of it.

AMDGPU-PRO Driver 16.30 Officially Released with Support for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Thu, 2016-06-30 09:11
AMD released the final version of the AMDGPU-Pro 16.30 graphics driver for GNU/Linux operating systems, bringing support for new technologies like the Vulkan API.

Red Hat Summit Hosts a Wedding - for Real.

Thu, 2016-06-30 07:28
I've seen a lot of strange things at technology conferences. I've seen all manner of flying objects, cars, sports stars and crazy contests - but i've never seen what I saw today at Red Hat Summit 2016 - a real wedding.

Canonical Releases Snapcraft 2.12 Snaps Creator with New Parts Ecosystem, More

Thu, 2016-06-30 05:45
Canonical has had the great pleasure of announcing the release of the highly anticipated Snapcraft 2.12 Snappy creator tool for the Ubuntu Linux operating system.

Study: Encryption use increase largest in 11 years

Thu, 2016-06-30 04:02
Enterprise use of encryption saw the largest increase over the past year in over a decade, according to a report...

Peppermint 7 Released

Thu, 2016-06-30 03:05
Peppermint 7 launched a few days ago. Peppermint is a lightweightUbuntu-based Linux distribution with an emphasis on speed and simplicity.Although the name is similar to Linux Mint, the projects aren'tdirectly related.

Make Peace With Your Processes: Part 5

Thu, 2016-06-30 02:07
n previous articles in this series, we’ve whet our whistles with a quick look at the Process Table and pseudo filesystems, and we talked about /dev and /proc. Now let’s explore a few useful but unrelated command lines, which may save the day at some point.

Dangerous keyboard app has more than 50 million downloads

Thu, 2016-06-30 01:10
"The problem was that it asked for just about every permission that an app could ask for," said Bill Anderson, chief product officer at mobile security company OptioLabs. "It was an especially long list. And surprisingly, most people said yes. But the permissions were so excessive that it turned this thing into a potentially marvelous way to hack phones."

Prepare to be hacked: Information security for small organizations

Thu, 2016-06-30 00:13
Information security is challenging, and can be breathtakingly expensive in money and staff energy. Smaller organizations may not have the money or staffing expertise to do the job right, even when the need is the greatest. At OSCON 2016, Kelsey Gilmore-Innis of Sexual Health Innovations (SHI) gave a really interesting talk on how her small nonprofit has done some creative thinking about security, and how that influences the deployment and operation of their application.read more

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