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Docker lets security bug sniffer dogs off the leash at container images

LXer - Wed, 2016-05-11 09:33
Libraries and other code scanned for known programming blunders. Docker has hit upon an idea that perhaps other platforms could potentially incorporate: scanning software components for publicly known vulnerabilities prior to deployment.

Fedora 24 Beta released!

LXer - Wed, 2016-05-11 08:36
The Fedora 24 Beta is here, on schedule for our planned June final release. Download the prerelease from our Get Fedora site: Get Fedora 24 Beta Workstation - a reliable, user-friendly, and powerful operating system for your laptop or desktop computer.

Android vs. iPhone: Pros and Cons

LinuxToday - Wed, 2016-05-11 08:00

 Datamation: When comparing Android vs. iPhone, clearly Android has certain advantages even as the iPhone is superior in some key ways.

Do any of you write scripts to make your SO's lives easier?

Reddit - Wed, 2016-05-11 07:44

My wife is the furthest from computer literate. She still tries though, and gets pissed at me all the time when she boots up any of our computers and can't seem to figure a damn thing out. I've delt with this ever since we've been together: cellphone rings its the wife looking for help.

Tonight, I decided to stay up a bit past my bedtime to put together something for her to make her life a little bit easier. An interactive bash script with clear instructions and 99% automation for everything else that needs configuring (Bluetooth, randr, workspaces, vlc) to get her up and going, doing what she wants to do (and begs me to fix with a simple easy to remember alias.

I hope this helps her out a bit, it works flawless for me so I can't wait to see if she will break it.

I'm curious now, what (if anything) have you guys done for your significant others to make their lives any easier when they inevitably decide to use your PCs?

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Ubuntu Kylin 16.04 LTS – Video Overview and Screenshot Tours

LXer - Wed, 2016-05-11 07:39
Ubuntu Kylin 16.04 LTS was officially released as part of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Official Flavors. This introduces many enhancements, updated components, new tweaks and under-the-hood optimizations.

Build An Off-Road Raspberry Pi Robot: Part 4

LXer - Wed, 2016-05-11 06:41
Build An Off-Road Raspberry Pi Robot.

Debian-Based Univention Corporate Server 4.1-2 Brings Important Security Updates

TuxMachines - Wed, 2016-05-11 05:59

Maren Abatielos of Univention GmbH informs us today, May 10, 2016, about the release of the second maintenance build of Univention Corporate Server (UCS) 4.1.

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Trinity Desktop Environment Is Now Available to Install for SparkyLinux Users

TuxMachines - Wed, 2016-05-11 05:58

The SparkyLinux devs have just announced today, May 10, 2016, the availability of the Trinity Desktop Environment (TDE) graphical desktop interface for the latest SparkyLinux operating system.

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Milestones in Free and Open Source Software History, 1969-2015

TuxMachines - Wed, 2016-05-11 05:54

In the fall of 1983 Richard Stallman, a veteran of MIT's AI Lab who was unhappy with the increasingly closed nature of software source code, announced the GNU project. His goal was to build a clone of Unix using only code that could be freely shared and would always be publicly available. Many parts of the GNU operating system, which Stallman began building in early 1984, remain central to the free and open source software ecosystem today.

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Milestones in Free and Open Source Software History, 1969-2015

LXer - Wed, 2016-05-11 05:44
As the twenty-fifth birthday of the Linux kernel approaches, it's high time to take a look back at this and other major developments in the history of open source software. Here's The VAR Guy's overview of milestones in open source history, from the introduction of Unix to today's Microsoft-Linux lovefest.

Installing Lighttpd with PHP 7 (PHP-FPM) and MySQL 5.7 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

LXer - Wed, 2016-05-11 04:47
Lighttpd is a secure, fast, standards-compliant web server designed for speed-critical environments. This tutorial shows how you can install Lighttpd on an Ubuntu 16.04 server with PHP 7 support (through PHP-FPM) and MySQL 5.7.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.8 Supports XFS File System Sizes of Up to 300 TB

LinuxToday - Wed, 2016-05-11 04:00

New features in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.8 include the libreswan library to provide an extra layer of security for VPNs (Virtual Private Networks)

OCF Director Discusses Interoperability Between IoT Frameworks Video

LXer - Wed, 2016-05-11 03:50
In his keynote address at the Embedded Linux Conference’s OpenIoT Summit, Open Connectivity Foundation (OCF) Executive Director Mike Richmond discussed the potential for interoperability -- and a possible merger -- between the two major open source IoT frameworks: the OCF’s IoTivity and the AllSeen Alliance’s AllJoyn spec.

Good reads about process management?

Reddit - Wed, 2016-05-11 03:02

I'm looking for some suggested reading on process management. Either standalone docs or books with food sections on process control under Linux. I've got systems with occasional run away processes that I need to wrangle in. I know of various ways to keep processes from over running the system resources but what about when these processes hang around too long and it's time to say good bye?

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How BSD was built, and how it lost the lead to Linux

LXer - Wed, 2016-05-11 02:53
Also in today's open source roundup: Is Ubuntu 16.04 LTS the best version of Ubuntu yet? And are modular Android phones just a gimmick?

Tiny Core Linux 7.1 Enters Development, First Release Candidate Is Out Now

TuxMachines - Wed, 2016-05-11 02:22

The Tiny Core devs recently announced that the Tiny Core Linux 7.1 operating system is now in development, with a first RC (Release Candidate) build seeded to public testers.

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Cinnamon 3.0.2 Desktop Environment Fixes Desktop Effects on Menus and Dialogs

TuxMachines - Wed, 2016-05-11 02:19

Today, May 10, 2016, Clement Lefebvre and his team of developers have released the second maintenance build for the Cinnamon 3.0 desktop environment, further polishing several of its components.

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KDE Plasma 5.6.4 Desktop Environment Launches with Plasma Discover Improvements

LXer - Wed, 2016-05-11 02:05
After announcing the availability of the KDE Applications 16.04.1 software suite, KDE today, May 10, 2016, also started seeding the fourth point release of the KDE Plasma 5.6 desktop environment to stable users.

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