Feb 25 4:45am Tecmint: Linux Howtos, Tutorials & Guides
sFTP (secure File Transfer Program) is a secure and interactive file transfer program, which works in a similar way as FTP (File Transfer Protocol). However, sFTP is more secure than FTP; it handles all......
Feb 24 11:01pm
Obtain a solid understanding of embedded development using the Yocto Project, including the Poky Reference Distribution and Bitbake, the use of emulators, building images for multiple architectures and the creation of board support packages (BSP).
Feb 24 5:00pm
In our second conversation of our “I Am A Mainframer” interview series, Jeffrey Frey talks with Emily K. Hugenbruch, OpenStack Cloud Enablement Engineer, z/VM and Software Engineer at IBM about the OpenStack Newton release and her overall career experience as a woman working in the mainframe space. ...
Feb 24 2:41pm
By Melissa Smolensky The 2017 Open Source Leadership Summit, put on by the Linux Foundation, brought together leaders from the open source community in Lake Tahoe last week to discuss timely open source topics. The topics that came up most throughout the conference included: open source becoming mainstream, future open source business models, security in a time where everything is connected, and a call to action to be active in technology policy.
Feb 24 2:15pm
Intel engineer Maciej Maciejewski examines the primary differences between persistent memory, storage devices, and regular DRAM.
Feb 24 11:42am
Title: This Week in Open Source News: Diversity Talk at OSLS Reveals Minority Challenges in Tech, ONAP Project Announced & More 24 FebLearn more...
Feb 24 11:30am
Title: How to Install Apache Directory Studio and Connect to an OpenLDAP Server24 FebLearn more...
Feb 24 11:01am UbuntuHandbook | News, Tutorials, Howtos for Ubuntu Linux
The next Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Zapus has reached the beta 1 release earlier today. The beta 1 features images for Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu Budgie, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu Studio, and Xubuntu. This Zesty Zapus snapshot includes the v4.9 kernel and features: Kubuntu 17.04 comes with Plasma 5.9, and KDE Applications 16.12.1 Ubuntu Budgie 17.04: [...]...
Feb 24 10:30am
Title: Persistent Memory Usage in Linux24 FebLearn more...
Feb 24 10:04am
If you love technology, you can find a space for yourself and connect with others around mutual interests, according to Avni Khatri, president of Kids on Computers (KoC), a nonprofit that sets up computer labs using donated hardware and open source software in areas where kids have no other access to technology. ...
Feb 24 8:00am
Today, the OpenStack Foundation is launching the latest version of its platform that allows enterprises to run an AWS-like cloud computing platform in their data centers. Ocata, as the 15th release of OpenStack is called, arrives after only a four-month release cycle, which is a bit faster than its usual six-month cycle, which will resume after this release.
Feb 24 7:00am
I've previously written about the fact the Apache Software Foundation offers an exemplar of large-scale open source governance. Even with those supreme qualities, things can still go wrong. Apache offers some of the best protections for open source contributors but its mature rules can be manipulated by skilled politicians and/or determined agendas. What can we learn from their experience?...
Feb 24 7:00am Dedoimedo RSS
More GRUB pain 'n' gain: a tutorial explaining how to work around the issue of GRUB2 update command with rmdir & os-prober mount error resulting in partial or broken configuration, reboot and subsequent fixes, how to reinstall GRUB2 on EFI systems, other tips and tricks, and more. Have fun.
Feb 24 6:02am Linux Scoop
KDE Plasma 5.9 desktop environment for GNU/Linux operating systems has been released and announcement by KDE Developer, introduces a number of new features to user’s desktops, as well as general improvements, bug fixes and updates. The new features that added on KDE plasma 5.9 : interactive previews for notifications, drag-and-drop improvements throughout the desktop, window switching […] The post KDE Plasma 5.9 – See What’s New appeared first on Linux Scoop.
Feb 24 5:38am Tecmint: Linux Howtos, Tutorials & Guides
Today, Android is the most popular mobile operating system in the world, and the release of Android 7 has presented aspiring developers with a potential gold mine of opportunity. Are you new to mobile......
Feb 24 2:35am Tecmint: Linux Howtos, Tutorials & Guides
In this tutorial, we will describe how to secure a FTP server (VSFTPD stands for “Very Secure FTP Daemon”) using SSL/TLS in Ubuntu 16.04/16.10. If you’re looking to setup a secure FTP server for......
Feb 23 11:01pm
Get advanced Linux training on the key steps to developing an embedded Linux product. Gain real world experience through extensive hands-on practice with target devices.
Feb 23 10:00pm LinOxide
Since the ascent of docker there is a need for an operating system that is lighter as well as secure. The docker container is dependent only on few set of kernel features whose size is around few MB. So if you are hosting a micro apps inside a container and the container is hosted on […] The post 5 Prominent Linux Container Specific Operating Systems appeared first on LinOxide.
Feb 23 1:17pm Practical Technology
I have a friend who believes that his site is too small for crackers to ever bother with. Need I tell you his site was recently cracked open like an egg? You’ve got to take security seriously. One of the … Continue reading →...
Feb 23 11:42am
Learn how to work from anywhere and keep your data, identity, and sanity. DOWNLOAD NOW If your systems administrators are remote workers, you may wish to establish a set of guidelines to help ensure that their workstations pass core security requirements. This will help reduce the risk that they become attack vectors against the rest of your IT infrastructure.
Feb 23 11:30am
Title: Using Open Source Software to Speed Development and Gain Business Advantage23 FebLearn more...
Feb 23 10:41am
Title: Master the Open Cloud with Free, Community-Driven Guides23 FebLearn more...
Feb 23 10:00am
When you mention open source hardware, people typically think about community-backed hacker boards. However, the open hardware movement is growing on many fronts, including medical devices, rocketry and satellites, 3D printers, cameras, VR gear, and even laptops and servers.
Feb 23 10:00am Ubuntu Podcast
It’s Season Ten Episode Zero of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson and Martin Wimpress are connected and speaking to your brain. In your face, we’re back for season 10! In this pre-season teaser: We discuss what we’ve been… Read more ›...
Feb 23 9:37am
We’ve noted in the past that two Linux Foundation open source projects seemed to be working on similar things: The Open-O project and open source ECOMP. Today, the Linux Foundation announced that the two groups are merging.
Feb 23 9:30am
Title: An Introduction to Vim for Sysadmins 23 FebLearn more...
Feb 23 7:00am
I've catalogued the most common reasons Kubernetes Deployments fail, and I'm sharing my troubleshooting playbook with you! Without further ado, here are the 10 most common reasons Kubernetes Deployments fail: 1. Wrong Container Image / Invalid Registry Permissions Two of the most common problems are (a) having the wrong container image specified and (b) trying to use private images without providing registry credentials. These are especially tricky when starting to work with Kubernetes or wiring up CI/CD for the first time.
Feb 23 6:33am nixCraft
Build automation is a vital tool for devops, sysadmins, and developers. It is nothing but scripting or automating the process of compiling source code into binary. Sysadmins can use build tools to manage and update config files. Following is a list of awesome open source and popular tools associated with automating build processes on Linux or Unix-like system.
Feb 23 6:00am
Last fall, we saw the biggest distibuted denial of service (DDoS) attack ever. This year we'll see even bigger ones. According to Akamai's latest State of the Internet Security report, here's what's behind them.
Feb 22 11:01pm
Learn how to write Linux device drivers, about the specifics of different types of devices and drivers, and learn the appropriate APIs and methods through which devices interface with the kernel.
Feb 22 11:01pm
Learn the methods and internal infrastructure of the Linux kernel, focussing on the important tools used for debugging and monitoring the kernel, and how security features are implemented and controlled.
Feb 22 11:01pm
Learn the basic methods and internal infrastructure of the Linux kernel, grasping both the theoretical and practical underpinnings.
Feb 22 11:01pm
OpenStack is growing at an unprecedented rate, and there is incredible demand for individuals who have experience managing this cloud platform. You’ll become adept at managing and using private and public clouds with OpenStack, and you’ll develop hands-on experience with essential commands, automation, and troubleshooting, under the expert guidance of our instructors who impart state-of-the-market OpenStack experience. And all course materials are vendor neutral, so you’ll be able to apply these skills regardless of how your OpenStack installation has been constructed.
Feb 22 11:01pm
This course teaches you to optimize your system’s performance by acquiring useful performance metrics from the hardware, tracing applications and the Linux kernel, and tuning various aspects of the system, including both hardware and kernel settings.and optimizations.
Feb 22 11:01pm
Security is always a concern, and with major security holes like Shellshock and Heartbleed being announced regularly, it’s more critical than ever to secure the data you are liable for. This course will walk you through the many risks and threats that exist, show you how to use best practices and other open-source tools to mitigate or counteract those threats, and teach you what you need to know to detect and recover from those attacks that do happen.
Feb 22 11:01pm
This course helps you master the tools used by system administrators in enterprise Linux environments, including maintaining software and hardware, updating, configuring, troubleshooting and securing systems, using a variety of Linux enterprise distributions.
Feb 22 11:01pm
This two day course is a condensed and intensive version of our soon to be offered full four-day class. SDN (Software Defined Networking) abstracts networking infrastructure away from the actual physical equipment. This allows network system administrators to maintain the networking environment across mulitple vendors and hardware, and operating systems and versions. OpenDaylight is an open networking platform that enables SDN and constructs a solid foundation for NFV (Network Functions Virtualization) for all network sizes.
Feb 22 10:00pm LinOxide
Fasd is a command-line productivity booster that offers quick access to linux files and directories for POSIX shells (Portable Operating System Interface). It is the similar tool like autojump, z and v used to navigate filesystem. Fasd keeps track of files and directories you have accessed, so that you can quickly reference them in the […] The post Fasd - Alternative Tool for Autojump to Quick Access Linux Filesystem appeared first on LinOxide.
Feb 22 2:41pm
China Mobile is one of the biggest telecom companies in the world, with more than 800 million users in China -- all of whom are served with open source technologies. During the 2016 Mobile World Congress, China Mobile declared that the operational support system running their massive network would be based on open source software. China Mobile is not alone; many major networking vendors are moving to open source technologies.
Feb 22 1:31pm
Title: 3 Reasons FLOSS Developers Should Attend Devoxx US, Eclipse Converge and Eclipse IoT Day22 FebLearn more...
Feb 22 1:21pm Practical Technology
Well, here’s something different. Microsoft, for the first time since it started its monthly Patch Tuesdays in October 2003, has completely blown a deadline. There will be no major patch release in February. Instead, the patch package will be released … Continue reading →...
Feb 22 10:42am
Title: 5 Videos to Get You Pumped to Speak at MesosCon 2017 22 FebLearn more...
Feb 22 10:41am UbuntuHandbook | News, Tutorials, Howtos for Ubuntu Linux
MKVToolNix, the free and open source Matroska libraries and tools, has reached the 9.9.0 release a few days ago. Here’s how to install it via PPA in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, and Linux Mint 18. MKVToolNix 9.9.0 release highlights: chapter editor: added a character set selection in the preferences for text files. multiplexer: added a [...]...
Feb 22 10:14am Linux Magazine News (path: lmi_news)
A major setback for Linux desktop.
Feb 22 10:09am Linux Magazine News (path: lmi\_news)
Improved support for GPU in virtualization.
Feb 22 9:41am
The era of microservices calls for a new approach to logging with built-in infrastructure for both aggregation and storage. Multiple applications running in isolated containers require a specialized approach to make sure all data is collected, stored and usable later.
Feb 22 9:26am
Eduardo Silva, a software engineer at Treasure Data, gave a crash course in distributed logging during his keynote at CloudNativeCon last November. ...
Feb 22 9:00am
Title: Basic Rules to Streamline Open Source Compliance For Software Development22 FebLearn more...
Feb 22 7:00am Dedoimedo RSS
Here's a tutorial explaining how to work around the issue of not being able to boot other operating systems in a multi-boot setup governed by a Red Hat based distro bootloader on UEFI systems, covering architectural differences, missing EFI tools, linuxefi and initrdefi commands, how to update the menu configuration, other tips and tricks, and more. Le enjoy.
Feb 22 6:30am
The whole point of running application software is to deliver business value of some sort. That business value is delivered by creating business logic and operating it so it can provide a service to some users. The time between creating business logic and providing service to users with that logic is the time to value. The cost of providing that value is the cost of creation plus the cost of delivery. ...
Feb 22 5:30am
Cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin may have captured the public’s fancy – and also engendered a healthy dose of skepticism — but it is their underlying technology that is proving to be of practical benefit to organizations: the blockchain. Many industries are exploring its benefits and testing its limitations, with financial services leading the way as firms eye potential windfalls in the blockchain’s ability to improve efficiency in such things as the trading and settlement of securities.
Feb 22 3:26am Tecmint: Linux Howtos, Tutorials & Guides
This tutorial will guide you on how to create a shared directory on Samba AD DC system, map this Shared Volume to Windows clients integrated into the domain via GPO and manage share permissions......
Feb 21 10:00pm LinOxide
PMSS (Poor Man's Screenshooter) is a command line utility which makes capturing screenshots a piece of cake. It is a small, freeware, easy to use shell script which hardly consumes any system resources. It uses well know Linux command line utility, Scrot , on the backend. In order to understand the effectivity of PMSS, lets […] The post A Better Way To Take Screenshot on Linux using PMSS appeared first on LinOxide.
Feb 21 6:32pm Practical Technology
If you, an American citizen who can trace his or her ancestry to the Mayflower, return home from a trip abroad, US border agents can take your phone, tablet, or tablet — and demand you open its data to them. … Continue reading →...
Feb 21 1:41pm LinuxQuestions.org - Blogs
*NEWS 170221 about RaspEX for Raspberry Pi 3 and Pi 2* I have upgraded the whole system and replaced the old kernel 4.4.21 with my own compiled...
Feb 21 12:42pm
Kernel 4.10 has the honor of being christened the Anniversary Edition by Linus Torvalds. I'm guessing this is because of the recent 25th anniversary of the release of Linux 0.01. Admittedly, it is a bit late for that (the anniversary was back in September); however, Linus had not named any of the recent releases for the occasion, opting instead for naming them after several deranged animals.
Feb 21 11:42am
Title: The Companies That Support Linux and Open Source: Mender.io21 FebLearn more...
Feb 21 10:42am
Title: Linux Security Fundamentals Part 5: Introduction to tcpdump and wireshark21 FebLearn more...
Feb 21 10:42am
Innovations are much more interesting than inventions. The “laser” is a classic invention and “FedEx” is a classic innovation. Successful innovation disrupts entire industries and ecosystems as we’ve seen with Uber, AirBnB, and Amazon to name just a few. The entire global telecommunication industry is at the dawn of a new era of innovation. Innovations should be the rising tide in which everybody wins except what’s referred to as “laggards.” Who are the laggards going to be in this new era of open communications? You don’t want to be one.
Feb 21 10:39am UbuntuHandbook | News, Tutorials, Howtos for Ubuntu Linux
Linus Torvalds announced the final release of Kernel 4.10 days ago. He wrote on lkml.org: So there it is, the final 4.10 release. It’s been quiet since rc8, but we did end up fixing several small issues, so the extra week was all good. On the whole, 4.10 didn’t end up as small as it [...]...