New story! How to Deploy Clojure Web Application on Debian 9

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Oct 16, 2017 5:37 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Debian, Linux; Story Type: News Story
This guide will walk through the process of deploying a simple web application in Clojure using supervisor and Nginx. Clojure is a modern general-purpose programming language for the JVM that focuses on concurrent programming found in operating systems. Clojure enables you to make use of the existing JVM infrastructure, including tools, libraries and application servers.

New story! psdash – System And Process Monitoring Web Dashboard For Linux

psdash is a system monitoring and information web dashboard for Linux written in python using psutils and flask.

New story! Top 10 Hacking Techniques Used By Hackers

  •; By Rishabh (Posted by MohdSohail on Oct 16, 2017 3:43 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
We live in a world where cyber security has become more important than physical security, thousands of websites and emails are hacked daily. Hence, It is important to know the Top hacking techniques used by hackers worldwide to exploit vulnerable targets all over the internet.

New story! 4 website maintenance mistakes to avoid

  • (Posted by bob on Oct 16, 2017 2:46 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Maintenance is a good idea for every website, but it's a requirement for websites using open source code. The upside of open source is that everyone can participate. The downside is that means keeping up with everyone's changes. Code gets patched, which causes other code to stop working and need patches in turn. Exploits are found and then blocked. Fancy new features are developed, and your users want them. All of this means you need to keep up! The most important weapon to combat these forces is maintenance. read more

New story! Open Source Project Grafeas Enforces Kubernetes Supply Chain Security

Although Grafeas isn't container specific, that's really what it's all about. It includes Kritis, a policy engine for enforcing secure software supply chain policies that connects to Kubernetes using the ImagePolicyWebHook plugin. According to Google, Kritis offers "real-time enforcement of container properties at deploy time for Kubernetes clusters based on attestations of container image properties" that are stored in Grafeas.

New story! Get Your Weather Forecast From the Linux CLI

It's be convenient to be able to retrieve the latest weather forecast right from your terminal without opening up a web browser, wouldn't it? What about scripting it or setting a cron job? Well, you can.

New story! Upgrade Fedora Workstation to Fedora 27 Beta

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Oct 16, 2017 11:49 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
In case you missed the news, Fedora 27 Beta was released last week. If you’re running Fedora Workstation, it’s easy to upgrade to the Beta release. Then you can try out some of the new features early. This article explains... Continue Reading →

New story! LinuxAndUbuntu Review Of BunsenLabs Linux

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Oct 16, 2017 10:29 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
Once upon a time there was Crunchbang Linux, and then it was no more, and then the community brought it back to life in another form known as BunsenLabs Linux. This distribution offers a lightweight and easily customizable Openbox desktop.

New story! Researchers Reveal Critical KRACK Flaws in WPA WiFi Security

Widely used WPA2 protocol for WiFi security is revealed by researchers to be at risk from a form of replay attack that could leave hundreds of millions of devices vulnerable to attack.

New story! Lightning Talks at All Things Open 2017

Join the community for a set of amazing lightning talks you won't want to miss during the All Things Open conference in Raleigh, NC. Speakers have five minutes to enlighten the audience about an open source topic they are passionate about. We've got everything from DevOps and Kubernetes, to wearables, cloud, and more.

New story! Windows Subsystem for Linux graduates in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Oct 16, 2017 5:02 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Sysadmins and developers rejoice! WSL is now a fully fledged part of Windows 10, starting with the latest Fall Creators Update.

New story! KDE Plasma 5.11, Humble Bundle Acquisition, elementary OS & Snappy | This Week in Linux Ep.9

Round up of This Week's Linux GNews including KDE Plasma 5.11, Humble Bundle Acquisition, elementary OS & Snappy, Solus Steam Integration Snap, Helicopter Combat, and more

(Editor's note: Video report)

New story! OxygenOS Android 8.0 Oreo Open Beta Available For OnePlus 3/3T

  • HotHardware; By Rob Williams (Posted by bob on Oct 15, 2017 11:19 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
Following a closed beta cycle, OnePlus has decided to let every 3 and 3T owner get in on the Android 8.0 Oreo action.

New story! Outlook, Office 2007 slowly taken behind the shed, shots heard

Farewell, you're out of extended support: No more updates, security fixes from Microsoft A decade after their release, Microsoft Office 2007 and Outlook 2007 today fell out of extended support. Gaze teary-eyed at your installation discs. The software has entered the Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul.

New story! Top 5: Open source Minecraft alternatives, Perl at 30, container security, and more

In this week's top 5, we look at Linux container security, the Perl community at 30, and more.

New story! 500 million PCs are being used for stealth cryptocurrency mining online

  • ZDNet; By Charlie Osborne (Posted by bob on Oct 15, 2017 2:44 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
According to a new report from Adguard, in a matter of weeks, 2.2 percent of the top 100,000 websites on the Alexa list are now mining through user PCs.

New story! Oceanaudio An Audio Editor For Linux

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Oct 15, 2017 11:52 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
Audios are an integral part of life. Playing our best songs, having a party or a special function, we require audio everywhere. That is why audio editors are there too to help us make the best of an audio file. When I say audio editor, many of you will just think of audacity. Sure that is a pretty cool software but I think it’s a bit complicated for the inexperienced one.

New story! How to Switch to Xorg from Wayland in Ubuntu 17.10 Quick Tip

  • It's FOSS; By Abhishek (Posted by abhishekpc on Oct 15, 2017 9:01 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
This quick tutorial shows you how to go back to Xorg from Wayland in Ubuntu 17.10 and vice versa.

New story! What is DevOps? An executive guide to agile development and IT operations

  • ZDNet | open-source RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Oct 15, 2017 6:47 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Community
Adopting DevOps isn't just a good idea, it's a business necessity. To get the most from today's technologies -- from servers to virtual machines (VM)s and containers on to the clouds they empower -- you must get your system administrators working together with your developers. Hence, DevOps, the portmanteau of development and operations.

New story! Mozilla awards $500K to open source projects, Rome increases its use of FOSS, and more news

  •; By Scott Nesbitt (Posted by bob on Oct 15, 2017 4:53 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Mozilla
In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Mozilla funding open source projects, CBC Radio launching a streaming media project, Rome increasing its use of open source, and more. Open source news roundup for October 1-14, 2017.

New story! Wine 2.19 Supports 32-Bit Float Audio on Android, Has iTunes 11.1.x Improvements

The bi-weekly release of Wine is here today with a new development release, versioned 2.19, which adds a few new features and fixes a total of 16 bugs in multiple Windows apps and games.

New story! NixOS Linux Lets You Configure Your OS Before Installing

  •; By Jack Wallen (Posted by bob on Oct 15, 2017 1:04 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
every so often, I like to see something different—something that might remind me from where I came. That’s exactly what happened when I came into NixOS. To be quite honest, I had assumed this would be just another Linux distribution that offered the standard features, with the KDE Plasma 5 interface. Boy was I wrong.

New story! 6 reasons open source is good for business

  • (Posted by bob on Oct 14, 2017 11:10 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
At a fundamental level, open source solutions are better than proprietary ones. Want to know why? Here are six reasons why businesses and government organizations benefit from using open source technology. read more

New story! Raspberry Pi 3 based laptop features DIY hacking bay

Pi-top has revised its RPi based laptop with a 14-inch HD screen and a slide-off keyboard that reveals a cooling unit and DIY space for a breadboard kit. Pi-top’s Raspberry Pi driven laptop has received a major upgrade with a new model with a slightly larger 14-inch, HD screen and a 6 to 8 hour […]

New story! KDE Celebrates 21st Anniversary with New Updates of KDE Applications, Frameworks

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Oct 14, 2017 7:21 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: KDE
Today, the KDE Project celebrates the 21st anniversary of the well-known and widely used desktop environment for GNU/Linux and UNIX-like operating systems with new releases of its KDE Frameworks and KDE Applications software stacks.

New story! LinuxAndUbuntu Review Of Linux Mint 18.2

The mission for a swap Linux conveyance for Linux Mint 13 LTS "Maya" Xfce proceeds. With this post comes a review of the most recent MATE version of Linux Mint. Particularly for consistent perusers of this blog,

New story! Microsoft faces Dutch crunch over Windows 10 private data slurp

Stop us if you've heard this one before: Euros angry over privacy policy Yet another European nation is turning up the heat on Microsoft for extracting heaps and heaps of telemetry and other intelligence from Windows 10 PCs.…

New story! 5 traits of good systems architecture

  • (Posted by bob on Oct 14, 2017 1:50 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Two books helped me come to some sort of understanding about the art of being an architect. I read them a long time ago, but I still dip into them from time to time: 97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know, by Richard Monson-Haefel; and Beautiful Architecture: Leading Thinkers Reveal the Hidden Beauty in Software Design, by Diomidis Spinellis and Georgios Gousios. read more

New story! 10 open source Linux robots from car-bots to humanoids

  • (Posted by bob on Oct 14, 2017 11:56 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Linux robots come in all shapes and sizes from rovers to chatty humanoids. Here are 10 intriguing terrestrial robot kits with open software and hardware. Back in 2014, we struggled to fill out our top 10 roundup of Linux-based robots and padded the list with conceptually similar autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and unmanned aerial vehicles […]

New story! Patents Are Turning BlackBerry and Nokia, Which Used Android, Into Anti-Android Fronts That Tax Android OEMs

The Canadian BlackBerry has sued BLU in the US only to compel it to pay 'protection' money; Nokia's patents are being scattered to trolls, which are doing something similar (without risking litigation themselves)

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