New story! Tor Hidden Services

When people write privacy guides, for the most part they are written from the perspective of the client. Whether you are using HTTPS, blocking tracking cookies or going so far as to browse the internet over Tor, those privacy guides focus on helping end users protect themselves from the potentially malicious and spying web. in this article, I describe how to go one step further and make it possible for your users to use your services completely anonymously via Tor hidden services.

New story! Setup New User and SSH Key Auth. using Ansible on Ubuntu 18.04

Ansible is a simple automation tool that automates software applications deployment, cloud provisioning, and configuration management. It's a server orchestration tool that helps you to manage and control a large number of server nodes from single places called 'Control Machines'. In this tutorial, we will learn how to deploy a new user and enable the SSH Key-Based authentication using the automation tool Ansible.

New story! Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Gets First Kernel Update with Patch for Spectre Variant 4 Flaw

Canonical released the first kernel security update for its Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system to fix a security issue that affects this release of Ubuntu and its derivatives.

New story! ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH

ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH error shows in your web browser when the browser cannot establish secure connection with the web server. Today we will show you how to fix ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH error.

New story! Bitwarden Password Manager Adds Command Line Vault

Bitwarden, the secure, open source password manager we talked about recently, added a command line tool to its list of apps you can use to access your passwords. Bitwarden CLI is currently in public beta testing, and according to its documentation, it includes all the features available in other Bitwarden client applications, like the desktop or browser extension.

New story! 4 Easy Ways to Get Out of a Ubuntu Crash

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on May 24, 2018 3:08 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
On Ubuntu, there are several ways to escape crashes and recover from them when they occur. Find out how to save your Ubuntu computer when the unexpected strikes.

New story! Navigating the container security ecosystem

As container adoption increases, security automation will become a critical element of every organization's workflow.

New story! Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia to arrive on Linux in June, after the Mac release

Feral Interactive have now confirmed that Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia will arrive on Linux next month, with the Mac release this month.

New story! How To Install Nginx, MariaDB, PHP (LEMP stack) on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

If you want to run PHP-based websites on Linux, Apache isn't your only option. Nginx is a faster, lighter weight, web server that's fairly easy to configure and get running. Plus, it's excellent at handling other tasks like load balancing, server optimization, and acting as a reverse proxy.

New story! 4 Markdown-powered slide generators

Imagine you've been tapped to give a presentation. As you're preparing your talk, you think, "I should whip up a few slides." Maybe you prefer the simplicity of plain text, or maybe you think software like LibreOffice Writer is overkill for what you need to do. Or perhaps you just want to embrace your inner geek.

New story! KDE’s New Elisa Music Player: So Close, Yet So Far Away

  • ITSFOSS.COM; By Phillip Prado (Posted by elobga on May 24, 2018 11:36 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Multimedia
With the rise of streaming services bringing easy access to media, owning your own music and movies is at a seemingly all-time low. In my case, it wasn’t until recently that I started recollecting local music files again once I started caring more about the quality of music that I was listening to.

New story! Building a data processing pipeline using the ELK stack and Ruby

Application logs often contain valuable data. How can we extract this data in a timely and cost-effective way? As a sample app, we will discuss a multi-tenant system where we host multiple sites via subdomains.

New story! Linux sum Command Tutorial for Beginners (with Examples)

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on May 24, 2018 10:11 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
As you start spending more and more time working on the Linux command line, you tend to learn utilities that aren't very frequently used. Once such tool is sum, which only offers two features: display checksum and block count for input files. In this short tutorial, we will quickly discuss the basics of sum using some easy to understand examples.

New story! Welcome to Ubuntu 18.04: Make yourself at GNOME. Cup of data-slurping dispute, anyone?

And sprinkle those angry YouTube vids with a pinch of salt, please. Ubuntu 18.04, launched last month, included a new Welcome application that runs the first time you boot into your new install. The Welcome app does several things, including offering to opt you out of Canonical's new data collection tool.…

New story! AsteroidOS and OpenWatch Aim to Open Up Smartwatch Market

  • Linux.com - Original Content; By Eric Brown (Posted by bob on May 24, 2018 8:47 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
The AsteroidOS project has released version 1.0 of its open source, Linux-based smartwatch distribution. Designed for after-market installation on “Wear OS by Google” (formerly Android Wear) watches, AsteroidOS can now be dual booted on seven different models. The release follows the late March announcement of an OpenWatch Project for building Android based open source custom ROMs on Wear OS watches.

New story! Whats new in OpenStack?

The OpenStack global community is gathering together in Vancouver, British Columbia this week to collaborate, learn, and build the future of open source cloud computing.

New story! LXQt 0.13.0 Desktop Environment Released, Will Be Available in Lubuntu 18.10

Just in time for the final release of the Qt 5.11 open-source and cross-platform application framework, the LXQt 0.13.0 desktop environment has been released this week with various improvements.

New story! Cooking With Linux (without a net): Really tiny Linux distributions, old DOS games, and more

It's Tuesday, and today, it's teeny tiny Linux time where I'll show you some of the smallest fully graphical distributions out there, play some old abandoned games, DOS emulation, and visit browser based Linux. Basically, a grab bag of Linux and open source goodies. Oh, and wine.

New story! Catch Up on the Cloud Foundry Training Series

  • Linux.com - Original Content; By Amber Ankerholz (Posted by bob on May 24, 2018 5:37 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Cloud, Linux
In these articles, we provided an overview of Cloud Foundry and how to get started using it to develop applications. The first three articles covered basic concepts, terminology, and architecture. Then, in the last two articles, we showed how to write and push an app to a Cloud Foundry instance. You can catch up on the entire series here in this article.

New story! Red Hat Updates OpenStack Platform 13 Brings Long Term Support

The Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13 release was officially announced here on May 21, bringing along with it new features and expanded support for the open-source cloud platform. In a video interview with eWEEK, Mark McLoughlin, senior director of engineering for OpenStack at Red Hat, details what's new in the release and what is set to come in the next release. Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13 is based on the upstream OpenStack Queens release that first became generally available on Feb. 28.

New story! The General Data Protection Regulation and Firefox

  • The Mozilla Blog; By Marshall Erwin (Posted by bob on May 24, 2018 3:34 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Mozilla
We are only a few days away from May 25th, when the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into full effect. GDPR has implications for many different parts of Mozilla. Rather than give you a laundry list of GDPR stuff, in this post, we want to focus specifically on Firefox and drill down specifically into how we think about privacy-by-design and data protection impact assessments within our browser product.

New story! VPNFilter Malware Attacks Routers, Mitigations for Spectre Variant 4, OnePlus 6 Phone and More

News briefs for May 23, 2018.

New story! Ready for GDPR: Firefox Focus Offers Additional Tracking Protection Against Advertisers

It’s been nearly a year since we launched Firefox Focus for Android, and it has become one of the most popular privacy browsers for mobile around the world.

New story! Smallest RK3399 hacker board yet ships at $129 with 4GB DDR4

FriendlyElec has launched a 100 x 64mm, $129 “NanoPC-T4” SBC that runs Android or Linux on a Rockchip RK3399 with 4G DDR4, native GbE, WiFi-ac, DP, HDMI 2.0, 0 to 80? support, and M.2 and 40-pin expansion. FriendlyElec has released its most powerful and priciest hacker board to date, which it promotes as being the smallest RK3399-based SBC on the market.

New story! How To Install Kali Linux In Android Phone

Thanks to the Linux deployment team now the great wall separating android users from kali has weakened and fallen. It has been a long journey integrating Linux system on advanced RISC machine devices. It started with Ubuntu and now we have a Kali version that can run on your android device.

New story! Install MySQL on CentOS 7

With the release of CentOS 7 MySQL, the world’s most popular open source relational database management system is no longer available in the CentOS’s repositories and MariaDB has become the default database system. MariaDB is a backward compatible, binary drop-in replacement of MySQL. In this tutorial we will show you how to install MySQL on a CentOS 7 machine.

New story! Zuul: Proven open-source continuous integration/continuous delivery

  • ZDNet | open-source RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on May 23, 2018 9:25 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Cloud
Hidden behind the OpenStack cloud was its outstanding CI/CD system. Now, with the release of Zuul 3.0, Zuul is coming into its own.

New story! Set up zsh on your Fedora system

  • Fedora Magazine; By Eduard Lucena (Posted by bob on May 23, 2018 8:23 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Fedora, Kernel
For some people, the terminal can be scary. But a terminal is more than just a black screen to type in. It usually runs a shell, so called because it wraps around the kernel. The shell is a text-based interface that lets you run commands on the system. It’s also sometimes called a command line.....

New story! Video: Kubuntu 18.04 LTS Review

Detailed video review of Kubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver.

New story! OpenVPN Setup on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

Virtual private network technology makes possible to access safe, private networks by using less secure networks like the internet. VPNs are typically used to connect physically remote branches of an organization, making them appear as if they were part of the same LAN (for example two offices in different cities).

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