Axiomtek has released a rugged, Ubuntu-ready “eBOX627-312-FL” embedded PC with a dual-core Celeron N3350, 2x GbE, 6x USB, and 4x serial ports plus mini-PCIe, HDMI, SATA, and “Flexible I/O.” The eBOX627-312-FL is a more rugged spin on two earlier eBOX industrial computers equipped with Intel’s Apollo Lake generation Celeron N3350 SoC: the low-profile eBOX100-312-FL and […]
Linux is one of the most used operating systems, and it is highly regarded for its top-notch security and privacy features. However, it is never a bad idea to mix in a VPN with powerful encryption just to add that extra layer of security.
Alexandre Oliva announced the release and general availability of the GNU Linux-libre 4.18 kernel for Linux users seeking 100% freedom for their personal computers.
Tips for building a DevSecOps culture that bakes security into development from the start
In the first article in this series on migrating Perl 5 code to Perl 6, we looked into some of the issues you might encounter when porting your code. In this second article, we’ll get into how garbage collection differs in Perl 6.
MariaDB is an open-source Relational Database & is a community developed forked-out version of MySQL database. MariaDB has replaced MySQL as default database in RHEL/CentOS 7.
In this tutorial, we
In this tutorial, we will walk you through the installation of Asterisk on a Debian 9 VPS. Asterisk is the most popular open source software implementation of a telephone private branch exchange (PBX).
The Zorin OS developers announced the release and general availability of Zorin OS 12.4, the fourth maintenance update to the latest Zorin OS 12 operating system series based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus).
In the first three articles of this four-part series comparing different Python web frameworks, we covered the Pyramid, Flask, and Tornado web frameworks. We've built the same app three times and have finally made our way to Django.
One of the oldest Linux distribution still in development, Debian has just turned 25. Let’s have a look at some interesting facts about this awesome FOSS project.
Osquery is an open source Operating System monitoring, query, and analytics software. Created by Facebook, it exposes an operating system as a high-performance relational database that can be queried using SQL-based queries. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install osquery on
In this article, we will show you how to install and use htop to monitor processes in Ubuntu. Htop is a Linux command line tool with a functionality that is similar to Windows Task manager.
Thanks to a little Twitter tip, we've learned today that NVIDIA are indeed working to provide better support for NVIDIA Optimus on Linux.
Tuesday continued the Akademy BoFs, group sessions and hacking. There is a wrapup session at the end of the day so that what happened in the different rooms can be shared with everyone including those not present.
Watch Tuesday's wrapup session in the video.
A list of FOSS alternatives to popular proprietary software was compiled in to what is now a popular infographic by email@example.com. We've contributed by making a text list of the infographic. Now it's your turn-- tell us what FOSS alternatives you recommend in each category and we'll add them to this master list.
As software testers, we sometimes need to know how a zombie process looks like on our system. If there is no zombie process running on your system, you can create a dummy for testing purposes as described in this article.
The Linux Foundation has posted session descriptions for the Embedded Linux Conference Europe and OpenIoT Summit Europe, to be held Oct. 22-24, in Edinburgh, with topics ranging from RISC-V to deep learning to workplace diversity.
News briefs for August 15, 2018.
Shifting session identifiers into HTTP works, but Facebook and others won't be happy. A key member of the Google Chrome security team has proposed the death of cookies to be replaced with secure HTTP tokens.…
With the growth of Linux applications in quantity and quality also comes the concern of security. Even with few cases of Linux attack known cases available it is possible to be attacked by virus or hackers or malware.
Lanner’s rugged, Linux-friendly “R6S” railway computer runs on an Intel 7th Gen Core i7-7600U chip and offers 10x M12 PoE ports, 3x mini-PCIe slots, and EN 50155 and EN 45545 certification. The R6S uses the same dual-core, Kaby Lake Core i7-7600U CPU as Lanner’s recent V6S vehicle surveillance NVR computer and similarly offers 10x GbE […]
Almost ever since I first started using Linux, I've been on a mission to find the perfect window manager.
My first experience with Linux was in the late 90s, and I first tried installing it on my own in the early 2000s. Like many converts, my previous experience was largely with Windows, and so my early mission was to find an experience that closely replicated Windows, or at least let me interact with it in a familiar way.
Shawn shows us how to set up a quick SSH tunnel for accessing a computer behind a remote firewall. He demonstrates this from his hotel room 400 miles away from his home network!
Reddit seems to be buzzing with information from SteamDB showing indications that Valve might be adding support for compatibility tools to enable you to play games on operating systems they weren't designed for, like Wine
Database backups are extremely important and absolutely necessary for protection against data loss. The lack of database backups can totally mess up business operations and can be devastating for a business. In this tutorial below we will teach you how to backup a PostreSQL database. PostgreSQL is an object-relational database management system used by many developers to store and manipulate data for their applications and websites.
It's summer,1 it's hot, nobody wants to work. What we all want to do is look at pictures of cute kittens and go "ahhh." So I'm going to exploit you all with an article about kittens and (vaguely about) security. It's light-hearted, it's fluffy, and it has a picture of two of our cats at the top of it. What's not to like?
Do you wish there was a more secure option for sending text messages and even making calls from your phone? Wouldn't it be great if that option utilized end-to-end encryption to ensure that your communications were entirely protected? Well, that option exists in the form of Signal.
This tutorial shows you how to run programs at a specific time or in a given interval on Ubuntu by using the crontab. In this example, we will set up a backup job with the tar command to run once a week.
My last few articles have described building a pretty sophisticated password
generator, except for one thing: I never quite got to the point of
scrambling the end result to add a second level of randomness. I sidestepped
the issue by saying it was an exercise for the reader, but in fact, it's
a pretty interesting problem, so let's look at it here.
The latest wpa_supplicant package for Fedora 28 includes compile-time support for PMF (Protected Management Frames). This is a good thing, as it protects against a set of WiFi replay attacks. However, a small number of users reported WiFi connectivity problems after an upgrade to Fedora 28.
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