New story! How to setup a Linux server on Amazon AWS,

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Feb 27, 2017 6:34 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Cloud; Story Type: News Story
This tutorial shows the creation of an Amazon EC2 Linux instance (virtual server) and how to login to that server with SSH from Windows. AWS (Amazon Web Services) is one of the leading cloud server providers worldwide. You can setup a server within a minute using the AWS platform. To get started, AWS provides a special account called "Free tier" where you can use the AWS technology free for one year with some minor restrictions.

New story! Ulauncher – A Lightweight Application Launcher for Linux

Ulauncher is a lightweight application launcher for Linux that loads instant search results with low resources.

New story! Top Security Centric Linux Distributions

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Feb 27, 2017 4:16 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
There are a lot of reasons to choose a security-centric Linux distribution to test your network and system as in ethical hacking or penetration testing or security analysis. Are you looking? Luckily for you, there are a lot of them available for use. So let’s dive in and look at the best security centric Linux distributions.

New story! Three Rescue Disks for Your Toolbox

If you're a SysAdmin, or work anywhere on the Ops side of DevOps, a rescue disc should be an essential part of your arsenal. With a bootable rescue system, either on a CD or on a thumb drive, you can recover a password, detect and remove a rootkit or other malware, repair a Master Boot Record, retrieve data from a damaged drive and more.

New story! IP camera design offers hexa-core SoC and triple 4K encoding

  • LinuxGizmos.com (Posted by bob on Feb 27, 2017 1:59 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Android; Story Type: News Story
Intrinsyc’s Android 5.0-ready Open-Q 650 IP Camera Reference Design is built on a Snapdragon 650, and supports up to three 4K H.264/H.265 30fps streams. Intrinsyc Technologies has followed up on last year’s Open-Q 410 Wearable Camera Reference Design with a more powerful Open-Q 650 IP Camera Reference Design. Like the 410 model, the 650 IP […]

New story! 3 cool machine learning projects using TensorFlow and the Raspberry Pi

In early 2017, the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced a Google developer survey, which requested feedback from the maker community on what tools they wanted on the Raspberry Pi. The blog post says that Google has developed tools for machine learning, IoT, wearables, robotics, and home automation, and that the survey mentions face- and emotion-recognition, speech-to-text translation, natural language processing, and sentiment analysis. read more

New story! Superb Way To perform storage migration using lvconvert Without Data-loss and Downtime

Your Storage system has reached almost to the end of support and you want to migrate to newer technologies. Area of concern here is downtime and data-loss.Of course you can do this using backup and restore methodology or using pvmove. However, smart way for performing storage migration using lvconvert. This method does not involve downtime also it guarantees 100% against data-loss.

New story! Automate building Fedora Atomic Host

Atomic Host from Project Atomic is a lightweight, container-based OS built upon the principle of immutable infrastructure using the LDK (Linux, Docker, Kubernetes) stack. Atomic Hosts are built from standard RPM packages composed into filesystem trees using rpm-ostree. Atomic Host comes... Continue Reading →

New story! As Long as Software Patents Are Granted and Microsoft Equips Trolls With Them, “Azure IP Advantage” is an Attack on Free/Libre Software

Microsoft is feeding enemies of GNU/Linux and Free/Libre Open Source software (FLOSS) in order to sell its ‘protection’, which it names “IP Advantage” in a rather Orwellian fashion (same naming as back in the Novell days)

New story! A look at OpenStack's newest release, Ocata

Are you interested in keeping track of what is happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for news in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project. OpenStack around the web From news sites to developer blogs, there's a lot being written about OpenStack every week. Here are a few highlights. read more

New story! Linus Torvalds on SHA-1 and Git:

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Feb 27, 2017 6:05 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Yes, SHA-1 has been cracked, but that doesn't mean your code in Git repositories is in any real danger of being hacked.

New story! Linux From Scratch 8.0 and Beyond LFS 8.0 Land with GCC 6.2, GNU Binutils 2.27

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Feb 27, 2017 3:53 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Bruce Dubbs from the LFS and BLFS projects that allow experienced users to build their own Linux-based operating systems from scratch announced the release of Linux From Scratch 8.0 and Beyond LFS 8.0.

New story! Linux Security Fundamentals Part 5: Introduction to tcpdump and wireshark

  • Linux.com - Original Content (Posted by bob on Feb 27, 2017 1:42 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security, Tutorial; Groups: Linux
In this exercise, we learn about two of the most useful tools for troubleshooting networks. These tools will show what is happening as network traffic is transmitted and received. The tools are tcpdump and wireshark.

New story! The Fastest Graphics Card In The World Will Be Unveiled In Two Days

  • Forbes; By Marco Chiappetta (Posted by bob on Feb 26, 2017 11:30 PM EDT)
It has been widely speculated that NVIDIA will be unveiling a new flagship desktop GPU at the Game Developers Conference, which will be taking place in San Francisco this coming week. GDC just so happens to align perfectly with NVIDIA’s countdown timer.

New story! Linux Kernel 4.10 Gets Its First Point Release, It's Now Ready for Deployment

Well, that didn't take long, and it looks like the recently released Linux 4.10 kernel series just got its first point release today, Linux kernel 4.10.1, marking the branch as stable and ready for deployment in stable OSes.

New story! 5 Videos to Get You Pumped to Speak at MesosCon 2017

Last year, experts from Uber, Twitter, PayPal, and Hubspot, and many other companies shared how they use Apache Mesos at MesosCon events in North America and Europe. Their talks helped inspire developers to get involved in the project, try out an installation, stay informed on project updates, and generally get pumped to use and participate in Apache Mesos.

New story! Researchers offer simple scheme to stop the next Stuxnet

One of the world's oldest programming styles, the ladder logic that runs on industrial programmable logic controllers, remains dangerously vulnerable to attack, according to boffins from Singapore and India.

New story! Manjaro ARM to shut down

Manjaro ARM was built for ARM embedded devices and was doing a great job from over a year ago. Manjaro ARM supported devices like Raspberry Pi, Ocdroid, etc. Today a bad news came from Manjaro-arm team that it is going to shut down all the services. The team has to make this tough decision because of a low number of contributors. There were very fewer people to maintain and work on the development of this amazing distribution.

New story! Using Trusted Boot on IBM OpenPOWER servers

  • IBM developerWorks : Linux (Posted by bob on Feb 26, 2017 12:26 PM EDT)
  • Groups: IBM, Linux; Story Type: News Story
IBM OpenPOWER servers provide a firmware level security feature known as Trusted Boot. Trusted Boot helps defend against a boot code cyberattack by helping to verify that your server is running only authorized firmware. Integrity of your firmware is vital to the security of your system. Trusted Boot works by taking measurements of the executable boot code as the server boots and recording these measurements to a dedicated hardware security module known as the Trusted Platform Module (TPM). Together with a process known as remote attestation, you can use the data in the TPM to verify the integrity of your server's boot code.

New story! That Was The Week That Was (TWTWTW): Edition 2

This is the second edition of TWTWTW, a weekly blog proclaiming noteworthy news in the open source world. It provides a concise distilled commentary of notable open source related news from a different perspective. For the second edition, we present a succint catchup covering software, hardware, book releases, ending with a real Barry Bargain!

New story! 6 open source tools I use on my Windows machine

In most of the places I have worked there has been a centralized computer and application standard that was more or less mandatory for all employees. There are benefits of such an environment, which I will not go into in this piece, but for me, as an open source and Linux enthusiast, I try to use the tools I'm used to and like.

New story! Distributed Logging for Containers

  • Linux.com; By Ian Murphy (Posted by bob on Feb 26, 2017 5:51 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
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.

New story! Slackware-Based Zenwalk Linux Gets New ISO Snapshot with GTK3 Build of Firefox

The development team behind the Slackware-based Zenwalk GNU/Linux distribution have announced the release and general availability of a new ISO snapshot image with all the latest software versions and some exciting new features.

New story! Install multiple Odoo instances on a single machine

In this tutorial, we will explain how to install multiple Odoo instances on a single Ubuntu 16.04 VPS using a python virtual environment.

New story! 5 open source security tools too good to ignore

  • InfoWorld; By Fahmida Y. Rashid (Posted by bob on Feb 25, 2017 11:34 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
If you haven’t been looking to open source to help address your security needs, it’s a shame—you’re missing out on a growing number of freely available tools for protecting your networks, hosts, and data. The best part is, many of these tools come from active projects backed by well-known sources you can trust...

New story! What to do when people start hacking your culture

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Feb 25, 2017 9:39 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Apache; Story Type: News Story
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? read more

New story! Master the Open Cloud with Free, Community-Driven Guides

One of the common criticisms of open source in general, especially when it comes to open cloud platforms such as OpenStack and ownCloud, is lack of truly top-notch documentation and training resources. The criticism is partly deserved, but there are some free documentation resources that benefit from lots of contributors.

New story! Getting started with Ansible

  • RoseHosting Blog; By RoseHosting (Posted by RoseHosting on Feb 25, 2017 5:51 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Ansible is an open-source automation engine that automates cloud provisioning, configuration management, and application deployment. It can configure systems, deploy software, and orchestrate more advanced IT tasks such as continuous deployments or zero downtime rolling updates.

New story! SteamVR comes to Linux, a new game engine, and more gaming news

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Feb 25, 2017 3:56 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
In this edition of our open gaming roundup, we take a look at the SteamVR for Linux beta, a new open source game engine, and more. Open gaming roundup for February 12-25, 2017 read more

New story! Malware Lets a Drone Steal Data by Watching a Computer's Blinking LED

A few hours after dark one evening earlier this month, a small quadcopter drone lifted off from the parking lot of Ben-Gurion University in Beersheba, Israel. It soon trained its built-in camera on its target, a desktop computer's tiny blinking light inside a third-floor office nearby.

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