New story! Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Set to Improve Security Features

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on May 25, 2017 2:35 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Red Hat
Beta release of Red Hat's flagship Linux platform adds support for Network Bound Disk Encryption and the USBGuard software framework, providing improved security.

New story! Mastering ATA over Ethernet

At one point in time, when you wanted to attach an external block storage device to a server, you mapped it as a Logical Unit (LU) across a Storage Area Network (SAN). In the early days, you would do this over the Fibre Channel (FC) protocol. More recently, iSCSI (SCSI over IP) has usurped FC in most data centers.

New story! Best Practices for 2-Factor Authentication and Password Creation on Linux

  •; By Konstantin Ryabitsev (Posted by bob on May 25, 2017 12:07 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
As we mentioned in the previous article, web browsers present the largest and the most exposed attack surface on your Linux workstation. We’ve already discussed some best practices that Linux sysadmins can follow to reduce the impact of a compromised browser, such as upgrading to Wayland, using a different browser for work/high-security sites, and using Firejail to create a sandbox around Linux applications.

New story! How I used open source tools to build a theater lighting system

  • (Posted by bob on May 24, 2017 10:52 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The things we do for family, eh? Sometimes I wonder why I do it to myself, this not being the first time my perfectionism has led me to do far more work than a task originally required. read more

New story! How to Install Oracle Database 12c on CentOS 7

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on May 24, 2017 9:38 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Oracle, Linux; Story Type: News Story
In this tutorial, I will show you step-by-step how to install Oracle 12c on a CentOS 7 x86-64 machine. This includes the preparation and configuration of the CentOS 7 machine for the Oracle 12c installation, the Oracle 12c installation and testing the database with the Oracle Database command line utility sqlplus and the web-based Oracle Enterprise Manager.

New story! The Road to GTK+ 4 Continues, New Milestone Adds Initial OS X and Meson Support

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on May 24, 2017 8:24 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: GNOME
While the GNOME Project tries to bring new features and functionality to the GNOME desktop environment, work on the massive GTK+ 4 open-source GUI toolkit, which is used for building GTK+ apps for GNOME, continues in the background.

New story! Looks like Micro Machines World Series from Codemasters is heading to Linux

  •; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on May 24, 2017 7:09 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
It seems the new Micro Machines World Series racing game from Codemasters will be heading to Linux. Pretty exciting!

New story! Which technologies are poised to take over in open source?

  • (Posted by bob on May 24, 2017 5:55 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
When you think of open source technologies, you probably think of the stalwarts, the technologies that have been around for years and years. It makes sense: According to a survey conducted in Q4 of 2016 by my company, Greythorn, 30%+ of participants said established technologies are among the top ten they primarily use. read more

New story! Ready for more Red Hat? RHEL 7.4 beta released

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on May 24, 2017 4:41 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux, Red Hat
The next major Red Hat Enterprise Linux update is on its way.

New story! Easy Ways to Read/View Zip & Archive File Contents Without Extracting

  •; By Magesh Maruthamuthu (Posted by 2daygeek on May 24, 2017 3:26 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
We can easily Read/View Archive File Contents Without Extracting.

New story! How to Set Up a TeamSpeak Server on Ubuntu 16.04

TeamSpeak is a free and very popular voice communications application for real-time voice chat over the internet. TeamSpeak uses a very low amount of bandwidth and it is mostly used by gamers that are chatting with each other while playing a game, to avoid latency issues. All users need a client installed on their devices and a central server that all the clients connect to.

New story! Install and Use i3 Window Manager on Ubuntu

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on May 24, 2017 9:20 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
i3wm is a powerful tiling window manager that can take your desktop’s organization and efficiency to the next level. Learn how to use it on Ubuntu.

New story! Complete Guide: Rename file Linux

This post will quickly guide about how to rename file Linux. Basically to rename file in Linux you need to use mv command. This will be used to rename file as well as directories in Linux.

New story! Reduce your Apache TIME_WAIT connections

If you manage an Apache server, you may be noticing a large amount of TIME_WAIT connections all of the time. Don't get me wrong, TIME_WAIT is a good thing.. it basically means that your server has closed the connection, but it's being kept around so any delayed packets matched to the connection can be handled properly. We can reduce them, however.

New story! Turn Your Raspberry Pi into a Hi-Fi System with RuneAudio

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on May 24, 2017 5:37 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Raspberry Pi
RuneAudio is a powerful open-source media center that can turn your Raspberry Pi into a DIY Hi-Fi system. Learn the simple setup process.

New story! KDE Plasma 5.8.7 LTS Desktop Environment Released with over 60 Improvements

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on May 24, 2017 4:23 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: KDE
KDE today announced the release and immediate availability of the seventh maintenance update to the long-term supported KDE Plasma 5.8 desktop environment.

New story! Download Video From The Command Line With Youtube-dl

People have wanted to download videos from YouTube since the very beginning. Several methods have worked over the years, but youtube-dl provides the most direct and reliable approach. Youtube-dl is a Python script that pulls videos straight from YouTube and can format them on your computer. It can also separate audio or subtitles from videos.

New story! Mozilla Thimble Gets a Makeover

  • The Mozilla Blog (Posted by bob on May 24, 2017 1:54 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Mozilla
We’re introducing major upgrades for our educational, browser-based code editor. Learning to code—from getting the hang of HTML tags to mastering the nuances of JavaScript—shouldn’t be a challenge.

New story! Why productivity shouldn't be the key measure of agile transformation

  • (Posted by bob on May 24, 2017 12:40 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
As a principal agile coach, my focus is to energize and inspire developers to adopt and follow through on the agile frameworks across our teams. Initially, I failed, as I didn't really understand the mindset of teams that have been working in an open source ecosystem. My assumption was that since agile and open source values align so closely, the barrier for adopting agile frameworks would be low and our people would take to it like fish to water. read more

New story! Total War: SHOGUN 2 and Fall of the Samurai Are Out Now on Linux and SteamOS

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on May 23, 2017 11:25 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
As expected, Feral Interactive today announced the availability of the Total War: SHOGUN 2 and Total War: Shogun 2 - Fall of the Samurai games on Linux and SteamOS platforms.

New story! Cloud migrations: Pharma CIO shares best practices, pitfalls

  •; By Carla Rudder (Posted by crudder on May 23, 2017 10:11 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial
Q&A with Nathan McBride, CIO of Amag Pharmaceuticals, on his cloud migration.

New story! Chef expands its cloud and container menu

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on May 23, 2017 8:57 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Cloud
Chef, the popular DevOps company, has expanded its Chef Automate program to handle cloud-native and container-first server environments.

New story! Three Portable Ways To Connect Ubuntu To Internet

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on May 23, 2017 7:42 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
?Most of you have probably used a dial-up connection or wired connection to access the resources available on the World Wide Web. But what if you’d just bought a new desktop or laptop and you don’t have the resources (router, modem, etc) to connect to the Internet. I’ll cover the three possible methods you could remedy that along with pros + cons and take note when I say portable you should get the humor because desktops just don’t blend in :P

New story! RaspAnd Marshmallow 6.0.1 Android OS Now Available for Raspberry Pi 3 and 2 SBCs

After informing us about the availability of a new build of his RaspAnd Nougat operating system for Raspberry Pi 3 and 2 SBCs based on Android 7.1.2, Arne Exton released an updated RaspAnd Marshmallow 6 version.

New story! Open source LimeNET SDR computers run Ubuntu Core on Intel Core

Lime Micro has launched three open source “LimeNET” SDR systems that run Ubuntu Core on Intel Core CPUs, including one with a new LimeSDR QPCIe board. Lime Microsystems has gone to Crowd Supply to launch three fully open source LimeNET computers for software defined radio (SDR) applications. The systems run Ubuntu “Snappy” Core Linux on […]

New story! The Family Dashboard

I've written a little about PHP before, because I think it's a great utility language for writing quick things you need to do. Plus, it allows you to use a web browser as your interface, and everyone has a web browser. That makes it very convenient for my family, because I can make simple web interfaces for the various things I normally have to do from the command line.

New story! How to say "no" for the sake of your customers

  • (Posted by bob on May 23, 2017 2:45 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
When you're working in an organization where statements like "Good ideas can come from anyone" and "Experiment! We learn more from our mistakes than our successes!" are commonplace, does saying "no" create a contradiction that impedes adaptability and inclusivity? The answer depends on how you say "no" and the things you say "no" to. read more

New story! Calibre A Free And Open Source Ebook Management System For Linux

Having ebooks is really a good thing. It can be read anywhere, you get free from the hassle of storage and many more benefits. But it creates a problem when you got an enormous number of ebooks also in various formats. You will have the problem of searching perfect ebook you want to read at a time, you have to maintain various kind of software for every format and much more.

New story! Linux Uniq Command Tutorial for Beginners (10 examples)

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on May 23, 2017 12:16 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
The uniq command reports or even deletes repeated lines in a file. In this article, we will discuss uniq through easy to understand examples.

New story! An introduction to Libral, a systems management library for Linux

  • (Posted by bob on May 23, 2017 11:02 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Linux, in keeping with Unix traditions, doesn't have a comprehensive systems management API. Instead, management is done through a variety of special-purpose tools and APIs, all with their own conventions and idiosyncrasies. That makes scripting even simple systems-management tasks difficult and brittle. read more

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