Google confirms reports of mysterious mails popping up. Google has confirmed that it is possible for spammers to create spoofed emails that appear in a user's 'sent mail' folder.…
At times system administrators and developers need to use many, complex and lengthy commands in order to perform a critical task. Most of the users will copy those commands and output generated by those respective commands in a text file for review or future reference. Of course, “history” feature of the shell will help you in getting the list of commands used in the past but it won’t help in getting the output generated for those commands.
Vagrant is a tool that offers a simple and easy to use command-line client for managing virtual environments. I started using it because it made it easier for me to develop websites, test solutions, and learn new things.
According to Vagrant's website, "Vagrant lowers development environment setup time, increases production parity, and makes the 'works on my machine' excuse a relic of the past."
Forensic analysis of a Linux disk image is often part of incident response to determine if a breach has occurred. Linux forensics is a different and fascinating world compared to Microsoft Windows forensics. In this article, I will analyze a disk image from a potentially compromised Linux system in order to determine the who, what, when, where, why, and how of the incident and create event and filesystem timelines. Finally, I will extract artifacts of interest from the disk image.
A system administrator can easily reset a password for a user that has forgotten their password. But what happens if the system administrator forgets the root password? This guide will show you how to reset a lost or forgotten root password. Note that to reset the root password, you need to have physical access to […]
In this tutorial we will show you how to install, configure and use OpenSSH on Ubuntu 16.04. SSH (Secure Shell) is a protocol that allows you to access a remote machine securely while OpenSSH is a set of tools based on the SSH protocol.
gksu has been been removed from Debian, Ubuntu 18.04 and other Linux distros. However, you can still get its functionality by using gvfs admin backend. This post from It's Foss guides you on how to do it.
If you've ever written, or even just used, Python, you're probably used to seeing Python source code files; they have names ending in .py. And you may also have seen another type of file, with a name ending in .pyc, and you may have heard that they're Python "bytecode" files.
Swift is a general purpose, compiled programming language that has been developed by Apple for macOS, IOS, watchOS, tvOS and for Linux as well. Swift offers better security, performance & safety & allows us...
Coppermine is a free, open source, fully featured and integrated photo gallery software written in PHP that allow us to publish and manage collection of pictures, create personal photo albums, group albums by categories, send e-cards, organize images and photos. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install Coppermine Photo Gallery on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
In my short time working for Clarkson University, I've realized what a huge impact this small university is making on the open source world. Our 4,300 student-strong science and technology-focused institution, located just south of the Canadian border in Potsdam, New York, hosts the Clarkson Open Source Institute (COSI), dedicated to promoting open source software and providing equipment and support for student projects.
The data's messy for picking out the most popular Linux distributions, but there are some things we know we know.
It is thrilling to explore some of the possibilities technology can introduce. Hiking through mountain thickets for a herbalist, will not be quite an adventure without the interesting possibility to discover a new herb, an indigenous weed or a revolutionary cure for a rare disease.
The KDE Project announced today the release and immediate availability of the long-anticipated KDE Applications 18.04 open source software suite for GNU/Linux distributions and other operating systems who want to use KDE apps.
Harry (Lei) Zhang, together with the CTO of HyperHQ, Xu Wang, will present “CRI: The Second Boom of Container Runtimes” at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU 2018, May 2-4 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The presentation will clarify about more about CRI, container runtimes, KataContainers and where they are going.
This article discusses some of the best practices to achieve best performance from applications running in the Liberty profile of the IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) on the IBM Power System S9xx and L922 systems recently made available from IBM.
Ubuntu 18.04 uses a customized version of GNOME and GNOME users might not like those changes. This tutorial shows you how to install vanilla GNOME on Ubuntu 18.04.
Take a look at Sabayon Linux, a Linux Distro based on Gentoo. Sabayon is designed to be a beginner-friendly version of Gentoo. It is easy to install with the Red Hat developed Anaconda installer. It also comes with a number of applications pre-installed. Sabayon offers two package managers: Portage is borrowed from Gentoo and Entropy is designed by the Sabayon team.
The Document Foundation announced today that work on the LibreOffice 6.1 open-source office suite starts next week with the first alpha milestone and bug hunting session.
Do you remember Crunchbang Linux? Crunchbang (often referred to as #!) was a fan-favorite, Debian-based distribution that focused on using a bare minimum of resources. This was accomplished by discarding the standard desktop environment and using a modified version of the Openbox Window Manager.
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If you're using the openSUSE Tumbleweed rolling operating system on your personal computer, you should know that it's now powered by the latest Linux 4.16 kernel series.
One of the biggest challenges for teams starting off with microservices is adhering to the Goldilocks Principle: Not too big, not too small, and not too tightly coupled. Part of this challenge arises from confusion about what, exactly, constitutes a well-designed microservice.
Advantech has launched two rugged, Linux-ready embedded DIN-rail computers with Intel Bay Trail SoCs and iDoor expansion: an “UNO-1372G-E” with 3x GbE ports and a smaller UNO-1372G-J with only 2x GbE, but with more serial and USB ports. Like last year’s UNO-2372G, the new UNO-1372G computers offer ruggedization features, and run Advantech Linux or Windows ....
The new Ubuntu 18.04 will be released on 26th of April. If you are one of the inpatient Ubuntu users or you wish to run some tests before the official release date, you should know that you can upgrade your current Ubuntu system even now. This article will explain how you can upgrade from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and 17.10 to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
Nginx is a free, open-source and high-performance HTTP server. It is widely used for load balancing, mail proxy server, generic TCP/UDP proxy server, it provides reverse proxy configuration, media streaming and much more. It is designed to efficiently serve both low and high traffic websites and it is a very popular alternative to the Apache web server. Nginx is powering a lot of heavily loaded websites like Yandex, DropBox, NetFlix, WordPress.
This week in Linux and open source news, Arpit Joshipura sheds light on the networking harmonization initiative, Hyperledger opens the doors of its bug bounty program to the public & more! Read on to stay abreast of the latest open source news.
Log.io is a simple but effective log management tool built on top of Node.js and Socket.io that monitors the system and provides real-time information on the system logs in a web browser. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install Log.io on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS server.
Mozilla's open source project, Common Voice, is well on its way to becoming the world’s largest repository of human voice data to be used for machine learning. Common Voice recently made its way into Black Duck's annual Open Source Rookies of the Year list.
Linux gives you a lot of control over network and system settings. On your desktop, Linux lets you tweak just about anything on the system. Most of these settings are exposed in plain text files under the /etc directory. Here I describe some of the most common settings you’ll use on your desktop Linux system.
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