New story! It's not just you: Spammers have been slipping spoofed messages to Gmail's 'sent' folder

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.…

New story! Record Terminal Activity For Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server

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.

New story! Managing virtual environments with Vagrant

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."

New story! Breach detection with Linux filesystem forensics

  • Opensource.com; By Gary Smith (Posted by bob on Apr 23, 2018 2:45 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security, Tutorial; Groups: Linux
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.

New story! How to reset a root password on Fedora

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Apr 23, 2018 1:30 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
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 […]

New story! How to Install and Configure OpenSSH on Ubuntu 16.04

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.

New story! gksu Removed From Ubuntu, Here’s What You Can Use Instead

  • ITSFOSS.COM; By Abhishek Prakash (Posted by elobga on Apr 23, 2018 11:02 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
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.

New story! An introduction to Python bytecode

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Apr 23, 2018 9:47 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Python; Story Type: News Story
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. read more

New story! Swift Language: How to easily install SWIFT on Linux

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...

New story! How to install Coppermine Photo Gallery on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

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.

New story! University students create award-winning open source projects

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Apr 23, 2018 6:04 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
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. read more

New story! Whats the most popular Linux of them all?

The data's messy for picking out the most popular Linux distributions, but there are some things we know we know.

New story! Raspberry Pi Series Part 1: Laying Out The Basics

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.

New story! KDE Applications Open Source Software Suite Gets First Major Release in 2018

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Apr 22, 2018 4:39 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: KDE
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.

New story! CRI: The Second Boom of Container Runtimes

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.

New story! Best practices for Java and IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) on IBM POWER9

  • IBM developerWorks : Linux; By Julian Wang, Neil Graham, Vijay Sundaresan, and Mel Bakhshi (Posted by bob on Apr 22, 2018 12:50 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Community, IBM, Linux
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.

New story! Getting Real GNOME Back in Ubuntu 18.04 Quick Tip

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.

New story! Beginner Friendly Gentoo Based Sabayon Linux Has a New Release

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.

New story! LibreOffice 6.1 Lands Mid August 2018, First Bug Hunting Session Starts April 27

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.

New story! Viperr Linux Keeps Crunchbang Alive with a Fedora Flair

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.

New story! Mozilla's Common Voice Project, Red Hat Announces Vault Operator, VirtualBox 5.2.10 Released and More

News briefs April 20, 2018.

New story! openSUSE Tumbleweed Is Now Powered by Linux Kernel 4.16, KDE Plasma 5.12.4

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.

New story! 5 guiding principles you should know before you design a microservice

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Apr 21, 2018 11:29 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
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. read more

New story! Tough, modular embedded PCs start at $875

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 ....

New story! Can't wait to upgrade your Ubuntu system to 18.04 LTS?

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.

New story! How to Install and Configure Nginx on Debian 9

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.

New story! This Week in Open Source News: Hyperledger Bug Bounty Program, The Linux Foundations Networking Harmonization Initiative & More

  • Linux.com - Original Content (Posted by bob on Apr 21, 2018 3:52 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
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.

New story! How to Install Log.io Realtime Log Monitoring Tool on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Apr 21, 2018 1:57 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
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.

New story! Mozilla's large repository of voice data will shape the future of machine learning

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Apr 21, 2018 12:03 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Mozilla; Story Type: News Story
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. read more

New story! Migrating to Linux: Network and System Settings

  • Linux.com; By John Bonesio (Posted by bob on Apr 21, 2018 10:09 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
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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