New story! DeepSPADE (alias DeepSmokey): A Machine-Learning System That Collects Spam from the Internet

  •; By Tanmay Bakshi (Posted by bob on Aug 22, 2017 3:57 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
DeepSPADE stands for Deep Spam Detection, and the basic point is for machine learning to do a Natural Language Classification task to differentiate between spam and non-spam posts on public community forums.

New story! Hardening Docker Hosts

Root inside your containers is the root user on your host. Securing your Docker containers and the hosts upon which they run is key to sustaining reliable and available services. From my professional DevSecOps perspective securing the containers and the orchestrators (such as OpenShift, Docker Swarm and Kubernetes) is usually far from easy.

New story! How many of your games run on Linux?

Gamer? Check. Linux user? Check. For years, one of the top excuses I heard from friends who would otherwise have switched to Linux long ago is that they just couldn't give up their Windows-only games. I can empathize. I was a dual-booter for years for exactly this reason, and it made making the switch harder for me. After all, once I'm booted into one operating system, the temptation is to stay there rather than rebooting once gameplay is over. Today, the landscape is far different. It's much easier than it used to be for a gamer to be a Linux user, and vice versa. read more

New story! Astroplan Python library makes astronomy research planning easier

For some people, the darkness of the recent eclipse set off a light bulb. As millions of people saw the sun blotted out by the moon, many of them realized they're interested in astronomy more generally. Those people are in luck. A Python library called Astroplan can help them plan their observations. read more

New story! Gtop, is one of the nifty tool that capable to display system processes dynamically in graphic mode on your Linux terminal.

Gtop, is one of the nifty tool that capable to display system processes dynamically in graphic mode on your Linux terminal.

New story! Getting Started With GitHub

  •; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on Aug 22, 2017 8:06 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
Github is an online platform built to promote code hosting, version control and collaboration among individuals working on a common project. Projects can be handled from anywhere through the platform. (Hosting and reviewing code, managing projects and building software with other developers around the world) The GitHub platform offers project handling to both open-source and private projects.

New story! Rugged, fanless box-PC runs Linux on G-Series, offers real-time Ethernet

MEN Micro’s rugged, fanless “BC50F” box-PC runs Linux on AMD G-Series SoCs, and offers dual HD graphics, GbE, “real-time Ethernet,” mini-PCIe, and more. Nuremberg, Germany-based MEN Micro (aka MEN Mikro) has for many years designed and manufactured rugged embedded PCs targeting industrial embedded applications as well as rail and public transport deployments. In addition to […]

New story! Google's Android 8.0 Oreo has been served

The Chocolate Factory's mobile operating system comes with saccharine emoji filling Google on Monday released Android 8.0 Oreo, the latest update to the world's most widely used operating system, as measured by internet usage.…

New story! How to Fix “No Route to Host” Connection Error in Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Aug 22, 2017 2:48 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
“No Route To Host” is a tough problem to diagnose. There could be any number of things causing it. Try these tips to help solve the problem.

New story! Voyager 16.04.3 Linux Distro Launches Officially Based on Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS

The French developer behind the Ubuntu-based Voyager GNU/Linux distribution had the please of announcing this past weekend the release of Voyager 16.04.3, a completely redesigned Xubuntu 16.04.3 LTS distro built on top of the Xfce desktop environment.

New story! China Will Launch World’s First ‘Unhackable’ Computer Network

  • Interesting Engineering; By Jessica Miley (Posted by bob on Aug 21, 2017 10:59 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
China is set to launch the world’s first unhackable computer network this August. Called the Jinan project, the computer network is based on quantum technology. The development of the computer network puts China amongst the world leaders of quantum technology. The network works by using the city of Jinan as a quantum computer hub. The city is located between Beijing and Shanghai so it can enhance the Beijing-Shanghai quantum network.

New story! Future Proof Your SysAdmin Career: Configuration and Automation

  •; By Sam Dean (Posted by bob on Aug 21, 2017 9:34 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
System administrators looking to differentiate themselves from the pack are increasingly getting cloud computing certification or picking up skills with configuration management tools. From Puppet, to Chef to Ansible, powerful configuration management tools can arm sysadmins with new skills such as cloud provisioning, application monitoring and management, and countless types of automation.

New story! Google Unveils the Android 8.0 "Oreo" Mobile Operating System, Here's What's New

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 21, 2017 8:08 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Android
As expected, Google today unveiled the name of the Android 8.0 mobile operating system as "Oreo" during a live event that took place in New York City and last for about 5 minutes or so.

New story! Welcome Michael DeAngelo, Chief People Officer

As Chief People Officer, Michael is responsible for all aspects of HR and Organizational Development at Mozilla Corporation with an overall focus on ensuring we’re building and growing a resilient, high impact global organization as a foundation for our next decade of growth and impact.

New story! Install Wordpress on LAMP in Debian 9

This tutorial will show you on how to install and configure the latest version WordPress on top of a LAMP stack in Debian 9 - Stretch. Wordpress, without a doubt, is one of the most popular open-source Content Management System or CMS used in these days for internet publishing, which powers more than 60 million websites worldwide, whether small blogging sites or notable huge name brands.

New story! A Quick Review Of Antergos Arch Based Linux Distro

Antergos is a rolling release Linux distribution based on Arch Linux. It is developed with simplicity in mind. It provides a fully configured system with defaults that make it usable right out of the box. Antergos is designed for all users from experts and developers to newbies. It is pretty impressive what the developers of (the) distro have made.

New story! TheSSS (The Smallest Server Suite) 22.2 Debuts with Linux 4.9.43, Apache 2.4.27

4MLinux developer Zbigniew Konojacki informs Softpedia on Sunday about the release and general availability of TheSSS (The Smallest Server Suite) 22.2 independently-developed, 4MLinux-based server-oriented GNU/Linux distribution.

New story! How To Use Zip & 7zip To Encrypt/Decrypt and Password Protect Files/Folders in Linux

Did you know 7zip encryption? if no, give a try on today.

New story! Edit images with GNU Parallel and ImageMagick

Imagine you need to make changes to thousands or millions of images. You might write a simple script or batch process to handle the conversion automatically with ImageMagick. Everything is going fine, until you realize this process will take more... Continue Reading →

New story! Wine 2.15 Has Improvements for Adobe Illustrator CS6 and Microsoft Outlook 2010

A bit late than expected due to the obvious summer holidays, Wine 2.15 development release is here for GNU/Linux and macOS users who want to install and use Windows apps on their favorite computer operating systems.

New story! Manage your finances with LibreOffice Calc

  •; By Scott Nesbitt (Posted by bob on Aug 21, 2017 9:39 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Community
If you're like most people, you don't have a bottomless bank account. You probably need to watch your monthly spending carefully. There are many ways to do that, but that quickest and easiest way is to use a spreadsheet. Many folks create a very basic spreadsheet to do the job, one that consists of two long columns with a total at the bottom. That works, but it's kind of blah. I'm going to walk you through creating a more scannable and (I think) more visually appealing personal expense spreadsheet using LibreOffice Calc.

New story! Linux Mint vs Ubuntu: Detailed Comparison

If you’re looking for a new Linux distro for your desktop, then you must have stumbled upon Linux Mint and Ubuntu. They are the two most popular desktop Linux distros.

New story! Getting started with ImageMagick

  •; By Greg Pittman (Posted by bob on Aug 21, 2017 7:10 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Multimedia
In a recent article about lightweight image viewers, author Scott Nesbitt mentioned display, one of the components in ImageMagick. ImageMagick is not merely an image viewer—it offers a large number of utilities and options for image editing. This tutorial will explain more about using the display command and other command-line utilities in ImageMagick.

New story! Linus Torvalds Plans to Release the Final Linux 4.13 Kernel on September 3, 2017

As it's Sunday here in the US, Linus Torvalds just published his regular, weekly announcement to announce a new RC (Release Candidate) milestone of the forthcoming Linux 4.13 kernel series.

New story! How to get started with the Foreman sysadmin tool

  •; By Amit Das (Posted by bob on Aug 21, 2017 4:41 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Community
As your organization grows, so does your workload—and the IT resources required to manage it. There is no "one-size-fits-all" system management solution, but a centralized, open source tool such as Foreman can help you manage your company's IT assets by provisioning, maintaining, and updating hosts throughout the complete lifecycle.

New story! A Deep Flaw in Your Car Lets Hackers Shut Down Safety Features

  • Wired; By Andy Greenberg (Posted by bob on Aug 21, 2017 1:22 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial, Security; Groups:
Since two security researchers showed they could hijack a moving Jeep on a highway three years ago, both automakers and the cybersecurity industry have accepted that connected cars are as vulnerable to hacking as anything else linked to the internet.

New story! ChromeOS will eventually have an automatic red-tinted Night Light mode

  • Android Police; By Ryan Hager (Posted by bob on Aug 20, 2017 10:47 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Android
ChromeOS development is on fire these days. Just yesterday we got news that we'd have a new setting for closing the lid on a Chromebook. And today we find out that a new automatic Night Light feature is inbound...

New story! Canonical Unveils the Ubuntu Dock, Here's What It Looks Like on Ubuntu 17.10

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 20, 2017 6:58 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Ubuntu
Ubuntu contributor and Open Source developer Didier Roche had the pleasure of revealing today the Ubuntu Dock, Canonical's modification of the Dash to Dock extension for the GNOME desktop environment of the upcoming Ubuntu 17.10 operating system.

New story! Raspberry Pi OS Update to hack WiFi Hack

This new OS of Raspberry is designed on Linux-based OS Debian and has been updated to the latest Debian 9 release this is also known as Stretch. This new update replaces an entire security panel on the existing Raspberry PC offering more security fixes and other bug fixes for the users from the unwanted attackers. It also includes a patch for the Broadpwn vulnerability.

New story! Use ‘maybe’ to See What a Command or Script Will Do, Without Running It

  • It's FOSS; By Munif Tanjim (Posted by abhishekpc on Aug 20, 2017 12:12 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
'maybe' is here to help you with what the script or command you are going to run is gonna do to your filesystem. Specially, if you are new to Linux, you are going to like it.

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