New story! Eclipse Foundation's New Open-Source Governance Model for Jakarta EE, Turris MOX Modular Router Campaign and More

News briefs for April 24, 2018.

New story! Email security in 2018

The past year has seen a remarkable laundry list of email-based attacks. Phishing, spear-phishing, whaling, business email compromise (BEC), CEO to CFO scamming, email impersonation - whatever names you attach to this bewildering variety of attacks, it's clear that hackers are using the full range of email techniques available to them.

New story! New Mozilla Poll: Support for Net Neutrality Grows, Trust in ISPs Dips

Mozilla and other supporters of net neutrality are fighting to protect it in the courts and in Congress. Also today: Mozilla is publishing results from a nationwide poll that reveals where Americans stand on the issue. Our survey reinforces what grassroots action has already demonstrated: The repeal contradicts most Americans’ wishes. The nation wants strong net neutrality rules.

New story! AV Linux Multimedia-Focused OS Gets New Stable Release with Meltdown Patches

AV Linux, the open-source GNU/Linux distribution designed for multimedia content creation, has been updated recently to version 2018.4.2, a release that adds Meltdown mitigations, updated components, and various other enhancements.

New story! How to Install Apache Tomcat 9 on CentOS 7

In this article we will guide you through the steps of installing Apache Tomcat 9 on an CentOS 7 VPS. Apache Tomcat is the most popular and widely used Java application server. It is an open source web server and servlet container developed by the Apache Software Foundation.

New story! How to Manage Docker Containers using Portainer on Ubuntu

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Apr 25, 2018 9:05 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Ubuntu, Linux; Story Type: News Story
Portainer is an open-source management UI for Docker, including Docker Swarm environment. Portainer makes it easier for you to manage your Docker containers, it allows you to manage containers, images, networks, and volumes from the web-based Portainer dashboard.

New story! How To Update/Install Oracle Kernel Critical Security Updates Without Rebooting

2DayGeek: Ksplice allows user to install kernel updates without rebooting.

New story! Scripting an Animation

  • I Am, Therefore I Think; By gus3 (Posted by gus3 on Apr 25, 2018 6:36 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Developer, GNU, Linux
You can create a basic computer animation, using Linux on your desktop, or even on your Raspberry Pi, using a short, well-crafted shell script.

New story! LG G7 ThinQ Leak Shows the Android-Powered Smartphone Will Have a Notch Design

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Apr 25, 2018 5:22 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Android
The LG G7 "ThinQ" design was leaked today on Twitter by VentureBeat's Even Blass, suggesting LG will join the "notch" design bandwagon that most Android phone manufactures adopted lately.

New story! How to share files between Linux and Windows

Sharing files between Linux and Windows systems is surprisingly easy with some fine accommodations from the Linux community. Here's a look at two very different ways to make this happen.

New story! Take the Open Source Job Survey from Dice and The Linux Foundation

Interest in hiring open source professionals is on the rise, with more companies than ever looking for full-time hires with open source skills and experience. To gather more information about the changing landscape and opportunities for developers, administrators, managers, and other open source professionals, Dice and The Linux Foundation have partnered to produce two open source jobs surveys — designed specifically for hiring managers and industry professionals.

New story! There's a Server in Every Serverless Platform

  • - Original Content; By Swapnil Bhartiya (Posted by bob on Apr 25, 2018 1:39 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Announcements; Groups: Linux
Serverless computing or Function as a Service (FaaS) is a new buzzword created by an industry that loves to coin new terms as market dynamics change and technologies evolve. But what exactly does it mean? What is serverless computing?

New story! Cilium 1.0 Advances Container Networking with Improved Security

Open-source effort aims to replace the decades old IPtables model for Linux networking with a more modern approach for containers, that improves performance and security.

New story! Ubuntu Touch lives on in Purisms Librem 5 smartphone

  • ZDNet | open-source RSS; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Apr 24, 2018 11:10 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Mobile, Ubuntu
Purism and UBports have joined forces to offer Ubuntu Touch on the Librem 5 smartphone. The Librem 5 is a crowd-sourced, open-source smartphone. By default, it runs Purism's PureOS. This is a Debian Linux-based operating system.

New story! Creating a Bootable USB in WIndows

How to create a bootable USB drive from an iso file on windows.

New story! Complete Setup Tutorial For Lighttpd, A Lightweight Web Server

There is a web server that is very conservative in its resource usage and memory footprint. That server is known as lighttpd (pronounced ‘lighty’). Setting one lighttpd instance can be a bit tricky, so this tutorial serves as a clear guide on how to properly configure a lighttpd server on Linux. Understanding the configuration file for each web server instance is key to successfully running lighttpd. This tutorial will also cover adding PHP support for your web servers.

New story! Hands-On with Ubuntu's Brand New Welcome Screen in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

With only three days left before Canonical's highly anticipated Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system hits the streets, today we're taking a first look at one of its newest features.

New story! Even Microsoft's lost interest in Windows Phone: Skype and Yammer apps killed

Use iOS or Android, says Redmond, as telephony APIs sprout in Windows. Microsoft’s given users of its collaboration apps on Windows Phone under a month’s warning of their demise.…

New story! How to deploy Mattermost on CentOS 7

  •; By linuxize (Posted by linuxize on Apr 24, 2018 4:59 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
Mattermost is an open source, instant messaging platform, a self-hosted Slack alternative. It’s written in Golang and React and can use MySQL or PostgreSQL as a database backend.

New story! How to upgrade to Ubuntu Linux 18.04

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Apr 24, 2018 3:44 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
With Ubuntu 18.04 Linux, the next long-term support version, coming out shortly, it's time to go over how to upgrade this popular Linux distribution.

New story! How to create a 2D game with Python and the Arcade library

Python is an outstanding language for people learning to program, and perfect for anyone wanting to "get stuff done" and not spend heaps of time on boilerplate code. Arcade is a Python library for creating 2D video games that is easy to start using, and very capable as you gain experience. In this article, I will explain how to start using Python and Arcade to program video games. read more

New story! Important Logs to monitor to identify issues in the Linux system

An important part of System Administration is make sure that all the infrastructure is always up & working fine and if problems do arise on the servers, then to resolve those problems. We use...

New story! How to Password-Protect Folders and Files in Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Casey Houser (Posted by damien on Apr 24, 2018 12:01 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Linux
In Linux, you can restrict users from file access with a few commands. Here is how you can password protect folders and files in Linux using file ownership and groups as a password protection measure.

New story! An introduction to the GNU Core Utilities

Two sets of utilities—the GNU Core Utilities and util-linux—comprise many of the Linux system administrator's most basic and regularly used tools. Their basic functions allow sysadmins to perform many of the tasks required to administer a Linux computer, including management and manipulation of text files, directories, data streams, storage media, process controls, filesystems, and much more. read more

New story! Package management in Ubuntu : Learn dpkg command with examples

Ubuntu, Debian & distros based on these uses .deb files for installation of softwares/applications on the system & in order to install these deb, we use dpkg package manager. With dpkg, we can install,...

New story! Best Free Python Web Frameworks – Rapid Development

One of the types of software that’s important for a web developer is the web framework. A framework “is a code library that makes a developer’s life easier when building reliable, scalable, and maintainable web applications” by providing reusable code or extensions for common operations. By saving development time, developers can concentrate on application logic rather than mundane elements.

New story! A gentle introduction to FreeDOS

FreeDOS is an old operating system, but it is new to many people. In 1994, several developers and I came together to create FreeDOS—a complete, free, DOS-compatible operating system you can use to play classic DOS games, run legacy business software, or develop embedded systems. Any program that works on MS-DOS should also run on FreeDOS. read more

New story! Introduction to the Doctrine ORM and data mapper pattern in php

  •; By Egidio Docile (Posted by LinuxCareer on Apr 24, 2018 5:50 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: PHP
In this tutorial we will see how to take our first steps with Doctrine, a data mapper pattern implementation that is part of the Symfony php framework, but can also be used on its own.

New story! Userspace Networking with DPDK

DPDK is a fully open-source project that operates in userspace. It's a multi-vendor and multi-architecture project, and it aims at achieving high I/O performance and reaching high packet processing rates, which are some of the most important features in the networking arena. It was created by Intel in 2010 and moved to the Linux Foundation in April 2017.

New story! New Terminal App in Chome OS Hints at Upcoming Support for Linux Applications

More evidence popped up recently that Google might be working on implementing support for Linux program on its Linux-based Chrome OS operating system for Chromebooks.

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