Showing all headlines, by date

8 found.

Creating Virtual Machines in KVM: Part 2 - Networking

When last we met, we learned the basics of creating new virtual machines in Creating Virtual Machines in KVM: Part 1. Now we're going to learn how to control Internet access for our virtual machines, network VMs with each other, and create new virtual networks.

Void Linux - the Strangely Overlooked Distribution

Ahh, Void Linux. You may or may not have heard of it. If you have, more than likely it was by word of mouth, so to speak, from internet comments on a forum, YouTube video or in passing on Reddit. But this little distro rarely gets any press or recognition otherwise. Perhaps it's time that changes, as Void Linux is an interesting distro in its own right and a good alternative to something like Arch Linux. It also has a no-systemd approach.

Feren OS Could Be the Best-Looking Desktop on the Market

Imagine taking Linux Mint, placing the Cinnamon desktop on it and then theming it to not only to serve as a perfect drop-in replacement for Windows 7 but to be one of the most beautiful Linux desktops you’ve seen in a long while. That’s what Feren OS has managed -- and has done so with aplomb.

That Nasty Samba Vulnerability Is Now Patched in All Supported Ubuntu Releases

You might have read the news this morning about a wormable code-execution bug discovered in the Samba free software re-implementation of the SMB/CIFS networking protocol, which existed in Samba for more than 7 years.

Tiny, open-spec quad -A53 SBC offers GbE and wireless for $30

FriendlyElec’s “NanoPi M2A” SBC combines the quad -A53 Samsung SoC of the NanoPi M2 with the more advanced footprint, layout, and features of the NanoPi M3. FriendlyElec (FriendlyARM) has released a community-backed, open source “NanoPi M2A” SBC that replaces the earlier NanoPi M2, which is now out of stock. The remarkably small (64 x 60mm) […]

An introduction to Linux's EXT4 filesystem

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on May 28, 2017 1:08 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
In previous articles about Linux filesystems, I wrote an introduction to Linux filesystems and about some higher-level concepts such as everything is a file. I want to go into more detail about the specifics of the EXT filesystems, but first, let's answer the question, "What is a filesystem?" A filesystem is all of the following: read more

Init freedom declared as systemd-free Devuan hits stable 1.0.0 status

  • The Register (Posted by bob on May 27, 2017 11:14 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Debian; Story Type: News Story
Devuan 'Jessie' is done and will get long term support beyond the life of Debian Jessie POLL The self-described “Veteran Unix Admin collective” that in 2014 promised to give the world a cut of Debian without systemd has delivered: Devuan 1.0.0 LTS hit the web today.…

Difference Between PostgreSQL And MySQL And How To Migrate From MySQL To PostgreSQL

  • LinuxAndUbuntu.com; By Mohd Sohail (Posted by MohdSohail on May 27, 2017 9:20 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: MySQL
?Databases are a crucial tool for any developer or a development enterprise. If you are a software developer you already know that your application needs a database to store data. One thing to have in the count is to choose the best database for your application. There are two types of databases, SQL and NoSQL databases. The first one being the oldest...