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Awesome way to run-execute multiple remote commands-shell scripts using ssh in Linux / UNIX.

In this article we will be discussing about how to run-execute multiple remote commands-shell scripts using ssh in Linux / UNIX.

Controlling Windows via Ansible

For many Linux systems engineers, Ansible has become a way of life. They use Ansible to orchestrate complex deployment processes, to define multiple systems with a quick and simple configuration management tool, or somewhere in between. However, Microsoft Windows users have generally required a... Continue Reading →

A $2 Million Prize to Decentralize the Web. Apply Today

  • The Mozilla Blog (Posted by bob on Jun 21, 2017 1:54 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Mozilla
We’re fueling a healthy Internet by supporting big ideas that keep the web accessible, decentralized and resilient. What will you build? ...

OpenMandriva Lx 3.02 Released with Updated Wayland and X.Org Infrastructures

OpenMandriva announced today the release and immediate availability of the second point release to the stable OpenMandriva Lx 3 series of the open-source computer operating system.

Google, Mozilla both say they sped up the web today. One by blocking ads. One with ads

Guess which was which. Hint: Firefox now crushes trackers on Android Mozilla's announced that its “Firefox Focus” ad-busting browser has made it to Android.…

How to Setup a VPN with OpenVPN on Debian 9 Stretch Linux

Setting up your own VPN is no small task, but there are plenty of reasons that you'd want to do it. For one, when you run your own VPN, you have complete control of it and know exactly what it's doing.

Security is an important factor for VPNs. It's possible to set up a simple one in a few minutes, but it won't be secure at all. You need to take the appropriate steps to ensure that both the server and your connections remain private and encrypted.

Firefox Focus for Android Promises to Block Annoying Ads, Protect Users' Privacy

Mozilla announced today that the Firefox Focus web browser that the Open Source company launched last year for iPhone and iPad devices is now also available for Android.

Using hashcat to recover your passwords

Many people may have a user account on their system which they may not know the password to log in. Other passwords may also exist which can be recovered. This article will cover the use of Hashcat to find missing passwords. Of course, this process will not find every password, but it can help to attempt a recovery.

Latest quad-core Banana Pi offers SATA support for $32

SinoVoiP’s open-spec, Linux- and Android-ready “Banana Pi BPI-M2 Berry” SBC has a Raspberry Pi-like layout, WiFi, BT, GbE, HDMI, 4x USB, CSI, and SATA. SinoVoip’s Banana Pi project has introduced a variation on its $40 Banana Pi M2 Ultra hacker SBC with a smaller, Raspberry Pi like, 85 x 56mm footprint instead of the Ultra’s 92 x 60mm.

Shotwell, GNOME's Open-Source Image Viewer and Organizer, Gets Important Update

The Shotwell open-source image viewer and organizer that is installed by default in various GNU/Linux distributions has been recently updated to version 0.27, a major release that adds numerous improvements and fixes annoying bugs.

5.5 Million Devices Operating with WannaCry Port Open

Although the Linux machines running Samba can’t be targeted by EternalBlue, the exploit believed to have been developed by the NSA upon which WannaCry is based, they’re not entirely safe either. Since late May, all versions of Samba released since 2010 have been vulnerable to an exploit called SambaCry in which a hacker can upload a shared library to a writable share and then cause the server to load and execute it.

Erebus Resurfaces as Linux Ransomware

  • Trend Micro; By Ziv Chang (Posted by bob on Jun 21, 2017 1:02 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
As for how this Linux ransomware arrives, we can only infer that Erebus may have possibly leveraged vulnerabilities or a local Linux exploit. For instance, based on open-source intelligence, NAYANA’s website runs on Linux kernel 2.6.24.2, which was compiled back in 2008.

SUSE release Container-as-a-Service Platform

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by bob on Jun 20, 2017 11:51 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: SUSE
SUSE goes all in for containers with SUSE Container-as-a-Service.

A beginner's guide to collecting and mapping Twitter data using R

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jun 20, 2017 10:25 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
When I started learning R, I also needed to learn how to collect Twitter data and map it for research purposes. Despite the wealth of information on the internet about this topic, I found it difficult to understand what was involved in collecting and mapping Twitter data. Not only was I was a novice to R, but I was also unfamiliar with the technical terms in the various tutorials. Despite these barriers, I was successful! In this tutorial, I will break down how to collect Twitter data and display it on a map in a way that even novice coders can understand. read more

Using open source tools to play Dungeons and Dragons

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jun 20, 2017 9:00 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
I have two active role-playing gaming (RPG) sessions going all the time. One is a traditional face-to-face game, and we play at my kitchen table. The other is played online via Google Hangouts and a website, Roll20.net. read more

Firefox Focus New to Android, blocks annoying ads and protects your privacy

Last year, we introduced Firefox Focus, a new browser for the iPhone and iPad, designed to be fast, simple and always private. A lot has happened since November; and more … Read more The post Firefox Focus New to Android, blocks annoying ads and protects your privacy appeared first on The Mozilla Blog.

Escuelas Linux 5.4 Educational Distribution Officially Released, Based on Bodhi

If you can't get enough educational-oriented GNU/Linux distributions, here's another one for you, Escuelas Linux 5.4, an open-source computer operating system based on Bodhi Linux and designed for deployment in schools.

The Perfect Server - Debian 9 (Stretch) with Apache, BIND, Dovecot, PureFTPD and ISPConfig 3.1

This tutorial shows how to prepare a Debian 9 server (with Apache2, BIND, Dovecot) for the installation of ISPConfig 3.1. The web hosting control panel ISPConfig 3 allows you to configure the following services through a web browser: Apache web server, Postfix mail server, Dovecot IMAP/POP3 server, MySQL, BIND nameserver, PureFTPd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, and many more.

Intel pulls the plug on its Joule, Edison, and Galileo boards

Intel is discontinuing its Linux-ready, Atom-based Intel Joule and Intel Edison modules, as well as its Quark-driven Galileo Gen 2 SBC. Just as we were publishing the survey results for our 2017 hacker board survey, which showed increased interest in x86 based Linux hacker boards, Hackaday published a report that brought to light Intel documents […]

Time to Patch: 'Stack Clash' Vulnerability Affects Wide Range of Unix-like OSes

  • IT Pro; By Time to Patch: 'Stack Clash' Vulnerability Affects Wide Range of Unix-like OSes (Posted by brideoflinux on Jun 20, 2017 1:51 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story, Security; Groups: Linspire
There's a new exploit in town that affects a variety of Unix-like operating systems, including Linux, OpenBSD, NetBSD, FreeBSD and Solaris running on 32-bit and 64-bit x86. According to Qualys, which discovered the flaw, other operating systems and architectures may also be vulnerable as well, but haven't been researched yet. Evidently the exploit was discovered back in May but wasn't made public until Monday to enable devs and vendors time to develop patches, which are now available

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