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Virtualbox Vs. Container

We have been using virtualization for quite some time now and unless you have been living under a rock, Docker containers have also been in the game for well over 4 years. Before we even begin discussing how they are different and unique from each other, let us get a short explanation of each of them.

Make Firefox Quantum look native in Fedora 27

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Dec 6, 2017 6:52 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora; Story Type: News Story
You may already know about the introduction of Firefox Quantum in Fedora. Since Quantum brought changes to the extension marketplace, you may wonder how to get it to look like a native Fedora app. Enter client side decoration. This article... Continue Reading →

LibreOffice vs. WPS Office: Which Office Suite Should You Use on Linux

  • Make Tech Easier; By Bruno Edoh (Posted by damien on Dec 6, 2017 5:44 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Reviews; Groups: Linux
LibreOffice and WPS Office are two common MS Office alternatives for Linux. We take a look here at both and see which is more suited for your Linux desktop.

How to use DNSenum to scan your server's DNS records

It's important to regularly test any public-facing server to see which information it's making available. That information is important to attackers. They can use it to put together a picture of your server, what's running on it, and which exploits might work against it.

Getting started with Turtl, an open source alternative to Evernote

  • (Posted by bob on Dec 6, 2017 3:26 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Just about everyone I know takes notes, and many people use an online note-taking application like Evernote, Simplenote, or Google Keep. Those are all good tools, but you have to wonder about the security and privacy of your information—especially in light of Evernote's privacy flip-flop of 2016. If you want more control over your notes and your data, you really need to turn to an open source tool. read more

NETSTAT Command: Learn to use netstat with examples

Netstat is a command line utility that tells us about all the tcp/udp/unix socket connections on our system. It provides list of all connections that are currently established or are in waiting state. This..

Top 20 GNOME Extensions You Should Be Using Right Now

  • It's FOSS; By Phillip (Posted by abhishekpc on Dec 6, 2017 1:09 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
You can enhance the capacity of your GNOME desktop with extensions. Here, we list the best GNOME extensions to save you the trouble of finding them on your own.

Puppy Linux 7.5 Released with UEFI Support, Linux 4.4 and 4.9 LTS Kernels

Philip Broughton of the Puppy Linux team announced today the release and immediate availability of the Puppy Linux 7.5 operating system for 32-bit and 64-bit computers.

New VLC for Android Update Adds Picture-in-Picture Mode to Android Oreo Devices

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Dec 6, 2017 10:48 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Android
After more than a year of silence, VideoLAN recently updated the VLC for Android media player app with a lot of new stuff, numerous improvements, and much more.

Bitnami Introduces Kubeapps for Click and Deploy Kubernetes Containers

The company hedged it's bet a bit with this unveiling. At the same time it was demoing the product at the Kubernetes containers conference being held inside the Austin Texas city limits, it was officially launching the product at its headquarters in San Francisco. Evidently the folks at Bitnami wanted to make sure the folks in Silicon Valley took note.

Real Time Linux server monitoring with GLANCES monitoring tool

Glances is an open source real time Linux monitoring system that aims at providing as much as information possible in as minimum as space possible. Glances is like top command but more refined with...

November top 10 articles and community update

  •; By Rikki Endsley (Posted by bob on Dec 6, 2017 6:13 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Community
We published 77 articles last month and welcomed 14 new authors. We also set a new record with 717,103 unique visitors.

CrossOver 17 Lets You Install Microsoft Office 2016 on Your Linux Computer

CodeWeavers' Josh DuBois announced today the general availability of the CrossOver 17.0.0 commercial application that lets Linux and macOS users install apps and games designed for Microsoft Windows.

Pivotal Expands Cloud Foundry and Container Services

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Dec 6, 2017 3:10 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Cloud
Pivotal announced the latest update to its Pivotal Cloud Foundry platform on Dec. 5, along with a preview of the company's Kubernetes-powered container service and the launch of a new serverless effort.

Total War: ROME II - Emperor Edition is again showing signs of possible Linux support

  • GamingOnLinux; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Dec 6, 2017 1:39 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Total War: ROME II was supposed to come to Linux quite some time ago, but it never happened. Seems it may still come. This is an odd one, as it was originally announced a number of years ago. The original announcement can be seen here from 2013, where it said "ROME II will be launching on Linux early next year". Of course, 2014 came and went and the game was nowhere to be seen.

What is the best blog article in 2017?

Year 2017 is about to end. There were many nice and not so nice moments this year for all of us. There were many nice and not so nice articles this year. Let's review them and decide which one you like more.

Android 8.1 Oreo Officially Released for Supported Pixel and Nexus Devices

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Dec 5, 2017 10:36 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Android
A bit early than expected, Google seeded today the final Android 8.1 Oreo software update to supported Pixel and Nexus devices, also releasing the binary images for those who want to update manually.

Toughened up, Linux friendly board-set runs on Skylake-U

VersaLogic’s rugged “Condor” board-set runs on Skylake U-series CPUs, and offers a pair each of GbE, DP, USB 3.0, and mini-PCIe connections, among other I/O. The compact, 95 x 95 x 37 mm Condor is the newest member of VersaLogic’s Embedded Processing Unit (EPU) family of board-sets.

OpenStack Launches Kata Containers Project to Improve Security

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Dec 5, 2017 7:33 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud
New effort brings Intel Clear Containers and the Hyper runV technologies together to provide a secure base for running containers in the cloud.

What DevOps teams really need from a CIO

  •; By John Allessio (Posted by crudder on Dec 5, 2017 6:01 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial
DevOps teams need IT leaders to focus on three topics: communication, technical debt, and trust

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