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LinkArchiver automatically submits links to the Internet Archive

  • (Posted by bob on Jul 15, 2017 7:51 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The internet is forever, except when it isn't. "Link rot"—where once-valid links to websites become broken over time as pages move or sites go offline—is a real problem for people who try to do research online. The Internet Archive helps solve this problem by making submitted content available in the "Wayback Machine." The difficulty, of course, is getting people to remember to submit links for archival. read more

Open-source world resurrects Oracle-free Solaris project OmniOS

People power! The open-source community has fought back and resurrected the development of OmniOS – an Oracle-free non-proprietary variant of Solaris, which had been shelved in April.…

The Many Loves of Richard M. Stallman

Here’s a blast from the past. A tale about RMS from back in the days when Roblimo was young — younger than he is now at least — and Stallman was…well, Stallman.

What's new in the Anaconda Installer for Fedora 26 ?

  • Fedora Magazine (Posted by bob on Jul 15, 2017 1:33 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Fedora
Fedora 26 is available now, providing a wide range of improvements across the entire operating system. Anaconda — the Fedora installer — has many new features and improvements implemented for Fedora 26. The most visible addition is the introduction of... Continue Reading →

Why Is Open Source Important to You?

While watching this video called “Why Is Open Source Important to Us,” we suddenly found ourselves wondering why it’s important to you.

BleachBit – A Quick And Best Way to Clean Up Your Linux System (Best CCleaner Alternative)

BleachBit is a free, open-source and easy to use disk space cleaner & privacy manager.

An Introduction to the ss Command

  •; By Jack Wallen (Posted by bob on Jul 14, 2017 7:16 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Linux includes a fairly massive array of tools available to meet almost every need. From development to security to productivity to administration…if you have to get it done, Linux is there to serve. One of the many tools that admins frequently turned to was netstat. However, the netstat command has been deprecated in favor of the faster, more human-readable ss command.

Creating TCP / IP (port forwarding) tunnels with SSH: The 8 possible scenarios using OpenSSH

  • Wesharethis; By Ahmad (Posted by Horla on Jul 14, 2017 5:10 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: GNU, Linux
The typical function of the Secure Shell (SSH) network protocol is to access a remote system in terminal mode and execute commands there safely, because the data is encrypted. In addition, through this secure data connection, it is possible to create tunnels ( port forwarding ) between the connected ends so that the TCP / IP connections are channeled through the SSH connection so that we can get away with any Firewall or port blocking whenever we have the possibility to connect with SSH.

Open Security Controller Waiting for Developer Interest

On June 28, the Linux Foundation announced the Open Security Controller Project for the orchestration and automation of software-defined network security functions used to protect east-west traffic within data centers. It's not a new project, Intel has been working on it for some time, and made it the subject of a presentation at February's security focused RSA Conference in San Francisco.

How to Setup Magento 2 With Varnish and Apache on Ubuntu 16.04

Magento is a free and open source Content Management System built in PHP, Zend framework and MySQL database. It is very popular eCommerce web application. In this tutorial, we will learn how to install Magento 2 with Varnish as a full page cache on Ubuntu 16.04 server.

10 top Raspberry Pi HATs to doff your cap to

Here are 10 of the most interesting HAT add-on boards for the Raspberry Pi, covering audio, robotics, wireless, IoT, and more. The large ecosystem of add-on boards is a key factor in the success of the Raspberry Pi, which torched the competition in our recent hacker board reader survey. Much of the Pi add-on business […]

Open Container Initiative Specifications Near 1.0 Completion

  •; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jul 14, 2017 10:41 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud
Vote on the OCI image specification is approved unanimously, with vote on the runtime specification still ongoing.

Keep Track Of Your Schedule With Taskwarrior

Taskwarrior is a simple but powerful command line tool for managing tasks and objectives. Taskwarrior has been around for a while, and it's still in active development and going strong. As of today, Taskwarrior is probably the best command line task management utility available.

How to Customize Your Linux Terminal with Pokemon Skins

  • Make Tech Easier; By Aaron Phillips (Posted by damien on Jul 14, 2017 8:24 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Ubuntu
Here’s how to customize your Tilix terminal in Ubuntu with 493 unique Pokemon skins. Choose your favorite, or set it to display new Pokemon on every launch.

Open spec GoPiGo robot kit rev’d with more sensors and new Linux distro

The Dexter Industries, Raspberry Pi based “GoPiGo3” robot kit has more sensors, better durability and motor control, and new DexterOS and Bloxter software. The self-proclaimed “world’s best selling Raspberry Pi robot” has received a major upgrade that includes a new DexterOS Linux distribution and a Bloxter visual programming environment. Like the Raspberry Pi SBC that […]

Learn Logo Programming with No Charge Books

The Logo Programming Language, a dialect of Lisp, was designed as a tool for learning. It features interactivity, modularity, extensibility, with flexibility of data types.

10 Raspberry Pi HATs: One for Every Occasion

The large ecosystem of add-on boards is a key factor in the success of the Raspberry Pi, which torched the competition in our recent hacker board reader survey. Much of the Pi add-on business has moved to the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s HAT (Hardware Attached on Top) I/O specification, which launched in 2014 as an easier, more standardized way to extend the Pi’s 40-pin expansion connector.

All Your Accounts Are Belong to Us

Last weekend my work phone suddenly stopped working. Not the phone itself, but rather all service stopped. I first noticed (of course) due to an inability to load any web pages. Then I tried calling someone and realized my phone was disconnected. In fact, when someone tried to call me, it said the line was no longer in service.

Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt to Speak on Art and the Internet at Open Source Summit North America

Actor and online entrepreneur Joseph Gordon-Levitt will be speaking at Open Source Summit North America — Sept. 11-14 in Los Angeles, CA — about his experiences with collaborative technologies.

Linux Kernel 4.12 Is Expected to Land in openSUSE Tumbleweed, Arch Linux Soon

The Linux 4.12 kernel was recently marked as stable on the website by maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman as it received its first point release, which means it's time for OS vendors to integrate it in their GNU/Linux distributions.

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