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Shortwave – GTK3 internet radio software

Shortwave (previously known as Gradio) is open source goodness that lets you find and listen to 20,000 radio stations over the net.

Secure Nginx with Let's Encrypt on Debian 9

Let's Encrypt is a free and open certificate authority developed by the Internet Security Research Group (ISRG). Certificates issued by Let's Encrypt are trusted by almost all browsers today. In this tutorial, we will show you how to use the Certbot tool to obtain a free SSL certificate for Nginx on Debian 9. We’ll also show how to configure Nginx to use the SSL certificate and enable HTTP/2.

Slax Linux 9.7 Improves Compatibility with New USB Devices, Is Now Even Smaller

Slax Linux developer Tomas Matejicek announced the release of Slax 9.7.0, a maintenance update that makes Slax even smaller than it already is and improves support for new USB devices.

Open datasets demand robust privacy protections

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Feb 1, 2019 5:08 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Machine learning systems and other algorithms increasingly rely on open datasets on sites like Kaggle to run data science applications and train machine learning models. read more

How to Use Docker Containers

Docker allows you to run your application on the same environment everywhere. Here we will show you how to use Docker containers to run applications .

Is Software As A Service (SaaS) a bad thing?

  • Linux Journal; By Bryan Lunduke (Posted by bob on Feb 1, 2019 2:39 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Video; Groups: Community, Linux
Interview discussing the lead story.

Compressing A Directory On Linux

A quick article on how to use the tar command on the cli to compress a directory

Olive is a new Open Source Video Editor Aiming to Take On Biggies Like Final Cut Pro

Olive is a cross-platform, free and open source video editor in development and it aims to compete with the likes of Final Cut Pro.

Will quantum computing break security?

Over the past few years, a new type of computer has arrived on the block: the quantum computer. It's arguably the sixth type of computer: Humans: Before there were artificial computers, people used, well, people. And people with this job were called "computers." Mechanical analogue: These are devices such as the Antikythera mechanism, astrolabes, or slide rules.

4 confusing open source license scenarios and how to navigate them

As an attorney running an open source program office for a Fortune 500 corporation, I am often asked to look into a product or component where there seems to be confusion as to the licensing model. Under what terms can the code be used, and what obligations run with such use? This often happens when the code or the associated project community does not clearly indicate availability under a commonly accepted open source license.

Mozilla Raises Concerns Over Facebook's Lack of Transparency

  • The Mozilla Blog (Posted by bob on Jan 31, 2019 8:28 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Mozilla
Today Denelle Dixon, Mozilla’s Chief Operating Officer, sent a letter to the European Commission surfacing concerns about the lack of publicly available data for political advertising on the Facebook platform.

Tamper-Evident Boot with Heads

Learn about how the cutting-edge, free software Heads project detects BIOS and kernel tampering, all with keys under your control.

Mozilla Firefox 65 Is Now Available for All Supported Ubuntu Linux Releases

The recently released Mozilla Firefox 65 web browser is now available for download from the stable software repositories of all supported Ubuntu Linux operating system series.

How to Install and Use Windows Applications on Linux using PlayOnLinux

  • vitux.com; By Karim Buzdar (Posted by vitux on Jan 31, 2019 10:50 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
In this article, we will explain how to install PlayOnLinux on your Ubuntu both through the command line and the graphical user interface. More importantly, we will explain how to install a Windows application, Notepad Plus Plus in our example, by using PlayOnLinux.

How To Add The BlackArch Pentesting Repository To Arch Linux

BlackArch is a penetration testing distribution, similar to Kali Linux, but it’s built on top of Arch Linux. In reality, BlackArch is really a pre-configured Arch installation with an extra repository full of security tools. As a result, you can add the BlackArch repository to a regular install of Arch and gain access to all the same tools.

WINE 4.0, LXQt 0.14, Parrot OS, Mastodon, MythTV, Gitea, APT Vulnerability | This Week in Linux 52

also on TWinL52: Lubuntu Council Announced, Manjaro Stable Update Breakage, Multipass, gotop, TuxClocker, Dell's XPS 13 9380, Ad Blocker Breakage in Chrome Extension Manifest V3, Humble Bundles

Free Drawing And Painting Program MyPaint 2.0.0 Alpha Released

  • Linux Uprising (Posted by logix on Jan 31, 2019 7:59 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
After being in development for more than 2 years, MyPaint 2.0.0 alpha is available for download. MyPaint is a free, open source drawing and painting program available for Windows, macOS, and Linux. The application features infinite canvas, configurable brushes, graphics tablet support, and a distraction-free fullscreen mode, on top of a simple GTK+ 3 interface.

Ubuntu 18.04 needs patching

Canonical is updating Ubuntu 18.04 to the 4.15.0-44.47 Linux kernel to fix several security bugs.

Firefox 66 to Offer Better Compatibility with GNOME Desktop, Improve Scrolling

With the Firefox 55 release out the door, Mozilla will now focus their efforts on improving the open-source and cross-platform web browser for the next major release, Firefox 66, due in mid-March.

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