Two-and-a-half-years-ago when the Linux Foundation announced the creation of the blockchain-based Hyperledger Project, the hype was that blockchain was on its way to becoming the most disruptive technology since the internet. You might have noticed that hasn't happened yet.
SELinux (Security Enhanced Linux) is a Linux kernel security module that allows administrators and users more control over access controls. In this tutorial we will show you how to disable SELinux on CentOS 7 systems.
In the first part of this three-part series using a Raspberry Pi for network-attached storage (NAS), we covered the fundamentals of the NAS setup, attached two 1TB hard drives (one for data and one for backups), and mounted the data drive on a remote device via the network filesystem (NFS). In part two, we will look at automating backups. Automated backups allow you to continually secure your data and recover from a hardware defect or accidental file removal. read more
A terminal emulator is an application used to run bash commands, work with files, communicate with other computers, perform administrative tasks and configurations, etc., all in textual form. This tutorial will show you how to replace the default Gnome Terminal Emulator with Xterm.
Penguinistas mobilise against decision to support only EXT4 Linux users are calling on Dropbox to reverse a decision to trim its filesystem support to unencrypted EXT4 only.…
The Go networking library includes the http.ServeMux structure type, which supports HTTP request multiplexing (routing): A web server routes an HTTP request for a hosted resource, with a URI such as /sales4today, to a code handler; the handler performs the appropriate logic before sending an HTTP response, typically an HTML page. Here’s a sketch of the architecture: read more
Linux comes with plenty of educational software and games for kids. These are 5 of the best Linux educational software to keep your kids ahead of the game.
This tutorial will guide you through the steps required to install Asterisk 15 on CentOS 7. Asterisk is the most popular and widely adopted open source PBX platform that powers IP PBX systems, conference servers and VoIP gateways. It is used by individuals, small businesses, large enterprises and governments worldwide.
Gaming has traditionally been one of Linux's weak points. That has changed somewhat in recent years thanks to Steam, GOG, and other efforts to bring commercial games to multiple operating systems, but those games are often not open source. Sure, the games can be played on an open source operating system, but that is not good enough for an open source purist. read more
This article explains how to install a Chromium development build which includes a patch that enables VA-API on Linux, bringing support for GPU accelerated video decoding, which should significantly decrease the CPU usage when watching HD videos online.
Blueberry Pi. On the face of it this is just Yet Another SBC With A Fruity Pi Name, but what caught our attention is that unlike all the others, this is one you can build yourself if you want. It’s entirely open-source, but it differs from other boards that release their files to the world in that it manages to keep construction within the realm of what is possible on the bench rather than the pick-and-place.
Many Linux commands now have options to make their output a little easier to digest. Here's a look at some that bring out the friendliness of our favorite OS.
Longest release cycle this year for the Linux kernel brings new features
News briefs for August 13, 2018.
Linus Torvalds published the 4.18 kernel on Sunday, one week later than expected. This has a been a rocky release... and it’s all Android's fault (more or less).
The host with the most. Google plans to allow Windows 10 to run on its budget Chromebooks, with the Chocolate Factory’s blessing.…
Shan He may hold Silicon Valley's most meta job. "When I started out, I was building maps. Then I moved on to build tools to build maps, and now I'm doing tools to do tools that build maps." read more
The recent port of TensorFlow to the Raspberry Pi is the latest in a series of chess moves from Google and its chief AI rival Nvidia to win the hearts and keyboards of embedded Linux developers. Google’s recent announcement that it had ported its open source TensorFlow machine intelligence (ML) library for neural networking to […]
File compressions are carried out according to specific algorithms. There are many compression techniques, and one of them is achieved through bzip2. In this tutorial, we will learn the basics of bzip2 using some easy to understand examples.
DEFCON has hit back at criticisms levied at it by the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) over the introduction of an area designed to test voting machines.