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Mozilla Announces s Relationship With The Internet

  • The Mozilla Blog (Posted by bob on Jul 18, 2017 7:21 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Mozilla
Mozilla, the non-profit behind the Firefox browser, is excited to support Rooftop Films in bringing a memorable evening of film and discussion to The Courtyard of Industry City, in beautiful...

Google's OSS-Fuzz Tool Helps Secure Open Source Projects

  • Linux.com; By Sam Dean (Posted by bob on Jul 18, 2017 6:13 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
At the end of last year, Google announced OSS-Fuzz, an open source threat detection tool focused on making open source applications and platforms more secure and stable. The tool itself is open and available on GitHub, and there are now solid numbers showing that this security tool has made a remarkable difference for some well-known open source projects.

How to install and use Volatility memory forensic tool

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Jul 18, 2017 5:04 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Android; Story Type: News Story
One of the important parts of Malware analysis is Random Access Memory (RAM) analysis. It helps to identify the running malicious processes, network activities, open connections etc in the compromised system. This article is about the open source security tool "Volatility" for volatile memory analysis. It can be used for both 32/64 bit systems RAM analysis and it supports analysis of Windows, Linux, Mac & Android systems.

How do we fix the state of technical documentation?

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 18, 2017 3:56 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Over 90% of respondents to a recent GitHub survey said that one of the top problems with open source projects is incomplete or confusing documentation. What can we do to fix it? GitHub users identified poor documentation as one of the top problems with #opensource projects. How can we fix it?https://t.co/t2Jmt9QDJc pic.twitter.com/d1GEPYT22P read more

Scissors, Paper or Rock?

In this article, I'm going to tackle a children's game that's extraordinarily complicated, with many variations, and the programming task is going to be quite tricky. Just kidding! Rock Paper Scissors (or RPS, as it's known) is pretty darn easy to simulate because there aren't really many variants or possible outcomes.

Practicing Router Security

Anyone connecting to the Internet needs a Router. The Router can provide direct connection by an Ethernet cable (RJ-45) or through Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi is, of course, wireless and does not require any cables. Because the connection is made without cables anyone with nearly any device can see your network.

Hard to communicate with other teams? Check out these tips

When teams in the same organization—or even across organizational boundaries—start to collaborate, they will most likely realize that not all of their goals align. The IT team, for instance, might not have the same criteria for success as the sales team. Different teams have different benchmarks, even if the teams are part of a larger organization (as in the case of relationships between a developer team and an operations team). But the teams all strive towards the same goal, which is to make the organization successful. And they rely on each other to accomplish that goal. read more

Linux df Command Tutorial for Beginners (8 Examples)

  • Howtoforge Linux Howtos und Tutorials (Posted by bob on Jul 18, 2017 11:21 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Sometimes, you might want to know how much space is consumed (and how much is free) on a particular file system on your Linux machine. There a specific command - dubbed df - that does this for you. In this tutorial, we will discuss the basics of this command, as well as some of the major features it offers.

Microsoft SQL Server for Linux Nears General Release

Microsoft has delivered a SQL Server release candidate for Linux, which means the relational database is nearly ready for production deployments on the open source operating system.

Alexa-ready digital alarm clock radio runs on hackable Chip Pro

  • LinuxGizmos.com (Posted by bob on Jul 18, 2017 9:04 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
PAI’s “Sandman Doppler” is an Alexa-enabled smart alarm clock and music streamer that runs Linux on the Chip Pro COM, and offers 6x USB charging ports. Palo Alto Innovation (PAI) had a troubled first-time Kickstarter launch with its original Sandman Clock, but the company fulfilled all its orders and moved on to a next generation […]

60,000,000 Clicks for Copyright Reform

  • The Mozilla Blog (Posted by bob on Jul 18, 2017 7:55 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Mozilla
More than 100,000 people—and counting—are demanding Internet-friendly copyright laws in the EU. 60,000,000 digital flyers. 117,000 activists. 12,000 tweets to Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). Europe has been...

Manage Your Linux Game Library With Lutris

  • Make Tech Easier; By Nick Congleton (Posted by damien on Jul 18, 2017 6:47 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Games, Linux
Gaming on Linux can be a pain. Lutris is a Linux game manager that aims to change that by bringing all of your games together in one place.

How to resolve “Instance does not have a volume attached at root (/dev/sda1)” error.

Learn how to resolve “Instance does not have a volume attached at root (/dev/sda1)” error on AWS platform. This error comes when the device name not mapped properly while attaching volume to the EC2 instance.

Master Your Videos From The CLI With FFMPEG

Video formats can be a real pain. Some programs and devices only support a select few. Others take up loads of space on your hard drive. Even worse, the playback on poorly converted media is terrible.

FFMPEG puts the power in your hands and all from the command line. You can use FFMPEG to wrangle your video files into exactly the right file formats without sacrificing quality or dealing with clunky and incomplete GUI tools that have more dependencies than functionality.

SparkyLinux 5.0 Rolling Released with LXQt, Xfce & MATE ISOs, Based on Debian 10

The development team behind the Debian-based SparkyLinux operating system announced today the release and immediate availability for download of SparkyLinux 5.0 Rolling.

Apache says 'no' to Facebook code libraries

Anti-patent-lawsuit restrictions land tools on banned list. The Apache Foundation has declared that none of its new software projects can include Facebook's booby-trapped licensed code.

Radiohead hides ZX Spectrum app in OK Computer re-release

  • The Register (Posted by bob on Jul 18, 2017 1:04 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Unclear if code was first mistaken for avant garde instrumental Rock deities Radiohead have snuck a program for the Sinclair ZX Spectrum into a re-release if their seminal 1997 album “OK Computer”.…

Design and produce 3D printed, custom breast prosthetics

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 17, 2017 11:55 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
As the market for 3D printers has moved from sophisticated, experienced designers into the mass consumer market, individuals are saving substantial money with pre-designed, DIY products made on 3D printers. read more

Remix OS for PC, Remix IO/IO+ 4K HDR Android Media Boxes Are Now Discontinued

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jul 17, 2017 10:46 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Android
Jide Technology, the company behind the popular Remix OS computer and tablet operating system, which was based on the Android-x86 project, announced today that they are no longer developing its products for the consumer space.

Unix: How random is random?

  • Network World; By Sandra Henry-Stocker (Posted by bob on Jul 17, 2017 9:38 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
As anyone who thinks about random numbers very often might tell you, numbers generated by a program have a limitation. Programs follow carefully crafted steps, and those steps aren’t even close to being truly random. You can increase the randomness of RANDOM's value...

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