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SiriKali – GUI Front End To Manage ecryptfs, cryfs, gocryptfs, securefs and encfs Encrypted Folders

Best alternative for cryptkeeper to encrypt & decrypt folders in Linux.

Dockerizing LEMP Stack with Docker-Compose on Ubuntu

In this tutorial, I will guide you step-by-step to use docker-compose to create a LEMP Stack environment (LEMP = Linux - Nginx - MySQL - PHP). We will run all components in different docker containers, we set up a Nginx container, PHP container, PHPMyAdmin container, and a MySQL/MariaDB container.

Wine 1.8.7 Is the Last Update in the Series, Users Should Upgrade to Wine 2.0

The Wine development team announced today the release of Wine 1.8.7, which appears to the last maintenance update to the Wine 1.8 stable series, adding various improvements and bug fixes for existing users.

How embedded Linux accelerates IoT development

You'll find that the quickest way to build components of an IoT ecosystem is to use embedded Linux, whether you're augmenting existing devices or designing a new device or system from the beginning. Embedded Linux shares the same source code base as desktop Linux, but it is coupled with different user interface tools and other high-level components.

Installing CentOS 7.2 on IBM Power System S822LC for high-performance computing (HPC) with a USB device

  • IBM developerWorks : Linux; By Daniel Black and Rashmica Gupta (Posted by bob on Mar 2, 2017 4:55 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: IBM, Linux
If you are installing Linux on your IBM® Power® System S822LC server, then the instructions in this article can help you to start and run your system. These instructions are specific to installing CentOS 7 on an IBM Power System S822LC server for high-performance computing (HPC).

GNU Linux-libre 4.10 Kernel Officially Released for Users Who Want 100% Freedom

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Mar 2, 2017 3:46 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Kernel
Alexandre Oliva from the GNU Linux-libre project, a non-profit organization chartered to develop and promote a deblobbed and libre Linux kernel, announced the general availability of GNU Linux-libre 4.10.

What to Do After Installing Debian

Debian is not like most Linux distributions. The Debian installer is more thorough than most, and steers you unsubtly towards free software. As a result, configuring Debian after installation is unusual, too. Depending on your needs and preferences, post-installation setup can include steps necessary after installing any distributions, steps necessary for any Debian installation, and steps for using proprietary software.

As the Software Supply Chain Shifts, Enterprise Open Source Programs Ramp Up

  • Linux.com - Original Content; By Sam Dean (Posted by bob on Mar 2, 2017 1:29 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Community, Linux
Today’s software supply chain is fundamentally different than it was only a few years ago, and open source programs at large enterprises are helping to drive that trend. According to Sonatype’s 2016 State of the Software Supply Chain enterprises are both turning to existing open source projects to decrease the amount of code they have to write, and increasingly creating their own open source tools.

How to Switch Between Linux Distros Without Losing your Data

  • Make Tech Easier; By Derrik Diener (Posted by damien on Mar 2, 2017 12:20 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Switching between Linux distributions can be hard when you’re preserving user data. A solution is to give your Home folder its own partition. Here’s how to do it.

Researchers find "severe" flaw in WordPress plugin with 1 million installs

More than 1 million websites running the WordPress content management system may be vulnerable to hacks that allow visitors to snatch password data and secret keys out of databases, at least under certain conditions.

4 Security Steps to Take Before You Install Linux

In this blog series, we’re laying out a set of baseline recommendations for Linux workstation security to help systems administrators avoid most glaring security errors without introducing too much inconvenience. Last week, we covered security considerations for choosing your hardware.

IBM gets a patent on “out-of-office” e-mail messages—in 2017

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is bringing light to what it calls a "stupefyingly mundane" patent on e-mail technology, given not to a patent troll hiding in a small office but to one of the world's largest technology corporations. IBM lawyers wrangled with the US Patent and Trademark Office for years over their bizarre and alarming alternative history, in which IBM invented out-of-office e-mail—in 2010. US Patent No. 9,547,842, "Out-of-office electronic mail messaging system" was filed in 2010 and granted about six weeks ago.

Network Strings v0.20 Available

Network strings, a small compact network scanner, sniffer and monitor has a new release with UDP scan support.

EMC's Joshua Bernstein on When to Deploy Open Source

Cost might be the last thing to consider when deciding on whether to adopt an open or closed source solution.

10 Popular Apps To Use In 2017 If You Haven't

We all run our favourite apps on your PC. This year you all will be wondering that which apps are updated? Which are the best app to use this year, so let’s take a look at the 10 new best apps for 2017.

Virtual thin client builds on Raspberry Pi 3, offers HD streaming, dual displays

NComputing’s RPi 3-based “RX300” thin client can be used as client for its vSpace Pro 10 virtualization platform, as well as in standalone Raspbian mode. NComputing has been delivering Linux- and Windows-compatible virtual thin clients for over a decade, with a special focus on the education market and a secondary focus on small businesses.

Python 3.6.0 in Fedora 26

On December 23, 2016, the Python community released Python 3.6.0, the latest version of the popular programming language. The upcoming Fedora 26 release will include Python 3.6.0. Users running Fedora Rawhide already enjoy Python 3.6. For those who want to experience the new... Continue Reading →

Secret Agent Man

It used to be that only the paranoid among us focused on strict security practices, yet these days, it seems like people are stepping up their games with respect to encryption, password policy and how they approach their computers in general. Although I always have considered myself more inside that paranoid camp than outside of it, I even have found myself stepping up my game lately.

Version control for your Linux /etc/ directory

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Mar 1, 2017 12:53 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
One of the many advantages of Linux, UNIX, and similar operating systems is that everything is a file and that most of your configuration is done via text files, allowing you to easily read and write to them with any tool you choose. To monitor your configuration, you have many tools for automating configurations, providing you with detailed control over how your systems are configured. You can easily compare different versions of a configuration file to see any changes. Tracking specific configurations and changes over time allows you to: read more

Linux Security Fundamentals Part 6: Introduction to nmap

  • Linux.com (Posted by bob on Mar 1, 2017 11:44 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
In last week’s tutorial, we tried out tcpdump and wireshark, two of the most useful tools for troubleshooting what is happening as network traffic is transmitted and received on the system. nmap is another essential tool for troubleshooting and discovering information about the network...

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