Gradle is a free and opensource general purpose build tool used mainly for Java projects. It uses Groovy which is dynamic, object-oriented programming language to define projects and build scripts for Java language.
Solus Project's Joshua Strobl announced today in a lengthy blog post that the long-anticipated Solus 4 operating system release will finally arrive in Spring 2019 along with the Budgie 10.5 desktop environment.
Dominion Harbor, the patent troll that gets bucketloads of patents from Intellectual Ventures (a patent troll strongly connected to Microsoft and Bill Gates), is still suing using shell entities
News briefs for January 14, 2019.
There seems to be a mad rush at the beginning of every year to find ways to be more productive. New Year's resolutions, the itch to start the year off right, and of course, an "out with the old, in with the new" attitude all contribute to this. And the usual round of recommendations is heavily biased towards closed source and proprietary software. It doesn't have to be that way. Here's the second of my picks for 19 new (or new-to-you) open source tools to help you be more productive in 2019. read more
Canonical announced today the availability of a security patch for the GNOME Bluetooth tools inside its Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system to address a vulnerability that could allow unintended access to devices.
2DayGeek: Hegemon is a modular system and hardware monitoring tool which was written in Rust programming language.
The kernel team is working on final integration for kernel 4.20. This version was just recently released, and will arrive soon in Fedora. This version has many security fixes included. As a result, the Fedora kernel and QA teams have organized a test day for Tuesday, January 15, 2019. Refer to the wiki page for links to the […]
Red Hat, which maintains Linux's systemd, has issued patches for CVE-2018-16864 and CVE-2018-16865 and has given the exploits an "Important" impact rating with severity ratings of 7.4 and 7.5. These patches should be available soon, if not already, for most Linux distributions.
One significant limitation of the netboot server that we have built in this series is that the operating system image being served is read-only. Some use cases may require that the end user be able to modify the image. For example, an instructor may want to have the students install and configure software packages like […]
Here are different commands which can list the hard drives in Linux. There are others but these are the most common and easy to use commands to list the disks.
The Debian Project unveiled today the default theme and wallpaper/artwork of the upcoming Debian GNU/Linux 10 "Buster" operating system series, due for release in Spring 2019.
Linux has a good selection of versatile open source screenshot programs, both graphical and console based. Our longstanding favorite was Shutter. Although the software is still under development, the software has only received bug fixes in recent years.
PriTunl is a fantastic VPN terminator solution that's perfect for small businesses and individuals who want a quick and simple way to access their network privately. It's open source, and the basic free version is more than enough to get you started and cover most simple use cases. There is also a paid enterprise version with advanced features like Active Directory integration. read more
SEO Panel is a free and open source SEO control panel application that can be used for managing search engine optimization of your websites. In this tutorial, we will be going to install Seo Panel on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
The development team behind the Freespire and Linspire GNU/Linux distributions have announced their roadmap for new releases during the 2019-2020 period.
also on TWinL50: Buttercup (password manager), SubSync (subtitles syncing tool), Clonezilla Live, Funtoo, Fedora, Metasploit, Modlishka (2FA phishing tool), SuperTuxKart, and A Story About My Uncle
Pikuniku from the studio Sectordub and Devolver Digital is releasing January 24th and it will support Linux at release.
Knowing how to list installed packages on your Debian based system can be helpful in situations where you need to install the same packages on another machine or if you want to re-install your system. In this guide, we’ll explain how to list and filter installed packages on Debian. We will also show you how to check whether a specific package is installed, count installed packages and find out the version of an installed package.
IEI unveiled a Linux-driven “Puzzle” series of 1U rackmount network appliances and uCPE systems with VNF support and a choice of Intel Coffee Lake, AMD Epyc 3000, Armada 8040, NXP LS2088, and Cavium Octeon CPUs. IEI is launching a new family of Puzzle-branded 1U network appliances that supports software virtual network functions (VNFs) and real-time […]