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The Hacking of the 2016 Election – Did I Write the Script?

  • ConsortiumInfo.org Standards Blog; By Andy Updegrove (Posted by Andy_Updegrove on Jul 29, 2016 4:27 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Well, it's about time. People are finally realizing how easy it would be to hack an election - assuming it hasn't happened already.

Top 5: Sysadmin and Linux stories, Perl tricks, and more

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 29, 2016 3:12 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
In this week's Top 5, we highlight two Linux stories, one of theoritical physics and another of the olden days of Linux; and three articles that are part of this week's sysadmin series celebrating System Administration Apprecaition Day (Perl tricks, revision control, and horror stories). Top 5 articles of the week 5. 5 sysadmin horror stories read more

Facebook Surround 360 Plans Released to GitHub

Facebook's open sourced plans for the Facebook Surround 360 camera system isn't destined to be a boom for DIY enthusiasts, as it's estimated that the cost to build one will weigh in at about 30 grand.

Pushed Fedora Graphical upgrade via Gnome software utility

  • 2daygeek.com; By Magesh Maruthamuthu (Posted by 2daygeek on Jul 29, 2016 11:45 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Fedora
Fedora project promised when the release Fedora 24, Graphical upgrade will be push after a month through GNOME Software which is, one of the new feature on Fedora 24. Thy day came to picture now, its time to upgrade from fedora 23 to fedora 24 through GUI via GNOME software.

A guide to scientific computing system administration

When developing applications for science there are times when you need to move beyond the desktop, but a fast, single node system may also suffice. In my time as a researcher and scientific software developer I have had the opportunity to work on a vast array of different systems, from old systems churning through data to some of the largest supercomputers on the planet. read more

Bodhi Linux 4.0.0 Alpha released

Bodhi Linux makers released the first alpha version of latest Bodhi Linux 4.0.0. This alpha is only available for 64-bit machines.This version is based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and it features Moksha, a beautifully modified Enlightenment Desktop Environment.

5 sysadmin horror stories

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 29, 2016 8:53 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Happy System Administration Appreciation Day! The job ain't easy. There are constantly systems to update, bugs to fix, users to please, and on and on. A sysadmin's job might even entail fixing the printer (sorry). To celebrate the hard work our sysadmins do for us, keeping our machines up and running, we've collected five horror stories that prove just how scary / difficult it can be. Do you have your own sysadmin horror story? Let us know in the comments below. read more

How to setup HTTP2 in cPanel/WHM Linux VPS using EasyApache3

In today’s tutorial we’ll show you how to setup HTTP2 in cPanel/WHM Linux VPS using EasyApache3. Although this feature is still in BETA (as of writing this article), it’s been well tested by the team at VPSinEU.com and it works perfectly fine.

Bash Tips for Linux Sysadmins

  • Linux.com - Original Content; By Carla Schroder (Posted by bob on Jul 29, 2016 6:56 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
The Bash shell is a fundamental Linux tool and, in this era of containers and clusters and microservices, good old-fashioned Linux system administration skills are as relevant as ever. Today, we'll learn about running other command shells, Bash built-ins, configuration files, and shell expansion.

Using the Myers-Briggs personality test for teams

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jul 29, 2016 5:59 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Writing about collaborative, peer-to-peer teamwork in The Open Organization, Jim Whitehurst stresses the importance of: read more

Facebook Open Sources 17-Camera Surround360 Rig with Ubuntu Stitching Software

  • Linux.com - Original Content (Posted by bob on Jul 29, 2016 5:02 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Ubuntu, Linux; Story Type: News Story
In April, Facebook announced it had built a “Surround360” 3D-360 video capture system, but that it did not plan to sell it. Instead, the social networking giant promised it would open source both the hardware and the Ubuntu Linux-based software used to stitch together images from the camera into stereoscopic 360 panoramas.

AMD R-Series hits the jackpot on casino gaming SBC

  • HackerBoards (Posted by bob on Jul 29, 2016 4:04 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Axiomtek’s “GMB135” casino gaming SBC offers quad- or dual-core AMD R-Series SoCs, up to 32GB DDR4, triple display support, 32 DIOs, and intrusion detection. The GMB135 follows Axiomtek Gaming’s GMB130 Mini-ITX board, which also targeted casino gaming applications. It similarly runs Linux 3.x or Windows 7/8.1 on an AMD R-Series SoC with AMD Radeon HD10000 […]

Ubuntu Touch OTA-13 Update to Rename the Libertine Scope to "Desktop Apps"

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jul 29, 2016 3:07 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Ubuntu
Now that the Ubuntu Touch OTA-12 update has been successfully deployed to users' devices, it's time for Canonical's engineers behind the Ubuntu mobile OS to concentrate their efforts on the next milestone.

Embedded Linux Conference Europe schedule on tap

The schedule for the Oct. 11-13 ELC Europe and OpenIoT Summit in Berlin has been posted, with co-located events on Yocto, RTL, tracing, and OpenWrt. Last year, the Embedded Linux Conference Europe (ELCE) in Dublin was co-located with the European versions of LinuxCon and CloudOpen, but this year it comes a week later. LinuxCon Europe […]

Install Bludit on Ubuntu 16.04

In this article, we will explain how to install Bludit on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS with PHP-FPM and Nginx. Bludit is an open source, fast, simple, and extensible file-based content management system (CMS) application written in PHP. Bludit stores the data in a flat file (JSON format) so you don’t need to install or configure a database.

Howdy, Ubuntu on Windows! Ubuntu Commands Every Windows User Should Learn

Some Windows desktop users will certainly be new to Bash and the new shell, Ubuntu on Windows. In Part 1, I introduced the topic, and in Part 2, I showed how to get started by installing Windows. In this part of our series, I’ll describe a handful of essential commands to help get started.

New attack bypasses HTTPS protection on Macs, Windows, and Linux

A key guarantee provided by HTTPS encryption is that the addresses of visited websites aren't visible to attackers who may be monitoring an end user's network traffic. Now, researchers have devised an attack that breaks this protection.

Stunnel Security for Oracle

Oracle has integrated modern Transport Layer Security (TLS) network encryption into its eponymous database product, and TLS usage no longer requires the Advanced Security option beginning with the 10.2 database release.

Ubuntu MATE 16.10 Alpha 2 Ships with New Unity-Like Heads-Up Display (HUD)

Martin Wimpress informs Softpedia today, July 28, 2016, about the availability of the second Alpha 2 milestone towards the upcoming Ubuntu MATE 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) operating system.

I've been Linuxing since before you were born

Once upon a time, there was no Linux. No, really! It did not exist. It was not like today, with Linux everywhere. There were multiple flavors of Unix, there was Apple, and there was Microsoft Windows. read more

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