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How Salesforce Secures Docker Containers

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jun 24, 2016 6:57 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security; Groups: Cloud
Saleforce.com's lead information security engineer discusses container security at DockerCon 16.

DAISY: A Linux-compatible text format for the visually impaired

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Jun 24, 2016 5:31 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
If you're blind or visually impaired like I am, you usually require various levels of hardware or software to do things that people who can see take for granted. One among these is specialized formats for reading print books: Braille (if you know how to read it) or specialized text formats such as DAISY. read more

A Bug in Chrome Makes It Easy to Pirate Movies

two security researchers have found a new way, using a vulnerability in the system Google uses to stream media through its Chrome browser. They say people could exploit the flaw to save illegal copies of movies they stream on Chrome using sites like Netflix or Amazon Prime...

Peppermint OS 7 Linux Distribution Officially Released Based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

It's a bit early than expected, but the Peppermint OS 7 GNU/Linux distribution has been officially unveiled today, June 24, 2016, based on the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system.

Over half of world's top domains weak against email spoofing

  • ZDNet; By Charlie Osborne (Posted by bob on Jun 24, 2016 1:33 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
According to Swedish cybersecurity firm Detectify, poor authentication processes and configuration settings in servers belonging to hundreds of major online domains are could put users at risk of legitimate-looking phishing campaigns and fraudulent emails.

6 reasons why Guayadeque is a music lover's open source player

Recently I upgraded my laptop's Linux to the latest release, and I was surprised and saddened to discover that the wonderful music player Guayadeque seems to be considered as dead upstream, at least in Debian and Ubuntu. read more

Wine 1.9.13 Introduces New Gecko Engine Based on Firefox 47, Unicode 9.0 Support

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jun 24, 2016 11:16 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The Wine development team has announced the release and immediate availability for download of the Wine 1.9.13 snapshot towards Wine 2.0.

Updating code can mean fewer security headaches

  • CSO; By Phil Krill (Posted by penguinist on Jun 24, 2016 10:07 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
Organizations with high rates of code deployments spend half as much time fixing security issues as organizations without such frequent code updates, according to a newly released study.

Explore Flatpak in Fedora 24

One of the main features of Fedora 24 Workstation is better support for Flakpak — a new, distribution agnostic format for packaging and distributing Linux desktop apps. The two main goals of Flatpak are the creation of a single installation... Continue Reading →

Q&A with Tracy Hinds: Improving Education and Diversity at Node.js

  • Linux.com - Original Content (Posted by bob on Jun 24, 2016 7:50 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Title: Q&A with Tracy Hinds: Improving Education and Diversity at Node.js23 JunLearn more

Solving user experience problems with PatternFly

Michael Dyrynda is a web developer at Hostworks, a freelance developer, and a blogger. He's working on his first open source project in Confomo with Matt Stauffer and podcasting the journey on briefs.fm. read more

Canonical Announces Snapd 2.0.9 with Full Snap Confinement on elementary OS 0.4

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jun 24, 2016 5:55 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Ubuntu
Canonical's David Callé announced the release and general availability of Snapd 2.0.9 for the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system.

ClusterHQ's Mohit Bhatnagar Talks about Flocker, Docker, and the Rise of Open Source

  • Linux.com - Original Content (Posted by bob on Jun 24, 2016 4:58 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Linux
Container technology remains very big news, and if you bring up the topic almost everyone immediately thinks of Docker. But, there are other tools that can compete with Docker, and tools that can extend it and make it more flexible. CoreOS’s Rkt, for example, is a command-line tool for running app containers.

MapR Launches New Partner Program for Open Source Data Analytics

  • The VAR Guy; By Christopher Tozzi (Posted by KrisBlackmon on Jun 24, 2016 4:01 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
MapR, the data storage and analytics company, is revamping its partner program as it expands beyond Hadoop and other basic big data tools.

Letting Off Steam About Steam

  • Everyday Linux User; By Gary Newell (Posted by gary_newell on Jun 24, 2016 3:04 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Linux
Having spent more considerable time trying to get Steam to work for another Linux distribution I have felt the need to have a rant. Why do we need to install a launcher, to install 300 megabytes of updates, to get 32 bit library errors? Why is it packaged so badly?

Shuttleworth Doesn't Expect Other OSes to Want to Fetch Snaps from Ubuntu Store

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Jun 24, 2016 2:07 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Ubuntu
When Canonical announced last week that their Snappy implementation is ready for use on some of the major GNU/Linux operating systems, some were revolted and started questioning Canonical's approach to delivering Snaps to other distros.

Top 22 things to do after installing Fedora 24 to make as user friendly

  • 2daygeek.com; By Magesh Maruthamuthu (Posted by 2daygeek on Jun 24, 2016 1:09 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Fedora
Top 22 things to do after installing Fedora 24 to make as user friendly

Install KVM Hypervisor on CentOS 7.x and RHEL 7.x

KVM is an open source hardware virtualization software through which we can create and run multiple Linux based and windows based virtual machines simultaneously.

The Perfect Server CentOS 7.2 with Apache, Postfix, Dovecot, Pure-FTPD, BIND and ISPConfig 3.1

This tutorial shows how to install ISPConfig 3.1 on a CentOS 7.2 (64Bit) server. ISPConfig 3 is a web hosting control panel that allows you to configure the following services through a web browser: Apache web server, Postfix mail server, MySQL, BIND nameserver, PureFTPd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV, Mailman, and many more.

Astronomy for KDE

Although I have covered a large number of science applications in the past, I haven't really looked at too many options available within the KDE desktop environment. This has been due to my own biases in using a GTK-based desktop environment, but now I'd like to look at some of the packages available for people who really like to use KDE on their own machines.

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