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At OSCON 2016 in Austin, Keila Banks will be giving a talk on The Automated Teen. Because Keila's father, Phillip Banks, has been a long-time organizer and volunteer at SCaLE (Southern California Linux Expo), Keila has been a familiar face at that event over the years, and she started giving talks there when she was 11 years old.read more
It is important to understand ports, their details and their numbers.Q. What is a port?A port is piece of software which is used as docking point in your machine, where remote application can communicate. This is analogy to the physical ports for entering in to a country from different sea ports.
Linux developer Sasha Levin has kicked off a project in which he proposes gathering up kernel security fixes under a single tree.…
This year at the Percona Live Data Performance Conference, I'll be discussing Tarantool.read more
Canonical announced that the upcoming Ubuntu 16.04 LTS operating system will offer users the possibility of installing snaps alongside the standard Debian packages.
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All custom domains hosted on WordPress.com will soon have their sites automatically encrypted for free. WordPress said late Friday afternoon that more than one million sites will have encryption automatically deployed.
In 2014, Mozilla teamed up with Akamai, Cisco, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Identrust, and the University of Michigan to found Let’s Encrypt in order to move the Web towards universal encryption. Today, Let’s Encrypt is leaving beta.
The twenty-sixth installation of the "This Week in Solus" weekly newsletter was published to inform the community about the latest work done for the independent Solus Linux OS.
Ransomware is evolving and soon will share the same deadly efficiencies as notorious worms of the past, such as Conficker and SQL Slammer. In fact, according to security researchers at Cisco Talos, today's newest ransomware, SamSam, is a harbinger of a new wave of more malicious, tenacious and costly ransomware to come.
Android Studio 2.0 introduces a faster emulator, new Instant Run, app indexing, and Cloud Test Lab features, and an improved GPU Developer debugger. The previously previewed Instant Run feature is ready to roll in Android Studio 2.0. This time-saving extension to the run and debug commands uses a VM swap feature that sends only code […]
The free SSL/TLS effort from the Linux Foundation is no longer in beta. Here's why it makes the Web more secure overall.
It’s time for Bangladesh to join the open source revolution.
I wrote this guide as the antidote for people who have dual booted Windows 10 and Ubuntu and want Windows 10 back the way it was before.
"There has been a lot of talk lately about a most unique combination: GNU—the fully free/libre operating system—and Microsoft Windows—the freedom-denying, user-controlling, surveillance system. There has also been a great deal of misinformation. ... Many articles are calling this `Linux on Windows`. This is a fallacy: the kernel Linux is not at all involved! What we are witnessing is the GNU operating system running with a Windows kernel instead of Linux."
The studio quality 2D animation software, OpenToonz, which was recently open sourced continues to find adopters. Luckily for those trying to figure out how to use it, there are plenty of videos.
Also in today's open source roundup: Why Microsoft needs Linux, and BlackBerry will launch two Android phones.
Stealth.com has launched a tiny, Ubuntu-ready “LPC-175F” mini-PC with a quad-core Atom E3845, dual GbE ports, and -20 to 70°C support. The 145 x 84 x 35mm LPC-175F is one of the smallest mini-PCs ever built by Stealth.com. By comparison, its 250 x 146 x 42mm and up, Intel 3rd Gen. Core based LPC480x mini-PC […]
OpenStack Mitaka, released April 7, brings new usability enhancements to the open source cloud-computing platform, which should increase OpenStack adoption.
This tutorial shows you how you can use incron on an Ubuntu system to run commands when a file or Directory is changed. The incron daemon is similar to cron, but instead of running commands based on time, it can trigger commands when a file or directory event occurs (e.g. a file modification, changes of permissions, etc.).