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How to secure BGP sessions using authentication on Quagga

Monday 6th of April 2015 11:58:58 AM
The BGP protocol runs over TCP, and as such, it inherits all the vulnerabilities of a TCP connection. For example, within a BGP session, an attacker may impersonate a legitimate BGP neighbor, and convince the BGP routers on the other end to share their routing information with the attacker. The problem occurs when the attacker […]Continue reading...The post How to secure BGP sessions using authentication on Quagga appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to enable user authentication for a Postfix SMTP server with SASL How to set up Samba as a Primary Domain Controller How to filter BGP routes in Quagga BGP router How to set up IPv6 BGP peering and filtering in Quagga BGP router How to set up a secure FTP service with vsftpd on Linux

Manjaro Linux 0.8.13 Will Bring an Updated Installer with LUKS Encryption

Monday 6th of April 2015 10:04:36 AM
The Manjaro development team, through Philip Müller, was proud to announce recently that the upcoming Manjaro Linux 0.8.13 operating system will ditch the regular Calamares installer in favor of the another one called Thus, which will boasts a wide range of improvements.

LXLE 14.04.2 Screenshot Tour

Monday 6th of April 2015 08:10:14 AM
The next incremental update of LXLE has been released, ticking it up to 14.04.2 along with the last 32-bit version of LXLE ever, which is based on 12.04.5. The 32-bit closely mirrors the changes to the latest 64-bit edition of the OS. As announced in our beta release LXLE now sports a highly customized version of the SeaMonkey Internet Suite. A fairly lengthy article was written on why this decision was made and that it wasn't something taken lightly. To add to that the other underlying reason was we wanted the distribution to showcase an excellent community driven browser to help spur support and perhaps encourage developers to join the project and lend a hand to the overworked small team of Mozilla volunteers still moving forward with Netscape's original suite idea.

HOWTO: Install Sailfish OS on the Nexus 4

Monday 6th of April 2015 06:15:52 AM
What I found when I searched around was that there did not appear to be a concise guide for what exactly you need to do to load Sailfish OS up on the Nexus 4. Today's post is going to be a “quick and dirty” of how to take a Nexus 4 in any state and get it to a functional boot of Sailfish OS.

How to create an HTTP tunnel on Linux with httptunnel

Monday 6th of April 2015 05:09:24 AM
HTTP-encapsulated tunnels are useful when you want to use games, IM clients, or P2P sharing applications across restrictive firewalls or proxies which tend to block pretty much everything except well known traffic such as HTTP traffic.

MakuluLinux 8 Unity Screenshot Tour

Monday 6th of April 2015 03:15:02 AM
MakuluLinux Unity now sports a fully operational bottom panel, this panel includes a classic menu, window list, update notifications and a clock. It acts and functions just like a normal bottom panel, and it makes use of a multi mode system. When not needed it will auto-hide itself, when in fullscreen mode it will reserve panel space.

A Step By Step Guide To Installing openSUSE

Monday 6th of April 2015 01:20:40 AM
This guide shows you how to install openSUSE using a mixture of images and text. The guide includes sections for creating a USB drive, working your way around the confusing partitioning process and setting up the bootloader

LXLE 14.04.2 & 12.04.5 Release Notes with Screenshots

Sunday 5th of April 2015 11:26:18 PM
The next incremental update of LXLE has been released, ticking it up to 14.04.2 along with the last 32bit version of LXLE ever, which is based on 12.04.5. The 32bit closely mirrors the changes to the latest 64bit edition of the OS. As announced in our beta release LXLE now sports a highly customized version of the SeaMonkey Internet Suite.

Linux Group Tests

Sunday 5th of April 2015 09:31:56 PM
This is the largest set of group tests available identifying the best software that is available to download. The collection includes more than 220 different group tests, with comprehensive sections on internet, graphics, games, programming, science, office, utilities, and more. Almost all of the software is released under a freely distributable license.

Android Security Improved in 2014, yet Risks Remain

Sunday 5th of April 2015 07:37:34 PM
As the popularity of Google's Android mobile operating system has grown over the years, so too have the security threats against it—that is, until 2014, according to Google's Android Security State of the Union 2014 report. Although Google has made significant strides in improving security, the reality is that Android users still face a number of non-trivial challenges and well-known security risks.

Microsoft Drops 'Do Not Track' Privacy Setting in Browser

Sunday 5th of April 2015 05:43:12 PM
Redmond is getting rid of the Do Not Track (DNT) browser privacy setting, citing evolving industry standards and the implementation of those standards. DNT will no longer be turned on by default in future versions of Microsoft's browsers, the company said.

Mono 4.0.0 Will Adopt Microsoft’s Open Source Code

Sunday 5th of April 2015 03:48:50 PM
While there’s no download link or an official announcement, the release notes of the upcoming Mono 4.0.0 framework have been published recently on the project’s website, and we have to admit that the changes are quite impressive, despite the fact that Mono is no longer a popular project on the open-source community.

Could Windows go open source? A top Microsoft engineer says 'definitely possible'

Sunday 5th of April 2015 01:54:28 PM
"It's a new Microsoft," engineer and Technical Fellow Mark Russinovich tells attendees at an open-source conference. Still, an open-source Windows shouldn't be expected anytime soon

PoliArch 15.04 Screencast

Sunday 5th of April 2015 12:00:06 PM
PoliArch 15.04 has been released.

First Look at OSMC RC on the Raspberry Pi 2

Sunday 5th of April 2015 10:10:04 AM
OSMC turns a Raspberry Pi 2 into an impressive media centre. While it has much to offer, OpenELEC is likely to be a better choice for most users.

Lemur – Ubuntu laptop from System76

Sunday 5th of April 2015 08:15:42 AM
System76 is specialized in selling laptops & desktops with Ubuntu Linux pre-installed. Their latest offer is the 14-inch Lemur laptop. The Lemur laptop features a 14 inch display and an Intel Core i3 Broadwell CPU.

OpenIndiana 2015.03 "Hipster" Solaris OS Adds Enlightenment 0.19 as Alternative Desktop

Sunday 5th of April 2015 06:21:20 AM
After half of year of development, Ken Mays has announced earlier this week the availability of a new OpenIndiana release, 2015.03, dubbed Hipster. OpenIndiana is the continuation of the OpenSolaris operating system, and this new release introduces several updated packages, an alternative desktop environment, and various under-the-hood improvements.

Have you heard of ONLYOFFICE? It’s like Google Docs, only it’s not from Google … and you might be able to run your own instance

Sunday 5th of April 2015 04:26:58 AM
How could I have missed ONLYOFFICE? If not for a How to Forge article on installing it, I would have never known that it existed as a hosted alternative to Google Docs/Spreadsheets or that you can self-host the software, though I’m not sure how functional the roll-your-own version is at this point.

Ubuntu on the Asus Zenbook UX305 ultrabook

Sunday 5th of April 2015 02:32:36 AM
The Asus Zenbook UX305 is a thin and light laptop ... but what if you’d rather run Ubuntu? The good news is that Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit works whether you disable secure boot or not. All you need to do is prepare a flash drive, insert it, reboot the computer, and hit the Esc key during boot to bring up the boot options menu.

Is Radio Ready for Ubuntu?

Sunday 5th of April 2015 12:38:14 AM
NAB Show presentation “Ubuntu — Radio Ready” describes RFA’s adoption of Linux, which began with system administrators and spread much further. Today, the RFA studios and broadcast network are powered by Ubuntu and Ubuntu Studio.

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  • Android Candy: Intercoms
    Ever since my "tiny $20 tablet" project (see my Open-Source Classroom column in the March 2015 issue), I've been looking for more and more cool things to do with cheap Android devices. Although the few obvious ones like XBMC or Plex remotes work well, I've recently found that having Android devices around the house means I can gain back an old-school ability that went out of style in the late 1980s—namely, an intercom system.
  • There's a wild prank hidden in Google Maps that insults Apple in the most childishly inappropriate way
    Rawalpindi is a vibrant Pakistani city known for its bazaars, ancient ruins, and array of religious shrines. But if you pay it a visit on Google Maps, you're going to notice something very unusual on the outskirts of the city — the Android "droid" mascot urinating on the Apple logo.
  • There's an Android bot peeing on an Apple logo on Google Maps
    Sick of all the Apple Watch news today? You're in luck, because we have something completely different for you. An image of an Android mascot, also known as an Android bot or Bugdroid, peeing on an Apple logo has been discovered on Google Maps.
  • An Android robot is peeing on an Apple logo in Google Maps
  • An Android is urinating on the Apple logo in Google Maps (update)
    Google and Apple have always had their differences, but a new Easter egg inside Google Maps has just taken their rivalry to a whole new level. As spotted by Team Android, if you head to these coordinates with the regular Map view enabled, you'll see Google's iconic Android mascot taking a leak on the Apple logo. At the moment, it's unclear who created this little piece of mischief and whether Google is taking action. But if this hidden message is any indication, it was snuck through by a member of the public using Google's Map Maker service, rather than a Google employee. Regardless, it's a crazy (and pretty hilarious) addition that's sure to rile some of the employees in Cupertino. Shots fired!
  • Sony's Android TV-powered 4K televisions are ridiculously thin
    Four models from Sony’s 2015 Android TV-powered 4K television range are now available for pre-order, with shipping to begin in May. The Japanese electronics giant unveiled its 4K TV lineup for 2015 at the Consumer Electronics Show in January, but kept pricing and release information to itself, only saying the new sets would be available sometime in the spring. Those details are finally here and the TVs themselves aren’t far off.
  • Android Wear v1.1 APK has Apple references in it, but when is iOS support coming?
    That Google is working on iOS support for Android Wear is nearly undeniable at this point, but even more evidence has surfaced in case you aren’t a believer. We peeked inside the latest Android Wear update APK to see what hidden bits were swarming about, and we came across some very interesting references.
  • 5 Things to Expect from the Nexus 5 Android 5.1.1 Release
    A few weeks ago, an Android 5.1.1 update mysteriously appeared alongside an update for Google’s Android SDK. Earlier this week, Google finally confirmed the Nexus Android 5.1.1 release with an update for its Nexus Player. With an Android 5.1.1 update now on the minds of Nexus users, particularly Nexus 5 users dealing with Android 5.0 Lollipop problems, we want to take a look at what we expect from the Nexus 5 Android 5.1 release from Google.

The Turing Phone Is Super Durable and Ultra Secure

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