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PSAD installation and configuration on Debian 8 (Jessie)

Monday 30th of May 2016 10:36:01 PM
In this tutorial, I will show you the installation and configuration of the PSAD (Port Scan Attack Detection) tool on Debian 8 (Jessie). PSAD provides intrusion detection and log-analysis with IPtables (Linux firewall).

How to select the fastest apt mirror on Ubuntu Linux

Monday 30th of May 2016 09:21:41 PM
The following guide will provide you with some information on how to improve Ubuntu's repository download speed by selecting the closest, that is, possibly fastest mirror relative to your geographical location.

Mozilla turns Firefox OS into IoT hub

Monday 30th of May 2016 08:07:21 PM
Firefox OS is transformed to bring the Internet of Things into our lives

Google's Abacus Project: It's All about Trust

Monday 30th of May 2016 06:53:01 PM
Do you hate having to remember your password when you want to access a secureWeb site? Well, that soon may be a thing of the past.

Ubuntu Touch's Web Browser to Improve the Google Hangouts Experience in OTA-11

Monday 30th of May 2016 05:38:41 PM
The long-anticipated OTA-11 update for Ubuntu Phone and Ubuntu Tablet devices is just around the corner, and today we'll have a quick look at what's coming in the Web Browser app.

An open source 3D printed violin

Monday 30th of May 2016 04:24:21 PM
A recent message on Twitter about an open source 3D printed violin sent me in search of more information about Hovalin. Much of the 3D printed universe is about robots and drones, so seeing a violin in the mix caused me to pause and wonder more about this unique project. I reached out to husband and wife team, Kaitlyn and Matt Hova.

GeckoLinux 421.160527.0 Cinnamon Screenshot Tour

Monday 30th of May 2016 03:10:01 PM
GeckoLinux 421.160527.0 Cinnamon has been released. Added 3G USB dongle support (ModemManager and usb_modeswitch). GeckoLinux is a Linux spin based on the openSUSE distribution, with a focus on polish and out-of-the-box usability on the desktop. The distribution features many desktop editions which can be installed from live discs. Some patent encumbered open source software is included in GeckoLinux which is not available in the default installation of openSUSE. Special attention has been given to the quality of the font rendering.

Kicking the Tires on Arch Based Antergos

Monday 30th of May 2016 01:46:52 PM
We decided to take the Arch Linux based distribution Antergos out for a test drive. Here's how it handled, out in traffic and on the track.

How I used a Raspberry Pi to connect with my grandkids

Monday 30th of May 2016 11:52:30 AM
I really like the Raspberry Pi computer because it is a fun way to learn about and play with computers. I wish I had had something like it when I was young but I did the best I could with my slide rule and the mainframe at the local college.I have also found the Raspberry Pi is a great way to connect with my grandchildren.read more

Seeing Red and Getting Sleep

Monday 30th of May 2016 09:58:08 AM
I'm always leery when I hear, Recent studies show.... But the idea thatlooking at electronic device screens before bed can cause sleep issuesseems to be fairly accepted. The fascinating part for me is that it isn'treally the screen itself, but the blue part of the color spectrum thatcontributes to the sleeplessness.

Meet Manjaro Linux Gaming 16.06, an Arch Linux-Based Distro Designed for Gamers

Monday 30th of May 2016 08:03:46 AM
Today we would like to introduce our Linux readers to an upcoming edition of the Arch Linux-based Manjaro Linux operating system designed for gamers.

Antergos 2016.05.28 Screenshot Tour

Monday 30th of May 2016 06:09:24 AM
Notable Changes: Packages updated for the live and minimal install environments. Applied work-around for issue with gdk pixbuf query loaders cache that prevented the installer from starting in some cases.

MKVToolNix 9.2.0 MKV Manipulation Tool Brings Small Fixes and Improvements

Monday 30th of May 2016 04:15:02 AM
Moritz Bunkus announced the second major release of his powerful and open source MKV (Matroska) manipulation utility for all supported operating systems, including Linux, Windows, and MacOS.

Brand New App – Ubuntu After Install (Hassle Free Software installation)

Monday 30th of May 2016 02:20:40 AM
Ubuntu After Install is a small Ubuntu Application installer (Almost 86 Application included) which help users to automatically install a lot of useful extra software on Ubuntu after the initial desktop installation smiler to PostInstallerF & Fedy. This Application support from Ubuntu 12.04 & later Desktop.

PostgreSQL backup/archiving options

Monday 30th of May 2016 12:26:18 AM
PostgreSQL built in backup and restore options can be confusing at first but are relatively easy to set up and configure once you understand the basics. This post set out the backup options from using pgdump to continuous archiving with log shipping.

Sabayon ARM 16.06 Linux Gets Kodi-Based Media Center Edition for Raspberry Pi 3

Sunday 29th of May 2016 10:31:56 PM
Sabayon ARM developer Ettore Di Giacinto announced the release of Sabayon ARM 16.06 Media Center Edition for Raspberry Pi 3 and Raspberry Pi 2 SBCs.

What sets PatternFly apart from Bootstrap?

Sunday 29th of May 2016 08:37:34 PM
Last June, Opensource.com gave readers a behind the scenes look of PatternFly, how it came to be, and why developers should know about the project. This time around, I thought it was important to hear from the people who are actually using PatternFly. This series aims to learn more about PatternFly through the eyes of the developer.read more

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