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Locking Down Your Linux Server

Tuesday 29th of November 2016 12:00:47 AM
Yes! You’ve just set up your first Linux server and you’re ready to rock and roll! Right? Uh, no.By default, your Linux box is not secure against attackers. Oh sure, it’s more secure than Windows XP, but that’s not saying much.

3.5-inch Apollo Lake SBC supports extended temperatures

Monday 28th of November 2016 10:52:10 PM
Litemax announced a 3.5-inch “AECX-APL0” SBC with Atom E3900 SoCs, up to 4K video, SATA and mSATA, dual mini-PCIe, and extended temperature support. Earlier this year, Taiwan-based industrial display manufacturer Litemax Electronics acquired embedded board maker WynMax Technologies, and the company has now unveiled its first Intel Apollo Lake based SBC. The 3.5-inch form factor […]

Managing devices in Linux

Monday 28th of November 2016 09:54:59 PM
There are many interesting features of the Linux directory structure. This month I cover some fascinating aspects of the /dev directory. Before you proceed any further with this article, I suggest that, if you have not already done so, you read my earlier articles, Everything is a file, and An introduction to Linux filesystems, both of which introduce some interesting Linux filesystem concepts.read more

San Francisco’s Muni Hacked

Monday 28th of November 2016 08:57:48 PM
Muni, San Francisco's transit system, is back to normal after being hit by hackers who reportedly sought a $73,000 ransom.

Moving with SQL Server to Linux? Move from SQL Server to MySQL as well!

Monday 28th of November 2016 08:00:37 PM
Over the recent years, there has been a large number of individuals as well as organizations who are ditching the Windows platform for Linux platform, and this number will continue to grow as more developments in Linux are experienced. Linux has for long been the leader in Web servers as most of the web servers run on Linux, and this could be one of the reasons why the high migration is being experienced.

15 JavaScript frameworks and libraries

Monday 28th of November 2016 07:03:26 PM
JavaScript is the future. The language is supported by a number of technololgy leaders, one of whom is WordPress's founder Matt Mullenweg, who hinted that WordPress developers should learn it, clearly sending a message to the WordPress community as to it future importance. The mention was well received. The transition to better technology will enable WordPress to keep up with future challenges.read more

Google Code-in begins soon; KDE mentors welcome students

Monday 28th of November 2016 06:06:15 PM
The KDE community will once more be participating in Google Code-in, which pairs KDE mentors with students beween the ages of 13 and 18 to work on tasks which both help the KDE community and teach the students how to contribute to free and open source projects... Now is the time to login and begin adding your tasks. Former Google Summer of Code students are especially welcome to mentor.  

Jose Bonilla: How do you Fedora?

Monday 28th of November 2016 05:09:04 PM
We recently interviewed Jose Bonilla on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine. The series profiles Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done. Contact us on the feedback form... Continue Reading →

Microsoft tells devs: Whatever you're doing in Linux, Windows 10 will soon do it too

Monday 28th of November 2016 04:11:53 PM
Microsoft has pledged that Windows 10 will eventually run the bulk of Linux software used by developers.

Deutsche Telekom Says Cyber Attack Hits 900,000 Customers

Monday 28th of November 2016 03:14:42 PM
"We cannot exclude the possibility that the routers have been targeted by external parties with the result that they can no longer register on the network," the telecom company said.

Bitcoin in 5 minutes

Monday 28th of November 2016 02:01:59 PM
Blockstream's Eric Martindale opened his five-minute All Things Open lightning talk with a bold claim: "Bitcoin is one on the most significant innovations of our time." Why? Because it depends on trust. Under Bitcoin's client-server model, users trust remote servers to provide expected data.read more

Fedora 25 upgrade made easy, like how we are upgrading our smartphone now a days

Monday 28th of November 2016 12:47:39 PM
Fedora graphical upgrade is a simple way to upgrade your fedora system from one major version to another major version, like how we are upgrading our smartphone now a days.

NVIDIA vs. AMDGPU-PRO vs. RadeonSI OpenGL Comparison

Monday 28th of November 2016 11:26:04 AM
If you are planning to upgrade your graphics card in a Linux system this holiday season, here are some fresh benchmarks of several different AMD Radeon and NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards with various Linux gaming tests under Ubuntu.

Microsoft update servers left all Azure RHEL instances hackable

Monday 28th of November 2016 08:34:31 AM
Software engineer Ian Duffy found the flaws while building a secure RHEL image for Microsoft Azure. During that process he noticed an installation script Azure uses in its preconfigured RPM Package Manager contains build host information that allows attackers to find all four Red Hat Update Appliances which expose REST APIs over HTTPS.

Chakra GNU/Linux Users Get KDE Plasma 5.8.4, Apps 16.08.3, and Frameworks 5.28.0

Monday 28th of November 2016 05:42:58 AM
Chakra GNU/Linux developer Neofytos Kolokotronis informs the community about the availability of a set of new software updates for the rolling distro originally based on Arch Linux.

Red Hat Developer Toolset 6 released

Monday 28th of November 2016 02:51:25 AM
Want the latest and greatest tools for programming on Red Hat Enterprise Linux? They're here.

Linus Torvalds Outs the Seventh RC for Linux Kernel 4.9, Might Be the Last One

Sunday 27th of November 2016 11:59:52 PM
It's Sunday evening here is the US, and, for hardcore Linux users, this means that they test drive yet another RC (Release Candidate) build of the soon-to-be-released Linux 4.9 kernel.

Network Monitor a full insight

Sunday 27th of November 2016 09:08:19 PM
Full compilation of the information required to understand a network monitor. What, why, when, how and where.

Overclocked Wearables Can Pick Up Bio-Acoustic Signals

Sunday 27th of November 2016 06:16:46 PM
The research team hacked the Linux kernel on the watch and upgraded the software. To examine their idea, researchers developed some experimental apps for ViBand. The new technology could successfully control the apps on the watch or the remote devices, such as the lights and a TV, through common gestures.

YunOS overtakes Apple’s iOS as China’s second-largest smartphone operating system

Sunday 27th of November 2016 03:25:13 PM
YunOS, an operating system built from the free Linux software, made its debut on July 2011 with the Tianyu K-Touch W700 smartphone.

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Arduino-Compatible RISC-V and More

  • HiFive1 Is an Open-Source, Arduino-Compatible RISC-V Dev Kit
    Bay Area startup SiFive has announced the Freedom Everywhere 310 (FE310) system-on-chip — the industry’s first commercially-available SoC based on the free, open-source RISC-V architecture, along with the corresponding low-cost, Arduino-compatible HiFive1 development kit.
  • Samsung Defection From ARM to RISC-V.
    It was always thought that, when ARM relinquished its independence, its customers would look around for other alternatives. The nice thing about RISC-V is that it’s independent, open source and royalty-free. And RISC-V is what Samsung is reported to be using for an IoT CPU in preference to ARM.
  • Neutralize ME firmware on SandyBridge and IvyBridge platforms
    First introduced in Intel’s 965 Express Chipset Family, the Intel Management Engine (ME) is a separate computing environment physically located in the (G)MCH chip (for Core 2 family CPUs which is separate from the northbridge), or PCH chip replacing ICH(for Core i3/i5/i7 which is integrated with northbridge).

Moving From Microsoft to GNU/Linux

  • Is Linux the Right Choice for My Business?
    In these hard-economic times, cutting expense is among the keys to the success of a business. Licensing costs can be a huge drain on the wallet of any service. Of course, Microsoft Windows servers are still the standard in a lot of offices, however, there is an unsung hero out there simply waiting to be discovered by more business-owners. This article is obviously describing Linux. While it does have some appeal in both the general public and economic sectors, it is widely used for servers and still not a really popular operating system for workstations but among geeks. Why? You might ask. Microsoft has the marketplace cornered and remains the norm simply by being the standard. This is not to state that Microsoft does not produce quality software application; this post indicates absolutely nothing of the sort. Microsoft got where they are today by their sweat and devoted developers, in no way is this article lessening the quality of Microsoft or their line of products.
  • Moving with SQL Server to Linux? Move from SQL Server to MySQL as well! [Ed: SQL Server DOES NOT (!) run on Linux]
    Over the recent years, there has been a large number of individuals as well as organizations who are ditching the Windows platform for Linux platform, and this number will continue to grow as more developments in Linux are experienced. Linux has for long been the leader in Web servers as most of the web servers run on Linux, and this could be one of the reasons why the high migration is being experienced.
  • Does Linux community trust Microsoft?
    Does actually Linux community like Microsoft? Does actually Linux community trust Microsoft? I cannot answer the first question for sure, but I have a sure answer for the second question.

Mozilla Reports 2015 Revenue of $421.3M

For its fiscal 2015 year, Mozilla reported revenue of $421.3 million, up from $329.6 million that it reported Mozilla's revenue's have grown significantly over the last decade. The first year that Mozilla ever publicly disclosed its financial status was for its 2005 fiscal year, when the open-source organization generated $52.9 million in revenue. Read more Finance/ial issues: Open source wearable Angel shuts down