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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.
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 […]
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
Muni, San Francisco's transit system, is back to normal after being hit by hackers who reportedly sought a $73,000 ransom.
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.
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.
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 has pledged that Windows 10 will eventually run the bulk of Linux software used by developers.
"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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
Want the latest and greatest tools for programming on Red Hat Enterprise Linux? They're here.
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.
Full compilation of the information required to understand a network monitor. What, why, when, how and where.
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, an operating system built from the free Linux software, made its debut on July 2011 with the Tianyu K-Touch W700 smartphone.