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5 tricks for using the sudo command in Linux

Wednesday 15th of November 2017 01:01:26 AM
The sudoers file can provide detailed control over user privileges, but with very little effort, you can still get a lot of benefit from sudo. Here are some simple ways to get a lot of value out of the sudo command in Linux.

What’s New in Fedora 27 Workstation

Tuesday 14th of November 2017 11:47:06 PM
Fedora 27 Workstation is the latest release of our free, leading-edge operating system. You can download it from the official website here right now. There are several new and noteworthy changes in Fedora Workstation. GNOME 3.26 This Fedora Workstation release, as always, brings with... Continue Reading →

Restore Corrupted USB Drive To Original State In Linux

Tuesday 14th of November 2017 10:32:46 PM
Many times our storage devices like sd cards and Pen drives get corrupted and unusable due to one or other reasons.

Introducing the New Firefox: Firefox Quantum

Tuesday 14th of November 2017 09:18:26 PM
It’s fast. Really fast. Firefox Quantum is over twice as fast as Firefox from 6 months ago, built on a completely overhauled core engine with brand new technology...

Announcing the release of Fedora 27

Tuesday 14th of November 2017 08:04:06 PM
The Fedora Project proudly announces the release and general availability of the Fedora 27 Workstation and Fedora 27 Atomic editions. Fedora 27 incorporates thousands of improvements from both the Fedora Community and various upstream software projects. You can download Fedora... Continue Reading →

How to Setup Automatic Security Updates on Ubuntu 16.04

Tuesday 14th of November 2017 07:37:06 PM
Security updates are an integral part of the IT-world. Linux may be regarded as one of the securest computer operating systems, but that doesn't take away the fact that it too has vulnerabilities that need to be fixed through timely security updates. In this tutorial, we will show you how to step-by-step configure Ubuntu 16.04 server for automatic security updates

Happy 60th birthday, Fortran

Tuesday 14th of November 2017 05:06:02 PM
The Fortran compiler, introduced in April 1957, was the first optimizing compiler, and it paved the way for many technical computing applications over the years. What Cobol did for business computing, Fortran did for scientific computing.Fortran may be approaching retirement age, but that doesn't mean it's about to stop working. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the first Fortran (then styled "FORTRAN," for "FORmula TRANslation") more

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM arrives after seven years of development

Tuesday 14th of November 2017 03:51:42 PM
The promise of running serious Linux servers on ARM processors has been there for ages. Now, at long last, the reality is here.

OnePlus Accidentally Pre-Installed an App that acts as a Backdoor to Root Access

Tuesday 14th of November 2017 02:37:22 PM
OnePlus accidentally left in place a diagnostic testing application made by Qualcomm. After decompiling this application, he discovered that it can be exploited to grant root access -- effectively acting as a backdoor.

Automation controller runs Linux on a NanoPi Neo SBC

Tuesday 14th of November 2017 01:23:02 PM
Techbase launched a “ModBerry M300” automation controller built on a NanoPi Neo, and added M-Bus and M-Bus Wireless support to its ESP32-based Moduino. Gdansk, Poland based Techbase has added another member to its Linux-driven ModBerry family of automation controllers. The latest ModBerry is built around FriendlyElec’s open source NanoPi Neo SBC. The company has also […]

Sysadmins vs. natural disasters

Tuesday 14th of November 2017 12:08:42 PM
Sysadmins who lived through Katrina, Sandy, and other disasters share real-world advice for anyone responsible for IT during an emergency.

Firefox 57 "Quantum" Web Browser Now Available to Download, Here's What's New

Tuesday 14th of November 2017 10:54:22 AM
While the world waits eagerly for Mozilla to officially unveil the new Firefox Quantum web browser on November 14, 2017, you can download it right now for GNU/Linux, macOS, and Windows PCs.

My Adventure Migrating Back To Windows

Tuesday 14th of November 2017 09:40:02 AM
I have had linux as my primary OS for about a decade now, and primarily use Ubuntu. But with the latest release I have decided to migrate back to an OS I generally dislike, Windows 10.

Linux 4.14 Release Provides Long Term Support and Larger Memory Limits

Tuesday 14th of November 2017 08:25:41 AM
Among the new capabilities that landed in the Linux 4.14 update is the possibility for larger memory capacity utilization. The original x86-64 specification in Linux allowed for a limit 4 level of memory paging, providing a maximum of 256 TiB of virtual address space and 64 TiB of physical address space. A TiB or Tebibyte is approximately 1.1 Terabytes.

Crafting your AI strategy: 3 tips

Tuesday 14th of November 2017 07:11:21 AM
Take AI beyond obvious use cases and create a master plan.

The new long-term Linux kernel, Linux 4.14, has arrived

Tuesday 14th of November 2017 05:57:01 AM
For the next six years, Android smartphones, embedded Linux devices, and Linux-based Internet of Things gadgets will use the newly released Linux 4.14 kernel.

Firefox 57 Takes Quantum Leap Forward in Speed and Looks

Tuesday 14th of November 2017 04:42:40 AM
Mozilla's open-source browser gets a new look and new features in its' biggest update in a decade.

In-vehicle computer runs Marshmallow on Snapdragon

Tuesday 14th of November 2017 03:28:20 AM
Advantech’s rugged “Trek-530” in-vehicle computer runs Android 6.0 on a Snapdragon 212, and features isolated DIO, CAN, J1708/J1587, WiFi, BT, GPS, and LTE. Trucks appear to be heading for a switch to fully autonomous technology, creating new opportunities while also decimating yet another segment of the traditional workforce. In the meantime, trucking companies are smartening […]

Linux Lite Users Are Among the First to Get Linux 4.14, Here's How to Install It

Tuesday 14th of November 2017 02:14:00 AM
Linux Lite maintainer Jerry Bezencon is once again the first to announce on Twitter the availability of the latest Linux kernel branch in the software repositories of his Ubuntu-based distribution.

Install WebMail Lite PHP based Webmail Client on Debian 9.1

Tuesday 14th of November 2017 12:59:40 AM
In this guide, we’ll show you how to install the latest version of WebMail Lite PHP in Debian 9.1 and show you how to configure the application to fetch e-mails from a popular mail service Yahoo! Mail. The tutorial can be used for your own mail services as well, Yahoo is just used as an example.

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The ThinkPad X1 Carbon has been enjoying its time on Linux 4.15. In addition to the recent boot time tests and kernel power comparison, here are some raw performance benchmarks looking at the speed from Linux 4.10 through Linux 4.15 Git. With this Broadwell-era Core i7 5600U laptop with 8GB RAM, HD Graphics, and 128GB SATA 3.0 SSD with Ubuntu 17.10 x86_64, the Linux 4.10 through 4.15 Git mainline kernels were benchmarked. Each one was tested "out of the box" and the kernel builds were obtained from the Ubuntu Mainline Kernel archive. Read more