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10 Best Linux Backup Solutions

Monday 20th of March 2017 02:28:55 AM
Backing up your computer takes time and effort but that is nothing compared to the stress you undergo if things happen to go wrong. A dependable backup tool is something everyone needs to have. Let’s look at some great Linux backup solutions.

Hire a DDoS service to take down your enemies

Sunday 19th of March 2017 11:48:48 PM
With the onrush of connected internet of things (IoT) devices, distributed denial-of-service attacks are becoming a dangerous trend. Similar to what happened to DNS service provider Dyn last fall, anyone and everyone is in the crosshairs. The idea of using unprotected IoT devices as a way to bombard networks is gaining momentum.

Tough, 84 x 55mm Intel Atom COM offers soldered memory

Sunday 19th of March 2017 09:08:42 PM
Eurotech’s rugged, Linux-friendly “CPU-163-15” is an 84 x 55mm COM Express Type 10 Mini module with Bay Trail Atoms and soldered ECC and eMMC. Eurotech’s Intel Atom E3800 “Bay Trail” based CPU-163-15 COM Express Type 10 Mini module continues the Amaro, Italy based company’s tradition of offering rugged embedded boards with support for its cloud-based […]

10 Steps about How to create LVM Volume

Sunday 19th of March 2017 06:28:36 PM
Logical Volume Manager (LVM) is a software which provides the abstraction layer over the physical disk. Which hides the details regarding where does data stored on the disk or from where the data comes from actual physical disk whenever it is requested.Before learning how to create lvm lets learn terms in LVM so that it will become easy to grasp the commands about LVM administration.

Teen Programmer Creates a Neural Network Kanye West Rapping A.I.

Sunday 19th of March 2017 03:48:30 PM
Barrat used open-source software on his Linux machine to program the neural network with 6,000 lines from Kanye West songs. He then trained it using the open-source machine learning library PyBrain.

Raspberry Pi Surges To 3rd Best Selling Computer Of All Time Surpassing The Commodore 64

Sunday 19th of March 2017 01:54:08 PM
Given RPi's flexibility, it should come as no surprise that the open source Linux-power min PC has proven to be such a popular computing platform for scores of consumers, businesses and educational institutions...

Make Container Management Easy With Cockpit

Sunday 19th of March 2017 10:45:31 AM
If you administer a Linux server, you’ve probably been in search of a solid administration tool. That quest has probably taken you to such software as Webmin and cPanel. But if you’re looking for an easy way to manage a Linux server that also includes Docker, one tool stands above the rest for that particular purpose: Cockpit.

This laptop-bricking USB stick just got even more dangerous

Sunday 19th of March 2017 08:51:09 AM
Remember that USB stick that would destroy almost anything in its path, from laptops, photo booths, kiosks, to even cars? Now there's a new version, and it's even more dangerous than before.

The Week in Open Source News: Web Titans Influence Data Center Networking, How Blockchain Kickstarts Business & More

Sunday 19th of March 2017 06:56:47 AM
This week in open source news, SDxCentral calls The Linux Foundation crucial to the networking evolution, the cloud should be central in kickstarting your business, and more! Read on for more Linux and OSS headlines.

Linux Kernel 3.16.42 LTS Is a Massive Update with More Than 330 Improvements

Sunday 19th of March 2017 05:02:25 AM
Immediately after releasing the Linux 3.2.87 LTS kernel, Ben Hutchings announced the release and general availability of the forty-second maintenance update to the long-term supported Linux 3.16 kernel series.

GitLab acquires Gitter, a new BeagleBone board, and more open source news

Sunday 19th of March 2017 03:08:03 AM
In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at GitLab acquiring Gitter, Daimler joining the Open Invention Network, the new BeagleBone Blue board, and more.

TripleO QuickStart Deployment with feature sets (topology) and and nodes configuration separated

Sunday 19th of March 2017 01:13:41 AM
Quoting currently posted release notes :- Configuration files in general_config were separated into feature sets (to be specified with --config argument ) and nodes configuration (to be specified with --nodes configuration)

Consortium aims to unify Linux and Android IoT

Saturday 18th of March 2017 11:19:19 PM
Advantech and nine firms, including Retronix, ThunderSoft, Canonical, and Timesys, launched an Embedded Linux & Android Alliance (ELAA) for IoT standards. Just when we thought there couldn’t possibly be another IoT organization promising to usher us into the nirvana of true interoperability, here comes the Embedded Linux & Android Alliance (ELAA). For all we know, […]

6 Alternative Linux Shells for Power Users

Saturday 18th of March 2017 09:24:57 PM
Bash is pre-installed on most Linux distros, but it is not the only shell around. Here are 6 alternative Linux shells you can use and try out.

Linux Kernel 3.2.87 LTS Released with Networking Improvements, Updated Drivers

Saturday 18th of March 2017 07:30:35 PM
Linux kernel developer Ben Hutchings announced the release and immediate availability of the eighty-seventh maintenance update to the oldest long-term supported Linux 3.2 kernel series.

UP Core SBC is a smaller, wireless version of the Atom-based UP

Saturday 18th of March 2017 05:36:13 PM
Aaeon’s UP Core is a smaller version of the community-backed, Atom x5 Z8350 based UP board that swaps out the GbE port for WiFi and Bluetooth. Aaeon closed out the Embedded World show by announcing a more compact and COM-like UP Core version of its community-backed UP board SBC.

Top 5: Raspberry Pi physical computing, Fedora 25 install, and more

Saturday 18th of March 2017 03:41:51 PM
In this week's Top 5, we highlight articles from our Raspberry Pi series to celebrate Pi Day, the IDEs of March, and Python scripts.

Master PHP Programming with Open-Source Books

Saturday 18th of March 2017 01:47:29 PM
PHP has been at the helm of the web for many years. It is an extremely popular, interpreted scripting language that is ideally suited for web development in part because it has an approachable syntax and supports different operating systems. This language powers millions of web sites on the net and is extremely well supported by its user community.

Mozilla: Everyone's scared of hackers but clueless about fending them off

Saturday 18th of March 2017 11:53:07 AM
According to Firefox maker Mozilla, we're nearly all afraid of hackers, but few of us feel we can protect ourselves from them.

An Exploration of Citrix Delivery Networks

Saturday 18th of March 2017 09:58:45 AM
While many of us may be more familiar with the virtualization and remote access products from Citrix, Danny Phillips was talking about their products in the networking space during his keynote presentation at LinuxCon Europe.

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Google launches new site to showcase its open source projects and processes

Google is launching a new site today that brings all of the company’s open source projects under a single umbrella. The code of these projects will still live on GitHub and Google’s self-hosted git service, of course, with the new site functioning as a central directory for them. While this new project is obviously meant to showcase Google’s projects, the company says it also wants to use it to provide “a look under the hood” of how it “does” open source. Read more

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