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Reddit: Need help running a command on login -- chroot

Thursday 21st of August 2014 11:04:11 PM

Hi. I have successfully chrooted a user so when he logs in he is at /home/user.

I want to automatically cd him to /home/user/subdirectory when he logs in.

I tried entering the cd command in .bashrc and .bash_profile yet that does not work. Any ideas?

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LXer: Another great experience in Fedora bug reporting: Wine font fix solves my web-browsing problem

Thursday 21st of August 2014 10:24:12 PM
Fedora‘s motto is “Freedom. Friends. Features. First.” I’m here to tell you Fedora lives up to that billing. Why do I say this now? I’ve just had another positive experience with Fedora, this time in finding a bug in my system, adding my information to an existing bug report and now seeing updated packages pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repositories and onto my system, where the problem has been fixed. Local Motors: Cars Should be Open Source Hardware

Thursday 21st of August 2014 10:05:32 PM

Though Local Motors was the first car company to produce an open source vehicle, Founder Jay Rogers says it is not an open source car company. It's a hardware company. What is Docker, Really? Founder Solomon Hykes Explains

Thursday 21st of August 2014 10:03:23 PM

Docker's meteoric rise is still puzzling, and somewhat problematic, said founder Solomon Hykes in his keynote at LinuxCon and CloudOpen on Thursday. Most people today who are aware of Docker don't necessarily understand how it works or even why it exists, he said, because they haven't actually used it.

Reddit: Linux Kernel Developer Panel | LinuxCon 2014

Thursday 21st of August 2014 09:51:32 PM
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Reddit: Years ago had a script which I used as a firewall using iptables , now I am looking for one using ufw instead.

Thursday 21st of August 2014 09:50:35 PM

Anyone have a script I can use ? I have two nic cards and want one to act as a firewall router

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Phoronix: Steam Now Supports VA-API For In-Home Game Streaming

Thursday 21st of August 2014 09:40:59 PM
Another Steam Linux client update is out today and with this latest revision comes VA-API video acceleration support when using Steam on Linux for in-home streaming...

LXer: Beer and open source with Untappd

Thursday 21st of August 2014 09:27:01 PM
Greg Avola loves beer and coding. He loves beer so much that he made an app, Untappd, where users track their favorite brews. He loves coding so much that he wrote a book about mobile web development. According to him, if it weren't for open source software, his app—and the projects of many other developers—simply wouldn't exist.

TuxMachines: today's howtos

Thursday 21st of August 2014 09:09:04 PM

LXer: How to sniff HTTP traffic from the command line on Linux

Thursday 21st of August 2014 08:36:20 PM
Suppose you want to sniff live HTTP web traffic (i.e., HTTP requests and responses) on the wire for some reason. For example, you may be testing experimental features of a web server. Or you may be debugging a web application or a RESTful service. Or you may be trying to troubleshoot PAC (proxy auto config) […]Continue reading...The post How to sniff HTTP traffic from the command line on Linux appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:What are useful CLI tools for Linux system admins How to configure Nagios for audio alerts and mobile notifications How to monitor common services with Nagios How to set up RainLoop webmail in Ubuntu server How to set up MailScanner, Clam Antivirus and SpamAssassin in CentOS mail server

Reddit: I'm designing a project/lab based class for senior ECE students for C++ development on ARM processors. Advice welcome! (x-post /r/raspberry_pi)

Thursday 21st of August 2014 08:12:59 PM

The administration is only giving us a week notice that there will be a course and they would like to take me on part time to teach it, but whatever. That is big school bureaucracy for you!

The class will be heavily lab and project based, because let's be real, lectures on this type of thing are less than valuable.

If you were taking such a class your senior year, what skill sets would you be hoping to get out of it? What types of projects do you think are interesting and valuable? What - in your opinion - would motivate a student to use an ARM processor instead of a smaller and cheaper microcontroller? How would you want the course structured? What ARM platform do you feel would be most appropriate for this type of class and why? Even a list of "Knowing these 7 topics is essential to really get going with involved projects" would be very helpful.

More than anything else, I want these kids to walk away from the class feeling competent in making their cool projects ideas a reality. The administration is requesting a C++ coding element be involved, however that is less important than having a bangerang class that students feel give them the tools to do instead of just dream.

All advice welcome!

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TuxMachines: Userptr Support Set For AMD Radeon GPUs In Linux 3.18

Thursday 21st of August 2014 08:03:02 PM

While it was originally set for Linux 3.17, with the Linux 3.18 kernel that's still months away will be userptr support for the AMD Radeon graphics driver.

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TuxMachines: Rugged mini-PCs have four gigabit ports, run Ubuntu

Thursday 21st of August 2014 07:56:20 PM has launched four rugged mini-PCs based on 3rd Gen. Intel Core CPUs, featuring four gigabit ports, Ubuntu, and optional PCI and PCIe expansion.

The four new LPC480x models are the latest members of the Little PC family of mini-PCs from (formerly Stealth Computer), which include the circa-2011, Intel Atom D525 based LPC-125LPM. The company sells about 50 different LPC models available with Windows or Ubuntu Linux. The systems are designed for embedded control, digital signs, kiosks, mobile navigation, thin-clients, POS, and Human Machine Interface (HMI) applications.

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TuxMachines: LinuxCon: What's Going On With Fedora.Next

Thursday 21st of August 2014 07:49:11 PM

For those curious about what's going on with "Fedora.Next" in revolutionizing the Fedora Linux distribution, Matthew Miller -- Fedora's new Project Leader -- is presenting at LinuxCon Chicago today covering the ongoing working for the Red Hat sponsored distribution.

Matthew Miller's presentation is entitled "How Linux Distros Became Boring (and Fedora's Plan to Put Boring Where It Belongs)." It doesn't look like I'll make it over to LinuxCon Chicago due to the weather over here in Indiana today, but fortunately for all those outside of Chicago, you can already find Matthew's slides online.

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TuxMachines: Intel Sandy Bridge Gains On Linux 3.17 Extend Beyond Graphics

Thursday 21st of August 2014 07:47:20 PM

Yesterday I shared some benchmarks showing Intel Sandy Bridge HD Graphics performance increasing on Linux 3.17 for this several year old architecture. This came as a surprise but the good news is the performance improvements on this new Linux kernel don't stop with OpenGL but extend to CPU performance too.

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LXer: Microsoft rolls out free OneNote app for Android tablets

Thursday 21st of August 2014 07:39:09 PM
Microsoft's newest version of OneNote for Android is optimized to work on tablets and adds support for digital inking. The 'modern' version of OneNote for Windows 8.x also is getting an update.

TuxMachines: Acer Offers New Desktop Chromebox

Thursday 21st of August 2014 07:36:25 PM

Acer, which has been rapidly gaining popularity as a portable computing hardware manufacturer, has been placing some heavy bets on Google's cloud-centric Chrome OS platform. The company has a fleet of portable computers based on Chrome OS, and is taking Chrome OS to the desktop form factor with a new system.

Acer’s Chromebox CXI system, announced on Thursday, is seen back-mounted in the photo and runs an Intel Celeron 2957U dual-core 1.4GHz processor. It also has a 16GB solid-state drive, and--like other systems based on Chrome OS--offers a fast boot-up time that Acer claims takes only eight seconds.

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TuxMachines: Android in-dash IVI device revs up in India

Thursday 21st of August 2014 07:17:00 PM

MapmyIndia released an Android-based IVI and navigation system called the IceNav 701 with a dual-core processor, a 6.2-inch WVGA touchscreen, and NaviMap.

With Indian navigation technology firm MapmyIndia releasing the IceNav 701, Android continues its quiet push into in-vehicle infotainment (IVI). Other Android-based systems we’ve seen include Renault’s R-Link, Clarion Malaysia’s AX1, and Malaysia-based Proton’s Suprima S, among others.

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Popcorn Time 0.3.3 Released With Support External Media Players And Chromecast, More

Popcorn Time 0.3.3 was released today and it comes with quite a few new features, including support for external players such as VLC, XBMC, MPlayer, mpv and others, Chromecast and Airplay support, 3 new themes and more. Read more

Making of GNOME 3.14

The release of GNOME 3.14 is slowly approaching, so I stole some time from actual design work and created this little promo to show what goes into a release that probably isn’t immediately obvious (and a large portion of it doesn’t even make it in). Read more

systemd for Developers I

A service capable of socket activation must be able to receive its preinitialized sockets from systemd, instead of creating them internally. For most services this requires (minimal) patching. However, since systemd actually provides inetd compatibility a service working with inetd will also work with systemd -- which is quite useful for services like sshd for example. Read more

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.11 to Be the Last Update for RHEL5

The developers of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.11 have said that this will be the last update to be released in the series and that it concludes one of the longest support periods for a Linux distribution. The distribution was released back in 2007 and it's been updated numerous times. The devs have continued to provide updates and various fixes for this OS, keeping it grounded in the present as much as possible. The truth is that RHEL 5 uses a very old Linux kernel (updated) and it still sports the old GNOME 2 desktop. Read more