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Reddit: TIL: namei -om /path

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 05:13:55 AM
# namei -om /var/www/html/ f: /var/www/html/ drwxr-xr-x root root / drwxr-xr-x root root var drwxr-xr-x root root www drwxr-xr-x root root html

Why haven't I heard of this command before? Very useful for debugging permissions for a path.

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Phoronix: Ubuntu To Stop Building 32-Bit PowerPC For Future Releases

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 05:00:00 AM
With Debian Stretch dropping 32-bit PowerPC as a release architecture, Ubuntu is following a similar maneuver and will not be making 32-bit PPC images of future releases...

Reddit: zfsonlinux repo offline?

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 04:15:56 AM

So, is it just me or is the zfsonlinux debian repo actually offline?

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LXer: Guide to the Open Cloud: The State of Virtualization

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 04:14:31 AM
Is virtualization still as strategically important as it was now that we are in the age of containers? According to a Red Hat survey of 900 enterprise IT administrators, systems architects, and IT managers across geographic regions and industries, the answer is a resounding yes. Virtualization adoption remains on the rise, and is integrated with many cloud deployments and platforms.

LXer: Quad-core, 64-bit ARM hacker SBC has onboard wireless and eMMC

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 03:05:54 AM
The tiny, open-spec, Kodi-oriented “Khadas Vim” SBC has a quad-core, Cortex-A53 Amlogic S905X, plus WiFi, BT, 2GB RAM, and 8GB ($50) or 16GB ($65) eMMC. A Chinese startup called Khadas has launched an open source Khadas Vim single board computer that runs on the Amlogic S905X, a lower-cost upgrade to the quad-core, Cortex-A53 Amlogic S905 found on Hardkernel’s Odroid-C2 hacker SBC.

LinuxToday: Global Average Internet Connection Speed Reaches 6.3 Mbps in 3Q16

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 03:00:00 AM

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Akamai's Third Quarter 2016, State of the Internet Report shows a 21 percent year-over-year increase in the global average internet connection speed.

TuxMachines: OpenShot 2.2 Open-Source Video Editor Released with 4K Video Editing, More

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 02:53:18 AM

Just in time for the Christmas holidays that some of you are celebrating around the world, a new stable version of the popular OpenShot open-source video editor software arrived on December 21, 2016, with numerous goodies.

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TuxMachines: Brand New LibreOffice Extensions & Templates Website Surfaces After Six Years

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 02:52:09 AM

Softpedia was informed by The Document Foundation non-profit organization about the general availability of the new LibreOffice Extensions & Templates website.

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TuxMachines: Linux Mint, please stop discouraging users from upgrading

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 02:48:32 AM

The new version of Linux Mint has been released so I went ahead and downloaded it and reviewed it on my latest Dell XPS 13 Kaby Lake machine. That’s when I came across the persistent Linux Mint messaging to its users that discourages software updates. That spreads a very dangerous notion that once you get everything working, you shouldn't touch it.

Linux Mint has experienced some security breaches lately, so they should not be encouraging such behavior. Linux Mint project leaders seem to undermine the value of updates and upgrades. Clement Lefebvre, the founder and project leader of Linux Mint wrote in a blog post:

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TuxMachines: Firefox takes the next step towards rolling out multi-process to everyone

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 02:47:09 AM

With Firefox 50, Mozilla has rolled out the first major piece of its new multi-process architecture. Firefox 50 is also Firefox's current stable release.

Edge, Internet Explorer, Chrome, and Safari all have a multiple process design that separates their rendering engine—the part of the browser that reads and interprets HTML, CSS, and JavaScript—from the browser frame. They do this for stability reasons (if the rendering process crashes, it doesn't kill the entire browser) and security reasons (the rendering process can be run in a low-privilege sandbox, so exploitable flaws in the rendering engine are harder to take advantage of).

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TuxMachines: ExTiX 17.0 GNU/Linux Distro Arrives with Linux Kernel 4.9, Based on Ubuntu 16.10

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 02:42:27 AM

GNU/Linux developer Arne Exton informs us today, December 21, 2016, about the release and general availability of a new build of his ExTiX operating system based on Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak).

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TuxMachines: GeckoLinux Rolling Editions Now Based on the Latest openSUSE Tumbleweed Snapshot

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 02:40:48 AM

After announcing last week the release of the GeckoLinux Static 422.161213 Editions based on openSUSE Leap 42.2, the developers of the openSUSE-based distribution launched today new respins of the GeckoLinux Rolling Editions.

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TuxMachines: Leftovers: Software

Thursday 22nd of December 2016 02:13:19 AM
  • ALSA 1.1.3 Released For Linux Sound

    Version 1.1.3 of the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) was released today.

  • Flatpak 0.8.0 Linux App Sandboxing Supports Dependencies When Installing Bundles

    Coming three weeks after the release of Flatpak 0.6.14, the new 0.8 stable series of the open-source and cross-distro Linux application sandboxing and distribution framework (formerly XDG-App) has landed today, December 21, 2016.

    Announced by Alex Larsson on the project's GitHub page, Flatpak 0.8.0 appears that the new version is only a bugfix release laying the groundwork for the next major series, 0.9.x, which will sport a bunch of exciting new features. It requires OSTree 2016.14, but it's recommended to use OSTree 2016.15.

  • Oracle Launches VirtualBox 5.1.12 with Initial Linux Kernel 4.10 Support, Fixes

    Oracle announced the release and immediate availability of the VirtualBox 5.1.12 maintenance update to the 5.1 stable series of the popular and open-source computer virtualization solution.

  • Oracle VM VirtualBox 5.1.12 is now available!

    Oracle has released VirtualBox 5.1 Maintenance Release 12.

  • Nmap 7.40 Network Security Scanner Makes Brute Scripts Faster and More Accurate

    A new stable release of the popular, cross-platform, and open-source Nmap network security scanner software landed on the last minutes of December 20, 2016, versioned 7.40.

    Nmap 7.40 is here exactly two months after the release of Nmap 7.31, and promises to bring a bunch of exciting new features and goodies that ethical hackers, penetration testers, and security researchers will most definitely love, including the new "--defeat-icmp-ratelimit" option that dramatically reduces UDP scan times.

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  • IBM i Open Source Business Architect Lays Out A Plan
    Enterprise level application development is no place for open source languages. Can you believe it? That was once the widely accepted truth. Jiminy Crickets! Things have changed. The number of the stable open source distributions available with comprehensive support and maintenance goes well beyond common knowledge. Industry giants, successful SMB players, and mom and pop businesses are finding good reasons to use open source. Even IBM uses open source for internal business reasons. There are reasons for you to do the same.
  • Lightning Talk - Realizing the Multi-Cloud Promise of Kubernetes by Blake White, The Walt Disney Co.
  • How Disney Is Realizing the Multi-Cloud Promise of Kubernetes
    The Walt Disney Company is famous for “making magic happen,” and their cross-cloud, enterprise level Kubernetes implementation is no different. In a brief but information-packed lightning talk at CloudNativeCon in Seattle in November, Disney senior cloud engineer Blake White laid out a few of the struggles and solutions in making Kubernetes work across clouds.
  • Puppet Launches its Latest State of DevOps Survey
    Folks who are focused on container technology and virtual machines as they are implemented today might want to give a hat tip to some of the early technologies and platforms that arrived in the same arena. Among those, Puppet, which was built on the legacy of the venerable Cfengine system, was an early platform that helped automate lots of virtual machine implementations. We covered it in depth all the way back in 2008. Fast-forward to today, and Puppet is still making news, creating jobs and more.

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