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Limit Your Linux Super Powers With su & sudo

Wednesday 1st of July 2015 07:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: First, you might be thinking, I'm an administrative user. Administration is my daily job. I should just be root.? Well, um, no.

Jdrivesync: your Google Drive synchronisation client for Linux

Wednesday 1st of July 2015 06:00:00 PM

 dark duck: Grive was a solution for many.

Will Red Hat Enter the Security Market?

Wednesday 1st of July 2015 05:00:00 PM

VIDEO: Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst discusses the role that security plays at the Linux vendor and whether it's a business he plans on entering with a new product.

Mageia 5 Linux Distro Offers New Tools, Improved Stability

Wednesday 1st of July 2015 04:00:00 PM

eWEEK: The Mageia 5 Linux distribution, which launched June 19, provides new tools, improved stability and overall ease of use.

Amazon introduces new open-source TLS implementation 's2n'

Wednesday 1st of July 2015 03:00:00 PM

 ZDnet: s2n, with its mere 6,000 lines of code, focuses only on encryption.

Happy Canada Day! 21 Canadians in open source to follow

Wednesday 1st of July 2015 02:00:00 PM Happy Canada Day to our neighbors to the north! In honor of your special day, we've rounded up a list of Canadians in open source to follow on Twitter.

Easily Analyze Your HTTP Traffic: Install And Configure Webalizer On Ubuntu 15.04

Wednesday 1st of July 2015 01:00:00 PM

 LinuxPitStop: Webalizer is a free application for the analysis of web server logs.

Engineers at Etsy play by their own rules

Wednesday 1st of July 2015 12:00:00 PM Etsy, the leading marketplace for handmade goods, has grown by leaps and bounds over the past five years.

Linux Top 3: Linux Mint Rafaela, OpenMandriva Lx 2014.2 and VectorLinux 7.1

Wednesday 1st of July 2015 11:00:00 AM

LinuxPlanet: With the recent demise of Mandriva it's important to remember that there are not one, but two forks that are still alive and well.

6 time-consuming tasks you can automate with code

Wednesday 1st of July 2015 06:00:00 AM A little bit of coding knowledge can let anyone write small scripts to do these tasks and save them hours (or weeks or months) of effort.

Install LibreNMS New Fork From Observium

Wednesday 1st of July 2015 02:00:00 AM

 unixmen: LibreNMS is an autodiscovering PHP/MySQL/SNMP based network monitoring tool

How to upgrade Debian Wheezy to Jessie safely

Tuesday 30th of June 2015 10:00:00 PM

 HowToForge: This tutorial explains how to upgrade your Debian system from Wheezy to Jessie in a few simple steps.

How to configure SNMPv3 on ubuntu 15.04 server

Tuesday 30th of June 2015 09:00:00 PM

 UbuntuGeek: Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is an "Internet-standard protocol for managing devices on IP networks".

SSH To Multiple Machines Simultaneously with DSH

Tuesday 30th of June 2015 08:00:00 PM

 techthrob: Once you grow beyond managing one or two servers, you???ll find yourself wasting a ton of time if you don't have a way to run commands on multiple Linux computers simultaneously.

Crunchbang Monara based on lastknown Crunchbang release.

Tuesday 30th of June 2015 07:00:00 PM

Monara is a light and fast operating system based on Debian 8.1 base, built on the Openbox window manager with #! tweaks.

How To Install Newly Released Programming Language Rust 1.1 Stable On Linux

Tuesday 30th of June 2015 06:00:00 PM

 LinuxPitStop: Rust is a newly released programming language, earlier its beta releases were out there and developers have been using and testing it.

The top 10 leaders driving open-source tech

Tuesday 30th of June 2015 05:00:00 PM

DragonFly BSD 4.2 Gets Improvements for i915 and Radeon, Moves to GCC 5

Tuesday 30th of June 2015 04:00:00 PM

 softpedia: DragonFly BSD is a distribution that belongs to the same class of operating systems as other BSD-derived systems and UNIX.

The evolution of the big data platform at Netflix

Tuesday 30th of June 2015 03:00:00 PM We caught up with Netflix's Eva Tse to get a bit of a background on her, Netflix, and how open source is being used to improve its services.

Is Google the New Microsoft?

Tuesday 30th of June 2015 02:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: My guess is that the company poised to win the most-hated-in-free-tech prize is Google. Yeah, Google

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Linux 4.2 Offers Performance Improvements For Non-Transparent Bridging

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Benchmarks Of 54 Different Intel/AMD Linux Systems

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