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Getting started with Perl on the Raspberry Pi

Monday 13th of March 2017 09:00:00 PM

Learn how you can use Perl as well as any other language on the Raspberry Pi.

How to install Spacewalk on CentOS

Monday 13th of March 2017 08:00:00 PM

HowToForge: Spacewalk manages software content updates for Red Hat derived distributions such as Fedora, CentOS, and Scientific Linux.

Kernel debugging with QEMU: An overview of tools available

Monday 13th of March 2017 07:00:00 PM

Once you've setup a virtual machine in QEMU using debootstrap, there are a number of tools available for testing, tracing and debugging

Tiny SBC runs Linux on Allwinner V3, costs $6 or $8 with WiFi

Monday 13th of March 2017 05:00:00 PM

An Indiegogo campaign is pitching a COM-like, 44.6  25.5mm "LicheePi Zero" SBC for $6 or $8 with WiFi that runs Linux on a 1.2GHz, Cortex-A7 Allwinner V3.

Relational vs. Non-Relational Databases: The Tide Is Shifting

Monday 13th of March 2017 04:00:00 PM

LinuxCareer: In an ever-changing world, the data surrounding relational and non-relational databases is no different.

TinkerOS 1.4 Released

Monday 13th of March 2017 03:00:00 PM

 OSSblog: TinkerOS is a Linux distribution for the Asus Tinker Board based on Debian.

New and improved Samba file server released

Monday 13th of March 2017 02:00:00 PM

Samba, the classic Linux/Unix Windows-compatible file server, has been given a major update.

SpiderOak A Secure Cloud-Storage That is all About Privacy

Monday 13th of March 2017 02:00:00 PM

SpiderOak is especially meant for data backup in real time to safeguard your files from potential data loss and the risks of ransomeware.

11 Awesome Open-Source Linux Games You Should Not Miss

Monday 13th of March 2017 01:00:00 PM

MakeTechEasier: Gaming is not the forte of Linux, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy great games.

Understanding package naming convention (rpm & deb)

Monday 13th of March 2017 12:00:00 PM

This article will help you understand package naming convention followed while naming RPM or DEB packages.

There's Progress Running Unreal Engine 4 With SteamVR On Linux

Monday 13th of March 2017 11:00:00 AM

Phoronix: Progress is being made with running Unreal Engine 4 for VR on Linux with SteamVR.

Linux Top 3: Manjaro 17, Parrot Security 3.5 and Tails 2.11

Monday 13th of March 2017 05:00:00 AM

LinuxPlanet: An interesting week of incremental updates

Linux 4.11 rc2

Monday 13th of March 2017 01:00:00 AM

Linus Torvalds: As usual, the week after rc1 tends to be fairly quiet when people are still looking for bugs and taking a breather after the merge window.

How to perform a faster data compression with pbzip2

Sunday 12th of March 2017 09:00:00 PM

LinuxConfig: What if you would be able to perform a data compression four times faster, with the same compression ratio as you normally do.

How To Record Everything You Do In Terminal

Sunday 12th of March 2017 05:00:00 PM

 ostechnix: 'script' command records everrything you do in the Terminal in Unix-like operating systems.

How to resolve bad magic number in super-block error

Sunday 12th of March 2017 01:00:00 PM

Learn how to resolve bad magic number in super-block error in Linux.

Package removal in Linux (YUM & APT)

Sunday 12th of March 2017 02:00:00 AM

Learn package removal or un-install on yum or apt based system.

The impact GitHub is having on your software career

Saturday 11th of March 2017 10:00:00 PM GitHub is the great equalizer in the world of searching for and interviewing for a job.

Apache Struts Vulnerability Under Attack

Saturday 11th of March 2017 06:00:00 PM

eWEEK: An easy to exploit remote code execution flaw was discovered in the widely used open-source Apache Struts 2 framework. Though it has been patched, that's not stopping attackers from attempting to exploit vulnerable systems.

Should the U.S. Army Have Its Own Open Source License?

Saturday 11th of March 2017 02:00:00 PM

Should the U.S. armed forces begin releasing software under an OSI approved open source license rather than as public domain?

More in Tux Machines

Today in Techrights

Leftovers: OSS

  • Are Low-Code Platforms a Good Fit for Feds?
    Open-source code platforms — in part, because they’re often free — have long been a popular choice for digital service creation and maintenance. In recent years, however, some agencies have turned to low-code solutions for intuitive visual features such as drag-and-drop design functionality. As Forrester Research notes, low-code platforms are "application platforms that accelerate app delivery by dramatically reducing the amount of hand-coding required."
  • Crunchy Data Brings Enterprise Open Source POSTGRESQL To U.S. Government With New DISA Security Technical Implementation Guide
    Crunchy Data — a leading provider of trusted open source PostgreSQL and enterprise PostgreSQL technology, support and training — is pleased to announce the publication of a PostgreSQL Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), making PostgreSQL the first open source database with a STIG. Crunchy Data collaborated with the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to evaluate open source PostgreSQL against the DoD's security requirements and developed the guide to define how open source PostgreSQL can be deployed and configured to meet security requirements for government systems.
  • Democratizing IoT design with open source development boards and communities
    The Internet of Things (IoT) is at the heart of what the World Economic Forum has identified as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, an economic, technical, and cultural transformation that combines the physical, digital, and biological worlds. It is driven by such technologies as ubiquitous connectivity, big data, analytics and the cloud.

Software and today's howtos

Security and Bugs

  • Security updates for Thursday
  • Devops embraces security measures to build safer software
    Devops isn’t simply transforming how developers and operations work together to deliver better software faster, it is also changing how developers view application security. A recent survey from software automation and security company Sonatype found that devops teams are increasingly adopting security automation to create better and safer software.
  • This Xfce Bug Is Wrecking Users’ Monitors
    The Xfce desktop environment for Linux may be fast and flexible — but it’s currently affected by a very serious flaw. Users of this lightweight alternative to GNOME and KDE have reported that the choice of default wallpaper in Xfce is causing damaging to laptop displays and LCD monitors. And there’s damning photographic evidence to back the claims up.