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7 great Linux gifts for the holiday season

7 great Linux gifts for the holiday season

November 26, 2019 at 11:29 pm 0 comments

Linux is a great operating system that gives us both power and far more privacy than any of its rivals. And it’s fun too! Here are some gift suggestions to help give your Linux-using friends and family members a happy holiday season. To start with, everyRead More

Galaxy S11 could feature laser autofocus on top of PDAF

Galaxy S11 could feature laser autofocus on top of PDAF

November 26, 2019 at 11:12 pm 0 comments

It’s never too early for a new Samsung Galaxy leak, especially considering the next flagship could be unveiled as early as February. That actually leaves less time to form a complete picture of the Galaxy S11. Thanks to a few renders and common expectations, we mayRead More

Devuan GNU/Linux 2.1 “ASCII” Operating System Released for Init Freedom Lovers

Devuan GNU/Linux 2.1 “ASCII” Operating System Released for Init Freedom Lovers

November 26, 2019 at 10:59 pm 0 comments

The Dyne.org foundation has announced the general availability of the first point release of the Devuan GNU/Linux 2.x “ASCII” operating system series. Coming one and a half year after the release of the Devuan GNU/Linux 2.0 “ASCII” operating system series, Devuan GNU/Linux 2.1 is here asRead More

How to Setup IKEv2 VPN Using Strongswan and Let’s Encrypt on CentOS 8

How to Setup IKEv2 VPN Using Strongswan and Let’s Encrypt on CentOS 8

November 26, 2019 at 9:30 am 0 comments

Strongswan is an open-source multiplatform IPSec implementation. It’s an IPSec-based VPN solution that focuses on strong authentication mechanisms. Strongswan offers support for both IKEv1 and IKEv2 key exchange protocols, authentication based on X.509 certificates or pre-shared keys, and secure IKEv2 EAP user authentication. In this tutorial, I will show youRead More

How to Disable SELinux on CentOS 8

How to Disable SELinux on CentOS 8

November 26, 2019 at 6:12 am 0 comments

SELinux or Security-Enhanced Linux is a mechanism or security module that provides access control security policies. In simple terms, it’s a feature or service used for restricting users to certain policies and rules set by the systems administrator. In this topic, you will learn how to disable SELinux temporarily andRead More

webOS Open Source Edition 2.0 keeps Palm’s spirit alive in cars and IoT

webOS Open Source Edition 2.0 keeps Palm’s spirit alive in cars and IoT

November 26, 2019 at 4:09 am 0 comments

Palm’s name may have recently been revived in a small way, quite literally, with a tiny companion Android phone. Ever since it got bought then sold by HP, however, Palm has been nothing more than a historical footnote in the consumer tech market. That’s not toRead More

Google Cloud Print will fold in 2020

Google Cloud Print will fold in 2020

November 26, 2019 at 3:53 am 0 comments

GOOGLE’S GRIM REAPER has struck again, and this time its swung its scythe at the thousands of ancient printers given a new lease of life by Google Cloud Print. The company has sent out emails to GSuite admins telling them they have just over a yearRead More

Linux 5.4 Kernel Released With exFAT Support, Faster Radeon Graphics, New Hardware

Linux 5.4 Kernel Released With exFAT Support, Faster Radeon Graphics, New Hardware

November 26, 2019 at 3:22 am 0 comments

Linus Torvalds has officially released the Linux 5.4 “Kleptomaniac Octopus” kernel as was expected. Linux 5.4 is the last major stable kernel release of the year and brings a lot of new hardware support particularly on the graphics processor front, Microsoft exFAT support is finally available,Read More

How to set up Gitlab for Continuous Integration and Deployment on CentOS

How to set up Gitlab for Continuous Integration and Deployment on CentOS

November 25, 2019 at 2:57 pm 0 comments

In this tutorial I will explain how to set up a local Gitlab Server for CI (Continuos Integration) / CD (Continous Deployment) operation. Like anyone who doesn’t know it yet, GitLab is a complete DevOps platform delivered as a single application. From project planning and source code management through CI/CDRead More

How to install ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors 5.4.1 from Flatpak on Linux

How to install ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors 5.4.1 from Flatpak on Linux

November 25, 2019 at 2:41 pm 0 comments

ONLYOFFICE Desktop Editors is the free open-source office suite distributed under GNU AGPL v3.0. It comprises editors for text documents, spreadsheets, and presentations working offline. The latest update (v.5.4.1) brought several enhancements such as: more chart customization options in all the editors; watermarks and print areas in document editor; spellchecker andRead More

How to Install and Use dig and nslookup Commands in Linux

How to Install and Use dig and nslookup Commands in Linux

November 25, 2019 at 6:21 am 0 comments

In this article, you will learn how to install the dig command and nslookup command on Linux. These commands are used for network troubleshooting and gathering information about domain names. Dig, short for Domain Information Gopher, is a DNS lookup utility used for probing DNS servers and troubleshooting problems associatedRead More

How to Disable IPv6 in CentOS 8

How to Disable IPv6 in CentOS 8

November 23, 2019 at 7:36 am 0 comments

An internet protocol version 6 (IPv6) is an identifier of a network interface that’s involved in an IPv6 computer network. If you don’t want to use Ipv6 addressing, you can opt to disable it either temporarily or permanently. In this article, you are going to learn a few ways toRead More

System76 Will Start Designing And Building Its Own Linux Laptops Beginning January 2020

System76 Will Start Designing And Building Its Own Linux Laptops Beginning January 2020

November 22, 2019 at 6:08 pm 0 comments

Denver-based PC manufacturer and Pop!_OS Linux developer System76 plans to follow-up its custom Thelio desktop PC with an in-house laptop beginning next year according to founder and CEO Carl Richell. During a recent interview, Richell was quick to emphasize that the entire process of designing, prototypingRead More

Goldman Sachs To Open Source Its Software

Goldman Sachs To Open Source Its Software

November 22, 2019 at 5:54 pm 0 comments

Goldman Sachs wants to give away some of its most valuable software. The investment bank spent countless hours over 14 years developing a platform called Alloy to help it access and analyze the growing set of financial databases being created across the firm. Now Goldman isRead More

How to Install AirSonic Media Server on CentOS 8

How to Install AirSonic Media Server on CentOS 8

November 22, 2019 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

AirSonic is a free, open-source and web-based media streaming server that allows you to access your music from the central location. Airsonic is compatible with any audio/video file format and also able to stream over HyperText Transfer protocol. It is a self-hosted media streamer written in the Java language andRead More

Google Cloud launches Bare Metal Solution

Google Cloud launches Bare Metal Solution

November 22, 2019 at 5:37 pm 0 comments

Google Cloud today announced the launch of a new bare metal service, dubbed the Bare Metal Solution. We aren’t talking about bare metal servers offered directly by Google Cloud here, though. Instead, we’re talking about a solution that enterprises can use to run their specialized workloadsRead More

Open source transparency comes to root of trust hardware

Open source transparency comes to root of trust hardware

November 22, 2019 at 5:23 pm 0 comments

Geopolitics have put enterprise data centers in the crosshairs of international espionage. From all corners of the globe, hackers of all sorts, including those aligned with national spy agencies, are zeroing in on hardware roots of trust. For any computing platform, the root of trust isRead More

Google quintuples top reward for hacking Android to $1 million

Google quintuples top reward for hacking Android to $1 million

November 22, 2019 at 5:08 pm 0 comments

Google, which has already paid security researchers over $15 million since launching its bug bounty program in 2010, today expanded its Android Security Rewards program. Most notably, the company is introducing a top prize of $1 million. The previous top prize was $200,000. That’s technically aRead More

IBM Launches Cloud Pak For Security

IBM Launches Cloud Pak For Security

November 22, 2019 at 4:52 pm 0 comments

With an aim to provide enterprises with an open, faster and more secure way to move core business applications to any cloud, IBM has come up with Cloud Pak for Security. The platform includes open-source technology for hunting threats, automation capabilities to help speed response toRead More

Roboto Botnet network building, DDoS not a priority

Roboto Botnet network building, DDoS not a priority

November 22, 2019 at 4:37 pm 0 comments

A security research firm has been tracking a botnet that first popped onto its radar back in August that for some reason declines to make use of its DDos capabilities. The first bit of evidence found on the Roboto botnet was when the 360 Netlab teamRead More

With Kubernetes, Ceph Provides A Near-Infinite Capacity For Sustainable Growth

With Kubernetes, Ceph Provides A Near-Infinite Capacity For Sustainable Growth

November 22, 2019 at 4:19 pm 0 comments

Ceph is a modern data storage platform, working across a variety of hardware and technologies used for cataloging, aggregating, and analyzing data. What sets Ceph apart is that it is a true software-defined, data storage system that delivers massive scalability in a self-healing and self-managing platform, said Pete Brey, PrincipalRead More

Cloud Print becomes the latest product to face Google death squad

Cloud Print becomes the latest product to face Google death squad

November 22, 2019 at 4:05 pm 0 comments

At the end of 2020, after over a decade in beta, Google will pick up its product-ending shotgun and take Cloud Print for a talk behind the back shed, from which it will never return. “Beginning January 1, 2021, devices across all operating systems will no longer be able toRead More

Canonical Teases Big Ubuntu Announcement with Leading Global Automation Company

Canonical Teases Big Ubuntu Announcement with Leading Global Automation Company

November 22, 2019 at 3:48 pm 0 comments

Canonical, the company behind the popular Ubuntu Linux operating system, announced today that it will be present at the upcoming Smart Product Solutions (SPS) 2019 event in Nuremberg to showcase Ubuntu Core to the industrial Mittelstand. Canonical continues to promote its Ubuntu Core operating system, aRead More

How to Run a Command with Time Limit (Timeout) In Linux

How to Run a Command with Time Limit (Timeout) In Linux

November 22, 2019 at 6:46 am 0 comments

Linux comes with a bounty of commands, each command unique and used in specific cases. The goal of Linux is to help you be as fast and efficient as possible. One property of a Linux command is the time limit. You can set a time limit for any command youRead More

How to Install Apache Maven on CentOS 8

How to Install Apache Maven on CentOS 8

November 21, 2019 at 3:47 pm 0 comments

Apache Maven is a software project management tool based on the POM (Project, Object, Model) concept. Maven is a build automation tool used primarily for Java-based projects, but can also be used to build and manage projects written in C#, Ruby, Scala, and other languages. It not only describes howRead More

How to Install Curl in Linux

How to Install Curl in Linux

November 21, 2019 at 7:31 am 0 comments

In this article, you will learn how to install the curl command-line tool for transferring data to and from a server using various types of requests. It’s an alternative to downloading files other than using wget command. The curl command downloads files that are served with FTP, HTTP, SCP, IMAP,Read More