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  • newcryptmount Filesystem Manager 5.2.4
    cryptmount is a utility for creating and managing secure filing systems on GNU/Linux systems. After initial setup, it allows any user to mount or unmount filesystems on demand, solely by providing the decryption password, with any system devices need…
    - 15 mins ago 18 Jan 18, 8:59pm -
  • newLynis Auditing Tool 2.6.0
    Lynis is an auditing tool for Unix (specialists). It scans the system and available software to detect security issues. Beside security related information it will also scan for general system information, installed packages and configuration mistake…
    - 16 mins ago 18 Jan 18, 8:58pm -
  • newPrimefaces 5.x Remote Code Execution
    This Metasploit module exploits an expression language remote code execution flaw in the Primefaces JSF framework. Primefaces versions prior to 5.2.21, 5.3.8 or 6.0 are vulnerable to a padding oracle attack, due to the use of weak crypto and default…
    - 18 mins ago 18 Jan 18, 8:56pm -
  • newFalco 0.9.0
    Sysdig falco is a behavioral activity monitoring agent that is open source and comes with native support for containers. Falco lets you define highly granular rules to check for activities involving file and network activity, process execution, IPC,…
    - 19 mins ago 18 Jan 18, 8:55pm -
  • newglibc getcwd() Local Privilege Escalation
    glibc suffers from a getcwd() local privilege escalation vulnerability.
    - 23 mins ago 18 Jan 18, 8:51pm -
  • newGitStack 2.3.10 Remote Code Execution
    GitStack version 2.3.10 suffers from an unauthenticated remote code execution vulnerability.
    - 27 mins ago 18 Jan 18, 8:47pm -
  • newOracle JDeveloper IDE Directory Traversal
    Oracle JDeveloper IDE suffers from a directory traversal vulnerability.
    - 29 mins ago 18 Jan 18, 8:45pm -
  • newPositive Hack Days VIII Call For Papers
    Call For Papers for Positive Hack Days VIII which will take place in Moscow, Russia.
    - 32 mins ago 18 Jan 18, 8:42pm -
  • newHP Security Bulletin HPESBHF03805 5
    HP Security Bulletin HPESBHF03805 5 - On January 3 2018, side-channel security vulnerabilities involving speculative execution were publicly disclosed. These vulnerabilities may impact the listed HPE products, potentially leading to information discl…
    - 33 mins ago 18 Jan 18, 8:41pm -
  • newSlackware Security Advisory - bind Updates
    Slackware Security Advisory - New bind packages are available for Slackware 13.0, 13.1, 13.37, 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current to fix a security issue.
    - 33 mins ago 18 Jan 18, 8:41pm -




  • How to Set up a Local cPanel FastUpdate Mirror
    If you have more than a few cPanel servers in your network, it may be a good idea to set up your own mirror to serve the files necessary to run cPanel updates. Doing this could save time and bandwidth, as well as prevent problems caused by mirrors be…
    - 17 Feb 16, 5:16pm -
  • Installing LetsEncrypt SSL Certificates on CentOS + cPanel Servers
    At the time of this writing, LetsEncrypt is in public beta and already in high demand. This service is a new certificate authority that allows you to generate your own signed certificates in an effort to improve security.  At present there is a feat…
    - 15 Feb 16, 5:14pm -
  • cPanel Update Fails Due to RPM Conflict
    The cPanel update fails due to a problem installing RPMs, but is not specific about what the problem is: [20160203.180007] Testing if the newly downloaded RPMS can be installed without conflict [20160203.180007] Testing RPM transaction [20160203.1800…
    - 3 Feb 16, 6:25pm -
  • This system already has a database owner named X
    When attempting to create a user or restore a backup you may see this error: This system already has a database owner named___ To fix this, edit the following files on the system and remove entries for the user in question: /var/cpanel/databases/user…
    - 28 Jan 16, 9:19pm -
  • Changing the Public IP in a NAT setup
    - 20 Dec 15, 12:27am -
  • Upgrading OpenSSH on CentOS 5 or 6
    Note: This is an update from our 2011 post. If you’ve taken a peek at your PCI scan results lately, you may have noticed that your scan provider is now requiring OpenSSH 6.6 or higher due to CVE-2014-2532 – a version that is not currently avai…
    - 26 Jun 15, 4:57pm -
  • CloudLinux or BetterLinux?
    UPDATE 6/18: Shortly after this was posted and one of the major hosting companies I’m affiliated with removed BetterLinux from their servers due to stability problems, BetterLinux announced that they are shutting down, effective July 1st. Customers…
    - 15 Jun 15, 1:02am -
  • Installing Ruby on Rails with Passenger on a cPanel Server
    With the Ruby developer community continuing to grow, we often get requests for Ruby support from providers wanting to be able to offer their customers the ability to run Rails applications.  We do not recommend using the current Ruby on Rails fea…
    - 28 May 15, 8:39pm -
  • Resolving MS15-055 on cPanel Servers
    If you’re a hosting provider with cPanel servers that were set up prior to version 11.46, you may be hearing from customers using Outlook ever since MS15-055 was released by Microsoft on May 12.  This most recent Outlook upgrade prevents the soft…
    - 15 May 15, 9:41pm -
  • de-POODLE-ing: How to Disable Support for SSLv3 on a cPanel Server
    The latest security buzz this month is about the SSLv3 POODLE vulnerability, and how SSL version 3.0 is now officially designated as insecure, joining its predecessors versions 1.0 (unreleased) and 2.0.  This effectively concludes the life cycle of…
    - 18 Oct 14, 2:19am -


Manage2 Tutorial - How to Add a License

- 51 days ago 28 Nov 17, 2:55pm -
cPanel Tutorial: How To Log In To cPanel

- 10 Aug 17, 5:38pm -
WHM Tutorial - Outbound Email Threshold

- 19 Jun 17, 7:28pm -
cPanel Tutorials: File Manager

- 2 Jun 17, 5:35pm -
cPanel's Web Disk iOS App

- 2 Jun 17, 5:30pm -
cPanel Tutorial - The Zone Editor Interface

- 14 Apr 17, 7:44pm -

reddit linux

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  • newOracle Linux, just put Intel Microcode back into package?
    Am I reading this right, they pulled the new "update" microcode_ctl from RH stream and then PUT the code that RH pulled out ... back in? That's what I'm reading here in the changelog right? Just looking for a second/third pair of eyes on this. https:…
    - 3 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 5:45pm -
  • newLinear Raid Array on multiple encrypted disks
    Hi everyone, I need to create a linear aray (no RAID-X, just a concatenation of disks, JBOD) on some luks-encrypted disks on Linux. This is the main idea: 1) Have N disks 2) Encrypt each disk with LUKS 3) With mdadm create a linear array (no raid-x,…
    - 5 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 4:14pm -
  • newHow come everything is easier on Ubuntu? Why isn't it used more in Production?
    Seriously, anytime I need to setup a service or configuration all I do is a run a couple of commands on Ubuntu and I'm up and running, rarely coming across any issues. With CentOS, more often than not it's a mess and requires troubleshooting. What gi…
    - 5 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 3:56pm -
  • newHelp checking for new files in a shared virtualbox folder.
    So here is my setup currently. Windows laptop with Linux VM using virtualbox Other Linux laptops Windows laptop has software that takes pictures, then puts those pictures in a shared folder between the Windows host and the Linux Guest VM. The Linux V…
    - 8 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 1:05pm -
  • newBlock SSH via CLI
    My team uses Aker to SSH to internal servers and soon to customer servers as well. However sometimes they need to SSH to a server that's not on the list. That's why they have a normal console but next to that Aker. Is there a way I can block them fro…
    - 10 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 11:14am -
  • newNeed help fixing a permissions issue
    So i did a terrible thing. I was trying to set permissions and not knowing what i was doing i did: chmod -R 777 /* This did something weird to the system and now i cannot login as root or even use sudo. Anyone have any idea how to fix this? This is D…
    - 22 hours ago 17 Jan 18, 11:26pm -
  • newGalera, Centos 7.4 x86_64 questions (setup is working)
    Hi there. Just fiddling around getting galera working on two servers. It's now running fine, albeit with selinux disabled. Will fiddle with that. Meantime, I have a question. to get the master node (server1) started, I go "galera_new_cluster", on the…
    - 23 hours ago 17 Jan 18, 10:41pm -
  • HAProxy and rsyslog
    I have been playing around with different dashboards for my HAProxy deployment and I am confused by the logging. In HAPRoxy's config we specify the log location, then have rsyslog send it over to the logging server. My question is, why not just send…
    - 1 day ago 17 Jan 18, 9:00pm -
  • Better career move; learning Openshift or bare bones kubernetes?
    I'm currently at a crossroad and need everyone's advice. I want to move into the container development, management, and orchestration world out of interest and curiosity but I don't know which path to take. I know Openshift is a platform built on kub…
    - 1 day ago 17 Jan 18, 1:05pm -
  • Question for the group around LFCS
    My boss has agreed to pay for LFCS. I have probably what I would consider intermediate linux knowledge currently. What I'm trying to decide is if I should book the test and focus on CentOS or Ubuntu? I work in a data center currently that has a lot o…
    - 2 days ago 17 Jan 18, 3:10am -


Next Generation of Linux: Zachary Dupont Meets Linus Torvalds

- 58 days ago 21 Nov 17, 10:14pm -
Tiejun Chen: Unikernelized Real Time Linux & IoT

- 73 days ago 6 Nov 17, 6:26pm -
Panel discussion: “Realtime, safety and mainline Linux - Where are we heading?”

- 73 days ago 6 Nov 17, 6:25pm -
Thomas Gleixner: Preempt RT: State of the union

- 73 days ago 6 Nov 17, 6:21pm -
Steven Rosted: Future of tracing (wish list edition)

- 73 days ago 6 Nov 17, 6:21pm -
Peter Zijlstra: Migrate disable: What's wrong with that?

- 73 days ago 6 Nov 17, 6:15pm -

reddit fu

  • newCLI only Debian VM
    I want to see just how far I can push my everyday computer use into the command line. I'm not a total noob when it comes to either linux or the command line, but I'm hopeless when it comes to building programs from source. My questions are: How can…
    - 3 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 6:20pm -
  • newHere's my simple file upload server tool. What do you think?
    submitted by /u/nejdetckenobi [link] [comments]
    - 11 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 9:54am -
  • newGrep listing every item on a new line?
    This extracts and lists all links from a file, but in notepad it doesn't list each link on a new line. grep -o "http[^ ]*" input.txt > output.txt You can also get links with Lynx, but it has the same problem.lynx -dump -listonly -nonumbers "somesite…
    - 13 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 7:44am -
  • newIs there a way to prevent execution of an mp3 file?
    I wanted a simple game for my little sister. All but one .mp3 in a folder are locked. Inputting the correct name of the song in the terminal unlocks the next song until all songs are correctly guessed. I've set up the dialogue and control structure o…
    - 19 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 2:20am -
  • newHow to install a CLI exe binary on Windows?
    If I have a .exe Windows command line app binary, how should I install it? I know that on Linux or MacOS, putting the binary into the /usr/local/bin is all you need, so is there a similar solution on Windows? submitted by /u/rumboogy [link]…
    - 22 hours ago 17 Jan 18, 11:10pm -
  • Teaching an Almost 40-year Old UNIX about Backspace
    submitted by /u/speckz [link] [comments]
    - 1 day ago 17 Jan 18, 6:53pm -
  • autostart helper for leight-weigh WM's
    Hi command line, I always had trouble managing my services and commands to autostart during an i3 session as well as properly git-ting it with my dotfiles. That's why I tried different approaches and finally came up with a little shell helper that se…
    - 2 days ago 17 Jan 18, 8:31am -
  • Is it possible to run a set of unix commands behind a shortcut command?
    Let's say there's a very specific command and set of parameters I want to use at a moment's notice, without having to type them all out. Is it possible for me to create a script of some kind that will run a Unix command (or maybe multiple commands) i…
    - 2 days ago 17 Jan 18, 3:52am -
  • Help with move command
    Hello all, im trying to create a bat file that will upload the contents of a directory to an FTP, and then move the text files to a backup directory within the same folder. Im fairly new to the command line, so ive done some research and made some pr…
    - 2 days ago 16 Jan 18, 11:42am -
  • Show me your gpg.conf / gpg-agent.conf
    Hi everybody, I am currently trying to improve my gpg.conf and gpg-agent.conf for that I wanted to have a look at what other people have set. I'd be happy if some of you could share your configurations or link me to their dotfiles. Mine are: gpg.conf…
    - 3 days ago 16 Jan 18, 8:09am -

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Say Cheese, Webcam Effects Demo

- 9 May 11, 9:18pm -
Understanding Parallel Computing: Amdahl's Law

- 28 Mar 11, 4:26am -
Understanding Parallel Computing (Part 2): The Lawn Mower Law

- 28 Mar 11, 4:16am -
LMTV Video Response Contest: What Makes Linux Better?

- 25 Mar 11, 9:10pm -
Aligning SSD Partitions

- 16 Mar 11, 10:32pm -
Mixing Voice and Music Audio in Audacity

- 10 Mar 11, 2:31pm -

  • new4 Tools for Network Snooping on Linux
    Title: 4 Tools for Network Snooping on Linux18 JanLearn more
    - 6 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 3:33pm -
  • newVMware and Pivotal’s PKS Distribution Marries Kubernetes with BOSH
    In the cloud-native space, broadly speaking, there are two groups of users: platform operators and developers. And rarely does a new product or service meet the needs of both groups equally well.
    - 10 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 11:36am -
  • newServerless Service Mesh With Kubeless And Istio
    As a developer, you may know that maintaining services with different versions and authorization policies within a cluster can be difficult and prone to errors. You must carefully manage all possible routes between all of the services.
    - 10 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 11:22am -
  • newHow Debuggers Really Work
    A debugger is one of those pieces of software that most, if not every, developer uses at least once during their software engineering career, but how many of you know how they actually work? During my talk at 2018 in Sydney, I will be…
    - 11 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 10:06am -
  • newSpeech Recognition for Linux Gets a Little Closer
    It has become commonplace to yell out commands to a little box and have it answer you. However, voice input for the desktop has never really gone mainstream. This is particularly slow for Linux users whose options are shockingly limited, although de…
    - 12 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 9:02am -
  • newHow to Control Systemd Services on Remote Linux Server
    Systemd system and services manager can be controlled using the systemctl command line utility. It enables you to manage systemd locally or on a remote Linux machine over the SSH protocol.In this short article, we will show you how to manage sys…
    - 13 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 8:36am -
  • Linux Foundation LFCS and LFCE: Alberto Bullo
    Title: Linux Foundation LFCS and LFCE: Alberto Bullo17 JanLearn more
    - 1 day ago 17 Jan 18, 3:01pm -
  • SPDX Clears Confusion Around Software Licenses
    The Software Package Data Exchange (SPDX) is a Linux Foundation project to help reduce the ambiguity of software by defining standards for reporting information. The license is one such piece of information. SPDX provides a format for listing the s…
    - 1 day ago 17 Jan 18, 2:06pm -
  • Open Source Networking and a Vision of Fully Automated Networks
    Ever since the birth of local area networks, open source tools and components have driven faster and more capable network technologies forward. At the recent Open Source Summit event in Europe, Arpit Joshipura, Networking General Manager at The Linu…
    - 1 day ago 17 Jan 18, 1:06pm -
  • Announcing The Node.js Application Showcase
    The stats around Node.js are pretty staggering. There were 25 million downloads of Node.js in 2017, with over one million of them happening on a single day. And these stats are just the users. On the community side, the numbers are equally exceptio…
    - 1 day ago 17 Jan 18, 12:45pm -



Meltdown and Spectre - Everything You Need To Know - ThreatWire

- 19 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 2:00am -
[[ PAYLOAD ]] - OS Detection Payload - Hak5 2319

- 1 day ago 17 Jan 18, 4:00pm -
[[ PAYLOAD ]] - Best Payload Practices - Hak5 2318

- 8 days ago 10 Jan 18, 4:00pm -
[[ PAYLOAD ]] - The Situation Response Payload - Hak5 2317

- 15 days ago 3 Jan 18, 4:00pm -
Snowden’s New Security System; Browsing Tracked By Login Forms - ThreatWire

- 16 days ago 3 Jan 18, 1:00am -
The Hak5 Annual Blooper Reel! - Hak5 2316

- 22 days ago 27 Dec 17, 7:45pm -


  • Compress image files with Guetzli
    The Guetzli image optimizer by Google developers produces smaller images than JPEG while maintaining the same quality, but it requires a powerful computer with a large working memory.
    - 9 days ago 9 Jan 18, 3:51pm -
  • What's new in Ubuntu 17.10
    Ubuntu is back to the first letter of the alphabet – and back to the Gnome desktop. But you'll also find lots of new stuff in the latest release.
    - 9 days ago 9 Jan 18, 3:51pm -
  • Quarrying
    Sys admin columnist Charly Kühnast has an electronic note box in which he collects ideas and small snippets of code. He calls it his "quarry" and is taking this opportunity to offer up some collectors' items to regular readers.
    - 9 days ago 9 Jan 18, 3:50pm -
  • Graphical tools for firewall configuration
    Setting up a comprehensive firewall with netfilter and iptables is complicated. Graphic user interfaces seek to take the worries out of this demanding task.
    - 9 days ago 9 Jan 18, 3:50pm -
  • Car NOT Goat
    The well-known Monty Hall game show problem can be a rewarding maiden voyage for prospective statisticians. But is it possible to teach a neural network to choose between goats and cars with a few practice sessions?
    - 9 days ago 9 Jan 18, 3:50pm -
  • Untitled
    At this year's DockerCon Europe, Docker announced that it is officially supporting the Google-sponsored Kubernetes ochestration engine – an unexpected development that surprised many observers.
    - 9 days ago 9 Jan 18, 3:50pm -
  • Raspberry Pi aids conservation work
    As a countermeasure to predators of rare ground-breeding birds, live traps are monitored by a microcontroller and a Raspberry Pi.
    - 9 days ago 9 Jan 18, 3:50pm -
  • Untitled
    Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon (64-bit) and Ubuntu Mate 17.10 (32-bit)
    - 9 days ago 9 Jan 18, 3:50pm -
  • Untitled
    Your own personal cloud.
    - 9 days ago 9 Jan 18, 3:50pm -
  • What's new in the free LibreOffice suite
    LibreOffice 5.4 is the last major release before the big jump to version 6. In addition to a number of updates, you can now sign Writer documents with OpenPGP.
    - 9 days ago 9 Jan 18, 3:50pm -



  • newIBM, Maersk Announce Global Blockchain Shipping Venture
    IBM and Maersk have announced a joint venture to create a platform based on Hyperledger Fabric 1.0, with the goal of creating huge efficiencies in the global supply chain. The goal is to use blockchain tech provide a more efficient method of standard…
    - 8 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 1:00pm -
  • FOSS Community Struggles to Patch Against Spectre, Meltdown Flaws
    Many in the open source community worked feverishly this week to respond to heightened fears that software updates to fix the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities would put millions of computers at risk of slowdowns or even total disability. Updated…
    - 5 days ago 13 Jan 18, 7:00pm -
  • GeckoLinux: A Polished Distro Just Got Smoother
    GeckoLinux offers both seasoned users and new distro adopters an easy way to try an openSuse-based spin that is loaded with features and an ample inventory of the leading Linux desktops. The developer released a major update of GeckoLinux earlier thi…
    - 7 days ago 11 Jan 18, 1:00pm -
  • With Linux, You Don't Get One Kernel of Truth... You Get Many
    As much as I love to poke at the inner workings of my computer, I'll admit that until recently, I didn't give much thought to which version of the Linux kernel my desktop system was running. For most desktop users, this isn't all that odd. Compatibil…
    - 9 days ago 9 Jan 18, 10:10pm -
  • New Open Source Mobile OS Puts Privacy Front and Center
    A renowned Linux innovator has developed a new mobile operating system, called "Project eelo," in an effort to provide a level of data privacy that traditional Android and iOS devices fail to offer. The new eelo system will allow mobile phone users t…
    - 13 days ago 5 Jan 18, 8:33pm -
  • Massive Intel Chip Security Flaw Threatens Computers
    A design flaw in all Intel chips produced in the last decade is responsible for a vulnerability that puts Linux, Windows and macOS-powered computers at risk, according to multiple press reports. The flaw reportedly is in the kernel that controls the…
    - 15 days ago 3 Jan 18, 10:45pm -
  • SoftMaker for Linux Is a Solid Microsoft Office Alternative
    SoftMaker Office could be a first-class professional-strength replacement for Microsoft Office on the Linux desktop. The Linux OS has its share of lightweight word processors and a few nearly worthy standalone spreadsheet apps, but very few high-end…
    - 22 days ago 27 Dec 17, 3:00pm -
  • Zealot Loads Cryptocurrency Miner on Linux, Windows Machines
    A new Apache Struts campaign that researchers named "Zealot" has come to light in recent weeks. Zealot loads Windows or Linux-based machines by installing a miner for Monero, which has become one of the hottest cryptocurrencies used in recent malware…
    - 27 days ago 22 Dec 17, 3:00pm -
  • P2P WiFi Plan Challenges ISP Dominance
    Open Garden has announced the launch of a new P2P service that allows users to share Internet connections and unused plan data for free, with compensation in a new cryptocurrency as an extra incentive. The company is offering the service through an a…
    - 29 days ago 20 Dec 17, 8:00pm -
  • New Open Source Tools Test for VPN Leaks
    ExpressVPN on Tuesday launched a suite of open source tools that let users test for vulnerabilities that can compromise privacy and security in virtual private networks. Released under an open source MIT License, they are the first-ever public tools…
    - 36 days ago 13 Dec 17, 10:49pm -


Astra Linux
Astra Linux
- 52 days ago 28 Nov 17, 12:18am -
ARC Light
ARC Light
- 18 Aug 17, 5:01am -
- 18 Apr 17, 4:14am -
Episode 21: The Magic Contest
Episode 21: The Magic Contest
- 23 Feb 17, 3:34pm -

geek linux

  • Building a DIY Steam Machine: Full cost breakdown of a Steam Machine
    You don't have to wait for OEMs to start selling ready-made Steam Machines -- you can roll your own right now using Valve's beta specs as a handy guide.The post Building a DIY Steam Machine: Full cost breakdown of a Steam Machine appeared first on G…
    - 9 Oct 13, 2:00pm -
  • Ubuntu 11.04 will be Natty Narwhal
    Mark Shuttleworth just announced the name of the next version of Ubuntu. After Lucid Lynx (10.04) and Maverick Meerkat (10.10) comes Natty Narwhal (11.04). This version of the OS should arrive April 28, […]The post Ubuntu 11.04 will be Natty Narwh…
    - 17 Aug 10, 8:34pm -
  • Chrome 5 for Mac and Linux out of beta
    Linux and Mac users needn’t look with envy anymore at their PC fellows who have been enjoying stable Chrome version for Windows over the past few months. After over half a year in […]The post Chrome 5 for Mac and Linux out of beta appeared first…
    - 27 May 10, 12:31pm -
  • Dropbox is going places: Android and iPad apps, mobile API
    A popular online storage startup Dropbox has posted Android and iPad apps and announced a new mobile API to allow third-party developers to integrate Dropbox functionality into mobile software. Apologizing for “being so […]The post Dropbox is go…
    - 6 May 10, 5:19pm -
  • New Chrome 5 beta: A hefty speed boost, browser sync, built-in Flash plugin, more HTML5
    Google posted a new Chrome beta this morning. The release brought new features and Javascript enhancements resulting in a significant speed boost. The new Chrome beta version number 5.0.375.29 enables a 30 and […]The post New Chrome 5 beta: A heft…
    - 4 May 10, 6:54pm -
  • Push your GPU to the limits with Unigine’s free Heaven 2.0 benchmark
    You’ve treated yourself to the latest and greatest DirectX 11 card and now what? Easy, download and run Unigine’s new benchmark, crank up those settings to the max, and prepare to be amazed. […]The post Push your GPU to the limits with Unigine…
    - 26 Mar 10, 1:10am -
  • Facebook Chat now working in iChat, Pidgin, Adium, and more
    Since its inception in April of 2008, Facebook Chat has remained an exclusive domain of the web interface, requiring users to log in to their Facebook account in order to exchange messages with […]The post Facebook Chat now working in iChat, Pidgi…
    - 13 Feb 10, 12:27am -
  • The iTablet: An iPad alternative that multitasks, has a webcam, and runs Windows 7 or Linux
    The iTablet runs Flash, has a webcam, supports multiple operating systems, provides 250GB of storage and USB ports, and runs your existing Windows software. If you’re sick and tired of reading how great […]The post The iTablet: An iPad alternati…
    - 5 Feb 10, 7:13pm -
  • Mozilla launches awesome mobile Firefox on Maemo as the first mobile browser with add-ons
    The organization behind the Firefox browser has posted the final version of mobile Firefox for Nokia’s Maemo platform, which powers the N900 and N810 devices. After more than eighteen months of development, five […]The post Mozilla launches awes…
    - 1 Feb 10, 8:35pm -
  • An updated Google Voice extensions lets you make calls directly in Chrome
    The Google Voice extension version 2.0, posted this past Friday, embeds the Google Voice service in Mac or Linux version of Chrome. Upon installing the official Google-made extension, you can click on a […]The post An updated Google Voice extensio…
    - 24 Jan 10, 6:13pm -

geek utilities

  • Chinese hide chips in US planes
    Evidence is piling up that cyber security is one of this generation’s most critical issues. Remarks by the National Counterintelligence Executive, Dr. Joel F. Brenner, at the Applied Research Laboratories University of Texas […]The post Chinese…
    - 20 Apr 09, 5:40pm -
  • Social Media overload? Try FriendFeed with Alert Thingy
    If you’ve found yourself buried under Twitter messages (tweets), Facebook statuses, Flickr images, Delicious links, Tumblr posts and/or whatever other social data you can muster, then please allow me to promptly direct you […]The post Social Med…
    - 14 Apr 08, 8:20pm -
  • Synchronize your files with Memeo AutoSync
    {ad}Have you ever used the synchronize files feature in Windows? This is the feature that allows you to make files available offline when you are not connected to a network drive. It also […]The post Synchronize your files with Memeo AutoSync appe…
    - 4 Mar 08, 6:06pm -
  • Review: Diskeeper 2008
    Most seasoned PC users are familiar with the concept of defragging your hard disk but ask them the last time they defragged and they probably won’t have an answer. Windows actually comes with […]The post Review: Diskeeper 2008 appeared first on…
    - 21 Dec 07, 6:44pm -
  • Review: Take a power nap with Pzizz
    I’ve tried power napping on and off for years. Unfortunately, the biggest problem I have with power napping is making sure that I wake up in time to get things done for the […]The post Review: Take a power nap with Pzizz appeared first on Geek.c…
    - 19 Sep 07, 9:13pm -
  • Review: Create Professional Quality Videos with Sony Vegas 7
    If you are looking to make professional quality audio/video productions you should seriously consider Sony Vegas 7 DVD production suite as a mainstay for your personal multimedia productions studio. This is a feature […]The post Review: Create Pro…
    - 13 Sep 07, 6:27pm -
  • Review: Backup your photos with the Photo Safe
    One of the things about traveling with a digital camera is you inevitably wind up filling your memory cards. There are a couple of solutions to this. One is buying more memory cards. […]The post Review: Backup your photos with the Photo Safe appea…
    - 10 Sep 07, 8:24pm -
  • Review: Anagram lets you create a contact or calendar entry in two clicks
    {ad} I’m a power user when it comes to contact and task management. That said, I’ve been a user of ACT, Palm Desktop, and most recently Microsoft Outlook. I’m addicted to putting in […]The post Review: Anagram lets you create a contact or ca…
    - 10 Sep 07, 2:03pm -
  • ReadyBoost on the Run
    One of the most notable new features in Windows Vista is ReadyBoost. This is a caching feature that uses flash memory in order to speed up Vista’s performance. Because flash memory is cheap, […]The post ReadyBoost on the Run appeared first on Ge…
    - 3 Apr 07, 2:21pm -
  • Xoxide X-Turbine
    Lately there seems to be an over abundance of steel, premodded cases on the market, each with no clear advantages over the other. These cases seem to be surprisingly similar with only minimal […]The post Xoxide X-Turbine appeared first on…
    - 12 Jun 03, 11:54am -



Introduction to Pavucontrol

- 24 Aug 16, 7:05pm -
News & Nonsense 8-7-16

- 8 Aug 16, 1:07am -
ISO-Watch: SolydXK 201606

- 28 Jun 16, 5:45pm -
News and Nonsense: June 26 2016

- 27 Jun 16, 12:54am -
Peppermint Ice-SSB on Manjaro

- 25 Jun 16, 9:13pm -
ISO-Watch: Peppermint 7

- 25 Jun 16, 5:10pm -


  • newWhat is blockchain? The most disruptive tech in decades
    Blockchain is poised to change IT in much the same way open-source software did a quarter of a century ago. And in the same way that Linux took more than a decade to become a cornerstone in modern application development, Blockchain will take years t…
    - 7 mins ago 18 Jan 18, 9:07pm -
  • newMozilla mandates that new Firefox features rely on encrypted connections
    Mozilla this week decreed that future web-facing features of Firefox must meet an under-development standard that requires all browser-to-server-and-back traffic be encrypted."Effective immediately, all new features that are web-exposed are to be res…
    - 3 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 6:37pm -
  • newOffice 365: A guide to the updates
    Office 365 subscribers always have the latest version of Microsoft Office — currently Office 2016. They also get more frequent software updates than those who have purchased Office 2016 without a subscription, which means subscribers have access to…
    - 3 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 6:28pm -
  • new5 Google launches from 2017 that still haven't landed
    I don't know if you've noticed, but Google announces an awful lot of stuff.Between its annual I/O convention, its fall hardware event, and the beefy stew of blogs posted in between, the big G always seems to have some big new feature, product, or ser…
    - 4 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 5:08pm -
  • newMore Windows patches, primarily previews, point to escalating problems this month
    Never give a sucker an even break. Yesterday, on a very out-of-band Wednesday, Microsoft released preview patches for Windows 8.1 (but not 7!), Server 2012, and Windows 10 1709 (for bricked AMD machines only), with preview cumulative updates for Win1…
    - 7 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 2:39pm -
  • newiPhone addiction? You ain't seen nothing yet ...
    iPhones and other smartphones truly are addictive, and we’re spending more time staring at them than ever. Meanwhile, Q4 smartphone sales utterly eclipsed PC sales. But where is this going?Heavy haulageSummarizing current analysis:PC sales have fa…
    - 8 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 1:01pm -
  • newThrowback Thursday: What are the odds?
    Internet filter is installed at this site, and in the beginning, there are complaints from users who can't get to their favorite non-business sites, says an IT pilot fish working there.But after six months and lots of explanations to users, the compl…
    - 10 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 11:00am -
  • newBlockchain will be the killer app for supply chain management in 2018
    This year, blockchain testing programs will evolve from pilot tests to real-world platforms, and supply chain management is among the industries the distributed ledger technology is set to disrupt.On Tuesday, Maersk and IBM announced a joint venture…
    - 10 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 10:57am -
  • newCall on line 2! Eight ways to add a second line to your smartphone
    Can you imagine someone crazy enough to carry around two smartphones? That’s two phones to keep charged, two phones to keep track of, two phones to stow in your pocket, purse or carry-on. Madness!To read this article in full, please click here(Insi…
    - 22 hours ago 17 Jan 18, 11:41pm -
  • Office 365: Enterprise usage doesn't translate into enterprise value
    Although enterprise subscribers to Office 365 typically use a large number of the in-the-cloud-and-on-premises suite's components, only two – email and the Office applications – provide significant value, a recently-released survey showed.The dis…
    - 1 day ago 17 Jan 18, 7:47pm -



  • newGoogle Device Bug Chokes Home WiFi Networks
    A bug in the software used by Google Cast devices such as Chromecast and Home can slow down or crash WiFi networks. The problem -- initially believed to be isolated to a particular router model made by TP-Link -- appears to affect models made by othe…
    - 3 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 6:16pm -
  • newIBM, Maersk Announce Global Blockchain Shipping Venture
    IBM and Maersk have announced a joint venture to create a platform based on Hyperledger Fabric 1.0, with the goal of creating huge efficiencies in the global supply chain. The goal is to use blockchain tech provide a more efficient method of standard…
    - 8 hours ago 18 Jan 18, 1:00pm -
  • Tech Takes Front Seat at Detroit Auto Show
    In recent years, CES largely has usurped the Detroit Auto Show as the "first auto show of the year." Automakers have used the annual Las Vegas shindig to highlight the latest technology in vehicles. So perhaps it was fitting that this year the NAIAS…
    - 1 day ago 17 Jan 18, 1:00pm -
  • Gadget Ogling: CES Edition
    Roader's Time Machine Camera is designed to hang around your neck and, for up to seven hours of battery life, constantly capture what it sees. When you hit a button, it saves the last 10 seconds of footage and the following 10. You can send a low-res…
    - 2 days ago 16 Jan 18, 8:30pm -
  • CES 2018: Spare Human Bodies, a $54K HTC Simulator and Intel's People-Chopping Cuisinart
    OK, I hate CES. It really is a horrible event, largely because of the timing -- and particularly this year, Las Vegas making it a nightmare to get around -- but man did they have cool stuff at the show. Among presentation highlights were Nvidia showc…
    - 3 days ago 15 Jan 18, 6:57pm -
  • Intel, Microsoft, Google Scramble for Solutions as Patches Slow Systems
    Major tech companies, including Intel, Microsoft and Google, scrambled to calm the mood this week after a large number of computer users reported performance problems linked to security updates for the Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities. A firestor…
    - 6 days ago 12 Jan 18, 1:00pm -
  • Nintendo to Roll Out Marquee Titles for Switch
    Nintendo on Thursday revealed its upcoming Switch games for 2018 via a Nintendo Direct Mini video. Riding high after its major comeback last year, Nintendo announced a number of game titles that will be released in the first half of the year, includi…
    - 7 days ago 11 Jan 18, 8:50pm -
  • GeckoLinux: A Polished Distro Just Got Smoother
    GeckoLinux offers both seasoned users and new distro adopters an easy way to try an openSuse-based spin that is loaded with features and an ample inventory of the leading Linux desktops. The developer released a major update of GeckoLinux earlier thi…
    - 7 days ago 11 Jan 18, 1:00pm -
  • Google Assistant Makes CES Splash
    Since launching the original Echo smart speaker in 2014, Amazon has expanded its line of Alexa voice-activated devices to reach a dominant position in the marketplace. Realizing it has a bit of catching up to do and possibly may need to redefine the…
    - 8 days ago 10 Jan 18, 11:50pm -
  • Apple Skirts Tech Addiction Issue in Response to Worried Investors
    Apple has responded to an open letter from investors who called for the company to address the negative impact of the iPhone on children and teens. Jana Partners and the California State Teachers' Retirement System have urged Apple to give parents mo…
    - 8 days ago 10 Jan 18, 1:00pm -