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  • newMagniComp SysInfo mcsiwrapper Privilege Escalation
    This Metasploit module attempts to gain root privileges on systems running MagniComp SysInfo versions prior to 10-H64. The .mcsiwrapper suid executable allows loading a config file using the '--configfile' argument. The 'ExecPath' config directive is…
    - 23 hours ago 20 Feb 18, 2:09pm -
  • newRadiant CMS 1.1.4 Cross Site Scripting
    Radiant CMS version 1.1.4 suffers from a persistent cross site scripting vulnerability.
    - 23 hours ago 20 Feb 18, 2:06pm -
  • newGentoo Linux Security Advisory 201802-06
    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201802-6 - A vulnerability in LibreOffice might allow remote attackers to read arbitrary files. Versions less than are affected.
    - 23 hours ago 20 Feb 18, 2:05pm -
  • newGentoo Linux Security Advisory 201802-05
    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201802-5 - A vulnerability has been found in Ruby which may allow for arbitrary command execution. Versions less than 2.2.9:2.2 are affected.
    - 23 hours ago 20 Feb 18, 2:05pm -
  • newGentoo Linux Security Advisory 201802-04
    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201802-4 - Multiple vulnerabilities were found in MySQL, the worst of which may allow remote execution of arbitrary code. Versions less than 5.6.39 are affected.
    - 23 hours ago 20 Feb 18, 2:04pm -
  • newGentoo Linux Security Advisory 201802-03
    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201802-3 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Mozilla Firefox, the worst of which may allow execution of arbitrary code. Versions less than 52.6.0 are affected.
    - 23 hours ago 20 Feb 18, 2:04pm -
  • Rootkit Hunter 1.4.6
    Rootkit Hunter scans files and systems for known and unknown rootkits, backdoors, and sniffers. The package contains one shell script, a few text-based databases, and optional Perl modules. It should run on almost every Unix variety except Solaris an…
    - 2 days ago 19 Feb 18, 11:44pm -
  • Apple Security Advisory 2018-02-19-3
    Apple Security Advisory 2018-02-19-3 - tvOS 11.2.6 is now available and addresses a memory corruption vulnerability.
    - 2 days ago 19 Feb 18, 11:44pm -
  • Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201802-02
    Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201802-2 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Chromium and Google Chrome, the worst of which could result in the execution of arbitrary code. Versions less than 64.0.3282.167 are affected.
    - 2 days ago 19 Feb 18, 11:23pm -
  • Debian Security Advisory 4119-1
    Debian Linux Security Advisory 4119-1 - Several security issues have been corrected in multiple demuxers and decoders of the libav multimedia library.
    - 2 days ago 19 Feb 18, 11:23pm -



  • 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 -


cPanel Tutorial: WordPress Manager

- 19 days ago 2 Feb 18, 6:31pm -
Disable AutoSSL Notifications

- 23 days ago 29 Jan 18, 5:13pm -
Manage2 Tutorial - How to Add a License

- 85 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 -

reddit linux

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  • newlittle help with postfix authentication
    Hi, I'm using a rasppi as an email relay (external mail provider). So far ive configured it (somehow) to work (emails sent from the rasppi ltself using mailx or the preinstalled email software are going through and being delivered.) However I have…
    - 1 hour ago 21 Feb 18, 11:45am -
  • newProsody behind reverse proxy
    So I am playing around with Prosody and I have the following network setup: [INTERNET] ↡ [NGINX REVERSE PROXY] ↡ [PROSODY] But how do I properly write the reverse proxy config file so it would properly pass the domain "" to the cor…
    - 14 hours ago 20 Feb 18, 10:38pm -
  • newInstant Messaging Solutions
    I am looking for open source instant messaging server and clients. I do not need it to be group chat like Rocket.Chat, Mattermost, Slack but instead more like Skype where there is a username. I have looked at XMPP setup but there is some confusion in…
    - 23 hours ago 20 Feb 18, 2:11pm -
  • Dealing with interruptions at work
    coworkers coming in to request something instead of opening a ticket meetings without any goals talkative colleagues coworkers coming in to just talk I ask coworkers to open tickets instead of coming in personally but they still come or come and as…
    - 1 day ago 20 Feb 18, 12:02pm -
  • Benchmark tool for both MariaDB and PostgreSQL?
    Hi I'm in need of a benchmarking tool that works on both PostgreSQL and MariaDB and i've looked into sysbench but that did not fully support OLTP workloads when benchmarking PostgreSQL. I've also tried getting HammerDB to work but to no avail. I was…
    - 1 day ago 20 Feb 18, 9:56am -
  • Performance of various VPN software
    Any ideas why various VPN's are much slower than just openssh? I have tried few VPN software packages: freelan, tinc and peervpn. I found that each of them have quite limited performance when compared to openssh. My test setup with three hosts (A, B…
    - 2 days ago 19 Feb 18, 8:04pm -
  • How do I find a job that's part time or fully remote?
    Love the work, hate this 40 hours a week shit. Especially when I get most things done in about half of that time. Fun fact, did you know the 40 hour work week was designed and implemented for Ford Factory workers in the 1920's? How do I escape the…
    - 2 days ago 19 Feb 18, 5:14pm -
  • Alternatives for Windows DC
    submitted by /u/rggarou [link] [comments]
    - 2 days ago 19 Feb 18, 4:41pm -
  • Getting into Linux
    Hi guys!!! I'm excited to be on this forum along with the many fine Linux gurus. I've used Linux off and on for a total of 1 year... Meaning I've been back into it for a month and just done basic stuff here or there. I really like Linux a lot better…
    - 2 days ago 19 Feb 18, 2:01pm -
  • Who becomes better at security testin:, Sysadmin or Programmer?
    I am a student noob, I do not understand much about the linux system, and relatively new to programming. 2 years studying it; logic, algorithms, flowcharts ... And I came to this question: Who becomes better at security tests, pentest, black box 'in…
    - 3 days ago 18 Feb 18, 8:12pm -


Next Generation of Linux: Zachary Dupont Meets Linus Torvalds

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

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

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

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

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

- 6 Nov 17, 6:15pm -

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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 -

  • newIBM Index: A Community Event for Open Source Developers
    Title: IBM Index: A Community Event for Open Source Developers20 FebLearn more
    - 17 hours ago 20 Feb 18, 8:00pm -
  • newHow to Get Started Using WSL in Windows 10
    Title: How to Get Started Using WSL in Windows 1020 FebLearn more
    - 22 hours ago 20 Feb 18, 3:00pm -
  • GitHub Predicts Hottest 2018 Open Source Trends
    According to the GitHub’s announcement of its findings, the company looked at three different types of activity. It identified the top 100 projects that had at least 2,000 contributors in 2016 and experienced the largest increase in contributors i…
    - 1 day ago 20 Feb 18, 11:05am -
  • Rookie’s Guide to Ethereum and Blockchain
    Title: Rookie’s Guide to Ethereum and Blockchain20 FebLearn more
    - 1 day ago 20 Feb 18, 10:20am -
  • AT&T Sharpens Edge With New Open Source Effort, Test Lab Launch
    AT&T is continuing its aggressive edge computing push, today announcing that its first test zone for edge applications is up and running at its AT&T Foundry in Palo Alto, Calif., and that it is creating a new open source project focused on automated,…
    - 1 day ago 20 Feb 18, 10:00am -
  • Understanding SELinux Labels for Container Runtimes
    "I've just started to deal with some software that is containerized via Docker, and which is ordinarily only ever run on Ubuntu. Naturally this means nobody ever put any thought into how it will interact with SELinux."I know that containers get a pa…
    - 1 day ago 20 Feb 18, 9:36am -
  • What is LLVM? The Power Behind Swift, Rust, Clang, and More
    LLVM makes it easier to not only create new languages, but to enhance the development of existing ones. It provides tools for automating many of the most thankless parts of the task of language creation: creating a compiler, porting the outputted cod…
    - 1 day ago 20 Feb 18, 9:30am -
  • Linux: To Recurse or Not
    Linux and recursion are on very good speaking terms. In fact, a number of Linux commands recurse without ever being asked, while others have to be coaxed with just the right option.When is recursion most helpful and how can you use it to make your t…
    - 1 day ago 20 Feb 18, 9:00am -
  • Find Large Files in Linux
    Title: Find Large Files in Linux19 FebLearn more
    - 2 days ago 19 Feb 18, 8:08am -
  • Linux Weather Forecast
    Welcome to the Linux Weather ForecastThis page is an attempt to track ongoing developments in the Linux development community that have a good chance of appearing in a mainline kernel and/or major distributions sometime in the near future. Your "ch…
    - 5 days ago 16 Feb 18, 4:30pm -



Reconstructing QR-Exfiltrated Files - Hak5 2323

- 6 days ago 15 Feb 18, 2:00pm -
Break And Enter Dropbox - Amazon Key Gets Hacked - ThreatWire

- 7 days ago 14 Feb 18, 2:00am -
[PAYLOAD] Steal files with QR codes? Yes - Hak5 2322

- 14 days ago 7 Feb 18, 9:01am -
Is AutoSploit for Script Kiddies? - ThreatWire

- 15 days ago 6 Feb 18, 8:00pm -
[PAYLOAD] WAIT extension & OSX Serial Connections - Hak5 2321

- 21 days ago 31 Jan 18, 2:00pm -
Half a Billion in Cryptocurrency Stolen - ThreatWire

- 22 days ago 30 Jan 18, 9:00pm -


  • Ubuntu to Start Collecting Some Data with Ubuntu 18.04
    It will be an ‘opt-out’ feature.
    - 2 days ago 19 Feb 18, 9:59pm -
  • CNCF Announces Serverless Whitepaper
    The whitepaper answers some of the pressing questions around serverless computing.
    - 2 days ago 19 Feb 18, 9:56pm -
  • Putting LibreOffice in the Cloud
    The Collabora Online developers rethink the LibreOffice's long-time interface.
    - 2 days ago 19 Feb 18, 9:33pm -
  • Do-It-Yourself eBook Publishing
    Self-publishing is not usually considered part of the Maker movement, yet the two have in common a do-it-yourself approach and increasing popularity.
    - 5 days ago 16 Feb 18, 4:38pm -
  • LibreOffice 6.0 Released
    The new version comes with an experimental ribbon interface.
    - 15 days ago 6 Feb 18, 9:31pm -
  • Red Hat Acquires CoreOS
    One of the biggest contributors to the Kubernetes project has joined the Red Hat family.
    - 15 days ago 6 Feb 18, 9:29pm -
  • Untitled
    The apt command-line utility is a successor to the well known apt-get, offering simpler installation and maintenance for the DEB packages used with Debian, Ubuntu, Knoppix, and many other Linux distros.
    - 21 days ago 31 Jan 18, 7:05pm -
  • (In)secure?
    Specializing in security and forensics, BackBox Linux is not only good for a vulnerability assessment, but thanks to its lean substructure, it is also suitable as a desktop distribution.
    - 21 days ago 31 Jan 18, 7:05pm -
  • Untitled
    Ocenaudio 3.3.6, Otter Browser, Joplin, WeeChat 2.0, Mailspring, Siril 0.9.7, SuperTuxKart 0.9.3, and more!
    - 21 days ago 31 Jan 18, 7:05pm -
  • Customizing file formats with unoconv
    A hidden utility in the LibreOffice toolbox, unoconv offers a wide array of import and export filter options for use at the command line.
    - 21 days ago 31 Jan 18, 7:05pm -



  • newSuse, AWS Nudge SAP Customers to the Cloud
    Suse recently entered an agreement to expand its relationship with AWS, allowing Suse Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications to be sold directly on the AWS Marketplace. AWS customers that are running SAP workloads on Suse Linux Enterprise Serve…
    - 19 hours ago 20 Feb 18, 6:05pm -
  • SentinelOne Debuts Unified OS Threat Protection
    SentinelOne this week announced a partnership with Microsoft to bolster threat protection for mixed platform users, making computing safer for Linux machines in a multiplatform workplace. SentinelOne will integrate its Endpoint Protection Platform wi…
    - 6 days ago 15 Feb 18, 1:00pm -
  • Kudos to Namib Linux for Making Arch Approachable
    Namib is an ideal Linux distro for anyone who wants to ease into the Arch approach to computing. Namib is a newcomer -- the third and current release arrived late last year. However, it makes up for its lack of age by its performance. Namib makes Ar…
    - 8 days ago 13 Feb 18, 1:00pm -
  • Open Up the Source Code to Lock Down Your Data
    Meaningful security is more than an app or an OS. It's a mindset. Linux security tools by themselves will not make you or anyone more secure. Security requires trade-offs in convenience, so the tools I'll highlight here are not recommended as "daily…
    - 13 days ago 8 Feb 18, 1:00pm -
  • WiFi Routers Riddled With Holes: Report
    Most WiFi router vendors have not patched numerous firmware vulnerabilities discovered more than two years ago, according to a new report. OEM firmware built into WiFi routers use open source components that contain numerous known security vulnerabil…
    - 15 days ago 6 Feb 18, 11:27pm -
  • Open Source Software Turns 20-Something
    Saturday marks the 20th Anniversary of open source, sort of. Open source led to a new software development and distribution model that offered an alternative to proprietary software. No single event takes the prize for starting the technology revolut…
    - 18 days ago 3 Feb 18, 7:00pm -
  • Skype Comes to Linux in a Snap
    Canonical has announced the availability of Skype as a Snap file, the universal Linux app packaging format. Skype now can deliver its communication service to a wider range of Linux users, not just those who run Canonical's Ubuntu Linux distribution.…
    - 19 days ago 2 Feb 18, 9:17pm -
  • Privacy-Minded Smart Speaker May Struggle to Get to Know You
    Mycroft AI earlier this week announced that its Mark II smart speaker achieved full funding on Kickstarter in just 6.5 hours. As of Wednesday, pledges reached more than three times its $50K goal -- with 23 days remaining in the campaign. The Mark II…
    - 21 days ago 31 Jan 18, 10:43pm -
  • Free Linux Tool Monitors Systems for Meltdown Attacks
    SentinelOne has released Blacksmith, a free Linux tool that can detect Meltdown vulnerability exploitation attempts. The company has been working on a similar tool to detect Spectre vulnerability attacks. Though free, Blacksmith is not open source. S…
    - 25 days ago 27 Jan 18, 7:00pm -
  • SolydXK Plasma Rewards Effort With Stunning Results
    SolydXK is a Debian-based Linux distribution that comes with a choice of the Xfce or KDE desktop. The latest edition of SolydXK, released this month, provides a state-of-the-art Linux platform. Since I first reviewed the SoldXK distro back in 2013, i…
    - 27 days ago 26 Jan 18, 12:01am -


Linux Mint-Tan - Cinnamon
Linux Mint-Tan - Cinnamon
- 27 Aug 15, 12:31pm -
Linux 2014 Logo
Linux 2014 Logo
- 29 May 14, 8:35am -
Linux 2014 Wallpaper
Linux 2014 Wallpaper
- 29 May 14, 8:34am -
Minimal Arch Linux with Openbox
Minimal Arch Linux with Openbox
- 29 Dec 13, 4:20am -

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 -


  • newMingis on Tech: Apple's latest iOS healthcare push
    Apple has in recent years made healthcare a major focus of its mobile OS, allowing iPhone and iPad users to more easily collect and share healthcare information on everything from workouts to emergency medical info to basic health stats.The compa…
    - 2 hours ago 21 Feb 18, 11:16am -
  • newThe Big Lie, IT contracting edition
    It's early days in this pilot fish's career as an IT contractor, and he gets hired for a gig that's just three months long -- but the recruiter for the consulting company tells him not to fret."I was a bit concerned about the brevity of the contra…
    - 2 hours ago 21 Feb 18, 11:00am -
  • newHow to use OneDrive in Windows 10 to sync and share files
    Microsoft’s cloud storage service, OneDrive, can back up your personal and work files online. It’s built into Windows 10. With it you can sync files on your Windows 10 PC to the cloud and to your other Windows PCs, smartphone or tablet (with the…
    - 2 hours ago 21 Feb 18, 11:00am -
  • new5 ways blockchain is the new business collaboration tool
    While blockchain may have cut its teeth on the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, the distributed electronic ledger technology is quickly making inroads across a variety of industries.That's mainly because of its innate security and its potential for improv…
    - 16 hours ago 20 Feb 18, 9:06pm -
  • newGoogle's latest beta hints at what should be a key Android P feature
    I don't know about you, but oftentimes, I find the headlining features of a new OS release have less impact on my day-to-day life than the random little touches.I'm talking about the easily overlooked additions that might not even be mentioned in…
    - 18 hours ago 20 Feb 18, 7:25pm -
  • newApple is not as good as its bottom line
    How can I say Apple is in trouble when it’s selling 10 iPhones per second? This is a company that just recorded quarterly revenue of $88.3 billion, an increase of 13% from a year earlier and an all-time record. That led to a whopping quarterly p…
    - 18 hours ago 20 Feb 18, 6:51pm -
  • newSo long, Swype: A eulogy for a mobile keyboard pioneer
    Dearly beloved, we gather here today to celebrate the life and honor the memory of an Android pioneer whose impact on mobile technology is still felt by all of us today.Swype, the keyboard app that introduced swipe-to-type input to the masses with…
    - 20 hours ago 20 Feb 18, 5:03pm -
  • newWill an EZPass mobile payment partnership work? It very well could
    Over the decades, major technology advances have typically fallen into one of two categories: truly disruptive, where the approach is meaningfully different from anything that exists; and piggyback, where the technology leverages something that al…
    - 21 hours ago 20 Feb 18, 3:33pm -
  • newBuggy Win10 1709 cumulative update KB 4074588 redlining, bluescreening, borking USB
    At least it isn’t as bad as last month’s three cumulative updates for the bestest version of Windows 10 — on Jan. 3, Jan. 18, and Jan. 31 — but many people running the latest version of Windows 10, version 1709, are wondering why and how t…
    - 22 hours ago 20 Feb 18, 3:23pm -
  • newGet a 299-Piece All-Purpose First Aid Kit For $12 Today
    This full-fledged, easy-to-tote first aid softpack is designed to save time and frustration in the midst of an emergency. It's compact and portable, but contains 299 physician-recommended supplies.  Among the items neatly organized inside the zi…
    - 23 hours ago 20 Feb 18, 1:59pm -


  • newAn Intuitive UI: Not Just for End Users
    Having a simple, understandable user interface on an application aids user acceptance, and even considerations such as interoperability and security.
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  • newUnlock the Value: From Data Quality to Artificial Intelligence
    Data quality, data privacy, and advanced technologies such as AI, machine learning, neural networks, and more, are of top concern to data analytics pros and IT managers, says Karen Lopez, Data & Analytics Track Chair for Interop ITX 2018.
    - 24 hours ago 20 Feb 18, 1:00pm -
  • 5 Reasons Data Scientists Should Adopt DevOps Practices
    Enterprise software development teams have historically had trouble ensuring the code that runs well on a developer's machine also runs well in production. DevOps has promoted more collaboration between developers and IT operations. Data scientists a…
    - 2 days ago 19 Feb 18, 1:00pm -
  • Overdue Notice: Data Gets the Attention it has Long Deserved
    Senior executives who have been making hollow promises about embracing data-driven strategies need to be convinced that now is the time for real action. Here are some ways that data professionals can gain the support they need.
    - 5 days ago 16 Feb 18, 1:00pm -
  • 5 Tech Trends for the Enterprise in 2018
    The Accenture Vision 2018 report has identified five trends for CIOs and other executives for the year ahead, including citizen AI, extended reality, and data veracity.
    - 6 days ago 15 Feb 18, 4:00pm -
  • For IT in 2018, Think Change and Change Again
    Even with the ongoing new developments in core technologies, IT organizations are facing dramatic changes in how they work in 2018 as they embrace new business concepts and strategies.
    - 6 days ago 15 Feb 18, 2:00pm -
  • Cisco Report: A Story of Cloud Endings and Beginnings
    While some aspects of the cloud, such as migrations, are rapidly coming to a close, new avenues are beginning to open.
    - 7 days ago 14 Feb 18, 7:00pm -
  • Ebates Migrates the Data Analytics Stack: SQL Server to Hadoop
    Ebates, the business that provides discounts and incentives to customers of online retailers, needed to move from its SQL server to a system with more processing capacity. The Hadoop cluster it chose fit the bill and provided some unexpected benefits…
    - 7 days ago 14 Feb 18, 2:00pm -
  • Taking the Brakes off the Internet of Things
    If you get the sense that Internet of Things adoption is sluggish, consider that it is going through a normal process.
    - 7 days ago 14 Feb 18, 12:00pm -
  • How AR/VR Analytics May Help Your Business
    Alternative and virtual realities provide organizations with new opportunities to reimagine product demos, employee training and more.
    - 8 days ago 13 Feb 18, 1:00pm -


  • Silicon Valley's Corrupt Underbelly: It's Far Worse Than We Thought
    After addressing the topic of sexual harassment and misconduct in Silicon Valley last month, I finally got my hands on a copy of Brotopia, an eye-opening new book, and a lot of executives should be happy I did not pursue my career in law enforcement.…
    - 2 days ago 19 Feb 18, 6:55pm -
  • Cleveland-Chicago Hyperloop Line Gets Feasibility Study
    HTT has announced an agreement with an Ohio agency to launch a study on creating its first interstate hyperloop project in the U.S., connecting Chicago and Cleveland. The agreement with the Northern Ohio Area Coordinating Committee puts in motion a r…
    - 5 days ago 16 Feb 18, 5:26pm -
  • Apple's HomePod Could Leave a Lasting Mark With Customers
    Apple's new $350 HomePod could make an impact in several ways. In addition to providing listeners with highly praised sound quality, the smart speaker literally could make an impression on some of the wood surfaces it touches -- in the form of white…
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  • Are Smart TV Designs Taking Home Security for Granted?
    Millions of smart TVs from Samsung and some streaming devices from Roku recently were found to be vulnerable to cyberattacks, allowing intruders to take control and remotely change channels and volume settings, among other things, according to Consum…
    - 6 days ago 15 Feb 18, 6:54pm -
  • SentinelOne Debuts Unified OS Threat Protection
    SentinelOne this week announced a partnership with Microsoft to bolster threat protection for mixed platform users, making computing safer for Linux machines in a multiplatform workplace. SentinelOne will integrate its Endpoint Protection Platform wi…
    - 6 days ago 15 Feb 18, 1:00pm -
  • Google Offers New Mobile Story Tech to Publishers
    Google has rolled out a developer preview of its new AMP story format, which is designed to give content publishers an easy way to deliver news and information on mobile devices with visually rich, tap-through stories. "On mobile devices, users brows…
    - 7 days ago 14 Feb 18, 1:00pm -
  • Intel's Fake 5G Olympic Hail Mary
    If there ever were a time when perception Trumped reality, this would be it. So much of what we see these days that looks real just isn't. I can connect a lot of this back to Steve Jobs, who was the master at this in the tech world. However, I'm wor…
    - 9 days ago 12 Feb 18, 6:45pm -
  • EHang Shows Off Passenger Drone's Flight Successes
    EHang this week released footage of the latest test flights of its EHang 184 personal Autonomous Aerial Vehicle. The EHang 184 can transport a single person at up to 130kph in Force 7 typhoon conditions, the company said. EHang plans to further impro…
    - 11 days ago 10 Feb 18, 7:00pm -
  • Leak of Stale iOS Source Code Could Trigger Fresh Problems
    Apple lawyers have sent a copyright violation notice to Github, following the publication of leaked iOS 9 source code on the site. Though iOS 9 is dated, it's possible that the leaked code could be used to jailbreak older devices or worse. Publicatio…
    - 12 days ago 9 Feb 18, 9:19pm -
  • New MIT Project to Probe Mysteries of Human Intelligence
    MIT last week launched the MIT Intelligence Quest, an initiative to find out how human intelligence works, in engineering terms, and how a deeper grasp of human intelligence can be applied to building wiser and more useful machines. Life scientists,…
    - 13 days ago 8 Feb 18, 11:36pm -