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  • newApollo Lake based IoT gateway and embedded controller runs Ubuntu
    Adlink’s rugged “MXE-210” gateway offers Atom x7-E3950 or x5-E3930 SoCs, industrial protocol support, and mini-PCIe wireless and storage options. The Intel Apollo Lake based MXE-210 adds to a line of rugged Adlink MXE computers such as the Bay…
    - 3 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 11:39pm -
  • new[$] Toward better CPU load estimation
    "Load tracking" refers to the kernel's attempts to track how much load eachrunning process will put on the system's CPUs. Good load tracking canyield reasonable predictions about the near-future demands on the system;those, in turn, can be used t…
    - 3 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 11:33pm -
  • newLibreOffice 6.0 Coming Soon to openSUSE Tumbleweed, Along with KDE Apps 17.12
    Another week passed by and even if we’re getting closer and closer to the winter holidays, it doesn’t mean you won’t be getting any updates for your openSUSE Tumbleweed operating system. A total of...The post LibreOffice 6.0 Coming Soon to ope…
    - 3 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 11:32pm -
  • newSecurity: NSA, Microsoft Debacles, and FOSS Updates
    Script Recovers Event Logs Doctored by NSA Hacking ToolSecurity researchers have found a way to reverse the effects of an NSA hacking utility that deletes event logs from compromised machines.Last week, Fox-IT published a Python script that recove…
    - 4 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 10:48pm -
  • newOSS Leftovers
    What is a blockchain smart contract?Now, in a blockchain, the important thing is that once the state has changed, you then ensure it's recorded on the blockchain so that it's public and nobody can change or challenge it. But there are other uses fo…
    - 4 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 10:46pm -
  • newKDE: Randa Meetings and KDE Edu Sprint 2017
    Looking Back at Randa Meetings 2017: Accessibility for EveryoneRanda Meetings are a yearly collection of KDE Community contributor sprints that take place in Randa, Switzerland. With origins dating back to a Plasma meeting in 2009, Randa is one of…
    - 4 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 10:45pm -
  • newProgramming/Development: fwupd, LLVM and More
    CSR devices now supported in fwupdThe BlueCore CSR chips are used everywhere. If you have a “wireless” speaker or headphones that uses Bluetooth there is a high probability that it’s using a CSR chip inside. This makes the addition of CSR sup…
    - 4 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 10:43pm -
  • newSoftware: Darktable, VLC, Mesa, Audacity, Toplip, GNUstep
    Darktable 2.4-RC1 Rolls Out With Windows Support, OpenCL ImprovementsThe open-source Darktable RAW photography software that's long been available for Linux and macOS has finally been ported to Microsoft Windows. But fortunately that's not all to…
    - 4 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 10:42pm -
  • newHow to Upgrade Kernel on CentOS 7
    In this tutorial, I will show you how to upgrade CentOS 7 kernel to the latest version, and we will be using the kernel from ELRepo repository. CentOS 7 is using 3.10 as the default kernel version. And in this guide, we will install the latest stable…
    - 4 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 10:19pm -
  • newUbuntu Devs Work on Demoting Python 2 to "Universe" Repo for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    softpedia: Canonical's Matthias Klose informed the Ubuntu community in a mailing list announcement that getting the Python 2 interpreter demoted from Ubuntu has been an ongoing task for the last few releases
    - 5 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 10:00pm -



  • 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

- 13 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

reddit tech

reddit admin

  • this the next big thing? How much impact will it have?
    For those of you who aren't familiar with NFV, it stands for Network Functions Virtualization. The premise, as far as I understand it, is that NFV will be able to virtualize network appliances and hardware, such as routers, switches, firewalls, etc,…
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  • newJunior sysadmin trying to wrangle xCAT, any insight?
    So I'm pretty green, only been doing HPC sysadmin work for about two months now, so forgive me if I mess any of this up. I'm trying to use xCAT to image a node that we had recently swapped the motherboard on. Deleted the old node definitions and DNS…
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  • newHow to grab various LDAP info from bash? (Manager DN/Group DN/People DN)
    I'm trying to write an LDAP python library to simplify a bunch of this stuff. One of the things I want it to do is be able to automatically detect common LDAP config details and connect appropriately. Namely, I still need a way to detect the followin…
    - 3 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 11:18pm -
  • newTLS for Postfix
    Dear /r/linuxadmin, So I have a postfix setup in our company which I have inherited. One Postfix in the DMZ that just accepts the messages and then relays them to my internal postfix, that checks if recipient exists, yada yada. My boss wants TLS encr…
    - 5 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 9:33pm -
  • newInstalling/configuring mcollective for puppetrun support in foreman?
    I'm trying to set up mcollective on Foreman 1.14.3 / Katello 3.3.2 on CentOs 7.3 with puppet 4.10 and I'm running into some trouble. I can't seem to find definitive and up-to-date documentation. Does anyone have any experience with this and wouldn't…
    - 5 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 9:28pm -
  • new[Jenkins] cli anonymous is missing permission.
    I copy what's in to one of the admin's pub via gui. When I run the following command: bash-4.2$ java -jar /var/lib/jenkins/jenkins-cli.jar -s http://localhost:8080 -i /var/lib/jenkins/.ssh/update reload-configuration ERROR: anonymous is…
    - 6 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 8:04pm -
  • new[Jenkins] Migration
    So let's say I setup a jenkins on a cent7 with some plugins installs and config.xml. How can I migrate that jenkins to another machine if let's say I didn't keep track on what plugins I install. Is there an export function somewhere where I can expor…
    - 7 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 7:56pm -
  • newOpenVPN setup?
    I've set these up before so not sure what the deal is. I keep getting an error that the server cannot start because it cannot read my ssl key file, due to password verification failing. There's no pass on it. I made it without one, and I even ran the…
    - 7 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 7:32pm -
  • newNeed to migrate an SVN repository off of a failing machine to a stable one. Am I doing it right?
    SVN sever version 1.18.11. Going from a CentOS6 machine to a CentOS7 one. I've got the basic principle of migrating the svn repository. I can install the other thing I need. Mostly all I need feedback on is if I have it right that I can: Dump/Migrate…
    - 11 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 3:16pm -
  • newZFS-based storage for Proxmox.
    Hello! Sorry for spelling in advance, English is not my native. I use proxmox as a main virtual environment on almost all hardware. Currently, I have a task of backing up a relatively huge amount of data (KVM virtual machine's drives) and looking fo…
    - 17 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 9:50am -


Next Generation of Linux: Zachary Dupont Meets Linus Torvalds

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

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

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

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

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

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

reddit fu

  • newANSI art font with added oozz
    submitted by /u/Zem_Mattress [link] [comments]
    - 8 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 6:34pm -
  • newHow to monitor network traffic with DNS?
    I'm on a Mac OS 10.11.6. I've been using tcptrack to monitor network traffic, and notice my mac is constantly talking to the network, both local and web. I can see the IP addresses but would like to see the domain names. Is there a utility that will…
    - 11 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 3:58pm -
  • newKnow how many stars your repo's got.. Woohoo
    submitted by /u/dragonzurfer [link] [comments]
    - 14 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 12:07pm -
  • newScraping some French radio and TV websites
    Hi everyone, I listen a lot to two French radio stations, France Inter and France Culture and a Franco-German TV, Arte, I also happen to really love archiving things, so I ended up doing the logical things: writing scripts to conveniently download a…
    - 20 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 6:57am -
  • Have some questions while studying for a final
    These are from my practice final worksheet we got in class. I don't recall being taught some of this so here goes. It's using the windows command line. He didn't give us the file names that are on the final so trying to make some up myself for now. F…
    - 1 day ago 11 Dec 17, 2:25am -
  • Inbox by Gmail command line app?
    Anyone figure out a way to integrate any of the command line email clients with inbox? Thanks! Edit: To clarify, I'm specifically looking for a way to stick with the Inbox way of doing email, and hoping there's a way to do that from the command line.…
    - 1 day ago 10 Dec 17, 11:07pm -
  • Changing many file types all with different extensions to a single extension
    submitted by /u/BranchySaturn28 [link] [comments]
    - 1 day ago 10 Dec 17, 7:59pm -
  • Playing BitChute videos from the command-line
    submitted by /u/TheOuterLinux [link] [comments]
    - 2 days ago 10 Dec 17, 12:33am -
  • Need help with transforming text in BASH
    Hi everyone, how would I transform from the following format: xxx.yyy?zzz to this: yyy ZZZ xxx submitted by /u/t3426tg43 [link] [comments]
    - 2 days ago 9 Dec 17, 11:08pm -
  • [linux] [support] anyone know how to re-read articles in canto?
    When an article is marked as read it is discarded upon an update, is there a way to set it not to do that and instead allow me to discard them at my leisure? Or even just choose to filter them out? In addition, is it possible to re fetch them? [SOLVE…
    - 2 days ago 9 Dec 17, 2:49pm -

reddit opensource



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 -


  • newLinux Foundation Continues to Emphasize Diversity and Inclusiveness at Events
    This has been a pivotal year for Linux Foundation events. Our largest gatherings, which include Open Source Summit, Embedded Linux Conference, KubeCon + CloudNativeCon, Open Networking Summit, and Cloud Foundry...The post Linux Foundation Continues…
    - 7 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 7:06pm -
  • newBell Is the First Carrier to Deploy the Open Source Version of ONAP in Production  
      Bell, Canada’s largest communications company, is the first in the world to deploy the open source version of the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) in production. Bell has built...The post Bell Is the First Carrier to Deploy the Open Sour…
    - 8 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 6:56pm -
  • RCRWireless News: Alibaba Cloud, Baidu Embrace Open Source as CNCF Members post RCRWireless News: Alibaba Cloud, Baidu Embrace Open Source as CNCF Members appeared first on The Linux Foundation.
    - 3 days ago 8 Dec 17, 10:17pm -
  • Practical Ways to Improve Your Open Source Development Impact
    Open source programs are sparking innovation at organizations of all types, and if your program is up and running, you may have arrived at the point where maximizing the impact...The post Practical Ways to Improve Your Open Source Development Impact…
    - 4 days ago 8 Dec 17, 2:00pm -
  • eWeek: How the Cloud Native Computing Foundation Is Advancing Cloud Projects post eWeek: How the Cloud Native Computing Foundation Is Advancing Cloud Projects appeared first on The Linux Foundation.
    - 5 days ago 6 Dec 17, 10:14pm -
  • Baidu Joins Cloud Native Computing Foundation As Gold Member
    Chinese tech giant’s investment expands Foundation’s global footprint, advances machine learning opportunities for cloud native ecosystem   AUSTIN, TX – KUBECON + CLOUDNATIVECON NORTH AMERICA – December 6, 2017 –...The post Baidu Joins Cl…
    - 5 days ago 6 Dec 17, 3:00pm -
  • Announcing Jaeger 1.0 Release!
    In February we introduced Jaeger in a blog post Evolving Distributed Tracing at Uber Engineering. Two months later Jaeger backend has been released as an open source project. So many...The post Announcing Jaeger 1.0 Release! appeared first on The Li…
    - 5 days ago 6 Dec 17, 3:00pm -
  • Fluentd v1.0
    Logging is a critical component on production environments that allow us to perform monitoring and data analysis. While applications runs at scale, the Logging layer also needs to scale and...The post Fluentd v1.0 appeared first on The Linux Foundat…
    - 5 days ago 6 Dec 17, 3:00pm -
  • Cloud Native Computing Foundation Kicks Off KubeCon + CloudNativeCon With 31 New Members
    Foundation welcomes dozens of new members and more than 4,000 attendees to Austin for annual North American event AUSTIN, TX – December 6, 2017 – KubeCon + CloudNativeCon – The...The post Cloud Native Computing Foundation Kicks Off KubeCon + C…
    - 5 days ago 6 Dec 17, 3:00pm -
  • Cloud Native Computing Foundation Welcomes Alibaba Cloud As Platinum Member
    Membership status reflects Alibaba Cloud’s continued commitment to nurturing Cloud Native Ecosystem AUSTIN, TX – KUBECON + CLOUDNATIVECON NORTH AMERICA – December 6, 2017 – The Cloud Native Computing Foundation...The post Cloud Native Comput…
    - 5 days ago 6 Dec 17, 3:00pm -


Remotely Control a 3d Printer with Octoprint - Hak5 2313

- 5 days ago 6 Dec 17, 4:00pm -
Do We Need Net Neutrality? - ThreatWire

- 6 days ago 6 Dec 17, 1:00am -
The Future of 3D Printing - Hak5 2312

- 11 days ago 30 Nov 17, 4:00pm -
Hack your Holidays

- 17 days ago 25 Nov 17, 12:55am -
Building a 3D Printer Enclosure - Hak5 2311

- 20 days ago 22 Nov 17, 3:47am -
Getting Back into 3D Printing - Hak5 2310

- 21 days ago 20 Nov 17, 8:45pm -


  • Untitled
    This month in Linux Voice
    - 11 days ago 30 Nov 17, 7:11pm -
  • Untitled
    This month in the news: Samsung to bring Linux to the Galaxy phone, System76 releases Pop!_OS, Linux comes to Windows, Docker embraces Kubernetes, and we are under a Bad Rabbit attack. 
    - 11 days ago 30 Nov 17, 7:11pm -
  • The sys admin's daily grind: inxi
    The name of the tool that columnist Charly Kühnast recommends this month may sound like the Teletubbies, but it is but far from infantile when it comes to functionality. In fact, inxi provides detailed and precisely controllable hardware and system…
    - 11 days ago 30 Nov 17, 7:11pm -
  • Linux control over Secure Boot
    The Shim bootloader lets Linux users regain some control over the Secure Boot process.
    - 11 days ago 30 Nov 17, 7:11pm -
  • The Linux Voice view on what's going on in the world of Free Software.
    Open source communities need equal rights.
    - 11 days ago 30 Nov 17, 7:11pm -
  • Untitled
    Linux has some excellent graphical video-editing tools, but sometimes working from the command line with FFmpeg is just better.
    - 11 days ago 30 Nov 17, 7:11pm -
  • Playing and editing audio-visual from the command line
    Whether you are an expert or a beginner, you can learn to edit audio and video clips at the command line with Melt.
    - 11 days ago 30 Nov 17, 7:11pm -
  • Security with the Trusted Platform Module
    The Trusted Platform Module on your computer's motherboard could lead to better security for your Linux system.
    - 11 days ago 30 Nov 17, 7:10pm -
  • Automate data backup at the command line
    Backing up data is an unpopular task that many users – and even some administrators – consider a chore, prompting us to take a look at some command-line automatic backup programs.
    - 11 days ago 30 Nov 17, 7:10pm -
  • Smarter with open source
    Making the city of Messina, Italy, smarter with open source and IoT.
    - 11 days ago 30 Nov 17, 7:10pm -


  • Linux Journal Ceases Publication
    EOFIt looks like we’re at the end, folks. If all goes according to a plan we’d rather not have, the November issue of Linux Journal was our last. more>>
    - 10 days ago 1 Dec 17, 5:55pm -
  • So Long, and Thanks for All the Bash
    It was the summer of 2007 and I was at Linux World Expo in San Francisco. I had just finished updating the second edition of Knoppix Hacks and in addition to attending the conference I was the…
    - 11 days ago 1 Dec 17, 9:12am -
  • Banana Backups
    In the September 2016 issue, I wrote an article called "Papa's Got a Brand NewNAS"where I described how I replaced my rackmounted gear with a small,low-powered ARM device—the Odroid XU4.…
    - 20 days ago 21 Nov 17, 3:58pm -
  • Zentera Systems, Inc.'s CoIP Security Enclave
    On the heels of being crowned "Cool Vendor in Cloud Security" byGartner, Zentera Systems, Inc., announced an upgrade to its flagshipCoIP Security Enclave solution. more>>
    - 27 days ago 15 Nov 17, 12:38pm -
  • Sysadmin 101: Patch Management
    A few articles ago, I started a Sysadmin 101 series to pass down some fundamentalknowledge about systems administration that the current generation of juniorsysadmins, DevOps engineers or "…
    - 28 days ago 14 Nov 17, 12:23pm -
  • pfSense: Not Linux, Not Bad
    Through the years, I've used all sorts of router and firewall solutions athome and at work. For home networks, I usually recommend something likeDD-WRT, OpenWRT or Tomato on an off-the-shel…
    - 29 days ago 13 Nov 17, 10:28am -
  • NETGEAR 48-Port Gigabit Smart Managed Plus Switch (GS750E)
    More than ever, small to mid-sized businesses demand and rely ontheir networks to carry out mission-critical business activities. Asalways, however, budgets and expertise constrain these co…
    - 31 days ago 10 Nov 17, 4:12pm -
  • New Hope for Digital Identity
    Identity is personal. You need to start there.In the natural world where we live and breathe, personal identity can getcomplicated, but it's not broken. If an Inuit family from Qikiqtaal…
    - 33 days ago 9 Nov 17, 11:14am -
  • DivvyCloud Platform for VMware Cloud on AWS
    DivvyCloud's unique niche in the IT ecosystem is helping organizationsautomate and manage their multi-cloud infrastructure at scale. more>>
    - 34 days ago 8 Nov 17, 2:03pm -
  • Slicing Scientific Data
    I've covered scientificsoftware in previous articles that either analyzes image information or actually generatesimage data for further analysis. In this article, I introduce a tool thatyo…
    - 35 days ago 7 Nov 17, 1:53pm -


  • Microsoft Goes All In With Kubernetes
    Microsoft has launched a raft of new Kubernetes-related projects, demonstrating its growing commitment to the technology. Among them are a new version of its experimental Azure Container Instances for Kubernetes, the Virtual Kubelet. Microsoft also e…
    - 2 days ago 9 Dec 17, 7:00pm -
  • New Open Platform Helps Enterprises Manage Their Own Cloud Services
    CoreOS on Tuesday announced the release of Tectonic 1.8, a Kubernetes container management platform. Tectonic enables enterprises to deploy key automation infrastructure components that function like managed cloud services without cloud vendor lock-i…
    - 5 days ago 6 Dec 17, 7:03pm -
  • Major Players Roll Up Sleeves to Solve Open Source Licensing Problems
    Four big tech players this week moved to improve their handling of open source software licensing violations. Red Hat, Google, Facebook and IBM said they would apply error standards in GNU GPLv3 to all of their open source licensing, even licenses gr…
    - 11 days ago 30 Nov 17, 7:18pm -
  • AWS to Help Build ONNX Open Source AI Platform
    AWS has become the latest tech firm to join the deep learning community's collaboration on the Open Neural Network Exchange, recently launched to advance AI in a frictionless and interoperable environment. Facebook and Microsoft led the effort. AWS m…
    - 16 days ago 25 Nov 17, 7:00pm -
  • MX 17 Linux: The Best of 2 Linux Worlds
    MX Linux-17 Beta 1 is a desktop-oriented Linux distribution based on Debian's "stable" branch. It is a cooperative venture between the antiX and former MEPIS Linux communities. Normally, taking a first look at an early phase beta release means taking…
    - 26 days ago 16 Nov 17, 1:00pm -
  • Take Linux and Run With It
    "How do you run an operating system?" may seem like a simple question, since most of us are accustomed to turning on our computers and seeing our system spin up. However, this common model is only one way of running an operating system. As one of Lin…
    - 28 days ago 14 Nov 17, 1:00pm -
  • Fixes MIA for Many Linux Kernel Flaws
    A Google code security researcher's recent discovery of 14 flaws in Linux kernel USB drivers led to last-minute fixes in the Linux 4.14 release candidate code set for distribution on Sunday. The flaws, which Google researcher Andrey Konovalov disclos…
    - 30 days ago 11 Nov 17, 7:00pm -
  • GeckoLinux Beta Does openSuse Better
    The latest developmental beta release of GeckoLinux brings this custom spinoff distro of openSuse to new levels of performance and convenience. When I first looked at GeckoLinux in late 2015, I was impressed with the developer's efforts to smooth ove…
    - 33 days ago 8 Nov 17, 11:13pm -
  • Marcher Malware Poses Triple Threat to Android Users
    A three-pronged banking malware campaign has been infecting Android phones since the beginning of this year, according to Proofpoint. Attackers have been stealing credentials, planting the Marcher banking Trojan on phones, and nicking credit card inf…
    - 34 days ago 7 Nov 17, 7:18pm -
  • Nvidia Containerizes GPU-Accelerated Deep Learning
    We often talk about hybrid cloud business models, but virtually always in the context of traditional processor-bound applications. What if deep learning developers and service operators could run their GPU-accelerated model training or inference deli…
    - 35 days ago 7 Nov 17, 1:00pm -


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OS tan - Linux
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SOLD Linux the Alpine Cat poseable artdoll OOAK!
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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 -

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  • 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 -


  • new10 reasons why Apple should acquire Shazam
    TechCrunch claims Apple will purchase leading music recognition service, Shazam. Apple has now confirmed the deal. Here are just 10 reasons such a deal makes sense:Shazam’s Apple storyFounded in 1999, Shazam first came to prominence on Apple’s p…
    - 10 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 4:09pm -
  • newIDG Contributor Network: Net Neutrality and people with disabilities
    A great move forward in the protection of civil rights occurred when in 1996 when the 104th Congress of the United States passed amendments the Telecommunications Act of 1934. We may not associate civil rights with telecommunications legislation unti…
    - 12 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 2:43pm -
  • newHow killing Net Neutrality will affect enterprise mobility
    Efforts to dismantle net neutrality will likely affect enterprises and the way they do business, from how mobile apps are designed to where companies choose to store data commonly accessed on mobile devices.The Federal Communications Commission (FCC)…
    - 15 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 11:44am -
  • newIt's time: Make sure Windows Auto Update is turned off
    It's time to make sure your computer is locked down. If history is any indication, we're going to be in for a rocky ride over the next week or two.In September, folks who were set to update Windows automatically were greeted by Word docs and Excel sp…
    - 15 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 11:44am -
  • newThermostat Wars: The Last Degree
    Two co-workers in this IT department are locked in not-quite-mortal combat over one of the highest-stakes elements of their professional lives, reports a pilot fish on the scene: the office temperature."One was a petite lady in QA named Betty, who wa…
    - 16 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 11:00am -
  • With smartphones like these, why do we need laptops?
    Smartphones are supercomputers.Or, at least, they’re significantly more powerful than supercomputers were ten years ago. And way more powerful than desktops were five years ago.Smartphones also offer killer benefits that laptops don’t — namely,…
    - 3 days ago 9 Dec 17, 10:00am -
  • What's in the latest Chrome update?
    Google this week issued Chrome 63 for Windows, macOS and Linux, adding important security enhancements for enterprises to stress the importance the company now puts on the commercial market."Starting with [this] release, Site Isolation is now availab…
    - 3 days ago 8 Dec 17, 8:46pm -
  • Office 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 days ago 8 Dec 17, 4:53pm -
  • Microsoft quietly repairs Windows Defender security hole CVE-2017-11937
    Many malware researchers were surprised to find an unexpected patch on their machines yesterday. It didn’t arrive through the front door — Windows Update wasn’t involved. Instead, the new version of mpengine.dll arrived automatically, around th…
    - 3 days ago 8 Dec 17, 3:23pm -
  • Apple’s HomeKit security blunder exposes the risk of smart homes
    The expression “safe as houses” will become a thing of the past if tech firms don’t get connected home security right, and the need to be incredibly watchful was visible in Apple’s latest security blunder this week.Not so ideal homeThe lates…
    - 3 days ago 8 Dec 17, 2:42pm -


  • new5 Survival Tactics for Enterprise CIOs in 2018
    Longtime tech industry pundit Tim O'Reilly sat down with InformationWeek to talk about the future of business, society, and the enterprise. Here's what he says enterprises must do to compete in a changing business environment.
    - 7 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 8:00pm -
  • newAWS Ignites Debate About the Death of IT Ops
    Amazon's announcements at AWS RE:Invent make it highlight an AWS message that serverless is the way to go, which isn't good news for those in operations jobs.
    - 9 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 6:00pm -
  • newTo Find IT Talent, Think Differently - and Move Quickly
    You might not be able to compete with the behemoths, but there are some things you can do to find great talent. Think about partnering with other companies and how multi-disciplinary teams can help fill gaps.
    - 14 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 1:00pm -
  • newThe Clouds Are Different Over China
    US-based cloud vendors face unique challenges in China, raising the possibility that Chinese cloud vendors might be able to gain leadership roles in the global cloud market.
    - 14 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 12:30pm -
  • Five Emerging Requirements Impacting Hybrid Cloud Strategies
    As companies turn to the hybrid cloud to future-proof business and innovate faster, there are some emerging needs that they should address.
    - 3 days ago 8 Dec 17, 7:00pm -
  • IT Versus the Organization
    There are significant gaps in how IT professionals and business leaders view issues such as aligning tech with business goals. Experts share some thoughts on how to close the gaps.
    - 4 days ago 8 Dec 17, 1:00pm -
  • The Hidden Costs of Open Source Security Software
    Open source software isn't free, whether looked at in terms of hard dollars or in missed opportunities.
    - 4 days ago 8 Dec 17, 12:00pm -
  • Enhance Lead Qualification in SaaS
    With SaaS technologies organizations can better qualify their leads through data touch points and data science.
    - 4 days ago 8 Dec 17, 12:00pm -
  • A Check-Up for Artificial Intelligence in the Enterprise
    As organizations get ready to invest (or further invest) in AI, some recent research efforts offer insight into what the status quo is around AI in the enterprise and the barriers that could impede adoption.
    - 5 days ago 7 Dec 17, 1:00pm -
  • Hybrid Cloud - You're Doing It Wrong
    As organizations move to hybrid clouds they have to adjust their thinking and how they look at key concepts.
    - 5 days ago 7 Dec 17, 12:00pm -


  • newThe Tech Wars of 2018
    We are coming up to the end of the year, and it's a good time to look forward. Stepping outside of politics and the obvious war between the Democrats, Republicans and common sense, there is the war between Amazon and Google, which likely will redefin…
    - 8 hours ago 11 Dec 17, 6:57pm -
  • Qualcomm Unveils Powerful New Snapdragon SoC
    Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform, an SoC built for immersive multimedia experiences including extended reality, on-device AI and high-speed connectivity. The SoC will power next-generation Android flagship smartphones and Win…
    - 3 days ago 8 Dec 17, 10:25pm -
  • Google and Amazon Square Off, Ignoring Customers in the Middle
    A long-simmering dispute between Google and Amazon has escalated into a front-burner feud, following Google's decision to block its YouTube video service from Amazon's Echo Show, effective immediately, and from its Fire TV, effective Jan. 1. Google a…
    - 4 days ago 7 Dec 17, 7:47pm -
  • The Return of Industrial Espionage and the Building New Wave of Scandals
    As powerful men drop like flies due to their inability to resist abusing their authority, it's clear that the problem is widespread. Similarly, it's likely that we'll find the problem of alleged industrial espionage is not limited to Uber. You see, w…
    - 7 days ago 4 Dec 17, 5:57pm -
  • FDA Gives Nod to Apple Watch EKG Reader Accessory
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given the KardiaBand its stamp of approval, AliveCor announced Thursday. The device is the first FDA-cleared personal electrocardiogram accessory designed for use with an Apple Watch. The KardiaBand allows us…
    - 10 days ago 1 Dec 17, 8:59pm -
  • Quantum Key Distribution Gets a Speed Boost
    A method for scrambling data to protect it from the super powerful computers of the future has received a speed boost from a team of researchers from Duke and Ohio State universities and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The method uses quantum key…
    - 11 days ago 30 Nov 17, 11:08pm -
  • Major Players Roll Up Sleeves to Solve Open Source Licensing Problems
    Four big tech players this week moved to improve their handling of open source software licensing violations. Red Hat, Google, Facebook and IBM said they would apply error standards in GNU GPLv3 to all of their open source licensing, even licenses gr…
    - 11 days ago 30 Nov 17, 7:18pm -
  • MacOS High Sierra Flaw Creates High Anxiety
    Apple has released a security update to fix a serious flaw revealed via Twitter. The patch is available for macOS High Sierra 10.13.1. macOS 10.12.6 and earlier versions aren't affected. "This morning, as of 8 a.m., the update is available for downlo…
    - 12 days ago 29 Nov 17, 11:37pm -
  • New AWS Platform Promises Fast AR, VR, 3D Development
    AWS has announced Amazon Sumerian, a new Web-based platform to help developers quickly design and deploy VR, AR and 3D applications. The platform lets developers build realistic VR, AR or 3D environments, populate them with animated characters and 3D…
    - 12 days ago 29 Nov 17, 9:02pm -
  • Risky Scripts Pose Threat to Web Surfers, Say Researchers
    A popular technique used by website operators to observe the keystrokes, mouse movements and scrolling behavior of visitors on Web pages is fraught with risk. The technique offered by a number of service providers uses scripts to capture the activity…
    - 13 days ago 28 Nov 17, 7:24pm -