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  • Haveged 1.9.2
    haveged is a daemon that feeds the /dev/random pool on Linux using an adaptation of the HArdware Volatile Entropy Gathering and Expansion algorithm invented at IRISA. The algorithm is self-tuning on machines with cpuid support, and has been tested in…
    - 2 days ago 17 Nov 17, 10:23pm -
  • Flawfinder 2.0.5
    Flawfinder searches through source code for potential security flaws, listing potential security flaws sorted by risk, with the most potentially dangerous flaws shown first. This risk level depends not only on the function, but on the values of the p…
    - 2 days ago 17 Nov 17, 10:20pm -
  • Red Hat Security Advisory 2017-3247-01
    Red Hat Security Advisory 2017-3247-01 - Mozilla Firefox is an open source web browser. This update upgrades Firefox to version 52.5.0 ESR. Security Fix: Multiple flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A web page containing mali…
    - 2 days ago 17 Nov 17, 10:18pm -
  • Microsoft Security Bulletin Advisory Update For November, 2017
    This Microsoft bulletin summary holds information regarding an update to ADV170012.
    - 2 days ago 17 Nov 17, 10:01pm -
  • Cisco Umbrella Virtual Appliance 2.1.0 Hardcoded Credentials
    Cisco Umbrella virtual appliance versions 2.1.0 and below contain undocumented hardcoded credentials which could allow an attacker to access the hypervisor console and provide persistent and unrestricted access to the virtual appliance.
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 4:23pm -
  • Google Chrome Universal Cross Site Scripting
    Google Chrome versions prior to 62 universal cross site scripting proof of concept exploit.
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 4:20pm -
  • VXSearch 10.2.14 Local SEH Overflow
    VXSearch version 10.2.14 local SEH buffer overflow exploit that binds a shell to port 1337.
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 4:18pm -
  • Progress Sitefinity 10.0 / 10.1 Broken Access Control / LINQ Injection
    Progress Sitefinity versions 10.0 and 10.1 suffer from broken access control and LINQ injection vulnerabilities.
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 4:16pm -
  • FreeBSD Security Advisory - FreeBSD-SA-17:08.ptrace
    FreeBSD Security Advisory - Not all information in the struct ptrace_lwpinfo is relevant for the state of any thread, and the kernel does not fill the irrelevant bytes or short strings. Since the structure filled by the kernel is allocated on the ker…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 4:11pm -
  • D-Link DCS-936L Cross Site Request Forgery
    D-Link DCS-936L suffers from a cross site request forgery vulnerability.
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 2:55pm -

alltop

  • newp2k17 Hackathon report: Antoine Jacoutot on ports+packages progress
    Another p2k17 hackathon report is just in, from Antoine Jacoutot (ajacoutot@), who writes:TL;DRNothing fancy, just ports work, but my first time in Berlin was a blast!It's been a while since I attended a ports hackathon where I ended up…
    - 1 hour ago 20 Nov 17, 7:59am -
  • newtoday's leftovers
    [LabPlot] Improved data fitting in 2.5Until now, the fit parameters could in principle take any values allowed by the fit model, which would lead to a reasonable description of the data. However, sometimes the realistic regions for the parameters a…
    - 2 hours ago 20 Nov 17, 7:11am -
  • newKernel: Linux 4.15 and Intel
    The Big Changes So Far For The Linux 4.15 Kernel - Half Million New Lines Of Code So FarWe are now through week one of two for the merge window of the Linux 4.15 kernel.If you are behind on your Phoronix reading with the many feature recaps provid…
    - 2 hours ago 20 Nov 17, 7:06am -
  • newRed Hat: OpenStack and Financial News
    Red Hat OpenStack platform 12 imminent, paves way for Kubernetes in platform 13Enterprise Linux vendor Red Hat is poised to release its OpenStack Platform 12. It’s the first step in a longer vision to ultimately deploy via Kubernetes. Red Hat re…
    - 2 hours ago 20 Nov 17, 7:04am -
  • newSecurity: Google and Morgan Marquis-Boire
    Google: 25 per cent of black market passwords can access accountsThe researchers used Google's proprietary data to see whether or not stolen passwords could be used to gain access to user accounts, and found that an estimated 25 per cent of the sto…
    - 2 hours ago 20 Nov 17, 7:00am -
  • newReview: Fedora 27 Workstation
    On the whole there are several things to like about Fedora 27. The operating system was stable during my trial and I like that there are several session options, depending on whether we want to use Wayland or the X display server or even a more tra…
    - 2 hours ago 20 Nov 17, 6:38am -
  • newBoot Linux ISO From Android Phone
    The Thing about us Linux users is that we are never committed to one particular distro. We are always looking for something new, something more exciting. It may be a new Desktop Environment, a...The post Boot Linux ISO From Android Phone appeared fi…
    - 3 hours ago 20 Nov 17, 5:41am -
  • newSparkyLinux 4.7 "Tyche" Out Now with Latest Debian GNU/Linux 9 "Stretch" Updates
    A new stability update of the SparkyLinux 4.x “Tyche” operating system series is out now bringing you the latest updates from the upstream Debian GNU/Linux 9 “Stretch” software repositories. Powered by a recent kernel...The post SparkyLinux…
    - 4 hours ago 20 Nov 17, 5:37am -
  • newSparkyLinux 4.7 "Tyche" Out Now with Latest Debian GNU/Linux 9 "Stretch" Updates
    A new stability update of the SparkyLinux 4.x "Tyche" operating system series is out now bringing you the latest updates from the upstream Debian GNU/Linux 9 "Stretch" software repositories.Powered by a recent kernel from the long-term supported Li…
    - 4 hours ago 20 Nov 17, 4:55am -
  • newMKVToolNix 18.0.0 Open-Source MKV Manipulation App Adds Performance Improvements
    A new stable release of the MKVToolNix open-source and cross-platform MKV (Matroska) manipulation software arrived this past weekend with various performance improvements and bug fixes.MKVToolNix 18.0.0 continues the monthly series of stability and…
    - 5 hours ago 20 Nov 17, 4:25am -

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cPaneladmin

  • 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 -

cpaneltv

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 -
WHM Tutorial - The Manage API Tokens Interface

- 14 Apr 17, 7:35pm -

reddit linux

reddit tech

reddit admin

  • newmount.nfs: No route to host
    Hey everyone, I have a pesky nfs share that won't mount after putting it in /etc/fstab, which is odd because I have another nfs share working just fine. I know it's a firewall issue because after stopping firewalld the issue no longer persisted. I ju…
    - 12 hours ago 19 Nov 17, 9:34pm -
  • Linux Philosophy
    How do you give meaning to your work Do you see this as a craft? Or just as a preferable way of producing labor for the bourgeoisie class to profit off of while they exploit you in this oppressive capitalist system? Are you a socialist? Do you see y…
    - 1 day ago 19 Nov 17, 7:16am -
  • Highly Available Wordpress on AWS
    submitted by /u/dubnetworks [link] [comments]
    - 1 day ago 19 Nov 17, 12:44am -
  • Audit scripts - what do you use?
    There are alot of Windows audit scripts out there. Such checks include listing of user accounts (expiration, password policy, etc.), groups (privileged group membership), etc. This is typically information you would provide to an auditor for SOC, PCI…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 8:36pm -
  • What Linux OS do you use at work?
    We are primarily an RHEL\CentOS house, but most of our devs use Ubuntu on their desktop. Just wanted to see what distro's you guys use on your workstations and servers and why that distro? submitted by /u/haptizum [link] [comments]
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 6:45pm -
  • Benchmark programs for IOPS
    I need to create IOPS benchmark numbers for testing various RAID configurations. Currently using sysbench. What's your favorite synthetic benchmark program to test IOPS? The eventual environment will be combination of application and database servers…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 4:04pm -
  • JConsole Over SSL
    submitted by /u/LanikSF [link] [comments]
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 1:34am -
  • CentOS using windows AD for login
    Hello I'm new to CentOS and linux. I have setup a CentOS7 server with NFS. I have added it to a windows domain, and a windows active directory. Logging into the machine using AD credentials works fine. Someone within my department said I would have i…
    - 3 days ago 16 Nov 17, 10:52pm -
  • Question about ldap
    I may still be green where I haven't done setting up bare ldap myself so this question might seem stupid. I was always wondering, why can't ldap server be integrated with databases like postgres? The ldap structure is very database like. Can anyone…
    - 3 days ago 16 Nov 17, 10:06pm -
  • Using Redmine for Change Control and Ticketing
    Hey all, installed and setup redmine on ubuntu 16.04 and have it running and working. Now looking into some of the plugins that are kind of "must have" and playing around with it, but the main purpose behind this entire test case was to make a system…
    - 4 days ago 16 Nov 17, 5:56pm -

linuxfoundation

Tiejun Chen: Unikernelized Real Time Linux & IoT

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

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

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

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

- 14 days ago 6 Nov 17, 6:15pm -
Claudio Scordino: SCHED_DEADLINE: what's next?

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

reddit fu

reddit opensource

LinuxActionShow

LinuxMagazine

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 -

linux.com

  • This Week in Open Source: Linux Demonstrates Superpowers With Supercomputer Domination & More
    Title: This Week in Open Source: Linux Demonstrates Superpowers With Supercomputer Domination & More17 NovLearn more
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 5:01pm -
  • How to Install and Use Docker on Linux
    Title: How to Install and Use Docker on Linux17 NovLearn more
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 3:00pm -
  • Open Source Threat Modeling
    What is threat modeling?Application threat modeling is a structured approach to identifying ways that an adversary might try to attack an application and then designing mitigations to prevent, detect or reduce the impact of those attacks. The descri…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 2:50pm -
  • Open Source Networking Days: Think Globally, Collaborate Locally
    Something that we’ve learned at The Linux Foundation over the years is that there is just no substitute for periodic, in-person, face-to-face collaboration around the open source technologies that are rapidly changing our world. 
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 10:30am -
  • The Open-Source Driving Simulator That Trains Autonomous Vehicles
    Self-driving cars are set to revolutionize transport systems the world over. If the hype is to be believed, entirely autonomous vehicles are about to hit the open road.
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 10:30am -
  • What Can The Philosophy of Unix Teach Us About Security?
    In some sense, I see security philosophy gradually going the way of the Unix philosophy. More specifically, within the areas of security operations and incident response, I believe that this transition has been underway for quite some time. What do I…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 9:30am -
  • 5 New & Powerful Dell Linux Machines You Can Buy Right Now
    The land of powerful PCs and workstations isn’t barren anymore when we talk about Linux-powered machines; even all of the world’s top 500 supercomputers now run Linux.
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 9:30am -
  • 5 Coolest Linux Terminal Emulators
    Title: 5 Coolest Linux Terminal Emulators16 NovLearn more
    - 4 days ago 16 Nov 17, 3:00pm -
  • Cloud Native Storage: A Primer
    We recently debated at a technical forum what cloud native storage is, which led me to believe that this topic deserves a deeper discussion and more clarity.First though, I first want to define what cloud native applications are, as some may think t…
    - 4 days ago 16 Nov 17, 11:50am -
  • IT Disaster Recovery: Sysadmins vs. Natural Disasters
    Businesses need to keep going even when faced with torrential flooding or earthquakes. Sysadmins who lived through Katrina, Sandy, and other disasters share real-world advice for anyone responsible for IT during an emergency.When the lights flicker…
    - 4 days ago 16 Nov 17, 11:30am -

linuxfoundation

  • Open Source Threat Modeling
    A guest blog post by Mike Goodwin. What is threat modeling? Application threat modeling is a structured approach to identifying ways that an adversary might try to attack an application...The post Open Source Threat Modeling appeared first on The Li…
    - 2 days ago 17 Nov 17, 9:34pm -
  • Open Source Networking Days: Think Globally, Collaborate Locally
    Something that we’ve learned at The Linux Foundation over the years is that there is just no substitute for periodic, in-person, face-to-face collaboration around the open source technologies that are...The post Open Source Networking Days: Think…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 2:30pm -
  • Linux Kernel Developer: Arnd Bergmann
    The Linux kernel is the lowest level of software running on a Linux system. It manages the hardware, runs user programs, and maintains the overall security and integrity of the...The post Linux Kernel Developer: Arnd Bergmann appeared first on The L…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 2:00pm -
  • American Banker: Blockchain Moves Beyond its ‘Moonshot’ Phase
    https://www.americanbanker.com/news/blockchain-moves-beyond-its-moonshot-phase   “If Ethereum and bitcoin are the moonshot, we’re the rocket ship that makes this commercially usable for lots and lots of other activities that might not have been.…
    - 4 days ago 16 Nov 17, 7:07pm -
  • FierceTelecom: Linux Foundation’s Joshipura Says ONAP is Now the De Facto Open Networking Platform
    https://www.fiercetelecom.com/telecom/onap-has-become-de-facto-open-networking-platform-proclaims-linux-foundation-s-joshipuraThe post FierceTelecom: Linux Foundation’s Joshipura Says ONAP is Now the De Facto Open Networking Platform appeared firs…
    - 5 days ago 15 Nov 17, 9:03pm -
  • Why and How to Set an Open Source Strategy
    “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” — Yogi Berra Open source projects are generally started as a way to scratch one’s itch —...The post Why and How to Set an Open Source Strategy appeared first on The…
    - 5 days ago 15 Nov 17, 2:00pm -
  • Türk Telekom Joins the Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) Project As Platinum Member
    Turkey’s Leader in Information and Communication Technologies Provider to Help Accelerate Open Source Innovation and Automation Globally Orlando, Florida – November 15, 2017 — MEF 17’–The Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) Project c…
    - 5 days ago 15 Nov 17, 1:00pm -
  • ZDNet: ​Linux Totally Dominates Supercomputers
    http://www.zdnet.com/article/linux-totally-dominates-supercomputers/The post ZDNet: ​Linux Totally Dominates Supercomputers appeared first on The Linux Foundation.
    - 6 days ago 14 Nov 17, 9:05pm -
  • Cloud Native Computing Foundation Launches Certified Kubernetes Program with 32 Conformant Distributions and Platforms
    Program Ensures Portability and Interoperability Across the Kubernetes Ecosystem SAN FRANCISCO – November 13, 2017 – The Cloud Native Computing Foundation® (CNCF®), which sustains and integrates open source technologies like...The post Cloud N…
    - 7 days ago 13 Nov 17, 4:30pm -
  • Autodesk’s Shift to Open Source and Inner Source
    Autodesk is undergoing a company-wide shift to open source and inner source. And that’s on top of the culture change that both development methods require. Inner source means applying open...The post Autodesk’s Shift to Open Source and Inner Sou…
    - 7 days ago 13 Nov 17, 2:00pm -

hak5

Let's Code with Hak5 - Packet Squirrel - Hak5 2309

- 12 days ago 8 Nov 17, 4:00pm -
State Net Neutrality Laws? Not If ISPs Have a Say - ThreatWire

- 13 days ago 7 Nov 17, 4:00pm -
Packet Squirrel Remote Access and OpenVPN Client Tunneling! - Hak5 2308

- 19 days ago 1 Nov 17, 3:00pm -
Bad Rabbit Ransomware Spreads with NSA EternalRomance- ThreatWire

- 20 days ago 31 Oct 17, 3:00pm -
Introducing the Packet Squirrel! - Hak5 2307

- 26 days ago 25 Oct 17, 2:00pm -
Google Security Gets Serious, New IoT Botnet On The Loose - ThreatWire

- 27 days ago 24 Oct 17, 3:00pm -

linux-magazine

linuxjournal

  • 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>>
    - 5 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 "…
    - 6 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…
    - 7 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…
    - 10 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…
    - 11 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>>
    - 12 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…
    - 13 days ago 7 Nov 17, 1:53pm -
  • Linux Journal November 2017
    Arrogance, the Biggest Linux Security ProblemLinux is no longer an obscure platform avoided by those withmalicious intent. more>>
    - 13 days ago 7 Nov 17, 12:00pm -
  • PoE, PoE+ and Passive POE
    I've been installing a lot of POE devices recently, and thedifferent methods for providing power over Ethernet cables can be veryconfusing. There are a few standards in place, and then ther…
    - 14 days ago 6 Nov 17, 12:27pm -
  • Galit Shmueli et al.'s Data Mining for Business Analytics (Wiley)
    The updated 5th edition of the book Data Mining for BusinessAnalytics from GalitShmueli and collaborators and published by Wiley is a standard guide to data mining and analytics that addst…
    - 17 days ago 3 Nov 17, 4:11pm -

linuxinsider

  • 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…
    - 4 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…
    - 6 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…
    - 9 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…
    - 11 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…
    - 13 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…
    - 13 days ago 7 Nov 17, 1:00pm -
  • New Collaborative Platform to Spur Open Source AI Development
    The Linux Foundation has announced an agreement with AT&T and Tech Mahindra to launch the Acumos Project, a new platform for open source development of artificial intelligence. The new platform is part of a broader effort to open up opportunities for…
    - 18 days ago 2 Nov 17, 12:00pm -
  • Neural Nets Give Low-End Phone Pics DSLR Look
    Researchers have found a way to use neural networks to create DSLR-quality photos from snapshots taken with low-end smartphones. A team of scientists at the ETH Zurich Computer Vision Lab recently published a paper describing a deep learning approach…
    - 20 days ago 31 Oct 17, 7:16pm -
  • Sonar Could Help Devs Build a Better Website
    Microsoft's Sonar, released under an open source license, could help developers build more effective and secure websites. Sonar, a linting tool and site scanner, is the next evolution of the static scan tool, according to Microsoft. The team that dev…
    - 20 days ago 31 Oct 17, 6:31pm -
  • AWS Offers Aurora Cloud DB Service Compatible With PostgreSQL
    Amazon Web Services on Tuesday announced the general availability of Amazon Aurora with PostgreSQL compatibility. The service is now fully compatible with both MySQL and PostgreSQL, the company said. AWS also announced that customers migrating to Ama…
    - 25 days ago 26 Oct 17, 6:05pm -

deviantart

OS tan - Linux
OS tan - Linux
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SOLD Linux the Alpine Cat poseable artdoll OOAK!
SOLD Linux the Alpine Cat poseable artdoll OOAK!
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Linux 2014 Logo
Linux 2014 Logo
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Linux 2014 Wallpaper
Linux 2014 Wallpaper
- 29 May 14, 8:34am -

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 Geek.com…
    - 12 Jun 03, 11:54am -

arstechnica

LinuxSpatry

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 -

computerworld

  • newThe 14 best Firefox add-ons of 2017
    Firefox isn’t the most popular browser in the world — that honor now goes to Google Chrome — but it still has an ardent following. And after slipping in recent years, it has been on something of a rebound this year. On top of that, Mozilla made…
    - 19 hours ago 19 Nov 17, 2:08pm -
  • Why virtual assistants are the ‘killer app’ for wearables
    Star Trek got it right.In the future, we’ll interact with computers mostly by talking.But for those computers to be available for instant interaction, they’ll have to be attached to our physical persons. I’m talking about virtual assistants on…
    - 2 days ago 18 Nov 17, 10:00am -
  • Strong and stable: The iOS security guide
    Apple’s smartphones are highly secure, but if your private or enterprise data matters to you, it’s essential to ensure your iPhone (or iPad) is as secure as possible.Why security mattersJust because almost all mobile malware targets Android does…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 4:36pm -
  • IDG Contributor Network: Critical updates to IE and Flash for November Patch Tuesday
    November brings a relatively light series of updates from Microsoft. We see a return to form, with Microsoft releasing another critical update to Adobe Flash and several critical patches to Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) and Edge. Office and Window…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 2:15pm -
  • Patch alert: Microsoft acknowledges printer bug; forced 1709 upgrades continue
    The patches have been out for only a few days, but as best I as can tell at this early juncture, November’s Patch Tuesday bugs aren’t as bad as they were in October. Thank Redmond.If you use an Epson dot matrix printer, if you’re seeing an erro…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 2:06pm -
  • IDG Contributor Network: The big unspoken problem with digital assistants
    AI-driven digital assistants are fast becoming our way to interfacing with everything.  We largely had them in our phones first, then in our homes, but they are coming in our cars, and they are appearing in our offices.   Each of these AI virtual…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 1:55pm -
  • Review: The iPhone X is the best phone for business, period.
    Ten years ago, the original iPhone ushered in a new world for mobile computing and sparked the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) movement at work. Soon after it arrived, iPhones were showing up everywhere in the office, forcing companies to quickly scramb…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 11:34am -
  • Now THAT'S a job interview!
    It's the 1990s, and this network admin pilot fish is being interviewed for a job at a manufacturing plant -- and he's curious about who he'll be replacing."After interviewing with a few managers, I found out that the current network admin was actuall…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 11:00am -
  • 10 ways we’ll move beyond the keyboard
    Communication evolutionImage by ThinkstockSince the very first days of the computer age we’ve been tinkering with how, exactly, we talk with our machines. The traditional keyboard and mouse have had a long run, but the touchscreens that now dominat…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 11:00am -
  • Windows 10 Redstone: A guide to the builds
    Microsoft never sleeps. Even before the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update was rolled out, the company began work on the next major update to Windows 10, code-named Redstone 4. As it did with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, Microsoft has been rel…
    - 3 days ago 17 Nov 17, 1:17am -

informationweek

technewsworld

  • Newly Revealed Flaw Could Subject IoT Devices to Airborne Attacks
    Billions of voice-activated IoT devices may be subject to external attack due to BlueBorne vulnerabilities, Armis revealed. Hackers could exploit BlueBorne to mount an airborne attack, using Bluetooth to spread malware and access critical data, inclu…
    - 2 days ago 17 Nov 17, 10:12pm -
  • The Rise of AI: Give Me That New Time Religion?
    Anthony Levandowski, known for his work developing self-driving auto technology, reportedly has started the world's first artificial intelligence-based religion. Levandowski, who has been at the center of a legal dispute between Google's Waymo self-d…
    - 3 days ago 16 Nov 17, 11:17pm -
  • New Firefox Runs Like a Rabbit
    New version releases of browsers don't get the buzz they used to get, but Firefox Quantum is an exception. The latest version of the Mozilla Foundation's browser, released Tuesday, is all about performance. Firefox is twice as fast as it was a year…
    - 4 days ago 15 Nov 17, 9:46pm -
  • Gadget Ogling: A Waterproof Reader, a Phone That's Got Game, and Gloves That Make Paying Up Comfy
    One of the great joys of reading is that you can do it anywhere. A relaxing bath is a prime opportunity for getting through a few chapters, but woe betide those who let their paperback slip into the tub or accidentally splash water into the most deli…
    - 5 days ago 14 Nov 17, 9:48pm -
  • 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…
    - 6 days ago 14 Nov 17, 1:00pm -
  • Why Are Tech Companies Trying to Kill Us?
    This is the question that keeps me up at night after seeing the news of Russian influence through social media, and the rapid rise of road deaths due to smartphone use. I wonder if the executives in these firms understand not only that dead customer…
    - 7 days ago 13 Nov 17, 6:56pm -
  • 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…
    - 9 days ago 11 Nov 17, 7:00pm -
  • Eavesdropper Vulnerability Exposes Hundreds of Mobile Apps
    Appthority has warned that up to 700 apps in the enterprise mobile environment, including more than 170 that were live in official app stores, could be at risk to due to the Eavesdropper vulnerability. Affected Android apps already may have been down…
    - 10 days ago 10 Nov 17, 1:00pm -
  • Amazon Cloud Cam Joins Burgeoning Smart-Home Ecosystem
    Amazon has begun shipping its latest smart home product, a security camera that works with its Alexa personal assistant and Echo speakers. The Amazon Cloud Cam allows customers to live-stream activity inside their home 24/7. It features 1080p full HD…
    - 11 days ago 9 Nov 17, 1:00pm -
  • 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…
    - 11 days ago 8 Nov 17, 11:13pm -