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  • newvBulletin 5.5.4 Remote Command Execution
    This Metasploit module exploits vBulletin versions 5.x through 5.5.4 leveraging a remote command execution vulnerability via the widgetConfig[code] parameter in an ajax/render/widget_php routestring POST request.
    - 15 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 11:54pm -
  • newZeek 3.0.1
    Zeek is a powerful network analysis framework that is much different from the typical IDS you may know. While focusing on network security monitoring, Zeek provides a comprehensive platform for more general network traffic analysis as well. Well grou…
    - 15 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 11:53pm -
  • newCA Nolio 6.6 Arbitrary Code Execution
    CA Technologies, A Broadcom Company, is alerting customers to a potential risk with CA Nolio (Release Automation) in the DataManagement component. A vulnerability exists that can allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. CA published a solut…
    - 16 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 11:48pm -
  • newDAViCal CalDAV Server 1.1.8 Reflective Cross Site Scripting
    DAViCal CalDAV Server versions 1.1.8 and below suffer from a reflective cross site scripting vulnerability.
    - 16 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 11:47pm -
  • newDAViCal CalDAV Server 1.1.8 Cross Site Request Forgery
    DAViCal CalDAV Server versions 1.1.8 and below suffer from a cross site request forgery vulnerability.
    - 16 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 11:45pm -
  • newDAViCal CalDAV Server 1.1.8 Persistent Cross Site Scripting
    DAViCal CalDAV Server versions 1.1.8 and below suffer from a persistent cross site scripting vulnerability.
    - 16 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 11:43pm -
  • newUbuntu Security Notice USN-4202-2
    Ubuntu Security Notice 4202-2 - USN-4202-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Thunderbird. After upgrading, Thunderbird created a new profile for some users. This update fixes the problem. It was discovered that a specially crafted S/MIME message with an inner…
    - 16 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 11:02pm -
  • newDebian Security Advisory 4581-1
    Debian Linux Security Advisory 4581-1 - Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in git, a fast, scalable, distributed revision control system.
    - 16 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 11:02pm -
  • newUbuntu Security Notice USN-4220-1
    Ubuntu Security Notice 4220-1 - Joern Schneeweisz and Nicolas Joly discovered that Git contained various security flaws. An attacker could possibly use these issues to overwrite arbitrary paths, execute arbitrary code, and overwrite files in the .git…
    - 16 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 11:02pm -
  • newRed Hat Security Advisory 2019-4195-01
    Red Hat Security Advisory 2019-4195-01 - Mozilla Thunderbird is a standalone mail and newsgroup client. This update upgrades Thunderbird to version 68.3.0. Issues addressed include buffer overflow and use-after-free vulnerabilities.
    - 16 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 11:02pm -

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cPaneladmin

  • Troubleshooting Website SSL Issues – No Padlock
    Having SSL problems? One of the most common issues our team handles is related to websites not properly displaying over HTTPS, whether it be the website either not loading entirely, or just not showing the green padlock: If you’re sure that the SSL…
    - 18 Mar 19, 6:07pm -
  • Safely Removing virtfs on a cPanel Server
    If you’re on a cPanel server, you’ve probably noticed a sizable folder called ‘virtfs’ sitting in /home, which would appear at first to be using a ton of space. Your first inclination might be to delete it, but don’t! Most likely, the files…
    - 14 Jan 19, 7:25pm -
  • Custom Exim Filter Examples
    cPanel allows you to easily create custom Exim filters by simply dropping the rules in /usr/local/cpanel/etc/exim/sysfilter/options/ and running: /scripts/buildeximconf service exim restart Here are a couple useful examples of filters we’ve create…
    - 29 Aug 18, 6:08pm -
  • 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
    Update! cPanel supports LetsEncrypt, but you just need to install the plugin for it to work. To do this, run: /scripts/install_lets_encrypt_autossl_provider Once installed, Let’s Encrypt will appear in WHM’s Manage AutoSSL interface (Home >> SSL/…
    - 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 -

cpaneltv

cPanel Tutorials - Error Pages

- 44 days ago 28 Oct 19, 2:54pm -
WHM Tutorials - How to Launch a Linode Instance

- 44 days ago 28 Oct 19, 2:04pm -
WHM Tutorials - How to Launch an Alibaba Instance

- 48 days ago 24 Oct 19, 1:26pm -
cPanel Tutorials - How to Manage DNSSEC Keys

- 48 days ago 24 Oct 19, 1:26pm -
WHM Tutorials - How to Launch an Amazon Instance

- 65 days ago 7 Oct 19, 8:29pm -
WHM Tutorials - How to Launch a DigitalOcean Instance

- 65 days ago 7 Oct 19, 8:07pm -

reddit linux

reddit tech

reddit admin

  • new[Advice] best scheduling practices for Linux servers patching
    Hello reddit, I just got promoted to be a Linux systems admin. my environment consists mostly of Ubuntu servers and our IT director wants me to make a server patching plan. I currently have ubuntu unattended updates set to do daily security updates,…
    - 16 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 10:50pm -
  • newMicrosoft Teams native linux cleint just dropped
    .deb. and .rpm available here: https://teams.microsoft.com/downloads looking forward to trying this out at home. just installed and looks like its identical to the windows version. submitted by /u/Guyver1- [link] [comments]
    - 17 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 10:09pm -
  • newprobably something stupid that I'm missing... but could use some help
    So I'm setting up accounts on a bunch of Linux servers (various distros - RH, CentOS, Ubuntu, SUSE) and giving them sudo and SSH access. after I'm done, I test out both sudo and ssh, all is good. within a few days, the accounts start losing SSH acc…
    - 20 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 7:28pm -
  • newI deleted a 300M file and that somehow freed up 1.3G space??
    Sorry I don't have output, I ran across this issue last night and only thought about posting it here until now. I work at a hosting provider and we support the LAMP stack. One server had 100% disk usage within the /var partition with most of data co…
    - 20 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 7:16pm -
  • newICMP Firewall Rule?
    Mixed opinions abound. What say you? submitted by /u/zerverz [link] [comments]
    - 20 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 7:11pm -
  • newIs it ever safe to disable meltdown/spectre mitigations?
    Has anyone disabled meltdown and spectre mitigations for performance gain? I realize this is a security risk but would it be safe to disable these mitigations in certain circumstances such as an internal only (no external access) linux postgresql DB…
    - 21 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 6:23pm -
  • problem with jenkins
    I'm trying to create a new node in jenkins normaly every thing work fine with but this time something strange happening. I get this error ​ Warning: no key algorithms provided; JENKINS-42959 disabled SSHLauncher{host='myip', port=5317, credentialsI…
    - 1 day ago 10 Dec 19, 12:33pm -
  • How can I break into the world of Linux administration?
    I've been a Windows sysadmin for the past two years, but my real passion is Linux. I use Linux on my home servers, but that is my only real experience with it. How can I break into the world of Linux administration, and what type of jobs should I loo…
    - 1 day ago 10 Dec 19, 5:03am -
  • firewalld to allow ping reply to specific host
    Hi, I am setting up a nagios monitoring server (let's say the IP is 192.168.1.100, actually it's a public static IP) to monitor my other servers (let's say 192.168.1.101 - 192.168.1.110, again, not the real IP). All my servers have a DROP by default…
    - 1 day ago 10 Dec 19, 3:20am -
  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Survey Launched — You Can Help Shape Ubuntu's Future
    submitted by /u/BloodyIron [link] [comments]
    - 2 days ago 9 Dec 19, 8:06pm -

linuxfoundation

Build Anything with FoundationDB - Ryan Worl, Ryan Worl

- 16 days ago 25 Nov 19, 5:34am -
How We Saved 5x Migrating from Aurora to FoundationDB - Rick Branson & Ray Jenkins, Segment

- 16 days ago 25 Nov 19, 5:34am -
FoundationDB as a Storage Engine for Irmin - Andreas Garnæs, Peakon

- 16 days ago 25 Nov 19, 5:34am -
Performance Profiling in FoundationDB - Diego Didona, IBM Research Zurich

- 16 days ago 25 Nov 19, 5:34am -
Restoring FDB after Catastrophic Accidents - Brandon Burton & Matthew Zeier, Wavefront

- 16 days ago 25 Nov 19, 5:34am -
Evaluation of FoundationDB in Financi... Alok Madhukar, Rishabh Maheshwari & Subramaniam Ramamoorthi

- 16 days ago 25 Nov 19, 5:34am -

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

  • newTern 1.0.0 is Generally Available!
    Tern is a VMware-originated open source tool that inspects container images to find individual software packages and their metadata installed in the image. Due to changes in the command line options, Tern version 1.0.0 is the first non-backwards comp…
    - 5 hours ago 11 Dec 19, 10:00am -
  • newKeith White To Lead HPE GreenLake Business Unit
    Hewlett Packard Enterprise recently launched HPE GreenLake Central to provide customers with a consistent cloud experience for all their applications and data.The post Keith White To Lead HPE GreenLake Business Unit appeared first on Linux.com.
    - 21 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 6:41pm -
  • newHow open source can live up to its name in a post-Brexit world
    Amanda Brock, CEO at OpenUK, explores how open source can thrive in a post-Brexit world.The post How open source can live up to its name in a post-Brexit world appeared first on Linux.com.
    - 21 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 6:41pm -
  • newMoney Moves: November 2019
    Here are some of the most prominent venture capital and M&A news items from November 2019.The post Money Moves: November 2019 appeared first on Linux.com.
    - 21 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 6:41pm -
  • newToo many Google Chrome tabs open? Here are tips on how to take back control!
    Do you have too many tabs open in your Chrome browser on your desktop or laptop?The post Too many Google Chrome tabs open? Here are tips on how to take back control! appeared first on Linux.com.
    - 21 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 6:37pm -
  • newCanonical Releases Updated Ubuntu Images for All Supported Raspberry Pi Boards
    Canonical also plans to collaborate with the Raspberry Pi Foundation to offer the community an officially supported Ubuntu image for every new release of a Raspberry Pi single board computer. The post Canonical Releases Updated Ubuntu Images for All…
    - 21 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 6:37pm -
  • Pixel 4 gets automatic robocall screening, improved location accuracy, and more
    A special filter in the latest version of Google Photos applies an artistic bokeh effect that’s adjustable with a slider.The post Pixel 4 gets automatic robocall screening, improved location accuracy, and more appeared first on Linux.com.
    - 2 days ago 9 Dec 19, 11:45pm -
  • It’s the end of the road for Google Glass Explorer Edition
    Glass Explorer Edition is receiving a final update that users need to manually install. The post It’s the end of the road for Google Glass Explorer Edition appeared first on Linux.com.
    - 2 days ago 9 Dec 19, 11:44pm -
  • Linus Rejects “Size Of Member” Change From Linux 5.5 Kernel
    Torvalds decides to not honor the pull request for Linux 5.5.The post Linus Rejects “Size Of Member” Change From Linux 5.5 Kernel appeared first on Linux.com.
    - 2 days ago 9 Dec 19, 11:44pm -
  • Linux users can now enjoy Disney+
    Still running into problems streaming Disney+ content? Check your browser settings to enable the setting to play DRM content.The post Linux users can now enjoy Disney+ appeared first on Linux.com.
    - 2 days ago 9 Dec 19, 11:43pm -

linuxfoundation

hak5

Hijacking VPNs on Linux Distros - ThreatWire

- 11 hours ago 11 Dec 19, 4:30am -
O.MG DemonSeed EDU - Ep2 - Pogo Jig Assembly

- 6 days ago 5 Dec 19, 10:37am -
O.MG DemonSeed EDU - Ep1 - Intro

- 6 days ago 5 Dec 19, 6:14am -
StrandHogg Gets an Android StrongHold - ThreatWire

- 8 days ago 3 Dec 19, 9:00pm -
O.MG DemonSeed EDU

- 13 days ago 28 Nov 19, 5:22am -
Android Pixel, Samsung Cameras Vulnerable to Hijacking! - ThreatWire

- 15 days ago 26 Nov 19, 3:00pm -

linux-magazine

  • newClementine
    Transitioning from Amarok to Clementine in Debian 10 is relatively painless, thanks to Clementine's straightforward interface and improved features.
    - 23 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 3:59pm -
  • Elementary OS 5.1 Has Arrived
    One of the most highly regarded Linux desktop distributions has released its next iteration.
    - 2 days ago 9 Dec 19, 5:21pm -
  • Linux Mint 19.3 Will be Released by Christmas
    The developers behind Linux Mint have announced 19.3 will be released by Christmas 2019.
    - 6 days ago 5 Dec 19, 9:31pm -
  • Simulate Raspberry Pi add-on hardware
    Python and tk_tools let you create software versions of Raspberry Pi mini-displays, LED keypads, and NeoPixel hardware.
    - 15 days ago 26 Nov 19, 6:29pm -
  • Using voice-controlled interfaces via Amazon Alexa
    Want to add voice activation to your IoT environment? Create an Alexa skill.
    - 15 days ago 26 Nov 19, 6:29pm -
  • Untitled
    Zack Brown reports on: Trusted Computing and Linux; Load Balancer Improvements; and New Random Number Handling.
    - 15 days ago 26 Nov 19, 6:29pm -
  • Get push notifications with Gotify
    Replace proprietary cloud-based push notification services with a self-hosted open source notification solution.
    - 15 days ago 26 Nov 19, 6:28pm -
  • Build your own Mastodon client
    Creating your own clients to interact with your friends in the Fediverse is easy. A bit of Python and an off-the-shelf module will do the trick.
    - 15 days ago 26 Nov 19, 6:28pm -
  • Untitled
    Fedora Workstation 31 and Ubuntu “Eoan Ermine” Desktop 19.10.
    - 15 days ago 26 Nov 19, 6:28pm -
  • Watching activity in the kernel with the bpftrace tool
    Who is constantly creating the new processes that are paralyzing the system? Which process opens the most files and how many bytes is it reading or writing? Mike Schilli pokes inside the kernel to answer these questions with bpftrace and its code pro…
    - 15 days ago 26 Nov 19, 6:28pm -

linuxjournal

  • Linux Journal Ceases Publication: An Awkward Goodbye
    by Kyle Rankin IMPORTANT NOTICE FROM LINUX JOURNAL, LLC:On August 7, 2019, Linux Journal shut its doors for good. All staff were laid off and the company is left with no operating fun…
    - 8 Aug 19, 1:55am -
  • Oops! Debugging Kernel Panics
    by Petros Koutoupis A look into what causes kernel panics and some utilities to help gainmore information.Working in a Linux environment, how often have you seen a kernel panic?Wh…
    - 7 Aug 19, 11:30pm -
  • Loadsharers: Funding the Load-Bearing Internet Person
    by Eric S. Raymond The internet has a sustainability problem. Many of its criticalservices depend on the dedication of unpaid volunteers, because theycan't be monetized and thus don…
    - 7 Aug 19, 11:00pm -
  • Documenting Proper Git Usage
    by Zack Brown Jonathan Corbet wrote a document for inclusion in the kernel tree, describingbest practices for merging and rebasing git-based kernel repositories. As he putit, it rep…
    - 7 Aug 19, 10:30pm -
  • Understanding Python's asyncio
    by Reuven M. Lerner How to get started using Python's asyncio.Earlier this year, I attended PyCon, the international Pythonconference. One topic, presented at numerous talks and di…
    - 7 Aug 19, 10:00pm -
  • RV Offsite Backup Update
    by Kyle Rankin Having an offsite backup in your RV is great, and after a year of use,I've discovered some ways to make it even better.Last year I wrote a feature-length article on…
    - 7 Aug 19, 9:15pm -
  • Another Episode of "Seems Perfectly Feasible and Then Dies"--Script to Simplify the Process of Changing System Call Tables
    by Zack Brown David Howells put in quite a bit of work on a script,./scripts/syscall-manage.pl, to simplify the entire process of changing thesystem call tables. With this script, i…
    - 7 Aug 19, 8:45pm -
  • Experts Attempt to Explain DevOps--and Almost Succeed
    by Bryan Lunduke What is DevOps? How does it relate to other ideas and methodologieswithin software development? Linux Journal Deputy Editor and longtimesoftware developer, Bryan Lun…
    - 7 Aug 19, 8:00pm -
  • DNA Geometry with cadnano
    by Joey Bernard This article introduces a tool you can use to work on three-dimensional DNA origami. The package is called cadnano, and it's currentlybeing developed at the Wyss Inst…
    - 7 Aug 19, 7:30pm -
  • Running GNOME in a Container
    by Adam Verslype Containerizing the GUI separates your work and play.Virtualization has always been a rich man's game, and more frugalenthusiasts—unable to afford fancy server-cl…
    - 7 Aug 19, 7:00pm -

linuxinsider

  • Devs: Open Source Is Growing Despite Challenges
    Optimism about the future of open source is high among software developers worldwide. However, a growing number of devs worry that a lack of funding threatens its sustainability. That is a key takeaway from DigitalOcean's second annual open source su…
    - 1 day ago 10 Dec 19, 12:00pm -
  • Linux For All Shines on LXDE Desktop
    Linux For All very well could be a unifying Linux distribution that provides a common computing platform. LFA comes in just one flavor, the LXDE environment. However, LXDE is an inviting option that eliminates confusion and complexity in favor of a p…
    - 6 days ago 5 Dec 19, 7:55pm -
  • OSGeoLive Distro Opens Doors to Geospatial Worlds
    If you ever have considered investigating or working with elements of the geospatial world, check out the latest edition of OSGeoLive, a Linux distribution that runs directly from a bootable DVD or USB thumb drive. You also can load a pre-made virtua…
    - 12 days ago 29 Nov 19, 6:00pm -
  • You've Come a Long Way, Linux-Baby
    When Linux first emerged from its cocoon in a frenzied Usenet thread, it is doubtful that almost anyone imagined the project would ascend to global prominence. Even more astonishingly, its dominance was driven as much, if not more, by its adoption by…
    - 14 days ago 27 Nov 19, 6:04pm -
  • How the Quantum Tech Race Puts the World's Data at Risk
    The technology one-upmanship between the United States and China is fast becoming the new space race. There's been a lot of talk in the press about the competition to reach 5G, but little traction outside of the tech community about something more mo…
    - 14 days ago 27 Nov 19, 12:00pm -
  • Cleverly Reimagined Slax Distro Pushes Portable Linux's Limits
    Slax Linux is a handy portable operating system that can be a useful alternative to bulky, more complicated Linux options that install to a hard drive. However, it is far from a complete out-of-the-box solution. That is not a bad thing, though. Slax…
    - 19 days ago 22 Nov 19, 6:44pm -
  • GitHub Aims to Make Open Source Code Apocalypse-Proof in Arctic Vault
    GitHub wants to make sure its entire warehouse of open source code survives an apocalypse by burying it deep within an Arctic vault as one of several preservation strategies. Microsoft-owned GitHub is creating the Arctic Code Vault as a data reposito…
    - 22 days ago 19 Nov 19, 7:35pm -
  • ALT Linux: Worthy Linux Alternatives, With a Catch
    ALT Linux offers a buffet of Linux distributions that meet a variety of specialized needs. Its inviting selections could be a good source of alternative Linux OS solutions if you take the time to sort out the menus. You might find navigating the poor…
    - 26 days ago 15 Nov 19, 6:08pm -
  • KaOS Linux Brings Order to the Desktop
    The KaOS distro is an up-and-coming Linux OS that provides one of the best integrations yet of a refreshed KDE-based computing platform. Two types of users gravitate to this solidly maintained distribution: those who are frustrated by poor user exper…
    - 33 days ago 8 Nov 19, 6:29pm -
  • Microsoft's Chromium-Based Edge Browser Available as Release Candidate
    Along with unveiling its new Edge browser logo, Microsoft announced the official launch date of its nearly finished Chromium-based Edge browser and made its Release Candidate available for download immediately. The latest beta edition of the browser…
    - 36 days ago 5 Nov 19, 8:10pm -

deviantart

Linux 2014 Logo
Linux 2014 Logo
- 29 May 14, 8:35am -
Arch Linux Awesome WM
Arch Linux Awesome WM
- 7 Jul 13, 2:59pm -
Simple Linux Caledonia Wallpaper
Simple Linux Caledonia Wallpaper
- 16 Nov 12, 3:42am -
Simple GNU/Linux Wallpaper
Simple GNU/Linux Wallpaper
- 7 Nov 12, 6:51pm -

geek linux

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 Texa…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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: Diskeepe…
    - 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…
    - 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 […]Th…
    - 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…
    - 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 y…
    - 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…
    - 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 a…
    - 12 Jun 03, 11:54am -

arstechnica

LinuxSpatry

Revision Part One: Linux Does What Win Don't

- 11 Apr 19, 8:33pm -
The Layman's Guide to Linux: File Systems & Permissions

- 9 Apr 19, 9:42pm -
The Layman's Guide to Linux: User Space

- 8 Apr 19, 5:53pm -
The Layman's Guide to Linux: Daemons & Init Systems

- 6 Apr 19, 6:53pm -
The Layman's Guide to Linux: The Kernel

- 5 Apr 19, 8:39pm -
The Layman's Guide to Linux: The Boot Loader

- 4 Apr 19, 6:53pm -

computerworld

  • new7 reasons Chromebooks are ideal for enterprises
    Are Chromebooks on their way to becoming mainstream computers in the enterprise?To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story)
    - 4 hours ago 11 Dec 19, 11:00am -
  • newHey, he said sorry
    This pilot fish wakes up around 1:30 a.m. to go to the bathroom and checks his work cellphone. Lo and behold, there are a lot of emails about a very important filesystem that’s full. This filesystem contains all the user home directories for an…
    - 4 hours ago 11 Dec 19, 11:00am -
  • newBlockchain/IoT integration accelerates, hits a 'sweet spot' for the two technologies
    Three-quarters of companies implementing IoT have already adopted blockchain or plan to use it by the end of 2020, an indicator of the growing connection between the two, according to a survey of 500 U.S. companies by Gartner.While the marriage be…
    - 4 hours ago 11 Dec 19, 11:00am -
  • newOffice 365: A guide to the updates
    Office 365 subscribers always have the latest version of Microsoft Office — currently Office 2016. They also get more frequent software updates than those who have purchased Office 2016 without a subscription, which means subscribers have access…
    - 17 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 10:30pm -
  • newWindows 10: A guide to the updates
    The launch of a major Windows 10 update isn’t the end of a process — it’s really just the beginning. As soon as one of Microsoft’s twice-yearly feature updates is released, the company quickly gets to work on improving it by fixing bugs, r…
    - 17 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 10:02pm -
  • newWindows 10 Redstone: A guide to the Insider Preview builds
    Microsoft never sleeps. Even before the Windows 10 November 2019 Update (version 1909) started to roll out, the company began working on upcoming feature updates to Windows 10. As it did with version 1909, Microsoft has been releasing a series of…
    - 18 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 9:46pm -
  • newOffice 365 on Windows 7 gets free patches until 2023
    Customers who continue to power PCs with Windows 7 after the operating system's expiration date will be given one more update to Office 365 ProPlus - the application soul of the subscription service - before shutting down the feature pipeline.But…
    - 19 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 8:41pm -
  • newReview: Two weeks with a 16-in. MacBook Pro
    I’ve been fortunate enough to spend a couple of weeks using one of Apple’s new 16-inch MacBook Pros, and I have a few thoughts to share on the new high-end notebook.For the record: I've been using the pricier $2,799 model, which comes with a 2…
    - 24 hours ago 10 Dec 19, 3:39pm -
  • Android security checkup: 16 steps to a safer phone
    Android security is always a hot topic on these here Nets of Inter — and almost always for the wrong reason.As we've discussed ad nauseam over the years, most of the missives you read about this-or-that super-scary malware/virus/brain-eating-boo…
    - 1 day ago 10 Dec 19, 12:00pm -
  • DOS-si-do
    Back in 1993, for those who weren’t around, Windows still ran on top of DOS. At the time, this pilot fish is a consultant, installing a new laser printer for a customer. But the Windows 3.1 computer won’t install all the drivers from the flopp…
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  • newFacebook Won't Let US, Australia, UK Get Toe in Backdoor
    Facebook has rejected a request from the U.S., the UK and Australia for a "backdoor" in its encrypted messenger apps to help law enforcement agencies combat crime and terrorism. "Cybersecurity experts have repeatedly proven that when you weaken any…
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  • newNew 'DNA of Things' Method Stores Digital Memory in Common Objects
    Researchers at a Swedish university have unveiled a method for mixing genetically encoded digital data into common manufacturing materials. The project, carried out in collaboration with an Israeli scientist, involved embedding artificial DNA in a sm…
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  • Devs: Open Source Is Growing Despite Challenges
    Optimism about the future of open source is high among software developers worldwide. However, a growing number of devs worry that a lack of funding threatens its sustainability. That is a key takeaway from DigitalOcean's second annual open source su…
    - 1 day ago 10 Dec 19, 12:00pm -
  • A Secret Strategy That Could Be Apple's Fatal Self-Inflicted Blow
    Both Intel and a bunch of professors connected to Apple and the FTC came out in support of the Judge Koh verdict against Qualcomm, even though it had been shown that the foundational evidence was manufactured contrary to the wishes of the DoJ, DoD an…
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  • Your Smart TV Could Give Hackers a Window on Your World
    Cybercriminals have discovered ways to compromise smart TVs, the FBI recently warned. Smart TV owners should do their due diligence to secure the devices, the bureau urged. Smart TVs are just as accessible to unauthorized parties as computers or othe…
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  • Linux For All Shines on LXDE Desktop
    Linux For All very well could be a unifying Linux distribution that provides a common computing platform. LFA comes in just one flavor, the LXDE environment. However, LXDE is an inviting option that eliminates confusion and complexity in favor of a p…
    - 6 days ago 5 Dec 19, 7:55pm -
  • Amazon Ratchets Up Competition in 5G, Hybrid IT
    Among the highlights of Amazon Web Services re:Invent are three announcements that strengthen its presence in the enterprise hybrid IT infrastructure market: AWS is teaming with Verizon to deliver 5G edge cloud computing; the first AWS Local Zone is…
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  • Twitter Sets Up Privacy Center but Moves to Skirt GDPR
    Twitter's new Privacy Center will give users more clarity on what it does to protect the information people share. The center will host everything relevant to Twitter's privacy and data protection work, including initiatives, announcements, new priva…
    - 7 days ago 4 Dec 19, 6:03pm -
  • EU Digital Czar to Probe Facebook's and Google's Data Wrangling
    The European Union has launched a probe into how Google and Facebook gather, process, use and monetize data for advertising purposes. The European Commission has begun distributing questionnaires as part of a preliminary investigation into Google's a…
    - 8 days ago 3 Dec 19, 12:00pm -
  • Tapping AI for a Future of Better, Faster, Cheaper Gift Shopping
    If you are like me, every Christmas you dread shopping because figuring out what everyone wants is a bit of a nightmare. You don't know what folks want in your price range. If you find out, there is no easy way to be sure they haven't bought it thems…
    - 9 days ago 2 Dec 19, 6:38pm -
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