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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Gets First Kernel Update with Patch for Spectre Variant 4 Flaw

20 min 4 sec ago
Canonical released the first kernel security update for its Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system to fix a security issue that affects this release of Ubuntu and its derivatives.

ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH

1 hour 2 min ago
ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH error shows in your web browser when the browser cannot establish secure connection with the web server. Today we will show you how to fix ERR_SSL_VERSION_OR_CIPHER_MISMATCH error.

Bitwarden Password Manager Adds Command Line Vault

1 hour 44 min ago
Bitwarden, the secure, open source password manager we talked about recently, added a command line tool to its list of apps you can use to access your passwords. Bitwarden CLI is currently in public beta testing, and according to its documentation, it includes all the features available in other Bitwarden client applications, like the desktop or browser extension.

4 Easy Ways to Get Out of a Ubuntu Crash

2 hours 27 min ago
On Ubuntu, there are several ways to escape crashes and recover from them when they occur. Find out how to save your Ubuntu computer when the unexpected strikes.

Navigating the container security ecosystem

3 hours 9 min ago
As container adoption increases, security automation will become a critical element of every organization's workflow.

Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia to arrive on Linux in June, after the Mac release

3 hours 51 min ago
Feral Interactive have now confirmed that Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia will arrive on Linux next month, with the Mac release this month.

How To Install Nginx, MariaDB, PHP (LEMP stack) on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux

4 hours 34 min ago
If you want to run PHP-based websites on Linux, Apache isn't your only option. Nginx is a faster, lighter weight, web server that's fairly easy to configure and get running. Plus, it's excellent at handling other tasks like load balancing, server optimization, and acting as a reverse proxy.

4 Markdown-powered slide generators

5 hours 16 min ago
Imagine you[he]#039[/he]ve been tapped to give a presentation. As you[he]#039[/he]re preparing your talk, you think, "I should whip up a few slides."Maybe you prefer the simplicity of plain text, or maybe you think software like LibreOffice Writer is overkill for what you need to do. Or perhaps you just want to embrace your inner geek.

KDE’s New Elisa Music Player: So Close, Yet So Far Away

5 hours 59 min ago
With the rise of streaming services bringing easy access to media, owning your own music and movies is at a seemingly all-time low. In my case, it wasn’t until recently that I started recollecting local music files again once I started caring more about the quality of music that I was listening to.

Building a data processing pipeline using the ELK stack and Ruby

6 hours 41 min ago
Application logs often contain valuable data. How can we extract this data in a timely and cost-effective way? As a sample app, we will discuss a multi-tenant system where we host multiple sites via subdomains.

Linux sum Command Tutorial for Beginners (with Examples)

7 hours 23 min ago
As you start spending more and more time working on the Linux command line, you tend to learn utilities that aren't very frequently used. Once such tool is sum, which only offers two features: display checksum and block count for input files. In this short tutorial, we will quickly discuss the basics of sum using some easy to understand examples.

Welcome to Ubuntu 18.04: Make yourself at GNOME. Cup of data-slurping dispute, anyone?

8 hours 6 min ago
And sprinkle those angry YouTube vids with a pinch of salt, please. Ubuntu 18.04, launched last month, included a new Welcome application that runs the first time you boot into your new install. The Welcome app does several things, including offering to opt you out of Canonical's new data collection tool.…

AsteroidOS and OpenWatch Aim to Open Up Smartwatch Market

8 hours 48 min ago
The AsteroidOS project has released version 1.0 of its open source, Linux-based smartwatch distribution. Designed for after-market installation on “Wear OS by Google” (formerly Android Wear) watches, AsteroidOS can now be dual booted on seven different models. The release follows the late March announcement of an OpenWatch Project for building Android based open source custom ROMs on Wear OS watches.

Whats new in OpenStack?

9 hours 31 min ago
The OpenStack global community is gathering together in Vancouver, British Columbia this week to collaborate, learn, and build the future of open source cloud computing.

LXQt 0.13.0 Desktop Environment Released, Will Be Available in Lubuntu 18.10

10 hours 13 min ago
Just in time for the final release of the Qt 5.11 open-source and cross-platform application framework, the LXQt 0.13.0 desktop environment has been released this week with various improvements.

Cooking With Linux (without a net): Really tiny Linux distributions, old DOS games, and more

10 hours 56 min ago
It's Tuesday, and today, it's teeny tiny Linux time where I'll show you some of the smallest fully graphical distributions out there, play some old abandoned games, DOS emulation, and visit browser based Linux. Basically, a grab bag of Linux and open source goodies. Oh, and wine.

Catch Up on the Cloud Foundry Training Series

11 hours 58 min ago
In these articles, we provided an overview of Cloud Foundry and how to get started using it to develop applications. The first three articles covered basic concepts, terminology, and architecture. Then, in the last two articles, we showed how to write and push an app to a Cloud Foundry instance. You can catch up on the entire series here in this article.

Red Hat Updates OpenStack Platform 13 Brings Long Term Support

12 hours 59 min ago
The Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13 release was officially announced here on May 21, bringing along with it new features and expanded support for the open-source cloud platform. In a video interview with eWEEK, Mark McLoughlin, senior director of engineering for OpenStack at Red Hat, details what's new in the release and what is set to come in the next release. Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13 is based on the upstream OpenStack Queens release that first became generally available on Feb. 28.

The General Data Protection Regulation and Firefox

14 hours 1 min ago
We are only a few days away from May 25th, when the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into full effect. GDPR has implications for many different parts of Mozilla. Rather than give you a laundry list of GDPR stuff, in this post, we want to focus specifically on Firefox and drill down specifically into how we think about privacy-by-design and data protection impact assessments within our browser product.

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