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What's New In Linux Lite 3.6

59 min 2 sec ago
I have reviewed this Ubuntu based distro, Linux Lite before and concluded that it could be a great distro to start off with Linux and stay forever. In this article, I'm going to take a look at the latest version of Linux lite 3.6 which team recently released.

How to Setup Automatic Security Updates on CentOS 7

2 hours 13 min ago
Security updates, as most of you'd agree, are very important. On Linux, it's always advisable to keep the installed packages up to date, especially when it comes to security. In general, users should apply security updates to their Linux systems within 30 days of being released. In this tutorial, we will discuss how you can configure a CentOS 7 server for automatic security updates.

A quick tour of MySQL 8.0 roles

5 hours 44 min ago
This year at the Percona Live Open Source Database Conference in Dublin, I'll be discussing a new feature introduced in MySQL 8.0: roles. This is a new security and administrative feature that allows database administrators to simplify user management and increases the security of multi-user environments.read more

Black screen of death after Win10 update? Microsoft blames HP

6 hours 59 min ago
OEM factory images create 'incorrect registry keys'Microsoft is pointing the finger of blame at HP's factory image for black screens of death appearing after a Windows Update.…

Things You Need To Know About Bitcoins

8 hours 13 min ago
Bitcoin is a digital currency or electronic cash the relies on peer to peer technology for completing transactions. Since peer to peer technology is used as the major network, bitcoins provide a community like managed economy. This is to mean, bitcoins eliminate the centralized authority way of managing currency and promotes community management of currency. Most Also of the software related to bitcoin mining and managing of bitcoin digital cash is open source.

How a town uses an open source tool for collaboration and managing large files

9 hours 27 min ago
Like many organizations, governments and townships are confronting challenges that involve collaboration and sharing of large files. In today's age of widespread cloud adoption, public institutions may be tempted to view public cloud storage as a simple, low-cost solution to managing data; however, significant concerns persist around security, data protection liability, control, and platform/vendor lock-in.read more

5 Raspberry Pi Alternatives to Build Your Own Small Computer

10 hours 42 min ago
The Raspberry Pi is not the only single board computer available. There are several others that are worth a look. Check out these Raspberry Pi alternatives.

APNIC-sponsored proposal could vastly improve DNS resilience against DDoS

11 hours 56 min ago
The domain name system (DNS) is vital to the internet's operations, which makes it an obvious target. The architecture of DNS can even amplify the effect of some distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. But a new technique could help change that.

Linux friendly IoT gateway runs on 3.5-inch Bay Trail SBC

13 hours 10 min ago
Win Enterprises’ rugged “Win IoT-380 Gateway” is built on a 3.5-inch - MB-80580 - SBC with an Atom E3826 SoC, dual GbE ports, mSATA, and optional WiFi and 3G. The Win IoT-380 Gateway is the first Internet of Things gateway we’ve seen from Win Enterprises, which says it’s built upon a 3.5-inch SBC.

Linux Mint 18.3 to Be Dubbed "Sylvia," Enables HiDPI by Default in Cinnamon 3.6

14 hours 25 min ago
Linux Mint project leader and creator Clement Lefebvre published today a new monthly newsletter to inform us all about some of the upcoming features coming to the Linux Mint 18.3 operating system later this fall.

Linux 4.14 'getting very core new functionality' says Linus Torvalds

15 hours 39 min ago
Memory management wonks, this release is for you. And also you Hyper-V adminsLinus Torvalds has unsentimentally loosed release candidate one of Linux 4.14 a day before the 26th anniversary of the Linux-0.01 release, and told penguinistas to expect a few big changes this time around.…

VirtualBox 5.2 to Let Users Enable or Disable Audio Input and Output On-the-Fly

16 hours 53 min ago
Oracle announced new updates for its popular, cross-platform and open-source virtualization software, the third Beta of the upcoming VirtualBox 5.2 major release and VirtualBox 5.1.28 stable maintenance update.

DevOps Jobs: 5 tips for making the transition

18 hours 8 min ago
Recruiters and tech leaders share advice on how IT professionals can land a new gig in DevOps.

How To Install And Setup Utangle Firewall

19 hours 22 min ago
?Firewall! A great online protection tool for us, which protects us during online activity from various kind of viruses, hacking and other kinds of threats. Untangle firewall is also a similar, lightweight firewall which allows you to browse online without any kind of worry. Untangle firewall comes in basically two editions i.e. Free and Paid. We are gonna review the Free edition as it serves our purpose and all we need for simple home protection.

Linux friendly IoT gateway runs on 3.5-inch Bay Trail SBC

20 hours 36 min ago
Win Enterprises’ rugged “Win IoT-380 Gateway” is built on a 3.5-inch “MB-80580” SBC with an Atom E3826 SoC, dual GbE ports, mSATA, and optional WiFi and 3G. The Win IoT-380 Gateway is the first Internet of Things gateway we’ve seen from Win Enterprises, which says it’s built upon a 3.5-inch SBC. The unnamed mainboard turns […]

Linus Torvalds Kicks Off Development of Linux Kernel 4.14, the Next LTS Release

21 hours 51 min ago
A day early than expected, Linux creator Linus Torvalds cautiously kicked off the development of the Linux 4.14 kernel series, which looks to be the next LTS (Long Term Support) branch, with the first Release Candidate (RC) milestone.

Two Easy Ways To Install Bing Desktop Wallpaper Changer On Linux

Mon, 2017-09-18 23:34
Bing Desktop Wallpaper Changer will automatically downloads and changes desktop wallpaper to Bing Photo of the Day.

Rugged panel PC scales up to a 19-inch touchscreen

Mon, 2017-09-18 22:20
WinSystems’ fanless, IP65-rated “PPC65B-1x” panel PC runs Linux or Win 10 on a quad-core Atom E3845, and offers 10.4 to 19-inch resistive touchscreens. WinSystems has begun shipping a 5-Wire resistive touch-panel PC for industrial HMI applications that features extensive ruggedization features. The PPC65B-1x provides -20 to 70°C support, as well as IEC 60068-2-64-rated vibration, IEC […]

Linux fmt command - usage and examples

Mon, 2017-09-18 21:05
Sometimes you may find yourself in a situation where-in the requirement is to format the contents of a text file. Gladly, there exists a command that can cater to at-least some of the text formatting requirements. The tool in question is dubbed fmt. In this tutorial, we will discuss the basics of fmt, as well as some of main features it provides.

Learn 'find' command with these 14 examples

Mon, 2017-09-18 19:51
Learn find command with these 14 examples. Find command examples handpicked to help you in your day today operations.