Subscribe to LXer feed
Linux and Open Source news headlines
Updated: 41 min 55 sec ago

YUM cheat sheet

Mon, 2017-03-27 13:40
All YUM related articles in one place! Helpful YUM cheat sheet to learn, understand, revise YUM related sysadmin tasks on single page.

Open Labs leads 48-hour hackathon for good

Mon, 2017-03-27 11:45
The local hackerspace in Tirana, Albania might be small, but they make up for size in spirit. During the weekend of March 18-19, 2017, the Open Labs Hackerspace organized the first-ever, 48-hour "open source" hackathon focused on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

FedEx Will Pay You $5 to Install Flash on Your Machine

Mon, 2017-03-27 09:51
FedEx is making you an offer you can't afford to accept. It's offering to give you $5 (actually, it's a discount on orders over $30) if you'll just install Adobe Flash on your machine.

Protect Your Online Privacy With The Tor Browser Bundle

Mon, 2017-03-27 07:57
For anyone looking to protect their privacy online, Tor is an invaluable tool. It is both one of the most reliable ways to hide your identity and one of the easiest to use.There are multiple different ways to use Tor, but the simplest and quickest is the Tor Browser bundle. It is a self-contained Tor installation coupled with a specially configured Firefox installation designed to get you up an running with as few hassles and as little configuration as possible.

Latest Linux Maker Boards Gamble on Diversity

Mon, 2017-03-27 06:02
As usual, last week’s Embedded World show in Nuremberg, Germany was primarily focused on commercial embedded single board computers (SBCs), computer-on-modules, and rugged industrial systems for the OEM market. Yet, we also saw a growing number of community-backed maker boards, which, like most of the commercial boards, run Linux.

Red Hat software-defined storage takes another step forward

Mon, 2017-03-27 04:08
Red Hat has just released Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.2.

grep vs AWK vs Ruby, and a uniq disappointment

Mon, 2017-03-27 02:13
In my data-cleaning work I often make up tallies of selected individual characters from big, UTF-8-encoded data files. What's the best way to do this? As shown below, I've tried grep/sort/uniq, AWK and Ruby, and AWK's the fastest. The trials also revealed an unexpected problem with the uniq program in GNU coreutils.

How To bash compare numbers

Mon, 2017-03-27 00:19
In Bash shell scripting we can perform comparison of the numbers. To perform bash compare numbers operation you need to use “test” condition within if else loop. This Post will quickly tell you how to bash compare numbers.

openSUSE Tumbleweed: A Linux distribution on the leading edge

Sun, 2017-03-26 22:25
I have been using openSUSE for a long time -- basically, for as long as there has been an openSUSE. I used the "stable" numbered releases at first, but that was a typical "point-release" distribution, which got major updates in complete new releases which were made every six months or so. I like to keep up with the latest Linux developments, so when the original (unofficial) Tumbleweed distribution came along, I gave it a try -- and I have never gone back.

How to Install CachetHQ on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS

Sun, 2017-03-26 20:30
In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to install CachetHQ on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS with MySQL and Apache2.

FedEx paying five dollars to install Flash

Sun, 2017-03-26 18:36
Bribes on offer as courier's custom printing service needs Adobe's security sinkholeFedEx is offering customers US$5 to enable Adobe Flash in their browsers.…

CoreOS Tectonic Now Installs Kubernetes on OpenStack

Sun, 2017-03-26 16:42
CoreOS and OpenStack have a somewhat intertwined history, which is why it is somewhat surprising that it took until today for CoreOS's Tectonic Kubernetes distribution to provide an installer that targets OpenStack cloud deployments.

Python Inheritance

Sun, 2017-03-26 14:47
Inheritance is yet another key concept in Object Oriented Programming, and it plays a vital role in building classes. It allows a class to be based off on an existing one.When you first started writing Python classes, you were told to just put "Object" in the parenthesis of the class definition and not think too much about it. Well, now's the time to start thinking about it.

5 big ways AI is rapidly invading our lives

Sun, 2017-03-26 13:16
Open source projects are helping drive artificial intelligence advancements, and we can expect to hear much more about how AI impacts our lives as the technologies mature. Have you considered how AI is changing the world around you already? Let's take a look at our increasingly artificially enhanced universe and consider the bold predictions about our AI-influenced future.read more

Linux Remote Control (VNC)

Sun, 2017-03-26 11:22
I am sure there have been times, for those of you who have multiple PCs in the home, when you wish you could be sitting in front of a different system for a few minutes. You hate having to go to the other system and you wish for a better way. The answer is Virtual Network Computing (VNC).

NMAP FTP Bounce Attack

Sun, 2017-03-26 09:28
An NMAP FTP Bounce Attack is similar in nature to an Idle Scan Attack. The requirement for the Bounce Attack is a File Transfer Protocol (FTP) Server with FXP.

How to Use Different Linux Bash Shells in Windows 10

Sun, 2017-03-26 07:33
It’s no secret that Linux dominates the cloud, whether it’s a private cloud running on OpenStack or if it’s AWS or Microsoft Azure cloud. Microsoft itself admits that one out of three machines run Linux in Azure cloud. However, as more customers were running Linux, they needed the ability to manage their Linux systems, and Windows 10 lacked Linux tools and utilities.

This Week in Open Source News: Blockchain Helps China Go Green, Old Linux Vulnerability Exposed, and More

Sun, 2017-03-26 05:39
This week in Linux and open source news, The Linux Foundation's Hyperledger Project to help China get greener, an old Linux vulnerability surfaces, and more!

CrossOver 16.2 Supports Microsoft Outlook 2013, Improves Windows Compatibility

Sun, 2017-03-26 03:44
CodeWeavers' Josh DuBois informed us via an email announcement that the CrossOver 16.2.0 commercial graphical user interface for Wine is now available for GNU/Linux and macOS operating systems.

Top 5: Kubernetes on the Raspberry Pi, Securing your Raspberry Pi, and more

Sun, 2017-03-26 00:50
In this week's Top 5, we highlight Kubernetes on the Raspberry Pi, securing your Raspberry Pi, services for securing your email, making things cheaper with your 3D printer, and why users choose Linux and open source software.Top 5 articles of the week5. Why do you use Linux and open source software?read more