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Networking Challenges for the Next Decade

Wed, 2017-05-17 07:24
“The question of whether Software Defined Networking is a good idea or not is closed. Software Defined Networking is how we do networking,” said Amin Vahdat, Fellow & Technical Lead For Networking at Google, during his Open Networking Summit (ONS) keynote.

Animation magician: 10 ways to turn cheating into an art form

Wed, 2017-05-17 06:15
Animation is hard. Whether you're using Synfig Studio, OpenToonz, StopGo, Krita, or Blender, it's a complex process. You have to write the story, storyboard the action, record the soundtrack, and then you have to actually animate.read more

8 open source tools for managing macOS

Wed, 2017-05-17 05:06
A phrase I hear quite a bit these days is, "What a great time to be a Mac admin!" I think there are a lot of factors contributing to that feeling, but the one of the biggest is the explosion of tools developed by the incredible open source community managing macOS. Here are eight of the tools I'm most interested in.read more

NSA Brute-Force Keysearch Machine

Wed, 2017-05-17 03:58
What sorts of key lengths can the machine brute force? Is it optimized for symmetric or asymmetric cryptanalysis? Random brute force or dictionary attacks? We have no idea.

Teaching Your Computer

Wed, 2017-05-17 02:49
As I have written in my last two articles (Machine Learning Everywhere and Preparing Data for Machine Learning), machine learning isinfluencing our lives in numerous ways.

How to install ONLYOFFICE 9.0.0 with integrated online editors using Docker script

Wed, 2017-05-17 01:41
This tutorial describes the latest ONLYOFFICE updates and its installation using an automatic Docker script. The script will set up Docker containers with all the components necessary for ONLYOFFICE correct work.

Google software engineer Jessica Frazelle on the life of a large scale open source project

Wed, 2017-05-17 00:32
Google software engineer Jessica Frazelle is an experienced open source contributor, having participated in Docker, Go, Kubernetes, and the Linux kernel. Over time, she's spotted a number of tools and tips for building and nurturing large open source projects, which she shared in her talk at OSCON 2017, The Life of a Large-Scale Open Source Project.Here are some of the points she shared.read more

NYU Accidentally Exposed Military Code-breaking Computer Project to Entire Internet

Tue, 2017-05-16 23:23
Dozens of documents spanning hundreds of pages detailed the project, a joint supercomputing initiative administered by NYU, the Department of Defense, and IBM. And they were available for the entire world to download. The supercomputer described in the trove, “WindsorGreen,” was a system designed to excel at the sort of complex mathematics that underlies encryption...

How to Install and Configure Odoo with mod_wsgi

Tue, 2017-05-16 22:15
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Odoo 10 on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS with Apache2 and mod_wsgi which is an Apache module that implements a WSGI compliant interface for hosting Python based web applications such as Odoo on top of the Apache web server.

SMARC 2.0 module gives Apollo Lake plenty of options

Tue, 2017-05-16 21:06
MSC’s rugged “MSC SM2F-AL” is an Apollo Lake SMARC 2.0 COM with triple displays and options like WiFi/BT and up to 64GB of eMMC or SATA NAND flash. Avnet-owned MSC Technologies is adding to its line of Intel Apollo Lake based COMs with a MSC SM2F-AL module. The MSC SM2F-AL follows its earlier MSC C10M-AL […]

Black Lab Enterprise Linux 11 Xfce and MATE Spins Now Available for Download

Tue, 2017-05-16 19:57
Black Lab Software's Roberto J. Dohnert is informing us today about the availability for download of two new official spins of the recently released Black Lab Enterprise Linux 11 operating system, with the Xfce and MATE desktop environments.

Here Is What You Need To Know About WannCry Ransomware That's Infecting Windows Systems Globally

Tue, 2017-05-16 18:49
?The internet has its good and bad and we have to be extra careful to not fall on the claws of the hackers or attackers. This can happen from buying online, getting your account hacked or getting your files “kidnapped”, on this last one is when your files get encrypted and the attacker wants you to pay him a certain amount to get the files decrypted. In this article, we will talk about this ransomware that until today has infected more than 230,000+ computers in 150 countries and has raised more than $50,000,00.

How to Install and Configure Nagios Core 4.3.2 on CentOS 7 / RHEL 7

Tue, 2017-05-16 17:40
Nagios Core is free & open source monitoring tool or software which can monitor the resources like servers, network equipment like firewall, network switches and printers etc

Gmail Docs phishing attack: Google targets devs with tighter web app ID checks

Tue, 2017-05-16 16:32
Google is slowing down the process for publishing web applications to prevent a repeat of the phishing attack that abused users' trust in its sign-in system with a fake Google Docs app.

2 tag management tools for organizing your music library

Tue, 2017-05-16 15:23
If I am not wrong, one of the variants of Murphy's Law goes something like: "The tags in a music library are never correct." In previous articles, I have looked at ways to manage tags when ripping (before the problems get into the music library) and directly within music playback software. In this article, I'm going to look at some special-purpose tag management tools that can make music listening more enjoyable.read more

How to Save the Output of a Command to a File in Linux

Tue, 2017-05-16 14:14
Logging from the command line in Linux is important. There are a number of ways to save both output and errors from command into files on Linux. Learn about them here.

Exclusive Review of Libre OS USB : Your Portable System

Tue, 2017-05-16 13:06
Have you ever thought of carrying your system, carrying the whole world which is right on your PC or carrying all the important data you need anytime along with you? Well, if yes then this segment is simply meant for you. Today, our guest is Libre OS USB. This distribution will fulfill your portable OS dreams. Let's get to know more about this distro.Note: Libre OS USB is yet to get released for Public, this is a TechPhylum Exclusive Review.

What's the point of DevOps?

Tue, 2017-05-16 11:57
Think about the last time you tried to change a personal habit. You likely hit a point where you needed to alter the way you think and make the habit less a part of your identity. This is difficult—and you're only trying to change your own ways of thinking.So you may have tried to put yourself in new situations. New situations can actually help us create new habits, which in turn lead to new ways of thinking.read more

Make Your Containers Transparent with Puppet's Lumogon

Tue, 2017-05-16 10:49
As development and IT shops look for ways to more quickly test and deploysoftware or scale out their environments, containers have become a go-tosolution. With Docker and similar tools, you can spin up dev and productioncontainerized platforms that are fast, lightweight and consistent.

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