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PostgreSQL says SCRAM to MD5 authentication

Mon, 2017-10-09 19:27
Version 10 improves replication, simplifies partitioningWith the release of PostgreSQL 10, the open source database's developers are farewelling the deprecated MD5 in their authentication mechanism.…

What the data says about how Linux kernel developers collaborate

Mon, 2017-10-09 17:44
When I worked in the Open Source Technology Center at Intel, we had quite a few kernel developers on the team, and I was always interested in how they worked so closely with people from a wide variety of companies, including our competitors.read more

Chakra GNU/Linux 2017.10 "Goedel" Released with KDE Plasma 5.10.5, Linux 4.12.4

Mon, 2017-10-09 16:01
If you're planning on trying out the Chakra GNU/Linux distribution, which is originally based on Arch Linux and built around the KDE desktop environment, you should know that there's a new installation image available to download.

Oracle's automated database is a minimum viable release - analyst

Mon, 2017-10-09 14:18
Larry's revolution is incremental change that DBAs need not fearOPENWORLD WRAP Oracle’s annual OpenWorld conference is over. The streets of San Francisco are free of the hordes of execs, devs and analysts, and everyone has gone home to mull over what they've learned.…

10 layers of Linux container security

Mon, 2017-10-09 12:35
Containers provide an easy way to package applications and deliver them seamlessly from development to test to production. This helps ensure consistency across a variety of environments, including physical servers, virtual machines (VMs), or private or public clouds. These benefits are leading organizations to rapidly adopt containers in order to easily develop and manage the applications that add business value.read more

How To Enable Jumbo Frames In Linux

Mon, 2017-10-09 10:24
Are file transfers slow on your network? Are you constantly passing data between your computers? Well, maybe jumbo frames are for you. Jumbo frames are larger than standard network packet payloads. Normally the payload size or MTU(Maximum Transfer Unit) is set to 1500 bytes. Jumbo frames can support to 9000 bytes per packet. Jumbo frames decrease the overhead associated with transferring files by limiting the number of packets that your networking equipment needs to process.

BlackBerry Motion Is Now Official with Android 7.1 and No Physical Keyboard

Mon, 2017-10-09 07:32
Only a few days after it leaked online, the Android-powered BlackBerry Motion smartphone was made official earlier today by BlackBerry at the GITEX 2017 event that takes place these days in Dubai, UAE.

The most important Firefox command line options

Mon, 2017-10-09 04:41
The following guide lists important command line options for Firefox. It is not a complete list of all available options, as many are used only for specific purposes that have little to no value to users of the browser.

Microsoft Lobbying, the EPO, and Software Patents Disguised as 'Internet of Things'

Mon, 2017-10-09 01:18
The European Patent Office (EPO) continues to act like a vassal of patent aggressors, Microsoft carries on pretending that it's no longer attacking Free software, and evidence shows that patent policy is being perturbed by lobbyists connected to Microsoft

Debian GNU/Linux 9.2 “Stretch” Released With Tons Of Fixes

Sun, 2017-10-08 21:13
In late July, The Debian Project released the first update of Debian 9 Stretch Stable in the form of Debian 9.1. This has been followed by the most recent Debian GNU/Linux 9.2 release.

3 Alternatives For Enabling Two-Factor Authentication On SSH

Sun, 2017-10-08 15:44
This guide provides instructions for enabling three different, multi-factor authentication systems for SSH.

Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL Ship with 18W PD Power Adapters and Support up to 27W Charging from Compliant Chargers

Sun, 2017-10-08 10:54
All of these devices now implement Type-C and PD support using the new Type-C Port Manager that is found in the Linux kernel.

Debian GNU/Linux 9.2 "Stretch" Update Introduces Over 150 Security and Bug Fixes

Sun, 2017-10-08 07:40
The Debian Project today announced the release of the second maintenance update of the Debian GNU/Linux 9 "Stretch" operating system series, adding a considerable number of bug fixes and security patches.