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Examining network connections on Linux systems

Tue, 2017-10-10 22:43
Linux systems provide a lot of useful commands for reviewing network configuration and connections. Here's a look at a few, including ifquery, ifup, ifdown and ifconfig.

10 Free Linux Productivity Apps You Haven’t Heard Of

Tue, 2017-10-10 21:22
Productivity apps can make your work easier. If you are a Linux user, these 10 lesser-known free productivity apps for the Linux desktop can help you.

Using Octave on Fedora 26

Tue, 2017-10-10 20:02
Octave is a free alternative to Matlab. It processes numerical computation and offers built-in plotting and visualization tools to evaluate the behavior of formulas and powerful equations. Octave is a multi-platform tool that also contains many scripts compatible with Matlab.... Continue Reading →

4 Best Modern Open Source Code Editors For Linux

Tue, 2017-10-10 18:42
Looking for best programming editors in Linux? Here’s a list of best code editors for Linux. The best part is that all of them are open source code editors.

How to use GNU Stow to manage programs installed from source and dotfiles

Tue, 2017-10-10 17:22
Sometimes we have to install programs from source: maybe they are not available through standard channels, or maybe we want a specific version of a software. GNU stow is a very nice symlinks factory program which helps us a lot by keeping files organized in a very clean and easy to maintain way.

Linux Kernel 4.14 LTS Expected to Arrive Early Next Month, RC4 Ready for Testing

Tue, 2017-10-10 16:02
A day later than expected, the fourth RC (Release Candidate) build of the upcoming Linux 4.14 LTS kernel series has been announced earlier today by Linus Torvalds, who gives us an insight into the development cycle.

Apache Patches Optionsbleed Flaw in HTTP Server

Tue, 2017-10-10 14:42
Apache HTTPD 2.4.28 is now available, fixing a vulnerability that could have potentially enabled information disclosure. The Apache HTTP Web Server (commonly simply referred to as 'Apache') is the most widely deployed web server in the world, and until last week, it was at risk from a security vulnerability known as Optionsbleed. The Optionsbleed vulnerability was first publicly disclosed by security researcher Hanno Bock on Sept 18, with Apache patching the issue in the httpd 2.4.28 web server release that debuted on Oct. 5.

Mozilla pilots Cliqz engine in Firefox to slurp user browsing data

Tue, 2017-10-10 13:22
Mozilla has launched a pilot program using Cliqz technology to pull user browsing data in Firefox. The Cliqz plugin, bolt-on software which recommends links to news, weather, sport and other websites directly in the search bar based on a user's history and activities, will now be included in "less than one percent" of Firefox browser downloads taking place in Germany. The inclusion of the add-on is part of a "small experiment" designed to improve the Firefox experience, privacy, and ease of use, according to the company.

VPN logs helped unmask alleged 'net stalker, say feds

Tue, 2017-10-10 12:02
Virtual private network provider PureVPN helped the FBI track down an Internet stalker, by combing its logs to reveal his IP address.

SUSE and SAP: Shared Roots Produce Fruit

Tue, 2017-10-10 10:42
SUSE and SAP have been collaborating for 18 years now. SAP is ubiquitous in theenterprise environment, and SUSE is now powering its robust SAP Cloud Platform.

Sitara based gateway and SBC spin up LTE, WiFi, BT, and LoRa

Tue, 2017-10-10 09:22
Eurotech’s rugged, “ReliaGate 10-12” IoT gateway runs Linux on a TI AM3352, and has optional LTE Cat 1, WiFI, BLE, and LoRa. It’s also available as an SBC. In the fourth quarter, Eurotech will ship it ReliaGate 10-12 Internet of Things gateway with LTE, WiFi, and Bluetooth 4.2 LE.

Linux Foundation Launches OpenMessaging Project

Tue, 2017-10-10 08:02
The roster of Linux Foundation Collaborative Project is growing again, this time with the launch of OpenMessaging project. According to the project's GitHub projec page, the goal of the effort is to provide a vendor-neutral open standard for distributed messaging and stream.

25 Free Books To Learn Linux For Free

Tue, 2017-10-10 06:42
Here is a list of more than 25 totally free eBooks for all levels of Linux users.

Arch Linux 2017.10.01 ISO Snapshot Is First to Be Powered by Linux Kernel 4.13

Tue, 2017-10-10 05:22
After a long wait, fans of the lightweight and highly customizable Arch Linux operating system can finally install the latest Linux 4.13 kernel series on their installations, directly from the stable software repositories.

Open source, Raspberry Pi based robot mimics a Martian rover

Tue, 2017-10-10 04:02
The remote-controlled, 4-wheel “Turtle Rover” is runs on a RPi 3, and offers a gripper, HD camera, and up to four-hour rides within a 200-meter WiFi range. A Polish startup called Kell Ideas that was founded by roboticists who created Martian rover prototypes at Wroclaw University of Technology, has won Indiegogo funding for a rover-like […]

What’s next in DevOps: 5 trends to watch

Tue, 2017-10-10 02:19
Experts weigh in on what DevOps teams can expect in the near future

How to Install Cacti SNMP Monitoring Tool on Debian 9

Tue, 2017-10-10 00:36
Cacti is a web-based network monitoring tool, completely open source, designed to display network and system graphics via RRDtool. This tutorial will show you how to install and configure Cacti network monitoring tool from source to ensure that you get the latest version on Debian 9.