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Cryptr - A Simple CLI Utility To Encrypt And Decrypt Files

Wed, 2017-11-15 08:13
Looking for a quick, easy, and secure method to protect your files? Well, there is a simple shell utility called "Cryptr" that helps you to encrypt and decrypt files. All from command line, and you don't need to be a security ninja or Linux expert to learn how to secure your data.

Linux Mint 18.3 "Sylvia" Cinnamon & MATE Beta Officially Out, Here's What's New

Wed, 2017-11-15 06:58
Linux Mint creator Clement Lefebvre announced a few moments ago the release and immediate availability for download of the Linux Mint 18.3 "Sylvia" Cinnamon and MATE Beta editions.

Antergos 17.11 – the Antagonist

Wed, 2017-11-15 05:44
Antergos is an operating system that has Arch as its predecessor. This is a rolling release distribution, which means that updates come directly to the OS.

Sysadmin 101: Patch Management

Wed, 2017-11-15 04:30
A few articles ago, I started a Sysadmin 101 series to pass down some fundamentalknowledge about systems administration that the current generation of juniorsysadmins, DevOps engineers or "full stack" developers might notlearn otherwise.I had thought that I was done with the series, but then the WannaCrymalware came out and exposed some of the poor patch management practices still

Fast. For good. Launching the new Firefox into the World

Wed, 2017-11-15 03:15
Thirteen years ago, we marked the launch of Firefox 1.0 with a crowdfunded New York Times ad. It listed the names of every single person who contributed...

5 tricks for using the sudo command in Linux

Wed, 2017-11-15 02:01
The sudoers file can provide detailed control over user privileges, but with very little effort, you can still get a lot of benefit from sudo. Here are some simple ways to get a lot of value out of the sudo command in Linux.

What’s New in Fedora 27 Workstation

Wed, 2017-11-15 00:47
Fedora 27 Workstation is the latest release of our free, leading-edge operating system. You can download it from the official website here right now. There are several new and noteworthy changes in Fedora Workstation. GNOME 3.26 This Fedora Workstation release, as always, brings with... Continue Reading →

Restore Corrupted USB Drive To Original State In Linux

Tue, 2017-11-14 23:32
Many times our storage devices like sd cards and Pen drives get corrupted and unusable due to one or other reasons.

Introducing the New Firefox: Firefox Quantum

Tue, 2017-11-14 22:18
It’s fast. Really fast. Firefox Quantum is over twice as fast as Firefox from 6 months ago, built on a completely overhauled core engine with brand new technology...

Announcing the release of Fedora 27

Tue, 2017-11-14 21:04
The Fedora Project proudly announces the release and general availability of the Fedora 27 Workstation and Fedora 27 Atomic editions. Fedora 27 incorporates thousands of improvements from both the Fedora Community and various upstream software projects. You can download Fedora... Continue Reading →

How to Setup Automatic Security Updates on Ubuntu 16.04

Tue, 2017-11-14 20:37
Security updates are an integral part of the IT-world. Linux may be regarded as one of the securest computer operating systems, but that doesn't take away the fact that it too has vulnerabilities that need to be fixed through timely security updates. In this tutorial, we will show you how to step-by-step configure Ubuntu 16.04 server for automatic security updates

Happy 60th birthday, Fortran

Tue, 2017-11-14 18:06
The Fortran compiler, introduced in April 1957, was the first optimizing compiler, and it paved the way for many technical computing applications over the years. What Cobol did for business computing, Fortran did for scientific computing.Fortran may be approaching retirement age, but that doesn't mean it's about to stop working. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the first Fortran (then styled "FORTRAN," for "FORmula TRANslation") release.read more

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for ARM arrives after seven years of development

Tue, 2017-11-14 16:51
The promise of running serious Linux servers on ARM processors has been there for ages. Now, at long last, the reality is here.

OnePlus Accidentally Pre-Installed an App that acts as a Backdoor to Root Access

Tue, 2017-11-14 15:37
OnePlus accidentally left in place a diagnostic testing application made by Qualcomm. After decompiling this application, he discovered that it can be exploited to grant root access -- effectively acting as a backdoor.

Automation controller runs Linux on a NanoPi Neo SBC

Tue, 2017-11-14 14:23
Techbase launched a “ModBerry M300” automation controller built on a NanoPi Neo, and added M-Bus and M-Bus Wireless support to its ESP32-based Moduino. Gdansk, Poland based Techbase has added another member to its Linux-driven ModBerry family of automation controllers. The latest ModBerry is built around FriendlyElec’s open source NanoPi Neo SBC. The company has also […]

Sysadmins vs. natural disasters

Tue, 2017-11-14 13:08
Sysadmins who lived through Katrina, Sandy, and other disasters share real-world advice for anyone responsible for IT during an emergency.

Firefox 57 "Quantum" Web Browser Now Available to Download, Here's What's New

Tue, 2017-11-14 11:54
While the world waits eagerly for Mozilla to officially unveil the new Firefox Quantum web browser on November 14, 2017, you can download it right now for GNU/Linux, macOS, and Windows PCs.

My Adventure Migrating Back To Windows

Tue, 2017-11-14 10:40
I have had linux as my primary OS for about a decade now, and primarily use Ubuntu. But with the latest release I have decided to migrate back to an OS I generally dislike, Windows 10.

Linux 4.14 Release Provides Long Term Support and Larger Memory Limits

Tue, 2017-11-14 09:25
Among the new capabilities that landed in the Linux 4.14 update is the possibility for larger memory capacity utilization. The original x86-64 specification in Linux allowed for a limit 4 level of memory paging, providing a maximum of 256 TiB of virtual address space and 64 TiB of physical address space. A TiB or Tebibyte is approximately 1.1 Terabytes.

Crafting your AI strategy: 3 tips

Tue, 2017-11-14 08:11
Take AI beyond obvious use cases and create a master plan.