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How to Install Spotify On Fedora Linux

Thu, 2017-05-25 21:15
Spotify is probably the most popular streaming music service in the world right now, and it does have a native Linux client. Unfortunately, that client isn't available in the official Fedora repositories or the Spotify Linux repositories. The community has come to the rescue, though, and it is available from a popular third party Fedora repository that is even recommended by the Fedora Project.

How to Build a Custom Kernel on Ubuntu

Thu, 2017-05-25 16:01
Building a custom Linux kernel sounds terrifyingly difficult, but it’s really not that hard. Learn how to build and package your own kernels on Ubuntu.

Samba Patches Critical Remote Code Execution Flaw

Thu, 2017-05-25 14:47
Widely deployed open-source file and folder project sharing fixes a dangerous vulnerability that could still be leaving consumer NAS users at risk.

Microsoft uses open-source software to create Windows

Thu, 2017-05-25 13:33
Windows will almost certainly never be open source, but virtually all Microsoft Windows engineers are now using the open-source program Git to build Windows on.

Quad-core x86 MinnowBoard and UP Squared SBCs begin shipping

Thu, 2017-05-25 12:18
MinnowBoard.org’s “MinnowBoard Turbot Quad” and Aaeon’s UP Squared SBCs began shipping, featuring community sites and Intel SoCs running Linux and Android. On May 23, Intel-backed MinnowBoard.org and ADI Engineering began shipping the first quad-core MinnowBoard, selling for $190.

Cinnamon 3.4 Desktop Environment Gets First Point Release for Linux Mint 18.2

Thu, 2017-05-25 11:04
Linux Mint project leader and Cinnamon developer Clement Lefebvre published the first point release of the recently unveiled Cinnamon 3.4 desktop environment, which will be included in the upcoming Linux Mint 18.2 operating system.

30 best practices for software development and testing

Thu, 2017-05-25 09:50
Joining any new company—with an established culture and programming practices—can be a daunting experience. When I joined the Ansible team, I decided to write up the software engineering practices and principles I’ve learned over the years and to which I strive to work. This is a non-definitive, non-exhaustive list of principles that should be applied with wisdom and flexibility.read more

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Set to Improve Security Features

Thu, 2017-05-25 08:35
Beta release of Red Hat's flagship Linux platform adds support for Network Bound Disk Encryption and the USBGuard software framework, providing improved security.

Mastering ATA over Ethernet

Thu, 2017-05-25 07:21
At one point in time, when you wanted to attach an external block storage device to aserver, you mapped it as a Logical Unit (LU) across a Storage Area Network (SAN). Inthe early days, you would do this over the Fibre Channel (FC) protocol. More recently,iSCSI (SCSI over IP) has usurped FC in most data centers.

Best Practices for 2-Factor Authentication and Password Creation on Linux

Thu, 2017-05-25 06:07
As we mentioned in the previous article, web browsers present the largest and the most exposed attack surface on your Linux workstation. We’ve already discussed some best practices that Linux sysadmins can follow to reduce the impact of a compromised browser, such as upgrading to Wayland, using a different browser for work/high-security sites, and using Firejail to create a sandbox around Linux applications.

How I used open source tools to build a theater lighting system

Thu, 2017-05-25 04:52
The things we do for family, eh? Sometimes I wonder why I do it to myself, this not being the first time my perfectionism has led me to do far more work than a task originally required.read more

How to Install Oracle Database 12c on CentOS 7

Thu, 2017-05-25 03:38
In this tutorial, I will show you step-by-step how to install Oracle 12c on a CentOS 7 x86-64 machine. This includes the preparation and configuration of the CentOS 7 machine for the Oracle 12c installation, the Oracle 12c installation and testing the database with the Oracle Database command line utility sqlplus and the web-based Oracle Enterprise Manager.

The Road to GTK+ 4 Continues, New Milestone Adds Initial OS X and Meson Support

Thu, 2017-05-25 02:24
While the GNOME Project tries to bring new features and functionality to the GNOME desktop environment, work on the massive GTK+ 4 open-source GUI toolkit, which is used for building GTK+ apps for GNOME, continues in the background.

Looks like Micro Machines World Series from Codemasters is heading to Linux

Thu, 2017-05-25 01:09
It seems the new Micro Machines World Series racing game from Codemasters will be heading to Linux. Pretty exciting!

Which technologies are poised to take over in open source?

Wed, 2017-05-24 23:55
When you think of open source technologies, you probably think of the stalwarts, the technologies that have been around for years and years. It makes sense: According to a survey conducted in Q4 of 2016 by my company, Greythorn, 30%+ of participants said established technologies are among the top ten they primarily use.read more

Ready for more Red Hat? RHEL 7.4 beta released

Wed, 2017-05-24 22:41
The next major Red Hat Enterprise Linux update is on its way.

Easy Ways to Read/View Zip & Archive File Contents Without Extracting

Wed, 2017-05-24 21:26
We can easily Read/View Archive File Contents Without Extracting.

How to Set Up a TeamSpeak Server on Ubuntu 16.04

Wed, 2017-05-24 16:35
TeamSpeak is a free and very popular voice communications application for real-time voice chat over the internet. TeamSpeak uses a very low amount of bandwidth and it is mostly used by gamers that are chatting with each other while playing a game, to avoid latency issues. All users need a client installed on their devices and a central server that all the clients connect to.

Install and Use i3 Window Manager on Ubuntu

Wed, 2017-05-24 15:20
i3wm is a powerful tiling window manager that can take your desktop’s organization and efficiency to the next level. Learn how to use it on Ubuntu.

Complete Guide: Rename file Linux

Wed, 2017-05-24 14:06
This post will quickly guide about how to rename file Linux. Basically to rename file in Linux you need to use mv command. This will be used to rename file as well as directories in Linux.