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Krita 4.0 Digital Painting App Promises Big Performance Improvements, Pixel Grid

Tue, 2017-11-07 23:27
If you're wondering what's going on with the development of the major Krita 4.0 release of the open-source and cross-platform digital painting app, the devs have a huge update for us today.

5 ways blockchain can accelerate open organizations

Tue, 2017-11-07 22:19
Looking at the open organization principles (transparency, inclusivity, adaptability, collaboration, community) and the reasons we practice them (building a network of people dedicated to a purpose and sharing the same ethical standards, for example), I started wondering how these principles would be influenced by an increasingly important emerging technology: blockchain.read more

Different Types Of Ubuntu Software On Law

Tue, 2017-11-07 21:10
The only difference between Ubuntu and some other 100% Free Linux distros is the different types of software that you are allowed to use.

How To Protect Server Against Brute Force Attacks With Fail2ban On Linux

Tue, 2017-11-07 20:02
Fail2ban is an intrusion prevention software, framework which protect server against brute force attacks.

CAINE 9.0 Linux Helps Investigators With Computer Security Forensics

Tue, 2017-11-07 18:53
New release of security-focused Linux distribution adds new tools to help researchers with investigations.

Slicing Scientific Data

Tue, 2017-11-07 17:44
I've covered scientificsoftware in previous articles that either analyzes image information or actually generatesimage data for further analysis. In this article, I introduce a tool thatyou can use to analyze images generated as part of medical diagnosticwork.

Getting started with Gnocchi

Tue, 2017-11-07 16:36
Gnocchi is an open source time series database created in 2014 when OpenStack was looking for a highly scalable, fault-tolerant time series database that did not depend on a specialized database (e.g., Hadoop, Cassandra, etc.).read more

Creating a high availability setup for Linux on Power

Tue, 2017-11-07 15:27
This article is about high availability or disaster recovery and fail-over for Linux on Power virtual machines (VMs) or logical partitions (LPARs). The solution described in this article works for all Linux distributions available for IBM POWER8 and later processor-based servers. Open source software used in this solution are: DRBD and heartbeat, which are available for all supported distributions. We have used Ubuntu v16.04, supported on IBM Power servers to explain and verify the solution.

Sandbox your applications with Firejail

Tue, 2017-11-07 14:18
Even the best written software can contain vulnerabilities that can be exploited. With the advent of container technologies, such as docker, flatpak or LXC, many have suggested to use them to isolate software from the rest of the system and in doing so mitigate the harm of possible breaches.

What's the difference between open source software and free software?

Tue, 2017-11-07 13:10
Do you use "open source software" or "free software"? Although there are different rules for free software licenses (four freedoms) and open source licenses (Open Source Definition), what is not apparent from those two sets of rules is:read more

Apache Kafka Reaches 1.0 Milestone for Open-Source Distributed Streaming Platform

Tue, 2017-11-07 12:01
Widely deployed open-source technology already used by major enterprises including Goldman Sachs, ING and Capital One reaches a critical milestone.

5 of the Best Linux Distros for Gaming

Tue, 2017-11-07 10:53
While any Linux distro may be used for gaming, there are some distros specifically optimized for gaming. Here are some of the best Linux distros for gaming.

MINIX: Intel's hidden in-chip operating system

Tue, 2017-11-07 09:44
Buried deep inside your computer[he]#039[/he]s Intel chip is the MINIX operating system and a software stack, which includes networking and a web server. It[he]#039[/he]s slow, hard to get at, and insecure as insecure can be.

Modular, rugged, fanless mini-PC runs Linux Mint on Apollo Lake

Tue, 2017-11-07 08:35
Compulab’s Linux-ready, 112 x 84 x 34mm “Fitlet2” mini-PC features an Apollo Lake SoC, -40 to 85°C support, and M.2 and “FACET” expansion. Compulab has upgraded its rugged Fitlet line of mini-PCs, switching from AMD to Intel Apollo Lake processors up to a quad-core Atom x7-E3950. The Fitlet2 is available with Linux Mint or Windows 10...

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 12 Puts the Cloud in a Container

Tue, 2017-11-07 07:27
As the OpenStack Summit in Sydney kicks off, Red Hat debuts it's latest cloud infrastructure release.

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