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So far in this series, we’ve walked through security considerations for your SysAdmin workstation from choosing the right hardware and Linux distribution, to setting up a secure pre-boot environment and distro installation. Now it’s time to cover post-installation hardening.
Fedora regularly offers an updated stable kernel for its users. This is just one of many reasons Fedora is a way to get the newest technology now. On rare occasions, though, a new kernel can bring an issue with it. You... Continue Reading →
Shuttleworth returns as CEO. More than 80 Canonical workers are facing the axe as founder Mark Shuttleworth has takes back the role of chief executive officer.
Red Hat is steering its DevOps program into network management. Like most DevOps programs, Red Hat's Ansible doesn't require your IT staff to be coding wizards. It's meant to make server and cloud deployment and configuration easy.
In a few months, publicly trusted certificate authorities will have to start honoring a special Domain Name System (DNS) record that allows domain owners to specify who is allowed to issue SSL certificates for their domains.
In this week's Top 5, we highlight putting Linux on a Chromebook, building your own DNS name servers, creating a VoIP (voice over IP) solution on a Raspberry Pi, comparing Python and Ruby for web development, and the top five programming languages for DevOps.
This article will walk you through the installation of MySQL Workbench as well as the steps necessary on your MySQL servers to enable connection from the new tool. I’ll be demonstrating this on a Ubuntu 16.10 desktop connecting to a Ubuntu 16.04 server.
Canonical CEO Jane Silber Steps announced that she's stepping down, passing the role of chief executive officer to Mark Shuttleworth.
ApacheCon North America is only a few weeks away and will be happening May 16-18, 2017, in Miami. It’s particularly exciting this year because ApacheCon is going to be a little different. For one thing, there is a series of mini-conferences running in and around ApacheCon that you will not want to miss.
When Facebook decided its messenger app would be an entirely separateprogram from its regular app, I was ticked off. I didn't want to havea second application in order to send private messages. It seemed likea needless extra step. And, I stuck by that opinion until I realized I couldintegrate regular SMS and MMS messages into Facebook Messenger.
Assembly language is infrequently used by programmers nowadays, but there are still good reasons to learn the language. It is the most powerful computer programming language available.
New tools like musl, toybox, and Clang are offering new techniques for shrinking the Linux kernel, file-system, and user space for IoT. At last year’s Embedded Linux Conference Europe, Sony’s Tim Bird warned that the stalled progress in reducing Linux kernel size meant that Linux was ceding the huge market in IoT edge nodes..........
This week in open source and Linux news, The Linux Foundation/OPNFV's very own Heather Kirksey is recognized for her leadership as a finalist in Light Reading's WiC awards, Ubuntu's uncertainty grows, and more.
Ubuntu 17.04 is another solid desktop release, but Unity, its default desktop, is being retired. This new distribution[he]#039[/he]s real improvements are in its cloud and server versions.
Roqos has upgraded its Linux-based “Roqos Core” dual-band WiFi-ac router with a v.16 upgrade with VPN connections and Dynamic DNS. The Debian Linux driven Roqos Core router is now available with a v.1.6 upgrade that adds Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Dynamic DNS features.
With the technology advancements that keep on evolving, locating a home-based Linux job is a lot of Linux engineers dream. Therefore, since it is of great interest to find this work arrangement for many engineers, how does one find such a position? The goal of this article is to hit on some high points that will hopefully help one locate this type of role.
CentOS maintainer Johnny Hughes has informed the community about the availability of yet another important kernel security update, this time for users of the CentOS Linux 7 operating system series.
Christian Schaller is a long time free software contributor and advocate. He[he]#8217[/he]s also a manager of emerging platform development at Red Hat. The groups in this area include desktop engineering, where developers work on many GNOME features seen in Fedora.
A long-fixed bug in how Android and Linux handles UDP network connections has caused a lot of unnecessary worry.
For those who are looking for a self-hosted alternative to Slack, Rocket Chat is one of the best. Here’s how to install and set up Rocket Chat on your server.