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SSH for remote access

Reddit - Thu, 2016-10-20 18:18

I recently got introduced to SSH. Is there any good, beginner-friendly resources on how I could use SSH to access files/download files from a pc that would be at home as a backup for my laptop?

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Setting Up XR (Crossroads) Load Balancer for Web Servers on RHEL/CentOS

LinuxToday - Thu, 2016-10-20 18:00

Setting Up XR (Crossroads) Load Balancer for Web Servers on RHEL/CentOS

LibreOffice 5.3 Alpha Tagged, New Features Inbound

Phoronix - Thu, 2016-10-20 17:53
The first alpha release of the upcoming LibreOffice 5.3 open-source office suite was tagged a short time ago in Git...

Useful Vim editor plugins for software developers - part 3: a.vim

LXer - Thu, 2016-10-20 17:44
Now, in this third and the final part, we will discuss another very useful plugin dubbed a.vim. Up until now, in this series of articles covering programming-related plugins for Vim, we discussed basics of Vim plugin installation using Pathogen plugin manager, and covered a total of three plugins - namely Tagbar, delimitMate, and Syntastic. Now, in this third and the final part, we will discuss another very useful plugin dubbed a.vim.

Linux 4.8.3

TuxMachines - Thu, 2016-10-20 17:25

I'm announcing the release of the 4.8.3 kernel.

All users of the 4.8 kernel series must upgrade.

The updated 4.8.y git tree can be found at:
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git linux-4.8.y
and can be browsed at the normal kernel.org git web browser:

Also: Linux 4.7.9

Linux 4.4.26

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Dirty COW (CVE-2016-5195)

Reddit - Thu, 2016-10-20 17:24

USB Killers - Hardware and Software options to destroy your data (or devices)

LinuxToday - Thu, 2016-10-20 17:00

 LinuxForum: Every new computer, whether running Linux or not, has some type of Universal Serial Bus (USB) connector.

Problem with installing

Reddit - Thu, 2016-10-20 16:43

I made a bootable usb with Linux Mint 18, when I run my PC and select boot from USB I have an gray screen with white blinking line. What should I do?

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Nintendo Switch Announced, Powered By NVIDIA Tegra

Phoronix - Thu, 2016-10-20 16:28
Nintendo announced their new "NX" portable console today as the Nintendo Switch. While we don't focus on game consoles at Phoronix, hardware and talk of graphics APIs do excite us...

3 Twitter clients for the Linux command line

LXer - Thu, 2016-10-20 16:18
Twitter at the command line? Why not!While this may seem like a solution searching for a problem, for some people interacting with Twitter in a terminal window makes sense. There's less distraction at the command line than with a desktop Twitter client or even Twitter's web interface. On top of that, command-line clients are fast and their interfaces are generally quite clean.No matter why you want to work with Twitter in a terminal, there are applications out there for you. Here's a look at three Twitter clients that you can run from the command line.read more

ARM Shows Off New Side-By-Side Comparison Of OpenGL ES & Vulkan

Phoronix - Thu, 2016-10-20 16:12
ARM has posted a new video showing off the side-by-side performance of OpenGL ES and Vulkan graphics APIs on ARM hardware...

Ranking the Web With Radical Transparency

Linux.com - Thu, 2016-10-20 16:00

Ranking every URL on the web in a transparent and reproducible way is a core concept of the Common Search project, says Sylvain Zimmer, who will be speaking at the upcoming Apache: Big Data Europe conference in Seville, Spain.

How to find and remove unused packages in Linux

LinuxToday - Thu, 2016-10-20 16:00

This brief tutorial will explain you how to remove unused, or unwanted, or orphaned packages in popular Linux distributions such as CentOS and Ubuntu.

Stable Linux Kernel Updates Roll Out To Address "Dirty COW" CVE

Phoronix - Thu, 2016-10-20 15:53
The supported Linux 4.8/4.7/4.4 kernel series have seen stable point releases today to address a new CVE security issue nicknamed "Dirty COW" that is a local privilege escalation issue and could allow attackers to overwrite files to which they don't own write access...

Openssh DOS

Reddit - Thu, 2016-10-20 15:44

MPV 0.21 Player Adds CUDA, Better Raspberry Pi Support

Phoronix - Thu, 2016-10-20 15:27
MPV Player 0.21 is now available as the latest version of this popular fork of MPlayer/MPlayer2...


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