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Linux Basics: How to hide, lock, encrypt, and secure your files on Linux

LinuxToday - Fri, 2017-09-08 16:00

HowToForge: Hiding, locking, or even encrypting your files and folders on Linux is pretty easy

Gentoo-Based Porteus Kiosk 4.5 Debuts with EAPoL Support, Linux Kernel 4.12

LXer - Fri, 2017-09-08 15:16
Tomasz Jokiel from Porteus Solutions announced the release of the Gentoo-based Porteus Kiosk 4.5 operating system designed for web terminals, which brings numerous improvements, updated components, and new functionality.

Optimizations For Microsoft's Hyper-V In Linux 4.14

Phoronix - Fri, 2017-09-08 15:12
Linux's support for the Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisor for server virtualization is seeing some performance tuning in the Linux 4.14 kernel...

Install Linux Kernel 4.13 In CentOS and Ubuntu

LinuxToday - Fri, 2017-09-08 15:00

Do you know how to update your kernel?

Between Xubuntu and Ubuntu-MATE which is better for performance and has better memory usage?

Reddit - Fri, 2017-09-08 13:40

I'd like to know the experience and opinions of those who have used both the systems.

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How to use speedtest on a Linux server to check, store and report internet speeds graphically

LXer - Fri, 2017-09-08 13:33
Following on from a set of problems of poor broadband connectivity I was experiencing I decided that I wanted to monitor the Mbps speed I was getting from my provider on a regular basis. I was seeing especially poor figures when trying to download files in the evening, with much faster speeds achieved very early in the morning.

FFmpeg's VP9 Decoder Is Much Faster Thanks To GSoC 2017

Phoronix - Fri, 2017-09-08 13:26
As we previously reported on, there was a Google Summer of Code project this year optimizing FFmpeg's VP9 decoder particularly around AVX2 instructions and threading. The project was a success and VP9 decoding should be much faster with FFmpeg as a result...


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