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Fedora 26 beta finally rolls out - Gio, 22/06/2017 - 22:00

ZDnet: Red Hat and community developers took their own sweet time

9 Linux network command you should know about!!! - Gio, 22/06/2017 - 21:00

LinuxRoutes: In this article we will be discussing diagnostic Linux network command that you should know.

Linux cksum command explained for beginners (with examples) - Gio, 22/06/2017 - 20:00

HowToForge: In Linux, there's a command line tool that you can use to create/verify checksum.

A user's guide to links in the Linux filesystem - Gio, 22/06/2017 - 19:00 Learn how to use links, which make tasks easier by providing access to files from multiple locations

8 ways to contribute to open source when you have no time - Gio, 22/06/2017 - 18:00

Find the time in your busy life to give back to the projects you care about.

LibreOffice 6.0 to Automatically Update Itself on GNU/Linux, but There's a Catch - Gio, 22/06/2017 - 17:00

softpedia: The new automatic updater uses delta updates to update the application to the latest version available on LibreOffice's servers.

Linux cksum command explained for beginners (with examples)

HowToForge - Gio, 22/06/2017 - 16:11
In Linux, there's a command line tool that you can use to create/verify checksum. It's dubbed cksum. Most vendors offer a checksum (or a checksum-like code) corresponding to the file(s) being downloaded. If the file doesn't behave in an expected way, user's can recompute the file's checksum and compare it with the original checksum provided by the vendor to see if the file is intact or got corrupted.

NMAP OS Detection - Gio, 22/06/2017 - 16:00 Sometimes on a network it is beneficial to know the Operating System (OS) of a machine. Accessing a system is easier when you know the OS because you can specifically search the Internet fo

Open source social robot kit runs on Raspberry Pi and Arduino - Gio, 22/06/2017 - 13:00

LinuxGizmos: Thecorpora's Scratch-ready " One" robot is based on the Raspberry Pi 3 and Arduino, and offers stereo cams, mics, a speaker, and visual and language recognition.

Using Kdump for examining Linux Kernel crashes - Gio, 22/06/2017 - 12:00 We dive into the basics of kdump usage and look at the internals of kdump/kexec kernel implementation.

OpenBSD now has Trapsleds to make life harder for ROPers

OpenBSD Journal - Gio, 22/06/2017 - 07:55
You heard it here (or on tech@) first: Trapsleds are in, and it makes OpenBSD even safer. Work done by Todd Mortimer and submitted to tech@ in the Trapsleds thread was later committed by Theo de Raadt.

Todd's message to tech says,

I have attached a patch that converts NOP padding from the assembler into INT3 padding on amd64. The idea is to remove potentially conveinent NOP sleds from programs and libraries, which makes it harder for an attacker to hit any ROP gadgets or other instructions after a NOP sled.


Boot Repair Tool - Repair The Most Boot Related Problems - Gio, 22/06/2017 - 07:00

LinuxAndUbuntu: We all encounter boot related problems and most of them are simply related to GRUB.

Tilda - A Highly Configurable GTK Based Drop Down Terminal For Unix-like Systems - Gio, 22/06/2017 - 03:00

Tilda - A Highly Configurable GTK Based Drop Down Terminal For Unix-like Systems

Former Ubuntu Phone Insider Shares His Thoughts on Why the Project Failed - Mer, 21/06/2017 - 23:00

softpedia: Simon Raffeiner worked on the Ubuntu Touch operating system since its official announcement back in 2013, believing in the project's goals and objectives.

How To kill An Inactive OR Idle SSH Sessions - Mer, 21/06/2017 - 22:00

Simple way to kill an inactive or idle SSH sessions in Linux.

Best Linux Distro: Linux Experts Rate Distros - Mer, 21/06/2017 - 21:00

Datamation: Selecting the best Linux distro is a matter of personal choice, based on your daily work flow.

Red Hat Grows Linux Business as Telcos Adopt OpenStack - Mer, 21/06/2017 - 20:00

ServerWatch: Red Hat reports first quarter fiscal 2018 revenue of $677 million as the company's core Linux platform continues to score large deals.

How to Setup a VPN with OpenVPN on Debian 9 Stretch Linux - Mer, 21/06/2017 - 19:00 Setting up your own VPN is no small task, but there are plenty of reasons that you'd want to do it.

Is IoT the Future of Linux? - Mer, 21/06/2017 - 18:00

 Datamation: Linux will certainly play a key role in the Internet of Things, but it likely will share the spotlight.