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CloudLinux's KernelCare Promises to Fix Meltdown and Spectre Flaws without Reboots

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 02:07
CloudLinux has informed Softpedia about the availability of a new version of its KernelCare rebootless kernel patching service for Linux-based operating systems, promising to mitigate the Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities without reboots.

3 steps to reduce a project's failure rate

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 00:52
It's no secret that clear, concise, and measurable requirements lead to more successful projects. A study about large scale projects by McKinsey & Company in conjunction with the University of Oxford revealed that "on average, large IT projects run 45 percent over budget and 7 percent over time, while delivering 56 percent less value than predicted." The research also showed that some of the causes for this failure were "fuzzy business objectives, out-of-sync stakeholders, and excessive rework."read more

3 Ways to Extend the Power of Kubernetes

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 23:38
to build the controllers, you need resources, that is, you need to extend Kubernetes. There are three ways to do that and, from the most flexible (but also more difficult) to the easiest they are...

How to Create a Sudo User on CentOS 7

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 22:24
We’ll guide you, how to create a sudo user on CentOS 7. Sudo is a Linux command line program that allows you to execute commands as superuser or another system user.

Deploying new releases: Feature flags or rings?

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 21:09
DevOps enables us to deliver at speed, learn from production feedback, make better educated decisions, and increase customer satisfaction, acquisition, and retention. We need to fail fast on features that result in an indifferent or negative user experience and focus on features that make a positive difference. Progressive exposure is a DevOps practice, based on feature flags and ring-based deployment, that allows us to expose features to selected users in production, to observe and validate before exposing them to all users.read more

Freespire released

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 19:55
Today we are releasing Freespire which is a bug fix and incremental release of the Freespire 3.0 series. We also added some features and applications that users wanted us to include in the distribution. With this release we fixed several issues.

Atom C3000 based net appliance offers eight LAN ports

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 18:41
Advantech’s “FWA-1012VC” network appliance runs Linux on a quad- or octa-core Atom C3000 with up to 64GB DDR4, SATA III, M.2 and mini-PCIe links for 3G, LTE, and WiFi, and 6x or 8x GbE ports, two of which are optical SFP ports. Advantech’s FWA-1012VC follows a number of headless networking appliances that run Linux on […]

Advanced Dnsmasq Tips and Tricks

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 17:26
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How to start writing macros in LibreOffice Basic

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 16:12
I have long promised to write about the scripting language Basic and creating macros in LibreOffice. This article is devoted to the types of data used in LibreOffice Basic, and to a greater extent, descriptions of variables and the rules for using them. I will try to provide enough information for advanced as well as novice users.read more

diff -u: Detainting the Kernel

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 14:58
What's new in kernel development: detainting the kernel.

11 Excellent Free Scorewriters – Compose, arrange, print, and publish music

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 13:43
A scorewriter (often known as notation software or music notation processor) is software used with a computer for creating, editing and printing sheet music.

3 command-line tools for feigning productivity

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 12:29
If you ever spent time growing up watching spy thrillers, action flicks, or crime movies growing up, you developed a clear picture in your mind of what a hacker's computer screen looked like. Rows upon rows of rapidly moving code, streams of grouped hexadecimal numbers flying past like raining code in The Matrix.read more

How to Enable Passwordless SSH Logins on Linux

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 10:21
Passwords suck. Using passwords for remote SSH logins on Linux really sucks. Learn how to create SSH encryption keys to log in to Linux servers securely without the need for a password.

Web Server Setup Series - How To Setup And Manage Your Own Web Server

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 09:07
?Today I am starting web server setup series. In this series of articles, I'll teach you how you can setup a web server or turn your own computer into a web server. I'll also teach you how you can manage your web server, increase server security and guard it against specific types of attacks.

Why Mainframes Aren't Going Away Any Time Soon

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 07:53
Modern mainframes definitely aren't your father's punch card-driven machines that filled entire rooms. These days, they most often run Linux and have found a renewed place in the data center, where they're being called upon to do a lot of heavy lifting. Want to know where the largest instance of Oracle's database runs? It's on a Linux mainframe. How about the largest implementation of SAP on the planet? Again, Linux on a mainframe.

23 open source audio-visual production tools

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 06:38
Open source is well established in cloud infrastructure, web hosting, embedded devices, and many other areas. Fewer people know that open source is a great option for producing professional-level audio-visual materials.

How To Install Apache CouchDB on CentOS 7

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 05:24
Today we will show you, how to install Apache CouchDB on CentOS 7. CouchDB is an open-source database, and was first released in 2005 and later became an Apache Software Foundation project in 2008.

What Is Kali Linux, and Do You Need It?

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 04:10
Kali is a Linux distribution based on Debian. Its goal is simple; include as many penetration and security audit tools as possible in one convenient package. Kali delivers, too. Many of the best open-source tools for conducting security tests are collected and ready to use.

Build your own phono preamplifier

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 02:55
I was fortunate to receive a new phono cartridge for Christmas. What a lovely present! And of course, there is great pleasure (or, I suppose, great frustration, depending on one’s point of view) in all the tinkering required to remove the old phono cartridge, mount the new one, and correctly set things up.

2017 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Award Winners

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 01:41
The polls are closed and the results for the 2017 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Awards are in. Ubuntu, Kubernetes, Telegram/Signal (tied), and System76 are among the winners. The Members Choice Awards allow members of the Linux community to choose their favorite products/projects in a variety of categories including Desktop Distribution of the Year, Orchestrator of the Year, Secure Messaging Application of the Year, and Linux Desktop Vendor of the Year.