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September 29, 2014

15:05
Today we are pleased to announce the availability of Black Lab Linux 6 Beta 2. As we march on to the release date of November 1, 2014 we have introduced a few new features for Black Lab Linux 6 Beta 2.
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14:08
The Ubuntu GNOME makers have been encouraged by an important Ubuntu developer to implement the latest build of the GNOME desktop environment in the future versions of their distro.
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13:11
It was 1995, and I had received an email from my brother James asking if I’d ever heard of Linux. I had, but barely. A high school student at my alma mater had built a web server with Linux. Eventually, out of curiosity, I purchased a copy of Red Hat 6.0 (which pre-dates Red Hat Enterprise Linux or RHEL) and got it running with GNOME on a Hewlett-Packard Vectra 75, which had a Cyrix processor upgrade installed. RHEL 6.0 had a Mozilla browser, OpenOffice 1.0, and some other software I’d never heard of.read more
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09:42
A RAID 10 (aka RAID 1+0 or stripe of mirrors) array provides high performance and fault-tolerant disk I/O operations by combining features of RAID 0 (where read/write operations are performed in parallel across multiple drives) and RAID 1 (where data is written identically to two or more drives). In this tutorial, I'll show you how […]Continue reading...The post How to set up RAID 10 for high performance and fault tolerant disk I/O on Linux appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to create a software RAID-1 array with mdadm on Linux How to set up a Samba file server to use with Windows clients What are useful CLI tools for Linux system admins How to configure Access Control Lists (ACLs) on Linux How to manage LVM volumes on CentOS / RHEL 7 with System Storage Manager
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07:48
The good news about all this is that it demonstrates how quickly the Linux community can get the word out and then rally to engineer a solution when a security problem is discovered. The bad news is that not all Linux users listen. Too many users believe that the security features that are baked into Linux offer complete protection, no matter what. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. It never was, nor can it ever be.
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05:54
[url=http://lxer.com/team.php][img]http://lxer.com/content/Scott_Ruecker.jpg[/img][/url] [b]LXer Feature: 28-Sept-2014[/b]In the Roundup this week we have Netflix finally coming to Linux, 5 reasons why hackers own your organization, how Shellshock works and a lot more. Enjoy!
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05:24
It’s very rare that the CEO of a technology outfit that’s based in the West takes an open stance on hot-button geopolitical issues. It’s even rarer that that position is (somewhat) counter to generally held opinion in the West.
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03:29
The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the final beta release of Ubuntu 14.10 Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products. This beta release includes images from not only the Ubuntu Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products, but also the Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu Studio and Xubuntu flavours. Utopic final beta includes updated versions of most of our core set of packages, including a current 3.16.2 Linux kernel, AppArmor improvements, and many more.
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01:35
SelekTOR is an free and open source GUI frontend for the tor client based on Java. It allows users easy access to the anonymous network also accessing websites restrict in a specific country
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September 28, 2014

23:41
This hands-on review examines the Probox2 EX media streaming box, featuring Android 4.4, a quad-core Cortex-A9 SoC, 4k video, Miracast, and an air-mouse. W2Comp began shipping the Android 4.4-based Probox2 EX media streaming mini-PC last month. Compared to the company’s earlier media streaming products, the $150 Probox2 EX uses a faster Amlogic quad-core processor and […]
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21:46
Red Hat: 'Applying multiple security updates is extremely difficult'A fresh dump of Shellshock patches were released on Friday night in the latest move to stamp out the Bash shell security vulnerability that has the potential to blight millions of Linux, Unix and Mac OS X machines.…
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19:52
This is the release announcement of Netrunner Rolling 2014.09.1. We are releasing this maintenance shortly after our initial 2014.09 release to fix problems with the NVIDIA driver, and to include a first fix for the Bash shell vulnerability. We also updated Samba file sharing, Kontact accounts and language pack installation. Laptop Mode Tools was replaced by the new TLP to give you better control of your power consumption and achieve a longer battery life with your laptop. With the 2014.09 version we updated Netrunner Rolling to the latest software updates from Manjaro, including Linux kernel 3.14.18 with lots of bugs fixed and new driver support. KDE SC was updated to version 4.14.
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15:53
Learn about the Unity Dash within Ubuntu. This guide highlights the different scopes, filtering of results and how to integrate audio applications, photo applications and online accounts.
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13:59
Hearthlands plays out much like the Majesty & Settlers strategy games that puts the focus on buildings, resources, heroes and other things a King needs to watch over, so you don't control your units directly.
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12:05
BUP is a git based project which takes incremental backups and offers compression as well while preserving file attributes
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10:10
The patches are ready. Now it's up to you to put them into place as quickly as possible.
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08:16
Fedora is a big project, and it’s hard to follow it all. This series highlights interesting happenings in five different areas every week. It isn’t comprehensive news coverage — just quick summaries with links to each. Here are the five things for September 18th, 2014..
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06:22
In today's open source roundup: Canonical has released the final beta of Ubuntu 14.10 and its spins. Plus: How does Shellshock work? And how to see if your Linux computer is in danger from Shellshock.
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04:27
"A major security vulnerability has been discovered in the free software shell GNU Bash. The most serious issues have already been fixed, and a complete fix is well underway. GNU/Linux distributions are working quickly to release updated packages for their users. All Bash users should upgrade immediately, and audit the list of remote network services running on their systems."[size=11][If you're concerned about the Shellshock bug, please consider donating to the [url=http://donate.fsf.org]GNU Project[/url].][/size]
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02:33
This is the third part in a series of three articles surveying automation projects within OpenStack, explaining what they do, how they do it, and where they stand in development readiness and field usage. Previously, in part one, I covered cloud deployment tools that enable you to install/update OpenStack cloud on bare metal. In part two, I covered workload deployment tools. Today, we'll look at tools for day two operations.read more
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