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September 25, 2014

20:25
Have you ever been in the situation where you are running the same command over and over again for multiple files? If so, you know how tedious and inefficient this can feel. The good news is that there is an easier way, made possible through the xargs command in Unix-based operating systems. With this command [[he]#8230[/he]]Continue reading...
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19:38
The creator of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee, has now spoken out strongly in favor of net neutrality in an interview with the Washington Post. The headline and much of the attention are going to his quip that what the big broadband providers are doing is a form of "bribery" in trying to set up toll booths to reach their users. And that is, indeed, the money quote, but it's not the most interesting part of what he's really saying.
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18:50
There is definitely something different about the Code for America Summit this year. It’s still got the family feeling and warm welcome that I’ve come to expect each year, but the tone is a little more serious. The civic projects being worked on are having a bigger impact on society. The projects highlighted during the first day of the conference are saving people time and improving our experience with government. The tide is on the rise and so is the impact of open government and open data.
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18:03
A security adversary posted at Red Hat’s security blog and referenced at US-CERT has warned users of the Bash shell of a “specially-crafted environment variables code injection attack.”That means UNIX-based operating systems that use the Bash shell are affected. That includes all Linux distributions and Apple’s Mac OS X.
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17:16
A biref history of Rome from the How It Works team takes you inside a Roman family home and the mind of Julius Caesar
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16:28
Self publishing a book has never been easier. There are numerous open source tools that you can use to create a book. Having published three ebooks, and being in the process of putting together another one, I’ve learned that after writing a book there are a few more things that you need to do before sharing your book with the world.
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15:41
Ubuntu MATE 14.10 Beta 2, a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu that uses the MATE desktop environment, has been released and is now ready for testing.
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14:54
Shadowrun Online was confirmed to be heading to Linux, but the question has always remained when?
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13:33
Inforce Computing unveiled an Android-ready Pico-ITX “IFC6540? SBC that extends Qualcomm’s quad-core 2.5GHz Snapdragon 805 SoC with wireless, GPS, and more.
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12:35
A security vulnerability in the GNU Bourne Again Shell (Bash), the command-line shell used in many Linux and Unix operating systems, could leave systems running those operating systems open to exploitation by specially crafted attacks.
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11:38
This document describes how to install and configure Moodle on Ubuntu 14.04.[he]nbsp[/he] Moodle (acronym for Modular Object-Oriented Dynamic Learning Environment) is a free software e-learning platform, also known as a Learning Management System, or Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).
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10:41
The Red Hat security blog just posted a detailed article on the recently discovered flaw CVE-2014-6271 in bash. Be sure to check out the article if you want to learn a little bit more about the issue.
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09:50
Today, the GNOME Project announced the availability of their latest stable release, GNOME 3.14. This version of GNOME is what will be available as the basis of the Fedora 21 Workstation, and features a wide range of amazing new features and enhancements.
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08:53
I'm sure many of you have at least heard of Tiny Core Linux - legends of how small it is, how little it takes it to run a system with it and even now how it's been ported to run on Raspberry Pi. It's an esoteric minimalist distribution.
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07:56
The popular Linux and Unix shell has a serious security problem that means real trouble for many web servers. Fortunately, a patch -- as source code -- is available.
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06:59
An updated haproxy package that fixes one security issue is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security impact.
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06:02
Unlike most other desktop and server operating systems, Linux comes in a wide variety of flavors, each based on a common core of the Linux kernel and various GNU user space utilities. If you're running Linux servers -- or Linux desktops, for that matter -- you should understand the important differences and be discerning about which flavor of Linux is best suited to any given situation. This article will help you do just that.
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05:05
Modern datacenters and next-generation IT requirements depend on capable platforms, with open source solutions offering a strong foundation for open hybrid cloud and enterprise workloads. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 is a culmination of several years of effort by both the Red Hat engineering team and associated partners.
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04:07
OpenStack is on a six-month release cycle, with each release given a code name starting with consecutive letters of the alphabet. On October 16th, OpenStack Juno will be released, with several new projects, and lots of new features. Here's a few of the things you can expect in the next release of OpenStack.
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03:10
Newcomers to python-ideas occasionally make reference to the idea of "Python 4000" when proposing backwards incompatible changes that don[he]#039[/he]t offer a clear migration path from currently legal Python 3 code. After all, we allowed that kind of change for Python 3.0, so why wouldn't we allow it for Python 4.0?
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