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December 31, 2013
MakuluLinux 4.1 KDE was quietly released. MakuluLinux is a Debian-based distribution providing a sleek, smooth and stable user experience on any computer. It includes pre-installed multimedia codecs, device drivers and software for everyday use.
Is Cisco Systems ready to battle the NSA over cloud and enterprise IT spying activities? An article in Der Spiegel provided details on how the National Security Agency (NSA) Tailored Access Operations (TAO) has exploited the weaknesses of IT products. Mentioned in the article is Cisco Systems, which is now "deeply concerned" about the impact on customers' networks.
The following tutorial will teach both existing and new Kubuntu/Ubuntu users how to install or upgrade the brand-new and featureful KDE SC 4.12 desktop environment on their existing and healthy Ubuntu/Kubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) and 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) operating systems.
Can Korean chaebol succeed where Palm and HP failed? South Korean electronics giant LG plans to debut its first smart TV based on the webOS operating system next week, industry insiders claim.…
What were the biggest developments in desktop Linux in 2013? As much as I'd like to jump on the end-of-year-list bandwagon and write about all the new open source applications and innovations of the last 12 months, this year not much happened in the world of the Linux desktop. The real Linux headlines were in the cloud, Android and embedded devices.
Grep is the best tool to search in big file for a specific pattern, or a specific process in the complete list of running processes, but it has a small limit, it searches for the exact string that you ask, and sometime it could be useful to do an “approximate” or “fuzzy” search.For this goal the program agrep was firstly developed, but it’s closed source, but luckily there is an open source source alternative: tre-agrep
This tutorial is Part 2 of a three-part "Learning PHP" series teaching you how to use PHP through building a simple workflow application. Take this tutorial if you have a basic understanding of PHP and want to learn about uploading files from the browser, sessions, or using PHP to process XML or JSON.
ITTIA DB SQL tackles the growing challenge of how to analyze large quantity of data quickly, providing high performance queries, reduced memory overhead, and more effective use of row-level locking.
Consumer Linux efforts are alive and growing in 2013
Learning PHP, Part 1: Register for an account, upload files for approval, and view and download approved files
This tutorial is Part 1 of a three-part "Learning PHP" series teaching you how to use PHP through building a simple workflow application. This tutorial walks you through creating a basic PHP page using HTML forms and covers accessing databases.
The Debian technical committee hasn't yet decided what will be the default init system for the 8.0 "Jessie" release, but it still is a heated debate as some of the committee members are starting to publicly cast their views.
December 30, 2013
This article describes how you can create a working Linux system for the Olinuxino A13 and Olinuxino A13Micro from scratch.
User account management is one of the most critical jobs of system admins. In particular, password security should be considered the top concern for any secure Linux system. In this tutorial, I will describe how to set password policy on Linux. I assume that you are using PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules) on your Linux system, which is the case on all recent Linux distros.