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August 4, 2014

21:42
The Steam for Linux rate of adoption has dropped somewhat in comparison with the previous month, but it still holds around 1.1%.
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20:45
The open-source WordPress blog and content management system platform is widely deployed around the world and powers some of the most popular sites on the Internet. WordPress' popularity has also made it a target for attackers. -
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19:47
The latest in a recent series of updates to the Samba file system software fixes a critical vulnerability that could allow an attacker on the local network to take control of a host running a vulnerable version of the Samba nmbd NetBIOS name services daemon.
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18:50
Sandstorm.io is a radically easier way to run personal instances of web apps. It allows you to have your own personal server and install apps to it through an app store interface as easily as you would install apps on a phone. Here at Sandstorm, we talk a lot about the need for privacy, security, and control of your cloud data. Let me let you in on a secret: these aren[he]#039[/he]t the reasons for Sandstorm, our personal cloud platform. They are pleasant side effects.
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17:53
Docker, a new container technology, is hotter than hot because it makes it possible to get far more apps running on the same old servers and it also makes it very easy to package and ship programs. Here's what you need to know about it.
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16:56
As a system administrator acquires more and more systems to manage, automation of mundane tasks gets quite important. Many administrators adopted the way of writing custom scripts, that are simulating complex orchestration software. Unfortunately, scripts get obsolete, people who developed them leave, and without an enormous level of maintenance, after some time these scripts will […]Continue reading...The post How to install Puppet server and client on CentOS and RHEL appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to configure SNMPv3 in Ubuntu, CentOS and Cisco How to set up MailScanner, Clam Antivirus and SpamAssassin in CentOS mail server How to set up a transparent HTTPS filtering proxy on CentOS How to set up a secondary DNS server in CentOS How to analyze Squid logs with SARG log analyzer on CentOS
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15:59
Awk is a scripting language which is used for processing or analyzing text files. Or we can say that awk is mainly used for grouping of data based on either a column or field , or on a set of columns.
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15:59
Awk is a scripting language which is used for processing or analyzing text files. Or we can say that awk is mainly used for grouping of data based on either a column or field , or on a set of columns.
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15:01
We have released the Preview of Black Lab Enterprise Linux 6. The release of Black Lab Enterprise Linux 6 signals our 8 years of operation in the enterprise and education sectors. There were three things that we focused on with this release.A) Compatibility. We have worked to be as compatible with other Linux distributions as well as Microsoft Windows.B) Security. Security and data security is paramount. We have built in DoD specification wipe, stronger folder and file encryption as well as setting system access times.C) Management. We have built in utilities to help users manage VM's, to help them manage Windows systems and to ease the management of their Black Lab Enterprise Linux environments
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14:04
This is the second and final episode in our mini series on how to replace your traditional, commercial cloud storage system with your own platform, and thus take back control of your data but at the same time continue to enjoy the plethora of benefits the cloud provides.
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13:07
Ross Mounce is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Bath studying the use of fossils in phylogeny and phyloinformatics, completing his PhD at the University of Bath last year. Ross was one of the first Panton Fellows and is an active member of the Open Knowledge Foundation, particularly the Open Science Working Group.read more
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06:49
There is no need to install tons of software in order to create a nice and informative presentation. tpp is a simple to use command line presentation tool which allows you to create a fancy text based slide show presentation and share it with your colleges or students as an ordinary ASCII text file. tpp supports colors, slide-in, source code output, animated command line execution and a real time command executions all available from within your terminal.
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04:55
Windows 8's uptake was stuck in reverse for the second straight quarter as the reputation-challenged operating system fell behind the pace set by Windows Vista six years ago, according to data released Friday.
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00:56
During that age of the dinosaur, Mandrake was considered to be the cat’s meow of easy-to-use Linux distributions. It installed easily, some said easier than Windows, and it’s partitioning tool made cutting up a disk easier than slicing a piece of mincemeat pie. Indeed, Linux oldtimers sometimes openly laughed at Mandrake, insinuating that ease-of-use somehow made Linux less Linux.
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August 3, 2014

23:01
[url=http://lxer.com/team.php][img]http://lxer.com/content/Scott_Ruecker.jpg[/img][/url] [b]LXer Feature: 03-Aug-2014[/b]In the LXWR this week we have a sleep tracker that runs Linux, open source tools for data journalism, Linux advocates in the wild, Jack Wallen askes if Is the cloudbook the future of Linux and the DARPA-derived microkernel used to protect drones from hacking gets released under the GPL v2. Enjoy!
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21:07
The folks at VolksPC started showing off a software solution that lets you run Android and Debian Linux simultaneously on an ARM-based computer. This lets you use the same machine to run full desktop Linux apps like LibreOffice or Firefox as well as Android apps including Netflix, Hulu Plus, and any number of video games.
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19:13
It's impossible to deny the amazing rise of Chrome OS. The Chromebook has taken the consumer world by storm and is repeatedly the top selling laptop around. This Linux-based platform was the ideal solution at the ideal time. The cloud proved itself not only a viable option but, in many cases, the most optimal option. The puzzle was simple to solve:
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17:18
You see, I had heard a lot about Linux and had dipped an experimental toe into its watery depths, but I still relied heavily upon Windows. So my challenge was to switch to Linux as my main operating system, whilst blogging about my experiences.
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15:24
The Wine development release 1.7.23 is now available.
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12:27
SSH notifications, suspicious file monitoring, su notifications, port blocking and a lots more with a simple and easy to use firewall service
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