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March 10, 2014
In this roundup of Linux network testing utilities we use Bandwidthd, Speedometer, Nethogs, Darkstat, and iperf to track bandwidth usage, speed, find network hogs, and test performance.
That claim turns out to be false, because on all my test installations of Linpus Lite 2.1 on real hardware and in a virtual environment, attempting to log into the new systems was the most difficult time I’ve ever had with any login window. I just could not log in using the password I specified for the user during the installation process.
Supreme Court case could make it easier for trolls' targets to win legal fees
Just a few home computers dominated the 8-bit market. The Commodore 64 sold about 17 million units, the ZX Spectrum had over 24,000 software titles released, about 80% of British schools had a BBC microcomputer, and the Amstrad CPC sold about 3 million units.
This post is an update for http://bderzhavets.blogspot.com/2014/01/setting-up-two-physical-node-openstack.html . It's focused on Gluster 3.4.2 implementation including tuning /etc/sysconfig/iptables files on Controller and Compute Nodes. copying ssh-key from master node to compute, step by step verification of gluster volume replica 2 functionality and switching RDO Havana cinder service to work with gluster volume created to store instances bootable cinders volumes for performance improvement.
March 9, 2014
The feature of Ubuntu on phones that Mark Shuttleworth is talking up this weekend is... the bottom edge of the phone in Ubuntu.
Several security issues were fixed in the kernel.
Infinity Wars is a new breed of Trading Card Game, introducing beautifully animated cards and animated 3D battlefields. With multiple PvP and single player modes, along with player-to-player card trading and full deck building options, it will be up to you to conquer the Rifts of Reality and claim what is rightfully yours: victory.
For much of the Linux operating system's history, patching a kernel has been a process that has typically involved downtime. In 2014, that's no longer the case as there are now at least three different efforts that all offer the promise of zero downtime kernel patching to Linux servers.
LinuxSecurity.com: The Tor network is in danger of being swamped by criminals abusing its anonymity to hide an underworld of parasitic botnets, malicious command and control and 'darknet' markets, according to research from Kaspersky Lab.
The scourge of the remote access trojan (RAT)—those predatory apps that use Web microphones and cameras to surreptitiously spy on victims—has formally entered the Android arena. Not only have researchers found a covert RAT briefly available for download in the official Google Play store, they have also detected a full-featured toolkit for sale in underground forums that could make it easy for other peeping Toms to do the same thing.The specific RAT in Google Play was disguised as a legitimate app called Parental Control, according to Marc Rogers, principal security researcher at Lookout Mobile, a provider of antimalware software for Android phones. He doesn't know exactly how long it was available on Google servers, but he believes it wasn't long.
"This course will be free as a MOOC, and we're happy to donate it to increase the number of people who can access the material," she said. "There is huge, unmet demand for Linux expertise in the market, and this can start to help address that." -
Spine is a full-featured 2D skeletal animation for games with Linux support as standard. A good thing for developers working on Linux directly.
The following is how you can add the latest Bodhi desktop to your existing Ubuntu 14.04 install.
March 8, 2014
Personal Audio LLC has recently become one of the more well-known "patent trolls" due to its broad claims to owning basic podcasting technology. The company has filed lawsuits in East Texas, claiming that its patents on "episodic content" technology, which stem from founder Jim Logan's failed "Magazines on Tape" business, entitle it to royalties from podcasters large and small.That got the company special attention from the Electronic Frontier Foundation, which crowdfunded a challenge to the Personal Audio patents. EFF asked donors to help raise $30,000 to file an "inter partes review" at the US Patent and Trademark Office. That goal was quickly surpassed, and EFF ultimately received about $80,000 from more than 1,300 donors upset about the "podcasting patent."