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Linux Admins! Grab Our Free Tool To Protect Against Netflix SACK Panic - Security Boulevard

Google News - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 22:59
Linux Admins! Grab Our Free Tool To Protect Against Netflix SACK Panic  Security Boulevard

Your Linux boxes may be vulnerable to TCP networking vulnerabilities that can lead to a remote DoS attack. This free tool will check & protect your devices!

Panfrost Gallium3D Picks Up Yet More Features Thanks To Collabora's Summer Internship

Phoronix - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 22:00
Just a few days ago I wrote how the Panfrost Gallium3D driver continues making incredible progress for this community-driven, open-source graphics driver targeting Arm Bifrost/Midgard graphics. There's yet another batch of new features and improvements to talk about...

Joplin is an open source note taking app - Ghacks Technology News

Google News - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 20:17
Joplin is an open source note taking app  Ghacks Technology News

Joplin is an open source note taking app which is available for Window, Mac, Linux, Android and iOS. Here's a brief overview of what it is capable of.

Vulkan 1.1.112 Released While Open-Source ANV + RADV Drivers Continue Marching Along

Phoronix - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 18:32
Vulkan 1.1.112 was outed this morning as the newest documentation update to this high performance graphics and compute API...

Raspberry Pi 4 Announced With Dual HDMI, USB 3.0, Gigabit Ethernet, V3D Driver Stack

Phoronix - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 17:56
Managing to make it out today as a surprise is the Raspberry Pi 4. The Raspberry Pi 4 is a major overhaul and their most radical update yet while base pricing still starts out at $35 USD...

Official x86 Zhaoxin Processor Support Is Coming With Linux 5.3

Phoronix - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 17:52
Zhaoxin is the company producing Chinese x86 CPUs created by a joint venture between VIA and the Shanghai government. The current Zhaoxin ZX CPUs are based on VIA's Isiah design and making use of VIA's x86 license. With the Linux 5.3 kernel will be better support for these Chinese desktop x86 CPUs...

Official x86 Zhaoxin Processor Support Is Coming With Linux 5.3 - Phoronix

Google News - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 17:52
Official x86 Zhaoxin Processor Support Is Coming With Linux 5.3  Phoronix

Zhaoxin is the company producing Chinese x86 CPUs created by a joint venture between VIA and the Shanghai government. The current Zhaoxin ZX CPUs are ...

How to take the pain out of patching Linux and Windows systems at scale - JAXenter

Google News - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 16:40
How to take the pain out of patching Linux and Windows systems at scale  JAXenter

Patching can be manually intensive and time-consuming, requiring large amounts of coordination and processes. Tony Green gives the best tips.

Check your password security with Have I Been Pwned? and pass

opensource.com - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 15:01

Password security involves a broad set of practices, and not all of them are appropriate or possible for everyone. Therefore, the best strategy is to develop a threat model by thinking through your most significant risks—who and what you are protecting against—then model your security approach on the activities that are most effective against those specific threats. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has a great series on threat modeling that I encourage everyone to read.


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What are you working on this summer?

opensource.com - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 15:00

Do you have a summer goal? Do longer days allow you to finally carve out time to work on a certain passion project? Will you be spending time AFK (away from keyboard) to enjoy no-code hobbies or volunteer? Are you traveling to any conferences or taking a family vacation? If you're still looking for inspiration, read what our writers had to say:

"Getting some sleep. :-)" —Mike Bursell

"Learning Python and coming up with cool ways I can use it to support ChickTech Austin." —Nicole Baratta

"Finishing up an electric motorcycle conversion." —DJ Delorie


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Fedora's GRUB2 EFI Build To Offer Greater Security Options

Phoronix - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 14:35
In addition to disabling root password-based SSH log-ins by default, another change being made to Fedora 31 in the name of greater security is adding some additional GRUB2 boot-loader modules to be built-in for their EFI boot-loader...

How to Add Hosts in OpenNMS Monitoring Server

Tecmint - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 14:12
In our first part of this article, we have described in detail on how to install and configure the latest OpenNMS network monitoring platform on CentOS/RHEL as well as on Ubuntu/Debian server. In this...

Raspberry Pi 4 is here!

opensource.com - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 14:00

The latest version of the Raspberry Pi—Raspberry Pi 4—was released today, earlier than anticipated, featuring a new 1.5GHz Arm chip and VideoCore GPU with some brand new additions: dual-HDMI 4K display output; USB3 ports; Gigabit Ethernet; and multiple RAM options up to 4GB.


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FreeBSD's Release Engineering Lead Departs The Foundation

Phoronix - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 12:27
Well known FreeBSD developer and leader of their release engineering team, Glen Barber, has left the FreeBSD Foundation but will continue working on FreeBSD as well as coordinating its releases...

Steam to drop support for Ubuntu but Linux users shouldn’t panic yet - SlashGear

Google News - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 10:40
Steam to drop support for Ubuntu but Linux users shouldn’t panic yet  SlashGear

The majority of the time that Linux gets dragged in the spotlight is when there are high-profile security bugs that remind people how Linux practically runs the.

There's A Professional Grade Digital Cinema Camera Powered By Linux

Phoronix - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 07:25
Digital camera startup Octopus Cinema has been designing the "OCTOPUSCAMERA" as a digital cinema camera that's professional grade yet is an open platform with removable/upgradeable parts and this camera platform itself is running Linux...

There's A Professional Grade Digital Cinema Camera Powered By Linux - Phoronix

Google News - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 07:25
There's A Professional Grade Digital Cinema Camera Powered By Linux  Phoronix

Digital camera startup Octopus Cinema has been designing the "OCTOPUSCAMERA" as a digital cinema camera that's professional grade yet is an open ...

Linux computer seller Star Labs now offering laptops with Zorin OS - BetaNews

Google News - Mon, 06/24/2019 - 06:58
Linux computer seller Star Labs now offering laptops with Zorin OS  BetaNews

If you want a computer with a Linux-based operating system pre-installed, you can never go wrong with System76 or Dell. Of course, those two companies are ...

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