Juniper Systems’ Geode

Juniper Systems' new Geode rugged sub-meter GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) receiver collects real-time professional-grade data but is intuitive enough for novices. Designed foremost for versatility, the Geode features one-button simplicity … [Read More...]

Analyzing Data

My first Web-related job was in 1995, developing Web applications for a number of properties at Time Warner. When I first started there, we had a handful of programmers and managers handling all of the tasks. But over time, as happens in all growing … [Read More...]

SourceClear’s Commit Watcher

Someone accidentally commits private AWS keys to an open-source project and ends up handing candy to a bitcoin miner. more>> … [Read More...]

How to


There's just something about the fresh start you get with a new job. Both my previous job and my new one began with the opportunity to build a new infrastructure from scratch. In both cases, as is common with startup infrastructure in its early … [Read More...]

Words from Letter Cubes

I got a great letter from a reader with a puzzle to solve, so let's dig in, shall we? Here's what he wrote: Love your column in Linux Journal. I've read it for years and learned a lot about shell scripting, but not quite enough to solve a puzzle … [Read More...]

Secure File Transfer

File transfer between Linux systems (and perhaps all POSIX systems in general) is in some ways a neglected subject. The arcane protocols in common use are far from secure, and the SSH replacements offer too much power and complexity. more>> … [Read More...]

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Support multiple keyboard layouts in web-based VNC apps

Take advantage of a recently introduced browser API (available in Chrome, Firefox, and Opera) to add support for multiple keyboard layouts to web-based VNC clients. … [Read More...]

8 Best Linux Distributions For New Linux Users

New Linux users are always confused about choosing a best Linux distribution to start with. As there are hundreds of Linux distributions so it might always be a confusing part. But I'll help you choosing the right Linux flavour to start your Linux … [Read More...]

Android 7.0 Nougat reviews: Should you upgrade your device?

Also in today's open source roundup: The best new features in Android 7.0 Nougat, and the official Android 7.0 Nougat release announcement. … [Read More...]


Canonical and BQ’s Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition Tablet

Canonical's broad vision for Ubuntu Linux is to offer a single, converged personal computing experience across devices. more>> … [Read More...]

What’s in the Box? Interrogate Your Linux Machine’s Hardware

I recently had a problem trying to install the NVIDIA driver for my machine. It seemed the latest driver had stopped supporting my graphics card, and after updating my kernel, I was out of a driver. The question, obviously, was "which card did I … [Read More...]

Purism Librem 13 Review

Will the keyboard click enough? Is it small enough? Is it free enough? Find out below. more>> … [Read More...]

Aaron Honeycutt: Razer Hardware on Linux

One of the things that stopped me from moving to Ubuntu Linux full time on my desktop was the lack of support for my Razer Blackwidow Chroma. For those who do not know about it: pretty link . It is a very pretty keyboard with every key programmable to be a different color or effect. I found a super … [Read More...]

Ubuntu Insights: Webinar: Industry 4.0 & IoT

We’ll be hosting our next webinar on Industry 4.0 and IoT! This webinar will explore the convergence of Operational and Information technology as one of the key benefits of the Internet of Things; and how to use this convergence as a way to build a new generation of integrated digital supply chains … [Read More...]

Ubuntu Insights: M10 Travel Light winners!

We had an awesome selection of entries for our #TravelLight competition! Given that the M10 tablet can also be your laptop, saving you 1.5kg compared to the average laptop, we asked you… What would you take with you on holiday if you had 1.5kg of extra space in your luggage? Thank you to all those … [Read More...]

Ubuntu Latest News

Rotate Screen on Ubuntu Easily With This Indicator Applet

Sam, our backend web hamster, makes occasional use of a portrait monitor. He says it makes reading long terminal sessions easier.  I say it makes him weird. I digress; I know he’s not the only person who uses a monitor in portrait mode on occasion; i.e., not all the time. Getting Ubuntu to … [Read More...]

Simple Weather Indicator Adds Hide Location, Temperature Rounding Options

Another month, another update to the simple weather indicator we first featured back in July. This post, Simple Weather Indicator Adds Hide Location, Temperature Rounding Options, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!. … [Read More...]

Instagraph Update Adds Direct Messages, Pull-to-Refresh Support, Plus More

A big update to the unofficial Instagram app for Ubuntu Touch just hit the Ubuntu Store. This post, Instagraph Update Adds Direct Messages, Pull-to-Refresh Support, Plus More, was written by Joey-Elijah Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!. … [Read More...]

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DebConf16 closes in Cape Town and DebConf17 dates announced

Today, Saturday 9 July 2016, the annual Debian Developers and Contributors Conference came to a close. With over 280 people attending from all over the world, and 113 hours of talks in 114 events, DebConf16 has been hailed as a success. … [Read More...]

Debian Edu / Skolelinux Jessie — a complete Linux solution for your school

Do you have to administrate a computer lab or a whole school network? Would you like to install servers, workstations and laptops which will then work together? Do you want the stability of Debian with network services already preconfigured? Do you wish to have a web-based tool to manage systems and … [Read More...]

Updated Debian 7: 7.11 released

The Debian project is pleased to announce the eleventh (and final) update of its oldstable distribution Debian 7 (codename wheezy). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the oldstable release, along with a few adjustments for serious problems. Security advisories were already … [Read More...]



Fedora 24 Linux OS Gets New, Updated Lives ISOs with Latest Security Patches – Softpedia News

Softpedia NewsFedora 24 Linux OS Gets New, Updated Lives ISOs with Latest Security PatchesSoftpedia NewsWithout any further ado, you can download the Fedora 24 respin ISO images updated on July 20, 2016, from the link above, and remember to always keep your Fedora Linux installation up to date with … [Read More...]

How to perform a system upgrade with DNF – Opensource.com

Opensource.comHow to perform a system upgrade with DNFOpensource.comUpgrading any operating system to a new release version can be time-consuming and fraught with problems. In fact, the term "upgrade" may not even be applicable. Many times in the past it has been necessary for me to … [Read More...]

“War doesn’t determine who’s right – only who’s left.” Bertrand Russell – IT café (Blog)

"War doesn't determine who's right - only who's left." Bertrand RussellIT café (Blog)Egy apró dolog van, h usb-n keresztül a progija induláskor bedobja a böngésző ablakát a kütyünek, de mivel a böngésző amúgy is el lenne indítva, ezt elnézem neki. Powered by Fedora Linux • … [Read More...]


Shell Shock vulnerability, please update your Mandriva’s products

  At the end of september, the Shell Shock vulnerability was discovered and has raised a strong concern from all IT security services. Indeed, the flaw in the Unix bash shell exposes the majority of computers running Linux. To protect your assets from this threat, Mandriva’s technical … [Read More...]

Boost your IT assets with ITMS and Pulse on UCS

  Autumn has come and the wind is blowing on Mandriva’s prices. It’s time to take advantage of that! Incredible discounts on subscriptions for ITMS, the IT Management Station of QNAP NAS and for Pulse for Univention Corporate Server. Discover also the new version of ITMS and pulse … [Read More...]

Save the date: 24th of October, joint webcast with our partner Univention

Following the strategic partnership with Univention , in order to mark the release of Univention Corporate Server powered by Pulse, Mandriva and Univention decided to organize a series of informative webcasts with a Q&A session. Following the success of previous webcasts, Mandriva invites you … [Read More...]