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How to Mount an exFAT Drive on Ubuntu Linux

3 hours 42 min ago
exFAT (Extended File Allocation Table) is a proprietary Microsoft file system optimized for flash memory devices such as SD cards and USB flash drives. It was designed to replace the old 32bit FAT32 file system that cannot store files larger than 4 GB.

It's Complicated: Mozilla's 2019 Internet Health Report

4 hours 57 min ago
Our annual open-source report examines how humanity and the internet intersect. Here’s what we found ? Today, Mozilla is publishing the 2019 Internet Health Report [he]#8212[/he] our third annual examination [he]#8230[/he] Read moreThe post It’s Complicated: Mozilla’s 2019 Internet Health Report appeared first on The Mozilla Blog.

System76 Releases Pop!_OS 19.04 for Its Linux PCs, Based on Ubuntu 19.04

6 hours 11 min ago
System76, the computer manufacturer specialized in laptops, desktops, and servers powered by Linux, announced the general availability of the Pop!_OS 19.04 operating system.

Fanless mini-tower runs Linux Mint on up to 5GHz octa-core i9-9900K

7 hours 25 min ago
Compulab’s passively cooled, Linux-friendly “Airtop3” mini-tower builds on a 9th Gen, octa-core Intel Core i9-9900K with Quadro RTX 4000 graphics plus up to 128GB DDR4, NVMe and SATA storage, triple displays, 2x GbE, 6x USB 3.1, and -40 to 70°C support. Compulab has launched a redesigned Airtop IoT edge server that accomplishes the challenging task [[he]#8230[/he]]

History of Container Technology Offers Lessons for Future

8 hours 40 min ago
Many of the issues associated with container technology are due to infrastructure decisions made long before containers, cloud and the internet even existed.

Hacking With Kali Linux

9 hours 54 min ago
?Today I am going to start a very interesting series of topics, Hacking with Kali Linux. In this series, I will start from the basics of hacking with Kali Linux and go advance. I will not beat around the bush or discuss crap that's spammed all around the internet but will share real-life scenarios of hacking.

Ubuntu 19.10 Daily Builds Are Now Available to Download

11 hours 8 min ago
Canonical just kicked off the development cycle of the next release of their widely-used Linux-based operating system, Ubuntu 19.10, allowing testers and early adopters to download daily build ISO images.

ps_mem Shows Per-Program Memory Usage On Linux

12 hours 23 min ago
ps_mem is a tool for checking per-program core memory usage on Linux.

Atom-based network security appliances focus on industrial control

13 hours 37 min ago
Lanner’s Apollo Lake based “LEC-6041” and Bay Trail “LEC-6032” are Linux-supported network security appliances for industrial control monitoring with up to 7x GbE ports, including SFP ports, plus magnetic isolation and extended temp support. Lanner has combined two previously unveiled industrial network appliances into a thematically linked flashback announcement. We’d normally skip it, but we […]

Will your organization change itself to death?

Wednesday 24th of April 2019 06:03:36 AM
Open organizations are flexible and resilient organizations. This means they're able to change themselves as the world around them changes. It's a critical skill for remaining relevant over time, both for individuals and more

Improving Battery Life in Ubuntu with TLP

Wednesday 24th of April 2019 04:49:16 AM
TLP is a free, open-source and feature-rich utility for battery use optimization on laptops running Ubuntu and other Linux distros. You can find it both in CLI and GUI versions for your ease of use.

Stilo Is A Pack Of Clean, Minimalistic GTK Themes

Wednesday 24th of April 2019 03:47:44 AM
Stilo is a pack of clean, minimalistic, yet stylish GTK themes for the GNOME desktop. It consists on 2 main themes, Stilo and Stiloetto, each with light and dark variations. A GNOME Shell theme is also available.

Hydroelectricity and transmission planning in Chile use open source geospatial tools

Wednesday 24th of April 2019 02:46:12 AM
From 2014 and 2017, I had the good fortune of working with a multidisciplinary team in Chile, building decision support tools to facilitate the planning of hydroelectric capacity as an alternative to fossil-fuel based thermoelectric capacity. Our job was also to aid in the design of transmission line corridors. Transmission lines carry “bulk electricity” from where the electricity is generated to where it is more

How to Remotely Manage Ubuntu Server with SSH

Wednesday 24th of April 2019 01:44:40 AM
In this article, I am going to describe how you can remotely manage a Linux server with SSH. I will show how to install the OpenSSH server and how to access the Ubuntu server from Linux and Windows using an SSH client.

Linux C Programming Tutorial Part 23 - Structures

Wednesday 24th of April 2019 12:43:08 AM
So far in this ongoing C programming tutorial series, we have discussed several aspects, ranging from variables to functions to even pointers. However, that's still like scratching the surface, as there are many other important concepts in the C programming language. Today, in this tutorial, we will discuss one such concept - the concept of structures.

Once again, its 123456: the password that says 'I give up'

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019 11:41:36 PM
The essence of most peoples regard for cybersecurity: we're DOOMED.

How to identify same-content files on Linux

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019 10:40:04 PM
Copies of files sometimes represent a big waste of disk space and can cause confusion if you want to make updates. Here are six commands to help you identify these files.

Basingstoke: An Apocalyptic Survival Alien Invasion Game

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019 09:38:32 PM
Basingstoke is an apocalyptic alien invasion survival game available on itch. The game is free for Linux users. I’ve played the game for a week or two and found it to too addictive, however, your opinion may vary.

Lubuntu 19.04 Released with Latest LXQt Desktop and Calamares Installer

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019 08:37:00 PM
The Lubuntu 19.04 operating system has been released as part of the Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) series, a version that brings various enhancements and up-to-date components.

Secure Nginx with Let’s Encrypt SSL on Ubuntu 18.04

Tuesday 23rd of April 2019 07:35:28 PM
By using Let’s Encrypt you can get a free valid SSL certificate. Let’s Encrypt is the Certificate Authority (CA) which provides free SSL certificate. To get SSL certificate Certbot client is used which fetches and deploys SSL certificate on your server.

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OpenBSD 6.5 Released With RETGUARD, OpenRSYNC

OpenBSD 6.5 was released today, about one week ahead of schedule for this security-minded BSD operating system. OpenBSD 6.5 is bringing several prominent new features including RETGUARD as its new stack protector and OpenRSYNC as its ISC-licensed in-progress replacement to rsync. OpenBSD 6.5's new RETGUARD functionality aims to be a better stack protector on x86_64 and AArch64 with instrumenting every function return with better security properties than their traditional stack protector. Read more Also: OpenBSD 6.5

Development kit showcases Cortex-A76 based Snapdragon 855

Intrinsyc has launched a 96Boards CE form-factor “Snapdragon 855 Mobile HDK” that runs Android 9 on a 7nm, octa-core Snapdragon 855 with GNSS, WiFi/BT, and optional touchscreens and cameras. Intrinsyc’s Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Hardware Development Kit is now available for $1,149, offering a development window into Qualcomm’s powerful Snapdragon 855 SoC. The new HDK runs the latest Android 9.0 Pie release. Read more

Sad News! Scientific Linux is Being Discontinued

Scientific Linux, a distributions focused on scientists in high energy physics field, will not be developed anymore. It’s creator, Fermilab, is replacing it by CentOS in its labs. Read more

today's leftovers

  • Announcing Akademy 2019 in Milan, Italy (September 7th - 13th)
    Akademy 2019 will be held at the University of Milano-Bicocca in Milan, Italy, from Saturday the 7th to Friday the 13th of September. The conference is expected to draw hundreds of attendees from the global KDE community to discuss and plan the future of the community and its technology. Many participants from the broad Free and Open Source software community, local organizations and software companies will also attend. KDE e.V. is organizing Akademy 2019 with unixMiB — the Linux User Group of the University of Milano-Bicocca. unixMiB aims to spread Open Source philosophy among students.
  • Checking out Crunchbang++
  • Intel Iris Gallium3D Picks Up Conservative Rasterization Support
    On top of Intel's new open-source OpenGL driver seeing some hefty performance optimizations, the Iris Gallium3D driver has picked up another OpenGL extension ahead of the Mesa 19.1 branching.  Iris Gallium3D now supports INTEL_conservative_rasterization alongside the existing support in the i965 driver. INTEL_conservative_rasterization is the several year old Intel extension for seeing if all fragments are at least partially covered by a polygon rather than the default rasterization mode of including fragments with at least one sample covered by a polygon.