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Symantec Warns of Shifting Threat Landscape as Formjacking Risk Grows

2 hours 4 min ago

eWEEK Data Points: Attackers are constantly adjusting tactics in order to gain the upper hand and exploit users and organizations, but what were the key threats and trends of the past year?

Essential System Tools: QDirStat - Excellent Qt-based directory statistics

4 hours 4 min ago

QDirStat is a graphical application to show what's devouring your disk space and help you tidy up the disorder.

How to Setup Kerberos Server and Client on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

5 hours 4 min ago

HowToForge: Learn how to set up Kerberos authentication between two Ubuntu 18.04 servers.

How to Master the Linux Tree Command

6 hours 4 min ago

As a Linux user, our first choice for directory listings is the good old ls command.

5 of the Best Linux Distros for Raspberry Pi

7 hours 4 min ago

MakeTechEasier: There are plenty of specialized Linux distributions for the Raspberry Pi.

AppImage, Flatpak, and Snap from a Software Deployment Perspective

8 hours 4 min ago

AppImages are the ideal packaging method to use because it is the most convenient for both developers and end users.

Cisco's Duo Security Looks To Help Identify Chrome Extension Risks

8 hours 4 min ago

eWEEK: Cisco's Duo Security division is launching the CRXcavator effort to help individuals and organizations identify and limit the impact of potentially risky Google Chrome web browser extensions.

4 secrets management tools for Git encryption

9 hours 4 min ago

See how Git-crypt, BlackBox, SOPS, and Transcrypt stack up for storing secrets in Git.

3 tools for viewing files at the command line

Thursday 21st of February 2019 07:00:00 AM Take a look at less, Antiword, and odt2txt, three utilities for viewing files in the terminal.

Implementing Dstat with Performance Co-Pilot

Thursday 21st of February 2019 03:00:00 AM

Dstat is a beloved tool by many, and a staple when diagnosing system performance issues.

Ubuntu 18.04.2 refreshes this long-term support Linux distro

Wednesday 20th of February 2019 11:00:00 PM

 ZDnet: The latest long-term support of Ubuntu comes with a fresh new Linux kernel and hardware drivers.

Script to create mount points in LVM

Wednesday 20th of February 2019 10:00:00 PM

Script to create mount points using CSV file which has mount point name, size and VG name

5 Good Open Source Speech Recognition/Speech-to-Text Systems

Wednesday 20th of February 2019 09:00:00 PM

In the past, the speech-to-text technology was dominated by proprietary software and libraries

Google Descends from the Cloud With New On Premises Hybrid Cloud Platform

Wednesday 20th of February 2019 08:00:00 PM

eWEEK: The public cloud isn't the only place where cloud native Kubernetes workloads can run, as Google opens up a beta of its Cloud Services Platform bringing the Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) to on premises deployments.

Install ImageMagick (Image Manipulation) Tool on RHEL/CentOS and Fedora

Wednesday 20th of February 2019 07:00:00 PM

ImageMagick is a free open source simple software suite for any kind of image manipulation that is used for creating, editing, converting, displaying image files.

How to install Yarn NPM Client on Ubuntu and Manage Dependencies through it

Wednesday 20th of February 2019 06:00:00 PM

Yarn is an open-source npm client, developed at Facebook, that has many added benefits than the standard npm client.

Building security into cloud native apps with NGINX

Wednesday 20th of February 2019 05:00:00 PM

NGINX is one of the engines that powers cloud infrastructure.

5 Excellent Free Mind Mapping Software

Wednesday 20th of February 2019 04:00:00 PM

LinuxLinks: Mind mapping is a fairly free flowing concept.

Using Clear Linux As A Desktop Linux Distribution - It Works Well But With Some "Papercuts"

Wednesday 20th of February 2019 03:00:00 PM

Phoronix: While we've been benchmarking with Clear Linux for years, only over the past year or two have they really beefed up their bundles around the desktop and make it more appealing for desktop use.

Nohup Command in Linux Enables You to Run Commands Even After Logging Out

Wednesday 20th of February 2019 02:00:00 PM

Learn how you can start a process and keep it running even after you have logged out using the nohup command.

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Server: HTTP Clients, IIS DDoS and 'DevOps' Hype From Red Hat

  • What are good command line HTTP clients?
    The whole is greater than the sum of its parts is a very famous quote from Aristotle, a Greek philosopher and scientist. This quote is particularly pertinent to Linux. In my view, one of Linux’s biggest strengths is its synergy. The usefulness of Linux doesn’t derive only from the huge raft of open source (command line) utilities. Instead, it’s the synergy generated by using them together, sometimes in conjunction with larger applications. The Unix philosophy spawned a “software tools” movement which focused on developing concise, basic, clear, modular and extensible code that can be used for other projects. This philosophy remains an important element for many Linux projects. Good open source developers writing utilities seek to make sure the utility does its job as well as possible, and work well with other utilities. The goal is that users have a handful of tools, each of which seeks to excel at one thing. Some utilities work well independently. This article looks at 4 open source command line HTTP clients. These clients let you download files over the internet from the command line. But they can also be used for many more interesting purposes such as testing, debugging and interacting with HTTP servers and web applications. Working with HTTP from the command-line is a worthwhile skill for HTTP architects and API designers. If you need to play around with an API, HTTPie and curl will be invaluable.
  • Microsoft publishes security alert on IIS bug that causes 100% CPU usage spikes
    The Microsoft Security Response Center published yesterday a security advisory about a denial of service (DOS) issue impacting IIS (Internet Information Services), Microsoft's web server technology.
  • 5 things to master to be a DevOps engineer
    There's an increasing global demand for DevOps professionals, IT pros who are skilled in software development and operations. In fact, the Linux Foundation's Open Source Jobs Report ranked DevOps as the most in-demand skill, and DevOps career opportunities are thriving worldwide. The main focus of DevOps is bridging the gap between development and operations teams by reducing painful handoffs and increasing collaboration. This is not accomplished by making developers work on operations tasks nor by making system administrators work on development tasks. Instead, both of these roles are replaced by a single role, DevOps, that works on tasks within a cooperative team. As Dave Zwieback wrote in DevOps Hiring, "organizations that have embraced DevOps need people who would naturally resist organization silos."

Purism's Privacy and Security-Focused Librem 5 Linux Phone to Arrive in Q3 2019

Initially planned to ship in early 2019, the revolutionary Librem 5 mobile phone was delayed for April 2019, but now it suffered just one more delay due to the CPU choices the development team had to make to deliver a stable and reliable device that won't heat up or discharge too quickly. Purism had to choose between the i.MX8M Quad or the i.MX8M Mini processors for their Librem 5 Linux-powered smartphone, but after many trials and errors they decided to go with the i.MX8M Quad CPU as manufacturer NXP recently released a new software stack solving all previous power consumption and heating issues. Read more

Qt Creator 4.9 Beta released

We are happy to announce the release of Qt Creator 4.9 Beta! There are many improvements and fixes included in Qt Creator 4.9. I’ll just mention some highlights in this blog post. Please refer to our change log for a more thorough overview. Read more

Hack Week - Browsersync integration for Online

Recently my LibreOffice work is mostly focused on the Online. It's nice to see how it is growing with new features and has better UI. But when I was working on improving toolbars (eg. folding menubar or reorganization of items) I noticed one annoying thing from the developer perspective. After every small change, I had to restart the server to provide updated content for the browser. It takes few seconds for switching windows, killing old server then running new one which requires some tests to be passed. Last week during the Hack Week funded by Collabora Productivity I was able to work on my own projects. It was a good opportunity for me to try to improve the process mentioned above. I've heard previously about browsersync so I decided to try it out. It is a tool which can automatically reload used .css and .js files in all browser sessions after change detection. To make it work browsersync can start proxy server watching files on the original server and sending events to the browser clients if needed. Read more