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Yes, you too, you can become a crypto-millionnaire

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 23:52
Cryptocurrencies rely on free and open source protocols such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. Ready to hodl ?

How To Install and Use Docker Compose on Ubuntu 18.04

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 21:01
Docker Compose is a tool that allows you to define and manage multi-container Docker applications. It uses a YAML file to configure the application's services, networks and volumes.

How To Change Linux Hostname In Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, Kali, CentOS, RedHat?

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 18:09
Hostname is used to name the systems. Normally the computer networks work with IP addresses in order to identify and communicate. But hostname provides human friendly way to name, identify, communicate with other systems.

New Linux Distro Created Specifically for Windows 10

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 15:18
What’s important to note, however, is that WLinux is available on the Microsoft Store with a $19.99 price, but the distro is offered for a limited time with a 50 percent discount, so it costs just $9.99.

Linux developers threaten to pull “kill switch”

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 05:15
Linux powers the internet, the Android in your pocket, and perhaps even some of your household appliances. A controversy over politics is now seeing some of its developers threatening to withdraw the license to all of their code, potentially destroying or making the whole Linux kernel unusable for a very long time.

Nmap-bootstrap-xsl Hack Creates Visually Appealing Nmap Scan Reports : Interview With Its Creator, Andreas Hontzia

Sun, 09/23/2018 - 01:50
As the title itself states, nmap-xsl-bootstrap, a brand-new utility or, better to say an Nmap hack, that helps in beautifying the regular Nmap output which comes out of your Nmap scans.

Understanding Bitcoin’s Legacy: What Was Satoshi’s Bitcoin Vision?

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 22:59
Bitcoin’s code has been open source from the very beginning. (Satoshi) didn’t patent it or try to sell it. Meanwhile, his stash of roughly a million bitcoins, mined during the early days of the bitcoin network, has never been moved (aside from a few test transactions back in 2009). At its height in December 2017, Satoshi’s stash of one million bitcoins was worth about $20 billion, which would have made him the 44th richest man on the planet. Satoshi, however, does not appear to have ever touched his wealth. At the same time, Satoshi has not publicly revealed himself, which suggests he doesn’t care much about fame.

How to Set Up SSH Keys on Ubuntu 18.04

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 20:07
In this tutorial we will walk through how to generate SSH keys on Ubuntu 18.04 machines. We will also show you how to setup a SSH key-based authentication and connect to your remote Linux servers without entering a password.

Solus 3.9999 ISO Refresh Released

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 17:05
While the release of Solus 4 isn’t around the corner for some time, the developers of this neat-looking and fast Linux distro have gone ahead and pushed a Solus 3 ISO refresh. They’ve called it Solus 3.9999.

Fuzzy matching in practice

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 14:42
Approximate or "fuzzy" matching on the command line is easily done with tre-agrep. Here's a practical example.

After Years of Abusive E-mails, the Creator of Linux Steps Aside

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 09:28
After years of verbally abusing programmers who contribute to the Linux operating-system kernel he created, the celebrated coder Linus Torvalds is stepping aside and says he is getting help.

Weekend Reading: Scary Tales from the Server Room

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 07:34
It's always better to learn from someone else's mistakes than from your own. This weekend we feature Kyle Rankin and Bill Childers as they tell stories from their years as systems administrators. It's a win-win: you get to learn from their experiences, and they get to make snide comments to each other. 

Top Linux Distros for Software Developers

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 04:25
If you’re ready to try Linux for programming, the next step is to choose which Linux distribution (aka distro) to use. In general, Linux operating systems are flexible, they offer a variety of tools and emulate a wide variety of environments, and they’re backed by active communities. But specifically, each Linux distro has its own features that may appeal more to you as a software developer. Here are the most popular Linux distros...

With Linux’s founder stepping back, will the community change its culture?

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 02:31
Earlier this week, the Linux community got an unusual message from Linux’s creator, Linus Torvalds. “This week people in our community confronted me about my lifetime of not understanding emotions,” wrote Torvalds in a Linux update email.

How To Install Ruby on Debian 9

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 00:36
Ruby is one of the most popular languages today. It has an elegant syntax and it is the language behind the powerful Ruby on Rails framework. This tutorial will walk you through the steps of installing Ruby on a Debian 9 system.

Deepin Linux: As Gorgeous As It Is User-Friendly

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 20:48
For the longest time, Deepin Linux was based on Ubuntu. But with the release of 15.7, that all changed. Now, Deepin’s foundation is Debian, but the desktop is still that beautiful Deepin Desktop. And when I say it’s beautiful, it truly is one of the most gorgeous desktop environments you’ll find on any operating system.

Rugged, Linux-ready transportation PC has four SIM slots

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 18:53
Nexcom’s Apollo Lake based “VTC 6220-BK” in-vehicle PC features triple displays, 2x SATA bays, 3x GbE with optional PoE, Ublox GPS, and 4x mini-PCIe or M.2 slots paired with SIM slots. Intel-based in-vehicle computers have been around for a while — here’s a Linux-friendly Kontron model from 2004 -– but over the last year or […]

FOSS Project Spotlight: Nitrux, a Linux Distribution with a Focus on AppImages and Atomic Upgrades

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 16:59
Nitrux is a Linux distribution with a focus on portable, application formatslike AppImages. Nitrux uses KDE Plasma 5 and KDE Applications, and it also usesour in-house software suite Nomad Desktop.

How to Check Ubuntu Hardware Info

Fri, 09/21/2018 - 15:05
Every computer has a lot of hardware components. They are from different vendors and they have many important information associated with them. If you run into any problems with any of these hardware components, then this information is crucial to solve them. In this article, I will show you how to check for hardware info on Ubuntu.