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5 ways open source can strengthen your job search

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 14:41
Are you searching for a job in the bustling tech industry? Whether you're a seasoned member of the tech community looking for a new challenge or a recent graduate looking for your first job, contributing to open source projects can be a great way to boost your attractiveness as a candidate. Below are five ways your work on open source projects may strengthen your job hunt.read more

Creating a YUM repository from ISO & Online repo

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 12:47
YUM tool is one of the most important tool for Centos/RHEL/Fedora. Though in latest builds of fedora, it has been replaced with DNF but that not at all means that it has ran its...

A school in India defies the traditional education model

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 10:52
Located in a sleepy village just two hours away from the bustling metropolis of Mumbai is a school that defies traditional educational models by collaboratively owning, building, and sharing knowledge and technology. The school uses only open source software and hardware in its approach to learning, and takes pride in the fact that none of its students have used or even seen proprietary software, including the ubiquitous Windows operating system.

Pros and cons of Linux

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 08:58
Windows today beats almost all the markets thanks to its simplicity and large number of programs and games in a free access. We are used to Windows since there are no compatible systems like Windows. However, it is not true. Unfortunately, most people are creatures of habit that's why it will take years for the Linux to take its place among the users.

Linux Mint 19 Release Date and Codename Has been Announced

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 07:04
This is a continually updated article to inform you about Linux Mint 19 release date, features and everything important associated with it.

The Best Linux Distributions for 2018

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 05:09
It’s a new year and the landscape of possibility is limitless for Linux. Whereas 2017 brought about some big changes to a number of Linux distributions, I believe 2018 will bring serious stability and market share growth—for both the server and the desktop.

Canonical Plans to Release Ubuntu 17.10 Respin ISOs for All Flavors Next Week

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 03:15
Canonical announced on Friday that it plans to release the promised respin ISO images of the Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) operating system early next week on January 11.

Linux Journal returns, Automotive Grade Linux at CES, and more open source news

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 01:20
In this week[he]#039[/he]s edition of our open source news roundup, we cover the rebirth of Linux Journal, Automotive Grade Linux infotainment systems, and more.

Let's talk advertising

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 23:26
This is the first in a series of posts in which members of our still-small staff raise topics for discussion. Since I'm a veteran of both the journalism and advertising businesses, I'll start this discussion.

Where Do I Start?

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 21:32
For the past few years, the bulk of my consulting work has been incorporate training. Many of the participants in my courses are peoplewho have been developing software for years already and simply wantto learn new languages and techniques.

How governments and citizens used open source to solve human problems in 2017

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 19:37
Each year, when we look back at the top government articles on Opensource.com, we see interesting case studies of government technology policies or implementations. Our most popular stories from 2017 aren't about adopting open source to solve technology problems. Instead, they demonstrate how governments and citizens are coming together through open source to solve human problems.1. Why we need an open model to design and evaluate public policyread more

January 2018 catalog of hacker-friendly SBCs

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 17:43
This catalog accompanies our January 2018 round-up of hacker-friendly SBCs. Here, we provide brief descriptions, specs, pricing, and links to further details for all 103 SBCs. Our January 2018 hacker-friendly single board computer round-up comprises three resources: an overview of recent SBC market trends; this catalog, which provides descriptions, specs, pricing, and links to related […]

Step by step guide to reset root password in Mysql

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 15:49
Working with MySQL or MariaDB database, you might have faced a situation where you might have forgotten root or another user’s password or being SysAdmin, you might have had to deal with users who...

Critical CSRF Security Vulnerability in phpMyAdmin Database Tool Patched

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 13:54
If you've got MySQL or MariaDB running on any of your machines -- and you probably do -- then there's a good chance you're also running phpMyAdmin, a popular free and open source MySQL administration tool. That means you might have a problem.

Open Source Leaders: Take Intel to Task

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 12:00
For a long time engineers, programmmers and sysadmins alike have been beholden to hardware design flaws. Constantly dealing with work arounds from unpexpected bugs to changes that make little sense. Many Open Source leaders have a voice, they can change things if they come together now.

Spectre and Meltdown: What you need to know going forward

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 10:06
As you've likely heard by now, there are some problems with Intel, AMD, and ARM processors. Called Meltdown and Spectre, the discovered attack possibilities are rather severe, as they impact pretty much every technical device on the network or in your house (PCs, laptops, tablets, phones, etc.).

Hack-proof Quantum Data Encryption

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 08:11
Quantum computing is, most precisely, the future of computing. Using the bizarre and interesting interactions of particles in the quantum world, it’s estimated to be exponentially faster than today’s computers

Hackable, Rockchip-based media player also offers NAS and retro gaming

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 06:17
Cloud Media’s open source “Popcorn Hour Transformer Media Computer / NAS” computer is based on Pine64’s RK3328-based Rock64 SBC, and supports Linux and Android media player, NAS, and retro gaming. Cloud Media has spun a new variant of its Popcorn Hour media player that is open source in hardware and software thanks to its mainboard....

Opera 50 Debuts Cryptocurrency Mining Protection in Web Browser

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 04:22
New release of web browser enhances built-in VPN and adds cryptocurrency security features

Ansible: the Automation Framework That Thinks Like a Sysadmin

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 02:28
I've written about and trained folks on various DevOps tools through the years, andalthough they're awesome, it's obvious that most of them are designed from themind of a developer. There's nothing wrong with that, because approachingconfiguration management programmatically is the whole point.