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The Linux-powered Ataribox will be available to pre-order on December 14th

GamingOnLinux: The retro Ataribox console powered by Linux is due for pre-orders on December 14th

Why Linux HDCP isn't the end of the world

HDCP is used to encrypt content over HDMI and DisplayPort links

What is Kubernetes?

ServerWatch: Kubernetes is more than just a container orchestration according to one of the Google engineers that helped to build the widely used cloud native platform.

What is a blockchain smart contract?

opensource.com: The first thing to know about blockchain smart contracts is they're not contracts, smart, nor necessarily on a blockchain.

Ubuntu Devs Work on Demoting Python 2 to "Universe" Repo for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

softpedia: Canonical's Matthias Klose informed the Ubuntu community in a mailing list announcement that getting the Python 2 interpreter demoted from Ubuntu has been an ongoing task for the last few releases

How to Upgrade Kernel on CentOS 7

HowToForge: Learn how to upgrade CentOS 7 kernel to the latest version

Toplip - A Very Strong File Encryption And Decryption CLI Utility

ostechnix: Toplip is a free and open source encryption utility that uses a very strong encryption method called XTS-AES256 to safeguard your confidential data.

Linux Kernel 5.0 Will be Coming in the Summer of 2018

itsFOSS: Linus Torvalds reveals the silly reason about why there will be a Linux Kernel 5 hopefully in the summer of 2018.

SQLMAP-Detecting and Exploiting SQL Injection- A Detailed Explanation

KDE Frameworks 5.41.0 Released with More Than 120 Improvements and Bugfixes

Each month, KDE releases a new KDE Frameworks build, and version 5.41.0 is now available for December 2017

What's New in Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon Edition

Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon edition is the latest release of Linux Mint 18 series features Cinnamon Desktop 3.6 as default desktop environment.

Bodhi Linux 4.4 Released with Linux Kernel 4.13, Based on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Bodhi Linux is built around the Enlightenment desktop environment.

Amazon aims an AWS-savvy version of FreeRTOS at IoT gizmos

Amazon has launched an open source "Amazon FreeRTOS" real-time OS with AWS Greengrass support and a configuration console, for use in MCU-based IoT devices.

Linux 4.15 rc3

Linus Torvalds: This rc3 is big even by rc3 standards. Not good.

Microsoft-Connected Patent Trolls Are Increasingly Active and Microsoft is Selling 'Protection'

TechRights: There are several indications that Microsoft-connected shells, which produce no products and are threatening a large number of companies

What Are Zombie Processes And How To Find & Kill Zombie Processes?

LinuxAndUbuntu: If you are a regular Linux user, you may have encountered the term Zombie Processes.

Wine 3.0 Just Around the Corner with Direct3D 11 Support for AMD and Intel GPUs

Wine 3.0 will include new features like Direct3D 11 and Android support

Playing with Date & Time in RHEL/CentOS

LinuxTechLab: In this tutorial, we are going to discuss how we can view or modify date & time values in our RHEL/CentOS 7 servers.

ReactOS Now Natively Supports More Filesystems Than all Windows Versions Combined

The devs managed to bring the ReactOS painting process closer to the one of the Microsoft Windows OS.

Qt Creator 4.5 Open-Source IDE Improves Android and CMake Support

softpedia: The Qt Creator 4.5 release comes three months after the previous version to add a new UI tool that lets you manage Android SDK packages

Manjaro Linux - One Of The Finest Linux Distros

LinuxandUbuntu: Manjaro is suitable for new users as well as experienced users.

Debian 10 "Buster" Will Ensure Automatic Installation of Security Upgrades

The Debian Installer Buster Alpha 2 release comes with a few important changes

Qt 5.10 Released with Qt 3D Studio Graphical Editor, Numerous Improvements

Qt 5.10 is a short-lived branch that introduces new stuff and a bunch of improvements.

Camicri Cube - Installing Packages On Offline Ubuntu Systems

ostechnix: Camicri Cube is a portable package manager to download applications on any internet connected computers

3 AI misconceptions IT leaders must dispel

enterprisersproject: To tap the transformative power of AI, CIOs need to help people understand its potential and limitations

Learn how to classify images with TensorFlow

opensource.com: Create a simple, yet powerful neural network to classify images using the open source TensorFlow software library.

24 Must Have Essential Linux Applications In 2017

itsFOSS: What are the must have applications for Linux?

Kubernetes Preview: 'Apps Workloads' Enabled by Default, Windows Capabilities Move Forward

ITprotoday: Kubernetes has become the de facto standard for container orchestration, with usage numbers that far outweigh other platforms such as Docker's Swarm, Mesos and the like.

Executing Commands and Scripts at Reboot & Startup in Linux

Linuxtechlab: Learn how to setup reboot scripts.

How to Run Multiple Websites with Different PHP Versions in Nginx

tecmint: In this tutorial, we will explain you how to install multiple versions of PHP and configure the web server Nginx to work with them

Running storage services on Kubernetes

Learn how containers are changing the way software-defined storage is managed in the cloud.

How to Find a Specific String or Word in Files and Directories

Tecmint: Do you want to find all files that contain a particular word or string of text on your entire Linux system or a given directory.

10 useful ncat Command Examples for Linux Systems

Linuxtechi: ncat or nc is networking utility with functionality similar to cat command but for network.

How to Kill a Process in Linux

One of the major advantages of Linux is the ability to terminate a process without having to reboot your server.

Portainer - A Simple Docker Management GUI

2daygeek: Portainer is a simple, lightweight, yet powerful docker management GUI.

Virtualbox Vs. Container

LinuxandUbuntu: Before we even begin discussing how they are different and unique from each other, let us get a short explanation of each of them.

Make Firefox Quantum look native in Fedora 27

Fedora Magazine: You may wonder how to get Firefox Quantum to look like a native Fedora/GNOME app.

Running storage services on Kubernetes

 opensource.com: Learn how containers are changing the way software-defined storage is managed in the cloud.

How To Install Fish, The Friendly Interactive Shell, In Linux

ostechnix: Fish, acronym of friendly interactive shell, is a well equipped, smart and user-friendly shell for Unix-like systems.

Slax Linux: A Modern, Portable and Fast Linux Operating System

FOSSmint: Slax is small Live Debian-based Linux distro that can be regarded as the Minimalist's OS.

Testssl.sh - Testing TLS/SSL Encryption Anywhere on Any Port

Tecmint: testssl.sh is a free and open source, feature-rich command line tool used for checking TLS/SSL encryption enabled services

How to install keychain manager for ssh-agent on CentOS 6/7

Nixcraft: OpenSSH offers RSA and DSA authentication to remote systems without supplying a password.

NETSTAT Command: Learn to use netstat with examples

LinuxTechLab: Netstat is a command line utility that tells us about all the tcp/udp/unix socket connections on our system.

Ubuntu History: Linux Evolves

Datamation: A look at how Ubuntu has evolved though the years -- and how it continues to be a leading force in Linux development.

LibreOffice vs. WPS Office: Which Office Suite Should You Use on Linux

MakeTechEasier: LibreOffice and WPS Office are two common MS Office alternatives for Linux.

How to use DNSenum to scan your server's DNS records

LinuxConfig: It's important to regularly test any public-facing server to see which information it's making available.

Bitnami Introduces Kubeapps for Click and Deploy Kubernetes Containers

 ITprotoday: The company hedged its bets a bit with this unveiling

Puppy Linux 7.5 Released with UEFI Support, Linux 4.4 and 4.9 LTS Kernels

Puppy Linux 7.5 a.k.a. Xenialpup 7.5 comes one year after the Puppy Linux 6.3 "Slacko" release

Total War: ROME II - Emperor Edition is again showing signs of possible Linux support

GamingonLinux: Total War: ROME II was supposed to come to Linux quite some time ago, but it never happened. Seems it may still come.