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[#] Thu Nov 23 2017 00:43:38 EST from rss

Subject: Open Source Cloud Skills and Certification Are Key for SysAdmins

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System administrator is one of the most common positions employers are looking to fill among 53 percent of respondents to the 2017 Open Source Jobs Report. Consequently, sysadmins with skills in engineering can command higher salaries, as these positions are among the hardest to fill, the report finds.

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[#] Thu Nov 23 2017 02:34:28 EST from rss

Subject: Chromebook exploit earns researcher second $100k bounty

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For Google's bug bounty accountants, lightning just struck twice. In September 2016, an anonymous hacker called Gzob Qq earned $100,000 (?75,000) for reporting a critical "persistent compromise" exploit of Google's Chrome OS, used by Chromebooks.

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[#] Thu Nov 23 2017 04:22:44 EST from rss

Subject: 'Gimme Gimme Gimme' Easter egg in man breaks automated tests at 00:30

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Wow, I see what you did there *rolls eyes*. The maintainer of the Linux manual program man has scrapped an "Easter egg" after it broke a user's automatic code tests.

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[#] Thu Nov 23 2017 06:26:47 EST from rss

Subject: Linus Torvalds 'sorry' for swearing, blames popularity of Linux itself

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More than 20 pulls a day on his desk, v.4.15 bloating and a Thanksgiving trip to pack for made Linus testyLinux overlord. Linus Torvalds has apologised – a bit – for calling some security-centric kernel contributors “f*cking morons”.

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[#] Thu Nov 23 2017 08:16:35 EST from rss

Subject: How to Install Firefox Quantum on Debian Stretch Linux

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Firefox 57 is easily the best update to come to Firefox ever. Mozilla even named this release "Quantum" because of how dramatically the browser speed improved. Couple that with the complete redesign of Firefox's UI, and you have a pretty dramatic change.

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[#] Thu Nov 23 2017 10:04:22 EST from rss

Subject: Why Linux can make you feel thankful or merely stuffed

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It's turkey time — cause for reflection on how Unix and Linux have improved our lives.

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[#] Thu Nov 23 2017 12:10:28 EST from rss

Subject: 9 Excellent Open Source Configuration Management Applications

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This software automates the configuration of machines to a particular state. Like any other tools, they are designed to solve specific problems in certain ways. The goal is to get a system from whatever state it is in, into the desired state. Configuration management software are the tools of choice for many system administrators and devops professionals.

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[#] Thu Nov 23 2017 14:01:13 EST from rss

Subject: Interview with FreeDOS Founder and Lead Dev Jim Hall

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This year marks the 23rd anniversary of the FreeDOS project. To help celebrate those many years and help raise awareness for the project, I connected with Jim Hall (FreeDOS founder and lead developer) and asked him a few questions. Here are his answers.

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[#] Thu Nov 23 2017 15:49:00 EST from rss

Subject: Why microservices are a security

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I struggled with writing the title for this post, and I worry that it comes across as clickbait. If you[he]#039[/he]ve come to read this because it looked like clickbait, then sorry.1 I hope you[he]#039[/he]ll stay anyway: there are lots of fascinating2 points and many3 footnotes.

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[#] Thu Nov 23 2017 17:53:02 EST from rss

Subject: How To Install Kali Linux

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?When it comes to penetration testing, hacking and offensive distros, one of the first to be mentioned is Kali Linux. It is based on Debian and is available in 32-bit and 64-bit editions. Today we take a look at installing Kali Linux. We will look at using the entire disk and installing alongside Windows.

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[#] Thu Nov 23 2017 19:44:52 EST from rss

Subject: Intel Didn't Heed Security Experts Warnings About ME

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The folks at Intel probably went to the nearest lavatory to wash egg off their faces after finding these flaws. This should never have happened. Security experts have been saying for years that Intel's ME was a security nightmare waiting to happen. Intel didn't listen, apparently because being the first (and now second) largest chip maker on the planet, it knew better.

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[#] Thu Nov 23 2017 21:33:42 EST from rss

Subject: Oracle Adds Initial Support for Linux Kernel 4.14 LTS to VirtualBox

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Oracle recently updated their VirtualBox open-source and cross-platform virtualization software with initial support for the latest Linux 4.14 LTS kernel series.

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[#] Thu Nov 23 2017 23:24:27 EST from rss

Subject: Sponsored development is a win-win for users and developers

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There is a myth that simply by making a software platform open source, qualified people will give up their nights and weekends to contribute to its development. With rare exceptions, that's not how the open source world works. Building a community of contributors takes time, and complex applications often have a steep learning curve before a developer becomes comfortable working with the code.

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[#] Fri Nov 24 2017 01:28:30 EST from rss

Subject: Compact carrier matches the footprint of the Jetson TX2 that powers it

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Aetina’s “ACE-N510” carrier for the Linux-powered Jetson TX1 and TX2 measures only 87 x 50mm, and offers HDMI, 2x USB 3.0, 2x CAN, and optional -20 to 70°C. When Aetina recently unveiled its Nano-ITX (120 x 120mm) ACE-N261 carrier for Nvidia’s Jetson TX2 and earlier, pin-compatible Jetson TX1 COMs, it mentioned an upcoming ACE-N510 that was even smaller.

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[#] Fri Nov 24 2017 03:17:56 EST from rss

Subject: openSUSE Tumbleweed Operating System Now Powered by Linux Kernel 4.14 LTS

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Users of the openSUSE Tumbleweed rolling operating system have received the latest Linux 4.14 LTS kernel via a snapshot released this week in the stable software repositories.

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[#] Fri Nov 24 2017 05:06:43 EST from rss

Subject: 10 things I learned about making LEGO bricks glow

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By day, Jen Krieger is chief agile architect at Red Hat, but by night she architects stunning LEGO creations, including a Parisian café she demonstrated in her All Things Open 2017 Lightning Talk, "10 Things I Learned About Making LEGO Bricks Glow." Jen wanted to add lighting to her LEGO model, but in the open source maker tradition, she wanted to do it herself instead of simply ordering a pre-fab LEGO lighting kit.

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[#] Fri Nov 24 2017 09:44:20 EST from rss

Subject: How to Get the Trello Desktop Client on Linux

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Trello is available for most platforms, except for Linux. If you are a Linux user, this unofficial client will allow you to access Trello from the desktop. Check it out!

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[#] Fri Nov 24 2017 11:50:20 EST from rss

Subject: Make a DIY Digital Jukebox

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Have you ever wondered what to do with an old computer sitting in a closet collecting dust? Why not create your own digital jukebox! This Do It Yourself (DIY) project will guide you through the steps to do just that... Continue Reading →

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[#] Fri Nov 24 2017 13:37:06 EST from rss

Subject: Munich council finds 49.3 million Euro for Windows 10 embrace

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Open source dream officially dies in Bavarian cityThe city of Munich will spend €49.3m (£43.9m/ $58.4m) going all-in on Windows after local politicos agreed to call time on the failing 15-year open source project.…

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[#] Fri Nov 24 2017 15:26:54 EST from rss

Subject: Can the new Firefox Quantum regain its web browser market share?

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Will the improved speed and security of the new Quantum components in Firefox be enough for the Mozilla Foundation to regain its fading influence over the web?

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