Google invests in open source security by funding Linux kernel developers

Venture Beast

Google announced today that it will underwrite the salaries for two developers to focus on Linux's fundamental security. Big Data Cloud Dev Enterprise Security VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics/Software Google linux Linux Foundation Linux Kernal Open source

Linux Foundation creates research division to study open source impact

Venture Beast

The Linux Foundation is creating a new research unit to provide greater insight into open source technology and the people creating it. Cloud Dev Enterprise VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Operating Systems category-/Science Linux Foundation Open source

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How to visualize complex data on Linux with Kibana

CTOvision

Read Simon Quain explain how to visualize complex data with Timelion, a plugin for Elasticsearch on Tech Radar : You’ve probably heard of Elasticsearch – the search engine that enables […]. News Elastic Elasticsearch

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Linux 101: How to give users sudo privileges on Ubuntu and Red Hat-based Linux distributions

Tech Republic Security

New Linux admins need to know how to give and take sudo privileges from users. Jack Wallen shows you how on both Ubuntu- and Red Hat-based Linux distributions

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Shells makes using Linux in the cloud incredibly easy

Tech Republic Cloud

If you're looking for a virtual Linux desktop or server host, Shells delivers simplicity and performance for just about any type of user

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Linux 101: The different types of sudo and su

Tech Republic Security

Jack Wallen demystifies these two Linux admin tools Knowing which sudo or su command to run is important.

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What’s New at Linux Academy?

Linux Academy

If you’ve been a Linux Academy learner for a while, you have probably seen our monthly updates. While we have enjoyed creating these Youtube videos, we have made the official move to give you a single source of truth, in text form, of all things new at Linux Academy.

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The Linux Foundation takes control of open source Magma wireless ecosystem

Venture Beast

Linux Foundation takes control of open source Magma project from Facebook to advance adoption of 5G wireless networks. Big Data Cloud Commerce Dev Enterprise Mobile VB Home Page 5G category-/Computers & Electronics/Software Facebook Linux Foundation Magma wireless networks

Microsoft launches Windows Terminal 1.0, unveils GPU support and Linux GUI apps in WSL

Venture Beast

and announced WSL 2 is getting support for GPUs, Linux GUI apps, and a simplified install experience. At Build 2020, Microsoft released Windows Terminal 1.0 Read More.

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How to repair the GRUB2 boot loader on Linux

Tech Republic Data Center

Jack Wallen shows you how easy it is to repair the GRUB2 boot loader in Linux

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Linux versus Unix hot patching

Computer Weekly

We examine the current state of play in the ongoing competition between the Linux and Unix server operating systems

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How to check for and stop DDoS attacks on Linux

Tech Republic Security

Jack Wallen walks you through some of the steps you can take to check for and mitigate distributed denial of service attacks on a Linux server

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Linux and open source: The biggest issue in 2020

Tech Republic Security

This year was rough for all involved--even Linux and open source didn't come through unscathed. See what Jack Wallen considers to be the biggest issue for Linux in 2020

How Linux makes data recovery easy

Tech Republic Data Center

But when the occasion arises, you'll be glad Linux is around to give you a hand Recovering data isn't something any IT pro wants to face.

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Microsoft gives Linux a security boost with these new attack detection tools

Tech Republic Security

Linux endpoint detection and response will help Microsoft Defender customers secure Linux servers and networks against security nasties

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How to install Linux kernel 5.9

Tech Republic Data Center

Linux kernel 5.9 has arrived with plenty of performance boosting to intrigue data center admins. Jack Wallen highlights the improvements and shows how to install the mainline kernel

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How to properly secure sysctl on Linux

Tech Republic Security

Protecting your Linux servers against SYN attacks and IP spoofing isn't nearly as hard you think. Jack Wallen shows you how

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Best Linux web hosting services

TechnoBezz

Linux is an open-source operating system. Many who tap onto the Linux operating system want to create their websites. In this article, we have listed the best Linux web hosting services to help creators build their website. Best Linux web hosting services.

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Linux: How to repair the GRUB2 boot loader

Tech Republic Data Center

Jack Wallen shows you how easy it is to repair the GRUB2 boot loader in Linux

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Is Oracle Linux a valid replacement for CentOS?

Tech Republic Data Center

Jack Wallen took on the task of kicking the tires of Oracle Linux to see if it's a worthy replacement for CentOS. The end result might surprise you

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How Linux has influenced modern IT

Computer Weekly

On 25 August 1991, Linus Torvalds released the Linux kernel. We look at how the open source operating system has evolved in the last quarter of a century

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Why I'm not concerned about the rise in Linux attacks

Tech Republic Security

Jack Wallen explains why he's not worried that the rise in popularity of the Linux operating system will mean your open source platforms will be vulnerable to attacks

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How to remove legacy communication services on Linux

Tech Republic Security

To keep your Linux servers and desktops as secure as possible, you should check for and remove legacy communication services. Jack Wallen shows you how

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Customizing macOS for Linux Administration (or Development): 6 Tasks You Should Perform

Association of Information Technology Professional

While macOS doesn’t boast the same power-user productivity features that a Linux or Windows 10 desktop has, you can perform these six tasks to customize it to suit your needs for Linux administration or development.

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How to enforce password complexity on Linux

Network World

Deploying password-quality checking on your Debian-based Linux servers can help ensure that your users assign reasonably secure passwords to their accounts, but the settings themselves can be a bit misleading.

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IBM, Grillo, and the Linux Foundation partner on early earthquake detection systems

Venture Beast

IBM, the Linux Foundation, and Grillo have launched an initiative -- OpenEEW -- to promote the deployment of early earthquake detection systems. AI Big Data Business Cloud Dev Mobile ai artificial intelligence Grillo IBM Linux Foundation machine learning Open source software

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Many VMware Products Affected by SACK Linux Vulnerabilities

CTOvision

Over 30 VMware products are affected by SACK Panic and SACK Slowness, two recently disclosed Linux kernel vulnerabilities that can be exploited remotely without authentication for denial-of-service (DoS) attacks. The security holes, discovered by a researcher working for Netflix, are related to how the kernel handles TCP Selective Acknowledgement (SACK) packets with a low minimum segment […]. News vmware

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Linux 101: How to remove legacy communication services

Tech Republic Security

To keep your Linux servers and desktops as secure as possible, you should check for (and remove) legacy communication services. Jack Wallen shows you how

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How to install Rust on Linux

Tech Republic Data Center

Find out how to install Rust on Linux in a few quick steps Rust is an incredibly important programming language for creating both system and backend software.

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Touch Screen Linux Applications

IT Toolbox

Today I would like to talk about a few of the applications that allow me to get the most out of the touch screen on my Linux computer

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First step to becoming a hacker: Linux!

Network World

If you're contemplating a career in cybersecurity and haven't come up to speed on Linux, now's the time to get ramped up and here's one easy way to do it. Authored by OccupyTheWeb , the force behind Hackers-Arise , Linux Basics for Hackers provides everything from basic Linux command line skills through to scripting, manipulating logging, network scanning, using and abusing system services, and remaining stealthy in the process. Why Linux?

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Best Linux server distributions of 2020

Tech Republic Data Center

Jack Wallen offers up his list of best servers for 2020, any of which would be a great platform for your business needs

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What Linux needs to make it a better mobile desktop

Tech Republic Cloud

Jack Wallen has a few suggestions that could help make Linux on the laptop a much-improved experience

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Linux servers and workstations are hackers' next target, security researchers warn

Tech Republic Security

Sophisticated hackers and crooks are developing more tools to target Linux-based systems used by government and big business

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Texas Linux Fest 2019

Linux Academy

Calling all Southern Linux & Open Software users, Texas Linux Fest is almost here and this time it is located in Irving, Texas. The Linux Academy & Jupiter Broadcasting crew will be leaving the headquarters for the day to see you at the fest! Stop by our space in the expo to grab some official Linux Academy swag, and meet our team. Courses to prepare for Texas Linux Festival: LPI Linux Essentials (Available for free on the Community Edition !).

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How to find details about user logins on Linux

Tech Republic Security

If you need to gather information on user logins for your Linux servers, Jack Wallen has just the tool for you

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Linux has made it to Mars

The Verge

It’s also running on Linux. This the first time we’ll be flying Linux on Mars,” NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) senior engineer Tim Canham said in an interview with the the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Image: NASA.

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How to install the Nextcloud Desktop Client v3 on Linux

Tech Republic Cloud

Looking to install the latest version of the Nextcloud Desktop client on Linux? Jack Wallen shows you how

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Happy 7th Birthday, Linux Academy!

Linux Academy

Linux Academy turned 7 on March 12, 2019! Things are only going to get bigger and better from here for Linux Academy! The post Happy 7th Birthday, Linux Academy! appeared first on Linux Academy Blog. Behind the Scenes Linux Academy 7th birthday Celebration happy birthday happy birthday linux academy hbdlinuxacademy in office celebration party

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Linux 101: How to block users from setting up their own cron jobs

Tech Republic Security

Jack Wallen shows you how to gain a bit more security on your Linux servers by blocking users from adding cron jobs

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Linux vs Unix Hot Patching – Have We Reached The Tipping Point?

Forrester IT

The Background - Linux as a Fast Follower and the Need for Hot Patching. No doubt about it, Linux has made impressive strides in the last 15 years, gaining many features previously associated with high-end proprietary Unix as it made the transition from small system plaything to core enterprise processing resource and the engine of the extended web as we know it. Linux.

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What is Linux?

IT Toolbox

Most of you think of Linux as an operating system. These Linux distributions and there are hundreds of them are what people think of when they hear Linux. However, Linux isYou have probably heard names such as Ubuntu, Debian, Redhat, Mint, Gentoo, Arch and many others.

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SSH keys: How to view in Linux, macOS, and Windows

Tech Republic Security

If you're not sure how to view your SSH certificates, Jack Wallen walks you through the steps on Linux, macOS, and Windows

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