Red Hat touts safety in future Linux OS for cars

Venture Beast

Red Hat is set to launch a new Linux-based operating system for road vehicles, with a focus squarely on safety and certification. Cloud Enterprise Security Transportation VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics/Software/Operating Systems Exida linux Open source red hat

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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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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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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 use Restricted Shell to limit user access to a Linux system

Tech Republic Security

Learn how to prevent Linux users from executing certain commands and confining them to their home directory by employing rbash

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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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Best Linux web hosting services

TechnoBezz

Linux is an open-source operating system. This makes it easy to customize an operating system that works best for you because not only do you have access to a wider range of applications, you can also change core components within your device. Best Linux web hosting services.

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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 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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Microsoft is bringing Edge to Linux developers in October

Venture Beast

At Ignite 2020 today, Microsoft announced that Edge for Linux will be available in the Dev preview channel starting in October. Read More.

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How ASLR protects Linux systems from buffer overflow attacks

Network World

Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) is a memory-protection process for operating systems that guards against buffer-overflow attacks. It helps to ensure that the memory addresses associated with running processes on systems are not predictable, thus flaws or vulnerabilities associated with these processes will be more difficult to exploit. ASLR is used today on Linux, Windows, and MacOS systems. It was first implemented on Linux in 2005.

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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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How to install Rust on Linux

Tech Republic Data Center

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

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Microsoft enables Linux GUI apps on Windows 10 for developers

The Verge

Microsoft is starting to allow Windows 10 testers to access Linux GUI apps. The first preview of support for GUI applications is available today for Windows Insiders, allowing developers to run GUI editors, tools, and applications to build and test Linux apps.

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Linux attacks are rising: Why I'm not concerned

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

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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How to check for weak passwords on your Linux systems with John the Ripper

Tech Republic Security

Are you certain your users are working with strong passwords on your Linux servers? Let John the Ripper show you who is and who isn't

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Malware and Antivirus Systems for Linux

Galido

Each computer system may have a malware or viruses, including Linux. Fortunately, there are only a few viruses which can affect Linux, but users are usually not installing antivirus software but later on they pray that their OS is not endangered. It is recommended that users install these antivirus softwares on the Linux operating system that can be downloaded via Internet. Thankfully, a low-footprint software exists for Linux. Linux Viruses.

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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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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. Ansible is a radically simple IT automation platform that makes your applications and systems easier to deploy. Yee-haw!

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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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Why do people choose Linux?

IT Toolbox

In my mind, Linux is the ultimate operating system. Other people will, of course, think differently, however, Linux is the operating system I have chosen to use and I have used it for many, many years. Lots of people have chosen Linux same as lots of people have chosen different operating systems. Even within the Linux technosphere, there are also people who have chosen this

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Why do people chose Linux?

IT Toolbox

In my mind, Linux is the ultimate operating system. Other people will, of course, think differently, however, Linux is the operating system I have chosen to use and I have used it for many, many years. Lots of people have chosen Linux same as lots of people have chosen different operating systems. Even within the Linux technosphere, there are also people who have chosen this

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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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Linux is everywhere man.

IT Toolbox

Linux is everywhere! Heck you are probably holding Linux in your had right now. It doesn’t matter if you like or use other operating systems you are still most probably, almost definitely, using Linux. It is even in places you may not even realise. How could that be

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Users Can Now Operate Glitch-Free Linux on Apple Silicon M1 Macs: ‘Completely Usable’

TechnoBezz

A group of individuals who carry out research on security systems at Corellium has integrated a version of Linux to the Apple Silicon M1 chip that is expected to be launched under the aegis of an open-source license. Latest News apple Linux

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Learn Linux by Doing with New Linux Hands-On Training!

Linux Academy

Linux is all over the place and even powers most of the cloud! 50% of the virtual machines on Azure and over 80% of the virtual machines on AWS run on Linux. Every single major space program in the world, including SpaceX and NASA, are all built on Linux. Learning Linux can literally help you reach other worlds! Get started learning Linux in our new Linux Courses below! New Linux Courses. CompTIA Linux+ XK0-004 Certification Exam.

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Fun Linux Things

CIO Musings

Unix has become Linux, and it is running on an amazing variety of devices. New lineages of Linux have emerged.Some are highly specialized, some are more generic. I run Linux on a half dozen platforms at home. A quick google search revealed not one, but several Linux distros that will run on this unit. You don't need expensive gear and proprietary operating systems to do impressive things with computers. Unix has always fascinated me.

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How a university got itself banned from the Linux kernel

The Verge

Fifteen days later, the University of Minnesota was banned from contributing to the Linux kernel. “I I suggest you find a different community to do experiments on,” wrote Linux Foundation fellow Greg Kroah-Hartman in a livid email. But that wasn’t enough for the Linux Foundation.

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How the L1 Terminal Fault vulnerability affects Linux systems

Network World

Announced just yesterday in security advisories from Intel, Microsoft and Red Hat, a newly discovered vulnerability affecting Intel processors (and, thus, Linux) called L1TF or “L1 Terminal Fault” is grabbing the attention of Linux users and admins.

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How to set up a VPN with Linux

TechnoBezz

Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a superb way of protecting Linux users. See also: Best Linux web hosting services. This command line guide might also work for older/newer Linux versions. Notice the system may ask your username and password (VPN supplier/client credentials).

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Google and Canonical bring Flutter apps to Linux and the Snap Store

Venture Beast

Google is partnering with the Ubuntu Desktop team at Canonical to bring Linux support to its open source UI framework Flutter. Read More.

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Anatomy of a Linux distribution

IT Toolbox

What many people don’t realise is that Linux has a long pedigree. Longer than any other operating system in common use today. Longer than Windows, longer than DOS and longer than Apple (although the MacOS does have the same pedigree as Linux). Linux is based on the Unix operating system which started

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Could Microsoft be en route to dumping Windows in favor of Linux?

Tech Republic Security

Microsoft Linux is the next evolution of the Microsoft desktop operating system, argues Jack Wallen. He explains why this would be a win-win for Microsoft, IT pros, users, and the Linux community

Linux Training Courses | New January Releases

Linux Academy

Dive into our latest Linux training courses and Hands-On Labs, and let us know which course you’re most excited to start with #ReleaseTheTraining. With engaging features like Cloud Servers and Consoles, Interactive Diagrams, Hands-On Labs in live cloud environments, customizable flashcards, study groups, direct access to our expert Training Architects, downloadable Course videos, and more, Linux Academy is the only way to get the real-world experience you need.

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Tracking down library injections on Linux

Network World

While not nearly commonly seen on Linux systems, library (shared object files on Linux) injections are still a serious threat. Two-Minute Linux Tips: Learn how to master a host of Linux commands in these 2-minute video tutorials ]. On interviewing Jaime Blasco from AT&T's Alien Labs, I've become more aware of how easily some of these attacks are conducted. In this post, I'll cover one method of attack and some ways that it can be detected.

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Why is Linux technically so good? Final

IT Toolbox

In the previous chicken scratchings, I wrote about the basic reasoning behind the Linux operating systems directories. I covered all the important ones, at least the basic ones for a very minimal but working operating system. You may or may not know but Linux, like its Unix counterpart is designedThere is one directory I purposely omitted because it has a special reason.

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What’s Free at Linux Academy — May 2019

Linux Academy

By adding free cloud training to our Community Membership, students have the opportunity to develop their Linux and Cloud skills further. Each month, we will kick off our community content with a live study group allowing members of the Linux Academy community to come together and share their insights in order to learn from one another. Stay tuned to the Linux Academy blog for further details. Linux Study Group in May. Linux Academy Community Edition free

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Why do people choose Linux? part 2

IT Toolbox

Previously I said that the most popular reason people say that they choose Linux is because it is free as in beer. It is not, however, the only reason people choose Linux. Some people choose Linux because it is not a proprietary operating system. Well, it seems that I have more to say on this subject than I thought I would. This is not a financial decision but more like a

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Giving Linux the run around

IT Toolbox

The idea started running around in my head that most people, even those who just use Linux distributions without looking under the hood so to speak, will not know exactly what run levels are. Run levels are not unique to Linux and other unix type operating systems. The windows operating system has always had two run levels althoughIn the previous article I mentioned run levels.

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What’s Free At Linux Academy June 2019

Linux Academy

By adding free cloud training to our Community Membership, students have the opportunity to develop their Linux and Cloud skills further. Each month we will kick off our community content with a live study group allowing members of the Linux Academy community to come together and share their insights in order to learn from one another. Stay tuned to the Linux Academy blog for further details. This course will dive into LXC (LinuX Containers) and its container manager, LXD.

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Now Available In Linux Academy Cloud Playground

Linux Academy

Linux Academy is happy to announce that the new Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Distribution is available in the Linux Academy Cloud Playground. Cloud Playground is included in both individual Linux Academy memberships , as well as business memberships. Linux Academy has been a Learn by Doing company since our inception in March 2012. They rely on Linux Academy Cloud Playground and Hands-On labs to be able to provide real-world learn by doing training to their staff.

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CIA hacking tools for Mac OS and Linux exposed by WikiLeaks

Computer Weekly

WikiLeaks has exposed hacking tools targeting the Mac and Linux operating systems in the latest of its series of leaks allegedly from the US Central Intelligence Agency

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