Command Line: More Secure Passwords Improving account passwordsJul 24, 2012
Even with encrypted drives, account passwords remain one of the prime security methods for any Linux system. With a little knowledge of the available commands and their options, you can make your account passwords more secure.more »
Free Software Foundation considers Restricted Boot a threat to user freedom.more »
Table of Contents: 141 Living with WindowsJun 21, 2012
Interacting with the Windows world has never been easier. This month we look at Windows apps in Linux and Linux partitions in Windows.more »
Social and Private with Friendica Developing for a Post-Facebook WorldJun 19, 2012
Be social and keep in touch while maintaining your privacy with Friendica, a network that centralizes social media.more »
Security Lessons: Hacking Hardware Don’t forget your hardwareMay 29, 2012
Now that your networks are secure and you’ve convinced your users to secure their passwords and software, it’s time to turn your attention to your hardware to keep it from being attacked.more »
Bash offers any number of simplifications, especially when it comes to pesky individual steps in installation routines for larger software packages. Some caution is advisable, though, if you need to handle database and application passwords, which can easily be compromised.more »
Fluendo, Lineo Solutions, Mocana, and NVidia join the Linux Foundation and see the benefits of Linux in the future of computing.more »
Better Bash Shell scripts from hell: ShebangJan 30, 2012
In the beginning was the double pound sign and the exclamation mark – or at least shell scripts always start this way. The inventor, Dennis Ritchie, really didn’t know how much pain this was going to cause users.more »
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics