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9 Tools to Monitor Linux Disk Partitions and Usage in Linux

In this article, we will review a number of Linux command line utilities that you can use to check disk partitions in Linux. Monitoring storage …

Don Libes' Expect: A Surprisingly Underappreciated Unix Automation Tool

In this article, I will attempt to convince you that Expect is an <i>extremely</i> underappreciated tool for automating terminal applications in Unix.<p>Why do …

11 Advanced Linux ‘Grep’ Commands on Character Classes and Bracket Expressions

Have you ever been into a situation where you need to search for a string, word or pattern inside a file? if yes, then the grep utility comes handy …

How to configure Static IP address in Linux and Unix

If you are a System administrator, You should/must know how to configure static IP address in Linux and Unix platforms. This is one of the core skill …

Ubuntu Server Secure - A script to secure and harden Ubuntu

Today, I have stumbled upon an useful script, which is used to secure your Ubuntu OS with simple mouse clicks. You don’t need to be an enperienced …

Linux

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How to hide files inside images in Linux

Today, we are going to see how to hide files inside images in Unix-like operating systems. But, why would we want to do that? Simple, just for added …

Make Debian 8 Look Like Ubuntu MATE Edition

A previous post explained how to make Debian 8 look like classic Ubuntu Gnome 2 desktop. Now here’s how to make Debian 8 Jessie look like Ubuntu MATE …

Beginner’s Guide to Tor on Ubuntu

Tor is a software that enables you to hide your identity on the internet. It is an open network that helps defend against traffic analysis and grants …

Linux Lexicon: Finding Files And Directories In Linux

At times you may download or save a file, only to realize later that you completely forgot the place where you stored it. These commands can prove to …

How Afraid Should You Be Of The 'Perfect Storm' Big Data Breach?

It seems like barely a day goes by without reports of yet another large scale loss or theft of personal data. In fact statistics are quite clear on the matter – data breaches are becoming bigger and more frequent.<p>Perhaps this is inevitable. The total volume of personal data we generate and store is …

Security

Python Release Python 3.5.2

<b>Release Date:</b> 2016-06-27<p>Python 3.5.2<p>Python 3.5.2 was released on June 26th, 2016.<p>Major new features of the 3.5 series, compared to 3.4<p>Among the new …

Python Programming

How to Use Sagator, an Antivirus/Antispam Gateway, to Protect Your Mail Server

We read of virus infections (new ones come out all the time) and are somehow affected by spam mail on a daily basis. While there are plenty of free …

Nicholas Negroponte says Apple is not helping the tech industry

The co-founder of MIT Media Lab and One Laptop Per Child has once again hit out at Apple for not coming to the table in regards to research and …

Tech Industry

Collection Of 51 Free eBooks On Python Programming | Electronics For You

To use with Raspberry Pi or to program simulation software, here’s bringing 51 super helpful and free ebooks on Python programming that can help you …

Let’s Build A Simple Interpreter. Part 1.

<i>“If you don’t know how compilers work, then you don’t know how computers work. If you’re not 100% sure whether you know how compilers work, then you</i> …

20 Linux Accounts to Follow on Twitter

System Administrators often need to find new information in their field of work. Reading the latest blog posts from hundreds of different sources is …

Free Software Artists and their Tools — Part II: Evelyne Schulz & GIMP

When a Free Software evangelist is asked whether there is a free graphics program that can rival with the proprietary apps, the usual answer is …

The 'new' Microsoft? I still wouldn't touch them with a barge pole

<b>Sysadmin blog</b> In an as-a-service world, everything hinges on trustMicrosoft makes a number of truly fantastic technologies and it is legitimately at …

Linux 4.6 is a major release: Here's what's new and improved

With better security, improved ARM support, and, oh yes, better gaming hardware support, Linux 4.6 is a major update.<p>You won't find the biggest news …

This tiny DIY PC is perfect for learning and hacking

Most of the computers you can buy these days come with completely sealed casings, and may the technology gods have mercy on you if you open them up …

Jury finds Google’s implementation of Java in Android was fair use

Software developers can breathe a massive sigh of relief — a jury found today that Google’s implementation of 37 Java APIs in Android qualified as fair use. However, Oracle attorneys have already indicated that they will appeal the decision.<p>“Today’s verdict that Android makes fair use of Java APIs …

Linux With Amazon Music

(Last Updated On: March 15, 2017)<p>Today Carey writes:<p><i>Hi Matt,</i><p><i>I’ve been a Linux convert since April 2015 and have tried several OS’s beginning with</i> …

Raspberry Pis Sweeten a Library’s Bottom Line

Here’s a great real-world use case for the Pi—a small job for a small computer. [viking–] works in a public library. Like many public libraries, this …

How to Secure Your Files/Folders with 'TrueCrypt Encryption' Tool in Linux

With the increasing level of Information security awareness today, using encryption may not just be an option but a must for sensitive and private …

Important 20 Tweaks/Things To Do After Install Of Ubuntu 16.04/16.10/17.04 Zesty

Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial is an exciting release for many users who prefer to use LTS version, it has new application packages and features. Canonical is …

Chalet OS is a Modern Distro With a Slightly Reworked Xfce DE - Now on 16.04 LTS

<b>ChaletOS</b>, which “<i>came from the style of the mountain houses in Switzerland</i>” is a beautifully-crafted <b>Linux</b> distro that aims to ease the transition of …

Automate the boring stuff with python

Some while ago, I got myself enrolled in one of the best video lectures at Udemy. I have recently completed the lectures and would like to brief …

Even your connected car will need antivirus software

Connected cars can talk to each other (vehicle-to-vehicle, or V2V), and they’re starting to be able to talk to the city they’re driving around (vehicle-to-infrastructure, or V2I). That also means baddies can potentially talk to our cars, as we’ve seen in the experimental hack of a Jeep. But hacking …

Arch Linux-Based Apricity OS Up to RC State, Passes the 100,000 Downloads Mark

<b>The skillful Apricity OS team announced on the first day of May the release and immediate availability for download of the first RC (Release</b> …