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4 Best Linux Boot Loaders

When you turn on your machine, immediately after <b>POST</b> (<b>Power On Self Test</b>) is completed successfully, the <b>BIOS</b> locates the configured bootable media, …

Linux

10 Most Dangerous Linux OS Commands You Should Never Execute on your Machine

10 Most Dangerous Linux Commands<p>10 Most Dangerous Linux OS Commands You Should Never Execute on your Machine<p>Click To Tweet<p>Linux Terminal is one of …

Linux

There’s a hidden menu in Android that lets you unlock experimental features — here’s how to use it

You can do a lot with Android. Google’s mobile OS is famously open to customization, and plenty of apps take advantage of that fact.<p>But you might not know that Google itself keeps a few settings tucked away in a hidden menu called the System UI Tuner.<p>It’s not available on <i>every</i> device — you’ll have …

Apps

Python: A Powerful Language for High-Traffic, Data-Heavy Apps

Python is a widely used, general-purpose, high-level back-end programming language that’s highly valued by startups who need to quickly prototype and …

Object-Oriented Programming

Allo basically bares all in recent leaks, here’s everything we know

In case you missed it, <i>Android Police</i> got their hands on a plethora of screenshots from an unreleased build of Google’s forthcoming messaging app Allo. We know because, well, since Friday morning, the site has published a whopping eight articles about the app (in that order).<p>A few days ago we told …

Google

Netgear's plan to solve awful Wi-Fi is a second router

For as long as there have been Wi-Fi routers, setting up Wi-Fi has been pretty much the same. You buy a router at the store, plug it into your modem, and that's it. Wi-Fi may even be built into your modem in the first place.<p>But increasingly, it's looking like the future of Wi-Fi involves not one, …

Wi-Fi

How to Clone or Backup Linux Disk Using Clonezilla

<b>Clonezilla</b> is one of the greatest Open Source backup tool for Linux. Its Graphical User Interface combined with a simpler, fast and intuitive guided …

Ubuntu

Cisco's Layoffs Are Just the Tip of the Spear for Tech

Companies dealing in hardware will be especially hard hit.<p>Cisco Systems’ announcement on Wednesday that it plans to lay off 5,500 employees is unlikely to be the last round of Silicon Valley pink slips as hardware companies struggle to keep up with rapid technology shifts, analysts and recruiters …

Layoffs

Secure Boot snafu: Microsoft leaks backdoor key, firmware flung wide open

Microsoft has inadvertently demonstrated the intrinsic security problem of including a universal backdoor in its software after it accidentally …

Security

Windows 10 could be limiting your internet speed, here's how to change it

Microsoft began shipping a feature that improved the performance of programs that sent TCP data via a network. This feature first arrived in Windows …

Microsoft

Why I'm not a big fan of Scrum

Scrum is now the default agile software development methodology. This management framework, which is "simple to understand but difficult to master", …

20 Important URLs That Every Google User Should Know

20 Important URLs That Every Google User Should Know<p>Google is much more than a search engine. Google offers dozens of interesting services in Google …

Google

Everything You Can Do With Windows 10’s New Bash Shell

Windows 10’s Anniversary Update brings a “Bash on Ubuntu on Windows” environment to Windows 10. But don’t be deceived: This is more than just a Bash …

Bash

The Caribbean Island Europeans Don't Want You To Know About

Another beach on Cayo Levantado (Photo: Michelle Rae Uy)<p>Embark on a two-hour drive heading northeast from Dominican Republic's blustering historical capital, past roadside villages and farmlands, and you'll find yourself in a place completely different from the one you just came from.<p>Samana is, in …

Brazil Travel

How to download and install the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Edge extensions, here you come!<p>The first major update to Windows 10 -- the Windows 10 Anniversary Update -- starts rolling out to all users today. …

Microsoft Windows

How to get the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Starting today the Windows 10 Anniversary Update will begin rolling out for our customers around the world*. The Windows 10 Anniversary Update is …

Cortana

How to clean your Windows registry and speed up your PC

A cluttered registry can slow Windows to a crawl.<p>By Steve Bass and Josh Norem, PCWorld<p><i>Editor’s note: This article was revisited in July 2016 to make sure all of the programs that were tested are still available, and they were all rerun on a modern, Windows 10 PC to verify compatibility.</i><p>Let’s start …

Data Handling With Python

Python is a powerful language that is easy to learn and excels at many different types of computing. It is used to run large, well-known websites. It …

Amazon’s AWS buys Cloud9 to add more development tools to its web services stack

Amazon Web Services has made an acquisition to continue building out the services that it offers around and on its cloud storage platform. It has bought Cloud9, a San Francisco-based startup that has built an integrated development environment (IDE) for web and mobile developers to collaborate …

Amazon

Automate the Boring Stuff with Python Programming

Section 1: Python Basics<p>Lecture 1<p>05:39<p>This lecture explains what programming is good for, even if you don't intend to become a software engineer. At …

How to Automatically Build and Configure Custom Docker Images with Dockerfile – Part 3

This tutorial will concentrate on how to build a custom Docker image based on Ubuntu with Apache service installed. The whole the process will be …

How-To's

How to Install, Run and Delete Applications inside Docker Containers – Part 2

Following the previous Docker article, this tutorial will discuss how to save a Docker container into a new image, remove a container and run a Nginx …

Nginx

Install Docker and Learn Basic Container Manipulation in CentOS and RHEL 7/6 – Part 1

In this 3-article series, we will discuss about Docker, is an open-source lightweight virtualization tool which runs at top of Operating System …

CentOS

How to Install Zabbix Agent and Add Windows Host to Zabbix Monitoring – Part 4

Following previous tutorials concerning Zabbix series, this article describes how to install and setup an instance of Zabbix agent to run as a …

Linux

How to Install and Configure Zabbix Agents on Remote Linux Systems – Part 3

Continuing Zabbix series, this tutorial will guide you on how you can install and configure Zabbix agents on Linux (Debian based systems and CentOS) …

CentOS

How to Configure 'Zabbix Monitoring' to Send Email Alerts to Gmail Account - Part 2

If you are using <b>Zabbix</b> to monitor your infrastructure you might want to receive email alerts from your local domain somewhere on public internet …

Installing and Configuring Zabbix 2.4.5 on Debian 8 and RHEL/CentOS 7

Zabbix is an Open Source, high-level enterprise software designed to monitor and keep track of networks, servers and applications in real time. Build …

Debian