As probably most people know Debian has announced an extended support for Squeeze (AKA Debian 6), so while the "ordinary" support has ended on the 31 may 2014 there is now a Long Term Support (LTS) until the February 2016. This has been announced by a team of volunteer on April That's a great news
When I first became a regular user of Linux, several years ago, I tried out different text editors and quickly discovered that emacs was my best choice. By coincidence, about that time I ran into an old emacs manual written by Richard Stallman in the dollar section of a used booksore. In that edition, near…
A new story published on the German site Tagesschau and followed up by BoingBoing and DasErste.de has uncovered some shocking details about who the NSA targets for surveillance including visitors to Linux Journal itself.
Article first published on Urfix's blog The SCP protocol is a network protocol, based on the BSD RCP protocol, which supports file transfers between hosts on a network. SCP uses Secure Shell (SSH) for data transfer and utilizes the same mechanisms for authentication, thereby ensuring the
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) is a GNU/Linux distribution developed by Red Hat and targeted toward the commercial market. Around 1 week ago the version 7 of Red Hat Enterprise has been released, and there seem to be great and interesting news in this version of the most used Gnu/Linux
The command "tee" it's one of the basic commands that you should find in any system, yet it's not so popular or use, this command reads standard input and writes it to both standard output and one or more files, effectively duplicating its input. It is primarily used in conjunction with pipes and
Article by Velimir Baksa On many sites there are a lot of information about Ubuntu or its successor, Mint, these distributions are excellent, very good for those who have never seen anything on Linux, but maybe someone could be more interested in having a greater freedom of action and try something
With many high-profile password leaks nowadays, there is a lot of buzz in the industry on "multi-factor" authentication. In a multi-factor authentication system, users are required to go through two distinct authentication procedures: providing something they know (e.g., username/password), and leveraging something they have "physical" access to (e.g., one-time passcode generated by their mobile phone). …Continue reading...
Get the most out of your SSD in Linux – here's what you need to know. Linux is pretty great out-of-the-box, there are still some items that require a little bit of manual optimization to get them going as smoothly as possible. Controlling power consumption is the most common one, but optimizing your system for…
If you need an open source option for opening Visio files, a revived open source application for creating diagrams, or a lesser-known open source tool for converting Visio® stencils, these tips are for you.
A not so common guide, article by Janek Bevendorff first posted on http://www.refining-linux.org The UNIX philosophy is based on the DRY principle which declares: “Don't repeat yourself”. Therefore, a program just does what it's made for and uses libraries or even other programs on your
Bravada is the new game from Ukraine developers Interbellum Team that features a cheery little story. This game differ from most of the others for it's gameplay, in short it's a mix of a vertical scroller with RPG and turn based strategic game. Story and Setting: The game follows the story of a
A few days ago, we covered news that Tesla might open-source or somehow share its Supercharger technology. At that time, company representatives had only said that a patent sharing plan was in the works.