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#compcache - #Compressed #Caching for #Linux - Google Project Hosting | * #speeding #processes #up...

#compcache - #Compressed #Caching for #Linux - Google Project Hosting | * #speeding #processes #up... | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it

This project creates RAM based block device (named zram) which acts as swap disk. Pages swapped to this disk are compressed and stored in memory itself.

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All further development is now being done on the mainline Linux kernel; the code on this site is no longer maintained. Various wiki pages are retained here only for reference.


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8 Simple To Follow Tips To Secure Your Apache Web Server

8 Simple To Follow Tips To Secure Your Apache Web Server | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Article by: Kerry Blake Apache is the most widely used Web server on the Internet. It was developed to work in Unix environment, but was ported to other server operating system like Windows. The Apache web server serves millions of websites and web-applications. A wide range of authentication
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The Humble "Open Source" Bundle

The Humble "Open Source" Bundle | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
This week the Humble weekly Bundle has the subtitle "Celebrating Open source", so I must buy and publish it :) Apart the interesting title this bundle contains 8 nice games. Each game in this bundle was made featuring some open source tool or library. Pay what you want for the high school-themed
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How Samsung is Bringing Open Source Culture Inside the Firewall

Software companies have long realized the economic and strategic value of using and contributing code to external open source projects.
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Canonical Removes Amazon Search From Ubuntu (by Default) | Techrights

Canonical Removes Amazon Search From Ubuntu (by Default) | Techrights | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Ubuntu has removed Amazon results from local search, according to Canonical staff (#Canonical Removes #Amazon Search From #Ubuntu (by Default) http://t.co/lqMCto4Ba1 it took a while, but we did it!
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Is #Canonical as #arrogant as #Apple? | * #Free #Computing #needs #none of #them ;)

Is #Canonical as #arrogant as #Apple? | * #Free #Computing #needs #none of #them ;) | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Canonical's decisions have irritated many in the open source community over the years. Have they become as arrogant as Apple? Plus: Microsoft open sources MS-DOS, and GNOME 3.12 released.

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* #Free #Computing #needs #none of #them
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12000 Phishing sites hosted on compromised WordPress installs - CSO (blog)

12000 Phishing sites hosted on compromised WordPress installs - CSO (blog) | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
CSO (blog) 12000 Phishing sites hosted on compromised WordPress installs CSO (blog) Stats compiled by Netcraft show that 12,000 WordPress installations were compromised in February and used in Phishing campaigns that targeted Apple customers and...
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Raspberry Pi and LCD All-In-One - Build it yourself - YouTube

Built my own all-in-one computer. Main components: Raspberry Pi B Rev. 2 ( buy from element14.com / newark.com ) 2.5 inch LCD panel (buy from adafruit.com, 8...

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Ramon Pavia's curator insight, March 27, 2014 3:49 AM

Cool! Keep geeks busy!

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Targeting Huawei: NSA Spied on Chinese Government and Networking Firm - SPIEGEL ONLINE

Targeting Huawei: NSA Spied on Chinese Government and Networking Firm - SPIEGEL ONLINE | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
According to documents viewed by SPIEGEL, America'a NSA intelligence agency put considerable efforts into spying on Chinese politicians and firms. One major target was Huawei, a company that is fast becoming a major Internet player.
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Open Source Apache and Nginx Web Servers Get More Secure - Server Watch

Open Source Apache and Nginx Web Servers Get More Secure - Server Watch | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Open Source Apache and Nginx Web Servers Get More Secure Server Watch The open-source Apache HTTP Server is being updated to version 2.4.9 to fix two separate security issues, both of which carry the highest possible exploitability score Apache Web...
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Speedy attack targets Web servers with outdated Linux kernels - PCWorld

Speedy attack targets Web servers with outdated Linux kernels - PCWorld | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Speedy attack targets Web servers with outdated Linux kernels
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Web servers running a long-outdated version of the Linux kernel were attacked with dramatic speed over two days last week, Cisco Systems said on Thursday.
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How to set up automatic filesystem checks and repair on Linux - Linux FAQ

How to set up automatic filesystem checks and repair on Linux - Linux FAQ | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
One of the most important tasks in Linux administration is to check the integrity of the filesystem. The Linux filesystem can be damaged under various circumstances, e.g., system crash, power loss, disconnected disk, accidentally overwritten i-node, etc. Thus it is a good idea to check the integrity of the filesystem regularly to minimize the risk …Continue reading...
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How to sync your Fitbit under LinuxCome sincronizzare il proprio Fitbit usando Linux

How to sync your Fitbit under LinuxCome sincronizzare il proprio Fitbit usando Linux | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
I've recently received a fitbit flex as gift, and I love it, this personal device tracks steps, distance, and calories burned. At night, it tracks your sleep quality and wakes you silently in the morning. Just check out the lights to see how you stack up against your personal goal. Flex allows you
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How to check DNS propagation on Linux - Linux FAQ

How to check DNS propagation on Linux - Linux FAQ | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
While DNS introduces human-readable naming schemes for Internet hosts, it also brings with it extra overhead associated with resolving names to IP addresses. For end users, this overhead means additional DNS lookup latency for accessing any Internet host. For service providers, this implies the performance-critical DNS infrastructure that needs to be maintained. Minimizing these overheads …Continue reading...
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The key to moving to DevOps is adopting the open source way | opensource.com

The key to moving to DevOps is adopting the open source way | opensource.com | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
To get an effective DevOps culture, you must embrace the open source way.
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Productivity boosting with open source applications

Productivity is very important. With a boost in productivity we save time and we get more work done in short period. That is why today in factories the production lines are automated. Productivity boosting is also important in everyday computer usage. No matter if you are just an regular desktop
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Facebook will trial Btrfs Linux file system in its data centres - Inquirer

Facebook will trial Btrfs Linux file system in its data centres - Inquirer | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Facebook will trial Btrfs Linux file system in its data centres Inquirer It is an advanced, experimental copy-on-write Linux filesystem that is licensed under the GPL and addresses some functional and scaling gaps in existing Linux filesystems like...
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Install MATE 1.8 desktop in Ubuntu 14.04

Install MATE 1.8 desktop in Ubuntu 14.04 | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Here's how you can install the MATE 1.8 desktop environment in Ubuntu 14.04. (Install MATE 1.8 desktop in Ubuntu 14.04: March 28, 2014, 2:36 PM — Here's how you can install the MATE 1.8 de...
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How to Find Modified Files in Linux Directory? | Web Hosting UK FAQ | WHUK KnowledgeBase

How to Find Modified Files in Linux Directory? | Web Hosting UK FAQ | WHUK KnowledgeBase | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
There may be various reasons why one would want to run such a check. Run these commands according to your objectives and find the modified files in a Linux (Stuck finding modified files in a Linux server?
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New 'open-source' strategy would drop college textbook costs to zero - Saukvalley

New 'open-source' strategy would drop college textbook costs to zero - Saukvalley | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
New 'open-source' strategy would drop college textbook costs to zero Saukvalley This semester, the University System of Maryland is exploring ways to bring that cost to zero with “open-source” electronic textbooks — the latest experiment in...
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What Happened to the Vision in Open Source? - Datamation

Pragmatism seems to have replaced idealism in open source. Has corporate success ruined this once utopian branch of software development?
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What are Chromebooks? And why you don't need Windows any more... - Muktware

What are Chromebooks? And why you don't need Windows any more... - Muktware | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
If you are planning to update your laptop and your use-case is similar to that of my wife - Chromebook is the way to go. There is just no need to buy a Windows PC.
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4 Things to Keep in Mind When Buying a Chromebook For Linux

4 Things to Keep in Mind When Buying a Chromebook For Linux | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
For one thing, an Intel-based Chromebook will be able to use the typical version of a Linux distribution, while an ARM device will have to use the ARM port. Not every Linux distribution offers an ARM port, and the ARM ports ...
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20 amusing Linux commands to have fun with the terminal

20 amusing Linux commands to have fun with the terminal | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Check out these funny linux commands that can do interesting things on the command line.
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rrd4j - A high performance data logging and graphing system for time series data. - Google Project Hosting

rrd4j - A high performance data logging and graphing system for time series data. - Google Project Hosting | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it

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