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[Phoronix] A Self-Destruct Option For Linux Disk Encryption

The security-minded Kali Linux distribution has proposed a feature of adding "emergency self-destruction of LUKS" to their cryptsetup package when doing full-disk encrypted Linux installations. Kali Linux has worked out the ...
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Using Bcache to Soup Up Your SATA Drives | Linux.com

Using Bcache to Soup Up Your SATA Drives | Linux.com | OpenSource - Linux News & Articles | Scoop.it
As of kernel 3.10, bcache is available with minimal installation and work. Here's how to get the bcache data “drive” up and running as a cache for slower HDD drives. (Can you create the fastest Linux system possible without breaking the bank?
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Linux Wins the Desktop in 2014 and 3 More Bold Predictions | Linux ...

Linux Wins the Desktop in 2014 and 3 More Bold Predictions | Linux ... | OpenSource - Linux News & Articles | Scoop.it
2014 is the year that Linux starts to win the desktop, which is the final Linux frontier. And it is the year of exponential growth in every arena.
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Samba 4.0.10 Released - Fixes Some Major Bugs - ExpertsLogIn

Samba 4.0.10 Released - Fixes Some Major Bugs - ExpertsLogIn | OpenSource - Linux News & Articles | Scoop.it
Samba is a software that uses TCP/IP protocol to enable interaction between Microsoft Windows and other systems. It is a popular tool used for file transfer.
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What 30 Years of GNU Means to You | Linux.com

What 30 Years of GNU Means to You | Linux.com | OpenSource - Linux News & Articles | Scoop.it
To celebrate the GNU project's 30-year anniversary, we asked the Linux community to tell us what GNU means to them. Here are some of their answers.
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Do Suspect Memory Leak With Your System ? Try Valgrind Tool

Memcheck is one of the most popular tool in the Valgrind suite of tools that can be used to detect memory related errors in a program executable.
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How To Install Nginx PHP MySql On Debian Squeeze - ExpertsLogIn

Let your php sites fly by using one of the fastest web server around. Install nginx, php-fpm and mysql server on Debian 6 Linux hosted at Amazon EC2.
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IBM Bets Big Again on Linux: $1B for Linux on Power Systems ...

Jim Zemlin shares his take on IBM's $1 billion commitment to Linux and power systems. Linux is a pretty good bet.
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Valve Unveils Steam Machine Linux Gaming Console at CES - eWeek

Valve Unveils Steam Machine Linux Gaming Console at CES - eWeek | OpenSource - Linux News & Articles | Scoop.it
International Business Times UK Valve Unveils Steam Machine Linux Gaming Console at CES eWeek NEWS ANALYSIS: Helping usher in the year of the Linux (gaming) desktop, Valve announced its Steam Machine gaming console—which will compete with Xbox One...
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Exclusive - openSUSE Forum Hacked; 79500 Users' Data Compromised

Exclusive - openSUSE Forum Hacked; 79500 Users' Data Compromised | OpenSource - Linux News & Articles | Scoop.it
openSUSE Forum Hacked by Pakistani hacker 'H4x0r HuSsY'; 79500 User Data May Be Compromised.
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Linux Kernel News - December 2013 - Linux Journal

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Linux Kernel News - December 2013
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One important news in this release announcement is about the 3.14 merge window will start after Linus Torvalds gets back from attending the Linux Conference in Australia.
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Port Windows IPC apps to Linux, Part 2: Semaphores and events

Port Windows IPC apps to Linux, Part 2: Semaphores and events | OpenSource - Linux News & Articles | Scoop.it
The wave of migration to open source in business has the potential to cause a tremendous porting traffic jam as developers move the pervasive Windows applications to the Linux platform.
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How To Use Command Line Arguments In Shell Script

This article explains the command line arguments in linux shell script. Read more
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Understanding C Pointer Fundamentals - With Examples - ExpertsLogIn

A pointer is a variable that points to a memory location by storing its memory address.
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Red Hat Linux Boot Sequence - ExpertsLogIn

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Discover the various phases of Red Hat Linux boot sequence till the time you see command prompt.
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