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Linux Journal December 2016

Linux Journal - jeu, 12/01/2016 - 11:00
My Sysadmin Is a FOR/NEXT Loop

Technology always has promised to save us time by doing the things we can do more accurately and with greater efficiency. more>>

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CORSAIR's Carbide Air 740

Linux Journal - jeu, 12/01/2016 - 07:59

Part of the joy of owning a custom-built PC is building it yourself, notes CORSAIR. (Oh, do we agree!) In an effort to promote endless PC-making joy, CORSAIR developed the new Carbide Air 740 PC case that "offers remarkable cooling performance and the flexibility to handle even the most ambitious enthusiast system builds". more>>

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Stepping into Science

Linux Journal - mer, 11/30/2016 - 10:39

In past articles, I've looked at several libraries or specialist applications that can be used to model some physical process or another. Sometimes though you want to be able to model several different processes at the same time and in an interactive mode. more>>

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A Better Raspberry Pi Streaming Solution

Linux Journal - mar, 11/29/2016 - 07:38

In the June 2016 issue, I described my Raspberry Pi outdoor camera build. Since then, however, I've discovered a different way to stream video from it. more>>

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FutureVault Inc.'s FutureVault

Linux Journal - lun, 11/28/2016 - 08:35

Though short of Mr Torvalds' aim of world domination, FutureVault, Inc., has set the ambitious goal to "change the way business is done" with its FutureVault digital collaborative vault application. more>>

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Message for You, Sir!

Linux Journal - ven, 11/25/2016 - 09:28

In my Open-Source Classroom column in the May 2016 issue, I discussed how to set up Gmail as your SMTP provider for outgoing email. The problem with email is that sometimes the sheer quantity of it makes important messages slip past my radar. So for really important error messages, I like to get SMS messages. more>>

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Non-Linux FOSS: Scripts in Your Menu Bar!

Linux Journal - mer, 11/23/2016 - 12:19

There are hundreds of applications for OS X that place information in the menu bar. Usually, I can find one that almost does what I want, but not quite. Thankfully I found BitBar, which is an open-source project that allows you to write scripts and have their output refreshed and put on the menu bar. more>>

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Radio Free Linux

Linux Journal - mar, 11/22/2016 - 06:24

You would have a difficult time today finding a radio station that was all-live and did not have some kind of computerized, automated means of storing and playing audio. more>>

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DVEO's Jitter Box IP/IP

Linux Journal - lun, 11/21/2016 - 08:58

Telco TV/OTT and IPTV operators must deal with the fact that many IP transport streams are asynchronous. This makes the streams prone to poor video quality due to jitter if they are sent to Program Clock Reference (PCR)-compliant devices. more>>

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Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk

Linux Journal - ven, 11/18/2016 - 10:50

Powered by Ubuntu and Robot Operating System (ROS), the Parrot S.L.A.M.dunk open development hardware and software kit enables drones to transform into smart robots. more>>

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The Tiny Internet Project, Part II

Linux Journal - jeu, 11/17/2016 - 07:04

In the May 2016 issue (also available here), I introduced the idea of the Tiny Internet Project, a self-contained Linux project that shows how to build the key pieces of the public internet on a single computer using one or two old computers, a router and a bunch of Linux software. more>>

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Equus Computer Systems, Inc.'s 1.5U Server

Linux Journal - mer, 11/16/2016 - 09:56

IT operations seeking to optimize valuable data-center rack space while improving efficiency are the target customers sought by Equus Computer Systems, Inc., for its "unique" new 1.5U server with data transfer rates of 12GiB/s. more>>

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Android Candy: Waze Redux

Linux Journal - mar, 11/15/2016 - 08:26

Back in 2014, I highlighted Waze, which is a turn-by-turn GPS navigation program created by a startup in Israel. That company was bought by Google, but it still remains independent, at least for now. (It does share some data behind the scenes, but it functions differently when it comes to routing.) more>>

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Synacor, Inc.'s Zimbra Open Source Support and Zimbra Suite Plus

Linux Journal - lun, 11/14/2016 - 10:17

Zimbra Collaboration Suite is a successful open-source collaboration application that includes email, calendaring, file sharing, chat and video chat. Zimbra's developer, Synacor, Inc., recently released two new Zimbra-related offerings, namely Zimbra Open Source Support (ZOSS) and Zimbra Suite Plus. more>>

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Tyson Foods Honored as SUSE Customer of the Year

Linux Journal - ven, 11/11/2016 - 16:01

Every year, SUSE honors 4 companies worldwide, one in each region of the globe: Latin America, APAC, EMEA and North America. Recipient companies are recognized for “defining the future:” using SUSE open source solutions for IT transformation, increased business agility and continuity. 2016 award recipients are :

  • Ach á Laboratorios Farmaceuticos S.A.
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Example Security Exercises

Linux Journal - ven, 11/11/2016 - 09:20

The following is a list of security exercises you can try after reading Susan Sons' article "Security Exercises".

1) It's Gone more>>

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Security Exercises

Linux Journal - jeu, 11/10/2016 - 06:12

Regular security exercises are, bar none, the most powerful, cost-effective tool for maturing a project's information security operations—when done well. more>>

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SUSE: A look inside the new SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 2

Linux Journal - mer, 11/09/2016 - 15:35
A report from SUSECon:

While out in the streets of DC there was alternately depression and elation, gnashing of teeth and celebration, at SUSECon yesterday, SUSE announced SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLE) 12 Service Pack 2 designed to power physical, virtual and cloud-based mission-critical environments. more>>

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Spinning and Text Processing

Linux Journal - mer, 11/09/2016 - 09:52

I have a dirty secret to share, and I hope you won't think less of me once you learn it. more>>

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SUSE: Unleash the Tiger!

Linux Journal - mar, 11/08/2016 - 13:22

This is our first dispatch from the front lines: Washington DC. And I am not speaking of the election front lines, but of the Linux front. Linux Journal has come to SUSECon this year to, among other things, gauge the state of the world concerning all things open source. To plagiarize every president at the start of every state of the union address, the state of Linux is strong! more>>

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