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Bruce Nikkel's Practical Forensic Imaging (No Starch Press)

ven, 12/09/2016 - 13:37

Forensic image acquisition is an important part of the process of after-the-fact incident response and evidence collection. Digital forensic investigators acquire, preserve and manage digital evidence as part of criminal and civil court cases; they examine violations of organizational policy; and they analyze cyber attacks. more>>

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Progress on Privacy

jeu, 12/08/2016 - 06:30

The internet didn't come with privacy, any more than the planet did. But at least the planet had nature, which provided raw materials for the privacy technologies we call clothing and shelter. On the net, we use human nature to make our own raw materials. Those include code, protocols, standards, frameworks and best practices, such as those behind free and open-source software. more>>

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Transitioning to Python 3

mar, 12/06/2016 - 05:38

The Python language, which is not new but continues to gain momentum and users as if it were, has changed remarkably little since it first was released. I don't mean to say that Python hasn't changed; it has grown, gaining functionality and speed, and it's now a hot language in a variety of domains, from data science to test automation to education. more>>

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Red Hat OpenStack Platform

lun, 12/05/2016 - 09:05

The adoption of OpenStack in production environments has burgeoned, necessitating increased requirements for enhanced management and seamlessly integrated enterprise capabilities. more>>

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Linux Journal December 2016

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

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

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

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

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!

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!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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