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How to set up a Linux Server

So, you’ve just installed your Linux server and you are preparing to start installing packages and hosting various packages. Well, not just yet. A few steps are quintessential in fortifying your server and ensuring that your user experience runs smoothly without any hiccup. In this guide, we take you through a step-by-step procedure of how...

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Canonical announces support for Ubuntu on Windows Subsystem for Linux 2

Canonical recently announces full support for Ubuntu on the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) 2. WSL 2 introduces lightweight virtualisation and a Linux kernel which provides the full set of capabilities needed for enterprise certification and support. These changes align Ubuntu on WSL with the Azure and AzureStack capabilities, greatly reducing friction for workflows which start...

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B0r0nt0K Ransomware Threatens Linux Servers

A new cryptovirus called “B0r0nt0K” has been putting Linux and possibly Windows Web servers at risk of encrypting all of the infected domain’s files. The new ransomware threat and the ransom of 20 bitcoins — about $ 75,000 — first came to light last week in a forum post. A client’s website had all its...

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Linux Kernel 5.0-rc8 Released

Linux kernel 5.0-rc8 was released yesterday. Linus writes “This may be totally unnecessary, but we actually had more patches come in this last week than we had for rc7, which just didn’t make me feel the warm and fuzzies. And while none of the patches looked all that scary, some of them were to pretty...

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Ubuntu Touch OTA-6 Call for Testing

UBports announces a call for testing for Ubuntu Touch OTA-6. They are asking the community for feedback and have prepared a GitHub project for OTA-6 quality assurance. See the UBports blog for more info on how you can help with the testing and also to see what’s new in the OTA-6 release, which is scheduled...

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AMD FreeSync Support Slated for Inclusion in Linux Kernel 4.21

According to Michael Larabel of Phoronix, FreeSync support (or VESA Adaptive-Sync / HDMI VRR) is going to be merged with the upcoming Linux 4.21 kernel cycle. This will enable full FreeSync support for Linux gamers who own an AMD GPU! Mr Larabel also found new AMD Zen linux-firmware, and a workaround for the AMD Radeon...

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Working With iOS App Metadata From Linux Using Transporter

Apple announced a new AppStore Connect API at WWDC18 to communicate directly with the App Store. In order to know more about this API, refer to my previous blog post. This was clearly huge and game-changing announcement but Apple also announced other things which might get unnoticed at WWDC sessions on What’s New in App Store Connect, such as...

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Zentyal Open Source Linux Server Version 6.0 Now Available, KDevelop 5.3 Released, Scalyr Announces New Features, Mozilla Launches Version 2.0 of Its *Privacy Not Included Buyer’s Guide and Debian No Longer Allowing Vendor-Specific Patches

The Zentyal development team announces a new major version of its Zentyal Open Source Linux Server with native Microsoft Active Directory interoperability. Version 6.0 is based on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with the Linux 4.15 kernel, Samba 4.7, and it includes a new RADIUS module and virtualization manager module. See the full Changelog for more details....