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Website Load Testing with Apache JMeter on Ubuntu 20.04

1 hour 20 min ago

JMeter is an open-source Java-based load testing tool. It is useful to check and improve the performance after developing a new website. In this article, I will show you how to install Apache JMeter and how to use it to do load testing on websites.

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Test Linux and Unix Operating Systems Online for Free with DistroTest

2 hours 20 min ago

DistroTest is a web service that allows you to test Linux and Unix operating systems online for free, without having to install them locally. Learn more here.

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How to Install and Use Podman to Run Containers On Rocky Linux 8

2 hours 50 min ago

Podman is a free and open-source container platform built to develop, manage and deploy containers and pods on a Linux environment. This article will show you how to install Podman and use it to create and manage images and containers on Rocky Linux 8.

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Gentoo-Based Calculate Linux 22 Released with PipeWire

3 hours 20 min ago

Calculate Linux 22 is here more than seven months after Calculate Linux 21 and it introduces some exciting new changes, such as the switch to the very popular PipeWire solution as the default sound server instead of PulseAudio. On the other hand, ALSA (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture) is still available as an option and received Bluetooth support.

Another important change in this new Calculate Linux release is under the hood, as the developers managed to offer users a way to update their installations even after long periods of time. Learn more about the new release here.

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What is a Cron Job in Linux?

3 hours 49 min ago

In this part of the Linux Jargon Buster series, you’ll learn about cron in Linux. You’ll also learn the basics of creating cron jobs by editing crontab.

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XMGoat: Open-source Pentesting Tool for Azure

4 hours 20 min ago

XMGoat is an open-source tool that enables penetration testers, red teamers, security consultants, and cloud experts to learn how to work with misconfigurations within the Azure environment.

Misconfigurations within Azure environments are common. It’s important to learn and understand how attackers can exploit those misconfigurations and, more importantly, what causes them behind the scene.

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Protect your PHP Websites with CrowdSec, the Open-Source, Participative IPS for Linux

4 hours 50 min ago

Discover CrowdSec, the open-source and crowd-powered cybersecurity solution for Linux and learn how it can help you secure your PHP websites.

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Firefox 96 Enters Public Beta Testing with Several Improvements

5 hours 20 min ago

Firefox 96 isn’t a major update, but it’s the first release of the open-source web browser in 2022 and introduces several performance and security improvements to make your browsing experience more enjoyable, reliable, and safe.

For example, the upcoming Firefox release significantly reduces the main thread load, improves noise-suppression and auto-gain-control, slightly improves echo-cancellation, and enforces the Cookie Policy: Same-Site=lax option by default to protect users against Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks. Learn more here.

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How To Setup MySQL With Docker In Linux

5 hours 50 min ago

This guide explains how to set up MySQL with docker and how to connect to MySQL databases from the command line and MySQL Workbench graphical client in Linux.

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Plasma Mobile Gear 21.12 Released for Linux Phones

6 hours 20 min ago

Packing three months’ worth of improvements since the Plasma Mobile Gear 21.08 update, Plasma Mobile Gear 21.12 is the first release of the software suite to switch its telephony stack from oFono to ModemManager.

As you may know, ModemManager integrates with the NetworkManager network management daemon, which is currently being used by many popular GNU/Linux distributions for network connectivity of all sorts, including but not limited to Wi-Fi, wired and mobile connections, and telephony functions. Learn more here.

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Tails 4.25 Anonymous Linux OS Released

7 hours 20 min ago

The monthly Tails releases continue, and Tails 4.25 is here to introduce a brand-new and simple backup utility to help users back up their Persistent Storage from the USB flash drive where they run Tails to another Tails USB stick.

Contributed by David A. Wheeler, the new backup tool offers a graphical interface and automates the process described in the official Tails documentation on how to make a backup of your Persistent Storage via the command line. You can find it under System Tools > Back Up Persistent Storage. Learn more here.

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Shorewall – A High-Level Firewall for Configuring Linux Servers

7 hours 50 min ago

Setting up a firewall in Linux can be very daunting for a newbie, or for someone not very familiar with iptables. Luckily, there is a very easy-to-use solution in Shorewall.

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Freespire 8.0 Comes Tightly Integrated with Google Services

8 hours 20 min ago

The developers behind Freespire 8.0 have decided to put a strong focus on and take full advantage of Google’s services with this release. Learn more here.

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AssaultCube 1.3 Free Multiplayer Shooter is Finally Here

8 hours 50 min ago

AssaultCube is a free multiplayer first-person shooter game, based on the CUBE engine. It hasn’t seen a new release since 2013, but now it’s back with AssaultCube 1.3 Lockdown Edition to the delight of all Linux fans.

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Kafdrop Security Flaw Exposes Kafka Clusters Data

Tue, 12/07/2021 - 21:00

Researchers at Spectral recently discovered a security flaw in Kafdrop, a popular open-source UI and management interface for Apache Kafka clusters that has been downloaded more than 20 million times.

The Kafdrop flaw has allowed the data from Kafka clusters – everything from financial transactions to mission-critical data – to be exposed internet-wide. It can give anyone their own UI to make it easy to review live Kafka clusters without authentication. Learn more about the security flaw and its impact here.

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Fly Pie Is A GNOME Shell Launcher For Users With One Hand On The Mouse Most Of The Time

Tue, 12/07/2021 - 20:30

Fly Pie is a GNOME Shell launcher (available as an extension) designed for users who have one hand on the mouse most of the time. It can be used to launch applications, URLs, recent files, simulate hotkeys, access the clipboard, and more. It works under both X11 and Wayland.

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All Virtual LibrePlanet 2022 Scheduled for March 19-20

Tue, 12/07/2021 - 19:30

Call for Sessions and FSF Award nominations have been extended until December 15. No news yet on whether Richard Stallman will be a speaker.

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Acra: Open-source Database Protection with Field-level Encryption and Intrusion Detection

Tue, 12/07/2021 - 19:30

Acra’s features enable the implementation of application-level encryption in modern cloud applications, saving development costs and allowing tighter grip on sensitive data lifecycle.

Security teams value that Acra unifies security control set around sensitive data, combining 9 strong data security controls on one choke point to data access: application-level encryption, searchable encryption, data masking, data tokenization, connections’ authentication, data leakage prevention, cryptographically signed audit logs, database request firewall, and security events automation.

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How to Install PHP 8.1 on Ubuntu 21.04

Tue, 12/07/2021 - 19:00

In this tutorial, I am going to show you how to install the current stable release of PHP 8.1 on Ubuntu 21.04.

PHP is a general-purpose scripting language suitable for web development. Most websites out there are programmed using PHP language because it is:

  • Fast – PHP is fast because it runs on its own memory space. Also, PHP has Zend engine that parses PHP code and turns it into opcodes, which are then interpreted.
  • Flexible – PHP is flexible because it allows for almost all databases. MySQL is the de-facto database to connect to because it is open source.
  • Free and open source
  • PHP is forgiving – Why do we say PHP is forgiving? Learning it is not so hard, therefore it’s suitable for almost all programmers starting out.
  • PHP supports major communication protocols i.e. LDAP, IMAP, POP3.

Learn more in the full article.

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Multiple MySQL Instances on the Same Server

Tue, 12/07/2021 - 18:30

I’ve installed first MySQL and then MariaDB; again without a reason to install in that order. You can do it the other way (first Maria, then MySQL) or even different versions of the same database.

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