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Whiskey Lake Pico-ITX board supports extended temperatures

LXer Linux News - Sun, 07/26/2020 - 06:13
Axiomtek’s “PICO52R” Pico-ITX SBC delivers an Intel 8th Gen UE-series CPU, triple display support, 2x GbE, 2x USB 3.0, SATA, M.2, and -20 to 60°C support. The Intel 8th Gen Whiskey Lake-UE powered PICO52R can be considered an update to Axiomtek’s 7th Gen Kaby Lake-U based PICO51R. The 100 x 72mm SBC joins two other […]
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A look at password security, Part III: More secure login protocols

LXer Linux News - Sun, 07/26/2020 - 04:01
This is mostly a story of failure, though with a sort of hopeful note at the end. The ironic thing here is that we’ve known for decades how to build authentication technologies which are much more secure than the kind of passwords we use on the Web. In part II, we looked at the problem of Web authentication and covered the twin problems of phishing and password database compromise. In this system, I’ll be covering some of …
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Whiskey Lake panel PCs feature Linux-based HMI tookit

LXer Linux News - Sun, 07/26/2020 - 01:50
Kontron’s rugged, 10.1- to 23.8-inch “FlatClient Panel PCs” have been upgraded with 8th Gen UE-series processors, an isolated power supply, and an optional, Linux-based QIWI toolkit for HMI displays. Kontron announced an update to its FlatClient Panel PCs that adds the option of an Intel 8th Gen Whiskey Lake CPU. The announcement links to a […]
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Latest IPFire Linux Firewall Release Adds Security Updates, Support for More Hardware

LXer Linux News - Sat, 07/25/2020 - 23:38
The latest IPFire Linux firewall release is now available with support for more hardware, security updates, and updated core components.
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Video Trimmer: A No-nonsense, Simple Video Trimming Application for Linux Desktop

LXer Linux News - Sat, 07/25/2020 - 21:27
Sometimes you just want to perform a single operation quickly, for instance — trimming a video. Video Trimmer is a dead simple tool to trim videos quickly without re-encoding it. It doesn’t do anything else other than trimming videos and that’s by design.
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Social Justice Hooey Killed the Free Software Movement

LXer Linux News - Sat, 07/25/2020 - 19:15
“In its narcissistic fashion, Open Source has always reserved the right to exhibit an iconoclastic veneer, while complaining that Free software won’t ever be understood, can’t represent its own movement unless everybody acts like a professional (the author of the Linux kernel can’t code in a bathrobe, what will people think?).”
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Red Hat Insights: compliance

LXer Linux News - Sat, 07/25/2020 - 17:04
Take a look at how Red Hat Insights keeps your system running within user-defined parameters.
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KDE Slimbook Linux Ultrabook is Here with AMD Ryzen 4000, KDE Neon loaded

LXer Linux News - Sat, 07/25/2020 - 14:52
KDE Project announced the first KDE Slimbook which is a Linux Ultrabook laptop with the latest AMD Ryzen CPUs.
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digiKam 7.0 Open-Source Image Manager Released with Major Features and Improvements

LXer Linux News - Sat, 07/25/2020 - 13:03
digiKam 7.0 open-source professional photo management software arrives for Linux-based operating systems with major new features and dozens of improvements for all your image management needs.
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LaTeX typesetting, Part 3: formatting

LXer Linux News - Sat, 07/25/2020 - 11:15
In part three of the LaTeX typesetting series, learn about basic formatting of page layout and style, table of contents, and title sections.
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7 New Feature Changes Coming to Fedora 33 Release

LXer Linux News - Sat, 07/25/2020 - 09:26
Fedora 33 development is in progress. Check out the major feature changes in the upcoming Fedora 33 release.
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How to Limit File Upload Size in Nginx

Linux Today News - Sat, 07/25/2020 - 08:00

How to limit user file upload size in Nginx to prevent some types of denial-of-service (DOS) attacks and many other related issues.

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LibreOffice-Based Collabora Office Is Now Available for Chromebooks

LXer Linux News - Sat, 07/25/2020 - 07:37
Collabora Productivity just informed me today that their awesome Collabora Office open-source online office suite based on LibreOffice Online is now available for Chromebooks.
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Ubuntu Web: A Chrome OS Alternative Linux With Firefox Coming Soon

LXer Linux News - Sat, 07/25/2020 - 05:48
Ubuntu Web is a new project that aims to build a Chrome OS alternative operating system combining the power of Ubuntu Linux and Mozilla’s Firefox browser. Unlike Chrome OS, it is based on Firefox that you can probably run on any computer.
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