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Serge Hallyn: Tiling windows in Unity

Using the compiz grid plugin, Unity supports placing windows, one at a time, in a tiled-like fashion. However, there is no support for tilling a workspace in one fell stroke. That is something which users of dwm, wmii, i3, xmonad, …

Microsoft Virtual Machine Manager Network Object Fundamentals

HOWSystem Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM 2012 R2) is an essential tool used to deploy Microsoft private and public clouds, but before you begin building clouds it is important to understand the fundamental networking objects in VMM. These …

PowerTip: Determine What Character a String Starts With

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to determine what character a string starts with.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to show me if a string starts with a particular letter (this also needs to be

PowerTip: Determine What Character String Starts With

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to determine what character a string starts with.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to show me if a string starts with a particular letter (this also needs to be

How Linux Affects Asteroids

Today – June 30th – is Asteroid Day, a day aimed at bringing the world together to learn about asteroids and what we can do to protect our planet, our families, communities and future generations. Asteroid Day is held on …

A Fix for Ubuntu Apparently Caching Network Configuration

I’ve been wrestling with an Ubuntu network configuration issue over the last couple of weeks (off and on between working on other projects), and today I finally found a fix for the problem. The issue was that Ubuntu wouldn’t pick …

Scott Collier: Running Kubernetes in Offline Mode

Here I’ll talk about how to run kubernetes on a flight that doesn’t have wifi… or, Red Hat Summit hands on lab that is completely disconnected.  In either case, to set some context, this is useful for me while I’m …

Ubuntu Kernel Team: Kernel Team Meeting Minutes – June 30, 2015

Meeting Minutes

IRC Log of the meeting.

Meeting minutes.


20150630 Meeting Agenda

Release Metrics and Incoming Bugs

Release metrics and incoming bug data can be reviewed at the following link:
– http://kernel.ubuntu.com/reports/kt-meeting.txt

Status: CVE’s

The current CVE status can …

Jonathan Dieter: On vacation

Irish sunshine

Irish sunshine

So we’ve managed to make it to Ireland to visit my wife’s family for the summer. It took only a few hours of flying and the kids were great, and now we get to enjoy the beautiful Irish …

Fedora Magazine: Call for applications for Fedora Diversity Advisor (A Volunteer Position)

Fedora is a big community that includes contributors and users from many different countries, each with their own experiences and historical backgrounds that contribute to a diverse mix of cultural, educational, and behavioral norms. To continuously create and foster an …

Christian F.K. Schaller: Fedora Workstation next steps : Introducing Pinos

So this will be the first in a series of blogs talking about some major initiatives we are doing for Fedora Workstation. Today I want to present and talk about a thing we call Pinos.

So what is Pinos? One …

SLES 11/12: Network, CPU Tuning and Optimization – Part 2

This document is a basic SLES tuning guide for Network and CPU tuning and optimization. Many of the parameters and settings discussed are Linux generic and can be applied. Refer to IHV/ISV Application tuning guides or documentation before you implement …

The Evolving Role of the Managed Service Provider

Nearly every enterprise has at least one relationship with a managed service provider today and it’s very likely that relationship has evolved over the years. Get ready, it’s changing again and very much to the advantage of the enterprise.

Managed …

Azure SQL DB Previews Elastic Database Query

A flexible new distributed query capability is now available in preview in Azure SQL Database. Elastic database query allows tools and applications to retrieve data from an entire collection of databases through a single connection. You can find a step-by-step …

Splunk Apps and Add-ons: Do You Possess the Apptitude?

At Splunk, we’re committed to helping customers across industry and government ingest, organize and visualize their data to gain intelligent insights. Our platform is designed to help users maximize the use of machine data through powerful search and analysis capabilities. …

Richard Hughes: Parsing Option ROM Firmware

A few weeks ago an issue was opened on fwupd by pippin. He was basically asking for a command to return all the hashes of the firmwares installed on his hardware, which I initially didn’t really see the point of …

Masters of Machines 2015 Part 2: IT Complexity on the Rise

WiresIn part 1, I spoke about the key findings from the recently published research by Quocirca. In part 2, I’ll focus on how the research shows that Operational Intelligence helps manage IT infrastructure complexity. The adoption of cloud …

Meghan Richardson: Post Filtering

In order to prevent users from being overwhelmed by a fire hose of notifications from the hubs they’re subscribed to and from all the other apps connected to Fedora Hubs, we decided to design a filtering system.

If a user …

Remi Collet: PHP SIG – Autoloader

The Fedora PHP SIG (Special Interest Group) is back / working.

Here is a quick presentation about how to handle PHP autoloader in packaging.


See : PHP SIG / Packaging Tips / Autoloader

Common design: consumer autoloader.

It is one …

Upgrade Azure AD Sync to Azure AD Connect

With the release of Azure AD Connect for synchronizing on-premises Active Directory to Azure Active Directory, existing deployments of Azure AD Sync can consider performing an in-place upgrade of their AAD Sync server to AAD Connect.

Azure AD Connect can …

Create “Task Kill” Application

With just one pipeline command, PowerShell can open a list of running applications. You can then select one or more in the list (hold CTRL to select more than one), and PowerShell would kill the selected applications.

Get-Process | Where-Object

Scott Dowdle: Video: Demystifying systemd (RHS 2015)

I haven’t watched this yet… but I’m sure it is a new classic… with a title like Demystifying systemd. There are a number of awesome videos from Red Hat Summit 2015 so check them out.

<iframe allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen” frameborder=”0″ …

Matthias Clasen: Westcoast summit 2015

I am in San Francisco this week, for the second Westcoast Summit – this event was born last year, as a counterweight to the traditional GNOME summits that are happening every fall on the other coast.

Sunday was a really …

Working with Users in Active Directory

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about using Windows PowerShell to work with users in Active Directory Domain Services.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question Hey, Scripting Guy!

We are a rather diversified IT shop, but we have a heavy investment in Microsoft, and …

Matěj Cepl: EconTalk on the climate change and new religions

I just have to mention a fascinating interview on EconTalk about the climate change. More than the particular climate science (about which I know nothing and care less and less), I found it fascinating confirmation of the dictum attributed to

Serge Hallyn: Publishing lxd images

While some work remains to be done for ‘lxc publish’, the current support is sufficient to show a full cycle of image workload with lxd.

Ubuntu wily comes with systemd by default. Sometimes you might need a wily container with …

Elizabeth K. Joseph: Contributing to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter

Super star Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter contributor Paul White recently was reflecting upon his work with the newsletter and noted that he was approaching 100 issues that he’s contributed to. Wow!

That caused me to look at how long I’ve been …

The Fridge: Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 423

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #423 for the week June 22 – 28, 2015, and the full version is available here.

In this issue we cover:

Emmanuel Seyman: Closing bugs in RPMFusion’s Bugzilla

A quick note to people who have RPMFusion repos enabled: RPMFusion will no longer be publishing updates for
Fedora 20.

In a few days, I’ll be closing RPMFusion’s Bugzilla
bugs against Fedora 20 with the EXPIRED resolution
. If you’re …

Luke Macken: Fedora 20 updates metrics, compared to F19.

Fedora 20 recently reached End
Of Life
. Below are metrics generated from Bodhi, along with the percent change compared to Fedora 19.

  • 15012 updates (+8.37%)
  • 6952 packages updated (+6.09%)
  • 13207 stable updates (+8.59%

Ryan Rix: KDE ActivityManager in Emacs

Today I whipped up a small Emacs minor-mode to interface with KDE’s ActivityManager system. It’s my first minor-mode and it’s janky as fuck right now, but I’m going to expand on it to eventually be able to filter, for example, …

Try the new Azure Authenticator application!

Hello Everyone! Mobile apps are a popular method for receiving a multi-factor authentication request. To provide your users with a better app experience, we have recently released a new version of the Azure Authenticator. This new app is published…(read

SUSE Enterprise Storage continues its winning streak

Earlier this year, SUSE Enterprise Storage took home the “Product of the Year” crown at the Network Computing Awards. Now, just a few months later, we are taking home two more trophies from the 12th annual  Storage Awards (aka “The …

KB: You cannot start Report Builder when the site database uses SQL Server 2012 SP2 on a server that is running ConfigMgr 2007 SP2

When you use the Create Report Wizard to create a model-based report in Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2), Report Builder is not started automatically. Instead, you see the browser try to open an address that …

Use DSC to manage WMI namespace security

Introducing #TriviaTuesdays — Your chance to win a free pass to .conf2015


How would you like to attend .conf2015: The 6th Annual Splunk Worldwide Users’ Conference for FREE?! We assume your answer is “uhhhh….yes, please…” So let us tell you how it can be done:

Simply start brushing up on your …

PowerTip: Convert All Uppercase String to Lowercase

SummaryUse Windows PowerShell to convert a string to all lowercase characters.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to convert a string that is in all uppercase to all lowercase characters?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the ToLower method from the String class:…

Why Free May Hurt Your Appliance or Cloud Business

In my role, I work with a lot of prospective partners who ask the question “Why should I pay for Linux when I can get XYZ distro for free?”  My answer to this involves several facets. Security – When a …

Zoom Windows 10 Remote Desktop connections to older versions of Windows to improve your experience on a hi-DPI client display

Hello, my name is Ravi Ashok and I work on the Remote Desktop team. I am writing today about a new feature in the Remote Desktop (RD) client on Windows 10 that one of our MVPs, Freek Berson, recently blogged

Improved App Catalog Experience on iOS for Microsoft Intune Company Portal Users

Today, we are making available an update for the Microsoft Intune Company Portal for iOS. We’re excited to share that in this update we’ve significantly improved the experience for browsing and installing apps on your iOS device.

Types of

Booking Delegation Vs. Classic Delegation

Calendar delegation can be assigned in two different ways, each for a specific scenario. However, any mailbox, usually rooms, can be assigned both and this causes confusion when managing delegation of rooms or resources. What’s the difference and why?


Xenode Blogger: ¿Qué hacer después de instalar Fedora 22? (Workstation/Server)

Guía de Post-Instalación
(Workstation & Server)

$ = usuario normal
# = usuario root


Primero abriremos una terminal y cambiamos a modo root con el siguiente comando en la consola:

$ su -

Ahora sí, comencemos con …

Active Directory Risk Assessments – Lessons and Tips from the Field – Volume #1?

Greetings – Hilde here to pass along some wisdom for AD shops everywhere.

Recently, I was part of a conversation with a handful of true Active Directory rock-stars here in Premier Field Engineering who have done a lot of AD

Open Web Page

To quickly open a new web page in the Internet Explorer, you could define a new function called Show-WebPage like this:

#requires -Version 2

function Show-WebPage
 param ( [Parameter(Mandatory = $true, HelpMessage = 'URL 

Dan Walsh: I get a SYS_PTRACE AVC when my utility runs ps, how come?

We often get random SYS_PTRACE AVCs, usually when an application is running the ps command or reading content in /proc.


type=AVC msg=audit(1426354432.990:29008): avc: denied { sys_ptrace } for pid=14391 comm="ps" capability=19 scontext=unconfined_u:unconfined_r:mozilla_plugin_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 tcontext=unconfined_u:unconfined_r:mozilla_plugin_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 tclass=capability permissive=0 

Dan Walsh: How do files get mislabled?

Sometimes we close bugs as CLOSED_NOT_A_BUG, because of a file being mislabeled, we then tell the user to just run restorecon on the object.

But this leaves the user with the question,

How did the file get mislabeled?

They did …

Costales: ¿Por qué comprar un Ubuntu Phone? Léase, ventajas de un Ubuntu Phone

En la review del BQ E5, un lector me hacía una pregunta tan concisa como interesante: ¿Qué ventajas tiene un móvil con Ubuntu?

Lo cierto es que no lo había pensado detenidamente. Llevo usando Ubuntu Phone durante 5 meses porque

Kubuntu Wire: Video review of KDE Plasma 5 from Nerd on the Street

Kubuntu Wire: KDE Connect to pair your device to your desktop


DEDOIMEDO previews this new capability.


pingou: FESCo vote history

A while back I gathered some numbers about the number of participants to some election held in Fedora.

With the results of the new FESCo election being announced I wanted to go back and see the new trend:

 FESCo (voters) 

Create Users in Active Directory Without Using Module

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about creating users in Active Directory Domain Services without using a module.

Hey, Scripting Guy!

In my company, we do a lot of work with Active Directory, and my team is responsible …

Ted Gould: Just Say It!

While I love typing on small on screen keyboards on my phone, it is much easier to just talk. When we did the HUD we added speech recognition there, and it processed the audio on the device giving the great …

Truong Anh Tuan: FUDCon Pune 2015 – toward the future

FUDCon Pune 2015 has just been closed. My flight would be one of the earliest one after FUDCon leaving India ( I am the Mumbai airport now). While Closing keynote shown a lot of impressing numbers, I personally want to …

This week in Fedora: Activities from Mon, 22 Jun 2015 to Sun, 28 Jun 2015


Activities Amount Diff to previous week
Badges awarded 715 -35.24%
Builds 32755 -51.17%
Copr build completed 17917 +250.69%
Copr build started 18006 +243.17%
Edit on the wiki 586 -20.60%
FAS user created 132 -03.65%
Meeting completed 14 -50.00%

Riccardo Padovani: The most inspiring week of my life

If you read my blog you already know that since April I’ve a job as
developer at Archon. It’s a thing I enjoy a lot, and the last week has
been awesome.

Archon joined the Hello Tomorrow Conference

PowerTip: Select Two Random Numbers from 20 Possibilities

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to select two random numbers from twenty possible numbers.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to select two of twenty attendees at user group to receive prizes?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Create a range of input numbers with the …

Riccardo Padovani: Thoughts on Meizu MX4

10 days ago I switched my phone, I dismissed the BQ Aquaris E4.5 and
started to use the Meizu MX4 (both with Ubuntu for Phones). On Internet
there are a lot of reviews about hardware and software, written by people …

Stuart Langridge: Availability

Some very interesting discussions happened at Edgeconf 5, including a detailed breakout session on making your web apps work for everyone which was well run by Lyza Danger Gardner. We talked about performance, and how if your page …

Weekend Scripter: Fun with Number Ranges and PowerShell

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to split arrays of numbers into contiguous ranges.

Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I have a cool post from guest blogger, Zachary Loeber. Here is a little bit about Zachary:

Photo of Zachary Loeber

Zachary Loeber …

Scott Collier: Extending Storage on an Fedora Atomic Host

I had to spend some time understanding how to use docker-storage-setup on an Atomic host. The tool docker-storage-setup comes by default and makes the configuration of storage on your Atomic host easier. I didn’t read any of the provided documentation …

Charles Profitt: Dell XPS 13 (9343) Making the Transition to a Smaller Laptop

When I first left desktops behind for a laptop (Lenovo T500) it was a tough step. I was used to building my own desktops from the components I selected. I was used to the power of a desktop. Converting to …

Ryan Rix: Capture All EWW Buffers

On FSEM, [[I built a system to capture and kill my EWW buffers]] in to my refile.org. Throughout the day, I end up with 20 or 30 EWW buffers for things I want to read at the end of the …

Ryan Rix: The Beginnings of a Systems Integration Hydra

Over on Hardcore Freestyle Emacs I’m beginning to take a look at what sort of systems-level integration I want to build in to my Emacs workflow; the end goal, naturally is to run nearly everything inside of Emacs; having to …

Alex Irmel Oviedo Solis: Introducción a GIT

Después de mucho tiempo :-), en esta ocasión haré publicaciones a modo de documentar el recorrido que haré para ingresar al equipo de Infraestructura de Gnome, partiendo con Git y luego con Puppet (Juraba que era Ansible por Dios 
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PowerTip: Load All PowerShell Modules at Startup

Summary: Learn how to load all Windows PowerShell modules at startup.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I load all of my Windows PowerShell modules when I start the Windows PowerShell console?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer In your Windows PowerShell profile, use the Get-Module cmdlet and pipe …

Anuradha Welivita: GSoC updates on week before the mid evaluations

Well, this week is kind of a very tiresome week for me because I needed to spend lot of time trying to grasp the correct process which I need to follow in integrating the styles I have coded, to the …

Kubuntu Wire: Looks as if Wily got Plasma 5.3.1.

Setting up plasma-desktop (4:5.3.1-0ubuntu3) …



No backports PPA required.

Plasma 5.3.1.

Daily Wily Images.…

Ankur Sinha “FranciscoD”: Fedora 22 – Gnome – do not disturb – is now an extension

Just a quick note.

I’d written earlier about setting the Gnome Shell session status to “busy”. The post documented how it could be done from the terminal. We’d been discussing this on the Fedora Workstation mailing list and one …

Rajeesh K Nambiar: That heisenbug in touchpad KCM is fixed

KDE touchpad configuration module supports both Libinput touchpad driver and Synaptics driver. Newer versions of distros like Fedora 22 comes with both libinput and synaptics drivers installed, where libinput driver is chosen by default for touchpads. Some users wanted to …

Colin King: Static code analysis on kernel source

Since 2014 I have been running static code analysis using tools such as cppcheck and smatch against the Linux kernel source on a regular basis to catch bugs that creep into the kernel.   After each cppcheck run I then diff …

Ronnie Tucker: Android equivalents on the Ubuntu phone

The idea behind this video is to show Ubuntu equivalents for my most used Android apps.

Ubuntu apps shown:
HERE / OSMtouch
File Manager

Honourable Mentions:

EDIT: The small font bug …

PowerShell Spotlight: Yeah! It’s the Scripting Games

Summary: Teresa Wilson, Microsoft PowerShell MVP, introduces the new Scripting Games for 2015.

Hello everyone. Teresa Wilson (aka The Scripting Wife) here with this month's PowerShell Spotlight. I am going to spill the beans about the Scripting Games with …

Xenode Blogger: Ksplice: Actualizaciones de seguridad rebootless para Linux

Ksplice Uptrack es un gestor de actualizaciones de seguridad (como las del kernel y similares) para GNU/Linux y su ventaja sobre de las herramientas comunes para el trabajo es que permite la aplicación de dichas actualizaciones en vivo (sin necesidad …

Ryan Rix: What am I Reading?

I spend a fair amount of time just reading things that interest me. As outlined in [[http://doc.rix.si/org/fsem.html#sec-8][FSEM]], I use Gnus as my primary method to consume newsletters, blogs, and media. I thought it would be interesting to dig in to …

Xenode Blogger: Mejorar rendimiento de drivers gráficos libres (MESA) en Fedora Linux

Fedora es una distro que opta por la libertad más allá de todo. Apoya todo lo que sea 100% libre y no le hace tan buena cara a lo que no. Este tip es para aquellos que, (como en la …

Mike Pagano: kdbus in gentoo-sources

Keeping with the theme of ‘Gentoo is about choice” I’ve added the ability for users to include kdbus into their gentoo-sources kernel.  I wanted an easy way for gentoo users to test the patchset while maintaining the default installation of …

Xenode Blogger: Instalar Drivers Broadcom en Fedora 21 y 22

Algunas tarjetas de red inalámbricas Broadcom parecen tener problemas en Fedora, (al parecer no son soportadas “out of the box”) así que les paso un tip rápido para activar su red inalámbrica (wireless) en sus sistemas Fedora Linux si …

Xenode Blogger: Cómo instalar drivers gráficos propietarios AMD/ATI en Fedora 22

NOTA: Contrario al caso de NVIDIA (por ejemplo) a menos que tengas una razón muy específica para hacerlo (la minería de criptodivisas se me viene a la mente) instalar los drivers propietarios de AMD/ATI no te traerá ningún beneficio, ya

Xenode Blogger: Cómo instalar drivers gráficos propietarios NVIDIA en Fedora 22

Si los Drivers Libres no te rinden lo suficiente en el sistema, siempre puedes usar aquellos que te privan de tus libertades con tal de obtener un mejor rendimiento en tu GPU NVIDIA. he aquí un Tutorial para instalarlos …

Xenode Blogger: Cómo instalar “drivers gráficos propietarios” INTEL en Fedora 22

Sé lo que muchos de ustedes estarán pensando al leer el título de este post, y antes que nada, permítanme explicar: Si bien no hay algo como los “Drivers Propietarios” Intel de manera “Propiamente dicha” Sí hay una librería propietaria …

Luke Macken: Release Tools and Infrastructure FAD

The Release Tools and Infrastructure Fedora Activity Day happened recently at
the Red Hat office in Westford, Massachusetts.
The goal was to bring our release tooling and processes up to speed with the current and future demands of the Fedora …

Xenode Blogger: Cómo instalar “drivers propietarios” INTEL en Fedora 22

Sé lo que muchos de ustedes estarán pensando al leer el título de este post, y antes que nada, permítanme explicar: Si bien no hay algo como los “Drivers Propietarios” Intel de manera “Propiamente dicha” Sí hay una librería propietaria …

Dusty Mabe: Atomic Host Red Hat Summit Lab

Red Hat Summit was a blast this year. I participated in several Hands On Labs to help the community learn about the new tools that are available in the ecosystem. For one of the labs I wrote up a section …

Xenode Blogger: Instalar PlayOnLinux en Fedora 21 y 22

PlayOnLinux es un programa que nos va a permitir ejecutar juegos y aplicaciones Windows en nuestro sistema GNU/Linux. Se trata un frontend para Wine y es especialmente útil en el caso de querer instalar juegos. Para instalar POL en …

Marcel Ribeiro Dantas: Git quick tip

Have you ever wanted to checkout to a remote branch of a peer of yours? Let’s say he pushed his commits to GitLab but didn’t merge to master yet. All you have to do is:

git checkout -t -b name_for_the_remote_branch_locally

Xenode Blogger: Instalar VirtualBox 4.3.x en Fedora 21 y 22

Virtualbox es un gestor de máquinas virtuales (hypervisor) que nos permitirá correr otros sistemas operativos dentro de nuestro Fedora Linux. Acá el tutorial de cómo instalar VirtualBox en tu Fedora 21 y Fedora 22 sin problemas, como lo haremos …

clalance: Oz 0.14.0 Release

All, I’m pleased to announce release 0.14.0 of Oz. Oz is a program for doing automated installation of guest operating systems with limited input from the user. Release 0.14.0 is a bugfix and feature release for Oz. Some of the …

PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Get Licensed Users in Office 365

Summary: Use Windows PowerShell to get a list of users who are licensed in Office 365.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I get a list of all users that are licensed in Office 365?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Get-Msoluser cmdlet from the MSOnline module …

Microsoft Named a Leader in Gartner’s Public Cloud Storage Services for Second Consecutive Year

Gartner research recently published their Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Storage Services and recognized Microsoft Azure as a leader for the second year in a row based on completeness of our vision and ability to execute. This comes at the …

Fedora-Blog.de: Nicht-Stören-Modus für die Gnome-Shell 3.16 (Nachtrag)

Wir haben bereits darüber berichtet, das in der Gnome-Shell 3.16 der Button für den Nicht-Stören-Modus entfernt wurde.

Zusätzlich zu der damals beschriebenen Möglichkeit, diesen Modus über ein Terminal zu (de)aktivieren,  gibt es inzwischen auch eine Extension für die Gnome-Shell …

Nekhelesh Ramananthan: Approaching the Meizu MX4 Challenge Deadline

The Meizu MX4 Challenge deadline is approaching fast with just a few days to go. July 1st is the last day for submissions to be accepted for the challenge.


Registering your submission

To register your submission for the judges review, …

Helio Chissini de Castro: Rpm packages test building easy shortcuts

DISCLAIMER: This is a post oriented to Fedora, Centos and RedHat  distributions, although, most of the info is valid for any RPM distribution, with some minor differences

Most of the time, there’s confuse pages, too simple info or damn …

Simon Lukasik: Solution: Build DataStream from Red Hat CVE stream to automate vulnerability scan with Satellite 6.1

This blog describes how to prepare Red Hat OVAL (RHSA/CVE) content for automated vulnerability audit using Foreman or Red Hat Satellite 6.1.

Using RHSA stream on single machine

Red Hat publishes OVAL content for assessing vulnerabilities at https://www.redhat.com/security/data/metrics/ . The …

Ronnie Tucker: Full Circle #98 has arrived!



Full Circle – the independent magazine for the Ubuntu Linux community are proud to announce the release of our ninety-eighth issue.

This month:
* Command & Conquer
* How-To : Conky Reminder, LibreOffice, and Programming JavaScript
* Graphics : Inkscape.

Ankur Sinha “FranciscoD”: Scripting in Scribus

Scribus is a well known tool that quite a few people use for creating documents. One of the more useful features in Scribus is the scripting support. I had quite a silly task at hand – we have some …

Costales: Review BQ E5 Ubuntu Edition

Desde hace casi medio año uso el BQ E4.5 Ubuntu Edition. Narré el acto de presentación, la entrevista a su CEO, una review a su hardware, al sistema operativo, a las aplicaciones, calidades de foto

Ingvar Hagelund: hitch-1.0.0-beta3 for Fedora and EPEL

The Varnish project has a new little baby arriving soon: Hitch, a scalable TLS proxy.

A bit of background:

Varnish is a high-performance HTTP accelerator, widely used over the Internet. To use varnish with https, it is often fronted by …

Kubuntu Wire: Please Welcome to Matthias Klumpp (ximion), our newest Kubuntu Member

The Kubuntu Council accepted his membership application yesterday.

He blogs at blog.tenstral.net.

On G+, he is +MatthiasKlumpp.…

Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo: S08E16 – The Hottie & the Nottie – Ubuntu Podcast

It’s Episode Fourteen of Season Eight of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson, Laura Cowen, and Martin Wimpress are all together again and speaking to your brain.

In this week’s show:

  • We review some Entroware hardware;

Marcin ‘hrw’ Juszkiewicz: 96boards goes enterprise?

96boards is an idea from Linaro to produce some 32 and 64-bit ARM boards. So far there were two boards released in “consumer” format and few more announced of rumoured. The specification also lists “extended” version which has space for …