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Josh Bressers: Stop being the monkey’s paw


Tonight while I was handing out candy on Halloween as the children came to the door trick-or-treating getting whatever candy I’ve not yet eaten. I started thinking about scary stories the security universe. Some of the things we do in …

Adam Williamson: Fedora 25 switchable graphics Test Day this Thursday, 2016-11-03

Yep, it’s Test Day time again – most likely the final Test Day of the Fedora 25 cycle. This Thursday, 2016-11-03, will be switchable graphics Test Day!

‘Switchable graphics’ refers to the fairly common current practice of laptops having …

Change in behavior for delicensed Exchange Online users

Several weeks ago, we enabled a new Office 365 feature to some tenants where the removal of the Exchange License didn’t immediately mail disable the user and disconnected the mailbox. The new behavior then required to manually (via RPS – …

Giulio Erler: New Horizons for me (Music and Fedora)

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Well, it’s been a long time since I posted on this blog…

The reason is that my time is always strict; in the previous months, I’ve been busy testing the pre-releases of Fedora and helping out Italian users on FedoraOnline.it.…

Splunking Kafka At Scale

At Splunk, we love data and we’re not picky about how you get it to us. We’re all about being open, flexible and scaling to meet your needs. We realize that not everybody has the need or desire to install …

Azure Information Protection Documentation Update for October 2016

Hi everybody

Our technical writer, Carol Bailey, is letting you know whats new and hot in the docs for this month. Happy Halloween!

Reminders: Follow us on Twitter (@TheRMSGuy) and join in our peer community at

Open Source Security Podcast: Episode 11 – The Poison Candy Episode


Josh and special guest host Dave Sirrine talk about Halloween, passwords, hardware timing attacks, chip and pin, security economics, SSL/TLS, and Mozilla enabling TLS 1.3 by default.

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Show Notes

mythcat: Free books from OReilly.


I saw OReilly books in the past and are very great books.
I like paper books , but the free books come with epub, mobi and pdf  formats.
Now,  OReilly.com offering free ebooks about computer programming and development.
You …

Breaking down EMS Conditional Access: Part 1

This post is the first in a 3-part series detailing Conditional Access from Microsoft Enterprise Mobility + Security.

The way your employees interact with their devices, apps, and corporate data has changed with the adoption of mobility and cloud …

#AzureAD B2B Invitation API is now in public preview!

Howdy folks,

We have heard from you loud and clear that Azure AD B2B (business to business) collaboration capabilities are critical to your success. So we are working to make them as efficient as possible. Today I’m excited

Bastien Nocera: Flatpak cross-compilation support: Epilogue


You might remember my attempts at getting an easy to use cross-compilation for ARM applications on my x86-64 desktop machine.

With Fedora 25 approaching, I’m happy to say that the necessary changes to integrate the feature have now rolled into …

Dan Walsh: Tug of war between SELinux and Chrome Sandbox, who’s right?


Background

Over the years, people have wanted to use SELinux to confine the web browser. The most common vulnerabilty for a desktop user is attacks caused by bugs in the browser.  A user goes to a questionable web site, and …

Ubuntu Insights: Webinar: Managing diverse workloads with Juju

Cloudbase Webinar Screenshot
Watch On Demand
 

In this webinar we explore the common challenges organisations face in deploying and managing Windows workloads at scale on OpenStack. We look at how Windows Charms can integrate seamlessly with existing Juju Charms to provide a powerful …

Azure SQL Database: Now supporting up to 10 years of Backup Retention (Public Preview)

Does your application have compliance requirements to retain data for a long period of time? Or do you need to extend the built-in backup retention for oops recovery past 35 days? Now, with just a few clicks, you can easily …

Eric Hammond: AWS Lambda Static Site Generator Plugins

starting with Hugo!

A week ago, I presented a CloudFormation template for an AWS
Git-backed Static Website
stack. If you are not familiar with
it, please review the features of this complete Git + static website
CloudFormation stack.

This weekend, …

[Script Of Oct. 31] Access Azure resource data by certificate authentication in Powershell

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Script Download:
The script is available for download from https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Access-Azure-resource-data-ca9cc9f7.

The sample code demonstrates how to access Azure resource data by certificate authentication in Powershell.

You can find more All-In-One Script Framework script samples at http://aka.ms/onescriptingallery

New Azure Government Documentation

We are happy to announce Azure Government documentation! This documentation provides guidance that is tailored to our Azure Government customers. We highlight common solutions and guidance on building government specific implementations, as well as information that you need to …

Ubuntu Insights: Dirty COW was Livepatched in Ubuntu within Hours of Publication

If you haven’t heard about last week’s Dirty COW vulnerability, I hope all of your Linux systems are automatically patching themselves…

Why? Because every single Linux-based phone, router, modem, tablet, desktop, PC, server, virtual machine, and absolutely everything in between …

Fedora Community Blog: FOSS Wave: Indore, India

FOSS Wave arrives at another destination! On 24th September 2016, we conducted an event at the Indian Institute of Technology in Indore, India. The event was a joint effort of Mozilla Indore community and FOSS Wave.

The main agenda …

Fedora Magazine: Kanika Murarka: How do you Fedora?

We recently interviewed Kanika Murarka on how she uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine. The series profiles Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done. Contact us on the feedback form

Automated notifications from Azure Monitor for Atlassian JIRA

The public preview of Azure Monitor was recently announced at Ignite. This new platform service builds on some of the existing monitoring capabilities to provide a consolidated and inbuilt monitoring experience to all Azure users.

From within the Azure portal, …

Microsoft reimagines open source cloud hardware

Tomorrow, I’ll be speaking at Zettastructure: The European Digital Infrastructure Summit hosted by Datacenter Dynamics in London. In collaboration with the Open Compute Project (OCP), we are introducing Project Olympus – our next generation hyperscale cloud hardware design and a …

mythcat: Openstack Summit – videos.


About OpenStack summit:

The OpenStack summit is a unique opportunity for the developers and users of OpenStack software to meet and exchange ideas. Hundreds of the core developers will be on site to discuss all things OpenStack. Summits include

Josh Bressers: Security is in the same leaky boat as the sysadmins


Sysadmins used to rule the world. Anyone who’s been around for more than a few years remembers the days when whatever the system administrator wanted, the system administrator got. They were the center of the business. Without them nothing would …

How to: Splunk Analytics for Hadoop on Amazon Web Services Elastic Map Reduce.

**Please note: The following is an example approach outlining a functional Splunk Analytics for Hadoop environment running on AWS EMR. Please talk to your local Splunk team to determine the best architecture for you.

Using Amazon EMR and Splunk Analytics

Aly Machaca: FUDCon Puno

FUDCon Latam 2016



FUDCon es un evento que une a toda la comunidad una ves al año, y este año fue en la ciudad de Puno en Perú del 13 al 15 de Octubre y bueno les relatare como

Hedayat Vatankhah: Fedora 25 (Beta)

Fedora 25 will be coming soon! So I decided to try F25 beta to see if I can hunt some bugs; and even if I can start using it as my primary OS. Specially since it is going to use …

Julita Inca Chiroque: FEDORA and GNOME at SEISCO 2016

It is well-known for some people that my heart, head and soul belong to both, the GNOME and FEDORA project, and anytime I have the opportunity to talk about Linux, I bring these ones to the table. So, thanks to …

Jose A Reyes H: FUDCon LATAM 2016 [Puno, Perú]


Durante los días 13, 14 y 16 de Octubre estuve participando de FUDCon (Fedora Users and Developers Conference) uno de los eventos de mayor importancia del software libre para la comunidad de Fedora, en esta ocasión se realizó en la… …

Dustin Kirkland: Dirty COW was Livepatched in Ubuntu within Hours of Publication

If you haven’t heard about last week’s Dirty COW vulnerability, I hope all of your Linux systems are automatically patching themselves…

Why?  Because every single Linux-based phone, router, modem, tablet, desktop, PC, server, virtual machine, and absolutely everything in between

Countdown to AWS re:Invent — Looking for Real-time AWS Cost Management?

reinvent-logo-2x-centeredThe conclusion of .conf2016 means one thing for the cloud team here at Splunk –  time to prepare for AWS re:Invent. We’re just a month away, so let me welcome you to the first post of a re:Invent preview …

Cesar Sevilla: 1er Festival Universitario de Tecnologías Libres

banner2-1024x512A petición del público traemos para todos ustedes a través de la Unidad Territorial – Fundacite Zulia (UTZ) el “Festival Universitario de Tecnologías Libres”, el mismo tiene como objetivo: Impulsar el crecimiento y desarrollo del Software Libre y Código Abierto …

PowerTip: Know the difference between the .split() method and ‘-split’

Summary: Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP, Thomas Rayner, shows how to split a string by using a string instead of just a character.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question I am trying to split the string “this is my amazing string” on the pattern “my” …

Matthew Garrett: Of course smart homes are targets for hackers


The Wirecutter, an in-depth comparative review site for various electrical and electronic devices, just published an opinion piece on whether users should be worried about security issues in IoT devices. The summary: avoid devices that don’t require passwords …

Salih Emin: How to recover deleted photos and files from your smartphone’s SD card

In this tutorial, let’s assume that we have accidentally deleted our files, from an sd card, or a USB thumb drive. Then we will try to recover them using photorec app.

Meet the 2016 Splunk Revolution Award Winners!

Splunk-Revolution-Twitter-440x220While .conf2016 is officially a wrap, we continue to celebrate this year’s Revolution Award winners!

The sixth annual Splunk Revolution Award ceremony crowd was our biggest ever. Splunk CEO Doug Merritt announced the winners to a global audience of Splunk …

Costales: A new uWriter for Ubuntu Phone

uWriter, an offline text editor for our Ubuntu Phone/Tablet.

#productivity

In the new release, all your new documents will be stored in: ~/.local/share/uwp.costales/*.html
And it will have a full OS integration!

More nice UI
Load/Save on local files

PowerShell regex crash course – Part 5 of 5

Summary: Thomas Rayner, Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP, shows the basics of working with regular expressions in PowerShell.

Hello! I’m Thomas Rayner, a proud Cloud and Datacenter Management Microsoft MVP, filling in for The Scripting Guy! this week. …

mythcat: Persona sign in …


This come if you want to sign in to mozilla websites:

The persona.org service is shutting down. This service will be unavailable after November 30th, 2016.  More Info…

Because, I used google account, the process of sign in will try …

Alessio Treglia: The logical contradictions of the Universe

Ouroboros

Ouroboros

Is Erwin Schrödinger’s wave function – which did in the atomic and subatomic world an operation altogether similar to the one performed by Newton in the macroscopic world – an objective reality or just a subjective knowledge

Script Of Oct. 28] How to automatically mount a VHD at Startup in Windows 10, Windows 8

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Script Download:
The script is available for download from https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/How-to-automatically-mount-d623ce34.

The sample code demonstrates how to automatically mount a VHD at Startup in Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1.

You can find more All-In-One Script Framework script …

Virtual SAN >> vSAN, and grown to 5500 customers!

Advertise here with BSA

Not that it is a big deal, but as some people are like me they probably prefer to use the right name. As of this week Virtual SAN was renamed to vSAN. I am not sure …

Fedora Community Blog: Flock Stories 2016, Episode 1: Redon Skikuli

Flock Stories by Chris WardIf you were wondering where Flock 2018 might be, today’s guest Redon Skikuli might just have your answer! Redon is not just a Fedora community contributor, he’s a Fedora community creator. I ask Redon what he’s up to these days …

Remi Collet: PHP version 5.6.28RC1 and 7.0.13RC1

Release Candidate versions are available in remi-test repository for Fedora and Enterprise Linux (RHEL / CentOS) to allow more people to test them. They are available as Software Collections, for a parallel installation, perfect solution for such tests. For …

Some worthy mo-tivation

Don’t look now – Movember is fast approaching!

Bob before

Bob Evans before his annual growth.

While you may think Movember is all about giving people an excuse to grow a dirty ‘stache or giving permission to not shave for a month, …

Create new management packs with the Visual Studio Authoring Extension

The Visual Studio Authoring Extension now allows you to create management packs for System Center 2016 Operations Manager. When creating a new management pack project in Visual Studio, you can now select the “Operations Manager 2016 Management Pack ” template. …

Stéphane Graber: Network management with LXD (2.3+)

LXD logo

Introduction

When LXD 2.0 shipped with Ubuntu 16.04, LXD networking was pretty simple. You could either use that “lxdbr0” bridge that “lxd init” would have you configure, provide your own or just use an existing physical interface for your containers.…

Luya Tshimbalanga: Readying Fedora Design Suite 25


The official release of Fedora 25 Design Suite is nearby with the following changes:

  • Inheriting the features from Fedora Workstation, it is now possible to rename several files.
  • Blender just reaches 2.78a with several bugs fixes. Non-western speaking users will

Fedora Magazine: Inkscape: Adding some colour

In our previous Inkscape article, we covered the absolute basics of getting started with Inkscape — installing, and how to create basic shapes and manipulate them. We also covered changing the colour of inkscape objects using the Palette. While the …

Bodhi: Bodhi 2.3.1 released

Bodhi 2.3.1 fixes #1067,
such that edited updates now tag new builds into the pending_signing_tag
instead of the pending_testing_tag. This is needed for automatic signing
gating to work.…

The October Edition of “The Endpoint Zone” — aka 1610!

This month’s Endpoint Zone is packed!

In this episode, Simon andI dive in on the massive amount of news from Ignite, we recap the foundation session, and then there’s a long chunk of live demos (AADIP, MAM-CA, …

Active Directory Forest Functional Levels for Exchange Server 2016

Our September 2016 release blog included a statement that is causing some confusion with customers. The confusion relates to our support of Windows Server 2016 with Exchange Server 2016. The blog included a statement that read, “Domain Controllers running Windows …

A deep-dive into Cluster OS Rolling Upgrades in Windows Server 2016

The story of Failover Clustering in Windows Server goes back to Windows NT! This feature was developed largely as a way to keep servers and their underlying applications and workloads running – even if a node in the cluster was …

Announcing the launch of Microsoft BizTalk Server 2016

Today, we are announcing the release of Microsoft BizTalk Server 2016. This marks the tenth major release for the product that has been in the market serving various application integration customer needs for the past 15 years. This release not …

Bodhi: Bodhi 2.3.0 released

Bodhi 2.3.0 is a feature and bug fix release.

Features

  • The package input field is now autofocused when creating new updates
    #876.
  • Releases now have a pending_signing_tag
    3fe3e219.
  • fedmsg notifications are now sent during ostree compositions
    b972cad0.

Drive your Business in Real-Time with Splunk – Part 1

Why would you use Splunk to drive your Business in Real-Time ?

Simply because Splunk brings you flexibility and reactivity.

We constantly look for building agile and flexible IT to support our evolving Businesses, this is why we built …

Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo: S09E35 – Red Nun – Ubuntu Podcast

It’s Episode Thirty-Five of Season-Nine of the Ubuntu Podcast! Alan Pope, Mark Johnson, Martin Wimpress and Paul Tansom are connected and speaking to your brain.

We are four, made whole by a new guest presenter.

In this week’s …

Caolán McNamara: Deckard and LibreOffice

LibreOffice reuses the same ui format that gtk uses. This suggests that deckard could be used to preview translations of them.

Testing this out shows (as above) that it can be made to work. A few problems though:

1. We …

Ubuntu Insights: Travel-friendly Lemur Ubuntu Laptop Updated to Kaby Lake

This is a guest post by Ryan Sipes, community manager at System76. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact ubuntu-devices@canonical.com

lemur-laptop

We would like to introduce you to the newest version of the extremely portable Lemur laptop

Aurélien Bompard: React.js is pretty cool

These days I’ve been working on Fedora Hubs, it’s a Python (Flask) application, with a React.js frontend. I know Python quite well now, but it’s the first time I dabble in the React.js framework. I must say I’m pretty …

Issues Reported with Exchange Server 2013 CU14 and Exchange Server 2016 CU3

Fellow Exchange MVP Jaap Wesselius has written about reports of content index failures for Exchange servers that have been installed or updated with Exchange Server 2013 CU14 or Exchange Server 2016 CU3. Those cumulative updates were released by Microsoft in …

Ubuntu Insights: Snapping Cuberite

This is a guest post by James Tait, Software Engineer at Canonical. If you would like to contribute a guest post, please contact ubuntu-devices@canonical.com

snap-cuberite-1

I’m a father of two pre-teens, and like many kids their age (and many adults, for …

Christopher Smart: Building and Booting Upstream Linux and U-Boot for Raspberry Pi 2/3 ARM Boards

My home automation setup will make use of Arduinos and also embedded Linux devices. I’m currently looking into a few boards to see if any meet my criteria. Previously I looked at the Orange Pi One, now I’m looking …

Miroslav Suchý: How to replace deprecated platform.distro()

The Python method platform.distro() have been deprecated since Python 3.5. And it will be removed in Python 3.7. So it is about time to really replace it in your (and my) code.

Fortunately there is a new python module “distro”

An important milestone in enterprise integration – launch of Microsoft BizTalk Server 2016

Today marks the release of Microsoft BizTalk Server 2016. This is an important milestone that not only reinforces strong on-premises application integration capabilities, but also provides flexibility and control to our customers to adopt cloud applications as and when …

Fedora Community Blog: Fedora at Ohio Linuxfest 2016

Originally posted on Ben Williams’ blog.


This is the Ambassador Report for Ben & Cathy Williams for the Ohio Linuxfest 2016.

We arrived at the our hotel around 1PM on Friday. After checking in we headed over to find …

Adam Williamson: What just happened?

4pm: “Well, guess it’s time to write the F25 Final blocker status mail.”

4:10pm: “Yeesh, I guess I’d better figure out which of the three iSCSI blocker bugs is actually still valid, and maybe take a quick look at what …

General availability for Azure Search S3, S3 High Density, and new regions

Today, we are excited to announce general availability of the S3 tier of service! The S3 tier of Azure Search is designed to handle large volumes of documents and heavy traffic. Identically priced and backed by the same high performance …

General availibility for Azure Search S3, S3 High Density, and new regions

Today, we are excited to announce general availability of the S3 tier of service! The S3 tier of Azure Search is designed to handle large volumes of documents and heavy traffic. Identically priced and backed by the same high performance …

Tommy He: 在 Termux 与 Raspberry Pi 上安装 Fedora 25 Beta

除了一如既往的更新以外,Fedora 25 在还带来了平台支持上的一个里程碑:首次正式支持 aarch64 和 Raspberry Pi。

Raspberry Pi 定制版

得宜于 Raspberry Pi 合并入 Linux Kernel 4.7 内核主线,Fedora 对于 Raspbery Pi 的官方主持逐渐成为可能。不过毕竟 Raspberry Pi 有不少独特的地方,所以在内核之外还是有许多用户态的工具需要调整,最终这些变化在 Fedora 25 Beta 首次与公众见面。

经过一段时间的使用,Fedora 25 Beta 当下在 Raspberry Pi 下的状态为:

  • 基于 Kernel

Chris Glass: Making LXD fly on Ubuntu!

Since my last article,
lots of things happened in the container world! Instead of using LXC, I find
myself using the next great thing much much more now, namely LXC’s big
brother, LXD.

As some people asked me, …

Takao Fujiwara: ibus-anthy 1.5.9

ibus-anthy 1.5.9 is released and it’s now available in Fedora 25 and 24.

# dnf update ibus-anthy

It’s Emoji dictionary is updated for Emoji 3.0 and Unicode 9.0.

ibus-anthy Emoji 3.0

I think the translation of Emoji annotation is not unique. E.g. …

Stéphane Graber: LXD 2.0: LXD and OpenStack [11/12]

This is the eleventh blog post in this series about LXD 2.0.

LXD logo

Introduction

First of all, sorry for the delay. It took quite a long time before I finally managed to get all of this going. My first attempts …

Matthew Helmke: Ubuntu Unleashed 2017

I was the sole editor and contributor of new content for Ubuntu Unleashed 2017 Edition. This book is intended for intermediate to advanced users.

Network Virtualization in the Windows Server 2016 Software Defined Networking (SDN) Stack

By Jason Messer, Senior Program Manager

Using VXLAN for Encapsulation and OVSDB for Policy Distribution

Windows Server 2016 is the perfect platform for building your Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) with new layers of security and Azure-inspired innovation for hosting business …

Office 2013 can now block macros to help prevent infection

In response to the growing trend of macro-based threats, a new feature in Office 2016 allows an enterprise administrator to block users from running macros in Office documents that originated from the Internet.

This feature was documented back in March: …

mythcat: ASCII – art of sense.


This is a part o my ASCII database: 

♫♪ |̲̅̅●̲̅̅|̲̅̅=̲̅̅|̲̅̅●̲̅̅| ♫♪                         Boombox
__̴ı̴̴̡̡̡ ̡͌l̡̡̡ ̡͌l̡*̡̡ ̴̡ı̴̴̡ ̡̡͡|̲̲̲͡͡͡ ̲▫̲͡ ̲̲̲͡͡π̲̲͡͡ ̲̲͡▫̲̲͡͡ ̲|̡̡̡ ̡ ̴̡ı̴̡̡ ̡͌l̡̡̡̡.___          House on the beach
♫♪♬                                       Music
c[_]                                         Cup
¯\_(ツ)_/¯                               Smile
︻╦╤─                                   Weapon
▇ ▅ █ ▅ …

The October 2016 Azure Backup update for Microsoft Azure Recovery Services Agent is now available

The October 2016 Azure Backup update for the Microsoft Azure Recovery Services Agent is now available for download. The new features, improvements, and fixes for Azure Backup that are provided in the October 2016 update for Microsoft Azure Recovery Services …

bee2502: LinuxCon EU 2016

LinuxCon EU 2016  took place from Oct 4-6 in Berlin, Germany. LinuxCon is one of the biggest FOSS conference where developers, sys admins, architects and all levels of technical talent gather together under one roof for three days. Since I

Gerard Braad: Setup OpenStack Keystone for testing purposes

OpenStack can be seen as a set of projects which combined into a configuration
can deliver a management solution for different use-cases. However, several of
these projects can also exist on their own to provide a certain functionality,
such as …

Corey ‘ Linuxmodder’ Sheldon: Dirty Cow: Privilege Escalation Exploit, Linux Kernel

Okay so likely have heard about this, if you like me use Linux daily, in your college, professional or hobbyist life but like what the heck is it really?

To paraphrase from the initial disclosure docs:

the privilege-escalation vulnerability potentially

Bastien Nocera: Dual-GPU integration in GNOME

Thanks to the work of Hans de Goede and many others, dual-GPU (aka NVidia Optimus or AMD Hybrid Graphics) support works better than ever in Fedora 25.

On my side, I picked up some work I originally did for …

vSphere 6.5 what’s new – Storage IO Control

Advertise here with BSA

There are many enhancements in vSphere 6.5, an overhaul of Storage IO Control is one of them. In vSphere 6.5 Storage IO Control has been reimplemented by leveraging the VAIO framework. For those who don’t know …

Corey ‘ Linuxmodder’ Sheldon: F24 Updated ISOs available. (Kernel with Dirty Cow Patched)

It is with great pleasure to announce that the Community run respin team has yet another Updated ISO round.  This round carries the 4.7.9-200 kernel along with over 800 MB of updates (avg,  some Desktop Environments more, some less) since …

Alexander Larsson: Distributing spotify as a flatpak

One of the features in the recent flatpak relase is described as:

Applications can now list a set of URIs that will be downloaded with the application

This seems a bit weird. Downloading an application already means your loading data …

Open Survey – Tell us about your latest and greatest IT monitoring/ analytics asks

We at Microsoft are committed towards understanding and solving the problems of our customers. Your response to this survey will aid us in that endeavor. With your inputs we will be able to make the required improvements to Microsoft’s IT …

Fedora Community Blog: Fedora at LinuxCon Europe 2016

The Linux Foundation, the organizer of the conference, says the following about LinuxCon:

“It is the place to learn from the best and the brightest, delivering content from the leading maintainers, developers and project leads in the Linux

Fedora Magazine: Fedora-powered computer lab at our university

At the University of Novi Sad in Serbia, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Mathematics and Informatics, we teach our students a lot of things. From an introduction to programming to machine learning, all the courses make them think like …

Siddhesh Poyarekar: Science Hack Day, Belgaum

We almost did not go, and then we almost cancelled. It was a good thing though that we ended up going because this ended up being one of our more memorable weekends out and definitely the most memorable tech event …

Kushal Das: Science Hack Day India 2016

Few months back Praveen called to tell me about the new event he is organizing
along with FOSSASIA, Science Hack Day, India. I never even
registered for the event as Praveen told me that he just added mine + …

Daniel Pocock: FOSDEM 2017 Real-Time Communications Call for Participation

FOSDEM is one of the world’s premier meetings of free software developers, with over five thousand people attending each year. FOSDEM 2017 takes place 4-5 February 2017 in Brussels, Belgium.

This email contains information about:

  • Real-Time communications dev-room and lounge,

SCOM – MongoDB Monitoring Survey

The System Center Operations Manager product team wants to hear about your requirements on MongoDB monitoring.

To provide your feedback, please follow this link to the survey – https://microsoft.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_0JTRZrjCWlv0lmd

Azure Certified for IoT expands to help customers choose the right IoT device

For businesses, choosing the best device for a new IoT solution can be one of the most challenging tasks in early deployment. There are a lot of things to consider: from how the device will connect to the internet and …

Simone Caronni: CUDA 8, cuDNN, Nvidia drivers and GNOME Software metadata

GNOME software integration

The Nvidia driver repository has been updated with AppStream metadata. From Fedora 25 onward, you will be able to search for Nvidia, CUDA, GeForce or Quadro to make the driver, control panel and other programs …

Alvaro Castillo: #CCNA 5.0 Nivel 1 Capítulo 2

Buenas tardes,
Aquí os traigo apuntes del curso CCNA 5.0 en español del nivel 1 continuando con el capítulo 2. Para que puedan disfrutarlos e ir más directo a las cosas importantes. Este capítulo suele tener muchos ejemplos, pero sobre …

Allowing an additional host to run a VM with virtual TPM

Recently a colleague got a new PC and asked me how he could migrate his existing virtual machines to his new system.  Because he had enabled a virtual Trusted Platform Module (TPM) on these VMs, he wasn’t sure how to …

Diego E. Pettenò: Gentoo Miniconf 2016

Gentoo Miniconf, Prague, October 2016

As I noted when I resurrected the blog, part of the reason why I managed to come back to “active duty” within Gentoo Linux is because Robin and Amy helped me set up my laptop and my staging servers …

Alexander Larsson: New flatpak command line

Today I released version 0.6.13 of flatpak which has a lot of nice new features. One that I’d like to talk a bit about is the new command line argument format.

The flatpak command line was always a bit low-level …

bee2502: Software Freedom Kosova 2016

Software Freedom Kosova (SFK) 2016 took place in Prishtina from October 21-23, 2016. We were able to push a special Fedora badge for SFK  to be awarded to SFK attendees who vist the Fedora booth. The badge was awarded 14 …

Service Manager now available in System Center 2016

Hi everyone! We are delighted to announce the availability of System Center 2016 Service Manager. This new release of Service Manager contains a wide array of additions & improvements- its faster, provides better usability, and comes with many new features.…