Linux Format, Issue 151 (December 2011)

Triumph over the command line - mammoth strength is at your fingertips - you simply want to know the best way to use it. Here's easy methods to familiarize yourself with the CLI... (Jonathan Roberts)

Recycle previous equipment - Neil dusts off a few old computers and discovers there's lots of lifestyles left in them but. (Neil Bothwick)

18 steps to raised information defense - The jewel on your computer's crown isn't the OS, or the - it's your information, a few of that may be irreplaceable. listed below are a few defense counsel. (Neil Bothwick)

Inside Mandriva - Sacked builders, monetary complications and expertise trials - it's been a tricky 12 months for Mandriva. We investigate... (Mayank Sharma)

Dr Brown's Administeria - Server rollouts extraordinary a nasty chord? permit Ubuntu Orchestra convey a few concord again into your existence. Plus: getting begun with virtualisation. (Chris Brown)

Interview: Chase Douglas - Canonical's consumer interface coder spills the center on squeezing multi-touch into Ubuntu... (Mike Saunders)

File encryption: maintaining secrets and techniques - bought an excellent new company suggestion you don't wish your rivals checking out approximately? Here's tips on how to lock down your computing device. (Jonathan Roberts)

LibreOffice: the best way with observe - Make incomprehensible fonts and weird layouts a forgotten footnote with the following tips and recommendation on record concord. (Ben Everard)

Arch: grasp the consumer Repository - We take on the most effective points of the ever renowned Arch distribution and enable you to set up the most recent state of the art software program. (Graham Morrison)

Arduino: construct your individual board - bored with inadvertently blowing up undefined? Nick comes to a decision to have a cross at placing jointly one among his personal - and unearths it's more straightforward than he suggestion. (Nick Veitch)

XBMC: arrange a media centre - We can't provide the large HDTV or the top-of-the-range surround-sound yet we will be able to assist you construct the electronic media hub to plug all of it into. (Simon Quain)

Build your personal firewall - you'll safeguard your process with any previous firewall yet it's even more enjoyable to build a bespoke Linux-based set up. Here's how. (James Litton)

Modern Perl: music your analyzing - glossy Perl makes it uncomplicated to put in writing a database software - say, for instance, to maintain tabs in your books - with out utilizing SQL. (Dave Cross)

Back to fundamentals: utilizing conditionals - Any non-trival software must make judgements in response to conditions: We clarify coding ifs and buts. (Mike Saunders)

Python: Make customized tooltips - construct an easy operating track participant and upload customized tooltips to the dossier record. Nick is the guy who is aware how. (Nick Veitch)

Android: track at the circulate - within the first of this two-part instructional, we glance at MediaPlayer and get a uncomplicated MP3 participant up and working. (Juliet Kemp)

Mandriva 2011.0 - Has a metamorphosis of possession stored Mandriva or should still we depend at the group fork? we discover out what a distinction a 12 months makes. (Bob Moss)

FlightGear 2.4.0 - Alex clips on his epaulettes, downs a brief whiskey, and straps himself into the cockpit for the newest instalment of this vintage indie flight sim. (Alex Cox)

Qt writer 2.3 - an important IDE replace provides Graham one much less excuse for resurrecting KAlbum. (Graham Morrison)

RawTherapee 3.0 - The digital camera mat no longer lie, however it might be obstinate with the reality. we find the main terrifying strategy to torture photographs into confession. (Adam Oxford)

Email consumers - On attempt: Evolution, KMail, Thunderbird, Claws Mail, Zimbra computer (Shashank Sharma)

News: Ubuntu to head per thirty days? - Canonical dev indicates revitalising distro's liberate cycle. Plus: Ubuntu developer portal; KDE earnings from summer season of Code; Microsoft strikes to fasten out Linux with UEFI; Casio will pay Microsoft for correct to exploit Linux; crimson Hat unearths mind-blowing progress. (Andrew Gregory)

Distrowatch: Mandriva 2011 - An previous kernel, a brand new RPM and an odd laptop characterise the new-look distribution. Plus: Arch Linux 2011.08.19, Fedora sixteen, KDE five bobbing up. (Susan Linton)

What in the world: don't song - become aware of how one can preserve advertisers off your path with the most recent looking privateness function. (Jonathan Roberts)

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Linux Format, Issue 161 (September 2012)

Improve this day: take the phobia out of shopping for new undefined. We've been benchmarking, checking out and customarily doing time-consuming issues for this factor, sifting via piles of SSD's portraits playing cards and different fine details to discover what works top with Linux. To be sincere, it's been a big discomfort within the in the back of, that is a superb factor: we've taken one for the crew, so if you happen to come to improve your Linux computer you'll be capable of stand on our shoulders and issues will simply paintings. In different information, we're blown away by way of Trine 2 (if you may have any love for wizards and knights you actually should still try out it today), seek advice from Canonical's CEO Jane Silber approximately what path Ubuntu's going to take now that it's now not the world's favorite distro, and dissect a troublesome force to determine what makes it tick. Our intrepid employees author Jon Roberts bravely boosts his CV with a purple Hat education path and sysadmin qualification to determine even if it's well worth the cash (and what it may do in your task prospects), plus we've perception and techie tips about Hypertext Preprocessor, Python, FreeNAS and extra.

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Pro Linux High Availability Clustering

Pro Linux excessive Availability Clustering teaches you the way to enforce this primary Linux add-on into your small business. Linux excessive Availability Clustering is required to make sure the supply of challenge serious assets. The approach is utilized an increasing number of in company datacenters worldwide. whereas plenty of documentation in regards to the topic is offered on the net, it's not continually effortless to construct a true resolution in line with that scattered details, that's frequently orientated in the direction of particular initiatives merely. Pro Linux excessive Availability Clustering explains crucial high-availability clustering elements on all Linux systems, providing you with the perception to construct ideas for any particular case needed.

In this publication 4 universal circumstances can be explained:

  • Configuring Apache for prime availability
  • Creating an Open resource SAN in accordance with DRBD, iSCSI and HA clustering
  • Setting up a load-balanced net server cluster with a back-end, highly-available database
  • Setting up a KVM virtualization platform with high-availability defense for a digital machine.

With the data you will achieve from those real-world functions, you could successfully practice Linux HA on your paintings scenario with self assurance.

Author Sander Van Vugt teaches Linux high-availability clustering on education classes, makes use of it in his daily paintings, and now brings this data to you in a single position, with transparent examples and instances. Make the simplest begin with HA clustering with Pro Linux excessive Availability Clustering at your side.

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Basic Security Testing with Kali Linux

By Daniel W. Dieterle

With machine hacking assaults making headline information on a common get together, it's time for firms and members to take a extra lively stance in securing their desktop systems.

Kali Linux is a moral Hacking platform that permits reliable men to exploit an analogous instruments and methods hacker may use to allow them to locate concerns with their protection prior to the undesirable men do.

In "Basic safety trying out with Kali Linux," you are going to research simple examples of the way hackers discover information regarding your organization, find weaknesses on your safety and the way they achieve entry in your system.

This hands-on, step-by-step studying ebook covers subject matters like: Kali Linux creation and review Metasploit & Metasploitable 2 Tutorials details accumulating a piece on Shodan (the "Hacker's Google") Exploiting home windows and Linux structures Escalating Privileges in home windows instant (WiFi) assaults Social Engineering assaults Password assaults Kali on a Raspberry Pi Securing your community notwithstanding no community should be thoroughly "Hacker Proof," figuring out how an attacker works can assist positioned you on target of higher securing your community.

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Open Silicium [FR], Issue 13 (December 2014, February 2015)

Voici venir, avec le froid hivernal, le treizième numéro d’Open Silicium.

Nous avons conçu une couverture avec des couleurs chaudes pour bien passer l. a. saison mais comme ce n’était pas suffisant nous avons trouvé un first-class moyen de générer un peu de chaleur : produire une distribution complète pour une plateforme Atmel SAMA5D36 (ARM Cortex A5) avec Yocto/Poky !

Mais ce n’est pas tout, dans ce numéro nous irons écouter l’espace, produirons les PCB professionnels, apprendrons tout ce qu’il faut savoir sur TCP/IP ou encore nous essayerons à l. a. compilation distribuée…

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Linux Timesaving Techniques For Dummies

By Korry Douglas, Susan Douglas

* previously referred to as purple Hat Linux, the Fedora middle distribution is a wonderful, no-cost replacement to home windows, Solaris, and different pricey working structures* purple Hat at present controls an predicted seventy percentage of the Linux industry within the united states* This ebook provides skilled and first-time Fedora clients sixty concise, step by step, timesaving strategies to aid them practice projects with Fedora extra successfully* prepared through subject, the suggestions are provided within the pleasant, easy-to-understand For Dummies type, with at the very least technical jargon* The thoughts run the gamut of end-user, procedure management, and improvement projects, starting from computer, dossier procedure, RPM, and database how to web server, electronic mail server, networking, process tracking, safety, and Linux kernel methods* Covers the newest unlock of crimson Hat's Fedora middle distribution

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Beginning the Linux Command Line

This is Linux for these people who don’t brain typing. All Linux clients and directors are likely to just like the flexibility and velocity of Linux management from the command line in byte–sized chunks, rather than particularly regular graphical person interfaces. Beginning the Linux Command Line is confirmed opposed to all the most vital Linux distributions, and follows a task–oriented technique that is distribution agnostic. Now this moment version of Beginning the Linux Command Line updates to the very most recent models of the Linux working method, together with the hot Btrfs dossier approach and its administration, and systemd boot process and firewall administration with firewalld!

  • Updated to the most recent models of Linux
  • Work with records and directories, together with Btrfs!
  • Administer clients and safeguard, and installation firewalld
  • Understand how Linux is equipped, to imagine Linux!

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CompTIA Linux+ Study Guide: Exams LX0-101 and LX0-102

By Roderick W. Smith

The most sensible try out Prep for the CompTIA Linux+ Powered by means of LPI Exams

One of Sybex's most well-liked certification learn courses, CompTIA Linux+ learn consultant, moment version completely prepares applicants for the CompTIA Linux+ Powered by means of LPI tests (LX0-101 and LX0-102). as well as complete insurance of all examination goals for either tests, bankruptcy overview questions, and hands-on routines, this CompTIA approved courseware additionally contains entry to a superb set of Linux-, Mac-, and Windows-compatible on-line test-prep instruments. writer Roderick W. Smith, CompTIA Linux+, LPIC-1, LPIC-2, is a Linux networking professional who supplies applicants the authoritative guideline and evaluation they need.

  • Provides complete insurance of all examination targets for the CompTIA Linux+ Powered by means of LPI assessments ((LX0-101 and LX0-102)
  • Includes demanding evaluation questions, hands-on workouts, and real-world eventualities that positioned the data within the context of actual activity roles
  • Provides entry to a Linux-, Mac-, and Windows-compatible customized try engine, with thousands of pattern questions and flashcards
  • Covers crucial subject matters, equivalent to approach structure, install, GNU and Unix instructions, filesystems and filesystem hierarchy, shells, scripting, info administration, networking basics, safeguard, and more

CompTIA Linux+ learn advisor, moment Edition is what you wish for top-notch practise for the CompTIA Linux+ Powered through LPI certification exams.

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Linux Programming: Building and Debugging

This booklet is a pragmatic advent on easy methods to construct and debug courses in Linux.

The publication covers the next topics:

* construction a application, compilation and linking

* evaluate of GNU C/C++ compiler

* construction courses from a number of modules

* make and makefiles

* static and dynamic libraries in Linux

* debugging programs

* detecting reminiscence leaks

The ebook is addressed to rookies in Linux programming in addition to those that have programmed utilizing different environments and working structures prior to (Windows, for instance) and who now are looking to methods to improve courses in Linux.

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