How to quickly get list of all applications installed on your UNIX/Linux machines
In this tutorial I’ll try to present how to quickly get the list of all applications installed on UNIX/Linux hosts. The procedure applies to the most popular UNIX/Linux distributions but is also applicable to windows hosts and some other hardware (e.g. firmware version on routers etc.). The procedure could help you track your software inventory and get notifications whenever users install/uninstall applications on their machines.
vsftpd is a GPL licensed FTP server for UNIX systems, including Linux. It is secure and extremely fast. It is stable. Don’t take my word for it, though. Below, we will see evidence supporting all three assertions. We will also see a list of a few important sites which are happily using vsftpd. This demonstrates vsftpd is a mature and trusted solution.
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Fansites, and Videos, and Events, oh my! Plus a whole lot more in the latest Community Chronicle.
Anke Boersma has announced the release of KaOS 2014.08, a desktop Linux distribution featuring the just-released KDE 4.14 desktop: “With KDE releasing the new major version, KDE 4.14.0, offering primarily improvements and bug fixes, KaOS is happy to be able to present you a new ISO image with….
Fermilab developers continue to be hard at work on their Scientific Linux 7.0 OS, which of course is respun from Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7…
Fresh on the heels of the entire Munich and Linux debacle, another story involving Microsoft and free software has popped up across the world, in Chile. A prolific magazine from the South American country says that the powerful Microsoft lobby managed to turn around a law that would allow the authorities to use free software. The story broke out from a magazine called El Sábado de El Mercurio, which explains in great detail how the Microsoft lobby works and how it can overturn a law th… (read more)
Alan Baghumian has announced the availability of the initial test release of Parsix GNU/Linux 7.0, a Debian-based distribution featuring the GNOME 3.12 desktop: “We are happy to announce the immediate availability of the first testing release of Parsix GNU/Linux 7.0-TEST-1, code name ‘Nestor’. Parsix GNU/Linux 7.0 brings the….
The final version of XBMC 13.2 "Gotham," an open source (GPL) software media player and entertainment hub for digital media that is available for multiple platforms, has been released.
The XBMC developers have managed to release a stable version of XBMC after several Betas and an RC. This is just a bug fix release and no new features have been added to the software, but users should really update nonetheless.
In fact, this is one of the last XBMC releases to have this name. The XBM… (read more)
We’re experiencing some service disruption, but we’re working hard to solve it.
After an epic pitch from PrimalMoose at RuneFest last year, Barbarian Assault has undergone a rework and is ready to be showcased live by our JMods.
First of all, Zorin team, Linux notes from DarkDuck and Linuxaria would like to say THANK YOU to all the participants of the contest that we ran for last few weeks. It was a real pleasure to see such a response, and to read all your article. As you probably know the winner have been announced in another post and today I want to publish some of the best articles that we’ve received.
This entry is by Andrew Ross:
The Linux Foundation is pushing for two-factor authentication for Kernel.org Git repositories…
Ubuntu MATE is making progress as becoming an official Ubuntu derivative using the GNOME2-forked desktop environment…
Enterprises and smaller businesses alike are now working with Big Data–sorting and sifting large data sets with new tools in pursuit of surfacing meaningful angles on stored information. Many of them are also leveraging the open source Hadoop platform, and we’ve been covering the growing usage of Hadoop as a service in the cloud. Now, Cisco has announced that it has issued a CVD (Cisco Validated Design) architecture for Hadoop as a service on Ubuntu OpenStack. Working together, Cisco and Canonical will provide enterprises with thorough documentation for configuring Hadoop and other Big Data tools on Ubuntu. Cisco is actually working more closely with Canonical in a number of ways. The company is a partner in Canonical’s OpenStack Interoperability Lab (OIL), which helps organizations gain access to tested cloud solutions. According to Cisco: "Hadoop has become a strategic data platform embraced by mainstream enterprises as it offers a path for businesses to unlock value in big data while maximizing existing investments…Hadoop as a Service is new to the industry but is gaining traction in many Service Providers and IT Organizations. This CVD focuses on setting up OpenStack on Ubuntu to deploy and manage Hadoop as a Service on Cisco
The Ubuntu MATE project is progressing nicely and the developers have provided a short update about the work that’s been done already and about the things that still need to be improved.
Bill Reynolds has announced the release of PCLinuxOS 2014.08, the latest update of the project’s “KDE”, “FullMonty”, “MiniMe”, “LXDE” and “MATE” editions. Released on 12 August, it was formally announced earlier today: “All official ISO images were updated on 2014-08-12 and are available for direct download or via….
Connor Abbott, the open-source developer that began contributing to the Lima Linux graphics driver while a high school student, was interning at Intel this summer even before starting college. Over the summer the focus of his Intel Linux internship was focusing on developing a new intermediate representation for Mesa graphics drivers…
As an update to yesterday’s story about Coreboot now working for the MacBook 2,1 model, with today’s Git activity the open-source BIOS/UEFI replacement will also work with the even older 1,1 model…