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Best Web Browser

Take a look at the rankings for this week's Readers' Choice category.

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Oracle-Supported Port of DTrace?, Linux Foundation Announces Akraino, New Feral Interactive Game and Qt 5.11 Alpha

News briefs for February 20, 2018.

For those of us who have been holding out to see an Oracle-supported port of DTrace on Linux, that time is nearly here. Oracle just re-licensed the system instrumentation tool from the original CDDL to GPLv2. more>>

Best Domain Registrar?

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Ansible, Part III: Playbooks

Playbooks make Ansible even more powerful than before. more>>

Introducing Spyder, the Scientific PYthon Development EnviRonment

If you want to use Anaconda for science projects, one of the first things to consider is the spyder package, which is included in the basic Anaconda installation. Spyder is short for Scientific PYthon Development EnviRonment. Think of it as an IDE for scientific programming within Python. more>>

Learning IT Fundamentals

Learning IT Fundamentals

Where do IT fundamentals fit in our modern, cloud- and abstraction-driven engineering culture? more>>

diff -u: Automated Bug Reporting

Bug reports are good. Anyone with a reproducible crash should submit a bug report on the linux-kernel mailing list. The developers will appreciate it, and you'll be helping make Linux better! more>>

HiFive, LibreOffice, Meltdown and Spectre and more

News briefs for February 16, 2018

Now available from SiFive is the HiFive Unleashed development board. Shipping with the first Linux-ready RISC-V microprocessor. Product specification and prices available on the company's official website.

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Google Chrome's Ad Filtering, Intel Expands Bug Bounty Program, GNOME 3.28 Beta and More

News briefs for February 15, 2018.

Starting today, Google Chrome will begin removing ads from sites that don't follow the Better Ads Standards. For more info on how Chrome's ad filtering will work, see the Chromium blog. more>>

Best Linux Distribution

See which distro won in the kick-off of 2018's Readers' Choice Awards. more>>

Shell Scripting and Security

Basic ways you can use shell scripts to monitor password strength and secret accounts. more>>

Best Web Browser?

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ZFS for Linux

Presenting the Solaris ZFS filesystem, as implemented in Linux FUSE, native kernel modules and the Antergos Linux installer. more>>

diff -u: Adding Encryption To printk()

When is security not security? When it guards against the wrong people or against things that never happen. A useless security measure is just another batch of code that might contain an exploitable bug. So the Linux developers always want to make sure a security patch is genuinely useful before pulling it in. more>>

Introducing Zero-K, a Real-Time Strategy Game for Linux

Zero-K is a game where teams of robots fight for metal, energy and dominance. They use any strategy, tactic or gimmick known to machine. Zero-K is a game for players by players, and it runs natively on GNU/Linux and Microsoft Windows. more>>