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How to Authenticate a Linux Desktop to Your OpenLDAP Server

In this final part of our three-part series, we reach the conclusion everyone has been waiting for. The ultimate goal of using LDAP (in many cases) is enabling desktop authentication. With this setup, admins are better able to manage and control user accounts and logins. After all, Active Directory...
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Solus 4 Linux Gaming Report: A Great Nvidia, Radeon And Steam User Experience

This article is the third in a series on Linux-powered gaming that aims to capture the various nuances in setup, as well as uncover potential performance variations between nine different desktop Linux operating systems.  Solus is a fascinating Linux distribution. It's built from scratch, falls...
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Linux Release Roundup: Applications and Distros Released This Week

This is a continually updated article that lists various Linux distribution and Linux-related application releases of the week. At It’s FOSS, we try to provide you with all the major happenings of the Linux and Open Source world. But it’s not always possible to cover all the news, specially the...
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Move your Dotfiles to Version Control

There is something truly exciting about customizing your operating system through the collection of hidden files we call dotfiles. In What a Shell Dotfile Can Do For You, H. "Waldo" Grunenwald goes into excellent detail about the why and how of setting up your dotfiles. Let's dig into the why and...
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Linux Desktop News: Zorin OS 15 Gets New Touch Interface, Android Sync And Native Flatpak Support

One of the things I love about using Linux is how connected you feel to the community. That's especially true when the actual creator and CEO of a Linux desktop OS reaches out and personally invites you to give it test drive. And after reading what's in store for Zorin OS 15 (currently in beta),...
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OpenLDAP
In part one of this short tutorial series, Jack Wallen explains how to install OpenLDAP.

How to Install OpenLDAP on Ubuntu Server 18.04

The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) allows for the querying and modification of an X.500-based directory service. In other words, LDAP is used over a Local Area Network (LAN) to manage and access a distributed directory service. LDAPs primary purpose is to provide a set of records in a...
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Linux Desktop News: Solus 4 Released With New Budgie Goodness

After teasing fans for several months with the 3.9999 ISO refresh, the team at Solus has delivered  "Fortitude," a new release of the independent Linux desktop OS. And like elementary OS did with Juno, it seems to earn that major version number. Perhaps the most notable upgrade is the appearance of...
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Welcome to Mageia
The Mageia Welcome App is a boon for new Linux users.

Mageia Linux Is a Modern Throwback to the Underdog Days

I’ve been using Linux long enough to remember Linux Mandrake. I recall, at one of my first-ever Linux conventions, hanging out with the MandrakeSoft crew and being starstruck to think that they were creating a Linux distribution that was sure to bring about world domination for the open source...
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Tuxedo InfinityCube v9 Linux PC Review: Small Size, Big Possibilities

The InfinityCube v9 has a small footprint (22 x 28 x 26 cm, not quite a cube!), making it ideal for several use-cases. It has the makings of an awesome living room PC (just add Steam Big Picture and Kodi), a developer / professional video workstation or a fantastic 1440p gaming rig. Or in the case...
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BackBox
BackBox Linux makes penetration testing easy in various environments.

BackBox Linux for Penetration Testing

Any given task can succeed or fail depending upon the tools at hand. For security engineers in particular, building just the right toolkit can make life exponentially easier. Luckily, with open source, you have a wide range of applications and environments at your disposal, ranging from simple...
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