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Tutorial: Tap the Hidden Power of Your Bash Command History

Last month I wrote about combining a series of Unix commands using pipes. But there are times where you don’t even need pipes to turn a carefully-chosen series of commands into a powerful and convenient home-grown utility. ... The echo command repeats whatever text is entered after it, for example...
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Shuah Khan Becomes the Third Linux Foundation Fellow

Programmers love to write code. But what about debugging it, writing test suites, and tracking down security bugs? Not so much. To help address these problems in Linux, Shuah Khan, a noted Linux kernel developer, is becoming -- after Linus Torvalds and Greg Kroah-Hartman -- the Linux Foundation's...
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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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Red Team
The Red Team Project uses the same tools, techniques, and procedures used by malicious actors, but in a constructive way to provide feedback and help make open source projects more secure.

New Red Team Project Aims to Help Secure Open Source Software

The Linux Foundation has launched the Red Team Project, which incubates open source cybersecurity tools to support cyber range automation, containerized pentesting utilities, binary risk quantification, and standards validation and advancement. The Red Team Project’s main goal is to make open...
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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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Considering Fresh C Extensions

Matthew Wilcox recently realized there might be a value in depending on C extensions provided by the Plan 9 variant of the C programming language. All it would require is using the -fplan9-extensionscommand-line argument when compiling the kernel. As Matthew pointed out, Plan 9 extensions have been...
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Best Linux Gaming Distros That Might Be Helpful

There are plenty of Linux operating systems available for the various purposes. Some of them are also available for the gaming purposes. There are plenty of beautiful Linux operating systems available for the gaming purpose. 1. SteamOS Let’s start with SteamOS for your gaming desire. It is...
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The latest Linux kernel is loaded with new features.

New Linux Kernel: The Big 5.0

Linus Torvalds at last made the jump with the recent release of kernel 5.0. Although Linus likes to say that his only reason to move on to the next integer is when he runs out of fingers and toes with which to count the fractional part of the version number, the truth is this kernel is pretty...
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PureOS: One Linux for both PCs and Smartphones

There are quite a few people out there who want the same Linux on both their smartphone and their PC. Perhaps the best known of them is Canonical's Mark Shuttleworth. He tried for years to ignite a market for Ubuntu Linux running on tablets, smartphones, and PCs. It didn't work. After years of...
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MiyoLinux
The lightweight MiyoLinux distribution is based on Devuan, which means it doesn’t use systemd.

MiyoLinux: A Lightweight Distro with an Old-School Approach

I must confess, although I often wax poetic about the old ways of the Linux desktop, I much prefer my distributions to help make my daily workflow as efficient as possible. Because of that, my taste in Linux desktop distributions veers very far toward the modern side of things. I want a...
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