Attackers can locally exploit the privilege escalation vulnerability to gain root access over Linux, Solaris and BSD machines. This is bad news for Unix-based servers, and even more so for multi-tenant environments.
?We all encounter many times the boot related problems and most of them are simply related to GRUB. Many people find it way too hard sometimes to enter long commands or search forums to find the way they can solve it. Today I am going to tell you how to use a simple, small software […]
Lua is a lightweight, compact, and fast programming language designed as an embeddable scripting language. This cross-platform interpreted language has a simple syntax with powerful data description constructs. Lua aims for simplicity, small size, performance and portability. It has automatic memory management and incremental garbage collection, making it ideal for configuration, scripting, and rapid prototyping.
Kdump is a way to acquire a crashed Linux kernel dump, but finding documents that explain its usage and internals can be challenging. In this article, I'll examine the basics of kdump usage and look at the internals of kdump/kexec kernel implementation.read more
Guess which was which. Hint: Firefox now crushes trackers on AndroidMozilla’s announced that its “Firefox Focus” ad-busting browser has made it to Android.…
“Paid Apps Gone Free” (PAGF), is a new section on Ubuntu Vibes where we will post a list of paid Android apps that have gone free for a limited time. To know more about PAGFs, read our… [This is a content summary only. Click on the title link to see full content. First published on […]
Setting up your own VPN is no small task, but there are plenty of reasons that you’d want to do it. For one, when you run your own VPN, you have complete control of it and know exactly what it’s doing.Security is an important factor for VPNs. It’s possible to set up a simple one […]
Rhythmbox Alternative Toolbar is a Rhythmbox plugin that improves the look and layout of the music player by rearranging elements and using CSD. This post, Make Rhythmbox Look Better with this Alternative Toolbar Plugin, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.
Mozilla announced today that the Firefox Focus web browser that the Open Source company launched last year for iPhone and iPad devices is now also available for Android.
Are you looking for a Chuwi Lapbook 12.3 review to help you decide whether this cheap n’ cheerful Chinese laptop is for you? Well, look no further. A reader recently shared the following Chuwi 12.3 video review in the comments section. It’s by TechTablets.com and, having watched all 15 minutes of it, I had to give it […]
Many people may have a user account on their system which they may not know the password to log in. Other passwords may also exist which can be recovered. This article will cover the use of Hashcat to find missing passwords. Of course, this process will not find every password, but it can help to […]
SUSE goes all in for containers with SUSE Container-as-a-Service.
When I started learning R, I also needed to learn how to collect Twitter data and map it for research purposes. Despite the wealth of information on the internet about this topic, I found it difficult to understand what was involved in collecting and mapping Twitter data. Not only was I was a novice to R, […]
I have two active role-playing gaming (RPG) sessions going all the time. One is a traditional face-to-face game, and we play at my kitchen table. The other is played online via Google Hangouts and a website, Roll20.net.read more
The OpenMandriva project is a fork of the Mandriva family of Linux distributions. The project’s latest release, OpenMandriva Lx 3.02, features a number of package updates, including the Plasma 5.9.5 desktop environment, Wayland 1.12.0, systemd 233 and version 4.11 of the Linux kernel. OpenMandriva’s kernel uses the BFQ….