March 3, 2017
Comments Off on 16 Linux server monitoring commands you really need to know
Want to know what’s really going on with your server? Then you need to know these essential commands. Once you’ve mastered them, you’ll be well on your way to being an expert Linux system administrator. 16 Linux server monitoring commands … Continue reading
March 2, 2017
Comments Off on Google’s Chromebook Pixel lives on, but you can’t buy one
I love my Chromebook Pixel. This 2015 high-end Chromebook is my go-to laptop. And, with its spectacular 2560×1700 IPS, 239-pixels-per-inch display, it still draws admiring glances. Alas, I won’t be able to replace it with a next-generation Chromebook Pixel. Google’s … Continue reading
March 2, 2017
Comments Off on What’s the fastest Linux web browser?
Firefox is easily the most popular Linux web browser. In the recent LinuxQuestions survey, Firefox took first place with 51.7 percent of the vote. Chrome came in second with a mere 15.67 percent. The other browsers all had, at most, … Continue reading
February 27, 2017
Comments Off on Linus Torvalds on SHA-1 and Git: ‘The sky isn’t falling’
The real worry about Google showing SHA-1 encryption is crackable, as pointed out by Peter Gutmann, a cryptography expert at the at the University of Auckland, New Zealand, is “with long-term document signing and certificates“. But, what about the distributed … Continue reading
February 22, 2017
Comments Off on What’s up with Windows patching, Microsoft?
Well, here’s something different. Microsoft, for the first time since it started its monthly Patch Tuesdays in October 2003, has completely blown a deadline. There will be no major patch release in February. Instead, the patch package will be released … Continue reading