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LinuxBSDos.com is now on Facebookview story

http://linuxbsdos.com – I never thought it’d happen, but it just did. LinuxBSDos.com is now on Facebook! It’s not something I wanted, but the realities of the market place dictated that there be one. So there you have it folks. If you’re already subscribed to this website via RSS, email, Twitter or Google+, Facebook is just one more option to keep track of […] (General)

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How to disable Secure Boot on a Lenovo G50 laptopview story

http://linuxbsdos.com – A Lenovo G50 laptop with an AMD CPU and Radeon R5 GPU is the new laptop I bought to replace an old one. Like virtually all OEM computers that ship with Windows 8, it has Secure Boot enabled. The real terminology is Restricted Boot, but we’ll leave that discussion for another post. Leaving Restricted Boot enabled is fine if you […] (General)

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How to configure caching in Nginxview story

http://linuxbsdos.com – Setting up Nginx, a leading web server, to cache content instead of using a dedicated application like Varnish is increasingly being adopted by many webmeisters. But most of the online tutorials that show how to configure Nginx to cache content were copied from other sources that were also copies from other sources. And in virtually all the examples I’ve seen, […] (General)

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Windows 8.1 partitions on the Lenovo G50 AMD A8 laptopview story

http://linuxbsdos.com – My old laptop finally packed up about a week ago, so I went shopping for a new one. With money tight, I naturally went for a bottom of the line unit, but one with good components and from a reliable vendor. After several days of online shopping, I settled for the Lenovo G50 model with an AMD A8 CPU and […] (General)

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BackBox 4.3 review: Not just for penetration tests and security assessmentsview story

http://linuxbsdos.com – BackBox is a Linux distribution that’s based on Ubuntu and designed for conducting “penetration tests and security assessments”. If you’re not familiar with the distribution, this brief review will give you an idea what else it can be used for other than being an OS for pentesters. My introduction to BackBox was with BackBox 3, and that was back in […] (General)

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Upgrading Windows 8.1, Windows 7 to Windows 10view story

http://linuxbsdos.com – For the very first time in my digital life, I bought a Windows computer and didn’t wipe it and install my favorite Linux distribution it its place. No, it’s not that I’ve suddenly fallen in love with Windows, just that I needed an OEM Windows computer for writing tutorials on how to set up dual-boot systems between it and Linux […] (General)

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How to Choose the Best Laptop to Install Linuxview story

http://www.makeuseof.com – It’s never been harder to install Linux. Don’t believe me? Just cast your mind back 10 years. Back then, it was just a matter of downloading an ISO, burning it to disk, pressing “next” a few times, and hoping you weren’t unlucky enough to have a Broadcom WiFi card. (General)

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Solution for crashing KDE applications on Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamonview story

http://linuxbsdos.com – On one of my test systems, I have Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon installed. However, I still like to use KSnapshot, the screenshot application for KDE. And that’s because it’s better than the equivalent application in Cinnamon. The only problem is it crashes anytime I want to save a screenshot. And because Linux Mint Cinnamon does not have a bug reporting […] (General)

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How to install OpenSSH on Windows 10view story

http://linuxbsdos.com – After upgrading to Windows 10, the next logical thing to do is install OpenSSH on it. Makes it easier to copy files from it to my Linux boxes when I’m writing Windows 10-related tutorials. Installing OpenSSH on Windows 10 gives you access to commands that make it easy to securely copy files between computers and perform other security-related tasks. To […] (General)

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The Companies That Support Linux: MariaDBview story

http://www.linuxfoundation.org – MariaDB Corporation is a provider of open source database solutions for SaaS, cloud and on-premise applications that require high availability, scalability, and performance. (General)

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Fedora 23 will feature a Cinnamon Spinview story

http://linuxbsdos.com – The Cinnamon desktop is the only popular desktop environment that Fedora does not have a Spin for. But that should change, unless something really bad happens, starting from Fedora 23, which is scheduled for release later this October. That will make it easier and straightforward to get a Fedora system with a Cinnamon desktop up and running. The only way […] (General)

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Virtual Host Routing for Docker using Rancher Load Balancerview story

http://linuxbsdos.com – Virtual Host Routing is a new feature in Rancher, a platform built around the Docker container runtime. It made its debut in Rancher 0.29. Though new in Rancher, Virtual Host Routing is not a new concept. It’s widely used on similar platforms. In the following linked-to article, from Rancher’s official blog, you’ll read how to set up and configure this […] (General)