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Install docker & docker-compose on Oracle Linux


By default on the new Enterprise Linux distributions, docker engine has been replaced by podman, a docker compliant engine. In order to install docker and docker-compose, you can follow this simple tutorial. Install Docker Engine To install docker engine we’ll add first the docker repository: And now we can proceed to install docker: And we […]

How to mount a VHD disk image file


Sometimes you may need to mount a VHD disk image file in order to inspect its contents or even recover specific files. On Linux you can use the QEMU Disk Network Block Device Server utility – qemu-nbd – to access disk images in different formats as if they were block devices. First, you may want […]

Lenovo ThinkPad will offer Linux pre-installed

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According to an announcement published by Matthew Miller, Fedora Project Leader, on the popular website Fedora Magazine, new Lenovo ThinkPad laptops with Fedora Workstation pre-installed will be available in a near future. It is a pilot of Lenovo’s Linux Community Series – Fedora Edition, that begins with ThinkPad P1 Gen2, ThinkPad P53 and ThinkPad X1 […]

EU approves bug bounty programs for 15 open source projects

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The European Union will be funding bug bounty programs for 15 open source projects starting January 2019, announced EU Parliament Member Julia Reda. The initiative is part of the third edition of the Free and Open Source Software Audit (FOSSA) project, and targeting some major Open Source projects in the market. The FOSSA project came […]

Security Flaw discovered on Electron-Based Apps


Electron (formerly Atom Shell) is an open-source framework developed and maintained by GitHub. Electron allows building cross-platform desktop applications with web technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript, by combining the Chromium rendering engine and Node.js into a single runtime. Electron is widely used, with Apps built on top of it including Microsoft Visual Studio […]

Faulty npm update crashes thousands of Linux Systems


npm, a widely well-known and vastly popular package manager for the JavaScript programming language, packed with the runtime environment Node.js, that includes a command-line client (npm), packed a critical bug on it’s latest npm v5.7.0 update. This bug was found and first reported on GitHub only three hours after the update was released. According to Jared […]