Ubuntu Devs Work on Rebasing Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) to Linux Kernel 4.11

It looks like the Ubuntu Kernel team is back at work after taking a short break, and they recently published another installation of their bi-weekly newsletter to inform the Ubuntu Linux community about what to expect in the coming weeks. Now that the upcoming Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) operating system is open for development, and that daily build ISO images are already available for download, it’s time to have a look under the hood and see what to expect from the Ubuntu Kernel team. Long story short, and as expected,... Read more

IPFire 2.19 Now Supports On-Demand IPsec VPNs, Core Update 110 Is Now Available

IPFire’s Michael Tremer announced today, April 28, 2017, the release of IPFire 2.19 Core Update 110, a new stable maintenance version of the open-source, Linux-based firewall operating system. Coming two and a half months after the previous point release, IPFire 2.19 Core Update 110 is here to implement support for on-demand IPsec (Internet Protocol Security) VPNs (Virtual Private Networks), which might just come in handy to those who deal with a huge amount of IPsec net-to-net connections on their infrastructures. “IPFire used to keep IPsec VPNs up all the time.... Read more

ASUS Routers Get New Firmware – Download AsusWrt-Merlin Version 380.66 Beta 2

AsusWrt-Merlin has provided new firmware packages targeted at several ASUS router models, namely version 380.66 Beta 2, which adds SANs for hostname, router.asus.com, IP and DDNS hostname to SSL certificates generated for httpds. If you intend to make use of this new enhancement, first know that the developer has provided separate installation files compatible with ASUS’ RT-AC56U, RT-AC56R, RT-AC56S, RT-AC68U, RT-AC68R, RT-AC68P, RT-AC68W, RT-AC87U, RT-AC87R, and RT-AC88U routers. In addition to that, the present version is also available for the RT-N66U (VER.B1), RT-N66R, RT-N66W, RT-AC66U, RT-AC66W, RT-AC66R, RT-AC3100, RT-AC3200, and... Read more

How To Install Node.js On Linux

Node.js is an open source, cross-platform, and lightweight JavaScript run-time environment that is used to build scalable network applications. It is fast and efficient server-side software built on Chrome’s V8 JavaScript engine. As you may already… The post How To Install Node.js On Linux appeared first on OSTechNix. Read more

How to Install Invoice Ninja on Ubuntu 16.04

Invoice Ninja is a web-based open source software for invoicing, payments, time tracking and much more. You can create Invoices online in seconds, interact with payments gateways like Stripe, PayPal, WePay, and others. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install Invoice Ninja on Ubuntu 16.04. I will use Nginx as the web server and MariaDB as Database system. Read more

DevOps strategy: 3 resources for CIOs

TechRepublic asked its CIO Jury whether they had implemented DevOps or if they had plans to do so, and this week they reported that the results were split down the middle. The six IT leaders on the pro-DevOps side of the coin cited improved communication, smoother testing cycles, increased productivity, and speed to market as its benefits. On the other side, tech executives said they were either not ready to implement DevOps, or they weren’t convinced of its value. Read more