Netflix has more than 50 open source projects

POSSCON, a technical conference, is just around the corner. Given the speaker lineup and talk topics, the event again promises to be one of the most interesting open tech and open web conferences of the year. The list of speakers is long and each one is a master in their field. I got in touch with one, Semmy Purewal of Netflix, to find out more about the culture there, his favorite open source tools, and the impact of open source on his career.read more

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Creating a Unified Ubuntu Experience

By Matt Hartley On it’s own, Ubuntu is a solid desktop Linux experience. It offers ample application choices and it’s easy to use. But one area I would like to see greater focus is mirroring one desktop to another. That is, being able to find the same documents and other files I use on both desktop machines. In this article I’ll explore options I’ve found useful in creating a unified Ubuntu Experience.

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Tuesday’s security updates

By ris

Arch Linux has updated musl (code execution).

Debian has updated openldap
(multiple vulnerabilities).

Mandriva has updated dokuwiki
(MBS1.0: multiple vulnerabilities) and phpmyadmin (MBS1.0: information leak).

openSUSE has updated gd (13.2,
13.1: denial of service) and seamonkey
(13.2, 13.1: two vulnerabilities).

Oracle has updated libxml2 (OL7:
denial of service) and postgresql (OL7; OL6:
multiple vulnerabilities).

SUSE has updated firefox (SLE12:
two vulnerabilities).

Ubuntu has updated jakarta-taglibs-standard (14.10, 14.04: code execution).

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How to set up remote desktop on Linux VPS using x2go

As everything is moved to the cloud, virtualized remote desktop becomes increasingly popular in the industry as a way to enhance employee’s productivity. Especially for those who need to roam constantly across multiple locations and devices, remote desktop allows them to stay connected seamlessly to their work environment. Remote desktop is attractive for employers as […]Continue reading…The post How to set up remote desktop on Linux VPS using x2go appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to speed up X11 forwarding in SSH How to install ssh on Linux How to accept ssh host keys automatically on Linux How to set up VPN over SSH in Linux How to secure SSH login with one-time passwords on Linux

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