What is SSH Key? How To Generate SSH Key in Linux?

By Mohd Sohail SSH is short for Secure Shell. Secure Shell is a network protocol that provides administrators with a secure way (with encryption) to access a remote computer. it allows an administrator to log into virtual space server with an SSH key instead of a typical password. This eliminates the usual weakness of cracking passwords since SSHs almost can not be deciphered or cracked. So how exactly does this work? Let’s find out in this tutorial.

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OpenELEC 8.0.3 Embedded Linux Entertainment OS Adds Mesa 17.0.5 and Linux 4.9.25

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

The development team behind the OpenELEC project, an open-source embedded Linux entertainment OS, announced today, April 30, 2017, the release and immediate availability of the third maintenance update to the OpenELEC 8.0 series.

OpenELEC 8.0.3 comes one week after the previous point release, OpenELEC 8.0.2, and it brings all the recently released technologies, including the Linux 4.9.25 LTS kernel for both generic and Raspberry Pi builds, Mesa 17.0.5 3D Graphics Library, Samba 4.6.3, MariaDB 10.1.22, connman 1.34,… (read more)

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Linux Kernel 4.4.65 LTS Is a Small Patch with Networking and File System Fixes

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

Immediately after announcing the release of Linux kernel 3.18.51, renowned Linux kernel maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman informed the community earlier today about the availability for download of Linux kernel 4.4.65 LTS.

Coming only three days after the previous patch, in this case Linux kernel 4.4.64 LTS, the Linux 4.4.65 LTS kernel release is a small maintenance update that changes a total of 26 files, with 304 insertions and 78 deletions. We’re quite surprise to see it released alone, as until now it was launched along with new versions of the Linux 4.10 and 4.9 kernel series.

“I’m announcing the release of the 4.4.65 kernel. All users of the 4.4 kernel series must upgrade. The u… (read more)

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Linux Kernel 3.18.51 Released with MIPS, ARM, and CIFS Changes, Updated Drivers

By Softpedia News (Marius Nestor)

It looks to us like the Linux 3.18 kernel series is not dead, at least not at the moment, as Greg Kroah-Hartman just announced a few moments ago the release of third maintenance update since the branch reached end of life back in February 2017.

That’s right, we’re talking about Linux kernel 3.18.51, which comes about eight days after the Linux 3.18.50 patch released last week. According to the appended shortlog, Linux kernel 3.18.51 is here to change a total of 62 files, with 408 insertions and 286 deletions, and users are once again encouraged to update their systems running a kernel from the Linux 3.18 series at their earliest convenience.

“I’m announcing the release of the 3.18.51 kernel. All users of the 3.18 kernel series must upgrade…. (read more)

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DirectFB Is Back To Being Dormant

Back in August of 2015, DirectFB disappeared with its project site and code vanishing. Last November DirectFB re-appeared along with a new site and renewed focus on the project. Unfortunately, it’s once again gone silent…

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A fully open source satellite, new resources from the Linux Foundation, and more news

In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the first open source satellite, The Linux Foundation’s new IoT-focused group, and more.Open source news roundup for April 15-28, 2017Launching the first open source satelliteLast week, the first open source satellite made its way into space. The Libre Space Foundation, the organization behind the satellite, is dedicated to developing libre space hardware.read more

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