Monthly Archive: March 2016

Mar 26 2016

How to Configure or Disable Automatic Updates on Ubuntu

Want to disable automatic updates on Ubuntu to limit Internet bandwidth, stick to a particular version of a software or OS kernel, etc? Here’s how. Source: How to Configure or Disable Automatic Updates on Ubuntu (Make Tech Easier)

Mar 22 2016

7-Port USB Hub For Raspberry Pi

UUGear 7-port Hub UUGear have just released a new 7-port USB hub add-on board for the Raspberry Pi. It is an updated version of the device they released in 2014. It has the same footprint as the Pi and can be attached to all Raspberry Pi versions which currently includes Models A, B, A+, B+, …

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Mar 19 2016

How To Test Solid State Drive Health with GNOME Disks | Linux.com

Solid State Drives (SSDs) are slowly becoming the norm, with good reason. They are faster, and the latest iterations are more reliable than traditional drives. With no moving parts to wear out, these drives can (effectively) enjoy a longer life than standard platter-based drives. Even though these drives are not prone to mechanical failure, you …

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Mar 18 2016

Pine 64 is Raspberry Pi 3 that does 4K, but you’ll have to wait to get one | TechRadar

Forget fruit, wood is where it’s at when it comes to miniature computing – or at least that’s what the makers of the Pine 64 would have us believe, a rivalling board that undercuts the Raspberry Pi 3. … As far as connectivity goes, you get two USB 2.0 ports, an Ethernet port, and HDMI …

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Mar 10 2016

How to configure Nginx with free Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate on Debian or Ubuntu Linux

In this tutorial, I will explain how to use Let’s Encrypt to obtain a free SSL certificate and use it with Nginx on Ubuntu or Debian Linux. Source: How to configure Nginx with free Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate on Debian or Ubuntu Linux (nixCraft)

Mar 09 2016

Top 5 Best Security-Centric Linux Distributions Of 2016

Staying anonymous on the Internet might not necessarily mean the same as surfing the web safely but rather keeping yourself safe from prying eyes that may otherwise take advantage of the vulnerability of your system thereby exposing you and your data for whomever might just be up for the grabbing – especially some hacker snooping …

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Mar 08 2016

Probably more than you ever wanted to know about how to protect your privacy online

There are people who don’t do enough to protect their privacy online (like those who use the exact same password for every site they visit) and then there are the people who are ultra-concerned about protecting their privacy and covering their tracks online. This article is clearly intended for the latter group. You are being …

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Mar 02 2016

Odroid C2 Bests Raspberry Pi 3 in Several Ways | Hackaday

It’s been a big week in the world of inexpensive single board computers, and everyone’s talking about the new Raspberry Pi 3. It blows away the competition they say, nobody can touch it for the price. Almost nobody, that is. With a lot less fanfare on these shores, another cheap and speedy 64-bit quad-core ARM-based …

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Mar 01 2016

25 Useful IPtable Firewall Rules Every Linux Administrator Should Know

In this article, we will show you some 25 useful iptable firewall rules that will help you to manage and control you Linux firewall through iptables easily. Source: 25 Useful IPtable Firewall Rules Every Linux Administrator Should Know (Tecmint)

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