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Free and Open Source Network UTM Firewalls

Free and Open Source Network UTM  Firewalls   pfSense pfSense is an open source security solution with a custom kernel based on the FreeBSD OS. It is a software distribution that is customised especially to be used as a firewall and router. This open source firewall can be installed on bare metal hardware and be managed entirely through a Web ...

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Linux Firewall

IPTABLES: The Default Linux Firewall What is iptables? iptables is the userspace command line program used to configure the Linux 2.4.x and later packet filtering ruleset. It is targeted towards system administrators. Since Network Address Translation is also configured from the packet filter ruleset, iptables is used for this, too. The iptables package also includes ip6tables. ip6tables is used for ...

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EU Copyright Directive Vote, GNU nano 4.0 Released, Redox OS 0.5.0 Announced, Sailfish OS 3.0.2 “Oulanka” Now Available and Linux Kernel 5.1-rc2 Released

Members of the European Parliament vote tomorrow on the Directive on Copyright. Those in the EU can go to SaveYourInternet to ask their representatives to vote against Article 17 (previously Article 13). See this Creative Commons blog post for more information. From the post: “The dramatic negative effects of upload filters would be disastrous to the vision Creative Commons cares about as an organisation ...

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How Open Source Is Accelerating NFV Transformation

Red Hat is noted for making open source a culture and business model, not just a way of developing software, and its message of open source as the path to innovation resonates on many levels. In anticipation of the upcoming Open Networking Summit, we talked with Thomas Nadeau, Technical Director NFV at Red Hat, who gave a keynote address at last year’s event, to hear his ...

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Subscribers: Auto-Download Linux Journal From the Command Line (v2.0)

There’s an old saying, “anything worth doing, is worth automating”—or something like that. Downloading and reading Linux Journal always has been worth doing, and now you can automate it with our autolj script, which you can get here (updated to version 2.0, see the end of this article for a list of feature enhancements). Follow the below few simple steps and you can download ...

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How to Extract tar xz File in Linux

n this brief guide, we will look at how you can compress and extract tar xz tarball files/directories with a .tar.xzfile extension in Linux. The xz format is a single-file compression format that is based on the LZMA2 algorithm. It offers lossless compression, implying that it keeps the original data without compromising on its quality. This makes it ideal for shipping software ...

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Printing from the Linux command line

There’s a lot more to printing from the Linux command line than the lp command. Check out some of the many available options. Printing from the Linux command line is easy. You use the lp command to request a print, and lpq to see what print jobs are in the queue, but things get a little more complicated when you want to print double-sided ...

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How to Install OpenLDAP on Ubuntu Server 18.04

The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) allows for the querying and modification of an X.500-based directory service. In other words, LDAP is used over a Local Area Network (LAN) to manage and access a distributed directory service. LDAPs primary purpose is to provide a set of records in a hierarchical structure. What can you do with those records? The best ...

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Linux Mint KDE Still Possible

If you’re the Linux Mint and KDE lover, then you know that starting from Linux Mint 19 “Tara”, your beloved Linux distro has stopped shipping with KDE. So Linux Mint KDE has died a brutal death. But we can revive the combination of the two best software, i.e. Linux Mint on KDE. In this article, I will show you how you can install KDE ...

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How to Install OpenLDAP on Ubuntu Server 18.04

The Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) allows for the querying and modification of an X.500-based directory service. In other words, LDAP is used over a Local Area Network (LAN) to manage and access a distributed directory service. LDAPs primary purpose is to provide a set of records in a hierarchical structure. What can you do with those records? The best ...

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