Day: November 9, 2021

Canonical Transforms Linux on Mac

Developers can now launch Linux instances on Apple M1 with Multipass 1.8 November 9th London, UK: On the heels of Apple’s announcement of a new line of game-changing M1 MacBooks, Canonical is bringing fast and easy Linux to the M1 platform. Multipass, the quickest way to run Linux cross-platform, received an update last week allowing …

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CIS-Harden your Ubuntu in Google Cloud

CIS Benchmarks are best practices for the secure configuration of a target system. The Center for Internet Security, Inc. (CIS®) is the authority backing CIS Benchmarks. Ubuntu Pro is entitled to be CIS compliant and packaged with CIS toolings from Canonical. Let’s SSH into your Ubuntu Pro virtual machine. If you haven’t yet upgrade your …

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History of Open Source Identity Management (part 1)

Few computing concepts are as ubiquitous as identity and access management. There isn’t a single day that goes by without us being asked for credentials, passwords or pin codes. Yet very few know the origins and the evolution of the technologies behind them. This is the first of two blog posts where we will look …

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How to install Prometheus monitoring tool on Ubuntu 20.04 5

How to install Prometheus monitoring tool on Ubuntu 20.04

Prometheus is a system monitoring tool used for recording real-time metrics and system performance in a time-series database. It is open-source software that was originally developed at SoundCloud using the Go programming language. You can monitor applications and system resources such as CPU usage, memory utilization, network bandwidth among others. Prometheus can be accessed through …

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How to Install OwnCloud on Ubuntu 14

How to Install OwnCloud on Ubuntu

OwnCloud is an open-source application that lets users sync and shares their files from anywhere, and from any device. It lets users take control of their data by not relying on third-party data hosting services. Similar to other online cloud storage services, OwnCloud also allows you to sync your files via web browser, desktop and …

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