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How to quickly unsubscribe from email lists with Edison Mail

Overwhelmed by mailing lists? Unsubscribe from those pesky missives with ease using Edison Mail. More about Mobility For whatever reason, I tend to get caught up in a daily deluge of mailing list subscriptions. Recently it’s been a spate of auto dealer mailings. I haven’t the slightest idea how my email address was caught up […]

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How to install and enable Suspicious Login on Nextcloud 16

Track suspicious login attempts on Nextcloud with the help of a simple app. Must-Read Cloud Nextcloud is one of the most capable on-premises cloud servers on the market. It’s reliable, it’s scalable, and it’s secure. Of course, security is in the eye of the beholder, which means you might find it needs a bit more […]

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How to safely delete a user account on Linux

Deleting users on a Linux server should be handled with this best practice. If you make use of Linux in your data center, or simply your on-premises servers of any sort, chances are you have users that log into those servers to take advantage of one service or another. The probability is also high that […]

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Lock-in can’t be avoided, but here’s how to manage it

Everyone wants to avoid lock-in, but given the impossibility of avoidance, the key is to manage it. Image: iStockphoto/Iaremenko It’s the “year of our lordt 2019 and people [are] still worried about lock-in,” grumps Ben Black, eye roll in full effect. His cynicism is warranted. While vendors continue to position their offerings as all about […]

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How to restart the Docker Harbor services

The Harbor Docker registry doesn’t automatically start when your server reboots. Find out how to make this happen. Data Center Must-Reads After installing and using the Docker Harbor registry server, I couldn’t be more pleased with how well it functions (and the purpose it serves). And if you and your data center depend on having […]

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Nokia and Lenovo lead global survey on regularity of Android brand software and security updates

As more people keep their smartphones for longer, the survey found that most companies are failing to update older versions. Global firm Counterpoint Technology Market Research said Nokia and Lenovo were some of the only Android brands that made a sincere commitment to updating the security and software of their devices. In their survey, named “Software […]

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How to set up and use an Apple Card

Learn how to set up Apple’s credit card directly from your iPhone, tie it into Apple Pay, and monitor your purchases. Image: Screenshot by Jessica Dolcourt/CNET You’re interested in applying for an Apple Card as another payment option for your online and offline purchases. With Apple’s first credit card, you can buy items through your […]

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How to turn on automatic Registry File backup in Windows 10

The April 2018 Windows 10 Update turned off the automatic backup process for the Windows 10 Registry File, leaving normal PC users more vulnerable than before. Image: 5432action,Getty Images/iStockphoto More about Windows The April 2018 Windows 10 Update made many changes to the way the operating system works on your PC, and more than a […]

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Why doesn’t anyone weep for Docker?

In life and, as it turns out, in tech, you need friends—in Docker’s case, lots of open source friends. Image: Docker In case you missed VMworld this week, clouderati tweeter @cloud_opinion has a nice summary for you: Matt Asay From Project Pacific to Tanzu, VMware is very clearly all in on Kubernetes, the industry darling […]

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Migrating legacy apps to serverless platforms doesn’t have to be painful

Modernizing existing applications for use with serverless frameworks like AWS Lambda becomes easier when you take it one step at a time. Cloud computing’s original conceit is the ability to scale computing power to match the needs of your organization. By using cloud-powered virtual machines, the expensive and time-consuming CapEx process can be sidestepped, with […]