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The development team behind the BlackArch OS, a penetration testing distribution based on Arch Linux, have announced the release of BlackArch 2016.01.10.
The following lines will describe a procedure on how to mimic Ubuntu's sudo privilege authorization system on Debian Linux. Sudo allows users to run programs with the authorization privileges of another user by supplying their own password for authentication.
Sure you go to Linux expos such as SCALE to sharpen your coding skills and to learn about how to get your hands dirty going under the hood with you favorite open source applications. You might even go to learn a little bit about the business of open source. But you have to admit that an added attraction is just getting to see presentations from FOSS rock stars, the well known movers and shakers who have taken a big part in shaping the past, present and future of free and open source software. These are people whose presentations you’ll be tempted to attend no matter what the subject because…well, just because. Some of these are legends; some are not. But they’re all rock stars.
Linux Mint 17.3 “Rosa” KDE was released over the weekend, and it brings a ton of updates and various other changes for the operating system. We now take a closer look at the OS in a quick screenshot tour.
The Manjaro Linux community was proud to announce the availability of the first RC (Release Candidate) build of the upcoming Manjaro Linux GNOME 16.01 Community Edition operating system.
Email security is of paramount concern in any organization. A significant percentage of malware is delivered via email, on the premise that an unsuspecting user will open the message, allowing the malware payload onto the user's machine. From there, malware can worm its way into the network and wreak various kinds of havoc, often undetected, sometimes for months or even years. We decided to review four open source products to see if they could deliver enterprise-grade security. The four products were CipherMail, MailScanner Scrollout F1 and hMailServer.
Cyber attacks are getting evil and worst nightmare for companies day-by-day, and the Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack is one of the favorite weapon for hackers to temporarily suspend services of a host connected to the Internet.
We're past the point of predictions for 2016, so let's talk about the one thing I really want to happen in the Linux world this year: desktop Linux on tablets.
In today's open source roundup: Linux Mint KDE and Xfce have been released. Plus: Details begin to emerge about Linux Mint 18. And DistroWatch reviews Solus 1.0.
I love Kodi. (This is just an evolution of my love for XBMC, since it'sthe same thing with a new name.) In fact, although I've expressed my lovefor Plex over and over (and over) the past few years, I still use Kodias my main interface for the televisions in my house.
Nylas N1 is a new open source email client that boasts great levels of flexibility, configuration and expandability. This San Fransisco-made software was built with a strong focus on security, intuitive interface design, and support for all popular platforms.
It looks like 2016 will be the year of single-board computers, as more and more companies build all sorts of awesome boards inspired in some way by the Raspberry Pi movement.
This article will explain a procedure on how to force fsck to perform a filesystem check on the next system reboot or force filesystem check for any desired number of system reboots whether it is root or non-root mount point.
Linux Mint is one of the most popular Linux distributions. It's known for its simplicity, stability and ease of use. Linux Mint recently released Linux Mint 17.3 'Rosa' with many improvements, new features and updated software that make it more stable and reliable. In this article you'll know what's new in this release and how you can get it.
Last week we published an article regarding the ongoing feud between the Android-x86 and Console OS projects, and it looks like there is an intense debate in the community. Since we already know what the Android-x86 leader thinks, we also had a talk with the CEO of Console OS Inc. to get his side of the story.