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Linus Torvalds Talks Careers in Linux and FOSS

Tuesday 3rd of May 2016 09:00:00 PM

FOSSforce: Once you start walking down the open source path, you might be surprised at the doors that open up for you.

Chalet OS is a Modern Distro With a Slightly Reworked Xfce DE ??? Now on 16.04 LTS

Tuesday 3rd of May 2016 08:00:00 PM

tecmint: Skis not included

Android dev kit takes Snapdragon 820A for a ride

Tuesday 3rd of May 2016 06:00:00 PM

 hackerboards: Intrinsyc's "Automotive Development Platform S820A" runs Android 6.0 on a Snapdragon 820A, and offers a 4K touchscreen, plus WiFi, BT, GPS, and optional LTE.

Performance monitoring with Monitorix on Ubuntu 16.04

Tuesday 3rd of May 2016 05:00:00 PM

 HowToForge: Monitorix is a free, lightweight, open source monitoring tool designed to monitor as many services and system resources as possible on servers and desktops.

Cloud Commander : A web file manager with console and editor

Tuesday 3rd of May 2016 04:00:00 PM

 ostechnix: Cloud commander is a web-based file manager application that allows you to view, access, and manage the files and folders of your system from any computer, mobile, and tablet via a web browser.

Unity 8 Won't Be the Default Desktop Session for Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak)

Tuesday 3rd of May 2016 03:02:08 PM

One of the most anticipated features of the Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) was the Unity 8 desktop environment

Cisco Pushes Forward with Open-Source Strategy [VIDEO]

Tuesday 3rd of May 2016 11:00:00 AM

How to Conduct Internal Penetration Testing

Tuesday 3rd of May 2016 06:00:00 AM

eSecurityPlanet: Automated penetration testing tools and open source tools, especially those in Linux security distributions, are invaluable aids for internal pentests.

Cinnamon 3.0: What's New and How to install it in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Tuesday 3rd of May 2016 02:00:00 AM

 LinuxTechi: Cinnamon 3.0 is based on the GTK+3 toolkit and is the default DE(Desktop Environment) of Linux Mint.

5 Excellent Alternatives to Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

Monday 2nd of May 2016 10:00:00 PM

 LinuxLinks: Since late 2014, Adobe's proprietary but useful Adobe Acrobat Reader DC has been no longer supported under Linux.

How to Encrypt/Decrypt and Password Protect Files in Linux

Monday 2nd of May 2016 09:00:00 PM

 tecmint: It's easy with Linux

Ubuntu & Other Ubuntu Spins Look At Making Room To Grow

Monday 2nd of May 2016 07:00:00 PM

Phoronix: Ubuntu has raised the size limit for images now to 2GB for being able to accomodate the current oversized images plus still having room to grow.

BlackArch Linux Now Provides over 1,400 Penetration Testing Tools, New ISO Lands

Monday 2nd of May 2016 06:00:00 PM

 softpedia: BlackArch 2016.04.28 adds more than 80 new tools that can be used for penetration testing and security auditing operations. As expected, many of the penetration testing tools included in the BlackArch Linux operating system

Ubuntu Founder Pledges No Back Doors

Monday 2nd of May 2016 05:00:00 PM

VIDEO: Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Canonical and Ubuntu, discusses what might be coming in Ubuntu 16.10 later this year and why security is something he will never compromise.

Linux greybeards release beta of systemd-free Debian fork

Monday 2nd of May 2016 04:00:00 PM

el Reg: Devuan 'Jessie' betas debut in the name of 'Init freedom'

Chromium OS comes to Raspberry Pi 3

Monday 2nd of May 2016 03:00:00 PM

Chromium OS for Single Board Computers has been released in v0.5 for the Raspberry Pi 2 and 3.

6 Tools to Manage Your Linux Clipboard

Monday 2nd of May 2016 02:00:00 PM

 MakeUseOf: Have you ever copied something important to your clipboard but became distracted?

Epiphany Web-Apps: Integrate the Web with Your Desktop

Monday 2nd of May 2016 01:00:00 PM

Would you prefer web apps to be more integrated into your desktop?

learn how to set and view $PATH variables in Linux systems

Monday 2nd of May 2016 12:00:00 PM

 tecmint: In Linux (also UNIX) $PATH is environment variable, used to tell the shell where to look for executable files.

Ubuntu Online Summit for Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) Takes Place on May 3-5, 2016

Monday 2nd of May 2016 11:00:00 AM

The Mark Shuttleworth Q&A starts at 18:00 UTC on May 3

More in Tux Machines

Meet UDOO X86, a Maker Board That's 10 Times More Powerful Than Raspberry Pi 3

Today we would like to introduce our readers to an upcoming maker board that features some very powerful components and aims to overpower every SBC (single-board computer) in its path. Read more

Watch: Ubuntu Convergence in Action on Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition with Miracast

Earlier today, May 23, 2016, the Ubuntu Community Manager at Canonical, Mr. Alan Pope, received his Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu Edition smartphone, so he immediately ran some tests to see the Ubuntu convergence with his own eyes. Read more

Leftovers: Software

  • Roundcube Webmail 1.2.0 released
    We proudly announce the stable version 1.2.0 of Roundcube Webmail which is now available for download. It introduces new features since version 1.1 covering security and PGP encryption topics...
  • Roundcube Webmail 1.2 Adds PGP Encryption
    For those using the open-source Roundcube software for your webmail needs, Roundcube 1.2 is now available as the latest stable version.
  • Systemd 230 Opens Up A New Graphics Vulnerability & FBDEV Still Should Die
    A change made in the recent release of systemd 230 makes it easy for rogue user processes to be able to spy on your desktop, assuming a few conditions are met. If you are using FBDEV, such as with Wayland's Weston FBDEV back-end, other user processes can now read from the frame-buffer device. The change in systemd is, "Framebuffer devices (/dev/fb*) and 3D printers and scanners (devices tagged with ID_MAKER_TOOL) are now tagged with 'uaccess' and are available to logged in users."
  • systemd 230 Launches with DNSSEC Enabled by Default in systemd-resolved, More
  • 7 Best Command Line Navigation Tools
    The desktop environment with its bundle of programs sharing a common graphical user interface (GUI) remains a firm favorite with users. Not surprising really given that a good desktop environment makes computing fun and simple. The graphical desktop environment has become so ingrained in almost everyone's computer activities that it might seem the command line will wither away. Yet, there is still an important role to play for the humble command-line interface (CLI).
  • GNU Parallel 20160522 ('TTIPleaks') released
    GNU Parallel 20160522 ('TTIPleaks') has been released.

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