Arch Linux-Based BlackArch Penetration Testing Distro Now Using Linux Kernel 4.1 LTS
The development team behind the BlackArch project, a GNU/Linux distribution derived from Arch Linux and designed to be used for penetration testing and security analysis operations, released an updated installation media, BlackArch 2015.07.31.
Linus Torvalds warns he's in no mood to be polite as Linux 4.2 drags
Linus Torvalds' regular Sunday night missive on the state of kernel development has labelled version 4.2 as a bit of a problem child and warned he “might not react politely” to some developer requests.
Announcing the release of release candidate five (rv5), Torvalds says “it's looking like 4.2 might be one of the releases needing more than the usual seven rc releases.”
Simplicity Linux 15.7 Officially Released, Based on LXPup and Linux Kernel 4.1 LTS
As reported at the beginning of July, David Purse, the developer of the Simplicity Linux distribution, announced the release and immediate availability for download of the final version of his Simplicity Linux 15.7 operating system on July 30, 2015.
qBittorrent Open Source Torrent Downloader Gets Massive WebUI Improvements, More
The qBittorrent project announced on the first day of August 2015 that the second maintenance release of their cross-platform and open-source BitTorrent client, qBittorrent 3.2, is available for download with major improvements.
Ubuntu Devs Willing to Work on GNOME Software to Replace Ubuntu Software Center
The Ubuntu Software Center managed to be the center of news stories after the Ubuntu MATE project decided to ditch it as default (still available in the repos), and discussions about a possible replacement in the regular Ubuntu desktop have started once more.
FreeBSD 10.2 Release Candidate 2 Adds Better Hyper-V Support on Windows Server 2012
While not a GNU/Linux operating system, FreeBSD is an imperative open-source project, the most acclaimed BSD distribution on the market. Today, we announce the availability for download and testing of the second RC (Release Candidate) version of FreeBSD 10.2.
Debian-Based Clonezilla Live 2.4.2-29 Is Out with Partclone 0.2.81 and Lots of Bugfixes
On the first day of August 2015, Steven Shiau has released a new testing version of his popular Clonezilla Live CD, which can be used for disk cloning and imaging operations, version 2.4.2-29.