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Microsoft tells devs: Whatever you're doing in Linux, Windows 10 will soon do it too

Monday 28th of November 2016 04:11:53 PM
Microsoft has pledged that Windows 10 will eventually run the bulk of Linux software used by developers.

Deutsche Telekom Says Cyber Attack Hits 900,000 Customers

Monday 28th of November 2016 03:14:42 PM
"We cannot exclude the possibility that the routers have been targeted by external parties with the result that they can no longer register on the network," the telecom company said.

Bitcoin in 5 minutes

Monday 28th of November 2016 02:01:59 PM
Blockstream's Eric Martindale opened his five-minute All Things Open lightning talk with a bold claim: "Bitcoin is one on the most significant innovations of our time." Why? Because it depends on trust. Under Bitcoin's client-server model, users trust remote servers to provide expected more

Fedora 25 upgrade made easy, like how we are upgrading our smartphone now a days

Monday 28th of November 2016 12:47:39 PM
Fedora graphical upgrade is a simple way to upgrade your fedora system from one major version to another major version, like how we are upgrading our smartphone now a days.

NVIDIA vs. AMDGPU-PRO vs. RadeonSI OpenGL Comparison

Monday 28th of November 2016 11:26:04 AM
If you are planning to upgrade your graphics card in a Linux system this holiday season, here are some fresh benchmarks of several different AMD Radeon and NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards with various Linux gaming tests under Ubuntu.

Microsoft update servers left all Azure RHEL instances hackable

Monday 28th of November 2016 08:34:31 AM
Software engineer Ian Duffy found the flaws while building a secure RHEL image for Microsoft Azure. During that process he noticed an installation script Azure uses in its preconfigured RPM Package Manager contains build host information that allows attackers to find all four Red Hat Update Appliances which expose REST APIs over HTTPS.

Chakra GNU/Linux Users Get KDE Plasma 5.8.4, Apps 16.08.3, and Frameworks 5.28.0

Monday 28th of November 2016 05:42:58 AM
Chakra GNU/Linux developer Neofytos Kolokotronis informs the community about the availability of a set of new software updates for the rolling distro originally based on Arch Linux.

Red Hat Developer Toolset 6 released

Monday 28th of November 2016 02:51:25 AM
Want the latest and greatest tools for programming on Red Hat Enterprise Linux? They're here.

Linus Torvalds Outs the Seventh RC for Linux Kernel 4.9, Might Be the Last One

Sunday 27th of November 2016 11:59:52 PM
It's Sunday evening here is the US, and, for hardcore Linux users, this means that they test drive yet another RC (Release Candidate) build of the soon-to-be-released Linux 4.9 kernel.

Network Monitor a full insight

Sunday 27th of November 2016 09:08:19 PM
Full compilation of the information required to understand a network monitor. What, why, when, how and where.

Overclocked Wearables Can Pick Up Bio-Acoustic Signals

Sunday 27th of November 2016 06:16:46 PM
The research team hacked the Linux kernel on the watch and upgraded the software. To examine their idea, researchers developed some experimental apps for ViBand. The new technology could successfully control the apps on the watch or the remote devices, such as the lights and a TV, through common gestures.

YunOS overtakes Apple’s iOS as China’s second-largest smartphone operating system

Sunday 27th of November 2016 03:25:13 PM
YunOS, an operating system built from the free Linux software, made its debut on July 2011 with the Tianyu K-Touch W700 smartphone.

Photo Funnel: Drag-and-Drop Photo Copying Tool For Linux

Sunday 27th of November 2016 12:33:40 PM
Sometimes you need to transfer and organize just a handful of specific photos and raw files from your camera, and a simple GUI tool can help your with that.

Intel Compute Sticks with Apollo Lake chips coming in 2017 (leaked roadmap)

Sunday 27th of November 2016 10:43:19 AM
Intel’s Compute Stick is basically a fully functional, low-power PC crammed into a device that looks like an oversized USB flash drive. Plug it into the HDMI port on a TV, connect a power source, and you can run Windows, Linux, or other operating systems on a TV, monitor, or commercial display.

AV Linux Update: Good but Not Better

Sunday 27th of November 2016 07:51:46 AM
AV Linux is one of the few available fully functional Linux distros to give audio and video enthusiasts a professional level collection of tools to enhance their handling of audio-visual files.

Japan Will Create a Supercomputer to Surpass China

Sunday 27th of November 2016 05:00:13 AM
Specialists from Japan will soon launch a new supercomputer which promises to be the most powerful in the world... 27 supercomputers of Japan from the Top 500 are fueled by Linux.

an AI for your car

Sunday 27th of November 2016 02:08:40 AM
The Dashbot uses the C.H.I.P. Pro, essentially a miniaturized single-board computer like the Raspberry Pi. The chip runs Linux and is completely open source for your hacking pleasure.

Build Your Own Computer

Saturday 26th of November 2016 11:17:07 PM
The officially supported system for the Raspberry Pi is called Raspbian, and it is based on Debian, which has Linux roots and is versatile enough to run on other hardware, too. The Raspberry Pi — which started out in 2012 as a low-cost bare-bones motherboard meant to teach computer fundamentals — can also run other operating systems, including a special version of Ubuntu Linux.

Elegant 0-day unicorn underscores "serious concerns" about Linux security

Saturday 26th of November 2016 09:22:45 PM
Recently released exploit code makes people running fully patched versions of Fedora and other Linux distributions vulnerable to drive-by attacks that can install keyloggers, backdoors, and other types of malware, a security researcher says.

Wine 1.9.24 Improves Support for Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Zombie Army Trilogy

Saturday 26th of November 2016 07:28:23 PM
A new Wine development release arrived, versioned 1.9.24, two weeks after the Wine 1.9.23 snapshot, to improve support for several Windows games, as well as to add various improvements and bug fixes.

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Ubuntu Core has the keys to IoT security

In October, a DDoS attack on Dyn's infrastructure took down a big chunk of the internet, making sites like Amazon and Twitter inaccessible. It was the first major attack involving IoT (internet of things) devices. Fortunately, it was also a benign attack: no one got hurt, no one died. However, the next attack could be catastrophic. No one knows when it will happen. No one knows the magnitude. Read more

Android Marshmallow on PC Falls Flat

The Android-x86 Project eventually may become a viable operating system alternative for your desktop and laptops computers, but it's not there yet. You will have to wait a while for the developers to fix a number of failures with the latest release upgrading Android-x86 to Marshmallow 6.0.1. The developers late this summer released the first stable version of Android-x86 6.0, codenamed "Marshmallow." Android-x86 lets you run the Android OS with the Google Chrome browser on your desktop and laptop computers, rather than buying one of the qualified Chromebooks with the Google Play Store features bolted on. Read more

Korora 25 Linux Released, Based on Fedora 25 Ships with Cinnamon 3.2, MATE 1.16

On December 7, 2016, the development team behind the Fedora-based Korora Linux operating system proudly announced the release and general availability of Korora 25. Read more

SparkyLinux 4.5.1 MinimalGUI ISO Respin Improves the Sparky Advanced Installer

Only four days after the official release of the Debian-based SparkyLinux 4.5 operating system, the development team published an update MinimalGUI ISO image dubbed SparkyLinux 4.5.1. Read more