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TuxMachines: NetBSD 7.0.1 released

Sunday 29th of May 2016 12:22:29 AM

The NetBSD Project is pleased to announce NetBSD 7.0.1, the first security/bugfix update of the NetBSD 7.0 release branch. It represents a selected subset of fixes deemed important for security or stability reasons. If you are running an earlier release of NetBSD, we strongly suggest updating to 7.0.1.

Also: NetBSD 7.0.1 Brings Bug & Security Fixes

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LXer: Secure Desktops with Qubes: Installation

Saturday 28th of May 2016 11:39:32 PM
This is the second in a multipart series on the Qubes operatingsystem. In my first article, I gave an overall introduction to Qubes andhow it differs from most other desktop Linux distributions, namely inthe way it focuses on compartmentalizing applications within differentVMs to limit what attackers have access to in the event they compromisea VM.

Reddit: Does anyone know where i can download this OS?

Saturday 28th of May 2016 10:55:21 PM

I had a netbook about 8 years ago (Acer Aspire One) and it had a version of linux on it but i can't seem to find a download for it anywhere on the web.

Here is an image of it: https://vandoyo.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/linpus-lite.jpg

Thanks in advance for any help!

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LXer: Install WordPress with Nginx on openSUSE

Saturday 28th of May 2016 09:45:10 PM
As you already know WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL which you can use to create a beautiful website, blog, or app.

Slashdot: NetBSD 7.0.1 Released

Saturday 28th of May 2016 08:53:30 PM

Phoronix: The New Control Center Is Being Worked On For GNOME 3.22

Saturday 28th of May 2016 08:28:56 PM
If all goes well, the GNOME 3.22 release due out in September will feature a new Control Center user-interface...

Reddit: tmuxp - session manager for tmux goes 1.0

Saturday 28th of May 2016 08:07:21 PM

LXer: CentOS 6.8 Released

Saturday 28th of May 2016 07:54:13 PM
CentOS 6.8 was released this week. With a number of security andperformance updates, it provides a more stable and secure experience for CentOS6 users.

Reddit: Linux Master Race T-shirt

Saturday 28th of May 2016 07:41:04 PM

Reddit: Terminal problem (just a newbie)

Saturday 28th of May 2016 06:41:20 PM

So for some reason in my VM (Kali 2.0) the terminal stopped working. When I want to open it, it loads for a couple of seconds then stops.

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Reddit: 2100+ Linux games on Steam

Saturday 28th of May 2016 06:32:22 PM

I haven't seen a Steam game count report for a while in here, so I thought I would post one.

The count stands at 2183 at the time of posting.

http://store.steampowered.com/search/?term=&sort_by=_ASC&os=linux&page=1#sort_by=Released_DESC&category1=998&os=linux&page=1

OSX stands at 3279 Windows stands at 8584

Linux is at 25% of the Windows catalog and 66% of the OSX catalog.

OSX is at 38% of the Windows catalog.

Is it only me or Linux is gaining on the OSX catalog?

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TuxMachines: Black Duck's Free Tool Digs Out Open Source Bugs

Saturday 28th of May 2016 06:11:27 PM

The main advantage of such tools is ease of use. The main limitation is that a tool is only as effective as its creators' list of vulnerabilities. Using a given tool implies that you trust the vendor to stay alert and on the job, noted King.

Developers have "a ton of other similar offerings out there," he said. By offering a free scanner, Black Duck can draw attention to its other products.

"If the new tool delivers what the company promises, it will help put the company in good stead with customer developers. Satisfied customers tend to be repeat customers," King said.

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LXer: Linux Howto: Remote Syslog Logging With Rsyslog

Saturday 28th of May 2016 05:59:51 PM
This in-depth tutorial walks you through step-by-step setting up such a system using the very popular rsyslog system logging daemon.

Phoronix: Chrome OS Keyboard Backlight LEDs Will Be Supported By Linux 4.7

Saturday 28th of May 2016 05:38:19 PM
The Chrome platform driver updates were sent in on the last day of the Linux 4.7 kernel merge window...

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Porteus Kiosk 4.0 Modular Linux Web Kiosk Released, Drops Chrome 32-bit Support

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