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LXer: How to Conduct Internal Penetration Testing

Wednesday 4th of May 2016 07:56:28 PM
Automated penetration testing tools and open source tools, especially those in Linux security distributions, are invaluable aids for internal pentests... In the simplest terms, a penetration test consists of a number of steps:

LinuxToday: Ubuntu Tweak Is Now Officially Dead and Buried

Wednesday 4th of May 2016 07:00:00 PM

This is not the first time we hear that Ubuntu Tweak's development has ended

LXer: How to identify small problems for big team wins

Wednesday 4th of May 2016 06:53:34 PM
Every software project has moments where they have "a bit of spinach in their teeth"—that is, a simple problem that they just can't see.To address this, Deb Nicholson started SpinachCon, an informal workshop that brings free and open source software projects and volunteers together to identify and fix little problems that can pose big obstacles.read more

Reddit: The mind behind Linux | Linus Torvalds

Wednesday 4th of May 2016 06:32:57 PM

LXer: How to Toggle Unity Launcher on Ubuntu

Wednesday 4th of May 2016 05:50:40 PM
This short tutorial will demonstrate how to toggle the Unity Launcher on Ubuntu using a script.

Reddit: Chromium vs Iron? Real differences.

Wednesday 4th of May 2016 04:50:21 PM

Can someone enlighten me to which one is the better between Chromium vs Iron on topics:

  1. Privacy
  2. Security
  3. Features: HTML5 video playback, PDF reading, Google extensions support, et al.

NOTE: Must I remember you guys that I don't intend to install PPAPI/NPAPI plugins. I do need Flash and Java, but only on specific websites that will be run under IE. Or, i can always run an extension named IE Tab.

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LXer: USB stick brings neural computing functions to devices

Wednesday 4th of May 2016 04:47:46 PM
Movidius unveiled a “Fathom” USB stick and software framework for accelerating neural networking processing on embedded and mobile devices. On April 28, Movidius announced availability of the USB-interfaced “Fathom Neural Compute Stick,” along with an underlying Fathom deep learning software framework. The device is billed as “the world’s first embedded neural network accelerator.” Fathom Neural […]

LinuxToday: USB stick brings neural computing functions to devices

Wednesday 4th of May 2016 04:00:00 PM

hackerboards: Movidius unveiled a "Fathom" USB stick and software framework for accelerating neural networking processing on embedded and mobile devices.

LXer: What makes React so special?

Wednesday 4th of May 2016 03:44:52 PM
Brian Holt is a senior user interface engineer at Netflix and self-described "life long learner."He is a graduate of Brigham Young University and previously worked at Reddit, Needle, and Deseret Digital Media. In addition to his work at Netflix, he serves as a curriculum advisor to the web design and online communications master's program at the University of Florida.read more

TuxMachines: GNU/Linux Leftovers

Wednesday 4th of May 2016 03:15:11 PM

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TuxMachines: Phoronix on Graphics

Wednesday 4th of May 2016 03:14:05 PM

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TuxMachines: Android Leftovers

Wednesday 4th of May 2016 03:10:20 PM

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TuxMachines: Leftovers: OSS

Wednesday 4th of May 2016 03:09:53 PM

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Raspberry Pi analog input board has weather station option

RasPi.TV has Kickstartered a $12 “RasPiO Analog Zero” Raspberry Pi add-on board the size of an Raspberry Pi Zero. It offers eight 10-bit analog inputs. The RasPiO Analog Zero has surpassed its Kickstarter goals, and is available through May 31 starting at 8 Pounds ($12). Designed for reading up to eight analog sensors simultaneously on a Raspberry Pi, the add-on board is matched to the size of the 65 x 30mm Raspberry Pi Zero. However, it plugs into any Pi with a 40-pin expansion connector, and can work with older 26-pin Pi models with the help of an adapter. Read more

GhostBSD 10.3 Development Continues, Now with UEFI Support for 64-bit Platforms

Today, May 25, 2016, GhostBSD maintainer Eric Turgeon announced the general availability of the second Alpha release of the upcoming GhostBSD 10.3 operating system. Read more

Samsung still undecided on their Android Wear future

Yesterday the Internet lit up like a Christmas tree with the news that Samsung was no longer going to use Android Wear for any of its Smartwatches, but it seems that might not be quite the case. The report from Fast Company cited some Samsung executives confirming that Samsung was not looking into developing any further Android Wear products. Now, In a statement provided to the Engadget website Samsung states: “We disagree with Fast Company’s interpretation. Samsung has not made any announcement concerning Android Wear and we have not changed our commitment to any of our platforms.” Read more

Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition review

The Meizu Pro 5 is the latest flagship smartphone to run on Canonical’s Ubuntu operating system. Ubuntu is designed to work across all device types – including mobile, tablets, convertibles and desktops – using a common core code. This is similar to Microsoft Windows 10 Mobile. However, unlike Microsoft’s code, Ubuntu is totally open source and has largely been developed and improved by the desktop OS’s millions-strong user base. This means the OS is capable of evolving and changing at a great pace and has update cycles that would make most sysadmins weep. Read more