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Ubuntu-Based BackBox Linux 4.6 Launches with Updated Hacking Tools, Kernel 4.2

Friday 27th of May 2016 09:00:00 PM

 softpedia: BackBox Linux 4.6 arrives four months since the release of BackBox Linux 4.5, bringing many updated hacking tools.

How To Create Snapshots And Restore Your Linux System Using Btrfs

Friday 27th of May 2016 08:00:00 PM

 LinuxPitStop: Btrfs, which can be pronounced as Butter FS, Better FS, is a modern file system that began development back in 2007.

Turn an old smartphone into a home automation gizmo

Friday 27th of May 2016 07:00:00 PM

 hackerboards: There is more than one way to 'recycle' an old cellphone

Open source at your company? 6 questions your manager will ask

Friday 27th of May 2016 06:00:00 PM

 OpenSource: Be prepared before you go in.

10 more pointless (but awesome) Linux terminal tricks

Friday 27th of May 2016 05:00:00 PM

 NetworkWorld: It's a long weekend - you've got something better to do ?

Sabayon ARM Project Brings the Gentoo-Based Distro to Raspberry Pi 3 and 2 SBCs

Friday 27th of May 2016 04:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Sabayon jumps on the ARM bandwagon with its latest Sabayon ARM project

Install Squid + squidGuard on CentOS 7 And Block Websites Using This Proxy

Friday 27th of May 2016 03:00:00 PM

 LinuxPitStop: Squid is a well known web proxy application which is used to filter and cache the web traffic.

Hindsight: What 8 IT leaders wish they had known early in their careers

Friday 27th of May 2016 02:00:00 PM

 EnterprisersProject: Hindsight is always 20/20

What containers and unikernels can learn From Arduino and Raspberry Pi

Friday 27th of May 2016 01:00:00 PM

 OpenSource: Arduino has learned a lot of lessons already

How to Create a Local Red Hat Repository

Friday 27th of May 2016 12:00:00 PM

 HowToForge: There are many reasons you may want a local Red Hat Enterprise Linux repository.

Community Is a Big Part of the Raspberry Pi's Strength

Friday 27th of May 2016 11:00:00 AM

FOSSforce: It might be little, but its' community is mighty.

It's Easy to Package Any Software as a Snap for Ubuntu Linux, Says Canonical

Friday 27th of May 2016 06:00:00 AM

 softpedia: Making Snappy packages is a .. Snap.

How to downgrade a package in Arch Linux

Friday 27th of May 2016 02:00:00 AM

 ostechnix: Arch Linux has a utility called "downgrade" that helps you to downgrade an installed package to any available older version.

Announcing Rust 1.9

Thursday 26th of May 2016 10:00:00 PM

Rust is a systems programming language focused on safety, speed, and concurrency.

Google beats Oracle—Android makes “fair use” of Java APIs

Thursday 26th of May 2016 09:27:00 PM

ars technica: Oracle has spent many millions trying to get a chunk of Android, to no avail.

PHP 7.0.7 Released Fixing 28 Bugs

Thursday 26th of May 2016 08:00:00 PM

InternetNews:  At least one of the issues could have security impact

Rackspace Adopts OX's Dovecot Pro Open Source IMAP Email Platform

Thursday 26th of May 2016 07:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: open-source email FTW

How to detect IP address conflicts in Linux

Thursday 26th of May 2016 06:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: IP addresses (IPv4) are a scarce resource that is shared by different users and devices.

Rediscover Productivity With RescueTime - A Time Management Tool for Linux

Thursday 26th of May 2016 05:00:00 PM

 tecmint: time management is important

Open source is in our DNA

Thursday 26th of May 2016 04:00:00 PM

 NetworkWorld: open-source is literally science

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

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