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SSH Password Testing With Hydra on Kali Linux

Thursday 23rd of February 2017 07:00:00 PM

LinuxConfig: Hydra has options for attacking logins on a variety of different protocols, but in this instance, you will learn about testing the strength of your SSH passwords.

Recent open source hardware trends, from SBCs to servers

Thursday 23rd of February 2017 06:49:27 PM

At ELC Europe, Intel MinnowBoard SBC evangelist John Hawley surveyed open hardware trends, and their impact on OS-enabled device and system development.

Meet Flint OS, a Chromium OS Fork for Raspberry Pi & PCs That Runs Android Apps

Thursday 23rd of February 2017 06:00:00 PM

These days, we see more and more developers and entrepreneurs launching new operating systems based on Chromium OS

Peek - A Simple Animated Gif Screen Recorder for Linux

Thursday 23rd of February 2017 05:37:02 PM

FOSSmint: Peek Gif Recorder is the perfect screen capture tool for short and sharp video clips

Storj Labs Advances Blockchain Based Encrypted Storage

Thursday 23rd of February 2017 05:00:00 PM

eWEEK: Storj Labs announces new funding and general availability of its crowdsourced distributed storage platform, that lets anyone in the world sell their unused storage capacity, securely as part of an open marketplace.

SteamVR for Linux is now officially in Beta

Thursday 23rd of February 2017 04:00:00 PM

GamingOnLinux: Valve have put up SteamVR for Linux officially in Beta form and they are keen to stress that this is a development release.

LibreELEC 8.0.0 Officially Released for Raspberry Pi SBCs with Kodi 17 "Krypton"

Thursday 23rd of February 2017 03:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Dubbed Krypton, LibreELEC 8.0.0 has been in development since early October last year, during which it received over 200 nightly builds

How to mount ISO file in Linux?

Thursday 23rd of February 2017 02:00:00 PM

Learn how to mount ISO disk image in Linux.

A brief intro to building apps with React Native

Thursday 23rd of February 2017 01:00:00 PM

Learn more about React Native, a framework for building native apps using React and JavaScript.

How to communicate from a Linux shell: Email, instant messaging

Thursday 23rd of February 2017 12:00:00 PM

NetworkWorld: Communicating entirely from a Linux shell/terminal is astoundingly easy.

10 Open Source Challenges

Thursday 23rd of February 2017 07:00:00 AM

Datamation: If the community is going to continue to thrive, it will need to find a way to deal with some very big challenges.

Use Oranchelo Icons Flat to Beautify Your Linux Desktop

Thursday 23rd of February 2017 03:00:00 AM

fossmint: Oranchelo Icon Flat is a hybrid icon set follows the latest design trends and can arguably go head to head in an eye candy contest with the awesome Numix Icons.

Kubernetes is now generally available on Azure Container Service

Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 11:00:00 PM

Microsoft and Google don't get along all that often, but they do agree on using Kubernetes for cloud container orchestration.

Zorin OS 12 Business Edition Launches with macOS, Unity, and GNOME 2 Layouts

Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 10:00:00 PM

Zorin OS 12 Business Edition ships with the innovative Zorin Desktop 2.0 desktop environment that offers multiple layouts for all tastes

ReactOS 0.5 Open Source Windows-Compatible OS to Offer Windows Vista-Like Style

Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 08:00:00 PM

While some of you have already managed to install ReactOS 0.4.4 on their personal computers, you should know that the development team is currently working hard on the next major update

Fedora 25 KDE: disappointing experience

Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 07:00:00 PM

DarkDuck: It is not how a top-flight distribution should work

Java and Python FTP attacks can punch holes through firewalls

Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 06:00:00 PM

Hackers can trick Java and Python applications to execute rogue FTP commands that would open ports in firewalls

OpenStack Ocata Improves Cloud Usability and Federation

Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 05:00:00 PM

eWEEK: The 15th release of the open-source OpenStack cloud platform is now available, with better container services integration, improved cloud federation and an enhanced dashboard.

Building an Open Source Eco-Village

Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 04:00:00 PM

FOSSforce: People involved in the maker movement are coming up with all sorts ideas to both help the planet and improves people's lives -- such as this idea for an open source village.

How to Install a CentOS 7.3 Minimal Server

Wednesday 22nd of February 2017 03:00:00 PM

HowToForge: This document describes the basic installation of a CentOS 7.3 server in detail with many screenshots.

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Mobile OS maker Jolla, whose Sailfish platform remains one of the few smartphone alternatives in play these days, has signed an exclusive license to a Chinese consortium to develop a Sailfish-based OS for the country. Jolla says the Chinese consortium will be aiming to invest $250M in developing a Sailfish ecosystem for the country, though it’s not specifying exactly is backing the consortia at this point, nor over what timeframe the investment will happen — beyond saying one of its early investors, a local private equity investor Shan Li, will take a “leading role” in building it up. “There are very big players behind it,” Jolla chairman Antti Saarnio tells TechCrunch, speaking ahead of a press conference held to announce the news here at the Mobile World Congress tradeshow in Barcelona. Read more

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