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Black Lab Linux Xfce 15.7 Is a Light and Different OS

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Black Lab Linux, a distribution based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and using the Xfce desktop environment, has been upgraded to version 2015.7 and is now ready for download.

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Arch Linux Can Now Be Installed on the ODROID-XU4 ARM Single-Board Computer

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The development team behind the Arch Linux ARM project has announced earlier on their Twitter account that it is now possible to install the famous, customizable and lightweight Arch Linux operating system on the ARMv7l ODROID-XU4 board.

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Exton|OS Linux Distro Gets Linux Kernel 4.0.7, Based on Ubuntu 15.04 and Debian 8

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Debian
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Arne Exton, the creator of numerous GNU/Linux and Android-x86 distributions, has informed us earlier about the immediate availability for download of a new build for his Exton|OS Linux distribution based on the Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) and Debian 8 (Jessie) operating systems.

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Pisi Linux 1.2 Officially Released with Linux Kernel 3.19.8, KDE 4.14.3, and MATE 1.8

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Linux

Cuma Temmuz from the Pisi Linux development team has been glad to inform us all earlier today about the immediate availability for download of the final release of Pisi Linux 1.2, a GNU/Linux distribution forked from Pardus Linux.

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North Korea's Red Star Linux inserts sneaky serial content tracker

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ERNW security analyst Florian Grunow says North Korea's Red Star Linux operating system is tracking users by tagging content with unique hidden tags.

The operating system, developed from 2002 as a replacement for Windows XP, was relaunched with a Mac-like interface in 2013's version three. The newest version emerged in January 2015.

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OpenWrt 15.05 Release Candidate 3 Uses Linux Kernel 3.18.18 LTS

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OSS

The OpenWrt project, through Steven Barth, announced recently that the third RC (Release Candidate) version of the anticipated OpenWrt 15.05 (Chaos Calmer) open-source third-party firmware for routers is available for download and testing.

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Android-x86 Is a Perfect Linux Distro Port for Kit Kat

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Android-x86, a port of the Android operating system for the x86 platform that allows user to experience a mobile OS as a desktop experience, has been upgraded to version 4.4-r3 and is now ready for download.

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OPSWAT adds support for Linux to their Multi Anti-Malware Scanner Metascan

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Security

OPSWAT, provider of solutions to secure and manage IT infrastructure, today announced the next generation of Metascan, that can be deployed on Linux. Metascan is a multi scanning solution for ISVs, IT admins and malware researchers that detects and prevents known and unknown threats. Metascan for Linux offers improved security and scalability, as well as enhanced usability and a new user interface.

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Sailfish OS 2.0 vs Android comparison: is this the future of phones?

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Linux

he open source Sailfish OS is getting the “biggest update” in its history: Sailfish OS 2.0. It’s an alternative not just to Android but to iOS too, and it’s about to appear on a whole bunch of handhelds. How does it compare? Let’s pit Sailfish OS 2.0 vs Android.

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Gorgeous Ubuntu-Based Chromixium 1.5 Distro Released with Many New Features

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Google
Ubuntu

Rich Jack, the developer of the Chrome OS lookalike Chromixium Linux operating system, had the great pleasure of announcing the immediate availability for download of Chromixium 1.5.

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Redis open source DBMS overview

Redis runs on Linux. Although the Redis project doesn't directly support Windows, Microsoft Open Technologies develops and maintains a Windows port targeting Win64. The Redis open source DBMS is available as a BSD license. The Redis community offers support through the official mailing list as well as #redis on Freenode. Commercial support is available through Pivotal, the official sponsor of Redis. Pivotal offers two levels of professional support. Read more