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Researchers crack new version of CryptXXX ransomware

Wed, 2016-05-18 10:00
Researchers from Kaspersky Lab have developed a method of decrypting files affected with the latest version of CryptXXX, a malware program that combines ransomware and information-stealing capabilities.

An Everyday Linux User Review Of Ubuntu 16.04 - The Good, The Bad And The Not Quite So Ugly

Wed, 2016-05-18 09:03
Ubuntu 16.04 has made few significant changes but the introduction of snap packages appears to be a good step forward as does the use of the Gnome package manager. Unfortunately it is let down by some key issues such as the inability to install major packages without the use of the command line

Moto G And Moto G Plus Are Finally Out With Fingertouch Sensor

Wed, 2016-05-18 08:06
The smartphones lovers were waiting for the Moto G to come out since some images were leaked out. Today wait is over! Today Lenovo has ended the wait here in the event @TajPalaceNewDel in New Delhi. Lenovo announced the two devices, first Moto G and second Moto G Plus.

First Steps with OpenVR and the Vive on Linux

Wed, 2016-05-18 07:08
While not officially supported, it turns out that through SteamVR and Valve's OpenVR, the HTC Vive "works" on Linux with some minor permission changes.

SourceForge Tightens Security With Malware Scans

Wed, 2016-05-18 06:11
It appears as if the new owners at SourceForge are serious about fixing the mistakes made by the sites previous owners. FOSS Force has learned that as of today, the software repository used by many free and open source projects is scanning all hosted projects for malware. Sites that don't make the grade will be noticeably flagged with a red warning badge located beside the project's download button.

Ubuntu Touch OTA-12 Will Be More About Fixes than Features, Says Canonical

Wed, 2016-05-18 05:14
We promised to keep our Ubuntu Phone and Ubuntu Tablet readers informed about the latest developments in the Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system, and today we have some interesting news to share.

10 Alternative Web Browsers for Ubuntu 16.04

Wed, 2016-05-18 04:17
Ubuntu 16.04 is out and it's time to take a new look at the alternative browsers available to install. Since 14.04, some browsers have been abandoned and new ones have emerged. What's your favorite browser for Ubuntu?

Why VCs Have Invested More Than $200M in Container Tech

Wed, 2016-05-18 03:20
Last week alone, investors—aiming to profit from the new approach to building, deploying and managing apps—poured $63M into open-source container vendors.

Linuxfx 7.4.2 Screenshot Tour

Wed, 2016-05-18 02:23
This new version of Linuxfx is the latest 7 series and brings several new features included. Start using the new CTOs interface and all the features of the systems developed by Linuxfx Software for the area of biometrics and access control. This version contains the most current tools for production and even Internet browsing, as well as providing extra security against malicious websites or other content potentially harmful to your computer.

4 ways to share power, not hoard it

Wed, 2016-05-18 01:25
For the last few years the Community Leadership Summit (CLS) has taken place the weekend before OSCON. I've never had the opportunity to attend before, but this year OSCON and CLS are in my hometown.read more

Varnish Software's Varnish Massive Storage Engine

Wed, 2016-05-18 00:28
The headlining feature of the new Varnish Massive Storage Engine (MSE) 2.0 fromVarnish Software is cache persistence.

Backup or Clone a Disk in Linux by using Clonezilla

Tue, 2016-05-17 23:31
Disk cloning or Clone a Disk is the process of copying data from a hard disk to another one, in fact you can do this process by copy & paste but you won’t be able to copy the hidden files and folders or the in-use files

How to install Rundeck on a Debian 8 (Jessie) server

Tue, 2016-05-17 22:34
Rundeck allows you to run commands/scripts on a remote computer. In this tutorial, I will deal with Linux servers : Debian for rundeck server and Debian/ubuntu for the remote computers. This tutorial shows the steps to install and configure a rundeck server.

Open Source History: Why Did Linux Succeed?

Tue, 2016-05-17 21:37
Why did Linux, the Unix-like operating system kernel started by Linus Torvalds in 1991 that became central to the open source world, succeed where so many similar projects, including GNU HURD and the BSDs, fail?

SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching Promises 100% Uptime for Businesses

Tue, 2016-05-17 20:39
SUSE, a pioneer in open source software and the maker of the SUSE Linux operating system, has announced the availability of SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching.

Video: What's new in Cinnamon 3.0

Tue, 2016-05-17 19:42
Also in today's open source roundup: ChaletOS 16.04 offers an open source refuge for Windows users, and Google rolls out Spaces group sharing app for Android.

UnitedRPMs – Brand New unofficial Fedora repository

Tue, 2016-05-17 18:15
UnitedRPMs – Brand New unofficial Fedora repository for Fedora 24 & 25 which will maintain the multimedia and other software and addons which is missing in original repositories of Fedora.

Conflict resolution: A primer

Tue, 2016-05-17 17:18
People are pretty incredible. The open source community is a great example of this: hundreds and thousands of people passionate about building new things, collaborating together, and helping each other succeed. Good people deliver great results, time and time again.There is though, always going to be conflict. Sometimes people will disagree on ideas, on perspectives, on approaches, or ideologies. Sometimes you can’t point your finger at the source of conflict easily and it seems people just don’t get on.read more

Linux, the GPL and the Power of Sharing

Tue, 2016-05-17 16:21
How a nonbeliever discovered that there is a Santa Claus, Easter Bunny, Tooth Fairy and a Linux community. Well[he]hellip[/he]he discovered the Linux community anyway.

Mozilla Expands Its National Gigabit Project to Austin, TX

Tue, 2016-05-17 15:24
Mozilla will provide $150,000 in funding, and also grow the local maker community, to spur gigabit innovation in Texas’ capital When you couple lightning-fast Internet with innovative projects in the realms of education and workforce development, amazing things can happen. … Continue reading