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Harris Corp.’s Stingray surveillance device has been one of the most closely guarded secrets in law enforcement for more than 15 years. The company and its police clients across the United States have fought to keep information about the mobile phone-monitoring boxes from the public against which they are used. The Intercept has obtained several Harris instruction manuals spanning roughly 200 pages...
Ansible is a great tool for system administrators who want to automate system administration tasks. From configuration management to provisioning and managing containers for application deployments, Ansible makes it easy. The lightweight module based architecture is ideal for system administration. One advantage is that when... Continue Reading →
The draft directive released today thoroughly misses the goal to deliver a modern reform that would unlock creativity and innovation in the Single Market. Today the EU Commission released their proposal for a reformed copyright framework. What has emerged from … Continue reading
The legacy copyright industries keep insisting that it's "easy" to recognize when something is infringing and thus it's "easy" to stop copyright infringement. They're very, very wrong on both counts for a variety of reasons. We could go into the details for why, but it's easier to just let them show us themselves. Not too long ago we wrote about Warner Bros. issuing DMCA takedown notices on its own sites (and also Amazon and IMDB links for its movies), and now TorrentFreak alerts us to Paramount issuing a DMCA takedown on a torrent of Ubuntu, the popular version of Linux that many people use all the time.
Is it "organic," or just merely "natural?" Is it really "open source hardware," or merely hardware with a degree of openess? David Jones explains the problem in identifying which is which and who is whom.
The KaOS development team had the great pleasure of announcing the availability of a new, updated installation medium of their KaOS Linux computer operating system.
The Lubuntu distribution is an LXDE-based reincarnation of Ubuntu that is officially created and supported by Canonical.
After more than a decade, the vi, or Vim, editor is getting a major update.
This post is the first in a series that examines the IoT, with a focus on Linux and other open source technologies used in home and industrial automation. ? ? An Open Source Perspective on the Internet of Things Part 1: Who Needs It? ? Last week, the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced it has sold […]
Now that the GUADEC event for the soon-to-be-released GNOME 3.22 desktop environment has come to an end, the GNOME Project is already planning for the next year's installation.
Are you facing trouble to install Oracle VirtualBox On Arch Linux & Manjaro ? Don't worry, here is the article for you.
In a relatively short time, Discord has become the favorite chat solution among gamers. That’s a fairly good thing. It’s easy to use and well supported across all platforms. Well, not quite. If you go to the Discord website at the time of writing this, there is one glaring omission from Discord’s list of available clients, Linux.
Via unveiled three new Linux- and Android-based IoT devices, including a multiwireless home gateway, a telestrator, and a wireless display system. Via Technologies announced a Via IoT Studio series of products for smart home control, building automation, educational applications. The Via IoT Studio line is headlined by a “Via Alegro 100” multiprotocol home gateway router […]
Now that the final release of the upcoming Debian GNU/Linux 9 "Stretch" operating system is getting closer and closer, the Debian developers are getting together later this month in Salzburg, Austria, for a bug squashing party.
There have been far too many “incidents” recently that demonstrate the Internet is not as secure as it needs to be. Just in the past few weeks, we’ve seen countless headlines about online security breaches. From the alleged hack of … Continue reading
Also in today's open source roundup: The 10 best password managers for Linux, and Linus Torvalds loves his Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop.
News reports issued yesterday indicated that MariaDB and Percona DB, had already issued patches for the vulnerability, but that Oracle controlled MySQL had not, even though the company had been notified of the vulnerability by Golunski on July 29. However, a report this morning from The Register says that Oracle had "quietly" issued patches on September 6, with links to patched versions 5.5.52, 5.6.33 and 5.7.15.