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Wifislax 4.12 Screenshot Tour

The brand-new version 4.12, the first stable release in 12 months and based on the recently-released Slackware Linux 14.2, comes with numerous improvements and new tools. It continues the tradition of offering a choice of two kernels (a standard i486 kernel as well as one with support for symmetric multiprocessing systems). As was the case with previous Wifislax releases, this version also offers two desktops - Xfce 4.12 and KDE 4.14.3.

DNF (Dandified yum), the next generation of yum package manager (Fork of Yum) for Fedora system

  • 2daygeek.com; By Magesh Maruthamuthu (Posted by 2daygeek on Aug 7, 2016 5:56 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Fedora
We are working as a LINUX Server/System administrator but most of us don’t know about DNF command and its feature. In this article we are going to explain about DNF and its usage.

Def Con: Do smart devices mean dumb security?

  • BBC (Posted by bob on Aug 7, 2016 12:40 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
Def Con, which sees 15,000 of the world's top hackers gather in Las Vegas, was this year studded with talks about the security shortcomings of IoT gadgets. Holes, data leaks and bugs have been found in everything from CCTV cameras to solar panels, thermostats to door locks. One talk about the bugs in those sex toys revealed that these intimate gadgets are being perhaps too candid with data about the people enjoying them.

Security Reseacher explains security issues related to Windows 10 Linux subsystem at Blackhat

  • mspoweruser.com; By Surur (Posted by bob on Aug 7, 2016 10:45 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
“In some case, the Linux environment running in Windows is less secure because of compatibility issues,” Ionescu said. “There are a number of ways that Windows applications could inject code, modify memory and add new threats to a Linux application running on Windows.”

PLC-Blaster Worm Targets Industrial Control Systems

  • ars technica; By Tom Spring (Posted by penguinist on Aug 7, 2016 8:48 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Security
Security researchers at Black Hat USA described a proof-of-concept worm that targets weaknesses within automated industrial control systems used to manage critical infrastructure and manufacturing. The worm, according to OpenSource Security, has the capability to autonomously search for and spread between networked programmable logic controllers (PLCs).

Bodhi Linux review-A Beautiful Linux Distro

Back in march 2011 Bodhi Linux has it's first initial release. After these 5 years Bodhi Linux is having 3.2.1 as latest version which is based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Bodhi linux is well known for it's lightweight nature.Bodhi Linux is beautiful from outside as well as inside. Let's get to know about Bodhi Linux.

Windows 10 Anniversary Update deleting Linux partitions?

  • WindowsReport; By Vamien McKalin (Posted by bob on Aug 7, 2016 4:23 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux, Microsoft
Many folks who are running Windows 10 on their computers, usually have a Linux partition installed as well. Regular folks do it, developers do it, and then the few who prefer to use Linux but are forced to use Windows. But here’s the thing, it would appear as if the Windows 10 Anniversary Update is removing Linux partition.

Top 10 and editors picks: July review

We published 92 articles in July, including two series: Open Source for System Administrators and Texas Linux Fest. We welcomed 15 new authors, and our community moderators contributed 24 articles (26% of our total content).

In DARPA challenge, smart machines compete to fend off cyberattacks

The first all-machine hacking competition is taking place today in Las Vegas. Seven teams, each running a high-performance computer and autonomous systems, are going head-to-head to see which one can best detect, evaluate and patch software vulnerabilities before adversaries have a chance to exploit them. resume makeover multimedia

Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS Is the Last in the Series, Brings Xenial Xerus' Linux Kernel

Canonical, through Adam Conrad, announced the release of the last maintenance update to the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) operating system series, version 14.04.5.

Classic Disney games, Transport Fever, and more Linux gaming news

In this week's edition, we take a look at the release of Disney's retro games for Linux, Transport Fever announced for Linux, and more. Open gaming roundup for July 31-August 6, 2016 read more

The August 2016 Issue of the PCLinuxOS magazine

The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the August 2016 issue.

A new open source database, open source firmware on TP-Link routers, and more news

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Aug 6, 2016 3:02 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Attic Labs' new open source database, open source firmware on TP-Link routers, and more. Open source news roundup for July 31-August 6, 2016 read more

How to move VirtualBox VMs from one drive to another

How many times have you been in a situation where the drive housing your VirtualBox virtual machines ran out of space? Or maybe you were simply migrating from one server or drive to another? When that happened, you may have discovered that VirtualBox doesn't have a built-in tool to help you move those VMs. It is, however, possible...albeit a bit convoluted.

Raspberry Pi Zero sized HAT has four sensors with 10 variables

Pimeroni’s Enviro pHAT is a $20 Raspberry Pi HAT add-on that provides sensors including temperature/pressure, light/color, motion, and ADC. The Enviro pHAT, available at Pimeroni in the UK and Adafruit in the US, is a Raspberry Pi HAT (Hardware Attached on Top) add-on with four multipurpose sensors that provide up to 10 different sensor variables. […]

Some Users Say Windows 10 Anniversary Update Hosed Their Partitions

A handful of reports surfacing on social media suggest, anecdotally, that the Windows 10 anniversary may interfere with, affect and even delete other partitions on the same disk.

This Week in Open Source News: British Government Seeks OSS Lead, Business Models Increasingly Embrace Open Software

  • Linux.com - Original Content (Posted by bob on Aug 6, 2016 7:25 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Linux
A round up of this week in Linux.

Top 5: Alternatives to Evernote, Revenge of Linux, and more

  • Opensource.com; By Jen Wike Huger (Posted by bob on Aug 6, 2016 5:30 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Community, Linux
In this week's Top 5, we highlight open source alternatives to Evernote, a my Linux story from Brazil, thoughts on and a list of graphic design tools, part 5 of Seth Kenlon's Git series, and a guide to bug fixes that goes beyond triage.

LFCE Prep Course: System Services (Part 5)

  • Linux.com - Original Content; By Carla Schroder (Posted by bob on Aug 6, 2016 3:36 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Developer, Linux
Welcome to part 5 of our Linux Foundation Certified Engineer Training Course sneak peek blog. In today’s offering, we look at commands for starting, stopping system services using init, upstart, and systemd, and managing transient system services with xinetd.

Ubuntu Touch OTA-13 Delayed for September 7, to Bring Android 6.0 BSP Support

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Aug 6, 2016 1:42 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Ubuntu
A new OTA (Over the Air) update of the Ubuntu Touch mobile operating system is in development for Ubuntu Phone and Ubuntu Tablet devices, the OTA-13, which should land in the first week of September 2016.

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