Linux

Ubuntu 17.04 Beta 2

Adam Conrad has announced the availability of a new development release for Ubuntu and the project’s many community flavours. The snapshot, Ubuntu 17.04 beta 2, features up-to-date software packages and it also introduces installation media…

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9

Red Hat has announced the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.9, the latest version of the distribution’s legacy branch which was originally launched in November 2010 and which will be supported with security…



New ISO images for LMDE 2 “Betsy”

The Linux Mint project has published updated installation media for the distribution’s Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE), version 2. The new ISO files contain updated packages and security fixes for LMDE 2, but do not…


LetsEncrypt Support for openSUSE

This will take some dry background, please bear with me: Until recently, encrypting websites, mail traffic, etc through TLS certificates was a pretty painful process: You either had to purchase a certificate from a Certificate…



New Linux Malware Exploits CGI Vulnerability

Linux has long been the preferred operating system for enterprise platforms and Internet of Things (IoT) manufacturers. Linux-based devices are continually being deployed in smart systems across many different industries, with IoT gateways facilitating connected…


Tails 2.11

The Amnesic Incognito Live System (Tails) is a Debian-based distribution which is designed for anonymous web browsing and communication over the Internet. The Tails project has announced the availability of Tails 2.11. The new version…



Red Hat considers if we still need swap space

Swap space is a method by which an operating system can move information out of memory and store it elsewhere until it is needed again. Swap space can generally be thought of an extension of…