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BlackArch Linux A Pentesting Linux Distribution

Mon, 2017-09-18 00:55
When it comes to penetration testing, the best way to go is Linux. Distros like Kali and Parrot are quite popular. Today we're going to look at another awesome penetration testing distro known as Blackarch. Blackarch Linux is an Arch Linux-based penetration testing distribution for penetration testers and security researchers. The Blackarch comes with a tools repository that contains over 1800 tools with new ones being added quite frequently.

Why The Linux Foundation Still Exists

Sun, 2017-09-17 23:01
The Linux Foundation hosted its annual Open Source Summit North America event from Sept. 11 to 14 in Los Angeles, highlighting open-source efforts that it helps to lead. One question that Linux Foundation Executive Director, Jim Zemlin grapples with on a regular basis is why his organization continues to be relevant.

Linux Goes to Hollywood

Sun, 2017-09-17 21:06
Linus Torvalds joined by tech leaders and Tinseltown actors at LA Open Source Summit

DevOps jobs: 6 eye-opening statistics

Sun, 2017-09-17 19:12
DevOps engineers are expected to be one of the most in-demand roles among North American employers next year.

Oracle Joins Cloud Native Computing Foundation in Kubernetes Push

Sun, 2017-09-17 17:18
There is some truth to that statement. Oracle does have a cloud and it does run Kubertetes. But no one other than Oracle is claiming that Oracle's IaaS cloud is either large or successful, although in Zemlin's defense, "large" is a relative term.

Open Source Summit: Linux Kernel Developers Discuss Challenges, Opportunities

Sun, 2017-09-17 15:23
LOS ANGELES — While Linus Torvalds is the most famous Linux kernel developer, he's just one of many that help to lead the way forward. In a panel session at the Open Source Summit in Los Angeles a panel of leading Linux kernel developers discussed their views on the current state of Linux kernel development.

Kubernetes Creators' Enterprise IT Startup Heptio Raises $25M

Sun, 2017-09-17 13:29
The company's founders, CEO McLuckie and Joe Beda -- along with Brendan Burns, who's now with Microsoft -- developed Kubernetes, the popular Linux container orchestration platform, while at Google and released it to the open source community, where it's now part of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, a Linux Foundation Collaborative project that McLuckie helped start. Since then, McLuckie and Beda have been able to take the "little" project they helped create and parlay it into a rewarding career.

CentOS 7.4 Is Now Available for 64-Bit, ARM64, ARMhfp, POWER7 & POWER8 Machines

Sun, 2017-09-17 11:34
CentOS developers Karanbir Singh and Jim Perrin announced the release of the CentOS 7.4 operating system for supported architectures, a release that brings all the latest updates and security patches.

Larry Ellison: There is No One Left for Oracle to Buy

Sun, 2017-09-17 09:40
Good news for open-source vendors, Larry Ellison doesn't want to buy you. "There is no one left to buy," Ellison said. "It's not like there are a lot of obvious, as we focus on the Cloud, there are a bunch of obvious targets, we can go out and buy." "So we’re seeing our best growth in technology that we have developed internally," he added.

Ubuntu-enabled open source SDR board shrinks in size and price

Sun, 2017-09-17 07:46
Lime Microsystems launched the $139 “LimeSDR Mini,” a size- and cost-reduced sibling of its Ubuntu Core-enabled LimeSDR board, at CrowdSupply. Lime Microsystems, a developer of field programmable RF (FPRF) transceivers for wireless broadband systems, has gone to CrowdSupply again, to fund a size- and cost-reduced variant of the LimeSDR board that it launched there last […]

Fake A Hollywood Hacker Screen in Linux Terminal

Sun, 2017-09-17 05:51
This tiny tool turns your Linux terminal into a Hollywood style real time hacking scene.

Can Ubuntu Come Back To Top On Distrowatch After GNOME Desktop Environment?

Sun, 2017-09-17 03:57
For a very long time, Ubuntu was at the heart of the Linux revolution. The leader, the heart, and soul on the quest for Linux to win the desktop operating systems wars. With the then GNOME and GNOME 2 desktop environments, the task was clear, the job was cut out and then in 2017, it has not happened yet.

Python explosion blamed on pandas

Sun, 2017-09-17 02:03
Data science fad just won't dieNot content to bait developers by declaring that Python is the fastest-growing major programming language, coding community site Stack Overflow has revealed the reason for its metastasis.…

Linux drone controller has HDMI input and long-range WiFi

Sun, 2017-09-17 00:08
The ArduPilot based “Emlid Edge” drone controller runs Linux on a quad -A53 SoC, and offers an HDMI input, long-range 5.8GHz WiFi, and a UAVCAN GNSS module. Emlid, which has previously launched the Raspberry Pi based Navio and HAT-ready Navio2 drone controllers, has now opened $699 pre-sales on a much more advanced Emlid Edge controller, […]

KDE is partnering with Purism to create a Linux smartphone

Sat, 2017-09-16 22:14
Want a free-software smartphone? KDE and Purism have started a crowdfunding campaign to build one.

How to avoid a GDPR compliance audit in a Linux environment

Sat, 2017-09-16 20:20
Many U.S. organizations are still racing to get ready for the GDPR.

KDE Joins Purism in an Attempt to Build World's First Privacy-Focused Smartphone

Sat, 2017-09-16 18:25
KDE announced today that it's partnering with Purism, a company known for manufacturing high-quality, privacy-focused laptops, to work on what it would appear to be world's first truly free smartphone device powered by Linux.

New IBM big iron for Linux

Sat, 2017-09-16 16:31
IBM mainframes are alive, well, and being designed to make the most of Linux.

LoRa access point offers Yocto or Node-RED Linux development options

Sat, 2017-09-16 14:36
MultiTech has launched a rugged, Linux-driven “MultiConnect Conduit AP” LoRa access point with 8x LoRa uplinks, LTE, and optional mDot and xDot end points. MultiTech’s MultiConnect Conduit AP supports the increasingly popular, long distance, low-power LoRA RF technology and LoRaWAN Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) specification. The Linux-powered Conduit AP is designed to be […]

How to Create Color Schemes to Match Your Wallpaper on Linux

Sat, 2017-09-16 12:42
Wal is a script to change the color scheme of your Linux desktop when you change the wallpaper. Learn how to easily create a color scheme to match your wallpaper in Linux.