According to NVIDIA there is a major vulnerability in their UNIX/Linux driver that every Linux user should be aware of. Especially now, that most of us play Steam games using proprietary drivers, this is quite dangerous and you should pay attention. Thankfully, this vulnerability was identified by NVIDIA, thus there are no known reports of […]
I have installed Slackware Linux version 13.37 and have updated it to the latest version. How did I this? First, add to /etc/slackpkg/mirrors the 14.0 repository. In performed this: http://ftp.nluug.nl/os/Linux/distr/slackware/slackware64-14.0/ Now to sync and update the packages: # slackpkg check-updates # slackpkg upgrade-all (K)eep the old files and consider .new files later (O)verwrite all old […]
What’s MariaDB : is an community-developed fork of the MySQL relational database management system, the impetus being the community maintenance of its free status under the GNU GPL, as opposed to any uncertainty of MySQL license status under its current ownership by Oracle. The contributors are required to share their copyright with Monty Program AB.
Let’s face it, Ubuntu cops a lot of criticism. From beginners, Linux veterans, developers and even Ubuntu enthusiasts. We’ve all been critical to Ubuntu Linux at some point. Whether the Ubuntu Developers pump out a good, bad or average release; the online criticism comes in thick and fast from all angles of the internet. With […]
If you consider yourself a penetration tester or security expert then you are already aware of BackTrack Linux, a distro well known for its pen-test purpose. Today, Kali Linux replaces BackTrack as it is the new generation of the industry leading penetration testing and security auditing Linux distribution. Instead of building upon Ubuntu (BackTrack), Kali […]
Looks like Linux has finally challenged the dominance of decades of proprietary office document software. As the market share of Android devices continues to make an impact Microsoft has already announced its Android port for Office Suite, their proprietary office documents management software.