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Want to stay under the radar for a decade or more? This Chinese hacking crew did it... by aiming for Linux servers

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/04/07/winnti_linux_hacking/

yesterday

BlackBerry says Winnti-derived group is playing it quiet with rootkit attacks

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qView is a minimalistic image viewer for Windows, Linux and macOS

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/04/07/qview-is-a-minimalistic-image-viewer-for-windows-linux-and-macos/

2 days ago

We have reviewed quite a few image viewers here, from ImageGlass, qimgv, FocusOn Image Viewer, and more recently, Wildbit Viewer. This time we tested something that offers a minimal approach, qView. It […]

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DownZemAll is an open source download manager for Windows, Linux and macOS

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/04/02/downzemall-is-an-open-source-download-manager-for-windows-linux-and-macos/

7 days ago

Recently, while casually browsing GitHub, I came across a name that seemed familiar at first; it turned out to be a new download manager called DownZemAll. The program's name is very similar […]

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'Social distancing champ' Linus Torvalds releases Linux 5.6, tells devs to put health before next release

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/30/linux_5_6_released/

a week ago

Doesn’t anticipate slowdown because ‘I suspect a lot of us work from home even normally’

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Planet Computers has really let things slide: Firm's third real-keyboard gizmo boasts 5G, Android 10, Linux support

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/30/planet_computers_astro_slide/

a week ago

Folds up just like a smartphone – if you ignore the size and weight

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Filelight is an open source disk space analyzer for Linux and Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/27/filelight-is-an-open-source-disk-space-analyzer-for-linux-and-windows/

2 weeks ago

What do you do when you're running low on storage space? I run disk cleanup to clear the updates and system files, purge the browser data, and if that doesn't help I […]

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Linux Mint releases Linux Mint 4 Debian Edition

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/27/linux-mint-releases-linux-mint-4-debian-edition/

2 weeks ago

The popular Linux distribution Linux Mint is based on Ubuntu but the developers are maintaining a side-project that bases the Linux distribution on Debian instead. There are several reasons for that: first, […]

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Microsoft: First preview of PowerShell 7.1 for Windows, Linux and macOS is out

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-first-preview-of-powershell-7-1-for-windows-linux-and-macos-is-out/

2 weeks ago

Microsoft is targeting improvements to the PowerShell 7.1 user experience ahead of its release this winter.

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SUSE offers free enterprise Linux support to medical devices manufacturers

https://www.zdnet.com/article/suse-offers-free-enterprise-linux-support-to-medical-devices-manufacturers/

2 weeks ago

If you're building a medical device to fight coronavirus, Linux power SUSE wants you to know it has your back.

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The shelves may be empty, but the disk is full: Not even Linux can resist the bork at times

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/24/bork_walmart/

2 weeks ago

Bork!Bork!Bork! Walmart Canada takes a break from slinging ads

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Microsoft brings K8s Security Center out of preview, replaces CoreOS Container Linux with Flatcar

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/24/microsoft_brings_k8s_security_center/

2 weeks ago

Azure security dashboard now covers Kubernetes service - at a price

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Linus Torvalds ponders: Is Linux 5.6 going well because it's bug-free, or thanks to that other bug?

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/23/linux_5_6_rc_7/

2 weeks ago

‘The world around us may be going through strange times, but so far kernel development looks normal’ says Penguin emperor

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Microsoft's Windows Terminal now has mouse support for Windows Subsystem for Linux

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsofts-windows-terminal-now-has-mouse-support-for-windows-subsystem-for-linux/

3 weeks ago

Microsoft schedules Windows Terminal version 1 release for May.

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Microsoft frees Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 from the shackles of, er, Windows?

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/16/windows_slow_ring_wsl_2/

3 weeks ago

Windows Update for the Linux kernel? No wonder Gates stepped down

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Gammy is an adaptive brightness application for Windows and Linux

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/03/16/gammy-is-an-adaptive-brightness-application-for-windows-and-linux/

3 weeks ago

You've probably heard of or used applications like F.lux or Lightbulb, which dim the screen to display warmer colors at night. Windows 10 has a night mode that does a similar job. […]

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Amazon teases Bottlerocket, its take on Linux specifically for running containers

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/03/11/amazon_launches_bottlerocket_new_linux_distro_for_running_containers/

4 weeks ago

Rust and dual-partition sets for security, efficiency, and automated updates

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Microsoft uses its expertise in malware to help with fileless attack detection on Linux

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/25/fileless_attack_microsoft_linux/

a month ago

Aw, how generous

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Microsoft: Linux Defender antivirus now in public preview, iOS and Android are next

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-linux-defender-antivirus-now-in-public-preview-ios-and-android-are-next/

2 months ago

Microsoft also makes Threat Protection bundle generally available.

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Red Hat tips its Fedora at CoreOS Container Linux stans: Hop onto something else, folks, cos this one's on a boat to Valhalla

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/18/end_of_life_coreos_container_linux/

2 months ago

Support ends May 26. Users fretting over Fedora CoreOS's limitations might want to jump into Flatcar

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uGet is an open source download manager for Windows and Linux that also supports Torrents and Video downloads

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/02/18/uget-is-an-open-source-download-manager-for-windows-and-linux-that-also-supports-torrents-and-video-downloads/

2 months ago

XDM and HTTP Downloader are very good open source download managers; uGet is another one that you may use if you're looking for some advanced options. Download and extract the program's archive […]

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