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Canonical now offers AWS optimized Ubuntu Linux

https://www.zdnet.com/article/canonical-now-offers-aws-optimized-ubuntu-linux/

yesterday

Canonical has brought premium Ubuntu Pro Linux images to Amazon Web Services, which come with extended maintenance, broader security coverage, and critical compliance features.

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Latest Kali Linux features an Undercover Windows 10 theme

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/04/latest-kali-linux-features-an-undercover-windows-10-theme/

2 days ago

The latest version of the Linux distribution Kali Linux features a new "Undercover" theme that turns the interface into one that resembles Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system. Kali Linux is a security-focused […]

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Criptext is a free encrypted email service with open source apps for Windows, Linux, macOS, Android and iOS

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/28/criptext-is-a-free-encrypted-email-service-with-open-source-apps-for-windows-linux-macos-android-and-ios/

a week ago

Criptext is a free encrypted email service for Windows, Linux, macOS, Android and iOS. It has been around for a while, but I thought it may be worth looking into. Before we […]

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Split or Merge PDFs with PDFsam Basic, an open source program for Windows, Linux and macOS

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/27/split-or-merge-pdfs-with-pdfsam-basic-for-windows-linux-and-macos/

a week ago

PDFs have long been a commonly used format for eBooks, digital manuals or documents thanks to how content is presented regardless of operating system that is used and great support for PDF […]

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Mutt is a command line email app for Linux and here's how to set it up

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/23/mutt-is-a-command-line-email-app-for-linux-and-heres-how-to-set-it-up/

2 weeks ago

Mutt is a command line email app for Linux; we continue our series of reviews for Linux-based command line applications. Check out MusicCube (music player) or nnn (file manager). Like many terminal […]

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QOwnNotes is an open source note taking tool for Windows, Linux and macOS that supports Markdown

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/22/qownnotes-is-an-open-source-note-taking-tool-that-supports-markdown/

2 weeks ago

Ever wanted a note taking tool that supports Markdown? QOwnNotes may be worth a look (or two) if that is the case. QOwnNotes is a cross-platform open source note taking program for […]

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IBM, Microsoft and Linux Foundation link arms to fight patent trolls with 'multimillion' scheme

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/20/microsoft_linux_patent_trolls/

2 weeks ago

Linux was a 'cancer' but Microsoft is now defending it

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Winstars 3 is a planetarium application for Windows, Linux, macOS and Android

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/15/winstars-3-is-a-planetarium-application-for-windows-linux-macos-and-android/

3 weeks ago

Who remembers going to the planetarium? I was a kid when I visited one on a field trip. Stargazing isn't exactly my forte, though I like watching the night sky and try […]

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GNS3 is an open source graphical network simulator for Windows, Linux and macOS

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/13/gns3-is-an-open-source-graphical-network-simulator-for-windows-linux-and-macos/

3 weeks ago

GNS3 is a graphical network simulator which lets you to create a virtual network. You don't need any hardware like routers, switches, or even endpoints (workstation computers). This open source tool can […]

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Musikcube is a terminal music player for Windows, macOS and Linux

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/09/musikcube-is-a-terminal-music-player-for-windows-macos-and-linux/

4 weeks ago

Musikcube is a cross platform terminal based music player, music management application and a music server; it is open source and available for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux and as an Android […]

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.1 adds live Linux kernel patching

https://www.zdnet.com/article/red-hat-enterprise-linux-8-1-adds-live-linux-kernel-patching/

4 weeks ago

The first minor update of RHEL 8.1 adds some major new features.

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LazPaint is an open source raster graphics editor for Windows, macOS and Linux

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/04/lazpaint-is-an-open-source-raster-graphics-editor-for-windows-macos-and-linux/

4 weeks ago

Recently we tested out an easy to use image editor called Zzpaint which we liked even though it was a relatively simple program. Today, I'm going to look at LazPaint which is […]

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Microsoft: Defender ATP is coming to Linux in 2020

https://www.zdnet.com/article/microsoft-defender-atp-is-coming-to-linux-in-2020/

a month ago

Ignite 2019: Microsoft details its efforts to level the playing field against cyber attackers.

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nnn is an excellent command line based file manager for Linux, macOS and BSDs

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/01/nnn-is-an-excellent-command-line-based-file-manager-for-linux-macos-and-bsds/

a month ago

The program nnn is one of the lightest file managers available for Linux, macOS, BSDs. It is not your traditional file browser though as it lacks a graphical user interface. Tip: if […]

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Geany is a programmer friendly open source text editor for Windows, Linux, macOS

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/31/geany-is-a-programmer-friendly-open-source-text-editor-for-windows-linux-macos/

a month ago

Geany is an open source cross platform text editor that is designed specifically for programmers thanks to its built-in support for over 50 programming languages. Just download Geany for Windows, Linux or […]

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Linux kernel is getting more reliable, says Linus Torvalds. Plus: What do you need to do to be him?

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/30/linux_kernel_is_getting_more_reliable_says_linus_torvalds/

a month ago

Chief Linux maintainer job is all about reading many, many, many emails, and 'saying no'

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Ultracopier is an open source file copying tool for Windows, macOS and Linux

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/30/ultracopier-is-an-open-source-file-copying-tool-for-windows-macos-and-linux/

a month ago

I like to keep things organized on my system especially when it comes to file downloads. While all downloads end up in a single location on my system, I like to copy […]

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Fedora 31 Linux distribution is out: here is what is new

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/30/fedora-31-linux-distribution-is-out-here-is-what-is-new/

a month ago

Fedora 31 Workstation has been released on October 30, 2019. The new version of the popular Linux distribution comes with the desktop environment GNOME 3.34 and several other improvements and changes. New […]

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Running on Intel? If you want security, disable hyper-threading, says Linux kernel maintainer

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/29/intel_disable_hyper_threading_linux_kernel_maintainer/

a month ago

Speculative execution bugs will be with us for a very long time

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Privacy and anonymity focused Linux distro Tails 4.0 released

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/26/privacy-and-anonymity-focused-linux-distro-tails-4-0-released/

a month ago

A new version of the privacy and anonymity focused Linux distribution Tails has been released this week; Tails 4.0 is a major update of the Linux distribution that improves performance and usability, […]

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