SHC Shell Compiler WrappedMar 25, 2014
The Bash Shell Script Compiler converts shell scripts directly into binaries. Compiling your scripts provides protection against accidental changes, but you will have to contend with some quirks.more »
Data Rescue LifebuoyFeb 24, 2014
Armed only with standard Linux tools, users can recover files, resurrect partitions, and rescue damaged media.more »
Trick Attackers with Portspoof FlytrapFeb 24, 2014
The Internet is a tough place to live – especially for publicly accessible computers. A small tool called Portspoof makes port scanning a real challenge for attackers.more »
Cloud Backup with Duplicity Data SafeNov 04, 2013
If you’re looking for a secure and portable backup technique, try combining the trusty command-line utility Duplicity with an available cloud account.more »
Recovering Deleted Files with Scalpel Scalpel File CarverSep 23, 2013
The Scalpel file carver helps users restore what they thought were lost files.more »
Reimagining the Virtual Desktop Final TermJul 30, 2013
A new Linux terminal emulator tries to bring the command line into the 21st century and bridge the gap to the graphical user interface.more »
Command Line – Alien Converting packages with AlienJul 02, 2013
The Alien package conversion tool can be very effective but can also generate unpredictable results. We show how to get the most out of this tool.more »
Command Line: Logging Tools User commands and logsMay 31, 2013
Many logging and user-related commands can help you check on your system and keep track of security matters. We guide you through several helpful tools.more »
Both projects help organizations build their own containerized systems.
Mark Shuttleworth has resumed the position of CEO of Canonical.
Microsoft's open source code hosting platform CodePlex will come to an end after a more than 10-year stint.
Comes with Gnome 3.24
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.