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Hispalinux takes Microsoft to EC re UEFI Secure Boot

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Hispalinux’s complaint called the implementation of UEFI Secure Boot an “obstruction mechanism” and “a de facto technological jail for computer booting systems.”

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9 Google Reader alternatives

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If you are in search of an alternative for Google Reader, this article offers a list to choose from. They have been listed under three categories – Desktop, Self-hosted, and Web service. Three are under each category, and are the ones I’ve either used in the past, or have read about.

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The Pirate Bay’s Oldest Torrent is “Revolution OS”

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After nearly 9 years of seeding The Pirate Bay’s oldest working torrent is still very much alive. Interestingly, the torrent is not a Hollywood classic nor is it an evergreen music album. The honor goes to a pirated copy of “Revolution OS”, a documentary covering the history of Linux, GNU and the free software movement.

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Chakra 2013.02 Benz review

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Chakra 2013.02 Benz released. No new features implemented in Tribe, the graphical installation program, Kapudan, the first boot program, gets new features.

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Is that a backdoor or an “administrative password” on your Verizon Internet router?

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Verizon can change that password. In other to do that, they must have a master password, or as it is known in some circles, a backdoor. To Verizon, it is an administrative password. The only problem is their “administrative password” can unlock your administrative password.

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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and 12.10 beta 2 on Intel Ivy Bridge-powered computer

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Since I just built a new system with a Core i3 3220 processor, one of the low-end models, I decided to see what the heck is going on between the Linux and Ivy Bridge.

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Android PC vs Hackberry A10

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No doubt that they will eventually go mainstream, but for now, these boards are a hacker’s delight.

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One more reason to not use Skype for Linux

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If you belong to that group, that is, if any of the core principles of free software does not come into play in your decision to use or not use a software, the latest news about Skype should make you think twice about using it.

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ROSA Desktop 2012 beta review

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ROSA Desktop is a Linux distribution derived from Mandriva Desktop and developed by ROSA, a technology outfit based in Moscow, The Russian Federation. ROSA Desktop 2012 beta is the first pre-release edition of what will become ROSA Desktop 2012. It is supposed to be a Long Term Support (LTS) edition, with a 5-year support period.

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Calligra 2.4.0 released

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Besides a complete set of office productivity application that you will find on most office suites, Calligra also comes with two graphics applications (Krita for drawing and Karbon for vector graphics) and a project management application named Calligra Plan.

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Jitsi 1.0 released

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Jitsi offers several advanced communication features, including secure video calls using ZRTP, conferencing, chat, file transfer, and cross-platform remote desktop sharing. It is available under the LGPL license.

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Tutorial: Using the 'find' Command

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GNU find is a powerful command-line utility that lets you search for files and folders in a hierarchical tree directory structure. It is the backend for all those utilities out there like the graphical searching in KDE or GNOME. However, find can be a little hard to handle at first by beginners.

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Tips on Setting UP a Slave Server for DNS

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This example uses CentOS 6 so one of the issues you will need to be aware of is SELinux. The great aspect of a slave server is that you can update your primary DNS server and it automatically update the slave.

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Introduction To The Linux Mint Cinnamon Desktop

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This tutorial is supposed to guide the reader through the features of the Cinnamon desktop, Mint's new desktop environment to be used in Linux Mint 13. Cinnamon concentrates on holding on to classic design and functionality in times where Gnome 3 and Unity come up with different innovations to the user interface.

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Autologin, passwordless login and controlling who can reboot and shutdown your computer in KDE

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Autologin and passwordless login play a critical role in the physical security posture of your computer. In KDE, they are very easy to configure. But being easy to configure does not mean that you should. Why?

From a security perspective, passwordless login falls in the same category as autologin. It is, therefore, not recommended to enable it for an account with management privileges.

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