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Quirky

Quirky 8.6 released, Linux distribution

Barry Kauler announces that the new  Linux distribution Quirky has released version 8.6. Quirky is a sister project of Puppy Linux, a Linux distribution created with a custom tool called Woof. The underlying infrastructure, such as startup...

Apple responds no personal data stolen in Australian Teenager Hacking Incident

Apple responds no personal data stolen in Australian Teenager Hacking Incident

In response to the invasion of Apple server, Apple said in a statement today that no personal data was stolen. There were reports last night that a high school student in Australia had repeatedly invaded...

GNU Linux-Libre

GNU Linux-Libre 4.18 kernel release

If you are looking for a 100% free kernel for the GNU/Linux distribution, you can now try the latest release of Linux-Libre 4.18 without any copyright risk. GNU Linux-Libre 4.18 is based on the just-released Linux kernel...

TLS 1.3 RFC 8446

TLS 1.3 will make the review more difficult

The Internet Engineering Steering Committee (IETF) released the official version of TLS 1.3 last week to enhance the security of network encrypted connections. TLS 1.3 is a significant update to encryption technology that fundamentally...

Driver Module Framework

Microsoft open source Driver Module Framework

To make it easier for developers to write drivers for Windows, Microsoft released an open source driver module framework (DMF) yesterday. This new framework will allow developers to write structured and straightforward Windows Driver Framework...

Debian Linux

Debian Linux celebrates 25th birthday

Debian has a very high reputation and influence in the open source world. Many GNU/Linux systems, including Ubuntu, are based on Debian. The Debian system was released on August 16, 1993, so today the Debian...