September 14, 2017

Linux gets blasted by BlueBorne too

BlueBorne is a set of Bluetooth security holes that just keeps on hitting. Besides smartphones and Windows, it seriously impacts Linux desktops and servers.

The security company Armis has revealed eight separate Bluetooth wireless protocol flaws known collectively as BlueBorne. This new nasty set of vulnerabilities have the potential to wreak havoc on iPhones, Android devices, Windows PC, and, oh yes, Linux desktops and server, as well.

While BlueBorne requires

September 14, 2017 15:56

September 13, 2017

Marcus Rejås

Public Money – Public Code

Free Software Foundation Europe startar idag ett initiativ för att sprida information om fri programvara i den publika sektorn. Inget nytt egentligen, vi har pratat om det länge och det finns flera äldre initiativ. Men detta är nytt, fräscht och snyggt.

Tummen up!

av Marcus Rejås den September 13, 2017 12:07

September 11, 2017

Best KDE Linux Distributions For Your Desktop

KDE remains one of the most popular desktop environments available for Linux users. KDE prioritizes aesthetics and modernity with a user-friendly computing experience. It also comes with a host of applications and features that complete the experience. But which distro

September 11, 2017 16:34

September 10, 2017

How to Integrate KDE Connect with GNOME Shell

KDE Connect provides an absolutely amazing convenience to Linux users who own an Android phone. It allows you to share files between the devices and view your notifications from your phone on your desktop. It even lets you send and reply to your text messages.

There’s one drawback, though. What if you don’t like KDE? Fear not GNOME fans, there’s a great way to integrate KDE Connect seamlessly into your GNOME desktop.

Related: How to Send and Receive SMS on Linux with KDE Connect

Install KDE

September 10, 2017 15:54

September 09, 2017

How To Dual Boot Linux Mint And Windows 10 [Beginner’s Guide]

Brief: This guide shows you how to dual boot Linux Mint with Windows 10 and enjoy both Linux and Windows together in one system.

So you have decided to switch to Linux. Good decision! And if you chose to use Linux Mint, that’s even a better decision.

Linux Mint is one of the best Linux distributions for beginners. Using Linux Mint is fairly easy and installing Linux Mint is no rocket science either. In this tutorial, we’ll see how

September 09, 2017 16:59

September 06, 2017

How Long Do Solid State Drives Really Last?

When large-scale flash storage first came to the consumer market as an alternative to conventional hard drives, the biggest concern (aside from price) was longevity. Tech fans had a pretty good idea of the general reliability of hard drives, but SSDs were still something of a wild card.

But years later, the market for SSDs has matured considerably, and we’ve got a lot more data on…well, data. The good news is that SSDs are probably much more reliable than you think, and certainly at least as good as hard drives in terms of data retention and failure rates. The bad news is that SSDs tend to fail more often with age, and not with extended data reading and writing, as formerly predicted.

That means

September 06, 2017 17:46

September 04, 2017

Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark Beta 1 is here

Ubuntu 17.10 should be available in October. With Canonical making GNOME the default desktop environment, and killing the much-maligned Unity, this will be the most exciting release in years. Quite frankly, the operating system had been feeling sort of stale lately, so a new default DE should shake things up.

Today, the first official Beta of Ubuntu 17.10 becomes available. This pre-lease version of the operating system, codenamed

September 04, 2017 18:51