openbsd

OpenBSD disables usermount

The ability to mount removable media and encrypted containers is a convenient feature on any operating system, but giving users the ability to attach new storage devices to the system also introduces security holes. The…

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pfsense

pfSense 2.3.2-RELEASE Now Available!

Chris has announced the release of pfSense 2.3.2, a new stable version in the 2.3 branch of the project’s FreeBSD-based operating system for firewalls and routers: “We are happy to announce the release of pfSense…


ubuntu

Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS released

Adam has announced the release of Ubuntu 16.04.1, the first maintenance update of the distribution’s latest long-term support branch. This version is provided for users performing new installations of Ubuntu 16.04 (or any of the…




TUX

Did it Reboot?

If you believe your users like to reboot their systems, here is a way you will be able to detect it. #!/bin/ksh # # Boot Notification Script # /etc/rc2.d/S99notify – Sends e-mail notification to the…


opensuse

openSUSE Leap 42.2 Alpha3 released

Ludwig Nussel has announced the availability of the third alpha build of openSUSE 42.2, the upcoming new stable release from one of the oldest Linux distributions that’s still going strongly today: “openSUSE 42.2 alpha 3…




TUX

Find and edit strings

Ever found a need to find for a particular string across the file system and edit all those files which contains that particular string?? Here is a simple way. Suppose you want to search for…


google spaces

Apple Releases iOS 9.3.3

Apple has released iOS 9.3.3 for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. iOS 9.3.3 includes bug fixes and improves the security of your iPhone or iPad. For information on the security content of Apple software…


apple watch

Apple Releases watchOS 2.2.2

Apple has released watchOS 2.2.2 for download. The new release brings bug fixes and improvements. The company also released a third beta of watchOS 3 to developers today. watchOS 3 will bring instant launching of…


apple tv

Apple Releases tvOS 9.2.2

Apple has released tvOS 9.2.2 for download. The build number is 13Y825. tvOS 9.2.2 contains bug fixes and improvements and is available to download from the Settings menu on your Apple TV. Apple is adding…


el capitan

Apple Releases OS X El Capitan 10.11.6

Apple has released OS X El Capitan 10.11.6. The OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 update improves the stability, compatibility, and security of your Mac, and is recommended for all OS X El Capitan users. For…


ubuntu

Ubuntu’s forums breached

Canonical has announced the Ubuntu community forums have been breached. The notice, which was posted early on July 15, indicates the attacker managed to gain access to the forum’s database and access user information. “After…