Database of Linux distributions: Distro Watch

You can find lot’s of cool stuff online, that are helpful, useful and fun. Recently I found this awesome page that is a database of OS updates and distributions, like IMDB for the films, this one is for Linux. It’s really 2003 GUI styled database page, I love that kind of GUI design, that actually works fast every time I type a certain query – but that’s just my preference. You can find Distro Watch on the page: https://distrowatch.com/

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Typed query: Ubuntu

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News: Microsoft + Linux = relationship?

It’s kind of big deal. Microsoft recently did a few steps to make their software more compliant with Linux, they launched beta of SQL Server for Linux and started working on Azure App Service – application for administrating cloud-based apps. This whole love story goes back in 2014 when Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella proclaimed that the company loves Linux – we’re like who doesn’t?

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The Linux of your choice: Kali

Tonight short introduction to most talked about Linux OS this summer: Kali Linux

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Photo & article source: TecMint / Aquil Roshan

There is a lot of different Linux operating systems on the scene, but tonight short post on the most hyped OS, some users use it to make good things and some users use it for other things. We are here not to discuss who is good or bad guy in cybersociety.

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What is the next big thing in IT?

Well tonight Elon Musk held presentation about his project to move some of the people to Mars, named: Making Humans a Multiplanetary Species, you can watch the presentation online: http://www.spacex.com/Mars

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Elon Musk CEO of Tesla and Space X aka “the other buddy” that invented PayPal

It’s really technical type of presentation for people who are really interested to be part of such project, maybe for seekers who need something new and have a desire to be pioneers of life on Mars, this might be the thing for them, but for others perhaps iPhone 7?

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Top five open source apps for personal computer

It’s been a while… Tonight a short post on free programs around the web.

1. Paint.Net

This one is newer in the open source community. It’s really neat photo manipulation program. Sadly It can only run on Windows. My favourite effect is surface blur.

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Paint.net – Surface Blur

Find in on:
http://www.getpaint.net/index.html
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Running Wireshark in CMD

Wireshark is the ultimate tool for network sniffing, it’s available for almost any Operating System from MAC OS X, Linux and Microsoft. I think the difference is mainly in Remote Packet Protocol service/driver, because it’s customized for specific OS architecture/hardware.

You can find the download file here: https://www.wireshark.org/#download

They also provide many pages of know-how: https://www.wireshark.org/docs/

So you can go deep.

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