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Linux – Die Reise des Pinguins (German|Deutsch) | YouTube

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4HlJrv_slBI

Kein Tag vergeht, an dem man im Internet keine neue Meldung von Behörden, Institutionen lesen kann, die sich für das Betriebs-System Linux entscheiden. Angesichts von leeren Kassen und Online-Überwachung, ist die Transparenz und Offenheit dieses Betriebs-Systems mehr als Willkommen. Wir versuchen mit dieser Dokumentation das Betriebs-System Linux vorzustellen, seine Macher, seine Nutzer…

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Red Star ausprobiert: Das Linux aus Nordkorea | Golem.de

Red Star ausprobiert: Das Linux aus Nordkorea

Red Star OS 3.0 stammt aus Nordkorea und ist jetzt im Internet aufgetaucht. (Bild: Screenshot: Golem.de)

Red Star OS heißt die Linux-Distribution aus der Demokratischen Volksrepublik Korea. Bisher gab es davon nur einige Screenshots, jetzt ist sie im Netz aufgetaucht. Wir haben uns das Betriebssystem genauer angesehen.

 

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Red Star Linux 3.0 präsentiert sich als veraltete Linux-Distribution mit einer deutlichen Neigung zu Mac OS X. Scott will seine Version 2013 in einem Laden in Nordkorea erstanden haben. Ob Red Star aktiv weiterentwickelt wird, ist daher unbekannt. Das Installationsimage kann über die Webseite Openingupnorthkorea heruntergeladen werden.

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We Are Linux: The People Defining the Future of Technology | YouTube

 

The Linux community rallied together this year to advance the technologies that define the world we live in. From mobile devices to supercomputers, cloud computing and more, the community is building it together. Join us in celebration of the world’s largest collaborative software project in the history of computing.

 

Are you Linux? Tell us why by uploading your Vine and tagging it #WeAreLinux

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Breaking: Stealth „Turla“ Malware Infects Unknown Number of Linux Systems | Softpedia

Linux is attacked

Linux is attacked

A new threat has been found by Kasperky Labs

 

The Linux Turla is a new piece of malware designed to infect only Linux computers, which has managed to remain relatively hidden until now and has the potential of doing a lot of harm. Unfortunately, very little is known about it or how to fix it.

 

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It doesn’t need root

 

One of the most interesting aspects of this Turla cd00r-based malware is that is doesn’t require elevated privileges, which is probably one of the reasons it’s so dangerous. It needs to be activated remotely with a „magic packet“ (similar to port knocking) and it needs existing network interface name. The end result is that it provides a backdoor to the user’s computer, and that the attacker can send commands with „/bin/sh -c “ script.“. It’s a little bit more complicated than this, but that is just the summary of it.

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KDE4 Productivity Tips and Tricks | Linux.com

 

Figure 1: One of my current KDE desktops.

Figure 1: One of my current KDE desktops.

 

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KDE Panel

 

The KDE panel is a key player in my efficiency scheme. You can stuff all kinds of things into the Panel, arrange them however you like, and even have multiple panels.
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Figure 2: Configuring the KDE Panel.

Figure 2: Configuring the KDE Panel.

 

Click anywhere on your main desktop to close the panel configurator, or press the Esc key. Then you can right-click on any widget to open its configuration dialog.

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CVE-2014-4877: Wget FTP Symlink Attack Vulnerability | The Hacker News

 

The open-source Wget application which is most widely used on Linux and Unix systems for retrieving files from the web has found vulnerable to a critical flaw.

 

GNU Wget is a command-line utility designed to retrieve files from the Web using HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP, the most widely used Internet protocols. Wget can be easily installed on any Unix-like system and has been ported to many environments, including Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, OpenVMS, MorphOS and AmigaOS.

 

When a recursive directory fetch over FTP server as the target, it would let an attacker „create arbitrary files, directories or symbolic links“ due to a symlink flaw.

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