Category: OpenSource

cost of cybercrime and lawful backdoors
09.03.2019

„The cost to companies from malware and “malicious insider”-related cyberattacks jumped +12 percent in 2018 and accounted for one-third of all cyberattack costs, according to new research published today by Accenture and the Ponemon Institute.“ src: helpnetsecurity.com logical consequence: stop […]

Purism making progress on Librem5 SmartPhone
27.02.2019

more latest news on: https://puri.sm/news/ Progress has been quick and steady, and because we only use components that respect both our ethical values and your personal privacy and freedoms, you can imagine the layers of complexity that go into delivering […]

Pine64 – Pine Phone Pine Laptop Notebook Free Hardware
08.02.2019

https://www.pine64.org/ Low cost Board and a ARM based laptop for below 100USD? NICE! https://www.pine64.org/?post_type=product https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=pine-64-benchmark https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pine64 Pine Phone Pine Book LOOKS GREAT 🙂 cheap, light, 6h battery 14″ display: https://www.pine64.org/?product=pinebook 11″ display: https://www.pine64.org/?product=11-6-pinebook http://wiki.pine64.org/index.php/1080P_Pinebook_Main_Page OS: can run Debian/Ubuntu http://wiki.pine64.org/index.php/Pinebook_Software_Release#Xenial_Mate_eMMC Benchmarks: […]

lnav – like less but more colorful output of log files
03.02.2019

how to monitor all logs… https://dwaves.org/2017/06/15/linux-monitor-all-logs-in-real-time-d-follow-all-show-changes-to-log-files-under-varlog/ as i was wondering what combination of less -R with or without ccze would allow me to view log files colorful (because a desert of black and white… does not give you a good […]

The Y2038 Problem – cars and embedded systems
23.01.2019

in comparison to Y2K: „The issue became when it became 2000 because that would be stored as 00 in the program. This caused many to believe that say, bank software wouldn’t be able to get your money out because it […]

17.12.2018

Thanks! thanks to all the contributors of open source soft- and hardware and people that share their knowledge online for free 🙂 i hope/think that better technology could possibly also change humans to the better… freely sharing information surely does […]

Free Web Video Conferencing with firefox
25.07.2017

install firefox app and test it for free here: https://appr.tc/ When Browsers start to talk to each other – Open Source HTML5 based Web Video Audio Conferencing WebCam ScreenSharing – Collaboration over internet WebRTC („Web Real-Time Communication„) enables applications such […]

The Unix philosophy – simple and beautiful
02.05.2017

src: https://homepage.cs.uri.edu/~thenry/resources/unix_art/ch01s07.html The Unix philosophy emphasizes building simple, short, clear, modular, and extensible code that can be easily maintained and repurposed by developers other than its creators. The Unix philosophy favors composability as opposed to monolithic design. Later summarized by […]

The Problem with Closed Source Drivers
01.05.2017

Unfortunately Debian – and i guess the rest of the Linux world as well – users have a pretty hard time finding WIFI and LAN cards but also grafix cards that can run with 100% free software. (FSF! STALLMAN! HELP! […]

The Linux Foundation – featuring Linus Torvalds himself
26.04.2017

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux_Foundation „The Linux Foundation is dedicated to promoting the use of the Linux computer operating system in academia, the corporate world, and government. The company was formed in 2007 by the merger of Open Source Development Labs with the Free […]

31.01.2017

Hardware Assembly: (i think 512MByte should be enough, 1GByte probably pretty good) Software Installation: including squid-proxy and web advertisement-filtering in the next part: OpenVPN 🙂 Thanks man! Amazing tutorials! by https://internetz.me Related Links: https://www.howtoforge.com/pfsense-squid-squidguard-traffic-shaping-tutorial http://www.shallalist.de/Downloads/shallalist.tar.gz

23.09.2016

https://dwaves.org/2014/11/24/how-nsa-surveillance-free-is-mozilla-firefox-and-thunderbird-landuke-says-they-are-fucking-capitalists/ Checkout: IceCat Ok, let’s put this straigt. Mozilla HAD (!!!) a contract with Google from 2012 – 2014 that showered them with money – which they probably got a lot of shitstorms, and online-bashing. But even worse: Google stole […]

16.02.2016

Checkout: IceCat it’s always a good idea to try out alternatives. 🙂 Welcome to Arora: (under Debian-Gnome3) Arora is a lightweight, cross-platform, free and open-source web browser developed by Benjamin C. Meyer.[2][3][4][5]  Benjamin C Meyer (icefox) Waltham, MA benÄTmeyerhomePUNKTnet http://benjamin-meyer.blogspot.com/ Joined on […]

20.01.2015

when the simple viewing of an EMail leads to Virus execution encrypting your holiday-pictures or music-collection… then there is something to learn: nothing man-made is 100% perfect/secure especially not when it’s something as complicated as software… or the financial-system. so […]

25.09.2014

Did you know that facebook is building its „own“ servers? Facebook Saved Over A Billion Dollars By Building Open Sourced Servers http://techcrunch.com/2014/01/28/facebook-open-compute/   Hacking Conventional Computing Infrastructure We started a project at Facebook over two years ago with a pretty […]