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Don't Put Your Trust in the Cloud

If Canada’s government can’t muster faith in US cloud computing, why should you?In August 2011, the federal government announced plans to consolidate more than 100 different email systems used by over 300,000 employees into a single, outsourced email system. While the email transition is currently underway — Bell won the nearly $400 million contract last […]

Breaking Microsoft’s Chains by Moving to LibreOffice

Anyone still using MS Office should consider the advantages of moving to LibreOffice. For most single computer users, the move can be made with ease. When multiple computers and users are involved, as would be the case with most businesses, migration must be handled with care. However, any effort in this direction would quickly pay […]

Google Translate CLI Lets You Translate Text From The Command Line

Google Translate CLI is a tool that lets you use translate text from the command line using Google Translate.The tool should work on Linux, OS X, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD and Windows (Cygwin or MinGW) and its only requirement is GNU awk.Install Google Translate CLITo install Google Translate CLI, firstly make sure you wave gwak installed […]

Meet the 11 New Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Default Wallpapers [Download Link]

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is marching ahead and will be released as previously planned, on April 17, 2014. Many new features has been added including the much-loved Locally Integrated Menus (LIMs). Community contributed wallpapers was the next in line. From a large cache of about 405 submissions, 11 carefully sorted wallpapers has made it to the […]

Mandriva: 2014:049: subversion

The get_resource function in repos.c in the mod_dav_svn module in Apache Subversion before 1.7.15 and 1.8.x before 1.8.6, when SVNListParentPath is enabled, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via vectors related to the server root and request methods other than GET.

Distribution Release: Puppy Linux 5.7 "Slacko"

Puppy Linux 5.7 “Slacko” edition, a small and fast distribution built from and compatible with Slackware’s binary packages, has been released as the “flagship” Puppy release. From the release announcement: “Slacko Puppy is built from a ‘Puppy builder’ system named Woof, which can build a Puppy Linux distribution….

New Storage Solution is Music to the Ears of Fast-Growing Digital Music Company

Digital music distribution and technology company INgrooves is growing rapidly, signing contract after contract to distribute music for independent labels and artists. The company had originally deployed a traditional storage platform from a large manufacturer, but as their business expanded, they found that the storage expansion they needed was too costly and began looking for […]