Author Archive | Dmitry Kaglik

Some great blog news

Several news about the Linux notes from DarkDuck blog came last week, and I’d like to share them with you, my readers. 1. First of all, the number of likes for the Facebook page of this blog is now reached the 1000 level, and even more than that! Join the team! Like that page too! […]

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Pre-order your own disk with Ubuntu 17.04

Ladies and gentlemen, it is the same time of the year again. It is March, and it means that the release of the next generation of your favourite operating system will be released in a month’s time! Yes, Ubuntu 17.04 is less than a month away. Many of you already looking for downloading of your own […]

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Ethical Hacking on Linux? What is it?

Ethical Hacking and Penetration, Step by Step with Kali Linux, is a new book by cyber security expert Rassoul Ghaznavi-Zadeh. An IT security consultant since 1999, Rassoul began as a Cisco engineer and has extensive background in Linux systems and the security tools available on them. He has helped numerous enterprise organizations to have safer […]

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The most awaited distribution in Q2 2017

The second quarter of 2017 promises to be very interesting. Several distributions schedule their release between April and June 2017. Apart from two usual competitors that issue their new releases every 6 months, Ubuntu and Fedora, we will see Tails 3.0 and Linux Lite 3.4. This question is especially intersting since the latest release Fedora 25 […]

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Fedora 25 KDE: disappointing experience

Fedora is not a frequent guest on the review deck of Linux notes from DarkDuck blog. The most recent review was of Fedora 22 back in July 2015. That was a review of the GNOME version, the most native for Fedora. You are probably aware of the tight link between the GNOME project and RedHat, the […]

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Mini-interview with ROSA

Some time ago, I wrote an article “How Fresh is the Dew?” That article was about the first release of the Linux distribution named ROSA. In Russian, the word “rosa” means dew, so that was playing with words that time. I am not sure if the developers of the distribution read my article or not, […]

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Linux for a business traveller

Are you a business traveller? Do you need to spend at least some of your nights away from home, somewhere in a hotel? Do you have a company laptop? If you answer is yes, then you’re like me. I also have a company laptop with MS Windows already installed on it. To be honest, it […]

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