The last time I did a screenshot tour of Ubuntu Studio here at Kabatology was to present the once grandiose, now out-dated Ubuntu Studio 9.10. Ubuntu Studio 9.10 was more eye-candy, now its a signor multimedia and graphic orientated Linux Operating System for professionals. More»
The guys at Offensive Security, the same group behind the ormai famous BackTrack OS have announced the release of Kali Linux, a new distribution for penetration testing and security . So why build another penetration tool? Kali targets primarily enterprise security, offering a wider range of testing tools that include Metasploit, Wireshark, John the Ripper, Nmap and Aircrack-ng. More»
The mobile Operating System, Symbian goes completely open source – all the Symbian source code that comprises 108 packages is now available for free to all under the Eclipse license (EPL) version 1.0. The Symbian Foundation consider this transition from proprietary to open source as the biggest of its kind in software history. The Symbian Foundation is a non-profit organization “guided” by Nokia and other manufacturers like Sony Ericsson. More on Symbian Wiki – Platform Opening.
A port of Google’s Android platform is now available for your x86 (32-bit) architecture PC. It is called Android-x86, and has a download-able ISO file you can grab and burn into a Live CD Linux distribution, this means you don’t have to install – with the ISO file you can run it via VirtualBox – you can as well stuck it into a USB stick. This distribution is meant mostly for Eee PC netbooks, but as already said, it also runs on other 32-bit (x86) platforms. The current stable version of Android-x86 has the Linux Kernel 2.6.29 . it is based on Android 1.6 “Donut” and supports EXT3, EXT2, NTFS and FAT32 filesystems.
Super OS 9.10 (formerly Super Ubuntu) is jam-packed version of Ubuntu 9.10 ‘Karmic’ for those who prefer to have Ubuntu 9.10 with a multitude of updated usable applications immediately after installation. This certainly makes Super OS heavy, in fact it is download-able as a Super OS 9.10 DVD that weighs approximately 1.05 GB.