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FileZilla 3.11.0.1 Open Source Cross-Platform FTP Client

FileZilla 3.11.0.1 Open Source Cross-Platform FTP Client
FileZilla is a open source cross-platform FTP, SFTP, and FTPS client with a vast list of features, which supports Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and more. 31 more words

Software

Snort 2.9.7.3 Open Source Network Intrusion Prevention and Detection System

Snort 2.9.7.3 Open Source Network Intrusion Prevention and Detection System
Snort is an open source network intrusion prevention system, capable of performing real-time traffic analysis and packet logging on IP networks. 35 more words

Software

Slow SSH connections

Recently I noticed that my ssh connections would stop for a few seconds before prompting for a password.  It turned out that the SSH command was checking the DNS servers for the Server host key. 368 more words

Operating Systems

Recent FreeBSD firmware improvements

Like Linux, FreeBSD now also supports UEFI. PC-BSD and TrueOS are FreeBSD-based, as is NanoBSD, the embedded subset of FreeBSD.

Besides UEFI pre-OS tool support, FreeBSD also has Forth-based OpenFirmware /boot/loader, with numerous diagnostic commands (autoboot, bcachestat, boot, echo, heap, help, include, load, load_geli, ls, lsdev, more, pnpscan, read, reboot, set, show, unload, unset, ?). 153 more words

Sage Engineering updates Minnow firmware

Sage Engineering maintains a Coreboot-based, SeaBIOS payload-based firmware for the Intel MinnowBoard MAX.

Today, they’ve announced an updated release. This update allows for flashing the boot image without a hardware device. 146 more words

PC-BSD 10.1.2 Released !

PC-BSD 10.1.2 Released !
PC-BSD is a complete desktop operating system, which has been designed with the “casual” computer user in mind. It offers the stability and security that only a BSD-based operating system can bring, while at the same time providing a comfortable user experience, allowing you to get the most out of your computing time. With PC-BSD […]

Software

Another Mission, Method and Means Comment

I wrote in my private journal:

There is a big difference between making Open Source your religion, Linux your sect, and the computer your church versus using these things as important tools in your religion.

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