Tag Archive: Ubuntu Linux

Linux Mint 15Available version of Linux Mint 15 distribution with the Xfce desktop-environment

Available Xfce-edition of Linux Mint 15 distro. The distribution is based on the packet-base Xubuntu 13.04 and comes with a desktop environment Xfce 4.10, supplemented by a series of original applications, simplifying setup and operation of the system.

In particular, Linux Mint uses reworked menu system, a private manager to install and upgrade applications, the original interface for system setup mintConfig, means for performing backup mintBackup etc. The size of the boot iso-image is 970 MB. The distribution can run on systems with 384 MB of RAM, but for the comfort of the recommended 1 GB of RAM. Continue reading

Linux vs WindowsAfter Successfully migrate public institutions on Linux, the City Council of Munich did not stop there and took the initiative to provide all residents of tools for the transition from Windows XP to Linux.

According to the plan, which passed the stage of preliminary approval, until the spring of next year it is planned to extend about two thousand CDs with the distribution Lubuntu, edited Ubuntu Linux based environment LXDE, oriented to be used on older systems.

Currently in use in Germany is about 20 million computers that are running the operating system Windows XP, released 11 years ago. Time release updates for Windows XP until April of next year, and users of the system will face the challenge of transition to a newer version of Windows, which is more demanding on system resources. As one of the main purposes of migration is called the reduction of electronic waste – instead of recycling still working computers that do not meet the requirements of Windows 7 and Windows 8, such systems can provide many more years if they are to be installed less intensive operating system. Continue reading

Ubuntu 13.04South African company Canonical has officially unveiled a new release of its famous distro Ubuntu Linux 13.04. Ubuntu 13.04 is now faster and more efficiently by adapting to smartphones.

Thanks to intensive work on the adaptation to the new Ubuntu platform form factors, including smartphones and tablets, the desktop version of Ubuntu 13.04 has also become much more efficient in terms of energy consumption, the load on working memory and speed of loading. Continue reading

CAINE 4.0Available release CAINE 4.0 (Computer Aided INvestigative Environment), Live-specialized distribution designed for forensic analysis, finding hidden and deleted data on disks and detect residual information to restore paintings break the system.

The distribution is based on Ubuntu Linux and is equipped with a single GUI-based shell MATE (fork of GNOME 2) to manage a set of versatile tools for the study of both Unix, and Windows systems. Size of the boot image iso-1.7 GB.

The structure includes tools such as GtkHash, Air, SSdeep, HDSentinel (Hard Disk Sentinel), Bulk Extractor, Fiwalk, ByteInvestigator, Automated Image & Restore (AIR), Autopsy, Foremost, Scalpel, Sleuthkit, Guymager, DC3DD. We should also mention specifically designed as part of the system for a thorough analysis WinTaylor Windows-systems and generate detailed reports of all reported anomalies. The structure also includes a selection of supplied scripts for file manager Caja (a fork of Nautilus), which allow to perform a wide range of checks disk partition or directory and see a list of deleted files and analyze structured content, such as the history of the browser visits, the registry Windows, image metadata EXIF. Continue reading

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