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+ - diaspora* version released-> 1

Submitted by jaywink
jaywink (3824665) writes "A new diaspora* version is out. It includes a lot of pages ported to Bootstrap, many bug fixes and small enhancements. Also included is a Terms of Service -feature for podmins. Diaspora* is an open source social networking server that joins all running pods into one big decentralized social network."
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+ - CTF365 - Beta Started->

Submitted by K3r0sen
K3r0sen (2987263) writes "Starting with Beta Stage, all registered users get instant access to CTF365 Free Arena (Basic Account). This arena is for web security light trainings filled with “Vulnerable by Design” servers like Metasploitable2, DVWA and more to come. Its purpose is to help security students, security wannabe, web developers, and new system administrators to play and train on vulnerable by design servers and web applications."
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Comment: System 76 for sure! (Score 1) 477

by andreicristianpetcu (#45536829) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: Best Laptops For Fans Of Pre-Retina MacBook Pro?
Yeah.... but System76 takes care of stuff like broken microphone drivers or bad keyboard. They take Clevo and put Ubuntu on it and make sure everything is ok. I have a System 76 Galago Ultra Pro with HDD AND SSD with a ArchLinux and Debian on it and it works great. I have a killer wireles board with open source wifi drivers. They keyboard was not that great but they are sending new ones to everybody who wants them. They developed a brand new keyboard model witch fixes the old keyboard issues. It's easy to change also

Comment: Re:can it build the linux kernel? (Score 2) 333

by andreicristianpetcu (#44820169) Attached to: FreeBSD Removes GCC From Default Base System
BSD think of the freedom of the distributor, the GPL thinks of the freedom of the user. I see myself as a user, you see yourself as a proprietary distributor. BSD code helps build DRMed jails for Sony and Apple. I prefer a license that disallows this. I want to share my code with anyone in the world who does not to build proprietary stuff (for building new software). And share my software with anyone for usage, regardless of the purpose.

It's hard to think of you as the end result of millions of years of evolution.