Matias Vangsnes

Internet, communication and the concept of open source

Next gTLDs: 2016 or 2019?

Collected September 30th, 2014 by matias

On September 22, 2014, ICANN published an analysis of the review and assessment work that remains to be done before a new round of gTLD (generic Top Level Domain) applications can be initiated. According to the document, 2016 is the earliest a call for the next lot of applications to operate an Internet suffix could [...]

CloudFlare Rolls Out SSL Certificates to all Customers

Collected September 30th, 2014 by matias

by Nicole Henderson on September 30, 2014 Add Your Comments CloudFlare is providing SSL certificates for all of its customers, including customers of its free service, the San Francisco-based company announced on Monday. In a blog post, CloudFlare said its Universal SSL will be rolled out to its customers and two million active sites on its free service, [...]

New “Shellshock” patch rushed out to resolve gaps in first fix

Collected September 30th, 2014 by matias

Update, 9/26 11:00 PM ET: The most recent patches issued for the “Shellshock” bug have apparently still left avenues of attack, based on the analysis of several open source developers. See the latest report for further information. After the discovery that a patch designed to repair the “Shellshock” vulnerability in the GNU Bourne Again Shell [...]

New gTLD Abuse Trends Beginning to Emerge

Collected September 30th, 2014 by matias

With just over 2.4 million New gTLDs registered, abuse trends are beginning to emerge. Earlier this month we conducted a review of the top 100 most highly-trafficked Web property names across the top 5 most popular new gTLD registries. It is apparent that the abuse we had expected has occurred — just not where we [...]

How To Change the Resolution of an Ubuntu Hyper-V Virtual Machine

Collected September 29th, 2014 by matias

Printable Format Article source: http://virtualizationreview.com/blogs/virtual-insider/2014/09/change-ubuntu-resolution-on-hyper-v-vm.aspx

Safe from Shellshock: How to protect your home computer from the Bash shell bug

Collected September 29th, 2014 by matias

Help On the surface, the critical ‘Shellshock’ bug revealed last week sounds devastating. By exploiting a bug in the Bash shell command line tool found in Unix-based systems, attackers can run code on your system – essentially giving them access to your system. Bad guys are already developing exploits that use Shellshock to crack your passwords and install DDoS [...]

Ubuntu 14.10 Beta Now Available To Download

Collected September 29th, 2014 by matias

Canonical has this week announced the release of a new version of its Ubuntu operating system with the rollout of the new 14.10 beta version which is now available to download and test out. The latest 14.10 beta includes a variety of new enhancements, features and bug fixes together with a newer version of the [...]

1st Day New gTLD Totals .Beer 2078; .Surf 635; Here Are The More Interesting …

Collected September 27th, 2014 by matias

Two new gTLD’s launched into general availability on Thursday by Minds + Machines and including Sunrise Registrations by trademark holders the number of domain names according to nTLDstats.com are .Beer 2,078 .Surf 635 .Beer marks the best first day of any Minds + Machines extension other than .London. Matter of fact other than .London, .Beer [...]

Ubuntu 14.10 beta released

Collected September 27th, 2014 by matias

The next version of Ubuntu Linux is set to launch October 23rd. But you can take the first (and last) beta of Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn for a spin today. Canonical releases new versions of Ubuntu every six months, so changes aren’t always as dramatic as what you’d see in updates for other operating systems. [...]

ResellerClub Releases New gTLD Pre-registrations Statistics & Announces New …

Collected September 27th, 2014 by matias

NEW YORK, September 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – With several new gTLDs entering General Availability every week, domain registrar, ResellerClub has introduced a bunch of new features to help its clients focus specifically on reselling new gTLDs. The company recently launched a Pre-Registration grabber for all New gTLDs, allowing resellers to pre-book a domain name even [...]

We Told You .Com Was Rocking: Passes 114.5 Million Registered Domain Names

Collected September 27th, 2014 by matias

                  Last week we told you that .Com is Rocking. It continues to rock and now has passes the 114,500,0000 mark for the first time. The actual number today is 114,540,697 according to Verisign the Registry for .Com domain names On September 19th which is just 6 [...]

Oracle Linux is coming to Ubuntu’s OpenStack cloud

Collected September 26th, 2014 by matias

Oracle continues to have trouble gaining traction on the cloud, and the database giant has never had much success in winning customers for its Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) clone, Oracle Linux. So perhaps it shouldn’t have surprised me that Oracle is turning to Canonical, Ubuntu Linux‘s parent company, to bring its Linux to Ubuntu’s OpenStack-based [...]

Unchanging Unicorn: Don’t be disappointed with Ubuntu 14.10, be happy

Collected September 26th, 2014 by matias

Linux and AIX Bare-Metal Recovery Webinar Review A number of Ubuntu flavours – Kubuntu, Ubuntu Gnome, Xubuntu and the brand new Ubuntu Mate (yes, it’s official now) – this month participated in the first beta release of the next Ubuntu – 14.10, or Utopic Unicorn. The main Unity Desktop was absent, meaning what’s called the [...]

Docker adds Official Repos for language stacks to the Docker Hub

Collected September 26th, 2014 by matias

Docker Inc., has said it’s going to deliver additional programming language stacks to its customers after learning from their search habits in the Docker Hub. The company wrote about its plans in a blog post this week, saying it’s already added the top 11 most searched for programming language stacks to the Docker Hub Offical [...]

Unchanging Unicorn: Don’t be disappointed, be happy

Collected September 26th, 2014 by matias

Linux and AIX Bare-Metal Recovery Webinar Review A number of Ubuntu flavours – Kubuntu, Ubuntu Gnome, Xubuntu and the brand new Ubuntu Mate (yes, it’s official now) – this month participated in the first beta release of the next Ubuntu – 14.10, or Utopic Unicorn. The main Unity Desktop was absent, meaning what’s called the [...]

Ubuntu Touch finalized, first phones coming this year

Collected September 26th, 2014 by matias

The Ubuntu Edge smartphone campaign never reached its lofty $32m goal , but the more than $12m in pledges it received was record-breaking—and Canonical hasn’t given up. Ubuntu Touch for phones just hit “release to manufacturing” status. The first official version is done, bugfix’d, and ready to go. It’s coming on real phones, too, with [...]

Concern over Bash vulnerability grows as exploit reported “in the wild” [Updated]

Collected September 26th, 2014 by matias

The vulnerability reported in the GNU Bourne Again Shell (Bash) yesterday, dubbed “Shellshock,” may already have been exploited in the wild to take over Web servers as part of a botnet. More security experts are now weighing in on the severity of the bug, expressing fears that it could be used for an Internet “worm” [...]

Shellshock vulnerability roils Linux server shops

Collected September 26th, 2014 by matias

A long-standing vulnerability unearthed in the GNU Bash software, nicknamed Shellshock, has disrupted the daily activities of the Linux system administrator community, as Linux distributors, cloud vendors and end users grapple to understand the full scope of the potential damage it could cause. “It’s a very subtle and complicated vulnerability,” said Owen Garrett, head of [...]

MK902 II LE is a tiny Ubuntu PC with a Rockchip RK3288 CPU

Collected September 26th, 2014 by matias

Rikomagic launched a new TV box with a Rockchip RK3288 processor and Google Android software this summer. It’s called the MK902 II and I’ve got one sitting on my desk waiting for me to find the time to put it through the paces. While the box is designed to let you run Android apps on [...]

Frank Schilling’s North Sound Names Registers 10000 Domains In Uniregistry’s …

Collected September 25th, 2014 by matias

Earlier today we wrote that Frank Schilling’s North Sound Names registered over 16,000 domain names yesterday under the new gTLD .Audio which is owned and operated by Frank Schilling’s Uniregistry and talso registered 5,000 domain names in another Uniregistry new domain extension .HipHop. North Sound Names also registered 10,000 domain names in a third Uniregistry [...]

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