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Ubuntu 22.04 LTS beats Windows 11 on AMD's Ryzen 5800X3D processor

[German]Amazing results recently revealed by a performance comparison between Microsoft's Windows 11 and an Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Linux on an 8-core Ryzen 5800X3D processor from AMD. The benchmarks were run by Phoronix with various workloads, using fresh installations of the … Continue reading

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Windows 7 End of Live: Ubuntu promotes a switch to Linux

[German]Windows 7 SP1 will no longer receive security updates for the majority of users from January 14 , 2020. The Ubuntu team have seized the opportunity and are promoting a switch to Linux. Something like Bye Microsoft, Hello Linux'. I … Continue reading

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) released

[German]On April 26, 2018, the developers of Cannonical Ubuntu released 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) in general. As LTS version ("Long Term Support") Ubuntu 18.04 gets updates again for 5 years. Advertising

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Ubuntu 17.04 reached end of life

Another short message: Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus) has reached the end of live date and there are no more updates. The version released on April 13, 2017 is no longer supported. There are also no more patches for the kernel. … Continue reading

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Ubuntu: Fix Google GPG Error

[German]Since August 4, 2017 using the command apt update ends with an Google GPG error. The reason: A public GPG key used to sign Google's code for Linux repositories has been changed. But it's easy to fix this issue. Advertising

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Ubuntu: Patch for sudo vulnerability

Cannonical has released a critical security update for Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus), Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak), Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus), and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr). Advertising

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Ubuntu: convergence demonstrated – awesome video

Today just a "shorty" – Canonical is also working on touch based Ubuntu OS and they are developing Ubuntu One phones. So convergence in user experience across several devices is an issue. Advertising

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