Documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden show that the National Security Agency is gathering a massive amount of data about the location of millions of cell phones all over the world. The news, which contradicts the agency's claims that it had only experimented with tracking but then abandoned the efforts, is likely to fuel the ongoing scandal over the U.S.
If you want to get into Amateur Radio, the Bromley and District Amateur Radio Society is running a Foundation License course and exam on the 8th and 21st of September, the closing date is three weeks before the course.
To know more about this amazing hobby, that can even change your career in the future go to one of the links below.
The South African Radio League (SARL) has issued the following bulletin about the company SunSpace which developed out of the Stellenbosch University SUNSAT OSCAR-35 project and was responsible for building the SumbandilaSat OSCAR-67 satellite. Both SUNSAT and SumbandilaSat carried amateur radio transponders.
The SARL say:
SunSpace is getting a new home, well at least the company's intellectual property and 80% of the staff.
For those of you who want simply a GUI for this, we have the psydm storage manager in the Ubuntu Software Center.
However, I personally don't like the work it does. It has been erratic for me. So here's a very simple method to manually auto-mount drives on startup.
Please note, that the drives are mounted as a root user which implies they can't be unmounted by the normal user.
This step by step guide will teach you how to set up a basic Postfix mail server with IMAP and POP3 services.
Link: Postfix Email Setup
- Postfix + mysql + Courier-authlib + Courier-imap (rajeev2353.wordpress.com)
- How to configure Postfix to send mail via Google Apps (support4tech.wordpress.com)
- Install Postfix mail server with Dovecot and Squirrelmail on CentOS 6.4 (unixmen.com)
The company Canonical Ltd announced details of the vulnerability of the program Raptor, included in the distribution Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin.
As stated by Canonical, applications that use the Raptor, are at risk of violation of privacy sensitive data or run unwanted software when the user logs into the system, if they open a specially crafted file.
Developers Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin found that when the above actions Raptor program is unintentionally to load external XML-being.
The Slow Scan TV (SSTV) experiment MAI-75 on the International Space Station (ISS) was active on July 2-3, on 145.800 MHz FM.
The Russian ham radio call sign is RS0ISS. Two Russian hams, Pavel Vinogradov, RV3BS, and Fyodor Yurchikhin, RN3FI, are aboard the ISS as part of the Expedition 36 crew.
On July 2, Dmitry Pashkov UB4UAD received the picture opposite and on July 3, …
In this post, I'll show you how to set up Conky on Ubuntu in exactly the same way I did.
This is a follow-up to my earlier post on Conky. (Some people say it looks like the user interface from Minority Report. I have never seen the movie, so I have no idea how it looks like.)
The United Space Alliance, which manages the computers aboard the International Space Station in association with NASA, has announced that the Windows XP computers aboard the ISS have been switched to Linux. “We migrated key functions from Windows to Linux because we needed an operating system that was stable and reliable.”
In specific, the “dozens of laptops” will make the change to Debian 6.
O Terminology é o emulador de terminal desenvolvido pelo pessoal do E17, e da mesma forma que o Enlightenment é um gerenciador de janelas turbinado, oTerminology é um emulador de terminal cheio de recursos e efeitos visuais, ele inda está na versão 0.3, sinceramente não consigo imaginar os seus recursos quando chegar na versão 1.0.
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