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PHLAK 0.2 Released


PHLAK 0.2 has been released. With many bug fixes and an overall better feel and look, 0.2 will deliver what we had hoped 0.1 would have. Head over to to grab your copy and start testing. PHLAK . . .

Ubuntu 23.04 & 22.04.3 Installs Haven't Been Following Their Own Security Best Practices


It turns out that Ubuntu Linux installations of Ubuntu 23.04, 22.04.3 LTS, and installs done since April 2023 that accepted the Snap version update haven't been following Ubuntu's own recommended security best practices for their security pocket configuration for packages. A new Subiquity release was issued today to fix this problem while those on affected Ubuntu installs are recommended to manually edit their /etc/apt/sources.list file.

The Great CentOS Linux Migration: How We Got Here and What’s Next


The recent news regarding Red Hat’s decision to limit access to the source code of their Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) distribution has garnered considerable attention. "It is wise to make sure security and IT compliance aspects are addressed. Perhaps more open source Linux distributions will appear in the near future and offer another alternative to CentOS Linux."