Now is possible to upgrade from Linux Mint 18.3 to version 19

The head of the Linux Mint project, Clem Lefebvre, has announced that it is now possible to upgrade from Linux Mint 18.3 to version 19, which was launched on June 29. This will allow users of the previous version to jump without having to reinstall the entire system. You can now upgrade to Linux Mint [...]

Public ethics: the conflict of interests, under the carpet

I do not know any code of behavior, ethics and / or conduct that lacks a section called "conflict of interest", and it is not chance. If there is a problem that can harm an organization is the personal interest of any of its members over the entity. And when I write "some" they could [...]

The problem of being more than Messi

Why nobody is encouraged to say no to the best player in the world. Being more than Messi, not encouraging himself to say no to the genius of this fantastic game, is a real problem that directly affects the National Team and also Leo himself. It generates curiosity to know if nobody dares to propose [...]

The most important small things for me in Linux

This is a post for sharing things I like in linux. This can be any feature, usage tip, configuration or piece of software I enjoy. Goal of the post is to share ideas and help others enjoy things you enjoy as well. I like: Zsh It can easily be configured to be as friendly as [...]

New Intel AMT security issue lets hackers gain full control of laptops in 30 Seconds

It's been a terrible new-year-starting for Intel. Researchers warn of a new attack which can be carried out in less than 30 seconds and potentially affects millions of laptops globally. As Intel was rushing to roll out patches for Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, security researchers have discovered a new critical security flaw in Intel hardware [...]

How much does nature endure?

Argentina was a whaling country, a wolfhound and will now be a "guanaco hunter". Using bugs and forests to move the human economic wheel is an old idea. Between the eighteenth and mid-twentieth centuries, boats loaded with hands, sticks and harpoons descended from the north, towards the southern seas; They came back up with furs [...]

Dreams, friends and the Internet: how an Iraqi teenager did to survive ISIS

Ferah led a normal life in Mosul when the city was taken by extremists. This is the story of 3 years of martyrdom. This is a story that AP published by journalists Bram Janssen and Lee Keath. Here is a summary of the story. The three women tensed when their taxi approached the checkpoint guarded [...]

C++ Book Guide and List 2017

The C / C ++ language is still preferred to program complete systems for native applications of great perfomance in the different platforms. Getting a list of resources and books takes time and lots of reading. I leave my list, maybe it will help. At least it's a list to start looking for. Good luck [...]

Kodi, what it is and how it works

Today I'm going to explain what Kodi is and how it works, formerly known as XBMC. It is one of the most veteran applications that allow you to turn your computer into a multimedia center where you can play your videos, music files or photographs. We will do it first by telling you what Kodi [...]

More than 60 million people pay for their Spotify

And 140 million, between stingy and non-stingy, use it monthly. Spotify is a monster. Although the service is not perfect, it has managed to get into the heart of users who see it almost as a necessity and this is reflected in that they already reached 60 million paying users. The company updated its numbers [...]