Ubuntu is a free and open-source Linux distribution based on Debian. Ubuntu is officially released in three editions: Desktop, Server, and Core. All the editions can run on the computer alone, or in a virtual machine. Ubuntu is a popular operating system for cloud computing, with support for OpenStack.  Named after an African philosophy of … read the full article.

Trac – Project Management for SMEs

Trac is an open-source, Web-based project management and bug tracking system. It has been adopted by a variety of organizations for use as a bug tracking system for both free and open-source software and proprietary projects and products. Trac integrates with major version control systems including Subversion and Git.

K7 Tip – disable non-critical excessive notifications:

Passwords, passwords, passwords

Passwords, passwords and more passwords, we need them for everything it would seem so dont fall into the trap of using the same one! Keep them safe and use this free open source software. KeePass Password Safe is a free and open-source password manager primarily for Windows. It officially supports macOS and Linux operating systems … read the full article.

don’t delay…

#brexit  We have another delay.  Don’t delay your backups.  I am sure you have all taken many steps to be as ready as you possibly can be while we sit in limbo waiting for an outcome.  Have you considered how your data may be affected too?  Talk to us to ensure your data will be … read the full article.

How to deal with a client receiving & clicking on a scam email

Working at an external IT Support company, we very often receive forwarded suspicious emails from our clients (this is one reason to whitelist your clients, so it doesn’t get blocked by your spam filter). However, even people with very good common sense can still fall prey. In the following example, you can see that my … read the full article.