linux


Kodi in Gigastrand OS
Gigastrand OS 3.0 removed XBMC from its pre-installed software list because at the time, customers were reporting that they weren’t really using XBMC as the repositories at the time were for Ubuntu and didn’t have an updated version for Gigastrand OS. According to Kodi’s website, Debian now provides the packages […]

Installing Kodi in Gigastrand OS 3


In recent weeks, Gigastrand has seen 2 instances of browser extension malware installed by unwitting users on Safari in Mac OS and Chrome in Gigastrand OS v3. This discovery makes a change in operating system ineffective when it comes to security. Malware seems to be targeting Internet browsers with the OS […]

User installed malware found on non-Windows machines.


DCS-934L
It is a fairly inexpensive high definition camera that initially seemed incompatible. It is a Dlink DCS-935L that can push HD video at 1280×720. On paper the camera looked compatible but the RTSP video streams could not be read by the software. Today, Gigastrand re-tested the camera using the still frame […]

Gigastrand successfully tests first High Definition IP camera with NVR







tcp flaw patch
A flaw for Linux devices – including Gigastrand OS – has been discovered as detailed at Hacker News.  Researchers have uncovered a serious Internet flaw, which if exploited, could allow attackers to terminate or inject malware into unencrypted communication between any two vulnerable machines on the Internet. The vulnerability could […]

TCP Flaw Workaround Patch for Gigastrand OS







Gigastrand OS
Gigastrand just released updates to Gigastrand OS v2x and v3.x. These minor releases are Gigastrand OS v2.4 and v3.2 respectively. The Gigastrand OS 2.x codebase is the current 32-bit version of the operating system based on Debian 7 and KDE. The Gigastrand OS 3.x codebase is the 64-bit version based on […]

Gigastrand OS 2.4 EOL and 3.2 Updates