KVM / VirtManager on Hamara Linux

I’m often using machines on KVM for developing and testing Hamara Linux. Here’s a quite note to get you set up quickly. First install the following packages: sudo apt-get install qemu-kvm qemu-system libvirt-bin bridge-utils Now reboot (this will install...

Security, Audits and FOSS – 2

This would be a continuation of sharing of issues related to technology and security in technology I would first like to explain some of the security issues/bugs that were found out. In life as an in software, an attacker usually looks for entrance where there is not...

Security, Audits and FOSS – 1

This would be part 1 about some old, some new issues related to security in technology. I would have to start the story around 20 years back. Where as a school going kid I was introduced to computers. In those days, Windows 3.1 had just been introduced in India, and...

XBMC / Kodi on Hamara Linux

So a few weeks back I found a spare moment to reinstall my media centre with hamara linux. I had to wait for the kids to go out, as you might imagine, the media centre is the most used machine in our house. The machine itself is a very capable Intel i7 box with 16gb...

Birthing pains of a FOSS distribution

This longish post would attempt to chronicle a bit about birth of Hamara, the various initiatives being taken now to make Hamara, a community space where people can experiment not only with Hamara but all and any ideas which would enrich the commons and open-source...