Parrot 3.8 Release Notes

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What i personally love about this project is its little but awesome developers community, and this summer was more productive than ever. I am proud to announce the official release of Parrot 3.8, that introduces many new features and updates. A quick look at our changelog will immediately spot the most important changes. First of […]

Vote Parrot as the new featured project on SourceForge

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SourceForge, one of the biggest open source hosting platforms has a list of featured projects on its homepage. The Parrot Project is up to be selected as the new SourceForge community featured project for the month of September 2017. The vote for September 2017 Community Choice SourceForge Project of the Month is now available, and […]

Parrot at Open Source India 2017 (13-14 October)

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One of our project ambassadors will attend the Open Source India 2017 conference. The following is his official announcement: Hello Dosto, we are coming to Open Source India 2017. 13-14 October 2017 Bengaluru, India NIMHANS Convention Center Feel free to Join at

Parrot now hosting the RACHEL Archive

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Hello Parrots, we have put together a little collection of open source books about software development, IT security and computer engineering they are hosted on all our mirror servers around the world as part of the parrot archive   Another important part of our digital archive is a custom version of the RACHEL archive, […]

Parrot 3.7 Release Notes

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Take a Debian core and configure it to be lightweight with a classic but complete desktop environment, put a beautiful dark theme on it and modify it to have nice colors and to not stress your eyes even after many hours of work. Next step? integrate a full arsenal of tools to cover most of […]

Parrot 3.7 release date

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We are ready to release new updated system images for Parrot 3.7.   The release is scheduled for this sunday (09/07/2017)   This new release is based on Debian 10 testing and includes a wide range of improvements and fixes, but a more detailed changelog will be provided soon in a dedicated release announcement.

No internet connection when upgrading to parrot 3.7

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Parrot 3.7 introduces many significant changes to the core of the system, first of all it is based on debian 10 (the new testing branch) and we have noticed that the update breaks the DNS configuration. Even if we are still working to find the updated packages that caused the problem, we have already spotted […]

Fix file manager background color

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Some recent updates to our parrot themes are causing an old dconf setting to be activated, here a quick tip to restore the background color used by the theme. To fix it we need to change the dconf value of our local config database, because a fix was made through our updates channel but it […]

Debian and Devuan

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Some days ago we have posted a bizarre proposal on our social channels about a possible migration from Debian to Devuan to get rid of systemd and all the problems that it has brought to our environment since Parrot 2.0, and with this post we will try to explain what is happening in a more […]

Parrot 3.6 is here

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After some months of hard work we were finally able to release Parrot 3.6. In this new version we didn’t wanted to introduce new features and functionalities, we have worked instead in making the existing environment better, more reliable and less memory-hungry by applying many minor fixes to our build platform and packages and by […]