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 […]

Welcome to our new Parrot Mirror Director

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How many of you have noticed that your sources.list was automatically switched to mirrordirector.archive.parrotsec.org and the system upgrades were taken from strange servers which were not listed in your apt configuration? This is what happened in the last few days, in fact we have created a mirror director that automatically detects your geographical location (from […]

Parrot 3.5 is here

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Hello Parrots, Palinuro here. I am proud to announce the official release of the new Parrot 3.5 ISO files. This update took a lot of time (2 months) as we have not only updated and tested many many packages from debian, but we also tried to play with some new features and dropped some old […]

reconfigure mysql, mariadb or postgresql passwords

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Introduction Parrot includes several SQL engines, but when they are pre-installed, the default password is not configured and the access to its root user is denied. This page will help you in setting up a new password for the root user of Mysql/Mariadb and Postgresql   This topic is also available in our documentation portal […]

Parrot 3.5 release date

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Our development process is almost finished and Parrot 3.5 is ready to be released, the final system images will be released in March 8 2017. The changelog containing a full list of what’s new in this release will be released as soon as possible!

Parrot 3.5 – Call For Betatesters

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Now it’s your turn!   The first Release Candidate images are ready to be downloaded by you. Yes, you! We did our best to prepare these preview images including all the updates and the new features introduced since the last release, but now we need your help to understand how to make it even better, […]