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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 https://archive.parrotsec.org/parrot/misc/openbooks/   Another important part of our digital archive is a custom version of the RACHEL archive, […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]