LinuxSecurity.com: Updated wpa_supplicant packages fix security vulnerability:
A vulnerability was found in the mechanism wpa_cli and hostapd_cli use
for executing action scripts. An unsanitized string received from a
remote device can be passed to a system() call resulting in arbitrary
LinuxSecurity.com: Updated kernel packages that fix several security issues and bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security [More...]
LinuxSecurity.com: Multiple vulnerabilities has been discovered and corrected in mariadb:
Unspecified vulnerability in Oracle MySQL Server 5.5.39 and earlier
and 5.6.20 and earlier allows remote authenticated users to affect
availability via vectors related to SERVER:INNODB DML FOREIGN KEYS
We're about a month into the lifespan of Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth, but it looks like the game is about to get a little boost in its player base. According to Mac developer Aspyr, the Mac version of the game has been submitted to Firaxis and 2K for approval, with an estimated arrival time of next week.
Feral Interactive are being sneaky, as they have given a little hint towards their next game, and it's quite obvious it's for Linux.
It's time to get excited folks. Feral Interactive ported XCOM: Enemy Unknown to Linux not too long ago, so we are all eager to see what they have up next. Luckily, we may not have to wait for long at all.
Of course buying games for Linux directly will help. Buy them using Linux and play them on Linux. Do not buy games that don't have a nice smiling penguin icon. In my humble opinion, this prohibits pre-ordering as well. We should be sure that a purchase is counted for Linux!
10 Great Plasma Widgets for KDE with Screenshots
Since the introduction of Plasma widgets in KDE4, the whole desktop took a new direction, starting to become a more interactive way to communicate with the user, to say nothing about the fact that a desktop with widgets will look more beautiful than a plain, icon-only desktop.
OPNFV Adds Chinese Telecom to Open Source NFV/SDN Partnership
The Linux Foundation's OPNFV project won a significant endorsement this week from China-based ZTE Corporation, which stands to increase the global reach of the open source network functions virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) initiative.
Based in Shenzen, China, ZTE is a major manufacturer of telecom...
Elive 2.4.5 beta released
The Elive Team is proud to announce the release of the beta version 2.4.5