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Story VENOM, don’t get bitten. Rianne Schestowitz 13/05/2015 - 12:09pm
Story Linux Graphics Roy Schestowitz 13/05/2015 - 9:14am
Story New Linux Nvidia Stable Drivers Improve Texture Transfers Rianne Schestowitz 13/05/2015 - 8:53am
Story Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) to Use Linux Kernel 4.1, Most Likely Rianne Schestowitz 13/05/2015 - 8:42am
Story Tails 1.4 is out Rianne Schestowitz 13/05/2015 - 8:37am
Story Why Can't Ubuntu Play Well With Others? Roy Schestowitz 13/05/2015 - 8:32am
Story End of Foresight and What Makes Fedora Different Roy Schestowitz 13/05/2015 - 8:28am
Story Clonezilla Live 2.4.1-19 Is Now Available for Download Based on Debian Sid Rianne Schestowitz 13/05/2015 - 8:24am
Story Wireshark 1.12.5 Officially Released, Still the World’s Most Popular Network Analyzer Rianne Schestowitz 13/05/2015 - 8:20am
Story Fedora 22 Final Freeze Rianne Schestowitz 13/05/2015 - 8:17am

Hey, Adobe: Dump Apple, go Linux

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Software
  • Hey, Adobe: Dump Apple, go Linux
  • Adobe says Bye to Apple, goes for Android

Another Ten One-Liners from CommandLineFu Explained

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HowTos

catonmat.net: Another week and another top ten one-liners from commandlinefu explained.

Amarok Is Easy OSS Listening

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Software

linuxinsider.com: Amarok's latest upgrade to version 2.3 brings several new and useful featurs to the table. The music-playing software's interface is highly configurable -- with a simple setting, you can arrange any of the panels and the toolbar to your liking.

Red Hat announces beta of Enterprise Linux 6

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Linux
  • Red Hat announces beta of Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat drops Xen from RHEL
  • Not all IBM Linux can be put in a red hat, SUSE
  • Red Hat boosts scalability in enterprise Linux upgrade

New mintBackup Eases Upgrades

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Linux
Software

linuxmint.com: Linux Mint 9 will feature a brand new version of mintBackup, the “Backup Tool”, rewritten from scratch will be of tremendous help for people upgrading to a newer version of Linux Mint.

Benchmarking LLVM & Clang Against GCC 4.5

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Software

phoronix.com: With the recent release of GCC 4.5 and the forthcoming release of LLVM 2.7 that is expected in the coming days, we have decided to see how the performance of GCC compares to that of LLVM.

KahelOS 050110 Review

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Linux

beginlinux.com: Today I had the pleasure of reviewing a distro i wanted to check out during its last stable release but I ran out of time. When I saw sourceforge had a new version of KahelOS available for download, I jumped on it.

Who Has Fastest, Cheapest Internet in the World?

tomshardware.com: Despite how often we hear that the U.S. lags behind other countries in terms of internet speed (which is still true), the fastest internet in the world, according to a report from Akamai Technologies, is in

PCLinuxOS 2010 Edition arrives in six variants

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PCLOS
  • PCLinuxOS 2010 Edition arrives in six variants
  • PCLinuxOS 2010 Review

Vorbis is not Theora

thelinuxexperiment.com: Recently I have started to mess around with the Vorbis audio codec, commonly found within the Ogg media container. Unlike Theora, which I had also experimented with but won’t post the results for fear of a backlash, I must say I am rather impressed with Vorbis.

What’s been happening with Edubuntu?

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Ubuntu

jonathancarter.co.za: Edubuntu 10.04 is due for release on the 29th of April. It’s just about finished and tomorrow’s daily build should be pretty close to the actual release.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • openSUSE 11.3 and SELinux
  • Linux KVM virtualization gains steam in cloud computing market
  • MuleSoft Helps Canonical Compete in the Linux Enterprise Server Space
  • Wil Wheaton Prime uses Linux where mac fails
  • Testing Wine 1.1.43 on Fedora 13 and Ubuntu 10.04
  • Jive Software retreats from "dumb mistake" on open source
  • mjpeg programs for recording of videos and playback
  • What will the browser look like in five years?
  • Gluon Prepares for First Release
  • Whitehurst to Deliver Keynote at CED Venture 2010
  • A Music Lover's Fedora Linux Workstation
  • NoSQL - Apache Cassandra Release 0.6
  • FLOSS Weekly 117: Bob Jacobsen
  • Linux Basement - Episode 53 - A New LB and Amahi

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • Install Amarok 1.4 in Ubuntu 10.04
  • Change your xsplash Boot Screen in ubuntu
  • switch lubuntu buttons like ubuntu
  • System monitoring with Zenoss
  • Using netstat
  • find network information
  • Novell Client on openSUSE 11.2
  • Help your eyes hurt less with Redshift in Ubuntu
  • Check your WPA2 Enterprise setup
  • Display Size of Files Under Files in Ubuntu
  • OpenSSL – Generate a RSA Key and Keystore
  • When "recovery" mode fails to boot
  • Pessulus- A lockdown editor

Richard Stallman: "I Wished I Had Killed Myself"

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OSS

opendotdotdot.blogspot: I received a review copy of Steven Levy's seminal book Hackers. It's worth reading (a) for the photos of hackers as they were then, and (b ) for the following revelatory confession of RMS:

Using Gnome Do – Quickly and Easy Launch Applications

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Software

linux.bihlman.com: Gnome Do is an add on that will allow you to quickly launch applications, run terminal commands and do searches both within your desktop as well as on the internet.

Announcing Getting Started with Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

humphreybc.wordpress: The Ubuntu Manual Team have decided on their goals for the Maverick Meerkat 10.10 release at the end of this year.

Transitioning to the new GRUB2 boot loader

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Linux

The tools used to boot Linux are changing. Specifically, the Grand Unified Bootloader (GRUB) is now officially in maintenance mode only, and GRUB's developers have abandoned the original GRUB in favor of an entirely rewritten package, known as GRUB 2. Discover GRUB 2's new capabilities and how to use it.

When a songbird's out, "atunes" in.

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Software

cristalinux.blogspot: Songbird is an opensource project focused on building a cross-platform audio station. Linux was at the heart of the project, but as you may know, the company behind the project recently decided to drop its support. The good news is that there are several very good audio players available for Linux.

Firefox starts reining in Flash, Silverlight, QuickTime

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Moz/FF

betanews.com: Starting today, an ambitious project from the Mozilla Foundation called "Lorentz" makes its first public, experimental debut, with the release of a public beta of Firefox 3.6.4.

Security FUD In Action: Not Windows' Fault, Nope, Not at All

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Microsoft

linuxtoday.com/blog: The game of giving Microsoft a free pass on security flaws continues, despite the rapid growth of the world wide botnet and more Windows exploits roaming the planet than ever.

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    The Communications Security Establishment (CSE) said the AssemblyLine tool is designed to analyse large volumes of files, and can automatically rebalance workloads.
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  • Working Intel CET Bits Now Land In GCC8
    A few days back I wrote about Intel's work on Control-flow Enforcement Technology beginning to land in GCC. This "CET" work for future Intel CPUs has now landed in full for GCC 8. The bits wiring up this control-flow instrumentation and enforcement support are now all present in mainline GCC SVN/Git for next year's GCC 8.1 release.
  • Using Gitea and/or Github to host blog comments
    After having moved from FSFE’s wordpress instance I thought long about whether I still want to have comments on the new blog. And how I would be able to do it with a statically generated site. I think I have found/created a pretty good solution that I document below.

Security Leftovers

  • Where Did That Software Come From?
    The article explores how cryptography, especially hashing and code signing, can be use to establish the source and integrity. It examines how source code control systems and automated build systems are a key part of the software provenance story. (Provenance means “a record of ownership of a work of art or an antique, used as a guide to authenticity or quality.” It is increasingly being applied to software.)
  • Judge: MalwareTech is no longer under curfew, GPS monitoring [Updated]
    A judge in Milwaukee has modified the pre-trial release conditions of Marcus Hutchins, also known online as "MalwareTech," who was indicted two months ago on federal criminal charges. Under US Magistrate Judge William Duffin’s Thursday order, Hutchins, who is currently living in Los Angeles, will no longer be subject to a curfew or to GPS monitoring.
  • [Older] Leicester teen tries to hack CIA and FBI chiefs' computers
    A teenager attempted to hack senior US government officials' computers from his home. Kane Gamble, 18, from Coalville, Leicestershire, pleaded guilty to 10 charges relating to computer hacking. His targets included the then CIA director John Brennan and former FBI deputy director Mark Giuliano.

Debian: pk4, Freexian and More

Kernel and Graphics: ZenStates, AMDGPU, RADV, Vulkan, NVIDIA

  • ZenStates Allows Adjusting Zen P-States, Other Tweaking Under Linux
    ZenStates is an independent effort to offer P-States-based overclocking from the Linux desktop of AMD Ryzen processors and other tuning. ZenStates-Linux is an open-source Python script inspired by some available Windows programs for offering Ryzen/Zen CPU overclocking from the desktop by manipulating the performance states of the processor.
  • AMDGPU DC Gets A Final Batch Of Changes Before Linux 4.15
    The AMDGPU DC display code has a final batch of feature updates that were sent in this weekend for DRM-Next staging and is the last set besides fixes for the "DC" code for the 4.15 target.
  • Valve Developer Lands VK_EXT_global_priority For RADV Vulkan Driver
  • Vulkan 1.0.64 Adds In Another AMD-Developed Extension
    Vulkan 1.0.64 is out this weekend as the newest specification refinement to this high-performance graphics/compute API. As usual, most of the changes for this minor Vulkan revision are just documentation clarifications and corrections. This week's update brings just under a dozen fixes.
  • NVIDIA TX2 / Tegra186 Display Support Isn't Ready For Linux 4.15
    While the Jetson TX2 has been out since this past March and it's a phenomenal ARM development board, sadly the Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) driver support for it still isn't ready with the mainline Linux kernel. Thierry Reding of NVIDIA sent in the Tegra DRM driver changes for DRM-Next that in turn is staged for Linux 4.15. Reding commented that there is prepatory work for the TX2 (Tegra186) but it's not all ready for upstream yet.