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CVE-2013-7368

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 23:13

Multiple cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in Gnew 2013.1 allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via the gnew_template parameter to (1) users/profile.php, (2) articles/index.php, or (3) admin/polls.php; (4) category_id parameter to news/submit.php; news_id parameter to (5) news/send.php or (6) comments/add.php; or (7) post_subject or (8) thread_id parameter to posts/edit.php.

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The security of the most popular programming languages

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:00

Help Net Security: A new WhiteHat Security report takes a deeper look into the security of a number of the most popular programming languages including .Net, Java, ColdFusion, ASP and more.

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Red Hat Unleashes Project Atomic as Part of Linux Container Effort

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 21:00

eWEEK: Red Hat introduces Project Atomic, which enables apps to easily be deployed on containers, as Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 release nears.

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Box launches Box Open Source

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 20:00

Cloud Pro: Box has launched a new initiative dubbed Box Open Source that will see the firm share its own open source engineering tools with the wider community.

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Snowden Used the Linux Distro Designed For Internet Anonymity

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 19:42

Hugh Pickens DOT Com writes: "When Edward Snowden first emailed Glenn Greenwald, he insisted on using email encryption software called PGP for all communications. Now Klint Finley reports that Snowden also used The Amnesic Incognito Live System (Tails) to keep his communications out of the NSA's prying eyes. Tails is a kind of computer-in-a-box using a version of the Linux operating system optimized for anonymity that you install on a DVD or USB drive, boot your computer from and you're pretty close to anonymous on the internet.

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Unsurpassed open filmmaking on feature length movie Gooseberry

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 19:00

OpenSource.com: For animators working with free and open source software, nothing compares to Blender.

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Will Open-Source Money Prevent the Next Heartbleed?

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 18:00

eWEEK: The OpenSSL Software Foundation is now asking for money to help fund its efforts. Will it make a difference or is a different model needed?

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Linux Top 3: Nussbaum Remains Debian Project Leader

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 17:00

LinuxPlanet: Lucas Nussbaum successfully ran for re-election as the Debian Project Leader (DPL). In this election, Nussbaum defeated challenger Neil McGovern.

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How to run XP on Linux Mint with Oracle VirtualBox

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 16:00

 ZDnet: For those times when you absolutely must still run Windows XP, one safer way of doing it is to run XP in a virtual machine using the Oracle VirtualBox hypervisor on Linux Mint.

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Out in the Open: Inside the Operating System Edward Snowden Used to Evade the NSA

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 15:47

When NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden first emailed Glenn Greenwald, he insisted on using email encryption software called PGP for all communications. But this month, we learned that Snowden used another technology to keep his communications out of the NSA’s prying eyes. It’s called Tails. And naturally, nobody knows exactly who created it.

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Security updates for Tuesday

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 15:41

Debian has updated strongswan (authentication bypass).

Fedora has updated mingw-openssl
(F20: information disclosure), mod_security (F20; F19:
rules bypass), php-ZendFramework (F20; F19:
multiple vulnerabilities), php-ZendFramework2 (F20

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Mojang Offer No Hints As To When Scrolls Will Get The Promised Linux Release

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 15:00

 GamingOneLinux: Sadly Mojang have let us down again, after repeatedly stating their card-based strategy game Scrolls will come to Linux they still have no idea when.

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Ubuntu 14.10 Convergence To Focus On Replacing Core Apps

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 14:32

With Ubuntu 14.04 LTS due to be shipped this week, Canonical developers are already well at work on formulating their plans for the Ubuntu 14.10 release due out in October. Given Ubuntu's tablet/phone focus and convergence strategy, that will be the big aim of this post-LTS release...

With Ubuntu 14.04 LTS due to be shipped this week, Canonical developers are already well at work on formulating their plans for the Ubuntu 14.10 release due out in October. Given Ubuntu's tablet/phone focus and convergence strategy, that will be the big aim of this post-LTS release...

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Did the GNOME Foundation spend too much money on women's outreach?

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 14:00

 EyeOnLinux: Gender has been in the news quite a lot in recent years with some folks feeling that there technology needs more women involved.

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Lucas Nussbaum reelected as Debian project leader

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 13:01

The results of the 2014 Debian project leader election are in; incumbent
Lucas Nussbaum fended off challenger Neil McGovern to win a second one-year
term in this position. See the DPL election page
for details on how the voting went.

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Open Source Big Data Vendor Talend Adds SaaS Analytics Partner

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 13:00

 The VAR Guy: Talend and Blue Yonder have partnered on a new solution for streamlining Big Data analytics using SaaS and open source software.

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AMD's Mantle May Still Come To Linux, Despite Other Websites Reports

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 13:00

 GamingOnLinux: It seems a tweet from Michael Marks the development director at porting house Aspyr Media has been taken out-of-context by another well known Linux website, time to clear things up.

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Cinnamon 2.2 Released

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:35

Version 2.2 of the Cinnamon desktop environment is out. New features include a lot of improvements to the settings dialogs, tweaks to the "hot corners" and heads-up display mechanisms, better high-resolution display support, and more.

Version 2.2of the Cinnamon desktop environment is out. New features include a lot of improvements to the settings dialogs, tweaks to the "hot corners" and heads-up display mechanisms, better high-resolution display support, and more.

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Cinnamon 2.2 released

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:35

Version
2.2
of the Cinnamon desktop environment is out. New features include a
lot of improvements to the settings dialogs, tweaks to the "hot corners"
and heads-up display mechanisms, better high-resolution display support,
and more.

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Linux-ready SBC runs on 2 Watts

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:00

 LinuxGizmos: Embedian has launched a 3.5-inch sandwich-style "SMART-MEN" SBC that combines a baseboard with a SMARC COM running Linux or Android on a 1GHz TI AM335x SoC.

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