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Linux 3.18 Should Let Radeon GPUs Clock Higher For OC'ed Cards

News.Debuntu.Org - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 13:15

AMD's Alex Deucher sent in another Radeon drm-next patch series this week with some more last-minute tweaks for the Linux kernel's next merge window...

AMD's Alex Deucher sent in another Radeon drm-next patch series this week with some more last-minute tweaks for the Linux kernel's next merge window...
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Kubuntu 14.10 Beta 2 Released

News.Debuntu.Org - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:56

Kubuntu Developers have finally announced the release of second beta for 14.10 aka Utopic Unicorn. 

Kubuntu Developers have finally announced the release of second beta for 14.10 aka Utopic Unicorn. The beta shows the progress Kubuntu team has made towards the final release scheduled for October.

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Ubuntu 14.10 Final Beta Released

News.Debuntu.Org - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:18

Adam Conrad on the behalf of the Ubuntu development community has announced the final beta release of the upcoming Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" and its derivatives...

Adam Conrad on the behalf of the Ubuntu development community has announced the final beta release of the upcoming Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" and its derivatives...
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BSD Release: MidnightBSD 0.5

News.Debuntu.Org - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 12:00

Lucas Holt has announced the release of MidnightBSD 0.5, a FreeBSD-derived operating system for desktop deployments.

Lucas Holt has announced the release of MidnightBSD 0.5, a FreeBSD-derived operating system for desktop deployments: "MidnightBSD 0.5 has been released. Enhancements: jails now run shutdown scripts; support for username with length 32, previous limit was 16; imported FreeBSD 9.2 USB stack (plus z87 patches from stable)..."
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CVE-2014-5324 (n-media_file_uploader)

News.Debuntu.Org - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:55

Unrestricted file upload vulnerability in the N-Media file uploader plugin before 3.4 for WordPress allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary PHP code by leveraging Author privileges to store a file.

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CVE-2014-5319

News.Debuntu.Org - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:55

Directory traversal vulnerability in the S-Link SLFileManager application 1.2.5 and earlier for Android allows remote attackers to write to files via unspecified vectors.

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CVE-2014-5318 (jigbrowser+)

News.Debuntu.Org - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:55

The jigbrowser+ application 1.8.1 and earlier for iOS allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy via crafted JavaScript code.

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CVE-2014-5315 (acrobat, coldfusion)

News.Debuntu.Org - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 10:55

Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in the Help page in Adobe Acrobat 9.5.2 and earlier and ColdFusion 8.0.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via unspecified vectors.

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What Linux Users Should Know About Open Hardware

News.Debuntu.Org - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 02:00

Datamation: What Linux users don't know about manufacturing open hardware can lead them to disappointment.

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DSA-3036 mediawiki - security update

News.Debuntu.Org - Fri, 09/26/2014 - 00:00

It was discovered that MediaWiki, a wiki engine, did not sufficiently
filter CSS in uploaded SVG files, allowing for cross site scripting.

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Practical Tiny Core in the Fire Service

News.Debuntu.Org - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 22:00

LinuxJournal: I came to Tiny Core Linux after a protracted quest to find a good solution to a problem I've had

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Mahinovs: Distributing third party applications via Docker?

News.Debuntu.Org - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 21:28

On his blog, Aigars Mahinovs considers an alternative to Lennart Poettering's recent thoughts about how Linux systems should be constructed. Mahinovs advocates a Docker-based approach.

"Third party application developer writes a new game for Linux. As his target he chooses one of the "application runtime" Docker images on Docker Hub.

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Documentation Dearth Dooms Open Source Projects

News.Debuntu.Org - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 21:00

LinuxInsider: Documentation is often an afterthought -- or the software developer does not think about it at all.

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Bugging out: How rampant online piracy squashed one insect photographer (Ars Technica)

News.Debuntu.Org - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 20:20

As many in the free-software world know, copyright is, at best, a double-edged sword. Copyright law is what allows the various free and open-source licenses, but enforcing that copyright (i.e. adherence to the license) is expensive and time-consuming. Ars Technica has the tale of a bug photographer who details his woes in trying to protect his photographs.

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The 12 Characteristics of Modern Application Development

News.Debuntu.Org - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 20:16

SD Times: We are witnessing a transformation in application development tools and techniques that is changing how enterprise software is being constructed and deployed.

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Red Hat Linux powering Indian mission to Mars!

News.Debuntu.Org - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 20:00

The Mukt: What excited us the most was to see Red Hat Enterprise Linux being used in the mission.

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GNOME Finally Supports Ctrl+Tab For Switching Tabs

News.Debuntu.Org - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 19:51

It looks like for GNOME 3.16 one of the early changes will be better keyboard support for switching tabs...

It looks like for GNOME 3.16 one of the early changes will be better keyboard support for switching tabs...
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5 New Enterprise Open Source Projects to Watch

News.Debuntu.Org - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 19:00

Linux.com: The open source software community is nothing if not prolific, and exciting new projects arrive on the scene practically every day.

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Puppet-wearing devs: There's now an app (or two) for that

News.Debuntu.Org - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 18:00

The Register: New tools aim to connect customers with IT automation utilities, services

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CVE-2014-1568

News.Debuntu.Org - Thu, 09/25/2014 - 17:55

Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS) before 3.16.2.1, 3.16.x before 3.16.5, and 3.17.x before 3.17.1, as used in Mozilla Firefox before 32.0.3, Mozilla Firefox ESR 24.x before 24.8.1 and 31.x before 31.1.1, Mozilla Thunderbird before 24.8.1 and 31.x before 31.1.2, Mozilla SeaMonkey before 2.29.1, Google Chrome before 37.0.2062.124 on Windows and OS X, and Google Chrome OS before 37.0.2062.120, does not properly parse ASN.1 values in X.509 certificates, which makes it easier for remote attackers to spoof RSA signatures via a crafted certificate, aka a "signature malleability" issue

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