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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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Development Release: Deepin 2014 Alpha

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:40

Chen Xiang Bang has announced the availability of the initial alpha build of Deepin 2014, the upcoming new version of the project's desktop Linux distribution featuring the updated Deepin 2.0 desktop.

Chen Xiang Bang has announced the availability of the initial alpha build of Deepin 2014, the upcoming new version of the project's desktop Linux distribution featuring the updated Deepin 2.0 desktop: "Deepin 2014 is an alpha release and it is only for community users who are familiar with....

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Heartbleed: Open source's worst hour

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:00

 ZDnet: People assumed that open source software is somehow magical, that it's immune to ordinary programming mistakes and security blunders. It's not.

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Red Hat OpenShift Marketplace Aims to Success where Red Hat Exchange Failed

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 06:00

eWEEK: Seven years after the failed Red Hat Exchange, a new attempt to sell partner services emerges.

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Kernel Developers Discuss Improving Kernel Configurations

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 02:20

Jean Delvare, a name commonly associated with the LM_Sensors project while being an employee at SUSE, has raised an important discussion item on the kernel mailing list about improving the kernel configuration (Kconfig) options when building the Linux kernel...

Jean Delvare, a name commonly associated with the LM_Sensors project while being an employee at SUSE, has raised an important discussion item on the kernel mailing list about improving the kernel configuration (Kconfig) options when building the Linux kernel...

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Linux 3.15 rc1 out, merge window closed

News.Debuntu.Org - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 02:00

Linus Torvalds: It's been two weeks since 3.14 was released, and -rc1 of 3.15 is now tagged and pushed out

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DSA-2904 virtualbox - security update

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

Francisco Falcon discovered that missing input sanitizing in the 3D
acceleration code in VirtualBox could lead to the execution of arbitrary
code on the host system.

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CVE-2014-2851

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 23:55

Integer overflow in the ping_init_sock function in net/ipv4/ping.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.1 allows local users to cause a denial of service (use-after-free and system crash) or possibly gain privileges via a crafted application that leverages an improperly managed reference counter.

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CVE-2014-2739

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 23:55

The cma_req_handler function in drivers/infiniband/core/cma.c in the Linux kernel 3.14.x through 3.14.1 attempts to resolve an RDMA over Converged Ethernet (aka RoCE) address that is properly resolved within a different module, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (incorrect pointer dereference and system crash) via crafted network traffic.

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CVE-2014-2706

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 23:55

Race condition in the mac80211 subsystem in the Linux kernel before 3.13.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) via network traffic that improperly interacts with the WLAN_STA_PS_STA state (aka power-save mode), related to sta_info.c and tx.c.

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CVE-2014-0155

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 23:55

The ioapic_deliver function in virt/kvm/ioapic.c in the Linux kernel through 3.14.1 does not properly validate the kvm_irq_delivery_to_apic return value, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (host OS crash) via a crafted entry in the redirection table of an I/O APIC. NOTE: the affected code was moved to the ioapic_service function before the vulnerability was announced.

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CVE-2014-0077

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 23:55

drivers/vhost/net.c in the Linux kernel before 3.13.10, when mergeable buffers are disabled, does not properly validate packet lengths, which allows guest OS users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and host OS crash) or possibly gain privileges on the host OS via crafted packets, related to the handle_rx and get_rx_bufs functions.

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Distribution Release: Slackel 6.0 "Live Openbox"

News.Debuntu.Org - Mon, 04/14/2014 - 23:16

Dimitris Tzemos has announced the release of Slackel 6.0 "Live Openbox" edition, a live variant of the project's lightweight Linux distribution based on Slackware's "Current" branch.

Dimitris Tzemos has announced the release of Slackel 6.0 "Live Openbox" edition, a live variant of the project's lightweight Linux distribution based on Slackware's "Current" branch: "Slackel Live 6.0 Openbox includes the latest 3.10.30 kernel and the latest updates from Slackware's 'Current' tree. Slackel is based on Slackware....

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