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November 2, 2011 in Linux

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  1. mp3 files not present in media players such as ncmpcpp or cmus?
    Hi, recently having an issue with any song which is encoded as mp3 format. They don’t play with mpd/ncmpcpp (not listed) and also in other apps such as cmus. I remember over the years, that mp3’s need …
  2. LXer: AlmaLinux 9 Officially Released, Based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9
    Published at LXer: The AlmaLinux OS Foundation announced today that AlmaLinux 9 is now available for download as the newest version of this popular CentOS alternative derived from Red Hat Enterprise L …
  3. Must I blacklist my kernel when updating the parches in Slackware64-15.0?
    I have been reading a lot of “How-to’s” and threads in order to prepare myself for doing my first “grabbing” (I am not sure which verb would be correct: install? update?) of available patches for Slac …
  4. Partition can't be monted
    Hi there, my disk has three parts, but one of these can’t be mounted. Is the main one, which used to be root. Quote: Error mounting /dev/sda3 at /media/znt/162aab85-3bce-4235-8c4b-cee4ec5da114: Comman …
  5. What is spamassassin test SCC_BODY_URI_ONLY?
    I’m getting “1.4 SCC_BODY_URI_ONLY No description available.” in my X-Spam-Report. I’ve searched for this and all I can find is this in a list of test with exactly that description: “No description av …
  6. LXer: Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 splashes down on Win Server 2022
    Published at LXer: Windows Server 2022 now supports Windows Subsystem for Linux 2, as long as you don’t mind installing a preview patch. Less than a week after users posted glum comments such as: “I d …
  7. vulkan drivers for AMD gpu keeps pulling intel info and driver
    On my arch box, not connected to internet at the moment. lspci -k shows that vga compatible controller is indeed AMD but if i do a vulkan info | less, it fails with an error code:0 /usr/lib/libvulkan_ …
  8. New install, X isn't working
    Greetings folks, New install, gentoo newbie. X isn’t working and searching for the solution isn’t working out. Code: dbus-core: error connecting to system bus: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.FileNotFound …
  9. LXer: AlmaLinux 9 Is Now Available for Download, This Is What’s New
    Published at LXer: AlmaLinux has emerged as a popular replacement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux’s free version since CentOS’s entry into the “stream.” One week after RHEL 9, based on Kernel 5.14, AlmaL …
  10. MySQL to MariaDB
    I had a small LAMP stack sight running on my local drive. I copied all my php/html files over to my digital oceans debian LAMP stack server. The only difference between the two is on my local drive I …


  1. Write C applications using Vely on Linux
    Write C applications using Vely on Linux Sergio Mijatovic Thu, 05/26/2022 – 03:00 1 reader likes this 1 reader likes this Vely is a tool for writing web and command-line applications in C. Vely combin …
  2. Document your source code with Doxygen on Linux
    Document your source code with Doxygen on Linux Stephan Avenwedde Thu, 05/26/2022 – 03:00 2 readers like this 2 readers like this When trying to familiarize yourself with someone else’s project, you u …
  3. Migrate databases to Kubernetes using Konveyor
    Migrate databases to Kubernetes using Konveyor Yasu Katsuno Wed, 05/25/2022 – 08:21 1 reader likes this 1 reader likes this Kubernetes Database Operator is useful for building scalable database server …
  4. Improve network performance with this open source framework
    Improve network performance with this open source framework Hifza Khalid Wed, 05/25/2022 – 03:00 2 readers like this 2 readers like this In the age of high-speed internet, most large information syste …
  5. Build a Quarkus reactive application using Kubernetes Secrets
    Build a Quarkus reactive application using Kubernetes Secrets Daniel Oh Tue, 05/24/2022 – 03:00 2 readers like this 2 readers like this Many organizations have security policies in place that dictate …
  6. 12 essential Linux commands for beginners
    12 essential Linux commands for beginners Don Watkins Tue, 05/24/2022 – 03:00 4 readers like this 4 readers like this When operating on the Linux command line, it is easy to get disoriented, which can …
  7. A hands-on guide to images and containers for developers
    A hands-on guide to images and containers for developers Evan “Hippy” Slatis Mon, 05/23/2022 – 03:00 1 reader likes this 1 reader likes this Containers and Open Container Initiative (OCI) images are i …
  8. 7 pieces of Linux advice for beginners
    7 pieces of Linux advice for beginners Opensource.com Mon, 05/23/2022 – 03:00 3 readers like this 3 readers like this What advice would you give a new Linux user? We asked our community of writers to …
  9. A programmer's guide to GNU C Compiler
    A programmer’s guide to GNU C Compiler Jayashree Hutt… Fri, 05/20/2022 – 03:00 5 readers like this 5 readers like this C is a well-known programming language, popular with experienced and new programm …
  10. How to rename a branch, delete a branch, and find the author of a branch in Git
    How to rename a branch, delete a branch, and find the author of a branch in Git Agil Antony Fri, 05/20/2022 – 03:00 6 readers like this 6 readers like this One of Git’s primary strengths is its abilit …


  1. Mesa, ImageMagick Packages Update in Tumbleweed
    Snapshots for openSUSE Tumbleweed have been continuously released this month. This week we will look at packages released in four snapshots since Friday. However, before venturing in to those snapshot …
  2. openSUSE Leap 15.4 Enters Release Candidate Phase
    The openSUSE Project has entered the Release Candidate phase for the next minor release version of the openSUSE Leap distribution. The upcoming release of Leap 15.4 transitioned from its Beta phase to …
  3. GCC 12 Becoming Default Compiler in Tumbleweed
    More than a month after preparing the default compiler for openSUSE Tumbleweed to be switched to GNU Compiler Collection 12, the latest snapshot passed openQA and is making GCC12 the default compiler …
  4. GNOME, curl, Fetchmail update in Tumbleweed, WSL Image Published
    Snapshots of openSUSE Tumbleweed flowed out this week and the rolling release also gave Microsoft Windows users a newer Windows Subsystem for Linux image. A newly published WSL image of Tumbleweed in …
  5. Call for Volunteers to 2022 openSUSE Asia Summit
    Call For Volunteers The openSUSE.Asia Summit is an annual openSUSE Asian conference, attended by contributors and enthusiasts from all over Asia. The event focuses primarily on the openSUSE distributi …
  6. LLVM, PipeWire, git update in Tumbleweed
    There have been three openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots released since last Thursday. If the 20220420 snapshot passes openQA, it might be released before this article publishes and push the number of snap …
  7. openSUSE Community Publishes Annual Survey Results
    The openSUSE community has published results from the annual community survey. This year’s results increased from last year’s results by more than 100 participants, with 1,320 respondents this time ar …
  8. Tumbleweed to Get New Default GCC
    A new default GNU Compiler Collection for openSUSE Tumbleweed is set to follow one of the snapshots that rolled out this week. Snapshot 20220405 prepares the default compiler switch to GCC 12. GCC 12 …
  9. Leap Micro Beta Available for Testers
    People browsing through openSUSE’s websites may spot something new on get.opensuse.org. Leap Micro, which is currently showing the 5.2 beta version, is for containerized and virtualized workloads. It …
  10. Tumbleweed updates sudo, systemd, ibus
    A total of four openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots were delivered this week to rolling release users. Tumbleweed has consistently been releasing daily snapshots; a four-day period between two snapshots thi …


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  2. Fedora Weekly News Issue 128
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 128 for the week of April 14th, 2008.http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue128In Announcements, we have “Please digg: Fedora stories”.In Planet Fedora, we have “FL …
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    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 127 for the week of April 7th, 2008.http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue127In Announcements, we have “Rawhide 20080404 Snapshot Released”, “Callfor Stories”, “An …
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    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 125 for the week of March 17th, 2008.http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue125In Announcements, we have “Fedora 9 Beta slipped a few days”, “MichaelTiemann’s Speec …
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  1. Google: Here comes our 'Open Source Maintenance Crew'
    The Google Open Source Maintenance Crew will support under-resourced critical open-source products to fix security issues.
  2. New ‘Cheers’ Linux ransomware targets VMware ESXi servers
    A new ransomware named ”Cheers’ has appeared in the cybercrime space and has started its operations by targeting vulnerable VMware ESXi servers.
  3. RedHat: RHSA-2022-2264:01 Moderate: OpenShift Container Platform 4.6.58 bug
    Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform release 4.6.58 is now available with updates to packages and images that fix several bugs and add enhancements. This release includes a security update for Red Hat …
  4. RedHat: RHSA-2022-4711:01 Moderate: RHV Manager (ovirt-engine) [ovirt-4.5.0]
    Updated ovirt-engine packages that fix several bugs and add various enhancements are now available. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vul …
  5. RedHat: RHSA-2022-4712:01 Moderate: RHV Engine and Host Common Packages
    Updated dependency packages for ovirt-engine and ovirt-host that fix several bugs and add various enhancements are now available. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security im …
  6. RedHat: RHSA-2022-4764:01 Low: RHV RHEL Host (ovirt-host) [ovirt-4.5.0]
    Updated host packages that fix several bugs and add various enhancements are now available. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Low. A Common Vulnerability Sc …
  7. Ubuntu 5449-1: libXv vulnerability
    libXv could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted input.
  8. Debian: DSA-5149-1: cups security update
    Joshua Mason discovered that a logic error in the validation of the secret key used in the “local” authorisation mode of the CUPS printing system may result in privilege escalation.
  9. Best File & Disk Encryption Tools for Linux
    As we rapidly transition to an increasingly digital society, data protection is a greater concern than ever before. Encryption is one of the most effective and widely used methods of securing senstive …
  10. The Benefits of Bug Bounty Programs
    Ethical hacking might sound contradictory, but leveraging the skills of the ”white hat’ hacker community has done a great deal for safety and security on the internet. Nowhere does this show more tha …


  1. Best File & Disk Encryption Tools for Linux
    As we rapidly transition to an increasingly digital society, data protection is a greater concern than ever before. Encryption is one of the most effective and widely used methods of securing senstive …
  2. The Benefits of Bug Bounty Programs
    Ethical hacking might sound contradictory, but leveraging the skills of the ”white hat’ hacker community has done a great deal for safety and security on the internet. Nowhere does this show more tha …
  3. Complete Guide to Keylogging in Linux: Part 1
    In this first part of our Complete Guide to Keylogging in Linux, we will explore the basics of keylogging and its importance in the realm of Linux security, and dive deeper into keylogging in userspac …
  4. What You Need to Know about the Sysrv-K Cryptomining Botnet in Less than a Minute
    Last Friday, Microsoft announced that they have discovered a new botnet that exposes both Windows and Linux computers and web servers to new threats. The botnet, known as Sysrv-K, takes advantage of u …


  1. Ubuntu 5449-1: libXv vulnerability

    libXv could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted input.
  2. Ubuntu 5448-1: ncurses vulnerabilities

    Several security issues were fixed in ncurses.
  3. Ubuntu 5402-2: OpenSSL vulnerabilities

    Several security issues were fixed in OpenSSL.
  4. Ubuntu 5445-1: Subversion vulnerabilities

    Several security issues were fixed in subversion.
  5. Ubuntu 5447-1: logrotate vulnerability

    logrotate could be made to stop processing log files.
  6. Ubuntu 5446-1: dpkg vulnerability

    A malicious source package could write files outside the unpack directory.
  7. Ubuntu 5404-2: Rsyslog vulnerability

    Rsyslog could be made to crash if it received a specially crafted request.
  8. Ubuntu 5440-1: PostgreSQL vulnerability

    PostgreSQL could be made to execute commands as the superuser.
  9. Ubuntu 5439-1: AccountsService vulnerability

    AccountsService could be made to crash or stop responding.