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November 2, 2011 in Linux

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  1. Cygwin / Upgrade from Win 7 to Win 10 / bad permissions
    I upgraded from Win 7 to Win 10 and I am not able to run a tar command on files that previously worked with Cygwin. All the files are currently showing as Unknown+User and Unknown+Group. As far as I w …
  2. LXer: Top 5: No-nos for Javascript frameworks and Python coding, and more
    Published at LXer: Top 5 articles of the week. In this week’s Top 5, we highlight Python, Javascript, how to turn a Raspberry Pi into an eBook server and more. Read More… …
  3. LXer: FreeDOS Is 23 Years Old, and Counting
    Published at LXer: The FreeDOS Project has just reached its 23rd birthday! This is a major milestone for any free software or open-source software project. Read More… …
  4. Setting different resolutions for VNC and desktop
    Hi. I run VNC from a linux and only can change resolution of VNC changing the resolution of all system. If I run xrandr it only appears system resolution, and no other possibilities, and as far I know …
  5. Arrange files from USB to folders based on extension
    Hi all, I am using VIM and I need to create a bash script to extract all data from my USB and copy it to folders based on extensions eg – Images like .jpg, .png should be copied to images folders Docu …
  6. How to add the middle click functionality to the Appindicator
    This is a very simple form of the Appindicator, take from Python examples. I have edited it to remove the initial compiler warnings such as imports and version notices. I’m trying to add the middle cl …
  7. LXer: Arduino-compatible robot dev kit includes RPi 3 and Tinker Board add-ons
    Published at LXer: Husarion unveiled an Arduino-ready “Core2” robotics board for web based prototyping, plus a Linux-ready “Core2-ROS” that adds an RPi 3 or Tinker Board. San Francisco based robotics …
  8. The 4MLinux Server
    Hi, The 4MLinux Server has recently been deeply modified by me. I dare say that this now the lightest and the fastest server suite available on the market. For example, http://server.4mlinux.com is se …
  9. colord-sane[pid]: io/hpmud/pp.c 627: unable to read device-id ret=-1
    I’m unable to get this colord-sane message to stop recurring in the journal: Code: Jul 01 16:24:28 colord-sane[688]: io/hpmud/pp.c 627: unable to read device-id ret=-1 Jul 01 17:37:40 colord-sane[3177 …
  10. LXer: What Are Ports? How To Find Open Ports In Linux?
    Published at LXer: A port is an addressable network location implemented in an operating system to help differentiate traffic destined for different services or applications. A port is always associat …


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  1. openSUSE.Asia Summit 2017 Tokyo, Japan
    It is our great pleasure to announce that openSUSE.Asia Summit 2017 will take place at the University of Electro Communications, Tokyo, Japan on October 21 and 22. openSUSE.Asia Summit is one of the g …
  2. GStreamer, Mesa Packages Updated in Tumbleweed
    Three openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots this week brought a few major release packages and a clear example for how the automated testing tool openQA  can prevents a snapshot from being released. The unico …
  3. Tumbleweed Gets Qt 5.9, mp3 Out-Of-The Box
    A total of seven openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots featuring new software were released this week along with an upgrade to GStreamer that allows for mp3 decoding to work out-of-the box. The newest stable …
  4. Website About People of openSUSE Ends Hiatus
    Interviews with people involved in the openSUSE Project have returned and new pages will be added in the future highlighting individuals involved in the community project. The first interview to be po …
  5. KDE Applications 17.04.2 Arrives in Tumbleweed
    KDE Applications 17.04.2 is now available to openSUSE Tumbleweed users after arriving in the most recent snapshot of the five snapshots delivered this week. Snapshot 20170612 is the largest snapshot o …
  6. Tumbleweed Snapshots Pick Up Pace
    The care and thoroughness of making GNU Compiler Collection 7 the default compiler for openSUSE Tumbleweed produced a gradual decrease in snapshots over the past month, but it looks like snapshots of …
  7. Next Leap 42.3 Snapshot Equates to Release Candidate
    Rolling Development Still needs Testing, Promoters Since changing to a rolling development version model for the eventual release of openSUSE Leap 42.3, challenges have arisen to get more people testi …
  8. GNU Compiler Collection 7 Now openSUSE Tumbleweed Default
    The default compiler for openSUSE Tumbleweed became GNU Compiler Collection 7 after the release of snapshot 20170529 making openSUSE the first major distribution to have the new compiler by default. W …
  9. Introducing Kubic Project: a new open-source project
    Recent years have seen tremendous growth in the container technologies market. From being a non-existent category just a few years ago to being one of the most interesting, fast development and exciti …
  10. Conference Talks Uploaded, Stream is Live
    This year’s openSUSE Conference has so far been a blast and the talks  from Day 1 of the conference have already been uploaded to the openSUSETV YouTube channel. For the people who couldn’t make it to …


  1. System76 creating its on OS based on Ubuntu
    https://system76.com/pop https://www.reddit.com/r/pop_os/ http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2017/06/s…-called-pop_os …
  2. My Latest Opensource.com Column: Small, Useful Linux Utilities – My Pick is a Clipboard Manager
    From my latest column at OpenSource.com: Quote: During a recent episode of Bad Voltage, each presenter had to name a small Linux utility we were surprised more people didn’t regularly use. Fellow Open …
  3. LinuxQuestions.org Turns Seventeen
    I’m proud to announce that over the weekend LQ turned 17! I’d like to once again thank each and every LQ member for their participation and feedback. While there is always room for improvement, that L …
  4. Global ransomware attack causes chaos
    “Companies across the globe are reporting that they have been struck by a major ransomware cyber-attack.” http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-40416611 …
  5. Nintendo reveals classic SNES console
    “Super Mario World, Starfox and Yoshi’s Island are set to be re-released later this year as part of a new classic SNES console.” http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-40413325 …
  6. Debian 9 "Stretch" Officially Released
    Quote: After 26 months of development the Debian project is proud to present its new stable version 9 (code name “Stretch”), which will be supported for the next 5 years thanks to the combined work of …
  7. Euro MPs back end-to-end encryption for all citizens
    “A European Parliament committee wants end-to-end encryption to be enforced on all forms of digital communication to protect European Union (EU) citizens.” http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-40326544 …



  1. New Feed for FWN
    Please update the feed for FWN to:
    http://fedoramagazine.wordpress.com/category/fedora-weekly-news/feed/
  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 …
  3. Fedora Weekly News Issue 127
    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 …
  4. Fedora Weekly News Issue 126
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 126 for the week of March 24th, 2008.http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue126In Announcements, we have “F9 Beta release announcement”, “Rawhide20080328 Snapshot”, …
  5. Fedora Weekly News Issue 125
    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 …
  6. Fedora Weekly News Issue 124
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 124 for the week of March 10th, 2008.http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue124In Announcements, we have “Announcing the relaunch of the Fedora BugZappers!”In Plane …
  7. Fedora Weekly News Issue 123
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 123 for the week of March 3rd, 2008.http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue123In Planet Fedora, we have “Bonnie in Laurinburg”, “RSS feeds ofbugs!”, “Howto: Test th …
  8. Fedora Weekly News Issue 122
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 122 for the week of February 25th,2008. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue122In Announcements, we have “Fedora Board IRC meeting 2008-03-04”.In Fedora Marketin …
  9. Fedora Weekly News Issue 121
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 121 for the week of February 18th,2008. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue121In Announcements, we have “Fedora 10’s FUDCon”, “LWN subscription?”,”Fedora Amateu …
  10. Fedora Weekly News Issue 120
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 120 for the week of February 11th,2008. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue120In Announcements, we have “Announcing Fedora 8 Xfce Spin”In Planet Fedora, we have …


  1. Fedora 24: xen Security Update
    LinuxSecurity.com: xen: various flaws (#1463247) blkif responses leak backend stack data [XSA-216] page transfer may allow PV guest to elevate privilege [XSA-217] Races in the grant table unmap code [ …
  2. Slackware: 2017-181-01: glibc Security Update
    LinuxSecurity.com: New glibc packages are available for Slackware 14.2 and -current to fix security issues.
  3. Slackware: 2017-181-02: kernel Security Update
    LinuxSecurity.com: New kernel packages are available for Slackware 14.2 and -current to fix security issues.
  4. Fedora 24: openvpn Security Update
    LinuxSecurity.com: Updates to the latest upstream OpenVPN 2.3.17, containing security updates for CVE-2017-7508, CVE-2017-7520 and CVE-2017-7521.
  5. SuSE: 2017:1745-1: important: unrar
    LinuxSecurity.com: An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available. An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available. An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.
  6. SuSE: 2017:1744-1: important: python-pycrypto
    LinuxSecurity.com: An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available. An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available. An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.
  7. Linux Systemd Bug Could Have Led to Crash, Code Execution
    LinuxSecurity.com: Developers with Canonical pushed out a handful of patches for the Linux-based operating system Ubuntu this week, including one that resolves a bug that could have let an attacker ca …
  8. Shadow Brokers hike prices for stolen NSA exploits, threaten to out ex-Uncle Sam hacker
    LinuxSecurity.com: The Shadow Brokers is once again trying to sell yet more stolen NSA cyber-weapons, raising the asking price in the process. And the gang has threatened to out one of the US spy agen …
  9. How to keep Debian Linux patched with latest security updates automatically
    LinuxSecurity.com: How do I keep my server/cloud computer powered by Debian Linux 9.x or 8.x current with the latest security updates automatically? Is there is a tool to update security patched autom …
  10. Linux: A Hacker's Preference
    LinuxSecurity.com: Hackers have tools that they use to carry out various types of operations. But among them all, the most crucial is the Linux Operating System.


  1. Social Engineering Methods for Penetration Testing
    LinuxSecurity.com: Social engineering is the practice of learning and obtaining valuable information by exploiting human vulnerabilities. It is an art of deception that is considered to be vital for a …
  2. Putting Infosec Principles into Practice
    LinuxSecurity.com: When you’re dealing with a security incident it’s essential you – and the rest of your team – not only have the skills they need to comprehensively deal with an issue, but also have …
  3. Installing an Apache Web Server with TLS
    LinuxSecurity.com: One of the powerful things that Linux on servers allows you to do is to create scalable web applications with little to no software costs. Apache HTTPD, commonly referred to as just …
  4. Essential tools for hardening and securing Unix based Environments
    LinuxSecurity.com: System administrators are aware as how important their systems security is, not just the runtime of their servers. Intruders, spammers, DDOS attack, crackers, are all out there tryi …
  5. Securing a Linux Web Server
    LinuxSecurity.com: With the significant prevalence of Linux web servers globally, security is often touted as a strength of the platform for such a purpose. However, a Linux based web server is only a …
  6. Peter Smith Releases Linux Network Security Online
    LinuxSecurity.com: Thanks so much to Peter Smith for announcing on linuxsecurity.com the release of his Linux Network Security book available free online. “In 2005 I wrote a book on Linux security. 8 …
  7. Password guessing with Medusa 2.0
    LinuxSecurity.com: Medusa was created by the fine folks at foofus.net, in fact the much awaited Medusa 2.0 update was released in February of 2010. For a complete change log please visit http://www.fo …
  8. Password guessing as an attack vector
    LinuxSecurity.com: Using password guessing as an attack vector. Over the years we’ve been taught a strong password must be long and complex to be considered secure. Some of us have taken that notion t …
  9. Squid and Digest Authentication
    LinuxSecurity.com: Digest AuthenticationDigest Authentication hashes the password before transmitting over the wire. Essentially it sends a message digest generated from multiple items including usern …
  10. Squid and Basic Authentication
    LinuxSecurity.com: This is perhaps the easiest authentication helper to configure in Squid, but also the most insecure. The biggest problem with Basic is it transmits username and password in clear te …


  1. Study: Spammers use e-mail ID to gain legitimacy
    (Sep 9) With few junk e-mail filters supporting a protocol for verifying the source address of digital messages, spammers have adopted it themselves as a way to appear more legitimate, according to a …
  2. Social Engineering Methods for Penetration Testing
    (Oct 21) Social engineering is the practice of learning and obtaining valuable information by exploiting human vulnerabilities. It is an art of deception that is considered to be vital for a penetrati …
  3. Ubuntu 3346-1: bind9 vulnerabilities
    (Jun 29) Bind could be made to serve incorrect information or expose sensitive information over the network.
  4. Ubuntu 3342-2: Linux kernel (HWE) vulnerabilities
    (Jun 29) Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel.
  5. Ubuntu 3323-2: GNU C Library vulnerability
    (Jun 29) Gnu C library could be made to run programs as an administrator.
  6. Ubuntu 3338-2: Linux kernel regression
    (Jun 29) Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel.
  7. Ubuntu 3345-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities
    (Jun 29) Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel.
  8. Ubuntu 3343-2: Linux kernel (Trusty HWE) vulnerabilities
    (Jun 29) Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel.
  9. Ubuntu 3344-2: Linux kernel (Xenial HWE) vulnerabilities
    (Jun 29) Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel.
  10. Ubuntu 3343-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities
    (Jun 29) Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel.