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November 2, 2011 in Linux

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  1. Having problems with space on chromebook/ I messed with partitions and need help fixing them pls help
    Im having problems with space on my chromebook after making partitions, i was trying to run a firmware updating script on my chrome book a got this. mount: /tmp/boot: wrong fs type, bad option, bad su …
  2. UDEV incorrectly identifies the disk labels
    Disk partitioning: bash-4.4# blkid /dev/sdb /dev/sdb: UUID=”2018-09-26-04-54-11-00″ LABEL=”TinyInstall” TYPE=”iso9660″ PTUUID=”33a613f0-b53f-4bf0-b72f-1082154bbe9a” PTTYPE=”gpt” bash-4.4# blkid /dev/s …
  3. LXer: LibreOffice: A history of document freedom
    Published at LXer: A recent tweet from LibreOffice took me back more than two decades to my first encounter*with the software.read more Read More… …
  4. Routing between ETH0 and ETH1
    I have a linux server that hosts a website (widgets) for our organization (It was setup by some vendor that is long gone) The server has two interfaces: ETH0: 192.1.1.25 /24 ETH1: 10.1.1.25 /24 From t …
  5. LXer: How to Install Opera Browser on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    Published at LXer: This tutorial shows how to install Opera web browser on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. The tutorial shows the installation on the command line and GUI. Read More… …
  6. distros replicating/forking QubesOS GUI features? ('appVMs')
    I’ve been aware of QubesOS maybe since it started, thanks to a friend who used to do more with computer science than me. I love the idea of application virtual machines (‘app VMs,’) which allow you to …
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  8. LXer: How To Set Up Nginx Server Blocks on CentOS 7
    Published at LXer: Nginx Server Blocks allows you to run more than one website on a single machine. This is extremely useful, because for each site you can specify the site document root (the director …
  9. [HBSD][UFS][GRUB]Kernel panic!!
    I just have these days installed HSBD on UFS thru manual partitioning, I’m now always working to boot the HBSD system and finally GRUB is recommended to me for booting the system. But it encounters ke …
  10. Adaptec AHA-2930CU SCSI card no longer works with Epson GT-10000+ Scanner
    Running latest Mageia distro on a Dell StudioXPS. Had been using the Adaptec AHA-2930CU card (1997 rev) with the Epson scanner for several years. No problems. Recently purchased another Adaptec AHA-29 …


  1. An introduction to swap space on Linux systems
    Swap space is a common aspect of computing today, regardless of operating system. Linux uses swap space to increase the amount of virtual memory available to a host. It can use one or more dedicated s …
  2. 3 open source distributed tracing tools
    Distributed tracing systems enable users to track a request through a software system that is distributed across multiple applications, services, and databases as well as intermediaries like proxies. …
  3. How to use the Scikit-learn Python library for data science projects
    The Scikit-learn Python library, initially released in 2007, is commonly used in solving machine learning and data science problems—from the beginning to the end. The versatile library offers an unclu …
  4. Taking the Audiophile Linux distro for a spin
    I recently stumbled on the Audiophile Linux project, one of a number of special-purpose music-oriented Linux distributions. Audiophile Linux: is based on ArchLinux provides a real-time Linux kernel cu …
  5. LibreOffice: A history of document freedom
    A recent tweet from LibreOffice took me back more than two decades to my first encounter with the software. read more …
  6. Learn the 37 most frequently used shortcuts in GIMP
    GIMP is a fantastic artist’s tool for editing digital images, especially with the bevy of impressive features in the recent release of version 2.10. Of course, like all creative applications, you can …
  7. 6 personality traits driving your organization
    The character of every member on your team impacts your open organization community’s ability to be successful. But evaluating something like “character” is difficult. For starters, it’s too broad to …
  8. Python libraries for data science, Linux firewalls, Raspberry Pi NAS, openmediavault, Syncthing, microservices, and more
    Recently we added two new cheat sheets to our growing cheat sheet collection: Learn the i3 Linux window manager shortcuts Python 3.7 beginner’s cheat sheet Do you have an idea for a new cheat sheet? L …
  9. How many programming languages have you used?
    Machines speak one language, but us humans, speak many different ones… programming languages, that is… from Python to Go to JavaScript and many more. It all got started with Grace Hopper. “The mos …
  10. 5 ways to play old-school games on a Raspberry Pi
    They don’t make ’em like they used to, do they? Video games, I mean. Sure, there’s a bit more grunt in the gear now. Princess Zelda used to be 16 pixels in each direction; there’s now enough graphics …


  1. openSUSE Conference 2020: Call for Hosts
    The openSUSE Project is pleased to announce that it is accepting proposals for openSUSE Conference 2020. The Call for Hosts will be open until April 15, 2019. The openSUSE Conference Organizational Te …
  2. Tumbleweed Gets New Versions of KDE Plasma, Applications
    A total of four openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots were delivered to users of the rolling release this past week and the snapshot brought new versions of KDE Plasma and KDE Applications. The most recent sn …
  3. openSUSE to Have Summit in Nashville
    The openSUSE community is headed to Nashville, Tennessee, next year and will have the openSUSE SUmmit Nashville April 5 through April 6, 2019, during the end of SUSE’s premier annual global technical …
  4. Latest Tumbleweed Snapshot Brings Major Versions of Flatpak, qemu, Thunderbird , Nano
    Since the last openSUSE Tumbleweed update, three snapshots have been released and the latest snapshot has brought two new major versions of both Flatpak and qemu. On the heels of the Libre Application …
  5. Hexchat, Duplicity Among Packages Updated in Tumbleweed
    Three openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots were released this week that updated versions of dbus, hexchat and more. Snapshot 20180903 updated extended attributes extensions with the attr 2.4.48 package, whic …
  6. openSUSE.Asia Summit
    openSUSE.Asia Summit is an annual conference organized since 2014 every time in a different Asian city. Although it is a really successful event, which plays a really important role in spreading openS …
  7. Registration, CfP for openSUSE Conference 2019 Open
    openSUSE is pleased to announce that registration and the call for papers for the openSUSE Conference 2019 (oSC19), which takes place in Nuremberg, Germany, are open. The dates for this year’s confere …
  8. Tumbleweed Snapshots Bring Changes for KVM, QEMU, Xen
    Two openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots were once again released this past week, which included two Linux Kernel updates. The most recent snapshot, 20180818, updated the kernel to version 4.18.0, which brou …
  9. Language, Networking Packages Get Updates in Tumbleweed
    There were two openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots this past week that mostly focused on language and network packages. The Linux Kernel also received an update a couple days ago to version 4.17.13. The pac …
  10. openSUSE Kubic Moves in a New Direction
    Dear Community, It has been more than a year since the openSUSE community started the Kubic Project, and it’s worth looking back over the last months and evaluating where we’ve succeeded, where we hav …


  1. Linus Torvalds apologizes for behavior and takes a break from maintaining the Linux Kernel
    https://lore.kernel.org/lkml/CA+55aF…ail.gmail.com/ …
  2. European Parliament backs copyright changes
    “Controversial new copyright laws have been approved by members of the European Parliament.” https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-45495550 – I found this to be very relevant particularly to websites th …



  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. RedHat: RHSA-2018-2654:01 Important: OpenShift Container Platform 3.6
    LinuxSecurity.com: Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform release 3.6.173.0.130 is now available with updates to packages that fix one security issue and several bugs. Red Hat Product Security has rated …
  2. Debian LTS: DLA-1520-1: python3.4 security update
    LinuxSecurity.com: Multiple vulnerabilities were found in the CPython interpreter which can cause denial of service, information gain, and arbitrary code execution.
  3. Debian LTS: DLA-1519-1: python2.7 security update
    LinuxSecurity.com: Multiple vulnerabilities were found in the CPython interpreter which can cause denial of service, information gain, and arbitrary code execution.
  4. RedHat: RHSA-2018-2776:01 Important: kernel security and bug fix update
    LinuxSecurity.com: An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Extended Update Support. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Importa …
  5. RedHat: RHSA-2018-2785:01 Important: kernel security and bug fix update
    LinuxSecurity.com: An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 Extended Update Support. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Importa …
  6. RedHat: RHSA-2018-2790:01 Important: kernel security and bug fix update
    LinuxSecurity.com: An update for kernel is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 Advanced Update Support, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 Telco Extended Update Support, and Red Hat Enterprise Li …
  7. The Sony hacker indictment: 5 lessons for IT security
    LinuxSecurity.com: In August 2018, the US Department of Justice (DoJ) unsealed the indictment of a North Korean spy, Park Jin Hyok, whom they claim was behind the hack against Sony and the creation an …
  8. Vulnerable open source component adoption skyrockets in the enterprise
    LinuxSecurity.com: Open-source software and components are critical to many of the online services we use today. Companies, ranging from the most well-known technology giants to SMBs, will often use o …
  9. French cybersecurity agency open sources security hardened CLIP OS
    LinuxSecurity.com: After developing it internally for over 10 years, the National Cybersecurity Agency of France (ANSSI) has decided to open source CLIP OS, a Linux-based operating system developed “t …
  10. Freelance workers targeted in new malware campaign
    LinuxSecurity.com: Cyberattackers have turned their attention towards freelance workers in a new campaign which is spreading malware via malicious documents masquerading as job briefs and offers. …


  1. Linux and Open Source FAQs: Common Myths and Misconceptions Addressed
    LinuxSecurity.com: LinuxSecurity debunks some common myths and misconceptions regarding open source and Linux by answering a few Linux-related frequently asked questions.
  2. Security Highlights from Defcon 26
    LinuxSecurity.com: Defcon 26 provided individuals and organizations with valuable tips and insight on security and the latest and most effective defenses. Here are some security-related highlights fro …
  3. Guard Your Email Accounts Against Today's Most Dangerous Threats
    LinuxSecurity.com: Cyber threats are more sophisticated and dangerous than ever before! Are you securing your email accounts with a solution that is capable of preventing these advanced attacks? …
  4. The Guardian Gateway: Unrivaled Protection Against Today's Most Dangerous Threats
    LinuxSecurity.com: Russian cyber criminals were able to hack the DNC despite its security defenses and very high level of intelligence. Small and medium sized businesses are at a much greater risk of …
  5. Guardian Digital Outlines Top 4 Benefits of Choosing Cloud
    LinuxSecurity.com: Cloud technology and Linux-based cloud services are becoming increasingly popular due to the various benefits they offer in regard to security, efficiency, flexibility and convenien …
  6. Python and Bash – Contenders for the most used scripting language
    LinuxSecurity.com: Packt Publishing, publisher of software learning resources, has revealed the results of its 2018 Skill Up survey in a new report.
  7. Top Six Advantages of Open Source Development/Products According to Guardian Digital
    LinuxSecurity.com: Open source programs and solutions offer many advantages over proprietary alternatives including better quality, higher levels of security, superior flexibility, lower costs and a t …
  8. Security Spotlight: Effective Open Source Email Security Solutions You Can Count On
    LinuxSecurity.com: In this interview, Dave Wreski discusses Guardian Digital’s highly effective email security solutions and the myriad advantages of investing in these solutions to secure your email. …
  9. 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 …
  10. 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 …


  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. Linux and Open Source FAQs: Common Myths and Misconceptions Addressed
    (Sep 18) LinuxSecurity debunks some common myths and misconceptions regarding open source and Linux by answering a few Linux-related frequently asked questions. …
  3. Ubuntu 3771-1: strongSwan vulnerabilities
    (Sep 25) Several security issues were fixed in strongSwan.
  4. Ubuntu 3770-2: Little CMS vulnerabilities
    (Sep 20) Several security issues were fixed in Little CMS.
  5. Ubuntu 3770-1: Little CMS vulnerabilities
    (Sep 20) Several security issues were fixed in Little CMS.
  6. Ubuntu 3769-1: Bind vulnerability
    (Sep 20) Bind could be made to crash if it received specially crafted network traffic.
  7. Ubuntu 3766-2: PHP vulnerabilities
    (Sep 19) Several security issues were fixed in PHP.
  8. Ubuntu 3767-2: GLib vulnerabilities
    (Sep 19) Several security issues were fixed in GLib.
  9. Ubuntu 3767-1: GLib vulnerabilities
    (Sep 19) Several security issues were fixed in GLib.
  10. Ubuntu 3768-1: Ghostscript vulnerabilities
    (Sep 19) Several security issues were fixed in Ghostscript.