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November 2, 2011 in Linux

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  1. A gpg –batch question
    The end of the month is approaching – time for my monthly off site data backup. I tar and gzip my important data files by directory and upload them to my ProtonDrive storage facility. I also upload a …
  2. LXer: How to Install EteSync server on Ubuntu 20.04
    Published at LXer: EteSync is an open-source solution to sync your contacts, calendars, and tasks. In this tutorial, I will show you how to install EteSync with Apache on Ubuntu 20.04. Read More… …
  3. Firefox 68.12.0esr (64) secure connection failed
    Hello, I wonder if there is a simple way to temporarily fix this. I cannot load any webpage at consumercellular.com because FF says ‘Secure Connection Failed’, error ‘SSL_ERROR_NO_CYPHER_OVERLAP’.Ther …
  4. Installation of Brother Printer Drivers and Device URI number
    In the process of installing the Brother Printer Drivers for the HL-L2360DW on my Laptop. This laptop will be run via WiFi and during the installation of these drivers it states the following; “Will y …
  5. LXer: LemonDuck Malware Compromise Linux Machines via SSH
    Published at LXer: LemonDuck is known for targeting enterprise networks, gaining access over the MS SQL service via brute-forcing or the SMB protocol using EternalBlue. But now this cryptomining malwa …
  6. Double binds /mnt/{proc,sys,dev} on -current installer
    Installer mount target partition at /mnt. Then creates chroot environment. Mount command lists each /mnt/proc , /mnt/sys, /mnt/dev/ twice. And it is not only listing. To unbind /mnt/proc you need run …
  7. Automate the exection of multiple output files
    Hi, I’m working on a build automation. I’ve a script when i run it it’ll give me 100 output files. I need to write a shell script to automatic execution of those output files. The output files like. F …
  8. Can Linux load on top of windows and create a virtual windows cloud server physical machine a client boot operation in a ram drive undetect
    Linux loading a proxy server in Amazon cloud making pc a client also running in 32 bit recovery mode all this in hidden ram drives even in vga ram I think starts up the total process is in intel proce …
  9. LXer: How to Install Odoo on AlmaLinux 8
    Published at LXer: Odoo is a group of open-source business apps that offers a wide range of applications including, CRM, accounting, billing, inventory, warehouse, e-commerce, project management and m …
  10. LXer: How to Run Multiple Linux Commands in One Single Command
    Published at LXer: If you use Linux daily, you will know that the command line is the most powerful tool when you working with files, installing and configuring system software, and running them. It b …


  1. Use df to check free disk space on Linux
    Drive space isn’t quite as precious as it was in the early days of computing, but no matter how much space you have, there’s always the potential to run out. Computers need a little space just to oper …
  2. 5 reasons you should run your apps on WildFly
    WildFly, formerly known as JBoss Application Server, is an open source Java EE application server. Its primary goal is to provide a set of vital tools for enterprise Java applications. According to th …
  3. Kernel tracing with trace-cmd
    In my previous article, I explained how to use ftrace to trace kernel functions. Using ftrace by writing and reading from files can get tedious, so I used a wrapper around it to run commands with opti …
  4. Create your own custom Raspberry Pi image
    When I recently read Alan Formy-Duval’s article Manage your Raspberry Pi with Cockpit, I thought it would be a good idea to have an image with Cockpit already preinstalled. Luckily there are at least …
  5. Avoid this common open source scanning error
    Pete Townshend, legendary guitar player for British rock band The Who, is well-known for playing suspended chords. Suspended chords add musical tension to a song. For those piano players reading this …
  6. Check used disk space on Linux with du
    No matter how much storage space you have, there’s always the possibility for it to fill up. On most personal devices, drives get filled up with photos and videos and music, but on servers, it’s not u …
  7. Analyze the Linux kernel with ftrace
    An operating system’s kernel is one of the most elusive pieces of software out there. It’s always there running in the background from the time your system gets turned on. Every user achieves their co …
  8. How to use cron on Linux
    The cron system is a method to automatically run commands on a schedule. A scheduled job is called a cronjob, and it’s created in a file called a crontab. It’s the easiest and oldest way for a compute …
  9. Get started with WildFly for Java web development
    WildFly is a production-ready, cross-platform, flexible, lightweight, managed application runtime that provides all the necessary features to run a Java web application. It is also a Java EE 8 certifi …
  10. Making PDFs more accessible to screen readers with open source
    A screen reader is a vital tool that helps individuals who are blind or low-vision read digital text. Unfortunately, not all file formats receive the same level of support from screen readers. For exa …


  1. Deactivating connect.opensuse.org
    Our community portal, reachable via https://connect.opensuse.org, accompanied our community now since 2010. A long, long time. Especially, if you compare it with Facebook (which started in 2006) or Li …
  2. GNOME, Wireshark update in Tumbleweed
    Since last Friday, five openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots have been released. GNOME 40, btrfs, Mesa, Wireshark and several other package updates landed this week in the rolling release. The last snapshot …
  3. Leap Gains Maintenance Update Improvements
    The recent release of openSUSE Leap 15.3 has gained some maintenance improvements from a new repository setup. Maintenance efforts for Leap related to Closing the Leap Gap expands to having three sepa …
  4. Tumbleweed Gets RubyGems Updates, New systemd
    A total of four openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots have been released since the last update. Three smaller snapshots, which included a new systemd update, and one large snapshot, which included a bunch of …
  5. IRC and Matrix announcements
    The openSUSE Project has used IRC for real-time chat within the community since it began. And the IRC network used was Freenode, until now. Due to a variety of recent changes to that network, the open …
  6. Google Summer of Code 2021: IBus Customize
    Hi! My name is Songlin Jiang, a junior undergraduate from Lanzhou University, China, majoring in Computer Science and Technology. It’s my first time participating in the Google Summer of Code with ope …
  7. VLC, Plasma, PipeWire Update in Tumbleweed
    Three openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots were released so far this week. There were two bigger snapshots and one smaller one that brought the ClamAV update. Kicking off the week was snapshot 20210625 that …
  8. openSUSE.Asia Summit Call For Paper
    openSUSE.Asia Virtual Summit 2021, Faridabad India Call For Paper Theme : USE. SHARE. CONTRIBUTE It is a pleasure to announce the call for papers for openSUSE.Asia summit 2021. Starting today, the ope …
  9. Survey For openSUSE Leap 15.3 Release Closes
    Our survey about the release of openSUSE Leap 15.3 has ended and the results will be discussed in a release retrospective at the openSUSE Conference in the coming days. “I’d like to give big thanks to …
  10. Plasma, Mesa, curl Update in Tumbleweed
    Three openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots were released this week with the possibility of another snapshot being released over the weekend if it passes openQA testing. The latest snapshot, 20210609, brought …


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  1. New Feed for FWN
    Please update the feed for FWN to:
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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 …
  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. Ubuntu 5025-2: libsndfile vulnerability>
    libsndfile could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
  2. openSUSE: 2021:2555-1 moderate: git>
    An update that solves one vulnerability, contains two features and has two fixes is now available.
  3. Ubuntu 5025-1: libsndfile vulnerability>
    libsndfile could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
  4. Fedora 34: webkit2gtk3 2021-cf7d8c7b1a>
    * Properly set the cookies settings after a network process crash. * Fix accessibility tree after a cross site navigation with PSON enabled. * Ensure WebKitScriptWorld::window-object-cleared signal is …
  5. Fedora 34: ruby 2021-36cdab1f8d>
    Security fix for CVE-2020-36327 CVE-2021-31799 CVE-2021-31810 CVE-2021-32066
  6. Mageia 2021-0388: aspell security update>
    objstack in GNU Aspell 0.60.8 has a heap-based buffer overflow in acommon::ObjStack::dup_top (called from acommon::StringMap::add and acommon::Config::lookup_list) (CVE-2019-25051). References:
  7. Hackers turning to 'exotic' languages for next-gen malware, report warns>
    Hackers are turning coding languages such as Go, Rust, Nim and DLang into next-gen malware targeting Linux and Windows systems, enabling them to avoid signature detection and add layers of obfuscation …
  8. Open Source is Revolutionizing Careers in Cybersecurity – What You Need to Know>
    Technology is an integral part of our everyday lives. Widespread reliance on devices that connect us to the Internet and cloud platforms that facilitate digital communications has markedly increased s …
  9. The 10 Best Tools to Scan Your Linux Server for Malware and Security Flaws>
    Worried that your Linux server might be infected with malware or rootkits? Here’s 10 great security tools you can use to scan your Linux server for malware and security flaws.
  10. Black Hat USA & DEFCON 2021 Coverage on LinuxSecurity: What You Need to Know>
    To say that it’s an exciting time in the cybersecurity community is an understatement! Two of the most prestigious cybersecurity conferences – Black Hat USA 2021 and DEF CON – are rapidly approaching, …


  1. Open Source is Revolutionizing Careers in Cybersecurity – What You Need to Know>
    Technology is an integral part of our everyday lives. Widespread reliance on devices that connect us to the Internet and cloud platforms that facilitate digital communications has markedly increased s …
  2. Black Hat USA & DEFCON 2021 Coverage on LinuxSecurity: What You Need to Know>
    To say that it’s an exciting time in the cybersecurity community is an understatement! Two of the most prestigious cybersecurity conferences – Black Hat USA 2021 and DEF CON – are rapidly approaching, …
  3. TLS Email Encryption Explained – How To Encrypt Email with TLS>
    It is no secret that email is the preferred method of communication for businesses – a trend that has only been magnified with the increase in remote workers brought on by the pandemic. That being sai …
  4. Keeping Your System Secure is Easier than Ever with LinuxSecurity Customized Advisories!>
    Regardless of the Linux distribution you’re using, staying on top of the latest security advisories is essential in maintaining an updated, secure Linux system.


  1. Ubuntu 5025-1: libsndfile vulnerability

    libsndfile could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
  2. Ubuntu 4944-2: MariaDB regression

    USN-4944-1 caused a regression.
  3. Ubuntu 5024-1: WebKitGTK vulnerabilities

    Several security issues were fixed in WebKitGTK.
  4. Ubuntu 5023-1: Aspell vulnerability

    Aspell could be made to execute arbitrary code or cause a crash if it received a specially crafted input.
  5. Ubuntu 5022-1: MySQL vulnerabilities

    Several security issues were fixed in MySQL.
  6. Ubuntu 0079-1: Linux kernel vulnerability

    Several security issues were fixed in the kernel.
  7. Ubuntu 5021-1: curl vulnerabilities

    Several security issues were fixed in curl.
  8. Ubuntu 5020-1: Ruby vulnerabilities

    Several security issues were fixed in Ruby.
  9. Ubuntu 4336-2: GNU binutils vulnerabilities

    Several security issues were fixed in GNU binutils.