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November 2, 2011 in Linux

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  1. LXer: 4 Ways to Install Mozilla Firefox in Ubuntu
    Published at LXer: In this article, we will describe four ways to install Mozilla Firefox on your system. You can then make a choice based on the source you want to install Firefox from and also if yo …
  2. LXer: How to Install Wiki.js on CentOS 7
    Published at LXer: Wiki.js is a modern and powerful OpenSource wiki app based on Node.js, Git, and Markdown. Wiki.js runs on the flamingly fast Node.js engine and is optimized to conserve CPU resource …
  3. LXer: DevOps hiring and training: 16 top-rated skills
    Published at LXer: The best DevOps pros have skill sets spanning three crucial areas: automation, process, and soft skills Read More… …
  4. libthai missing?
    So with the new build of Steam, it seems like libthai is a requirement for Steam. (github bug here: https://github.com/ValveSoftware/ste…ux/issues/6155) Isn’t this already in Slackware (14.2)? Or am …
  5. LXer: DebConf20 Conference to Be Hosted in Haifa, Israel, for Debian GNU/Linux 11
    Published at LXer: The Debian Project announced today the host city for next year’s DebConf20 Debian GNU/Linux developer conference as Haifa, in Israel. Read More… …
  6. enable telnet server in Mageia
    Please do not mention the subject of security or insecurity here. It will be ignored. The only comment I’ve ever found about $SUBJECT is a warning when installing netkit-telnet-server that the admin m …
  7. LXer: Handling Complex Memory Situations
    Published at LXer: Jérôme Glisse felt that the time had come for the Linux kernelto address seriously the issue of having many different types of memoryinstalled on a single running system. There was …
  8. mim.t-mobile.com is down
    I check the site daily to keep up on bandwidth use (I pay for a finite amount.) It has been down for 3 days. I even checked on downforeveryoneorjustme . The community support fora don’t work either. A …
  9. LXer: Managing changes in open source projects
    Published at LXer: Why bother having a process for proposing changes to your open source project? Why not just let people do what they’re doing and merge the features when they’re ready? Well, you can …
  10. how to fix grub for dualboot after installing windows ?
    hi.. i ran in dualboot an encrypted ubuntu 16.04lts with a windows 8.1..after reinstalling windows i lost the grub menu..i tried fixing it by running bootrepair using recommended repair button but it …


  1. Scaling relational databases with Apache Spark SQL and DataFrames
    Relational databases are here to stay, regardless of the hype and the advent of newer databases often called NoSQL databases. The simple reason is that relational databases enforce essential structure …
  2. How to use Spark SQL: A hands-on tutorial
    In the first part of this series, we looked at advances in leveraging the power of relational databases “at scale” using Apache Spark SQL and DataFrames. We will now do a simple tutorial based on a re …
  3. 4 ways to jumpstart productivity at work
    Time poverty—the idea that there’s not enough time to do all the work we need to do—is it a perception or a reality? The truth is you’ll never get more than 24 hours out of any day. Working longer hou …
  4. 4 questions Uber's open source program office answers with data
    It’s been said that “Software is eating the world,” and every company will eventually become a “software company.” Since open source is becoming the mainstream path for developing software, the way co …
  5. Choosing an open messenger client: Alternatives to WhatsApp
    Like many families, mine is inconveniently spread around, and I have many colleagues in North and South America. So, over the years, I’ve relied more and more on WhatsApp to stay in touch with people. …
  6. Move your dotfiles to version control
    There is something truly exciting about customizing your operating system through the collection of hidden files we call dotfiles. In What a Shell Dotfile Can Do For You, H. “Waldo” Grunenwald goes in …
  7. Getting started with Jaeger to build an Istio service mesh
    Service mesh provides a dedicated network for service-to-service communication in a transparent way. Istio aims to help developers and operators address service mesh features such as dynamic service d …
  8. Managing changes in open source projects
    Why bother having a process for proposing changes to your open source project? Why not just let people do what they’re doing and merge the features when they’re ready? Well, you can certainly do that …
  9. How to set up a homelab from hardware to firewall
    Do you want to create a homelab? Maybe you want to experiment with different technologies, create development environments, or have your own private cloud. There are many reasons to have a homelab, an …
  10. Career advice for engineers: Step away from the keyboard
    Over the course of my career, I’ve had two to three major mindset shifts in how I approach my work. At first, I just focused on engineering—trying to know the most about whatever language or libraries …


  1. Bali, Indonesia, Selected for openSUSE.Asia Summit 2019
    For the second time, Indonesia was chosen to host the openSUSE.Asia Summit 2019 event. A similar event was held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, in 2016 and was attended by hundreds of local openSUSE lover a …
  2. Tumbleweed Snapshots Bring New Mesa, php, python-setuptools
    Snapshots Trending Stable There were three quality openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshot released this week bringing updates for python-setuptools, Mesa, php, Flatpak and both Mozilla Firefox and Thunderbird. …
  3. Leap 15.1 Beta Pizza Party
    Hunt for bugs & have a lot of fun! The release manager for openSUSE Leap announced that Leap 15.1 entered its Beta phase this week and that means it’s time for a Beta Pizza Party. Yeah!. Leap’s Beta p …
  4. Tumbleweed Snapshots Are Steadily Rolling
    Four openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshot were released this week bringing updates for Kerberos, GNOME, KDE, YaST and Mozilla Firefox. The latest snapshot of the week, 20190219, had more than a dozen packages …
  5. Voters Choose Two New Board Members and One Incumbent to openSUSE Board
    Christian Boltz aka cboltz, incumbent The results are in and the Voting Members have chosen incumbent Christian Boltz aka cboltz, new Board Member Marina Latini aka deneb_alpha, and new Board Member D …
  6. Inkscape, GTK, glibc Updates Arrive in Tumbleweed
    A single snapshot was released this week for openSUSE Tumbleweed bringing update packages for Mozilla Thunderbird, dbus, Inkscape, Ruby, glibc, gtk and more. The lone snapshot of the week was 20190209 …
  7. First Phase for openSUSE Conference Talks Begins
    openSUSE is pleased to announce the first phase for accepting talks for the openSUSE Conference 2019 (oSC19) has begun. A total of 80 talks were submitted during the call for papers, which began in la …
  8. Only a Few Days Left to Cast Your Ballot in the Board Elections
    Cast Your Votes While You Can! Ballots Will Close This Friday for 2018-2019 openSUSE Board Elections Ahmad Romadhon, left, with openSUSE Board Member Simon Lees at the openSUSE Asia Summit With only a …
  9. Major Version Updates of Bash, libvirt, OpenConnect Arrive in Tumbleweed
    Another three snapshots were released this week for openSUSE Tumbleweed bringing updates for ImageMagick, Mesa, Apache, Ceph, Flatpak Builder, Python and more. Plus, new major versions of Bash, gluste …
  10. Voting Gets Underway for the 2018-2019 openSUSE Board Elections
    Cast Your Votes! We have done our part:  Now, You do Yours! 2018-2019 Election Poster contributed by Aris Winardi The ballots are out and the 2-week voting process to choose three Board Members in the …


  1. F5 Acquires NGINX
    F5 is acquiring NGINX. I’ll just link to NGINX’s blog entry: https://www.nginx.com/blog/nginx-joins-f5/ …
  2. B0r0nt0K Ransomware Wants $75,000 Ransom, Infects Linux Servers
    “A new ransomware called B0r0nt0K is encrypting victim’s web sites and demanding a 20 bitcoin, or approximately $75,000, ransom. This ransomware is known to infect Linux servers, but may also be able …



  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. Debian: DSA-4412-1: drupal7 security update
    It was discovered that missing input sanitising in the file module of Drupal, a fully-featured content management framework, could result in cross-site scripting.
  2. Debian: DSA-4411-1: firefox-esr security update
    Multiple security issues have been found in the Mozilla Firefox web browser, which could potentially result in the execution of arbitrary code.
  3. Debian: DSA-4410-1: openjdk-8 security update
    A memory disclosure vulnerability was discovered in OpenJDK, an implementation of the Oracle Java platform, resulting in information disclosure or bypass of sandbox restrictions.
  4. Fedora 28: python2-django1.11 Security Update
    – CVE-2019-3498: Content spoofing possibility in the default 404 page – CVE-2019-6975: Memory exhaustion in django.utils.numberformat.format() – Fixed a race condition in QuerySet.update_or_create() t …
  5. Fedora 28: ghostscript Security Update
    – Security fix for CVE-2019-6116 – Fix for bug #1687144 added
  6. Fedora 28: SDL Security Update
    This release fixes a buffer overflow when processing RIFF/WAV files with in invalid MS ADPCM predictor.
  7. SUSE: 2019:0672-1 important: the Linux Kernel (Live Patch 31 for SLE 12 SP1)
    An update that fixes four vulnerabilities is now available.
  8. Ubuntu 3912-1: GDK-PixBuf vulnerability
    GDK-PixBuf could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
  9. SciLinux: Critical: firefox on SL7.x x86_64
    This update upgrades Firefox to version 60.6.0 ESR. * Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 66 and Firefox ESR 60.6 (CVE-2019-9788) * Mozilla: Use-after-free when removing in-use DOM elements ( …
  10. SUSE: 2019:0658-1 moderate: nodejs4
    An update that fixes three vulnerabilities is now available.


  1. Youve Been Pwned! Best Practices to Prevent Your Email Account from Being Compromised in a Data Breach
    An Interview with Dave Wreski, CEO of Guardian Digital
  2. Why Your Current Approach to Email Security May Not Be Enough
    Is your solution doing enough to protect your users? This article helps you to decide. These days, the words spam email” and “data breach” are commonplace. With an estimated 3.8 billion email users wo …



  1. Ubuntu 3912-1: GDK-PixBuf vulnerability
    GDK-PixBuf could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
  2. Ubuntu 3906-2: LibTIFF vulnerabilities
    LibTIFF could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted file.
  3. Ubuntu 3911-1: file vulnerabilities
    Several security issues were fixed in file.
  4. Ubuntu 3910-2: Linux kernel (Xenial HWE) vulnerabilities
    Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel.
  5. Ubuntu 3910-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities
    Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel.
  6. Ubuntu 3909-1: libvirt vulnerability
    libvirt could be made to crash under certain conditions.
  7. Ubuntu 3908-2: Linux kernel (Trusty HWE) vulnerability
    The system could be made to run programs as an administrator.
  8. Ubuntu 3908-1: Linux kernel vulnerability
    The system could be made to run programs as an administrator.
  9. Ubuntu 3902-2: PHP vulnerabilities
    Several security issues were fixed in PHP.