Thanks Google for Open Source TCP Fix!

LinuxToday - k, 2015-09-29 04:30
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Containers 101

LinuxToday - k, 2015-09-29 04:30
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Five years of LibreOffice

Linux Weekly News - h, 2015-09-28 21:44
The Document Foundation celebrates the fifth birthday of LibreOffice, which was launched as a fork of on September 28, 2010. "LibreOffice 5.0, launched in early August, has been the most successful major release ever, triggering an unprecedented 8,000 donations in 30 days. Of course, the success has been reflected in the number of adoptions, which has soared. The icing on the cake has been the announcement of the Italian Defence Organization, which will be migrating some 150,000 PCs to LibreOffice starting from October 2015."
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Linux 4.3 rc3

LinuxToday - h, 2015-09-28 20:30
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Taken Offline: New EFF Project Shines Light on Coders and Bloggers Imprisoned For Online Free Expression

Linux Weekly News - h, 2015-09-28 20:01
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has launched the Offline project, "a campaign devoted to digital heroes—coders, bloggers, and technologists—who have been imprisoned, tortured, and even sentenced to death for raising their voices online or building tools that enable and protect free expression on the Internet."
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Coming soon... Apache OpenOffice 4.1.2

Linux Weekly News - h, 2015-09-28 19:18
The Apache OpenOffice blog promises that the 4.1.2 release is coming soon. "Most of the code changes for OpenOffice 4.1.2 have already been integrated. Dozens of old and new developers contributed in recent weeks. For users, improvements are expected in stability (fixes in all modules: Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Base), Microsoft interoperability (Sharepoint) and documents import." If "recent weeks" is taken to mean "since July 1", then six developers (0.5 dozens) 13 developers (1.08 dozens) have contributed 135 patches toward this release.
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Security updates for Monday

Linux Weekly News - h, 2015-09-28 18:30

Arch Linux has updated chromium (information disclosure).

Debian has updated cyrus-sasl2 (denial of service from 2013).

Debian-LTS has updated eglibc (multiple vulnerabilities) and nss (two vulnerabilities).

Fedora has updated firefox (F22: multiple vulnerabilities), pdns (F22; F21: denial of service), rolekit (F22: information leak), xen (F22; F21: two vulnerabilities), and xpra (F22; F21: information disclosure).

Mageia has updated pixman (MG5: buffer overflow), rpcbind (MG5: denial of service), and unzip (MG5: two vulnerabilities).

SUSE has updated Xen (SLES10SP4: multiple vulnerabilities).

Ubuntu has updated NVIDIA graphics drivers (15.04, 14.04, 12.04: privilege escalation) and simplestreams (15.04, 14.04: regression in previous update).

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An Everyday Linux User Review Of CentOS 7

LinuxToday - h, 2015-09-28 18:30
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Shell Scripting Boot Camp

LinuxToday - h, 2015-09-28 12:30
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