The holiday season is upon us, bringing its special brand of festive chaos to many of our lives. Although this time of year can be a bit busy, many technologists still find the time to hone their skills by participating in a technical holiday calendar.
Unity 5.5 is now available and one of its big features is something that won’t be too interesting to Linux folks: Microsoft HoloLens is now officially support…
By Sean Michael Kerner Among the improvements in the new release is the updated Zorin Desktop 2.0, based on the open-source Gnome Shell. The new desktop provides users with redesigned icons and a new look for windows and navigation.
Amazon Web Services today revealed more information about their EC2 Elastic GPUs support they are working to implement in the cloud…
A keynote at the Embedded Linux Conference Europe described Greenlight for Girls, which aims to give girls around the world the opportunity to love STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).
From: Linux Today
By firstname.lastname@example.org The Trisquel GNU/Linux project, a distribution which takes a hard stance in providing free and open source software exclusively, has released a new development snapshot: Trisquel GNU/Linux 8.0 Alpha. The new alpha carries the code name “Flidas” and switches the default desktop environment from GNOME 2 to MATE…..
A keynote at the Embedded Linux Conference Europe described Greenlight for Girls, which aims to give girls around the world the opportunity to love STEM. There is growing anxiety within tech companies about the lack of skilled professionals to keep up with demand. There’s also a realization that one of the largest untapped resources is […]
Arch Linux has updated neovim (code execution).
Debian has updated hdf5 (multiple vulnerabilities).
Fedora has updated drupal7 (F25; F24; F23: multiple vulnerabilities), p7zip (F25: denial of service), teeworlds (F25; F24; F23: code execution), and vagrant (F25; F24; F23: nfs export insertion).
Mageia has updated jenkins-remoting (code execution) and teeworlds (code execution).
Oracle has updated thunderbird (OL7; OL6: multiple vulnerabilities).
SUSE has updated vim (SLE12-SP2; SLE11-SP4: code execution).
Prominent new features of Git 2.11 include the ability to print longer abbreviated SHA-1 (Secure Hash Algorithm 1) names
From: Linux Today