Robolinux is an easy-to-use Linux distribution based on Debian that features various flavors. The developers have just upgraded all the flavors and have announced that the new 7.8.2 version is out and comes with many interesting features. Robolinux made its name by promising users to let them run Windows apps…
By corbet The Samba 4.1.17, 4.0.25 and 3.6.25
releases are available; they fix an unpleasant code-execution
vulnerability. See this
Red Hat security blog entry for more information. “CVE-2015-0240
is a security flaw in the smbd file server daemon. It can be exploited by a
malicious Samba client, by sending specially-crafted packets to the Samba
server. No [authentication] is required to exploit this flaw. It can result in
remotely controlled execution of arbitrary code as root.”
Chipmaker AMD is looking to hire a CPU performance engineer to help optimize the company’s graphics drivers with an eye to improve CPU gaming performance.
Peter Hutterer of Red Hat has laid out some plans for releasing libinput 1.0 and coming up with a stable ABI/API…
Last week we told you that Pebble set up a countdown on its website which is due to expire in a day or so. Naturally, we assumed that faced with avid competition from tech giants like Apple, who is due to launch its Watch product any time now, Pebble is…
An Android developer has come up with a way to get Android Wear smartwatches to work with an iPhone – with no jailbreaking required.
Frazelle: I use Docker to run all the desktop apps on my computers.
From: Linux Today
While Linux 4.0 is the next major kernel release and it does present a new lot of new functionality, there’s still a number of high profile features not mainlined…
By Christine Hall There are many reasons why people use Bodhi Linux. Some use it because they really like the Enlightenment desktop, and Bodhi has pioneered the integration of Enlightenment to create a distro that is both beautiful, elegant and functional. Others use it because they want an operating system that stays out of their way. Again, although Enlightenment offers plenty of whistles and bells for those who need or want them, it can also be configured to be highly minimalist and use a very small amount of system resources.
GamingOnLinux: Thanks to the ever more awesome SteamDB, we have a possible list of games Valve will demo on Steam Machines at GDC, and the list is interesting.
From: Linux Today