Raspberry Pi Gains an E-paper Display

By LinuxGizmos

A Kickstarter project is pitching a HAT add-on for the Raspberry Pi that provides a 2.7-inch E-paper display, as well as a battery backed real time clock. For educators, one of the coolest things about the Raspberry Pi is the HDMI port, which let you easily plug in to a…

From: Linux.com

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Tuesday’s security updates

By ris

Arch Linux has updated ruby (man-in-the-middle attack).

CentOS has updated openssl (C5: multiple vulnerabilities).

Debian-LTS has updated ia32-libs (multiple vulnerabilities).

Oracle has updated openssl (OL5: multiple vulnerabilities).

Red Hat has updated kernel
(RHEL6.4: privilege escalation).

Scientific Linux has updated xorg-x11-server (SL7, SL6: information leak/denial of service).

Ubuntu has updated apport (14.10,
14.04: privilege escalation), libx11,
libxrender
(14.10, 14.04, 12.04: code execution), and ntp (14.10, 14.04, 12.04: multiple vulnerabilities).

From: LWN

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Desktop Linux Made Easy

By Matt Hartley Ask any casual Linux enthusiast whether Linux is easy to use and they’ll tell you once installed, it’s very simple to navigate. The problem with the Linux desktop in 2015 isn’t how easy the desktop environment(s) are to work with, but whether the applications provided are easy enough for the average user at a workstation.

From: LXer

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