By Mohd Sohail Are you doing multi-tasking on your Linux machine and suddenly there is a power cut? Is you Laptop battery low or have any problem with you PC’s UPS? Then Hibernate is a good option for you! You can save all your work and resume where you left after switching on computer.
Tuxmachines: Symple launches an $89 Ubuntu Linux workstation for schools, non-profits and call centers.
From: Linux Today
By Marius Nestor The time has come to introduce you guys to a new Linux kernel-based operating system, designed for creative people who were searching for a good-looking, reliable, and modern distribution for all of their multimedia creation needs. Future Studio OS is based on a mix between Debian GNU/Linux Jessie and Sid, using a low-latency Linux kernel and the KDE4 desktop environment.
Debian has updated libreoffice
(denial of service).
Fedora has updated cups (F20:
code execution), dbus (F20: denial of
service), and freetype (F21; F20: many vulnerabilities).
Mageia has updated cpio
(privilege escalation), kernel-linus (many
vulnerabilities, two from 2013), kernel-rt
(many vulnerabilities, two from 2013), kernel-tmb (many vulnerabilities, two
from 2013), kernel-vserver (many
vulnerabilities, two from 2013), ruby-sprockets (information disclosure), sudo (information disclosure), and tomcat (HTTP request smuggling).
openSUSE has updated tigervnc
(13.2: information leak/denial of service) and xorg-x11-server (13.2, 13.1: information
leak/denial of service).
Red Hat has updated openstack-glance (access restriction bypass).
SUSE has updated java-1_7_0-openjdk (many vulnerabilities, lots
Ubuntu has updated nss
(TLS certificate update).
InternetNews.com: On February 19, PHP developers released PHP 5.6.6 providing a mitigation for CVE-2015-0235 – aka – GHOST
From: Linux Today
In this week’s edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at OnePlus adopting a new mobile OS, robots powered by the Raspberry Pi 2, a big data vendor going open source, and more!Open source news for your reading pleasure.February 15 to February 20, 2015read more
By Jack Wallen
The LibreOffice suite of tools includes a very powerful database application ─ one that happens to be incredibly user-friendly. These databases can be managed/edited by any user and data can be entered by anyone using a LibreOffice-generated form.