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.
HowToForge: Generally, the Ubuntu .04 versions that get released every 2 years are Long Term Support (LTS) releases
From: Linux Today
In my last article, we began an exploration of date math by validating a given datespecified by the user, then explored how GNU date offers some slick mathcapabilities, but has some inherent limitations, the most notable of which isthat it isn’t on 100% of all Linux and UNIX systems.
While Canonical remains committed to Mir as the future display server technology for Ubuntu Linux both on the desktop and for mobile devices, the upcoming Ubuntu 15.04 release does have the latest Wayland/Weston 1.7 support too…
Proxmox Server Solutions GmbH proudly announced on February 19, 2015, the immediate availability of version 3.4 of its powerful, open-source, and reliable server virtualization management computer operating system, Proxmox Virtual Environment (VE). The release brings a number of new features and improvements, including NUMA support (non-uniform memory access), ZFS storage…
Wine 1.7.37 was released today with various changes that have built up in the Wine community over the past two weeks…