Distribution Release: Porteus Kiosk 3.6.0

By distro@distrowatch.com Tomasz Jokiel has announced the release of Porteus Kiosk 3.6.0, the latest quarterly update of the project’s single-purpose Gentoo-based distribution for web kiosks. This release introduces a server edition which designed for monitoring, accessing and managing Porteus Kiosk clients: “I’m pleased to announce that Porteus Kiosk 3.6.0 is….

From: DistroWatch

MakuluLinux 10 Aero Screenshot Tour

Makulu kicks off the 10 series with the release of the Aero Edition, built from the ground up it offers the end users everything they have asked for, a Linux edition that has a similar look and feel to the familiar Windows environment and is ready to use straight out of the box, not only does it make it comfortable and easy for Windows users to jump ship, but its extremely fast, stable, and extensively tested for many months.

From: LXer

How to Install Gitlab with PostgreSQL and Nginx on Ubuntu 15.04

Gitlab is a web-based git repository management application written on Ruby. It is similar to GitHub and includes features like a project wiki and issue tracking system. In this tutorial, I will guide you step by step trough the installation of Gitlab CE with PostgreSQL as the database system, and Nginx as the web server on Ubuntu 15.04 version. We will use Ruby version 2.x.x, gitlab stable version 8.x.

From: LXer

GIMP 2.9.2 Released

GIMP 2.9.2 is another major milestone towards making GIMP a state-of-the art image editing application for graphic designers, photographers, illustrators, and scientists.

From: Linux Today

Security advisories for Monday

By ris

Debian-LTS has updated imagemagick (denial of service), libsndfile (multiple vulnerabilities), libxml2 (multiple vulnerabilities), and nss (code execution).

Fedora has updated abrt (F23: two
vulnerabilities), mingw-libpng (F23;
F22; F21:
denial of service), python-pycurl (F22:
use-after-free vulnerability), and seamonkey (F21: multiple vulnerabilities).

Mageia has updated lightdm (denial of service), python-cryptography (denial of service), and thunderbird (multiple vulnerabilities).

openSUSE has updated cyrus-imapd
(Leap42.1, 13.2: two vulnerabilities), ffmpeg (Leap42.1: multiple vulnerabilities),
GnuPG (13.2, 13.1: two vulnerabilities), libksba (Leap42.1: denial of service), libpng12 (Leap42.1: two vulnerabilities), libpng16 (Leap42.1: denial of service), libsndfile (Leap42.1: multiple
vulnerabilities), ppp (Leap42.1, 13.2,
13.1: denial of service), and virtualbox
(13.1: two vulnerabilities).

Oracle has updated kernel 3.8.13 (OL7; OL6: multiple vulnerabilities) and thunderbird (OL7; OL6: multiple vulnerabilities).

Scientific Linux has updated thunderbird (SL5,6,7: multiple vulnerabilities).

From: LWN

Your guide to 7 open eBook formats

Electronic books, or eBooks, have been around for a long time, but convenient devices upon which to read them are a relatively recent development. Between mobile phones, tablets, and dedicated eBook readers, chances are you have some device in your life that you can use to read an electronic book upon. That’s great for leveling up on how much you read, but it begs the question of what open file formats are out there for eBooks, and which ones are best.read more

From: LXer