15 Must Have Ubuntu Enhancements

By Matt Hartley Anytime I’m forced to use Windows or OS X I instantly find myself missing the specific features I enjoy on the Linux desktop. More specifically, it’s the post-installation enhancements that make using someone else’s computer near painful.

From: LXer

Zynq-based SBC runs Linux, offers FPGA-based I/O

MYIR’s Linux-supported, open-spec “Z-turn Board” uses the hybrid Cortex-A9/FPGA Xilinx Zynq-7010 SoC, and offers sensors, and FPGA expansion connectors. MYIR, which recently introduced a Rico Board SBC based on TI’s PRU-enabled Sitara AM437x system-on-chip has now turned to an even more complex SoC: the Xilinx Zynq. The Z-turn Board uses the Zynq-7010, which has the […]

From: LXer

Security advisories for Wednesday

By ris

CentOS has updated bind (C6: denial of service).

Debian has updated libssh2 (information leak), mod-gnutls (restriction bypass), and xen (multiple vulnerabilities).

Debian-LTS has updated axis (verification bypass).

Mageia has updated gnupg,
libgcrypt
(information leak), icu (code
execution), pngcrush (denial of service), and vsftpd (unauthorized access).

openSUSE has updated autofs
(13.2, 13.1: privilege escalation), glusterfs (13.1: denial of service), percona-toolkit (13.2, 13.1:
man-in-the-middle attack), and putty (13.2,
13.1: information disclosure).

Oracle has updated bind (OL6: denial of service).

Red Hat has updated bind
(RHEL6,7: denial of service).

Ubuntu has updated ecryptfs-utils
(information disclosure) and icu (12.04:
regression in previous update).

From: LWN