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Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS released

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The Ubuntu team has announced the release of Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS for its
Desktop, Server, and Cloud products, as well as other flavors of Ubuntu
with long-term support. Support periods vary for different flavors.
Like previous LTS series, 18.04.2 includes hardware enablement stacks
for use on newer hardware. This support is offered on all architectures
and is installed by default when using one of the desktop images.

Ubuntu Server installs the GA kernel, however the HWE kernel may be
selected from the installer bootloader.

Security updates for Friday

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Security updates have been issued by Debian (firefox-esr and unbound), Fedora (docker, libexif, and runc), openSUSE (mozilla-nss, python, rmt-server, and thunderbird), Slackware (mozilla), and SUSE (couchdb, dovecot23, kvm, nodejs6, php53, podofo, python-PyKMIP, rubygem-loofah, util-linux, and velum).

Security updates for Thursday

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Security updates have been issued by Debian (python-gnupg), Mageia (avahi, dom4j, gvfs, kauth, libwmf, logback, mad, python, python-django, and radvd), openSUSE (curl, haproxy, lua53, python-slixmpp, runc, spice, and uriparser), Red Hat (flash-plugin), Slackware (mozilla), and SUSE (build and docker-runc).

Security updates for Wednesday

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Security updates have been issued by Arch Linux (aubio, curl, lib32-curl, lib32-libcurl-compat, lib32-libcurl-gnutls, libcurl-gnutls, libu2f-host, python-django, python2-django, rdesktop, and runc), Debian (flatpak), Fedora (flatpak, pdns-recursor, rdesktop, tomcat, and xerces-c27), Mageia (cinnamon, docker, dovecot, golang, java-1.8.0-openjdk, jruby, libarchive, libgd, libtiff, libvncserver, opencontainers-runc, openssh, python-marshmallow, thunderbird, and transfig), openSUSE (python-slixmpp), Oracle (kernel), Red Hat (redhat-virtualization-host), Slackware (lxc), SUSE (curl, firefox, LibVNCServer, nginx, php7, python-numpy, runc, SMS3.2, and thunderbird), and Ubuntu (gvfs, python-django, snapd, and webkit2gtk).

Plasma 5.15 released

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KDE has announced
the release of Plasma 5.15. “Plasma 5.15 brings a number of changes
to the configuration interfaces, including more options for complex network
configurations. Many icons have been added or redesigned to make them
clearer. Integration with third-party technologies like GTK and Firefox has
been improved substantially.
” This release also features
improvements to the Discover software manager. Many other tweaks and
improvements are covered in the changelog.

Security updates for Tuesday

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Security updates have been issued by Arch Linux (chromium, dovecot, firefox, and spice), Debian (curl, php5, rssh, and wordpress), Fedora (curl, ghostscript, mingw-libconfuse, and radvd), openSUSE (java-11-openjdk and python-urllib3), Red Hat (chromium-browser and kernel), and SUSE (etcd and kernel).

FSF Annual Report now available

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The Free Software Foundation has announced
that its annual report for fiscal year 2017 is available. “The Annual Report reviews the FSF’s activities, accomplishments, and financial picture from October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017. It is the result of a full external financial audit, along with a focused study of program results. It examines the impact of the FSF’s events, programs, and activities, including the annual LibrePlanet conference, the Respects Your Freedom (RYF) hardware certification program, and the fight against Digital Restrictions Management (DRM).

Security updates for Monday

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Security updates have been issued by CentOS (ghostscript, spice, spice-server, and thunderbird), Debian (coturn, freerdp, ghostscript, libreoffice, libu2f-host, mosquitto, and openssh), Fedora (buildbot, java-1.8.0-openjdk, java-11-openjdk, phpMyAdmin, slurm, and spice), openSUSE (python3 and rsyslog), Red Hat (docker and runc), SUSE (avahi, fuse, and LibVNCServer), and Ubuntu (poppler).

Security updates for Tuesday

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Security updates have been issued by Debian (libgd2), Fedora (java-11-openjdk, kernel, and kernel-headers), openSUSE (firefox, mysql-community-server, and pdns-recursor), Oracle (thunderbird), Red Hat (rh-haproxy18-haproxy, systemd, and thunderbird), SUSE (haproxy, spice, and uriparser), and Ubuntu (dovecot, kernel, linux, linux-aws, linux-gcp, linux-kvm, linux-raspi2, linux, linux-aws, linux-kvm, linux-raspi2, linux-snapdragon, linux-aws, linux-gcp, linux-kvm, linux-oem, linux-raspi2, linux-hwe, linux-aws-hwe, linux-gcp, linux-lts-trusty, and linux-lts-xenial, linux-aws).

Security updates for Monday

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Security updates have been issued by CentOS (bind, firefox, GNOME, kernel, systemd, and thunderbird), Debian (debian-security-support, drupal7, libreoffice, libvncserver, phpmyadmin, and rssh), Fedora (binutils and firefox), Mageia (firefox and netatalk), openSUSE (avahi and python-paramiko), Red Hat (Red Hat Gluster Storage Web Administration), Slackware (mariadb), and SUSE (java-11-openjdk, kernel, and python).

Security updates for Wednesday

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Security updates have been issued by Arch Linux (subversion), Debian (apache2, firefox-esr, qemu, rssh, and spice), Fedora (lua, mingw-python-qt5, mingw-qt5-qt3d, mingw-qt5-qtactiveqt, mingw-qt5-qtbase, mingw-qt5-qtcharts, mingw-qt5-qtdeclarative, mingw-qt5-qtgraphicaleffects, mingw-qt5-qtimageformats, mingw-qt5-qtlocation, mingw-qt5-qtmultimedia, mingw-qt5-qtquickcontrols, mingw-qt5-qtscript, mingw-qt5-qtsensors, mingw-qt5-qtserialport, mingw-qt5-qtsvg, mingw-qt5-qttools, mingw-qt5-qttranslations, mingw-qt5-qtwebkit, mingw-qt5-qtwebsockets, mingw-qt5-qtwinextras, mingw-qt5-qtxmlpatterns, mingw-sip, nagios, and radvd), Oracle (bind, kernel, and systemd), Red Hat (bind, kernel, kernel-alt, kernel-rt, and systemd), Scientific Linux (bind, kernel, and systemd), Slackware (mozilla), SUSE (kernel, openssl-1_1, and subversion), and Ubuntu (openvswitch).

Kodi 18 is here

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The Kodi team has announced the
release
of Kodi 18.0 “Leia”. “One of the big features of this release: support for gaming emulators, ROMs and controls. This is a significant topic in its own right, so look out for future posts on this, but suffice it to say at this time that you now have a whole world of retro gaming at your fingertips, all from the same interface as your movies, music and TV shows. For the genuine experience as well, we’ve also introduced support for joysticks, gamepads, and other platform-specific controls, so the games will work just as was intended.

Firefox 65.0 released

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Firefox 65.0 is out. The release
notes
list a few new features, including: “Enhanced tracking protection: Simplified content blocking settings give users standard, strict, and custom options to control online trackers. A redesigned content blocking section in the site information panel (viewed by expanding the small “i” icon in the address bar) shows what Firefox detects and blocks on each website you visit.

Security updates for Monday

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Security updates have been issued by Arch Linux (apache, go, haproxy, matrix-synapse, nasm, and powerdns-recursor), Debian (coturn, ghostscript, krb5, policykit-1, and qtbase-opensource-src), Fedora (wireshark), openSUSE (nodejs4, nodejs8, openssh, PackageKit, and wireshark), Oracle (qemu and thunderbird), Scientific Linux (thunderbird), and SUSE (avahi, krb5, and python-paramiko).