Tag Archives: Debian

Security updates for Thursday

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Security updates have been issued by Arch Linux (lxterminal, lxterminal-gtk3, openvpn, and pcmanfm), CentOS (thunderbird), Debian (jython, spip, tomcat7, and tomcat8), openSUSE (openvpn), Oracle (thunderbird), Slackware (openvpn), SUSE (openvpn), and Ubuntu (kernel, linux-lts-trusty, nss, and valgrind).

Security updates for Tuesday

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Security updates have been issued by Arch Linux (glibc and lib32-glibc), CentOS (glibc and kernel), Debian (eglibc, kernel, and libffi), openSUSE (exim, freeradius-server, libxml2, Mozilla based packages, and xorg-x11-server), Oracle (glibc and kernel), Scientific Linux (glibc and kernel), SUSE (glibc, kernel, and openvpn), and Ubuntu (eglibc, glibc, exim4, libnl3, linux, linux-meta, linux-aws, linux-meta-aws, linux-gke, linux-meta-gke, linux-hwe, linux-meta-hwe, linux-lts-xenial, linux-meta-lts-xenial, linux-meta-raspi2, linux-raspi2, and linux-meta-snapdragon, linux-snapdragon).

Debian Edu / Skolelinux Stretch released

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Debian Edu, also known as Skolelinux, is a Debian derivative aimed at
making it easy to administrate a computer lab or a whole school network.
Version 9 “Stretch” has been released. “Would you like to install
servers, workstations and laptops which will then work together? Do you want the
stability of Debian with network services already preconfigured? Do you
wish to have a web-based tool to manage systems and several hundred or even
more user accounts? Have you asked yourself if and how older computers
could be used? Then Debian Edu is for you.

Security updates for Monday

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Security updates have been issued by Arch Linux (chromium, firefox, and thunderbird), Debian (exim4, expat, firefox-esr, glibc, gnutls28, irssi, jython, and kernel), Fedora (dolphin-emu, firefox, golang, mariadb, perl-File-Path, redis, and yara), Mageia (firefox, kodi, and thunderbird), openSUSE (chromium and lynis), and SUSE (mercurial).

AIMS Desktop 2017.1 released

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The AIMS desktop is a
Debian-derived distribution aimed at mathematical and scientific use. This
project’s first public release, based on Debian 9, is now available.
It is a GNOME-based distribution with a bunch of add-on software.
It is maintained by AIMS (The African Institute for Mathematical
Sciences), a pan-African network of centres of excellence enabling Africa’s
talented students to become innovators driving the continent’s scientific,
educational and economic self-sufficiency.

Debian 9 “Stretch” released

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The Debian 9 “Stretch” release is now available. “Debian 9 is
dedicated to the project’s founder Ian Murdock, who passed away on 28
December 2015.
” There are a lot of changes in this release,
including a switch to MariaDB, the return of Firefox and Thunderbird under
those names, 90% reproducible-build coverage, a rootless X server, and
more.

Security updates for Thursday

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Security updates have been issued by Arch Linux (flashplugin, kmail, lib32-flashplugin, and messagelib), CentOS (firefox), Debian (firefox-esr and libsndfile), Fedora (ettercap, gajim, libsndfile, poppler, and webkitgtk4), Mageia (catdoc, ettercap, libcryptopp, libytnef, and tor), Oracle (firefox), Scientific Linux (firefox), Slackware (bind and mozilla), SUSE (jakarta-taglibs-standard), and Ubuntu (firefox).

[$] Alioth moving toward pagure

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Since 2003, the Debian project has been running a server
called Alioth to host source code
version control systems. The server will hit the end of life of the Debian
LTS release (Wheezy) next year; that deadline raised some questions
regarding the plans for the server over the coming years. Naturally, that
led to a discussion regarding possible replacements.

Tails 3.0 is out

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Tails 3.0 has been released.
Tails, the amnesic incognito live system, is a Debian-based live system
aimed at preserving privacy and anonymity. Version 3.0 is based on Debian
9 (stretch). “It brings a completely new startup and shutdown experience, a lot of polishing to the desktop, security improvements in depth, and major upgrades to a lot of the included software.

Security updates for Monday

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Security updates have been issued by Arch Linux (irssi, lib32-libtasn1, and wireshark-cli), Debian (libmwaw, otrs2, and tor), Fedora (ansible, freeradius, gnutls, mingw-poppler, mosquitto, oniguruma, perltidy, picocom, systemd, and wget), Mageia (ansible, dropbear, gajim, libsndfile, libxslt, lxc, zoneminder, and zziplib), openSUSE (ffmpeg, libnettle, mysql-connector-cpp, mysql-workbench, and wireshark), and Ubuntu (irssi).

Security updates for Wednesday

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Security updates have been issued by Arch Linux (chromium), Debian (apng2gif and ming), Gentoo (freetype, libpcre, minicom, pidgin, webkit-gtk, and wireshark), openSUSE (deluge and postgresql93), and Ubuntu (libnl3, lintian, linux, linux-aws, linux-gke, linux-raspi2, linux-snapdragon, linux, linux-raspi2, linux-hwe, and linux-lts-xenial).