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Denemo version 2.0 released

Friday 30th of October 2015 10:36:43 PM

A major new release of Denemo, the GNU music-notation program, has been made available. Version 2.0 incorporates a significant refactoring of the user interface; the application now includes a general-purpose Object Inspector and Editor as well as separate tools for editing scores, movements, staffs, and voices. There is also a search-and-replace feature capable of searching for rhythmic patterns and a layout editor for arranging scores.

Friday's security updates

Friday 30th of October 2015 02:02:00 PM

Arch Linux has updated lldpd (denial of service), phpmyadmin (content spoofing), and wordpress (multiple vulnerabilities).

Debian has updated virtualbox (multiple vulnerabilities) and wordpress (multiple vulnerabilities; separate cross-site scripting regression fix).

openSUSE has updated kernel (13.2: multiple vulnerabilities), libressl (multiple vulnerabilities), nodejs (Leap 42.1: denial of service), squid (nonce replay), sudo (Leap 42.1: information disclosure), and wireshark (multiple vulnerabilities).

Scientific Linux has updated openafs (SL5, 6, 7: plaintext leak).

Slackware has updated curl (multiple vulnerabilities), jasper (multiple vulnerabilities), and ntp (multiple vulnerabilities).

SUSE has updated openstack-swift (SUSE OSC5: multiple vulnerabilities).

Ubuntu has updated unzip (multiple vulnerabilities).

Tor Messenger chat client beta available

Thursday 29th of October 2015 09:41:37 PM

The Tor Project has announced the beta release of a new, off-the-record (OTR) chat client called Tor Messenger. As expected, chat session traffic is sent entirely over Tor. In addition, the application requires the use of OTR encryption—rather than merely providing it as an option. The beta is available for Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X systems. A blog post provides specifics about the implementation details.

Thursday's security updates

Thursday 29th of October 2015 02:08:29 PM

Debian has updated phpmyadmin (multiple vulnerabilities).

Debian-LTS has updated ntp (multiple vulnerabilities) and phpmyadmin (multiple vulnerabilities).

Fedora has updated abrt (F22: data leak), bugzilla (F21; F22: privilege escalation), java-1.8.0-openjdk (F21; F22: certificate verification botch), and libreport (F22: data leak).

Ubuntu has updated audiofile (code execution).

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Leftovers: Software

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  • Nmap 7.00 Has Been Released
    As you may know, Nmap is a command-line network exploration tool that supports ping scanning to determine the online hosts, port scanning techniques and TCP/IP fingerprinting for remote device identification.
  • Atom 1.2.4 Has Been Released
  • Vuze 5.7 (Open-Source BitTorrent Client) Has Been Released
  • Aptik 1.6.6 (Backup Software) Has Been Released
    As you may know, Aptik is an open-source application that enables the users to easily perform and restore backups of PPAs, aplications and packages in Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Elementary OS and other Ubuntu derivates.
  • Linphone 3.9.1 Brings Only Bug-Fixes
    As you may know, Linphone is an open-source VoIP service that allows the users to perform voice calls, video calls and text conversations with friends and other Linphone users.
  • Install QGifer 0.2.3 RC2 on Ubuntu
    Up to date packages are available via some third party PPA, so installing the software on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.x, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya and other Ubuntu derivative systems is easy.
  • Wireshark 2.0 Has Been Released
    As you already know, Wireshark is an open-source protocol analyzer software, very used for monitoring the network traffic.
  • Kodi 16.0 Beta 2 “Jarvis” Brings Changes

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Leftovers: Gaming

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