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New Ubuntu 8.10

Gonna be great!
52% (354 votes)
24% (163 votes)
Gonna suck!
7% (48 votes)
Won't test it.
18% (121 votes)
Total votes: 686

More in Tux Machines

Leftovers: Software

  • Laptop Mode Tools Review - Increase the Battery Life of Your Laptop
    I tested Laptop Mode Tools in Ubuntu 15.10, and it’s available in the official repos. You can use the Ubuntu Software Center to install it, and in this case, it’s quite useful because it also provides the option to install a couple more packages, one for Ethernet devices settings and the other one for Advanced Power Management (APD).
  • 5 Best Online Image Editor Free For Websites, Blogs And Social Media
    Images are everywhere, from a small blog post to social media. One of the best ways to attract customers to your content is through a unique and attractive graphic that describes what the whole content is all about. There are numerous software that let you design images for blogs and social media, but that needs to start from scratch. What if we have tools that get us going right from we open the tools for the first time. That’s what we are going to talk about. We’re going to mention 5 best online image editor free & premium tools to create illustrative images for your websites, blogs and social media etc. without any hard work. So let’s do it.
  • Popcorn Time App Is Back, Now Made by Developers from Around the World
    The famous Popcorn Time app that allows people to stream movies and TV shows directly from torrents is back after the development was suspended for a few weeks.
  • APT 1.1 released
    After 1.5 years of work we released APT 1.1 this week! I’m very excited about this milestone.
  • Build Your Own Linux Cloud Alternative
    Lately it seems like cloud computing is all the rage. Unfortunately, the cloud computing bandwagon has completely forgotten about users with limited connectivity. This article will dive head first into solutions that allow folks to enjoy the advantages of running their own personal cloud without relying on off-site servers.
  • MKV Extractor Qt Review - A Simple Tool for Your MKV Needs
    MKV Extractor Qt is yet another tool that helps users manage MKV video files, and it has this function and this function only. The MKV container is becoming a lot more prominent in the industry, which is causing some problems to the community. This is only a container, and in theory, it should work on any systems and in any conditions, but that’s not happening. Sometimes users need to unpack the MKV file for various purposes.
  • KShutdown Review - Scheduled Shutdown, Restarts, and Other Actions on Linux
    KShutdown is an application that allows users to customize the shutdown procedure for Linux and Windows OS, with features like time delay or proper notifications.

Red Hat and Fedora

  • podlators-4.00 in Rawhide
    I built perl-podlators-4.00 in Rawhide (only).
  • FESCo Elections: Interview with Adam Miller (maxamillion)
    My history in Fedora technically pre-dates the Fedora Project itself, I’ve been a member of the user community since Red Hat Linux 7 and I still have my boxed set of “Deluxe Workstation” sitting on my book shelf. However, my time as an active contributor to the Fedora Project is far more recent having started during the Fedora 8 cycle when I both became a Fedora Packager and a member of the Fedora QA community.
  • Celebrating six months of The Open Organization
  • Linux Top 3: Oracle Linux 7.2, Sabayon 15.12 and KaOS 2015.11
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.2 was officially released on November 19 and barely a week later, Oracle Linux 7.2 is now available too. Oracle Linux is based on RHEL and tends to track releases more closely than other RHEL clones. Officially Oracle calls its release Oracle Linux 7 Update 2 and makes it available with the upstream RHEL kernel as well as the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (UEK) release 3.

Leftovers: Debian

  • Reproducible builds: week 31 in Stretch cycle
    The following packages have become reproducible due to changes in their build dependencies: fontforge, golang-github-tinylib-msgp, libpango-perl, libparanamer-java, libxaw, sqljet, stringtemplate4, uzbl, zope-mysqlda.
  • Free software activities in November 2015
    Presented at MiniDebConf Cambridge 2015 on the current status of Debian's Reproducible Builds effort.
  • My Free Software Activities in November 2015
  • HTTP to screen
    I recently presented a talk at the Debian miniconf in Cambridge. This was a new talk explaining what goes on in a web browser to get a web page on screen. The presentation was filmed and my slides are also available. I think it went over pretty well despite the venues lighting adding a strobe ambiance to part of proceedings.

Security Leftovers

  • Security advisories for Monday
  • Warning: Internet security turbulence ahead
    A little more than a year ago, I urged manufacturing companies testing the IoT waters to leave the work of bringing Internet connectivity to their traditionally unconnected products to those who understand what’s at stake. I’m not alone in my concerns that the IoT brigade will bring with it an avalanche of staggeringly insecure products that will find their way into our daily lives. What we’re seeing right now is a hopefully imperfect storm of security challenges that, with any luck, will not result in global security and privacy breaches. In one corner, we have companies like Dell and Lenovo distributing computers with wide-open root CAs, allowing anyone with a small amount of skill to crib a certificate and spoof SSL websites, run man-in-the-middle attacks, and install malicious software on those Windows systems with nary a whimper from the “protections” in place to prevent such issues.
  • Flaws in Huawei WiMax routers won't be fixed, researcher says
    Huawei isn't planning on patching several flaws in seven models of WiMax routers that are not being supported anymore by the company, according to a security researcher. Huawei isn't planning on patching several flaws in seven models of WiMax routers that are not being supported anymore by the company, according to a security researcher. Pierre Kimpublished a list of the affected models, which are still used in countries including Ivory Coast, Iran, Iraq, Libya, the Philippines, Bahrain and Ukraine.
  • The threats of November 2015, Linux ransomware leads the way according to new report [Ed: Blaming already-resolved CMS bugs on “Linux”]
  • Can't get a break: Pwned Linux ransomware pwned again, infects 3000
    WordPress and Magento sites are the main targets. The software had infected 2000 sites by 12 November and surpassed 3000 two weeks later.