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  1. Access a subpart of text file in C code
    Hello everyone, Suppose if I’m accessing a txt file using file operations in my C code. In that, if I want to access a part of text file and store it as a string in my C code e.g. username = name_last …
  2. Forward only critical logs to centralized Rsyslog server
    ENVIRONMENT rpm -qa|grep rsyslog rsyslog-8.37.0-9.el8.x86_64 rsyslog-mysql-8.37.0-9.el8.x86_64 Red Hat OS = 8.0 Rsyslog client = SolarWinds-LogForwarder-FreeTool-v1.2.0 systemctl status rsyslog ● rsys …
  3. How do I make the sound work over a HDMI Terminal
    No Sound with this distro this is a first. All the other distros have a sound pop-up that you can choose Device HDMI or Digital output S/PDIF appears there is no option in this distro. I have a HDMI T …
  4. How do you put your apps on the desktop in 19.10?
    How do you put your apps on the desktop in 19.10? Gnome Tweats is different and cannot find in share the programs to copy as this is different. …
  5. LXer: Learning about Partitions and How to Create Them for Fedora
    Published at LXer: Operating system distributions try to craft a one size fits all partition layout for their file systems. Distributions cannot know the details about how your hardware is configured …
  6. Cannot upgrade from Fedora 30 to Fedora 31 due to 2 packages. How to handle?
    Hi All! I’m having difficulty upgrading from Fedora 30 to 31, and am really hoping someone could guide me as to the best way to handle these issues. After doing the system update and trying to sudo dn …
  7. how to install updates and packages via DVD?
    I have been using the CNC variant of debian for a long time. The 2003 Compaq NC6000 finally gave up. I found a not quite so antique desktop with a parallel port (necessary for the CNC controller) but …
  8. Steam not launching on -current with multilib
    I’m running a fresh install of -current, the only modification I’ve made is enabling multilib with the “quick ‘n’ dirty instructons” here. I tried installing both the libraries/OpenAL, libraries/libtx …
  9. SUN BLADE 1500 / parity error
    Hi I have a Sun blade 1500 workstation which suddenly stopped booting up, ones i press the front power button it gets to the following screen as in the attached picture and hangs there. Any suggestion …
  10. Unable to install wine32
    I think I put my system into a bad state while trying to install the latest wine. I followed the directions here: https://wiki.winehq.org/Ubuntu However I made the mistake of upgrading before uninstal …
  11. LXer: wc Command – Count Output by Lines, Words or Characters
    Published at LXer: The Linux wc command it one of the many text utilities that come packaged with the GNU Core Utilities. It allows you to print a count of words, lines, characters, or even bytes in a …
  12. Using Software to replace Hardware examples.
    This is a subject I would like to read about but I can’t find much info on my own. Software Defined Radio is one that I can find. I don’t believe emulators or simulators actually take hardwares place …
  13. LXer: Firefox 72.0.2 Improves Playback Performance for Full-Screen 1080p Videos
    Published at LXer: Mozilla released today the second maintenance update to the latest Firefox 72 open-source and cross-platform web browser for all supported platforms, including Linux, Mac, and Windo …
  14. How can you concatenate two or more video files?
    Hi – I have several video files (let’s say f1.mov, f2.mov, f3.mov, etc). I need to concatenate them into one video file, and I have these requirements:copy only (no transcoding, I need speed) I need t …
  15. PCLOS no sound at all, but other distro dnt suffer like this at all
    Code: [hd_scania@pc-1inux ~]$ sudo lshw -class audio && sudo lshw -class sound   *-multimedia                  description: Audio device       product: GF119 HDMI Audio Controller       vendor: NVIDIA …
  16. Can't install Ubuntu alongside Windows 7 query
    Am trying a dual-boot installation of Ubuntu onto my Windows 7 PC. When I attempt the installation, there is only option to “install Ubuntu entirely” i.e. deleting everything else on Windows or “Somet …
  17. [SOLVED] UFW Firewall – linking local computers
    I’ve blanked the post because it was was too confused… …
  18. [SOLVED] How can I use a parameter with an alias?
    Hello I need a little help with this. I am making an alias to create a password quickly. This works: Code: alias makepw=”cat /dev/urandom | tr -cd ‘[:alnum:]%$#-‘ | head -c 15 ; echo” ~ % makepw 9oFpS …
  19. Kubuntu Discover search feature
    Hello, I have Kubuntu 18.04.3 LTS. Am I the only one having problems with the Discover search feature? When I search for something, let’s say Paint, it starts the search and shows GNU Paint at the top …
  20. LXer: How to search for YouTube videos on Debian GNOME Desktop
    Published at LXer: Every time you want to play a YouTube video, you need to open a web browser, then go to the YouTube website, and finally search for a video. But what if you get the ability to searc …


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  1. Use this Twitter client for Linux to tweet from the terminal
    Last year, I brought you 19 days of new (to you) productivity tools for 2019. This year, I’m taking a different approach: building an environment that will allow you to be more productive in the new y …
  2. Use Wireshark at the Linux command line with TShark
    Most of the time when we connect to the internet, we don’t think about the network protocols at work underneath that make it all possible. Right now, while you are reading this article, numerous packe …
  3. Celebrating Opensource.com's 10-year anniversary
    Today officially marks 10 years of Opensource.com as a publication sharing free and open source stories. Here is a look at where we’ve come from, what principles help us succeed, and where we’re going …
  4. Announcing the 2020 Opensource.com Community Awards winners
    Every year, Opensource.com awards people from our community who have excelled in contributing and sharing stories with our community of authors and readers. These stories reflect how we use open sourc …
  5. Open source fights cancer, Tesla adopts Coreboot, Uber and Lyft release open source machine learning
    In this edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look machine learning tools from Uber and Lyft, open source software to fight cancer, saving students money with open textbooks, and more! re …
  6. One open source chat tool to rule them all
    Last year, I brought you 19 days of new (to you) productivity tools for 2019. This year, I’m taking a different approach: building an environment that will allow you to be more productive in the new y …
  7. What's your favorite Linux terminal trick?
    The beginning of a new year is always a great time to evaluate new ways to become more efficient. Many people try out new productivity tools or figure out how to optimize their most mundane processes. …
  8. Keep a journal of your activities with this Python program
    Last year, I brought you 19 days of new (to you) productivity tools for 2019. This year, I’m taking a different approach: building an environment that will allow you to be more productive in the new y …
  9. 7 things I learned from starting an open source project
    I’m currently involved—heavily involved—in Enarx, an open source (of course!) project to support running sensitive workloads on untrusted hosts. I’ve had involvement in various open source projects ov …
  10. Get started with this open source to-do list manager
    Last year, I brought you 19 days of new (to you) productivity tools for 2019. This year, I’m taking a different approach: building an environment that will allow you to be more productive in the new y …


  1. LibreOffice, Firefox, Curl Receive Updates in Tumbleweed
    Several packages were updated this week for openSUSE Tumbleweed as was expected after the holiday season. Five snapshots of the rolling release have been delivered so far this week after passing the r …
  2. Tumbleweed Provides Some Stability to 2020
    The year of 2020, at least in the openSUSE world, is starting out to be pretty stable. In little more than a week into the new year, there have been five openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots released. The re …
  3. Q&A: What it is like to be on the openSUSE Board
    You already know what a fantastic platform openSUSE is for doing just about anything with Linux. So what’s behind that easy-to-use and super powerful distribution that we know and love, and have come …
  4. openSUSE Board election 2019-2020 – Call for Nominations, Applications
    Election time is here! Two seats are open for election on the openSUSE Board. Gertjan Lettink completed his second term. Simon Lees completed his first term and thus he is eligible to run as a Board c …
  5. Tumbleweed Snapshots Rate Top-Notch, Get Krita, QEMU, Mesa Updates
    There were 20 openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots released in the month of November and the snapshots brought in a large amount of updated packages to include KDE Applications 19.08.3, Frameworks 5.64.0 Pla …
  6. Tumbleweed Gets New OpenSSH Major Version
    Since the last update, there have been five openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots released. Snapshot 20191027, brought an update to KDE Plasma 5.17.1. The bugfix update fixed the Mouse KCM acceleration profil …
  7. GNOME, LLVM, Samba, Ruby Packages Update in Tumbleweed
    Two openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots were released this week that updated several libraries as well as updates for GNOME, Ruby, Samba, Mozilla and the LLVM compiler. Snapshot 20191018 provided minor upda …
  8. Plasma, Applications, Frameworks arrive in Latest Tumbleweed Snapshot
     Since last week, there have been four openSUSE Tumbleweed snapshots released and the snapshots brought new versions of software from KDE, Mozilla and more. The most recent snapshot, 20191014, update …
  9. openSUSE to have Summit in Dublin
    The openSUSE Community is going to Ireland March 27 and 28, 2020, for openSUSE Summit Dublin. Registration for the summit has begun and the Call for Papers is open until Feb. 14. The summit will begin …
  10. KDE and openSUSE: Plasma 5.17, Qt 5.14 and more
    It’s been way too long since the last blog post, so we’ve got quite a lot to report on! Plasma 5.17 Beta The Beta version of Plasma 5.17 was released with many new features and improvements such as pe …


  1. Microsoft ends Windows 7 support: What should you do?
    “Cyber-security experts are urging Windows 7 users to upgrade their operating system. Microsoft is going to stop supporting Windows 7 from Tuesday so that it can focus on “newer technologies”. ” https …
  2. Lunduke's 2020 Computer Industry Predictions
    Bryan Lunduke: Lunduke’s 2020 Computer Industry Predictions Quote: Published on Jan 1, 2020 Lunduke’s 2020 Computer Industry Predictions 2019 was a wild and crazy year for the computer industry… and …
  3. Linux Predictions for 2020
    Bryan Lunduke: “Linux Predictions for 2020” Quote: Published on Dec 30, 2019 Lunduke’s 2020 Linux Predictions In 2016, 6 of my 8 Linux-y predictions came true (possibly 7, depending on how you look at …
  4. Debian Debates Systemd Alternatives
    Distrotube: “Debian Debates Systemd Alternatives” Quote: Published on Dec 23, 2019 Debian is debating their init system choices…again. Should Debian remain focused on systemd or should there be a pa …


  1. New Feed for FWN
    Please update the feed for FWN to:
    http://fedoramagazine.wordpress.com/category/fedora-weekly-news/feed/
  2. Fedora Weekly News Issue 128
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 128 for the week of April 14th, 2008.http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue128In Announcements, we have “Please digg: Fedora stories”.In Planet Fedora, we have “FL …
  3. Fedora Weekly News Issue 127
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 127 for the week of April 7th, 2008.http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue127In Announcements, we have “Rawhide 20080404 Snapshot Released”, “Callfor Stories”, “An …
  4. Fedora Weekly News Issue 126
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 126 for the week of March 24th, 2008.http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue126In Announcements, we have “F9 Beta release announcement”, “Rawhide20080328 Snapshot”, …
  5. Fedora Weekly News Issue 125
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 125 for the week of March 17th, 2008.http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue125In Announcements, we have “Fedora 9 Beta slipped a few days”, “MichaelTiemann’s Speec …
  6. Fedora Weekly News Issue 124
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 124 for the week of March 10th, 2008.http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue124In Announcements, we have “Announcing the relaunch of the Fedora BugZappers!”In Plane …
  7. Fedora Weekly News Issue 123
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 123 for the week of March 3rd, 2008.http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue123In Planet Fedora, we have “Bonnie in Laurinburg”, “RSS feeds ofbugs!”, “Howto: Test th …
  8. Fedora Weekly News Issue 122
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 122 for the week of February 25th,2008. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue122In Announcements, we have “Fedora Board IRC meeting 2008-03-04”.In Fedora Marketin …
  9. Fedora Weekly News Issue 121
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 121 for the week of February 18th,2008. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue121In Announcements, we have “Fedora 10’s FUDCon”, “LWN subscription?”,”Fedora Amateu …
  10. Fedora Weekly News Issue 120
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 120 for the week of February 11th,2008. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue120In Announcements, we have “Announcing Fedora 8 Xfce Spin”In Planet Fedora, we have …
  11. Fedora Weekly News Issue 119
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 119 for the week of February 4th,2008. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue119In Announcements, we have “Announcing Fedora 9 Alpha”, “Fedora 9 AlphaJigdo” and “F …
  12. Fedora Weekly News Issue 118
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 118 for the week of January 28th,2008. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue118In Planet Fedora, we have “Updates to anaconda”, “linux.conf.au day 1,”Fedora win32 …
  13. Fedora Weekly News Issue 117
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 117 for the week of January 21st,2008. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue117In Announcement, we have “And the F9 codename winner is…”, “FUDConF9 Survey avail …
  14. Fedora Weekly News Issue 116
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 116 for the week of January 14thhttp://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue116In Announcement, we have “Cast your vote for the Fedora 9 Codename!”In Planet Fedora, we h …
  15. Fedora Weekly News Issue 115
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 115 for the week of January 7thhttp://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue115In Announcement, we have “Fedora’s way forward” a special announcementby MaxSpevackIn Plane …
  16. Fedora Weekly News Issue 114
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 114 for the week of December 31st,2007 http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue114In Announcement, “FUDCon Raleigh 2008” and “Fedora Unity announcesFedora 8 Re-Spin” …
  17. How to create calendar with OpenOffice.org
    Have you got yourself 2008 Calendar yet? No? No problem. We can create one with OpenOffice.orgFirst, get a OOo Macro called “Calendrier” by Charles Brunet from:http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles …
  18. Fedora Weekly News Issue 113
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 113 for the week of December 10th.http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue113In Announcement, we have “Samba Security Updates For FC6”, “GPG Keysigning at FUDCon”In …
  19. Fedora Weekly News Issue 112
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 112 for the week of December 3rd.http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue112In Announcement, we have “FUDCon Raleigh 2008″In Planet Fedora, we have “CentOS really do …
  20. Fedora Weekly News Issue 111
    Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 111 for the week of November 26th.http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue111In Planet Fedora, we have “Free Creative Commons 5th Bday DEC 15 inSan Francisco”, “Test …


  1. RedHat: RHSA-2020-0166:01 Moderate: openvswitch2.11 security and bug fix>
    An update for openvswitch2.11 is now available for Fast Datapath for RHEL 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring Syst …
  2. RedHat: RHSA-2020-0165:01 Moderate: openvswitch security and bug fix update>
    An update for openvswitch is now available for Fast Datapath for RHEL 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System ( …
  3. RedHat: RHSA-2020-0160:01 Important: Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application>
    An update is now available for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.2 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important …
  4. RedHat: RHSA-2020-0161:01 Important: Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application>
    An update is now available for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.2 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important …
  5. RedHat: RHSA-2020-0157:01 Important: java-1.8.0-openjdk security update>
    An update for java-1.8.0-openjdk is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scorin …
  6. RedHat: RHSA-2020-0159:01 Important: Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application>
    An update is now available for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.2 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important …
  7. The Performance Cost To SELinux On Fedora 31>
    Following the recent AppArmor performance regression in Linux 5.5 (since resolved), some Phoronix readers had requested tests out of curiosity in looking at the performance impact of Fedora’s decision …
  8. Amazon’s Ring blamed hacks on consumers reusing their passwords. A lawsuit says that’s not true.>
    Are you an Amazon Ring user? Plaintiffs suing the company say they created unique passwords but were hacked anyway, and that Ring’s devices lack widely adopted security and privacy precautions. 
  9. Encryption: An Essential Yet Highly Controversial Component of Digital Security>
    If you’ve been keeping up with recent security news, you are most likely aware of the heated worldwide debate about encryption that is currently underway. Strong encryption is imperative to securing s …
  10. Linux: An OS Capable of Effectively Meeting the US Government’s Security Needs Heading into 2020>
    As Open Source has become increasingly mainstream and widely accepted for its numerous benefits, the use of Linux as a flexible, transparent and highly secure operating system has also increasingly be …


  1. Linux: An OS Capable of Effectively Meeting the US Government’s Security Needs Heading into 2020>
    As Open Source has become increasingly mainstream and widely accepted for its numerous benefits, the use of Linux as a flexible, transparent and highly secure operating system has also increasingly be …
  2. Encryption: An Essential Yet Highly Controversial Component of Digital Security>
    If you’ve been keeping up with recent security news, you are most likely aware of the heated worldwide debate about encryption that is currently underway. Strong encryption is imperative to securing s …


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  1. Ubuntu 4243-1: libbsd vulnerabilities

    Several security issues were fixed in libbsd.
  2. Ubuntu 4242-1: Sysstat vulnerabilities

    Several security issues were fixed in Sysstat.
  3. Ubuntu 4225-2: Linux kernel (HWE) vulnerabilities

    Several security issues were fixed in the Linux kernel.
  4. Ubuntu 4241-1: Thunderbird vulnerabilities

    Several security issues were fixed in Thunderbird.
  5. Ubuntu 4240-1: Kamailio vulnerability

    kamailio could be made to crash if it opened a specially crafted file.
  6. Ubuntu 4235-2: nginx vulnerability

    nginx could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.
  7. Ubuntu 4221-2: libpcap vulnerability

    Applications using libpcap could be made to crash if given specially crafted data.
  8. Ubuntu 4239-1: PHP vulnerabilities

    Several security issues were fixed in PHP.
  9. Ubuntu 4237-2: SpamAssassin vulnerabilities

    Several security issues were fixed in SpamAssassin.