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by colin_b
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Awoogah! Awoogah! Firefox fans urged to update and patch zero-day hole exploited in the wild by miscreants
Replies: 0
Views: 894

Awoogah! Awoogah! Firefox fans urged to update and patch zero-day hole exploited in the wild by miscreants

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/06/18/firefox_zero_day_patch/ Mozilla has released an emergency critical update for Firefox to squash a zero-day vulnerability that is under active attack. The Firefox 67.0.3 and ESR 60.7.1 builds include a patch for CVE-2019-11707. The vulnerability is a type conf...
by colin_b
Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: MX Help
Topic: opera browser freezes <Solved>
Replies: 10
Views: 1024

Re: opera browser freezes

Many moons ago I had problems with Chromium based browsers locking up my system for no apparent reason. The problem was eventually resolved by disabling hardware acceleration. Maybe this will resolve your problem.
by colin_b
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Kernel Vunerable?
Replies: 4
Views: 1682

Re: Kernel Vunerable?

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/multiple-linux-and-freebsd-dos-vulnerabilities-found-by-netflix/ The SACK Panic vulnerability (Debian, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Suse, AWS) impacts Linux kernels 2.6.29 and later, and it can be exploited by "sending a crafted sequence of SACK segments on a TCP c...
by colin_b
Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: Stress-Terminal UI update
Replies: 4
Views: 1690

Re: Stress-Terminal UI update

Is there anything in the commits that make a git version that much better? Comparing what I see in their screenshots https://github.com/amanusk/s-tui#screenshot to what the 2017 version I have installed I can see that monitoring is more comprehensive - temp, freq, util are shown per core. The earli...
by colin_b
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:48 am
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: Stress-Terminal UI update
Replies: 4
Views: 1690

Re: Stress-Terminal UI update

As far as I know, the latest version is in our main repo: https://repology.org/project/s-tui/versions I have looked at the about section of the program and it is dated April 2017. I can't find the number of the latest update on github, but its last update was a few days ago, and it has had many upd...
by colin_b
Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: Stress-Terminal UI update
Replies: 4
Views: 1690

Stress-Terminal UI update

https://forum.mxlinux.org/viewtopic.php?f=107&t=48568#p487662 I've backported a little terminal program called s-tui that shows graphs of CPU use, frequency, and power consumption in watts--maybe temperature, too, though that seems to not work on my laptop, though I have other monitors that can see...
by colin_b
Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Despite being Chromium-based, Vivaldi browser promises to preserve effective ad-blocking as a choice
Replies: 1
Views: 683

Despite being Chromium-based, Vivaldi browser promises to preserve effective ad-blocking as a choice

https://mspoweruser.com/despite-being-chromium-based-vivaldi-browser-promises-to-preserve-effective-ad-blocking-as-a-choice/ The company has now vowed to preserve the choice of users to block ads if they desire, even if it means they have to backport the functionality to the Chromium rendering engin...
by colin_b
Fri May 31, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: Software / Configuration
Topic: Advanced Linux backdoor found in the wild escaped AV detection
Replies: 0
Views: 1116

Advanced Linux backdoor found in the wild escaped AV detection

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/05/advanced-linux-backdoor-found-in-the-wild-escaped-av-detection/ HiddenWasp, as the malware has been dubbed, is a fully developed suite of malware that includes a trojan, rootkit, and initial deployment script, researchers at security firm Inteze...
by colin_b
Sun May 19, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles
Replies: 328
Views: 45739

Re: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles

Version: 18.2 Rating: 9 Date: 2019-05-19 Votes: 0 This is quite a good distro. I am not giving it a 10 because it does tno support UEFI boot at all. I tried installing on PBR (Partition Boot Record) and ESP and neither managed to be boot up, one even with Legacy boot turned on instead of UEFI. I fi...
by colin_b
Tue May 14, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Bugs and Non-Package Requests Forum
Topic: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles
Replies: 328
Views: 45739

Re: Distrowatch reveiw grumbles

Version: 18.2
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-05-14
Votes: 7

I only wish the installer included more modern file system options like F2FS or NILFS.

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