Rygel 0.23.2 Is a Free DLNA Media Server for Linux

Rygel, a home media solution (UPnP AV MediaServer) that allows users to easily share audio, video, and pictures to other devices, is now at version 0.23.2.With Rygel, users will be able to browse the media collection from the TV or PS3 on a PC running GNOME, and they will have the possibility to play any of said media.According to the changelog, the Object.uris property is now hidden, a workaround has been implemented for a failing HEAD request, and M3U playlists are now supported.Moreover, th…

GNOME Control Center 3.13.4 Gets More HiDPI Improvements

GNOME Control Center 3.13.4, GNOME’s main interface for the configuration of various aspects of your desktop, is now ready for download and testing.

The GNOME Control Center allows users to configure various components of their system using a vast collection of tools. It’s the hub for all the major settings that can be done in a GNOME environment, so it’s easy to see why any update for it might be considered important.

According to the developers, the correct window icon is now used, emblems…

Steam Beta Update Fixes the Notification Animation

Valve developers have announced that yet another Steam Beta client update has been released and features a few fixes and improvements. Just a couple of days after a huge Steam upgrade that introduced a lot of new features, a new build has been made available. It’s not as big the previous one, but users will find that some of the changes are interesting enough. According to the changelog, a crash that occurred when using drop downs in the web control has been fixed, mods and shortcuts are now…

Apache HTTP Server Exploits Closed in Ubuntu OSes

Canonical announces that a number of Apache HTTP Server vulnerabilities have been found and fixed in its Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS operating systems. The Ubuntu maintainers have implemented a few of the latest fixes for the Apache HTTP Server that’s also integrated in their operating system. “Marek Kroemeke discovered that the mod_proxy module incorrectly handled certain requests. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause the server to stop respondi…

GNOME Shell 3.13.4 Arrives with Improved HiDPI Support for Wayland

GNOME Shell, a user interface that provides functions for the GNOME desktop environment, has been updated yet again and brings even more changes and improvements.

This is the third update in the new development cycle and the GNOME developers have continued to make some very important contributions to this package. This is one of the first things a user sees when booting into a system powered by GNOME, which means that some of the changes and improvements for the shell can sometimes be noticed…

Superb Point and Click Adventure Game The Journey Down: Chapter Two Finally Announced

The Journey Down: Chapter Two, the second part of an amazingly fun and witty point and click adventure, has been announced and will be released on August 25.

The Journey Down is an episodic game and the developers released the first of four chapters back in May 2012. Even though it was met with great enthusiasm by players and was among the first games in the new Linux gaming wave, the developers from the SkyGoblin studio really took their time for the second part.

In fact, people who manage…

Team Fortress 2 Gets Update That Adjusts Map Layout to Help Players Score More Points

Team Fortress 2, the online multiplayer game developed by Valve, has received yet another hefty update that includes numerous fixes, map changes, mode changes, and other improvements. Team Fortress 2 is one of the first games from Valve’s catalog that made it to Linux and it’s been available on Steam for a very long time. It’s actually one of the most played games on the digital platform and it has a very large and dedicated user base. This is a free-to-play game, but Valve doesn’t apply the…

Elive 2.3.4 Beta Is a Nice OS Based on Debian and Enlightenment – Screenshots

Elive 2.3.4 Beta, a complete operating system for your computer, built on top of Debian GNU/Linux and customized to meet the needs of any user while still offering the eye-candy with minimal hardware requirements, has been released and is now available for download and testing.

The Elive developers have been working for some time on this new branch of their distribution and they have already released a number of Betas. Each new build brings new changes and improvements and it’s likely that we…

Update für Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty

Das Ubuntu-Team hat aktualisierte Installationsmedien für Ubuntu 14.04 LTS und seine offiziellen Derivate veröffentlicht. Das Pointrelease 14.04.1 enthält die meisten der bislang ausgelieferten Updates und behebt viele Fehler. Read more at H-online

Linux Kernel 3.12.25 LTS Now Available for Download

The latest version of the stable Linux kernel, 3.12.25, has been announced by Jiri Slaby and comes with just a few changes and improvements.

The development for this branch of the kernel has simmered down and this latest update only integrates a few changes and improvements.

“I’m announcing the release of the 3.12.21 kernel. All users of the 3.12 kernel series must upgrade.”

“The updated 3.12.y git tree can be found at: git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/…

No True Fedora 21 Release Without a Three-Week Delay

The Red Hat developers have announced that the upcoming Fedora 21 release will be delayed by three weeks, but that’s hardly a surprise. The Fedora distribution has the habit of arriving late. It’s almost never on time and the upcoming Fedora 21 keep to this tradition closely. You can even say that it’s not really a Fedora release unless it slips past its deadline by at least a few weeks. “As you probably noticed, Fedora 21 is still not frozen (Alpha Change Deadline was planned for this…

Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Officially Announced by Canonical

Canonical has announced that Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, the first point release in the new series, has been released and is now available for download.

All the Ubuntu LTS versions get this special treatment and a few point releases are made available in the maintenance course of a distribution. The regular releases, like Ubuntu 14.10 for example, won’t get any major updates like this one and will only benefit from nine months of support.

Canonical has changed the support periods for its distributio…

Calibre 1.46 Brings Third-Party Plugin Support for eBook Editing

The Calibre software provides some important functions for its users, like the ability to read, edit, and manage eBooks. The developer has issued a new update and the new version brings a few major features. Even if people mostly use Calibre for converting eBooks from one format to another or as a reader, the application is also capable of editing books as well. This new function was implemented recently and the developer is still adding features and fixes for it. One of the biggest improvem…

2014′s Best Distros, Buncha New Games, and Fedora Delayed

In today’s news feeds is MakeUseOf.com’s top five Linux distributions for 2014. One of their picks is said to vulnerable to attack and the proof has been posted. In other news, GOG.com has rolled out support for 50 DRM-free Linux games. And finally tonight, Fedora 21 has been delayed. Our top story tonight is MakeUseOf.com’s […]

Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS released

The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS (Long-Term Support) for its Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products, as well as other flavours of Ubuntu with long-term support. As usual, this point release includes many updates, and updated installation media has been provided so that fewer updates will need to […]

PHP 5.5.15 Officially Released

PHP 5.5.15, an HTML-embedded scripting language with syntax borrowed from C, Java, and Perl, with a couple of unique PHP-specific features thrown in, has been released and is now available for download. The PHP 5.x branch includes a new OOP model based on the Zend Engine, a new extension for improved MySQL support, built-in native support for SQLite, and many more features. “The PHP Development Team announces the immediate availability of PHP 5.5.15. This release fixes several bugs aga…

Spiele-Vertrieb GOG.com unterstützt jetzt offiziell Linux

GOG.com macht sein Versprechen wahr, künftig auch Linux-Spiele über seine digitale Vertriebsplattform anzubieten. 50 Titel sind bereits erhältlich, weitere sollen folgen. Offiziell werden Ubuntu 14.04 und Linux Mint 17 unterstützt. Read more at H-online

Canonical Closes acpi-support Exploit in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Canonical has revealed details in a security notice about an acpi-support vulnerability in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) operating system that has been found and corrected. The Ubuntu developers have closed an acpi-support exploit, and users should update their system in order to correct the problem. According to the security notice, “CESG discovered that acpi-support incorrectly handled certain privileged operations when checking for power management daemons. A local attacker co…

Google Chrome 37 Beta Brings Back Sign In and Sign Out in App Launcher

The Beta branch of Google Chrome, a browser built on the Blink layout engine that aims to be minimalistic and versatile at the same time, has been updated by the developers. Google Chrome usually features three distinct branches: Dev, Beta, and Stable. The Beta releases are now catching up to the rest of the versions, which already got substantial upgrades. According to the changelog, the inner viewport container layer on SetViewportSize has been resized, the Sign in and Sign out options are…

Secure WordPress Login With Two Factor Authentication Using privacyIDEA

Secure Wordpress Login With Two Factor Authentication Using privacyIDEA
Wordpress is THE widely spread blogging system that is not only used for private blog sites but sometimes also as CMS for company web sites. Wordpress is very good maintened and ea…