Development: LDAP Groups not being synchronized correctly

Hi,

the SSSD daemons (the one responsible for getting all the relevant details
from LDAP and setting up user/groups accordingly on all the GNOME machines)
were restarted due to some changes on their configuration files.

SSSD has an internal cache and…

RS3 Beta Programme

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Squeal of Fortune: Warband Armour

Win two brand-new cosmetic outfits inspired by the Bandosian Warlord and Armadylean Archon from Wilderness Warbands, this weekend on Squeal of Fortune.

Behind the Scenes Video 46: Dungeons & Imps

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Distribution Release: Scientific Linux 6.4

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Is a New Approach to Email Just What Linux Needs?

This week, some surprisingly positive data arrived about Linux’s growing volume of welcome in enterprises. But if you ask many people why Linux isn’t more entrenched at enterprises, they might cite compatibility issues with widely used platforms such as Microsoft Office, support concerns, and more. One longstanding concern about Linux in the enterprise has surrounded […]

Google Chrome 27 Dev for Linux Fixes Fullscreen Flash Transparency

Google Chrome, a browser built on the WebKit layout engine that aims to be minimalistic and versatile at the same time, is now at version 27.0.1453.6 Dev.

The Google Chrome versions keep on pouring and another Dev release has been made available, with a reasonable amount of fixes and improvements.

Highlights of Google Chrome 27.0.1453.6 Dev:

• An unrecoverable error which occurred while uploading for Sync has been disabled;
• nacl_arch has…

Linux Kernel 3.8.5 Is Now Available for Download

Greg Kroah-Hartman announced a few minutes ago, March 28, the immediate availability for download of the fifth maintenance release for the stable Linux 3.8 kernel series. Linux kernel 3.8.5 comprised lots of updated drivers (USB, Ethernet, i915, Radeon, etc.), filesystem improvements (EXT4, CIFSfs, JBD2, etc.), a couple of ARM fixes for Tegra chips, as well as networking (IPv4 and IPv6) and sound enhancements. “I’m announcing the release of the 3.8.5 kernel. All user…

Heavily-Upgraded Postal Hits Steam

Ryan Gordon has released a “heavily-upgraded” version of Postal 1 to Steam Linux users along with other titles…

GnomishGray theme for Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04/Linux Mint (Updated)

Install GnomishGray theme on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/11.10 oneiric/Linux Mint 14/13/12 and other Ubuntu based distributions (GTK + Gnome Shell) This is a silver gray GTK3+Shell theme, based on Adwaita, for those who prefer light GTK themes with neutral colors. A GTK2 theme, based on the Murrine and Pixmap engines (provided by gtk2-engines-murrine […]

Install Zukitwo theme on Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04/Linux Mint (GTK + Gnome Shell)

Install Zukitwo theme on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring/Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal/Ubuntu 12.04 Precise/11.10 Oneiric/Linux Mint 14/13/12 Zukitwo is well designed great light theme, Basically aim of this theme is to make GTK and Gnome-Shell looks better like Gtk theme(Adwaita Cupertino). This theme perfectly works with all resolutions bigger screens or you can use this with smaller screen. […]

Intel Ivy Bridge Optimization Benchmarks On GCC 4.8

Our latest benchmarks of the new GCC 4.8 compiler involve running through the CPU optimizations for the latest-generation Intel “Ivy Bridge” processors…

Divinity: Original Sin Will Launch on Linux

Divinity: Original Sin, a project built by Larian Studios, the same developers that made the original Divine Divinity series, will arrive on Linux.

Divine Divinity is a cRPG (computer role-playing game for really old players), which features classic turn-based combat, a non-linear SP campaign, and even an optional co-op capabilities.

Just like the original Divine Divinity, the game will also have an isometric perspective and it will retain many of the options that mad…

Firefox 20.0 Beta 7 for Linux Fixes Unity Plugin, Download Now

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Atari, Amiga Improvements For X.org Xfbdev

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Original Postal Game Arrives on Steam for Linux 16 Years After Official Launch

The original POSTAL game developed by Running With Scissors back in 1997, has been launched on Steam for Linux, with a 10% discount.

When it was launched in 1997 by Running With Scissors, Postal was criticized for its brutal gameplay and senseless violence. 16 years have passed since then and nobody cares about violence in games anymore.

The gameplay has been preserved and Postal includes all the original missions, plus the Special Delivery addon pack. It also comes w…

Canonical Fixes libxml2 Vulnerability in All Ubuntu Supported OSes

On March 28, in a security notice Canonical published details about a libxml2 vulnerability for its Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 11.10, Ubuntu 10.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 8.04 LTS operating systems.

According to Canonical, libxml2 could be made to hang if it received specially crafted input.

It was discovered that libxml2 incorrectly handled XML entity expansion. An attacker could use this flaw to cause libxml2 to consume large amounts of resources, resulting in …

Nautilus-Terminal Plugin for Nautilus, Install it in Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Install Nautilus-Terminal Plugin in Ubuntu 12.10/12.04/11.10/11.04/10.10/10.04/9.10/ Linux Mint 14/13/12/11/10/9/8/ and Other Ubuntu Based Distributions Nautilus Terminal is a plugin for Nautilus, it always open terminal in Nautilus at current folder, and follows the navigation (like an automated “cd” command). This plugin also supports drag and drop folders and files. It is possible to hide and show terminal […]

Get Guns of Icarus Online on Steam for Linux with 75% Discount

Guns of Icarus Online, a multiplayer first-person shooter developed by Muse Games for multiple platforms, including Linux, can now be purchased, on Steam, with a 75% discount.

Guns of Icarus Online was partially funded through Kickstarter and it’s available on Steam for quite some time now.

Players will have to choose from three classes, Captains, Crew, Gunners, and Engineer, and go against other players in huge 32-player battles.

According to the develo…

Mozilla Brings Unreal Engine 3 To Firefox

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