You will be notified by the systems (servers) itself that you are managing if there are any new software updates, security fixes and other upgrades by Software Updater (GUI). The Software Updater will automatically pop-up and notify if there are any new updates when you login to your system. If you don’t login to your […]
After a recent update to the latest RHEL 6.4, an issue arose that caused LDAP to stop using our MD5 signed certificate. This was due to the nss-3.14.0 update that now deems MD5 as un-secure. This change caused authentication of users using LDAP to fail. If the account had a local password (such as root), […]
VLC 1.1.9 is released! according to the announcement, “this was necessary because some security issues were found, and the VLC development team cares about security.” This release also brings updated translations and a lot of small Mac OS X fixes.
Ubuntu Tweak 0.5.9 is released, this is an urgent update, according to the developer : ” In the last Ubuntu Tweak 0.5.8, I made a mistake. If you disabled the “Use Separated Sources” in the preferences in Ubuntu Tweak, all your Launchpad PPA sources may be “lost”(In fact, they’ve been moved to the separated file).”
Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) is a volunteer-based community effort from the Fedora project to create a repository of high-quality add-on packages that complement the Fedora-based Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and its compatible spinoffs such as CentOS or Scientific Linux. Visit the Fedora EPEL Wiki for more information.
Whenever a new Firefox version is released, almost always a handful of extension goes down because most extension developers aren’t able to keep up with Firefox’s update schedule. An old, tried and tested workaround to this problem is to force Firefox to accept all extensions by disabling the compatibly check it performs before each install. […]
If you have installed the full desktop version of Ubuntu, everything you need is already installed and running. Package updates can be scheduled from the desktop. For the server or costumised installation then you need to install apt-cron.