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  • Fedora Community Blog: Some docs repos are moving to GitLab

    The Fedora Docs team is starting the process of moving repos from the fedora-docs namespace on Pagure to GitLab. We’re making this move in order to take advantage of features like improved in-browser editing and cross-repo kanban boards. This move will be entirely transparent to the docs published at docs.fedoraproject.org. However, if you are contributing to one of the repos in this namespace, you’ll need to update the git remote.

  • Red Hat 2022: Linux In a New Avatar, OpenShift Upgrades, and Other Announcements
  • Is the new open source standard no standard at all? | TechRepublic

    We’re in a strange, somewhat unpredictable period in open source that has been caused perhaps by a lessening of Red Hat’s industry impact over the years. On Twitter, Brianna Wu asked men over 40 to comment on “structures [that] existed in your life to teach you how to be a good man.” Answers included things like Boy Scouts. A similar sort of question might be asked of developers and “open source structures…to teach you how to be a good open source citizen.”

    When I got started in open source, the obvious answer to most every question was “Red Hat.” What’s the right way to build a business in open source? Look to Red Hat was the stock response. What’s the right way to advocate for code freedom in open source? Again, look to Red Hat.

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Security Leftovers

  • Tencent admits to poisoned QR code attack on QQ account
  • Sysdig Adds Ability to Make Container Runtimes Immutable - Container Journal

    Sysdig today added a Drift Control capability to its container security platform that makes it possible to lock down runtime environments. Daniella Pontes, senior manager for product marketing at Sysdig, says IT teams can now maintain immutable instances of runtimes in production environments that can’t be modified. At the same time, Sysdig says it is partnering with Proofpoint to make threat intelligence feeds available to IT teams that have deployed its container security platform. The Sysdig container platform is built on Falco, an open source container runtime security platform that is being advanced under the auspices of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).

  • Best ways to incorporate security into the software development life cycle

    The software development life cycle is not a one-off process that software developers can implement in a linear form. Instead, there are phases of the SDLC that intertwine into many loops where thorough checks are carried out to ensure the proper outcome of the software. However, it’s not just enough to loop through the phases of SDLC without the proper integration of security checks in each phase. So, what, then, makes a secure software development life cycle?

  • CISA Says 'PwnKit' Linux Vulnerability Exploited in Attacks [Ed: Well, CISA and the media also downplay all the actively-exploited holes in Windows]

    The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) says a Linux vulnerability tracked as CVE-2021-4034 and PwnKit has been exploited in attacks. The flaw, which came to light in January, affects Polkit, a component designed for controlling system-wide privileges in Unix-like operating systems. Polkit is developed by Red Hat, but it’s also used by other Linux distributions. PwnKit has been described as a memory corruption issue that can be exploited for privilege escalation — it allows any unprivileged local user to elevate permissions to root.

Raspberry Pi Restores Guitar Amp, Complete With Effects

Restoring old hardware is always more fun when you can throw in a Raspberry Pi. This project, created by maker and developer David Silverman, does just that, using a Pi to power an old Vox guitar amplifier. Not only does it work as an amplifier, it also has a few special effects thrown in to create custom sounds. This Pi-powered guitar amp system is housed inside the cabinet of an old Vox amplifier that, according to Silverman, is no longer working. A Pi 3B+ brings back the original functionality, with the help of a class D amplifier and some custom Python scripts created by Silverman himself. The case has been modified to house the Pi and features panels with port access, as well as knobs for the effects array. Read more Also: Lilbits: Anbernic Win600 (handheld gaming PC), PineNote (Linux-friendly E Ink tablet), Firefox 102 and Chrome OS 103 - Liliputing

Help others find free software: Watch and share Escape to Freedom

"Escape to Freedom" is a new animated video from the Free Software Foundation (FSF), giving an introduction to the concepts behind software freedom: both what we gain by having it, and what rights are at stake. Join our lead freedom-seeker, Zara, as she learns the importance of free software, and guides herself through the labyrinth of challenges posed to her by contemporary digital society, which offers the tempting allure of convenience in exchange for important rights. In search of freedom, she learns how to seize control of her own seemingly predetermined narrative and helps others do the same -- taking the ladder that leads to digital liberation step by step. Read more

vnlog 1.33 released

This is a minor release to the vnlog toolkit that adds a few convenience options to the vnl-filter tool. Read more