Subject: Microsoft-Connected Patent Troll Finjan is Now Threatening and Also Suing Firms From Europe
techrights: ESET is apparently the latest target of Finjan's extortion and blackmail campaign -- a campaign which typically targets Microsoft's competition
Subject: Fedora 27 Beta Release Expected End of September, Beta Freeze Is Now in Effect
For those not aware, Fedora 27 is the first release of the popular GNU/Linux distribution to drop Alpha builds from its development cycle.
Subject: A Look At The New Features Of GNOME 3.26
Phoronix: GNOME 3.26 is the project's latest six-month update to this open-source desktop environment to be used now by Ubuntu 17.10, Fedora 27, and others.
InfoWorld: JSON has eclipsed XML as the preferred data interchange format for web applications and web services.
Subject: The Beautiful Nitrux Linux Distro Could Be a Contender
Linux.com: What happens when you take Ubuntu 17.10, a new desktop interface (one that overlays on top of KDE), snap packages, and roll them all up into a pseudo rolling release? You get Nitrux.
Subject: Bodhi Linux With Moksha Is Truly Enlightening
LinuxInsider: Bodhi is one of a very few Linux distros that uses the Enlightenment desktop as its only environment.
Subject: Installing a VPN with Tinc on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
HowToForge: Tinc is an open-source VPN daemon that available for a wide range of platforms and has several advantages over similar VPN clients.
Subject: PiCluster - A Simple, Web-based Docker Management Application
Ostechnix: PiCluster is a simple, open source, web-based docker management application used to manage Docker containers across multiple hosts.
Subject: Best KDE Linux Distributions For Your Desktop
KDE remains one of the most popular desktop environments available for Linux users.
Subject: SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Service Pack 3 Debuts to Boost Efficiency and Security
The SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 release has a 13-year life cycle, and SUSE promises to offer ten years of general support
Subject: SPARC Sees Updates For Linux 4.14
Phoronix: With Linux 4.14 there are some SPARC improvements for those relying upon this ex-Sun hardware.
Subject: Linus Torvalds Wants Attackers to Join Linux Kernel Development
eWEEK: Speaking at the Open Source Summit in LA, Linux creator said he wants hackers to join Linux before they turn to the dark side.
Subject: Jim Zemlin Declares 2017 the Year of the Linux Desktop
ServerWatch: "Say it with me now," Zemlin encouraged the audience. "2017 is the Year of the Linux desktop."
Subject: Zorin OS 12.2 Arrives as the Most Advanced Zorin Operating System Ever Released
Zorin OS 12.2 is based on Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS (Xenial Xerus) and the Linux 4.10 kernel.
Subject: Collabora & Linux Kernel 4.13
Linux kernel 4.13 is out and - like in the 4.12 release - 12 Collabora developers contributed a total of 72 patches.
Subject: Equifax Breach Potentially Triggered by Apache Struts Vulnerability
eWEEK: A research report identifies a vulnerability in the open-source Apache Struts framework as being the root cause of the massive data breach.
Subject: Red Hat open sources Prospector, a toolkit for measuring project health
Red Hat open sources Prospector and joins Project CHAOSS.
Subject: Bluetooth BlueBorne Flaws Expose Billions of Devices to Security Risks
eWEEK: A set of eight security vulnerabilities in widely used Bluetooth stacks used by Microsoft, Google and Linux has been publicly disclosed.
Subject: What you need to know to manage Linux disks
NetworkWorld: Managing Linux disks and the file systems that reside on them is something of an art
Subject: digiKam 5.7 Image Editor Lets You Create Print Layouts, Export Albums by Email
Two and a half months in development, digiKam 5.7.0 is here to introduce two new tools