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February 2019 Security Bulletin for Android Released, New Patches Needed for Ubuntu 18.04, EU Recalls ENOX Safe-KID-One Smartwatches Due to Security Flaws, Raspberry Pi to Celebrate Its 7th Birthday with Jams March 2-3 and Some Fresh Snaps

News briefs for February 5, 2019.

Google yesterday released its February
2019 security bulletin for Android.
Source code patches should be released to the Android Open Source Project
(AOSP) repository soon. The most severe …

ZaReason Debuts New Gamerbox 9400, Google Announces Live Transcribe and Sound Amplifier Android Apps, Microsoft Bringing Xbox Live to Android, Kernel 5.0-rc5 Is Out and Mallard 1.1 Released

News briefs for February 4, 2019.

ZaReason debuted its new Gamerbox 9400, “the ultimate Linux gaming PC”. And,
the Gamebox is just the beginning, ZDNet
reports, quoting ZaReason CEO Cathy Malmrose: “Our current team is most…

Ubuntu 18.04 Needs to Patching, Alpine 3.9 Released, Three New openSUSE Tumbleweed Snapshots, Latest Version of Red Hat Infrastructure Migration Solution Now Available and Electric Cloud Announces ElectricAccelerator 11.0

News briefs for January 31, 2019.

Ubuntu 18.04 needs to be patched to fix several security bugs. ZDNet
reports that Canonical is updating Ubuntu 18.04 to a new kernel,
4.15.0-44.47, which contains 11 security fixes. The most…

Thunderbird 60.5.0 Released, System76 Introduces New “Darter Pro” Linux Laptop, Kodi 18.0 “Leia” Now Available, Slax 9.7.0 Is Out and Systemd Vulnerabilities Proof of Concept Published

News briefs for January 30, 2019.

Mozilla Thunderbird
60.5.0 has been released. New features include FileLink provider
WeTransfer for uploading large attachments, more search engines (DuckDuck
Go and Google offered by defaul…

Firefox 65.0 Released, CO.LAB to Host First “Global Experience” at the Tate Modern, Electric Guitar with a Built-In RPi Synthesizer, Debian’s Reproducible Builds Report and Update on Fedora’s New Privacy System for User Stats

News briefs for January 29, 2019.

Firefox 65.0 was released to Channel users today. New features include
enhanced tracking protection, better experience for multilingual users,
support for HandOff on macOS, better video stre…

Dell Launches New XPS 13 9380 Developer Edition Laptop with Ubuntu Preloaded, Purism Announces Its PureOS Store to Use Flatpak, openSUSE Tumbleweed’s Latest Snapshots, Google Urged Less Protection for Activist Employees and DNS Hijacking Attacks

News briefs for January 25, 2019.

Dell launched its new XPS 13 9380 Developer Edition laptop, which runs Ubuntu out of the box.
According to Forbes,
highlights include Intel 8th generation i3, i5 and i7 processors; Ubuntu

openSUSE’s Kubic Distro Is Now a Certified Kubernetes Distribution, ModemManager 1.10 Released, The Linux Foundation Announces LF Edge, Creative Commons and the Cleveland Museum of Art and Kexi 3.2 Beta Ships

News briefs for January 24, 2019.

openSUSE’s Kubic team announced that the Kubic distribution is now a Certified
Kubernetes Distribution, making it the “first open source Kubernetes
distribution to be certified using the CRI…

Security Vulnerability Found in APT, Wine 4.0 Release, GPU Acceleration for Linux Apps on Chrome OS, Kickstarter Campaign for Polished Game Creation Tutorials for the Godot Free Game Engine, TUXEDO Computers Launch Two New High-Performance Laptops

News briefs for January 23, 2019.

All Debian and Ubuntu users (as well as users of their derivatives, such as
Linux Mint, Ubuntu MATE, Kubuntu, Lubuntu and Xubuntu) should update APT immediately. Softpedia
News reports that…