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Twitter co-founder: Hacking not necessarily a crime

LinuxSecurity.com: TechCrunch reported Thursday on an interchange between Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey and Lara Logan in which the former boy hacker delineates the difference between “criminal hacking” and the sort of activity that has fallen under “criminal” designations owing to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. Read More »

Gparted Live 0.15.0-1 Is Based on Linux Kernel 3.2.39-2

Gparted Live, a small bootable GNU/Linux distribution for x86-based computers that can be used for creating, reorganizing, and deleting disk partitions with the help of tools that allow managing filesystems, is now at version 0.15.0-1. Gparted Live 0.15.0-1 can be installed on CD, USB, PXE server, and Hard Disk, then run on an x86 machine. Highlights of Gparted Live 0.15.0-1: • ... Read More »

Protect Your Databases with Percona XtraBackup 2.0.6

Percona XtraBackup, a free MySQL hot backup software that performs non-blocking backups for InnoDB and XtraDB databases, is now at version 2.0.6. Highlights of Percona XtraBackup 2.0.6: • Basic support for MySQL 5.6, Percona Server 5.6 and MariaDB 10.0 has been implemented; • Individual InnoDB tablespaces, with size less than 1MB, are no longer extended to 1MB; • An issue ... Read More »

Performance Improvements Implemented in Clutter 1.13.10

Clutter, a GObject-based library for creating fast, visually rich, graphical user interfaces, which works by manipulating a scene-graph of 2D surfaces, or “actors,” inside a 3D space, is now at version 1.13.10. Highlights of Clutter 1.13.10: • A typo in the ClutterTimeline::stopped signal declaration has been corrected; • The XKB groups state is now used when computing key modifiers on ... Read More »