Yesterday morning, August 5, a Firefox user informed us that an advertisement on a news site in Russia was serving a Firefox exploit that searched for sensitive files and uploaded them to a server that appears to be in Ukraine. This morning Mozilla released security updates that fix the vulnerability. All Firefox users are urged to update to Firefox 39.0.3. The fix has also been shipped in Firefox ESR 38.1.1.

The vulnerability comes from the interaction of the mechanism that enforces JavaScript context separation (the “same origin policy”) and Firefox’s PDF Viewer. Mozilla products that don’t contain the PDF Viewer, such as Firefox for Android, are not vulnerable. The vulnerability does not enable the execution of arbitrary code but the exploit was able to inject a JavaScript payload into the local file context. This allowed it to search for and upload potentially sensitive local files.

Head to the Facebook Official Group the get more info about the updates.
The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the release of Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS (Long-Term Support) for its Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Core products, as well as other flavours of Ubuntu with long-term support. And that includes, of course, Lubuntu.

We have expanded our hardware enablement offering since 12.04, and with 14.04.3, this point release contains an updated kernel and X stack for new installations to support new hardware across all our supported architectures, not just x86.
As usual, this point release includes many updates, and updated installation media has been provided so that fewer updates will need to be downloaded after installation. These include security updates and corrections for other high-impact bugs, with a focus on maintaining stability and compatibility with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

Official announcement here. Download it here.

Lubuntu: una distro para máquinas menos potentes
Linux se ha vuelto cada día mas un sistema operativo mas popular. Su múltiple cantidad de distros, ha hecho que haya una para cada usuario particular. Y los usuarios de máquinas menos potentes, no son la excepción. Lubuntu es una distro diseñada ...

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今年 8/15 將在 COSCUP 開放原始碼 2015 年會發表新專案
這次的題目是:PIME - 用 "Python" 快速開發 Windows 的中文輸入法

是的,你沒有看錯,真的是用 Python! 而且這能跑在 Windows 下。開源的中文輸入法框架,在Linux下選擇很多樣化,也已蓬勃發展多年,但在Windows 上則相對缺乏,尤其是 Windows 8 之後,新的 TSF 架構實做有相當的困難,使得很多開發者空有設計輸入法的構想,卻無法落實到很多人使用的 Windows 系統上。新的 metro mode 又加諸了許多限制,使得輸入法開發變得相當困難。本議程將介紹 PIME - 第一個嘗試在 Windows 上用 python 開發中文輸入法的架構,底層採用 C++ 開發的 LibIME (取自新酷音輸入 Windows 版),幫助有志於改善中文輸入環境的朋友,在不了解太多細節,也不用會 C++ 的狀況下,也能用 Python 語言設計新的輸入法。
有興趣在 Windows 下開發中文輸入法的 COSCUP 會眾,歡迎可以來參加!
將會現場 demo 實際使用的方式 :-)


The Alpha 2 of Lubuntu 15.10 is now released. Check out all about it at the wiki.

Hi, testing of the second Alpha of Lubuntu 15.10, codename Wily Werewolf is now taking place. Please do help test. Details of how to test can be found at the Testing wiki. Feedback appreciated.


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Mageia 5 v obrazech: nové vydání po téměř roce a půl
pak dostanete systém sice neběžící na bleeding-edge verzích programů, ale dobře udržovaný a stabilní (což jsem opravdu o Kubuntu či Lubuntu verze 15.04 říci bez uzardění nemohl). Vše je tak otázkou toho, jaká linuxová distribuce vám svojí filosofií či ...

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Again, some changes in the GTK libraries made our theme looking wrong. This is a fix applied to GK3 apps with list boxes being greyed out making them totally unreadable (bug #1464349). See the differences before and after:

Also, some fixes in the core Ubuntu theme corrected the titlebar for Unity and the toolbar "continuity effect" in all environments. Before and after:

As always, you can upgrade or get your theme from the Artwork page. If you're a Wily Werewolf user or you added the PPA to your system, these changes will arrive soon.
Remember these ugly notification messages?

Finally, and thanks to Xubuntu guys, the notifications in the Lubuntu desktop will look properly. This is an old bug (see #1362555), affecting multiple themes, crossing and assigning incorrect values to some GTK widgets. But now they're fixed. If you want to fix it in your system, you must add the Lubuntu Artwork PPA to your system (instructions here). This is how it looks now: