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 71 
 on: September 26, 2014, 11:39:33 am 
Started by wigums - Last post by retired1af
I'm seeing updates to the updates filter down and show up in the daily cron jobs. Time for an update on VL?

 72 
 on: September 26, 2014, 11:17:23 am 
Started by wigums - Last post by rbistolfi
Thank you for the quick update!

 73 
 on: September 26, 2014, 02:18:38 am 
Started by gianfy - Last post by nightflier
If you did not supply a root password during installation, it should be blank. Just press enter when it asks for it.

Resolution: X is unable to figure out the capabilities of your screen. Try selecting "TUI" when booting, log in as root, and run command "vxconf".

 74 
 on: September 26, 2014, 12:15:08 am 
Started by gianfy - Last post by gianfy
Hello! i installed Vector 7 light with ICEwm... the main problem is the monitor's resolution!
In the attachments you can see that the biggest resolution is 800x600... but as you see... there are big banners black!  Huh

Someone could please help me? Is there any possiblity to add a correct resolution?

PS: i would use laptot only to write my notes at university, no more... i haven't big expectations!  Grin
PS2: root password? empty or i write "root" the password is wrong... :-(

Thank you!





 75 
 on: September 25, 2014, 06:46:53 pm 
Started by overthere - Last post by wigums
 Cheesy

 76 
 on: September 25, 2014, 06:01:08 pm 
Started by overthere - Last post by overthere
Thanks, will go try the updates, sorry I missed your post..thanks

 77 
 on: September 25, 2014, 05:34:29 pm 
Started by overthere - Last post by wigums
it has been addressed in slackware

for vector please see this post....

http://forum.vectorlinux.com/index.php?topic=18404.msg102463#msg102463

ive applied official patches from gnu.org. waiting to see what else they come up with for patches


 78 
 on: September 25, 2014, 04:00:21 pm 
Started by overthere - Last post by overthere
Just wondering if the shellshock vulnerability in bash has been addressed in slackware or if it is a concern for vector users. this issue is front page news and patches are being applied although apparently not a complete fix have lessened the severity. If a patch is available will it be posted to security or how should I address it if it is a concern for vector? any information would be appreciated as I have currently no info on what the risk is to users or how patches are being applied.

 79 
 on: September 24, 2014, 12:01:24 pm 
Started by wigums - Last post by wigums
there is a newly found exploit in bash

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2014-6271

bash for 7.0 and 7.1 has been patched and they are in their respective untested repositories.
its strongly suggested that users update bash to these new versions

7.0 is  bash-4.2 "3vl70" in untested
7.1 is 4.2.048 in untested

 80 
 on: September 20, 2014, 11:57:57 am 
Started by uelsk8s - Last post by caitlyn
mtp-gvfs has been merged into upstream gvfs.  I got the gvfs package built for 7.1 and it is currently in the untested repository.  Please test and report back.

Build logs are here
http://vlcore.vectorlinux.com/buildbot/builders/gvfs/builds/7
Fantastic.  I'm going to rebuild the netbook with the latest 2.2.6 build this evening and then I'll test it.

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