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Vulnerability Allowing an Update to Be Released for any Package in the NPM Repository

GitHub has disclosed two incidents in the NPM package repository infrastructure. On November 2, third-party security researchers Kajetan Grzybowski and Maciej Piechota, as part of the Bug Bounty program, announced a vulnerability in the NPM repository that allows you to publish a new version of any package using your account, which is not authorized to […]

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LXQt 1.0 Graphics Environment Released

After six months of development, the user environment LXQt 1.0 (Qt Lightweight Desktop Environment) was released, developed by the joint development team of the LXDE and Razor-qt projects. The LXQt interface continues to follow the classic desktop organization, bringing a modern look and feel to enhance the user experience. LXQt is positioned as a lightweight, […]

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Jenkins Pipeline Builder Now Available

The pipeline builder scans your public GitHub repository and attempts to build a custom Jenkins Pipeline that you can then copy and paste into a Jenkins Pipeline project.
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The Open Source Security Foundation Receives $10 Million in Funding

The Linux Foundation has announced a $10 million commitment to the OpenSSF (Open Source Security Foundation), an effort to improve the security of open source software. Funds will be raised through royalties from parent companies of OpenSSF, including Amazon, Cisco, Dell Technologies, Ericsson, Facebook, Fidelity, GitHub, Google, IBM, Intel, JPMorgan Chase, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, Oracle, […]

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Best Free and Open Source Alternatives to Microsoft GitHub

GitHub is a provider of Internet hosting for software development and version control using Git. It offers the distributed version control and source code management (SCM) functionality of Git and offers its basic services without charge. But it is not open source which puts some organizations in a difficult position to migrate where they rely […]

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Open Source Security: A Big Problem

Open source security has been a big focus of this week’s Black Hat conference, but no open source security initiative is bolder than the one proffered by the Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF). Amid discussions on the security of open source technologies like eBPF and Hadoop, OpenSSF speakers Jennifer Fernick, SVP and head of global […]

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Supply Chain Flaws Found in Python Package Repository

Administrators overseeing the Python Package Index (PyPI) in recent days found themselves responding to vulnerabilities found in the repository of open source software, the latest security problems to hit the Python community. Most recently, the PyPI group sent out fixes for three vulnerabilities that were discovered by security researcher RyotaK and published on his blog. Two […]

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Developer.com: GitHub Enlists Stanford Law to Defend Open Source Developers

Developer.com’s Mike Vizard reports on the newly formed GitHub Developer Rights Fellowship. Seeded by a $1 million Developer Defense Fund, “the Fellowship will be made accessible at no cost to developers any time GitHub receives a valid takedown claim that would require GitHub to remove code from its public repository.” Read the entire story at […]

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How to Work With GitHub Flavored Markdown in Linux

The post How to Work With GitHub Flavored Markdown in Linux first appeared on Tecmint: Linux Howtos, Tutorials & Guides .
Markdown is a formatting language that is created for the web. The purpose of markdown is to make life easy when we are writing on…

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Pulling changes from GitHub to Git

Introduction In our previous article, we demonstrated how we would push our git repositories from our local system out to GitHub. In this article, we will demonstrate how we would actually make changes in a file within a repository on GitHub and then pull the changes/updates to our local machine.   Demonstration: I’ll continue to […]

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