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Another Batch of Important Linux Kernel Security Updates Arrives for Ubuntu Users, Patch Now

The new Linux kernel security update comes one and a half months after the previous update and it’s available for the Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo), Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa), and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating systems series. Patched in these kernel updates are several security vulnerabilities affecting the KVM hypervisor for AMD processors […]

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Ubuntu-Based Linux Lite 5.6 Released with ‘Pay What You Want’ Download Model

After several months of development, Linux Lite 5.6 is here based on the recently released Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS point release in the Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) operating system series, but it ships with the Linux 5.4 LTS kernel by default instead of its newer Linux 5.11 HWE (Hardware Enablement) kernel borrowed from the Ubuntu […]

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Armbian 21.08 Released with Xfce, Cinnamon, and Budgie Desktops, Debian Bullseye Builds

The Armbian 21.08 release appears to be a very important update as it comes with upgraded builds based on the latest Ubuntu and Debian GNU/Linux releases, such as Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) and Debian GNU/Linux 11 “Bullseye,” as well as new desktop environment flavors like Xfce, Cinnamon, and Budgie. This move puts Armbian on-par with […]

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Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS (Focal Fossa) Is Out with Linux Kernel 5.11 and Mesa 21 Graphics Stack

Coming more than six months after Ubuntu 20.04.2, the Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS point release is here with updated kernel and graphics stacks from the Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) release. More precisely, it’s powered by the HWE (Hardware Enablement) Linux 5.11 kernel series and uses the latest Mesa 21.0 graphics stack. As usual, the Linux 5.11 […]

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New Ubuntu Linux Security Patches Fix Up to Seven Vulnerabilities, Update Now

The new Ubuntu Linux security patches are available for the Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo), Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa), and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) operating system series, and addresses three security issues related to the Bluetooth subsystem and NFC implementation affecting all three releases. These are CVE-2021-3564 and CVE-2021-3573, two flaws discovered in the […]

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Researchers Flag 7-Years-Old Privilege Escalation Flaw in Linux Kernel (CVE-2021-33909)

A vulnerability (CVE-2021-33909) in the Linux kernel’s filesystem layer that may allow local, unprivileged attackers to gain root privileges on a vulnerable host has been unearthed by researchers. “Qualys security researchers have been able to independently verify the vulnerability, develop an exploit, and obtain full root privileges on default installations of Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 20.10, […]

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How to Upgrade to Ubuntu 21.04 from 20.10 (Yes, Finally)

Want to upgrade to Ubuntu 21.04 from Ubuntu 20.10? Well, you now can! The ‘Hirsute Hippo’ is out and in this short guide we show you how to upgrade to it.
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Why You Can’t Upgrade to Ubuntu 21.04 (For Now)

A bug that leaves users unable to boot their computers is why you may not have seen an Ubuntu 21.04 upgrade notification. Users can still upgrade manually.
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NextCloud is Currently Broken in Ubuntu 21.04, But a Fix is Coming

NextCloud users considering an upgrade to Ubuntu 21.04 might want to hold off for a few days as the NextCloud package in Ubuntu is currently broken.
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Ubuntu 21.04 Flavours Released, This is What’s New

Ubuntu 21.04 release is out and so are brand new versions of the official Ubuntu flavours. We run-through what’s new in Xubuntu, Kubuntu et al in this post.
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Ubuntu 21.04 Released, Available to Download

You can now download Ubuntu 21.04 from the Ubuntu website. In this post we recap the biggest changes in the ‘Hirsute Hippo’, and share the download link.
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Ubuntu 21.04: What’s New? [Video]

What’s new in Ubuntu 21.04 ‘Hirsute Hippo’? How about ALL this! Yes, to hype the new release we’ve handcrafted a short video showcasing its biggest changes.
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Ubuntu 21.04 ‘Hirsute Hippo’ T-Shirt Now Available to Order

Want the world your Zoom colleagues to know how excited you about Ubuntu 21.04, which is released on April 22? If so, check out a hip new t-shirt from the French-speaking Ubuntu community. They produce […]
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Have You Noticed These Design Tweaks in Ubuntu 21.04?

As well as new features, Ubuntu 21.04 comes with several refinements to the Yaru GTK and GNOME Shell theme. In this post we share the most striking changes.
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