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Linux News for Aug 31, 2013

  • Make Sudo Sessions Last Longer in Linux (Aug 31, 2013, 21:00)
    Life Hacker: If you'd rather not type in your password every 15 minutes (or if you'd rather your computer prompt you more often for security reasons), you can change this timeout value by editing the sudoers settings file.

  • LibreOffice 4.1.1 Released Fixing 101 Bugs (Aug 31, 2013, 17:00)
     OStatic: LibreOffice 4.1.1 was announced in Berlin with "a large number of improved interoperability features with proprietary and legacy file formats.

  • How to PGP encrypt, decrypt or digitally sign files via GnuPG GUI (Aug 31, 2013, 13:00)
     xmodulo: While it is possible to use GnuPG to encrypt or decrypt files manually, you can use various GUI frontends for GnuPG.

  • Disti deal boosts new ARM/x86 COM standard (Aug 31, 2013, 09:00)
    Linux Gizmos: The deal raises the profile of TechNexion's open EDM (Embedded Design Modules) standard that defines three COM sizes usable with both ARM and x86 CPUs.

  • How to install S3QL from source on Fedora 19 (Aug 31, 2013, 04:00)
    LinuxBSDos: S3QL is an online file system for UNIX-like operating systems that provide features like compression, encryption, data de-duplication, immutable trees and snapshotting.