Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Nvidia has recently released driver 304.32 for Uninx-based systems which fixes a critical vulnerability that allows local users to have root access on your system. In this page, we will help you install Nvidia driver 304.32 on Ubuntu and Linux Mint via PPA. For other systems, you can install the driver manually as shown below.
Linux Display Driver 304.32 Installation
Open the terminal and install Nvidia Unix driver 304.32 under Ubuntu 12.10/12.04/11.10 or Linux Mint 13 or older with these commands:
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nvidia-current nvidia-settings
For other Linux systems not supporting installation via PPA, you can install the driver with the following commands:
wget -O NVIDIA-Linux-x86-304.32.run http://goo.gl/Q8Wg7
chmod +x NVIDIA-Linux-x86-304.32.run
sudo sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86-304.32.run
wget -O NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-304.32.run http://goo.gl/wCSXF
chmod +x NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-304.32.run
sudo sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-304.32.run
To finish the installation, you need to restart your computer.
GhostBSD LXDE, a FreeBSD-based operating system based on LXDE desktop environment, is now at version 3.0 Beta 1.
GhostBSD 3.0 Beta 1 is now available in the LXDE flavor. The developers already have a GNOME 2 distribution launched and are planning to release another one with Gnome 3 support.
Highlights of GhostBSD LXDE 3.0 Beta 1:
• FreeBSD 9.0 r3 has been updated to FreeBSD 9.1-BETA 1;
• A new look, more clean and clear, has been implemented;
• A major installer bug has been fixed;
• The installer swamping the entire disk has been fixed;
• Installation errors are now reported;
• Support for ZFS has been added;
• Improvements to wifi have been implemented.
Download GhostBSD 3.0 LXDE Beta 1
Denis Koryavov has announced the release of ROSA 2012 "GNOME" edition, a Mandriva-based Linux distribution featuring the GNOME 2 desktop: "After a month since RC1 I'm glad to announce ROSA Marathon 2012 GNOME edition final release. RM 2012 GE is a community-driven release with the GNOME 2.32 on the board. This release is intended for people who have not powerful machines, but do not want to use LXDE, or for people who do not want use GNOME 3. Software included: Linux kernel 3.0.38 with the latest security fixes; GNOME 2.32 software pack with the GDM 2.20 and original ROSA theme; Chromium browser 21; LibreOffice 3.4.5 LTS; ROSA Media Player 1.0; Pidgin 2.10; FBreader; GIMP 2.6; EasyTag; Cantarell font used by default." Here is the complete release announcement with screenshots. Download links: ROSA.2012.MARATHON.GNOME.i586.iso (1,211MB, MD5), ROSA.2012.MARATHON.GNOME.x86_64.iso (1,236MB, MD5).