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  1. SteamOS 2.115 Beta released After a long wait, Valve pushed earlier a new update of its Debian-based SteamOS gaming operating system to the brewmaster_beta channel with some major improvements. As expected, the SteamOS 2.115 update is based on the software repositories of the recently released Debian GNU/Linux 8.8 "Jessie" operating system, which means that it's been patched with all the latest security fixes. Support for the Linux 4.11 kernel series is implemented as well in this new version of SteamOS, and you should check out the release notes for details on all the updated components. "It has been a long time since the last update. We have not been idle. This update is huge. First, we have rebased our kernel changes on top of the latest 4.11 Linux kernel. We have updated all the graphics drivers," said John Vert, Engineer at Valve Corporation. "Our friends at Debian have released Debian 8.8 so we picked up those updates as well. And of course it wouldn't be an update without the usual security patching." Better game controller support, Wi-Fi and graphics improvements Besides shipping with Linux kernel 4.11 and up-to-date packages from Debian GNU/Linux 8.8, SteamOS 2.115 switches to the open-source Mesa 3D Graphics Library for AMD Radeon GPUs. In other words, it drops the AMDGPU-PRO proprietary graphics driver from AMD. Additionally, it implements AMD Vulkan support, which works only if you're using the Steam Beta Client. Other than that, SteamOS 2.115 comes with better game controller support, various Wi-Fi and graphics improvements, and dozens of small, yet important changes that promise to make this the biggest SteamOS update ever. SteamOS Build 115 appears to have been pushed to the brewmaster_beta channel on May 18, 2017, and you can now download the installation images right now if you want to install the OS, but please try to keep in mind that this is a Beta release. Source
  2. KDE Plasma 5.8.7 LTS released KDE today announced the release and immediate availability of the seventh maintenance update to the long-term supported KDE Plasma 5.8 desktop environment. KDE Plasma 5.8.7 LTS is now considered the latest stable and most advanced version of the KDE Plasma 5.8 LTS (Long Term Support) desktop environment, which some of you out there are probably using on your favorite GNU/Linux distributions instead of a short-lived branch like KDE Plasma 5.9 or the upcoming KDE Plasma 5.10 release. "Today KDE releases a Bugfix update to KDE Plasma 5, versioned 5.8.7 LTS. This release adds a three months' worth of new translations and fixes from KDE's contributors. The bugfixes are typically small but important," reads today's announcement, where you can also access the full changelog. Coming soon to a GNU/Linux distro near you KDE Plasma 5.8.7 LTS brings a dozen of improvements to components like Plasma Workspace and Plasma Desktop, both of which received the most attention in this update, but also to the KWin window manager, Bluedevil Bluetooth daemon, Breeze GTK theme, KScreenlocker screen locker, and Plasma Audio Volume Control applet. Small bugs were also fixed for the System Settings and User Manager apps, as well as for the kde-cli-tools and libksysguard components. Please study the changelog attached below if you're curious to know what exactly was changed in this point release of the KDE Plasma 5.8 LTS desktop environment. The biggest changes being the ability for the User Manager to always save the new avatar that's being added by the user, better display of thunderstorm term in the Weather applet, and the ability for the Logout Screen to display a suspend button if it's supported by the operating system. Most probably, at the moment of writing, KDE Plasma 5.8.7 LTS is on its way to the stable software repositories of your favorite GNU/Linux distribution, so make sure that you check for updates in the coming days or weeks if you want to use the most recent long-term supported KDE Plasma desktop. Source
  3. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Beta released Red Hat today announced the availability of the Beta release of the upcoming Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 operating system, the fourth major update to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 series of enterprise-ready OSes. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Beta is designed to give customers an early look at the features coming to the final release of the OS, which is expected in the coming months, allowing them to thoroughly test the new functionality and report any issues or concerns about them to make the final build stable and reliable. "The Beta release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 includes a number of new and updated features to help organizations bolster security and compliance, better streamline management and automation, and realize an improved systems administration experience," reads today's announcement. Highlights of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Prominent features of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 release include network-bound disk encryption support to diminish the difficulty of managing disk encryption at scale, enablement of various new TLS (Transport Layer Security) protocol features in OpenSSL, including ALPN (Application-Layer Protocol Negotiation), and updated audit capabilities. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 will also ship with Red Hat Enterprise Linux System Roles, which are designed to make system configuration easier and simplify the management and maintenance of all of your Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 deployments. Additionally, system administrators will benefit from new features to help them spend less time triaging issues and events. These include a bunch of extra enhancements to RAID Takeover, so you can easily change RAID configurations and characteristics on-the-fly, the latest NetworkManager 1.8 network connection manager, and support for new PCP (Performance Co-Pilot) client tools. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Beta is available for download right now from Red Hat's Customer Portal for customers with active subscriptions. Source
  4. Windows 10 S does not allow command-line tools to run Windows 10 S is an operating system that’s limited to Windows Store apps, but although at first glance it looks like everything that’s published in the Store should work on it, that’s not necessarily true. In a blog post today, Microsoft’s Rich Turner explains that just because an app is published in the Windows Store, this doesn’t necessarily mean “it’s safe and suitable for running in Windows 10 S.” As a result, there are apps that won’t be allowed on Microsoft’s new OS, and these include command-line apps, shells and consoles. It’s not hard to see where this is going. Linux distributions, even though they will be published in the Windows Store, will not be allowed to run on Windows 10 S because they are treated like command-line tools that are blocked by default due to security concerns. Linux distros getting broader access to the OS UWP apps run in a secure sandbox, while applications that are ported to the Windows Store with Project Centennial are provided with broader access to the operating system, but they are closely verified by the company before getting the go-ahead. Linux distributions, however, are part of a different category. “Linux distro store packages are an exotic type of app package that are published to the Windows Store by known partners. Users find and install distros , safely, quickly, and reliably via the Windows Store app,” Turner explains. “Once installed, however, distro’s should be treated as command-line tools that run outside the UWP sandbox & secure runtime infrastructure. They run with the capabilities granted to the local user - in the same way as Cmd and PowerShell do.” This basically means that Linux distributions won’t be allowed to run on Windows 10 S, as the simple fact that they are treated as non-UWP command-line apps provides them with more access to the system and therefore could create additional security risks that Microsoft does not agree with. As a result, users who want to run Llinux distributions on their devices shouldn’t stay with Windows 10 S, and in case of buying the Surface Laptop, upgrading to Windows 10 Pro is the thing to do. Source
  5. Linux kernel 4.11.2 released Greg Kroah-Hartman was proud to announce the release of the second maintenance update to the Linux 4.11 kernel series, Linux 4.11.2, which is now considered the latest stable kernel that's available for GNU/Linux distributions. Linux kernel 4.11.2 is here only one week after the first point release in the new stable series, and it's a major update changing a total of 131 files, with 1402 insertions and 766 deletions, according to the appended shortlog. Greg Kroah-Hartman also released new maintenance updates for the Linux 4.10, 4.9, 4.4, and 3.18 kernel series, for which we have a separate article on the website. "I'm announcing the release of the 4.11.2 kernel. All users of the 4.11 kernel series must upgrade. The updated 4.11.y git tree can be found at: git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git linux-4.11.y and can be browsed at the normal kernel.org git web browser: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git;a=summary," said Greg Kroah-Hartman. F2FS, CIFS, EXT4, and x86 improvements, updated drivers Linux kernel 4.11.2 adds various improvements to Samsung's F2FS file system, along with some small bug fixes to CIFS, EXT4, Ceph, crypto, JBD2, OrangeFS, OverlayFS, pstore, xattr, IOMap, and DAX. It also adds a bunch of enhancements to the x86, ARM64 (AArch64), ARM, and PowerPC (PPC) hardware architectures, and ships with the usual core kernel, tools and mm changes, as well as an updated networking stack with better Bluetooth support. Lots of drivers have been updated in the Linux 4.11.2 kernel, including those for InfiniBand (Marvell MLX4, Intel HFI1, IPoIB), crypto, Bluetooth (Broadcom and Intel), ATA, DAX, MD, Non-Volatile Dual In-line Memory Module (NVDIMM), staging (gdm724x, vt6656, wilc1000), iSCSI, TTY (amba-pl011, omap-serial, Samsung), VFIO, and USB devices. If you're using a GNU/Linux distribution powered by a kernel from the Linux 4.11 series, you need to update to Linux kernel 4.11.2 right now. The Linux kernel 4.11.2 source archive is available for download from kernel.org. Source
  6. Linux kernel 3.18.53 released Greg Kroah-Hartman announced the availability of yet another maintenance update to the Linux 3.18 kernel series despite it remaining marked as [EOL] End-of-Life on the kernel.org website. Coming only one week after the release of the Linux kernel 3.18.52 patch, Linux kernel 3.18.53 is a modest update that changes a total of 42 files, with 264 insertions and 150 deletions, at least according to the appended shortlog. It includes a little bit of everything (see below for details), with most of the changes being networking related, both drivers and core. "I'm announcing the release of the 3.18.53 kernel. All users of the 3.18 kernel series must upgrade. The updated 3.18.y git tree can be found at: git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git linux-3.18.y and can be browsed at the normal kernel.org git web browser: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git;a=summary," said Greg Kroah-Hartman. If you're still running the Linux 3.18 kernel, you need to update Among the things that got improved in the Linux 3.18.53 kernel, we can mention the Broadcom brcm80211 and Marvell mwifiex wireless drivers, multiple USB serial drivers (Digi AccelePort, Quatech SSU-100, Ark3116, MCT U232, TI USB 3410/5052), the networking stack, which received small IPv4 and IPv6 changes, the F2FS and 9p filesystems, as well as the x86, ARM, and PowerPC (PPC) hardware architectures. If you're using a GNU/Linux distribution powered by a kernel from the Linux 3.18 series you should know the drill already, so make sure that you update to the Linux kernel 3.18.53 release as soon as possible. OS vendors and those who like to compile their own kernel can download the Linux kernel 3.18.53 source tarball right now from kernel.org or via our website. Source
  7. Wine Staging 2.8 released The Wine Staging team announced the release of version 2.8 of the open-source compatibility layer for running Windows programs on top of Linux-based operating systems. Based on last week's Wine 2.8 release, Wine Staging 2.8 is here with various improvements of its own, including a new mechanism for updating shared data time fields, which is required by various games like Star Wars: The Old Republic or by the Go programming language, as well as the ability to generate more functional 32-bit fake DLLs, which are used in the application as placeholders inside of Wine prefixes. "The content of those placeholders does not matter unless applications try to load such files without using the Windows API, which some DRM / anticheat modules unfortunately do. With Wine Staging 2.8 you will now get a stub exception instead of a random crash when such a DLL is used. For ntdll functions starting with Nt or Zw prefix the fake DLL will correctly forward calls to the real implementation," explain the devs. Basic ACL viewer, small bug fixes and improvements Another interesting thing implemented in the Wine Staging 2.8 release is a basic ACL viewer, which promises to allow users to view the Windows access control list (ACL) directly in the Security tab of the File Properties dialog. This could be useful when debugging issues related to access permissions. Wine Staging 2.8 also improves support for the first StarCraft game, which should now work properly when using the default Windows 7 prefix. Various other small, yet important improvements and bug fixes landed as well in Wine Staging 2.8, which inherits all the goodies from the Wine 2.8 development release, such as better automatic detection of serial and parallel ports, improved HiDPI settings, and system tray notifications on macOS. You can download Wine Staging 2.8 and Wine 2.8 right now from our website or install them from the default software repositories of your GNU/Linux distro. Source
  8. (sorry, if it is wrong place, couldn't decide where to post) Would love to know your personal preferences? I used whole load, played with many, but still as a main PC use W7... Most convenient as to say unix systems liked many, but come to need of configuration, apps and hardware compatibility "hard work", as to say. , Do like few Bootable OS'es, but hard to be reliant on those, as whenever on the go or using somebodies else's network need of BIOS reconfigurations (sometimes messing up boot-loaders etc), kind of not 100% reliable way of going about the things. Not a secret, that 99% of all viruses and vulnerabilities are associated with Windows, hence tried playing with Android emulation and/or dual boot... bit of pain in that respect, that really no additional control or security is left to end user, aprt from what is configured and apps (glorified zip's) often have permissions etc embedded that makes that sort of computing even more security flawed, than using Windows. Few articles, as what I am talking about: http://www.informatics-tech.com/linux-vs-mac-vs-windows-unbiased-comparison.html http://www.pcworld.com/article/202452/why_linux_is_more_secure_than_windows.html https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/decrypt-os-security-showdown/ https://www.howtogeek.com/190217/10-alternative-pc-operating-systems-you-can-install/ http://www.itpro.co.uk/operating-systems/24841/windows-vs-linux-whats-the-best-operating-system-3 Opinions gents?
  9. Wine 2.8 released Linux fans interested in running the latest Windows games and apps will be glad to learn that the Wine 2.8 development release arrived with support for the newest game titles and dozens of improvements to older ones. Incorporating two week's worth of enhancement and bug fixes, Wine 2.8 makes the Direct3D command stream to run asynchronously, improves the HiDPI (High Dots Per Inch) settings, implements system tray notifications on Apple's macOS platform, and introduces better automatic detection of parallel and serial ports. But there's no new stable or development Wine release without some bug fixes, and Wine 2.8 contains a total of 35, improving support for the Coastal Explorer, HyperTerminal, ChessBase Ludwig 3, Microsoft Office 2007 SP3, WinDjView, Xvid 1.3.x installer, Prism Video Converter 2.48, WAtomic, WindBot, and some GPS apps. Additionally, the Toad Data Modeler 5.4.8.1, B4J (Basic 4 Java), Steuer-Spar-Erklärung 2017, and BeamNG.drive 0.9.x Windows apps were also improved in this update, which adds support for trailing hidden characters to the cut-and-paste functionality from Wine apps to native Linux apps. Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III and Neverwinter Online were improved Among the games that were improved, we can mention NecroVision demo, Rift, DynaMarisa, ShipSimulator 2008 demo, Left 4 Dead 2 v2.1.4.6 (Steam), Fill Up!, Guild Wars 2, The Witcher: Enhanced Edition Director's Cut, Neverwinter Online, Final Fantasy XIV, Gauntlet, Age of Empires, and Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III. For a complete list of changes included in the Wine 2.8 development release, please consider consulting the changelog attached below. Wine 2.8 should soon make its way into the software repositories of your favorite GNU/Linux distribution, but you can be a step ahead by download the source tarball right now from our website. Changelog Source
  10. Tails 3.0 Anonymous Live OS Enters Beta, Ships with Linux 4.9 and GNOME 3.22 It will only work on 64-bit desktop and laptop computers The next version of the Tails 2.x series will be 2.11, currently scheduled for launch in early March, but it looks like the development of the Tails 3.0 major release continues in the background, and now users can get their hands on the Beta build. Tails 3.0 Beta comes two and a half months after the Alpha milestone released last year in November, when the project's developers announced that they would drop support for 32-bit systems, allowing the amnesic incognito live system to run only on 64-bit PCs. As usual, we took the Beta version of Tails 3.0 for a test drive to see what's new, and we can report that it's based on the upcoming Debian GNU/Linux 9 "Stretch" operating system and it's powered by the long-term supported Linux 4.9 kernel. GNOME 3.22 is the default desktop environment with redesigned Greeter However, probably the coolest new features of Tails 3.0 is the revamped Tails Greeter, a small dialog that will pop-up when you run the live system for the first time on your computer, helping you set up the default language, keyboard layout, formats, and other settings. Of course, Tails 3.0 will come pre-installed with all the anonymity tools that you love, including the recently introduced OnionShare utility for anonymous file sharing. The latest Tor and Tor Browser applications are also included to keep your identity safe from hackers and hide from government agencies. Numerous bugs have been squashed in this new pre-release version of Tails 3.0, but many known issues remain unresolved, and you can read all about them before jumping on the beta testing bandwagon in the official release notes. Without further ado, you can download the Tails 3.0 Beta Live ISO image right now, write it on a USB flash drive, and take it for a test drive on your modern, 64-bit computer. If you decide to stick with it, please keep in mind that it's a pre-release version, not suitable for production use, despite the fact that it will receive security updates. Source
  11. Apricity OS is dead We're extremely sorry to inform our readers that the team of developers behind the Apricity OS has ceased the development of the Arch Linux-based operating system. We were the first to introduce you guys to Apricity OS about 20 months ago, on the 6th of September, 2015, and, shortly after, the GNU/Linux distro become hugely popular among those who wanted to install an Arch Linux-based operating system on their personal computer with an easy-to-use graphical interface. Apricity OS became so popular also because of its gorgeous looks and intuitive desktop functionality, which was first backed by the GNOME desktop environment, and later by KDE, Xfce, and Cinnamon. Begin based on the software repositories from Arch Linux, Apricity OS always gave users the latest package versions. However, as all good things must come to an end, it would appear that the small team of developers behind the Apricity OS distribution no longer has time to develop their beloved operating system, but they are encouraging users to continue to use Linux on the desktop and explore its potential. "Like all good things, Apricity OS must come to an end," reads the announcement on the official website. "We hope that your time using our operating system has been enjoyable, and that you continue to explore using Linux in the future. [...] But unfortunately, we no longer have time for its required upkeep." Apricity OS users will no longer receive updates Those of you running the Apricity OS distro on their desktops or laptops might wonder what will happen next, so let us tell you that you will no longer receive security updates for the software already installed. However, it might be possible to switch to the Arch Linux repositories if you want to receive updates in the future. But the Apricity OS team will no longer provide feature enhancements for the distribution, nor release new ISO snapshots. As of the moment of writing, Apricity OS is officially dead and no one claimed to fork it or continue its development. We'll end by thanking Sopan Patil for informing us about this. Source
  12. Windscribe VPN 1.70 Build 3 Stable Internet As It Should Be Windscribe is a desktop application and browser extension that work together to block ads and trackers, restore access to blocked content and help you safeguard your privacy online. Learn More. What's New: https://blog.windscribe.com/windscribe-1-7-changelog-8afa50f3b297 We’ve been working on this version for quite a while, existing installations should prompt you to update the app over the next 48 hrs. Here is what’s new. Changelog: Added city level location selection Added Automatic Connection mode Added support for 22 languages Added custom TAP adapter Added “Ignore SSL Errors” option Added notifications when firewall is ON and application not connected Added “Advanced Parameters” screen Added EULA to the installer Added IPv6 connectivity disable button, to prevent WebRTC leaks over IPv6 in some situations Added Touch support Added Beta channel Fixed auto-start bug on some systems Fixed Internet connectivity check Fixed persistent session storage Fixed API connectivity on restrictive networks Fixed unquoted service path Fixed disappearing Best Location Fixed WSD port connectivity while firewall is ON Fixed PlayStation UPNP connectivity while firewall is ON Fixed reconnection bug on computer wake up on some systems Changed the Preferences screens Changed the connecting spinner animation Downloads: Windscribe for Your Computer: Windscribe for Your Browser: Windscribe for Your Phone: Windscribe for Your Router:
  13. Cinnamon 3.4 released If you've been waiting to update your beloved Cinnamon desktop environment, we're happy to inform you today that the Cinnamon 3.4 stable series was released. Cinnamon 3.4 is a massive release, that's why there's no official announcement published on Clement Lefebvre's blog at the moment of writing, but the full changelog is available along with the source tarball, and have been attached at the end of the article. Over 160 changes are currently included in Cinnamon 3.4.0, but, as usual, there will be a few bugfix releases published before it's ready to hit the stable channels of various GNU/Linux distributions, including Linux Mint. Talking about Linux Mint, the upcoming Linux Mint 18.2 "Sonya" series is launching with Cinnamon 3.4. Highlights of Cinnamon 3.4 For your reading pleasure, we've gathered some of the highlights of the Cinnamon 3.4 desktop environment, such as a cinnamon-stap-monitor utility, better panel intellihide when on vertical panels, as well as the ability to manage various of the systemd services that are present on the operating system. A "Run now" button will be displayed when selecting a row in Cinnamon Settings' module for managing your startup applications, the applets that do not offer support for vertical panels will no longer be displayed, and there's now support for lightdm-settings in Cinnamon Settings to configure the LightDM login manager. Support for the Arch Linux-based Manjaro operating system was added in System Info, a new Cinnamon Settings option allows users to control acceleration and sensitivity of their mice, and it appears that the Cinnamon desktop environment is now capable of adapting to to multi-process CSD (Client Side Decorations). Critical notifications are now finally displayed while in full-screen, the panel launcher animation should now work properly, new mouse cursors are available for the Menu applet and panel launcher while dragging apps, and dozens of bugs were squashed. Again, check out the full changelog below for all the technical details. Changelog Source
  14. Tor 0.3.0.6 released The Tor Project announced that Tor 0.3.0 is now officially the new stable series of the free and open-source software project designed to prevent government agencies from learning your location or Internet browsing habits. After being in development for the past several months, Tor 0.3.0.6 is now the latest stable version of the software, introducing a bunch of new features and improvements. The most prominent one being the revamp of the guard selection algorithm to better resist guard-capture attacks by hostile local networks. The Tor 0.3.0 stable series also deprecates the use of old RSA1024 keys for both relays and clients, which now make use of Ed25519 keys to authenticate their link connections to relays. As such, the default for AuthDirPinKeys is now 1, and it looks like circuit crypto has been Curve25519-authenticated. "By default, this is controlled by a consensus parameter, currently disabled. You can turn this feature on for testing by setting ExtendByEd25519ID in your configuration. This might make your traffic appear different than the traffic generated by other users, however," reads the release announcement. Moreover, Tor 0.3.0 lays more groundwork for the upcoming next-generation hidden services by enabling handling of ESTABLISH_INTRO v3 cells, along with support for the HSDir version 3 protocol for all Tor relays, allowing storing and serving of version 3 descriptors. Tor 0.3.0 stable series to be supported for nine months Among other noteworthy features implemented in Tor 0.3.0.6, we can mention better resist DNS-based correlation attacks, such as the DefecTor attack of Greschbach, Pulls, Roberts, Winter, and Feamster, by changing the algorithm used for determining DNS TTLs on both server and client side. IPv6 traffic is now enabled by default on SocksPort, a "check_existing" mode was injected into the updateFallbackDirs.py script for checking if fallbacks in the hard-coded list work correctly or not, and Tor replays now support a broader range of ciphersuites, including AES-CCM and chacha20-poly1305. A list of ciphersuites that are closer to the ones preferred by the Mozilla Firefox is now advertised by Tor clients, a new protocol version for proposal 224 has been added, and it looks like descriptors that claim to be malformed versions of Tor are now automatically rejected by directory authorities. Two OutboundBindAddressOR and OutboundBindAddressExit options are now used to allow separation of exit and relay traffic to different source IP addresses, the smartlist_add(sl, tor_strdup(str)) function was replaced by smartlist_add_strdup(), and the length of RSA keys used for TLS link authentication was extended to 2048 bits. The geoip and geoip6 databased have been updated to the April 4 2017 Maxmind GeoLite2 Country database. Tor 0.3.0 stable series will be supported for at least nine months starting today, or for three months after the release of the Tor 0.3.1 series. You can download the Tor 0.3.0.6 source tarball right now from our website. Changelog Source
  15. Proton VPN 0.9.7 Beta Overview: ProtonVPN is designed from the ground up with a special emphasis on security and privacy, and features a number of innovations that we have made to harden VPN against compromises. ProtonVPN will eventually feature free and premium versions containing different features. For the beta period, you will be able to test the full-fledged premium version of ProtonVPN for free. Layers of Protection: Limitation / blocking access to the data / application Isolation and create a separate database / application Backup / important data Detecting and deleting viruses / malware. Proton Mail announced beta VPN service for PLUS proton mail users. At this moment, Proton VPN offers 13 countries with 4/IP Australia Canada France Germany Hong Kong Iceland Japan Netherlands Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom United States More Info: Official Product Homepage / Detailed Features: https://protonvpn.com/home Official Website: https://protonvpn.com/ About Us: https://protonvpn.com/about Blog: https://protonvpn.com/blog/ ProtonVPN is still a work in progress, and we will be releasing more details over the next couple months about what makes ProtonVPN different. You can follow ProtonVPN on social media to get the latest news and updates: Facebook: https://facebook.com/ProtonVPN Twitter: https://twitter.com/ProtonVPN We would love to hear your feedback on the beta and what we can do to improve ProtonVPN. In addition to the links above, you can also send your suggestions to [email protected] If you run into trouble with ProtonVPN, or have questions, you can search for answers or contact us via the ProtonVPN support site: https://protonvpn.com/support/ Screenshots: Downloads: Stability Advisory: This is a "beta" software release which contains known bugs. Download: https://protonvpn.com/download/ Windows Client: https://protonvpn.com/download/ProtonVPN_win_v0.9.7.exe Clients for macOS, Linux, Android, and iOS are still under development, but it is still possible to use ProtonVPN with these operating systems using third-party OpenVPN clients. Setup guides can be found here: MacOS: https://protonvpn.com/support/mac-vpn-setup/ Linux: https://protonvpn.com/support/linux-vpn-setup/ Android: https://protonvpn.com/support/android-vpn-setup/ iOS: https://protonvpn.com/support/ios-vpn-setup/ VPN Servers and Country Code for Linux, Mac, Android and iOS: https://protonvpn.com/support/vpn-servers/
  16. Ubuntu 17.10 Canonical's Adam Conrad has announced that Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) is officially open for development, and it looks like the first daily build ISO images are already available for download. Now that the release schedule of the upcoming Ubuntu 17.10 operating system is published, the time has come to monitor its development cycle more closely because Ubuntu is going through some though times these days with the move from the Unity user interface to GNOME as default desktop environment after six years. Announced on April 28, 2011, Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) was the first release of the popular operating system to introduce the controversial, yet modern at that moment in time Unity UI, which relied on various components of the GNOME Stack. And now, Ubuntu 17.10, due for release on October 19, 2017, is returning to GNOME 3. First daily builds still use the Unity 7 desktop As expected, the first daily build ISO images of Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark) are based on the current stable release of the operating system, Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus), which means that the Unity 7 desktop environment is still there. But it will be replaced in the coming months when the Alpha 2 milestone hits the streets. Ubuntu 17.10 will be yet another standard version, which Canonical will support for nine months with security updates, until July 2018, so it's the perfect testbed for the GNOME 3 migration. Most probably, Canonical will concentrate on offering users the best GNOME desktop experience ever. If you want to be the first to try Ubuntu 17.10, you can download either the 32-bit or 64-bit Live ISO images right now from our website. Kubuntu, Ubuntu MATE, and Xubuntu also have daily build ISOs available to download on the official FTP server. Please note that these builds are not recommended for daily use. Ubuntu 17.10 Daily Build Source
  17. Proton VPN 0.9.6 Beta Overview: ProtonVPN is designed from the ground up with a special emphasis on security and privacy, and features a number of innovations that we have made to harden VPN against compromises. ProtonVPN will eventually feature free and premium versions containing different features. For the beta period, you will be able to test the full-fledged premium version of ProtonVPN for free. Layers of Protection: Limitation / blocking access to the data / application Isolation and create a separate database / application Backup / important data Detecting and deleting viruses / malware. Proton Mail announced beta VPN service for PLUS proton mail users. At this moment, Proton VPN offers 13 countries with 4/IP Australia Canada France Germany Hong Kong Iceland Japan Netherlands Spain Sweden Switzerland United Kingdom United States More Info: Official Product Homepage / Detailed Features: https://protonvpn.com/home Official Website: https://protonvpn.com/ About Us: https://protonvpn.com/about Blog: https://protonvpn.com/blog/ ProtonVPN is still a work in progress, and we will be releasing more details over the next couple months about what makes ProtonVPN different. You can follow ProtonVPN on social media to get the latest news and updates: Facebook: https://facebook.com/ProtonVPN Twitter: https://twitter.com/ProtonVPN We would love to hear your feedback on the beta and what we can do to improve ProtonVPN. In addition to the links above, you can also send your suggestions to [email protected] If you run into trouble with ProtonVPN, or have questions, you can search for answers or contact us via the ProtonVPN support site: https://protonvpn.com/support/ Screenshots: Downloads: Stability Advisory: This is a "beta" software release which contains known bugs. Download: https://protonvpn.com/download/ Windows Client: https://protonvpn.com/download/ProtonVPN_win_v0.9.6.exe Clients for macOS, Linux, Android, and iOS are still under development, but it is still possible to use ProtonVPN with these operating systems using third-party OpenVPN clients. Setup guides can be found here: MacOS: https://protonvpn.com/support/mac-vpn-setup/ Linux: https://protonvpn.com/support/linux-vpn-setup/ Android: https://protonvpn.com/support/android-vpn-setup/ iOS: https://protonvpn.com/support/ios-vpn-setup/ VPN Servers and Country Code for Linux, Mac, Android and iOS: https://protonvpn.com/support/vpn-servers/
  18. A new strain of malware targeting Linux systems, dubbed "Linux/Shishiga," could morph into a dangerous security threat. Eset on Tuesday disclosed the threat, which represents a new Lua family unrelated to previously seen LuaBot malware. Linux/Shishiga uses four different protocols -- SSH, Telnet, HTTP and BitTorrent -- and Lua scripts for modularity, wrote Detection Engineer Michal Malik and the Eset research team in an online post. "Lua is a language of choice of APT makers," noted Nick Bilogorskiy, senior director of threat operations at Cyphort. It has been used for Flame and, as Cyphort discovered, EvilBunny, he told LinuxInsider. Lua is a programming language characterized by its lightweight, embeddable nature, which makes it an efficient scripting language. It supports procedural programming, object-oriented programming, functional programming, data-driven programming and data description. "While this new strain of malware doesn't break any new ground in terms of exploits, it refines some existing techniques it borrowed from other strains of malware," observed Jacob Ansari, PCI/payments director at Schellman & Company. Linux/Shishiga "uses a series of modules in a scripting language called 'Lua,' which gives it a more flexible design," he told LinuxInsider. Because of its modular design, it's likely that variants of this code with a lot of interesting capabilities will circulate, Ansari warned. What It Does Linux/Shishiga targets GNU/Linux systems using a common infection vector based on brute-forcing weak credentials on a built-in password list. The malware uses the list to try a variety of different passwords in an effort to gain access. This is a similar approach used by Linux/Moose, with the added capability of brute-forcing SSH credentials. By comparison, Linux/Moose is a malware family that primarily targets Linux-based consumer routers, cable and DSL modems, and other embedded computers. Once infected, the compromised devices are used to steal unencrypted network traffic and offer proxying services for the botnet operator. Eset found several binaries of Linux/Shishiga for various architectures, including MIPS (both big- and little-endian), ARM (armv4l), i686, and PowerPC, which are commonly used in IoT devices, Malik and the Eset research team noted. Other architectures, like SPARC, SH-4 or m68k, also could be supported. Shishiga's Anatomy Linux/Shishiga is a binary packed with UPX (ultimate packer for executables) 3.91. The UPX tool potentially has trouble unpacking it because Shishiga adds data at the end of the packed file. After unpacking, it is linked statically with the Lua runtime library and stripped of all symbols. There have been some minor changes over the past few weeks, Malik et al observed. For example, parts of some modules were rewritten, other testing modules were added, and redundant files were removed. None of those modifications were especially noteworthy, though, they acknowledged. The server.lua module's main functionality is to create an HTTP server with the port defined in config.lua as port 8888, Malik and the team noted. The server responds only to /info and /upload requests. The combination of using Lua scripting language and linking it statically with the Lua interpreter library, is interesting, suggested Ansari. "This means the authors either chose Lua as a scripting language for its ease of use," he said, "or inherited the code from another malware family, then decided to tailor it for each targeted architecture by linking statically the Lua library." Differences Inconclusive Despite a striking similarity to LuaBot instances that spread through weak Telnet and SSH credentials, Linux/Shishiga is different, according to Malik and the Eset researchers. It uses the BitTorrent protocol and Lua modules. Shishiga still might evolve and become more widespread, they said. The low number of victims so far -- as well as the constant adding, removing and modifying of components, code comments and even debug information -- clearly indicate that it is a work in progress. "Unlike the IoT malware Mirai, which targeted default credentials on IoT devices, this brute force attempt to compromise Linux computers is targeting weak passwords people would have chosen," said Mounir Hahad, senior director at Cyphort Labs. Typically, Linux users are fairly savvy and would not use such passwords in the first place, he told LinuxInsider. "Therefore, it is unlikely that we'll see a large spread of this malware in its current state." Still, Eset researchers have cautioned that the number of victims, which is now low, could increase. That could happen, said Ansari. This new malware exploits default or easily guessed passwords for Linux systems, typically over telnet or SSH. "Future variants could contain modules that attempt other means of entry or just expand on this with more password attempts -- or both," he pointed out. Staying Safe Most Linux machines either are running in data centers or embedded in IoT devices, noted Vikram Kapoor, chief technology officer at Lacework. Shishiga looks like it is targeted toward data centers or IoT devices, he told LinuxInsider. "IoT devices are especially vulnerable to brute force password attacks over SSH/Telnet since many have default passwords," Kapoor said. "Also, data centers hold crown jewel targets, and if attackers use Shishiga successfully against a data center, enterprises will have a difficult time finding their traces unless they have some solution that analyzes inside the VM activity, and east-west traffic." To prevent your devices from being infected by Shishiga and similar worms, you should not use default Telnet and SSH credentials, suggested Malik and the Eset research team. Countering this exact piece of malware requires changing the administrator passwords, particularly for forgotten users hiding in the corners on forgotten systems, according to Ansari. "Defending against this category of threat requires the kind of defense in depth that security people have been talking about for a long time: aggressive patching, carefully reviewing log data, looking for suspicious files or processes, and rigorously tested incident response." Article source ESET security community: Linux Shishiga malware using LUA scripts
  19. Kali Linux 2017.1 released Offensive Security, the developers of the BackTrack-derived Kali Linux open-source, security-oriented operating system announced the availability of the Kali Linux 2017.1 rolling release. Since Kali Linux become a rolling distro, the importance of such updated images was never the same, but Kali Linux 2017.1 appears to be a major release of the ethical hacking distro, adding a bunch of exciting new features and improvements to the Debian-based operating system. "As with all new releases, you have the common denominator of updated packages, an updated kernel that provides more and better hardware support, as well as a slew of updated tools – but this release has a few more surprises up its sleeve," reads the release announcement. Here's what's new in Kali Linux 2017.1 Prominent new features of Kali Linux 2017.1 include the implementation of drivers for RTL8812AU wireless chipsets, bringing wireless injection attacks to the 802.11 AC standard, apparently for the first time in an ethical hacking OS. Users can install the driver by running the "sudo apt install realtek-rtl88xxau-dkms" command. Support for Nvidia CUDA GPU cracking was streamlined in the Kali Linux 2017.1 release, which means that ethical hacker can now take full advantage Nvidia graphics cards when using tools like Pyrit and Hashcat. Taking about GPU support, Kali Linux 2017.1 brings CUDA GPU cracking to Amazon's AWS and Microsoft Azure. They created Azure and AWS images of Kali Linux because Microsoft’s Azure NC-Series and Amazon’s AWS P2-Series appear to offer pass-through GPU support, due to the latest trends of using cloud-based instances of Kali Linux for password cracking operations. Last but not least, it looks like the popular OpenVAS 9 open-source vulnerability scanner and manager was made available in the Kali Linux repos. Users can install it if they run the "sudo apt install openvas" command in a terminal emulator. Kali Linux 2017.1 is available for download right now from our website. OpenVAS 9 Source
  20. Linux kernel 3.18.50 released One day after announcing the release of the Linux 4.10.12, 4.9.24, and 4.4.63 kernels, Greg Kroah-Hartman informed the community about the availability of yet another maintenance update to the Linux 3.18 kernel series. Last week, we told you that Linux 3.18, which remains marked as EOL (End-of-Life) on the kernel.org website, received an unexpected maintenance update, Linux kernel 3.18.49, which added numerous improvements, despite the fact that Greg Kroah-Hartman urged users to move to a newer long-term supported kernel series, such as Linux 4.4 or Linux 4.9, in early February 2017. According to the appended shortlog, Linux kernel 3.18.50 is yet another big patch that changes a total of 116 files, with 1271 insertions and 699 deletions. As expected, the biggest part of the patch are updated drivers, this time for ACPI, crypto, GPU (vmwgfx), HV, iiO, input (joystick, touchscreen, tablet), IOMMU, ISDN, MD, media, MMC, MTD, networking (Ethernet), PINCTRL, RTC, SCSI, TTY, USB, UWB, Virtio, and Xen. "I'm announcing the release of the 3.18.50 kernel. All users of the 3.18 kernel series must upgrade. The updated 3.18.y git tree can be found at: git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git linux-3.18.y and can be browsed at the normal kernel.org git web browser: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git;a=summary," said Greg Kroah-Hartman. XFS, CIFS, MetaG, PowerPC, and x86 improvements The Linux 3.18.50 kernel also brings various small improvements to the PowerPC (PPC), x86, MetaG, ARM, C6X, MIPS, s390, and SPARC hardware architectures, as well as to the XFS and CIFS filesystems, and includes the usual mm and core kernel updates, as well as up-to-date sound and networking stacks with small IPv4, IPv6, SCTP (Stream Control Transmission Protocol), and packet scheduler changes. A couple of KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine) improvements are also present, and if it happens that you haven't yet managed to move to a newer long-term supported kernel series, you are urged to update your machines to Linux kernel 3.18.50 as soon as possible. The source tarball is available for download right now from kernel.org or via our website. Source
  21. 4MRecover 22.0 Beta Zbigniew Konojacki informed Softpedia about the availability of the Beta release of the upcoming 4MRecover 22.0 open-source data recovery Live CD based on the 4MLinux operating system. Shipping with an up-to-date base system based on the upcoming 4MLinux 22.0 operating system series, 4MRecover 22.0 Beta includes the latest TestDisk 7.0 and PhotoRec 7.0 utilities that let users recover lost data (images, videos, etc.) from broken partitions and memory cards. 4MRecover is part of the 4MRescueKit project, which also contains the Antivirus Live CD bootable antivirus program based on ClamAV (Clam AntiVirus), BakAndImgCD data backup and disk imaging tool, and 4MParted disk partitioning Live CD, all of which are based on the 4MLinux operating system. "4MRecover is a small live CD designed for data recovery. It's a part of 4MRescueKit, which in turn is one of the three main 4MLinux releases available for download. This version includes TestDisk 7.0, and it uses 4MLinux 22.0 as the base system," said Zbigniew Konojacki in the release announcement. Early adopters can download the 4MRecover 22.0 Beta ISO image right now from our website if they want to take the upcoming release for a test drive. However, please try to keep in mind that this is a pre-release version, not to be used in production environments for recovering lost data from broken mediums. In the meantime, the developer works hard on the 4MLinux 22.0 series, which is also in Beta testing. The final release will be powered by the long-term supported Linux 4.9 kernel and ship with GCC (GNU Compiler Collection) 6.2.0. You can also download 4MLinux 22.0 Beta from our website if you want an early taste. Source
  22. Mozilla Firefox 53.0 - 32bit[x86] and 64bit[x64] Stable[New] + 52.1.0 ESR[New] Mozilla Firefox v53.0 stable + v52.1.0 ESR available for download. Tip: If you want to get rid of web notifications completely, you can Enable/Disable using about:config and toggle "dom.webnotifications.enabled" to "false" and Restart Firefox. If you want it back, just toggle to "true" and Restart Firefox. Release Notes: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/53.0/releasenotes/ Download Links - Stable: All Languages and OS: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/ FTP links: https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/53.0/ Windows[x86 - 32bit]: https://download.mozilla.org/?product=firefox-53.0-SSL&os=win&lang=en-US Or https://download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/53.0/win32/en-US/Firefox Setup 53.0.exe Windows[x86 - 32bit - EME Free]: https://download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/53.0/win32-EME-free/en-US/Firefox%20Setup%2053.0.exe Windows[x64 - 64bit]: https://download.mozilla.org/?product=firefox-53.0-SSL&os=win64&lang=en-US Or https://download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/53.0/win64/en-US/Firefox Setup 53.0.exe Windows[x86 - 64bit - EME Free]: https://download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/53.0/win64-EME-free/en-US/Firefox%20Setup%2053.0.exe Mac: https://download.mozilla.org/?product=firefox-53.0-SSL&os=osx&lang=en-US Or https://download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/53.0/mac/en-US/Firefox 53.0.dmg Mac[EME Free]: https://download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/53.0/mac-EME-free/ Linux[x86 - 32bit]: https://download.mozilla.org/?product=firefox-53.0-SSL&os=linux&lang=en-US Or https://download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/53.0/linux-i686/en-US/firefox-53.0.tar.bz2 Linux[x64]: https://download.mozilla.org/?product=firefox-53.0-SSL&os=linux64&lang=en-US Or https://download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/53.0/linux-x86_64/en-US/firefox-53.0.tar.bz2 Linux[x86-x64- EME Free]: https://download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/53.0/linux-x86_64-EME-free/ Download Links - ESR: All Languages and OS: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/organizations/all/ FTP links: https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/52.1.0esr/ Windows[x86 - 32bit]: https://download.mozilla.org/?product=firefox-52.1.0esr-SSL&os=win&lang=en-US Or https://download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/52.1.0esr/win32/en-US/Firefox Setup 52.1.0esr.exe Windows[x64 - 64bit]: https://download.mozilla.org/?product=firefox-52.1.0esr-SSL&os=win64&lang=en-US Or https://download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/52.1.0/win64/en-US/Firefox Setup 52.1.0.exe Mac: https://download.mozilla.org/?product=firefox-52.1.0esr-SSL&os=osx&lang=en-US Or https://download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/52.1.0esr/mac/en-US/Firefox 52.1.0esr.dmg Linux[x86 - 32bit]: https://download.mozilla.org/?product=firefox-52.1.0esr-SSL&os=linux&lang=en-US Or https://download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/52.1.0esr/linux-i686/en-US/firefox-52.1.0esr.tar.bz2 Linux[x64]: https://download.mozilla.org/?product=firefox-52.1.0esr-SSL&os=linux64&lang=en-US Or https://download-installer.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/firefox/releases/52.1.0esr/linux-x86_64/en-US/firefox-52.1.0esr.tar.bz2 Firefox for Android - 53.0: Not Yet Released
  23. Calibre 2.83 released After a well-deserved break of almost a month, Calibre developer Kovid Goyal announced this past weekend the immediate availability for download of Calibre 2.83 maintenance update to the open-source ebook management library app. While not containing any new features per se, the Calibre 2.83 update is here to improve various of the built-in functionalities, such as the PDF Output, which now defaults to generating PDF documents that have a page size of letter instead of fetching the size of the page from the output profile. "This avoids user confusion/bug reports about PDF Output having "too large fonts". There is a new option "Use profile size" to have the conversion use the output profile page size instead," explains the developer in the release announcement for Calibre 2.83. Separate, PDF and DOCX page margin settings were implemented as well to override the standard ones, which appear to be useful due to the fact that the page margin settings for page oriented formats are normally different than those that are available for reflowable formats like EPUB. Also improved in Calibre 2.83 are the Table of Contents (ToC) tool, which gains an Undo button, the Metadata jacket feature, which now displays the custom rating colums using stars and allows access to raw series number and name of a series when customizing the jacket template. Bug fixes, updated and new news sources As expected with any new maintenance update of Calibre, various bugs reported by users have been resolved, so we recommend that you check out the full changelog attached below if you're curious to know what exactly was fixed in Calibre 2.83, which comes with support for the Jacobin magazine news source. The Go Comics, Die Zeit (subscription), New York Magazine, and Pagina12 news sources were updated, and a check was implemented in the "Check Book" feature for empty identifier elements. You can download Calibre 2.83 for GNU/Linux, macOS, and Microsoft Windows operating systems right now from our website. Source
  24. Mesa 17.0.4 released Collabora's Emil Velikov is proud to announce today, April 17, 2017, the release and general availability of the fourth maintenance update to the stable Mesa 17.0 3D Graphics Library for Linux-based operating systems. Coming a little over two weeks after the release of Mesa 17.0.3, which brought various improvements to both the Intel OpenGL and ANV Vulkan drivers, RadeonSI, Nouveau, Galleon, Freedreno, as well as Radeon RADV Vulkan drivers, the Mesa 17.0.4 update is here to implement a total of 29 changes, mostly for Intel i965. Among the improvements, we can mention the implementation of PCI IDs for new Polaris10 devices on the RadeonSI driver, better error handling in OOM conditions for the r600 driver, a fix for a performance regression with the Freedreno driver, a GBM flush fix for VMWGFX driver, and various bug fixes for Nouveau and Intel i965. "There is a GBM flush fix for VMWGFX and other drivers that queue DMA operations on the mapping context," said Emil Velikov, Software Release Engineer at Collabora. "For Nouveau and i965 we have various fixes, of which the correct GL version is now reported on i965 devices. Haiku build issues have been addressed." First Release Candidate of Mesa 17.1 now ready for public testing Another interesting change shipping with the Mesa 17.0.4 stable update is the ability to no longer print harmless warnings on platform devices. All Linux users are urged to update their operating system to the Mesa 17.0.4 maintenance release as soon as it lands in the main repositories of their GNU/Linux distributions. You can also download the Mesa 17.0.4 source tarball right now from our website if you fancy compiling it on your distro, along with the first Release Candidate of the upcoming Mesa 17.1.0 series, which should hit the streets in about three weeks from the moment of writing this article, on May 5, 2017. Source
  25. FFmpeg 3.3 released The FFmpeg project proudly announced the release of a new series of their freely distributed collection of libraries and tools to process multimedia content, FFmpeg 3.3, which has been dubbed as "Hilbert." Coming about five months after the release of FFmpeg 3.2 "Hypatia," whose development cycle concluded with the version 3.2.4, the brand-new FFmpeg 3.3 "Hilbert" series is here to add an extra layer of performance improvements to the open-source and cross-platform multimedia framework. Prominent new features of FFmpeg 3.3 include an internal ebur128 library to finally drop the libebur128 dependency, support for the Pro-MPEG CoP #3-R2 FEC protocol, new premultiply video filter, support for spherical videos, as well as new PSD, Apple Pixlet, 16.8 and 24.0 floating point PCM, and QDMC audio decoders. The CrystalHD decoder was moved to a new decode API, and it looks like FFmpeg 3.3 ships with new NewTek SpeedHQ decoder, MIDI Sample Dump Standard demuxer, new readeia608, threshold, abitscope multimedia, and midequalizer filter, a Sample Dump eXchange demuxer, and an XPM decoder. VAAPI-accelerated MPEG-2 and VP8 encoding now available Among other changes included in the major FFmpeg 3.3 "Hilbert" series, we can mention VAAPI-accelerated MPEG-2, VP8, and Optimal Huffman tables for (M)JPEG encoding support, FM Screen Capture Codec, native Opus, and ScreenPressor decoders, as well as a new MPEG-7 Video Signature filter. Scenarist Closed Captions demuxer and muxer are available as well, along with support for decoding Intel QSV-accelerated VP8 video streams, and deinterlacing and scaling filters for Intel QSV videos. Support for MOV files with multiple sample description tables is present in FFmpeg 3.3 as well. The asyncts filter was deprecated for af_aresample, as well as the legacy X11 screen grabber, FFmpeg 3.3 making use of XCB instead. An incomplete ClearVideo decoder was implemented, and the "configure" command now fails if the autodetect-libraries are requested but not found. As expected, FFmpeg 3.3 "Hilbert" ships with up-to-date libraries, including libavutil 55.58.100, libavcodec 57.89.100, libavformat 57.71.100, libavdevice 57.6.100, libavfilter 6.82.100, libavresample 3.5.0, libswscale 4.6.100, libswresample 2.7.100, and libpostproc 54.5.100. The FFmpeg 3.3 "Hilbert" source tarball can be downloaded right now from our website if you fancy compiling it on your platform, or you can grab the binaries for macOS and Microsoft Windows operating systems. GNU/Linux users should find the latest FFmpeg 3.3 packages on the stable repos of their favorite distros soon. Source