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EC2 instance: non ec2-user not in sudoer file?view story

http://serverfault.com – Amazon EC2-instance: I made a user 'admin' and copied ec2-user's keys with proper permission. After successful login, i tried to do sudo su for root access, it says 'admin is not in the sudoers file. This incident will be reported.' However i can do sudo su with ec2-user account and can gain root access. What is sudoer file? (HowTos)

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openSUSE and ownCloudview story

http://news.opensuse.org – openSUSE 12.1 has been released a few weeks ago. A major new technology we introduce in this release is ownCloud, which we ship in a separate repository. ownCloud is a web application which lets you set up your own cloud – a place for you data where you can share it with others or use it over multiple devices. (Distributions)

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ACMA says Channel Seven did not breach privacyview story

http://www.itwire.com – Channel Seven sourced images of a grieving family from Facebook as part of a report into the sentencing of a convicted murderer.  A complaint regarding the use of these images was dismissed by the ACMA. (IT news)

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openSUSE Weekly News Issue 206 is out!view story

http://news.opensuse.org – We are pleased to announce our new openSUSE Weekly News 206. openSUSE Weekly News openSUSE Weekly News Team 206 Edition Legal Notice This work (compilation) is licenced under Creative Commons attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. The rights for the compilation itself are copyright by Sascha Manns. Opt-Out: If you are an Author and don’t w (Distributions)

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Softpedia Linux Weekly, Issue 177view story

http://news.softpedia.com – The following Linux-based operating systems have been announced last week: Ultimate Edition 3.0, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2, Chromium OS Lime 1404.0 and CentOS 6.1. Softpedia Linux Blog news section includes articles about Wine 1.3.34, digiKam 2.4, LibrePlan, Opera 11.60, Fusion 16 Beta, Turnkey Linux 11.3, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, RHEL 6.2, Ubuntu Privacy Remix 10.0... (read more) (General)

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openSUSE Weekly News 205 is out!view story

http://news.opensuse.org – We are pleased to announce our Issue 205 of the openSUSE Weekly News. openSUSE Weekly News openSUSE Weekly News Team 205 Edition Legal Notice This work (compilation) is licenced under Creative Commons attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. The rights for the compilation itself are copyright by Sascha Manns. Opt-Out: If you are an Author and don& (Distributions)

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Your privacy is my privacy, but my privacy is my ownview story

http://www.itwire.com – Continuing our discussion with Entrust CTO, Jon Callas, we spent a little time discussing the current level of privacy and personal security that most people have on the Internet. (IT news)

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Tasteless online breachview story

http://www.itwire.com – News Ltd's online food property Taste suffered a breach sometime last week exposing details of a number of members.  The breach and they way it has been handled has left a lot to be desired and the security and privacy of a lot of people in tatters. (IT news)

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Why You Should Join Diaspora Now, Like Your Freedom Depends On Itview story

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com – I never really “trusted” Facebook or Google+. That is to say, I never expected them to respect my privacy or keep my secrets. I’m not too secretive online anyway, and what I do have to hide, I just don’t post. (General)

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Scammers Are Using VLC Media Player To Spread Malwareview story

http://techie-buzz.com – One of the greatest things about an open source project is sharing the source code with everyone, and fixing bugs and adding new features as a community. However some time it gets abused. In a recent blog post, VLC developer Ludovic Fauvet said that scammers are taking advantage of the availability of the VLC source code to trick users. (General)