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by Elmar Stellnberger

checkroot v0.9 released

Category: programs,
Source: checkroot,
Language: en,
Type:
update
.
better colorization: orange if signature invalid; red only if header download failed
best effort: try to verify even if signature invalid and header download failed (unless not disabled by -p)
updated: rootkit files (df, telnet, libc, kernel, ...)
offer a --verbose switch passed to rpm --verify
crop spurios % chars in uri: %253A -> %3A (%25~%) zypper bug? -> buildservice repos at http://download.opensuse.org/repositories
other improvements & bugfixes (option parsing, --freshen switch, errmsg if not root, repo-root guessing ...)



AdBlock List 2009-03-08

Category: programs,
Source: software,
Language: ,
Type:
new
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Filterset G. based adblock list.



checkroot v0.8 update

Category: programs,
Source: checkroot,
Language: en,
Type:
update
.
fixed: spurious output of ps
fixed: interruptible by ctrl-c



Linux: issues of interest

Category: techdoc,
Source: software,
Language: en,
Type:
new
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vote for the future development of Linux



checkroot **new**

Category: programs,
Source: checkroot,
Language: en,
Type:
new
.
Here is the first beta version of a brand new security tool:
'checkroot' is the first tool to retrieve fingerprint/gpg-pubkey updates online and therefore allows a trusted verification of your root file system roughly based on rpm --verify. Not even debsums can do that.