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GSoC 2016: Five projects accepted (Apr 28, 2016)

We are excited to announce that 5 students have been selected to participate with Gentoo during the Google Summer of Code 2016!

You can follow our students’ progress on the gentoo-soc mailing list and chat with us regarding our GSoC projects via IRC in #gentoo-soc on freenode.
Congratulations to all the students. We look forward to their contributions!

Find out more about the accepted projects

Developer Blogs live from Planet Gentoo

Sebastian Pipping Gimp 2.9.4 now in Gentoo
Gentoo Miniconf 2016 Reminder: Two weeks left in the Gentoo Miniconf Call for Papers
Jason A. Donenfeld WireGuard, Secure Network Tunnel with Modern Crypto
Alexys Jacob py3status v3.0
Donnie Berkholz Time to retire

Security Advisories from our Security database

GLSA 201607-16 arpwatch: Privilege escalation high
GLSA 201607-15 NTP: Multiple vulnerabilities normal
GLSA 201607-14 Ansible: Privilege escalation normal
GLSA 201607-13 libbsd: Arbitrary code execution normal
GLSA 201607-12 Exim: Arbitrary code execution normal

New Packages more at the Gentoo Packages database

devedeng DevedeNG is a program to create video DVDs and CDs (VCD, sVCD or CVD)
Convert-PEM Read/write encrypted ASN.1 PEM files
Convert-ASCII-Armour Convert binary octets into ASCII armoured messages
curses Ruby binding for curses, ncurses, and PDCurses
tek GUI tool for upgrading the firmware of a Truly Ergonomic Keyboard

Fresh Documentation on the Gentoo Wiki

Systemd/it started by Gfoti
Gentoo Ultimate Desktop Envrionment started by Greg.fleury
DISTDIR/uk started by Meryborn
CONFIG PROTECT/uk started by Meryborn
/etc/portage/repos.conf/brother-overlay.conf/uk started by Meryborn