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Five Gentoo developers scheduled for talks at FOSDEM (Feb 2, 2017)

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As FOSDEM 2017 approaches we are happy to announce there are a total of five Gentoo developers scheduled to give talks!

Developers and their talks include:

Only a few hours remain until the event kicks off. See you at FOSDEM!

In Memory of Jonathan “avenj” Portnoy (Aug 23, 2016)

The Gentoo project mourns the loss of Jonathan Portnoy, better known amongst us as Jon, or avenj.

Jon was an active member of the International Gentoo community, almost since its founding in 1999. He was still active until his last day.

His passing has struck us deeply and with disbelief. We all remember him as a vivid and enjoyable person, easy to reach out to and energetic in all his endeavors.

On behalf of the entire Gentoo Community, all over the world, we would like to convey our deepest sympathy for his family and friends. As per his wishes, the Gentoo Foundation has made a donation in his memory to the Perl Foundation.

Please join the community in remembering Jon on our forums.

Security Advisories from our Security database

GLSA 201704-03 X.Org: Multiple vulnerabilities high
GLSA 201704-02 Chromium: Multiple vulnerabilities normal
GLSA 201704-01 QEMU: Multiple vulnerabilities high
GLSA 201703-07 Xen: Privilege Escalation normal
GLSA 201703-06 Deluge: Remote execution of arbitrary code normal

New Packages more at the Gentoo Packages database

asn1crypto Python ASN.1 library with a focus on performance and a pythonic API
gnatmem Monitors dynamic allocation and deallocation activity in a program
kafkacat Generic command line non-JVM Apache Kafka producer and consumer
kafkacat Generic command line non-JVM Apache Kafka producer and consumer
latte-dock Elegant dock, based on KDE Frameworks

Fresh Documentation on the Gentoo Wiki

Btrfs/it started by Maxxx
Gentoo BSD started by Maffblaster
Gentoo OpenBSD started by Maffblaster
Gentoo NetBSD started by Maffblaster
Gentoo FreeBSD/Project notes started by Maffblaster