It features a good historical introduction of the Free Software movement in general and discusses topics such as geeks, nerds, hacking etc. The main part is about the social aspects, though, especially motivation and commitment in the Free Software community.
The results of four interviews with famous Free Software developers are a major part of the thesis. There developers are:
I'm through half of the thesis now and really recommend reading it, as it gives some interesting insights into the social aspects of Free Software development.
(via Harald Welte's blog)
I have just uploaded fw_laptop, the firewall script I use to secure my laptop and/or desktop machines (but not my servers), in the Security section of my homepage. The script is GPL'ed and work in progress. I'm happy to receive feedback and/or corrections and suggestions regarding the script.
I will publish other similar scripts for different purposes when time permits.
Linux 22.214.171.124 has been released, which fixes two locally exploitable security issues. Another similar bug has been fixed recently by 126.96.36.199.
Every Linux box with local users should be upgraded ASAP. My laptop is already compiling away happily (although I'm the only one who has an account on it of course, but you never know)...