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Apr
6th

Matthew Garrett Calls on Symantec to Share Its Code, EFF Questions Google’s Work on Project Maven and More

Author: Jill Franklin | Files under syndicated

News briefs for April 6, 2018. more>>


Apr
5th

Subutai Blockchain Router v2.0, NixOS New Release, Slimbook Curve and More

Author: Jill Franklin | Files under syndicated

News briefs for April 5, 2018. more>>


Apr
3rd

Mozilla Announces Firefox Reality Browser for Mixed Reality, GnuCash 3.0 New Release and More

Author: Jill Franklin | Files under syndicated

Mozilla announced
Firefox Reality today, “Bringing the Immersive Web to Mixed Reality Headsets”.
Firefox Reality is the only open source browser for mixed reality and the
first cross-platform browser for mixed reality. more>>


Apr
2nd

Linux 4.16 Released, SLES SP3 for Raspberry Pi, Cloudflare Launches the 1.1.1.1 Privacy-First DNS Service and More

Author: Jill Franklin | Files under syndicated

News briefs for April 2, 2018.

Linux 4.16 was released
yesterday
. Linus says “the take from final week of the 4.16 release looks
a lot like rc7,
in that about half of it is networking. If it wasn’t for that, it
would all be very small and calm.”
more>>


Mar
27th

diff -u: Speeding Up the Un-Speed-Up-able

Author: Zack Brown | Files under syndicated

Sometimes kernel developers can work in parallel for years without
realizing it. It’s one of the inefficiencies of a distributed system
that tends to work out as a benefit when you have enough contributors to
be able to spare the extra labor—it’s sort of a “with enough eyeballs, all
bugs are shallow” kind of thing.

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Mar
19th

diff -u: Intel Design Flaw Fallout

Author: Zack Brown | Files under syndicated


For weeks, the world’s been talking about severe Intel design flaws
affecting many CPUs and forcing operating systems to look for sometimes
costly workarounds.

more>>


Mar
19th

Tails Security Update, Companies Team Up to Cure Open Source License Noncompliance, LG Expanding webOS and More

Author: Jill Franklin | Files under syndicated

News briefs for March 19, 2018.

Tails 3.6.1 is out, and the release fixes many security holes in 3.6. Update now. more>>


Mar
13th

It’s Here. The March 2018 Issue of Linux Journal Is Available for Download Now.

Author: Carlie Fairchild | Files under syndicated

Boasting as many pages as most technical books, this month’s issue of Linux Journal comes in at a hefty 181—that’s 23 articles exploring topics near and dear to everyone from home automation hobbyists to Free Software advocates to hard-core hackers to high-level systems architects.

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Mar
12th

Eric Raymond’s New UPS Project, Ubuntu’s Bionic Beaver 18.04 Beta Released, Kernel Prepatch 4.16-rc5 and More

Author: Jill Franklin | Files under syndicated

News briefs for March 12, 2018. more>>


Mar
6th

diff -u: Linus Posting Habits

Author: Zack Brown | Files under syndicated

A look into how, when and why Linus posts to the kernel mailing list. more>>