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Feb
19th

Kernel patch releases, WineHQ, OpenIndiana project, FreeBSD Unix distribution, Xubuntu community contest

Author: Petros Koutoupis | Files under syndicated

News briefs for February 19, 2018

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Feb
16th

diff -u: Automated Bug Reporting

Author: Zack Brown | Files under syndicated


Bug reports are good. Anyone with a reproducible crash should submit a bug
report on the linux-kernel mailing list. The developers will appreciate it,
and you’ll be helping make Linux better!
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Feb
15th

FOSS Project Spotlight: LinuxBoot

Author: David Hendricks | Files under syndicated

Linux as firmware. more>>


Feb
15th

Google Chrome’s Ad Filtering, Intel Expands Bug Bounty Program, GNOME 3.28 Beta and More

Author: Jill Franklin | Files under syndicated

News briefs for February 15, 2018.

Starting today, Google Chrome will begin removing ads from sites that don’t
follow the Better Ads
Standards
. For more info on how Chrome’s ad filtering will work, see the
Chromium
blog
.
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Feb
12th

ZFS for Linux

Author: Charles Fisher | Files under syndicated

Presenting the Solaris ZFS filesystem, as implemented in Linux FUSE, native
kernel modules and the Antergos Linux installer.
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Feb
12th

Linus Announces Linux 4.16 rc, KDE’s New Slimbook II, Damn Cool Editor Project and More

Author: Jill Franklin | Files under syndicated

News briefs for February 12, 2018. more>>


Feb
11th

diff -u: Adding Encryption To printk()

Author: Zack Brown | Files under syndicated


When is security not security? When it guards against the wrong people or
against things that never happen. A useless security measure is just another
batch of code that might contain an exploitable bug. So the Linux developers
always want to make sure a security patch is genuinely useful before pulling
it in.
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Feb
8th

diff -u: Detainting the Kernel

Author: Zack Brown | Files under syndicated

What’s new in kernel development: detainting the kernel. more>>


Feb
6th

OpenWall’s LKRG, Hitachi Joins the Open Invention Network, xcp-ng Kickstarter Campaign and More

Author: Jill Franklin | Files under syndicated

News updates for February 6, 2018. more>>


Feb
5th

Meltdown/Spectre Status for Red Hat and Oracle

Author: Charles Fisher | Files under syndicated


The Red Hat family of operating systems addressed Meltdown and Spectre in
its v3.10 kernel quickly, but relied too much upon Intel’s flawed
microcode and was forced to revert from a complete solution.
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