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Digging into the new features in OpenZFS post-Linux migration - Ars Technica

Google News - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 18:45
Digging into the new features in OpenZFS post-Linux migration  Ars Technica

ZFS on Linux 0.8 (ZoL) brought tons of new features and performance improvements when it was released on May 23. They came after Delphix announced that ...

Digging into the new features in OpenZFS post-Linux migration - Ars Technica

Google News - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 18:45
Digging into the new features in OpenZFS post-Linux migration  Ars Technica

ZFS on Linux 0.8 (ZoL) brought tons of new features and performance improvements when it was released on May 23. They came after Delphix announced that ...

Firefox Users Warned to Patch Critical Flaw - TechNewsWorld

Google News - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 18:23
Firefox Users Warned to Patch Critical Flaw  TechNewsWorld

Firefox users should update their browsers immediately to fix a critical zero-day vulnerability. Anyone using Firefox on a Windows, macOS or Linux desktop is at ...

Debian GNU/Linux port for RISC-V 64-bits: Why it matters and roadmap - Packt Hub

Google News - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 17:49
Debian GNU/Linux port for RISC-V 64-bits: Why it matters and roadmap  Packt Hub

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo, a Debian contributor and developer talked about the Debian GNU/Linux riscv64 port at the RISC-V workshop.

Intel Graphics Driver Ready For HDR Support In Linux 5.3, Other Last-Minute Features - Phoronix

Google News - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 17:30
Intel Graphics Driver Ready For HDR Support In Linux 5.3, Other Last-Minute Features  Phoronix

While there still is a few weeks until the Linux 5.2 kernel will debut and thus the opening of the Linux 5.3 merge window, due to DRM-Next halting new feature ...

Intel Graphics Driver Ready For HDR Support In Linux 5.3, Other Last-Minute Features

Phoronix - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 17:30
While there still is a few weeks until the Linux 5.2 kernel will debut and thus the opening of the Linux 5.3 merge window, due to DRM-Next halting new feature code from merging prior to that point, in preparation Intel open-source developers sent in their final batch of feature work aiming for Linux 5.3...

openSUSE's YaST Now Supports Multi-Device Btrfs Setups

Phoronix - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 15:50
SUSE/openSUSE continues embracing the Btrfs file-system and now their YaST installer/manager can deal with multi-device Btrfs configurations...

How to SSH into a running container

opensource.com - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 15:03

Containers have shifted the way we think about virtualization. You may remember the days (or you may still be living them) when a virtual machine was the full stack, from virtualized BIOS, operating system, and kernel up to each virtualized network interface controller (NIC). You logged into the virtual box just as you would your own workstation. It was a very direct and simple analogy.


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How to use OpenSSL: Hashes, digital signatures, and more

opensource.com - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 15:00

The first article in this series introduced hashes, encryption/decryption, digital signatures, and digital certificates through the OpenSSL libraries and command-line utilities. This second article drills down into the details. Let’s begin with hashes, which are ubiquitous in computing, and consider what makes a hash function cryptographic.


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Global Linux Operating System Market 2019 Share, Trend, Segmentation and Forecast to 2025 - Market Reporter

Google News - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 14:25
Global Linux Operating System Market 2019 Share, Trend, Segmentation and Forecast to 2025  Market Reporter

This report provides in depth study of “Linux Operating System Market” using SWOT analysis i.e. Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threat to the ...

Setting Up Bind As a Private DNS Server on RHEL 8

Tecmint - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 14:24
The Domain Name System (DNS) is a method used to translate human-readable domain names (or Fully Qualified Domain Names (FQDN)) to machine-readable IP addresses, to locate a computer in a network such as the...

Clear Linux Gets Questions Over Steam Integration, Other Plans For This High-Perf Distro - Phoronix

Google News - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 13:05
Clear Linux Gets Questions Over Steam Integration, Other Plans For This High-Perf Distro  Phoronix

Auke Kok of Intel / Clear Linux carried out the distribution's first ask-me-anything session today where he fielded questions ranging from Steam to under-served ...

Clear Linux Gets Questions Over Steam Integration, Other Plans For This High-Perf Distro

Phoronix - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 13:05
Auke Kok of Intel / Clear Linux carried out the distribution's first ask-me-anything session today where he fielded questions ranging from Steam to under-served software projects...

Botnets shift from Windows towards Linux and IoT platforms - Help Net Security

Google News - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 13:00
Botnets shift from Windows towards Linux and IoT platforms  Help Net Security

Botnets in 2018 continued the trend of using distributed denial-of-*service* (DDoS) as their primary weapon to attack high-speed networks.

Offensive Security unveils Kali Linux roadmap - Help Net Security

Google News - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 12:15
Offensive Security unveils Kali Linux roadmap  Help Net Security

Offensive Security unveiled much of the 2019-2020 Kali Linux roadmap, the most popular operating system used by penetration testers and ethical hackers.

Coreboot Adds Support For Apollolake-Powered UP-Squared SBC Maker Board

Phoronix - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 12:06
Coreboot now supports the UP Squared, the new single board computer / maker board based on an Intel Apollo Lake SoC...

Debian vs. Ubuntu: Best Linux Distro for Laptops, Desktops, and Servers - MakeUseOf

Google News - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 08:22
Debian vs. Ubuntu: Best Linux Distro for Laptops, Desktops, and Servers  MakeUseOf

Considering Linux OS for a new project? Debian and Ubuntu are great choices for a Linux PC, laptop, or server. But which is best?

Kubernetes 1.15 Released | Linux.com | The source for Linux information - Linux.com

Google News - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 07:20
Kubernetes 1.15 Released | Linux.com | The source for Linux information  Linux.com

The Kubernetes community has announced the release of Kubernetes 1.15, the second release of 2019. The release focuses on Continuous Improvement and ...

Facebook and the Linux Foundation to create a new foundation for the osquery project - Help Net Security

Google News - Thu, 06/20/2019 - 07:00
Facebook and the Linux Foundation to create a new foundation for the osquery project  Help Net Security

Facebook and the Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, announced plans to create a new foundation for ...

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