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GitLab Survey Reveals Disconnect Between Developer And Security Teams

Linux.com - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 04:19

In a survey conducted by GitLab, software professionals recognize the need for security to be baked into the development lifecycle, but the survey showed long-standing friction between security and development teams remain. While 69% of developers say they’re expected to write secure code, nearly half of security pros surveyed (49%) said they struggle to get developers to make remediation of vulnerabilities a priority. And 68% of security professionals feel fewer than half of developers are able to spot security vulnerabilities later in the lifecycle.

NVMe Patches to Allow macOS-Linux Dual Boot Under Review - The Mac Observer

Google News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 03:15
NVMe Patches to Allow macOS-Linux Dual Boot Under Review  The Mac Observer

Work is underway to support Linux on newer Macs, and NVMe patches are currently under review. This would make it easier to dual-boot Linux and macOS.

Oracle Linux 8.0 Released

Phoronix - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 02:36
In early May right before the release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 we saw the public beta of Oracle Linux 8 while today Oracle Linux 8.0 has been promoted to stable and production ready...

Linux disk resizing on Chromebooks pushed back to Chrome OS 78 - About Chromebooks

Google News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 02:30
Linux disk resizing on Chromebooks pushed back to Chrome OS 78  About Chromebooks

Is the Linux partition taking up too much storage capacity on your Chromebook? A feature to resize that disk was expected for Chrome OS 75 but has been ...

How New York nightlife maven Linux took on the US prison complex - Dazed

Google News - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 00:48
How New York nightlife maven Linux took on the US prison complex  Dazed

Taken from the summer 2019 issue of Dazed. You can buy a copy of our latest issue here. As a child, Linux would speak to the universe: “You put me in ...

LLVM 9.0 Feature Work Is Over While LLVM 10.0 Enters Development

Phoronix - Fri, 07/19/2019 - 00:00
Feature work is over on LLVM 9.0 as the next release for this widely-used compiler stack ranging from the AMDGPU shader compiler back-end to the many CPU targets and other innovative use-cases for this open-source compiler infrastructure...

Corsair Force MP600 PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD Benchmarks On Linux

Phoronix - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 23:02
One of the first PCIe Gen 4 NVMe SSDs to market has been the Corsair Force MP600. AMD included the Corsair MP600 2TB NVMe PCIe4 SSD with their Ryzen 3000 reviewer's kit and for those interested in this speedy solid-state storage here are some benchmarks compared to various other storage devices on Ubuntu Linux.

Corsair Force MP600 PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD Benchmarks On Linux Review - Phoronix

Google News - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 22:34
Corsair Force MP600 PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD Benchmarks On Linux Review  Phoronix

One of the first PCIe Gen 4 NVMe SSDs to market has been the Corsair Force MP600. AMD included the Corsair MP600 2TB NVMe PCIe4 SSD with their Ryzen ...

EvilGnomes Linux malware record activities & spy on users - HackRead

Google News - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 22:27
EvilGnomes Linux malware record activities & spy on users  HackRead

The EvilGnomes Linux malware has been linked to infamous Russian threat actors from the infamous Gamaredon Group.

Linux Foundation Energy member TenneT “open sources” their open source strategy - Linux.com

Google News - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 21:09
Linux Foundation Energy member TenneT “open sources” their open source strategy  Linux.com

This post was written by Loek Bakker, Corporate Information Management Office Head at TenneT TenneT is the first European cross-border electricity ...

Debian GNU/Linux 10.0 »Buster« - Pro-Linux

Google News - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 21:00
Debian GNU/Linux 10.0 »Buster«  Pro-Linux

Gut zwei Jahre nach Debian 9.0 »Stretch« ist jetzt Debian 10.0 »Buster« erschienen. Dieser Artikel stellt das neue Debian mit einem Fokus auf den Neuheiten ...

Linux Foundation Energy member TenneT “open sources” their open source strategy

Linux.com - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 20:56

This post was written by Loek Bakker, Corporate Information Management Office Head at TenneT

TenneT is the first European cross-border electricity transmission system operator (TSO), with activities in the Netherlands and in Germany, providing uninterrupted electricity to over 41 million people. The security of our supply is among the best in Europe, with 99.99% grid availability. With the energy transition, TenneT is contributing to a future in which wind and solar energy are the most important primary sources to produce electricity.

Ubuntu's Zsys Client/Daemon For ZFS On Linux Continues Maturing For Eoan

Phoronix - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 20:26
Looking ahead to Ubuntu 19.10 as the cycle before Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, one of the areas exciting us with the work being done by Canonical is (besides the great upstream GNOME performance work) easily comes down to the work they are pursuing on better ZFS On Linux integration with even aiming to offer ZFS as a file-system option from their desktop installer. A big role in their ZoL play is also the new "Zsys" component they have been developing...

Ubuntu's Zsys Client/Daemon For ZFS On Linux Continues Maturing For Eoan - Phoronix

Google News - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 20:26
Ubuntu's Zsys Client/Daemon For ZFS On Linux Continues Maturing For Eoan  Phoronix

Looking ahead to Ubuntu 19.10 as the cycle before Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, one of the areas exciting us with the work being done by Canonical is (besides the great ...

Kali Linux flavour of Debian tests with Raspberry Pi 4 - Electronics Weekly

Google News - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 20:12
Kali Linux flavour of Debian tests with Raspberry Pi 4  Electronics Weekly

Penetration testing specialists update Kali Linux to support the latest Raspberry Pi 4.

Shrinking Linux Attack Surfaces - Linux Journal

Google News - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 19:41
Shrinking Linux Attack Surfaces  Linux Journal

Often, a kernel developer will try to reduce the size of an attack surface against Linux, even if it can't be closed entirely. It's generally a toss-up whether such a ...

Ceph Sees "Lots Of Exciting Things" For Linux 5.3 Kernel

Phoronix - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 18:30
For those making use of the Ceph fault-tolerant storage platform, a number of updated kernel bits are landing in Linux 5.3...

DragonFlyBSD Pulls In The Radeon Driver Code From Linux 4.4

Phoronix - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 18:17
While the Linux 4.4 kernel is quite old (January 2016), DragonFlyBSD has now re-based its AMD Radeon kernel graphics driver against that release. It is at least a big improvement compared to its Radeon code having been derived previously from Linux 3.19...

DragonFlyBSD Pulls In The Radeon Driver Code From Linux 4.4 - Phoronix

Google News - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 18:17
DragonFlyBSD Pulls In The Radeon Driver Code From Linux 4.4  Phoronix

While the Linux 4.4 kernel is quite old (January 2016), DragonFlyBSD has now re-based its AMD Radeon kernel graphics driver against that release. It is at least ...

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