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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 ...

Latte Dock 0.9 Beta Brings Wayland Improvements, Smoother Experience

Phoronix - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 18:09
It's been over one year since the release of Latte Dock 0.8 as this KDE-aligned desktop dock while now the v0.9 release isn't too far away...

Global Linux Operating System Market 2019 – IBM, Ubuntu Linux, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, openSUSE, Fedora Linux, Arch Linux - Industry Updates 24

Google News - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 17:32
Global Linux Operating System Market 2019 – IBM, Ubuntu Linux, Linux Mint, Elementary OS, openSUSE, Fedora Linux, Arch Linux  Industry Updates 24

MRS Research Group has freshly published a research, titled Global Linux Operating System Market report in its research reports database. This Linux ...

Linux Mint 19.2 beta releases with Update Manager, improved menu and much more! - Packt Hub

Google News - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 16:38
Linux Mint 19.2 beta releases with Update Manager, improved menu and much more!  Packt Hub

This week the team behind Linux Mint announced the release of Linux Mint 19.2 beta, a desktop Linux distribution used for producing a modern operating ...

What you need to know to be a sysadmin

opensource.com - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 15:02

The system administrator of yesteryear jockeyed users and wrangled servers all day, in between mornings and evenings spent running hundreds of meters of hundreds of cables. This is still true today, with the added complexity of cloud computing, containers, and virtual machines.


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Redirect a GitHub Pages site with this HTTP hack

opensource.com - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 15:01

I run a few static websites for my private projects on GitHub Pages. I'm absolutely happy with the service, as it supports custom domains, automatically redirects to HTTPS, and transparently installs SSL certificates (with automatic issuing via Let's Encrypt). It is very fast (thanks to Fastly's content delivery network) and is extremely reliable (I haven't had any issues for years).


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Linux Remixes Slayyyter's "Daddy AF" as "Tranny AF" - Papermag

Google News - Thu, 07/18/2019 - 15:00
Linux Remixes Slayyyter's "Daddy AF" as "Tranny AF"  Papermag

Earlier this year, Slayyyter gave us the gift that was "Daddy AF" — a cuntastic party anthem obsessed with popping bottles in the Playboy grotto. And just when ...

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