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Canonical Outs Linux Kernel Security Patch for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to Fix Six Flaws - Softpedia News

Google News - Mon, 07/29/2019 - 03:26
Canonical Outs Linux Kernel Security Patch for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS to Fix Six Flaws  Softpedia News

Canonical releases a new Linux kernel security update for its long-term supported Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system series to address several ...

Q4OS Operating System Brings the Trinity Desktop to Debian GNU/Linux 10 "Buster" - Softpedia News

Google News - Mon, 07/29/2019 - 02:58
Q4OS Operating System Brings the Trinity Desktop to Debian GNU/Linux 10 "Buster"  Softpedia News

The Q4OS team announced the released of the Q4OS 3.8 "Centaurus" Linux and Debian-based computer operating system, a major version that adds many ...

Windows 10's WSL 2 now lets you add a custom Linux kernel and enjoy localhost access - BetaNews

Google News - Sun, 07/28/2019 - 21:49
Windows 10's WSL 2 now lets you add a custom Linux kernel and enjoy localhost access  BetaNews

For Windows 10 users looking to install a Linux-based operating system within Windows, WSL -- Windows Subsystem for Linux -- was a blessing from Redmond.

GNOME's Pango 1.44 Released With Many Text Rendering Improvements

Phoronix - Sun, 07/28/2019 - 21:46
GNOME's Pango text layout and rendering library is now in much better shape with the brand new 1.44 release following receiving some attention by Red Hat's developer team...

Linux 5.4 To Support The Buttons On Newer Microsoft Surface Laptops

Phoronix - Sun, 07/28/2019 - 21:16
Coming for the Linux 5.4 cycle later this year will be support for the buttons on newer Microsoft Surface devices...

EROFS-Utils Adds LZ4 Compression Bits, Finally Has A README

Phoronix - Sun, 07/28/2019 - 19:01
While initially the user-space utility for Huawei's EROFS file-system was not publicly available, it came last November and this past April they began rewriting these EROFS user-space bits. Fortunately, since then they have done a better job of keeping EROFS-utils up-to-date against their latest kernel module changes for this read-only file-system...

Linux's 32-Bit Kernel Has Been Buggy Since Being Mitigated For Meltdown

Phoronix - Sun, 07/28/2019 - 18:37
Whether you like it or not, the Linux kernel's x86 32-bit support has already begun suffering some minor forms of bit rot. Most kernel developers are no longer actively testing x86-32 and distribution vendors are beginning to drop 32-bit support. The latest example of x86 32-bit's effectively demoted state is some buggy undefined behavior functionality living within the mainline kernel for the past year since the Meltdown mitigations landed...

Linux k10temp Support Pending For AMD Ryzen 3000 Series Processors

Phoronix - Sun, 07/28/2019 - 18:23
Patches are now queued into the Linux kernel's hwmon subsystem staging area that allow the AMD "k10temp" driver to support the Ryzen 3000 "Zen 2" processors...

Linux k10temp Support Pending For AMD Ryzen 3000 Series Processors - Phoronix

Google News - Sun, 07/28/2019 - 18:23
Linux k10temp Support Pending For AMD Ryzen 3000 Series Processors  Phoronix

Patches are now queued into the Linux kernel's hwmon subsystem staging area that allow the AMD "k10temp" driver to support the Ryzen 3000 "Zen 2" ...

KDE Ends July With Improved Widget Positioning, Faster KRunner Results

Phoronix - Sun, 07/28/2019 - 17:56
KDE developer Nate Graham has posted his latest weekly summary of KDE's development happenings as the team wraps up work for July...

5 Free Linux Antivirus - Anti-Ransomware, Server Malware And Spyware - Scoop Square24

Google News - Sun, 07/28/2019 - 16:31
5 Free Linux Antivirus - Anti-Ransomware, Server Malware And Spyware  Scoop Square24

Linux is taken into account to be safer than different working methods. Nonetheless, it's more and more a goal of attackers, as Linux methods are used for ...

League of Legends Linux: How to Download - DBLTAP

Google News - Sun, 07/28/2019 - 05:58
League of Legends Linux: How to Download  DBLTAP

League of Legends Linux isn't officially supported, but can be played. Here's how to install it.

Windows 10 20H1 Build 18945 Released With Linux Subsystem, Cortana And File Explorer Updates - Hot Hardware

Google News - Sat, 07/27/2019 - 22:54
Windows 10 20H1 Build 18945 Released With Linux Subsystem, Cortana And File Explorer Updates  Hot Hardware

The latest test build of the Windows 10 20H1 update that is due out next year features improvements to the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), Cortana, and ...

Linux 5.2/5.3 Kernel Performance On The AMD Ryzen 9 3900X

Phoronix - Sat, 07/27/2019 - 19:00
With yesterday's Windows 10 vs. Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Linux benchmarks for the AMD Ryzen 9 3900X, some suggested that the Linux performance could have been better if using a Linux 5.x kernel. Well, here are some benchmarks comparing the performance of Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS with its Linux 4.18 kernel compared to Linux 5.2 stable as well as the brand new Linux 5.3 development kernel...

KernelShark 1.0 Released After Switching From GTK To Qt

Phoronix - Sat, 07/27/2019 - 18:21
KernelShark 1.0 has been released as the tool for visualizing Trace-cmd Linux kernel traces...

X.Org SiS Driver Kept Alive In 2019 To Fix Silly Compiler Warnings

Phoronix - Sat, 07/27/2019 - 18:11
It's vintage X.Org driver week... Not only was there an S3 display driver update for that vintage hardware, but a SiS X.Org display driver update has also been released...

Alibaba Crafts A 16-Core RISC-V Chip @ 2.5GHz

Phoronix - Sat, 07/27/2019 - 17:59
To date there haven't been any really compelling RISC-V processors from a performance perspective but it's looking like we could soon be crossing that threshold...

Linux engineer in North Brabant, Veldhoven - IamExpat in the Netherlands

Google News - Sat, 07/27/2019 - 16:01
Linux engineer in North Brabant, Veldhoven  IamExpat in the Netherlands

Yacht Nederland BV is hiring a Linux engineer in North Brabant, Veldhoven. Are you an expat looking for jobs in English? Apply now!

16 essentials for sysadmin superheroes

opensource.com - Sat, 07/27/2019 - 15:00

You know you're a sysadmin if you are either knee-deep in system logs, constantly handling user errors, or carving out time to document it all along the way. Yesterday was Sysadmin Appreciation Day and we want to give a big "thank you" to our favorite IT pros. We've pulled together the ultimate list of tasks, resources, tools, commands, and guides to help you become a sysadmin superhero.


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How to access Linux desktop GUI from Windows 10 remotely - H2S Media

Google News - Sat, 07/27/2019 - 14:47
How to access Linux desktop GUI from Windows 10 remotely  H2S Media

So let's get started with the tutorial where we will discuss the steps we need follow to access Linux GUI from Windows 10/7 remotely.

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