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TCP SACK Panic Flaw Could Compromise Production Linux Machines - Security Intelligence

Google News - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 15:00
TCP SACK Panic Flaw Could Compromise Production Linux Machines  Security Intelligence

A kernel flaw dubbed TCP SACK Panic could allow remote attackers to compromise organizations running large fleets of production Linux computers, according ...

Leading in the Python community

opensource.com - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 15:00

Like many other leaders in the open source software world, Naomi Ceder, board chair of the Python Software Foundation (PSF), took a non-traditional path into the Python world. As the title of her 2017 keynote at PyCon España explains, she came for the language and stayed for the community.


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Libinput 1.14 Will Support Dell's Totem Input Device

Phoronix - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 13:58
After Dell Canvas Totem support wasn't merged for libinput 1.13, the code for this nifty input device was merged last week and will be part of the upcoming Libinput 1.14...

Linux Powers All Of The World’s Top 500 Supercomputers - Fossbytes

Google News - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 13:55
Linux Powers All Of The World’s Top 500 Supercomputers  Fossbytes

TOP500's 53rd edition has been released and this time what lies common in all the top 500 supercomputers is Linux. The supercomputers on the list are ...

Nouveau Driver Picking Up NVIDIA TU116 GPU Support For Linux 5.3

Phoronix - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 12:00
Building off the initial Turing mode-setting bits that were in place since Linux 5.0 and have continued stepping along to support newer variants on successive kernel releases, the Linux 5.3 kernel is slated to add support for the TU116 graphics processor...

HAMMER vs. HAMMER2 Benchmarks On DragonFlyBSD 5.6

Phoronix - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 07:33
With the newly released DragonFlyBSD 5.6 there are improvements to its original HAMMER2 file-system to the extent that it's now selected by its installer as the default file-system choice for new installations. Curious how the performance now compares between HAMMER and HAMMER2, here are some initial benchmarks on an NVMe solid-state drive using DragonFlyBSD 5.6.0...

PCI Express 6.0 Announced For Release In 2021 With 64 GT/s Transfer Rates

Phoronix - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 05:45
While PCI Express 4.0 up to this point has only been found in a few systems like Talos' POWER9 platforms and coming soon with the new AMD graphics cards and chipsets, the PCI SIG today announced PCI Express 6.0...

OpenMandriva Linux 4.0 Operating System Officially Released, Here's What's New - Softpedia News

Google News - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 05:41
OpenMandriva Linux 4.0 Operating System Officially Released, Here's What's New  Softpedia News

After almost two years in development, the OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 operating system is finally here and comes with numerous goodies for fans of the popular Linux ...

Linux Distributions for IoT: A Guide to Making the Right Choice - IoT World Today

Google News - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 05:16
Linux Distributions for IoT: A Guide to Making the Right Choice  IoT World Today

Linux distributions may be popular for IoT initiatives, but making the wrong choice can have dire consequences.

Panfrost Gallium3D Driver Continues Speeding Ahead For Open-Source Mali Graphics

Phoronix - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 04:18
Panfrost only made its initial debut as part of the recent Mesa 19.1 release for providing open-source Arm Mali Bifrost/Midgard graphics driver support on Linux independent of Arm and their official binary driver. While the resources are limited, so far Panfrost is making stellar progress...

New vulnerabilities may let hackers remotely SACK Linux and FreeBSD systems - Ars Technica

Google News - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 03:53
New vulnerabilities may let hackers remotely SACK Linux and FreeBSD systems  Ars Technica

The Linux and FreeBSD operating systems contain newly discovered vulnerabilities that make it easy for hackers to remotely crash servers and disrupt ...

New vulnerabilities may let hackers remotely SACK Linux and FreeBSD systems - Ars Technica

Google News - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 03:53
New vulnerabilities may let hackers remotely SACK Linux and FreeBSD systems  Ars Technica

The Linux and FreeBSD operating systems contain newly discovered vulnerabilities that make it easy for hackers to remotely crash servers and disrupt ...

All Linux, all the time: Supercomputers Top 500 - ZDNet

Google News - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 03:09
All Linux, all the time: Supercomputers Top 500  ZDNet

The new list of the world's fastest computers is out and, once more, every last one runs Linux.

KDE's Konsole Seeing Improvements For Wayland

Phoronix - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 03:07
KDE developer Tomaz Canabrava is working on a set of improvements around their Konsole terminal emulator when running on Wayland...

Microsoft promises to bring Edge to Linux but not any time soon - Windows Report

Google News - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 01:19
Microsoft promises to bring Edge to Linux but not any time soon  Windows Report

Microsoft promised to work on Edge for Linux only after completing the stable browser versions for Windows 10 and macOS. This could mean one to two years.

Ubuntu 19.10 To Drop 32-bit x86 Packages

Phoronix - Wed, 06/19/2019 - 00:01
Ubuntu and their downstream flavors all stopped shipping x86 32-bit images and now for the 19.10 cycle they have decided to stop their i386 support entirely. Beginning with Ubuntu 19.10, the archive/packages will not be built for x86 32-bit...

Docker embraces Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 - ZDNet

Google News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 23:11
Docker embraces Windows Subsystem for Linux 2  ZDNet

Docker has realized that Microsoft's new Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 has made Windows much more attractive both to Docker and its container developers ...

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