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Microsoft Brings Its GNU/Linux-Hostile Patent Scheme to China

Tuesday 26th of September 2017 08:00:00 PM

 techrights: Microsoft reiterates its intention to only offer 'protection' (or indemnification) for GNU/Linux users who pay Microsoft monthly fees while going further and hinting that it may send additional patents to trolls

New SUSE software-defined storage program on the way to release

Tuesday 26th of September 2017 07:00:00 PM

SUSE Enterprise Storage 5 will soon be available with new enterprise disk-to-disk backup capabilities.

The 7 stages of becoming a Go programmer

Tuesday 26th of September 2017 06:00:00 PM

Whether you're new to Go or a seasoned Gopher, you may recognize these steps on the path to Go enlightenment.

How To Install MariaDB Galera Cluster on Ubuntu 16.04

Tuesday 26th of September 2017 05:00:00 PM

HowToForge: MariaDB Galera is a multi-master cluster for MariaDB.

Advanced image viewing tricks with ImageMagick

Tuesday 26th of September 2017 04:00:00 PM

opensource.com: Manage your digital photo collection better with these tips for the ImageMagick command line-driven image editing application.

Using machine learning to name colors

Tuesday 26th of September 2017 03:00:00 PM

Word embeddings allow a neural network model to learn some pretty interesting relationships between colors and language.

Linux Free Command Explained for Beginners (6 Examples)

Tuesday 26th of September 2017 02:00:00 PM

HowToForge: Sometimes, while working on the command line in Linux, you might want to quickly take a look at the total available as well as used memory in the system.

Pick - A Commandline Fuzzy Search Tool For Linux

Tuesday 26th of September 2017 01:00:00 PM

ostechnix: The Pick utility allows the users to select from a set of choices using an ncurses(3X) interface with fuzzy search functionality.

10 Tips For First Time Linux Users

Tuesday 26th of September 2017 12:00:00 PM

Here are some tips for you newcomers on acclimating yourself with the realm of Linux

Exa - A Modern And Colorful Replacement For LS Command Written In Rust

Tuesday 26th of September 2017 11:00:00 AM

Exa is a small, fast, portable, modern and colorful replacement for ls command which was written in rust language.

Linux: Come for the Kernel, Stay for the Popcorn

Tuesday 26th of September 2017 06:00:00 AM

LinuxInsider: Linux offers so much for users to sink their teeth into that even among desktop and more casual users, it's easy to get caught up in the tradecraft.

Security Tools to Check for Viruses and Malware on Linux

Tuesday 26th of September 2017 02:00:00 AM

Linux.com: Whether you need an antivirus or anti-malware scanner or a tool to hunt for rootkits, Linux has you covered.

Clear Linux Project Announces the Next Generation of Intel's Clear Containers

Monday 25th of September 2017 10:00:00 PM

Rewritten in the Go language, Intel Clear Containers 3.0 introduces support for leveraging code used for namespace-based containers

Learn Linux System Auditing with Auditd Tool on CentOS/RHEL

Monday 25th of September 2017 09:00:00 PM

System auditing simply refers to in-depth analysis of a specific targeted system

How to Install and Configure Jenkins Server on CentOS 7 to Automate Your WordPress Tasks

Monday 25th of September 2017 08:00:00 PM

In IT we often talk about the importance of computing time.

Endless OS 3.2 Review - The Offline Distro

Monday 25th of September 2017 07:00:00 PM

Endless OS is a free, easy-to-use operating system preloaded with over 100 apps, making it useful from the moment you turn it on.

Improve Your Mental Mettle with These Open Source Puzzle Games

Monday 25th of September 2017 06:00:00 PM

OSSblog: Puzzle video games are a type of game that focuses on puzzle solving.

You Can Now Transform the Atom Hackable Text Editor into an IDE with Atom-IDE

Monday 25th of September 2017 05:00:00 PM

With the release of Atom 1.21 Beta last week, GitHub introduced Language Server Protocol support to integrate its brand-new Atom-IDE project

ASUS Launches Its Thinnest and Lightest Flippable Chromebook, the Flip C101

Monday 25th of September 2017 04:00:00 PM

Powered by a Rockchip RK3399 Quad-Core 2.0 GHz processor, the ASUS Chromebook Flip C101 provides users with fast and efficient performance

Linux 4.14 rc2

Monday 25th of September 2017 03:00:00 PM

Linus Torvalds:  The only unusual thing worth noting here is that the security subsystem pull request that came in during the merge window got rejected due to problems.

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OSS Leftovers

  • Canada’s Spy Agency Releases its Cyber-Defense Tool for Public
  • Canadian govt spooks open source anti-malware analytics tool
    The Communications Security Establishment (CSE) said the AssemblyLine tool is designed to analyse large volumes of files, and can automatically rebalance workloads.
  • Microservices served on blockchain, in open source
    Cloud application marketplace company Wireline is working with open source blockchain project developer Qtum The new union is intended to provide a conduit to consuming microservices at [web] scale using blockchain at the core. As we know, microservices offer the ability to create Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) without having to manage the underlying hardware and software infrastructure. [...] The Qtum a blockchain application platform combines the functions of Bitcoin Core, an account abstraction layer allowing for multiple virtual machines and a proof-of-stake consensus protocol aimed at tackling industry-use cases. The Qtum Foundation, headquartered in Singapore, is the decision-making body that drives the project’s development.
  • Rendering HTML5 video in Servo with GStreamer
    At the Web Engines Hackfest in A Coruña at the beginning of October 2017, I was working on adding some proof-of-concept code to Servo to render HTML5 videos with GStreamer. For the impatient, the results can be seen in this video here
  • Working Intel CET Bits Now Land In GCC8
    A few days back I wrote about Intel's work on Control-flow Enforcement Technology beginning to land in GCC. This "CET" work for future Intel CPUs has now landed in full for GCC 8. The bits wiring up this control-flow instrumentation and enforcement support are now all present in mainline GCC SVN/Git for next year's GCC 8.1 release.
  • Using Gitea and/or Github to host blog comments
    After having moved from FSFE’s wordpress instance I thought long about whether I still want to have comments on the new blog. And how I would be able to do it with a statically generated site. I think I have found/created a pretty good solution that I document below.

Security Leftovers

  • Where Did That Software Come From?
    The article explores how cryptography, especially hashing and code signing, can be use to establish the source and integrity. It examines how source code control systems and automated build systems are a key part of the software provenance story. (Provenance means “a record of ownership of a work of art or an antique, used as a guide to authenticity or quality.” It is increasingly being applied to software.)
  • Judge: MalwareTech is no longer under curfew, GPS monitoring [Updated]
    A judge in Milwaukee has modified the pre-trial release conditions of Marcus Hutchins, also known online as "MalwareTech," who was indicted two months ago on federal criminal charges. Under US Magistrate Judge William Duffin’s Thursday order, Hutchins, who is currently living in Los Angeles, will no longer be subject to a curfew or to GPS monitoring.
  • [Older] Leicester teen tries to hack CIA and FBI chiefs' computers
    A teenager attempted to hack senior US government officials' computers from his home. Kane Gamble, 18, from Coalville, Leicestershire, pleaded guilty to 10 charges relating to computer hacking. His targets included the then CIA director John Brennan and former FBI deputy director Mark Giuliano.

Debian: pk4, Freexian and More

Kernel and Graphics: ZenStates, AMDGPU, RADV, Vulkan, NVIDIA

  • ZenStates Allows Adjusting Zen P-States, Other Tweaking Under Linux
    ZenStates is an independent effort to offer P-States-based overclocking from the Linux desktop of AMD Ryzen processors and other tuning. ZenStates-Linux is an open-source Python script inspired by some available Windows programs for offering Ryzen/Zen CPU overclocking from the desktop by manipulating the performance states of the processor.
  • AMDGPU DC Gets A Final Batch Of Changes Before Linux 4.15
    The AMDGPU DC display code has a final batch of feature updates that were sent in this weekend for DRM-Next staging and is the last set besides fixes for the "DC" code for the 4.15 target.
  • Valve Developer Lands VK_EXT_global_priority For RADV Vulkan Driver
  • Vulkan 1.0.64 Adds In Another AMD-Developed Extension
    Vulkan 1.0.64 is out this weekend as the newest specification refinement to this high-performance graphics/compute API. As usual, most of the changes for this minor Vulkan revision are just documentation clarifications and corrections. This week's update brings just under a dozen fixes.
  • NVIDIA TX2 / Tegra186 Display Support Isn't Ready For Linux 4.15
    While the Jetson TX2 has been out since this past March and it's a phenomenal ARM development board, sadly the Direct Rendering Manager (DRM) driver support for it still isn't ready with the mainline Linux kernel. Thierry Reding of NVIDIA sent in the Tegra DRM driver changes for DRM-Next that in turn is staged for Linux 4.15. Reding commented that there is prepatory work for the TX2 (Tegra186) but it's not all ready for upstream yet.