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SUSE: 2020:708-1 ses/7/prometheus-webhook-snmp Security Update>

Thursday 26th of November 2020 03:19:08 AM

SUSE: 2020:702-1 ses/7/cephcsi/csi-attacher Security Update>

Thursday 26th of November 2020 03:15:09 AM

SUSE: 2020:699-1 ses/7/ceph/ceph Security Update>

Thursday 26th of November 2020 03:12:54 AM

SUSE: 2020:698-1 ses/7/ceph/grafana Security Update>

Thursday 26th of November 2020 03:11:11 AM

SUSE: 2020:696-1 ses/7/cephcsi/cephcsi Security Update>

Thursday 26th of November 2020 03:10:20 AM

Slackware: 2020-330-01: bind Security Update>

Wednesday 25th of November 2020 06:46:50 PM
New bind packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current to fix a security issue.

SUSE: 2020:3516-1 important: bluez>

Wednesday 25th of November 2020 01:33:16 PM
An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

SUSE: 2020:3514-1 moderate: ucode-intel>

Wednesday 25th of November 2020 01:30:04 PM
An update that solves three vulnerabilities and has one errata is now available.

SUSE: 2020:3522-1 important: the Linux Kernel>

Wednesday 25th of November 2020 01:17:39 PM
An update that solves 12 vulnerabilities and has 103 fixes is now available.

SUSE: 2020:3515-1 important: LibVNCServer>

Wednesday 25th of November 2020 01:16:44 PM
An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.

openSUSE: 2020:2013-1 important: chromium>

Wednesday 25th of November 2020 10:35:58 AM

openSUSE: 2020:2012-1 important: chromium>

Wednesday 25th of November 2020 10:35:03 AM

SUSE: 2020:3513-1 important: the Linux Kernel>

Wednesday 25th of November 2020 10:26:33 AM
An update that solves 11 vulnerabilities and has 62 fixes is now available.

SUSE: 2020:3512-1 important: the Linux Kernel>

Wednesday 25th of November 2020 10:15:54 AM
An update that solves 11 vulnerabilities and has 74 fixes is now available.

SUSE: 2020:694-1 suse/sle15 Security Update>

Wednesday 25th of November 2020 03:56:05 AM

SUSE: 2020:693-1 suse/sle15 Security Update>

Wednesday 25th of November 2020 03:51:20 AM

openSUSE: 2020:2010-1 important: chromium>

Wednesday 25th of November 2020 01:15:36 AM

Slackware: 2020-329-01: mutt Security Update>

Wednesday 25th of November 2020 12:06:23 AM
New mutt packages are available for Slackware 14.0, 14.1, 14.2, and -current to fix a security issue.

Fedora 32: kernel 2020-4700a73bd5>

Tuesday 24th of November 2020 08:43:27 PM
The 5.9.10 stable kernel update contains a number of important fixes across the tree.

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Kernel (Linux): Windows Assimilation, Wake-on-LAN, AMD and Intel

  • Tuxera First to Bring Network Bandwidth-Saving SMB Compression Feature to Linux Environments
  • Tuxera First to Bring Network Bandwidth-Saving SMB Compression Feature to Linux Environments

    Tuxera, a world-leader in quality-assured storage management and networking software, announced that the company's SMB server implementation, Fusion File Share by Tuxera, now offers transparent compression to platforms outside of Microsoft Windows. Compression is being rapidly and widely adopted in the storage industry as a feature in memory hardware, file system implementations, and also networking protocols such as Microsoft's server messaging block technology (SMB). The ability to compress files inline during transfer can significantly reduce bandwidth and transfer time. Microsoft released the transparent compression feature to their SMB protocol specification in early 2019. However, Tuxera is the first to implement SMB compression outside of Microsoft Windows, bringing this highly in-demand feature to Linux environments in enterprises around the world.

  • Wake-on-LAN

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  • AMD+SUSE Tackling Frequency Invariance For AMD EPYC 7002 CPUs - Phoronix

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  • Intel Begins Landing Their Open-Source Vulkan Driver Ray-Tracing Support

    This week marked the release of Vulkan 1.2.162 with the ray-tracing extensions now finalized. As such Intel's stellar open-source team has begun landing their work around Vulkan ray-tracing ahead of the Xe HPG hardware availability that will support this functionality. Back in October I wrote about Intel preparing their open-source driver support for Vulkan ray-tracing ahead of Xe HPG and now with the updated Vulkan spec out there they are able to push more of their work.