Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

The Holidays

warm, fuzzies
48% (236 votes)
fun, parties, yippee
16% (80 votes)
suck, suck, suck
36% (178 votes)
Total votes: 494

WOOT PARTIES

I like parties....specially new years partys...funfunfun

re: Holiday poll

Hard to believe so many Ebenezer Scrooge's are part of the Tuxmachines community.

Skiing, time off, parties, cake, gifts, snow, sledding, spiked eggnog, gifts, snowboarding, low expectations of doing anything productive yet still clocking in, drinking, office parties, cookies, and did I mention gifts? - what's not to love?

re: The Holidays

eh, geeks don't go to many parties, do they?

More in Tux Machines

FreeBSD Finally Gets Mitigated For Spectre & Meltdown (and Hugs)

  • FreeBSD Finally Gets Mitigated For Spectre & Meltdown
    Landing in FreeBSD today was the mitigation work for the Meltdown and Spectre CPU vulnerabilities. It's taken a few more weeks longer than most of the Linux distributions to be re-worked for Spectre/Meltdown mitigation as well as DragonFlyBSD, but with FreeBSD Revision 329462 it appears their initial fixes are in place. There is Meltdown mitigation for Intel CPUs via a KPTI implementation similar to Linux, the Kernel Page Table Isolation. There is also a PCID (Process Context Identifier) optimization for Intel Westmere CPUs and newer, just as was also done on Linux.
  • FreeBSD outlaws virtual hugs
  • AsiaBSDCon 2018 Conference Programme

Linux: To recurse or not

Linux and recursion are on very good speaking terms. In fact, a number of Linux command recurse without ever being asked while others have to be coaxed with just the right option. When is recursion most helpful and how can you use it to make your tasks easier? Let’s run through some useful examples and see. Read more

Today in Techrights

Android Leftovers