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Linux users targeted by mystery drive-by rootkit

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Security

techworld.com: Security researchers have discovered what appears to be an experimental Linux rootkit designed to infect its highly select victims during a classic drive-by website attack.

Linux Foundation support for booting Linux on Windows 8 PCs delayed

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zdnet.com: Thanks to Microsoft's implementation of secure boot, installing Linux on Windows 8 PCs is tricky. Unfortunately, the Linux Foundation's plan to address this problem has been stalled.

Torvalds Cracks His Whip

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  • Torvalds Cracks His Whip – udev breakages
  • Linux 3.7 File-System Benchmarks: EXT4, Btrfs, XFS
  • A wealth of stable kernel updates

Raspberry Pi reaches critical mass as XBMC hardware

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Hardware
Software

hackaday.com: For years I’ve been dreaming of a streaming media device that could just be stuck to the back of a television. Since XBMC has been far and away my favorite set-top box software, I’ve closely monitored hardware developments that can run that package.

Ten things Linux and open source have to be thankful for

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OSS

techrepublic.com: Linux and open source has a lot to be thankful for. Jack Wallen takes a moment to highlight ten things this community should give thanks for. You might be surprised at what you read!

Kernel Log - Coming in 3.7 (Part 2): Networking

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h-online.com: Linux now supports network address translation (NAT) for IPv6. Other new features include server-side support for Google's TCP Fast Open (TFO) acceleration trick and a tethering driver for the iPhone 5.

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 483

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Welcome to this year's 47th issue of DistroWatch Weekly! As many of us await the stable release of Linux Mint 14, a rather quiet week has resulted in a triple first-look review of Debian GNU/Hurd, DragonFly BSD and Xubuntu 12.10.

The Legacy of Linus Torvalds: Linux, Git, and One Giant Flamethrower

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Software

wired.com: Linus Torvalds created Linux, which now runs vast swathes of the internet, including Google and Facebook. And he invented Git, software that’s now used by developers across the net to build new applications of all kinds. But that’s not all Torvalds has given the internet.

Why Linus Torvalds would rather code than make money

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techradar.com: ou probably use Linux and don't even know it. We meet the man who started it all.

Linux In Enterprises, Market Share And Business Which Use Linux

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unixmen.com: Unquestionably Linux is still struggling to claim a respectable share in desktop market. The trend does not seem to vary drastically in enterprises too. However in contrast to Linux share in desktop operating system, Linux claims a considerably larger market share when it comes to operating system used by enterprises.

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