Memory protections and attack surface reductions.
Google has switched on new security features for the Linux kernel in Android, hoping to reduce vulnerabilities and to improve the robustness of its mobile operating system.
Android is built around the open source Linux kernel, the core computer program that controls the software running on devices, and the hardware they're built upon.
The Bash shell is a fundamental Linux tool and, in this era of containers and clusters and microservices, good old-fashioned Linux system administration skills are as relevant as ever. Today, we'll learn about running other command shells, Bash built-ins, configuration files, and shell expansion.
Remotely-distributed system administration teams provide around-the-clock coverage without anyone losing sleep, and have the benefit of drawing from a global talent pool. The OpenStack global infrastructure team relies on these five open source tools to communicate, and to coordinate our work.
Bodhi 4 Alpha, More Tor Heads Roll, Wily Werewolf EOL
Today the Bodhi project announced announced the release of version 4.0.0 Alpha for 64-bit computers only. The final will include support for 32-bit. Elsewhere, Ubuntu 15.10 hit its end of life and the Tor project dismissed two more individuals for inappropriate behavior. Carla Schroder shared some Bash tips for sysadmins and Technews listed commands to avoid.