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  • [$] Android wallpaper fingerprints

    Uniquely identifying users so that they can be tracked as they go about their business on...

  • Security updates for Tuesday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (php7.3 and php7.4), Mageia (kernel and kernel-linus), openSUSE (chromium...

  • Kernel prepatch 5.15-rc7 [LWN.net]

    The 5.15-rc7 kernel prepatch is out, rather later than would have normally been expected due to...

  • [$] Replacing congestion_wait()

    Memory management is a balancing act in a number of ways. The kernel must balance the...

  • Security updates for Monday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (faad2 and mailman), Fedora (java-11-openjdk, libzapojit, nodejs, python-reportlab, vim,...

  • [$] Synchronized GPU priority scheduling

    Since the early days, Unix-like systems have implemented the concept of process priorities, where higher-priority processes...

  • [$] LWN.net Weekly Edition for October 21, 2021

    The LWN.net Weekly Edition for October 21, 2021 is available.

  • [$] Empowering users of GPL software

    A new style of GPL-enforcement lawsuit was filed on October 19 by Software Freedom Conservancy (SFC) against...

  • Stable kernel updates [LWN.net]

    Stable kernels 5.14.14, 5.10.75, 5.4.155, 4.19.213, and 4.14.252 have been released. They all contain important fixes...

  • [$] A disagreement over get_mm_exe_file()

    Differences of opinion over which kernel symbols should be exported to loadable modules have been anything...

  • Security updates for Monday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (amd64-microcode, libreoffice, linux-4.19, and nghttp2), Fedora (chromium, libopenmpt, vim,...

  • Kernel prepatch 5.15-rc6 [LWN.net]

    The 5.15-rc6 kernel prepatch is out. "I'd love to say that it's all looking average, but...

  • A set of stable kernels [LWN.net]

    Greg Kroah-Hartman has released the 5.14.13, 5.10.74, 5.4.154, 4.19.212, 4.14.251, 4.9.287, and 4.4.289 stable kernel updates....

  • [$] Possible changes to Debian's decision-making processes

    The name Debian brings to mind a Linux distribution, but the Debian project is far more...

  • Security updates for Friday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (squashfs-tools, tomcat9, and wordpress), Fedora (openssh), openSUSE (kernel, mbedtls,...

  • Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) released [LWN.net]

    The latest release of the Ubuntu Linux distribution is out: Ubuntu 21.10, code named "Impish Indri"....

  • Devuan 4.0 (Chimaera) released [LWN.net]

    Version 4.0 of the Devuan distribution has been released; it is code-named Chimaera. This release is...

  • [$] A viable solution for Python concurrency

    Concerns over the performance of programs written in Python are often overstated — for some use...

  • Plasma 25th Anniversary Edition released [LWN.net]

    The KDE project is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a special release of the Plasma desktop....

  • Security updates for Thursday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Mageia (golang, grilo, mediawiki, plib, python-flask-restx, python-mpmath, thunderbird, and xstream/xmlpull/mxparser),...

  • [$] LWN.net Weekly Edition for October 14, 2021

    The LWN.net Weekly Edition for October 14, 2021 is available.

  • [$] Scrutinizing bugs found by syzbot

    The syzbot kernel-fuzzing system finds an enormous number of bugs, but, since many of them may...