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  • Security updates for Friday

    Security updates have been issued by Arch Linux (go, libxml2, postgresql, and wireshark-cli), Debian (drupal7 and...

  • Thanksgiving security updates

    Security updates have been issued by openSUSE (blueman, chromium, firefox, LibVNCServer, postgresql10, postgresql12, thunderbird, and xen),...

  • [$] Mutt releases version 2.0

    The venerable email client Mutt has just reached version 2.0. Mutt is different from the type of...

  • Security updates for Wednesday

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (spip and webkit2gtk), Fedora (kernel and libexif), openSUSE (chromium...

  • The new rules for Perl governance

    The process of adopting a new governance model for the Perl project appears to be reaching...

  • Security updates for Tuesday

    Security updates have been issued by Fedora (chromium, microcode_ctl, and seamonkey), Mageia (f2fs-tools, italc, python-cryptography, python-pillow,...

  • A set of stable kernels

    Greg Kroah-Hartman has released stable kernels 5.9.11, 5.4.80, 4.19.160, 4.14.209, 4.9.246, and 4.4.246 have been released....

  • Kernel prepatch 5.10-rc5

    The 5.10-rc5 kernel prepatch is out. "The 5.10 release candidates stubbornly keeps staying fairly big, even...

  • Security updates for Monday

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (cimg, golang-1.7, golang-1.8, krb5, mediawiki, mupdf, php-pear, samba, thunderbird,...

  • Huang: Evaluating Precursor’s Hardware Security

    For those who are interested in security at the hardware level, this blog post from Andrew...

  • GNU Guix 1.2.0 released

    GNU Guix, a functional package manager and associated free software distribution, was introduced eight years ago....

  • Some weekend stable kernel updates

    The 5.9.10, 5.4.79, 4.19.159, 4.14.208, 4.9.245, and 4.4.245 stable kernel updates are all available. Each contains...

  • [$] epoll_pwait2(), close_range(), and encoded I/O

    The various system calls and other APIs that the kernel provides for access to files and...

  • [$] ID mapping for mounted filesystems

    Almost every filesystem (excepting relics like VFAT) implements the concept of the owner and group of...

  • GCompris releases version 1.0 to celebrate 20 years

    The GCompris project, which provides a "high quality educational software suite, including a large number of...

  • Paalanen: Developing Wayland Color Management and High Dynamic Range

    Over on the Collabora blog, Pekka Paalanen writes about adding color management and high dynamic range...

  • Security updates for Friday

    Security updates have been issued by CentOS (firefox), Fedora (chromium, microcode_ctl, mingw-libxml2, seamonkey, and xen), openSUSE...

  • No more Flash support in Firefox

    Mozilla has announced that the Adobe Flash era is coming to an end. "Firefox version 84...

  • Security updates for Wednesday

    Security updates have been issued by openSUSE (opera and raptor), Oracle (bind, bluez, firefox, microcode_ctl, and...

  • [$] OpenWrt and self-signed certificates

    The move to secure most or all of web traffic using HTTPS is generally a good...

  • [$] LWN.net Weekly Edition for November 19, 2020

    The LWN.net Weekly Edition for November 19, 2020 is available.

  • Security updates for Thursday

    Security updates have been issued by Arch Linux (chromium and firefox), CentOS (bind, curl, fence-agents, kernel,...

  • Rust 1.48.0 released

    Version 1.48.0 of the Rust language has been released. The biggest change appears to be improvements...

  • Six new stable kernels

    Greg Kroah-Hartman has released the 5.9.9, 5.4.78, 4.19.158, 4.14.207, 4.9.244, and 4.4.244 stable kernels. They all...

  • Security updates for Tuesday

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (libdatetime-timezone-perl, openldap, pacemaker, and restic), Fedora (libmediainfo, mediainfo, mingw-python3,...

  • [$] Changed-block tracking and differential backups in QEMU

    The block layer of QEMU, the open-source machine emulator and virtualizer, forms the backbone of many...