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  • Security updates for Thursday

    Security updates have been issued by Fedora (adplug, audacious-plugins, cpu-x, kernel, kernel-headers, ocp, php, and python-lxml),...

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

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

  • [$] A license change for Nmap

    It may be kind of an obvious statement, but licensing terms matter in our communities. Even...

  • The Default Router (Tedium)

    Tedium is running a history of the Linksys WRT54G router. "But the reason the WRT54G series...

  • Rosenzweig: Desktop OpenGL 3.1 on Mali GPUs with Panfrost

    Alyssa Rosenzweig presents a progress report on the Panfrost driver for Arm Mali Midgard and Bifrost...

  • Final days for some Arm platforms

    Arnd Bergmann stirred up a bit of a discussion with his January 8 "bring out your dead"...

  • Security updates for Wednesday

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (coturn, imagemagick, and spice-vdagent), Fedora (roundcubemail and sympa), Gentoo...

  • [$] Debian discusses vendoring—again

    The problems with "vendoring" in packages—bundling dependencies rather than getting them from other packages—seems to crop...

  • A set of stable kernels

    Stable kernels 5.10.7, 5.4.89, 4.19.167, 4.14.215, 4.9.251, and 4.4.251 have been released. They all contain important...

  • Google series on in-the-wild exploits

    The Google Project Zero blog is carrying a six-part series exploring, in great detail, a set...

  • Security updates for Tuesday

    Security updates have been issued by openSUSE (chromium), Oracle (firefox), Red Hat (kernel), Scientific Linux (firefox),...

  • [$] Old compilers and old bugs

    The kernel project goes out of its way to facilitate building with older toolchains. Building a...

  • Security updates for Monday

    Security updates have been issued by Arch Linux (chromium, firefox, and mbedtls), Debian (coturn), Fedora (firefox,...

  • Kernel prepatch 5.11-rc3

    The 5.11-rc3 kernel prepatch is out for testing. "So in the rc2 announcement notes I thought...

  • Stable kernels for the weekend

    The 5.10.6, 5.4.88, 4.19.166, 4.14.214, 4.9.250, and 4.4.250 stable kernel updates have all been released; each...

  • Security updates for Friday

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (firefox-esr and libxstream-java), Fedora (awstats and dia), Mageia (c-ares,...

  • [$] Restricted DMA

    A key component of system hardening is restricting access to memory; this extends to preventing the...

  • Security updates for Thursday

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (golang-websocket, nodejs, and pacemaker), Fedora (mingw-binutils and rubygem-em-http-request), and...

  • [$] LWN.net Weekly Edition for January 7, 2021

    The LWN.net Weekly Edition for January 7, 2021 is available.

  • [$] Bootstrappable builds

    The idea of Reproducible Builds—being able to recreate bit-for-bit identical binaries using the same source code—has...

  • [$] Some unlikely 2021 predictions

    Just because something is traditional does not imply that it is necessarily a good idea. As...

  • Yet another set of stable kernels

    The 5.10.5, 5.4.87, and 4.19.165 stable kernel updates have been released; each contains another set of...

  • Security updates for Wednesday

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (cairo, dovecot, and minidlna), Oracle (ImageMagick), Scientific Linux (ImageMagick),...

  • [$] Portable and reproducible kernel builds with TuxMake

    TuxMake is an open-source project from Linaro that began in May 2020 and is designed to make...

  • Security updates for Tuesday

    Security updates have been issued by Arch Linux (dovecot, poppler, roundcubemail, and rsync), Debian (csync2 and...

  • [$] LibreSSL languishes on Linux

    The LibreSSL project has been developing a fork of the OpenSSL package since 2014; it is...

  • Security updates for Monday

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (chromium, dovecot, flac, influxdb, libhibernate3-java, and p11-kit), Fedora (ceph...

  • Kernel prepatch 5.11-rc2

    The second 5.11 kernel prepatch is out for testing. "People have (rightly) mostly been offline since,...

  • Bottomley: Deploying Encrypted Images for Confidential Computing

    James Bottomley has posted a detailed description of what it takes to get an encrypted image...

  • Security updates for the start of 2021

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (libxstream-java and p11-kit), Mageia (curl and minidlna), and openSUSE...

  • Rust 1.49.0 released

    On this last day of 2020, the Rust project has announced the release of version 1.49.0...

  • Security updates for Thursday

    Security updates have been issued by Arch Linux (firefox, openjpeg2, openssl, qemu, tensorflow, and thunderbird) and...

  • Three more stable kernels

    Stable kernels 5.10.4, 5.4.86, and 4.19.164 have been released. They all contain a large set of...

  • Security updates for Wednesday

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (libdatetime-timezone-perl and tzdata), openSUSE (kdeconnect-kde and opera), and SUSE...

  • Three stable kernels

    Stable kernels 4.14.213, 4.9.249, and 4.4.249 have been released. They contain important fixes and users should...

  • Security updates for Tuesday

    Security updates have been issued by Mageia (flac, graphicsmagick, jackit, kdeconnect-kde, libmaxminddb, libvirt, openjpeg2, pngcheck, python3,...

  • [$] 5.11 Merge window, part 2

    Linus Torvalds released the 5.11-rc1 prepatch and closed the 5.11 merge window on December 27. By that...

  • Security updates for Monday

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (horizon, kitty, python-apt, and roundcube), Fedora (libmaxminddb, mediawiki, mingw-binutils,...

  • Kernel prepatch 5.11-rc1

    Linus has released 5.11-rc1 and closed the merge window for this development cycle. "Two weeks have...

  • Stable kernel 5.10.3

    The 5.10.3 stable kernel update is out with another set of important fixes.

  • Ruby 3.0.0

    Ruby 3.0.0 has been released. "From 2015 we developed hard toward Ruby 3, whose goal is...

  • Release of GnuCOBOL 3.1.2

    Its existence may come as a bit of a surprise to some, but the GnuCOBOL project...

  • In memoriam of Karsten Loesing (Tor blog)

    The Tor project is mourning Karsten Loesing, who died on December 18. "Karsten was part of the...

  • Xfce 4.16 released

    After more than a year's work, Xfce has announced the 4.16 release of the desktop. Highlights...

  • Security updates for Friday

    Security updates have been issued by Fedora (xen) and SUSE (flac and openexr).

  • Security updates for Thursday

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (spip and sympa), Gentoo (c-ares, cherokee, curl, dbus, firefox,...

  • [$] LWN.net Weekly Edition for December 24, 2020

    The LWN.net Weekly Edition for December 24, 2020 is available.

  • [$] PureOS: freedom, privacy, and security

    A recent blog post from Purism—the company that developed PureOS to run on its security-focused hardware—celebrates...

  • Security updates for Wednesday

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (awstats and mediawiki), Fedora (mbedtls and pngcheck), openSUSE (firefox...

  • Perl steering council elected

    The Perl project has announced the election of the first steering council to serve under the...