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  • [$] Removing the scheduler's energy-margin heuristic

    The CPU scheduler's job has never been easy; it must find a way to allocate CPU...

  • Security updates for Friday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (firefox-esr, isync, kernel, and systemd), Fedora (chromium, curl, firefox,...

  • Software Freedom Conservancy: Give Up GitHub: The Time Has Come! [LWN.net]

    The Software Freedom Conservancy (SFC) has issued a strong call for free software projects to give...

  • Rust 1.62.0 released [LWN.net]

    Version 1.62.0 of the Rust language has been released. Changes include a new cargo add command, default...

  • [$] A BPF-specific memory allocator

    The kernel does not lack for memory allocators, so one might well question the need for...

  • Security updates for Thursday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (firefox-esr, firejail, and ublock-origin), Fedora (chromium, firefox, thunderbird, and...

  • [$] LWN.net Weekly Edition for June 30, 2022

    The LWN.net Weekly Edition for June 30, 2022 is available.

  • [$] System call interception for unprivileged containers

    On the first day of the 2022 Linux Security Summit North America (LSSNA) in Austin, Texas,...

  • Collabora Online developer edition 22.05 released [LWN.net]

    CODE 22.05 has been released; this is the "developer edition" of the Collabora Online offering formerly...

  • Four more stable kernel updates [LWN.net]

    The 5.18.8, 5.15.51, 5.10.127, and 5.4.202 stable kernel updates have been released; each contains another set...

  • Thunderbird 102 released [LWN.net]

    Version 102 of the Thunderbird email client has been released. It features refreshed icons, color folders,...

  • Security updates for Wednesday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (blender, libsndfile, and maven-shared-utils), Fedora (openssl), Red Hat (389-ds-base,...

  • Vim 9.0 released [LWN.net]

    Version 9.0 of the Vim text editor has been released. The biggest change would appear to...

  • [$] A "fireside" chat

    In something of an Open Source Summit tradition, Linus Torvalds and Dirk Hohndel sit down for...

  • Firefox 102.0 released [LWN.net]

    Version 102.0 of the Firefox browser is out. Changes include the ability to disable the panel...

  • Security updates for Tuesday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (nodejs and squid), Fedora (uboot-tools), Red Hat (kernel-rt, kpatch-patch,...

  • Git 2.37.0 released [LWN.net]

    Version 2.37.0 of the Git source-code management system has been released. Highlights include a new object-pruning...

  • [$] Two memory-tiering patch sets

    Once upon a time, computers just had one type memory, so memory within a given system...

  • KDE Apps Mid-Year Update (KDE.news) [LWN.net]

    Here's an update on recent KDE application development on KDE.news: KStars is probably the most feature-rich...

  • Ojeda: Memory Safety for the World’s Largest Software Project [LWN.net]

    Miguel Ojeda has posted an update on the Rust-for-Linux project. This second year since the RFC...

  • Security updates for Monday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (openssl), Fedora (dotnet6.0, mediawiki, and python2.7), Mageia (389-ds-base, chromium-browser-stable,...

  • Kernel prepatch 5.19-rc4 [LWN.net]

    The 5.19-rc4 kernel prepatch is out for testing. So we've had a couple of fairly small...

  • Another set of stable kernel updates [LWN.net]

    The 5.18.7, 5.15.50, 5.10.125, 5.4.201, 4.19.249, 4.14.285, and 4.9.320 stable updates have all been released. The...

  • [$] NFS: the new millennium

    The network filesystem (NFS) protocol has been with us for nearly 40 years. While defined initially...

  • Security updates for Friday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Fedora (ntfs-3g and ntfs-3g-system-compression), SUSE (389-ds, chafa, containerd, mariadb, php74,...

  • DeVault: GitHub Copilot and open source laundering [LWN.net]

    Drew DeVault takes issue with GitHub's "Copilot" offering and the licensing issues that it raises: GitHub’s...

  • [$] Whatever happened to SHA-256 support in Git?

    The news has been proclaimed loudly and often: the SHA-1 hash algorithm is terminally broken and...

  • Security updates for Thursday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (chromium, firejail, and request-tracker4), Fedora (ghex, golang-github-emicklei-restful, and openssl1.1),...

  • [$] LWN.net Weekly Edition for June 23, 2022

    The LWN.net Weekly Edition for June 23, 2022 is available.

  • Wielaard: Sourceware – GNU Toolchain Infrastructure roadmap [LWN.net]

    Mark Wielaard writes about improvements at Sourceware, the site that holds the repository for many projects...

  • [$] Introducing PyScript

    In a keynote at PyCon 2022 in Salt Lake City, Utah, Peter Wang introduced another entrant...

  • Four stable kernel updates [LWN.net]

    The 5.18.6, 5.15.49, 5.10.124, and 5.4.200 stable kernel updates have been released; each contains another set...

  • Security updates for Wednesday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (exo and ntfs-3g), Fedora (collectd, golang-github-cli-gh, grub2, qemu, and...

  • [$] Disabling an extent optimization

    In the final filesystem session at the 2022 Linux Storage, Filesystem, Memory-management and BPF Summit (LSFMM),...

  • Security updates for Tuesday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (tzdata), Oracle (cups), and SUSE (atheme, golang-github-prometheus-alertmanager, golang-github-prometheus-node_exporter, node_exporter,...

  • Meta: Transparent memory offloading [LWN.net]

    This Meta blog post by Johannes Weiner and Dan Schatzberg describes a set of memory-management changes...

  • [$] NFS: the early years

    I recently had cause to reflect on the changes to the NFS (Network File System) protocol...

  • Security updates for Monday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (cyrus-imapd, exo, sleuthkit, slurm-wlm, vim, and vlc), Fedora (golang-github-docker-libnetwork,...

  • Kernel prepatch 5.19-rc3 [LWN.net]

    The 5.19-rc3 kernel prepatch is out for testing. "5.19-rc3 is fairly small, and just looking at...

  • [$] A new LLVM CFI implementation

    Some kernel features last longer than others. Support for forward-edge control-flow integrity (CFI) for kernels compiled...

  • Tor Project 2020-2021 annual report [LWN.net]

    The Tor Project has released a new annual report. One element of this year's work that...

  • Security updates for Friday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Fedora (kernel, liblouis, ntfs-3g, php, shim, shim-unsigned-aarch64, shim-unsigned-x64, thunderbird, and...

  • [$] Fedora, FFmpeg, Firefox, Flatpak, and Fusion

    Fedora's objective to become the desktop Linux distribution of choice has long been hampered by Red...

  • Stable kernels released to address the processor MMIO stale-data vulnerabilities [LWN.net]

    Seven new stable kernels have been released: 5.18.5, 5.15.48, 5.10.123, 5.4.199, 4.19.248, 4.14.284, and 4.9.319. All...

  • Security updates for Thursday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Fedora (containerd, golang-github-containerd-cni, golang-github-containernetworking-cni, golang-x-sys, kernel, and qt5-qtbase), Oracle (kernel,...

  • [$] LWN.net Weekly Edition for June 16, 2022

    The LWN.net Weekly Edition for June 16, 2022 is available.

  • [$] Remote participation at LSFMM

    As with many conferences these days, the 2022 Linux Storage, Filesystem, Memory-management and BPF Summit (LSFMM)...

  • [$] A discussion on readahead

    Readahead is an I/O optimization that causes the system to read more data than has been...

  • Processor MMIO stale-data vulnerabilities [LWN.net]

    The mainline kernel has just received a set of patches addressing a new set of (seemingly)...

  • CFP for the Kernel and Maintainers Summits [LWN.net]

    The 2022 Kernel Summit and Maintainers Summit will be held in Dublin; the Kernel Summit will...