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Linux to get kernel ‘lockdown’ feature – ZDNet

Linux to get kernel ‘lockdown’ feature – ZDNet

After years of countless reviews, discussions, and code rewrites, Linus Torvalds approved on Saturday a new security feature for the Linux kernel, named "lockdown."The new feature will ship as a LSM (Linux Security Module) in the soon-to-be-released Linux kernel 5.4 branch, where it will be turned off by default; usage being optional due to the…
Linux Kernel 5.3 Released, This is What’s New

Linux Kernel 5.3 Released, This is What’s New

Now that Linux kernel 5.3 is officially released we take a quick look at the new and notable changes this kernel update brings. Linux 5.3 was announced by Linus Torvalds on the Linux Kernel Mailing List (lkml) in the founder’s trademark modest style. No major “quotable” quips from Linus thus time around, save for background on the unplanned…

GCC eBPF for Linux port has landed

This is the mail archive of the gcc-patches@gcc.gnu.org mailing list for the GCC project. From: "Jose E. Marchesi" To: gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org Date: Thu, 29 Aug 2019 17:13:36 +0200 Subject: [PATCH V6 00/11] eBPF support for GCC [Differences from V5: . Use TARGET_BIG_ENDIAN instead of TARGET_LITTLE_ENDIAN, and make sure ASM_SPEC always…
Manjaro Linux Just Made A Massive Announcement About Its Future – Forbes

Manjaro Linux Just Made A Massive Announcement About Its Future – Forbes

Since 2011, Arch Linux-based Manjaro has focused on being a simple-to-use, accessible Linux desktop distribution with a friendly community. Manjaro has become widely available with multiple desktop environments, usable on multiple chipsets, has enjoyed partnerships with both hardware and software companies, and quickly risen up as a respected and popular choice for desktop Linux users.…
Is the Linux Desktop Really Dead?

Is the Linux Desktop Really Dead?

The Linux desktop is dead. At least, this has been the claim of many people. But is it really? So many core platforms have moved to open source software over the past decade. Although Windows now includes a copy of Linux, the desktop has not moved. While mobile phones have taken the world's attention, the…

Linux kernel drivers in Rust might become an option in the future

Rust is the future of systems programming, C is the new Assembly (Packt) Posted Aug 29, 2019 18:34 UTC (Thu) by klmrdn (guest, #134116) [Link] I don't have many experience with Linux kernel programming, but I love Rust and I would love to help if I can. Rust is the future of systems programming, C…

From Mac to Linux – the setup I’ve grown to love

These days it seems like almost every second person wants to run their own startup and it's no different for Shooting Unicorns. We're developers with a job during the day and hustle on our own products during the night. Every single hour is pretty much spent at our battle stations, making it really important to…

Linux Journal Ceases Publication

IMPORTANT NOTICE FROM LINUX JOURNAL, LLC: On August 7, 2019, Linux Journal shut its doors for good. All staff were laid off and the company is left with no operating funds to continue in any capacity. The website will continue to stay up for the next few weeks, hopefully longer for archival purposes if we…

The Linux kernel’s inability to gracefully handle low memory pressure

Hello,There's this bug which has been bugging many people for many yearsalready and which is reproducible in less than a few minutes under thelatest and greatest kernel, 5.2.6. All the kernel parameters are set todefaults.Steps to reproduce:1) Boot with mem=4G2) Disable swap to make everything faster (sudo swapoff -a)3) Launch a web browser, e.g. Chrome/Chromium…

Linux on STM32 Microcontrollers

You can download THIS Quickstart script to guide you through the process. This is starting page for Linux on STMicroelectronics STM32 microcontrollers family. These pages are not meant to replace official STMicroelectronics support. STM32F4 based STM32F429i-Discovery The STM32F429 Discovery kit has the following features: STM32F429 MCU (ARM Cortex-M4 up to 180MHz, 2MB internal flash, 256KB…

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Porsche Taycan sets four-door EV speed record at the Nürburgring

Porsche really, really wants to convince you that the Taycan will outperform Tesla's cars in the right circumstances. The automaker reported that its pre-production EV set a (rather specific) lap record for four-door, all-electric cars on the Nürburging-Nordschliefe, completing its 12.8-mile run of the legendary circuit in seven minutes and 42 seconds. It unsurprisingly credits…

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