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Linux Mint 19 "Tara" Won't Collect or Send Any of Your Personal or System Data...
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Linux Mint founder and lead developer Clement Lefebvre published another Monthly News newsletter today, this time for the month of April 2018, to keep the community up-to-date with the development of the upcoming Linux Mint 19 "Tara" operating sys
By ceres on 2018-04-30 21:24 UTC
Top 10 Best Linux Distros For 2018 — (The Ultimate Distro Choosing Guide)...
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We're well into 2018 and I think some of you might have boarded the Linux train in the recent past. While the world of Linux does offer tons of choice, it might get overwhelming at first. That's why we've prepared this guide to help you select
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-04 15:16 UTC
Bogus Linux vulnerability gets publicity...
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No, there's not a new security hole that gives attackers complete control over Linux servers. But, if you use a poor password, yes, you can still get hacked. Imagine!
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-20 02:14 UTC
The best Linux distros of 2018: 8 versions of Linux we recommend...
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We evaluate seven Linux distros aimed at beginners, intermediate and advanced users.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-30 19:16 UTC
Red Hat Will Revert Spectre Patches After Receiving Reports of Boot Issues...
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Red Hat is releasing updates that are reverting previous patches for the Spectre vulnerability (Variant 2, aka CVE-2017-5715) after customers complained that some systems were failing to boot. [...]
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-20 17:13 UTC
Intel Releases Processor Microcode Patch for Linux OSes, Here's How to Update...
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Intel has released an updated microcode patch for Linux-based operating systems to address the Meltdown and Spectre security vulnerabilities.By now, everyone heard about Meltdown and Spectre, two severe hardware bugs that affect billions of devices, putti
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-01-11 00:05 UTC
Red Hat Warned Partners Of Computing, Cloud Performance Loss Stemming From Protecting Against Chip Vulnerabilities...
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The leading distributor of open source server and cloud operating systems says all its major infrastructure products are affected by Meltdown and Spectre. Solution providers are expecting some systems to be degraded by up to 30 percent...
By kynast on 2018-01-09 20:26 UTC
How To Search And Use Wikipedia In Linux Terminal?...
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Wikipedia is like a vast trough of knowledge that often turns out to be useful in our daily lives. At many instances, Google pushes Wikipedia results towards the top in the search result pages to help you get the answers quickly. But, have you ever thought
By viper1 on 2017-10-09 14:36 UTC
Patch alert! Easy-to-exploit flaw in Linux kernel rated 'high risk'...
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Urgent security triage needed A flaw has been found in the way the Linux kernel loads ELF files.…
By viper1 on 2017-09-28 14:26 UTC
systemd'oh! Everyone's favourite init tool kills Netflix...
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There's a workaround. Or you could just use a distro like Devuan A few Penguinistas spent a weekend working out why they can't get to Netflix, because when they try, DNS fails.…
By viper1 on 2017-07-24 17:23 UTC
Linux is not as safe as you think...
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There is anotion by many people that Linux-based operating systems are impervious to malware and are 100 percent safe. While operating systems that use thatkernel are rather secure, they are certainly not impenetrable. In fact, users are arguably less saf
By aphrodite on 2017-07-06 02:52 UTC
Important CentOS 7 Linux Kernel Security Update Patches Five Vulnerabilities...
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CentOS maintainer Johnny Hughes recently published a new security advisory for user of the CentOS 7 operating system series to inform them about an important kernel security update. CentOS is based on the freely distributed sources of the commercial Red
By ceres on 2017-06-30 18:52 UTC
Don't panic, but Linux's Systemd can be pwned via an evil DNS query...
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PS, Alpine users, you need to get patching, too – for other reasons Systemd, the Linux world's favorite init monolith, can be potentially crashed or hijacked by malicious DNS servers. Patches are available to address the security flaw, and should be insta
By rjx32 on 2017-06-29 02:45 UTC
Linux: New systemd DNS Vulnerability Affects Ubuntu OS...
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The question Linux engineers are asking is why does systemd even have it's own DNS and worse a vulnerable DNS server. More information on updating Ubuntu Linux distributions at link.
By viper1 on 2017-06-29 00:00 UTC, Edited: 2017-06-29 00:08 UTC
Debian 9 'Stretch' Linux has arrived...
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Debian, one of the main Linux distributions, has just released its latest major update.
By viper1 on 2017-06-19 18:36 UTC
Hackers uncork experimental Linux-targeting malware...
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SSH... it's Shishiga Hackers have unleashed a new malware strain that targets Linux-based systems.…
By viper1 on 2017-04-25 15:57 UTC
Red Hat releases the last of the RHEL 6.x line...
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9 has just been released.
By kynast on 2017-03-30 21:55 UTC
Lint for Shell Scripters...
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It used to be one of the joys of writing embedded software was never having to deploy shell scripts.But now with platforms like the Raspberry Pi becoming very common, Linux shell scripts can be a bi...
By aphrodite on 2017-03-30 03:00 UTC
Linux's decade-old flaw: Major distros move to patch serious kernel bug...
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Google fuzzer helps find 11-year-old memory-corruption flaw in the Linux kernel.
By viper1 on 2017-02-23 16:29 UTC

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