The Netfilter team has long been mulling over rework of firewall code in the Linux kernel. Now team lead Patrick McHardy ends months of work by announcing nftables.more »
Linus Torvalds announced at the Australian Linux.conf.au that he wants to make the conference mascot, the Tasmanian Devil (considering that the conference took place in Hobart, Tasmania) the new logo for Linux Kernel 2.6.29.more »
SourceForge, the popular host of countless Open Source projects, is extending its repertoire of source code management systems, among them Git.more »
The Ubuntu User Forum reports users with data loss after installing applications on the ext4 filesystem. Kernel developer Ted Ts'o is already on top of it.more »
Kernel Hacks Intro What to do with the Linux kernelFeb 28, 2009
If you get right down to it, the Linux kernel is the real Linux. This month we focus on tools for tuning and tailoring the kernel.more »
Working with the Kernel Techniques for upgrading and customizing the Linux kernelFeb 28, 2009
If you work with third-party hardware drivers, or even if you just need to fix a broken system, someday you might need to upgrade the Linux kernel.more »
Performance Tuning Toolbox Tools and techniques for performance tuning in LinuxFeb 28, 2009
Tune up your systems and search out bottlenecks with these handy performance tools.more »
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.
A major setback for the Linux desktop.
Improved support for GPU in virtualization.
News site for the openSUSE community falls victim to a Wordpress exploit.
The source code is available online.