New Kernel Firewall Nftables to Succeed Netfilter

Mar 20, 2009

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.

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Tasmanian Devil Mascot for Kernel 2.6.29

Mar 18, 2009

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.

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More Choices: SourceForge Adds to its Repertoire

Mar 16, 2009

SourceForge, the popular host of countless Open Source projects, is extending its repertoire of source code management systems, among them Git.

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Ext4 Users Report Data Loss

Mar 12, 2009

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.

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Kernel Hacks Intro What to do with the Linux kernel

Feb 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.

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Working with the Kernel Techniques for upgrading and customizing the Linux kernel

Feb 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.

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Performance Tuning Toolbox Tools and techniques for performance tuning in Linux

Feb 28, 2009

Tune up your systems and search out bottlenecks with these handy performance tools.

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Multimedia and the Kernel Multimedia Support in the Linux Kernel

Feb 28, 2009

We'll show you how to tune up your Linux system for multimedia applications.

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