Canonical Contributing Too Little to Kernel Development?

Aug 24, 2009

This week the Linux Foundation published statistics of the people and companies behind the kernel development. Canonical is not mentioned at all.

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Kernel Statistics: Who's Writing Linux?

Aug 19, 2009

Greg Kroah-Hartman, Jonathan Corbet and Amanda McPherson have published the new Linux developer statistics.

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Kernel Bug Lay Undiscovered for Eight Years

Aug 14, 2009

A Linux kernel bug in network socket initialization could allow an attacker to acquire root privileges to inflict damages. The security hole applies to all kernels of the 2.4 and 2.6 series and has been around possibly since 2001.

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Program for Eleventh Real-Time Linux Workshop

Aug 10, 2009

The Open Source Automation Development Lab (OSADL) invites participants to the Real-Time Linux Foundation Workshop from September 28 through 30 in Dresden, Germany. Well-known names such as Jonathan Corbet will be present.

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Million Linux Kernels Simulate Botnet

Aug 04, 2009

The biggest botnet to date is being virtualized using a network of one million Linux kernels. The virtual machines form an experiment in studying the origins of the malware.

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ReiserFS Without Big Kernel Lock

Aug 03, 2009

Even though reiserfs belongs to the veterans of journaling filesystems and established ext3 and ext4 as standard Linux filesystems, a new patch serves to markedly improve it.

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Kernel News

Jul 31, 2009


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GNU Emacs 23.1 Provides Anti-Aliasing

Jul 30, 2009

Emacs, the extensible editor of the GNU project, is available in version 23.1. The release adds countless modernizations to the traditional program, such as font anti-alising and support for D-Bus and zeroconf.

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