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 »
Multimedia and the Kernel Multimedia Support in the Linux KernelFeb 28, 2009
We'll show you how to tune up your Linux system for multimedia applications.more »
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics