OSADL, a consortium of Linux users in the automation industry, has released a realtime Linux kernel for Intel's Atom processor.more »
Theodore Ts'o has renamed the Ext4 filesystem, for which he has been responsible for source and documentation, from extdev to ext4. Linus Torvalds has also incorporated the change into his personal source tree for the upcoming Kernel 2.6.28.more »
KSplice Applying updates to an active kernel with KspliceSep 30, 2008
Uptime is often just as important as updates. But doesn't a kernel patch require a reboot? Ksplice lets you have your cake and eat it too.more »
The third and final day of the Linux Plumbers Conference, a conference designed by developers for developers, featured two final microconferences: one focused on Dbus Desktop Integration, and the other on Future Displays and Input Devices.more »
Greg Kroah-Hartman's keynote address at the Linux Plumbers Convention 2008 was officially about the Linux Ecosystem, but started as a direct attack on Ubuntu developer Canonical. He claims that the company contributes next to nothing to kernel development.more »
The second day of the Linux Plumbers Conference got off to a productive start with an address by Jonathan Corbet, co-founder of LWN.net. "The Kernel Report" covered the challenges facing the kernel development community and the current or pending responses to those challenges, as well as a short summary of the Kernel Summit held earlier this week.more »
KVM Kernel-based virtualization with KVMSep 05, 2008
KVM brings the kernel into the virualization game. We’ll explain why the Linux world is so interested in this promising virtualization alternative.more »
Customers can take a free test drive of SLES for HPC on the Azure Cloud
San Francisco-based chip company announces their first fully open source chip platform.
The whole distro gets rebuilt on glibc 2.3
Ubuntu Vendor tries to solve app packaging and distribution problem across distributions.
Founder of ownCloud launches the Nextcloud project.
Will The Machine change the way future programmers think about memory?
The new Torus distributed storage system is available under an open source license on GitHub
Juries decides Google’s use of Java APIs Was Fair Use
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