Kernel Rootkits Kernel rootkits and countermeasuresDec 19, 2012
Rootkits allow attackers to take complete control of a computer. We describe the tricks intruders use to gain access to the Linux kernel and provide guidelines on hardening the kernel against such attacks.more »
Kernel News Zack’s Kernel NewsDec 19, 2012
Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the latest news, views, dilemmas, and developments within the Linux kernel community.more »
Slax 7 features KDE4 with an assortment of pre-installed software and recovery tools.more »
Oracle creates a new Git repository for tracking Linux kernel changes.more »
Linaro announces the formation of the Linaro Enterprise Group (LEG). Linaro is a not-for-profit engineering organization that develops open source software for ARM architecture.more »
After five beta cycles, Slackware 14.0 arrives with many improvements and enhancements. The latest version offers two desktop environments: Xfce 4.10.0 and KDE 4.8.5.more »
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 offers major improvements in performance, security, and hardware support.more »
Controlled Delay Management A new aggregate queue length algorithm for network bottlenecks.May 31, 2012
The persistent and growing problem of bufferbloat is getting serious relief thanks to a new active queue management tool known as a Controlled Delay – a tool that, thanks to heroic efforts, is now ready for Linux.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