Canonical announces a smartphone interface for the Ubuntu operating system.more »
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 »
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.
A major setback for the Linux desktop.
Improved support for GPU in virtualization.
News site for the openSUSE community falls victim to a Wordpress exploit.
The source code is available online.