Avinesh Kumar, an IBM developer has taken a close look at the Completely Fair Scheduler (CFS) introduced with kernel 2.6.23, comparing it with other schedulers. In the conclusion to the analysis, Kumar discusses changes in the future kernel 2.6.24 scheduler.more »
Version 4.2 of the miniscule (50MB) DSL (Damn Small Linux) distribution has just been released.more »
US kernel developer Theodore Ts'o will be joining the Linux Foundation for the next two years as Chief Platform Strategist.more »
Security researchers at Secunia have reported two security bugs in the Rsync synchronization tool and one in the current Linux kernel.more »
Cover Intro: Kernel Tricks Promising projects from the Linux kernel communityNov 28, 2007
Developers are constantly looking for new ways to interact with the versatile Linux kernel. We study some innovative projects leading deep into kernel space.more »
Talking in an interview with InformationWeek Linus Torvalds revealed what features and functions we can look forward to from the Linux kernel in the near future, what direction development will take, and what his views are on the continual accusations by Microsoft.more »
Cliff Biffle, a US blogger, accuses Asus of infringements against the GPL with the software on ist Eee PC.more »
Back at the Kernel Summit in September Andi Kleen announced that he would no longer be maintaining the i386 and x86_64 branches if they were merged in the new x86 branch. A new patch shows that Kleen has kept his promise.more »
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.