OpenSUSE Opens up Kernel Git Repository

Nov 24, 2009

The openSUSE project has decided to set up an open Git repository for its kernel instead of the daily kernel snapshot.

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Fedora Backpedals on Password Free Installation

Nov 20, 2009

A new feature in Fedora 12 was that users could install RPM packages from signed repositories without a root password. "Not good," said many users, so the project decided to reverse the policy.

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Fedora 12 "Constantine" Arrives

Nov 17, 2009

The Fedora project promoted by Red Hat has released its version 12 of the Linux distro.

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HookSafe Protects Kernel from Rootkits

Nov 13, 2009

A research group in the computer sciences faculty at North Carolina State University has written a prototype to prevent rootkits from manipulating kernel object hooks to do their damage.

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Update: Security Hole in Kernel Allows Privilege Extensions

Nov 04, 2009

A null-pointer dereference in the Linux kernel allows local users to assume root privileges. Brad Spengler, who claims first discovery, announced that he will present a corresponding exploit during the course of the day.

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Tailbeep Talks to Festival

Nov 04, 2009

Tailbeep is a simple administration tool that sends an audible beep when it finds a specified search string in a log file. Version 0.45 now includes an interface to the Festival speech synthesis framework.

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GNOME Cleartext Passwords: Bug or Feature?

Nov 02, 2009

The current discussion in the Ubuntu forums is about a possible security hole in GNOME, specifically about GNOME registered users having their passwords appear as cleartext on the keyring. Not a bug, say its defenders, but the security concept behind the GNOME keyring.

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Books

Oct 31, 2009

 

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