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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:12:18 GMT

3 Security Features to Consider When Choosing a Linux Workstation
Linux.com (blog)
In this new blog series, we'll lay out a set of baseline recommendations for Linux workstation security to help systems administrators avoid the most glaring security errors without introducing too much inconvenience. These are the same guidelines our ...

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:13:34 GMT

PCWorld

Eleven-year-old root flaw found and patched in the Linux kernel
PCWorld
Linux system administrators should be on the watch for kernel updates because they fix a local privilege escalation flaw that could lead to a full system compromise. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2017-6074, is over 11 years old and was likely ...
Linux's decade-old flaw: Major distros move to patch serious kernel bugZDNet
Impact of New Linux Kernel DCCP Vulnerability LimitedThreatpost
Red Hat: 'use after free' vulnerability found in Linux kernel's DCCP protocol IPV6 implementationBetaNews
Wccftech -The Register -SecLists.Org
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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:07:00 GMT

Engadget

Valve launches SteamVR support for Linux
Engadget
Valve has been giving Steam users Linux love since 2012, and it's not stopping with VR. The company just launched SteamVR for Linux, letting developers create Linux content for the HTC Vive VR headset, trackers and other hardware. The program is in ...
Valve launches SteamVR support for Linux, opens the door for more SteamVR hardwarePCWorld
Valve to Sell Room-Scale SteamVR Trackers From Its Online Store ...NDTV
Valve Finally Brings SteamVR To Linux As A Developer ReleaseUploadVR
TechRadar -PC Gamer -bit-tech.net -GitHub
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:44:43 GMT

RCR Wireless News

Linux Foundation Forms New Open Network Automation Project
EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet
Today the Linux Foundation consolidated the ECOMP and OPEN-O project to form the new Open Network Automation Project (ONAP). ECOMP perhaps has had the shortest life-span of any Linux Foundation project, lasting barely a month. ECOMP only ...
Linux Foundation combines open source ECOMP, Open-O into ONAPRCR Wireless News
The Logical Happens: Open-O Merges with ECOMPLinux.com (blog)
The Linux Foundation Announces Merger of Open Source ECOMP and OPEN-O to Form New Open Network ...IT Business Net
SDTimes.com -LightWave Online
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:15:34 GMT

Investment U

Profit From the Rising Importance of Linux Software
Investment U
Instead of running programs on their own machines, people are logging into cloud servers. And most of these severs don't run on MacOS or Windows. Two-thirds run on an obscure but powerful operating system called Linux. If you really want to invest in ...

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:36:30 GMT

BetaNews

Ubuntu Core Linux comes to i.MX6-powered IoT-friendly TS-4900 Computer On Module
BetaNews
One of the best things about the Linux kernel (and associated operating systems) is the ability to work on various hardware types, including ARM. Microsoft's operating systems, by comparison, are far more narrow. True, there is the lightweight Windows ...

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:11:33 GMT

Linux.com (blog)

Linux Kernel 4.10 Released -- Happy Anniversary! | Linux.com | The ...
Linux.com (blog)
Kernel 4.10 has the honor of being christened the "Anniversary Edition" by Linus Torvalds. I'm guessing this is because of the recent 25th anniversary of the ...
Linux 4.10 arrivesSDTimes.com
5 signs that you are a Linux geekInfoWorld
How to Install Linux Kernel 4.10 on Ubuntu 16.10 and Ubuntu 16.04 ...Softpedia News

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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 18:59:54 GMT

Linux.com (blog)

How China Mobile Is Using Linux and Open Source
Linux.com (blog)
China Mobile is not the only player embracing Linux in this industry. Zhihong said that companies like Alibaba and Baidu also have internal groups whose job is to just build optimized Linux distributions for their own consumption. Not only does Linux ...

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:49:00 GMT

Linux Foundation Creates New Platform for Network Automation
Wall Street Journal (subscription) (blog)
The Linux Foundation said Thursday that it had created a new platform for automating the management of communications networks, a labor-intensive process that is widely viewed as a bottleneck in the the world of corporate information technology. The ...

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:19:55 GMT

Opensource.com

10 command-line tools for data analysis in Linux
Opensource.com
I'm talking about the Linux command line. Just using some tools that you've probably already got installed on your computer, you can learn a lot about a dataset without ever leaving your terminal. Long-time Linux users will of course laugh—they've ...