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November 2, 2015  7:36 PM

Linus Torvalds ‘launches’ Linux kernel 4.3

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
kernel, Linux, Torvalds

Linus Torvalds has detailed the launch of the Linux 4.3 kernel, a new release with significant security enhancements. qcBX5yGni.png 0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

February 4, 2014  9:24 AM

SUSE kGraft patches Linux in live run time

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
kernel, Linux, patch, patching, Security, SUSE

The open source world this week hears that SUSE has developed a new technology known as kGraft for live run-time patching of the Linux kernel. What is live run-time patching? Suse_logo_w-tag_color.png


April 8, 2012  11:57 AM

Linux Foundation: 75% of kernel development done by paid developers

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
kernel, Linux

The nonprofit Linux Foundation has released its latest report entitled, "Linux Kernel Development: How Fast It is Going, Who is Doing It, What They are Doing and Who is Sponsoring It." The report is released on a roughly annual basis to help illustrate the collaborative work trends driving Linux...


September 5, 2011  12:41 PM

Hacking Kernel.org Linux sorts the script kiddies from the developers

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Hackers, kernel, Linux

Not for the first time in its illustrious history, hackers recently chanced their collective arm by launching an attack on the Kernel.org Linux repository last month. The offensive used a Trojan in an attempt to ultimately make changes to the source code of the Linux kernel itself. Quite why...


April 15, 2011  12:51 PM

Novell: we are among “top” contributors to Linux kernel

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, kernel, Novell, Red Hat, RHEL, SUSE

Novell's director of Linux marketing Michael Applebaum has been vocal this week on the subject of Linux and its relationship with enterprise level deployments. Noting that Novell has a "rich" history of open source contributions and community-driven software application development, Applebaum says...


April 5, 2011  7:31 AM

Live video stream for 20th Anniversary of Linux

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
kernel, Linux

This week sees the start of the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit, which also includes the Android Builders Summit. Held from April 6 - 8 in San Francisco, this invitation-only summit is a gathering of core kernel developers and end users.

The Linux Foundation suggests that Linux is...


March 18, 2011  11:18 AM

Superzapping desktop Linux for a 10x speed boost

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Desktop, kernel, Linux KERNEL, patch

Right at the end of last year, Linux developer Mike Galbraith created a patch just 233 lines long that was designed to improve the scheduler inside the Linux kernel. The result of this patch is intended to produce a reduction in latency for desktop versions of Linux. The superzapping effect of...


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