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01/23/2018   LinuxSecurity.com
LinuxSecurity.com: The 4.14.14 stable update contains a number of important fixes across the tree. This update also includes some PPC mitigations, and has been built with a retpoline capable compiler for improved Spectre mitigation on x86_64.
01/23/2018   LinuxSecurity.com
LinuxSecurity.com: Upgrades to latest minor supported BIND. Includes first -P1 security release fixing CVE-2017-3145.
01/23/2018   LinuxSecurity.com
LinuxSecurity.com: Upgrades to latest minor supported BIND. Includes first -P1 security release fixing CVE-2017-3145.
01/23/2018   LinuxSecurity.com
LinuxSecurity.com: Upgrades to latest minor supported BIND. Includes first -P1 security release fixing CVE-2017-3145.
01/23/2018   LinuxSecurity.com
LinuxSecurity.com: This update addresses two security vulnerabilities: * CVE-2017-16997: Check for empty tokens before dynamic string token expansion in the dynamic linker, so that pre-existing privileged programs with `$ORIGIN` rpaths/runpaths do not cause the dynamic linker to search the current directory, potentially leading to privilege escalation. (RHBZ#1526866). * CVE-2018-1000001: `getcwd` would
01/23/2018   LinuxSecurity.com
LinuxSecurity.com: fix for CVE-2017-13194
01/23/2018   LinuxSecurity.com
LinuxSecurity.com: Update to 4.13 (#1535261)
01/23/2018   LinuxSecurity.com
LinuxSecurity.com: Security fix for **CVE-2017-15370** and **CVE-2017-15371**
01/23/2018   LinuxSecurity.com
LinuxSecurity.com: Update to Ruby 2.4.3.
01/23/2018   LinuxSecurity.com
LinuxSecurity.com: Update to 0.12.13
01/23/2018   LinuxSecurity.com
LinuxSecurity.com: The 4.14.14 stable update contains a number of important fixes across the tree. This update also includes some PPC mitigations, and has been built with a retpoline capable compiler for improved Spectre mitigation on x86_64.
01/23/2018   LinuxSecurity.com
LinuxSecurity.com: This update addresses two security vulnerabilities: * CVE-2017-15670, CVE-2017-15671, CVE-2017-15804: Various vulnerabilities could lead to memory corruption in the `glob` and `glob64` function. (RHBZ#1505298, RHBZ##1504807) * CVE-2017-16997: Check for empty tokens before dynamic string token expansion in the dynamic linker, so that pre-existing privileged programs with `$ORIGIN`
01/23/2018   Linux Journal

Shawn takes quick look at "The World's Most Annoying Alarm Clock App". more>>

01/23/2018   Linux Journal

News updates from January 23, 2018.

Linus Torvalds slams Intel's Spectre and Meltdown patches, calling them "COMPLETE and UTTER GARBAGE". See LKML for more. more>>

01/23/2018   Linux Journal

A look at what's new in kernel development.

Welcome to the new diff -u! We're experimenting with a shorter, more frequent, single-subject format for this feature, which also may evolve over time. Let us know what you think in the comments below. more>>

01/22/2018   Linux Journal

News updates for January 22, 2018.

Are you using protection? Longtime kernel developer, Greg Kroah-Hartman, just posted a simple recipe for users to verify whether they are running a Spectre/Meltdown patched version of the Linux kernel. more>>

01/22/2018   Linux Journal

A look at some of the many interesting Raspberry Pi competitors. more>>

01/21/2018   Linux Journal

Bunco—a dice game that makes Yahtzee look complicated! more>>

01/20/2018   Linux Journal

A quick look at some options for streaming audio books. more>>

01/19/2018   Linux Journal

Introducing Anaconda, a Python distribution for scientific research.

I've looked at several ways you could use Python to do scientific calculations in the past, but I've never actually covered how to set up and use Python itself in a way that makes scientific work easier. Anaconda does just that. more>>

01/19/2018   Linux Journal

News briefs for January 19, 2018.

Wine 3.0, an annual release, became available yesterday. According to the release notes, highlights include Direct3D 10 and 11 support, the Direct3D command stream, the Android graphics driver and improved DirectWrite and Direct2D support. more>>

01/19/2018   Virtualization
NEWS ANALYSIS: Born back in 1995, Java remains one of the most popular programming languages in use, particularly for client-server web applications, with an estimated 9 million developers. Its beauty is that it’s an evolving technology.
01/18/2018   Linux Journal

How to use curses to draw to the terminal screen.

While graphical user interfaces are very cool, not every program needs to run with a point-and-click interface. For example, the venerable vi editor ran in plain-text terminals long before the first GUI. more>>

01/18/2018   Linux Journal

Linux Journal's new parent, Private Internet Access, has established a $25k fund to jump-start the next generation of Linux journalism—and to spend it here, where Linux journalism started in 1994. more>>

01/18/2018   Linux Journal

News briefs for January 18, 2018.

Purism, the group behind the security and privacy-focused Librem 5 phone just recently published a progress report highlighting the latest developments and design decisions to its crowdfunded project. Changes include an even faster processor. more>>

01/18/2018   Virtualization
Microsoft researchers create an artificial intelligence application that can turn text-based descriptions into detailed drawings.
01/17/2018   Virtualization
The acquisition bolsters Veeam as a data protection provider for AWS by adding to its portfolio of solutions that offer availability for any app, any data, across any cloud, the company said.
01/17/2018   Linux Journal

News roundup for January 17, 2018. more>>

01/17/2018   Linux Journal

Worried that your server will go down? You should be. Here are some disaster-planning tips for server owners. more>>

01/17/2018   InfoWorld Linux

Containers provide a lightweight way to take application workloads portable, like a virtual machine but without the overhead and bulk typically associated with VMs. With containers, apps and services can be packaged up and moved freely between physical, virtual, or cloud environments.

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01/16/2018   Linux Journal

See how Google Inbox helps Shawn reach his quest for "inbox zero". more>>

01/09/2018   Virtualization
The County of San Mateo’s aging server infrastructure and lack of physical space made it difficult to support operations and take on new IT projects. Here’s how it handled the problem.
01/08/2018   Virtualization
Enterprises all over the map are planning--or already selling--products that fit into this burgeoning market. Let’s chat about how this will impact your company in 2018.
01/04/2018   Virtualization
Cloud customers can save up to 50 percent by selecting an on-demand GPU virtual machine option that is cheaper because Google can preempt the computing resources whenever it needs to with little notice.
12/29/2017   Virtualization
Canada's Long & McQuade needed a solution that would modernize their infrastructure with high availability and virtualization capabilities but could be managed with limited IT personnel resources.
12/28/2017   Virtualization
NEWS ANALYSIS: 2017 was a transformational year for the open-source Kubernetes container orchestration project, which is now supported on all three major public cloud providers.