Archiwum z Sierpień 2015

First Point Release of Git 2.5 Brings Lots of Improvements, Some New Features

poniedziałek, 31 Sierpień 2015

 softpedia: Among the most interesting changes, we can mention that it is now possible to run an aliased command directly from a sub-folder

OpenBSD Is Getting Its Own Native Hypervisor

poniedziałek, 31 Sierpień 2015

The OpenBSD Foundation has been funding work on a project to provide OpenBSD with its own, native hypervisor.

The OpenBSD Foundation has been funding work on a project to provide OpenBSD with its own, native hypervisor. The hypervisor’s VMM is so far able to launch a kernel and ask for a root file-system, but beyond that, it’s been laying most of the hypervisor foundation up to this point.

Read more at Phoronix

Second Alpha Build of Liquid Lemur Linux 2.0 Brings LibreOffice 5, Based on Debian 8

poniedziałek, 31 Sierpień 2015

Edward Snyder, the creator and maintainer of the Debian-based Liquid Lemur Linux distribution, has announced the release and immediate availability for download of the second Alpha build of the upcoming Liquid Lemur Linux 2.0 distro. 

liquid-lemurEdward Snyder, the creator and maintainer of the Debian-based Liquid Lemur Linux distribution, has announced the release and immediate availability for download of the second Alpha build of the upcoming Liquid Lemur Linux 2.0 distro.

Being based on Debian GNU/Linux 8 (Jessie), Liquid Lemur Linux 2.0 Alpha 2 comes with the final version of the LibreOffice 5.0… 

Read more at Softpedia Linux Blog

​User Data Manifesto Seeks to Give People Control of Their Data

poniedziałek, 31 Sierpień 2015

A European-led effort defines the basic rights for users over their personal data.

A European-led effort defines the basic rights for users over their personal data. Your personal data is the currency of the modern Internet. Google, Facebook, and LinkedIn — to name but three — all primarily profit from collecting your personal data. At the same time, data breach after breach, such as Office of Personnel Management, Ashley Madison, and Anthem, have revealed the secrets of tens of millions of people. What can you do about it?

Frank Karlitschek, founder of the open-source ownCloud program, has been seeking to define the “basic rights for people to control their own data in the Internet age.”…

Read more at ZDNet News

The 4.2 Kernel Has Been Released

niedziela, 30 Sierpień 2015

Linus has announced the final release of the 4.2 kernel. “So judging by how little happened this week, it wouldn’t have been a mistake to release 4.2 last week after all, but hey, there’s certainly a few fixes here…

Linus has announced the final release of the 4.2 kernel. “So judging by how little happened this week, it wouldn’t have been a mistake to release 4.2 last week after all, but hey, there’s certainly a few fixes here, and it’s not like delaying 4.2 for a week should have caused any problems either.” Headline features in this release include the security module stacking patches, the delay-gradient congestion-control algorithm, improvements to writeback management in control groups, a lot of important persistent-memory infrastructure, and more.

Read more at LWN

Linux workstation security checklist

sobota, 29 Sierpień 2015

This is a set of recommendations used by the Linux Foundation for their systems administrators.

Lennart Poettering merged “su” command replacement into systemd: Test Drive on Fedora Rawhide

sobota, 29 Sierpień 2015

With this pull request systemd now support a su command functional and can create privileged sessions, that are fully isolated from the original session

Hardened Linux stalwarts Grsecurity pull the pin after legal fight

sobota, 29 Sierpień 2015

The Register: Multi-billion company accused of ripping off name and code, still doing security wrong

Container Myths Debunked at OpenStack Silicon Valley

piątek, 28 Sierpień 2015

Datamation: In Alex Polvi’s view there are four primary myths when it comes to containers

OpenStack Continues to Push Cloud Integration Vision

piątek, 28 Sierpień 2015

eWEEK: At the OpenStack Silicon Valley event, the head of the OpenStack Foundation announces new nonprofit status and developer initiatives.