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Wednesday September 20, 2017. 06:19 PM
In a talk in the refereed track of the 2017 Linux Plumbers Conference, Alexandre Courouble presented the email2git tool that links kernel commits to their review discussion on the mailing lists. Email2git is a plugin for cregit, which implements token-level history for a Git ...
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Last week KDE announced that they were working with Purism on the Librem 5 smartphone. The GNOME Foundation has also provided its endorsement and support of Purism’s efforts to build the Librem 5. 'As part of the collaboration, if the campaign is successful the GNOME...
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Ulrich Drepper, once again an engineer at Red Hat, writes about machine learning on opensource.com. 'Machine learning and artificial intelligence (ML/AI) mean different things to different people, but the newest approaches have one thing in common: They are based on the idea ...
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Security updates have been issued by CentOS (emacs), Debian (apache2, gdk-pixbuf, and pyjwt), Fedora (autotrace, converseen, dmtx-utils, drawtiming, emacs, gtatool, imageinfo, ImageMagick, inkscape, jasper, k3d, kxstitch, libwpd, mingw-libzip, perl-Image-SubImageFind,...
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The 4.13.3, 4.12.14, and 4.9.51 stable kernels have been released; each contains another set of important fixes. Note that this is the final update for the 4.12.x series.
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Tuesday September 19, 2017. 07:18 PM
Over the years, there has been a persistent effort to build the Linux kernel using the Clang C compiler that is part of the LLVM project. We last looked in on the effort in a report from the LLVM microconference at the 2015 Linux Plumbers Conference (LPC), but we have...
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Paul Moore has posted his notes from the 2017 Linux Security Summit, held September 14 and 15 in Los Angeles. 'LinuxKit was designed to make it easy for people to create their own Linux distribution, with a strong focus on minimal OS installs such as one would use in a...
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Security updates have been issued by Arch Linux (apache and ettercap), Debian (gdk-pixbuf and newsbeuter), Red Hat (kernel), Slackware (httpd, libgcrypt, and ruby), SUSE (kernel), and Ubuntu (bind9, kernel, libidn2-0, libxml2, linux, linux-aws, linux-gke, linux-kvm,...
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Christian Schaller announces Pipewire, a media system that is meant to eventually replace PulseAudio and handle video as well. 'Anyway as work progressed Wim decided to also take a look at Jack, as supporting the pro-audio usecase was an area PulseAudio had never tried to...
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New kernels are released regularly, but it is not entirely clear how much in-depth testing they are actually getting. Even the mainline kernel may not be getting enough of the right kind of testing. That was the topic for a 'birds of a feather' (BoF) meeting at this year's...
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The scheduler workloads microconference at the 2017 Linux Plumbers Conference covered several aspects of the kernel's CPU scheduler. While workloads were on the agenda, so were a rework of the realtime scheduler's push/pull mechanism, a distinctly different approach to...
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Monday September 18, 2017. 11:04 PM
The World Wide Web Consortium has put out a press release trumpeting its publication of the 'Encrypted Media Extensions' as an official recommendation and enshrining DRM into what was previously a standard for open communication. See the EFF's open letter for a less rosy...
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Peter Robinson looks at the state of open source accelerated graphics on ARM devices. 'Despite the two bad examples above there’s actually been a lot of good change in the last five years. We now have a number of options for fully accelerated 2D/3D graphics on ARM SoCs and ...
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Security updates have been issued by Arch Linux (ffmpeg, lib32-libgcrypt, libgcrypt, linux-zen, and newsbeuter), Debian (emacs25, freexl, and tomcat8), Fedora (cyrus-imapd, FlightGear, freexl, gdm, kernel, LibRaw, ruby, and xen), Gentoo (binutils, chkrootkit, curl,...
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As is sometimes his way, Linus Torvalds released 4.14-rc1 and closed the merge window one day earlier than some might have expected. By the time, though, 11,556 non-merge changesets had found their way into the mainline repository, so there is no shortage of material for...
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Sunday September 17, 2017. 06:23 PM
The 4.14-rc1 kernel prepatch is out, and the merge window is closed for this development cycle. 'Yes, I realize this is a day early, and yes, I realize that if I had waited until tomorrow, I would also have hit the 26th anniversary of the Linux-0.01 release, but neither of...
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Saturday September 16, 2017. 01:19 AM
Processors based on the 64-bit ARM architecture have been finding their way into various types of systems, including mobile handsets and servers. There is a distinct gap in the middle of the range, though: there are no ARM64 laptops. Bernhard Rosenkränzer and a group of...
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An advisory from the National Security Authority of Slovakia warns that they have found fake packages in PyPI, posing as well known libraries. 'Copies of several well known Python packages were published under slightly modified names in the official Python package repository ...
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Friday September 15, 2017. 04:50 PM
Security updates have been issued by Arch Linux (flashplugin, kernel, lib32-flashplugin, and linux-lts), CentOS (postgresql), Debian (tcpdump and wordpress-shibboleth), Fedora (lightdm, python-django, and tomcat), Mageia (flash-player-plugin and libsndfile), openSUSE...
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Thursday September 14, 2017. 06:55 PM
Purism and KDE are working together to adapt Plasma Mobile to Purism's Librem 5 smartphone. 'The shared vision of freedom, openness and personal control for end users has brought KDE and Purism together in a common venture. Both organisations agree that cooperating will help ...
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