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Mai 17

Linux Kernels 4.10.16, 4.9.28 LTS and 4.4.68 LTS Are Out Now with Many Changes

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Immediately after announcing earlier today the availability of the first point release of the Linux 4.11 kernel series, Greg Kroah-Hartman is informing the community about the launch of new maintenance updates to the Linux 4.10, 4.9 and 4.4 kernels. Linux kernels 4.10.16, 4.9.28 LTS and 4.4.68 LTS are out, and they’re major patches incorporating numerous […]

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Mrz 28

Old Linux kernel security bug bites

By Lotte Nielsen

A Linux developer discovered a serious security hole that’s been hiding for years in an out-of-date driver. OK, hands up, who knows what High-Level Data Link Control (HDLC) is? It’s an archaic networking data framing protocol that’s used in modems, X.25, frame-relay, ISDN, and other now uncommon networking technologies. I know it because I used […]

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Feb 01

Performance made easy with Linux containers

By Lotte Nielsen

Performance for an application determines how quickly your software can complete the intended task. It answers questions about the application, such as: Response time under peak load Ease of use, supported functionality, and use cases compared to an alternative Operational costs (CPU usage, memory needs, data throughput, bandwidth, etc.) The value of this performance analysis […]

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Jan 24

2017’s best Linux laptop: The latest Dell XPS 13

By Lotte Nielsen

Dell continues to build the best out-of-the-box Linux and open-source laptops. Check out the latest Dell XPS 13 developer edition and you’ll see what I mean. If you still think laptops are generic and the only difference between them are their price-tags, Dell invites you to think again. The latest Dell XPS 13 developer editon […]

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Dez 22

Happy Holidays: Linux Mint get a major upgrade

By Lotte Nielsen

The best Linux desktop just got even better. If you’ve been a good Linux user this year, Santa has a great new present for you in his bag: Linux Mint 18.1 „Serena.“ With this long-term support Linux desktop, which is based on Ubuntu 16.04, Linux Mint is better than ever. Since I’ve already found Linux […]

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Dez 21

Nextcloud adds security and scalability to its private cloud offering

By Lotte Nielsen

The latest version of Nextcloud adds business security and scalability improvements to its small business cloud. Nextcloud, the ownCloud fork, is continuing to establish itself as a great private cloud. In the past, Nextcloud’s target audience was individuals and small business owners who wanted an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud to call their own. In its latest […]

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Dez 20

Serious Ubuntu Linux desktop bugs found and fixed

By Lotte Nielsen

Remote code execution bugs in Apport, an Ubuntu Linux default file handler, has opened a door to attacks and crashes. If you, like me, use Ubuntu desktop, or one of its relatives such as Linux Mint, you have a bug to patch. Donncha O’Cearbhaill, an Irish security researcher, found a remote execution bug in Ubuntu. […]

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Dez 15

Popular CentOS Linux server gets a major refresh

By Lotte Nielsen

The new CentOS 7 release, based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3, has arrived. CentOS doesn’t get many headlines. But it’s still the server Linux of choice for many hosting companies, datacenters, and businesses with in-house Linux experts. That’s because CentOS, which is controlled by Red Hat, is aRed Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) clone. As […]

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Dez 14

Nextcloud adds security and scalability to its private cloud offering

By Lotte Nielsen

The latest version of Nextcloud adds business security and scalability improvements to its small business cloud. Nextcloud, the ownCloud fork, is continuing to establish itself as a great private cloud. In the past, Nextcloud’s target audience was individuals and small business owners who wanted an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud to call their own. In its latest […]

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