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Buggy? Angry? LET IT ALL OUT says Linus Torvalds

Linux Yahoo News Feed - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 08:08
'I'm not a nice person and I don't care about you' says Linux Lord Linux overlord Linus Torvalds has articulated views on security at Linux.conf.au, and seems to be closer to Google's way of thinking than Microsoft's.…
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Scary code of the week: Valve Steam cleans Linux PCs (if you're not careful)

Linux Yahoo News Feed - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 12:16
Dodgy shell script triggers classic rm -rf / Linux desktop gamers should know of a bug in Valve's Steam client that will, if you're not careful, delete all files on your PC belonging to your regular user account.…
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You'll get sick of that iPad. And guess who'll be waiting? Big daddy Linux...

Linux Yahoo News Feed - Fri, 01/16/2015 - 09:16
It's a post-post-post PC world After such a banner year of Linux releases it might seem overly pessimistic to pause and ask this question: is there a future beyond this?…
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Linux Foundation Announces Keynote and Session Lineup for New Storage and Filesystems Conference, Vault

Linux Yahoo News Feed - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 16:00
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, is proud to announce the lineup of keynote speakers and educational sessions ...
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Xen Project Hypervisor Delivers Enhanced Performance and Security for Cloud and Enterprise Computing

Linux Yahoo News Feed - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 13:45
The Xen Project Collaborative Project hosted at The Linux Foundation today announced availability of Xen Project Hypervisor version 4.5.
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DigitalOcean Launches FreeBSD Cloud Servers on Its Platform

Linux Yahoo News Feed - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 17:00
DigitalOcean today announced FreeBSD is now available as the first non-Linux operating system on DigitalOcean’s platform. FreeBSD is a Unix-like open-source operating system that, like other BSD releases, is derived from Unix.
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IoTivity Open Source Project Announces Preview Release

Linux Yahoo News Feed - Wed, 01/14/2015 - 13:00
IoTivity, an open source software framework providing connectivity for the Internet of Things , today announced its Preview Release. The IoTivity open source project will be hosted by The Linux Foundation, ...
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More millennium bug terror could hit Linux thanks to a leap second

Linux Yahoo News Feed - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 16:22
One small leap for clocks, one giant pain for mankind
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More millennium bug terror could hit Linux in June thanks to a leap second

Linux Yahoo News Feed - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 15:38
One small leap for clocks, one giant pain-in-the-bum for mankind
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Malware coders adopt DevOps to target smut sites

Linux Yahoo News Feed - Mon, 01/12/2015 - 03:01
Linux VXers are aiming below the belt Porn sites may offer Linux devs more than they bargained for after villains behind one of 2014's nastiest malware campaigns changed tactics to hit adult sites with stealthier wares.…
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SURPRISE: Norks Linux disto has security vulns

Linux Yahoo News Feed - Sun, 01/11/2015 - 22:16
Red Star turns into death star Well, that didn't take long: mere days after North Korea's Red Star OS leaked to the west in the form of an ISO, security researchers have started exposing its vulnerabilities.…
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No, the Linux leap second bug WON'T crash the web

Linux Yahoo News Feed - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 15:16
Fear the fear, not the second There’s a reason space missions don’t launch on the day a leap second is added to international clocks.…
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Latest NORKS Linux and Android distros leak

Linux Yahoo News Feed - Fri, 01/09/2015 - 02:02
They've gone TOO FAR this time with Mac OS and Angry Birds ripoffs The latest copy of North Korea's in-house Red Star Linux has leaked to the internet and it looks a lot like OS X, computer science graduate Will Scott says.…
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Linux Foundation Announces Keynote and Session Lineup for Collaboration Summit 2015

Linux Yahoo News Feed - Wed, 01/07/2015 - 16:01
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, today announced the keynote speakers for The Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit to be held February 18-20, ...
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New Linux Foundation Members Span Diverse Market Segments

Linux Yahoo News Feed - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 13:30
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today announced that IIX Inc., Micron Technology, Inc., and Planisys are joining ...
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IIX Joins the Linux Foundation

Linux Yahoo News Feed - Tue, 01/06/2015 - 13:30
IIX Inc., the global software-defined interconnection company, today announced that it has joined the Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative ...
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Arynga Is Embarking on a Next Generation Software Over-The-Air (SOTA) Project in Collaboration with a Major Automotive ...

Linux Yahoo News Feed - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 13:00
Arynga, Inc. an innovator and leader in the delivery of intelligent vehicle software management solutions, is jointly leading a group within the Linux Foundation’s Automotive Grade Linux project with a major automotive OEM to create an Open Source Proof of Concept that will be demonstrated at the 5th GENIVI Alliance CES Showcase from 6:00-8:30 PM at the Trump Towers in Las Vegas, CA, Jan.
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3 easy Linux alternatives for Windows XP refugees who don't want a new PC

Linux Yahoo News Feed - Mon, 01/05/2015 - 00:14
Windows XP's refugees have two choices on April 8, when Microsoft stops supporting the decade-old operating system ( for consumers , anyway). This is assuming a new PC with a new operating system (even Windows 7 ) is, for whatever reason, out of the question. They could cling desperately to their old Windows XP system and face what could be a hacker feeding frenzy , something we don't recommend ...
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Linux gaming revolution continues as XCOM: Enemy Unknown, all add-ons hit Linux

Linux Yahoo News Feed - Sun, 01/04/2015 - 22:39
The mass migration of big-name triple-A games to Linux continues, as publishers rush to have top titles available for the 2015 launch of Valve's SteamOS operating system . On Thursday, Feral Interactive announced that the blockbuster XCOM: Enemy Unknown is now available for Linux, as is all of its add-on content--including the large XCOM: Enemy Within expansion. The base game is $30 on Steam ...
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