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Severe Linux kernel flaw found in RDS

Linux systems running kernels prior to 5.0.8 require patching after news emerged of a high-severity flaw that could be remotely exploited. According to the NIST advisory, CVE-2019-1181 is a race condition affecting the kernel’s rds_tcp_kill_sock in net/rds/tcp.c “leading to a...


F5 Networks to acquire NGINX

The $670 million deal is about enabling multi-cloud services across environments. F5 Networks on Monday announced that it will acquire NGINX, which provides popular open-source software of the same name, for $670 million. The deal advances...


Hardware Confusion 2019

Koroush Ghazi from built a new system in January. He had crammed most of what he have learned about the latest hardware, as well any other tidbits, tips and tweaks I think are...


What to expect of Linux in 2019

Faster, more versatile and secure, Linux gets better every year. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights expected in 2019. 2019 just might be the Year of Linux — the year in...


Tweeted on Jun/26/2018

Koala – a gui application for LESS, Sass, Compass and CoffeeScript compilation. via @OKLai

Tweeted on May/28/2018 0

Tweeted on May/28/2018

There’s real reasons for Linux to replace ifconfig, netstat, et al

Tweeted on May/20/2018 0

Tweeted on May/20/2018

What is the most sophisticated piece of software ever written?

Tweeted on Apr/16/2018 0

Tweeted on Apr/16/2018

Linux 4.17 Offers Some Promising Power-Savings Improvements via @phoronix It reduces idle power on some systems by 10% and may improve performance of workloads in which the idle loop overhead matters… Making it...