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Computing, Operating Systems

Torvalds confirms Rust is coming to the new version of Linux

September 21, 2022

Via: Techradar

Linux creator Linus Torvalds has reportedly committed to bringing Rust to the operating system. In an email received by ZDNet(opens in new tab), Torvalds said that the programming language will make it to version 6.1 of the Linux OS “unless […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Hands-on with Microsoft’s CBL-Mariner 2.0 Linux

September 12, 2022

Via: InfoWorld

Microsoft’s CBL-Mariner Linux distribution is becoming more and more important to Azure, both in the cloud and on premises. As well as hosting the GUI features of WSL 2 in Windows 11, it’s the container host in Azure Kubernetes Service […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Linux systems are being hit with more ransomware than ever

September 2, 2022

Via: Techradar

Targeted ransomware attacks are becoming more common as an increasing number of businesses adopt Linux systems, new research from Trend Micro has found. Overall, it says 63 billion threats were blocked by the company’s systems in the first half of […]


Computing, Software & Applications

How SaaS transforms software development

August 16, 2022

Via: Info World

Back in the early days of the internet, there weren’t many internet applications. Instead, applications were overwhelmingly written for the Windows, Linux, and Macintosh operating systems. “Software delivery” often meant copying a binary to a server or building a blue-screen […]


Computing, Hardware

AMD’s ‘Pink Sardine’ Ryzen 7000 Mobile Chips Are In The Works

August 12, 2022

Via: Tom's Hardware

According to a report by Phoronix,(opens in new tab) AMD has released a new set of Linux patches for supporting a mysterious new processor with the “Pink Sardine” codename. The patches aim to support version 6.2 of AMD’s Audio Coprocessor […]


Computing, Operating Systems

There’s another great reason to update to 64-bit Linux now

July 26, 2022

Via: Techradar

Anyone still considering whether to update to 64-bit Linux kernels(opens in new tab) now has another big motivation after it was revealed 32-bit editions won’t be getting a major security fix. Intel’s Pawan Gupta recently took to the lore.kernel.org mailing […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Rocky Linux 9.0 rocks new build system

July 14, 2022

Via: Info World

Rocky Linux 9.0, the latest version of the open source enterprise OS designed to be fully bug-for-bug compatible with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), is now generally available. The update includes new security and networking features, and a new open […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Chrome 102 patches up critical security flaw and adds a truly useful feature

May 26, 2022

Via: Techradar

Good news for Chrome users: Google is rolling out a new version of its browser that fixes 32 security flaws — and adds a few new features. A stable version of Chrome 102 will arrive on Windows, Mac, and Linux […]


Computing, Operating Systems

The latest Linux kernel release is actually really boring, Torvalds says

May 23, 2022

Via: Techradar

Linus Torvalds has released the 5.18 version of the Linux kernel on schedule, but he hardly sounds happy about it Torvalds said “nothing really odd stands out” for users of Linux distros from the latest 5.18 update, dubbing the kernel […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Linux malware is booming, so stay secure, Microsoft warns

May 20, 2022

Via: Techradar

One particular strain of Linux malware has seen tremendous growth in the last six months, Microsoft says, urging Linux device owners to secure their endpoints. The Redmond software giant claims XorDDoS malware’s usage in the last six months rose by […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Google Flutter 3 backs macOS, Linux

May 12, 2022

Via: Info World

Google has launched Flutter 3, a major release of the cross-platform development toolkit that adds stable support for building macOS and Linux desktop apps. Flutter already provided stable support for iOS, Android, web, and Windows targets. Unveiled May 11, Flutter […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Nvidia launches open source GPU kernel modules for Linux

May 12, 2022

Via: Techradar

Nvidia is publishing its Linux GPU kernel modules on an open source basis with a dual GPL/MIT license now available on GitHub. It’s a good day for users of Linux distros as the hardware giant says the move will allow […]


Computing, Data Management

Docker Desktop comes to Linux, adds extensions SDK

May 10, 2022

Via: Infoworld

Docker is extending its popular Docker Desktop application to integrate with a wider range of developer tools, as well as providing native support for developers working on Linux workstations. Announced today during DockerCon, Docker Extensions is launching with 14 partner […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Microsoft Patch Enables Hotswapping AMD GPUs In Linux Systems

April 6, 2022

Via: Tom's Hardware

As one of the leading cloud computing companies, Microsoft uses AMD’s data center GPUs as well as Linux on the servers it uses. Sometimes those GPUs need to be installed into running machines or replaced, but that requires shutting down […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Visual Studio Code 1.65 shines on JavaScript heap profiles, CSS formatting

April 1, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

Visual Studio Code 1.66, also identified as the March 2022 release of the code editor, has just been published by Microsoft. The new release brings improvements to JavaScript heap profiles, CSS code formatting, and local history. Visual Studio Code 1.66 […]


Computing, Software & Applications

What is Git? Version control for collaborative programming

April 1, 2022

Via: Info World

Git is a software platform mainly used by computer programmers for collaboration. At its core, Git keeps track of changes to files and allows multiple users to coordinate updates to those files. The most common use case for Git is […]


Computing, Operating Systems

Linux devs fix nasty vulnerability dating back half a decade

February 16, 2022

Via: Techradar

An exploitable bug sitting in a popular Linux kernel module, has been found after five years, researchers have claimed. Detailing the findings in a blog post, researcher Samuel Page from cybersecurity firm Appgate said the flaw was a stack buffer […]


Computing, Data Management

Azure App Service flaw exposes huge collection of source code repositories

December 23, 2021

Via: Techradar

A flaw in Microsoft’s Azure App Service has been exposing customer source code for years, security researchers have discovered. According to cloud security providers Wiz.io, Microsoft’s platform for building and hosting web apps has contained insecure default behavior in its […]


Computing, Operating Systems

How CentOS changes the cloud Linux game

December 6, 2021

Via: Info World

Amidst all the news from AWS re:Invent last week—mainframe modernization, database updates, ARM-based Graviton3, etc.—one thing might have slipped your notice yet deserves the spotlight: Amazon Linux 2022. AWS CEO Adam Selipsky didn’t mention it in his keynote, though it […]


Computing, Software & Applications

Visual Studio Code 1.62 brings workbench enhancements

November 12, 2021

Via: Info World

Visual Studio Code 1.62, the latest monthly release of Microsoft’s popular code editor, is available with capabilities centering on areas such as the workbench and search icons. Published November 4, Visual Studio Code 1.62, aka the October 2021 release, is […]