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  • [$] Microblogging with ActivityPub

    As of late, concerns about the future of Twitter have caused many of its users to...

  • Lina: Tales of the M1 GPU [LWN.net]

    Asahi Lina gives a detailed update on progress toward a graphics driver for Apple M1 hardware....

  • Cartier-Tilet: Emacs 29 is nigh [LWN.net]

    Lucien Cartier-Tilet looks forward to the upcoming Emacs 29 release. In case you didn’t know, Emacs’ current...

  • Security updates for Tuesday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (frr, gerbv, mujs, and twisted), Fedora (nodejs and python-virtualbmc),...

  • [$] Yet another try at the BPF program allocator

    The BPF subsystem, which allows code to be loaded into the kernel from user space and...

  • A useful guide to FFmpeg [LWN.net]

    FFmpeg is an indispensable tool for working with audio and video streams, but it can be...

  • Security updates for Monday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (chromium, commons-configuration2, graphicsmagick, heimdal, inetutils, ini4j, jackson-databind, and varnish),...

  • Kernel prepatch 6.1-rc7 [LWN.net]

    The 6.1-rc7 kernel prepatch has been released for testing. There is really nothing here that makes...

  • More stable kernels released [LWN.net]

    Greg Kroah-Hartman has released the 5.10.156, 5.4.225, 4.19.267, 4.14.300, and 4.9.334 stable kernels. As usual, they...

  • Security updates for Friday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Fedora (firefox), Mageia (dropbear, freerdp, java, libx11, and tumbler), Slackware...

  • Security updates for Thursday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (vim), Fedora (drupal7-context, drupal7-link, firefox, xen, xorg-x11-server, and xorg-x11-server-Xwayland),...

  • Stable kernel 4.19.266 [LWN.net]

    The 4.19.266 stable kernel update has been released; it consists entirely of backported fixes for speculative-execution...

  • Security updates for Wednesday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (heimdal, libarchive, and nginx), Fedora (varnish-modules and xterm), Red...

  • Asahi Linux November 2022 progress report [LWN.net]

    For those who are waiting for Linux on Apple hardware, the Asahi Linux project has put...

  • Welcome Stéphane Guillou, new QA Analyst for LibreOffice (Document Foundation) [LWN.net]

    The Document Foundation has announced the hiring of a quality-assurance analyst, bringing its staff up to...

  • Security updates for Tuesday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (ntfs-3g), Fedora (krb5 and samba), Gentoo (firefox-bin, ghostscript-gpl, pillow,...

  • Security updates for Monday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (graphicsmagick and krb5), Fedora (dotnet6.0, js-jquery-ui, kubernetes, and xterm),...

  • Kernel prepatch 6.1-rc6 [LWN.net]

    The 6.1-rc6 kernel prepatch is out for testing. I'm still waffling about whether there will be...

  • [$] Averting excessive oopses

    Even a single kernel oops is never a good thing; it is an indication that something...

  • Review: GIMP 2.99.14 (Libre Arts) [LWN.net]

    Libre Arts looks at the GIMP as the 3.0 release approaches. Releases like this are too...

  • Open source community split over offer of 'corporate' welfare for critical dev tools (Register) [LWN.net]

    The Register looks at the discussion around the GNU Tools Infrastructure proposal. Sourceware, a volunteer group...

  • Security updates for Friday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (asterisk, firefox-esr, php-phpseclib, phpseclib, python-django, and thunderbird), Fedora (grub2,...

  • [$] Rust in the 6.2 kernel

    The merge window for the 6.1 release brought in basic support for writing kernel code in...

  • Security updates for Thursday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (firefox-esr and thunderbird), Fedora (expat, xen, and xorg-x11-server), Oracle...

  • [$] LWN.net Weekly Edition for November 17, 2022

    The LWN.net Weekly Edition for November 17, 2022 is available.

  • [$] Networking and high-frequency trading

    The high-frequency-trading (HFT) industry is rather tight-lipped about what it does and how it does it,...

  • Meta's Sapling source-code management system [LWN.net]

    Meta has announced the open-source release of part of its internal source-code management system, called Sapling....

  • Three more stable kernels [LWN.net]

    The 6.0.9, 5.15.79, and 5.10.155 stable kernel updates have been released; each contains another set of...

  • Security updates for Wednesday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (grub2, nginx, and wordpress), Red Hat (389-ds-base, bind, buildah,...

  • [$] Scaling the KVM community

    The scalability of Linus Torvalds was a recurring theme during Linux's early years; these days maintainer...

  • Fedora 37 released [LWN.net]

    Version 37 of the Fedora family of distributions has been released, a few weeks later than...

  • Security updates for Tuesday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Fedora (kernel and webkit2gtk3), Red Hat (dhcp, dovecot, flac, freetype,...

  • Open-source software vs. the proposed Cyber Resilience Act (NLnet Labs) [LWN.net]

    NLnet Labs has put up a blog entry warning about the possible effects of the "Cyber...

  • [$] Block-device snapshots with blksnap

    As a general rule, one need not have worked in the technology industry for long before...

  • Security updates for Monday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (dropbear, php7.4, pixman, sysstat, and xorg-server), Fedora (mingw-expat, mingw-libtasn1,...

  • Kernel prepatch 6.1-rc5 [LWN.net]

    Linus has released 6.1-rc5 for testing. But we'll see. If things don't start calming down, this...

  • [$] Git evolve: tracking changes to changes

    The Git source-code management system exists to track changes to a set of files; the stream...

  • Security updates for Friday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (chromium and exiv2), Fedora (curl, device-mapper-multipath, dotnet6.0, mediawiki, mingw-gcc,...

  • A round of stable-kernel updates [LWN.net]

    The 5.4.224, 4.19.265, 4.14.299, and 4.9.333 stable kernel updates have been released; each contains another set...

  • A pair of new LWN site features [LWN.net]

    We have finally added a set of dark mode defaults to the customization options for the...

  • [$] Class action against GitHub Copilot

    The GitHub Copilot offering claims to assist software developers through the application of machine-learning techniques. Since...

  • Security updates for Thursday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (libjettison-java and xorg-server), Slackware (sysstat and xfce4), SUSE (python3...

  • [$] LWN.net Weekly Edition for November 10, 2022

    The LWN.net Weekly Edition for November 10, 2022 is available.

  • [$] Moving past TCP in the data center, part 2

    At the end of our earlier article on John Ousterhout's talk at Netdev 0x16, he had concluded...

  • Security updates for Wednesday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (vim, webkit2gtk, and wpewebkit), Fedora (mingw-python3, vim, webkit2gtk3, webkitgtk,...

  • [$] Using certificates for SSH authentication

    SSH is a well-known mechanism for accessing remote computers in a secure way; thanks to its...

  • Texinfo 7.0 released [LWN.net]

    Version 7.0 of Texinfo, the GNU Project's documentation system, has been released. There are a number...

  • Security updates for Tuesday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (pixman and sudo), Fedora (mingw-binutils and mingw-gdb), Red Hat...

  • [$] Better CPU selection for timer expiration

    On the surface, the kernel's internal timer mechanism would not appear to have changed much in...

  • Security updates for Monday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (ffmpeg, libxml2, python-django, python-scciclient, and xen), Fedora (ghc-cmark-gfm, java-latest-openjdk,...