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  • [$] LWN.net Weekly Edition for February 22, 2024

    The LWN.net Weekly Edition for February 22, 2024 is available.

  • [$] Sudo and its alternatives

    Sudo is a ubiquitous tool for running commands with the privileges of another user on Unix-like...

  • [$] A proposal for shared memory in BPF programs

    Alexei Starovoitov introduced a patch series for the Linux kernel on February 6 to add bpf_arena,...

  • RawTherapee 5.10 released [LWN.net]

    Version 5.10 of the RawTherapee raw photo editor is out. The list of changes is long,...

  • Security updates for Wednesday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by CentOS (linux-firmware and python-reportlab), Debian (unbound), Fedora (freeglut and syncthing),...

  • The "KeyTrap" DNS vulnerability [LWN.net]

    DNS resolvers (those that handle DNSSEC, at least) are almost uniformly vulnerable to an exploit that...

  • [$] A modest update to Qubes OS

    Qubes OS is a security-focused desktop Linux distribution built on Fedora Linux and the Xen hypervisor....

  • Righi: Writing a scheduler for Linux in Rust that runs in user-space [LWN.net]

    Andrea Righi has started a blog series on writing a user-space CPU scheduler with the BPF-based...

  • Hare programming language 0.24.0 released [LWN.net]

    Drew DeVault announced the first numbered release of the Hare programming language on February 16. Many...

  • Security updates for Tuesday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Fedora (freeglut, hugin, libmodsecurity, qemu, rust-asyncgit, rust-bat, rust-cargo-c, rust-eza, rust-git-absorb,...

  • [$] A Spritely distributed-computing library

    Spritely is a project seeking to build a platform for sovereign distributed applications — applications where...

  • Security updates for Monday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (engrampa, openvswitch, pdns-recursor, and runc), Fedora (caddy, expat, freerdp,...

  • Kernel prepatch 6.8-rc5 [LWN.net]

    The 6.8-rc5 kernel prepatch is out for testing. "Absolutely nothing stands out here, although I do...

  • Exploring Agama's 2024 roadmap (openSUSE News) [LWN.net]

    The openSUSE News blog looks at the roadmap for Agama (a new installer from the YaST...

  • Stable kernels 6.7.5, 6.6.17, and 6.1.78 [LWN.net]

    Greg Kroah-Hartman has announced the release of the 6.7.5, 6.6.17, and 6.1.78 stable kernels. As is...

  • [$] Windows NT synchronization primitives for Linux

    The futex mechanism provided by the kernel allows for the creation of efficient and flexible locking...

  • Security updates for Friday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Mageia (bind), Red Hat (.NET 8.0 and kpatch-patch), SUSE (golang-github-prometheus-alertmanager,...

  • [$] Open-source AI at FOSDEM

    At FOSDEM 2024 in Brussels, the AI and Machine Learning devroom hosted several talks about open-source AI...

  • Security updates for Thursday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (edk2, postgresql-13, and postgresql-15), Fedora (engrampa, vim, and xen),...

  • [$] LWN.net Weekly Edition for February 15, 2024

    The LWN.net Weekly Edition for February 15, 2024 is available.

  • LineageOS 21 released [LWN.net]

    Version 21 of LineageOS, an Android-based distribution, has been released. With all that said, we have...

  • The Ubuntu community mourns the loss of Gunnar Hjalmarsson [LWN.net]

    The Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter carries the sad news that long-time contributor Gunnar Hjalmarsson has passed away....

  • [$] KDE Plasma X11 support gets a reprieve for Fedora 40

    The Fedora Project is working toward the release of Fedora Linux 40, and (as with each...

  • [$] A turning point for CVE numbers

    The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) system was set up in 1999 as a way to...

  • Security updates for Wednesday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (bind9 and unbound), Fedora (clamav, firecracker, libkrun, rust-event-manager, rust-kvm-bindings,...

  • The kernel becomes its own CNA [LWN.net]

    Greg Kroah-Hartman has announced that the kernel project has been accepted as a CVE numbering authority...

  • [$] A look at dynamic linking

    The dynamic linker is a critical component of modern Linux systems, being responsible for setting up...

  • Security updates for Tuesday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Fedora (clamav and virtiofsd), Oracle (gimp), Red Hat (gnutls and...

  • FreeBSD phasing out 32-bit platforms [LWN.net]

    The FreeBSD Project has announced that it intends to deprecate 32-bit platforms "over the next couple...

  • [$] Another runc container breakout

    Once again, runc—a tool for spawning and running OCI containers—is drawing attention due to a high...

  • Security updates for Monday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (libgit2), Fedora (chromium, firecracker, libkrun, openssh, python-nikola, runc, rust-event-manager,...

  • Kernel prepatch 6.8-rc4 [LWN.net]

    The 6.8-rc4 kernel prepatch is out for testing. "Commit counts and contents look normal for this...

  • Introducing Fedora Atomic Desktops (Fedora Magazine) [LWN.net]

    Fedora Magazine has announced the creation Fedora Atomic Desktops: a way of branding Fedora's growing set...

  • DRM-CI: A GitLab-CI pipeline for Linux kernel testing (Collabora Blog) [LWN.net]

    Over on the Collabora blog, Helen Koike writes about the DRM-CI project for running automated continuous...

  • [$] Gnuplot 6 comes with pie

    Gnuplot 6.0 was released in December 2023, bringing a host of significant improvements and new capabilities to the...

  • Rowley: What’s new in the Postgres 16 query planner / optimizer [LWN.net]

    David Rowley looks deeply into the improvements coming to the query planner in PostgreSQL 16. For a...

  • Security updates for Friday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (webkit2gtk), Fedora (atril, chromium, gnutls, python-aiohttp, and webkitgtk), Gentoo...

  • Google announces 2024 season of docs [LWN.net]

    On February 2, Google announced this year's "Season of Docs", a program complementing its Summer of...

  • Brennan: What's Inside a Linux Kernel Core Dump [LWN.net]

    Stephen Brennan describes kernel core dumps in excruciating detail. Kernel core dumps are complex. They are...

  • A new CEO for Mozilla [LWN.net]

    Mitchell Baker has announced that she is stepping down from the role of Mozilla CEO, effective...

  • [$] Pitchforks for RDSEED

    The generation of random (or, at least, unpredictable) numbers is key to many security technologies. For...

  • Glibc becomes a CVE Numbering Authority [LWN.net]

    The GNU C Library project has been accepted as a CVE Numbering Authority (CNA), meaning that...

  • Security updates for Thursday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (chromium), Red Hat (gimp, kernel, kernel-rt, and runc), Slackware...

  • [$] LWN.net Weekly Edition for February 8, 2024

    The LWN.net Weekly Edition for February 8, 2024 is available.

  • Please welcome Joe Brockmeier to LWN [LWN.net]

    At the beginning of November, we let it be known that we were looking to hire...

  • Go 1.22 released [LWN.net]

    Go 1.22, the most recent version of the Go programming language, has been released. It comes...

  • [$] So you think you understand IP fragmentation?

    What is IP fragmentation, why is it important, and do people understand it? The answer to...

  • Security updates for Wednesday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Red Hat (gimp) and Ubuntu (firefox, linux-oracle, linux-oracle-5.15, and python-django).

  • [$] GNU C Library version 2.39

    The GNU C Library (glibc) released version 2.39 on January 31, including several new features. Notable...

  • Security updates for Tuesday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by CentOS (firefox, gstreamer1-plugins-bad-free, and tigervnc), Debian (ruby-sanitize), Fedora (kernel, kernel-headers,...