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  • Arch Linux drops Python 2 [LWN.net]

    Arch Linux has announced that Python 2 is being removed from the distribution's repositories. "If you still...

  • [$] BPF as a safer kernel programming environment

    For better or worse, C is the lingua franca in the world of kernel engineering. The...

  • Three new stable kernels [LWN.net]

    The 5.19.11, 5.15.70, and 5.10.145 stable kernels are now available. As usual, they contain important fixes...

  • Security updates for Friday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (bind9, expat, firefox-esr, mediawiki, and unzip), Fedora (qemu and...

  • [$] Safer flexible arrays for the kernel

    At the 2022 Linux Security Summit Europe (LSS EU), Gustavo A. R. Silva reported in on...

  • Rust 1.64.0 released [LWN.net]

    Version 1.64.0 of the Rust language has been released. Changes include the stabilization of the IntoFuture...

  • Security updates for Thursday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (e17, fish, mako, and tinygltf), Fedora (mingw-poppler), Mageia (firefox,...

  • [$] LWN.net Weekly Edition for September 22, 2022

    The LWN.net Weekly Edition for September 22, 2022 is available.

  • [$] Two visions for the future of sourceware.org

    Public hosting systems for free software have come and gone over the years but one of...

  • Rendered linux-next documentation on kernel.org [LWN.net]

    Konstantin Ryabitsev has announced the availability of rendered documentation from linux-next on kernel.org. This will be...

  • Security updates for Wednesday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Fedora (libconfuse, moodle, rizin, and thunderbird), Oracle (ELS kernel, gnupg2,...

  • Debian's firmware vote [LWN.net]

    The Debian project has begun voting on changes to its approach to firmware needed to install...

  • [$] Introducing io_uring_spawn

    The traditional mechanism for launching a program in a new process on Unix systems—forking and execing—has...

  • Another round of stable kernel updates [LWN.net]

    The 5.19.10, 5.15.69, 5.10.144, 5.4.214, 4.19.259, 4.14.294, and 4.9.329 stable kernel updates have all been released;...

  • Security updates for Tuesday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Fedora (dokuwiki and rizin), SUSE (libcontainers-common, permissions, sqlite3, and wireshark),...

  • [$] The 2022 Linux Kernel Maintainers Summit

    After a two-year hiatus, the 2022 Linux Kernel Maintainers Summit returned to an in-person format in...

  • Security updates for Monday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (connman and e17), Fedora (curl, open-vm-tools, pcs, and python-lxml),...

  • An X11 Apologist Tries Wayland (artemis.sh) [LWN.net]

    The artemis.sh blog has a detailed review of the state of Wayland compared to X.org. It...

  • Kernel prepatch 6.0-rc6 [LWN.net]

    The 6.0-rc6 kernel prepatch is out for testing. So this is an artificially small -rc release,...

  • [$] The road to Zettalinux

    Nobody should need more memory than a 64-bit pointer can address — or so developers tend...

  • Security updates for Friday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (bzip2, chromium, glib2.0, libraw, mariadb-10.3, and mod-wsgi), Fedora (kdiskmark,...

  • [$] The perils of pinning

    Parts of the Rust language may look familiar to C programmers, but the two languages differ...

  • New stable kernels [LWN.net]

    Greg Kroah-Hartman has announced the release of the 5.19.9, 5.15.68, 5.10.143, 5.4.213, 4.19.258, 4.14.293, and 4.9.328...

  • Security updates for Thursday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (nova, pcs, and rails), Fedora (firejail, moby-engine, and pspp),...

  • [$] LWN.net Weekly Edition for September 15, 2022

    The LWN.net Weekly Edition for September 15, 2022 is available.

  • Scaling Git’s garbage collection (GitHub blog) [LWN.net]

    The GitHub blog has a detailed look at garbage collection in Git and the work that...

  • Unicode 15 released [LWN.net]

    Version 15 of the Unicode standard has been released. This version adds 4,489 characters, bringing the...

  • [$] A Python security fix breaks (some) bignums

    Typically, an urgent security release of a project is not for a two-year-old CVE, but such...

  • Security updates for Wednesday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by CentOS (open-vm-tools), Debian (freecad and sqlite3), Fedora (qt5-qtwebengine and vim),...

  • [$] LXC and LXD: a different container story

    OCI containers are the most popular type of Linux container, but they are not the only...

  • Security updates for Tuesday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (connman and python-oslo.utils), Fedora (libapreq2), Red Hat (booth, gnupg2,...

  • [$] A pair of Rust kernel modules

    The idea of being able to write kernel code in the Rust language has a certain...

  • Security updates for Monday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (gdk-pixbuf, libxslt, linux-5.10, paramiko, and zlib), Fedora (webkit2gtk3), Mageia...

  • Kernel prepatch 6.0-rc5 [LWN.net]

    Linus has released 6.0-rc5 for testing. "Nothing looks particularly scary, so jump right in".

  • [$] Compiling Rust with GCC: an update

    While the Rust language has appeal for kernel development, many developers are concerned by the fact...

  • Security updates for Friday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Fedora (mediawiki), SUSE (libEMF, libnl-1_1, libnl3, mariadb, nodejs16, php8-pear, postgresql12,...

  • New stable kernels [LWN.net]

    Greg Kroah-Hartman has announced the release of the 5.19.8, 5.15.66, and 5.10.142. As usual, those contain...

  • [$] The transparent huge page shrinker

    Huge pages are a mechanism implemented by the CPU that allows the management of memory in...

  • Security updates for Thursday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (libgoogle-gson-java), Fedora (autotrace, insight, and open-vm-tools), Oracle (open-vm-tools), Red...

  • [$] LWN.net Weekly Edition for September 8, 2022

    The LWN.net Weekly Edition for September 8, 2022 is available.

  • [$] Lazy imports for Python

    Starting a Python application typically results in a flurry of imports as modules from various locations...

  • Security updates for Wednesday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Fedora (curl, protobuf-c, and vim) and SUSE (gimp, java-1_8_0-openj9, libostree,...

  • [$] A look at Linux Mint 21

    Linux Mint 21 "Vanessa" was released on July 31. There are no real headline-grabbing features that come with...

  • Gawk 5.2.0 released [LWN.net]

    Version 5.2.0 of the GNU Awk implementation is out. The biggest change, perhaps, is the addition...

  • Security updates for Tuesday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Red Hat (pcs), SUSE (389-ds and firefox), and Ubuntu (linux-hwe-5.4...

  • OpenWrt 22.03.0 released [LWN.net]

    Version 22.03.0 of the OpenWrt distribution for routers (and beyond) has been released. "It incorporates over...

  • [$] Concurrent page-fault handling with per-VMA locks

    The kernel is, in many ways, a marvel of scalability, but there is a longstanding pain...

  • Seven new stable kernels [LWN.net]

    Monday's crop of stable kernels consists of 5.19.7, 5.15.65, 5.10.141, 5.4.212, 4.19.257, 4.14.292, and 4.9.327. They...

  • Security updates for Monday [LWN.net]

    Security updates have been issued by Debian (flac, ghostscript, libmodbus, qemu, rails, ruby-rack, and thunderbird), Fedora...

  • Kernel prepatch 6.0-rc4 [LWN.net]

    The 6.0-rc4 kernel prepatch is out for testing. "We're up to rc4, and things mostly still...