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Linux 4.16 Released with Improved Security, Virtualization Features
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Docker Enterprise Edition 2.0 Launches with Secured Kubernetes
(Apr 17, 2018, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Docker releases a new major update of its flagship Enterprise Edition, for the first time providing full commercial Kubernetes support.

Linux 4.17 rc1
(Apr 16, 2018, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linus Torvalds: The most special thing that happened is purely numerology: we've passed the six million git objects mark, and that is reason enough to call the next kernel 5.0.

The Top 10 Sessions to Catch at RSA Conference 2018
(Apr 12, 2018, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: There are hundreds of ways to spend your time at the 2018 RSA Conference, but here are the 10 sessions that people will be talking about.

How to install Rancher Docker Container Manager on Ubuntu
(Apr 12, 2018, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

TechRepublic: If you're looking to take your container management to the next level, the Rancher Docker Container Manager might be just what you need.

Perfecting DevOps' Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery with Kayenta
(Apr 12, 2018, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: Google and Netflix have released Kayenta, an open-source automated canary analysis tool, which promises to make the final step of deploying by using CI/CD more reliable.

Linux 4.17 Will Allow Some Systems To Lower Their Idle Power Use Up To 10%+
(Apr 12, 2018, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: The kernel's idle loop has been reworked to prevent processors from spending too much time in shallow idle states.

W3C WebAuthn Set to Advance FIDO Protocols for Strong Authentication
(Apr 12, 2018, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The W3C web standards organization is now working with the FIDO Alliance to enable a new era of strong authentication with the WebAuthn effort.

Capsule8 Launches Zero-Day Threat Detection Platform for Linux
(Apr 11, 2018, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: More than a year after first emerging from stealth, container security startup Capsule8 launches the 1.0 version of its zero-day threat detection platform.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 Debuts with Improved Server Administration Features
(Apr 10, 2018, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

ServerWatch: Red Hat announced the general availability of its flagship platform Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 (RHEL) on April 10, providing multiple new features for server administrators.

Bluestar Gives Arch Linux a Celestial Glow
(Apr 09, 2018, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxInsider: Bluestar Linux is a GNU/Linux distribution that features up-to-date packages, an impressive range of desktop and multimedia software in the default installation, and a live desktop DVD. The live session capability is one of Bluestar's more enticing qualities.

5 Raspberry Pi Operating Systems That Aren’t Linux
(Apr 09, 2018, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeUseOf: Looking for a way to get the most out of your Raspberry Pi?

Improved Flathub Website Makes It Easier to Find Flatpak Apps
(Apr 09, 2018, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

OMGubuntu: It just got a whole heap easier to find and install Flatpak apps on Linux distros like Ubuntu.

How Wizards and Muggles Break Free from the Matrix
(Apr 09, 2018, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux Journal: The obvious parts of that Matrix are maintained by Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, Amazon and so on.

Use restic on Fedora for encrypted backups
(Apr 09, 2018, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

Restic is a fast, efficient, free and open source backup application that secures your data with AES-256 encryption.

MX Linux: A Mid-Weight Distro Focused on Simplicity
(Apr 09, 2018, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Jack Wallen says this distro can make anyone feel right at home on Linux. Image courtesy: MX Linux.

The Big Changes Merged This Week For The Linux 4.17 Kernel
(Apr 09, 2018, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: We are now through the first week of the two week long Linux 4.17 kernel merge window process for introducing the new features/functionality to this next big kernel release.

Aqua Extends Container Security Platform with Compliance Features
(Apr 09, 2018, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Aqua Security brings enhanced policy and compliance capabilities to its container security platform.

How Fedora Secures Package Delivery
(Apr 06, 2018, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Currently, Fedora uses several ways to ensure that packages from the Fedora repositories are delivered to you securely.

Want to profit from your underused servers? Overclock has an idea
(Apr 06, 2018, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: Overclock has a plan on how to turn your datacenter into a profit center.

Nitrokey digital tokens for kernel developers
(Apr 06, 2018, 12:00) (0 talkbacks) The Linux Foundation IT team has been working to improve the code integrity of git repositories hosted at by promoting the use of PGP-signed git tags and commits.

Containerization, Atomic Distributions, and the Future of Linux
(Apr 06, 2018, 11:00) (0 talkbacks) Container players say the future belongs to containerized OS, but others may disagree.

Five Things to Know Before Adopting Microservice and Container Architectures
(Apr 06, 2018, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

The New Stack: Take your adoption project seriously, and treat it like a product.

Linux Kernel Developer: Steven Rostedt
(Apr 06, 2018, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux Foundation: Linux kernel developer Steven Rostedt maintains the Real Time Stable releases of the Linux kernel.

Fedora 28 Set to Deliver New GNOME Linux Desktop for Workstations
(Apr 04, 2018, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Red Hat's community Linux distribution is out with a beta of Fedora 28, providing a preview of new capabilities.

ONAP, CNCF Come Together on Containers
(Apr 04, 2018, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

LightReading: ONAP and Kubernetes, two of the fastest growing and in demand open source projects, are coming together

FOSS Project Spotlight: CloudMapper, an AWS Visualization Tool
(Apr 03, 2018, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxJournal: When working with AWS, it's common to have a number of separate accounts run by different teams for different projects.

Here’s Why You Should Secure Your Etcd Deployment
(Apr 03, 2018, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

The New Stack: Etcd, a key-value store and a core component of Kubernetes clusters, is used to store highly sensitive configuration data but is also easily left unprotected, as a developer recently found.

IPFire: A User-Friendly Linux Firewall Distribution
(Apr 03, 2018, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

IPFire was designed for users new to firewalling, so it places a premium on user-friendliness.

Bring your own Linux to Windows with new open source tool
(Apr 03, 2018, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

ars: If an off-the-shelf Linux distribution doesn’t float your boat, why not build your own?

Linux 4.16 Released with Improved Security, Virtualization Features
(Apr 02, 2018, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

ServerWatch: April 1 is usually a day for April Fool's jokes, but Linux creator Linus Torvalds' Linux Kernel Mailing List (LKML) message that day was anything but a joke.

Linux 4.16 Released
(Apr 01, 2018, 18:26) (0 talkbacks)

Linus Torvalds:  4.16 is out, and the merge window for 4.17 is open and I'll start doing pull requests tomorrow.

Docker Founder Solomon Hykes Announces Exit from Docker Inc.
(Mar 28, 2018, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: In a surprise announcement, Solomon Hykes reveals he is leaving Docker Inc. The company he created and the movement he started are both very different in 2018 than when he started the company ten years ago.

Red Hat's Largest Deals Now Coming from OpenShift Containers
(Mar 27, 2018, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

ServerWatch: For the last 25 years, Linux has been the cornerstone of Red Hat's business, but that changed In the fourth quarter of Red Hat's fiscal 2018.

Linux Foundation Launches LF Deep Learning Foundation for AI
(Mar 26, 2018, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The Linux Foundation brings technology vendors together to form new effort that aims to make it easier for different industry vertical to benefit from Artificial Intelligence.

TLS 1.3 Encryption Standard Moves Forward, Improving Internet Security
(Mar 26, 2018, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: A decade after the last SSL/TLS web encryption standard was released, the IETF has finally settled on the 28th draft of the TLS 1.3 standard to be the next major protocol for internet security.

Open Compute Project Has Impact of Over $1B on Server Market
(Mar 22, 2018, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

ServerWatch: The Open Compute Project (OCP) is not just a hobby project for Facebook and hyperscale operators, it had broad impact of over $1 billion in 2017 alone, according to IHS Markit.

Java 10 Debuts with New Features to Boost Developer Productivity
(Mar 20, 2018, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Barely six months after Java 9 become generally available, Java 10 is now out as the first release in Java's new rapid release cadence.

OpenPower Foundation Aims to Power Server Acceleration Beyond Moore's Law
(Mar 20, 2018, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

ServerWatch: At the OpenPower Summit,  execs reveal that initial enthusiasm by vendors to build their own silicon has been replaced by efforts to built accelerators.

Linux Mint 19 'Tara' Cinnamon will be faster
(Mar 19, 2018, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Betanews: Is Linux Mint slow?

More Spectre + Meltdown Updates Heading Into Linux 4.16
(Mar 19, 2018, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: This latest batch of "x86/pti" updates for "melted spectrum updates" is relatively modest

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