Some year really will be the year of Linux on the desktop
While the concept of Linux being the primary operating system on the desktop is an industry joke, there is a belief that it might get there by default.
Severe hole in the Teepee
The Apache Software Foundation has patched a severe vulnerability in the Apache (httpd) web server project that could allow rogue server scripts to execute code with root privileges and take over the underlying server.
Court case drags on
For the last decade, VMware has been accused of illegally using Linux code in its VMware ESX bare-metal virtual machine hypervisor.
Above the cloud
Two Hewlett Packard Enterprise servers on the International Space Station have still not come back to Earth, three months after their intended return.
At the request of administrators
The Linux kernel will disable mitigations for the meltdown and spectre bugs.
You ask it the time and it forgets its own name
Security researchers have found three vulnerabilities that affect a system service part of 'systemd,' a core component in Linux that manages system processes after the boot process.
The Linux Foundation and RISC-V Foundation announced a collaboration project to promote open source development and commercial adoption of the RISC-V instruction set architecture (ISA).
From two to up to 35 percent in some tests
Spectre and Meltdown fixes have been slowly coming for most of this year, and according to results, the performance hit on Intel CPUs in the latest Linux 4.20 kernel can be over 30 percent.
$34 billion deal
IBM is acquiring software maker Red Hat in a deal valued at $34 billion, the companies said Sunday.