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​Google Fuchsia is not Linux: So, what is it and who will use it?

Video: Chromebook users to get easy access to Linux apps Fuchsia, Google tells us in some recently revealed documentation, is not Linux. So, what is it then? And what’s it good for? Google Fuchsia: What is it and which devices run it? Google has been working on this open-source operating system since the summer of 2016. At first, we thought ... Read More »

Windows 10 on AMD? This new update plus Microsoft’s patch block Spectre attacks

Video: Intel says it can’t protect all chips vulnerable to Meltdown and Spectre. Chip maker AMD has released new microcode updates to mitigate the Spectre variant 2 side-channel attack, which Microsoft has supported with a Windows 10 patch for AMD systems. AMD’s latest microcode update coincided with Microsoft’s April Patch Tuesday fixes and comes just weeks after Intel wrapped up ... Read More »

Windows 10 on AMD? This new update plus Microsoft’s patch block Spectre attacks

Video: Intel says it can’t protect all chips vulnerable to Meltdown and Spectre. Chip maker AMD has released new microcode updates to mitigate the Spectre variant 2 side-channel attack, which Microsoft has supported with a Windows 10 patch for AMD systems. AMD’s latest microcode update coincided with Microsoft’s April Patch Tuesday fixes and comes just weeks after Intel wrapped up ... Read More »

Linux all-in-one: Slimbook Curve comes with your distro of choice pre-installed

Video: Microsoft plans to lure Linux distribution maintainers with new open-source tool. Spanish computer maker Slimbook has unveiled the Slimbook Curve, an all-in-one with a 24-inch curved screen made for GNU/Linux. The all-in-one is available with either Intel Core i5 or Core i7 CPUs and can be configured with 8GB or 16GB DDR4 memory with a 32GB option coming soon. ... Read More »

Linux 4.16 arrives, bringing more Spectre and Meltdown fixes

Image: Aalto University/YouTube The latest version of the Linux kernel — 4.16 — has arrived, bringing with it more fixes for the Spectre and Meltdown flaws. Linux creator Linus Torvalds had been hoping for a “normal and entirely boring release cycle” for 4.16 after the excitement of the last Linux release, 4.15, being dominated by Spectre and Meltdown patches. SEE: ... Read More »

Linux on Raspberry Pi: SUSE support turns $35 board into enterprise IoT platform

Video: How to set up your Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ SUSE has released a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 (SLES) for the popular Raspberry Pi, which comes with full commercial support for enterprise customers. The release upgrades an unsupported version of SLES SP2 Raspberry Pi image released at 2016 SUSECON, which offered enterprises an alternative to Raspbian OS ... Read More »

Linux on Windows 10: Microsoft releases new tool to get more distros on Windows

Video: Chromebook users to get easy access to Linux apps Microsoft has released a tool to help Linux distribution maintainers bring their distros to the Windows Store to run on Windows 10’s Windows Subsystem for Linux. Microsoft describes the tool as a “reference implementation for a Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) distribution installer application”, which is aimed at both distribution ... Read More »

Linux Mint announces Mintbox Mini 2 tiny desktop PC with Intel inside

Linux Mint Mintbox Mini 2 The original Mintbox Mini is one of the best PCs available if you’re looking for a Linux-based tiny desktop. That’s in part because it runs the Mint flavor of Linux desktop, which ZDNet’s own Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols has called “the best of the best” of desktop UI regardless of operating system. But the folks at ... Read More »

​Linus Torvalds slams CTS Labs over AMD vulnerability report

CTS Labs, a heretofore unknown Tel Aviv-based cybersecurity startup, has claimed it’s found over a dozen security problems with AMD Ryzen and EPYC processors. Linus Torvalds, Linux’s creator, doesn’t buy it. Torvalds, in a Google+ discussion, wrote: “When was the last time you saw a security advisory that was basically ‘if you replace the BIOS or the CPU microcode with ... Read More »

Which programming languages pay best, most popular? Developers’ top choices

Video: Apps at risk from program language flaws, researcher tells Black Hat Europe Stack Overflow has released the results of its annual survey of 100,000 developers, revealing the most-popular, top-earning, and preferred programming languages. The most-loved languages are Kotlin and Mozilla-developed Rust, according to Stack Overflow’s 2018 developer survey. TechRepublic: 100K developers share most loved and most hated programming languages ... Read More »

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