Subject: What is Chef? A primer for DevOps newbies
Mastering the cloud is a lot easier with the DevOps program Chef in your kitchen.
Subject: Critical Xen hypervisor flaw endangers virtualized environments
A critical vulnerability in the widely used Xen hypervisor allows attackers to break out of a guest operating system running inside a virtual machine and access the host system's entire memory.
Subject: Libreboot Reorganizes: Seeks to Make Amends
Subject: Building a secure bootloader for the Quark D2000 and SE
LinuxGizmos: At ELC 2017, Intel's Daniele Alessandrelli related how his team built a QM-Bootloader for Intel's MCU-like Quark D2000 and SE with secure firmware upgrades.
Subject: Google Announces Android PAX Cross-License Program - But to What Purpose?
Remember the bad old days of SCO, FUD, and ultimately glory?
Subject: Red Hat Software Collections 2.4 and Red Hat Developer Toolset 6.1 Enter Beta
Designed for aspiring developers who want to create modern applications, Red Hat Software Collections 2.4 Beta delivers a set of new language additions
Subject: OpenGL vs Vulkan in Mad Max, re-tested
GamingOnLinux: Since Feral Interactive have fixed up the OpenGL renderer in the Mad Max Beta, here are some fresh OpenGL vs Vulkan tests.
Subject: ONS 2017 Tracks Progress of Open Source Networking Projects
eWEEK: The Open Networking Summit (ONS) hosted by the Linux Foundation in Santa Clara, California, has emerged to become one of the leading networking events in the industry.
Subject: Samsung's squashing of malicious Tizen smart TV bugs is turning messy
Samsung still doesn't know many of the bugs need to be patched.
Subject: Neptune 4.5.4 Arrives with Linux Kernel 3.18.48 LTS, Dozens of Security Fixes
Neptune 4.5.4 is here four months after the release of Neptune 4.5.3, which was launched on the first day of 2017
Subject: Canonical's Dropping of Unity Is Only the Iceberg's Tip
The news that Ubuntu will be dropping development of key desktop components is probably going to eventually be a boon for enterprise users, especially in the cloud.
Subject: Statistics about the companies behind the Wayland Display Server
Many companies are working on developing Wayland.
Subject: Mark Shuttleworth Reportedly Returning To Role As Canonical CEO
Phoronix: There's now information obtained that Mark is planning to reprise the role of CEO.
Subject: How to Install and Use Wekan the Best Self-Hosted Trello Alternative
MakeTechEasier: If you are looking for a self-hosted Trello alternative, look no further than Wekan.
Subject: Xen Patches Hypervisor Breakout Risk Without Breaking the Cloud
The open-source Xen virtualization project patches a security vulnerability that could have enabled an attacker to breakout from hypervisor isolation. But unlike a Xen flaw in 2014, this time public cloud providers do not have to reboot all their servers.
Subject: GNOME Twitch- Watch Twitch Streams on Linux Desktop
Gnome Twitch is an app that enables users to enjoy their favorite streams without the stress of using flash or a web browser on their GNU/Linux desktop.
Subject: Quick Guide: How To hack android with Kali Linux
LinuxRoutes: Making use of msfvenom tool within Kali linux which is best combination of Msfpayload and Msfencode.
Subject: An Easy And Fast Way To Share Files Over Internet From Command Line
ostechnix: An easiest and fastest way to share files over Internet from Command Line using transfer.sh in Unix-like systems.
Subject: Linux 4.11 rc6
Linus Torvalds: Things are looking fairly normal, so here's the regular weekly rc.
Subject: Red Hat and Fedora Teams Welcome Ubuntu to GNOME and Wayland with Open Arms
For some time now, we were all very much aware of the fact that Unity 8 doesn't have a future