Linus Torvalds

​Linus Torvalds says targeted fuzzing is improving Linux security

Linux 4.14 release candidate five is out. "Go out and test," says Linus Torvalds.<p>Announcing the fifth release candidate for the Linux kernel version …

Linux

The trouble with text

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Linux

How Apple put an end to iOS jailbreaking

"iPhone jailbreaking is dead" reads the headline. Four words signaling the end of a 10-year long battle between Apple and those who wanted open …

iOS

What is Linux? It’s a free operating system you may already use without knowing

Chances are, if you’re browsing for a new desktop or laptop, it will come packed with the latest version of Windows. Heck, you may even be reading …

Linux

Keybase Git gets keys, basically: Secure chat app encrypts your repos

Security blanket for the paranoid among us (OK, all of us reading this)Keybase.io, which began as a cloud key database and has since evolved into a …

Git

Common Misconceptions About Docker, Containers and Microservices

Container technology and microservices are being rapidly deployed by enterprises around the world. But there are a number of myths and misconceptions …

Virtualization

Latest Linux kernel release candidate was a sticky mess

Linus Torvalds is not noted as having the most even of tempers, but after a weekend spent scuba diving a glitch in the latest Linux kernel release …

Linux

Welcome to the Future, Where Appzillas Rule the World

Today’s apps grow bigger and faster than ever before.<p>Ten years ago, you had to move mountains to reach billions of people with an app. You had to …

Open Source Movement

Linus Torvalds sends open invitation to attackers

Linus Torvalds, the creator of Linux has always been at odds with the security community. However, as the adoption of open source technologies is …

Linux

Linux 4.14 'getting very core new functionality' says Linus Torvalds

Linus Torvalds has unsentimentally loosed release candidate one of Linux 4.14 a day before the 26th anniversary of the Linux-0.01 release, and told …

Open Source Movement

First Linux 4.14 release adds "very core" features, arrives in time for kernel's 26th birthday

Linus Torvalds says Linux 4.14 is getting core new functionality.<p>Linus Torvalds has announced the first release candidate (rc) for Linux 4.14, the …

Linux

Linux Goes to Hollywood for Inaugural Open Source Summit

Linus Torvalds highlighted a cast of tech leaders and even Tinseltown actors who took the stage at the Open Source Summit North America conference.

Enterprise Tech

​Linus Torvalds on Linux, life, and bathrobes

The most famous programmer ever is happy his work is meaningful and that he gets to do much of it in his bathrobe.<p>It is still unclear as to why the …

Linux

Torvalds Wants Hackers on Linux's Team Instead of Going to 'Dark Side’

Today’s topics include Linus Torvalds wanting hackers to join Linux before turning to the “dark side”; an Apache Struts vulnerability being the …

Enterprise Tech

Linus Torvalds' lifestyle tips for hackers: be like me, work in a bathrobe, no showers before noon

Linux Lord Linus Torvalds has offered some lifestyle advice for hackers, suggesting they adopt his admittedly-unglamorous lifestyle but also his …

Linux

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We've all dreamed of flying — but for Richard Browning, flight is an obsession. He's built an Iron Man-like suit that leans on an elegant …

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Linus Torvalds Wants Attackers to Join Linux Kernel Development

LOS ANGELES — 26 years ago Linus Torvalds started the Linux operating system and at the Open Source Summit here on Sept. 11, Torvalds detailed his …

Enterprise Tech

Microsoft Makes Deal to Put More Enterprise Apps on Huawei's Cloud

DAILY VIDEO: Microsoft signs a deal to put more apps on Huawei's cloud in China; Federighi assignment shows Apple knows it must modernize Siri soon; …

Craig Federighi

Don't Use SMB1

Linus Torvalds pushed out version 4.13 of the Linux Kernel on Sunday, right on schedule and almost exactly two months after 4.12.<p>Among all the …

Linux

Solaris to Linux Migration 2017

Many people have contacted me recently about switching from Solaris (or illumos) to Linux, especially since most of the Solaris kernel team were let …

Linux

Linux 4.13 Kernel Launches With Accelerated Security Feature

While most Americans were enjoying the Labor Day weekend as a holiday, Linux creator Linus Torvalds was busy releasing the new Linux 4.13 kernel on …

Enterprise Tech

Linus Torvalds passed a kidney stone and then squeezed out Linux 4.13

Linus Torvalds has released Linux 4.13 to a waiting world and in so doing detailed a tricky work week in which he endured “seven hours of pure agony …

Linux

Inspiration from Manoush Zomorodi, Linus Torvalds, ALA.NI, Ernest Hemingway, and More

<i>Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I hope they</i> …

Linux

Open Source Leaders: Dirk Hohndel Brings Open Source to VMware

<i>The following interview is part of a series, called Open Source Leaders, where we profile project leaders in the open source IT community, to learn</i> …

DevOps

Google Follows Galileo In Mapping The Sky

This week’s milestones in the history of technology include Galileo Galilei demonstrating his first telescope and Google launching Google Sky, IBM users creating SHARE, and Apple welcomes IBM. Seriously.<p>August 21, 1888<p>William Seward Burroughs of St. Louis, Missouri is granted four patents for the …

Linux

This Stealth Warship Runs On Linux and Doesn't Need Humans to Defend Itself

In the ongoing fight between Macs and PCs, it's hard to deny that Linux has the biggest actual firepower. Case in point: the USS Zumwalt, the most …

Internet addict sent to an anti-addiction boot camp is no longer an addict. Because he's dead

Chinese clinic staff cuffed after 18-year-old gets ultimate cureStaff at one of China's internet addiction clinics have been arrested after a …

Boot Camp

Chiselled demigods and muscled heroes: Tom of Finland’s iconic images

New film about Nordic animator who was behind hugely influential post-war gay erotica<p>Thu, Aug 10, 2017, 05:00

News (Ireland)

Open-source advocate sued over comments on kernel hardening group

A group that supplies a hardening patch for the Linux kernel has sued a well-known free and open-source practitioner for claiming that the patches in …

Linux

Linus Torvalds pens vintage 'f*cking' rant at kernel dev's 'utter BS'

Dev bounces back with 'fair enough' as rc3 for 4.13 landsLinux overlord Linus Torvalds has fired off an expletive-laden rant of the sort that only he …

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