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For memory tiered servers, Linux 5.15 has a significant improvement.

Landing via Andrew Morton’s patch series today in the Linux 5.15 kernel is handling for demoting pages during memory reclaim, which can be used for punting cold pages off to slower, tiered memory devices (like Intel persistent memory) when...

At Jetson, small-edge AI machines run Linux

Adlink’s rugged “DLAP-211” edge AI systems provide a Jetson Xavier NX or Nano module along with 2x GbE, 4x USB 3.0, HDMI, M.2, mini-PCIe, COM, CAN (NX), and options including GPIO, relay, V-by-One, and Allxon device management. As you can...

Tachyum’s Prodigy emulator starts up for the first time, runs Linux and says “hello world”

Tachyum has announced a milestone on the road to finally launching its much-vaunted high-performance “universal processor,” Prodigy, with a first-boot into Linux – but its FPGA prototype is still a long way away from proving the company’s bold claims. In...

For non-business Linux users, Windows 365 is a no-brainer

Microsoft’s new Cloud PC with Windows 10/11 service potentially offers a way for some Linux users to sidestep what could be the last barrier for businesses to adopt the Linux desktop without leaving behind must-have Windows applications. Windows 365 launched...

User-space file systems – now for Windows too! Linux Fu: User-space file systems, now also for Windows

One of the nice things about the Unix philosophy that Linux inherited is that the filesystem is very modular. That’s good, too, because a typical system might want a choice of filesystems like ext4, reiserfs, btrfs, and even network...

Tina Linux or Melis RTOS are used in Allwinner V833 AI video development board

Lindenis V833 is an AI video/camra development board based on Allwinner V833 single-core Cortex-A7 processor with a 400 MOPS AI accelerator (NPU) and running OpenWrt-based Tina Linux or Melis RTOS based on the RT-Thread kernel. Lindenis V833 specifications: The board comes...

With Linux 5.15, BPF Timers and Intel Additions Lead Network Changes

The networking subsystem updates for the recently opened Linux 5.15 merge window have landed. – Support for BPF timers along with a variety of other BPF enhancements. Among the work exciting me with the networking changes in Linux 5.15 includes: – Initial...

August highlights include: Debian 11, Valve Happenings, Linux 5.14, and more

For being a summer month, August was much busier than usual with a slew of exciting hardware and Linux/open-source software announcements. From releasing Linux 5.14 in marking 30 years of the Linux kernel to the debut of Debian 11...

Exposed Linux ports should be avoided

Coinmining accounted for more cases of malware than any other family. The company recently unveiled its 2021 1H Linux Threat Report, which shows threat actors are paying close attention to Linux users. More than 13 million Linux-based cloud environments face a...

In the first half of 2021, more than 13 million malware incidents targeted Linux-based cloud environments.

Linux operating system is famous for its flexibility and open-source nature. It also powers many cloud infrastructures. However, the popularity of Linux grew along with its threat landscape. Like other operating systems, Linux systems are not immune to cyberattacks....

The Ent project has been donated to the Linux Foundation by Facebook

In 2019, Facebook open-sourced Ent, an entity framework for the programming language Go that’s designed to make it easier to build apps with large data models. After roughly two years of development, Ent will move under the governance of...

The System76 Pangolin Linux laptop now comes with a Ryzen 5000U processor

The Pangolin laptop is a thin and light notebook from Linux PC maker System76. Available with a choice of Ubuntu or Pop!_OS software, the notebook has a 15.6 inch full HD display, support for up to 64GB of RAM...

A decades-old billion dollar Linux lawsuit against IBM has been settled, hasn’t it?

Would you remember that, 20 summers ago, a lawsuit put the future of Linux at risk? Now, 20 years later, one portion of the lawsuit has been settled, according to reporting from ZDNet. The ZDNet story reads: At the time,...

According to Trend Micro Research, cryptocurrency mining has sparked the interest of cybercriminals in exploiting Linux

This doesn’t mean Linux, a highly esteemed operating system used on 100% of the top 500 supercomputers, 50.5% of the top 1,000 global websites, 96.3% of the top one million web servers, and 90% of public cloud workloads, is...

The security fallacies surrounding Linux

The myths behind Linux security. Myth #1. There is a notion in our community that added Linux operating system security features, such as Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) along with cloud provider offerings such as cloud-based firewall rules and access management, offer security...

On Linux / BSD command line, get to know sed, awk and grep

As a relatively isolated junior sysadmin, I remember seeing answers on Experts Exchange and later Stack Exchange that baffled me. Authors and commenters might chain 10 commands together with pipes and angle brackets—something I never did in day-to-day system...

How to use fdisk in Linux to manage disk partitions

Managing disk partitions on Linux has never been easier. Here’s how to create, delete, and format partitions with fdisk. But since disk partitioning is an essential step in OS installation and file organization, among other things, it’s imperative to know...

Linux 5.15 will support the Intel “Bz” WiFi chipset which has not yet been released

While the Linux 5.15 merge window opening is imminent, merged today to net-next were the latest batch of wireless driver updates for this next kernel version. Notable to this batch of WiFi driver updates was the new Intel material. The...

Top 8 Linux File Backup Apps

Regular data backups are crucial whether it’s a server or a local machine. Check out these eight file backup applications for Linux. Operating systems are becoming better at avoiding fatal system crashes, which result in data losses. Nevertheless, since such...

How to remotely SSH into AWS ec2 Linux instances

After setting up Linux (Amazon Linux, Ubuntu, CentOS, RHEL, etc.) running ec2 Instance on AWS cloud computing platform we can use SSH to connect and control it remotely; instead of using the console directly from ec2 Dashboard. Well, the Linux...

AMD provides 17 new PCI IDs for AMD RDNA2 GPUs for Linux kernel: Will there be an update?

According to sources, an additional 17 PCI IDs for AMD RDNA 2 GPUs including Navi 21, Navi 22 & Navi 23 have been added to the Linux kernel graphics driver. However, AMD is yet to reveal the reason behind...

Cryptocurrency Mining Has Piqued Cybercriminals’ Interest In Exploiting Linux, According To Trend Micro Research

This doesn’t mean Linux, a highly esteemed operating system used on 100% of the top 500 supercomputers, 50.5% of the top 1,000 global websites, 96.3% of the top one million web servers, and 90% of public cloud workloads, is...

Is it possible to survive on a Linux desktop with just Flatpak?

Linux distros offer multiple ways of downloading software to their users. But what does it feel like to use a Flatpak-only Linux desktop? Some Linux distributions have already embraced Flatpak in a big way, going all-in on the format. What...

Installing and using Jitsi Meet on Linux

Jitsi Meet is an open-source video-conferencing service without any privacy concerns. Here’s how to install it on your Linux system. But you’re not stuck dependent on this one service. There’s a free and open-source alternative that doesn’t come with the...

How to use tail to view real-time log data in Linux 101

The tail command makes it easy to view log entries as they are written in real-time. Jack Wallen shows you how to make use of this indispensable tool. One of the best ways to use log files to troubleshoot a...

Try the new Linux 5.14 when you’re done celebrating Linux’s 30th birthday, says Linus Torvalds

Linux overlord Linus Torvalds has released version 5.14 of the Linux kernel. “Of course, the poor tireless kernel maintainers won’t have time for the festivities, because for them, this just means that the merge window will start tomorrow. We have...

Linux 5.14 is now available and includes new hardware support, core programming, and MEMFD SECRET

As expected Linus Torvalds promoted Linux 5.14 to stable in providing the latest features, hardware support, and other improvements ahead of the autumn 2021 Linux distribution releases. This Linux 5.14 kernel release comes just days after the 30th anniversary of...

Hackers Chased Major Linux Flaws

Trend Micro produced a comprehensive analysis of the Linux threat landscape, highlighting the barriers and vulnerabilities that have plagued the operating system in the first half of the year. The information was gathered using honeypots, sensors and anonymous telemetry. Researchers...

5 myths about Linux that still exist today in your 30s

In the 30 years since Linus Torvalds announced the creation of the Linux kernel, Linux has evolved from an obscure undergraduate’s personal hobby to an operating system powering millions of mission-critical servers, PCs and (if you view Android as...

Learn to think of sed, awk, and grep on the Linux / BSD command line

As a relatively isolated junior sysadmin, I remember seeing answers on Experts Exchange and later Stack Exchange that baffled me. Authors and commenters might chain 10 commands together with pipes and angle brackets—something I never did in day-to-day system...

How to use the Ubuntu terminal to connect to an AWS EC2 instance

Are you using Ubuntu or any other Linux such as CentOS, Fedora, Mint, and want to connect to Amazon cloud running ec2 Instance, then here are the steps to follow. Use Ubuntu Distro to Connect Amazon ec2 Instance When we create...

Benchmarking on Crostini (Linux for Chrome OS) with Vulkan produces unexpected results

We recently cracked the case of how to get Vulkan graphics acceleration working in Crostini. I’ve got a full guide on how to do this yourself coming up as my next article so stay tuned for that if you’d...

How to Use Putty and SSH to Connect to an AWS EC2 Instance

Learn the simple steps to connect any Amazon ec2 Instance via SSH and Putty client on Windows 11, 10, or 7 operation systems… Contents If you have just created a new Linux instance on Amazon cloud and want to access...

Trend Micro detected more than 13 million malware events targeting Linux-based cloud environments.

Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global cybersecurity leader, today released new research on the state of Linux security in the first half of 2021. The report gives valuable insight into how Linux operating systems are being...

That Linux lawsuit: SCO versus IBM may come to a conclusion after 20 years

The SCO vs. IBM lawsuit that was once seen as an existential threat to Linux became a bad legal joke. Now the suit may finally be put to rest. Well, some of it anyway. The US Bankruptcy Court for the...

Cryptocurrency Mining Has Piqued Cybercriminals’ Interest In Violating Linux, Trend Micro Research Finds

Cybercriminals are targeting Linux-based clouds to mine cryptocurrency so much so that coinminers have surpassed ransomware and web shells as the top Linux malware.This doesn’t mean Linux, a highly esteemed operating system used on 100% of the top 500...

Use Rust Commands Instead Of Traditional Linux Commands With These 6 Rust Commands

Linux commands are very efficient. Why not take it a step further by installing Rust alternatives for some popular Linux commands? While these commands broadly do the job, there is always a touch of modern coding standards worth adding, to...

In Linux kernel, AMD adds 17 new PCI IDs for AMD RDNA2 GPUs: Is an update on the way?

According to sources, an additional 17 PCI IDs for AMD RDNA 2 GPUs including Navi 21, Navi 22 & Navi 23 have been added to the Linux kernel graphics driver. However, AMD is yet to reveal the reason behind...

How to mount and unmount ISO files in Linux

Don’t know how to work with ISO files? Here’s a step-by-step guide on mounting and unmounting ISO image files on Linux. An ISO file is a soft copy of the DVD or CD content, instead of a hard copy. Manufacturers...

BIOS setup utility now includes new features and Linux support

Advantech has added many key features to BIOS Wizard, the rapid custom BIOS configuration tool exclusively produced for its embedded hardware platforms. Now supporting Linux and Microsoft Windows, the latest version, BIOS Wizard 2.0, offers extra features that provide...

The eight most productive Linux programs

Improve your workflow and take your productivity to the next level by installing these eight Linux apps. In recent years a number of handy apps have popped up to help you be more productive at whatever professional or creative task...

Hackers Targeted Major Linux Flaws

Trend Micro produced a comprehensive analysis of the Linux threat landscape, highlighting the barriers and vulnerabilities that have plagued the operating system in the first half of the year. The information was gathered using honeypots, sensors and anonymous telemetry. According...

Benchmarking on Crostini (Linux for Chrome OS) with Vulkan returns unexpected results

We recently cracked the case of how to get Vulkan graphics acceleration working in Crostini. I’ve got a full guide on how to do this yourself coming up as my next article so stay tuned for that if you’d...

ClamAV is a virus scanner for Rocky Linux 8 that can be installed

ClamAV for Linux is a free and open-source virus scanner that is operated via the command line. Here we will see the process of installing ClamAV (Clam AntiVirus) on Rocky Linux 8 or AlmaLinux 8. ClamAV anti-virus engine scanner clamd...

Complete an application to apply for funds to help defend Linux and open source software

The Linux Foundation and allies will pay developers to help secure Linux and open-source software programs. To help remedy this, David A. Wheeler, the LF’s director of Open Source Supply Chain Security, recently revealed the LF or its related foundations...

ClamAV is a virus scanner that can be installed on Rocky Linux 8

ClamAV for Linux is a free and open-source virus scanner that is operated via the command line. Here we will see the process of installing ClamAV (Clam AntiVirus) on Rocky Linux 8 or AlmaLinux 8. Why a virus scanner...

Benchmarking with Vulkan on Crostini (Linux for Chrome OS) produces unexpected results

We recently cracked the case of how to get Vulkan graphics acceleration working in Crostini. I’ve got a full guide on how to do this yourself coming up as my next article so stay tuned for that if you’d...

To run containers on AWS EC2 (Amazon Linux 2), install Docker CE

Docker Engine can be installed easily on Amazon Linux 2 running on AWS Ec2 Instance using Yum package manager. If you don’t know how? Then here are the steps to follow. Furthermore, due to hundreds of pre-built Docker images, it...

On Linux, how to mount and unmount ISO files

Don’t know how to work with ISO files? Here’s a step-by-step guide on mounting and unmounting ISO image files on Linux. On Linux-based machines, mounting ISO images might seem complex to beginners. Since Linux is a terminal-focused operating system, mounting...

The 8 most productive Linux applications

Improve your workflow and take your productivity to the next level by installing these eight Linux apps. The computer has become the center of many of our working lives. If you’ve come to adopt Linux as your digital workplace, there’s...
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