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Torvalds Strongly Objects to Windows 8 Secure Boot Keys in the Linux Kernel

Linux founder Linus Torvalds makes no bones about it. He thinks inserting signed binaries into the Linux kernel is "moronic".

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Linux Kernel Patched To Support Chromebook Pixel

Just hours after the launch of the high-resolution touchscreen laptop - the Chromebook Pixel, Benson Leung from Google is busy patching the Linux kernel to support Pixel's hardware.

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Linux 3.8: Hello 2013, Goodbye 386 Chips

After a few days' delay, Linux creator Linus Torvalds on Monday released version 3.8 of the Linux kernel, the first new update to arrive in 2013. Here's a brief look at some of the highlights.

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XFS On Linux 3.9 Takes Care Of Open Issues

The XFS file-system update for the Linux 3.9 kernel isn't particularly exciting, but it does address some open bugs and regressions for this still very relevant and competitive Linux file-system...

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A Story of Three Kernel Vulnerabilities

A security-oriented firm called Trustwave recently sent out a preview of an upcoming report [PDF] that features some focused criticism of how the Linux community handles security vulnerabilities. Indeed, it says: "Software developers vary greatly in their ability to respond and patch zero-day vulnerabilities.

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