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Tuxedo InfinityCube v9 Linux PC Review: Small Size, Big Possibilities

The InfinityCube v9 has a small footprint (22 x 28 x 26 cm, not quite a cube!), making it ideal for several use-cases. It has the makings of an awesome living room PC (just add Steam Big Picture and Kodi), a developer / professional video workstation or a fantastic 1440p gaming rig. Or in the case...
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The latest Linux kernel is loaded with new features.

New Linux Kernel: The Big 5.0

Linus Torvalds at last made the jump with the recent release of kernel 5.0. Although Linus likes to say that his only reason to move on to the next integer is when he runs out of fingers and toes with which to count the fractional part of the version number, the truth is this kernel is pretty...
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Assess USB Performance While Exploring Storage Caching

The team here at the Dragon Propulsion Laboratory has kept busy building multiple Linux clusters as of late [1]. Some of the designs rely on spinning disks or SSD drives, whereas others use low-cost USB storage or even SD cards as boot media. In the process, I was hastily reminded of the limits of...
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Unikraft
In the past year, the Unikraft team has made great progress in simplifying the process of building unikernels through a unified and customizable code base.

Xen Project Celebrates Unikraft Unikernel Project’s One Year Anniversary

It has been one year since the Xen Project introduced Unikraft as an incubator project. In that time, the team has made great strides in simplifying the process of building unikernels through a unified and customizable code base. Unikraft is an incubation project under the Xen Project, hosted by...
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New Linux Systemd Security Holes Uncovered

Many Linux sysadmins and users dislike Systemd, but love it or hate it, the Systemd is the default system and service manager for most Linux distributions. So, security company Qualys's recent revelation of three new Systemd security vulnerabilities isn't going to win Systemd any friends. How bad...
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The Many New Features & Improvements of the Linux 5.0 Kernel

Linus Torvalds just released Linux 5.0-rc1, what was formerly known as Linux 4.21 over the past two weeks. While the bumping was rather arbitrary as opposed to a major change necessitating the big version bump, this next version of the Linux kernel does come with some exciting changes and new...
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How to Partition and Format a Drive on Linux

On most computer systems, Linux or otherwise, when you plug a USB thumb drive in, you're alerted that the drive exists. If the drive is already partitioned and formatted to your liking, you just need your computer to list the drive somewhere in your file manager window or on your desktop. It's a...
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Internationalizing the Kernel

At a time when many companies are rushing to internationalize their products and services to appeal to the broadest possible market, the Linux kernel is actively resisting that trend, although it already has taken over the broadest possible marketthe infrastructure of the entire world. David...
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Linux kernel
The Linux 4.19 release will be a Long Term Support (LTS) kernel. That is, it will receive updates and patches to keep it safe and maintained for at least a couple of years.

Linux Kernel 4.19 – Long Term Support, USB Type C, and WiFi 6

This was a rather special release due to the fact that, at about half way through the process, Linus Torvalds left the helm of Linux kernel development to take a rare break. However, Greg Kroah-Hartman took over until the release was ready and is now handing the reins back to Torvalds. Another...
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Mbed OS
Arm unveiled a new, IoT focused Mbed Linux OS distribution that combines the Linux kernel with tools and recipes from the Intel-backed Yocto Project.

Arm Launches Mbed Linux and Extends Pelion IoT Service

Politics and international relations may be fraught with acrimony these days, but the tech world seems a bit friendlier of late. Last week Microsoft joined the Open Invention Network and agreed to grant a royalty-free, unrestricted license of its 60,000-patent portfolio to other OIN members,...
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