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Go "Static"

tuxmachines.org - Pon, 04/15/2024 - 20:53
We recommend such a move because it makes life a lot easier and reduces so-called 'technical debt'

HowTos and Technical Links

tuxmachines.org - Pon, 04/15/2024 - 20:43
howtos and more

Don Marti: planning for SCALE 2025

tuxmachines.org - Pon, 04/15/2024 - 20:40
Southern California GNU/Linux Expo

Security Lefovers

tuxmachines.org - Pon, 04/15/2024 - 20:38
Security links for the day/week

OpenSSF and OpenJS warn about social-engineering attacks

LWN.net - Pon, 04/15/2024 - 17:48
The Open Source Security Foundation and the OpenJS Foundation have jointly posted a warning about XZ-like social-engineering attacks after OpenJS was seemingly targeted.

The OpenJS Foundation Cross Project Council received a suspicious series of emails with similar messages, bearing different names and overlapping GitHub-associated emails. These emails implored OpenJS to take action to update one of its popular JavaScript projects to "address any critical vulnerabilities," yet cited no specifics. The email author(s) wanted OpenJS to designate them as a new maintainer of the project despite having little prior involvement.

AlmaLinux 9.4 Beta Restores Support For Some Hardware Deprecated By RHEL

Phoronix - Pon, 04/15/2024 - 17:35
AlmaLinux 9.4 Beta is out today for this popular community-oriented Linux distribution derived from upstream Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Besides pulling in the RHEL 9.4 Beta changes, AlmaLinux 9.4 also restores hardware support for some devices that was deprecated by upstream RHEL...

openSUSE Leap Micro 6 Reaches Alpha

Phoronix - Pon, 04/15/2024 - 16:35
openSUSE's Leap Micro OS that caters to containerized and virtualized workloads by providing a lightweight and reliable foundation is embarking on its next major release. The openSUSE Leap Micro 6.0 operating system is now available in alpha form...

Linus Torvalds Injects Tabs To Thwart Kconfig Parsers Not Correctly Handling Them

Phoronix - Pon, 04/15/2024 - 16:23
Within yesterday's Linux 6.9-rc4 release is an interesting little nugget by Linus Torvalds to battle Kconfig parsers that can't correctly handle tabs but rather just assume spaces for whitespace for this kernel configuration format...

[$] Cleaning up after BPF exceptions

LWN.net - Pon, 04/15/2024 - 15:56

Kumar Kartikeya Dwivedi has been working to add support for exceptions to BPF since mid-2023. In July, Dwivedi posted the first patch set in this effort, which adds support for basic stack unwinding. In February 2024, he posted the second patch set aimed at letting the kernel release resources held by the BPF program when an exception occurs. This makes exceptions usable in many more contexts.

Fedora 41 Aims For More Reproducible Package Builds Thanks To A Rust Program

Phoronix - Pon, 04/15/2024 - 15:26
Continuing a trend worked on in recent Fedora Linux releases and more broadly in the open-source ecosystem at large for securing the software supply chain and ensuring unaltered binaries, Fedora 41 is aiming to ensure more reproducible package builds...

Firefox 125 Adds AV1 Support In Encrypted Media Extensions, Other New Features

Phoronix - Pon, 04/15/2024 - 14:55
Ahead of tomorrow's official release announcement, the Firefox 125.0 release binaries have been uploaded to the Mozilla mirror this morning. Firefox 125.0 brings a number of new features and developer additions -- more so than we've seen recently from the monthly Firefox releases...

Security updates for Monday

LWN.net - Pon, 04/15/2024 - 14:42
Security updates have been issued by AlmaLinux (bind, bind and dhcp, bind9.16, gnutls, httpd:2.4/mod_http2, squid:4, and unbound), Debian (kernel, trafficserver, and xorg-server), Fedora (chromium, kernel, libopenmpt, and rust-h2), Mageia (apache-mod_jk, golang, indent, openssl, perl-HTTP-Body, php, rear, ruby-rack, squid, varnish, and xfig), Oracle (bind, squid, unbound, and X.Org server), Red Hat (bind and dhcp and unbound), Slackware (less and php), SUSE (gnutls, python-Pillow, webkit2gtk3, xen, xorg-x11-server, and xwayland), and Ubuntu (yard).

Mozilla Firefox 125 Is Now Available for Download, This Is What’s New

tuxmachines.org - Pon, 04/15/2024 - 14:13
Today, Mozilla published the final build of Firefox 125 as the latest stable release for their popular open-source and cross-platform web browser that introduces new features and many improvements.

Browsers, BSD, KDE, and Debian

tuxmachines.org - Pon, 04/15/2024 - 14:00
today's leftovers

Programming Leftovers

tuxmachines.org - Pon, 04/15/2024 - 13:57
Coding focus

Security Leftovers

tuxmachines.org - Pon, 04/15/2024 - 13:54
Security related stories for now

Audirvāna announces a Linux beta program - Alpha Audio

tuxmachines.org - Pon, 04/15/2024 - 13:37
French company Audirvāna creates software for playing music files and from streaming services Qobuz, Tidal and HighResAudio. The latter service is a German music shop with a streaming service.

Sparky CLI Installer Introduces Autopartitioning in the Latest Update

tuxmachines.org - Pon, 04/15/2024 - 13:37
The new Sparky CLI Installer now supports autopartitioning to speed up setups

Android Leftovers

tuxmachines.org - Pon, 04/15/2024 - 13:35
Here’s how Android 15 could help your phone connect to a satellite
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