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The 5.1 kernel has been released

Linus has released the 5.1 kernel, right on schedule. Some of the significant changes in the release include BPF spinlocks, more year-2038 preparation, the TEO CPU-frequency governor, The io_uring fast asynchronous I/O mechanism, initial suppor… Continue Reading — The 5.1 kernel has been released


At Last, GNOME Shell! At Long Freaking La…

Development work on GNOME Shell may finally resolve a long-standing issue with truncated app titles in the ‘Applications Overview’ grid screen. This post, At Last, GNOME Shell! At Long Freaking La…, was written by Joey Sneddon and first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!. Continue Reading —...


Nearly Half of US Orgs Not Ready for CCPA

In advance of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) going into effect January 1, 2020, researchers analyzed how prepared US organizations are for the new regulations and found that nearly half of all companies will not be ready to comply with CCPA. Continue Reading —...


[updates-announce] MGASA-2019-0151: Virtualbox 6.0.6 fixes security vulnerabilities

This update provides an update to the new Virtualbox 6.0 branch, currently 6.0.6. It also fixes the following security issues. Easily exploitable vulnerability allows low privileged attacker with logon to the infrastructure where Oracle VM VirtualBox … Continue Reading — [updates-announce] MGASA-2019-0151: Virtualbox 6.0.6 fixes...


[$] Minimizing the use of tail pages

Compound pages are created by the kernel as a way of combining a number of small pages into a single, larger unit. Such pages are implemented as a single “head page” at the beginning, followed by a number of “tail pages”. Matthew Wilcox has con… ...


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