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Don’t Panic, You Can Boot Linux on Apple’s New Devices

Does Apple stop Linux from booting on its newly refreshed Mac Mini PC or MacBookAir laptops?  That’s the claim currently circling the web‘s collective drain. The posit is that the new T2 ‘secure enclave’ chip Apple has baked in to its new models prevents Linux from booting. But is...


Kernel prepatch 4.20-rc1

Linus has released 4.20-rc1 and closed the merge window for this development cycle. “So I did debate calling it 5.0, but if we all help each other, I’m sure we can count to 20. It’s a nice round number, and I didn’t want to make a...



WPAR (Workload Partition)Workload Partitions (WPARs) are virtualized operating system environments that are created within a single AIX image. WPAR has its own private execution environment with its own filesystems and network addresses, but they still run inside the global environment. The global environment (the actual LPAR)...


Debian: DSA-4334-1: mupdf security update

LinuxSecurity.com: Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in MuPDF, a PDF, XPS, and e-book viewer which could result in denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code if malformed documents are opened. Continue Reading — Debian: DSA-4334-1: mupdf security update


Debian: DSA-4333-1: icecast2 security update

LinuxSecurity.com: Nick Rolfe discovered multiple buffer overflows in the Icecast multimedia streaming server which could result in the execution of arbitrary code. For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in Continue Reading — Debian: DSA-4333-1: icecast2 security update


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