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Tails 3.4 is out

The privacy focused Tails distribution has released version 3.4. This released updates the kernel to 4.14.12 to include the latest Meltdown and Spectre patches. Many other security issues have been fixed in this release, and users should upgra… Continue Reading — Tails 3.4 is out


[$] A new kernel polling interface

Polling a set of file descriptors to see which ones can perform I/O without blocking is a useful thing to do — so useful that the kernel provides three different system calls (select(), poll(), and epoll_wait() — plus some variants) to perform it. But sometimes three...


Ubuntu Server Development Summary – 09 Jan 2018

Hello Ubuntu Server! The purpose of this communication is to provide a status update and highlights for any interesting subjects from the Ubuntu Server Team. If you would like to reach the server team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-server channel on Freenode. Alternatively, you...


Security notice: Meltdown and Spectre

Security updates are now available for Meltdown and Spectre. Meltdown and Spectre exploit critical vulnerabilities in modern processors. These hardware vulnerabilities allow programs to steal data which is currently processed on the computer. While programs are typically not permitted to read data from other programs, a...


OpenStack Summit Vancouver

The world runs on open infrastructure. At the OpenStack Summit, you’ll learn about the mix of open technologies building the modern infrastructure stack, including OpenStack, Kubernetes, Kata Containers, Docker, Ansible, Ceph, OVS, OpenContrail, OPNFV, and more. Whether you are pursuing a private, public or multi-cloud approach,...


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