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Linux Kernel Bug Reclassified as Security Issue After Two Years

Multiple Linux distros are issuing security updates for OS versions that still use an older kernel branch after it recently came to light that a mild memory bug was in reality much worse, and the bug was recently categorized as a security flaw. […]… Latest news and stories from BleepingComputer.com

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Top 10 best Linux apps of 2017

While everyone knows that most Linux distributions (distros) are free to download, not everybody is aware that you also have access to thousands of cost-free applications through your operating system’s package manager.  Many of the more user-friendly distros will come with a selection of software preinstalled to help you get started, but there are many […]

Dell Launches World’s Most Powerful 15″ and 17″ Laptops Powered by Ubuntu Linux

Dell Launches World’s Most Powerful 15″ and 17″ Laptops Powered by Ubuntu Linux Originally scheduled to arrive during the month of March 2017, the Dell Precision 7520 and Dell Precision 7720 models are finally available for purchase, and Dell dubs them as the world’s most powerful 15-inch mobile workstations preloaded with the … Read more […]

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Faster machine learning is coming to the Linux kernel

It’s been a long time in the works, but a memory management feature intended to give machine learning or other GPU-powered applications a major performance boost is close to making it into one of the next revisions of the kernel. Heterogenous memory management (HMM) allows a device’s driver to mirror the address space for a process under its own […]

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QA Linux System Fundamentals course

QA has been around for 30 years and offers a tremendous amount of courses for professionals to gain certification and new skills. The company has also won numerous awards, and is an official partner of Microsoft, Cisco and VMware. Its website includes eight Linux courses, including this one – Linux System Fundamentals – which is […]

New Photos of the $89 Pinebook Linux Laptop Surface Online

New Photos of the Pinebook Linux Laptop Surface Online The $ 89 Pinebook ARM laptop was supposed to go on sale in February. Sadly, the month came and went without so much as a peep from Pine64, the company behind the Pinebook. But today we’ve some good news. The device hasn’t evaporated into the ether. […]