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Btrfs makes multiple performance improvements to be shipped in the next Linux Kernel release

In order to prepare for the Linux 4.20 release, there are multiple performance improvements made to the Btrfs file-system. These changes are to be...

Linux 4.19 kernel releases with open arms and AIO-based polling interface; Linus back to...

It was last month when Linus Torvalds took a break from kernel development. During his break, he had assigned Greg Kroah-Hartman as Linux's temporary...
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Another bug in Windows 10 October update that can cause data loss

Earlier this month, the Windows 10 October update had problems with files being deleted off users’ computers. After which Microsoft had to pause the...
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Ubuntu 18.10 ‘Cosmic Cuttlefish’ releases with focus on AI development, multi-cloud and edge deployments,...

“Ubuntu is now the world’s reference platform for AI engineering and analytics.” -Mark Shuttleworth, CEO of Canonical. Yesterday (on 18th October), Canonical announced the release of...
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KUnit: A new unit testing framework for Linux Kernel

On Tuesday, Google engineer Brendan Higgins announced an experimental set of 31 patches by introducing KUnit as a new Linux kernel unit testing framework...
Microsoft Windows 10 IoT Core: What you need to know

Microsoft fixing and testing the Windows 10 October update after file deletion bug

Microsoft started re-releasing the Windows October update last week. The update was halted earlier due to a bug that was deleting user files and...

bpftrace, a DTrace like tool for Linux now open source

bpftrace is a DTrace like tool for troubleshooting kernel problems. It was created about a year ago by Alastair Robertson and the GitHub repository...
Microsoft Windows 10 IoT Core: What you need to know

Microsoft pulls Windows 10 October update after it deletes user files

The Windows 10 October update was available for download around the time of the Surface event last week. While the update brought features like...
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The kernel community attempting to make Linux more secure

Last week, Google project zero criticized Ubuntu and Debian developers for not merging kernel security fixes fast enough and leaving users exposed in the...
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Fedora 29 beta brings Modularity, GNOME 3.30 support and other changes

Fedora 29 Beta was made available yesterday. It is the next big step towards a stable release of the Linux distribution. The stable version...

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The Ceph Foundation has been launched by the Linux Foundation to...

At Ceph Day Berlin, yesterday (November 12)  the Linux Foundation announced the launch of the Ceph Foundation. A total of 31 organizations have come...