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SUSE Labs Director Talks Live Kernel Patching with kGraft

SUSE Labs last month announced details of its kGraft research project to enable live patching of the Linux kernel. The solution has its benefits, including reduced need for downtime and easier downtime scheduling. It also has some drawbacks, outlined below by Vojtech Pavlik, Director of SUSE Labs.

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Putting Tizen in Context

The lights are off, the booths are packed up, the devices tucked away, and it's 5:30 a.m. in the Barcelona airport. Guess it's time for a Tizen update. There's been a lot written about the most recent Tizen devices (Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo, joining the NX300M and the NX30) so I won't rehash that here, but I would like to put them into context.

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Linux Video of the Week: Hands-On with the $25 Firefox Phone

All of the major mobile Linux OS players, from Tizen and Firefox to Sailfish and Ubuntu, had exciting announcements at Mobile World Congress this week (see our coverage of Samsung's Tizen smartwatches

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LTSI v3.10 is Now Released

Long Term Support Initiative (LTSI) Kernel Maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman this week released LTSI-3.10.

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Dice: How Linux Hiring Compares with the Rest of Tech

The job prospects for Linux professionals are better than ever according to the latest Dice.com and Linux Foundation Jobs Report released last week. Seventy-seven percent of hiring managers are prioritizing Linux jobs above other openings, and nine in 10 plan to hire Linux pros in the next six months.

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MakerBot's Creative Revolution Runs on Linux

Three dimensional printing has surged in popularity among consumers and manufacturers alike as costs come down and the range of available applications expands. In five years, the global 3D printing market is expected to reach $7.2 billion, up from $2.2 billion in 2013, according to a Transparency Market Research report released last week.

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PGP Web of Trust: Delegated Trust and Keyservers

Welcome to the second installment of the "PGP Web of Trust" series. In this part we'll explore "Trusted Introducers" and "Meta-Introducers" in cryptography; how PGP implements "Meta-Introducers"; how PGP trust-signatures work in practice; and what keyservers are and how to use one to keep track of people's public keys.

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Learn KVM and Receive Exclusive Invitation to Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit

Linux and open virtualization technologies are helping push the limits of IT infrastructure to support cloud computing, high-availability data centers and more. From KVM to Xen Project and more, SysAdmins have more opportunity than ever before to be a part of the team innovating to advance both business opportunities and technology in their companies.

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Linux Video of the Week: kGraft Live Kernel Patching Demo

Late last month SUSE announced it's been working on an open source research project that allows live, runtime patching of the Linux kernel. Currently in the prototype stage, kGraft promises to cut system downtime – a direct benefit to mission-critical computing and scientific research.

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Leaked: Linux’s Look Back Facebook Video

Just for Fun...

After trying to conceal its Facebook posts from the world for nearly a decade, Linux’s Look Back Facebook video leaked today.

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