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Linus Torvalds finds 163 reasons to wait a week for a new Linux

  • The Register; By Simon Sharwood (Posted by bob on Dec 5, 2016 4:26 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
Linus Torvalds told the world that if it wanted a new Linux he needed a quiet week. But he didn't get it and now the world has an eighth release candidate of Linux 4.9 to consider.

Eight great Linux gifts for the holiday season

  • ZDNet | open-source RSS (Posted by bob on Dec 5, 2016 1:57 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
Here are some holiday present suggestions for the open-source or Linux fan on your gift list.

Linux Kernel 4.9 Slated for December 11 Release as Linus Torvalds Outs RC8

A few moments ago, Linus Torvalds announced the availability of the eighth and last RC (Release Candidate) development build of the upcoming Linux 4.9 kernel series for Linux-based operating systems.

2017 security predictions

From W-2 scams to WordPress vulnerabilities, ransomware, business email compromises, DDos attacks and allegations of a hacked presidential election -- 2016's been a hell of a year in cybersecurity, and it's not over yet.