Yo, people who run instances, you might care about this
Apparently there's some vulns in Linux that let you use a ton of system resources or cause a kernel panic over the internet with some TCP features
Good news, you can work around them all pretty easily without compiling your own kernel
Scott Manley, better known for Kerbal fun does a great job in simplifying Chernobyl: https://youtu.be/q3d3rzFTrLg
To go on sale in the US this month: Lenovo ThinkPad P laptops with Ubuntu.
Dell may be the best-known Linux laptop vendor right now, but Lenovo is looking to muscle in on the pre-installed Linux machine market.
Shipping Linux on high-end, premium machines like these is indicative of one thing: demand.
Lenovo is clearly hearing from its customers, from businesses, and from developers that they want LINUX out of the box.
CERN and MS licensing
JP being delightful as usual https://youtu.be/ny14qUNvjVg
I also just learned that store-and-forward packet switching was also referred to as "hot potato routing", which, why is it not still called that??
The #OpenBSD developers did it again! Just tested out the new sysupgrade feature forthcoming for OpenBSD 6.6. It allows upgrading to a snapshot or release. Works like a charm!
Here is an photo wot I tooked last week.
Taken on the Palmiet trail at the Kogelberg Nature Reserve in the Western Cape of South Africa.
Nikon D7000, Tamron 18-400mm, processed in Adobe Lightroom.
Spain’s data protection agency has fined the country’s soccer league, LaLiga, €250,000 (about $280,000) for allegedly violating EU data privacy and transparency laws. The app, which is used for keeping track of games and stats, was using the phone’s microphone and GPS to track bars illegally streaming soccer games, Spanish newspaper El País reported.
OSS is great! Why? This morning a girl contacted me because she had issues using mepcheck (https://github.com/alanmarazzi/mepcheck) a Python package I wrote a couple years back. Because of it she now can conduct some previously very difficult research work, in the meantime she's learning Python and how to code and I think this is simply one of the coolest things ever!
Enjoying a few beers this everning before realising I'm actually getting quite pissed #old
FOSS, motorbikes, and photography.
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