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The snap developer’s guide on how to migrate to new bases

A couple of weeks ago, we published an article about Ubuntu 16.04 entering Extended Security Maintenance (ESM), and the implications

  

Linux’s Technical Advisory Board reports on the UMN ‘Hypocrite Commits’ patches>

The Linux Foundation Technical Advisory Board reports on what was found in its complete examination of University of Minnesota patches,

  

Raft of Exim Security Holes Allow Linux Mail Server Takeovers>

A set of dangerous vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Exim mail server. Remote code execution, privilege escalation to root

  

21Nails: Multiple Critical Vulnerabilities Discovered in Exim Mail Server – Patch Now!>

The Qualys Research Team has discovered multiple critical vulnerabilities in the popular Exim mail server , which they have named

  

Ampere Hardware & Kali Linux

When Ampere partnered with Debian, this caught our eye. We were aware that our current ARM cloud provider was soon

  

Security and automation in Fintech infrastructure

The future of Fintech infrastructure is hybrid multi-cloud. Using private and public cloud infrastructure at the same time allows financial

  

Security and automation in Fintech infrastructure

The future of Fintech infrastructure is hybrid multi-cloud. Using private and public cloud infrastructure at the same time allows financial

  

The 10 Best Linux Server Distributions>

Looking for a reliable and secure Linux server distribution? Here are 10 great choices to consider.LinuxSecurity – Security ArticlesRead More

  

Security and automation in Fintech infrastructure

The future of Fintech infrastructure is hybrid multi-cloud. Using private and public cloud infrastructure at the same time allows financial

  

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS transitions to Extended Security Maintenance (ESM)

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ‘Xenial Xerus’ transitions into the extended security maintenance (ESM) support phase at the end of April 2021

  

OpenStack Wallaby: OpenStack Charms 21.04

OpenStack Charms 21.04 release brings native support for OpenStack Wallaby and Ceph Pacific in Canonical’s Charmed OpenStack. Those latest versions

  

OpenStack Wallaby: OpenStack Charms 21.04

OpenStack Charms 21.04 release brings native support for OpenStack Wallaby and Ceph Pacific in Canonical’s Charmed OpenStack. Those latest versions

  

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS transitions to Extended Security Maintenance (ESM)

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ‘Xenial Xerus’ transitions into the extended security maintenance (ESM) support phase at the end of April 2021

  

Linux Mint 18.x reaches end of life, upgrade now>

Mint users: Linux Mint 18.x has reached end of life (EOL). If you are running Linux Mint 18, 18.1, 18.2,

  

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS transitions to Extended Security Maintenance (ESM)

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ‘Xenial Xerus’ transitions into the extended security maintenance (ESM) support phase at the end of April 2021

  

Microsoft buys Linux distribution maker Kinvolk to boost Azure cloud services>

Microsoft has bought Flatcar Linux distro maker Kinvolk to boost its Azure cloud services. Kinvolk specializes in software container environments

  

Linux kernel bug opens door to all manner of attacks>

Security researchers have discovered an information disclosure vulnerability in the Linux kernel that can be exploited to leak data, at

  

Researchers Uncover Stealthy Linux Malware That Went Undetected for 3 Years>

Researchers have discovered a dangerous strain of Linux malware Dubbed ” RotaJakiro ” that went undetected for three years, enabling

  

Taming unruly logo sections

Making logo sections can be tricky. Logos come in all shapes and sizes, and without proper care, it is easy

  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4 to focus on driving edge adoption>

Red Hat has announced new features that users can look forward to with the upcoming release of Red Hat Enterprise

  

Linux kernel vulnerability exposes stack memory, causes data leaks>

An information disclosure vulnerability in the Linux kernel that exposes stack memory (tracked as CVE-2020-28588 ) can be exploited to

  

KDE Gear 21.04 Software Suite Officially Released with Many Improved KDE Apps>

The KDE Project has released KDE Gear 21.04 as the new series of their open-source and independent software suite. The

  

ROS enterprise support: 15 things you need to know

Join us in our ROS Kinetic End-Of-Life (EOL) webinar to learn more about the implications of EOL and ROS ESM.

  

Ubuntu in the wild – 27th of April 2021

The Ubuntu in the wild blog post ropes in the latest highlights about Ubuntu and Canonical around the world on