A number of sites with Australian domain names did not resolve correctly on Tuesday afternoon, giving rise to speculation that a move by auDA, the domain administrator, to offer a new .au domain was the cause.
Paragon Software's NTFS driver has been included in the 5.15 release of the Linux kernel, bringing reliable read and write functionality for this filesystem to the kernel.
The Bureau of Meteorology has started blocking the text browsers lynx and w3m from accessing its website, preventing many sight-impaired readers from using the site.
Avoiding processors that suffer from the Spectre vulnerability will, in some cases, mean that one has to buy a new CPU, a senior Linux systems administrator says.
The release of version 2.0.0 by the OpenZFS project has some crowing as though some revolutionary new software, which will bring benefits to world+dog, has landed.
Two decades ago, I took on a task that had been about two years in the planning: changing operating systems from Windows to Linux.
Websites can be denied renewal of the certificates that ensure they are secure due to false positives, if Google lists such sites as not being safe for browsing. Visitors could be denied entry if they visit the site using Chrome or a browser built using the Chrome codebase, a Melbourne developer says.
Microsoft will drop support for Transport Layer Security versions 1.0 and 1.1 in Office 365 at the end of October, the company has announced, saying the change will provide the best-in-class encryption.
Intel has revealed details of yet another vulnerability in its Core-based processor line, an information leak caused by speculative execution that affects operating systems which use lazy FPU context switching.
A Linux kernel module that is claimed to protect a system by comparing hashes which are calculated from the most important kernel region/sections/structures with the internal database hashes has been developed but it seems unlikely that it will be incorporated into the mainstream kernel.
The flaw in the WPA2 wireless protocol revealed recently has a critical impact on Android phones running version 6.0 of the mobile operating system and Linux devices, a security researcher says.
Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella has been interviewed by many tech and other publications recently since his book, Hit Refresh, was published. Yet all have failed to ask him a single question about the biggest problem that Microsoft has caused for individual consumers and businesses alike: ransomware.
Melbourne-based developer Russell Coker has turned down a chance to explore employment in New York City, following the events in the US since the inauguration of President Donald Trump.
Linux Australia has predictably chosen to take the safe option in the case of well-known privacy advocate Jacob Appelbaum who has been chucked out of various free software projects and associations after sexual misconduct charges were levelled at him.
The Debian GNU/Linux project says that former Tor developer Jacob Appelbaum is no longer welcome at its events, after charges of sexual misconduct were levelled against him.
Two months back, Red Hat developers Lennart Poettering and Kay Sievers proposed a fundamental change to the structure of Linux in the shape of the Journal daemon, meant to replace the venerable syslog.
A long-time member of the FOSS community believes that men need to do much more about increasing the participation of women in the community and improving their experience of being part of the community.
Linux is becoming worse than Windows. :-(
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