Linux kernel developer Christoph Hellwig has ended his legal fight against cloud computing and platform virtualisation software and services company VMware, over alleged violation of the GNU General Public Licence version 2 under which the kernel is distributed.

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A Linux developer who works for the biggest open source vendor Red Hat has questioned why security holes in older Linux kernels — those that are listed as having long-term support — are being quietly patched by senior kernel maintainer Greg Kroah-Hartman, who is more or less deputy to Linux creator Linus Torvalds, without issuing the standard CVE advisories.

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Veteran open source advocate Bruce Perens has been awarded almost US$260,000 (A$343,343) in solicitors' fees and US$2403 as costs by San Francisco Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler over a defamation claim against him that went nowhere.

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