Linux 3.3 merges with Android

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The newest Linux release happily marries with the Android code developed by Google and the mobile OS community. Disagreement of the past shall not obfuscate the common future of the two projects.

Linux is first OS to support USB 3.0

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Sarah Sharp, a self-styled "geekess" and Linux developer at Intel's Open Source Technology Center who has recently been working on the Linux USB subsystem, announced on her blog that support of USB 3.0 will soon...

Microsoft junks and replaces Vista kernel in SP1

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One of the "big" features discussed in early speculation of Windows Vista SP1 was the kernel upgrade, which was supposed to bring the operating system into line with the Longhorn kernel used in Windows Server...

Linux Kernel Random Number Generator flaw

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According to security researchers, the Linux kernel is prone to a local vulnerability that may result in a DoS or privilege escalation, possibly allowing the attackers to run arbitrary code on the target system. This...

Microsoft to Move Graphics Outside OS Kernel

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Microsoft will move the graphics for its next version of Windows outside of the operating system's kernel to improve reliability, the software giant has told Techworld. Vista's graphics subsystem, codenamed Avalon and formally known as...

Linux Camp Takes New Tack on Kernel

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A stable and mature Linux kernel is enabling its chief developers to shift away from the common kernel development model to one that will result in more frequent releases. Up to now, once a production...

Next Linux kernel gets Aussie animal name

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The next release of the Linux kernel will be named after an Australian animal following a frenzied bidding war at Linux.conf.au 2004 in Adelaide. As part of the Penguin Dinner held for attendees...

Flaw in Linux kernel allows attack

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The Debian Project warned on Monday that a flaw in the Linux kernel helped attackers compromise four of the open-source software project's development servers. During several intrusions Nov. 19, the flaw enabled an attacker who...

OSDL issues Linux kernel guide

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Consortium aims to raise awareness of development processes behind the Penguin The Open Source Development Labs (OSDL) is looking to raise awareness about the processes behind the Linux kernel's development. ...

New Kernel

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Thanks XpXpert for this - seems your not only an expert in xp.... XpXpert pointed something out to me : if we look at previous releases of windows -say xp and 2k we...

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