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  • NSA, CISA Report Outlines Risks, Mitigations for Kubernetes
    by Shelby Hiter on 5 สิงหาคม 2021 at 20:00

    Two of the largest government security agencies are laying out the key cyberthreats to Kubernetes, the popular platform for orchestrating and managing containers, and ways to harden the open-source tool against attacks. In a 52-page report released this week, the National Security Agency (NSA) and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) noted the advantages to enterprises The post NSA, CISA Report Outlines Risks, Mitigations for Kubernetes appeared first on Linux Today.

  • Mesa 21.2 Released with New Features, Improved Support for Many Games
    by Web Webster on 5 สิงหาคม 2021 at 18:00

    Mesa 21.2 has been in development for the past three months and brings a plethora of new features to the RADV (Radeon Vulkan) driver, in the form of several Vulkan extensions to improve support for Vulkan apps/games, as well as OpenGL ES 3.1 support on GT21x hardware and the Panfrost driver, wideLines support on lavapipe, The post Mesa 21.2 Released with New Features, Improved Support for Many Games appeared first on Linux Today.

  • How to Install Swift Programming Language on Ubuntu 20.04
    by Web Webster on 5 สิงหาคม 2021 at 10:00

    In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install Swift on Ubuntu 20.04 and 21.04. Swift, often referred to as “Objective-C, without the C,” is an open-source programming language developed and maintained by Apple. Swift is a general-purpose programming language built using a modern approach to safety, performance, and software design patterns. The Swift project aims to create the best available language for uses ranging from systems programming to The post How to Install Swift Programming Language on Ubuntu 20.04 appeared first on Linux Today.

  • Solus OS Review: A Linux Distribution That Does More with Less
    by Web Webster on 5 สิงหาคม 2021 at 02:00

    Solus OS is a fresh take on Linux with a message: less is more. No hassling with settings. Everything is taken care of for you ahead of time. Learn more about this simple Linux distribution here. The post Solus OS Review: A Linux Distribution That Does More with Less appeared first on Linux Today.

  • Pantavisor Linux Brings Container Portability and Agility to Embedded Systems on IoT
    by Web Webster on 5 สิงหาคม 2021 at 00:00

    Pantacor team announced the release of Pantabox and community website Pantavisor.io. Inspired by other open-source projects like Busybox, Pantabox is a self-contained frontend for managing Pantavisor Linux directly on IoT devices. In addition to this, they’ve launched a new home for Pantavisor Linux – an open-source framework for containerized embedded Linux development at Pantavisor.io. The post Pantavisor Linux Brings Container Portability and Agility to Embedded Systems on IoT appeared first on Linux Today.

  • Ubuntu’s New Desktop Installer Is Now Available for Public Testing, Here’s How to Test It
    by Web Webster on 4 สิงหาคม 2021 at 22:00

    In early March, I took a first look at Ubuntu’s new Desktop Installer. Canonical provided web-based designs of the new installer ahead of its initial release, as part of the Ubuntu installation images, but now the installer written in Flutter is finally available for public testing in the latest daily build images of Ubuntu 21.10. The post Ubuntu’s New Desktop Installer Is Now Available for Public Testing, Here’s How to Test It appeared first on Linux Today.

  • Nitrux 1.5.1 is Here and Comes with A Whole Host of Updates and Fixes
    by Web Webster on 4 สิงหาคม 2021 at 20:00

    Nitrux has just released a new update to their 1.5 series of distributions, bringing us up to version 1.5.1. Here is what’s new. The post Nitrux 1.5.1 is Here and Comes with A Whole Host of Updates and Fixes appeared first on Linux Today.

  • Valve and AMD Join Forces, Developing an Improved Linux CPU Driver
    by Web Webster on 4 สิงหาคม 2021 at 18:00

    Valve and AMD are working together to develop a better CPU performance scaling driver for Linux, targeting the Steam Deck gaming console. The new driver will allow the processor in the Steam Deck to quickly ramp up to a higher performance state when needed and achieve better performance per watt. The post Valve and AMD Join Forces, Developing an Improved Linux CPU Driver appeared first on Linux Today.

  • Open Compute Project: Redefining Open Source for the Data Center
    by Web Webster on 4 สิงหาคม 2021 at 16:45

    When the Open Compute Project was founded (about 10 years ago), it began redefining the term “open source.” Before then, the term had primarily been applied to software, although it had, to a lesser degree, been applied to hardware as well. At OCP, the term open applies to specifications regarding all aspects of a data center — from The post Open Compute Project: Redefining Open Source for the Data Center appeared first on Linux Today.

  • Getting Started with UFW (Uncomplicated Firewall) on Ubuntu 20.04
    by Web Webster on 4 สิงหาคม 2021 at 16:25

    UFW or Uncomplicated Firewall is an application to manage an iptables-based firewall on Ubuntu. UFW is the default firewall configuration tool for Ubuntu Linux and provides a user-friendly way to configure the firewall, the UFW command is just like English language so the commands are easy to remember. The UFW firewall supports IPv4 and IPv6. The post Getting Started with UFW (Uncomplicated Firewall) on Ubuntu 20.04 appeared first on Linux Today.