Recently patched Ubuntu needs another quick patch

Last week’s Ubuntu 18.04 security fixes inadvertently caused problems for some users. Canonical has just released a new patch to fix these regressions. Read More

Security researchers discover new Linux backdoor named SpeakUp

SpeakUp backdoor trojan can run on six different Linux distributions, and even on macOS. Read More

Linux kernel gets another option to disable Spectre mitigations

People want more control over the Spectre mitigations for the sake of performance. Read More

ZaReason Gamerbox 9400: The ultimate Linux gaming PC

Most gamers use consoles or high-end Windows PCs, but for Linux gamers, there’s now a powerhouse contender to rival these proprietary computers: The ZaReason Gamerbox 9400. Read More

System76 prepping updated Darter Pro Linux laptop

The forthcoming notebook will ship with eighth-generation Core processors and either Ubuntu or the company’s own Pop!_OS. Read More

Ubuntu 18.04 needs patching

Canonical is updating Ubuntu 18.04 to the 4.15.0-44.47 Linux kernel to fix several security bugs. Read More

Free software made it on laptops but IoT future is bleak

If people cannot tinker with Internet of Things devices, then the future is bad for free software, Bradley Kuhn of the Software Freedom Conservancy has said. Read More