Do you pine for the nice days of minix-1.1, when men were men and wrote their own device drivers? Are you without a nice project and just dying to cut your teeth on a OS you can try to modify for your needs?
We’ve added 10 new missions to the Great LinuxCon Wild Goose Chase. Here’s your chance to boost your score and vie for the top three spots as we head into the final few weeks before LinuxCon and CloudOpen Europe. The grand prize is a $500 Amazon gift card, first place takes a $200 gift card and second place wins a $50 gift card.
When I first wrote the ideas down for this comic, I hadn’t heard of anyone actually suffering from motion sickness, but it seems that it didn’t take long at all before the reports started to roll in.
I upgraded my old iPhone 4, and very quickly found myself squinting when I used it. I had to resort in the end to using my computer glasses (with blue light cutout) so I could use it with a semblance of comfort.
On the bright side (pun not intended), at least they won’t have to be concerned with anyone trying to copy iOS anymore.
Linux Foundation Training scholarship winner Andrew Dahl is relatively new to the Linux community but he’s already jumped in to help on XFS, fixing bugs and reviewing a small number of patches. As a file system engineer at SGI, he works on NFS, XFS and SGI’s CXFS (Clustered XFS.) But in his spare time he likes to dabble in Qt application development and fix kernel bugs he finds on his current hardware.
Intelligence agencies have devoted significant time to cracking the Tor encryption network, reports The Guardian, but it’s largely failed to compromise the system. According to leaked documents obtained by Glenn Greenwald, the NSA and Britain’s GCHQ were frustrated by Tor, at one point in 2012 putting out a presentation called…
With the Linux 3.12 kernel due for release in several weeks time but all major changes behind us now, here are some file-system tests from this forthcoming kernel update. Tested Linux file-systems for this Phoronix article include EXT4, Btrfs, XFS, and F2FS. From these results, there are multiple instances of…