Archive for October 2016

How to live patch Ubuntu Linux Kernel without rebooting the server Kernel live patching enables runtime correction of critical security issues in running kernel without rebooting. Ubuntu Linux version 16.04 LTS supports live patching for both enterprise and the Ubuntu community members. The Canonical Livepatch Service is an authenticated, encrypted, signed stream of livepatch kernel modules for Ubuntu servers, virtual machines and desktops.

ESA landed robot to Mars

ESA robotic exploration of Mars has landed.  There was a tense wait as ESA determines whether Schiaparelli probe has landed safely as no signal from it has been received so far- and just few minutes ago ESA’s mission control centre as spacecraft operators watched for the signal to return, there is now back-slapping, cheers and

Sonoff IoT swich

DIY Wi-Fi Wireless Switch For Smart Home With ABS Shell Socket Remote Control Switch Module is an IoT home automation device. This device, also known as Sonoff from ITEAD, can control 110V to 230V AC mains power on/off (up to 7A or 10A depending on document). The switch is controlled with mobile app (or local