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Arduino from the Command Line: Break Free from the GUI with Git and Vim! | Linux Journal

https://www.linuxjournal.com/content/arduino-command-line-break-free-gui-git-and-vim Love Arduino but hate the GUI? Try arduino-cli. This article explores a new tool released by the Arduino team that can free you from the existing Java-based Arduino graphical user interface. There have been a couple attempts to break out Arduino to the command line, but most failed to get wide support. However, now

Linux TCP SACK and PTP vulnerabilities

Linux PCs, Servers, Gadgets Can Be Crashed by ‘Ping of Death’ Network Packets writes that it is possible to crash and slow-down network-facing Linux servers, PCs, smartphones and tablets, and gadgets, by sending them a series of maliciously crafted packets. Netflix has published a security paper with many details. There are four vulnerabilities, three of

Inter-process communication in Linux

Inter-process communication in Linux: Using pipes and message queues Learn how processes synchronize with each other in Linux. https://opensource.com/article/19/4/interprocess-communication-linux-channels Inter-process communication in Linux: Shared storage Learn how processes synchronize with each other in Linux. https://opensource.com/article/19/4/interprocess-communication-linux-storage?sc_cid=7016000000127ECAAY

Linux kernel 5.0 released

https://www.cyberciti.biz/linux-news/linux-kernel-5-0-released-how-to-install/ Linus Torvalds the creator and the principal developer of the Linux kernel announced the release of Linux kernel version 5.0. This release increases the major kernel version number to 5. from 4.x. There are not any major changed in features but still normal set of changes you can expect from version to another. On

Open-source communities fight over telco market | TechCrunch

https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/27/open-source-communities-fight-over-telco-market/ The Linux Foundation (LF) had its own booth at MWC. The booth is shared by the three LF projects: the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), Hyperleger and Linux Foundation Networking, the home of many of the foundational projects like ONAP and the Open Platform for NFV(OPNFV) that power many a modern network. With the

Breaking out of Docker via runC – Explaining CVE-2019-5736 | Twistlock

https://www.twistlock.com/labs-blog/breaking-docker-via-runc-explaining-cve-2019-5736/ More than a week ago (2019-02-11) a new vulnerability in runC was reported by its maintainers. Dubbed CVE-2019-5736, it affects Docker containers running in default settings and can be used by an attacker to gain root-level access on the host. The same fundamental flaw exists in LXC. Both runC and LXC were patched and

Linux 4.18 Continues Prepping For The Year 2038

https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Linux-4.18-More-Y2038-Prep The Linux kernel has already been prepping for years for Year 2038 and that work is still ongoing with the in-development Linux 4.18 kernel. The Year 2038 problem is when systems using a signed 32-bit integer for storing the time since 1 January 1970 (standard for the Unix time-stamp) will wrap around. Solving the

The Newly Released Linux Kernel 4.20

Get High with The Newly Released Linux Kernel 4.20 – It’s FOSS article at https://itsfoss.com/kernel-4-20-release/ tells that Linus Torvalds played Santa and released Kernel 4.20 just before Christmas. Torvalds sees no point in delaying the 4.20 release because everybody is already taking a break. If you are a regular/average Linux user, you should not try