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Linus Torvalds Says Rust For The Kernel Could Possibly Be Merged For Linux 5.20

Speaking this week at the Linux Foundation's Open-Source Summit, Linus Torvalds talked up the possibilities of Rust within the Linux kernel and that it could be landing quite soon -- possibly even for the next kernel cycle. From a report: Linus Torva.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJun 23rd, 2022

New Raspberry Pi Pico Adds WiFi, And Possibly Bluetooth

The Raspberry Pi foundation just announced a new lineup of boards in the Raspberry Pi Pico family. The Raspberry Pi Pico W is the headliner here. It takes the immensely popular Pico that they launched last year and adds WiFi capabilities to it! This.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  makezineonlineRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Fan-Made 3dfx Driver Allows Widescreen Gaming

Download it now before it disappears, possibly forever. The post Fan-Made 3dfx Driver Allows Widescreen Gaming appeared first on ExtremeTech. (Photo: Dolenc090.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Nissan recalls 360,379 Pathfinders over hood latch concerns

The secondary hood latch of the affected vehicles could be defected as a result of debris buildup, possibly resulting in the hood to open while in motion......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJun 28th, 2022

How a Turkish Municipal District Switched to GNU/Linux

Today I learned Turkey's Scientific and Technological Research Council has a subsidiary developing a GNU/Linux distro called Pardus, "redesigned to be used in accordance with the practices and habits of users in Turkey." And this week the Free Soft.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 27th, 2022

Stack Overflow Survey Finds Developers Like Rust, Python, JavaScript and Remote Work

For Stack Overflow's annual survey, "Over 73,000 developers from 180 countries each spent roughly 15 minutes answering our questions," a blog post announces: The top five languages for professional developers haven't changed: JavaScript is still the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 26th, 2022

New Linux Foundation Podcast: "Untold Stories of Open Source"

The nonprofit Linux Foundation pays Linus Torvalds' salary and supports many other open source projects. But they also launched a new podcast series this week covering "The Untold Stories of Open Source." "Each week we explore the people who are su.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 26th, 2022

Linux Kernel Signature Verification Code Adds FIPS Compliance

Phoronix reports a new change was merged into the soon-to-be-released Linux 5.19 on Tuesday, making the kernel's signature verification code compliant with the Federal Information Processing Standards known as FIPS: FIPS are public standards via the.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 25th, 2022

WSL 2 distros now supported on Windows Server

Windows Server 2022 now fully supports Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) 2 type distros......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2022

Linus Torvalds Says Rust For The Kernel Could Possibly Be Merged For Linux 5.20

Speaking this week at the Linux Foundation's Open-Source Summit, Linus Torvalds talked up the possibilities of Rust within the Linux kernel and that it could be landing quite soon -- possibly even for the next kernel cycle. From a report: Linus Torva.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 23rd, 2022

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3 + 4 canceled after studio merges with Blizzard

Tony Hawk told Twitch streamer AndyTHPS that Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 + 4 got canceled after Vicarious Visions merged with Blizzard......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2022

How to use desktop mode on the Steam Deck so you can use it like a PC

The Steam Deck has a useful Linux desktop mode that allows you to explore more settings and make quick changes. Here's how to access it and what it can do......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2022

Anbernic’s RG353P Can Run Linux, Android, and Emulate Classic Consoles

The handheld is currently available for pre-order. The post Anbernic’s RG353P Can Run Linux, Android, and Emulate Classic Consoles first appeared on Phandroid. Video game emulation has always been a never-ending hobby for many (and an abs.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsJun 20th, 2022

A Linux Botnet That Spreads Using Stolen SSH Keys

ZDNet is warning that Linux users need to watch out for "a new peer-to-peer (P2P) botnet that spreads between networks using stolen SSH keys and runs its crypto-mining malware in a device's memory." The Panchan P2P botnet was discovered by researche.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 18th, 2022

CyberArk Endpoint Privilege Manager protects Linux systems by enforcing least privilege policies

CyberArk announced new CyberArk Endpoint Privilege Manager functionality that extends protection to Linux platforms. Now, security and IT professionals can easily enforce least privilege and implement foundational just-in-time security controls acros.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJun 17th, 2022

Shang-Chi director will produce Marvel’s Wonder Man series

Destin Daniel Cretton will executive produce and possibly direct episodes for Wonder Man, a new Disney+ series based on the longtime Avenger turned actor......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 16th, 2022

Apple could theoretically enable Stage Manager for older iPads in iOS 16

Code in the iPadOS 16 beta has revealed that that Apple — and only Apple — could possibly enable Stage Manager on iPads without the M1 processor.Apple will not add Stage Manager to pre-M1 iPads because of performance concerns and capabilities tha.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 16th, 2022

Ubuntu Core 22 Brings Real-Time Linux Options To IoT

An anonymous reader shares a report: Embedded and internet of things (IoT) devices are a growing category of computing, and with that growth has come expanded needs for security and manageability. One way to help secure embedded and IoT deployments i.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 16th, 2022

This new Linux rootkit malware is already targeting victims

The rootkit is young, and not yet a major threat, but it's in development and promising......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 14th, 2022

Apple may not resurrect the 12-inch MacBook after all

Recent rumors pointed toward Apple possibly releasing a 12-inch MacBook in the near future. However, it seems that the Apple supply chain is unaware of it......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 14th, 2022

Apple"s legendary Clarus the dogcow returns in macOS Ventura

Forget Stage Manager, forget Live Captions — from now on macOS Ventura will be famous for bringing back Clarus the Dogcow to its rightful place.The dogcow is not Susan Kare's finest hour, except that possibly it is. For across the thousands of supe.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 14th, 2022