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Linux kernel 5.19.12 can damage Intel laptop LCDs

TechSpot

Recent reports from Intel laptop users running Linux Kernel 5.19.12 A Linux engineer found that the issue could ruin the LCD, urging users to immediately roll back to an earlier iteration. describe "white flashing" on their screens.

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Linux vs Unix Hot Patching – Have We Reached The Tipping Point?

Forrester IT

The Background - Linux as a Fast Follower and the Need for Hot Patching. No doubt about it, Linux has made impressive strides in the last 15 years, gaining many features previously associated with high-end proprietary Unix as it made the transition from small system plaything to core enterprise processing resource and the engine of the extended web as we know it. Intel. Linux.

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Intel updates Linux with support for Sapphire Rapids' in-package HBM2e memory

TechSpot

Last week, Intel submitted a Linux kernel change that rounds off the updates they need to run Sapphire Rapids processors with their in-package memory enabled. In theory, then, Intel is preparing to tape out samples for performance testing

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The Linux Foundation announces collective to enhance open source software security

Tech Republic Security

The newly formed Open Source Security Foundation includes titans in technology such as Google, Intel, Microsoft, IBM, and more

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Critical Intel security patch will slow PCs, servers and Macs

Computer Weekly

AMD shares rise on news that the performance of millions of Windows PCs, Linux servers and Apple Macs is to be impacted by critical updates for a recently discovered security flaw in Intel chips manufactured in the past 10 years

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Chromebooks Can Finally Play Windows Games on Steam

GizModo VR

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Razer’s first Linux laptop is here, but it’s not for gamers

The Verge

It’s got an 11th-gen Intel Core i7 CPU, Nvidia RTX 3080 Max-Q graphics and 64GB of RAM underneath a 15.6-inch 165Hz 1440p display, all powered by a 80Wh battery inside an identically sized and shaped 4.45-pound chassis.

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System76's Oryx Pro is a portable Linux powerhouse

TechSpot

System76 has refreshed its high-end Oryx Pro laptop for developers and Linux enthusiasts, and it now packs Intel's 10th generation Comet Lake CPUs.

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How To Save an Old Laptop by Installing Chrome OS Flex

GizModo VR

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Linux and L1TF

Network World

Announced just yesterday in security advisories from Intel, Microsoft and Red Hat, a newly discovered vulnerability affecting Intel processors (and, thus, Linux) called L1TF or “L1 Terminal Fault” is grabbing the attention of Linux users and admins. Researchers who discovered the problem back in January and reported it to Intel called it "Foreshadow". This vulnerability is Intel-specific.

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Telefonica, Red Hat and Intel Partner on Open Source NFV for Telcos

Data Center Knowledge

The solution will combine Intel Xeon chips, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, a KVM hypervisor, Red Hat''s OpenStack distro and OpenFlow network switches. Intel Networking Technology cyan red hat telefonica Read More.

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Amazon shifts Lumberyard to open source 3D game engine supported by 20 companies

Venture Beast

Amazon is contributing its Lumberyard game engine to open source, and it will be known as the Open 3D Engine. Read More. GamesBeat PC Gaming AccelByte Adobe Apocalypse Studios Audiokinetic AWS Backtrace.io

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You Can Now Try Out Android Apps in Windows 11

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Gaming Chromebooks Running Steam Are Reportedly On the Way

GizModo VR

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Linus Torvalds abandons Intel for AMD after 15 years

TechSpot

In yesterday’s announcement of the new Linux Kernel 5.7 RC7, Torvalds wrote: “The biggest excitement this week for me was just that I upgraded my main machine, and for the first time in about 15 years, my desktop isn't Intel-based.

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How the L1 Terminal Fault vulnerability affects Linux systems

Network World

Announced just yesterday in security advisories from Intel, Microsoft and Red Hat, a newly discovered vulnerability affecting Intel processors (and, thus, Linux) called L1TF or “L1 Terminal Fault” is grabbing the attention of Linux users and admins. Researchers who discovered the problem back in January and reported it to Intel called it "Foreshadow". This vulnerability is Intel-specific.

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AMD CPUs are still impacted by a 20-year-old Linux workaround

TechSpot

The incredibly successful Zen architecture has turned the modern CPU market upside down, bringing AMD to the top of the performance race and giving users a much needed competitor to the long-lasting Intel run.

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Windows 11 Will Let You Sideload Android Apps, No Amazon Required

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Acer's Chromebook Spin 713 Is a Powerful Beast With a Pretty Display

GizModo VR

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Intel to launch Sapphire Rapids on January 10, more details on paid software-based Xeon upgrades emerge

TechSpot

Intel will hold a launch event for its next-generation Xeon data center CPUs on January 10. Around the same time as Intel's confirmation this week, a Linux kernel update has shed some light on a planned system for à la carte processor hardware features

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Open Security Controller Waiting for Developer Interest

Data Center Knowledge

Intel has contributed its Open Security Controller to the Linux Foundation. Intel Networks Open Source SecurityRead More.

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A Computer in a Thumbdrive

CTOvision

Intel has created a Bay Trail Atom PC that is only 1.6 The device does not come with OS, but you are able to load Windows, Linux, Android or other OS systems. Intel Bay Trial-powered HDMI-stick PC available online (HEXUS.net). CTO Gadgets News The Future Android Bluetooth HDMI Intel Linux Secure Digital thumbdrive Universal Serial Bus Wi-Fi ounces.

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Weekly Update 5-20-2019

Linux Academy

Great news for all of our Linux Academy students; Red Hat Enterprise is already available to try out in Linux Academy’s Cloud Playground! We have more information on t he release in general and all the new features in our podcast Linux Action News and episode 105. After getting familiar with some basic terms and components, we will get to set up your own Splunk instance through the Linux Academy Cloud Playground. Linux Academy Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 Weekly updat

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Weekly Update 6-3-2019

Linux Academy

This week, we’re talking all about serverless computing, what it is, why it’s relevant, and the release of a free course that can be enjoyed by everyone on the Linux Academy platform, including Community Edition account members. And for the month of June, this course is one of the multiple free courses on our Community Edition, meaning anyone can take it no matter what type of Linux Academy account they have. The post Weekly Update 6-3-2019 appeared first on Linux Academy Blog.

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IDF 2013: Enhancing OpenStack with Intel Technologies

Scott Lowe

This is a liveblog of Intel Developer Forum (IDF) 2013 session EDCS003, titled “Enhancing OpenStack with Intel Technologies for Public, Private, and Hybrid Cloud.” ” The presenters are Girish Gopal and Malini Bhandaru, both with Intel. Gopal starts off by showing the agenda, which will provide an overview of Intel and OpenStack, and then dive into some specific integrations in the various OpenStack projects. Where is Intel IT Open Cloud headed?

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Weekly Update 4/8/2019

Linux Academy

The promotion gives users access to all of our Linux Academy content at a huge discount. Anyone can take advantage of this pricing, and as long as you continue to renew annually, it will stay $299 for the entire time you are a part of Linux Academy. A reminder that the Linux Academy Playground has Google Cloud Sandboxes! Here are the two new Google courses at Linux Academy! Plus an update from the Linux vendor firmware service, your feedback, and more!

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Weekly Update 4-01-19

Linux Academy

First, Windows Server for the Linux Academy Playground is waiting for you to jump in and spin up your own Windows Server to learn with. So, while looking through everything new this week, don’t forget to take a look at these awesome additions to Linux Academy. Here at Linux Academy, we love to hear from you and reward you for your feedback, so we’ve created a new way to do so. The post Weekly Update 4-01-19 appeared first on Linux Academy Blog.

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4 vulnerabilities and exposures affect Intel-based systems; Red Hat responds

Network World

Four vulnerabilities were publicly disclosed related to Intel microprocessors. Also read: Linux hardening: a 15-step checklist for a secure Linux server ]. These vulnerabilities allow unprivileged attackers to bypass restrictions to gain read access to privileged memory. They include these common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVEs): CVE-2018-12126 - a flaw that could lead to information disclosure from the processor store buffer.

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Fountainhead: Intel Nehalem + Dell + Repurposing

Fountainhead

Intel Nehalem + Dell + Repurposing. With all of the Intel/Nehalem (Xeon 5500 series) processor announcements this week , one stands out. Citrix, Microsoft, VMware, Linux, Unix. Intel Nehalem + Dell + Repurposing. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead. Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Tuesday, March 31, 2009.

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IDF 2014: Bare Metal, Docker Containers, and Virtualization

Scott Lowe

” The speaker is Nicholas Weaver (yes, that Nick Weaver, who now works at Intel). This includes cgroups (the ability to control resource allocation/utilization), which is built into the Linux kernel. Next Weaver provides a quick list of pros and cons of containers: Pros: faster lifecycle vs. virtual machines; containers what is running within the OS; ideal for homogenous application stacks on Linux; almost non-existent overhead.

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Network News: MRV, LSI, Cyan

Data Center Knowledge

MRV helps operators migrate to a 100G optical transport platform with OptiDriver, LSI Axxia network processors add big endian support for Wind River Linux, and Cyan partners with Intel, Red Hat and Conectem to demonstrate end-to-end vEPC and NFV at Mobile World Congress. Networking connectem cyan Intel LSI MRV Communications red hat wind river

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Some Alder Lake SoCs won't have performance cores

TechSpot

According to an update to a Linux repository that Intel made themselves, found by Japanese outlet Coelacanth Dream, the Alder Lake-based Atom processors will reverse the trend and have up to eight e-cores and no p-cores

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Technology Short Take #74

Scott Lowe

In case you’re interested, here’s more details on CVE-2016-5195 , aka “Dirty Cow,” and how it might be used to allow a user to escape from a Linux container (like a Docker container). Intel has a tutorial series on Intel Software Guard Extensions (SGX). Networking Storage Security Virtualization AWS VMware vSphere OpenStack Ansible OVN Vagrant Ubuntu SSH Intel Linux Consul Docker NAS SANWelcome to Technology Short Take #74!

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Technology Short Take #71

Scott Lowe

Intel has finally started shipping silicon photonics gear, according to this report from El Reg (news coming out of IDF16). I predicted a couple of years ago that Intel SGX (Software Guard Extensions) was going to be HUGE (see here ). I recently saw that at Intel Developer Forum (IDF) Bromium showed off an SGX-enabled prototype that uses SGX to protect sensitive data. Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host (how’s that for a mouthful?)

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IDF 2013: Enabling NFV/SDN with Intel ONP Server Reference Design

Scott Lowe

This is session COMS003, titled “Enabling Network Function Virtualization and Software Defined Networking with the Intel Open Network Platform Server Reference Architecture Design.” The speakers are Frank Schapfel, Senior Product Line Manager with Intel, and Brian Skerry, Open Networks System Architect with Intel. This session is slightly related to IDF 2013 session COMS0002 , which focused more on the Intel ONP Switch reference design.

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Technology Short Take #62

Scott Lowe

The article specifically calls out SR-IOV as well as Intel Data Plane Development Kit (DPDK) support within Open vSwitch (OVS). This article is an interesting read on some work being done by Microsoft Research to leverage Intel SGX to address some security concerns with today’s cloud-heavy architectures/usage models. ZFS will be in the next Ubuntu Linux LTS release. Welcome to Technology Short Take #62.

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Technology Short Take #64

Scott Lowe

Alban Crequy has a post on using Linux queueing disciplines (qdiscs, for short) to help with testing application behavior under degraded network conditions. Carlos Cardenas has a great post that does a great job of explaining SAI (Switch Abstraction Interface) and switchdev , two key abstraction layers involved in building Linux-based network operating systems (NOSes). Welcome to Technology Short Take #64.

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IDF 2013: Future of SDN with the Intel ONP Switch Reference Design

Scott Lowe

This is session COMS002, titled “The Future of Software-Defined Networking with the Intel Open Network Platform Switch Reference Design.” ” The speakers are Recep Ozdag, a PME with Intel, and Gershon Schatzberg, a PLM with Wind River Systems. The Intel Open Network Platform (ONP) Switch is the official name for Seacliff Trail, which I talked about last year at IDF 2012. IDF 2013: Future of SDN with the Intel ONP Switch Reference Design.

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Join Architects, Planners, Program Managers, Data Scientists at 4th Annual Cloudera Federal Forum in DC 25 Feb

CTOvision

Chief Technologist, Intel Federal LLC, Intel Corporation. Before entering the land of Big Data, Alex spent the better part of ten years wrangling Linux server farms and writing Perl as a contractor to the Department of Defense and Department of Justice. Steve Orrin Chief Technologist, Intel Federal LLC, Intel Corporation. Steve joined Intel as part of the acquisition of Sarvega, Inc. Analysis Big Data Health IT Apache Hadoop Cloudera Gazzang Intel NoSQL

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Amazon's Lumberyard goes open source, it's now called Open 3D Engine, gets wider support

TechSpot

Created by the Linux Foundation, the Open 3D Foundation was formed by various members including Adobe, Red Hat, AWS, Huawei, Intel, Backtrace.io

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Technology Short Take #45

Scott Lowe

I’m going to go out on a limb and make a prediction: In a few years time (let’s say 3–5 years), Intel SGX (Software Guard Extensions) will be regarded as important if not more important than the virtualization extensions. What is Intel SGX, you ask? Linux Networking Security Storage Virtualization Docker Hardware HyperV Intel NSX OpenStack SSL vSphere VXLAN Welcome to Technology Short Take #45.

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Review: Dell Latitude E7370

Scott Lowe

As part of my Linux migration (see my initial progress report ), late this past week I started setting up my first non-Apple laptop since 2003. First, let’s get the specs—the “speeds and feeds”—out of the way: Intel Core m7 CPU. Intel HD graphics and Intel 802.11a/b/g/n/ac wireless. Finally, with regard to my Linux migration, I’m happy to say that Fedora 25 runs flawlessly on the E7370, with everything working as expected out of the box.

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COMS002: Next Generation Cloud Infrastructure with Data Plane Virtualization

Scott Lowe

” The speaker is Edwin Verplanke, a System Architect with Intel. In recent years, we’ve seen more devices running off-the-shelf software (like Linux). Is the Linux bridge efficient enough? Intel is looking at Open vSwitch as a way to address that; more information on that later. For #2, we’ll examine the Intel DPDK. Intel DPDK is a standard set of libraries to move packets around a system. Networking Virtualization IDF2012 Intel