Linux Journal - The Original Magazine of the Linux Community
Started in 1994, Linux Journal has become well-known as
the Linux community's most trusted-source of information. Inside every issue of Linux Journal you'll find tips and tricks, in-depth tutorials, concise product reviews, insights from leading Linux personalities and much more.
Bash is a shell and command language. It is distributed widely as the default login shell for most Linux distributions. We've rounded up some of the most popular Bash-related articles for your weekend reading.
Red Hat's Spectre remediation currently requires new microcode for a complete fix, which leaves most x86 processors vulnerable as they lack this update. Oracle has released new retpoline kernels which completely remediate Meltdown and Spectre on all compatible CPUs, which I install and test on CentOS here. more>>
Oracle appears to be the first major member of the Red Hat community that
has delivered a Linux kernel with retpoline support.
The Red Hat community has patiently awaited a retpoline kernel
implementation that remediates CVE-2017-5715 (Spectre v2) and closes all
Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that have captured headlines this
Since the turn of the millennium, online publishing has turned into a
vampire, sucking the blood of readers' personal data to feed the appetites of
adtech: tracking-based advertising. Resisting that temptation nearly killed
Boasting as many pages as most technical books, this month’s issue of Linux Journal comes in at a hefty 181—that’s 23 articles exploring topics near and dear to everyone from home automation hobbyists to Free Software advocates to hard-core hackers to high-level systems architects.