The latest “news tip” is from a Phoronix reader who expressed “concerns” that at least one NSA security analyst is going through the code for KDBUS, the systemd-backed in-kernel IPC mechanism that’s planning for integration in Linux 4.3…
I turn 70 on my next birthday, and it’s well known that people my age aren’t computerate, at least here in Australia.read more
By Larry Cafiero Between bringing up the unaccounted-for donations and Canonical’s iffy arrangement with developers, Riddell was shown the door and, wisely perhaps, he walked out of it. However, in a twist, it appears that Kubuntu 15.10 may be the last Kubuntu as we know it.
HowToForge: With all the madness that prevails the Linux audio engines and complex inter-related frameworks and subsystems, it is very easy to get lost and overwhelmed when you want to do something as simple as to record yourself playing an electric musical instrument
From: Linux Today
By Bruce Schneier On Monday a group of cryptographers and security experts released a major paper outlining the risks of government-mandated back-doors in encryption products: Keys Under Doormats: Mandating insecurity by requiring government access to all data and communications.