The kernel supports two different “SCSI generic” pseudo-devices, each of
which allows user space to send arbitrary commands to a SCSI-attached
device. Both SCSI-generic implementations have proved to have security
issues in the past as a result of the way their API was designed. In the
case of one of those drivers, these problems seem almost certain to lead to the
removal of a significant chunk of functionality in the 4.19 development
Venerable Linux distro still keeping it clean, after all these yearsSlackware, the oldest Linux distribution still being maintained, has turned 25 this week, making many an enthusiast wonder where all those years went.…
Minecraft’s Update Aquatic is a huge update to the sandbox builder that’s now out, it also brings the new launcher officially to Linux.
Last week Intel sent in a “final” batch of i915 DRM driver feature updates to DRM-Next for the upcoming Linux 4.19 kernel cycle but it turns out there is one more batch of changes now focused on landing…
While waiting for the big ROCm 1.9 update, another point release to the ROCm 1.8 series is available for this Radeon Open Compute stack…
bash-complete-partial-path enhances the path completion in Bash (on Linux, macOS with gnu-sed, and Windows with MSYS) by adding incomplete path expansion, similar to Zsh. This is useful if you want this time-saving feature in Bash, without having to switch to Zsh.
When Docker exploded onto the scene a few years ago, it brought containers and container images to the masses. Although Linux containers existed before then, Docker made it easy to get started with a user-friendly command-line interface and an easy-to-understand way to build images using the Dockerfile format. But while it may be easy to jump in, there are still some nuances and tricks to building container images that are usable, even powerful, but still small in size.First pass: Clean up after yourselfread more