Linux foundation pushes micro-grids
Shokka: 2023 could be the year when Linux starts controlling the power supply
The Linux Foundation has published its best seller The Open Source Opportunity for Microgrids: Five Ways to Drive Innovation and Overcome Market Barriers for Energy Resilience. The punchy-titled research explains how microgrids could be the next big thing.
Linux community presses for RNDIS to be marked as broken
The next Linux kernel cycle we could see upstream disable their driver support for Microsoft's Remote Network Driver Interface Specification (RNDIS) protocol due to security concerns.
Linux keyboard hits the shops
Launch Heavy carries a hefty price tag
Mechanical keyboards often need to pay more attention to Linux support because manufacturers see developers as a little too niche and difficult to make a product which works. Now, Launch Heavy aims to fix those issues – at a price.
Intel and AMD-based platforms can update Arc firmware
Linux not so much
Intel and AMD-based platforms can update Arc GPU firmware, and Intel's Management Engine is not required for firmware updates, according to the latest pronoucement from Chipzilla.
Linux's boot needs a better RAM
This is not time to be sheepish
Linux expert Lennart Poettering is suggesting that Linux's boot process needs an upgrade by making changes to the intial RAM disk.
Linux bug can tigger Chipzilla PC screens
Kills the panel
A bug in the Intel integrated graphics driver for Linux machines is triggering a power sequencing issue which, can damage the screen.
Chaos hits Linux and Windows machines
Seen in the wild
A cross-platform malware has infected a wide range of Linux and Windows devices, including small office routers, FreeBSD boxes, and large enterprise servers.
Chipzilla goes all open saucy
GPUs based around fully open-source drivers
Intel GPUs from the consumer desktop Arc Graphics hardware to the Intel Data Center Flex GPU Series "Arctic Sound M" and forthcoming Xe HPC Ponte Vecchio are built around fully open-source drivers and will cheerfully even run on Linux.
Tsar Putin gets Linux to run on desktop and mobile
In Tsar Putin’s Russian there is no need for a different operating system on your phone and PC after its developers have developed a special edition that invades both.
DECnet may be purged from Linux
End of an error
Microsoft software engineer Stephen Hemminger has proposed removing the DECnet protocol handling code from the Linux kernel putting the final full stop on the long history of protocol wars.