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Torvalds warns against Oracle module
Published in News
Monday, 13 January 2020 12:03

Torvalds warns against Oracle module


Larry Ellison too litigious

IT’s Mr Sweary, Linus Torvalds has warned engineers against adding a module for the ZFS filesystem that was designed by Sun Microsystems, now Oracle, due to licensing issues.

Torvalds approves kernel lock-down
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 30 September 2019 11:07

Torvalds approves kernel lock-down


Thou shalt not change the kernel code

Over the weekend, IT's Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds approved a new security feature for the Linux kernel, named 'lockdown'.

Torvalds warns hardware management is about to get tricky
Published in News


Blame Intel flaws and Moore's Law

IT's Mr Sweary and Linux founder Linus Torvalds has warned that managing software is about to become a lot more challenging.

Torvalds wades into CTS Labs' AMD chip security report
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Smells like stock manipulation

IT's Mr Sweary and the creator of Linux, has hit out at CTS Labs' AMD chip security report saying that it "looks more like stock manipulation than a security advisory".

Torvalds says Intel needs to admit it has a problem
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Chips are just not up to snuff

IT’s Mr Sweary, Linus Torvalds has had some harsh words for Intel after the two bug issues were announced last week.

Torvalds rants about security
Published in News
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 11:28

Torvalds rants about security


It is not about security it is about bugs

Internet’s Mr Sweary, Linus Torvalds, has waded into the security industry for forgetting that bugs cause most problems.

Tech industry innovation is bullshit
Published in News
Friday, 17 February 2017 12:19

Tech industry innovation is bullshit


Torvalds wades into management speak

Open sauce's Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds has waded into tech companies who keep banging on about innovation.

Torvalds fumes about poor formatting
Published in News
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 10:55

Torvalds fumes about poor formatting


Linus having a period day

Open Sauce’s Mr Sweary, Linus Torvalds has dubbed his fellow Linux kernel creators and “brain-damaged” because of their C++ style punctuation.

Torvalds admits he is not a “people person”
Published in News
Thursday, 18 February 2016 13:04

Torvalds admits he is not a “people person”


Gosh and we never knew

The creator of Linux, Linus Torvalds has shocked the world and admitted he is not a “people person.”

Torvalds dismisses AI fears
Published in News
Tuesday, 07 July 2015 12:39

Torvalds dismisses AI fears


"What drugs are these guys on?"

Linus Torvalds has made it clear that he does not understand the fear people have about artificial intelligence.