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Canonical expands application security coverage

Ubuntu Pro, now offered in public beta, features expanded security maintenance and compliance for a wide range of packages, including Node.js, Apache Tomcat, and Rust.

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Linux 6.0 kernel arrives, quietly

Linux 6.0 release is loaded with many small improvements, with bigger changes including Rust support promised for Linux 6.1.

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JDK 19: The new features in Java 19

Now available for production use, Java 19 features structured concurrency, virtual threads, pattern matching for switch expressions, a vector API, and a Linux/RISC-V port.

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Hands-on with Microsoft’s CBL-Mariner 2.0 Linux

How to install and configure the fast and lightweight container host Linux distribution for Azure Kubernetes Service and the Microsoft Container Registry.

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Microsoft .NET 6 bundled with Ubuntu Linux

Microsoft’s flagship development platform is being made available with Ubuntu 22.04 and Ubuntu Chiseled Containers in a bid to ease .NET development on Linux.

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Rocky Linux 9.0 rocks new build system

RHEL clone provider hopes cloud-native build system will help it release new versions of Rocky within one week of new RHEL releases.

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RHEL 9 features edge management, container rollback

First production release built from CentOS Stream also introduces Microsoft SQL Server role and protection against hardware-level security vulnerabilities.

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Understanding Flatcar Container Linux

Kinvolk’s Flatcar is Microsoft’s latest Linux. What is it and what should you use it for?

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Will JavaScript containers overtake Linux containers?

Node.js and Deno creator Ryan Dahl believes the majority of web services might be simplified by using JavaScript containers, rather than Linux containers.

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What is Git? Version control for collaborative programming

Invented for Linux kernel development, Git version control now powers millions of projects across the globe. You can use it with or without GitHub.

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How CentOS changes the cloud Linux game

As Red Hat sunsets CentOS 8 at the end of 2021, users are considering their options.

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What is Kubernetes? Your next application platform

By abstracting away management complexities, Kubernetes unlocks the potential of containers

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Microsoft, Google partner on eBPF

The extended Berkeley Packet Filter, which can run sandboxed programs in an operating system kernel, is moving beyond Linux.

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What is Docker? The spark for the container revolution

Docker helps developers build lightweight and portable software containers that simplify application development, testing, and deployment.

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Programming the Windows kernel with eBPF

Microsoft brings an important Linux kernel tool to Windows.

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux takes aim at edge computing

Forthcoming RHEL 8.4 upgrade adds container deployment and management capabilities geared for edge use cases.

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Containers need standard operating environments too

A standard operating environment can reduce the time it takes to deploy, configure, maintain, support, and manage containerized applications. Let’s get SOEs and containers back together.

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PinePhone: A Linux smartphone a developer could love

Not only do you get root, but you can use this ‘phone’ as a desktop too. Just don’t expect much from the camera.

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