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Rust vs Go – Open Source is about enabling users – Rust lang will complement C around the GNU Linux Kernel (for better safety) “Amazon, Microsoft, Google” and the White House, want to make Open Source more secure
16 May 2022

Open Source is about enabling users “Amazon, Microsoft, Google” and the White House, want to help make Open Source more secure… https://www.golem.de/news/openssf-150-millionen-us-dollar-sollen-open-source-absichern-2205-165382.html https://www.golem.de/news/openssf-linux-foundation-will-security-praxis-vereinheitlichen-2008-150036.html src of src: “White House OSS Mobilization Plan” 2022: https://openssf.org/blog/2022/05/11/testimony-to-the-us-house-committee-on-science-and-technology/ 2020: “The OpenSSF is a cross-industry collaboration […]

GNU Linux – i-war running inside GNU Linux Debian 11 via wine – run old dos games (and windo(w)s games) from wine to dosbox-x – how to compile from latest src – first problems: keyboard / some keys “:” not working – mastering the game
21 Apr 2022

a word of warning: NEVER EVER INSTALL GAMES ON “FOR WORK” MACHINES! also: NEVER run any downloaded games while being connected to a network of importance (no matter if private or business) (nobody knows what those C++ dlls are up […]

update: 2021-08: hurd ain’t dead Debian GNU Linux HURD MicroKernel – Stallman’s OS comes to life :-D
28 Jun 2017

update: 2021-08: hurd ain’t dead http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/hurd/hurd.git/   how to get it running? src: https://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/ports/stable/hurd-i386/README.txt downloads: kvm qemu vm image: http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/ports/11.0/hurd-i386/ iso: https://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/ports/stable/hurd-i386/ Debian GNU/Hurd 2021 “Bullseye” – Unofficial hurd-i386 20210812 Welcome to the exciting world of Debian GNU/Hurd This directory […]

Linux Kernel – Security Updates
27 Jun 2017

latest kernel related security problems can be found here… -> https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/linux newsletter subsribe: https://tracker.debian.org/accounts/login/ also https://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/kernel/linux.git http://www.securityfocus.com/ http://www.securityfocus.com/cgi-bin/index.cgi?c=11&op=display_threads&ListID=1&limit=30&offset=0&date=2017-06-20&mode=threaded https://cve.mitre.org/index.html https://twitter.com/CVEnew/ https://wiki.debian.org/DebianKernel

Debian8.7 vs CentOS7 vs. SUSE12 – kernel version – filesystem – directory structure – RAM memory usage
24 Apr 2017

it is interesting to see what kernel+filesystem the distributions rely on. Kernels: While CentOS is still on 3.10, Debian is believing in 3.16, and SUSE is “latest” with it’s 4.4 Version kernel. http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2015/04/linux-kernel-4-0-new-features https://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/Linux-Kernel-macht-Versionssprung-auf-4-0-2557302.html you can upgrade with Debian to […]

GNU Linux Debian – basic simple update.sh script – security-tracker.debian.org tracker status release stable – semi-manual system update method vs full automatic updates – apt can do https now: update /etc/apt/sources.list http -> https
26 Jul 2021

updates are a bless (fixes to problems, keep system secure from hackerz) but also a curse (it might break things) on systems that follow the UNIX K.I.S.S principle, they should “just work”, to the extreme of (kernel) live patching (currently […]

GNU Linux Distributions – about Fedora -> CentOS -> RedHat
19 Feb 2020

imho: CentOS is a rock solid server operating system. Why is CentOS perfect for servers? a server (usually) is build for a specific purpose and should have as little software installed as possible (more software = more reliability, speed and […]

16 Feb 2016

update: 2018.04 PaleMoon archive Server HACKED! “A malicious party gained access to the at the time Windows-based archive server” (src) oh gosh! ? GO USE CENTOS DEBIAN AND LATEST KERNEL NOW! “malware dropper tracked by ESET as Win32/ClipBanker.DY” (steals bitcoins) […]

2021-11 Russian IT Security Updates – why it is impossible to turn off the Internet in Russia – what is the “Mitnick attack”? – are the odds against the defenders? Browser Sidechannel Attacks “We confirm that none of these approaches completely defend against our attacks” – 2010: AI amok: how AIs almost crashed wallstreet and why it can have real world consequences (1929)
04 Nov 2021

warning: no guarantee of completeness! contains ads! (but owner of blog get’s nothing, maybe source of source does) Are the odds against the (itsec) defenders? It certainly feels that way, because no human can ever find all bugs, so Fuzzing […]