Category Archives: Linux

Linux: Vulnerability CVE-2018-15688 in Systemd

[German]A vulnerability in the systemd component of some Linux distributions can be exploited over the network. A single DHCPv6 package is enough to provoke a crash or more.

Posted in Linux, Security | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Advertising

FOSS LinuxBoot replaces UEFI on servers

[German]Vendors using Linux-Servers intends to move away from proprietary hardware with UEFI, Intel ME & Co. The free LinuxBoot is the answer to the UEFI glue of the commercial manufacturers, but is limited to the server area. Here is some … Continue reading

Posted in devices, Linux, Security | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Microsoft: Linux dominates Azure VMs, has Windows a future?

[German]At the Ignite 2018 conference last week in Orlando, Florida, USA, Microsoft management released interesting figures. For virtual machines running on Microsoft Azure, there is a massive migration to Linux: 50% runs on Linux – which raises the question of … Continue reading

Posted in Linux | Tagged , | Leave a comment

New: Linux Mint LMDE 3 “Cindy” Cinnamon released

[German]Today once again a short excursion into the world of Linux. The developer community of Linux Mint have already released the version LMDE 3 “Cindy” Cinnamon on August 31, 2018. This is a Debian-based development project for Linux Mint.

Posted in Linux | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Foreshadow (L1TF) Intel CPU vulnerabilities

[German]Since a few hours details about the next vulnerabilities in Intel CPUs from the Next Generation Spectre series are public. Details on the Foreshadow (aka L1 Terminal Fault) vulnerability and the other L1 Terminal Fault variants were published on Usenix … Continue reading

Posted in Linux, Security, Software, Virtualization, Windows | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Advertising

Operating system shares on the desktop end of July 2018

[German]July 2018 is over, and it’s time to look at the figures for operating system distribution on the desktop and especially for Windows on early August 2018.

Posted in Linux, macOS, Windows | Tagged | Leave a comment

Fedora 26 Linux reached End of Live

Just a short note to users still working on machines with Fedora 26. This Linux distribution has reached End of Live on June 1st 2018. Users are urged to update to Fedora 27 or Fedora 28. More details may be … Continue reading

Posted in Linux | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) released

[German]On April 26, 2018, the developers of Cannonical Ubuntu released 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) in general. As LTS version (“Long Term Support”) Ubuntu 18.04 gets updates again for 5 years.

Posted in Linux | Tagged | Leave a comment

Microsoft announces Linux based Azure Sphere OS

[German]Microsoft seems to be undergoing a radical change in strategy. The next operating system Azure Sphere OS for Internet of Things (IoT) will no longer be based on Windows, it’s based on a customized Linux kernel. Here are some information … Continue reading

Posted in devices, Linux | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Attention with Linux RDP connections and CredSSP updates

[German]In advance to the today’s patch day a small hint about CredSSP updates for Windows. Microsoft’s CredSSP updates can kill remote desktop connections between Linux and Windows.

Posted in issue, Linux, Security, Windows | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment