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LWN.net Weekly Edition Archives

Here is a simple (for now) archive listing for the LWN.net Weekly Edition. Note that this archive begins on June 6, 2002; please see the old site archives for editions prior to that date.

See also: separate index pages for:

LWN.net Weekly Edition for December 15, 2016 (One big page)
  • Front: Fedora's release schedule; DNSSEC; AMD's Display Core difficulties.
  • Security: ModSecurity for web-application firewalls; New vulnerabilities in jasper, kernel, mozilla, roundcube, ...
  • Kernel: 4.10 Merge window; A way forward for BFQ; LPC Android microconference.
  • Distributions: Debian considering automated upgrades; CentOS, KDE Neon LTS, OLPC, ...
  • Development: An update on the Linux Test Project; Krita, LLVM, Nextcloud, ...
  • Announcements: KDE e.V. Community Report, ...
LWN.net Weekly Edition for December 8, 2016 (One big page)
  • Front: The apparent end of CyanogenMod; OpenID.
  • Security: Locking down module parameters; New vulnerabilities in chromium, firefox, kernel, xen, ...
  • Kernel: The value of XDP; 4.9 development statistics.
  • Distributions: Maintainerless Debian?; Qubes, OpenStack, ...
  • Development: GStreamer and the state of Linux desktop security; Ardour, WordPress, Xen, ...
  • Announcements: Trouble at Cyanogen, ...
LWN.net Weekly Edition for December 1, 2016 (One big page)
  • Front: Apache and the JSON license; Linux on the Mac.
  • Security: Django debates user tracking; New vulnerabilities in drupal, firefox, kernel, ntp, ...
  • Kernel: The end of modversions?; statx() v3.
  • Distributions: Funding Qubes OS; Fedora 25, Debian, AV Linux, ...
  • Development: The Emacs dumper dispute; Cinnamon, Elektra, Git, ...
  • Announcements: LinuxCon + CloudOpen + ContainerCon Become The LF Open Source Summit, Time is running out for NTP, surveillance in the UK, 10 years of Openmoko, ...
LWN.net Weekly Edition for November 17, 2016 (One big page)
  • Front: GPL compliance; The Ninja build tool; Kernel maintenance Brillo style.
  • Security: Reference-count protection in the kernel; New vulnerabilities in chromium, firefox, kernel, sudo, ...
  • Kernel: Scheduling for Android devices; Live kernel patching.
  • Distributions: Fedora on Macs, or the lack thereof; openSUSE Leap 42.2, Oracle Linux 7.3, ...
  • Development: Python context managers; Firefox 50, Rust 1.13, ...
  • Announcements: Microsoft joins The Linux Foundation, CII support for Reproducible Builds Project, Farewell to Rob Collins, ...
LWN.net Weekly Edition for November 10, 2016 (One big page)
  • Front: Portable system services; Making WiFi fast.
  • Security: A trio of fuzzers; New vulnerabilities in ansible, jasper, kernel, qemu, ...
  • Kernel: Virtual memory issues; The perils of printk().
  • Distributions: Qubes OS 3.2; Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3, SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP2, Ubuntu, ...
  • Development: A year with Notmuch mail; digiKam 5.3, Paperwork 1.0, RPM 4.13.0, systemd 232, Trac 1.2, ...
  • Announcements: LF TAB election results, LF and NCWIT Inclusive Speaker Orientation Course, Internet Archive turns 20, ...
LWN.net Weekly Edition for November 3, 2016 (One big page)
  • Front: Adaptive mutexes in user space; The Turris Omnia router.
  • Security: Defending against Rowhammer in the kernel; New vulnerabilities in curl, imagemagick, libxml2, memcached, ...
  • Kernel: 2016 Kernel Summit coverage.
  • Distributions: Minoca OS, Debian, Gentoo, Red Hat, ...
  • Development: Ten years of KVM; CODE 2.0, PostgreSQL updates, Tor Browser User Manual, Twisted, Waltham, ...
  • Announcements: A change of lawyers at the FSF, Heiki Lõhmus takes over FSFE vice-presidency, new directors join LF board, ...
LWN.net Weekly Edition for October 27, 2016 (One big page)
  • Front: Designing better kernel ABIs; Dirty COW and clean commit messages.
  • Security: Qubes OS and colored-border spoofing; New vulnerabilities in bind, graphicsmagick, kernel, qemu, ...
  • Kernel: Making swapping scalable; A report from the documentation maintainer.
  • Distributions: Debian's "global" package visits the Technical Committee; FOSDEM Distributions Devroom, ...
  • Development: Dealing with automated SSH password-guessing; Flatpak, 'tsshbatch', Valgrind, ...
  • Announcements: LF TAB election, events, ...
LWN.net Weekly Edition for October 20, 2016 (One big page)
  • Front: Detecting kernel interface changes; Graphics world domination.
  • Security: Sandboxing with the Landlock LSM; New vulnerabilities in chromium, dbus, qemu, xen, ...
  • Kernel: The 4.9 merge window closes; Device memory allocation; User-space driver APIs.
  • Distributions: Browserified JavaScript in Debian; Ubuntu, RebeccaBlackOS, ...
  • Development: PostgreSQL 9.6 improves synchronous replication and more; Apache OpenOffice, KDE celebrates 20 years, ...
  • Announcements: JS Foundation now a Linux Foundation Project, open standards, ...
LWN.net Weekly Edition for October 13, 2016 (One big page)
  • Front: A tale of two conferences; Color spaces; OpenSSL after Heartbleed.
  • Security: Spam reduction with greylisting; new vulnerabilities in apache, bind, ffmpeg, freeimage, ghostscript, ...
  • Kernel: The 4.9 merge window continues; On kernel maintainer scalability.
  • Distributions: Supporting UEFI secure boot in Debian; FreeBSD, Fedora, ...
  • Development: An update on input; Dontbug, GDB, Kexi, ...
  • Announcements: FSF seeks nominations for Free Software Awards, Google Code-in 2016 and Google Summer of Code 2017, software patents, DRM, ...
LWN.net Weekly Edition for October 6, 2016 (One big page)
  • Front: High dynamic range displays; Why kernel development uses email.
  • Security: CloudFlare, Tor, and eliminating CAPTCHAs; New vulnerabilities in chromium, clamav, libav, systemd, ...
  • Kernel: The 4.9 merge window opens; Android explicit fencing.
  • Distributions: "dnf update" considered harmful; Qubes OS, Endless OS, ...
  • Development: Creating a kernel build farm; FontForge, Project Mortar, Plasma 5.8, PostgreSQL 9.6, ...
  • Announcements: MOSS supports open source projects, new OSI affiliate member, LLVM Cauldron videos, Arduino, ...

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