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Some Of The Interesting Open-Source Projects For Outreachy’s Winter 2019 Round

Outreachy recently kicked off their winter (December to March) round of internships for diversity in tech with 49 individuals tackling a range of open-source tasks. Complementing the useful contributions made this summer during their previous round, some more interesting tasks are being tackled over the next few months too. In …

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Hackers Exploit New Linux Vulnerability To Hijack VPN Connections

A research team has discovered a new vulnerability that affects most Linux and Unix-like operating systems, including FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Android, iOS and macOS systems. The flaw allows remote ‘network adjacent attackers’ to hijack and tamper with VPN (Virtual Private Network) connections, and inject malicious data into the TCP (Transmission Control …

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Canonical makes Ubuntu for Windows SubSystem for Linux a priority

Microsoft plans to lure Linux distribution maintainers with new open-source tool Microsoft’s open-source tool should make it easier to run distros on Windows 10’s Windows Subsystem for Linux. Canonical CEO and founder Mark Shuttleworth recently said he sees more demand for the Ubuntu Linux desktop than ever. True. “We never …

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Still in preview, but look! You can now develop Azure Sphere apps in Linux – if you dare • The Register

Microsoft’s forever-in-preview Azure Sphere received an important update this week, bringing a Linux SDK (also in preview form) and Visual Studio Code support. Microsoft <3 Linux The 19.11 release of the Azure Sphere SDK brings Linux support, although you do have to jump through a few hoops in order to …

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