Tag Archives: Kernel

With Linux, You Don’t Get One Kernel of Truth… You Get Many

As much as I love to poke at the inner workings of my computer, I’ll admit that until recently, I didn’t give much thought to which version of the Linux kernel my desktop system was running. For most desktop users, this isn’t odd. Compatibility of kernel modules is often critical for servers and production systems, […]

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Fixes MIA for Many Linux Kernel Flaws

A Google code security researcher’s recent discovery of 14 flaws in Linux kernel USB drivers led to last-minute fixes in the Linux 4.14 release candidate code set for distribution on Sunday. The flaws, which Google researcher Andrey Konovalov disclosed earlier this week, affect the Linux kernel before version 4.13.8. All 14 have available fixes. However, […]

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Interview with Flar2, Developer of ElementalX Kernel Part 2: Android Bottlenecks and Personal Life

I recently got to interview flar2, the man behind the famous ElementalX kernel, and his even more popular ElementalX Kernel Manager application. He has released a version of his kernel for a vast array of devices, including OnePlus and Nexus devices. In this part, we ask about flar2’s thoughts on Android performance bottlenecks and more […]

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Linux: Come for the Kernel, Stay for the Popcorn

Linux offers so much for users to sink their teeth into that even among desktop and more casual users, it’s easy to get caught up in the tradecraft. It’s only too tempting to put your system’s technical capabilities to the test by trying out a new program or practicing a new command. As with any […]

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