systemd News Archives
Systemd's Nspawn Lands OCI Runtime Support

Merged this morning into the systemd code-base was a big feature addition that's been in the works for the better part of one year by Lennart Poettering and other developers.

21 March 2019 - systemd-nspawn OCI Runtime - 67 Comments
Systemd 241 Paired With Linux 4.19+ To Enable New Regular File & FIFO Protection

The Linux 4.19 kernel brought the ability to disallow the opening of FIFOs and regular files not owned by the user in world-writable sticky directories in the name of security. Had this ability been around previously it could have prevented a number of CVEs going back a long time. In helping ensure this functionality gets utilized, Systemd 241 will now set these sysctl options to enable the behavior by default.

17 January 2019 - systemd 241 - 79 Comments
What systemd Is Up To With The Latest Developments In 2018

At the end of September in Berlin was the All Systems Go! conference focusing on user-space Linux and evolving from what years ago was the annual systemd conference. We've covered many of the interesting sessions from that conference while what we hadn't highlighted until now was Lennart Poettering's systemd update.

7 October 2018 - systemd 2018 - 11 Comments
Dbus-Broker Is Still A Faster User-Space-Based D-Bus

With BUS1 still appearing out in the distant for the mainline Linux kernel as an in-kernel IPC mechanism, dbus-broker is the year-and-a-half long effort so far at making a faster D-Bus compliant implementation in user-space.

1 October 2018 - dbus-broker - 21 Comments
Making Use Of Systemd Portable Services

With last week's release of systemd 239 one of the key new features is the introduction of Portable Services. Systemd Portable Services is a new concept that is akin to Linux containers while at this stage is considered still a preview/experimental feature.

27 June 2018 - Systemd Portable Services - 60 Comments
Systemd 237 Will Have Support For WireGuard

The next release of systemd, v237, will introduce support for WireGuard. WireGuard as a reminder is the effort to provide a fast, modern and secure VPN tunnel that eventually plans to be part of the mainline Linux kernel.

12 January 2018 - systemd-networkd - 15 Comments

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