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Dbus-Broker 28 Released

With still no sign of BUS1 on the horizon for the mainline kernel or any other successor to BUS1 or KDBUS for in-kernel IPC, Dbus-Broker remains the best bet currently in 2021 for a more performant D-Bus implementation while retaining compatibility with the D-Bus reference implementation.

17 March 2021 - Dbus-Broker 28 - 23 Comments
Systemd Had A Pretty Big 2020 With Homed, OOMD Components Merged

The systemd service and system manager had another busy year with the merging of "homed" for modernizing and reinventing home directory capabilities to "oomd" being merged for improving the Linux memory pressure / out-of-memory handling, among other new features coming to light.

29 December 2020 - systemd 2020 - 26 Comments
Systemd 246 Released With Many Changes

Systemd 246 is out today as the newest version of this dominant Linux init system and system/service manager. Systemd 246 has a lot of new functionality in time for making it into at least some of the autumn 2020 Linux distributions.

30 July 2020 - systemd 246 - 74 Comments
Dbus-Broker 23 Released For High Performance D-Bus

The BUS1 API did see some activity back in March but with that in-kernel IPC mechanism not yet on approach for landing in the mainline Linux kernel, the Dbus-Broker project for a high-performance D-Bus implementation remains the best solution for the time being.

11 May 2020 - Dbus-Broker - 11 Comments
Systemd In Ten Years Has Redefined The Linux Landscape

Systemd got its start in 2010 in providing a better init system and expanded its scope from there. As part of our year-end and end-of-2010s articles, here is a look at the top systemd stories from the past distribution controversies to new features and other highlights.

20 December 2019 - systemd 2010s - 129 Comments
Systemd-homed Looks Like It Will Merged Soon For systemd 245

Announced back in September at the All Systems Go event in Berlin was systemd-homed as a new effort to improve home directory handling. Systemd-homed wants to make it easier to migrate home directories, ensure all user data is self-contained, unify user-password and encryption handling, and provide other modern takes on home/user directory functionality. That code is expected to soon land in systemd.

6 December 2019 - systemd-homed - 62 Comments

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