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GNOME Software To Better Support NVIDIA's Proprietary Linux Driver   GNOME   2024-06-17
Fedora Making Strides On Enabling Greater AI Use, Easier AMD ROCm PyTorch Acceleration   Fedora   2024-06-16
Debian Seeing Work To Support systemd-boot   Debian   2024-06-03
XZ Backdoor, Nova Driver, Linux 6.9 Features & Ubuntu 24.04 Made For An Exciting April   Phoronix   2024-05-01
Nova Driver, Linux 6.9 Features & Other Linux News From March   Phoronix   2024-04-01
Linux 6.9 Makes A Change To Satisfy Microsoft For EFI x86 Shim Loader Signing   Linux Kernel   2024-03-13
Coreboot-Based Dasharo Firmware Updated For MSI Z690/Z790 Motherboards   Coreboot   2024-01-22
Memtest86+ 7.0 Released With IMC Polling & Initial ECC Polling   Hardware   2024-01-07
Fedora 40 Eyes The Ability To Boot Unified Kernel Images Directly   Fedora   2023-12-06
Linux 6.7 Reducing The Roles For Some Insecure/Obsolete Crypto Algorithms   Linux Kernel   2023-11-04
Linux 6.7 Reworks PE Header Generation To Reduce Attack Area   Linux Kernel   2023-10-29
Red Hat Working On Delayed Module Signature Verification To Speed-Up Linux Boot Times   Linux Security   2023-09-15
Fedora May Make It Easier To Switch To systemd-boot, Making A GRUB-Free System   Fedora   2023-06-22
System76's Coreboot Open Firmware Manages To Disable Intel ME For Raptor Lake   Coreboot   2023-06-02
Ubuntu Details Initial Plans For Immutable Linux Desktop With Ubuntu Core & Snaps   Ubuntu   2023-05-31
Debian Installer Bookworm RC3 Released Ahead Of Next Month's Debian 12.0   Debian   2023-05-16
memtest86+ 6.20 Released With Improved Support For Older Systems   Free Software   2023-05-07
Debian Installer Bookworm RC2 Released   Debian   2023-04-29
Debian Fixes Secure Boot For 64-bit ARM After Being Broken For Two Years   Debian   2023-04-24
Ubuntu 20.04.6 LTS Released With Restored UEFI Secure Boot Support   Ubuntu   2023-03-23
AMD Launches The EPYC Embedded 9004 Series   AMD   2023-03-14
systemd 253 Released With Ukify Tool, systemd-cryptenroll Unlocking Via FIDO2 Tokens   systemd   2023-02-15
systemd 253 Is Near With RC3 Out For Testing   systemd   2023-02-10
memtest86+ 6.10 Released With UEFI Secure Boot Signing, Headless EFI   Hardware   2023-02-03
systemd 253-rc2 Released With More Changes To This System & Service Manager   systemd   2023-02-02
AMD Continued Its Great Linux Embrace In 2022 With Better Launch-Day Support + Optimizations   AMD   2022-12-31
Fedora 38 Plots Path To Unified Kernel Support   Fedora   2022-12-20
New Dasharo v1.1 Firmware For The MSI Z690 Board - DDR5 Variant Now Supported, ME Disable   Coreboot   2022-11-22
HP-BIOSCFG Driver Being Worked On For HP Laptop BIOS Management Under Linux   Linux Kernel   2022-10-15
VirtualBox 7.0 Released - Full VM Encryption Support, Direct3D Acceleration Using DXVK   Virtualization   2022-10-10
Generic EFI Compressed Boot Support Prepped Ahead Of Linux 6.1   Linux Kernel   2022-09-25
Ubuntu Isn't Yet Onboard With GNOME's "Device Security" Screen   Ubuntu   2022-08-28
IBM Power Improvements For Linux 6.0 Support The PowerVM Platform KeyStore   Linux Kernel   2022-08-08
Systemd Creator At Microsoft, Retbleed, Rust's Continued Growth & Other July Highlights   Phoronix   2022-08-01
GNOME To Warn Users If Secure Boot Disabled, Preparing Other Firmware Security Help   GNOME   2022-07-29
Linux Lands Fix For A Trivial Lockdown Bypass Bug   Linux Security   2022-07-20
New Lenovo AMD Laptops With Pluton Co-Processor Reportedly Only Boot Windows By Default   Hardware   2022-07-08
Linux 5.19 Adding Support For The PolarBerry RISC-V FPGA Board   RISC-V   2022-06-03
Coreboot 4.17 Brings New Motherboards, AMD PSB, Doom Game Ported To Run As A Payload   Coreboot   2022-06-02
Open-Source Firmware For The MSI Alder Lake Motherboard Taking Shape   Hardware   2022-05-11
Fedora 37 Looks To Deprecate Legacy BIOS Support   Fedora   2022-04-05
AMD To Expose More PSP Security Information Under Linux, Including State Of CPU Fuses   AMD   2022-03-30
OpenBMC 2.11 Released As The Leading Open-Source Linux Distro For BMCs   Operating Systems   2022-02-16
The Less Than Ideal State Of AMD Open-Source Firmware Support In 2022   AMD   2022-02-05
Fedora "DIGLIM" Feature Proposal Drawing Mixed Reactions   Fedora   2022-01-02
Dell BIOS/UEFI Under Attack From New Vulnerabilities - Use FWUPD For The Latest Updates   LVFS   2021-06-24
Debian Installer 11 "Bullseye" RC1 Released   Debian   2021-04-23
Multiple New Security Issues Hit GRUB Bootloader Around Secure Boot   Linux Security   2021-03-02
Fedora Developers Brainstorming Options For Better Memory Testing   Fedora   2020-07-21
Another Attack Vector Uncovered For Bypassing Linux Lockdown Via ACPI Tables   Linux Security   2020-06-15
Ubuntu 18.04's Heavily Patched Kernel Opens Door To Lockdown Bypass, Breaks Secure Boot   Ubuntu   2020-06-14
Android-x86 9.0-r1 Finally Released For Bringing Android 9.0 Pie To Intel/AMD Systems   Operating Systems   2020-02-27
There Is Finally Open-Source Accelerated NVIDIA Turing Graphics Support   Nouveau   2020-01-15
Debian's Excitement In The 2010s From Big Releases To Systemd Usage To Powering SteamOS   Operating Systems   2019-12-27
Linux 5.5 Begins Plumbing Secure Boot Infrastructure For POWER9   Hardware   2019-12-04
Kernel Lockdown Feature Will Try To Land For Linux 5.4   Linux Security   2019-09-13
The Mission Of Coreboot - Is It About Open-Source Or Appeasing Hardware Vendors?   Coreboot   2019-09-08
ACRN 1.2 Hypervisor Released With Kata Containers Support, Secure Boot Capability   Virtualization   2019-08-30
The Open-Source NVIDIA "Nouveau" Driver Gets A Batch Of Fixes For Linux 5.3   Nouveau   2019-07-19
Debian 10.0 "Buster" Now Available - Powered By Linux 4.19, GNOME + Wayland   Debian   2019-07-06
GRUB 2.04 Bootloader Released With RISC-V Support, Native UEFI Secure Boot, Btrfs RAID   GNU   2019-07-05
Debian 10.0 "Buster" Release Images Are Up For Testing   Debian   2019-07-01
Debian 10.0 "Buster" Lining Up To Release In Early July   Debian   2019-06-11
FreeBSD Had A Very Busy Q1-2019 As It Approaches Its 26th Birthday   BSD   2019-06-04
Debian 10 Buster's Installer Reaches RC Phase - Finally Offers Secure Boot Support   Debian   2019-04-15
GRUB 2.04 Release Candidate Brings Globs Of New Features   GNU   2019-04-09
Measured Boot Support Is Heading To Coreboot   Coreboot   2019-02-26
Open-Source NVIDIA "Nouveau" DRM Changes Begin Queuing Ahead Of Linux 5.1   Nouveau   2019-02-13
GRUB 2.04 Is On The Way This Year Along With Other New Bootloader Features   GNU   2019-02-07
Debian Installer Buster Alpha 5 Has Initial UEFI Secure Boot Support   Debian   2019-02-02
Debian 10 "Buster" Working To Have UEFI SecureBoot In Good Shape   Debian   2019-01-07
GRUB Bootloader Picks Up A Verifier Framework For Secure Boot, TPM, PGP Verification   GNU   2018-11-09
Apple's New Hardware With The T2 Security Chip Will Currently Block Linux From Booting   Hardware   2018-11-05
OpenBMC Is Aiming For Its Major Debut In Early 2019   Coreboot   2018-10-05
Yabits: A New UEFI Coreboot Payload Alternative To TianoCore & Closed-Source Blobs   Coreboot   2018-10-04
Intel Open-Sources New TPM2 Software Stack   Intel   2018-08-31
Oracle's Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel R5 Now Officially Ready For x86_64 & AArch64   Oracle   2018-06-21
Soon It Might Be Possible To Finally Have A Nice ARM-Powered Linux Laptop   Arm   2018-06-14
Matthew Garrett Elaborates More On Lockdown + Secure Boot Pairing   Linux Kernel   2018-04-05
Torvalds Expresses Concerns Over Current "Kernel Lockdown" Approach   Linux Kernel   2018-04-03
The Linux Kernel Prepares To Be Further Locked Down When Under UEFI Secure Boot   Linux Kernel   2018-03-01
Nouveau Updates Submitted For Linux 4.16, Bringing GP108 & Kepler Clock Gating   Nouveau   2018-02-09
GRUB 2.04 Should Be Released Later This Year   GNU   2018-02-04
The Most Popular Articles On Phoronix In 2017   Phoronix   2017-12-31
Nouveau DRM Changes Being Worked On For Linux 4.16   Nouveau   2017-12-26
Debian Had A Successful 2017 With The Release Of "Stretch"   Debian   2017-12-19
Linux File Systems for Windows: Use EXT4 / XFS / Btrfs On Windows   Linux Storage   2017-12-08
The Most Exciting Linux Kernel Stories Of 2017   Linux Kernel   2017-12-07
Intel Planning To End Legacy BIOS Support By 2020   Intel   2017-11-18
Oracle Linux 7 Update 4 Brings UEFI SecureBoot, USBGuard Added & Btrfs Supported   Oracle   2017-09-09
Ryzen, NVIDIA & Unity 8 Abandonment Topped H1'2017   Phoronix   2017-07-03
Ubuntu 17.10 Enables PIE Across All Architectures, Improves Secure Boot   Ubuntu   2017-06-16
Ryzen, Linux 4.12 & Polaris Evolved Were Exciting This Month   Phoronix   2017-05-31
The New Features So Far For The Linux 4.12 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2017-05-07
Early Patches For Kernel Lockdown Mode Set For Linux 4.12   Linux Kernel   2017-05-04
Unity 8 Abandonment, Windows 10 vs. Linux Tests Dominated April   Phoronix   2017-04-30
CD/DVD Image Changes For The Upcoming Debian 9.0 Release   Debian   2017-04-28
Debian 9.0 "Stretch" Might Not Have UEFI Secure Boot Support   Debian   2017-04-27
The State Of Debian 9.0 Stretch   Debian   2017-04-15
Kernel Lockdown: Tightening Up Linux Kernel Access From User-Space   Linux Kernel   2017-04-06
DRM Updates Submitted For Linux 4.11, Torvalds Explodes Over Code Quality   Linux Kernel   2017-02-23
Linux 4.11 Adds EFI Memory Attributes Table Support   Linux Kernel   2017-02-21
Looking Ahead To The Linux 4.11 Kernel   Linux Kernel   2017-02-19
Nouveau Changes Prepped For Linux 4.11 Kernel   Nouveau   2017-02-17
Nouveau Patches Begin Lining Up For Linux 4.11 Kernel   Nouveau   2017-01-31
DragonFlyBSD Installer Updated To Support UEFI System Setup   BSD   2017-01-15
It's Now Possible To Disable & Strip Down Intel's ME Blob   Intel   2017-01-12
Microsoft Continued With Many Linux/Open-Source Announcements In 2016   Microsoft   2016-12-28
NVIDIA Posts Initial Signed PMU Firmware Support Patches - Currently For GM20B   Nouveau   2016-11-21
Kernel Lockdown Patches Published (LOCK_DOWN_KERNEL)   Linux Kernel   2016-11-17
NVIDIA Developer Posts Secure Boot Refactoring For Nouveau   Nouveau   2016-10-11
Linux 4.8, AMDGPU, RADV & Google's Fuchsia OS Dominated This Month   Phoronix   2016-08-31
August Has Been A Super Exciting Month So Far For Linux / Open-Source Users   Free Software   2016-08-21
Secure Boot Isn't So Secure After All: The Golden Key Is Out   Microsoft   2016-08-11
EFI Bootloader Control Driver, Core EFI Capsule Ready For Linux 4.7   Hardware   2016-05-16
Many EFI Updates Prepped For Linux 4.7 Kernel   Hardware   2016-04-25
Developer Warns Of "Uncorrectable Freedom & Security Issues" For x86   Linux Security   2016-04-05
GeForce GTX 900 Series Open-Source Support Is Ready For Linux 4.6   Nouveau   2016-03-14
NVIDIA Sends Out Revised Secure Boot Patches For Nouveau   NVIDIA   2016-02-24
NVIDIA Publishes Nouveau Patches For Secure Boot, Unified Firmware Loading   NVIDIA   2016-01-18
Mathew Garrett On The State Of Boot Security   Hardware   2016-01-01
The Less-Powerful Intel Compute Stick With Ubuntu Will Soon Ship   Intel   2015-07-02
KVM In Linux 4.2 Adds Support For x86 Write Combining, SMM   Virtualization   2015-06-24
Linux BIOS/UEFI Updating Is Going To Get Much Better With UEFI 2.5   Hardware   2015-02-23
Thoughts On Intel Boot Guard Impairing Coreboot   Hardware   2015-02-16
Gummiboot UEFI Boot Loader To Be Added To Systemd   systemd   2015-02-02
EFITools Ported To 32-Bit To Work With Secure Boot On Intel's Quark SoC   Free Software   2015-01-23
My Initial Intel Broadwell Linux Experience With The ThinkPad X1 Carbon   Hardware   2015-01-23
ROSA Fresh R5 Release Finally Adds Proper Secure Boot Support   Operating Systems   2014-12-27
UEFI Secure Boot Tools Updated For v2.4   Hardware   2014-12-23
New Features Proposed For Fedora 22   Fedora   2014-12-14
Scientific Linux 7.0 Beta 3 Released   Operating Systems   2014-08-20
CentOS 7 Release Relives RHEL7 As A Community Project   Operating Systems   2014-07-07
Linux 3.14 To Support EFI Kexec Capability   Linux Kernel   2014-01-20
Defeating Secure Boot With Linux Kexec   Linux Kernel   2013-12-04
Secure Boot Improvements Coming To Ubuntu 14.04   Ubuntu   2013-11-21
UEFI Makes It Easy To Boot Rust Applications   Operating Systems   2013-11-20
openSUSE 13.1 RC2 Updates Systemd, Has Speedy Fix   SUSE   2013-10-31
The ASUS "Bay Trail" T100 Is Not Linux Friendly   Hardware   2013-10-27
Fedora 20 Gets A Bunch Of Features Proposed   Fedora   2013-07-11
SLES 11 SP3 Updates Btrfs, Pulls In UEFI Secure Boot   Operating Systems   2013-07-08
Mir's GPLv3 License Is Now Raising Concerns   Ubuntu   2013-06-19
Windows 8 Hardware Has Another Problem For Linux   Hardware   2013-05-29
BeagleBone Port Of CoreBoot Going Mainline   Coreboot   2013-05-26
Sabayon 13.04 Readies Systemd, UEFI, TMPFS   Operating Systems   2013-04-30
Open Build Service 2.4 Supports Arch, Secure Boot   SUSE   2013-04-30
Sabayon 11 Supports UEFI, NVIDIA Optimus   Operating Systems   2013-02-15
Linux Foundation Releases Secure Boot System   Hardware   2013-02-08
Linux Foundation Still Prepping Its Secure Boot Loader   Free Software   2013-02-01
Secure Boot Breaks Kexec, Hibernate Support On Linux   Linux Kernel   2013-01-28