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Linus Torvalds warned developers not to use an Oracle-owned file system

The file system, called ZFS, was built by Sun Microsystems, which has since been acquired by Oracle. Torvalds wrote in an online forum on Jan 6 that he does not feel “safe” in adding ZFS code to the Linux project because of oracle tendency to file lawsuits against other companies, including and ongoing legal brawl between Google and Oracle.

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Vulnerability in Sudo, even the Restricted users can run commands as Root

A recently discovered vulnerability in the Sudo allows unprivileged users to run a command as root by specifying the user ID -1 or 4294967295. Sudo is one of the most powerful and commonly used utilities in all the Linux-based and UNIX Operating Systems. A vulnerability in that core utility has left everyone in utter confusion and frenzy.

panasonic toughbook 55

Panasonic Toughbook 55

The Panasonic TOUGHBOOK® 55 is a 14” semi-rugged laptop that features an innovative modular design and up to 40 hours of battery life with its optional 2nd battery. The modular design allows users to upgrade the memory, storage, keyboard and three different expansion areas featuring additional I/O, optical drives, authentication readers, dedicated graphics and more. Backward compatibility with the previous generation of docks protects customers’ investments while saving time and resources.