19.04 ‘Disco Dingo’ now available as optimised desktop image for Hyper-V

Running Ubuntu as a virtual machine continues to be a popular way to use the desktop. Back in September 2018 we announced the availability of optimised 18.04 LTS desktop images for Microsoft’s Hyper-V gallery bring a host of benefits including: Improved clipboard integration Dynamic desktop resizing Shared folders for easy Continue Reading

MicroK8s in the Wild

Canonical released MicroK8s in December 2018, and as its popularity has grown, some interesting projects using this micro Kubernetes distribution have surfaced. To begin with a little background, Kubernetes is an open source container orchestrator that assists with deploying, upgrading and provisioning applications. Kubernetes is unique in that all the Continue Reading

CentOS News

Promo SIG quarterly report, February 2019 – Blog.CentOS.org

As per the SIG reporting guide, the Promo SIG offers its quarterly report for the period from Nov 1, 2018 through Feb 1, 2019 Purpose The CentOS Promotion SIG exists to provide promotion, and consistent messaging, of CentOS, both at physical events and online. Membership Update In the reporting period, Continue Reading

Microsoft Windows JET Engine Msrd3x Code Execution Vulnerability

Threat Analysis from FortiGuard Labs In September 2018, Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs researcher Honggang Ren discovered a code execution vulnerability in Windows JET Engine Msrd3x40 and reported it to Microsoft by following Fortinet’s responsible disclosure process. On patch Tuesday of January 2019, Microsoft released a Security Bulletin that contains the fix Continue Reading

CentOS News

CentOS Cloud SIG Quarterly Report – Blog.CentOS.org

01 September 2018 – 31 November 2018 Packaging and maintaining different FOSS based Private cloud infrastructure applications that one can install and run natively on CentOS. https://wiki.centos.org/SpecialInterestGroup/Cloud We are always looking for new members, especially representation from other cloud technologies. The SIG agreed to replace the inactive SIG Chair, Kushal Continue Reading

CentOS News

Feb 2, 2018: CentOS Dojo at FOSDEM

CentOS is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Feb 2, 2018: CentOS Dojo at FOSDEM Saturday , 28, October 2017 Rich Bowen Uncategorized Once again we’ll be holding our annual CentOS Dojo in Brussels, the day before FOSDEM. The event will be held Continue Reading

Wildcard Certificates Coming January 2018

Let’s Encrypt will begin issuing wildcard certificates in January of 2018. Wildcard certificates are a commonly requested feature and we understand that there are some use cases where they make HTTPS deployment easier. Our hope is that offering wildcards will help to accelerate the Web’s progress towards 100% HTTPS. Let’s Continue Reading

ACME v2 API Endpoint Coming January 2018

Let’s Encrypt will add support for the IETF-standardized ACME v2 protocol in January of 2018. We will be adding a new ACME v2 API endpoint alongside our existing ACME v1 protocol API endpoint. We are not setting an end-of-life date for our ACME v1 API at this time, though we Continue Reading

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