Review of Manjaro XFCE Edition

Manjaro has always been one of my personal favourite distributions of GNU/Linux, it combines the speed and power of Arch Linux and its Pacman and AUR repositories, with the user friendliness and overall ‘out of the box’ feel of Ubuntu and other well known new user friendly distros. Having been probably a year or so […]

Kees Cook: security things in Linux v4.10

Previously: v4.9. Here’s a quick summary of some of the interesting security things in last week’s v4.10 release of the Linux kernel: PAN emulation on arm64 Catalin Marinas introduced ARM64_SW_TTBR0_PAN, which is functionally the arm64 equivalent of arm’s CONFIG_CPU_SW_DOMAIN_PAN. While Privileged eXecute Never (PXN) has been available in ARM hardware for a while now, Privileged […]