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“With Dropbox Infinite, we’re going deeper: into the kernel—”

Dropbox Wants More Access to Your Computer, and People Are Freaking Out [Motherboard] [Vice] On Tuesday, Dropbox published more details about upcoming changes to the company's desktop client that will allow users to access all of the content in their account as if it is stored on their own machine, no matter how small the hard-disk on their computer. In other words, you can browse through your own file system and have direct access to your cloud storage, without having to go and open a web browser nor worry about filling up your hard-drive. Sounds great, but experts and critics have quickly pointed out that Dropbox Infinite, as the technology is called, may open up your computer to more serious vulnerabilities, because it works in a particularly sensitive part of the operating system.
posted by Fizz on May 26, 2016 - 57 comments

An undeniable 85-song sampler of the year in hip-hop

The best hip-hop tracks of 2014 from the Kernel, the Daily Dot's digital Sunday magazine.
posted by ellieBOA on Dec 29, 2014 - 16 comments

sudo mknod /dev/netcat c 245 0; cat /dev/netcat | ogg123 -

netcat are a Seattle based free improvisation group that have released their album, Cycles Per Instruction as a Linux kernel module. [more inside]
posted by Poldo on Apr 22, 2014 - 19 comments

You know you make me wanna tweet

A new app has been invented that allows women ('girls only!') to rate and hashtag the men they've met, befriended or dated. The reviews are not positive. [more inside]
posted by mippy on Feb 13, 2013 - 122 comments

Why Can't MS Do This?

An 8 year old critical security bug in the Linux kernel? No problem, we can fix that without even rebooting. You heard me, it is possible to apply a source code patch to a running kernel without reboot.
posted by DU on Aug 17, 2009 - 54 comments

The LKML Podcast

Linux kernel hacker Jon Masters has begun recording a daily podcast summarizing the events of the Linux Kernel Mailing List. [more inside]
posted by mkb on May 6, 2009 - 11 comments

Free Radio Linux

Free Radio Linux is about to go online, reading the entire Linux kernel over the internet using the Ogg Vorbis codec. Free as in beer.
posted by j.edwards on Feb 3, 2002 - 15 comments

Linux 2.4 is out.

Linux 2.4 is out. I guess it's not vaporware after all. [Linus's announcement email inside]
posted by holloway on Jan 4, 2001 - 7 comments

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