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Protect your Fedora system against Meltdown

You may have heard about Meltdown,¬†an exploit that can be used against modern processors (CPUs) to maliciously gain access to sensitive data in memory. This vulnerability is serious, and can expose your secret data such as passwords. Here’s how to… Continue Reading →

What is the GRUB2 boot loader?

There are various things that make up an operating system. In any operating system, one of the most critical parts is powering on the machine. During this process, the computer will execute a small program in read-only memory (ROM) to… Continue Reading →

Building the Fedora Kernel

Whether it’s curiosity or testing a patch, there are lots of reasons for compiling a kernel. This is a brief tutorial for compiling a kernel for Fedora. Getting started with the kernel The Fedora kernel is just another package in… Continue Reading →

Getting involved with the Fedora kernel

There are countless ways to contribute to open source projects like Fedora. Perhaps one of the most obvious ways to contribute is by helping with the Linux kernel in Fedora. At Flock 2016, I gave a talk about the state… Continue Reading →

Five Things in Fedora This Week (Christmas Eve Edition!)

Fedora Election results Fedora’s leadership structure is a mix of appointed and elected positions, with many of the appointed ones selected by other project members active in a particular area. For example, on the top-level Fedora Council, we have two… Continue Reading →

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