Linux is a family of open source Unix-like operating systems based on the Linux kernel, an operating system kernel first released on September 17, 1991, by Linus Torvalds. Linux is typically packaged in a Linux distribution

Linux random number generator a new approach
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The venerable Linux /dev/random has served users of cryptographic mechanisms well for a long time. The random number generator is well understood how entropic data is delivered. In the last years, however, the Linux /dev/random showed signs of age where it has

MBS Linux Plugin Documentation
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This is the version of the documentation for the Xojo (Real Studio) Plug-in from Monkeybread Software Germany. Plugin part: MBS Linux Plugin 12 List of Questions in the FAQ ∗ 7.1.3 Browse(InterfaceIndex as Integer, Protocol as Integer, servicetype as string, domain as

Linux Kernel Workshop
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Page 1. Linux Kernel Workshop Hacking the Kernel for Fun and Profit Muli Ben-Yehuda IBM Haifa Research Labs Linux Kernel Workshop, March 2004 p.1/2 Page 2. AGENDA Linux Kernel Overview, just to get us started. Introduction to Writing

10 Things Every Linux Programmer Should Know
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This talk is about common misconceptions, and things I think every Linux programmer should know. This talk is about learning from other peoples experience and mistakes. This talk is about how to write better software. Its about knowing how things work; Knowing how

Providing Karelian Language Support for an Educational Linux System
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In this paper we describe a Linux distribution that is meant to provide a suitable educational and working environment for users that need support of Karelian language in the system. The distribution is CD-based, and can be booted up from the compact disc or installed on a

libppkey: In-Process Memory Isolation for Modern Linux Systems
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Modern Linux systems extend the inter-process memory isolation guarantees of past systems with active mitigation techniques like Data Execution Protection (DEP) and Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR). We show these mitigations are not enough to protect

A Thread Synchronization Model for the PREEMPT RT Linux Kernel
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This article proposes an automata-based model for describing and validating sequences of kernel events in Linux PREEMPT RT and how they influence the timeline of threads execution, comprising preemption control, interrupt handling and control, scheduling and