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PHP 7 Is Officially Dead

As of today, PHP 7.4 is end of life, which means the PHP 7 version is now officially retired. Some distributions will backport security patches, but really, it's time to move on.

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PHP 7 Is Officially Dead

OpenSSH Suffered a "Near Miss" But is Now Post-Quantum

According to the change log, OpenSSH 9.0 suffered a "near miss" - a potential vulnerability that was found and fixed before anyone could attempt to exploit it: "Near miss in sshd(8): fix an integer ov...

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OpenSSH Suffered a

FREE Root Shells on Linux Servers Thanks to polkitd Vulnerability

A new vulnerability that affects many Linux systems has been revealed: Pwnkit. This attack uses a vulnerability in polkitd to allow any user to escalate his privileges to root.  There are patches for...

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FREE Root Shells on Linux Servers Thanks to polkitd Vulnerability

RHEL 9 Goes Beta

Now that (hopefully?) the CentOS Stream debacle and the subsequent rise of Alma and Rocky Linux is behind us, there's news from RedHat that RHEL 9 has gone beta.  Is this the love child that will fina...

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RHEL 9 Goes Beta

AlmaLinux Announces ELevate Project: Migrate/Upgrade Between Any RHEL-based Distro!

AlmaLinux announced today the ELevate Project, which is their initiative to allow users to upgrade or migrate between any RHEL- based distro.  Using this technology, currently you can easily move betw...

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AlmaLinux Announces ELevate Project: Migrate/Upgrade Between Any RHEL-based Distro!

Community News: Rocky Linux OS Now Available on RackNerd’s Platform!

Rocky Linux offered their first official release (8.4) on June 21st and now providers are adding it as an option to their hosting platforms.  If you're not familiar, Rocky Linux is CentOS Reborn.  You...

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Community News: Rocky Linux OS Now Available on RackNerd’s Platform!

Meme Monday: We're IBM

  We covered the recent jarring changes with the CentOS Project. You might also enjoy Our article on rpm-land alternatives A poll we did on your CentOS plans (results) Our interview with Igor Sel...

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Meme Monday: We're IBM

LowEndBoxTV: CentOS...What Happened?!?

CentOS, RIP...long live CentOS Stream?!? What hath IBM wrought? In this video, we break down the CentOS drama. As you can tell from the thumbnail...it isn't pretty!  You could answer the question in o...

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LowEndBoxTV: CentOS...What Happened?!?

LowEndBoxTV: Ranking the VPS Operating System Choices into Tiers!

Which Linux distros and operating systems we use on our cheap VPSes are Legend, which are Hipster Only, and which are Get Outta Here? We sort Alma, Alpine, Arch, CentOS (classic and stream), Debian, F...

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LowEndBoxTV: Ranking the VPS Operating System Choices into Tiers!

Poll: What are Your CentOS Plans?

As we reported last December, CentOS is changing.  Instead of being downstream of RHEL (and seeking to be a free RHEL clone), it is now moving upstream of RHEL and will be a development playground for...

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Poll: What are Your CentOS Plans?

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