What comes after ‘iptables’? It’s successor, of course: `nftables`
Nftables is a new packet classification framework that aims to replace the existing iptables, ip6tables, arptables and ebtables facilities. It aims to resolve a lot of limitations that exist in the venerable ip/ip6tables tools. The most notable capabilities that nftables offers over the old iptables are:
I'm announcing the release of the 4.8.5 kernel.
All users of the 4.8 kernel series must upgrade.
The updated 4.8.y git tree can be found at:
and can be browsed at the normal kernel.org git web browser:
Also: Linux 4.4.28
Chapeau Is Exactly What the Linux Desktop Needs
That is where Chapeau comes in. Chapeau is a cutting-edge Linux distribution, built from Fedora Workstation, using the GNOME desktop environment, and intended to be an incredibly intuitive and easy to use, out-of-the box experience.
Trust me when I say Chapeau is exactly that.
Part of the Chapeau marketing states that it is “Fedora without the work.” I could not have said it better. With Chapeau, you get a desktop distribution in which everything works—in every way—out of the box.
European Parliament increases budget for EU-Fossa
On Wednesday, the European Parliament agreed to a follow-up to the European Commission’s ‘EU Free and Open Source Software Auditing’ project (EU-Fossa). The plan for the next phase is included in the EU 2017 budget that was agreed upon by the European Parliament.