Docker Is Porting Its Container Platform to Microsoft Windows Subsystem for Linux 2, Ubuntu 19.10 Will Drop 32-Bit Builds, Children of Morta Still Coming to Linux and Vulnerabilities Discovered in the Linux TCP System

News briefs for June 19, 2019.

The development team over at Docker is porting their container platform to Microsoft's Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL 2) It looks as if pretty soon, Docker containers will be managed across both Linux and Windows. See ZDNet for details.

Canonical and the community behind Ubuntu announced that Ubuntu 19.10 will officially drop 32-bit (i386) builds. There has been talk of this for a while, but now it's official. See OMG! Ubuntu! for more information.

Dead Mage, the studio behind Children of Morta posted an update stating that even after all the delays, they still will be bringing the game to Linux, GamingOnLinux reports. The project originally was funded via Kickstarter in 2015.

Security researchers over at Netflix uncovered some troubling security vulnerabilities inside the Linux (and FreeBSD) TCP subsystem, the worst of which is being called SACK. It can permit remote attackers to induce a kernel panic from within your Linux operating system. Patches are available for affected Linux distributions. See Beta News for details.

Petros Koutoupis, LJ Editor at Large, is currently a senior performance software engineer at Cray for its Lustre High Performance File System division. He is also the creator and maintainer of the RapidDisk Project. Petros has worked in the data storage industry for well over a decade and has helped pioneer the many technologies unleashed in the wild today.

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