PyPy v7.0.0, Vulernability Affecting runc and Container Technologies, Ubuntu for ARM-based Windows Laptops, antiX MX v18.1

PyPy, the alternative implementation to the Python programming language announced the release of version 7.0.0. It includes 3 different interpreters that support Python versions 2.7, 3.5 and 3.6-alpha.

A vulnerability was just discovered (CVE-2019-5736) affecting runc and the management of container technologies which include Docker, cri-o, containerd, Kubernetes, etc. Learn more about this security hole and the ways it is being patched here.

A small group of programmers and hackers are working diligently to bring support for Ubuntu on ARM-based Windows laptops. Prebuilt images for the Asus NovaGo TP370QL, HP Envy x2, and the Lenovo Mixx 630 can be found on the official GitHub project page.

The Debian-based Linux distribution, antiX MX, just announced the release of version 18.1. The release is based off of Debian 9.7 "Stretch." You can obtain the ISO image here.

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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