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Linux Turns 23
Linux Founder Linus Torvalds 'Still Wants the Desktop'
Netflix open sources internal threat monitoring tools
(Aug 29, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
NetworkWorld: Netflix has released three internal tools it uses to catch hints on the Web that hackers might target its services.
NASA's Kennedy Space Center Uses Ubuntu to Plan for the Exploration of Alien Planets
(Aug 29, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
softpedia: NASA is constantly working on projects that will eventually be useful in the outer space and on alien planets, and it looks like they are going there with the help of Linux and Ubuntu.
Drupal 7.31 Released - Installing and Configuring on Debian/Ubuntu
(Aug 29, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
tecmint: Today, Drupal is one of the most famous CMS in the world running millions of websites worldwide.
Considering Legacy UNIX/Linux Issues
(Aug 29, 2014, 06:00) (1 talkbacks)
LinuxJournal: Legacy support—it's a big challenge for every software developer, and although Bash and the Linux command-line world hasn't changed that much in the past few years, it's still something to consider before you ship your own software (even if it's free software).
MIPS tempts hackers with Raspbery Pi-like dev board
(Aug 29, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxGizmos: Hard to choose between Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone Black, and MinnowBoard Max? Now there's another choice: the open source MIPS-based "Creator CI20" dev board.
China Promotes Linux-Based Operating System Against Windows, Android
(Aug 29, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
The VAR Guy: The Chinese government is promoting China Operating System, a closed source, Linux-based OS that it hopes will supplant Microsoft Windows and Google Android.
It's All Linux Under the Hood
(Aug 28, 2014, 23:00) (1 talkbacks)
FOSSforce: To get help, a newbie often had to grovel, praise Tux and acknowledge the superiority of those offering help.
Chef engineer leaves the company after receiving death threats from its open source community
(Aug 28, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
GigaOm: A Chef release engineer claims that he received death threats and abusive emails due to his contributions on projects relating to the open source configuration management tool.
DNF Makes It A Step Closer To Replacing Yum On Fedora
(Aug 28, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
Phoronix: DNF 0.6.1 was released today and this updated open-source package manager picked up a few more features as it's still in pursuit of replacing Yum on Fedora systems.
Containers vs Hypervisors: The Battle Has Just Begun
(Aug 28, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux.com: Let me make one thing clear up front: I like Docker.
Why Linux Isn't a Desktop Alternative
(Aug 28, 2014, 13:00) (1 talkbacks)
Datamation: It's not a matter of technology so much as one of attitude.
Announcing Apache CloudMonkey 5.2.0
(Aug 28, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
Apache: Apache CloudMonkey v5.2.0 is the latest feature release of the CloudStack command line interface tool.
How to use on-screen virtual keyboard on Linux
(Aug 28, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
xmodulo: On-screen virtual keyboard is an alternative input method that can replace a real hardware keyboard.
Red Hat CTO Brian Stevens Resigns
(Aug 28, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: After 12 years on the job, Brian Stevens suddenly leaves his post, but it has nothing to do with Red Hat politics.
Sysstat :All-in-One System Performance and Usage Activity Monitoring Tool For Linux
(Aug 28, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
tecmint: Sysstat is really a handy tool which comes with number of utilities to monitor system resources
Open Source Software: Sailing Into Friendlier Seas
(Aug 28, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxInsider: It used to be that companies would allow employees to work on open source projects only grudgingly.
Git 2.1 Released: What's New
(Aug 28, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
InfoQ: Two-and-a-half months after Git 2.0, a new version of Git has been released.
Cluetrain at Fifteen
(Aug 28, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxJournal: Despite its antiquity, Cluetrain's popularity persists.
Shortlist of open source software used at NASA lab
(Aug 28, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
OpenSource.com: 'We use a lot of open source' - NASA
Appliance maker Electrolux joins IoT-focused AllSeen Alliance
(Aug 28, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
ZDnet: The appliance manufacturer will work with other members to build out the AllJoyn open-source framework.
$99 Parallella Supercomputer has Successful Launch After 18 Months
(Aug 27, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux.com: That we now have a low-cost open hardware computing platform equipped with a many-core processor — for which comprehensive documentation is freely available, along with a GNU-based SDK — is a huge step forward.
Automattic Improves WordPress Security With BruteProtect Acquisition
(Aug 27, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: Prior to being acquired by Automattic, BruteProtect offered a free and a paid Pro version of its service.
Ubuntu Next with Unity 8 and Mir on the Desktop - Screen Tour
(Aug 27, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
softpedia: Canonical is planning to bring the Unity 8 to the desktop, but it will take a while until this task is accomplished.
How to secure a LAMP server on CentOS or RHEL
(Aug 27, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
xmodulo: In this article we will assume that each component of the stack is already up and running, and will focus exclusively on securing the LAMP server(s).
SteamOS Beta 133 Released
(Aug 27, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
GamingOnLinux: The latest and greatest from Valve's Gaming OS! Now with a newer Linux kernel and an updated Nvidia Driver!
One frustrating Linux problem that Windows, Mac users don’t deal with
(Aug 27, 2014, 12:00) (9 talkbacks)
NetworkWorld: A rant on a particularly frustrating aspect of Linux - re-compiling the kernel.
Beginner’s Guide to Mastering the Netstat Command on Linux
(Aug 27, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
MakeTechEasier:: The netstat comand is an essential tool for network administration
Open Source and social capital
(Aug 27, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
buytaert: The notion that people contributing to Open Source don't get paid is false.
New GCC 5.0 Changes, Command-Line Options That Landed So Far
(Aug 27, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
An introduction to Apache Hadoop for big data
(Aug 27, 2014, 08:00) (1 talkbacks)
OpenSource.com: Apache Hadoop is an open source software framework for storage and large scale processing of data-sets on clusters of commodity hardware.
Getting Good Vibrations with Linux
(Aug 27, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxJournal: Getting Good Vibrations with Linux
Google Adds 152 Patents To Its Non-Assertion Pledge
(Aug 27, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
TechCrunch: Back in 2013, Google announced its plans to not sue anybody who had implemented open-source versions of its MapReduce algorithm.
How to create a site-to-site IPsec VPN tunnel using Openswan in Linux
(Aug 27, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
xmodulo: A virtual private network (VPN) tunnel is used to securely interconnect two physically separate networks through a tunnel over the Internet.
Is distrohopping in Linux becoming a thing of the past?
(Aug 27, 2014, 04:00) (2 talkbacks)
ITworld: I think it's quite possible to find a main distro to stay with while still allowing yourself the geekish pleasure of using many other distros.
When Distros Go South
(Aug 26, 2014, 23:00) (2 talkbacks)
FOSSforce: I don't mean system stability, that is a given with Linux, but developer stability.
IBM Set to Debut New Power 8 Servers in October [VIDEO]
(Aug 26, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
ServerWatch: In an exclusive video interview with ServerWatch, Balog reveals that IBM has new Power 8 servers set to be announced in October.
Red Hat Improves Hybrid Cloud Management, OpenStack Platforms
(Aug 26, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: One of the big new additions is based on an initiative that Red Hat developers had originally called Project Stay Puft .
Mozilla Adding Granular App Permissions to Firefox OS
(Aug 26, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
ThreatPost: Mozilla is set to add a feature to its mobile Firefox OS that will give users the ability to revoke any application’s permissions on a granular basis.
GitHub.io killed the distro star: Why are people so bored with the top Linux makers?
(Aug 26, 2014, 13:00) (1 talkbacks)
The Register: Matthew Miller is a little concerned. As the new project leader for the Fedora Linux distribution, he thinks Fedora 20 is great and Fedora 21, when it ships, will be the best release ever.