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Linux Turns 23
LinuxPlanet: It was 23 years ago today that the great social and technological experiment we know today as Linux began (Aug 26, 2014)

Linux Founder Linus Torvalds 'Still Wants the Desktop'
eWEEK: During a LinuxCon panel discussion, Linus Torvalds provides insight into what works and what doesn't with Linux in 2014 (Aug 20, 2014)

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One frustrating Linux problem that Windows, Mac users don’t deal with
(Aug 27, 2014, 12:00) (1 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 command 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)

Phoronix: While we're just a few months into the GCC 4.10 release cycle that's going to be released as GCC 5, there's already some release notes forming for this 2015 open-source compiler update.

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.

Ubuntu Next with Unity 8 and Mir on the Desktop - Screen Tour
(Aug 27, 2014, 07:46) (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.

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 secure a LAMP server on CentOS or RHEL
(Aug 27, 2014, 05:59) (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).

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.

SteamOS Beta 133 Released
(Aug 27, 2014, 01:44) (0 talkbacks)

 GamingOnLinux: The latest and greatest from Valve's Gaming OS! Now with a newer Linux kernel and an updated Nvidia Driver!

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.

Opening Up in New Ways: How the OpenPOWER Foundation is Taking Open to New Places
(Aug 26, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux.com: It’s no secret that open development is the key to rapid and continuous technology innovation.

Android may have already killed Samsung's Tizen OS
(Aug 26, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ITworld: Frankly, I wonder sometimes why Samsung is even bothering with Tizen.

Don't Fret Linus, Desktop Linux Will Slowly Gain Traction
(Aug 26, 2014, 10:00) (1 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: With the success of Chromebooks, it's only a matter of time before the OEMs start pushing well designed laptops and desktops with customized versions of Linux installed.

$49 TiVo OTA and streaming DVR targets cordcutters
(Aug 26, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxGizmos: TiVo introduced a Linux-based DVR for "cordcutters" who want to eliminate cable fees by obtaining their TV content from Internet streams and OTA broadcasts.

35 Great Android Apps for Road Warriors
(Aug 26, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Datamation: There Android apps for travel will boost your productivity while you're on the move.

Red Hat bids to become a hybrid cloud power
(Aug 26, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: Red Hat pushes interoperability with multiple cloud platforms with the latest release of CloudForms 3.1, its hybrid cloud management platform.

Configure VSFTPD Chroot Environment on CentOS/RHEL
(Aug 26, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 nextstep4IT: VSFTPD is the secure FTP server in the Linux operating system.

Identify USB Driver in Linux
(Aug 26, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 blackmoreops: This guide shows how you can identify USB Driver Chipset(most commonly Wireless) Information on Linux.

VMware Embraces Docker Container Virtualization
(Aug 26, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: According to VMware, the best way to run a Docker container is on a VMware virtual machine.

Linux Turns 23
(Aug 25, 2014, 23:00) (1 talkbacks)

LinuxPlanet: It was 23 years ago today that the great social and technological experiment we know today as Linux began

Linux 3.17 rc2
(Aug 25, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linus Torvalds: So I deviated from my normal Sunday schedule partly because there wasn't much there

VMworld Brings New VMware OpenStack, Docker, and Hardware Technologies
(Aug 25, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Datamation: VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger kicked off his company's VMworld 2014 conference with a message - Be Brave.

Zorin OS 9 Core Review: As good as Linux Mint 17!
(Aug 25, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Linuxaria: Zorin OS has a lot of takers in the new Linux converts from Windows.

Linux Performance Tools at LinuxCon North America 2014
(Aug 25, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Talk covered observability, benchmarking, and tuning tools, providing a more complete picture of the performance tools landscape.

VMware Announces Its Own OpenStack Distribution #VMworld
(Aug 25, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: VMware extends its embrace of the open-source OpenStack cloud platform.

Mozilla is launching its first Firefox OS smartphone in India this week
(Aug 25, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

the next web: Slowly but surely, Mozilla is pushing its Firefox OS mobile operating system into new markets.

Choose your side on the Linux divide
(Aug 25, 2014, 09:00) (1 talkbacks)

InfoWorld: The battle over systemd exposes a fundamental gap between the old Unix guard and a new guard of Linux developers and admins

Linus Torvalds is my hero, says 13 year old Zachary DuPont
(Aug 25, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

the mukt: The story of Zach goes like this – his school organized a project where students were asked to write a letter to their heroes, while most kids wrote to celebrities, Zach wrote to the ‘real’ hero of the modern technology world – Linus Torvalds.

Linus Torvalds Started a Revolution on August 25, 1991. Happy Birthday, Linux!
(Aug 25, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

softpedia: The Linux project has just turned 23 and it's now the biggest collaborative endeavor in the world, with thousands of people working on it.

jBilling tutorial – an open source billing platform
(Aug 25, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux User & Developer: Discover jBilling and make managing invoices, payments and billing simple and stress-free

Security Hardening with Ansible
(Aug 25, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux Journal: Ansible is an indispensable tool in implementing and maintaining a strong security posture.

Build a Raspberry Pi Arcade Machine
(Aug 25, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxVoice: Relive the golden majesty of the 80s with a little help from a marvel of the current decade.

Minimal Linux Live - version '25-Aug-2014' has been released
(Aug 24, 2014, 18:00) (1 talkbacks)

Minimal Linux Live is a set of small shell scripts which build very minimal live Linux OS entirely from source code (Linux kernel + BusyBox).

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