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How IKEA Patched for Shellshock
eWEEK: It took about 2.5 hours to test, deploy and upgrade Ikea's entire IT infrastructure to defend against Shellshock... (Jun 28, 2015)

Red Hat CEO Applies Open-Source Principles to Management [VIDEO]
Datamation: Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat, discusses his book The Open Organization. (Jun 30, 2015)

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Digital education presents new challenges and opportunities for IT
(Jul 01, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 EnterprisersProject: CIOs and IT leaders can and should lead digital education within their organization, but they need to bring more to the table than their IT skills alone.

Happy Canada Day! 21 Canadians in open source to follow
(Jul 01, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks) Happy Canada Day to our neighbors to the north! In honor of your special day, we've rounded up a list of Canadians in open source to follow on Twitter.

Engineers at Etsy play by their own rules
(Jul 01, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks) Etsy, the leading marketplace for handmade goods, has grown by leaps and bounds over the past five years.

6 time-consuming tasks you can automate with code
(Jun 30, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks) A little bit of coding knowledge can let anyone write small scripts to do these tasks and save them hours (or weeks or months) of effort.

Is Google the New Microsoft?
(Jun 30, 2015, 07:00) (1 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: My guess is that the company poised to win the most-hated-in-free-tech prize is Google. Yeah, Google

Red Hat CEO Applies Open-Source Principles to Management [VIDEO]
(Jun 30, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Datamation: Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat, discusses his book The Open Organization.

SAP CTO: Complexity breeds shadow IT
(Jun 30, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 EnterprisersProject: After years of talk about business-IT alignment, users are still circumventing IT departments to find technology solutions on their own.

Open Source History: Why Didn't BSD Beat Out GNU and Linux?
(Jun 29, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

The VAR Guy: BSD was the first "open source" Unix-like operating system, but it never became nearly as popular as ones based on GNU and the Linux kernel.

Why Open Source Does Not A Business Make: Talend CEO Mike Tuchen's Principles For Success
(Jun 29, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Forbes: Data integration was a big business before the big data craze and has become a bigger business since.

Jonathan Riddell Resigns from Kubuntu Community Council
(Jun 26, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: Jonathan Riddell is no longer a member of the Kubuntu Community Council and the situation created by the Ubuntu Community Council, and the Kubuntu developers seems to have ended peacefully.

Content strategy: the new philosophy of technical documentation
(Jun 26, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

I've seen a tremendous shift in attitude toward technical documentation by software users, creators, and organizations.

Windows versus Linux for businesses
(Jun 26, 2015, 05:00) (1 talkbacks)

 ITworld: The question of whether Linux is better than Windows has been around for a long time, and the answer usually seems to vary depending on the needs of the user.

Docker shocker: It's got a commercial product, and is ready to SELL IT
(Jun 25, 2015, 23:00) (1 talkbacks)

el Reg: Look, ma, we're a real business now

10 Practical Examples Of Linux ‘nmap’ Command
(Jun 25, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

unixmen: Nmap can be a valuable diagnostic tool for network administrators while they can be also a potent reconnaissance tool for the Black-hat community (Hackers, Crackers, Script Kiddies, etc).

Turn Your Raspberry Pi into a Network Monitoring Tool
(Jun 25, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeUseOf: Once you start playing around with Nagios on any platform (and the Raspberry Pi is no different) you’ll discover a vast selection of options and configurations that can be setup.

Writing good software is hard, selling a way to write better software is harder
(Jun 24, 2015, 23:00) (2 talkbacks)

Fortune: Vendors from Red Hat to Pivotal say companies need a feature rich set of software to deploy better apps faster. But adoption has been a long, slow haul.

A template for starting project documentation
(Jun 24, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks) Writing documentation for open source projects is easier than you think, and with the help of a template, getting started is a piece of cake.

Red Hat CEO: Open Source Isn't Just about the License
(Jun 24, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Datamation: Jim Whitehurst delivers a master class in economics and business management at his company's Red Hat Summit.

The tools don't get you the job
(Jun 22, 2015, 13:00) (1 talkbacks) Why skills, not tools, should be the focus of education, and how Linux and open source tools provide valuable user choice.

Is It That Hard to Use Linux as Your Main Computer Operating System?
(Jun 21, 2015, 14:00) (5 talkbacks)

 softpedia: Every once in a while, I find myself in a situation where I'm being asked by someone who wants to migrate from a Microsoft Windows operating system if Linux is indeed a new home for Windows refugees.

CIOs must enable more effective IT and business collaboration
(Jun 19, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 EnterprisersProject: IT collaboration tools aren't useful unless they are intuitive and flexible.

Patching management is like patching code
(Jun 19, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks) Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst tells the story of using LibreOffice to write his recent book, and getting patches pushed upstream to make LibreOffice a better tool for everyone.

Linux Foundation Scholarships: No Excuse Now
(Jun 19, 2015, 06:00) (1 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: The Linux Foundation, ever in the forefront of shaping the future of Linux, has announced the 2015 Linux Training Scholarship Program

Best practices to build bridges between tech teams
(Jun 16, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks) Former Fedora Project Leader and Elasticsearch advocate Robyn Bergeron talks DevOps, open source, and more in this interview.

Oracle's rising open source problem
(Jun 15, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

TechRepublic: Oracle may miss yet another earnings target, and open-source databases could be the culprit.

Microsoft to Linux users: Explain yourself
(Jun 15, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

El Reg: Redmond wants to know Linux better so it can build monitoring tools for penguinistas

Docker, now valued at $1B, paid someone $799 for its logo on 99designs
(Jun 15, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

VentureBeat: If you asked me to name the hottest enterprise tech startup right now, I would have to say it’s Docker.

7 Steps to Start Your Linux SysAdmin Career
(Jun 15, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)  Everybody is looking for Linux talent.

Tech Comics: (Sort of) Smart Homes
(Jun 14, 2015, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Datamation: Are smart homes smart enough to make our lives easier?

How to talk to CEOs about DevOps
(Jun 14, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 EnterprisersProject: In this interview, Steven Hazel, co-founder and CTO of Sauce Labs, touches on what he thinks CEOs need to know about DevOps, agile, and mobile development.

The slow death of SourceForge
(Jun 14, 2015, 10:00) (2 talkbacks)

 ITworld: SourceForge has been in the news a lot lately, and not for any positive reasons.

GPL-Violator Allwinner Joins The Linux Foundation
(Jun 12, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

phoronix: In an interesting move, Allwinner Technology is joining the Linux Foundation.

SourceForge Not Making A Graceful Exit
(Jun 11, 2015, 15:00) (2 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: If SourceForge were a person and I were the New York Times, I'd make certain I had an obituary on file right about now.

Reddit censorship results in mass exodus to
(Jun 11, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ITworld: Reddit, which has long billed itself as "the front page of the Internet" is facing a massive revolt by its members due to perceived censorship.

Documentation is a journey: 3 lessons learned from documenting Scribus
(Jun 11, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks) For open source projects, documentation is always a huge challenge.

Licensing Standards that Include Code: Heads or Tails?
(Jun 10, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Once upon a time, standards were standards and open source software was open source software (OSS)

Wine Will Migrate Away from SourceForge
(Jun 10, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

The developers behind Wine, which is another major open-source project, plan on migrating away from the popular project hosting website, as they have announced in their latest weekly report.

Microsoft's Government Stranglehold Collapsing: As Expected, British Government Departments (Tax Authorities First) Dump Microsoft, Will Likely Embrace ODF; India and Sweden Likewise
(Jun 09, 2015, 23:00) (3 talkbacks)

 techrights: Despite Microsoft blackmail of British politicians, HM Revenues and Customs (HMRC) moves to Google's ODF-supporting office suite, dumping Microsoft's biggest cash cow and notorious lock-in

Pragmatism in the History of GNU, Linux and Free/Open Source Software
(Jun 09, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: Richard Stallman, GNU and the Free Software Foundation have not always been as radical and averse to compromise as some supporters of open source software and the Linux kernel have contended.

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