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More Examples of Microsoft and Its Patent Trolls Taxing Linux, Even After Microsoft 'Joined' (Paid) the Linux Foundation
(Dec 08, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 techrights: A quick look at the past week's news and clues about Microsoft's (and its broad army of patent trolls) strategy for taxing Linux, or imposing bundling at zero cost (to Microsoft)

Bare metal and Virtual Machine Provisioning through Foreman Server
(Dec 08, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxTechi: Foreman is a free and open source tool that can provision bare metal and create virtual virtual machine instances under public and provide cloud

Install Munin (Monitoring Tool) on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) Server
(Dec 08, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 UbuntuGeek: Munin the monitoring tool surveys all your computers and remembers what it saw.

How to Install Redmine 3 with Nginx on CentOS 7
(Dec 07, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: Redmine is an open source web application for project management and issue tracker.

Family Farming and Open Source Wireless Networking
(Dec 07, 2016, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

FOSSforce: It's not just huge corporate farmers that are incorporating technology into their methodology.

How to setup rsyslog for Centralized Log Management
(Dec 07, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: We use rsyslog in this tutorial because it offers high-performance, great security and a modular design.

7 Linux predictions for 2017
(Dec 06, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 NetworkWorld: In 2017, Bryan Lunduke sees changes for the Linux desktop market, Canonical shifting its focus, changes for Ubuntu installation and more.

Eight great Linux gifts for the holiday season
(Dec 06, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: Here are some holiday present suggestions for the open-source or Linux fan on your gift list.

Parental Controls for Linux Unleashed
(Dec 05, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FreedomPenguin: Discover how to enable parental controls for Ubuntu using Timekpr and OpenDNS.

Patent Trolls of Microsoft and Ericsson Are Trying to Tax Everything, Especially Linux Devices
(Dec 05, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 techrights: An update on Intellectual Ventures and Unwired Planet, whose operations pose a growing problem for Free software and Linux-based products (e.g. Android)

2016 Linux predictions: Which ones came true?
(Dec 05, 2016, 12:00) (1 talkbacks)

 NetworkWorld: About a year ago, Bryan Lunduke made a series of predictions about what would happen in the Linux world during 2016.

How to care for the community over the code
(Dec 02, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

At All Things Open 2016, Joe Brockmeier answers the question: How can companies can work effectively with open source communities?

Mozilla Reports 2015 Revenue of $421.3M
(Dec 02, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Internetnews: As has been the case since 2005, for 2015 Mozilla notes that, "the majority of Mozilla revenue is from Firefox Web browser search partnerships around the world."

Does Linux community trust Microsoft?
(Dec 02, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 DarkDuck: Does actually Linux community like Microsoft?

Is Open Source Good for Business?
(Dec 01, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

Should you bet your business on software that doesn't have a billion dollar company behind it?

"Greenlight for Girls" seeks STEM stars
(Nov 30, 2016, 10:00) (1 talkbacks)

A keynote at the Embedded Linux Conference Europe described Greenlight for Girls, which aims to give girls around the world the opportunity to love STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).

LPI Announces 'Open Technology' DevOps Engineer Certification
(Nov 30, 2016, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

devproconnections: Those with open source DevOps skills will soon have a new tool to help them get past the gatekeepers in HR offices.

What is the Raspberry Pi Foundation? 10 million computers sold
(Nov 29, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks) Learn more about the educational charity behind the popular Raspberry Pi mini computer.

Get emotional: Tips for open source communities
(Nov 28, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Technology is social before it's technical.

Why Red Hat is happy to have others make billions on its open source dime
(Nov 24, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

TechRepublic: Red Hat is targeting $5 billion in revenue for itself, but it is enabling other companies to make much more than that using its products.

4 tips for creating a Wikipedia article
(Nov 23, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Not all Wikipedia articles survive, with many newbie attempts ending in deletion.

Tools for collecting and analyzing community metrics
(Nov 23, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Learn about some of the technical details of gathering and analyzing your community metrics.

Microsoft Loves Linux Patent Tax
(Nov 22, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

techrights: Some of the latest reports pertaining to Microsoft's (and its patent trolls) pursuit/lobbying for software patents at a time when such patents lose their appeal/lustre in the United States

Why a cross-platform Microsoft is good for your business
(Nov 22, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks) Microsoft is preaching the mantra 'any developer, any app, any platform.'

Linux-y things I am thankful for
(Nov 22, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

NetworkWorld: Thanksgiving is in a few days, and talking about “things I am thankful for” is pretty traditional this time of year.

4 ways to open up your project's infrastructure
(Nov 21, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Four ways to open up the internal processes of your project so your community can help share the load.

The Linux Foundation changes its events' branding
(Nov 21, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: The top 'Linux' event is being consolidated with other conferences under the 'open source' name.

Microsoft and Its Patent Trolls Continue to Lobby for Software Patents
(Nov 20, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 techrights: In order to maintain the order of "Linux patent tax" Microsoft and its proxies (patent trolls like Intellectual Ventures) keep pursuing patent policy that is friendly towards software patenting

Docker Containers and Synnex? Oh My
(Nov 18, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

In a quiet corner at Synnex Varnex, Rob Moyer pulls back the curtain (a bit) on the Synnex CloudSolv strategy.

Exponential change in IT requires continuous improvement ? Here's how to get there
(Nov 18, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 enterprisersproject: Even a startup can be plagued by legacy technology in 4-5 years if they aren't following a model of continuous improvement.

Report: Linux, NoSQL, Nginx set foundation for AWS app dominance
(Nov 17, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

InfoWorld: Sumo Logic research shows its customers favor AWS for building their apps, Redis for storing data, and Nginx for serving it all up

Tilling the Brownfield: Bumps on the Road to the Container Dream
(Nov 17, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks) Richard Marshall of IAC Publishing Labs describes's adventures in navigating two decades of legacy infrastructure on the way to living the container native dream

Don't Believe the Lies; Microsoft Hates Linux and Merely Pulls E.E.E. Tactics Against It, Including .NET Promotion
(Nov 16, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 techrights: A warning about lots of prepared (in advance) Microsoft brainwash

Microsoft Buries Old Animosity by Joining Linux Foundation
(Nov 16, 2016, 18:00) (3 talkbacks)

eWEEK: In recent years, Microsoft has transformed itself from being the mortal enemy of Linux to being a productive participant in open-source communities.

How Capital One is embracing open source
(Nov 16, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

After years of proprietary and closed source solutions, organizations in the financial sector are embracing open source software.

Open source licenses are shared resources
(Nov 16, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 opensource: Licenses are valuable shared resources.

Reading the Crystal Ball on Tech Under Trump
(Nov 16, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

The truth is, there's much more that we don't know about the incoming administration's planned policies than we do know.

Addressing open source's free rider problem
(Nov 16, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks) Free riders take more than they give, and they can stress an open system.

Microsoft partner claims Munich should switch from Linux to Windows 10
(Nov 15, 2016, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: This also just in, sun rises in the east.

The battle for Apache Cassandra highlights major problem with open source projects
(Nov 15, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

TechRepublic: The Apache Software Foundation is overhauling project leadership for the Cassandra database. Will it survive the change?

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