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Linuxcon North America 2015: Linus Keeps it Real
LinuxPlanet: Rather than the typical Linux kernel panel keynote where Torvalds has typically participated, Torvalds did a one on one question and answer ten minute session with Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin. (Aug 22, 2015)

Lennart Poettering merged “su” command replacement into systemd: Test Drive on Fedora Rawhide
With this pull request systemd now support a su command functional and can create privileged sessions, that are fully isolated from the original session (Aug 28, 2015)

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How to Defragment Linux Systems
(Aug 30, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeTechEasier: There is a common myth that Linux disks never need defragmentation at all.

Ddrescue-GUI: Front-End for Ddrescue Command-line Tool
(Aug 26, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 UbuntuPortal:  DDRescue-GUI is a front-end for the awesome GNU ddrescue command-line tool

Kinetic: Open source cloud storage
(Aug 24, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: The latest Linux Foundation Collaborative Project is Kinetic: Open-source software and standards for cloud object storage technologies.

Object Storage vs. POSIX Storage: Something in the Middle, Please
(Aug 21, 2015, 13:32) (0 talkbacks)

Enterprise Storage Forum: I think it might be possible to combine object-storage and POSIX to create something that comes close to the ideal.

[ANNOUNCE] bcachefs - a general purpose COW filesystem
(Aug 21, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
"Yet another new filesystem? Why?"

Mhddfs: Combine Several Smaller Partition into One Large Virtual Storage
(Aug 21, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: Obviously you can split your videos in two or three different volumes and store them on the drive manually

How to migrate MySQL to MariaDB on Linux
(Aug 15, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: Since the Oracle's acquisition of MySQL, a lot of MySQL developers and users moved away from MySQL due to Oracle's more close-door stance on MySQL development and maintenance.

How to Install and Configure MongoDB on Ubuntu 14.04
(Aug 14, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: MongoDB is a NoSQL database that offers a high performance, high availability, and automatic scaling enterprise database.

How to install ProFTPd with TLS support on Ubuntu 15.04
(Aug 13, 2015, 23:00) (1 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: FTP is a very insecure protocol because all passwords and all data are transferred in clear text

Canonical Releases Source Code for Former Ubuntu One Online Storage Service
(Aug 12, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

Canonical has finally released the source code for the Ubuntu One file-syncing online service that was retired just last year.

fdupes : A Comamndline Tool to Find and Delete Duplicate Files in Linux
(Aug 10, 2015, 08:00) (2 talkbacks)

 tecmint: Fdupes is a Linux utility written by Adrian Lopez in C programming Language released under MIT License.

How To Join Several Partition Together To Form a Single Larger One On a Linux Using mhddfs
(Aug 09, 2015, 14:00) (3 talkbacks)

I've three old hard drives: sized 60, 60 and 120 GB. And 200 GB of video files, which I need to store on these drives.

Build your own NAS with OpenMediaVault
(Aug 01, 2015, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: OpenMediaVault is a Debian based special purpose Linux Distribution to build a Network Attached Storage (NAS) System.

Pydio: An Open Source Alternative To Dropbox
(Jul 28, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 unixmen: Having a private file server is always a best idea.

phpMyAdmin Bids SourceForge Farewell
(Jul 28, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: phpMyAdmin, the popular free and open source web based tool for administering MySQL databases, has left the SourceForge building.

Dukto: An Easy, Multi-platform File Transfer Tool
(Jul 24, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 unixmen: Dukto is a free, Open Source file transfer utility that can be used to used to transfer files over Local area network (LAN).

Installing command line Archive Manager RAR 5.30 beta on Linux
(Jul 22, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxPitStop: RAR (Roshal ARchive) is a well known file archive format, widely used on almost all popular operating systems

MariaDB Summer 2015 adds Docker and Chef Recipes with MaxScale special sauce
(Jul 17, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Inquirer: MariaDB has begun marketing itself as the M in LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) after becoming the default database in Red Hat and SUSE, as well as powering IBM POWER8.

PiDrive A Low Power Raspberry Pi mSATA Solid State Disk (SSD)
(Jul 15, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

Geeky Gadgets: The PiDrive expansion card has been created to eliminate the need for external hard drives and additional cables, transforming the Raspberry Pi system into a truly portable large capacity storage option.

Samba 4.2.3 available
(Jul 15, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ItRunsOnLinux: Version 4.2.3 is the latest stable release of Samba and is available for download.

SwiftStack Founder Plots a Path Forward for Cloud Storage [VIDEO]
(Jul 15, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Datamation: Joe Arnold, founder of OpenStack storage vendor SwiftStack discusses where his company is at now, and where it's headed in the future.

How to monitor free disk space at Amazon EC2 with Cloud Watch
(Jul 14, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowtoForge: Amazon AWS is a great platform to develop a Cloud Infrastructure

Minimal object storage with Minio
(Jul 13, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

opensource.com: Minio is designed to enable application developers to build their own cloud storage

A Simple Bash Script for Automated Backups
(Jul 11, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 sysadmindesk: There are lots of options out there for backing up your server's data.

Sbackup: A Simple Backup Solution For Linux Desktop
(Jul 08, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 unixmen: Sbackup, Simple Backup, is an Open Source, easy to use backup solution intended for desktop use.

Debian-Based Distro OpenMediaVault 2.1 [Stone burner] is out now. Prominent Features and Installation Guide
(Jul 03, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxPitStop: OpenMediaVault is a free Network Attached Storage operating system, it is an architecture independent Linux distro; which means it can be installed on any type of hardware.

NoSQL and the next generation of big data
(Jul 03, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 opensource.com: MongoDB senior solutions architect Henrik Ingo provides insight into MongoDB and explains why it's the platform of choice for big data analytics and for building microservices.

How to install ownCloud 8 on Debian 8 (Jessie)
(Jul 03, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: OwnCloud is a OpenSource file sync and share software that can be hosted on your own server.

Two Factor Authentication for ownCloud
(Jul 01, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: This tutorial shows you how to protect ownCloud logins with two factor authentication by using privacyIDEA to manage the second authentication factor.

Jdrivesync: your Google Drive synchronisation client for Linux
(Jul 01, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 dark duck: Grive was a solution for many.

Red Hat builds on its open-source storage portfolio
(Jun 29, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

ComputerWorld: Red Hat updated both its Ceph and Gluster file systems for enterprise usage

How to Backup Files in Linux With Rsync on the Command Line
(Jun 29, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux.com: Rsync stands for remote sync which was written by Andrew Tridgell and Paul Mackerras back in 1996.

How to repair your Grub 2 on Ubuntu
(Jun 29, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowtoForge: Grub 2 was a long awaited and very important upgrade over the previous version of the most popular and widely used boot manager in existence.

Backup with these DeDuplicating Encryption Tools
(Jun 27, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxLinks: This article provides a quick roundup of 6 deduplicating encryption backup tools.

How to Encrypt a Linux File System with DM-Crypt
(Jun 25, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux.com:  How to implement a file system encryption method for Linux

How to change the Swappiness of your Linux system
(Jun 22, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: Swappiness is the kernel parameter that defines how much (and how often) your Linux kernel will copy RAM contents to swap.

Docker container: Backup and Recovery
(Jun 18, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxConfig: This config will describe a procedure of how to back up a Docker container as well as it will also show how to recover a Docker container from backup.

Linbit Launches New Synchronous Server Storage Software
(Jun 17, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxInsider: Linbit's new release represents an impressive development for DRBD.

How to defrag your Linux system
(Jun 15, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: There is a common misconception among GNU/Linux users that our systems never ever need to be defragmented.

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