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Microsoft, Masking/Hiding Itself Behind Patent Trolls, is Still Engaging in Patent Extortion
(Jan 19, 2018, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

TechRights: A review of Microsoft's ugly tactics

Why building a community is worth the extra effort
(Jan 18, 2018, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 opensource.com: Building the NethServer community was risky.

Install Icinga 2 and Icinga web 2 on Ubuntu 17.10 server
(Jan 18, 2018, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

UbuntuGeek: Icinga 2 is an open source monitoring system which checks the availability of your network resource

Google's Kelsey Hightower talks Kubernetes and community
(Jan 17, 2018, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

opensource.com: Google's popular developer advocate shares his thoughts on Kubernetes and why its community is key to its strength.

How to Control Systemd Services on Remote Linux Server
(Jan 17, 2018, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Tecmint: Systemd system and services manager can be controlled using the systemctl command line utility.

Microsoft's Patent Racket Has Just Been Broadened to Threaten GNU/Linux Users Who Don't Pay Microsoft 'Rents'
(Jan 17, 2018, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

techrights: Microsoft revisits its aggressive patent strategy which it failed to properly implement 12 years ago with Novell

Dr. Lovesource: Or how I learned to stop worrying and love the open
(Jan 16, 2018, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

opensource.com: There's a lot more to open source than contributing code.

Are Linux GUI Software Centers Any Good? Let's Find Out!
(Jan 14, 2018, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 MakeTechEasier: Over the years, Linux has made impressive strides towards being friendlier to new and non-technical users.

Linux Key to IT Education and Development in Africa
(Jan 13, 2018, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

ReallyLinux: For those knowledgeable enough to identify the major shift that is occurring on the African continent, the opportunity to now make a productive impact for the future is immeasurable.

SPDX clears confusion around software licenses
(Jan 13, 2018, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 opensource.com: Software Package Data Exchange makes it easier to understand the rights and responsibilities granted by different software licenses.

How to Redirect a Domain
(Jan 12, 2018, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

In this tutorial we are going to show you, how to redirect a domain with Apache web server and URL redirection with NGINX web server.

How to Install Snipe-IT Asset Management Software on Debian 9
(Jan 12, 2018, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: Snipe-IT is a free and open source IT assets management web application that can be used for tracking licenses, accessories, consumables, and components.

How Mycroft used WordPress and GitHub to improve its documentation
(Jan 09, 2018, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Here's how one team integrated WordPress and GitHub to satisfy the documentation needs of Mycroft developers and end users.

Rethinking your open source use policy
(Jan 09, 2018, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

InfoWorld: Actionable insights on balancing security and speed

30 Linux System Monitoring Tools Every SysAdmin Should Know
(Jan 08, 2018, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

Nixcraft: Need to monitor Linux server performance? Try these built-in commands and a few add-on tools.

Price tag for Munich's switch from Linux to Windows: 100 Million
(Jan 08, 2018, 12:00) (2 talkbacks)

el Reg: Munich City officials could waste 100m Euro reversing a 15-year process that replaced proprietary software with open source following an official vote last year.

SoftMaker for Linux Is a Solid Microsoft Office Alternative
(Jan 07, 2018, 22:00) (1 talkbacks)

LinuxInsider: SoftMaker Office could be a first-class professional-strength replacement for Microsoft Office on the Linux desktop.

WP Engine Raises $250M to Grow WordPress Platform
(Jan 05, 2018, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Open-Source WordPress based platform vendor raises new money as global adoption for the popular content management system continues to grow.

5 ways open source can strengthen your job search
(Jan 04, 2018, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

opensource.com: Working on open source projects can give you experience and connections you'd probably never get anywhere else.

IBM Has Become Almost Indistinguishable From the Patent Trolls It Passes Patents to (Finjan for Example)
(Jan 04, 2018, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

techrights: IBM and Microsoft have adopted a similar patent strategy which involves threatening a lot of companies for 'protection' money and passing patents to patent trolls that threaten these same companies some more

Eelo: A Google-less Android alternative emerges
(Jan 03, 2018, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: Linux pioneer Gael Duval is working on an easy-to-use, Google-free, pro-privacy Android clone for your smartphone.

How to find hidden processes and ports on Linux/Unix
(Jan 02, 2018, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

nixcraft: nhide is a little handy forensic tool to find hidden processes and TCP/UDP ports by rootkits / LKMs or by another hidden technique.

10 Open Source Technologies You'll Need to Know in 2018
(Jan 02, 2018, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Datamation: If you want to keep your enterprise IT skills up-to-date, you should familiarize yourself with these open source projects.

Linux resolutions for 2018
(Jan 02, 2018, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

NetworkWorld: It's always a good idea to start a new year with renewed intentions to be even better users and administrators of our Linux systems.

The source code is the license
(Jan 02, 2018, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

opensource.com: For open source software, license information is embedded in the source code.

Biggest Linux News Stories of 2017
(Jan 02, 2018, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Taking a look back to some of the biggest news stories of the year 2017.

Judge Pauline Newman Sides With Microsoft in PTAB Petition (Case Appeal) Against Patents of a Company It's Alleged to Have Copied
(Dec 31, 2017, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

techrights: Microsoft fails to stop Biscotti (not a troll), whose patents are being leveraged in the Eastern District of Texas

14 Linux and open source conferences worth attending in 2018
(Dec 30, 2017, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Whether your budget permits you to attend large, global events or just small local shows, there's a Linux and open source conference to suit everyone.

NodeSource Raises $17.5M to Advance Node.js Applications
(Dec 29, 2017, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

EnterpriseAppsToday: There is money to be made in the node.js world as developer use continues to grow.

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet Networking Predictions for 2018
(Dec 29, 2017, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: What's ahead for 2018 in networking?

A Linux-based ice science station
(Dec 28, 2017, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxGizmos: Satish Chetty describes how he designed a Linux-based science station to measure Arctic sea ice melt  and faced obstacles ranging from -40C temps to polar bears.

Eelo: Gael Duval's Open Source, Privacy Respecting Android Phone Clone
(Dec 28, 2017, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

FOSSforce: Are you ready for a new operating system for your Android phone?

How to Configure Linux for Children
(Dec 28, 2017, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeTechEasier: While Linux is seen as needlessly complex, you can easily configure Linux for children and make it kids-friendly and easy to use.

Ericsson and Microsoft-Led Nokia Crush Companies That Make Phones With Linux, BlackBerry Becomes Litigation Firm
(Dec 27, 2017, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

techrights: With an abundance of software patents which target 'apps' or designs of phones, companies that no longer make phones (or barely sell any) go preying on those who do.

Red Hat on its way to becoming the first billion-dollar-a-quarter open-source company
(Dec 21, 2017, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: Red Hat cracks 20 percent year-over-year growth and the future looks rosy to the tune of $3 billion a year.

Scheduling important jobs with CRONTAB
(Dec 20, 2017, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linuxtechlab: In this tutorial we will learn to use an important Linux utility named Crontab.

Why hasn't The Year of the Linux Desktop happened yet?
(Dec 20, 2017, 09:00) (4 talkbacks)

 GNOME: Christian F.K. Schaller ponders why Linux on the desktop never took off.

How an open culture builds DevOps muscle memory
(Dec 20, 2017, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

opensource.com: "What does DevOps mean to you?"

4 notable open source projects at local maker faire
(Dec 20, 2017, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Raspberry Pis, Arduino boards, and open source-powered projects are common at the annual Rochester Mini Maker Faire.

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