Linux News for Jan 29, 2015
How to monitor harddisk health with smartmontools on Ubuntu (2015-01-29 23:00:00)
HowToForge: Smartmon tools which is a set of applications that can test hard drives and read their hardware SMART statistics to detect harddisk failures early.
5 Reasons Your Company Should Open Source More Code (2015-01-29 19:00:00)
ReadWrite: Giving away software offers way more benefits than hoarding it.
How To Stress Test CPU and Memory (VM) On a Linux and Unix With Stress-ng (2015-01-29 15:00:00)
Nixcraft: These tools are also useful for sysadmin, system builders, and overclockers who want to test their hardware or server under high load and monitor stability and thermal environment.
GParted Live Now Supports Microsoft's New Filesystem, ReFS (2015-01-29 14:00:00)
softpedia: GParted Live is a small bootable GNU/Linux distribution that has a lot of features and that can be used in operations like creating, reorganizing, and deleting disk partitions on a variety of filesystems.
11 Useful Linux Terminal Commands, Tip and Tricks For Beginners (2015-01-29 13:00:00)
EveryDayLinux: This guide has a list of 11 Linux Terminal Commands that as a beginner I wish someone had shown me, including keyboard shortcuts, sudo !! and htop.
My open source career as a systems librarian (2015-01-29 12:00:00)
opensource.com: Though it's not always obvious, libraries use a remarkably large amount of free and open source software and systems.
Sharing Admin Privileges for Many Hosts Securely (2015-01-29 11:00:00)
LinuxJournal: The problem: you have a large team of admins, with a substantial turnover rate.
Debian Forked: All for Devuan and Devuan for All? (2015-01-29 10:00:00)
LinuxInsider: It is hard to see the direction Devuan will take, given that the project is still in its early days.
Ubuntu 15.04 Is The Easy Path To Better Performance For Ubuntu Users On Intel Broadwell (2015-01-29 09:00:00)
Phoronix: Unless you manually upgrade your kernel and other system packages from your Ubuntu 14.10 installation, Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet is an important release for users of new Intel Broadwell systems for ensuring your hardware reaches its maximum performance potential.
Optimising Raspberry Pi code (2015-01-29 08:00:00)
Linux User & Developer: In any low-resource system, you need to make maximum use of what is available. Profiling helps you to figure out where to focus your efforts
Five UX must-haves for mobile enterprise apps (2015-01-29 06:00:00)
Enterprisersproject: Developing enterprise mobile apps also opens a new set of challenges.
The 5 best open source email clients for Linux (2015-01-29 04:00:00)
ITworld: There are plenty of great email clients for Linux desktops.