Linux News for Apr 28, 2015
WordPress Quickly Patches Zero-Day Comment Flaw (2015-04-28 19:00:00)
eWEEK: The open-source WordPress content management system (CMS) on April 27 issued an emergency update, patching a new zero-day vulnerability that might have exposed users to risk.
What is open source? Licensing, history, and more (2015-04-28 15:00:00)
opensource.com: Recently, I had the pleasure of attending a talk by Gina Likins from Red Hat at the 2015 Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSC): South Central conference about teaching open source.
How to set up NTP server in CentOS (2015-04-28 14:00:00)
xmodulo: Network Time Protocol (NTP) is used to synchronize system clocks of different hosts over network.
A goal for CIOs: Invest in your change agents' ideas (2015-04-28 13:00:00)
enterprisersproject: If CIOs really want to be successful they need to develop a network of change agents
2016 might just be the year of Linux on the (virtual) desktop (2015-04-28 12:00:00)
el Reg: Citrix releases desktop-linux-as-a-service preview
Is Ubuntu moving away from .deb packages? Here is the complete story (2015-04-28 10:00:00)
ITworld: After introducing Unity, HUD, Mir, Click and Snappy the sponsor of Ubuntu is now contemplating moving away from just .deb based desktop and adopting its own Snappy.
Imagination to release open MIPS design to academia (2015-04-28 09:00:00)
LinuxGizmos: Imagination is releasing a free version of its Linux-ready MIPS MicroAptiv CPU to universities called "MIPSfpga," which will offer fully transparent RTL.
A Fedora 22 beta walk-through (Slideshow) (2015-04-28 08:00:00)
ZDnet: The new Fedora, with its GNOME 3.16 interface, is an interesting, powerful Linux desktop.
LinuxFest Northwest in the Books for 2015 (2015-04-28 07:00:00)
FOSSforce: The only attendee/presenter in a suit at LinuxFest Northwest - and catching some good-natured hell for it - was consultant/SaltStack developer/all-around-good-guy Corey Quinn
BackBox Linux 4.2 Is a Complete Penetration Testing Distro Based on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS (2015-04-28 06:00:00)
softpedia: BackBox Linux, a distribution based on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS, developed perform penetration tests and security assessments has just received a new update and is now ready for download.
Unix and Personal Computers: Reinterpreting the Origins of Linux (2015-04-28 05:00:00)
The VAR Guy: Early Linux hackers were motivated by a desire to build a Unix-like operating system
Debian 8.0 Jessie Debuts After Two Years of Effort (2015-04-28 04:00:00)
LinuxPlanet: New Debian releases don't occur every day, or even every year.