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Not ready for the jump to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7? Be of good cheer, Red Hat is still improving Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.x.
I cringe when I see job listings searching for "rock star developers." What does that even mean? Developers who take all the credit, while the band, agent, road crew, and sound engineers do the heavy lifting?read more
RHEL 6 was first released in November 2010 and is no longer the leading edge of Red Hat's platform efforts. In June 2014, RHEL 7 debuted, providing new file system and Docker container support. Just because Red Hat is working on RHEL 7 doesn't mean it's leaving its RHEL 6 users behind. Red Hat has a 10-year life cycle process for its operating system platform, which includes multiple phases of support.
Mark Shuttleworth had a very interesting keynote at the opening of the Ubuntu Online Summit for 15.10, and he said the developers from all the desktop environments should work together towards a common goal.
The storage giant is partnering up to bring its hardware to the major OpenStack clouds.
One ongoing question kernel developers face is the best way to delete data so no one else canrecover it. Typically there are simple tools to undelete files that are deletedaccidentally, although some filesystems make this easier than others.
This tutorial shows the installation of a Ubuntu 15.04 minimal server in detail with many screenshots. The purpose of the guide is to show the basic installation of Ubuntu 15.04 that can be used as basis for our other Ubuntu 15.04 tutorials here at howtoforge like our perfect server guides.
In today's open source roundup: Which problems stop Linux from dominating the desktop? Plus: Linux gamers and Nvidia graphics cards. And new Firefox features might not work on unencrypted sites.
Now, let’s go back to 2006: It would have been nice to have these articles when I started out in Linux and FOSS nine years ago, introduced by the IT guy from the Green Party of California when I asked where I’d get Adobe products for my statewide campaign for office that year. During the campaign, I kept thinking about how great this paradigm is — people working together to make software free (as in freedom and, in many cases, beer) for public use — and switched gears to work to advocate for FOSS.
Mark Shuttleworth talked about Ubuntu convergence and he also happened to mention the fact that Microsoft is trying to do something similar to Windows, but he said that the companies just had the same idea, at the same time.
Gateworks unveiled a tiny, UAV-oriented SBC that runs Linux or Android on an i.MX6 SoC, and offers HDMI in/out, USB, serial, GPIO, CAN, mini-PCIe, and more.
For the second time in less than a week, Google has updated its Password Alert extension for Chrome to address a method for bypassing the warning screens that alert users that they're entering data on a non-Google site. However, the researcher who discovered the most-recent bypass method said his technique still works on the latest version.
Today, May 4, we announce the immediate availability for download of the Enlightenment 0.19.5 desktop environment, a release that fixes a significant amount of issues discovered since Enlightenment 0.19.4, which is currently used by default in various GNU/Linux distributions.
The deck is stacked and the designers want it that way. Mozilla has revealed how it reckons Firefox should look when it's on the tellie.
Armadeus has launched a Linux-equipped module that integrates a Freescale i.MX6 SoC with a Cyclone V GX FPGA, and offers SATA, CSI, DSI, and optional WiFi.
I am delighted to announce that CodeWeavers has just released CrossOver 14.1.0 for both Mac OS X and Linux. CrossOver 14.1.0 has important bug fixes for both Mac and Linux users.
Today, we have the great pleasure of introducing you to the first ever openSUSE Live CD built around the MATE desktop environment, as it looks like the openSUSE team plans on delivering a MATE flavor as well, after Ubuntu got its own.
Team Tiny Core is proud to announce the release of Core v6.1.
Valve has recently gone through a major PR debacle after the company announced that it's implementing paid mods for games and Skyrim in particular. Their decision was short-lived, and it was retracted, but they have managed to incur the rage of the community. Independent developers are now working on a new game launcher that will make Steam obsolete.
Top that, David Cameron and Ed MilibandSingaporean prime minister Lee Hsien Loong has decided to reveal the source code of the Sudoku-solving app he personally coded.…