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Red Hat delivers latest developer tools

Thursday 30th of October 2014 09:07:28 PM
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 is still new, but there are even newer programming tools. Fortunately, with the latest Version of Red Hat Software Collection, programmers can keep up to speed.

Advisory says to assume all Drupal 7 websites are compromised

Thursday 30th of October 2014 08:10:17 PM
If your organization uses Drupal, you might have a serious problem on your hands. On October 15, Drupal urged users to apply an update that fixed a SQL Injection flaw. However, unless that patch was installed within seven hours, Drupal now says it's best to assume the website was completely compromised.

Parallels CTO: Linux container security is not the problem

Thursday 30th of October 2014 07:13:06 PM
Security Projects Containerization technology has been a game-changer, powering Docker and other transformative software solutions. It's also garnered its share of criticisms about performance, security, and resiliency. But one of the creators of Parallels, a key containerization technology on Linux, is pushing back against what he feels are pervasive myths about containers -- many of which, he argues, are rooted in misunderstandings of how to use them and what they're for.

Has the time come to rebrand open source?

Thursday 30th of October 2014 06:15:55 PM
OK, take a deep breath and don't panic! I assure you that I'm not asking you to do anything that you have not already done before. Let me explain myself before I go any further. I'm the CEO of a web design agency in Malmö, Sweden that specializes in web publishing and digital presence. We create websites using TYPO3 which is a web Content Management Solution.

Install LibreOffice 4.3.3 in Ubuntu 14.04 and 14.10

Thursday 30th of October 2014 05:18:44 PM
LibreOffice 4.3.3 has been officially released earlier today, being an incremental bug fix release over the stable 4.3.x series.

Contributing effectively to OpenStacks Neutron project

Thursday 30th of October 2014 04:21:33 PM
Earlier this year, Kyle Mestery posted an article on his blog outlining some common misconceptions about contributing to the Neutron project and how to contribute effectively upstream.

Pirate Bay founder guilty in historic hacker case

Thursday 30th of October 2014 03:24:22 PM
Pirate Bay founder Gottrid Svartholm Warg and his 21-year-old Danish co-defendant JLT have been found guilty by a Danish court of mounting the most serious computer hack in the country’s history. The court said that the unauthorised access to CSC’s mainframe was of a “systematic and organised character”, dismissing the Swede’s claims that his computer was used by others to carry out the hack as “unlikely”.

Things I Do in Windows When I Forget It's Not Linux

Thursday 30th of October 2014 02:27:11 PM
Many Linux users out there dual-boot with a Windows system, or they just use the two operating systems separately. An interesting thing happens when you're in Windows and you try to do something that you think is normal, but that feature doesn't exist.

Iron Man costume made on the shoulders of giants

Thursday 30th of October 2014 01:30:00 PM
When Iron Man set foot on stage at the Red Hat Halloween party last year, my jaw dropped. A huge applause erupted. It was like the real Iron Man stepped out of the Hollywood big screen and was right in front of us. I was waiting for it to start flying.

How to run SQL queries against Apache log files on Linux

Thursday 30th of October 2014 12:32:49 PM
One of the distinguishing features of Linux is that, under normal circumstances, you should be able to know what is happening and has happened on your system by analyzing one or more system logs. Indeed, system logs are the first resource a system administrator tends to look to while troubleshooting system or application issues.

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