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TuxMachines: What will 2015 bring for the open source cloud?

Monday 29th of December 2014 09:35:46 AM

Regardless of what we see in 2015, the open source cloud will continue to grow, change, and adapt. What is your top prediction for this year?

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TuxMachines: Five Great Applications For Systems Admins

Monday 29th of December 2014 09:26:45 AM

Being a systems administrator is a difficult, often thankless job. You’re one of the people responsible for keeping the entire IT infrastructure of your business up and running. What that means is that whenever something doesn’t work the way it should, all eyes immediately turn in your direction.

You can hardly be blamed for looking to make your life a bit easier. I’d actually recommend that you do so, truth be told. The less time you spend slogging through all the basics of administration, the more time you can devote to improving your server.

To that end, I’ve compiled a list of a few of the best sysadmin apps on the web; tools that any Linux administrator worth their salt should consider using.

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Phoronix: USB Flash Drive File-System Tests On Fedora 21

Monday 29th of December 2014 07:30:00 AM
For those wondering what Linux file-system is most performant on a USB 3.0 flash drive, here are some benchmarks using Fedora 21.

Reddit: I'm tempted to set up a Linux partition on my PC, so, be honest with me. What are the positives and negatives?

Monday 29th of December 2014 05:47:26 AM

I could also do with info about the OS, such as different versions (Ubuntu etc...).

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Reddit: Install Manjaro 32-bit error

Monday 29th of December 2014 04:19:17 AM

I put the ISO on a USB using YUMI. I went to the CLI INSTALL. When I clicked on "Install system" it just said "installation failed". When I went into the regular GUI install it said "Base Filesystem does not exist".

I have redownloaded and rewrote it to the usb 16 times today using multiple different programs. The ones that say "Write" or "Read" (The programs that write the iso to the usb) corrupt my USB btw.

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Reddit: RHEL 7.2 will rebase to GNOME 3.14

Monday 29th of December 2014 04:18:47 AM

Reddit: Tribes Ascend

Monday 29th of December 2014 04:15:26 AM

Is there some way to get tribes ascend running on linux? Specifically Ubuntu? (whatever the newest version is). I'm not sure if wine works, as people say that it doesn't work for them because of launcher issues, but can someone try it out for me? I haven't gotten my linux machine yet.

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Reddit: So I got this server, need ideas for what to do with it.

Monday 29th of December 2014 03:48:06 AM

My brother gave me a rack server he won in a raffle at his job, its a poweredge 2950 with 2 quad core 3.0 ghz processors, 6 hard drives, 32gb ram. I setup raid5 and ubuntu, I got general utilities set up, web hosting, programming language support, ftp, ssh, etc. Now I'm trying to figure out what would be a good or a cool use for it. I considered using it to mine bitcoin (which I know nothing about, except it probly isnt a good idea without specialized hardware) and I considered using it to just host alot of files for myself personally on the web using dynDNS or something. But I feel like there's something better I can be doing with it. Can anyone offer some ideas? Thanks!

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Reddit: New Technology/Linux imageboard

Monday 29th of December 2014 02:54:07 AM

Hey guys, I've made an imageboard and would love it if i could get more of the linux crowd to use it. I've always been a giant fan of linux/unix and would love it if some of you guys could come check it out. Feel free to discuss literally anything related to technology, video games, and linux there. Thanks!

If you have any suggestions for rules; features; or something completley different please let me know!

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LXer: What will 2015 bring for the open source cloud?

Monday 29th of December 2014 02:05:41 AM
When it comes to making predictions, I’m cautious. But I have no reason to believe that the trends we saw emerging in 2014 are going anywhere. Here are three things we saw in 2014 that I fully expect we’ll see more of in more

LinuxToday: Is Devuan really a good idea?

Monday 29th of December 2014 02:00:00 AM

 EveryDayLinuxUser: Devuan has been created as a complete fork of Debian minus systemd

Phoronix: Linux 3.19-rc2 Is A Tiny Release

Monday 29th of December 2014 01:10:20 AM
Due to Christmas and conventional employees tending to take time off at the end of the year, Linux 3.19-rc2 was released as an abnormally tiny release this Sunday evening...

Reddit: Linux Live USB not booting on Gigabyte z97x gaming 5 with intel i7 4790k and R9 290 Vapor-X.

Sunday 28th of December 2014 11:55:55 PM

Hello everybody... I need some help about this.. Can anyone tell me what to do?

Actually I'd like to boot backbox live usb, but I can't boot ubuntu nor backbox or, I think, any other distro. Is there some incompatibility or am I missing something? I used unetbootin to install 64bit OS in the USB. I tried 32bit with Ubuntu, but same result.

Thanks in advance

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Reddit: Paper, Ozon on GNOME 3.14

Sunday 28th of December 2014 11:33:09 PM

LXer: Bad, bad Internet news: Internet Systems Consortium site hacked

Sunday 28th of December 2014 10:58:35 PM
The ISC site, home to the world's most popular Domain Name System program BIND, appears to have been infected with malware.

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