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30 Useful Linux Commands for System Administrators

Saturday 1st of November 2014 02:00:00 AM

 tecmint: In this article we are going to review some of the useful and frequently used Linux or Unix commands for Linux System Administrators

What software defined storage means for OpenStack

Friday 31st of October 2014 10:00:00 PM

 opensource.com: Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with Sage Weil, founder and chief architect of Ceph

Convirture Adds OpenStack Cloud Backup Tool

Friday 31st of October 2014 09:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: Convirture Backup, a new backup, restore and disaster recovery tool from Convirture, brings automated backup to OpenStack clouds running on the KVM virtualization hypervisor.

How to create a cool terminal dashboard in Linux

Friday 31st of October 2014 08:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: Are you looking for new ways to display information in Linux?

Ohio LinuxFest 2014 - A Look At Tomorrow

Friday 31st of October 2014 07:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: Lots of fun at Ohio Linuxfest

Collection of Useful Bash Functions and Aliases

Friday 31st of October 2014 06:00:00 PM

 tuxarena: In this article I'm going to share some of the Bash aliases and functions that I use and I find pretty handy every once in a while.

Canonical Adds Ubuntu OpenStack Distribution for Open Source Cloud Computing

Friday 31st of October 2014 05:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: Canonical has announced its own distribution of OpenStack, the open source cloud computing operating system, built on top of Ubuntu Linux.

Google's surprise Nexus 6 preorders anger some Android users

Friday 31st of October 2014 04:00:00 PM

 ITworld: What a shame that this preorder mess had to happen with the Nexus 6

Contributing effectively to OpenStack's Neutron project

Friday 31st of October 2014 03:00:00 PM

 OpenSource.com: Find out more about Kyle and his work prior to his talk at the OpenStack Summit in Paris this year in this interview.

Rocker: Run R in Docker containers

Friday 31st of October 2014 02:00:00 PM

 LinuxBSDos: Rocker is a new project that offers an alternate system for running the R statistical and programming language in Docker containers.

How to run SQL queries against Apache log files on Linux

Friday 31st of October 2014 01:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: In this article, we will focus on the Apache access log files generated by Apache HTTP web server.

8 Tips to Solve Linux & Unix Systems Hard Disk Problmes Like Disk Full Or Can???t Write to the Disk

Friday 31st of October 2014 12:00:00 PM

 Nixcraft: Can't write to the hard disk on a Linux or Unix-like systems?

Atom-based Ubuntu Touch tablet specs leaked

Friday 31st of October 2014 11:00:00 AM

 LinuxGizmos: Specs have been leaked for a 10.1-inch Ubuntu Touch tablet called UT One that runs on an Intel Atom Z3735D SoC, with shipments expected in December.

Drupal Hack & WordPress Users

Friday 31st of October 2014 02:00:00 AM

 FOSSforce: Most WordPress exploits don't take place through the core WordPress install, but through plugins, which are mostly unvetted and sometimes designed by amateur coders.

CherryTree Review: The Rich Tree Notes Application

Thursday 30th of October 2014 10:00:00 PM

 tuxarena: CherryTree is a notes-taking application which organizes your notes into a hierarchical tree, has support for text formatting, and is written in GTK2/Python.

LibreOffice vs. OpenOffice: Why LibreOffice Wins

Thursday 30th of October 2014 09:00:00 PM

 Datamation: When comparing LibreOffice with OpenOffice, there are eleven clear reasons why LibreOffice is superior.

Replace UFW with FirewallD on Ubuntu 14.10

Thursday 30th of October 2014 08:00:00 PM

 LinuxBSDos: This tutorial shows how to remove (uninstall) UFW and install FirewallD in its place on Ubuntu 14.10 desktop, the latest edition of the Ubuntu Desktop.

Automated Installations of Multiple RHEL/CentOS 7 Distributions using PXE Server and Kickstart Files

Thursday 30th of October 2014 07:00:00 PM

 tecmint: This article is focused on how you can perform Automatic Installations of RHEL/CentOS 7, without the need for user intervention, on headless machines using a Kickstart file read from a local FTP server.

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

Thursday 30th of October 2014 06:00:00 PM

 softpedia: 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.

Suse enterprise Linux can take your system back in time

Thursday 30th of October 2014 05:00:00 PM

 Network World: The newest enterprise edition of the Suse Linux distribution allows administrators to go back in time, for instance, to immediately before they made that fatal system-crippling mistake.

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