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Red Hat Fiscal 2015 Revenue $1.79 Billion: OpenStack and OpenShift Leading the Way

Thursday 26th of March 2015 03:00:00 PM

ServerWatch: For the fourth quarter, Red Hat reported revenue of $464 million for a 16 percent year-over-year gain.

GNOME 3.16 Released

Thursday 26th of March 2015 02:00:00 PM

The release incorporates 33525 changes, made by approximately 1043 contributors.

Canonical Just Made It Even Easier To Benchmark Ubuntu Linux In The Cloud

Thursday 26th of March 2015 01:00:00 PM

Phoronix: Canonical has switched to using the Phoronix Test Suite for doing their cloud benchmarking of Ubuntu.

Firefox OS ported to MIPS on Ingenic tablet

Thursday 26th of March 2015 12:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Imagination is hosting a raffle for a 9.7-inch, MIPS-based Ingenic tablet that runs a MIPS port of Firefox OS, which will also support its Creator C120 SBC.

Web Server Load-Balancing with HAProxy on Ubuntu 14.04

Thursday 26th of March 2015 11:00:00 AM

HowToForge: HAProxy(High Availability Proxy) is an open-source load-balancer which can load balance any TCP service.

When SCO Was Cool

Thursday 26th of March 2015 06:00:00 AM

 FOSSforce: In his book "The Art of Unix Programming," Eric Raymond calls SCO the "first Unix company."

HP Launches Helion Rack for OpenStack Cloud Delivery

Thursday 26th of March 2015 02:00:00 AM

ServerWatch: In an extension of its overall cloud efforts HP has announced its Helion Rack, a pre-configured software and hardware solution for deploying an OpenStack cloud.

The Companies That Support Linux: Treasure Data

Wednesday 25th of March 2015 10:00:00 PM Treasure Data monitors and supports its cloud service for customers who collect, store and analyze tens of billions of records a day

MuseScore 2.0 has been released

Wednesday 25th of March 2015 09:00:00 PM

This release represents the culmination of over four years of development

How to set up server monitoring system with Monit

Wednesday 25th of March 2015 08:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: Many Linux admins rely on a centralized remote monitoring system (e.g., Nagios or Cacti) to check the health of their network infrastructure

One-armed manipulation robot runs Linux and ROS

Wednesday 25th of March 2015 07:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Rethink Robotics's one-armed, Linux- and ROS-based "Sawyer" manipulation robot is smaller, faster, stronger, and more precise than the company's earlier Baxter.

How to do fast, repeatable Linux installations

Wednesday 25th of March 2015 06:00:00 PM One of the basic tenets of the Linux philosophy is to use software leverage, and one of the important corollaries of that tenet is to automate everything.

Flexible Access Control with Squid Proxy

Wednesday 25th of March 2015 05:00:00 PM

LinuxJournal: Large enterprises and nuclear laboratories aren't the only organizations that need an Internet access policy and a means of enforcing it.

Docker's No Flash in the Pan

Wednesday 25th of March 2015 04:00:00 PM

LinuxInsider: The Docker technology is being embraced by developers, prioritized by large enterprises, and questioned by central IT teams.

KDE Plasma 5.2.2 Released with Over 150 Improvements, Prepares for Linux Kernel 4.0

Wednesday 25th of March 2015 03:00:00 PM

 softpedia: KDE Plasma 5.2.2 brings improvements to many of KDE Plasma'ss core components

Report: Linux takes leading role in IoT-obsessed market

Wednesday 25th of March 2015 02:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Spurred on by IoT, open source Linux will grow from a 56.2 percent share of embedded device shipments in 2012 to 64.7 percent in 2017, says VDC Research.

Gnome 3.16 sneak peek: A preview from the eyes of a KDE Plasma user

Wednesday 25th of March 2015 01:00:00 PM

 ITworld: The next major release of Gnome (3.16) is scheduled to be released on March 25.

Why OpenStack is different from other open source projects

Wednesday 25th of March 2015 12:00:00 PM The OpenStack project feels different from other open source projects to me.

Ubuntu Remote Desktop with X2Go

Wednesday 25th of March 2015 11:00:00 AM

HowToForge: X2Go is a remote desktop application to access X-Desktop enviroments over a network connection

Google Hit Again by Unauthorized SSL/TLS Certificates

Wednesday 25th of March 2015 06:00:00 AM

eSecurityPlanet: The SSL/TLS certificate authority system's frailty is again exposed, as an unauthorized certificate is issued for Google.

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