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Openwashing: adopter beware

Thursday 4th of December 2014 02:00:00 PM

 opensource.com: Openwashing is when a company undertakes egregious marketing and promotion schemes that exaggerate their participation in, contributions to, and licensing of open source software.

Configurable Menu: Install the best menu for Linux Mint 17/17.1 Cinnamon

Thursday 4th of December 2014 01:00:00 PM

 LinuxBSDos:  Why I like Configurable Menu so much and how you can install it on your Linux Mint 17/17.1 Cinnamon desktop.

Meet Mutate, a Spotlight Alternative for Ubuntu Systems That's Blazing Fast

Thursday 4th of December 2014 12:00:00 PM

 softpedia: The Spotlight feature on Mac OS X has drawn the Linux community's attention and it looks that at least one developer has tried to replicate its functionality and feel.

Juniper Embraces Linux and Open Compute Project for New Switch

Thursday 4th of December 2014 07:00:00 AM

Enterprise Networking Planet: Juniper's JUNOS operating system gets a Linux treatment as networking vendor also embraces the open-source hardware model

Linux Container Adoption Set to Grow Rapidly

Thursday 4th of December 2014 03:00:00 AM

ServerWatch: The Linux Foundation today released its 2014 end user trends report, providing visibility into how some of the world's largest IT organizations are thinking about and using Linux.

Set Up SSH Tunneling on a Linux / Unix / BSD Server To Bypass NAT

Wednesday 3rd of December 2014 11:00:00 PM

 Nixcraft: How do I create a reverse SSH tunnel on Unix-like systems?

A Devuan and A-two???

Wednesday 3rd of December 2014 10:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: As for Devuan, I'm sorry that I don't have a lot of faith in their endeavor being successful.

First Quark-based SMARC module runs on 2 Watts

Wednesday 3rd of December 2014 09:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: The Linux-ready module runs on just 2 Watts.

How migrate your database from MySQL to Mariadb which includes features like parallel replication and support of Nosql Storage engines

Wednesday 3rd of December 2014 08:00:00 PM

 techarena: MariaDB is a community-developed fork of the MySQL intended to remain free under the GNU GPL.

How to use matplotlib for scientific plotting on Linux

Wednesday 3rd of December 2014 07:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: If you want an efficient, automatable solution for producing high-quality scientific plots in Linux, then consider using matplotlib.

Program Arduino on your Raspberry Pi

Wednesday 3rd of December 2014 06:00:00 PM

Linux User & Developer: You can interface a Raspberry Pi with Arduino components – now learn how to program them from the Pi and control robots like the Makeblock

10 Open Source Security Tools from Google, Facebook, Netflix and Cisco

Wednesday 3rd of December 2014 04:00:00 PM

Linux.com: In June Netflix open sourced Security Monkey with a focus on monitoring and analyzing the security of Amazon Web Services configurations. More recently, it released Scumblr and Sketchy, two security-related Web applications

10 Open Source Security Tools from Google, Facebook, Netflix and Cisco

Wednesday 3rd of December 2014 04:00:00 PM

Linux.com: In June Netflix open sourced Security Monkey with a focus on monitoring and analyzing the security of Amazon Web Services configurations. More recently, it released Scumblr and Sketchy, two security-related Web applications

Google's Go 1.5 To Feature Many Improvements

Wednesday 3rd of December 2014 03:00:00 PM

Phoronix: The updates due for Google's Go 1.5 programming language implementation are aplenty and should better position this promising language.

Google's Go 1.5 To Feature Many Improvements

Wednesday 3rd of December 2014 03:00:00 PM

Phoronix: The updates due for Google's Go 1.5 programming language implementation are aplenty and should better position this promising language.

The Easy Way to Keep Track of Multiple Time Zones in Ubuntu

Wednesday 3rd of December 2014 02:00:00 PM

OMG Ubuntu: Whether I’m making sure that a tweet about a Chromebook sale in Australia hits those down under when awake or scheduling a Skype call with Sam Tran, the ‘developer’ half of Ohso, I work with multiple time zones in mind.

The Easy Way to Keep Track of Multiple Time Zones in Ubuntu

Wednesday 3rd of December 2014 02:00:00 PM

OMG Ubuntu: Whether I’m making sure that a tweet about a Chromebook sale in Australia hits those down under when awake or scheduling a Skype call with Sam Tran, the ‘developer’ half of Ohso, I work with multiple time zones in mind.

Cisco Goes Open-Source for Big Data Security Analytics

Wednesday 3rd of December 2014 01:00:00 PM

Enterprise Networking Planet: Cisco leverages open-source Kibana as part of OpenSOC.

Cisco Goes Open-Source for Big Data Security Analytics

Wednesday 3rd of December 2014 01:00:00 PM

Enterprise Networking Planet: Cisco leverages open-source Kibana as part of OpenSOC.

Why there is no open-source standard-bearer for the network

Wednesday 3rd of December 2014 12:00:00 PM

 NetworkWorld: Open-source software plays an increasingly prominent role in many areas of modern business IT

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