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Announcing Apache CloudMonkey 5.2.0

Thursday 28th of August 2014 07:00:00 PM

Apache: Apache CloudMonkey v5.2.0 is the latest feature release of the CloudStack command line interface tool.

How to use on-screen virtual keyboard on Linux

Thursday 28th of August 2014 06:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: On-screen virtual keyboard is an alternative input method that can replace a real hardware keyboard.

Red Hat CTO Brian Stevens Resigns

Thursday 28th of August 2014 05:00:00 PM

eWEEK: After 12 years on the job, Brian Stevens suddenly leaves his post, but it has nothing to do with Red Hat politics.

Sysstat :All-in-One System Performance and Usage Activity Monitoring Tool For Linux

Thursday 28th of August 2014 04:00:00 PM

 tecmint: Sysstat is really a handy tool which comes with number of utilities to monitor system resources

Open Source Software: Sailing Into Friendlier Seas

Thursday 28th of August 2014 03:00:00 PM

LinuxInsider: It used to be that companies would allow employees to work on open source projects only grudgingly.

Git 2.1 Released: What's New

Thursday 28th of August 2014 02:00:00 PM

InfoQ: Two-and-a-half months after Git 2.0, a new version of Git has been released.

Cluetrain at Fifteen

Thursday 28th of August 2014 01:00:00 PM

LinuxJournal: Despite its antiquity, Cluetrain's popularity persists.

Shortlist of open source software used at NASA lab

Thursday 28th of August 2014 12:00:00 PM 'We use a lot of open source' - NASA

Appliance maker Electrolux joins IoT-focused AllSeen Alliance

Thursday 28th of August 2014 11:00:00 AM

ZDnet: The appliance manufacturer will work with other members to build out the AllJoyn open-source framework.

$99 Parallella Supercomputer has Successful Launch After 18 Months

Thursday 28th of August 2014 06:00:00 AM That we now have a low-cost open hardware computing platform equipped with a many-core processor — for which comprehensive documentation is freely available, along with a GNU-based SDK — is a huge step forward.

Automattic Improves WordPress Security With BruteProtect Acquisition

Thursday 28th of August 2014 02:00:00 AM

eWEEK: Prior to being acquired by Automattic, BruteProtect offered a free and a paid Pro version of its service.

Ubuntu Next with Unity 8 and Mir on the Desktop - Screen Tour

Wednesday 27th of August 2014 10:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Canonical is planning to bring the Unity 8 to the desktop, but it will take a while until this task is accomplished.

How to secure a LAMP server on CentOS or RHEL

Wednesday 27th of August 2014 09:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: In this article we will assume that each component of the stack is already up and running, and will focus exclusively on securing the LAMP server(s).

SteamOS Beta 133 Released

Wednesday 27th of August 2014 08:00:00 PM

 GamingOnLinux: The latest and greatest from Valve's Gaming OS! Now with a newer Linux kernel and an updated Nvidia Driver!

One frustrating Linux problem that Windows, Mac users don’t deal with

Wednesday 27th of August 2014 07:00:00 PM

NetworkWorld: A rant on a particularly frustrating aspect of Linux - re-compiling the kernel.

Beginner’s Guide to Mastering the Netstat Command on Linux

Wednesday 27th of August 2014 06:00:00 PM

MakeTechEasier:: The netstat comand is an essential tool for network administration

Open Source and social capital

Wednesday 27th of August 2014 05:00:00 PM

buytaert: The notion that people contributing to Open Source don't get paid is false.

New GCC 5.0 Changes, Command-Line Options That Landed So Far

Wednesday 27th of August 2014 04:00:00 PM

Phoronix: While we're just a few months into the GCC 4.10 release cycle that's going to be released as GCC 5, there's already some release notes forming for this 2015 open-source compiler update.

An introduction to Apache Hadoop for big data

Wednesday 27th of August 2014 03:00:00 PM Apache Hadoop is an open source software framework for storage and large scale processing of data-sets on clusters of commodity hardware.

Getting Good Vibrations with Linux

Wednesday 27th of August 2014 02:00:00 PM

LinuxJournal: Getting Good Vibrations with Linux

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