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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

Friendship & the Linux Community

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

 FOSSforce: Linux is a global community...a quarrelsome community, I will give you that, but a community nonetheless.

Friendship & the Linux Community

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

 FOSSforce: Linux is a global community...a quarrelsome community, I will give you that, but a community nonetheless.

Check successful & unsuccessful user login attempts in linux

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

 nextstep4IT: For Linux System admins it is very important to know successful & unsuccessful user login attempts on their Linux boxes.

Check successful & unsuccessful user login attempts in linux

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

 nextstep4IT: For Linux System admins it is very important to know successful & unsuccessful user login attempts on their Linux boxes.

Why change is hard for any open source community

Tuesday 2nd of December 2014 11:00:00 PM

 opensource.com: A lightning talk recap about how the Apache Foundation has always done things a certain way

Why change is hard for any open source community

Tuesday 2nd of December 2014 11:00:00 PM

 opensource.com: A lightning talk recap about how the Apache Foundation has always done things a certain way

Apache Drills into Hadoop

Tuesday 2nd of December 2014 10:00:00 PM

Enterprise Apps Today: Drill, which defines itself as a schema-free SQL query engine, until this week had been an incubated Apache project.

Apache Drills into Hadoop

Tuesday 2nd of December 2014 10:00:00 PM

Enterprise Apps Today: Drill, which defines itself as a schema-free SQL query engine, until this week had been an incubated Apache project.

Manjaro 0.8.11 Has Arrived, Users Can Choose Between Systemd and OpenRC

Tuesday 2nd of December 2014 09:00:00 PM

softpedia: The final version of Manjaro Xfce 0.8.11, a Linux distribution based on well-tested snapshots of the Arch Linux repositories and 100% compatible with Arch, has been released and is now available for download.

Manjaro 0.8.11 Has Arrived, Users Can Choose Between Systemd and OpenRC

Tuesday 2nd of December 2014 09:00:00 PM

softpedia: The final version of Manjaro Xfce 0.8.11, a Linux distribution based on well-tested snapshots of the Arch Linux repositories and 100% compatible with Arch, has been released and is now available for download.

Nginx 1.7.8 Updates Open-Source Web Server

Tuesday 2nd of December 2014 08:00:00 PM

InternetNews: From the 'Apache is still more popular' files:

Nginx 1.7.8 Updates Open-Source Web Server

Tuesday 2nd of December 2014 08:00:00 PM

InternetNews: From the 'Apache is still more popular' files:

CoreOS Fires Rocket at Docker

Tuesday 2nd of December 2014 07:00:00 PM

eWEEK: CoreOS, one of the leading operating system backers of Docker, is now attacking it with a new container technology development.

CoreOS Fires Rocket at Docker

Tuesday 2nd of December 2014 07:00:00 PM

eWEEK: CoreOS, one of the leading operating system backers of Docker, is now attacking it with a new container technology development.

Cavium Debuts 48-Core ARM Server Chip

Tuesday 2nd of December 2014 06:00:00 PM

ServerWatch: From an operating system perspective, Cavium's MontaVista software division worked on optimizing its Linux distribution for the new ThunderX SoC.

The Awesome Program You Never Should Use

Tuesday 2nd of December 2014 05:00:00 PM

LinuxJournal: I've been hesitating for a couple months about whether to mention sshpass.

Intro to Enterprise Cloud Storage: How to Set Up a Cloudant Database

Tuesday 2nd of December 2014 04:00:00 PM

Linux.com: Cloudant, which was founded in 2008, was sold to IBM in February of 2014. As such, we're actually talking about an IBM product here.

Cloudius Touts Open Source OSv for Container Virtualization Optimization

Tuesday 2nd of December 2014 03:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: Cloudius says its open source OSv operating system, which can boot in less than a second, is better for the cloud and container virtualization than Linux, OpenStack and Docker.

Setting up Linux Mint 17.1 for the first time

Tuesday 2nd of December 2014 02:00:00 PM

 ZDnet: Getting Linux Mint to work is simple.

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Leaked videos, screenshots reveal an HTC One running Android Lollipop

No, you won’t get this gift in time for Christmas, but perhaps seeing an HTC One running Lollipop may make the wait slightly less painful. A batch of videos and screenshots show HTC’s flagship with the newest build of Android, though of course it’s merged with the Sense 6.0 user interface (the HTC One currently runs Sense 5.0). We got a small hint of how Lollipop looks on the One in November, but this leak lays out what the entire operating system makeover looks in clearer detail. Read more

The winning Linux kernel live patch: All of the above

Life's choices often amount to one of two options: Linux or Windows? Android or iOS? Kgraft or Kpatch? That last pair consists of the two major contenders for the technology Linux could use for live kernel patches. Now a winner is in, and it amounts to all of the above. According to a post on the official Linux kernel developer's mailing list, a kernel patching system that works with both Kgraft and Kpatch and uses "core functionality abstracted out of [those] already existing implementations" has been proposed as an addition to the Linux 3.20 kernel. Read more

UNIX Industry Banks on Linux Strategies

Struggling UNIX server makers are strengthening their Linux strategy in line with the open-source application environment. The move is aimed at maintaining remaining customers, since users are increasingly abandoning UNIX servers. However, it is receiving a lukewarm response from the market. According to industry sources on Dec. 22, server vendors such as IBM and HP are concentrating on the development of products so that the Linux operating system and related applications can be used as UNIX servers. Read more

Mageia Beta Delayed, Christmas Quiz, and 7 Best Alternatives

Today in Linux news the Mageia project announced another delay in version 5 Beta 2. The Linux Voice is running a Linux quiz for Christmas and Gary Newell offers up his list of the seven best alternative Linux distributions of the year. The Register says 2015 will be the year of Linux - on mobile. Three reviews need to be highlighted and, finally today, Matt Hartley says everyone should switch to Ubuntu MATE. Read more Also: Linux Bloat, Linux Lite, and Devuan Update