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Red Hat Squid web-proxy is not deleting files willy-nilly

Thursday 26th of March 2015 09:00:00 PM

 ZDnet: There is indeed a Squid bug in Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Install UFW Firewall In Linux And Secure Computer From Harmful Incoming/Outgoing Connections

Thursday 26th of March 2015 08:00:00 PM

 LinuxandUbuntu: UFW stands for Uncomplicated Firewall is a firewall to secure Linux desktop from harmful incoming and outgoing connections.

What the New York Times CIO asks when evaluating open source solutions

Thursday 26th of March 2015 07:00:00 PM

 EnterprisersProject: New York Times CIO Marc Frons explains how his teams evaluate whether to use open source or proprietary software and the simple question that helps guide the conversation.

Configure Xfce 4 Settings with Xfwm4-Composite-Editor [Install in Ubuntu]

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

 tuxarena: Xfwm4-Composite-Editor is a tool that enables easy access to various settings pertaining to the Xfce window manager in a graphical application with a simple interface.

New SteamOS Beta Arrives with Updated Nvidia Video Drivers, Uses Linux Kernel 3.10.5

Thursday 26th of March 2015 05:00:00 PM

 softpedia: The new release of the SteamOS operating system updated the proprietary Nvidia video drivers

Red Hat clears up its software-defined storage options

Thursday 26th of March 2015 04:00:00 PM

ZDnet: Red Hat clarifies where Ceph and Gluster fit into your big data storage plans.

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

Linux.com: 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

 opensource.com: 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.

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My darling daughter Mimi, who had installed Debian when she was 9 (with her proud father watching over her shoulder), had been an Ubuntu user for years. We’ll get to why that was OK with her Dad in a minute. Unity, of course, changed everything: She hated it as much as her father did (and does), and she switched to Linux Mint, which she had been using for the last several years. Read more