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Open or Fauxpen? Use the OSS Watch Openness Rating tool to find out

Saturday 13th of December 2014 10:00:00 PM

OSS: Is your software open or fauxpen?

How to install Fedora: Hands-on with Anaconda installer

Saturday 13th of December 2014 06:00:00 PM

 ITworld: Fedora 21 was released this week and it looks like a great release so far, but one area where Fedora can be challenging for a new user is installation.

Tech Comics: Developer Madness

Saturday 13th of December 2014 02:00:00 PM

 Datamation: Remember Einstein's famous quote about doing the same thing again and again?

Parallels adopts Docker in next Cloud Server release

Saturday 13th of December 2014 03:00:00 AM

 ZDnet: Parallels was working on containers before they were cool, and now the company is adding Docker support to Parallels Cloud Server

Inside CoreOS Linux, Why Fleet and etcd Matter [VIDEO]

Friday 12th of December 2014 11:00:00 PM

ServerWatch: Using containers as a base, the CoreOS team looked to see what else was needed for a scale-out Internet application deployment.

Fix your ProxyChains error. Protect your anonymity online

Friday 12th of December 2014 10:00:00 PM

 blackmoreops: This might not be for everyone but definitely applies to those who uses ProxyChains to evade Firewall or bypass Govt. sanctioned restrictions.

Containers, microservices, and orchestrating the whole symphony

Friday 12th of December 2014 09:00:00 PM

 opensource.com: What are microservices?

Suricata 2.0.5 Available!

Friday 12th of December 2014 08:00:00 PM

 suricata: This release fixes a number of important issues in the 2.0 series.

Xojo: A Linux development suite that doesn't really support Linux

Friday 12th of December 2014 07:00:00 PM

NetworkWorld: If an IDE requires outdated versions of Linux, it may as well not even support Linux.

Google releases Cardboard VR viewer specs and SDKs

Friday 12th of December 2014 06:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Google released open hardware specs and Android and Unity SDKs for its "Google Cardboard," which turns smartphones into a low-cost stereoscopic VR viewers.

OPNFV Adds New Members to Open Source SDN/NFV Project

Friday 12th of December 2014 05:00:00 PM

Demystifying Kubernetes: the tool to manage Google-scale workloads in the cloud

Friday 12th of December 2014 04:00:00 PM

ComputerWeekly: While Docker provides the lifecycle management of containers, Kubernetes takes it to the next level by providing orchestration and managing clusters of containers.

Cisco Announces Plan to Reinvent Snort 3 IPS

Friday 12th of December 2014 03:00:00 PM

eWEEK: The open-source Snort intrusion prevention system kicks off new 3.0 development, for the second time.

Create a live system ISO for your Ubuntu-based Linux machines using Systemback

Friday 12th of December 2014 02:00:00 PM

TechRepublic: The Systemback tool allows you to create restore points, backups, and live images of a running system

FreeNAS 9.3 Released

Friday 12th of December 2014 01:00:00 PM

This FreeNAS update is a significant evolutionary step from previous FreeNAS releases

How Linux Works Is an OS Mechanic's Mainstay

Friday 12th of December 2014 12:00:00 PM

LinuxInsider: How Linux Works: What Every Superuser Should Know offers an unglamorous view of the Linux operating system.

EXT4 In Linux 3.19 Brings Lots Of Bug Fixes

Friday 12th of December 2014 07:00:00 AM

phoronix: EXT4 changes for Linux 3.19 include "lots of bug fixes", including changes that should improve CPU utilization and potential soft lock-ups when under heavy memory pressure

Joyent Offers Linux Branded Zones, Extends Docker Engine as Container Service

Friday 12th of December 2014 03:00:00 AM

ostatic: Joyent's platform can compete with OpenStack and other cloud offerings, and facilitates efficient use of container technologies like Docker.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 Enters Public Beta

Thursday 11th of December 2014 11:00:00 PM

eWEEK: Red Hat today announced the beta availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.1 and provided a preview of new features set to debut in the coming year.

UT One Ubuntu Tablet Delayed; Rooted Android Device May Come Instead

Thursday 11th of December 2014 10:02:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: The UT One tablet, the mobile device based on Canonical's Ubuntu Touch Linux OS, has been delayed

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From Red Hat's CEO: Reflecting on a 'great year,' looking to '15

It is confirmed: 2014 has been a great year for Red Hat. [On Dec. 18], we announced third quarter results of our fiscal year 2015 and, with that, celebrated our 51st consecutive quarter of revenue growth - more than 12 years of consecutive revenue growth. Thank you to the team of Red Hat customers, partners, open source contributors, and associates around the world, for helping us propel Red Hat to new heights. While 2014 has been a fantastic year for Red Hat, it has also been a banner year for open source. Read more Also: Red Hat Tech Exchange highlights: Architect, Implement, Enable

Open Source's 2014: MS 'cancer' embrace, NASDAQ listings, and a quiet dog

Ho hum. Another year, another slew of open source announcements that prove the once-maligned development methodology is now so mainstream as to be tedious. Running most of the world’s most powerful supercomputers? Been there, done that. Giving retailers the ability to deliver highly customized paper coupons to consumers based on warehouse inventory nearby? So 2013! And yet in 2014 we had a few events in open source that managed to surprise us, and suggest an even brighter future. Read more

How About 2014?

As for */Linux taking over the world, I think it’s inevitable. Android/Linux seems to be working on it’s third billion users perhaps by the end of 2015. At some point there will be saturation but the diversity is amazing. I saw a young lady with a Christmas gift of a CyanogenMod Android/Linux smartphone. CyanogenMod is a customization of Android/Linux which gives users more features and some independence from Google. She’s leaving a feature-phone behind as soon as she can switch “sim” cards. Within hours she’s learned to use a bunch of features including speech-to-text (It was nearly perfect)… Strangely, at about the same time her regular notebook PC (GNU/Linux) melted down (hard drive suspected). It will be interesting to see whether she even needs to replace it. This smartphone is just so powerful. Maybe I will get one and leave Beast to serving/storing stuff. Read more

Macbuntu strikes again, and we likes it!

Remember Macbuntu? It's a MAC OS X transformation pack for Ubuntu, which lets you tweak your Ubuntu desktop into looking like an Apple's offering. I have tried it about four years ago, on Lucid, but haven't played with the software since Unity replaced Gnome 2 as the desktop environment. I decided it was time for another attempt. If you read online, you will find multiple references to Macbuntu, so it can be a little confusing. There's the SourceForge hosted project, and there's the initiative by Noobslab, who have packaged together a handful of PPA and scripts to help you refashion your Unity desktop in a modular and easily reversible way. We checked. Read more