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No Reboot Patching Comes to Ubuntu 15.10 via Linux Kernel 4.0, Says Mark Shuttleworth

Thursday 16th of April 2015 06:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Mark Shuttleworth, the founder of Canonical and Ubuntu, has confirmed that the recently announced Linux kernel 4.0 will be included in the upcoming Ubuntu 15.10 operating system in October 2015.

5 Linux Laptops for Small Business

Thursday 16th of April 2015 05:00:00 PM

Smallbusinesscomputing: You get better quality hardware with Linux vendors; the typical discounted low-end Windows laptop is built as cheaply as possible, and depends on software hacks to do the work of hardware.

NGINX Open Source: Reflecting Back and Looking Ahead

Thursday 16th of April 2015 04:00:00 PM

What does the future hold for NGINX and the applications we power?

This Emulator Turns an Arduino Uno into an Apple II

Thursday 16th of April 2015 03:00:00 PM

MakeZine: Consider that the ATmega328P on the Uno comes with just 2KB of RAM, half the 4KB of the original Apple I

How to Check and Monitor Hard Disk Health on Linux with Smartmontools

Thursday 16th of April 2015 12:00:00 PM

MakeTechEasier: SMART (an acronym for the Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) is found in modern hard drives

KDE Plasma 5.3 Beta Released with 350 Bug Fixes

Thursday 16th of April 2015 11:00:00 AM

OStatic: Plasma 5.3 Beta was released today, just two weeks ahead of the scheduled official Release. 

Say Hello to Open Source Puppet 4!

Thursday 16th of April 2015 06:00:00 AM

With Puppet 4, you get a simple, streamlined experience with an all-in-one (AIO) package that includes Puppet 4, both Facter 2.4 and CFacter 0.4, the latest Hiera and MCollective, Ruby 2.1.5, OpenSSL 1.0.0r and our gem dependencies.

Docker overlay network using Flannel

Thursday 16th of April 2015 02:00:00 AM

The first thing you need once you start scaling up your containers on different hosts is a consistent networking model

Google launches new Chromebook site

Wednesday 15th of April 2015 10:00:00 PM

 ITworld: Google's Chromebooks have been perennial bestsellers on Amazon, and now the company has launched a new site designed to promote Chromebooks.

NY Times IT capitalizes on continuous delivery to move faster

Wednesday 15th of April 2015 09:00:00 PM

 Enterprisersproject: New York Times CIO Marc Frons shares his story about how the Times' IT organization moved to continuous delivery.

Elementary OS Freya: A Complete List of Changes and New Features

Wednesday 15th of April 2015 08:00:00 PM

 UbuntuPortal: Based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and uses pantheon as the main desktop environment, Elementary OS freya delivers great new features

Here's a BSOD Error on Linux, Thank You, AMD Radeon

Wednesday 15th of April 2015 07:00:00 PM

 softpedia: The Blue Screen of Death is a common occurrence on Windows systems, less now than a few years ago, but it still happens.

3 steps to writing an open source project case study

Wednesday 15th of April 2015 06:00:00 PM Case studies help highlight open source projects, while also gathering information to improve them.

Linux 4.0: Hurr durr I'ma sheep

Wednesday 15th of April 2015 05:00:00 PM

LinuxPlanet: Bitkeeper, feature based releases and ghosts of Linux kernel past

HP: We're not leaving the public cloud

Wednesday 15th of April 2015 04:00:00 PM

ZDnet: HP reaffirms its commitment to its OpenStack-powered Helion public cloud.

Many HID Improvements For Linux 4.1, Wacom Bamboo Pads Properly Supported

Wednesday 15th of April 2015 03:00:00 PM

Phoronix: Jiri Kosina has queued up a range of HID driver updates for the now in-development Linux 4.1 kernel.

VirtualBox 5.0 Beta 2 released

Wednesday 15th of April 2015 02:00:00 PM

Please do NOT use this VirtualBox Beta release on production machines!

How to do layered compositing in Kdenlive

Wednesday 15th of April 2015 01:00:00 PM Kdenlive features an advanced overlay system by default.

How to monitor OpenVZ limits with vzwatchd on Debian and Ubuntu

Wednesday 15th of April 2015 12:00:00 PM

 HowToForge: Vzwatchd is an OpenVZ monitoring daemon that informs the server administrator by email when a limit of the container is reached.

Dooble: A Web Browser, Specially Designed For Security And Privacy

Wednesday 15th of April 2015 11:00:00 AM

 Unixmen: Security and privacy are the two biggest concerns in Web, right?

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Unix and Personal Computers: Reinterpreting the Origins of Linux

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