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Microsoft buys into Ubuntu Linux on Azure hybrid cloud

Friday 29th of January 2016 03:00:00 AM

 ZDnet: It took longer than expected but Microsoft's first technical preview of its Azure Stack hybrid-cloud with Ubuntu Linux is almost ready for release.

6 starting points for open source beginners

Thursday 28th of January 2016 11:00:00 PM

 opensource.com: Looking to make your first pull request?

The real reason Microsoft open sourced .NET

Thursday 28th of January 2016 10:00:00 PM

CIO.com: DevOps, microservices, and the shift to containers and lightweight computing environments explain a lot about Microsoft's position on .NET, open source and Nano Server.

How to transform your Ubuntu installation into a rolling release

Thursday 28th of January 2016 09:00:00 PM

BSD at SCALE 14x

Thursday 28th of January 2016 08:00:00 PM

Jolla Tablet Is Officially Dead, Refunds Are Being Offered

Thursday 28th of January 2016 07:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Jolla is dead.

Linux through a journalist's eyes

Thursday 28th of January 2016 06:00:00 PM

 opensource.com: How does a self-proclaimed "English and history guy" make a career writing about Linux?

Open Compute Project Branches out to Telcos

Thursday 28th of January 2016 05:00:00 PM

EnterpriseNetworkginPlanet: From servers to networking and now carriers, the OCP wants to keep hardware open.

Stella 4.7 Free Atari 2600 VCS Emulator Gets Paddle Emulation Improvements

Thursday 28th of January 2016 04:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Satisfy your need to play Asteroids...

Open Source Gaming News From SCALE 14x

Thursday 28th of January 2016 03:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: To start the conference off on Thursday morning, Jorge Castro gave a speech regarding "Gaming on Ubuntu" as part of UbuCon.

The mainframe lives on in IBM's LinuxONE

Thursday 28th of January 2016 02:00:00 PM

 ZDnet: If you want Big Blue to run your private or hybrid cloud, IBM has the Linux software partners -- Canonical, Red Hat, and SUSE -- and mainframes for you.

5 keys to project success on GitHub

Thursday 28th of January 2016 01:00:00 PM

 opensource.com: How do you engage the open source community? RethinkDB's Michael Glukhovsky shares tips.

Remix OS : A Peek into The Future of Android on the Desktop

Thursday 28th of January 2016 12:00:00 PM

The New Stack: Remix OS is built on the Android-x86 project, an open source initiative to port the Android operating system to devices powered by processors using the x86 instruction set).

Watch: Mark Shuttleworth Talks Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Snappy at UbuCon Summit 2016

Thursday 28th of January 2016 07:00:00 AM

In the four-minute long video Mr. Shuttleworth talks about the upcoming Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system

Using Android tablets as embedded smart touchscreens (how-to)

Thursday 28th of January 2016 03:00:00 AM

 LinuxGizmos: Lurking in that low-cost Android tablet are the hardware and most of the software needed for building smart touchscreens into kiosks and other devices. Here's how.

10 Open Source Vulnerability Assessment Tools

Wednesday 27th of January 2016 11:00:00 PM

 eSecurityPlanet: Open source vulnerability assessment tools are a great option for organizations that want to save money or customize tools to suit their needs.

Walmart Open Sources OneOps Cloud Application Management Platform

Wednesday 27th of January 2016 10:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: Walmart's OneOps cloud management and application lifecycle platform has become an open source project on GitHub.

Building Custom Appliances with SUSE Studio

Wednesday 27th of January 2016 09:00:00 PM

Linux.com: Use SUSE Studio to build your own perfectly tailored SUSE Linux in multiple release formats.

Linux 4.4 Is Preparing To Land In Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Wednesday 27th of January 2016 08:00:00 PM

Phoronix: The Linux 4.4 kernel is now effectively just one step away from landing within Ubuntu 16.04 "Xenial Xerus" LTS.

Cloud Foundry Certification Sets Standard for Cloud Application Platforms

Wednesday 27th of January 2016 07:00:00 PM

Linux.com: Just a few weeks ago the Cloud Foundry Foundation announced the industry’s first PaaS certification program

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