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Linux Foundation SysAdmin Andy Grimberg Loves New Tech and Snowboarding

Thursday 10th of July 2014 10:02:53 PM

Andrew Grimberg is the primary administrator for the OpenDaylight Project's infrastructure. In this Q&A he describes his typical day at work, his love for learning new technologies and for snowboarding, and his favorite sysadmin tool, Vim.

Automotive Grade Linux Released: An Interview With Dan Cauchy

Thursday 10th of July 2014 09:07:08 PM

The Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) project released the first version of its open source AGL stack for in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) last month. Expect an AGL-based IVI from a major carmaker this year, says the Linux Foundation's general manager of automotive, Dan Cauchy.

Building an Inter-University Private Cloud with Open Source ownCloud

Wednesday 9th of July 2014 05:47:11 PM

Raimund Vogl, director of IT at Münster University explains why the public universities in the German state of Northrhine-Westfalia need their own private cloud and why only open source would do.

To Linux Foundation SysAdmin Ryan Day, Elegance is the Best Tool

Wednesday 9th of July 2014 03:54:01 PM

Ryan Day is one of nine Linux Foundation system administrators, and is part of the global team that supports developers working on collaborative projects. In this Q&A, the first in a series of profiles of Linux Foundation sysadmins, he describes a typical work day, talks about his favorite tools, his nightmare scenario, and how he spends his free time.

An Open Source Community for Internet of Everything Interoperability

Tuesday 8th of July 2014 10:15:16 PM

Today a small group of companies announced an effort to address IoT interoperability. We are happy to see our industry peers affirming the goals and objectives the AllSeen Alliance made six months ago about needing a common interoperable language for the Internet of Everything. 

Linux Poetry Contest’s 1st Winner Admires Btrfs

Tuesday 8th of July 2014 08:13:17 PM

Congratulations to Alan Bruce, the first winner of our Linux poetry writing contest. Bruce has won a free pass to LinuxCon and CloudOpen North America, Aug. 20-22 in Chicago, for his poem "btrfs." 

Global Hunt Begins for #HiddenTux: Find Tux and Win

Tuesday 8th of July 2014 02:16:12 PM

At least 10 stuffed penguins are hidden around the world and are waiting to be found and adopted by you.

Cisco: Linux is the “Single and Best” Tech for IoT

Monday 7th of July 2014 04:31:12 PM

Cisco earlier this year unveiled its plans to build smarter routers and switches to help manage the massive flows of data expected between Internet-connected devices and the data center. This re-architecting of the Internet to bring computing capabilities to the edge of the network is what the company calls “fog computing” and it could help alleviate data center strain created by the Internet of Things.

Wink's Linux Hub and Mobile App Take on Home Automation

Thursday 3rd of July 2014 10:57:23 PM

The flood of Linux-based home automation hubs that has arrived over the last two years is now being joined by a wave of intermediary solutions that integrate multiple ecosystems. One of the most promising is Wink, a spinoff from crowd-investment firm Quirky. A week after announcing its Linux-based Wink home automation hub and mobile app, the well-heeled startup demonstrated the technology in a model smart home launch event in New York City, and announced 15 partners and 60 compatible devices.

How To Play Classic Quake on Linux

Wednesday 2nd of July 2014 08:17:10 PM

 Don't get rid of your classic Quake and Quake 2 disks, because you can play them better on Linux.

The People Who Support Linux: Hacking on Linux Since Age 16

Friday 27th of June 2014 06:53:23 PM

Pretty much all of the projects in software developer Yitao Li's GitHub repository were developed on his Linux machine. None of them are necessarily Linux-specific, he says, but he uses Linux for “everything.”

The Companies That Support Linux: Nextiva

Friday 27th of June 2014 06:47:31 PM

Google's announcement last week of new work-friendly features in its forthcoming Android L release underscores just how much businesses are turning to mobile devices and the cloud for operations and communication. Nextiva is right in the thick of this trend as an industry-leading provider of cloud-based business phone services.

Meet Xiki, the Revolutionary Command Shell for Linux and Mac OS X

Friday 27th of June 2014 05:56:06 PM

Command-line lovers, allow me to introduce you to Xiki, the incredibly interactive, flexible, and revolutionary command shell. I do not use the word "revolutionary" lightly. The command shell has not advanced all that much since the ancient days of Unix. Xiki is a giant leap forward. If you're looking for the Next Big Thing in FOSS, Xiki is it.