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Latest News Feed - For the Community, By The Community2014-09-01T23:58:08+00:00
Updated: 37 min 10 sec ago

Video: Everybody Do the Zombie Shuffle and More Linux Trivia

Wednesday 20th of August 2014 09:10:49 PM

What is a zombie shuffling desk? What does the d in systemd stand for? Test your knowledge of these trivia questions and watch your fellow Linux community members attempt to answer.

LinuxCon and CloudOpen This Week in Chicago

Wednesday 20th of August 2014 07:51:30 PM

Follow the keynotes via live streaming video, watch for live updates on Linux Foundation social channels at the #LinuxCon and #CloudOpen hash tags, and read our keynote coverage here on

The Top Open Source Cloud Projects of 2014

Wednesday 20th of August 2014 07:27:49 PM

OpenStack is the most popular open source cloud project, followed by Docker and KVM, according to a survey of more than 550 respondents conducted by and The New Stack and announced today at CloudOpen in Chicago.

Linux Growth Demands Bigger Talent Pool

Wednesday 20th of August 2014 02:22:01 PM

Today at LinuxCon and CloudOpen we're making an announcement that signifies the natural next step in helping to build a qualified talent pool of Linux professionals worldwide:The Linux Foundation Certification Program.

Xen Virtualization Takes On Automotive

Monday 18th of August 2014 08:40:16 PM

On Aug. 18 at the Xen Project Developer Summit, the Xen Project unveiled an Embedded and Automotive initiative for its datacenter-focused Xen virtualization technology. 

Docker's Improved Stability Fuels Continued Growth

Monday 18th of August 2014 08:30:13 PM

This is the summer of Docker's ripening as it begins to mature into stable, enterprise-worthy software. The release of version 1.0 coincided with the first annual DockerCon, and finally moves Docker from an experimental state into a production-capable application. 

How to Encrypt Email in Linux

Friday 15th of August 2014 03:29:03 PM

They keep telling you to encrypt your email. Well, how do you do that? And does it do any good?

The Complete Beginner's Guide to Linux

Wednesday 13th of August 2014 10:01:48 PM

New Linux users can find the answers to all of their basic questions in this tutorial. What is Linux? Why use it? What is a distribution and how do I choose one? How do I install applications? And more.

12 Linux-Based Home Automation Systems for Under $300

Wednesday 13th of August 2014 08:36:50 PM

Home automation hubs have emerged as the tech startup product of choice in 2014, and most run on embedded Linux. This slide show presentation covers 10 Linux-based and two Android-based home automation systems starting at under $300.

IBM's Doug Balog: Infrastructure Matters More Than Ever

Tuesday 12th of August 2014 11:20:18 PM

IT infrastructure has long been an enterprise commodity – relatively cheap and abundant. But hardware is no less important in solving today's IT challenges, from big data and the cloud, to mobile, social and security, says Doug Balog, the general manager for IBM Power Systems.

Gallery : Top 12 Linux-Based Home Automation Systems

Tuesday 12th of August 2014 09:30:16 PM

How to Image and Clone Hard Drives with Clonezilla

Saturday 9th of August 2014 11:07:21 PM

Use Clonezilla when you want to make exact perfect copies of your partitions or storage disks, including bootable partitions.

Red Hat Ceph Enterprise Brings Software Defined Storage to Big Data

Thursday 7th of August 2014 10:16:20 PM

While Ceph gained prominence as the open source software-defined storage tool commonly used on the back end of OpenStack deployments, it's not strictly software for the cloud. With the latest new enterprise feature addition, Ceph has begun to see adoption among a new class of users interested in software-defined storage for big data applications.

Linux for Gaming: Achievement Unlocked

Thursday 7th of August 2014 05:48:15 PM

As a gaming platform, Linux is not only a viable option, but a smart option. It is a caveat-free option for hardcore and casual gamers alike.

Open Prosthetics Founder: Challenges Ahead for Open Source Medical Devices

Thursday 7th of August 2014 04:33:08 PM

Before he lost his arm serving as a Marine in Iraq in 2005, Jonathan Kuniholm was pursuing a PhD in biomedical engineering. Now as a founder of the Open Prosthetics Project Kuniholm is working to make advanced, inexpensive prosthetics available to amputees around the globe through the creation and sharing of open source hardware designs.

Verizon Cloud Adds Business Value With Xen

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 09:26:15 PM

The benefits for users are almost too numerous to count, but most IT professionals agree that cloud computing epitomizes constant change. Its ability to provide ubiquitous, on-demand access to a shared pool of networks, servers, storage, and services whenever and wherever they are needed is creating both market opportunity and market upheaval.

How to Choose the Best Linux Desktop for You

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 09:03:34 PM

From Unity, to GNOME, to Cinnamon and more, there is a desktop for every kind of user to be found within the Linux landscape. To that end, I want to take some of the most popular desktops and match them to end users.

Linux 3.16 Release: ARMed and Ready

Tuesday 5th of August 2014 11:07:10 PM

Katherine Noyes presents three key features in Linux 3.16, the latest in the series known as "Shuffling Zombie Juror."

How to Achieve Better Security With Proper Management of Open Source

Tuesday 5th of August 2014 04:04:18 AM

With the use of open source your teams can gain speed and agility, but it’s often more difficult to ascertain the code’s true origin and assure that it is secure. Bill Ledingham CTO at Black Duck Software has tips to ensure your products remain secure. 

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