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Linux Foundation brings Microsoft, Oracle and others together to form R Consortium

4 hours 2 min ago

The Linux Foundation has announced the R Consortium which will help promote the programming language R used in statistical computing.

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LG to boost smartwatch battery life with Hexagonal battery

4 hours 3 min ago

LG Chem have started shipping a new battery to partners. Users should see an increase of 4 hours extra battery life!

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Linux Mint 17.2 officially released

5 hours 7 min ago

Linux Mint 17.2 released today, here I touch on some new features which I'm most excited about, and how existing users can move to the new release.

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Microsoft disrupted British MPs’ parliamentary email system

12 hours 51 min ago

British MPs' emails stopped arriving last week. With the help of Microsoft, the Parliamentary Digital Service managed to restore the service.

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US Supreme Court denies Google’s request to review API Copyright decision

Tuesday 30th of June 2015 01:18:51 AM

The US supreme court have let down software developers by not reviewing the Google v. Oracle API Copyright case.

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How to get 1080p in Youtube’s HTML5 player in Firefox (on Linux)

Tuesday 30th of June 2015 12:10:13 AM

Learn how you can configure Firefox on Linux to allow Youtube to play 1080p (Full HD) videos in the HTML5 player.

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Red Hat announces products featuring Docker

Thursday 25th of June 2015 10:11:17 PM

Red Hat have announced two new offerings at the self-named summit, we look at what they announced!

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Mirantis OpenStack 6.1 releases – here’s what’s new!

Thursday 25th of June 2015 10:11:05 PM

Mirantis OpenStack 6.1 launches with a big set of new features and changes, we take a look at what you can expect from the release.

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The new Linux user’s hardware buying guide

Wednesday 24th of June 2015 11:13:28 PM

Before you wipe a user’s hard drive with Linux, use a live USB or CD to boot that system into Linux and then vigorously test all of their hardware, leave no stone unturned.

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Red Hat hires ex-VP and CFO of Cisco Systems

Tuesday 23rd of June 2015 01:18:22 AM

Red Hat announce the name of their new CFO who will replace the out-going Charlie Peters.

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Linux Kernel 4.1 unleashed, brings EXT4 file-system encryption

Monday 22nd of June 2015 03:16:09 PM

The 4.1 release of the Linux kernel has been released, users can expects to see better performance and battery life from their devices.

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How to setup Apache, MariaDB, PHP server on CentOS7/RHEL

Sunday 21st of June 2015 10:02:45 PM

How to build your own CentOS7 server with all of the essential services including Apache web server, MariaDB, PHP and Postfix.

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Red Hat survey suggest 95% of container deployments will be on Linux

Saturday 20th of June 2015 02:12:18 PM

A new Red Hat commissioned survey sheds light onto enterprise's intentions regarding container software.

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Linux Foundation offers new scholarship opportunities

Friday 19th of June 2015 03:28:26 PM

The Linux Foundation is offering fourteen scholarships that will cover the costs of Linux training courses, totalling thousands of dollars.

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Linux Mint 17.2 release candidates unleashed

Thursday 18th of June 2015 10:26:20 PM

Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon/MATE RCs have been released. This means we are around two weeks away from the stable release.

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Your data is at risk if you are running iOS or Mac OS X

Thursday 18th of June 2015 01:35:46 AM

Apple devices are susceptible to the Xara exploit. Users infected with this could get their passwords in keychain stolen.

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How to install, configure and secure MySQL/MariaDB database server

Wednesday 17th of June 2015 10:25:29 PM

This article intends to teach you how to install MySQL/MariaDB in Linux along with some tips to use it. In this tutorial we will install MariaDB. Since it is drop-in replacement of MySQL all the commands remain the same.

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What will be the future of Linux without Linus?

Wednesday 17th of June 2015 07:29:00 PM

Linus Torvalds: So if I had a heart attack and died tomorrow (happily not likely: I'm apparently healthy as anything), people would certainly notice, but there are thousands of people involved in just the kernel, and there're more than a few that could take over for me with little real confusion.

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Linode introduces KVM to help it move away from Xen

Wednesday 17th of June 2015 01:56:15 PM

Linode offers Xen users a free upgrade to KVM. The company also outlined its plans to offer KVM as the default option in future.

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British attack on Edward Snowden foiled by real journalists

Wednesday 17th of June 2015 01:45:00 PM

Glenn Greenwald dismisses smears by The Sunday Times aimed at Edward Snowden. Journalists published what they believed would please UK government.

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We no longer cover every Android media player or HDMI stick that comes around, but the new Tronsmart “Orion R68″ certainly caught our attention. (So did its similar predecessor, the quad-core Rockchip RK3288 based Orion R28). First, it runs Android 5.1, a bug-fixed and more secure version of Android 5.0 Lollipop, on a new Rockchip RK3368 system-on-chip, which combines eight Cortex-A53 cores clocked at up to 1.5GHz. Read more

Red Hat and Fedora

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    During the Red Hat Summit last week, the vendor provided roadmaps for its Ceph and Gluster storage software products including unified management technology and expanded protocol support for Ceph. Red Hat demonstrated the new unified capabilities that will allow users to install, manage and monitor Red Hat's Gluster and Ceph storage. Additional capabilities targeted next year for Red Hat Ceph Storage include support for iSCSI and NFS and improved multi-site capabilities, according to Neil Levine, a Red Hat director of product management.
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Btrfs In Linux 4.2 Brings Quota Updates, Many Fixes

Adding to the already lengthy list of new features for Linux 4.2 is the Btrfs file-system updates that were sent in today by Facebook's Chris Mason. The Btrfs file-system update for Linux 4.2 includes sub-volume quota updates, sysfs improvements, device management improvements, and various other changes. In total around 1,700 lines of Btrfs code were touched for this merge window. Read more Also: XFS Will Get DAX Support In The Linux 4.2 Kernel