Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Where is all the Linux news from CES?

Filed under
Linux

Last year CES practically seemed like some sort of Linux show. It seemed like every company had their own netbook - based on Linux, of course. At the time, the Asus Eee PC was just fairly new and people were just realizing its success. In short: it was an exciting time for Linux. This year is not like that.

We have only just ended the first day of CES 2009, but already potentially interesting press conferences like Asus’s have passed without so much as a mention of Linux. A search for “linux” in the CES section of CNet reveals only a few results:

rest here




More in Tux Machines

What will 2015 bring for the open source cloud?

Regardless of what we see in 2015, the open source cloud will continue to grow, change, and adapt. What is your top prediction for this year? Read more

Five Great Applications For Systems Admins

Being a systems administrator is a difficult, often thankless job. You’re one of the people responsible for keeping the entire IT infrastructure of your business up and running. What that means is that whenever something doesn’t work the way it should, all eyes immediately turn in your direction. You can hardly be blamed for looking to make your life a bit easier. I’d actually recommend that you do so, truth be told. The less time you spend slogging through all the basics of administration, the more time you can devote to improving your server. To that end, I’ve compiled a list of a few of the best sysadmin apps on the web; tools that any Linux administrator worth their salt should consider using. Read more

today's leftovers

Sdparm & ddpt Linux Disk Utilities Updated

For those out of the loop, sdparm allows for setting and getting SCSI device parameters. The ddpt utility is yet another spin-off of dd but with extra features regarding storage control. Both ddpt and sdparm work on not only Linux but also BSDs, Solaris, and even Windows. Read more