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It's not a secret that Russia doesn't like democratic protesters and this was amply demonstrated in the last few years. Now, it looks like one of the kernel developers has been arrested in Russia while he was protesting against Ukraine's invasion.
OpenStack vendor Mirantis says VMware's OpenStack distribution does not assure openness or avoid vendor lock-in, but do VMware and Mirantis need each other more than they don't?
Small business owners and freelancers put a lot of work into their businesses. They do that not only because they’re passionate about what they do, but they also have the goal of getting paid.read more
Manila is now an officially incubated project within the OpenStack Foundation. As an incubated project, Manila could one day land as an official integrated project, though don't look for that until at least 2015.
This article compares 3 different ways to join tables on a common field. All 3 work OK on small tables, but there's a big difference in speed when the tables to be joined are large, as shown below.
Earlier this summer I visited Funny Girl Farm, a beautiful and productive example of sustainable agriculture in Durham, North Carolina. Founded in 2012, Funny Girl Farm is now producing and selling fresh vegetables, delicious fruit, cut flowers, seasonal mushrooms, and lots of eggs. It is strategically located at the intersection of two major roads between Durham and Chapel Hill, and the roadside farm stand does a brisk business from 3pm-6pm every weekday and 10am-3pm on Saturdays.read more
How to install TYPO3 CMS on Ubuntu 14.04This document describes how to how you can install and run a TYPO3 (version 6.2 LTS) on Ubuntu 14.04 system. The version TYPO3 6.6LTS is the latest version and have its support till March,2017. The TYPO3 Universe offers highly flexible, scaleable and customizable products for Web Content Management, providing the basis for websites, intranets and web & mobile applications worldwide - always with a focus on the current needs of businesses and public institutions.
Logical Volume Manager (LVM) is an extremely flexible disk management scheme, allowing you to create and resize logical disk volumes off of multiple physical hard drives with no downtime. However, its powerful features come with the price of a somewhat steep learning curves, with more involved steps to set up LVM using multiple command line […]Continue reading...The post How to manage LVM volumes on CentOS / RHEL 7 with System Storage Manager appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to use LVM in Linux How to set up Squid as a transparent web proxy on CentOS or RHEL How to install Puppet server and client on CentOS and RHEL How to set up a Samba file server to use with Windows clients What are useful CLI tools for Linux system admins
Hey there, good news!Another Linux game has been added to the Humble Jumbo Bundle 2! (if you pay more than the average...)
This guide shows how to run Ubuntu within VirtualBox so that Windows users can try Linux out without messing around with their hard drives. The article includes details of a current issue within the Windows version of Virtualbox and how to get the screen resolution to work properly by installing guest additions.
We already knew that Empire: Total War II would come to Linux, but now it looks like the original Empire: Total War will come to Linux too and maybe sooner than the sequel.
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Mozilla has announced that the final version of Firefox 32 has been released, concluding the development cycle for yet another branch of this Internet browser.
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Cacti is a complete network graphing solution designed to harness the power of RRDTool's data storage and graphing functionality. Cacti provides a fast poller, advanced graph templating, multiple data acquisition methods, and user management features out of the box. All of this is wrapped in an intuitive, easy to use interface that makes sense for LAN-sized installations up to complex networks with hundreds of devices.
There are still many users of other operating systems who think that Linux is behind Mac OS X and Windows in terms of desktop design, but the reality is just the other way around.
Ryan Icculus Gordon has just recently been on a guest on the excellent Linux Action Show to talk about Linux gaming. Ryan Icculus Gordon is the name behind a number of big ports.
If you think VMware has just been fooling around with OpenStack, think again. Oh sure, VMware would prefer if you bought into vCloud Air, but VMware didn't need a weatherman to know which way the clouds were moving. They're moving to open source's OpenStack.
Don’t get me wrong, Android is a beautiful operating system if ever there was one – and dumbed down to the max, which makes it even more beautiful in the minds of many mobile users. Indeed, you can play on an Android device all day without ever even realizing that you’re working with an operating system or even a computer. Just swipe away and see what they’ll try to sell you next.
Wiki Loves Monuments is one of the most successful free culture events worldwide. A global photo competition organized by local Wikimedia chapters and groups, it has been running since 2010 and has grown larger each year. For 2014, we speak to Saqib Qayyum from Wikimedia Pakistan about how the event will help promote the commons to new communities.read more