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Linux secrets most users don't know about

Sunday 24th of May 2015 01:00:00 PM

 ITworld: A reddit discussion that focused on things about Linux that most users don't know has gotten tons of responses, and some of them are quite interesting and informative.

OpenStack isn't just ready for enterprise adoption, it's already there

Sunday 24th of May 2015 01:00:00 AM

 ZDnet: Forrester still worries about OpenStack in the enterprise.

Akanda Pledges to Keep SDN Tech for OpenStack Open-Source

Saturday 23rd of May 2015 09:00:00 PM

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: VIDEO: Henrik Rosendahl, CEO of Akanada discusses his company's open-source SDN efforts for OpenStack

How Cisco Enabled Comcast to Be an OpenStack Contributor

Saturday 23rd of May 2015 05:00:00 PM

VIDEO: Lew Tucker, vice president and CTO of cloud computing at Cisco, discusses his firm's OpenStack efforts, internally and with customers.

Cloud Driving HP's Server Business Forward

Saturday 23rd of May 2015 01:00:00 PM

Datamation: HP reports its second quarter fiscal 2015 results as the company continues to prepare for its big separation.

Fedora 22 is “Go” for May 26!

Saturday 23rd of May 2015 06:00:00 AM

Fedora Magazine: That’s right — the bits are heading out the door

Why Do People Contribute to Open Source Projects?

Saturday 23rd of May 2015 02:00:00 AM

Make Use Off: Open source development is the future of software.

You've come a long way, Inkscape: Open-source Illustrator sneaks up

Friday 22nd of May 2015 10:00:00 PM

el Reg: Inkscape recently released version 0.91 of their eponymous open source vector graphics application.

Ubuntu's Shuttleworth's call to arms in open source stirs up controversy

Friday 22nd of May 2015 09:00:00 PM

Network World: Some seemingly harmless comments on the state of the open source community were met with debate.

Brillo software from Google for Internet of Things

Friday 22nd of May 2015 08:00:00 PM

 ItRunsOnLinux: Google is working on technology that could run on low-powered devices, called Brillo.

How to Install Prestashop with Apache2 + MySQl 5.5 + PHP 5.5 on Ubuntu Server 14.04

Friday 22nd of May 2015 07:00:00 PM

 UbuntuServerGuide: Prestashop is an free and open source shopping cart which has many features that make it compatible with any web server

Ubuntu PPA Management

Friday 22nd of May 2015 06:00:00 PM

 HowToForge: PPAs or Personal Package Archives are basically software repositories that are used by Ubuntu systems for updating/upgrading activities.

Secure SSH with Google Authenticator Two-Factor Authentication on CentOS 7

Friday 22nd of May 2015 05:00:00 PM

 HowToForge: SSH access to servers is always critical and you might want to find ways to improve the security of your SSH login.

How Design Philosophy Influences GNOME and KDE

Friday 22nd of May 2015 04:00:00 PM

 Datamation: Your choice of desktop environments may come down to design philosophy.

OpenStack enables open source shift at Time Warner Cable

Friday 22nd of May 2015 03:00:00 PM

CIOs should make sure their teams are as strong as their networks

Friday 22nd of May 2015 02:00:00 PM

 Enterprisersproject: Technology and enterprise IT are going through dramatic and rapid changes.

CodeWeavers CrossOver 14.1.3 has been released

Friday 22nd of May 2015 01:00:00 PM

CrossOver 14.1.3 has important bug fixes for both Mac and Linux users.

Ubuntu & the Windows Subscription Gambit

Friday 22nd of May 2015 06:00:00 AM

 FOSSforce: If you believe what you read, which isn't always a good idea, Nadella & Company is good with the fact that Windows' market share is shrinking and the company is more than willing to share market space with others, like OS X, Chrome OS, and presumably Linux.

How to use FFMpeg to do simple audio conversion

Friday 22nd of May 2015 02:00:00 AM

 HowToForge: Using FFmpeg right from the terminal makes it better for performance compared to downloading and installing a GUI tool for FFmpeg,

Cisco Bringing Group Policy to OpenStack [VIDEO]

Thursday 21st of May 2015 10:00:00 PM

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Dave Ward, Development CTO & Chief Architect at Cisco, discusses the networking challenges and opportunities of OpenStack.

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