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Latest News Feed - For the Community, By The Community2014-08-28T15:58:09+00:00
Updated: 1 hour 20 min ago

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. 

A Haiku Poem Dedicated to Systemd

Monday 4th of August 2014 11:44:54 PM

"I wrote the Haiku after a particularly frustrating go-round with Arch Linux," writes Zach Villers, the second winner of our Linux poetry writing contest.

The Companies that Support Linux: Daynix Consults on Cloud and Virtualization Technologies

Friday 1st of August 2014 10:14:44 PM

Daynix is a software development and consulting company based in Israel that helps companies navigate this new world of cloud infrastructure and virtualization. Last week the company joined The Linux Foundation as a new corporate member.

10 Good Reasons To Learn Linux

Friday 1st of August 2014 04:57:12 PM

Our Introduction to Linux edX course starts today, so if you’re not already enrolled, here are 10 reasons why you should sign up now.

Free Intro to Linux Online Course Starts Today

Friday 1st of August 2014 04:50:24 PM

The Linux Foundation's free online course, Introduction to Linux, started today on the edX website. Students have already begun to take the course, which covers the basic tools and techniques commonly used by Linux programmers, system administrators and end users. It's not too late to sign up!

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