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Latest News Feed - For the Community, By The Community2015-08-01T16:58:01+00:00
Updated: 1 hour 40 min ago

This Week in Linux News: Core Infrastructure Initiative Completes First Survey, Microsoft's Azure Cloud Offers Limited Linux Support, and More

Friday 17th of July 2015 04:13:44 PM

This week in Linux news, The Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative completes its first survey, Microsoft's Azure cloud offers limited Linux support, and more! Catch up on the latest Linux headlines with this week's digest.

Give Your Raspberry Pi Night Vision With the PiNoir Camera

Wednesday 15th of July 2015 10:16:34 PM

With night vision you can use the Raspberry Pi as an around-the-clock surveillance camera monitor, baby monitor, or to give vision to a robot.

Managing IT Access Privileges -- Not As Solved As Management Thinks

Wednesday 15th of July 2015 05:40:45 PM

Even if your company had access privileges solved, odds are it isn't now.

AllSeen Alliance Deepens IT Infrastructure and Cloud Computing Expertise for IoT

Wednesday 15th of July 2015 02:30:52 PM

The AllSeen Alliance, a cross-industry collaboration to advance the Internet of Everything through an open source software project, today announced 13 new members have joined the initiative including industry giants IBM and Pivotal.

Bruce Schneier: IT Teams Need Cyberattack Response Planning More Than Prevention

Tuesday 14th of July 2015 10:21:57 PM

Prevention is only part of the solution to cyberattacks, says Bruce Schneier, a security guru and internationally renowned security technologist, in this Q&A in advance of his LinuxCon keynote in August.

10 Things to Do After Installing Linux Mint 17.2

Monday 13th of July 2015 06:44:50 PM
Like any other operating system, depending on your needs, you may have to do some extra work to get your Linux Mint system ready. 

How to Market Your Linux SysAdmin Skills

Monday 13th of July 2015 03:19:33 PM

Linux System Administrator jobs may be abundant but it's still important for SysAdmins who are job hunting to market themselves to fully demonstrate their skills and experience.

Android Makes Strides in Enterprise Embedded Market

Friday 10th of July 2015 08:53:19 PM

Android's expansion into the general embedded market has been evident since at least 2012, when we first reported on the trend, but has progressed slower than some had imagined. Linux, not Android, continues to dominate home automation.

This Week in Linux News: Citrix to Release Virtual Linux Desktop, Linux Mint 17.2, and More

Friday 10th of July 2015 04:44:39 PM

This week in Linux news, Citrix announces preparations to release virtual Linux desktop, Linux Mint 17.2 is focused on the traditional desktop, and more! Continue reading for the top Linux stories of the week.

Which Linux Web Browser is Right for You?

Thursday 9th of July 2015 09:44:17 PM

As with all other types of software, the Linux ecosystem is rife with browsers to choose from—some of which are outstanding options and some, well, not so great. Of all the choices, which browser is best suited for which type of user?

Learn Linux Kernel Device Drivers With Linux Foundation Instructor Bill Kerr

Thursday 9th of July 2015 06:17:19 PM

Bill Kerr has taught Linux Foundation courses in Linux Kernel internals, debugging, device drivers and application development for many years. He helped write the original Linux Foundation Training course materials and has been working with UNIX kernels for 35 years.

The People Who Support Linux: SysAdmin Rigs Raspberry Pi for Racing Pigeons

Wednesday 8th of July 2015 05:30:49 PM

New Linux Foundation individual member Robert Threet built a Raspberry Pi-based motion detector for his pigeon loft.

Linux Training Scholarship Deadline this Friday

Wednesday 8th of July 2015 05:03:56 PM

Our Linux training scholarships have become highly competitive over the last few years with more than 1,000 people applying for just five scholarships annually. With the increasing use of Linux resulting in even more demand for Linux talent, this year we expanded our program to award 14 scholarship recipients. We also added two new categories to increase be inclusive of all age groups and skill levels: Teens-in-Training and Linux Newbies.

Review: Linux Mint 17.2 Release is Refreshed and Faster

Wednesday 8th of July 2015 03:00:23 PM
When I booted into Linux Mint, I could feel a refreshed, polished and modern OS - which still offered the time tested WIMP  (windows, icons, mouse, pointer) paradigm.

How to Best Manage Encryption Keys on Linux

Monday 6th of July 2015 05:14:06 PM

In the same way everyday users have a gazillion passwords, it's easy for us IT folks to end up with a gazillion key files. What to do?

More in Tux Machines

Latest Ubuntu Touch SDK Updates Focus on Convergence Features for OTA-6

On the last day of July 2015, Canonical's Zoltán Balogh posted an important email on the Ubuntu Touch mailing list, informing us all about the work done lately on the Ubuntu SDK (Software Development Kit) software. Read more

Wifislax 4.11.1 Linux Distro Arrives with Linux Kernel 4.1.3 LTS, Xfce 4.12.3

The developers of the popular Wifislax Linux distribution based on the well-known Slackware operating system and built around the KDE and Xfce desktop environments announced the release of Wifislax 4.11.1. Read more

5 Best Linux Desktop Environments With Pros & Cons


If you are new to Linux then I'm sure you are giving up lots of time choosing Desktop Environment of your Linux Distribution. You are probably thinking to give a try to each one of them but that's very time consuming. Edit - There are other good DEs also That's why I'm reviewing the 5 Best Linux Desktop Environments with the pros & cons. The article gives you what you should know for choosing a DE. So let's get started!

Redis open source DBMS overview

Redis runs on Linux. Although the Redis project doesn't directly support Windows, Microsoft Open Technologies develops and maintains a Windows port targeting Win64. The Redis open source DBMS is available as a BSD license. The Redis community offers support through the official mailing list as well as #redis on Freenode. Commercial support is available through Pivotal, the official sponsor of Redis. Pivotal offers two levels of professional support. Read more