“It hurts my eyes,” Steve Ballmer once joshed during a demonstration of Microsoft’s Virtual Server 2005 Service Pack 1 managing Red Hat Linux.
After six months in the mix today marks the stable release of the latest version of Ubuntu.
A friend recently introduced me to a North West fast-food tradition called half-and-half. That’s chips, rice and curry sauce to those of us born and raised in the more enlightened parts of the realm. It’s not a combination I’d considered before, but truth be told it’s a pleasant repast. Especially after a beer or three.
Reports are emerging that chip-maker FTDI has declared war on chip counterfeiters with a driver update that bricks USB devices recognised as fakes.
Red Hat's FeedHenry acquisition signals its move to a mobile-led strategy.
A roundup of excellent open source hardware projects for all occasions.
IBM and Microsoft’s Azure cloud are blending after the two firms inked an enterprise partnership.
Amazon has revealed plans to tie AWS to customers’ Earth-bound Microsoft IT estates and infrastructure using a directory service.
Three-year-old OpenStack startup Mirantis has scored $100m in venture-capital funding, we're told.
What induces passionate and energetic developers and sysadmins to get involved in an enterprise open source project? Linux.com asked a few OpenDaylight participants for some insight.
Adobe has pulled the plug on supporting its PDF reader app for Linux. Let’s examine the most popular tools and what features they do support and what applications are best-suited to handle advanced PDF documents.
Any move by EMC to acquire Maginatics — and the latter’s software-only cloud storage gateway — would be a “very smart buy”, according to analyst Ben Woo at technical consultancy Neuralytics, following speculation the storage giant is closing in on the startup.
A group of “Veteran Unix Admins” reckons too much input from GNOME devs is dumbing down Debian, and in response, is floating the idea of a fork.
"Microsoft loves Linux" is generally not something one expects to hear, but that was one of the messages that Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella delivered at a San Francisco media event touting Redmond's cloud offerings on Monday.
We are excited to host our first OpenDaylight HackFest in Japan in less than two weeks, and the good news is that it’s free to attend.
The widespread use of Linux in the data center allows service-providers such as UK-based Datacentred to more efficiently meet the demand for enterprise cloud using open source software, at scale.
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In honor of Ada Lovelace Day on Oct. 14, we asked Linux community members attending LinuxCon and CloudOpen Europe this week to show their appreciation by sporting Ada Lovelace pins during the conference. We captured a few of them in this slideshow.
LWN Editor Jon Corbet asked the panelists to first respond to systemd developer Lennart Poettering’s controversial post in which he called the open source community “a sick place."