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Pluribus ships network OS update and switch

The Register - Thu, 04/12/2014 - 06:29
Bare metal, with fewer nekked bits

US bare-metal startup Pluribus Networks is starting to close the kimono somewhat. Not that it's flipping the switch to proprietary hardware, but it is expanding the capabilities for formerly bare-metal switches to make them more enterprise-friendly, by shipping them with its own OS installed.

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CoreOS's Docker-rival Rocket: We drill into new container contender

The Register - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 19:30
Analysis Can CoreOS achieve liftoff in Linux container space race?

CoreOS CEO Alex Polvi certainly got the attention of the Docker community on Monday when he announced Rocket, his company's alternative to the Docker container file format and runtime. But just what is Rocket and what does it offer that Docker doesn't?

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Linux Foundation finds enterprise Linux growing at Windows' expense

Zdnet news - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 19:13
According to a new report from The Linux Foundation, Linux is leading Windows on both the cloud and in enterprise application deployments.
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Linux Foundation finds enterprise Linux growing at Windows' expense

Zdnet news - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 19:13
According to a new report from The Linux Foundation, Linux is leading Windows on both the cloud and in enterprise application deployments.
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Why Intel's Kings of Xeon handed Cloudera a $740m cash pot

The Register - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 18:32
Analysis Taking the long view

Why did the Kings of Xeon bet so big on Cloudera, lobbing $740m at it earlier this year and pushing any IPO well into the future?

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Samsung's Open Source Group is Growing, Hiring Developers (Video)

Linux.com - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 16:51

The open source group is aggressively hiring developers with plans to double the size of the group in the coming years. 

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After an 18 Month Gap, Opera for Linux Returns With New Stable Release

Omgubuntu - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 14:37

The first stable release of Opera for Linux in 18 months is now available for download, but will be a shock to those used to its v12 release.

The post After an 18 Month Gap, Opera for Linux Returns With New Stable Release first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Ten Linux freeware apps to feed your penguin

The Register - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 10:02
Product round-up Out with the old and in with the GNU

Much to the dismay of many a sysadmin, Linux is no longer purely the domain of Captain Command-Line and his trusty side-kick Admiral APT. For those looking to make the most of their new-fangled graphics-capable hardware, here’s a selection of freeware to start with, in our case as installed on Ubuntu 14.04:

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CoreOS breaks with Docker

Zdnet news - Tue, 02/12/2014 - 21:52
CoreOS, a new enterprise Linux company and a Docker partner, is now proposing its own alternative to Docker's container technology.
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CoreOS breaks with Docker

Zdnet news - Tue, 02/12/2014 - 21:52
CoreOS, a new enterprise Linux company and a Docker partner, is now proposing its own alternative to Docker's container technology.
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Official Ubuntu 14.10 ‘Utopic Unicorn’ T-Shirts Now Available to Buy

Omgubuntu - Tue, 02/12/2014 - 19:52

For a while it looked like an official mascot t-shirt to accompany the release of Ubuntu 14.10 would be as rare as the Unicorn fronting it.

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The Easy Way to Keep Track of Multiple Time Zones in Ubuntu

Omgubuntu - Tue, 02/12/2014 - 14:53

I work with multiple time zones in mind. To help, I use widgets and menu items to keep me in sync.

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What benchmarks CAN tell you about your solid-state drives

The Register - Tue, 02/12/2014 - 12:14
What if you DON'T wish to torture data until it confesses to anything you want?

When it comes to storage, what benchmarks to use, how to configure them and how to interpret the results has been the subject of many a heated debate.

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CoreOS Announces Competitor To Docker

Linux Slashdot - Tue, 02/12/2014 - 05:12
New submitter fourbadgers writes: CoreOS, the start-up making the CoreOS Linux distribution, has announced Rocket, a container management system that's an alternative to Docker. CoreOS is derived from Chrome OS and has a focus on lightweight virtualization based on Linux containers. The project has been a long-time supporter of Docker, but saw the need for a simpler container system after what was seen as scope-creep in what Docker provides.

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10 Open Source Security Tools from Google, Facebook, Netflix and Cisco

Linux.com - Mon, 01/12/2014 - 21:11

Numerous major companies have lately been opting to open the doors to their own, in-house security tools and it's changing the security landscape significantly.

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Setting up Linux Mint 17.1 for the first time

Zdnet news - Mon, 01/12/2014 - 20:59
Getting Linux Mint to work is simple.
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Setting up Linux Mint 17.1 for the first time

Zdnet news - Mon, 01/12/2014 - 20:59
Getting Linux Mint to work is simple.
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CONTAINER WARS: CoreOS blasts Rocket rival at Docker

The Register - Mon, 01/12/2014 - 20:51
Claim's Docker's direction is 'fundamentally flawed'

CoreOS, the lightweight Linux distro based around Linux containers and Docker, will develop its own application container tech to compete against Docker.

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Firefox 34 Arrives with Plugin-Free Video Calling and Powerful WebIDE

Omgubuntu - Mon, 01/12/2014 - 19:55

Today, Mozilla has released Firefox 34 for Windows, Mac and Linux desktops, the first stable release since last month's security n' bug fix update.

The post Firefox 34 Arrives with Plugin-Free Video Calling and Powerful WebIDE first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Rocking Out with “KISS” at SUSECon 2014

Linux.com - Mon, 01/12/2014 - 17:38

All. Access. It was right there, in all caps, on the badge hanging at the bottom of my lanyard. And, boy howdy, did I treat those two little words as a challenge. If I was going to be technically allowed to go anywhere at any time, you bet I was going to do so.

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