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Google, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Parallels bet on virtualization's surprising successor

The Register - Tue, 10/06/2014 - 21:03
DockerCon Libcontainer caught in open source Linux Containerization love-in

Docker has spun off a key open source component of its Linux Containerization tech, making it possible for Google, Red Hat, Ubuntu, and Parallels to collaborate on its development and make Linux Containerization the successor to traditional hypervisor-based virtualization.

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Redmond patches 66 flaws on Patch Tuesday

The Register - Tue, 10/06/2014 - 20:57
June update also brings Flash and Surface firmware fixes

Microsoft has released updates for critical flaws in Word, Office, and Internet Explorer, along with firmware updates for its Surface 2 tablet line.

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Released

Linux Slashdot - Tue, 10/06/2014 - 19:35
An anonymous reader writes: Today, Red Hat unveiled Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, with new features designed to meet both modern datacenter and next-generation IT requirements for cloud, Linux Containers, and big data. The new version includes Linux containers (LXC), which let Linux users easily create and manage system or application containers, improved MS Active Directory / Identity Management (IdM) integration, XFS as the default file system, scaling to 500 TB (additional file system choices such as btrfs, ext{3,4} and others are available), a new and improved installation experience, managing Linux servers with OpenLMI, enhancements to both NFS and GFS2, optimized network management, bandwidth, the use of KVM Virtualization technology and more. See the complete list of features here (PDF). CentOS 7 shouldn't be lagging too far behind due to recent cooperation between Red Hat and CentOS project.

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Firefox 30 Disables Browser Plugins By Default

Omgubuntu - Tue, 10/06/2014 - 19:20

Mozilla is wrestling back control of the browser from errant plugins in Firefox 30, which begins rolling out to users today, Tuesday, June 10.

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A big step forward in business Linux: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 arrives

Zdnet news - Tue, 10/06/2014 - 18:26
Enterprise Linux users, awake! Red Hat has finally released Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, and it looks like it's going to run on everything, from the server in the back-room, to datacenters and the cloud.
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Container-friendly Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 hits general availability

The Register - Tue, 10/06/2014 - 18:05
Could be fastest-adopted release ever, completely objective company claims

On Tuesday, Red Hat announced general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, a version that it immodestly claims will "redefine the enterprise operating system."

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OpenDaylight Developer Spotlight: Luis Gomez - Tue, 10/06/2014 - 17:45

Luis Gomez is Principal Software Test Engineer at Brocade and currently coordinates the Integration Group at OpenDaylight. Prior to this, Luis worked many years at Ericsson in end-to-end solution integration and verification for radio, fixed, core and transport functions. 

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Linux 3.15 Release Offers Better Performance, Faster Speeds - Tue, 10/06/2014 - 16:35

Following "one of the busiest development cycles ever," in the words of kernel developer Jonathan Corbet, Linux 3.15 on Sunday made its official debut.

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Unity Tweak Tool Makes Enabling Unity ‘Minimise on Click’ Easier

Omgubuntu - Tue, 10/06/2014 - 14:43

The latest development release of Unity Tweak Tool makes it easier to enable 'Minimise on Click' behaviour on the Unity Launcher in Ubuntu.

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Torvalds hits 'Go' button for Linux 3.15

The Register - Tue, 10/06/2014 - 08:19
Future 72-core Atom chippery now supported in Penguin-land

Linus Torvalds has pressed the “Go” button on version 3.15 of the Linux kernel.

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IBM's New SMB Cloud-making Machines

Linux Journal News - Fri, 08/02/2013 - 17:40

This week IBM released a bunch of new hardware, including 8 new Power Systems, 3 PureSystems models, and new storage technology. This is good news for small and medium businesses, because it means the same powerful hardware that powers Watson ( is now available at prices designed to compete with commodity hardware from other vendors. more>>

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Kyle Rankin to Keynote SCALE 11x

Linux Journal News - Mon, 21/01/2013 - 23:59

The Southern California Linux Expo SCALE 11X has just announced that popular Linux Journal columnist, Kyle Rankin, will give the second keynote at the expo in February.


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