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Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Will Ship With Nifty Tilda Terminal App

Omgubuntu - Wed, 11/03/2015 - 00:59

The Ubuntu MATE team, fresh from going official community flavour status, have been busy detailing some of the handy new features shipping in Ubuntu MATE 15.04.

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Microsoft unveils API to break hardware/software coupling in switches

The Register - Wed, 11/03/2015 - 00:33
Open Compute Summit Redmond wades in to white box networking insurrection

While Facebook is likely to dominate news out of the Open Compute Project Summit in San Jose, Microsoft and Big Switch Networks have also brought along major announcements to the confab.

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KDE President Lydia Pintscher on the Role of a Nonprofit in Open Source Development

Linux.com - Tue, 10/03/2015 - 22:48

KDE isn't directly related to any major company but driven by community and overseen by a nonprofit organization. Here Lydia Pintscher, the president of the KDE e.V., explains the role of the organization and the community in the project's development.

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Linux kernel devs adopt Bill and Ted's excellent code of conduct

The Register - Tue, 10/03/2015 - 05:58
Penguin dude Torvalds issues guide to being nice to each other when coding kernels

The Linux kernel development community and its leader Linus Torvalds are both famously feisty: strong words are often exchanged on the Linux Kernel Mailing List, while Linux Lord Linus Torvalds is seldom shy of speaking his mind.

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CoreOS goes native on vSphere and vCloud Air

The Register - Tue, 10/03/2015 - 04:55
Say it again until you remember it: the best container is a container in a virtual machine

VMware has announced that CoreOS is now supported natively under vSphere 5.5.

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OpenSSL audit kicks off for post-Heartbleed strengthening program

The Register - Tue, 10/03/2015 - 04:00
We can rebuild him. We have the technology. We can make him better...stronger...faster

A major audit of the ubiquitous OpenSSL web security protocol is set to commence under a US$1.2 million industry commitment to harden open source technologies.

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Ouch! Google crocks capacitors and deviates DRAM to root Linux

The Register - Tue, 10/03/2015 - 03:28
'Rowhammer' attack flips bits in memory to take control of the kernel

Last summer Google gathered a bunch of leet security researchers as its Project Zero team and instructed them to find unusual zero-day flaws. They've had plenty of success on the software front – but on Monday announced a hardware hack that's a real doozy.

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03/02 Porteus Kiosk 3.3.0

Distro watch - Tue, 10/03/2015 - 02:55
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03/02 Pardus 3.0

Distro watch - Tue, 10/03/2015 - 02:55
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03/03 PelicanHPC 4.0-testing

Distro watch - Tue, 10/03/2015 - 02:55
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​Linux adopts conflict resolution code

Zdnet news - Tue, 10/03/2015 - 01:35
The Linux development community now has an organized way to deal with the eternal problem of developer conflict.


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OpenDaylight Developer Spotlight: Jamie Goodyear

Linux.com - Tue, 10/03/2015 - 00:34

Jamie Goodyear is a Computer Systems Analyst with Savoir Technologies, an Apache Software Foundation Member, and an open source evangelist. He has designed, critiqued, and supported architectures for large organizations worldwide. 

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OpenDaylight Developer Spotlight: David Jorm

Linux.com - Tue, 10/03/2015 - 00:34

David Jorm is a product security engineer based in Brisbane, Australia. He currently leads product security efforts for IIX, a software-defined interconnection company. 

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OpenDaylight Developer Spotlight: Daniel Farrell

Linux.com - Tue, 10/03/2015 - 00:33

Daniel Farrell is a Software Engineer, recently upgraded from an intern, on Red Hat’s SDN Team. He has been working on SDN-related projects since he entered the industry, which was right as SDN started to pick up speed. 

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Ceph Open Source Storage Grows With Red Hat Backing

Linux.com - Mon, 09/03/2015 - 23:02

In the past few weeks we've seen Ceph become an integral part of Red Hat's Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6 and the latest update of its core enterprise operating system, RHEL 7.1, as well as a key consulting area in its newly announced Cloud Innovation Practice.

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On the Linux Kernel’s Code of Conflict

Linux.com - Mon, 09/03/2015 - 20:06

Last week, 60 kernel developers signed off on a small patch called the Code of Conflict that provides guidelines for discourse in the kernel community and outlines a path for mediation if someone feels abused or threatened. The code was written by kernel maintainer Greg K-H, supported by many of the most prolific maintainers and developers of the kernel community and accepted into the kernel by Linus Torvalds himself.  

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CompuLab Utilite2 Is a Tiny ARM Desktop PC Running Ubuntu

Omgubuntu - Mon, 09/03/2015 - 18:58

CompuLab, best known in Linux circles for making the popular MintBox PCs, has launched the Utilite2 — a super small ARM PC running Ubuntu or Android.

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SUSE Explains Why the Future of Enterprise Storage is Open Source

Linux.com - Mon, 09/03/2015 - 18:48

SUSE's announcement last month of its new enterprise storage solution based on the open source Ceph project is perfectly timed for the storage market's growth.

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