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How to Create and Manage Btrfs Snapshots and Rollbacks on Linux (part 2)

Linux.com - Fri, 28/03/2014 - 18:15

Learn how to create and remove Btrfs filesystem snapshots, and instantly roll back to any point in time.

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How Samsung is Bringing Open Source Culture Inside the Firewall

Linux.com - Fri, 28/03/2014 - 16:17

Software companies have long realized the economic and strategic value of using and contributing code to external open source projects. But they're much slower to understand and apply the same open source methods of collaboration to their own projects internally, said Phil Odence, vice president of business development at Black Duck Software in a Collaboration Summit presentation today.

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03/26 Legacy 2.1 LTS

Distro watch - Fri, 28/03/2014 - 13:55
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Ubuntu 14.04 Flavors Release Beta 2 Downloads

Omgubuntu - Fri, 28/03/2014 - 13:35

Ubuntu's extended family has pushed out their second beta releases of the Ubuntu 14.04 development cycle.

The post Ubuntu 14.04 Flavors Release Beta 2 Downloads first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Soft, hard, lightly hosted? Make the right call when you choose a PBX system

The Register - Fri, 28/03/2014 - 13:00
Cloudy phone systems get down to business

All businesses need a PBX phone system to organise calls and direct them round the organisation.

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Sticky Tahr-fy pudding: Ubuntu 14.04 slickest Linux desktop ever

The Register - Fri, 28/03/2014 - 12:30
Review Wait, Canonical actually listened to us?

The final beta release of Ubuntu 14.04, due in April, is here.

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Put a 4K in it: Quantum soups up StorNext bundles for Pros

The Register - Fri, 28/03/2014 - 09:33
For the high-def era

Quantum has added Pro Storage bundles to its StorNext file virtualisation and archiving range aimed at making StorNext more cost effective for digital workflows in the 4K era.

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WebScaleSQL: MySQL for Facebook-sized databases

Zdnet news - Fri, 28/03/2014 - 03:06
The MySQL Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Twitter engineering teams have joined forces to create their own version of MySQL, WebScaleSQL for their monster-sized databases.
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03/22 Kwheezy 1.5

Distro watch - Fri, 28/03/2014 - 01:55
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Red Hat reveals CentOS plans

Zdnet news - Fri, 28/03/2014 - 01:25
Months after adopting the Red Hat Enterprise Linux clone CentOS, Red Hat is starting to unveil its CentOS plans.
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Office for iPad? Yawn

Zdnet news - Fri, 28/03/2014 - 00:55
In many circles, Microsoft is getting rave reviews for its new Office for iPad productivity suite. But not everyone is jumping aboard the bandwagon.
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Ubuntu Unity to bring back local menus

Zdnet news - Fri, 28/03/2014 - 00:55
When Canonical introduced its new Ubuntu Unity interface, a major design element was a global, universal menu that all apps would use. Things have changed. Canonical is switching back to local app menus.
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Intel just installed itself in Hadoop guru Cloudera – and why their rivals should be worried

The Register - Thu, 27/03/2014 - 22:32
Analysis Chipzilla's distro shelved, cash injected, exec in place

Intel is canning its own Hadoop distribution in favor of using Cloudera's flavor of the analytics software. And the chip giant is making a "significant equity investment" in the upstart that's higher than had been reported elsewhere.

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Hello, MS-Android. Good-bye, Windows Phone

Zdnet news - Thu, 27/03/2014 - 20:55
Nokia may be making the Android X, X+ and XL handsets, but at the end of the day it was Microsoft's call to produce Android phones. This is bad news for Windows Phone.
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Ubuntu 14.04 Beta Downloads Go Live — This Is What’s New

Omgubuntu - Thu, 27/03/2014 - 19:04

Ubuntu remains the most popular Linux distribution available, and if this latest beta is anything to go by, it's clear to see why.

The post Ubuntu 14.04 Beta Downloads Go Live — This Is What’s New first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Facebook To Begin Deploying Btrfs

Linux Slashdot - Thu, 27/03/2014 - 19:01
An anonymous reader writes "After hiring the lead Btrfs developers and Linux kernel block maintainers last year, Facebook is beginning trial deployments of Btrfs. Facebook will start using the next-generation file-system within their web-tier and they will be among the first major public deployments of Btrfs."

Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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Best Quotes from the Linux Kernel Developer Panel

Linux.com - Thu, 27/03/2014 - 17:31

Linux kernel developers Greg Kroah-Hartman, Jens Axboe, Dave Chinner, Matthew Garrett, and Mel Gorman participated in a panel discussion, moderated by LWN Editor Jon Corbet, at Collaboration Summit on Wednesday. Here are some of the highlights.

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GNOME 3.12: Pixel perfect ... but homeless

The Register - Thu, 27/03/2014 - 15:01
Review Best thing out of GNOME camp for YEARS, but who'll take it in?

When the GNOME 3.x desktop arrived it was, frankly, unusable. It wasn't so much the radical departure from past desktop environments, as the fact that essential things did not work properly or, more frustratingly, had been deemed unnecessary.

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Linux Kernel Panel: What's what with Linux today

Zdnet news - Thu, 27/03/2014 - 12:25
Some of Linux's best and brightest kernel developers talk about the state of Linux development today.
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IBM places billion dollar bet on BlueMix PaaS cloud

Zdnet news - Thu, 27/03/2014 - 09:55
IBM thinks that opening its middleware stack to the cloud in BlueMix will prove to be winning bet.
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