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Tweaking Ubuntu Unity to Better Suit Your Needs

Linux.com - Sun, 12/04/2015 - 21:28

If you compare Unity to the likes of Xfce, you will certainly find that Unity does, in fact, lack a certain amount of available options. However, that does not mean the shell is locked down such that it cannot be configured. In fact, you’ll be surprised at just how much you can do with Unity. 

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04/07 Elive 2.6.2-beta

Distro watch - Sat, 11/04/2015 - 20:55
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04/06 Nanolinux 1.3

Distro watch - Sat, 11/04/2015 - 14:55
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Git Success Stories and Tips from Wine Maintainer Alexandre Julliard

Linux.com - Fri, 10/04/2015 - 18:36

Git is Wine's version control system (VCS.) Here, maintainer Alexandre Julliard discusses why they use Git, their Git success stories, and pro tips for using the open source tool.

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Ubuntu MATE Inks First Hardware Deal

Omgubuntu - Fri, 10/04/2015 - 18:21

Forget the release of shiny new Macbooks and Apple Watches, the big hardware news of the week for Linux enthusiasts comes from little known UK computer company called Entroware.

The post Ubuntu MATE Inks First Hardware Deal first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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This Week in Linux News: Open Source in IoT, Intel's Linux-Powered Compute Stick, and More

Linux.com - Fri, 10/04/2015 - 18:19

This week in Linux news, open source's contribution to IoT, Intel's new Linux-powered Compute Stick, and more. Below are five of the latest Linux and open source must-reads.

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Micro Focus guillotine will fall more frequently on Novell necks

The Register - Fri, 10/04/2015 - 16:53
Cost-cutting hits GroupWise, Open Enterprise Server and Filr

Novell seems to be bearing the brunt of the mammoth restructuring that parent company Micro Focus is currently executing, say our sources close to the situation.

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​Dell XPS 13 Linux developer edition available

Zdnet news - Fri, 10/04/2015 - 15:25
Do you want a top-notch Linux developer laptop? Then Dell has several systems for you to consider.

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04/03 PoliArch 15.04

Distro watch - Fri, 10/04/2015 - 13:55
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04/05 LXLE 14.04.2

Distro watch - Fri, 10/04/2015 - 13:55
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Cisco and Level 3 team up to squash brute force server hijackers

The Register - Fri, 10/04/2015 - 12:58

Cisco and service provider Level 3 have teamed up take down netblocks linked to brute-force hack kingpins SSHPsychos, severely degrading (but not destroying) the group's potential to hack servers in the process.

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How the Syria Airlift Project is Using Open Source Dronecode for Humanitarian Aid

Linux.com - Fri, 10/04/2015 - 00:41

The Syria Airlift Project needs to make its planes very easy for the good guys to operate and very hard for everyone else. With open source software like APM:Plane, they could build custom security features right into their firmware. 

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5 Reasons To Become A Linux Foundation Certified Engineer

Linux.com - Thu, 09/04/2015 - 23:30

Becoming a Linux Foundation Certified Engineer is a challenging achievement and a good indicator of your sysadmin and network admin skills. The exam, normally priced at $300, will be 50% off ($150) for a limited time.

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GridGain In-Memory Data Fabric Becomes Apache Ignite

Linux.com - Thu, 09/04/2015 - 17:34

More organizations where speedy processing counts are moving to “In-Memory Computing” (IMC), or using RAM as primary storage. GridGain's IMC software has joined other Apache podlings under the name Apache Ignite.

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Do your switches run Cumulus Linux? Puppet will pull your strings

The Register - Thu, 09/04/2015 - 16:00
DevOpsify your boring Ethernet

Cumulus Networks, home of a Linux-of-choice for white-box switches, has linked arms with Puppet Labs and joined its Puppet Supported Program.

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Google sticks anti-SQL injection vaccine into MySQL MariaDB fork

The Register - Thu, 09/04/2015 - 14:01
Encryption tables to trip up rogue data

Google is dropping encryption into MariaDB, the fork of Oracle’s MySQL, to help shut out SQL injection attacks.

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Everything's code, 'zero tolerance for assholes': Yup, it's ChefConf

The Register - Thu, 09/04/2015 - 12:58
Featuring DevOps Kung fu - and how open source Windows is "definitely possible"

ChefConf 2015 took place last week in Santa Clara, with around 1500 attendees focusing on DevOps using Chef software to automate infrastructure configuration and application deployment.

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