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What Docker does right and what it doesn't do right... yet

Zdnet news - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 21:53
Docker founder Solomon Hykes explained at LinuxCon what Docker is, what it does right, and what it still needs to work on.
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Red Hat: ARM servers will come when people crank out chips like AMD's 64-bit Seattle

The Register - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 21:45
LinuxCon 2014 Standards to lift data center boxes out of device doldrums

It's practically a given that the ARM processor architecture – so beloved by makers of small devices everywhere – will graduate to servers soon. But before ARM servers can ship in any significant volume, a standardized hardware platform that specifically targets the data center is a must.

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Most popular open-source cloud projects of 2014

Zdnet news - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 14:00
Spoiler alert: OpenStack leads, but the still wet-behind-the-ears Docker is gaining fast.
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Viber Linux App Features Now Match Windows, Mac Clients

Omgubuntu - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 12:55

Popular voice and messaging service Viber has remembered it has a Linux app, issuing the first update to it in almost a year.

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HP lets the SAN shine: StoreVirtual now bigger, flashier, OpenStack-ier

The Register - Fri, 22/08/2014 - 11:57
Plus added 3PAR flash seasoning

HP has added lots of features to its StoreVirtual software SAN, announced a lower-cost all-flash 3PAR array and provided cheaper backup for remote offices.

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Local Motors: Cars Should be Open Source Hardware

Linux.com - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 23:05

Though Local Motors was the first car company to produce an open source vehicle, Founder Jay Rogers says it is not an open source car company. It's a hardware company.

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What is Docker, Really? Founder Solomon Hykes Explains

Linux.com - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 23:03

Docker's meteoric rise is still puzzling, and somewhat problematic, said founder Solomon Hykes in his keynote at LinuxCon and CloudOpen on Thursday. Most people today who are aware of Docker don't necessarily understand how it works or even why it exists, he said, because they haven't actually used it.

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Thanks For Making Games Faster: Top 10 Quotes from the Linux Kernel Developer Panel

Linux.com - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 17:18

Linux kernel developer Greg Kroah-Hartman was joined on stage at LinuxCon this morning by Linux Creator Linus Torvalds as well as kernel developers Andrew Morton from Google, Shuah Khan from Samsung, and Andy Lutomirski, a co-founder of AMA Capital Management.

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Munich Council: LiMux Demise Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

Omgubuntu - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 15:37

A Munich city council spokesman has attempted to clarify the reasons behind its plan to re-examine the role of open-source software in local government IT systems.

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Linux duo land $54m VC Xamarin cash bag

The Register - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 15:01
A 'pretty strong signal,' says CEO

Two leading lights in open source and mobile have landed $54m in funding for their company.

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Latest Bundle Stars’ Promo Adds Guacamelee!, Space Farmers for Linux

Omgubuntu - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 14:46

If Humble Bundle's latest pack has left you wanting check out rivals Bundle Stars, whose latest promo offers a set of Tux-friendly titles.

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RealVNC distances itself from factories, power plants, PCs hooked up to password-less VNC

The Register - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 08:05
Some 30,000 machines found with front doors wide open

A scan of the public internet by security researchers has seemingly revealed thousands upon thousands of computers fully accessible via VNC – with no password required.

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Storage, chip slingers pledge allegiance to Linux, open source

The Register - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 03:01
LinuxCon 2014 Linux Foundation swells ranks, coffers

As LinuxCon 2014 kicks off this week in Chicago, the Linux Foundation has announced that it has won new support from across the technology industry, including several hardware companies.

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Oi! Rip Van Winkle: PATCH, already

The Register - Thu, 21/08/2014 - 00:10
Stuxnet, Sality, Gauss, Flame still infecting your unpatched boxen

Nearly 20 million computers remain infected with malware targeting a vulnerability first targeted four years ago by the Stuxnet worm.

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Linus Torvalds still wants the Linux desktop

Zdnet news - Wed, 20/08/2014 - 23:16
Linux runs everything, everywhere, but Linus Torvalds still wants it to rule on one place it doesn't: The desktop.
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Video: Everybody Do the Zombie Shuffle and More Linux Trivia

Linux.com - Wed, 20/08/2014 - 22:10

What is a zombie shuffling desk? What does the d in systemd stand for? Test your knowledge of these trivia questions and watch your fellow Linux community members attempt to answer.

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08/13 Zorin 9 "Educational Lite"

Distro watch - Wed, 20/08/2014 - 21:55
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Linux Foundation says many Linux admins and engineers are certifiable

The Register - Wed, 20/08/2014 - 21:28
LinuxCon 2014 Floats exam program to help IT employers lock up talent

The Linux Foundation on Wednesday introduced two new certification programs aimed at connecting employers with qualified Linux administrators and engineers.

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