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How to Rescue a Non-booting GRUB 2 on Linux

Linux.com - Fri, 13/06/2014 - 00:59

If your GRUB 2 bootloader gets borked, use these tricks to rescue your system.

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Google discovers it must expose itself to compete with AWS

The Register - Thu, 12/06/2014 - 23:35
Cloud competition forces Page & Co. to open brain and give some of it to developers

Google is giving away some of its internal technologies in an attempt to beat Amazon in one area where Bezos may be loathe to compete: transparency.

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New Private Cloud Devices Aim to Block Cyber Spies

Linux.com - Thu, 12/06/2014 - 19:32

Suddenly, consumer-oriented private cloud storage devices are everywhere, with many - if not most - running Linux. The market segment has blossomed thanks to growing concerns over government cyber-spying.

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Interviews: Bruce Perens Answers Your Questions

Linux Slashdot - Thu, 12/06/2014 - 17:14
A while ago you had the chance to ask programmer and open source advocate Bruce Perens about the future of open source, its role in government, and a number of other questions. Below you'll find his answers and an update on what he's doing now.

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06/08 SMS 2.0.7

Distro watch - Thu, 12/06/2014 - 11:55
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CentOS 7 is on its way

Zdnet news - Wed, 11/06/2014 - 23:35
Developers have already started work on CentOS 7, the next version of the popular Red Hat Enterprise Linux clone.
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Docker libcontainer unifies Linux container powers

Zdnet news - Wed, 11/06/2014 - 21:56
Containers are finally coming into their own as a virtualization alternative, but until now their programs were incompatible. Now, the major container players are agreeing to line up behind Docker's libcontainer.
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Civilization V Officially Available On Linux For SteamOS

Linux Slashdot - Wed, 11/06/2014 - 14:59
jrepin (667425) writes "Aspyr Media, in partnership with 2K and Firaxis Games, announced that the critically acclaimed Sid Meier's Civilization V, and all available expansion packs and downloadable content, is now available on Linux for SteamOS. The title includes Steam Play support. This release of Sid Meier's Civilization V on Linux targets SteamOS and features support for Valve's upcoming Steam Controller."

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Alienware Swaps SteamOS For Windows

Linux Slashdot - Wed, 11/06/2014 - 06:07
An anonymous reader writes "Valve left many OEMs hanging when they delayed Steam machines until sometime next year to work out their controller issues. Many of these companies excitedly showed off new Steam machine hardware that they cannot ship, so Alienware has been the first to re-purpose its Debian-based Steam machine to be a Windows-based Steam machine bundled with an Xbox controller. While Windows 8.x has not been particularly well-received it does support a lot more games than Linux and when configured to boot straight into Steam Big Picture mode the influence of the underlying OS is visible only in the larger game library."

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Docker 1.0 Released

Linux Slashdot - Wed, 11/06/2014 - 02:00
Graculus writes: "Docker, the company that sponsors the Docker.org open source project, is gaining allies in making its commercially supported Linux container format a de facto standard. Linux containers are a way of packaging up applications and related software for movement over the network or Internet. Once at their destination, they launch in a standard way and enable multiple containers to run under a single host operating system. 15 months and 8,741 commits after the earliest version was made public, Docker 1.0 has been released."

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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 (http://www-03.ibm.com/innovation/us/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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