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37 min ago | Sys-Con Media

IBM Taps Global Network of Innovation Centers to Fuel Linux on Power...

Last year IBM committed $1 billion in new Linux and open source technologies for its Power Systems servers including the opening of five new Power Systems Linux Centers in , Japan.

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Related Topix: IBM, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science, Cloud Computing, Ubuntu, CPU

2 hrs ago | The Inquirer

The Linux Foundation offers certifications as demand for Linux professionals grows

THE LINUX FOUNDATION has announced an online certification programme for entry-level system admininstration and advanced Linux software engineering professionals to help expand the global pool of Linux sysadmin and developer talent.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Ubuntu

3 hrs ago | Linux Today

Edubuntu Vs UberStudent: Return To College With The Best Linux Distro

School is almost back in session! For Linux users, there are two top-notch distributions out there specifically aimed towards education: Edubuntu and UberStudent.

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Related Topix: Ubuntu, Science / Technology, Open Source Software

4 hrs ago | CNet News

Why the Future of Education Is Open

Anant Agarwal, the CEO of online education platform edX , is on a mission to change the way that people learn.

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Related Topix: Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Science / Technology, Open Source Software

8 hrs ago | NewsFactor

CenturyLink Aids Docker Management

CenturyLink's Panamax works around bundles of Docker containers called templates, pre-configured sets of apps that can communicate with each other.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Computers

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Linux Today

Setup FTP server using VsFtp and Configure Secure FTP connections on Ubuntu 14.04 Server

It is secure and extremely fast. It is stable. Don't take my word for it, though.

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Related Topix: Ubuntu, Science / Technology, Open Source Software

Python

hflossk 0.5.8

HFLOSSK ======= .. image:: https://api.travis-ci.org/decause/hflossk.svg Wat? ---- This repository is an experiment to use Flask, Mako, and Bootstrap to make a website for the Humanitarian Free/Open Source Software Course at RIT.

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Related Topix: Apache Software Foundation, Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Ubuntu

Slashdot

Microsoft Lobby Denies the State of Chile Access To Free Software

A prolific magazine from the South American country says that the powerful Microsoft lobby managed to turn around a law that would allow the authorities to use free software .

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Sentillion, Science / Technology, Open Source Software

InformationWeek

PaaS Debate Heats Up At Interop

Cloud applications need a new architecture, and IT development -- which has already absorbed many Agile development principles -- is trying to determine how to proceed.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups, Red Hat, Engine Yard

InformIT

The Official Ubuntu Book, 8th Edition: Getting Started with Ubuntu

This chapter shows how to start using the core features of your new Ubuntu desktop.

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Related Topix: Ubuntu, Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Computers

CIO

Does Microsoft Really Love Open Source?

Microsoft is involved in many major open source projects, including Hadoop and Docker.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

HostReview News

The Cloud And Container Based Hosting

Before Cloud became a marketing buzzword and even before virtualization was a common technology, a web site would be housed on a physical server, this was generally not an optimal use of the server's power as most servers would be idle for most of the time.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Marketing, Microsoft, Startups, Science, Computer Science, Open Source Software

Ars Technica

To solve Android's update woes, Google should look to the PC

Enlarge / You know, there was some other huge platform that handled the update problem much more gracefully than Android.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, Science / Technology, Open Source Software

Wed Aug 20, 2014

CIO

12 Oddball Odes to Open-Source

The world of free and open-source software has spawned a surprising amount of original music.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software

Slashdot

Linus Torvalds: 'I Still Want the Desktop'

But at the LinuxCon conference in Chicago today Linus Torvalds was asked where Linux should go next.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology

Information Technology

Linux Foundation Welcomes Newest Members From Semiconductor and Storage Industry

The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today announced that Adapteva, GitHub, SanDisk, Seagate and Western Digital are joining the organization.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Startups, SanDisk, GitHub, Adapteva, Non-Profit, Pliant Technology

ITworld

Why do so many Linux users hate Oracle?

In today's open source roundup: Many Linux users dislike and distrust Oracle. Plus: Munich may not be dumping Linux after all, and how to encrypt your email in Linux Oracle has always had a rather touch and go relationship with the open source community, to say the least.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Startups, Oracle Corporation, Microsoft

DarkVision Hardware

10 years later Munich considering to switch back to Windows

About ten years ago the Linux community considered it a major victory that the city of Munich, Germany decided to switch from Windows to Linux to save the tax payer euros.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Linux Today

Viber 4.2 Released - How to Install on Ubuntu Linux

Much anticipated Viber 4.2 is now released with many fixes. Viber is a cross-platform instant messaging VoIP application for smartphones developed by Viber Media.

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Related Topix: Ubuntu, Science / Technology, Open Source Software

CNet News

Linux Kernel Development Gets Two-Factor Authentication

Developers are now encouraged to use an additional layer of security with the introduction of two-factor authentication for code commits.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software

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