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But at the LinuxCon conference in Chicago today Linus Torvalds was asked where Linux should go next.
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.
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.
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.
Developers are now encouraged to use an additional layer of security with the introduction of two-factor authentication for code commits.
Cumulus Networks , the company bringing the power of Linux to networking, today announced its technology now powers well over 1 million switch ports worldwide demonstrating significant traction in the market for its Cumulus Linux offering.
For most people buying a laptop, the choice is between Windows and Mac. It's hard to find someone who isn't a bit familiar with the former, and Apple fans territorial nature tends to preclude them from using anything but the latter.
In today's open source roundup: Twelve Linux-based home automation systems for less than $300.
CenturyLink has contributed the Panamax Docker management platform to open source.
Big week on the Linux Planet as a new Linux kernel release cycle begins and Kernel developers congregate in Chicago for LinuxCon.
Ansible is an open-source automation tool developed and released by Michael DeHaan and others in 2012.
"My first real exposure to Linux was at a friend's house," said Linux Rants blogger Mike Stone.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 07:20 am
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