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1 hr ago | InformationWeek

WaveMaker PaaS Bets On Docker

WaveMaker Enterprise, a newly issued platform-as-a-service, now uses Docker containers as its deployment step. While other platforms, including Apprenda, Red Hat's OpenShift, and VMware/Pivotal's Cloud Foundry, are moving the in the same direction, starting on Tuesday WaveMaker Enterprise gives you control over Docker as a default Linux container deployment environment, according to WaveMaker CEO Samir Ghosh.

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1 hr ago | CNet News

AMD, Canonical Unveil Bundled OpenStack Cloud Solution

Advanced Micro Devices is partnering with Canonical on an integrated solution that is designed to make it easier for organizations to deploy a private cloud environment based on the OpenStack orchestration technology. The two companies on Sept.

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Related Topix: Advanced Micro Devices, Startups, CPU, Science / Technology, Ubuntu, Open Source Software, Intel

2 hrs ago | PC World

Micro Focus buying Novell, Suse Linux owner for $1.2 billion

In a move that will collect a lot of infrastructure software under one roof, mainframe software provider Micro Focus has started proceedings to merge with Attachmate Group, owners of Novell and Suse Linux, for approximately US$1.2 billion. The combined company should have yearly revenue of $1.4 billion, with more than 4,500 employees and more than 30,000 customers, Micro Focus said.

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

2 hrs ago | MSDN Blogs

Linux Powered By Azure - YAWIP

On to step 3! We created a Ubuntu VM. We configured it to be LAMP ready. And nowYAWIP .

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

2 hrs ago | The Inquirer

Wikileaks releases Finfisher malware to help developers defend against it

WIKILEAKS HAS RELEASED Finfisher "weaponised malware" that it claims is being used by governments around the world to spy on journalists and activists, in order to help developers defend against it. Finfisher, which was first revealed in Wikileaks documents published in December 2011, can be used to intercept data from Mac OS X, Windows and Linux computers, as well as mobile devices running Android, Blackberry, iOS, Symbian and Windows Phone.

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

3 hrs ago | ITworld

Are the Linux Mint developers using sexist codenames?

In today's open source roundup: Have the Linux Mint developers picked a sexist codename for version 17.1? Plus: A review of PCLinuxOS 2014.08, and is Microsoft copying features from Linux in Windows 9? Codenames are an expected part of software development, with a lot of open source projects using one kind of codename or another. But is it sexist to continually use female names for software projects? Beta News examines the latest use of a female name for version 17.1 of the Linux Mint distribution.

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

3 hrs ago | Computer Weekly

Nokia and Red Hat collaborate to create open-source telco cloud Nokia ...

Nokia Networks and open-source technology provider Red Hat are collaborating to allow mobile broadband operators to create an efficient telco cloud infrastructure. As part of the collaboration, Nokia will bundle its carrier-grade virtualised core applications and cloud application management products with Red Hat-based OpenStack cloud platform .

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3 hrs ago | InformationWeek

Docker Gets $40 Million: Full Steam Ahead

Docker will use its third round of funding to double staff, including engineers and a direct sales force pointed at enterprise buyers. The company's enterprise data center momentum keeps growing.

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Related Topix: Sales, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

5 hrs ago | Linux Today

Mark All Upgrades in Synaptic on Linux Mint 17

The previous technique to restore the Mark All Upgrades button to Synaptic no longer works because the Mint team is providing their own version of Synaptic rather than using the package from the Ubuntu repositories.

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6 hrs ago | Linux Today

Linux Top 3: Fedora 21 Delayed, SystemRescueCD and Raspian Update

There is saying that used to be commonly attributed to when Debian Linux distributions would be released. That saying is - "it's done, when it's done."

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6 hrs ago | Data Center Knowledge

Docker Raises $40M in Sequoia-Led Series C

Docker , the startup behind the eponymous open source app container technology, has raised $40 million in a Series C funding round. The round is double the size of the startup's Series B, closed in January, and significantly increases its valuation.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Yahoo!, Dapper, Citizen Sports, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Marketing

7 hrs ago | Python

mecab-python3 0.7

Installtion and Usage -------------- 1. Installation ``` pip install mecab-python3 ``` Before installing mecabpython3, make sure you have installed *`mecab`* already. example of installtion.

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11 hrs ago | Denver Post

Denver Startup Week celebrates Mile High entrepreneurial spirit

Mario Esparaz, owner of PB Love Co., serves up some nut butter mixes at the Startup Farmer's Market on the 16th Street Mall off of Arapahoe Street during Denver Startup Week in downtown Denver on Monday. Dave Gottschalk needs to hire a developer who knows the computer platforms LAMP - Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP - and Phone Gap.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Hack a day

Hacking a Pogoplug into a $20 PBX

The Pogoplug Series 4 is a little network attached device that makes your external drives accessible remotely. Under the hood of this device is an ARM processor running at 800 MHz, which is supported by the Linux kernel.

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LinuxInsider

Is It Time to Cleave Linux in Two?

"Would you try to pull a mobile home with an economy car?" asked blogger hairyfeet. "Of course not -- yet you are gonna take a single OS and shoehorn it into a desktop AND a server workload? Talk about jack of all trades and master of none!" Servers don't really need graphics, and the same goes for sound.

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

Linux Today

Automate and Schedule Tasks In Ubuntu/Linux Mint With ComplexShutdown Tool

ComplexShutdown is small GUI to shutdown your PC with lots of options. A more or less simple skript, written in fpc, then rewritten in python.

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

Network World

Samsung's first open-source conference kicks off, with Tizen on its mind

The inaugural Samsung Open-Source Conference opens Tuesday morning in Seoul, with keynotes from well-known figures in the open source world and a hackathon focused on Tizen, the company's in-house mobile operating system. The event kicks off with a speech from Jono Bacon, the former community manager for Ubuntu, who recently moved to the XPrize Foundation, and also includes talks from Linux kernel developer Tejun Heo and Carsten Heitzler, the principal creator of the Enlightenment desktop environment for Linux.

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

Network World

OpenDaylight executive director spells out where this open source SDN efforts stand

OpenDaylight is a Linux Foundation Collaborative project that is building an Open Source SDN controller. To find out how the effort is going Network World Editor in Chief John Dix caught up with Neela Jacques, who joined the OpenDaylight project last November as Executive Director.

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WebWire

The Attachmate Group Enters into Agreement to Merge with Micro Focus

The Attachmate Group a privately-held software holding company owned by an investment group led by Francisco Partners, Golden Gate Capital, Elliott Management and Thoma Bravo, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with Micro Focus. The transaction is expected to close on November 3, 2014.

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InfoWorld

Speed or torque? Linux desktop vs. server distros

Desktop Linux should be shiny and fast, server Linux should be big and practical. Today's mix doesn't work -- here's the remedy My post about splitting up Linux distributions along dedicated server and desktop lines has produced interesting feedback.

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