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January 29, 2014

09:26
Canonical was thrilled to announce earlier today, January 28, that its Juju service orchestration tool has been awarded at the 2013-2014 Cloud Awards contest as the Best Cloud Automation Solution.
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08:29
The Debian init system debate by Debian technical committee members that is largely a fight between systemd and Upstart remains unresolved.
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07:32
By year's end I expect Android-based PCs and Chromebooks to have disrupted the Windows PC market.Oh, and does does AMD, Intel, HP, and Lenovo. Here's why.
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06:40
Just how popular is enterprise open source software? Popular enough, it seems, to power web servers in locations as unlikely as North Korea. That's where Red Hat (RHT) Enterprise Linux (RHEL), and derivatives of it, are running the few public web servers that exist in the country. Who knew?
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05:43
The latest benchmarks to share with you all are some tests done of all major Linux kernel releases from Linux 3.8 through Linux 3.13 and including the latest drm-next code that will land in the Linux 3.14 kernel. Here's a look at whether Intel Haswell HD Graphics users can expect any more performance improvements out of Linux 3.14 on the graphics front.
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04:46
Dell and Cumulus Networks have announced a reseller partnership to deliver the open source Cumulus Linux operating system on Dell network switches.
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03:49
With FreeBSD 10.0 having been released and the final release of the PC-BSD 10.0 coming this week, I decided to try out the PC-BSD 10.0-RC5 ahead of the final release.
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02:52
Want to run Debian or Ubuntu on your Chromebook? With Crouton, you can do that.
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01:54
Today in Open Source: North Korea adopts Open Source and Linux. Plus: Five bleeding edge but stable distributions, and how to install desktop Linux on a Chromebook.
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00:57
Since Dell has its own Linux operating, that begs the question why does it need or want Cumulus Linux? As always, it's the details that matter.Joshipura noted that the N-series routers are focussed on the needs of campus networks whereas the S6000 and S4810 are targeted at the data center.Rivers stressed that there is also a difference in how Dell's N-series platform and Cumulus Linux in fact include and use Linux.
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00:00
We have introduced a myriad of changes in Zorin OS including updated software, improvements to the user interface and entirely new software. Zorin OS 8 includes a simpler and more beautiful music player, the Empathy instant messaging client as well as the Zorin theme changer. We have created a beautiful new dark theme in complement to a new and improved light theme. We have created a simple tool to switch between the two quickly and easily. We have revamped the look of the bootloader so that switching between operating systems looks better than ever. As always, Zorin OS 8 uses the Zorin desktop environment with Zorin Menu for unparalleled customization.
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January 28, 2014

23:03
Every mail server administrator dreads his or her server becoming compromised by spammers. A lot of effort, time and even money is spent on securing mail servers and making sure that the servers do not become open relay. This tutorial will focus on setting up a Postfix SMTP server to use Dovecot SASL for user authentication. Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) is a framework that can be used by many connection-oriented Internet protocols for securing data, servers and users. With SASL enabled, Postfix will not accept any incoming SMTP connections without proper authentication.
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22:06
Que, QI host? WHAT DO YOU MEAN Kildall was 'cracked'?What are we to do with Stephen Fry? Britain's go-to guy for advertisement voice-overs has had another attempt at explaining computing history, in his own unique way. But he's got it wrong, and at the same time sullied the memory of one of the industry's true pioneers.…
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21:08
The open source license you choose for your project, or for the projects you choose to contribute to, can have significant effects on how what you contribute is used. One question that has garnered quite a bit of interest recently is the fall in popularity of copyleft licenses in favor of permissive licenses. An article last year looked at the issue of large number of projects on GitHub that have no explicit license and posited the question about whether we live in a 'post open source software' world, where seemingly open source software has no license. After some time, GitHub agreed that licensing is important and worked to improve the situation with a license chooser.
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20:11
Que, QI host? WHAT DO YOU MEAN Kildall was 'cracked'?What are we to do with Stephen Fry? Britain's go-to guy for advertisement voice-overs has had another attempt at explaining computing history, in his own unique way. But he's got it wrong, and at the same time sullied the memory of one of the industry's true pioneers.…
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19:14
The openSUSE Project has just announced that openSUSE 12.2 has reached end of life (EOL) and it will no longer be supported.
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18:17
When I first started working at the Open Technology Institute (OTI), I was consistently challenged with the question: "Why would a UX designer want to work at an open source organization?" The truth, in my opinion, is almost all design and usability work is by its nature open source.
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17:20
Release 3.8.1 of WordPress is available for download. This is a maintenance release that provides fixes to issues and bugs noticed in the previous version and we recommend upgrading your WordPress installation.
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16:23
If Poche is a new on one you, it is an Open Source read-later application competing with non-free versions like Pocket and Instapaper. It is developed by Nicolas Lœuillet, a French developer.
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15:42
Giving back isn't just about code.
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