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December 11, 2014

XRDPConfigurator - a GUI application for configuring XRDP - has now been released under the Apache License, by the author of the popular X11RDP-o-Matic.
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A recent survey of 1000 C-suite executives found surprisingly broad support for hybrid clouds, which seems to show that the cloud as a whole is mainstreaming as executives see the value in moving certain workloads there.
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Red Hat[he]#039[/he]s latest community Linux distribution, Fedora 21, is here and it offers a glimpse at Linux[he]#039[/he]s future.
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Elaine Marino says that she's a reformed "Ad-girl." Today, she's a still a marketer but has added developer to her skillset. Why?While a Marketing Manager for a start-up built on .Net, she realized she couldn't help them if she couldn't understand them. She was left out of the conversation. So, she picked up coding. Specifically, Ruby on Rails. By adding coding to her skillset, her passion changed and thus, so did the course of her professional career. She started LadyCoders Productions, a job that combines her coding skills with her marketing communications, event planning, and project management skills.Elaine tells me in this interview why some marketers should learn to code. Should you?read more
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Windows 10 brought some new features for its fans, but it's still under development. Its users already have a list of features they would like implemented, but it's funny to see how most of those features are already present in Linux installations.
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IFC Center (a major independent theater in New York) has decided to defy the MPAA's ridiculous rating system again -- for the documentary on Ed Snowden by Laura Poitras, Citizenfour.
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Intel introduced a new IoT “end-to-end reference model” that includes a Linux-ready edge management platform, security, services, and ecosystem partners. The new reference platform, called the “Intel IoT Platform,” helps fill in the gaps in Intel’s growing ecosystem of Internet of Things gateways, cloud-based services, and endpoint devices like the Linux-based Intel Galileo SBC and […]
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Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL (Incl. Quota And Bandwidth Management) On CentOS 7.0This document describes how to install a PureFTPd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users. This is much more performant and allows to have thousands of ftp users on a single machine. In addition to that I will show the use of quota and upload/download bandwidth limits with this setup. Passwords will be stored encrypted as MD5 strings in the database.
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Pivotal and the Linux Foundation have made CloudFoundry, an open source cloud computing platform-as-a-service (PaaS), into a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.
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A smartphone-inspired version of Ubuntu Server for Docker minimalists has been revealed with initial backing from Microsoft. Canonical is today expected to unveil the "Snappy" version of Ubuntu Core, a stripped-down server image of just 110MB built for thousands of servers in the cloud.
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Aaeon’s “AEC-6638? rugged box-PC offers 4th Gen Intel Core i5 or i3 CPUs, and features three display outputs, dual GbE, and fanless -10 to 60°C operation.
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The following tutorial will guide you through the details on how to install and run Stringer on a Fedora 20 Linux VPS.
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Michael DeHaan is the guy who created, in his own words, "that Ansible thing." A lot of the things the system administrator do on a regular basis aren't that interesting. DeHaan wants people in these positions to be able to spend more time on doing things that are creative and interesting, and created Ansible to help with IT automation to free up administrators' more
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The popular file-sharing service Pirate Bay was taken down today following a raid in Sweden by police who seized servers and computers.
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Security researchers have uncovered two Linux variants of a complex piece of Windows malware, which is known to have previously targeted embassies, the military, and pharmaceutical companies.
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Ubuntu Core and Snappy bring a different angle to Linux Containers, one of the most popular areas of information technology.
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I agree that the Linux Mint developers did a great job on it, but I’m not sure I’d call it the best available desktop today for the simple reason that no matter how good a distribution or desktop is, there are bound to be people out there who need something different.
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This week's news includes a poll for the best distribution of the year, a guide to the best KDE distributions of the year, a review of Linux Lite 2.2 and a decent number of how-to guides.
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Linux has seen a lot of changes during 2014 and many users are saying that this was finally the year that really showed some real progress, but has it been enough to call it "the year of Linux desktop"?
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Fedora Cloud,is available available in two versions: the base version is an optimized version of Fedora for running on a cloud service, while the Fedora Atomic Host goes a step further to include Docker container functionality for the Fedora Cloud. In this slide show, eWEEK takes a look at the highlights of the Fedora 21 Linux release.
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