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March 5, 2014

Over the last 25 years of my career—from serving as a partner at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), to my time at Delta Air Lines, to my current role as president and CEO of Red Hat—I've been exposed to my fair share of leaders. I've learned that leaders and leadership styles can vary greatly depending on the company culture, industry and size, but there's one commonality I've noticed among all of them: to be effective, leaders must be respected.
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Red Hat on Tuesday unveiled Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite 6, an open source business process management suite that combines business process management, business rules management and complex event processing technologies in a single product offering. JBoss BPM Suite 6 includes all the capabilities of the next version of Red Hat's business rules platform, JBoss BRMS 6.
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Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols think Microsoft going to Android, via its Nokia phone proxy, is a genius move. My ZDNet compadre Matthew Miller disagrees! Let the fight begin!
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The second Beta release of the upcoming GNOME Music 3.12 application, which will be part of the forthcoming GNOME 3.12 desktop environment, has been made available for download and testing.
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The free embedded Linux Buildroot project released a quarterly update, featuring enhanced internal and external toolchains, 67 new packages, and bug fixes.
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The open source Internet of Everything, container virtualization and KVM and OpenStack integration top the list of events at the upcoming Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit.
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My list of 10 must have Android business apps. ?
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With this morning's release of the NVIDIA 334.21 Linux graphics driver there is now support for GPUs with VDPAU Feature Set E.
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LinuxCertified Inc, a leading provider of Linux training and services, has launched a new 2-day training course on one of the fastest growing technology "Linux Virtualization" to be held in San Francisco Bay Area from March 26th - 27th, 2014. A list of topics follows.
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Besides GCC looking towards new features and improvements this year via Google's Summer of Code, the LLVM project also has a growing list of hopeful projects for student developers.
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Most of the hacked routers have the following common features: Owners who didn’t know how to configure their routers, insecure default settings (factory-default passwords was not an issue), backdoors in firmware, firmware version vulnerable to a known Cross-Site Request Forgery CSRF) technique, and graphical user interfaces accessible from the Internet.
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Personally, I thought it was strange for everyone to make a big deal about such an arbitrary number of days.
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If Microsoft promotes dual-boot smart phones with Windows and Android, will customers come running? Or is this similar to IBM's failed OS/2-Windows dual boot strategy from the 1990s?
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If you were hoping to eventually be able to run Windows applications within Google's Chrome OS environment via Wine, the possibilities of that working out well are very slim.
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Digia updated its bootable, Linux and Android ready Qt Enterprise Embedded GUI with optimized Yocto recipes, a faster emulator, and a virtual keyboard. Digia announced Qt Enterprise Embedded in October as a commercial distribution for enterprises. Like the Qt 5.2 cross-platform framework it's based on, Qt Enterprise Embedded supports Android, as well as Linux.
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Facebook still gets a lot of press these days, and it supposedly has more than a billion users. But I’ve pretty much given up on it for business and personal use. Over the last couple of years I’ve found that Facebook just wasn’t worth the effort and time that I was putting into it.First I deleted the Facebook pages for my blogs, and then I eventually deleted my Facebook account altogether.
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Friday evening can be a very busy time in Citibank’s Changi Business Park office in Singapore. Hundreds of mission-critical applications hit the production servers, security patches are applied, hundreds of professionals including developers, systems engineers, Linux gurus, and management professionals spend the whole night on the conference calls ensuring the smooth functioning of servers at this financial giant. The applications that get life over the weekend have monetary value and therefore require robust servers to host them. These servers need to maximize the utilization of the applications and should have the stability to run for a longer period of time without a reboot. These servers should also have the capability to be scaled up as the infrastructure grows. The bottom line: these enterprise level boxes need to be tough.
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Linux companies are extremely good at missing an opportunity to market themselves; in the wake of the disclosures of the NSA's blanket surveillance, there have been plenty of chances to publicise the fact that Linux and its open source brethren provide a safe computing environment and that companies dealing in these wares will not be selling products with backdoors.
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Here's a BASH shell script that automatically logs the date and time I start my Iceweasel web browser, and the length of time I use it. I launch the script (and Iceweasel) with a keyboard shortcut, and close the script by closing Iceweasel.
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March 4, 2014

Two games from Might and Delight are confirmed by the developer to be heading to Linux, we have the scoop for you!
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