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33 min ago | CNet News

Windows 9 Is Badly Needed, Assuming It Actually Works

NEWS ANALYSIS: The business community of Windows users is stuck between a rock and a hard place with Windows, what with XP gone and Windows 7 fading.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Computers, Science / Technology, Linux, Laptops/Notebooks

4 hrs ago | OStatic

Survey Finds OpenStack, KVM Riding High Among Cloud Professionals

In conjunction with CloudOpen , a sidebar tradeshow held along with LinuxCon , The Linux Foundation has announced that a survey of open source cloud pros established that OpenStack is easily the most popular project .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Linux

8 hrs ago | NewsFactor

CenturyLink Aids Docker Management

CenturyLink's Panamax works around bundles of Docker containers called templates, pre-configured sets of apps that can communicate with each other.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Linux, Computers

Fri Aug 22, 2014

LWN.net

Day: New Human Interface Guidelines for GNOME and GTK+

At his blog, Allan Day announces the preliminary availability of a brand-new edition of the GNOME Human Interface Guidelines .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, GNOME

ITworld

Does it still make sense for Linus to want the desktop for Linux?

In today's open source roundup: Linus still wants the desktop for Linux, but is he trapped in the past? Plus: Should open source developers support Windows more? And share your first experience with Linux Linux has long lingered in the single digits in terms of desktop market share.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Linux, Computers, Ubuntu

Linux Journal

New Products

Bitwig recently announced innovations complementary to Bitwig Studio, a dynamic software solution for music creation and performance to realize one's musical ideas at every stage of production.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Linux

LinuxTracker

[TORRENT] KaOS-2014.08-x86_64

KDE Applications 4.14 is not about lots of "new and improved stuff". As with KaOS, many KDE developers are focused on the Next Experience or porting to KDE Frameworks .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Linux

InformationWeek

US Military To Launch Open Source Academy

Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center in Mississippi will offer open source training and Linux certification for military personnel and civilians in groundbreaking new program.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Non-Profit

CNet News

Docker Founder Details His Plan to Secure Virtualization

Solomon Hykes started the open-source Docker project in March of 2013, and over the last year and half watched it grow into one of the most talked about new virtualization efforts in the industry.

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Related Topix: Cryptography, Science, Computer Science, Science / Technology, Linux

Sys-Con Media

IBM Taps Global Network of Innovation Centers to Fuel Linux on Power...

Last year IBM committed $1 billion in new Linux and open source technologies for its Power Systems servers including the opening of five new Power Systems Linux Centers in , Japan.

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Related Topix: IBM, Science / Technology, Linux, Science, Computer Science, Cloud Computing, Ubuntu, CPU

Data Center Knowledge

Docker CEO: Docker's Impact on Data Center Industry Will Be Huge

Launched as an open source project only about 18 months ago, the technology that packages an application in a way that makes it portable across different data center or cloud environments, now enjoys support from the likes of Google, IBM, Microsoft and Red Hat , among many others.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Linux

CNet News

Why the Future of Education Is Open

Anant Agarwal, the CEO of online education platform edX , is on a mission to change the way that people learn.

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Related Topix: Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Science / Technology, Linux

Linux Today

Setup FTP server using VsFtp and Configure Secure FTP connections on Ubuntu 14.04 Server

It is secure and extremely fast. It is stable. Don't take my word for it, though.

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Related Topix: Ubuntu, Science / Technology, Linux

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Python

hflossk 0.5.8

HFLOSSK ======= .. image:: https://api.travis-ci.org/decause/hflossk.svg Wat? ---- This repository is an experiment to use Flask, Mako, and Bootstrap to make a website for the Humanitarian Free/Open Source Software Course at RIT.

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Related Topix: Apache Software Foundation, Science / Technology, Linux, Ubuntu

Slashdot

Microsoft Lobby Denies the State of Chile Access To Free Software

A prolific magazine from the South American country says that the powerful Microsoft lobby managed to turn around a law that would allow the authorities to use free software .

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Sentillion, Science / Technology, Linux

InformationWeek

PaaS Debate Heats Up At Interop

Cloud applications need a new architecture, and IT development -- which has already absorbed many Agile development principles -- is trying to determine how to proceed.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Linux, Microsoft, Startups, Red Hat, Engine Yard

InformIT

The Official Ubuntu Book, 8th Edition: Getting Started with Ubuntu

This chapter shows how to start using the core features of your new Ubuntu desktop.

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Related Topix: Ubuntu, Science / Technology, Computers, Linux

CIO

Does Microsoft Really Love Open Source?

Microsoft is involved in many major open source projects, including Hadoop and Docker.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Science / Technology, Linux, Science, Computer Science

Techworld.com

Linux Foundation to offer new certification for IT workers

With an eye toward deepening the global Linux talent pool, the Linux Foundation today announced that it will offer two new certifications for engineers and administrators.

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HostReview News

The Cloud And Container Based Hosting

Before Cloud became a marketing buzzword and even before virtualization was a common technology, a web site would be housed on a physical server, this was generally not an optimal use of the server's power as most servers would be idle for most of the time.

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Marketing, Microsoft, Startups, Science, Computer Science, Linux

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