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Kicking Google out of my life: Day 1

Just to see if I can do it, I'm removing every trace of Google in my digital life. Easier said than done.

Samsung teams with Red Hat to build enterprise apps

The apps will run on Red Hat's new mobile application platform

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Scenes from Red Hat Summit 2015

Here’s what Boston’s Hynes Convention Center looks like as we count down to kickoff for Red Hat Summit 2015.

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MEAN vs. LAMP for the future of programming

LAMP diehards take note: The flexible simplicity of MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS, and Node.js is no joke


7 command line tools for monitoring your Linux system

Here is a selection of basic command line tools that will make your exploration and optimization in Linux easier.

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How to install Debian Linux 8.1 in a VirtualBox VM

There are so many Linux distros available now that it’s hard to choose the one that will be the best for your purposes, but unless you’re looking for something with a specialized focus, Debian Linux has to be one of the best.

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The Linux AIO project: All of a distro's desktops in one ISO

Linux AIO combines all of the desktop environments available for each distro and wraps them up in a disk image for a “live” system

Xbox One-to-PC game streaming launched Monday

Preview program members can send games to their Windows 10 PCs ahead of public launch later this year

Dell adds Pluribus, brings Linux-based OS to its data center switches

Dell will now offer Pluribus’ Open Netvisor Linux operating system on its S6000-ON and S-4048-ON 10G/40G switches.

Terix to pay Oracle $58M in settlement over Solaris support

It also can no longer distribute Solaris patches to its customers

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Don’t call it Linux! And other things that tick off Richard Stallman

Love him or hate him, you have to admit that the founder of the free software movement isn’t shy about sharing his opinions on things he finds objectionable.

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Ubuntu Community Council, Jonathan Riddell discuss their recent fallout

In the wake of the Ubuntu Community Council's separation with Jonathan Riddell, I reached out to both, along with the Kubuntu Council, to get every side of the story. Mark Shuttleworth chimed in rather candidly himself.

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Review: Ubuntu 15.04 is an amazing release, but I hate it

I have run Ubuntu 15.04 since the day it was made available, and while it was a great release, one decision by Ubuntu is ruining it for me.

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11 pointless but awesome Linux terminal tricks

Here are some great Linux terminal tips and tricks, each one as pointless as it is awesome.

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Ubuntu's Shuttleworth's call to arms in open source stirs up controversy

After Ubuntu's Mark Shuttleworth discussed publicly how important it is for the open source community to work together, KDE's Aaron Seigo argued that this call to arms was kind of a paradox given the person who made them.

Open source meets telecom at NFV World Congress

NFV World Congress showed numerous demonstrations of Telecom industry suppliers working together with carriers in open source communities to solve key operator challenges.


How low can we go? Introducing the $9 Linux computer!

With the release of the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B priced at $35 and it’s predecessor, the Raspberry Pi Model B+, having recently had its price dropped to $25 you might have thought a cheaper computer of equal capabilities would be hard...

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What if Windows went open source tomorrow?

Thinking out loud about Microsoft making Windows an open source project is a great way to get your friends and colleagues wondering seriously about your mental health.

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