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An Introduction to Linux Containers

  • Small Business Computing; By Susan Linton (Posted by bob on Jul 7, 2015 6:05 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: Virtualization
Linux container technology is the latest computing trend sweeping the computing world. A lot of financial and technical investors, Linux software programmers, and customers are betting that containers will change the way businesses manage their computer systems—from deployment to maintenance. Container technology has become its own ecosystem with no less than 60 companies supporting some aspect of the technology. But what exactly are Linux containers, and how can they help you?

Speech recognition and synthesis shield runs Linux

MOVI Arduino shield designed for offline speech recognition and synthesis that runs Debian on an Allwinner A13....

Hacking Team hacked, attackers claim 400GB in dumped data

On Sunday, while most of Twitter was watching the Women's World Cup - an amazing game in its own right - one of the world's most notorious security firms was being hacked.

GPS Navigation for Ubuntu Touch Gets More Features

GPS Navigation is a free app for Ubuntu Touch, and it's been getting constant updates for the past few weeks. It's still in the development stages, but it looks like it's coming together just nicely.

After 20-month delay, a furious Newegg still can’t appeal $2.3M patent loss

Online retailer Newegg has developed a reputation for taking on so-called "patent trolls," even when that means going through lengthy litigation and unpredictable jury trials.

Why we changed our software from proprietary to open source

Last year, the networking software company Midokura made a strategic decision to open source its network virtualization platform, MidoNet, to address the fragmentation in the networking industry. In this interview, Midokura CEO and CTO Dan Mihai Dumitriu explains the company's decision to give away fours years of engineering to the open source community, how it changed the way its engineers worked, and the lessons learned along the way.

Whats your preferred text editor?

The text editor is a workhorse for many people working in tech. A few of the most popular options out there today are tried-and-true text editors like vi, Emacs, and gedit. And, a new text editor on the scene that's picking up traction is Atom. All four are open source, so you can get involved in the project and help improve it!

Reddit users want CEO Ellen Pao fired

In today's open source roundup: Angry Reddit users want a new CEO. Plus: DistroWatch reviews Alpine Linux 3.2.0. And Firefox 40 will bring improved scrolling and other enhancements.

Mozilla Fixes Flaws With Firefox 39, Previews Firefox 40

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Jul 6, 2015 10:27 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Mozilla
The Logjam SSL/TLS vulnerability is among the 13 security advisories in latest stable release of the open-source Firefox Web browse

LliureX 15.05 Screencast and Screenshots

LliureX 15.05 has been released. LliureX is a project of the Council of Culture, Education and Sport at the Municipality of Valencia, Spain. The LliureX distribution is an Edubuntu-based live and installation DVD with support for the Valencian and Spanish languages. It is intended as an operating system for educational institutions in the Valencia region. LliureX uses exclusively free software and is distributed free of charge.

Solus OS Gets UEFI Fixes and Better Power Consumption for Laptops

The Solus project is moving very fast, and its developers have managed to push another release out the door, this time with a lot of fixes that have been spotted and repaired in a very short amount of time.