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Red Hat CTO Brian Stevens Resigns

  • eWEEK; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Aug 29, 2014 12:25 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Red Hat
I've heard from my own sources that Stevens is not leaving due to any internal wrangling or politics at Red Hat, but rather to pursue a new opportunity that he simply could not turn down.

The Journey Down: Chapter Two Review for Linux

The Journey Down: Chapter Two is a point-and-click adventure that will transport you back in the golden era of gaming that was populated by titles like Grim Fandango and Broken Sword. It's an amazing experience and it shows us that adventures games are not a thing of the past.

74 Countries and Counting: Mozilla’s Maker Party Increases Web Literacy Across the Globe

Back in July we kicked-off Maker Party, our annual campaign to teach the web around the world. Throughout  this two-month campaign we have seen people on nearly every continent  increase their web literacy by writing their first line of code, … Continue reading

China Promotes Linux-Based Operating System Against Windows, Android

The Chinese government is promoting China Operating System, a closed source, Linux-based OS that it hopes will supplant Microsoft Windows and Google Android.

Announcing Apache CloudMonkey 5.2.0

  • Apache CloudStack Blog; By Rohit Yadav (Posted by jzb on Aug 28, 2014 8:36 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Apache CloudStack, the mature, turnkey Open Source cloud computing software platform used for creating private, public, and hybrid cloud environments, today announced Apache CloudMonkey v5.2.0, the latest feature release of its command line interface tool.

Setup CentOS 7 cloud instance on IceHouse Neutron ML2&OVS&GRE System

CentOS 7.0 qcow2 image for glance is available now at http://openstack.redhat.com/Image_resources. Regardless dhcp-option 26,1454 is setup on system current image loads with MTU 1500. Workaround for now is to launch instance with no ssh keypair and having postinstallation script

Containers vs Hypervisors: The Battle Has Just Begun

Some backers of container technologies have made rather rash statements about the rise of Docker marking the end of hypervisors. In fact, nothing could be farther from the truth. The rise of unikernels raises the bar for convenient, compact, secure VMs.

It’s All Linux Under the Hood

In those days, the Linux community was pretty much a private club for uber geeks. Newbies from the Windows world were not always made to feel welcome on the forums, especially if they were foolish enough to wonder aloud why Linux was so different from Windows. To get help, a newbie often had to grovel, praise Tux and acknowledge the superiority of those offering help. Dyed-in-the-wool Linux users were a pretty smug lot back then.

Be inspired by 10 Raspberry Pi projects in issue 143 of Linux User & Developer

We also cover the epic rise of Linux over 23 years in our comprehensive history feature

Switch to Linux part 1 preparation

  • Linux User Developer - the Linux and FOSS mag for a GNU generation (Posted by bob on Aug 28, 2014 3:50 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Developer, GNU, Linux
Switch from Windows XP to a Linux distro with our complete guide and you’ll never look back

Brian Stevens, Red Hat CTO, Steps Down Unexpectedly

Red Hat employees and observers are speculating on the reasons for Red Hat CTO Brian Stevens's unexpected decision to leave the company this week.

Considering Legacy UNIX/Linux Issues

Gah, so frustrating! Ten years ago I wrote a rather popular book called Wicked Cool Shell Scripts, and I'm working on a new edition—a Tenth Anniversary release. There are lots of new scripts, entirely new chapters and updates to the older stuff.

Six Advantages of Choosing Linux over Windows

Linux is a computer operating system assembled under the model of free and open source software development and distribution. It has many advantages over Windows and some of which are listed below.

How to Install Drupal 7.31 with Apache2 + MySQl 5.5 + PHP 5.5 on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS

  • ubuntuserverguide.com; By ubuntucontrib (Posted by larryhill on Aug 28, 2014 9:44 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Ubuntu
This tutorial will shown you basic step how to install Drupal 7.x with Apache2 + MySQl 5.5 + PHP 5.5 on Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS.

How to use on-screen virtual keyboard on Linux

On-screen virtual keyboard is an alternative input method that can replace a real hardware keyboard. Virtual keyboard may be a necessity in various cases. For example, your hardware keyboard is broken; you do not have enough keyboards for extra machines; your hardware does not have an available port left to connect a keyboard; you are […]Continue reading... The post How to use on-screen virtual keyboard on Linux appeared first on Xmodulo. Related FAQs: How to disable touchpad on Debian or Ubuntu Desktop How to take a screenshot while desktop menu is open on Ubuntu How to enable Korean language input keyboard on Ubuntu How to simulate key press and mouse movement in Linux How to install and configure Nvidia Optimus driver on Ubuntu

Patent Troll Sues eBay For Daring To Ask Patent Office For Patent Re-Exam

Over at Popehat, there's a fascinating story about the depths to which patent trolls will go to "protect" their business models. The story involves Landmark Technologies, a troll we wrote about earlier this year for its rather aggressive take on patent trolling. Landmark holds patent 6,289,319: 'Automatic Business and Financial Transaction Processing System.' Or, as the EFF puts it more succinctly: paying with a credit card online. eBay recognized that Landmark's trolling was bad news, and filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for a re-exam of three patents.

How To Install Tomcat On CentOS 7

  • HowtoForge - Linux Howtos and Tutorials - Linux (Posted by bob on Aug 28, 2014 6:53 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Sun, Linux, Apache; Story Type: News Story
How to install Tomcat on CentOS 7 This document describes how to install Tomcat in CentOS 7.0. Apache Tomcat (or simply Tomcat, formerly also Jakarta Tomcat) is an open source web server and servlet container developed by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF). Tomcat implements the Java Servlet and the JavaServer Pages (JSP) specifications from Sun Microsystems, and provides a "pure Java" HTTP web server environment for Java code to run in. Apache Tomcat powers numerous large-scale, mission-critical web applications across a diverse range of industries and organizations. Some of these users and their stories are listed on the PoweredBy wiki page.

Patent trolls and open document formats with open source thought leaders

Over on Gordon Haff's blog, Connections, the senior cloud evangelist for Red Hat talked with Simon Phipps, the president of the Open Source Initiative about U.S. software patent cases and the United Kingdom's decision to make ODF its official document format. Lucky for us, they recorded their chat. Download it here and listen later. Or, keep reading, we have the transcript. read more

SelekTOR 3 now Open Source

  • dazzleships.net; By Alistair Neil (Posted by Koriel on Aug 28, 2014 1:30 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Press Release; Groups: Linux
If you have been following my blog or the SelekTOR news posts here at Dazzleships you will know that I intended to take SelekTOR open source under the GPL 2 license and also discontinue the Windows version well I can now report that this has come to pass.

Red Hat CTO unexpectedly quits, amid rumors of executive 'friction'

  • ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols (Posted by sjvn on Aug 28, 2014 12:33 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Red Hat
In a surprising move, long-time Red Hat executive Brian Stevens has stepped down from the company, as staffers suspect friction in the executive suite.

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