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Sep
1st

Linux kernel 4.2 released

Author: Jim Lynch | Files under syndicated

In today’s open source roundup: Linux 4.2 is out. Plus: Linux Lite 2.6 released. And how to ready yourself for Linux.


Sep
1st

How to install phpMyAdmin with HHVM, Nginx and MariaDB on an Ubuntu 14.04 VPS

Author: RoseHosting | Files under syndicated

In this tutorial we are going to provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to install phpMyAdmin with HHVM, Nginx and MariaDB on an Ubuntu 14.04 VPS.


Sep
1st

As Fate & Linux Would Have It

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

It didn’t take long to find what I was looking for. Fact is, I wasn’t exactly looking for the thing I found. I smiled, as I knew that Fate could be a wicked bitch. Her smile is often deceiving, but what the hell. She wanted to play? Great. Let’s play. I clicked “contact us” at the bottom of the website for a German and American Linux Enthusiasts club in Bamberg.


Sep
1st

How to automatically dim your screen on Linux

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

When you start spending the majority of your time in front of a computer, natural questions start arising. Is this healthy? How can I diminish the strain on my eyes? Why is the sunlight burning me? Although active research is still going on to answer t…


Sep
1st

What my conversation with GE taught me about open organizations

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

Most people are familiar with university foreign exchange programs, where schools send their star students out into the world to collect experiences and learn beyond their comfort zones. Fewer people probably know that big companies have internal “exec…


Sep
1st

Microsoft accused of adding spy features to Windows 7, 8

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

Windows 10 was first put under the microscope with both new and old features causing concern… But its older predecessors haven’t escaped attention, and questions are now being asked of Windows 7 and 8′s online connectivity… But a new addition has l…


Sep
1st

How to teach student sys admins

Author: LXer Linux News | Files under syndicated

Several years ago, when I was working on my Master’s degree in Library Science, I took a course on Unix (Solaris) system administration. The course was supposed to involve setting up a web server on a Sun workstation, starting with a fresh, bare-metal install of the Solaris operating system and building things up from there.read more


Sep
1st

How to teach student sys admins

Author: bob@lxer.com | Files under syndicated

Several years ago, when I was working on my Master’s degree in Library Science, I took a course on Unix (Solaris) system administration. The course was supposed to involve setting up a web server on a Sun workstation, starting with a fresh, bare-metal install of the Solaris operating system and building things up from there.read more


Sep
1st

Microsoft accused of adding spy features to Windows 7, 8

Author: Peter Bright | Files under syndicated

Windows 10 was first put under the microscope with both new and old features causing concern… But its older predecessors haven’t escaped attention, and questions are now being asked of Windows 7 and 8′s online connectivity… But a new addition has l…


Sep
1st

What my conversation with GE taught me about open organizations

Author: bob@lxer.com | Files under syndicated

Most people are familiar with university foreign exchange programs, where schools send their star students out into the world to collect experiences and learn beyond their comfort zones. Fewer people probably know that big companies have internal "executive MBA" programs their HR departments develop to help fast-track top performers (we have our own such programs here at Red Hat). Recently, I acted as a subject matter expert for a corporate executive development program with high performing General Electric (GE) executives. The day I spent with these leaders was one of my favorites here at Red Hat, and it dawned on me that this could potentially be a sharing model that Red Hat and others could use more broadly.read more