New alternative for init comes with a small footprint and minimal configuration.more »
AeroFS: Peer-to-Peer File Sharing AeroFS – An alternative to ownCloud or DropboxJul 02, 2013
If you want to enjoy all the benefits of a cloud solution without losing control of your data, AeroFS offers an intelligent solution.more »
I-Nex System Info Tool Reading system hardware information with I-NexApr 30, 2013
Thanks to I-Nex, users can see an overview of all their important hardware inventory information, such as graphics cards, processors, and hard drives.more »
Open-Xchange and Zarafa Accessing Twitter and Facebook APIs from a groupware systemApr 30, 2013
The Open-Xchange and Zarafa groupware systems can tap into the APIs of Facebook, Twitter, and Xing, but you need different tactics for each service – keep in mind that the information yield is sometimes quite meager.more »
Perl – Vagrant Package Perl controls VirtualBoxApr 30, 2013
The Vagrant package provides easy management of virtual machines with VirtualBox as the hypervisor on the command line. Provisioning tools like Puppet let customers try out products in pre-installed environments.more »
Charly's Column – Munin The sys admin’s daily grind – Munin monitors SNMP-compatible devicesApr 30, 2013
What do you do if the Munin system monitoring tool does not have a native Munin client for a device? Sys admin Charly has a solution.more »
Memory Analysis Forensic analysis of memory on LinuxFeb 22, 2013
In computer forensics, memory analysis is becoming increasingly important as a means for investigating security incidents. In this article, we provide an overview of the various memory dumping options on Linux and introduce the support in Linux for the Volatility Analysis Framework.more »
According to Dice, the recession is over for software developers, system administrators, and other IT specialists.more »
Both projects help organizations build their own containerized systems.
Mark Shuttleworth has resumed the position of CEO of Canonical.
Microsoft's open source code hosting platform CodePlex will come to an end after a more than 10-year stint.
Comes with Gnome 3.24
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.