Welcome EditorialJul 24, 2012
Since they print my picture with this column, I have little hope of concealing my age, so I’ll just come out and say that I remember Ronald Reagan’s first year in office in 1981 – in fact, I was already a young adult at that time and was living in Reagan’s home state of California, working my first professional job after college. Reagan became known as “the great communicator” for the hypnotic optimism with which he could render his own point of view. In a speech somewhere around that time, the new president made a comment that was something like “We have come a long way since before we knew we had a problem with racism.”more »
Open Source Initiative seeks to broaden its base.more »
The Kernel Development Processmore »
Linux 2.4 Status
Kernel Insanity at the Highest Levels
Linux Licensing Constraints
Kernel Disassemblermore »
Kernel News KVM API Revamp; Load Balancing Improvements; Scheduler TestabilityApr 24, 2012
Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the latest news, views, dilemmas, and developments within the Linux kernel community.more »
Welcome EditorialApr 24, 2012
Humans are storytellers. One could argue that journalists are even more like storytellers than other forms of humans, but then, you could also make the case that we just echo what is out there in the world.more »
Doghouse: Spin Distributions Spin DistributionsApr 24, 2012
maddog considers the benefits of building your own spin distro.more »
NoOps: Divining the Future of the Network The Rise of the DeveloperApr 09, 2012
Mention NoOps and you’re sure to start an argument. But terminology aside, this is a coming trend to which ITs should pay attention.more »
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics
Pioneer Ray Tomlinson bequeathed the @ sign to billions of Internet users
Redmond says its classic database tool will run without Windows
New intrusion technique affects most non-Bluetooth wireless mice