Archiwum z Październik 2014

What software defined storage means for OpenStack

piątek, 31 Październik 2014

 opensource.com: Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with Sage Weil, founder and chief architect of Ceph

Linux 3.16.y.z Extended Stable Support

piątek, 31 Październik 2014

The Ubuntu kernel team has announced that they will be providing extended support for the 3.16 kernel series. The team will pick up where Greg Kroah-Hartman left off, with 3.16.7, and will provide support until April 2016.

The Ubuntu kernel team has announced that they will be providing extended support for the 3.16 kernel series. The team will pick up where Greg Kroah-Hartman left off, with 3.16.7, and will provide support until April 2016.

Read more at LWN

Microsoft ‘Loves’ Linux? Then Stop Attacking Open Source

piątek, 31 Październik 2014

If Microsoft wants to show it is a member of the Linux community worthy of respect, it will take more than smiles and pink hearts.

 If Microsoft wants to show it is a member of the Linux community worthy of respect, it will take more than smiles and pink hearts.

To fix that at a stroke, it should join OIN and make its commitment concrete. The move would show not only that Microsoft needs Linux for its cloud strategy, but recognizes it is part of a community that collaborates on open source with mutual respect. With the benefits of community come obligations to behave in a manner consistent with accepted norms of behavior. I checked with Keith Bergelt, the CEO of OIN, and he said, “Microsoft would be a welcome member of OIN. They have much to gain from joining our extensive community of patent non-aggression around the Linux System.”

Read more at InfoWorld.

Fedora 21 Beta To Be Released Next Week

piątek, 31 Październik 2014

While Fedora 21 Beta was delayed, today it received the go ahead to be released next week Tuesday…

While Fedora 21 Beta was delayed, today it received the go ahead to be released next week Tuesday…

Read more at Phoronix

LibreOffice vs. OpenOffice: Why LibreOffice Wins

czwartek, 30 Październik 2014

 Datamation: When comparing LibreOffice with OpenOffice, there are eleven clear reasons why LibreOffice is superior.

Replace UFW with FirewallD on Ubuntu 14.10

czwartek, 30 Październik 2014

 LinuxBSDos: This tutorial shows how to remove (uninstall) UFW and install FirewallD in its place on Ubuntu 14.10 desktop, the latest edition of the Ubuntu Desktop.

Automated Installations of Multiple RHEL/CentOS 7 Distributions using PXE Server and Kickstart Files

czwartek, 30 Październik 2014

 tecmint: This article is focused on how you can perform Automatic Installations of RHEL/CentOS 7, without the need for user intervention, on headless machines using a Kickstart file read from a local FTP server.

Things I Do in Windows When I Forget It’s Not Linux

czwartek, 30 Październik 2014

 softpedia: An interesting thing happens when you’re in Windows and you try to do something that you think is normal, but that feature doesn’t exist.

Stable Kernels 3.17.2, 3.16.7, 3.14.23, and 3.10.59

czwartek, 30 Październik 2014

Greg Kroah-Hartman has announced the release of four new stable kernels.

Greg Kroah-Hartman has announced the release of four new stable kernels: 3.17.2, 3.16.7, 3.14.23, and 3.10.59. As always, they contain important fixes and users of those series should update. Note that 3.16.7 is the last stable kernel in the 3.16 series; users should upgrade to 3.17 soon.

Read more at LWN

Suse enterprise Linux can take your system back in time

czwartek, 30 Październik 2014

 Network World: The newest enterprise edition of the Suse Linux distribution allows administrators to go back in time, for instance, to immediately before they made that fatal system-crippling mistake.