Monthly Archives: Dezember 2016

Dez 22

Happy Holidays: Linux Mint get a major upgrade

By Lotte Nielsen

The best Linux desktop just got even better. If you’ve been a good Linux user this year, Santa has a great new present for you in his bag: Linux Mint 18.1 „Serena.“ With this long-term support Linux desktop, which is based on Ubuntu 16.04, Linux Mint is better than ever. Since I’ve already found Linux […]

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Dez 21

Nextcloud adds security and scalability to its private cloud offering

By Lotte Nielsen

The latest version of Nextcloud adds business security and scalability improvements to its small business cloud. Nextcloud, the ownCloud fork, is continuing to establish itself as a great private cloud. In the past, Nextcloud’s target audience was individuals and small business owners who wanted an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud to call their own. In its latest […]

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Dez 20

Serious Ubuntu Linux desktop bugs found and fixed

By Lotte Nielsen

Remote code execution bugs in Apport, an Ubuntu Linux default file handler, has opened a door to attacks and crashes. If you, like me, use Ubuntu desktop, or one of its relatives such as Linux Mint, you have a bug to patch. Donncha O’Cearbhaill, an Irish security researcher, found a remote execution bug in Ubuntu. […]

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Dez 15

Popular CentOS Linux server gets a major refresh

By Lotte Nielsen

The new CentOS 7 release, based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3, has arrived. CentOS doesn’t get many headlines. But it’s still the server Linux of choice for many hosting companies, datacenters, and businesses with in-house Linux experts. That’s because CentOS, which is controlled by Red Hat, is aRed Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) clone. As […]

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Dez 14

Nextcloud adds security and scalability to its private cloud offering

By Lotte Nielsen

The latest version of Nextcloud adds business security and scalability improvements to its small business cloud. Nextcloud, the ownCloud fork, is continuing to establish itself as a great private cloud. In the past, Nextcloud’s target audience was individuals and small business owners who wanted an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud to call their own. In its latest […]

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Dez 12

Linux 4.9 Roars as Largest Linux Release Ever

By Lotte Nielsen

On December 11, Linus Torvalds officially announced the release of the Linux 4.9 kernel, codenamed ‚Roaring Lionus‘, marking the debut of the sixth and final Linux kernel release of 2016.The new release follow the Linux 4.8 milestone that debuted on October 2 According to Torvalds, the Linux 4.9 kernel release is noteworthy for a number […]

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Dez 07

Embedded Linux at sweet 16: adapting to the IoT

By Lotte Nielsen

At ELC Europe, embedded Linux guru Tim Bird examined the “Status of Embedded Linux” and discussed challenges that it faces in the brave new world of IoT. As Chair of the Architecture Group of The Linux Foundation’s CE Working Group, Tim Bird has long been the amiable public face of the Embedded Linux Conferences, which […]

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Dez 06

Canonical partners with Docker for cloud container management

By Lotte Nielsen

Linux power Canonical will support Docker Engine, as well as Kubernetes, for cloud container management. Ubuntu’s parent company, Canonical, is strongly backing Kubernetes for cloud container management. Bu that doesn’t mean it’s putting all its DevOps eggs into the Kubernetes basket. Canonical has just announced it has partnered with Docker to provide an integrated commercially […]

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Dez 05

Eight great Linux gifts for the holiday season

By Lotte Nielsen

Here are some holiday present suggestions for the open-source or Linux fan on your gift list. 1) Tux Do you want to give your techie friend a very Linux holiday season? Sure you do! Here are some suggestion to brighten your favorite Tux fan’s day. Every Linux fan should have at least one stuffed Tux, […]

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