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Ubuntu Ditches Upstart

Linux Journal - Thu, 04/30/2015 - 11:44

On April 23, 2015, Ubuntu version 15.04 (code-named Vivid Vervet) was released. This is an important release, although superficially it looks much the same as the previous version. The real difference is "under the skin", as Ubuntu switches from the Upstart init system to systemd. more>>

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Video On Demand: 8 Signs You're Beyond Cron

Linux Journal - Wed, 04/29/2015 - 12:30

Our latest free webinar is now available on demand! more>>

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Picking Out the Nouns

Linux Journal - Mon, 04/27/2015 - 11:35

A reader wrote a letter to me (oh happy day!), and although I'm still not entirely sure what she's trying to accomplish, it's an interesting puzzle to try to tackle anyway. Here's what she asked: more>>

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Android Candy: Intercoms

Linux Journal - Thu, 04/23/2015 - 15:49

Ever since my "tiny $20 tablet" project (see my Open-Source Classroom column in the March 2015 issue), I've been looking for more and more cool things to do with cheap Android devices. more>>

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"No Reboot" Kernel Patching - And Why You Should Care

Linux Journal - Wed, 04/22/2015 - 14:21

As Linux version 4.0 was released on 15 April, one of the most discussed new features to be included in this release is "no reboot" kernel patching. more>>

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Return of the Mac

Linux Journal - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 16:00

In a previous article, I talked about vim macro basics. In that article, I described how to record a custom macro, assign it to a key and then use it to make automated edits to a BIND zone. I also teased that I would cover more advanced uses of macros, like nested macros, in a future issue. more>>

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DevOps: Better Than the Sum of Its Parts

Linux Journal - Mon, 04/20/2015 - 13:41

Most of us longtime system administrators get a little nervous when people start talking about DevOps. It's an IT topic surrounded by a lot of mystery and confusion, much like the term "Cloud Computing" was a few years back. Thankfully, DevOps isn't something sysadmins need to fear. more>>

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Play for Me, Jarvis

Linux Journal - Thu, 04/16/2015 - 12:07

Elon Musk is known to be particularly apprehensive about artificial intelligence. Although many of us are both excited and worried about the potential future of AI, most don't need to fear computers taking over in the creative realms of society.

Or do we? more>>

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Drupageddon: SQL Injection, Database Abstraction and Hundreds of Thousands of Web Sites

Linux Journal - Wed, 04/15/2015 - 13:27

Drupal is a very widely used open-source content management system. It initially was released in 2001, and recent statistics show Drupal as the third-most popular content management system, with just less than 800,000 Web sites utilizing Drupal as a content management system. more>>

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Non-Linux FOSS: .NET?

Linux Journal - Mon, 04/13/2015 - 13:58

No, really! While on a normal day, the word "Microsoft" can be used as an antonym for "Open", the world of .NET seems to be going legitimately open source. more>>

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JavaScript All the Way Down

Linux Journal - Thu, 04/09/2015 - 12:41

There is a well known story about a scientist who gave a talk about the Earth and its place in the solar system. more>>

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Designing Foils with XFLR5

Linux Journal - Wed, 04/08/2015 - 11:54

For any object moving through a fluid, forces are applied to the object as the fluid moves around it. A fluid can be something like water, or even something like the air around us. When the object is specifically designed to maximize the forces that the fluid can apply, you can designate these designs as airfoils. A more common name that most people would use is a wing. more>>

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diff -u: What's New in Kernel Development

Linux Journal - Tue, 04/07/2015 - 11:21

Recently there was some discussion about ways to ease the tired backs of kernel maintainers. Apparently the merge windows are times of great labor, and some folks wanted to alert contributors to some preferable code submission habits. more>>

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Here, Have Some Money...

Linux Journal - Mon, 04/06/2015 - 16:29

I love Bitcoin. It's not a secret; I've written about Bitcoin mining and cryptocurrency in the past. I'm the first to admit, however, that we're at the very beginning of the cryptocurrency age. more>>

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Sortie de SFLphone 0.9.7

Savoir-faire Linux - Fri, 12/11/2009 - 13:47
<img src="uploads/RTEmagicC_logo_phone_02.gif.gif" style="width: 200px; height: 59px; float: right;" alt="" /> C'est une étape importante que vient de franchir le projet SFLPhone avec la sortie cette semaine de la version 0.9.7. En plus des traditionnels bugfixes, cette version introduit de nouvelles fonctionnalités très attendues par les professionnels de la téléphonie IP, comme le support des conférences, plusieurs codecs haute définition, et le support des principaux protocoles de chiffrement des communications (TLS, SRTP/ZRTP). Publié sous licence GPLv3, le projet SFLphone, développé par...
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Séminaire gratuit : La solution Business Intelligence Open Source SpagoBI, le 6 novembre à Montréal

Savoir-faire Linux - Mon, 09/28/2009 - 10:45
<p><a href="http://www.spagobi.com" target="top"><img src="/fileadmin/user_upload/partenaires/SpagoBI.png" align="right"></a>SpagoBI et Savoir-faire Linux ont le plaisir de vous inviter à un séminaire de présentation consacré aux solutions de business Intelligence SpagoBI le vendredi 6 novembre à Montréal de 9h00 à 12h00.</p><p>Fin 2008, une étude Gartner identifiait SpagoBI comme l'une des technologies les plus prometteuses en matières d'informatique décisionnelle. La sortie de SpagoBI 2.2 en 2009 validait cette analyse et confirmait la place de chef de file incontesté des solutions de...
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Séminaire gratuit : Les Infrastructures à Clés Publiques (PKI) Open Source, le 4 novembre 2009 à Montréal

Savoir-faire Linux - Thu, 09/24/2009 - 09:01
<a href="http://www.ejbca.org"><img src="fileadmin/user_upload/partenaires/ejbca.png" height="60" width="157" align="right" alt="" /></a>PrimeKey Solutions et Savoir-faire Linux ont le plaisir de vous inviter à un séminaire de présentation de l'infrastructure à clés publiques Open Source EJBCA le mercredi 4 novembre à Montréal de 9h00 à 12h00. Après la Société Générale, le GIE Cartes Bancaires, la Police de Suède (30 000 utilisateurs), Daimler AG, Liechtensteinische Landesbank AG, Bankgirocentralen BGC AB, LM Ericsson AB, l'infrastructure à clés publiques EJBCA a été selectionnée par la...
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Framakey Ubuntu Remix, un tour de force !

Zone libre en éducation - Mon, 06/29/2009 - 16:27
La Framakey Ubuntu Remix offre le mode nomade sous trois OS : Windows, Mac et Linux.
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Accès libre aux documents et aux logiciels de l'État de New York

Zone libre en éducation - Mon, 06/29/2009 - 15:51
Le Sénat de l'État de New York libéralise l'accès à ses documents et aux logiciels qu'il produit.
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Edulibre est porté sur les fonts baptismaux

Zone libre en éducation - Thu, 06/25/2009 - 14:31
Une forge pédagogique vient d'ouvrir sur le Web. Souhaitons-lui longue vie.
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