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The five biggest changes in Ubuntu 15.04, Vivid Vervet

You can’t judge a book by its cover, or a Linux by its interface. If you glance at Ubuntu 15.04, Vivid Vervet, you won’t see a lot different from Ubuntu 14.10. Don’t let first impressions fool you. Underneath that slick Unity 7.x interface, there’s a lot of changes.

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HP: We’re not leaving the public cloud

Several days after HP seemed to announce that it was going to stop offering public cloud services, the company is now stating that it will continue to offer its OpenStack-powered Helion public cloud.

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Dell XPS 13 Linux developer edition available

Dell has come through again with its latest laptop that’s just for Linux developers: The fourth generation Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition. This model is the latest in Dell’s high-end workstation laptops for programmers.

Unlike earlier models, this latest power laptop starts at a very affordable price: $949. This “starter” computer is powered by […]

Docker comes to Microsoft Azure

As expected, container technology, especially Docker, has become hotter than ever in clouds. What you might not have expected was for Microsoft to adopt Docker for Azure. Well, surprise! They have.

First, a little background. Clouds are built on virtual machine (VM) hypervisors such as Hyper-V, KVM, and Xen. While you can run multiple VMs […]

HP drops out of the public cloud storm

Almost five years ago, HP announced it was going to offer cloud services. On April 7, according to the New York Times, HP announced it’s leaving the public cloud business.

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