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Oracle Linux 7 released

July 23rd, 2014 · No Comments

Oracle has supported Linux almost from day one. But it wasn’t until 2006, when Larry Ellison got into a disagreement with Red Hat, that Oracle decided it had to have its “own” Linux distribution — a Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) clone, Oracle Linux. It’s eight years later, and Oracle is still copying RHEL with its […]

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Tags: Business · Infrastructure · Linux · Operating System · Oracle · Red Hat · Server

Red Hat reveals CentOS plans

March 28th, 2014 · Comments Off

Napa Valley, CA: First things first. Here’s what Red Hat is not planning to do with CentOS: 1) Red Hat’s not going to charge you for CentOS;  2) CentOS will not be replacing Red Hat’s community distribution, Fedora; and 3) CentOS is not being put out to pasture to die. OK? OK!  Red Hat reveals CentOS […]

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Linux and botnets: It’s not Linux’s fault!

March 20th, 2014 · Comments Off

I couldn’t blame you, if — based on recent headlines such as “Linux worm Darlloz targets Intel architecture to mine digital currency” and “Botnet of thousands of Linux servers pumps Windows desktop malware onto web” — you thought Linux was as full of holes as Windows XP. If you take a closer look, you’ll find […]

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Tags: Infrastructure · Internet · Network · Security · Server · Web Services

Samba 4.1 brings Linux desktop and Mac files from Windows 8, Server 2012

October 15th, 2013 · Comments Off

The big file-sharing leap came with Samba 4. That release brought Linux an Active Directory (AD) domain controller. With that version, Samba gained the ability to share files with both old and new Windows systems by bringing its support up to Server Message Block (SMB) 3. Now, with a smaller file-sharing jump, Samba 4.1 brings […]

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Tags: Desktop · Development · Infrastructure · Linux · Mac OS X · Network · Open Source · Operating System · Samba · Server · Windows

Red Hat releases upgrade to older Red Hat Enterprise Linux: RHEL 5.10

October 1st, 2013 · Comments Off

Still using Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.x? Red Hat hasn’t forgotten about you. The Raleigh, NC-based open-source company has just released RHEL 5.10, the latest minor release of the mature RHEL 5 operating system. Red Hat releases upgrade to older Red Hat Enterprise Linux: RHEL 5.10. More>

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Tags: Business · Infrastructure · Linux · Operating System · Red Hat · Server