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April 30, 2015
by sjvn01
Comments Off on What’s what in Debian Jessie

What’s what in Debian Jessie

Debian is arguably the most important Linux distribution. From it springs such popular Linux distributions as Mint and Ubuntu. Outside Linux’s inner circles, it’s not that well known because it’s purely a community operating system. There is no company behind … Continue reading

April 22, 2015
by sjvn01
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Fedora 22 goes beta

Red Hat‘s community Linux distribution, Fedora 22, is getting ready for its May 26th launch date by releasing the beta for for its latest version. Fedora 22 goes beta. More>

April 21, 2015
by sjvn01
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Ubuntu 15.04 container-friendly Linux for cloud and servers arrives soon

Don’t look now but Ubuntu has become the Linux for clouds. On the AmazonElastic Compute Cloud (EC2), for example, Ubuntu is the most popular operating system by an almost two to one margin. 64 percent of production OpenStack users have … Continue reading

April 21, 2015
by sjvn01
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VMware buys into Linux containers with Lightwave and Photon

Once upon a time VMware was all about virtualization. Things have changed. On April 20th, 2015, VMware introduced not only support for containers, Lightwave, but its own container-friendly Linux distribution, Photon. VMware buys into Linux containers with Lightwave and Photon. … Continue reading