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How to monitor harddisk health with smartmontools on Ubuntu

HowtoForge.com - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 19:00
In this article I will give you an overveiw on the Smartmon tools which is a set of applications that can test hard drives and read their hardware SMART statistics to detect harddisk failures early. I will cover installation, usage on the shell and the smartmon gui in this tutorial.
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Docker Project Restructures to Improve Scalability, Openness

LinuxToday.com - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 18:00

eWEEK: The new structure is designed to ensure the scaling of the project, as it exponentially grows in terms of contributors, code contribution and its technology partner ecosystem," Steve Francia, the new chief operator of the Docker project

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GHOST glibc Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Affects All Linux Systems - Threatpost

Linux News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 17:28

Threatpost

GHOST glibc Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Affects All Linux Systems
Threatpost
A critical vulnerability has been found in glibc, the GNU C library, that affects all Linux systems dating back to 2000. Attackers can use this flaw to execute code and remotely gain control of Linux machines. The issue stems from a heap-based buffer ...

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GHOST glibc Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Affects All Linux Systems - Threatpost

Linux News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 17:28

Threatpost

GHOST glibc Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Affects All Linux Systems
Threatpost
A critical vulnerability has been found in glibc, the GNU C library, that affects all Linux systems dating back to 2000. Attackers can use this flaw to execute code and remotely gain control of Linux machines. The issue stems from a heap-based buffer ...

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VMware OpenStack Customers Growing Faster than Overall Business

LinuxToday.com - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 17:00

ServerWatch: 2014 was a big year for virtualization vendor VMware, but CEO Pat Gelsinger is not going to let his company rest on its laurels anytime soon.

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Setting up a private Docker registry

LinuxToday.com - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 16:00

Why would you want to set up a private registry?

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Linux chaps want to recycle your mobe as a supercomputer - The Register

Linux News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 15:42

Linux chaps want to recycle your mobe as a supercomputer
The Register
A Finnish group of phone developers, hoping to get the world interested in modular smartphones, has proposed a nifty idea for re-using their phone motherboards: turn them into clusters. The Linux-based Puzzlephone project wants to extend the life of ...

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P2V Linux to Hyper V(linux server cloning) -- 3 by muphy1

Freelancer.com - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 15:23
Hello I need somebody to clone my physical linux server to a virtual machine on hyper-v with command line there are 2 servers to clone. you shall work with team viewer thanks (Budget: $10-$30 USD, Jobs: Linux)
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Installing and using Git and Github on Ubuntu: A beginner's guide

LinuxToday.com - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 15:00

 HowToForge: GitHub is a treasure trove of some of the world's best projects, built by the contributions of developers all across the globe.

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Review: Kdenlive, the Linux video editor I want to use - Network World

Linux News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 14:44

Review: Kdenlive, the Linux video editor I want to use
Network World
Well, that's not exactly true. Professional-level video editing on Linux has been solid and mature for many years now, with the likes of Lightworks, Cinelerra and Blender. But the "hobbyist" video editor market just wasn't very well-served. There were ...

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Docker Project Restructures to Improve Scalability, Openness

ServerWatch - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 14:44

The popular open-source application container virtualization effort gets an overhaul in a bid to improve project organization.

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Dell offers new Ubuntu Linux workstation laptop - ZDNet

Linux News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 14:21

ZDNet

Dell offers new Ubuntu Linux workstation laptop
ZDNet
In 2007, Dell became the first major computer OEM to sell pre-installed Linux on their computers. Today, Dell continues to support desktop Linux. In its latest move, Dell will be bringing Ubuntu 14.04 to its top-of-the-line Precision M3800 workstation ...
Dell updates Linux-powered Developer Edition portables with M3800 monsterArs Technica
Dell Precision M3800 Mobile Workstation gains 4K, Thunderbolt 2 and Ubuntu ...BetaNews
Dell Unveils New High-End Ubuntu Linux LaptopThe VAR Guy
ITworld -Inquirer
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Java Web app + Mobile app by Qualit18

Freelancer.com - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 14:19
Hi all, We need a Java web application which displays information about the state of several machines and IP cameras through a provided API. Clients may see the current state of the machines by connecting... (Budget: €18-€36 EUR, Jobs: Git, Java, Linux, MySQL, Software Architecture)
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Vivaldi - Awesome Multi-Platform Browser Including Linux

LinuxToday.com - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 14:00

 linoxide: A new browser is on the market.

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HPC Cluster Grant Accepting Applications!

LinuxJournal.com - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 13:34

Silicon Mechanics, Inc. has announced the open submission period for its 4th annual Research Cluster Grant Program.  This competitive grant will award two complete high performance compute clusters to two institutions of higher education and research. The competition is open to all US and Canadian qualified post-secondary institutions, university-affiliated research institutions, non-profit research institutions, and researchers at federal labs with university affiliations.

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Sharing Admin Privileges for Many Hosts Securely

LinuxJournal.com - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 13:20

The problem: you have a large team of admins, with a substantial turnover rate. Maybe contractors come and go. Maybe you have tiers of access, due to restrictions based on geography, admin level or even citizenship (as with some US government contracts). more>>

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Help Me Now To Fix a DNS Config in Cpanel/WMH by regcom

Freelancer.com - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 13:18
PROJECT DESCRIPTION I -Freelancer skills: Linux expert Bind expert Cpanel/WHM Expert II - Question To Solve We will config a DNS for one domain only. This domains is used in the server name... (Budget: $10-$30 USD, Jobs: Linux)
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Dying Light Released For Linux, Some Thoughts, You May Want To Wait

LinuxToday.com - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 13:00

 GamingOnLinux: It's quite hard to contain my excitement about this game, but as always we will give it a fair look and tell you what we think about Dying Light.

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How A Linux "Ghost" Spooked The Security World - ReadWrite

Linux News - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:49

ReadWrite

How A Linux "Ghost" Spooked The Security World
ReadWrite
Without glibc, a Linux system couldn't function. The flaw is found in __nss_hostname_digits_dots(), a glibc function that's invoked by the gethostbyname() and gethostbyname2() function calls. An attacker able to access either function could take remote ...
BOO! Grave remote-code exec flaw in GNU C Library TERRIFIES LinuxThe Register
Severe “Ghost” flaw leaves Linux systems vulnerable to takeoverGigaom
Linux makers release patch to thwart new 'Ghost' cyber threatReuters
PCWorld -Tech Times -V3.co.uk
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VMware OpenStack Customers Growing Faster than Overall Business

ServerWatch - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:01

VMware reports 2014 revenue of $6.04 billion and has big plans to grow the business in 2015.

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