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Off the Beat * Bruce Byfield
The birth of SpinachCon. User testing is often limited in free software, but Deb Nicholson is developing SpinachCon to get developers and users together.
Mir vs. Wayland Show Why Upstream Projects Matter. This controversy wouldn't be happening if upstream development was kept upstream.
Productivity Sauce * Dmitri Popov
Dig up Photos Buried in Email with Lost Photos Found. When you finally pull all your photos from the cloud to your machine, you'll need the Lost Photos Found script.
Keep Track of Your Current Work with a Bash Function. With a simple custom now() function, you can keep track of all the things you are working on.
git-sh: Bash Environment for Git Work. Git-sh transforms the Bash shell into an environment for working with Git.
Paw Prints * Jon "maddog" Hall
University Students! Earn money while coding cool Free and Open Source projects! Check out this way to make some extra money while getting experience!
A Library for Many Jobs * Carsten Schnober
The Joblib Python Library handles problems like parallelization, memorization, and saving and loading objects in no time.
Monitoring HPC Systems: Ganglia * Jeff Layton
Ganglia is probably the most popular monitoring framework/tool. We show you how to install and configure Ganglia and get it up and running on a simple two-node system.
Cloud Orchestration with Cloudify * Martin Loschwitz
Cloud computing is forcing admins to rethink automation, because tools like Puppet do not provide a sufficient range of configuration options. Cloudify offers a new direction for orchestration in the cloud.
Supercharge Your Website with Amazon CloudFront * Joseph Guarino
Users who lose interest in websites that don't respond in the expected time take their clicks elsewhere. We look at ways to improve your WordPress website performance.
Smarter Threat Management with OSSIM * Joseph Guarino
The Open Source Security Information and Event Management system helps IT security professionals cut through noise and gain wisdom and foresight in defending and managing their networks.
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Kernel king admits his tone has alienated volunteers, but says the demands of the process require directness.
New flaw in an old encryption scheme leaves the experts scrambling to disable SSL 3
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.