File systems Finding the right file systemMar 31, 2006
Many users just opt for the defaults and don’t think about the file system when they install Linux. But if better performance is your goal, it pays to do some shopping.more »
hdparm and DMA Speeding up hard disks with DMAMar 31, 2006
A simple command helps you switch on the afterburner for your hard disks and drives. hdparm improves the performance of your storage devices.more »
Linux Tuning Intro Techniques for better performanceMar 31, 2006
Are your multimedia applications receiving the resources they need? Are you using the optimum filesystem for your environment? You don't have to be an expert to find better performance in Linux – you just need to know where to look.more »
Deleting Data Safely deleting dataFeb 28, 2006
Backups are a common topic, but you’ll hardly hear anyone mention safe data deletion.more »
Admin Workshop: Logrotate Insider Tips: LogrotateDec 31, 2005
Every multi-purpose Linux system produces an enormous amount of log data. To prevent your hard disk from overflowing, a rotating helper application archives logs and gets rid of obsolete data.more »
Admin Workshop: Unix filesystem tree Insider Tips: The Unix filesystem treeNov 30, 2005
Unix systems organize files in a hierarchical filesystem tree. A system of naming conventions defined in the Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS) helps admins find their way around.more »
Captive NTFS Accessing partitions on dual-boot systemsJul 31, 2005
Why reboot every time you need to access data on the other side of your dual boot system? We’ll introduce you to Captive NTFS – a free tool for reaching Windows NTFS partitions from Linux. We’ll also show you some handy tools for reading Linux partitions from Windows.more »
Configuring Dual Boot Putting Linux and Windows on a single hard diskJul 31, 2005
When two systems share a single computer, a boot manager handles the prompts that determine which system to boot. We’ll show you several multiple boot scenarios and describe how to set up your system for dual booting Linux with Windows.more »
Both projects help organizations build their own containerized systems.
Mark Shuttleworth has resumed the position of CEO of Canonical.
Microsoft's open source code hosting platform CodePlex will come to an end after a more than 10-year stint.
Comes with Gnome 3.24
The bug was introduced back in 2009 and has been lurking around all this time.
The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
Lives on as a community project
Five new systems join Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition that come with Ubuntu pre-installed.
The Skype Linux client now has almost the same capabilities that it enjoys on other platforms.
At CeBIT 2017, OpenStack Day will offer a wide range of lectures and discussions.