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Linux Certifications Growing In Importance To Employers

Linux Certifications Growing In Importance To Employers

By Chris Crum March 13, 2015

The 2015 Linux Jobs Report from The Linux Foundation and Dice was recently released. This forecasts the Linux job market based on a survey of Linux professionals and hiring managers. It found that managers are looking for more evidence of …

Linux Foundation Launches Certification Program Linux Foundation Launches Certification Program

The nonprofit Linux Foundation announced a new Linux Certification Program to help systems administrators show off some credentials and get jobs based upon them. There are two certifications – one for early career admins and one for engineer-level admins. The …

Percona Products Included In Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Percona Products Included In Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Percona recently announced that Percona XtraDB Cluster, Percona Toolkit for MySQL, and Percona XtraBackup are now included in the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Long Term Support) release of Linux. Percona XtraDB Cluster is also now certified for the Red Hat Enterprise …

Oracle Linux And Oracle VM Get OpenStack Support Oracle Linux And Oracle VM Get OpenStack Support

Oracle announced OpenStack support for Oracle Linux and Oracle VM. The company introduced a preview of an OpenStack distribution that allows users of either to work with the open source cloud software. Oracle says it provides customers with more choices …

What's In ColdFusion 11 & ColdFusion Builder 3 What's In ColdFusion 11 & ColdFusion Builder 3

Adobe recently announced new versions of ColdFusion Server and ColdFusion builder – ColdFusion 11 and ColdFusion Builder 3. “ColdFusion 11 along with ColdFusion Builder 3 gives you a unique end-to-end workflow for mobile application development addressing the challenges associated with …

Ubuntu Touch Finally Has Hardware Partners Ubuntu Touch Finally Has Hardware Partners

Last year, Canonical unveiled its plan to upend the mobile industry with Ubuntu Touch. The mobile friendly version of Linux already runs on a wide variety of Android devices, but the company wants to start producing Ubuntu Touch hardware as …

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The latest Linux kernel was officially released this week, bringing several new features with the start of the new year. Linux 3.13 can now be compiled and installed freely. Updates in 3.13 includes nftables, a packet filtering framework meant to …

Valve Officially Joins The Linux Foundation Valve Officially Joins The Linux Foundation
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It’s no secret that Valve sees Linux as the future of PC gaming. After all, the company is building SteamOS on top of Linux. Now the game developer has cemented its commitment to the platform by joining The Linux Foundation. …

Should Linux 4.0 Focus Only On Bug Fixes? Should Linux 4.0 Focus Only On Bug Fixes?
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In about a year, we’ll be treated to Linux 4.0. It’s creator, Linus Torvalds, wants to know if it should focus exclusively on bug fixes and stability. PCWorld reports that Torvalds made the controversial suggestion during a Q&A session at …

Ubuntu 13.10 Is Now Available To Download Ubuntu 13.10 Is Now Available To Download
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In February, Canonical announced that Ubuntu would make its way to mobile devices in October. Since then, it’s been a crazy year for the Linux-distribution, from a record-breaking crowdfunding campaign that ultimately failed to a big push in getting Ubuntu …

Valve To Host Steam Dev Days In January Valve To Host Steam Dev Days In January

There’s no denying that Valve is a major force in PC gaming. After all, the company singlehandedly revived the PC gaming market with Steam. Now it’s entering the gaming hardware and operating system markets, and it wants developers along for …

Ubuntu Wants $32 Million To Make A Smartphone Ubuntu Wants $32 Million To Make A Smartphone

Ubuntu announced earlier this year that it was bringing its unique flavor of Linux to smartphones and tablets. At the time, it said that it was working with carriers to bring hardware to the market. Now it’s taking its plea …

Cumulus Networks Launches Cumulus Linux Cumulus Networks Launches Cumulus Linux

Cumulus Networks has now launched after operating in stealth mode for about three years, and revealed Cumulus Linux for datacenter networking. In fact, the company calls it “the first true, full-featured Linux operating system for datacenter networking”. The company was …

International Space Station Drops Windows For Linux International Space Station Drops Windows For Linux

Linux has become the operating system of choice for NASA’s laptops when it comes to the International Space Station. The ISS has been using Windows XP, though the majority of its ground-based support systems on Earth are reportedly Linux-based. ZDnet …

Looking For A Cheap Linux Board? Looking For A Cheap Linux Board?

Linux can run on just about anything. That’s why projects like the $25 Raspberry Pi are so exciting. Just about anybody can now own a Linux PC and start writing code. Of course, some may want something a bit more …

Ubuntu Developer Preview Coming To More Devices Ubuntu Developer Preview Coming To More Devices
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Last week, Canonical released the Ubuntu Developer Preview for Google’s most recent Nexus devices. Developers immediately got to work and began porting Ubuntu to other Android devices. The results of their work are starting to show as more devices are …

Canonical Is Bringing Ubuntu To Tablets Canonical Is Bringing Ubuntu To Tablets

Ubuntu is set to take the world by storm this year by coming to smartphones, smart TVs and more desktops than ever before. Now it’s time for Ubuntu to tackle the final frontier. Canonical announced today that its bringing Ubuntu …