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April 16, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 brings forth Project Atomic, kernel improvements, deeper Windows Active Directory integration and simplicity.
April 01, 2014
Every administrator has a question about their data center or IT roadmap that they're afraid to ask. On April 1, we answer three such questions.
March 12, 2014
The Linux job market is hot, but how do you get a lucrative Linux career?
September 09, 2012
SUSE Linux Enterprise planning private cloud deployment with OpenStack weight behind it. NVIDIA works on Linux drivers for Optimus chips.
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New Red Hat Enterprise Linux beta. Linux Foundation's CloudOpen hopes to spark cooperation between cloud projects. Ubuntu 12.04 released. Continue Reading
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Looking for a high-paying job in a Linux data center but don't know where to start or what your certification will get you? Not just any certification pays off. Continue Reading
Nearly everything changed from the GRUB bootloader to GRUB2. With major enterprise Linux distributions moving to GRUB2, it's time to get acquainted. Continue Reading
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The openSUSE project releases version 12.1, which includes new Gnome Shell 3.2; Red Hat, Canonical and The Linux Foundation all concerned about Windows 8 locking-out Linux; and other open source news. Continue Reading
When Linux kernel issues cause functional machines to hang, determining the type of hang -- interruptible or non-interruptible -- is imperative to troubleshooting the situation. Continue Reading
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