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Archive for March, 2016

Linux at 25: Q&A With Linus Torvalds

The creator of the Linux open-source operating system talks about its past, present, and future. 

Linus Torvalds created the original core of the Linux operating system in 1991 as a computer science student at the University of Helsinki in Finland. Linux rapidly grew into a full-featured operating system that can now be found running smartphones, servers, and all kinds of gadgets. In this e-mail interview, Torvalds reflects on the last quarter century and what the next 25 years might bring.

Stephen Cass: You’re a much more experienced programmer now versus 25 years ago. What’s one thing you know now that you wish your younger self knew?

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AWS EC2 VPC CLI

There’s just something about the fresh start you get with a new job. Both my
previous job and my new one began with the opportunity to build a new
infrastructure from scratch. In both cases, as is common with startup
infrastructure in its early stages, everything was to be built using Amazon Web
Services (AWS), specifically using its Elastic Cloud Computing (EC2)
infrastructure. more>>

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Transferring Conserver Logs to Elasticsearch

If your organization manages Linux, AIX, HP-UX or Solaris servers
in-house, chances are your system administrators at least
occasionally need low-level access to those devices. Typically,
administrators use some kind of serial console—for example, traditional
serial port, Serial-over-LAN or Intelligent Platform Management Interface
(IPMI). more>>

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New Linux Kernel Version 4.5 available for download!

The new Linux Kernel Version 4.5 is available for download! Visit the Linux Kernel Archive here: https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/ Get the new Linux Kernel directly through this link: https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/linux-4.5.tar.gz NEW: See the latest FUN statistics for this Kernel version here: https://www.linuxcounter.net/statistics/kernel See how many lines of code this new version has, how many bad words or how […]

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New Linux Kernel Version 4.4.5 available for download!

The new Linux Kernel Version 4.4.5 is available for download! Visit the Linux Kernel Archive here: https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/ Get the new Linux Kernel directly through this link: https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/linux-4.4.5.tar.gz NEW: See the latest FUN statistics for this Kernel version here: https://www.linuxcounter.net/statistics/kernel See how many lines of code this new version has, how many bad words or how […]

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Linux Kernel 4.4.4 Officially Released

The latest version of the stable Linux kernel, 4.4.4, has been revealed today by Greg Kroah-Hartman, which makes it the most advanced stable version available. Even if the official website of the Linux kernel hasn’t been updated with this information, the Linux kernel 4.4 branch is an LTS one. 

“I’m announcing the release of the 4.4.4 kernel. All users of the 4.4 kernel series must upgrade. The updated 4.4.y git tree can be found at git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git linux-4.4.y and can be browsed at the normal kernel.org git web browser: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git;a=summary,” said Greg Kroah-Hartman in his regular mailing list update.

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New Linux Kernel Version 4.4.4 available for download!

The new Linux Kernel Version 4.4.4 is available for download! Visit the Linux Kernel Archive here: https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/ Get the new Linux Kernel directly through this link: https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/linux-4.4.4.tar.gz NEW: See the latest FUN statistics for this Kernel version here: https://www.linuxcounter.net/statistics/kernel See how many lines of code this new version has, how many bad words or how […]

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