How Linux Conquered the Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

Linux’s ubiquity in the data center wasn’t by design. Blades Featured Microsoft Oracle composable infrastructure Dirk Hohndel Erin Chapple Git history Linus Torvalds linux linux foundation Mark Hinkle open sourceIt was the effect of a powerful and unpredictable undercurrent.

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Happy 7th Birthday, Linux Academy!

Linux Academy

Linux Academy turned 7 on March 12, 2019! Things are only going to get bigger and better from here for Linux Academy! The post Happy 7th Birthday, Linux Academy! appeared first on Linux Academy Blog.

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Linux Academy Weekly Update 3-18-2019

Linux Academy

This week we have more updates over labs, content, and teasers for Linux Academy, plus an exciting update about our relaunch of the Linux Academy for Business platform. Kali-Linux is now up and running for everyone to use! Business Platform Linux Academy

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Linux Academy Weekly Update 3-11-2019

Linux Academy

Right now, Linux Academy is working hard to create two new sandboxes for you to play in. Kali Linux and Windows Server ! That’s right, here in the next month you will be able to create, build, test, and break your own Kali Linux and Windows servers in the Linux Academy Playground.

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Running Kali Linux on Docker

Doctor Chaos

A few people have been asking me is it possible to run Kali Linux in Docker. Docker is a great way of running an isolated environment for testing. Kali is a great use case for Docker under the right circumstances.

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Linux versus Unix hot patching

Computer Weekly

We examine the current state of play in the ongoing competition between the Linux and Unix server operating systems

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First step to becoming a hacker: Linux!

Network World

If you're contemplating a career in cybersecurity and haven't come up to speed on Linux, now's the time to get ramped up and here's one easy way to do it. Authored by OccupyTheWeb , the force behind Hackers-Arise , Linux Basics for Hackers provides everything from basic Linux command line skills through to scripting, manipulating logging, network scanning, using and abusing system services, and remaining stealthy in the process. Why Linux?

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Linux Training Courses | New January Releases

Linux Academy

Dive into our latest Linux training courses and Hands-On Labs, and let us know which course you’re most excited to start with #ReleaseTheTraining. Don’t miss your chance to win a free year of Linux Academy! New Hands-On Linux Training Courses. Kali Linux Deep Dive.

What’s Free at Linux Academy — March 2019

Linux Academy

By adding free cloud training to our Community Membership, students have the opportunity to develop their Linux and cloud skills further. Stay tuned to the Linux Academy blog for further details. Are you a non-technical person just wanting to know what this “Linux” thing is?

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Touch Screen Linux Applications

IT Toolbox

Today I would like to talk about a few of the applications that allow me to get the most out of the touch screen on my Linux computer

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IBM Gives $1 Billion Boost To Linux on Power Systems

Data Center Knowledge

IBM continues to reinvigorate its line of Power Systems servers, with plans for a $1 billion investment in new Linux and open source technologies for Power Systems. IBM linux

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Challenge Accepted: An Adventure in Linux Part 2

Linux Academy

When I can’t do what I want via the GUI, my first instinct is to go to the command line and what’s Linux if I can’t just use the command line? The external microphone I need to use has drivers for Windows and is plug-and-play on a mac, but my question is, how do I use it with Linux?

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What is Linux?

IT Toolbox

Most of you think of Linux as an operating system. These Linux distributions and there are hundreds of them are what people think of when they hear Linux. However, Linux isYou have probably heard names such as Ubuntu, Debian, Redhat, Mint, Gentoo, Arch and many others.

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Why do people choose Linux?

IT Toolbox

In my mind, Linux is the ultimate operating system. Other people will, of course, think differently, however, Linux is the operating system I have chosen to use and I have used it for many, many years. Lots of people have chosen Linux same as lots of people have chosen different operating systems. Even within the Linux technosphere, there are also people who have chosen this

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Why do people chose Linux?

IT Toolbox

In my mind, Linux is the ultimate operating system. Other people will, of course, think differently, however, Linux is the operating system I have chosen to use and I have used it for many, many years. Lots of people have chosen Linux same as lots of people have chosen different operating systems. Even within the Linux technosphere, there are also people who have chosen this

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Challenge Accepted: An Adventure in Linux — Part 1

Linux Academy

Hello once again, Linux Academy family! I am back and in a different role within Linux Academy. This is true even when it’s a Linux-based laptop. Over the last five years, I have changed Linux distros about every six months — why you may ask?

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Bright Computing: Advanced Linux Cluster Management

CTOvision

Linux clusters of any size are now really easy to install, manage and use, even with only minimal Linux knowledge. With this post we are initiating coverage of Bright Computing.

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Linux is everywhere man.

IT Toolbox

Linux is everywhere! Heck you are probably holding Linux in your had right now. It doesn’t matter if you like or use other operating systems you are still most probably, almost definitely, using Linux. It is even in places you may not even realise. How could that be

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Fun Linux Things

CIO Musings

Unix has become Linux, and it is running on an amazing variety of devices. New lineages of Linux have emerged.Some are highly specialized, some are more generic. I run Linux on a half dozen platforms at home. A quick google search revealed not one, but several Linux distros that will run on this unit. Or, in Linux-speak: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install curiosityUnix has always fascinated me.

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Linux security: Cmd provides visibility, control over user activity

Network World

There's a new Linux security tool you should be aware of — Cmd (pronounced "see em dee") dramatically modifies the kind of control that can be exercised over Linux users. It reaches way beyond the traditional configuration of user privileges and takes an active role in monitoring and controlling the commands that users are able to run on Linux systems.

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CIA hacking tools for Mac OS and Linux exposed by WikiLeaks

Computer Weekly

WikiLeaks has exposed hacking tools targeting the Mac and Linux operating systems in the latest of its series of leaks allegedly from the US Central Intelligence Agency

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Linux Unix SCCM Support is Almost Dead

Anoop

In this post, I wanted to share surprise information (but expected) about Linux and Unix support of SCCM CB. Do you have more questions about Linux UNIX […]. The post Linux Unix SCCM Support is Almost Dead appeared first on SCCM Intune Real World Enterprise Experience Blog by Anoop C Nair. SCCM featured Linux UNIX SCCM support Linux UNIX SCCM support DeadMicrosoft SCCM team released the new production version of SCCM 1802.

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA Now Available on AWS

CTOvision

Just announced Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA has expanded their availability to Amazon Web Services (AWS). Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA offers an open, integrated and highly available platform. Enterprises can now leverage the stability, security and reliability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SAP HANA to run public cloud-based big data workloads. The post Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA Now Available on AWS appeared first on CTOvision.com.

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Why do people choose Linux? final

IT Toolbox

There are simply too many reasons to choose Linux and I have come to the conclusion that it is just not practical to go over them all. For a start I will come across as a Linux fanatic (well I am but that's beside the point) and it will also get old and boring very quick (much like I am in real life) So I will conclude this ramble on why people choose Linux in this final batch of monkey key presses

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Linux and L1TF

Network World

Announced just yesterday in security advisories from Intel, Microsoft and Red Hat, a newly discovered vulnerability affecting Intel processors (and, thus, Linux) called L1TF or “L1 Terminal Fault” is grabbing the attention of Linux users and admins.

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Linux hardening: a 15-step checklist for a secure Linux server

Network World

Most people assume Linux is secure, and that’s a false assumption. The negative career implications of choosing not to harden your Kali Linux host are severe, so I’ll share the necessary steps to make your Linux host secure, including how I use penetration testing and Kali Linux to get the job done. It’s important to note that, while they are many distributions (AKA distros) of Linux and each one differs from the command line perspective, the logic is the same.

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Why is Linux technically so good? Final

IT Toolbox

In the previous chicken scratchings, I wrote about the basic reasoning behind the Linux operating systems directories. You may or may not know but Linux, like its Unix counterpart is designedI covered all the important ones, at least the basic ones for a very minimal but working operating system. There is one directory I purposely omitted because it has a special reason.

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Anatomy of a Linux distribution

IT Toolbox

What many people don’t realise is that Linux has a long pedigree. Longer than Windows, longer than DOS and longer than Apple (although the MacOS does have the same pedigree as Linux). Linux is based on the Unix operating system which startedLonger than any other operating system in common use today.

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IBM Launches Linux Mainframes, Open Sources Mainframe Software

Data Center Knowledge

Unveils Open Mainframe Project as part of Linux Foundation at LinuxCon Read More. Enterprise IBM

Linux botnets on the rise, says Kaspersky DDoS report

Computer Weekly

DDoS attack data collected by Kaspersky Lab shows a greater proportion of attacks are coming from hijacked Linux servers and attacks are tending to last longer

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Desktop Linux - Then and Now

IT Toolbox

It was nearly a decade ago that I first tried using Linux on the desktop. I remember finding DistroWatch.com through a Google search and spending about an hour reading about the different releaes they had featured there

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Why do people choose Linux? part 2

IT Toolbox

Previously I said that the most popular reason people say that they choose Linux is because it is free as in beer. It is not, however, the only reason people choose Linux. Some people choose Linux because it is not a proprietary operating system. Well, it seems that I have more to say on this subject than I thought I would. This is not a financial decision but more like a

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Linux vs Unix Hot Patching – Have We Reached The Tipping Point?

Forrester IT

The Background - Linux as a Fast Follower and the Need for Hot Patching. No doubt about it, Linux has made impressive strides in the last 15 years, gaining many features previously associated with high-end proprietary Unix as it made the transition from small system plaything to core enterprise processing resource and the engine of the extended web as we know it. Linux.

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CoreOS, Mirantis Join Forces to Marry OpenStack and Linux Containers

Data Center Knowledge

Companies partner to integrate container-optimized Linux with open source cloud software Read More. Cloud Computing

Linux OS for Network Switches Officially Part of Open Compute

Data Center Knowledge

Big Switch’s Open Network Linux becomes OCP’s reference network OS Read More. Networking Open Compute

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