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Posted by meshal on Friday, November 18, 2016 @ 08:50:45 EST (12518 reads)

“This may come as a surprise to you, but they were not big fans,” Linux Foundation executive director Jim Zemlin told me in regards to his foundation’s history with Microsoft. The new Microsoft under CEO Satya Nadella, however, is singing a very different tune.


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Posted by meshal on Saturday, August 09, 2014 @ 09:41:14 EDT (14816 reads)

Popular digital currency bitcoin is a project run by the US National Security Agency (NSA), according to a group that tracks the activities of government organisations around the globe.

The group, named CIA Project, claims evidence that the cryptocurrency is made by the NSA or the CIA.

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Posted by meshal on Tuesday, August 05, 2014 @ 17:24:10 EDT (14818 reads)

The Linux Training Scholarship Program provides funds to developers, IT professionals and students who show interest and promise in building Linux careers and shaping the future of the operating system and the enterprise, but who otherwise do not have the ability to attend Linux Foundation training courses. The Linux Foundation’s Training Program includes a comprehensive set of Linux courses that are distribution-flexible, direct from the source, technically advanced and customizable.


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Posted by aziz on Tuesday, March 08, 2005 @ 00:26:43 EST (6154 reads)

The second public face-to-face KLUG Meeting was 3 Mar, 2005 at 8 pm.

The location of the meeting was in "Mishref United" Caf? in Mishref Area (Close to Kuwait International Fair / 6th Ring Road Motor- highway).

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Posted by aziz on Friday, February 18, 2005 @ 11:34:35 EST (7172 reads)

I would like to thank who ever attended the LUG meeting. It was really helpful, encouraging, and interesting. We met in Star Bucks, Meshrif Area - Kuwait at 8 pm. The weather was very nice and the topics discussed were very HOT:).

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Posted by aziz on Sunday, December 26, 2004 @ 09:02:56 EST (5106 reads)

Following two months after the release of the 2.6.9 Zonked Quokka Linux kernel [story], Linux creator Linus Torvalds released Woozy Numbat, the 2.6.10 kernel. He summarizes:

"Ok, with a lot of people taking an xmas break, here's something to play with over the holidays (not to mention an excuse for me to get into the Glögg for real ;)

"Mostly a lot of small fixes since 2.6.10-rc3, with the biggest thing being probably the CIFS update and the switch-over to the new DVB frontend driver world order. Some MMC and USB work too, and ARM updates as usual."

Further information can be found in the release announcements for 2.6.10-rc1 [story], 2.6.10-rc2 [story], and 2.6.10-rc3 [story], as well as in the complete changelog. The latest version of the kernel can be downloaded from your nearest kernel.org mirror. Read on for the list of changes since 2.6.10-rc3

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Posted by aziz on Sunday, December 05, 2004 @ 10:27:03 EST (6673 reads)

Sun Microsystems Inc. has proposed a new open-source license to the Open Source Initiative, but Linus Torvalds and others doubt that it will help Sun create an open-source community.

The new Common Development and Distribution License, or CDDL, is based on the MPL (Mozilla Public License1 .1). Although there are more than50 open-source licenses currently approved by the OSI, Sun said in the proposed license's executive summary that none of them was acceptable.

Topic: security
Posted by meshal on Saturday, August 28, 2004 @ 11:07:06 EDT (4517 reads)

A Massachusetts businessman allegedly paid members of the computer underground to launch organized, crippling distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against three of his competitors, in what federal officials are calling the first criminal case to arise from a DDoS-for-hire scheme.
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Posted by aziz on Thursday, July 22, 2004 @ 18:32:33 EDT (6295 reads)
Chinese government-owned telecom equipment manufacturer Datang has selected Linux as the embedded operating system for a mobile handset designed to work with Datang's TD-SCDMA network equipment, expected to power 3G (third-generation) networks in China by 2005. The TD-SCDMA standard, the world's third 3G technology, may also see use in Europe and elsewhere.
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Posted by aziz on Wednesday, July 14, 2004 @ 15:18:17 EDT (6381 reads)
Red Hat announced new learning services to complement Red Hat's Open Source Architecture strategy. The new enterprise architect courses and RHCA certification are designed for experienced Linux system administrators who already have skills at the level of Red Hat's highly acclaimed Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) credential, now in its sixth year...
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