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Linux installation best practices for workstation security vary by distribution. But, in general, there are some essential steps to take. Some are pretty obvious (i.e., choose good passphrases), while others are more involved.

Security Tips for Installing Linux on Your SysAdmin Workstation

Once you’ve chosen a Linux distro that meets all the security guidelines set out in our last article, you’ll need to install the distro on your workstation. Linux installation security best practices vary, depending on the distribution. But, in general, there are some essential steps to take: ...
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Manasi Navare
Manasi Navare describes her journey of creating a patch to fix DisplayPort issues and offers some general tips for the Linux kernel upstreaming process.

Fixing the Linux Graphics Kernel for True DisplayPort Compliance, Or: How to Upstream a Patch

If you’ve ever hooked up a Linux computer to a DisplayPort monitor and encountered only a flickering or blank screen, we’ve got good news for you. A graphics kernel developer at Intel's Open Source Technology Center has solved the problem with a patch that will go into Linux 4.12. Manasi Navare’s...
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Enterprise Container DevOps Steps Up its Game with Kubernetes 1.6

Managing containers isn't easy. That's where such programs as Docker swarm mode, Kubernetes, and Mesosphere can make or break your containers initiatives. Perhaps the most popular of these, Kubernetes, has a new release, Kubernetes 1.6, that expands its reach by 50 percent to 5,000 node clusters....
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How to Learn Unix/Linux

Every month or two, someone asks me how they should go about learning Unix. The short answer is always "use it" or maybe as much as "use it -- a lot." But the detailed answer includes a lot of steps and a good amount of commitment to spending time working on the command line. I may have learned...
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Chain of Command Example

The idea is that a cache is often first because it's so fast. We can, of course, write a giant master function with other functions.. One objective of the chain of command design pattern is to be able to write a bunch of functions that link together and form a chain of alternative implementations....
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Cloud Foundry Launches Its Developer Certification Program

Cloud Foundry, a massive open source project that allows enterprises to host their own platform-as-a-service for running cloud applications in their own data center or in a public cloud, today announced the launch of its “Cloud Foundry Certified Developer” program. The Cloud Foundry Foundation...
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Jim Zemlin
As the open source community continues to grow, Jim Zemlin, Executive Director of The Linux Foundation, says the Foundation’s goal remains the same: to create a sustainable ecosystem for open source technology through good governance and innovation.

Open Source State of the Union

The Linux Foundation is on track to break the 1,000 participating organizations mark some time in 2017 and has set its sights on bringing more new and diverse voices into open source technology through training and outreach efforts. Even as the open source community continues to grow, Executive...
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A New Home for Google Open Source

Free and open source software has been part of our technical and organizational foundation since Google’s early beginnings. From servers running the Linux kernel to an internal culture of being able to patch any other team's code, open source is part of everything we do. In return, we've released...
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Security Orchestration and Incident Response

Last month at the RSA Conference, I saw a lot of companies selling security incident response automation. Their promise was to replace people with computers ­-- sometimes with the addition of machine learning or other artificial intelligence techniques ­-- and to respond to attacks at computer...
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Containerization Leaders Explore Possible Standardized Data Storage Interface

A group of engineers from every leading container orchestrator maker have gathered together, virtually, around an initiative to explore a common lexicon for container-based data storage. Initially proposed by Mesosphere’s Benjamin Hindman, the Container Storage Interface initiative — which, for now...
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