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Dreamhost Looking to Contribute Back to Linux

Dreamhost's CEO elaborates on the evolving role of Linux use at his hosting company.


Tags: open source, Linux, server, Ubuntu, servers, Ubuntu Server

Ubuntu 12.10 Linux Delivers OpenStack Folsom Cloud

The latest Linux release adds a variety of new cloud-focused server tools.


Tags: open source, Linux, Cloud, Ubuntu, Ubuntu Server, Ubuntu LTS, OpenStack

Ubuntu Helps Accelerate OpenStack Deployments

Mark Shuttleworth details what it takes to deliver OpenStack in production, in 3 minutes or less.


Tags: open source, cloud computing, Cloud, Ubuntu, Ubuntu Server, Mark Shuttleworth, OpenStack

Canonical Updates Ubuntu Linux Landscape

New release of Landscape server management system provides compliance and extensibility options for Ubuntu Linux.


Tags: Linux, Ubuntu, Ubuntu Server, Bare Metal Provisioning, Landscape

Setting Up VNC on Ubuntu in Amazon EC2

While Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud offers only SSH access by default to Linux cloud servers, if you aren't a command-line fan or your application requires a GUI, discover how you can set up remote desktop access to most Linux cloud servers.


Tags: Linux, Amazon EC2, Ubuntu, Cloud server, tutorial, Ubuntu Server, SSH, Linux cloud

Ubuntu 12.04 Linux Aims Precisely at the Cloud

The open source operating system server adds cloud orchestration, Metal-as-a-Service and OpenStack in its latest Long Term Support release.


Tags: Linux, cloud computing, Cloud, Ubuntu, Canonical, Ubuntu Server, Ubuntu LTS

HP Certifies Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu 12.04 gets its first major server vendor certification, but HP admits Ubuntu is still not yet at the same level as either Red Hat or SUSE.


Tags: Linux, Cloud, virtualization, Ubuntu, certification, HP, Linux server, Canonical, Ubuntu Server, Ubuntu LTS

Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Takes Aim at Windows

Natty Linux distro is officially released, delivering a new look for the open source Linux desktop and gearing up for a major preload push.
Tags: Linux server, Canonical, Ubuntu Server, server os

Introduction to Linux Cgroups

Cgrpoups is a feature initially developed to limit resource usage in the Linux kernel. But it can do much more, including tweak memory, bandwidth and CPU usage of system processes as well as deny access to system resources.
Tags: Linux, open source software, Ubuntu Server, Linux kernel

2010 Server OS Winners and Losers

2010 was a pretty dramatic year in the server OS world, with one big name disappearing in a puff of logic, another selling itself off to the highest bidder and a third joining Oracle's 'evil' empire. Like any year, 2010 had some obvious winners, some downright losers and a quite a few merchants of 'meh.' Here are the 8 most notable server OS developments that took place in 2010.
Tags: Red Hat, Mac OS X, OpenSolaris, Ubuntu Server, server os

5 Operating Systems Making News This Week

With OpenSUSE safe for the time being and Novell holding fast to its UNIX copyrights, many in the open source world have much to smile about this week. Ubuntu's announcement that it is not moving to a rolling release and yet another Chrome delay are also top of mind, as is some info on jailbreaking your Windows Phone 7.
Tags: Unix server, Ubuntu Server, SUSE Linux, server os, Windows 7 Phone

10 Things to Know About Maverick Meerkat

In the flurry of 10-related memes this past week, one stood out: the release of Canonical's open source server OS, Ubuntu 10.10 Server Edition, also known as 'Maverick Meerkat.' In keeping with the theme, here are 10 noteworthy aspects.
Tags: Top 10, open source server, Linux server, Canonical, Ubuntu Server

5 Operating Systems Making Big Waves This Week

Thanks to Windows, Mac OS X, Ubuntu, Fedora and the not-so-well-known (but no less notable) QNX, the server OS waters were choppier than usual this week. Here's some insight as to what's really going on.
Tags: Oracle, Windows, OS, Mac OS X, Ubuntu Server

Byobu: Like Screen, but Better

Enhance Screen on your screen with Byobu, open source software that makes Screen more user friendly and functional.
Tags: Debian, open source software, tip of the trade, Ubuntu Server, screen

Canonical, IBM to Bring DB2 to Ubuntu 10.04 Server Edition

Canonical believes that a basic database certified for Ubuntu on EC2 is key to having IT shops deploy Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud.
Tags: database, IBM, Ubuntu, Canonical, Ubuntu Server

Using PASV From an Ubuntu Server to FTP Server

The firewall can be a problem, but with a little understanding of FTP and firewalls the communication can be negotiated.
Tags: firewall, Ubuntu Server, ftp server, Open-source Server, PASV

Ubuntu's Lucid Lynx Linux OS Debuts With an Eye on ISVs

The Linux OS long-term support release emerges, with a focus on cloud computing environments and ISV certifications. But it's still missing some critical enterprise software credibility.
Tags: cloud computing, Ubuntu, Canonical, Ubuntu Server, linux os

Ubuntu's Linux OS -- Mac OS X's Doppelganger?

OS Roundup: As Apple fades from relevance, Canonical's Linux OS, Ubuntu, seems to be stepping into its shoes. Is Lucid Lynx everything Mac OS X could have been but isn't, and does it have what it takes to trounce Snow Leopard?
Tags: iPhone, Canonical, Mac OS X, Ubuntu Server, linux os

Annotating PDFs With the Open-Source Software Package Okular

Tip of the Trade: If you've ever felt the need to scribble notes on your PDFs without bringing dead trees into the equation, consider the open-source software, Okular, a KDE document reader that can read multiple document formats and allows the user to annotate files as she reads.
Tags: Ubuntu, OS, PDF, tip of the trade, Ubuntu Server

New CEO May Help Canonical's Open-source Servers Biz

Shuttleworth may be Dictator For Life at the Ubuntu project, but may not be the best person to lead Canonical.
Tags: Ubuntu, distro, Ubuntu Server, Open-source Servers, commercial server