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Perl tricks for system administrators
Scripting in Perl is quick and easy, and its portability makes your scripts amazingly useful. Here are a few examples to get your creative juices flowing.
0 comments Posted 27 Jul 2016 by D Ruth Bavousett Feed
The largest community FOSS conference you never heard of: OpenWest
OpenWest has reached the size of 1500 attendees without having to import attendees or big name speakers, relying purely on its regional tech communities.
0 comments Posted 27 Jul 2016 by VM (Vicky) Brasseur Feed
Avoiding data disasters with Sanoid
Sanoid helps to recover from what Jim Salter likes to call "Humpty Level Events." 
0 comments Posted 26 Jul 2016 by Jim Salter Feed
How to restore older file versions in Git
How to find out where you are in the history of your project, how to restore older file versions, and how to make Git branches so you can safely conduct wild experiments.
1 comment Posted 26 Jul 2016 by Seth Kenlon Feed
5 reasons system administrators should use revision control
Check out these five tips for using revision control in operations.
3 comments Posted 25 Jul 2016 by Elizabeth K. Joseph Feed
Open source news roundup for July 17-23, 2016
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the new community edition of Splice Machine, the European Commission decision to audit two open source applications, an open source cloud monitoring tool, and more.
0 comments Posted 23 Jul 2016 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
Top 5 articles of the week on Opensource.com
In this week's Top 5, we highlight a review of the Linux-ready Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition, the Open Building Institute's toolkit for building your own house, an Android app for learning to play an instrument, and a poll asking if you prefer Vim or Emacs as a text editor, and getting started with... Read more
0 comments Posted 22 Jul 2016 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
How I use Linux for theoretical physics
While writing his master's thesis, Jonas gained access to a workstation running Scientific Linux, and a cluster system with a few hundred cores.
6 comments Posted 22 Jul 2016 by Jonas Hegemann Feed
Preventing the next Heartbleed and making FOSS more secure
David Wheeler is leading a new project, the CII Best Practices Badging project, which is part of the Linux Foundation's Core Infrastructure Initiative (CII) for strengthening the security of open source software. In this interview he talks about what it means for both government and other users.
0 comments Posted 22 Jul 2016 by Mark Bohannon (Red Hat) Feed
Getting started with Vim
Want to become a master of text editing in the terminal, and beyond? These tips for getting started with Vim will steer you in the right direction.
3 comments Posted 21 Jul 2016 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed

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