Sysadmins who think the cloud is a buzzword and a bunch of hype should check out Ansible.
Thank you to all the sysadmins out there who keep our machines up and running.
Friends, I have sad news. This week the editors of Opensource.com decided to make a small—yet painful, at least to me—change to our official style guide. Going forward, we will treat "sys admin" as "sysadmin." I'll admit that a little piece of me died as I updated our style guide, reluctantly... Read more
Learn about the various open source alternatives to using the standard bash shell in Linux, including ksh, tcsh, zsh, and fish.
We round up 10 open source tools for sys admins that released big updates in 2015.
Engineers know that there’s much more to a successful software project than meets the eye. Refactoring and testing are as important as functionality when it comes to managing the complexity of programs that inevitably evolve over time. But when deadlines get tight, the management tends to focus on... Read more
Sysadmin and developer Jim Salter started out on Windows, but discovered the power of Linux as a consultant.
In this week's edition of the open source news roundup, we take a look at the User Data Manifesto 2.0, the Alliance for Open Media, new open source fonts, and more! Open source news roundup for August 30 - September 5, 2015
In the early 1990s, Andy Thornton's travels to the United States introduced him to Linux—and his life was never the same.
July 31 is SysAdmin Day, a day for all of us to express our undying gratitude for system administrators. Sure, you could buy your favorite sys admin cake and ice cream, or perhaps a nice gift card. You could even go as far as not breaking the server for just one day. You also can follow these 30... Read more