Browse Blogs

jennifercloer's picture

Linux.com Gift Card Winners Announced

Before we begin the important business of 2011, we want to share with you the winners of our Individual Membership drive and promotion.

jennifercloer's picture

Hurry! Win a $50 Gift Card to Linux.com Store.

To say thank you this holiday season to past, present and future individual members, we have announced a drawing for one of five $50 U.S. gift vouchers to the Linux.com Store.

Linus Torvalds's picture

Thank you for ...

The kids all got their black belts in TKD a couple of weeks ago, and what do I find in the mailbox today if it isn't their "thank you" notes that they apparently wrote as part of that whole experience.(Side note: they put them in the mail without any stamps. So the USPS happily returned them to the sender address - the kids' - which obviously happened to be the same as the actual destination. Either there's somebody at the USPS that goes "Aww, how cute, more clueless children in action", or I can see a gaping hole in the USPS business plan)

jennifercloer's picture

The People Who Support Linux: Late IT Bloomer Falls Hard for the OS

Matt Bridger says he is "a bit of a later developer, IT-wise." He received his first degree in History and during that time, he rarely came close to a computer. But the increasing relevance of computing around him could not be ignored, says Matt, both in the workplace and in everyday life. He soon found himself providing IT support to colleagues while working at the University of Cambridge, which is where he first encountered Linux. The OS was being used to manage academic archives and the faculty website.

amcpherson's picture

Our Annual Kernel Development Report: New (and Old) Faces

Today we are pleased to publish annual report on Linux kernel development, detailing who does the work, who sponsors it and how fast the Linux kernel is growing.

The paper documents how hard at work the Linux community has been. There have been 1.5 million lines of code added to the kernel since the 2009 update.  Since that last paper, additions and changes translate  to an amazing 9,058 lines added, 4,495 lines removed, and 1,978 lines changed every day, ­ weekends and holidays included.

amcpherson's picture

New Btrfs Free Tutorial and Request for End User Feedback on Btrfs

Those who follow Linux have certainly heard of Btrfs, a relatively new high performance file system that has a lot of people excited about its potential. Two months ago during LinuxCon Japan, we were pleased to sit down with lead developer Chris Mason from Oracle to record a short webinar that focuses on demonstrating RAID5 and RAID6 as well as recently completed features in Btrfs. This tutorial would be valuable to anyone interested in the technical details of the filesystem.

jennifercloer's picture

Enterprise Linux Weekly Recap: Products

Coming to you a day early this week and with just a few brief notes on this week's enterprise Linux news. Large focus on new products, including, of course, Red Hat Enterprise 6...

jennifercloer's picture

Weekly Enterprise Linux Recap

Open compliance, Fedora 14 for the SysAdmin, ZendCon and a different kind of lawsuit...

jennifercloer's picture

Video: Full Footage of Linux Torvalds Shark Tank Dive

We're excited to be able to bring you the full footage of Linus' Giant Ocean Tank dive from last night at the Linux Plumber's Conference. This includes the QA clip we shared real-time as well as takes from his walk to the plank, his jump and the swim.

jennifercloer's picture

Video: Linus Torvalds Dives Tonight: "If I Don't Come Back, Go On Without Me"

Linus Torvalds just finished his soon-to-be infamous scuba dive among the sea life in the Giant Ocean Tank at the New England Aquarium...

Syndicate content