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Molecular dynamics computations make up a very large proportion of the computer cycles being used in science today. For those of you who remember chemistry and or thermodynamics, you should recall that all of the calculations you made were based on treating the material in question as a homogeneous mass where each part of the mass simply has the average value of the relevant properties. more>>
More than a decade after its initial launch of its Linux distribution for enterprises, Red Hat has launched Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 beta which will introduce a variety of new virtualization, cloud, networking, file system, and live update...
Valve's Linux-based Steam Machines gaming console starts shipping today to a few beta testers. SteamOS, it's Linux for gamers, is scheduled to be released to everyone at the same time.
For the next generation of its flagship enterprise Linux distribution, Red Hat aims to support new cloud technologies while preserving the ways of the seasoned system administrator. ”We’re trying to bring capabilities into the future for our customers who want to do next-generation architectures,” said Mark Coggin, Red Hat senior director of RHEL product marketing. “At the same time, we still ...
Red Hat's newest enterprise Linux takes one giant step forward to its release and shifts from MySQL to MariaDB for its database management system needs.
Fedora is my favorite Linux distribution. Sadly, the next release, version 20, has been delayed until later in the month. This news has ruined my holidays -- it is like Santa Claus gave my computer coal. However, the owner of Fedora, Red Hat, announces some news to brighten my spirits with the first beta release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7. IT professionals should stock their mini ...
I've mentioned geocaching before, but if you've never taken the time to go out and do it, you're really missing out. Whether you're dragging your family through two feet of snow in the middle of the woods (yeah, I did that last year, I'm still not sure they've forgiven me) or following your GPS around a parking lot looking for a tiny micro-cache, geocaching is fun. more>>
As we dive headlong towards a new year, it seems everything is changing. So welcome to the next issue of Linux Format and a new editor graces this page. While the faces may change, the game most certainly stays the same; packing as much informative, fun and inspirational content into the hallowed pages of the world’s best GNU/Linux and open- source software magazine. read more
Microsoft will stop security support for Windows XP this coming April, meaning that more than a few remaining users of the long-standing OS need to come up with an alternative plan. Almost a third of desktop computers still run Windows XP, according to Net Applications. More than 15 percent of midsize and large enterprises will still have Windows XP running on at least 10 percent of their PCs ...
If you're like most of the Linux Journal staff, you probably have lots of holiday shopping left to do this year. We hope this list helps you impress your favorite people. Gift image via Shutterstock.com.
The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux and collaborative development, today announced the formation of the AllSeen Alliance, the broadest cross-industry ...
Anyone, anywhere can use and contribute to Linux. That said, it's always news for some reason when a company formally declares its intentions, puts its money where its mouth is and steps up to the plate to officially support Linux by joining the Linux Foundation.
The founder of Valve, Gabe Newell, has long been publicly declaring how good the Linux operating system is and how bad is the Microsoft Windows 8 OS happens to be–despite the fact that the vast majority of the key players … Continue reading →
If, like me, you've jumped onto the Plex bandwagon with both feet, you've probably discovered how difficult it is to make a standalone Plex player. Sure, you can install an entire OS, then auto-start the Plex program in full screen, but it's not as simple as installing the XBMC distro, or even OpenELEC. If you own a Raspberry Pi, that has all changed. more>>
Surprisingly, the desktop version of Firefox lacks the ability to share tabs, but the Send Tab to Device add-on fills the void.
Tecmint: Based on Ubuntu Linux which is the most popular Linux desktop across the globe, Zorin OS is trying to influence Windows users.
The Linux Foundation—an organization aimed at helping build and grow both the technology and the market for the open-source Linux operating system—announced the addition of three new members to its organization: the HSA (Heterogeneous System Architecture) Foundation, Cloudius Systems and gaming giant Valve Software.
KVM, the long a popular x86 Linux virtualization technology, will appear in IBM's Power architecture in 2014.
Mainline Release (Linus's tree) News 3.13-rc2 has been released on November 29th. This release candidate includes several small bug fixes. Please read the 3.13-rc2 release announcement. more>>
Oracle has fully integrated the long-awaited Linux DTrace debugging tool into the latest release of its Linux distribution, potentially allowing administrators and developers to pinpoint the cause of thorny performance issues with more accuracy. Oracle Linux 6.5 also includes an updated kernel and support for Linux Containers, allowing a single kernel to power multiple Linux virtual machines on ...