Subject: Heptio Raises New Funding to Close Kubernetes Operational Gaps
Heptio is now moving forward, thanks to a $25 million Series B round of funding, bringing total funding to date for the startup to $33.5 million.
Subject: Larry Ellison: There is No One Left for Oracle to Buy
ServerWatch: No mention of the death of SPARC hardware as Oracle aims to deliver self-driving database technology.
Subject: Rename All Files and Directory Names to Lowercase in Linux
This guide will show you how to rename all files and directories names to lowercase in Linux.
Subject: Ubuntu-enabled open source SDR board shrinks in size and price
LinuxGizmos: Lime Microsystems launched the $139 "LimeSDR Mini," a size- and cost-reduced sibling of its Ubuntu Core-enabled LimeSDR board, at CrowdSupply.
Subject: Canonical Adds Support for GNOME's JHBuild Tool to Its Snapcraft Snappy Creator
The jhbuild plugin will allow developers to more easily package apps from the GNOME Stack as Snaps
Subject: Check Point's bogus Windows Subsystem for Linux attack
ZDnet: Don't believe the hype, Linux on Windows isn't a new form of malware
Subject: KDE is partnering with Purism to create a Linux smartphone
Want a free-software smartphone? KDE and Purism have started a crowdfunding campaign to build one.
Subject: Preparing for the Quantum Computing Future with Open-Source Softwar
The coming era of quantum computing will require new technologies and approaches to keep cryptography strong.
Subject: Ubuntu and GNOME Devs Team Up to Ease Your "Unity to GNOME" Transition
softpedia: During this week, the Ubuntu 17.10 repositories were flooded with packages from the GNOME 3.26 Stack
Subject: What's behind the Linux umask?
NetworkWorld: The umask setting plays a big role in determining the permissions that are assigned to files that you create.
Subject: Canonical and NEC Work on Digital Signage Solution Based on Ubuntu, Raspberry Pi
Targeted at professional audio/video apps, the digital signage solution that both NEC and Canonical will work on for the months to come will use the modular Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 (CM3) platform
Subject: GO SERVERLESS WITH NEW PICLUSTER 2.2
In PiCluster 2.2, there is now support to deploy functions
Subject: Microservices and containers: 6 things to know at start time
EnterprisersProject: You can operate microservices without containers.
Subject: DevOps jobs: 6 eye-opening statistics
DevOps engineers are expected to be one of the most in-demand roles among North American employers next year.
Subject: How to avoid a GDPR compliance audit in a Linux environment
How can CIOs prepare for the impending GDPR privacy regulations? Here are four strategies for Linux environments
Subject: How Serious is VMware About Open Source?
Unlike some companies with proprietary DNA (Oracle comes to mind for some reason) VMware should have little trouble learning to work hand-in-hand with open source developers
Subject: How To Install And Setup Utangle Firewall
Untangle firewall is a lightweight firewall
Subject: 7 tips for Linux cluster admins to help keep auditors happy
Try these strategies to satisfy auditors' requirements without wasting your time or testing your patience.
Subject: 3 text editor alternatives to Emacs and Vim
Vim and Emacs are the decided heavyweights for editing text on the Linux desktop, but they're not the only options you have.
Subject: How To Auto Logout Inactive Users After A Period Of Time In Linux
Automatically logout inactive users and SSH sessions after a period of time in Linux.