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  • Tue, 15 Jan 2019 17:25:26 +0000: Linux Tools: The Meaning of Dot -
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    Linux Tools: The Meaning of Dot
    15 Jan
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  • Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:35:49 +0000: How to Use Netcat to Quickly Transfer Files Between Linux Computers -
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    How to Use Netcat to Quickly Transfer Files Between Linux Computers
    15 Jan
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  • Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:28:54 +0000: How Enterprise IT Pros Can Contribute to Open Source Projects -

    Undoubtedly, your company uses open source software. But the powers that be might express reluctance when developers want to create or maintain projects on company time. Here is a roadmap to help you convince them otherwise—starting with an internal open source project office.

    Open source innovation has a methodology all its own, and it doesn’t follow traditional business processes. The big difference is that open source development is collaborative rather than competitive. This attitude may come naturally to IT people, but not to managers and rarely to people in the C-suite....

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  • Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:03:50 +0000: Dell Opens Up About Its Linux Efforts And Project Sputnik -

    Dell's Barton George has been on a crusade to change how Linux is perceived by both consumers and developers. Six years ago Dell granted George and his team a $40K innovation fund and some freedom to launch a Linux-powered laptop aimed at developers, that would be developed in the open with feedback from the community.

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  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 18:20:12 +0000: Key Resources for Effective, Professional Open Source Management -
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    Key Resources for Effective, Professional Open Source Management
    14 Jan
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  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 10:35:04 +0000: (Don't) Return to Sender: How to Protect Yourself From Email Tracking -

    There are a lot of different ways to track email, and different techniques can lie anywhere on the spectrum from marginally acceptable to atrocious. Responsible tracking should aggregate a minimal amount of anonymous data, similar to page hits: enough to let the sender get a sense of how well their campaign is doing without invading users’ privacy. Email tracking should always be disclosed up-front, and users should have a clear and easy way to opt out if they choose to.

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  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 10:10:37 +0000: Distributed Systems: A Quick and Simple Definition -
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    Distributed Systems: A Quick and Simple Definition
    14 Jan
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  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 09:03:57 +0000: How ASLR Protects Linux Systems from Buffer Overflow Attacks -

    Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) is a memory-protection process for operating systems that guards against buffer-overflow attacks. It helps to ensure that the memory addresses associated with running processes on systems are not predictable, thus flaws or vulnerabilities associated with these processes will be more difficult to exploit.

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  • Fri, 11 Jan 2019 15:35:47 +0000: Top 5 Linux Distributions for Productivity -
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    Top 5 Linux Distributions for Productivity
    11 Jan
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  • Fri, 11 Jan 2019 10:55:43 +0000: 5 Open Source Tools to Upgrade your Next Kubernetes Project -

    Kubernetes is one of the most popular technologies around today. So, it’s no surprise that there are an awful lot of open source libraries, tools, and other assorted goodies out there on GitHub.

    We like to keep an eye on what’s fresh for developers, so today we’re taking a look at five different Kubernetes tools for developers. From serverless functions to local development, GitHub has thousands of open source tools to enjoy. Here are five interesting ones we want to take a closer look at!

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