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Adam Williamson: i18n Test Day coming up tomorrow (2015-09-01)

It’s time for another Test Day tomorrow (2015-09-01)! Continuing the “all those places in the world that aren’t America” theme with i18n, it’s the i18n Test Day! Here we’ll be testing things like complex language input, rendering of …

Virtual SAN beta coming up with dedupe and erasure coding!

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Something I am personally very excited about is the fact that there is a beta coming up soon for an upcoming release of Virtual SAN. This beta is all about space efficiency and in particular …

Seif Lotfy: Counting flows (Semi-evaluation of CMS, CML and PMC)

Assume we have a stream of events coming in one at a time, and we need to count the frequency of the different types of events in the stream.

In other words:
We are receiving fruits one at a time

The Demise of SMB1 (or: die die die why won’t you die, ancient protocol?!?!)

Heya folks, Ned here again. Our enterprising tech evangelists Matt McSpirit and Rick Claus joined us back in July for a conversation about the end of Windows Server 2003 and what that means for SMB1. I’d hoped for an Irish …

Martin Albisetti: Developing and scaling Ubuntu One filesync, part 1

Now that we’ve open sourced the code for Ubuntu One filesync, I thoughts I’d highlight some of the interesting challenges we had while building and scaling the service to several million users.

The teams that built the service were …

How Splunk Is Supporting the Federal CDM Program: Part 1

SplunkGov LogoThe Federal Government’s Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program is one of the most important and widely discussed cybersecurity initiatives. In the face of high-profile breaches and increasingly sophisticated hackers, the CDM program is positioned to become more valuable as …


This is a liveblog for the Day 1 general session at VMworld 2015 in San Francisco. For many people, VMworld started yesterday with the Welcome Receptio in the Solutions Exchange, but today marks the official kick-off to the event. I’ll …

PowerTip: Float PowerShell Help

Summary: Learn how to display your Windows PowerShell Help in a new window.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I keep my Windows PowerShell Help open so I can look at it while I am trying my new code?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the ShowWindow parameter. …

What is new for Virtual SAN 6.1?

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It is VMworld, and of course there are many announcements being doing one of which is Virtual SAN 6.1 which will come as part of vSphere 6.0 Update 1. Many new features have been added, but …

Matthew Garrett: Working with the kernel keyring

The Linux kernel keyring is effectively a mechanism to allow shoving blobs of data into the kernel and then setting access controls on them. It’s convenient for a couple of reasons: the first is that these blobs are available to …

Helio Chissini de Castro: Hack fonts for Fedora and Epel

I just made a package and submitted to upstream to the newly release Hack fonts.

The copr repository can be found here:


Mandatory Update for Azure Backup Agent

Azure Backup has delivered two mandatory updates for Azure Backup agent to ensure continuance of backups to Azure. These updates incorporate important fixes in relation to changes on the Azure platform:

  1. Microsoft Azure Storage version removal: The older Azure

VMworld 2015: vSphere APIs for IO Filtering update

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I suspect that the majority of blogs this week will all be about Virtual SAN, Cloud Native Apps and EVO. If you ask me then the vSphere APIs for IO Filtering announcements are just as important. …

Kubuntu: Kubuntu site revamped

With the move to Plasma 5, updating the Kubuntu website seemed timely. Many people have contributed, including Ovidiu-Florin Bogdan, Aaron Honeycutt, Marcin Sągol and many others.

We want to show off the beauty of Plasma 5, as well as allow …

Jiri Eischmann: Fedora Group Chat on Telegram

I created a Telegram group chat for Flock 2015 and it turned out to be very popular. Around 70 people joined the chat which is half the attendance of the conference. It was also pretty useful, some found an adapter …

Kushal Das: Day 3 of Flock 2015

Woke up late, late enough to miss most of the morning keynote, even though I
decided to skip breakfast. Spent the time talking till our “Cloud Working Group”
meeting started. Brian Exelbierd took some excellent

from the meeting. Many …

Tim Niemueller: Disable warping scroll bars

Ever since Gnome 3 I was rather annoyed by the new scroll bar behavior that makes you jump to a place where you click, instead of moving one page in that direction. Most of the time, it’s ok since you …

Skype for Business Server 2015 Deployment – Part 3

Advancing from a previous post this article addresses setting up a few test users and configuring various client and server features.  The overall functionality and health of the newly installed Skype for Business Server 2015 environment will be validated …

Managing Hybrid Identities Across Portals

Greetings! Hilde here once again to bend your ear about hybrid identity.

Just between you and me, I can be a bit of a slow learner. Some people can process new information and ideas at the speed of light, as …

Mapping Network Drives (Part 3)

If you migrated from VBScript to PowerShell, you may remember how VBScript mapped network drives. This option is still available in PowerShell.

$helper = New-Object -ComObject WScript.Network $helper.MapNetworkDrive('O:','\\dc-01\somefolder',$true

Exchange Server 2016 Client Access Namespace Configuration

Exchange Server 2016 is currently in Public Preview. Do not install preview software in your production environment.

When you first install Exchange Server 2016 it is pre-configured with default URLs for the various HTTPS services such as OWA (Outlook on …

Sirko Kemter: 10th FrOSCon 2015

A picture can say more then a thousend words….

And this is how FrOSCon 10th edtion was, great including the all free drinks and sausages, steaks and ice cream at the social event. The rest was like all the years …

Alick Zhao: COSCUP 2015 Day 2

The second day of COSCUP 2015 was August 16, Sunday. Since we had FreedomKnight and zerng07 at the booth, and we did not find very intersting talks in the early morning, tonghuix and I gave ourselves a bit more rest …

Introduction to PowerShell 5 Classes

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about Windows PowerShell 5 classes in Windows 10.

Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It is an interesting morning. We are up early, looking around, and trying to decide if the …

Quick Hits: Listing All Permanent WMI Event Subscriptions

This is a quick script that I put together a while back to help locate and track what systems had WMI event subscriptions configured.

I don’t want to completely rehash this topic as you can look at my previous blog …

This week in Fedora: Activities from Mon, 24 Aug 2015 to Sun, 30 Aug 2015


Activities Amount Diff to previous week
Badges awarded 791 +26.56%
Builds 16847 +35.49%
Copr build completed 3999 +03.04%
Copr build started 4010 +02.64%
Edit on the wiki 472 +25.53%
FAS user created 111 -21.28%
Meeting completed 28 -03.45%

Jono Bacon: Go and back the Mycroft Kickstarter campaign

Disclaimer: I am not a member of the Mycroft team, but I think this is neat and an important example of open innovation that needs support.

Mycroft is an Open Source, Open Hardware, Open APIs product that you talk to …

PowerTip: Retrieve Last Token with PowerShell

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to retrieve the last token and avoid retyping.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question I used Get-Process to view a process I launched, and later I wanted to stop the process. How can I do this without

Project #vGiveback

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It is VMworld again, and just like last year VMware decided to give back to the community. No I am not talking about the virtualization community, but I am talking about charity, the great thing is …

Paul Mellors: Nic Bonding

I’ve been playing about with NIC bonding on my storage server, it’s current running CentOS 6.7. And to be honest apart from the types that I can’t use due to me not having decent switches, I can’t really tell any …

Weekend Scripter: PowerShell 5 Enums—The Video

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, presents a video where he recaps his blog posts about Windows PowerShell 5.0 enums.

Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Today I decided to make a video to summarize my technique for …

Riccardo Padovani: CCCamp 2015

I’d like to give a big thank you to Ubuntu Community who paid for my entrance
ticket which let me take part in CCCamp 2015. The Chaos
Communication Camp is an international meeting of hackers that takes place every…

Adam Williamson: Looking for new maintainer for Fedora / EPEL ownCloud packages

So I’ve been maintaining ownCloud for the last little while. Unfortunately I sat down today to try again and update the package to the latest upstream (8.1.1), and somewhere in the second hour of insanely stupid PHP autoloader code, I …

Richard W.M. Jones: My KVM Forum 2015 talk: New qemu technology used in virt-v2v

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All KVM Forum talks can be found here.

PowerTip: Find Specific Help Articles with PowerShell

Summary: Learn how to easily find specific Help articles with Windows PowerShell.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to find a Help article about automatic variables, if I am not sure of the title?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Get-Help cmdlet and …

Colin King: Identifying Suspend/Resume delays

The Intel SuspendResume project aims to help identify delays in suspend and resume.  After seeing it demonstrated by Len Brown (Intel) at this years Linux Plumbers conference I gave it a quick spin and was delighted to see how easy …

Fernando Espinoza: Pizza Bash

Estuvimos trabajando durante 3 meses con estudiantes de ingeniería en sistemas y redes, de la universidad Centroamericana (UCA), Para recuperar la motivación y cosechar el interés sobre el uso de sistemas operativos linux, las diferentes herramientas GPL Y tecnología basada …

Fedora Badges: New badge: Fedora IT Author !

Fedora IT AuthorYou’re an author for, a site with discussions, news and docs in the Italian language …

Fedora Badges: New badge: Websites.NEXT !

Websites.NEXTYou helped to rock Fedora.NEXT on the web. Thanks! The new websites look great! …

Nekhelesh Ramananthan: Improving App Discoverability – Keywords Support

The Gist

There are many apps in the Ubuntu Touch store everywhere that come with unique, difficult to remember names for example, Fahrplan, Dekko, Podbird, Chancho, Wunderlist etc. How do users find them? Are users expected to scroll through the …

Fedora Badges: New badge: FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Volunteer !

FUDCon Cordoba 2015 VolunteerYou helped organize FUDCon Cordoba 2015 …

Fedora Badges: New badge: FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Speaker !

FUDCon Cordoba 2015 SpeakerYou spoke at FUDCon Cordoba 2015! …

Fedora Badges: New badge: FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Attendee !

FUDCon Cordoba 2015 AttendeeYou attended FUDCon Cordoba 2015! …

Ratnadeep Debnath: Setting up Atomic on CentOS 7

This post will run you through how to setup an environment Atomic apps on CentOS 7, by hand. For quickstart, you can just run the Vagrantfile at here.


Install dependencies

# yum install docker atomic kubernetes etcd


SCOM 2012 R2 now offers additional support for SQL Server 2014 SP1

safe_imageWe are pleased to announce that System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager (SCOM 2012 R2) now supports SQL Server 2014 SP1 as its database. There is no minimum SCOM Update Rollup (UR) requirement for SCOM to work with SQL 2014 …

Weekend Scripter: PowerShell Module Manifests—The Video

Summary: Ed Wilson presents a recap video where he talks about Windows PowerShell module manifests.

Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. It has been stormy for the last couple of days. It makes for a great time to …

Adam Williamson: Trained professional at work

Ever wondered what HIGHLY PROFESSIONAL SYSTEM we use in Fedora QA to test different SATA controllers? Well, wonder no more!

Highly professional SATA switch (a bunch of cables coming through a hacked-up hole in a cheap case)

Why yes, that is a whole pile of cheap SATA cables poking through a hole I hacked out of my …

Fedora Videos: FUDCon 1: Fedora on PPC, SPARC, and IA64

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Michael Palimaka: There’s no such thing as KDE 5, and its status on Gentoo


For those that are not already aware, KDE’s release structure has evolved. The familiar all-in-one release of KDE SC 4 has been split into three distinct components, each with their own release cycles – KDE Frameworks 5, KDE …

PowerTip: See Number of Errors in PowerShell Session

Summary: Learn how to determine how many errors there are in the Windows PowerShell session.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I determine how many current errors there are in my Windows PowerShell session?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Count property from the Error object array:…

Ronnie Tucker: Full Circle #100 is unleashed!

At 100 pages this is the biggest issue EVAR!

This month:
* Our Great Ancestor: Warty Warthog
* Command & Conquer
* How-To : Python, LibreOffice, Website with Infrastructure, and Programming COBOL
* Graphics : Inkscape.
* Survey Results…

Fernando Espinoza: Honduras en camino a la libertad del software

Hoy quiero escribir un poco sobre Hondura, un país que  necesitamos colonizar para ganar terreno en centro américa y expandir nuestra comunidad. 🙂

Informática Libre Honduras

Desde el corazón de Centroamérica, en un país hermoso por su diversidad cultural como …

Major Hayden: Build a high performance KVM hypervisor on Rackspace’s OnMetal servers

I received some good feedback about my post on systemd-networkd and bonded interfaces on Rackspace’s OnMetal servers, and I decided to write about another use case. Recent product updates allow you to attach a Cloud Block Storage volume, …

Alick Zhao: COSCUP 2015 Day 1

A few days ago I had the chance to attend COSCUP in Taiwan for the second time. This time I was lucky to get travel subsidy from Fedora APAC’s event budget. Below is my event report for day 1 (Aug …

Pablo Iranzo Gómez: Filtering Email With Imapfilter

Since some time ago, email filter management was not scaling for me as I was using server-side filtering, I had to deal with the web-based interface which was missing some elements like drag&drop reordering of rules, cloning, etc.

As I …

Lubomir Rintel: Coming in NetworkManager 1.2: nmcli improvements

New major version if NetworkManager, a service that manages your network connectivity is being released in coming months. This might be a good time to talk about the changes you can expect.

A simple client tool has been introduced with …

Pravin Satpute: Fedora 22 release event at Aurangabad, India

    This is my 7th event specific on Fedora after becoming an Ambassador. Ashutosh is already doing good for promoting Fedora in Aurangabad. He earlier did Fedora 21 release party at his institute and took number of topics around Fedora.


Mapping Network Drives (Part 2)

Beginning with PowerShell 3.0, you can use New-PSDrive to map network drives. They will be visible in File Explorer as well. Here is some sample code:

#requires -Version 3

New-PSDrive -Name N -PSProvider FileSystem -Root '\\dc-01\somefolder' -Persist Test-Path

August 2015 PowerShell Spotlight

Summary: Microsoft PowerShell MVP, Teresa Wilson, talks about community activities.

Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. In case you haven’t noticed, I have been turning the keyboard over to Teresa (PowerShell MVP, and my real life wife, aka …

Joel Leclerc: Follow up on the non-windowing display server idea

Note: I’m sorry, this post is a bit of a mess.

I wrote a post 2 days ago, outlining an idea for a non-windowing display server — a layer that wayland compositors (or other programs) could be built upon. It …

Fedora Magazine: Critical Firefox update (40.0.3) available now for Fedora

Mozilla just released a new update to Firefox — the default web browser in Fedora — that resolves a pair of high priority security issues. These updates are now available in the Fedora 21, Fedora 22 and prerelease Fedora 23 …

Scott Dowdle: Video: The Mystery of Dan Walsh

Everyone know Red Hat’s Dan Walsh as the SELinux guy… and more recently the guy who pronounces Docker as “Dockah” with his Boston accent. Turns out he was the subject of a recent TNT Network’s Rizzoli and Isles episode. Enjoy. …

Jono Bacon: Ubuntu, Canonical, and IP

Recently there has been a flurry of concerns relating to the IP policy at Canonical. I have not wanted to throw my hat into the ring, but I figured I would share a few simple thoughts.

Firstly, the caveat. I …

Announcing the Azure SDK 2.7.1 for .NET

Today, we’re excited to announce Azure SDK 2.7.1 for Visual Studio 2013 and Visual Studio 2015. This release includes some improvements to the Visual Studio Tools for Azure and enhance the customer experience who are enrolled in either the DreamSpark

Lennart Poettering: systemd.conf 2015 CfP REMINDER

LAST REMINDER! systemd.conf 2015 Call for Presentations ends August 31st!

Here’s the last reminder that the systemd.conf 2015 CfP ends on August
31st 11:59:59pm Central European Time (that’s monday next week)! Make
sure to submit your proposals until then!

Please …

Kubuntu: Kubuntu Wily Beta 1

The first Beta of Wily (to become 15.10) has now been released!

The Beta-1 images can be downloaded from:

More information on Kubuntu Beta-1 can be found here:

Reusing the same NIC for multiple PXE initiated deployments in System Center Configuration Manger OSD

Consider the following scenario. You are using a single USB to Ethernet Adapter to image multiple devices via a ConfigMgr OSD Task Sequence. The USB to Ethernet Adapter is used because the devices lack a built in Ethernet port and …

Optimizing Integrated Eligibility Systems to Improve the Citizen Experience

B_GSiiLXIAAU1wsGovernment healthcare agencies often face strong pressure to operate more efficiently as a result of budget cuts, the retirement wave, or to improve citizen services. They are expected to reduce fraud and billing errors, while simultaneously enhancing quality of services …

PowerTip: Find Numeric Value of Enum in PowerShell

Summary: Learn how to easily find the numeric value of an enum in Windows PowerShell.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question How can I use Windows PowerShell to easily find the numeric value of an enumeration?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use square brackets to call the enum, call the …

Speaking at Microsoft Ignite New Zealand next week

Next week I will be in New Zealand speaking at Microsoft Ignite New Zealand.

Here are the details of the sessions I will be presenting:

What’s New in Windows Server Hyper-V [M227]

Time: Wed 2 Sept, 3:10 PM Ballroom 2

Rohan Garg: Legalese is vague: Always consult a lawyer

Jon recently published a blog post stating that you’re free to create Ubuntu derivatives as long as you remove trademarks. I do not necessarily agree with this statement, primarily because of this clause in the IP rights policy :


Development builds for DSC Resources are available

Note: This blog post is intended to people who participate in the development of DSC Resources on GitHub.

We are pleased to announce that we’ve made developments builds available for all DSC Resource modules on GitHub. From now …

Lubomir Rintel: NetworkManager 1.0.6 brings metered connections API and more

Hi there!

We’re proud to announce that today we’ve released NetworkManager 1.0.6, a latest update in the NetworkManager 1.0.x stable series.

Compared to the previous release it’s a rather small release, weighing just a little short of 160 commits. …

Alexys Jacob: py3status v2.6

Ok I was a bit too hasty in my legacy module support code clean up and I broke quite a few things on the latest version 2.5 release sorry ! :(


  • make use of pkgutil to detect properly installed modules

The Fridge: Wily Werewolf Beta 1 Released

“I am Groot.”
– Groot

The first beta of the Wily Werewolf (to become 15.10) has now been released!

This beta features images for Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu GNOME, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu MATE, Xubuntu and the Ubuntu Cloud images.

Pre-releases of …

Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics in now GA!

Hello everyone! Today I am excited to tell you that Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) is generally available. In our last blog post , Idan shared his thoughts about why we need a new approach for identifying cyber-security incidents, and…(…

Roland Wolters: [Howto] Accessing CloudForms 3.2 via REST with Python

Red Hat CloudForms LogoCloudForms comes with a REST API which was updated to version 2.0 in CloudForms 3.2. It covers substantially more functions compared to v1.0 and also offers feature parity with the old SOAP interface. This post holds a short introduction to

Peter Czanik: Getting started with syslog-ng 3.7.1 and Elasticsearch / Hadoop / Kafka

Usually we do not publish a “Getting Started Guide” for new syslog-ng releases, as executing the “apt-get upgrade & apt-get update” commands or adding a new repo and running “yum update” is usually enough. With syslog-ng 3.7.1 it is the …

Windows Server 2016 Installation Option Changes

Last week, we released Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3. If you haven’t yet had a chance to check out the new preview, you can download it here and read more about the preview in this blog post from Mike …

Jonathan Riddell: Ubuntu Archive Still Free Software

Ubuntu is entirely committed to the principles of free software development; we encourage people to use free and open source software, improve it and pass it on.” is what used to be printed on the front page of …

Xubuntu: Xubuntu 15.10 Beta 1

The Xubuntu team is pleased to announce the immediate release of Xubuntu 15.10 Beta 1. This is the first beta towards the final release in October.

The first beta release also marks the end of the period to land new …

Ubuntu GNOME: Wily Werewolf (15.10) Beta 1 Released


Ubuntu GNOME Team is glad to announce the release of Beta 1 of Ubuntu GNOME Wily Werewolf (15.10).

What’s new and how to get it?

Please do read the release notes:

As always, thanks a million to each …

Konstantin Ryabitsev: “hello I know this will be a stupid question from my side but i will appreciate your reply

“hello I know this will be a stupid question from my side but i will appreciate your reply
Is this kernel the original Linux kernel built by ken Thompson (with some fixes)?
thank you”

No, sir, you’re very, very confused.

Major Hayden: Fedora 23 Alpha in

Fedora 23’s Alpha release was announced earlier this month and work is underway for the beta release. The full list of dates for the Fedora 23 release is in the Fedora wiki.

If you’d like to try Fedora 23 …

Lunch Break, ep. 1: Todd Bishop, Editor & Co-Founder, GeekWire

Today marks the launch of Season 1 of my new series featuring some of the smartest and most interesting people I know from around the industry.

In episode 1, I talk with Todd Bishop, the editor and co-founder of …

Major Hayden: Build a network router and firewall with Fedora 22 and systemd-networkd

This post originally appeared on the Fedora Magazine blog.

One of my favorite features of Fedora 22 is systemd-networkd and all of the new features that came with it in recent systemd versions. The configuration files are easy to read, …

Simone Caronni: BluRay playback and ripping on Fedora (AACS, BD+, BD-J)

There are multiple ways that one can try to make BluRay decryption and playback in Linux. Of course, after some googling and fiddling around, you can see that is quite simple even if not the different instructions are quite confused …

Dan Walsh: nsenter gains SELinux support

nsenter is a program that allows you to run program with namespaces of other processes

This tool is often used to enter containers like docker, systemd-nspawn or rocket.   It can be used for debugging or for scripting
tools to work …

Mapping Network Drives (Part 1)

PowerShell supports console commands, so if you need to map a network drive, often the most reliable way is to use good old net.exe like this:

#requires -Version 1
net.exe use M: '\\dc-01\somefolder' /PERSISTENT:YES

Dimitri John Ledkov: Go enjoy Python3

Given a string, get a truncated string of length up to 12.

The task is ambiguous, as it doesn’t say anything about whether or not 12 should include terminating null character or not. None the less, let’s see how one

Azure AD Privileged Identity Management: Security Wizard, Alerts, Reviews & more!

Hi everyone! I’m happy to be back here today, and give an update on a number of new security capabilities we added to Azure AD Premium over the last few weeks. These show up now as part of the existing …

Office 365 Mobile Device Management Enrolment for Android Devices

In this article we’ll look at the user experience for enrolling an Android device for Office 365 Mobile Device Management.

Enrolment can be triggered by an administrator adding the user to a group that is targeted by an Office

Ubuntu Podcast from the UK LoCo: S08E25 – Jurassic Shark – Ubuntu Podcast

It’s Episode Twenty-five of Season Eight of the Ubuntu Podcast! Mark Johnson is back with Laura Cowen, Martin Wimpress, and Alan Pope!

In this week’s show:

We look at what’s been going on in the news:

Kushal Das: Setting up storage for docker on Fedora22 cloud image

docker-storage-setup helps to create a LVM thin pool, which can be then used by
docker for storage of containers, and images. By starting docker, it
automatically starts this service. We can also make sure that it uses a
specific block …

Working with Enums in PowerShell 5

Summary: Ed Wilson, Microsoft Scripting Guy, talks about working with enums in Windows PowerShell 5.0 in Windows 10.

Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. Yesterday, I talked about the new stealth feature in Windows PowerShell 5.0 in Windows …

Fedora Magazine: Update on Wayland support in Fedora 23

Fedora developer Christian Schaller recently posted an update on the state of Wayland in Fedora Workstation, and it is looking promising.

One of the newest features outlined by Christian that is in Fedora 23 is the ability to properly …

PowerShell Script to Configure Exchange Server Client Access URLs

ConfigureExchangeURLs.ps1 is a PowerShell script to make it quick and easy to configure the Client Access namespaces on your Exchange servers. The script is designed to apply the same namespace to all Client Access services on the server. You can …

Fedora Magazine: Videos from Flock 2015 in Rochester are available now

Recently, the Fedora community gathered in Rochester, New York for Flock 2015, our annual conference for contributors. There were dozens of workshops and presentations at Flock, covering subjects like new technology, documentation, and grassroots promotion of Fedora.

Were you …

! Ⓐⓥⓘ Ⓐⓛⓚⓐⓛⓐⓨ ¡: Cloud: Enabling innovation in the third platform era

buried by cables on a messy data center

Is the IT department in your organization overwhelmed with infrastructure plumbing that crowds out the work that can bring real value to the business?

This is often how line of business leaders see their IT teams—tangled up in wires—so it’s …

Laura Abbott: Linux Plumbers Conference 2015

Linux Plumbers 2015 finished up last
Friday. Another great conference. The focus of Plumbers is supposed to be
more problem solving/discussion and less talking/lecturing. To really get the
most out of Plumbers, you need to be an active participant and …