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Azure RMS Documentation Update for August 2016

Hi everybody

Our technical writer, Carol Bailey, is letting you know whats new and hot in the docs for this month.

Reminders: Follow us on Twitter (@TheRMSGuy) and join in our peer community atwww.yammer.com/AskIPTeam.

Scott Collier: OpenShift Cluster Up on Fedora



Looking for a quick way to get an OpenShift Origin instance up and running quickly on your local laptop?  Look no further. ‘oc cluster up’ is here.  Check out the documentation here which points you here for the actual client …

Adding a Deployment Server / Forwarder Management to a new or existing Splunk Cloud (or Splunk Enterprise) Deployment

As part of the Cloud Adoption team, I am working with Splunk Cloud (and Splunk Enterprise) customers on a daily basis and I get asked questions quite frequently about how to optimize, and effectively reduce, administration overhead. This becomes …

Adolfo Jayme Barrientos: Don’t be misled: Mexicans haven’t approved Trump’s “visit”…

… and we are as confused as everybody else by this news. It makes absolutely no sense, neither for Peña nor for Trump.*

Even Moby is flabbergasted as to why this visit was even devised:

He says: “dear Mexican friends, …

Splunk documentation feedback: how it works and what makes a champion

On Monday this week, we at Splunk HQ had the pleasure of hosting Rich Mahlerwein, founding SplunkTrust member, cape-and-fez wearer, and Senior Systems Engineer at the Forest County Potawatomi IT Department. During his visit, I asked Rich to come …

#STO7904 VSAN Management Current and Futures by @cdickmann

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Christian Dickmann (VSAN Development Architect) talking about VSAN Management futures in this session, first of all a big fat disclaimer, all of these features may or may not ever make it in to a release and

Introducing Advanced Threat Analytics v 1.7!

Today, we are pleased to announce the public release of Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) v 1.7! This is a key release for ATA with several exciting features and improvements.

In my last blog post where I announced the ATA …

VMworld 2016, Day 1 and 2 keynotes

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VMworld for me is always a very hectic time. Usually multiple sessions, customer meetings, briefings and just many conversations with readers and people you bump in to while going from one place to the other. I …

Richard W.M. Jones: libguestfs-based vulnerability scanner

Described here: https://www.redhat.com/archives/libguestfs/2016-August/msg00229.html

Emerson Santos: Keeping Fedora beautiful: contribute your wallpaper! – Fedora Magazine


Keeping Fedora beautiful: contribute your wallpaper! – Fedora Magazine

Emerson Santos: Getting involved with the Fedora kernel – Fedora Magazine


Getting involved with the Fedora kernel – Fedora Magazine

Microsoft enabling customers to “go to” MARS-E

We’re not referring to the planet (maybe one day?), but we are still excited to announce Microsoft Azure is the first hyper-scale cloud computing platform to enable Affordable Care Act (ACA) Administering Entities (AEs) to address the Minimum Acceptable Risk …

Replacing Special Chars like “Umlauts”

PowerShell 2+

Sometimes it becomes necessary to replace special characters like German “Umlauts” in order to normalize user names or email addresses.

Here is a little function that illustrates how this can be done:

#requires -Version 3
 function Convert-Umlaut
{

Richard W.M. Jones: New dev server

Splunk4Good. London to Paris – 284 miles of pedal power.

PedalParisLogo284 miles or 460km. That’s the distance from London to Paris and starting Thursday, a team of six highly trained Splunk athletes (with a combined age that is higher than you might think) are cycling from London to Paris to …

Christopher Smart: Configuring QEMU bridge helper after “access denied by acl file” error

QEMU has a neat bridge-helper utility which allows a non-root user to easily connect a virtual machine to a bridged interface. In Fedora at least, qemu-bridge-helper runs as setuid (any user can run as root) and privileges are immediately dropped …

Helio Chissini de Castro: I’m going to Akademy

@Berlin soon. Let’s talk KDE and Qt 🙂

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Fedora Magazine: Keeping Fedora beautiful: contribute your wallpaper!

The Fedora project searches also like on previous versions, for contributions to the supplemental wallpaper package.

What are supplemental wallpapers?

Supplemental wallpapers are the non-default wallpapers provided with Fedora. Fedora ships GNOME’s supplemental wallpapers by default. We collect an additional …

Azure SQL Data Warehouse general availability expanding to 18 regions worldwide

We are excited to announce the general availability of Azure SQL Data Warehouse in four additional regions—North Europe, Japan East, Brazil South, and Australia Southeast. These additional locations bring the product worldwide availability count to 18 regions – more than …

Luya Tshimbalanga: [Solved] Quest to enable hotkeys for Asus X550Z


Following previous topic, testing the build kernel 4.8.0rc4 with the patch related to ACPI EC allow unlocking the functionality of hotkeys. For the first time, ASUS X550ZE has nearly full functionality from keyboard in Linux operating system (Fedora in …

Peter Hutterer: New xserver driver sort order – evdev < libinput < (synaptics|wacom|…)

In the X server, the input driver assignment is handled by xorg.conf.d snippets. Each driver assigns itself to the type of devices it can handle and the driver that actually loaded is simply the one that sorts last. Historically, …

Charles-Antoine Couret: Fedora 25 alpha peut être testée

C’est ce mardi 30 août que les utilisateurs du Projet Fedora seront ravis
d’apprendre la disponibilité de l’Alpha de la future Fedora 25.

Malgré les risques concernant la stabilité d’une version Alpha, il est
important de la tester ! En …

Ismael Olea: Guía de Linux para el usuario en epub

Hoy mi amigo Eduardo me ha pedido bibliografía elemental en formato digitla para empezar en serio con Linux. Mi primera idea ha sido ir a revisar o que teníamos publicado en TLDP-ES/LuCAS y lo primero que he pensado es en …

Bryan Quigley: Once your organization get’s big enough…

it’s harder to keep everyone on the same page.  These are two emails I got from Mozilla in the last month.

Short Story:
MDN (their Wiki) is requiring everyone use a GitHub account now.
While add-ons.mozilla.org (addon authors/reviewers) is requiring …

Luya Tshimbalanga: [Follow-up] Quest of enabling hotkeys on ASUS Laptops


Resuming for the previous topic, with the help of an Arch user and one of kernel maintainers, it turned out the failure of hotkeys functions [Fn] is due to a Linux ACPI bug. Further investigation revealed a bad practice

A Bit About the Windows Servicing Model

Hello, Paul Bergson back again with a discussion on the upcoming changes to our monthly patch releases to align down-level supported operating systems, updating practices to coincide with the Windows 10 Service Model. This includes Windows 7/8/8.1 and Windows Server

#splunkconf16 preview: Business Analytics, IoT & Industrial Data at .conf2016

SCL-Splunk-conf2016-preview-BigDataIdeas_twtr1-440x220My favorite technology conference – Splunk .conf2016 is around the corner! Truth be told it feels more like a family reunion than an event. .conf2016 has grown leaps and bounds not only in terms of attendance, but also in terms …

Jeroen van Meeuwen: Emergency Service Window for Kolab Now


We’re going to need to free up a hypervisor and put its load on other hypervisors, in order to pull out the one hypervisor and have some of its faulty hardware replaced — but there’s two problems; The hypervisor to …

Rhonda D'Vine: Thomas D

It’s not often that an artist touches you deeply, but Thomas D managed to do so to the point of that I am (only half) jokingly saying that if there would be a church of Thomas D I would absolutely …

Jono Bacon: My Reddit AMA Is Live – Join Us

Just a quick note that my Reddit Ask Me Anything discussion is live. Be sure to head over to this link and get your questions in!

All and any questions are absolutely welcome!

The post My Reddit AMA Is Live

Emerson Santos: Globalization improvements in Fedora 24 – Fedora Community Blog


Globalization improvements in Fedora 24 – Fedora Community Blog

Corey ‘ Linuxmodder’ Sheldon: FOSSCON 2016 –Event Recap

FOSSCON 2016: Free & Open Source Software CONference was hsoting at teh International house of Philadelphia on Aug 20th 2016, and showcased nearly  20 vendors and nearly as many talks (plus ‘lightning talks’) and a Key Signing party.

This year …

Using Friendly Robocopy

PowerShell 2+

Robocopy is a tool of choice to copy files, and that does not change with PowerShell. You can, however, use PowerShell to embed robocopy inside a user-friendly PowerShell function. This way, you no longer need to remember the …

Bullseye! Arrow on target with Splunk award and ambitious plans for 2016 and beyond

BullseyeEarlier this year, Splunk had its Global Partner Summit in Las Vegas. We had hundreds of partners attend the three day event that was integrated with Splunk’s SKO. Arrow won the “Worldwide Distribution Partner of the Year” award and Arrow …

Fedora Badges: New badge: Fedora 25 Translation Sprint !


Fedora 25 Translation SprintYou translated over 20 strings in a Fedora 25 translation sprint. You are a Fedora 25 translation hero! …

Kashyap Chamarthy: LinuxCon talk slides: “A Practical Look at QEMU’s Block Layer Primitives”

Last week I spent time at LinuxCon (and the co-located KVM Forum) Toronto. I presented a talk on QEMU’s block layer primitives. Specifically, the QMP primitives block-commit, drive-mirror, drive-backup, and QEMU’s built-in NBD (Network Block Device) server.…

Azure Storage PowerShell v.1.7 – Hotfix to v1.4 breaking changes

Breaking changes were introduced in Azure PowerShell v1.4. These breaking changes are present in Azure PowerShell versions 1.4-1.6 and versions 2.0 and later. The following Azure Storage cmdlets were impacted:

  • Get-AzureRmStorageAccountKey: Accessing keys
  • New-AzureRmStorageAccountKey: Accessing keys
  • New-AzureRmStorageAccount: Specifying account type

[Script Of Aug. 30] Get Active Directory user account last logged on time (PowerShell)

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Script Download:
The script is available for download from https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Get-Active-Directory-user-246f17c7.

The sample code demonstrates how to use Windows PowerShell to determine the last time that a user logged on to the system.

You can find more All-In-One …

Alexander Kurtakov: Advanced and fast CSS styling for SWT


The strongest (or the weakest – depends of your angle) part of SWT is its deep system integration. But this means you get the Look’n’Feel of your system UI toolkit and any deviation from it (e.g. e4 theme engine) is …

Fedora Community Blog: Globalization improvements in Fedora 24

Fedora 24 remained a happening release from the Globalization contributors’ side. There were a number of events including Test Days, translation sprints, bug triaging, and many result-oriented meetings. This post provides outcomes and results from this dedicated efforts …

Ubuntu Insights: Canonical certifies Big Software solutions at Facebook’s new lab

Maas logo Juju logo

Written by David Duffey, Director of Technical Partnerships for Canonical’s cloud division

Today at the OCP Technology Day, Facebook announced the grand opening of its new hardware lab space in Menlo Park to validate and certify software solutions and …

Exploring HockeyApp data in Application Insights: introducing the Bridge App

In a previous blog, we announced that soon, the data from any app in HockeyApp would be accessible through the Analytics, and Continuous Export features in Application Insights. This functionality is now available to you through the new HockeyApp …

Luca Ciavatta: How to easily install BlueJ on Fedora

BlueJ. A free Java Development Environment designed for beginners

BlueJ environment was developed as part of a university research project about teaching object-orientation to beginners. The aim of BlueJ is to provide an easy-to-use teaching environment for the Java language …

Jono Bacon: Linux, Linus, Bradley, and Open Source Protection

Last week a bun-fight kicked off on the Linux kernel mailing list that led to some interesting questions about how and when we protect open source projects from bad actors. This also shone the light on some interesting community dynamics.…

Corey ‘ Linuxmodder’ Sheldon: F24-20160823 Updated Lives Available (Last of the 4.6.x Kernel updates)

Today we have the newest installment of the  F24 Updated Lives, carrying on average 690 Mb of updates over the Gold Images from two months ago.

These updates carry the 4.6.7-300 Kernel and all updates from 20160815 up to 0800 …

Work Folders and Offline Files support for Windows Information Protection

Hi all,

I’m Jeff Patterson, Program Manager for Work Folders and Offline Files.

Windows 10, version 1607 will be available to Enterprise customers soon so I wanted to cover support for Windows Information Protection (a.k.a. Enterprise Data Protection) when using

Adam Young: Running Qemu/KVM without libvirt

When I booted a VM yesterda, I noticed that there was a huge command line that showed up if I ran ps. I tried to run that by hand.  It is huge, so I wrapped it with a script, but …

VMworld 2016 Day 2 Keynote

This is a liveblog of the day 2 general session here at VMworld 2016 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV. Today, VMware is expected to talk more about containers, end-user computing, and other topics not covered in yesterday’s general

The Fridge: Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 479

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #479 for the weeks of August 15 – 28, 2016, and the full version is available here.

In this issue we cover:

Dashboard Digest Series – Episode 1

Welcome to the Dashboard Digest Series! Starting today you can look forward to a different dashboard (and sometimes a collection of dashboards) that was created to solve one of many hundreds of use cases in just about any industry in …

Windows Server 2016 Dedup Documentation Now Live!

Hi all!

We just released the Data Deduplication documentation for Windows Server 2016 over on TechNet! The new documentation includes a more detailed explanation of how Dedup works, crisper guidance on how to evaluate workloads for deduplication, …

Kevin Fenzi: two vpns and NetworkManager? no longer a problem…

NetworkManager has pretty handy vpn handling for laptops. You can setup all different kinds, it can prompt you for passphrases, it can set up specific vpns on specific networks, etc.

However, if you had more than 1 vpn you wanted …

Thomas Bechtold: Extracting dependencies from python sdist archives

I recently blogged about Python packaging with py2pack . Meanwhile I created a new project called metaextract (available on github and pypi) based on the experience I made while improving py2pack.

metaextract does only one thing which is …

Agostino Sarubbo: potrace: memory allocation failure

Description:
potrace is a utility that transforms bitmaps into vector graphics.

A crafted image, through a fuzz testing, causes the memory allocation to fail.

Since the ASan symbolyzer didn’t start up correctly, I’m reporting only what it prints at …

Agostino Sarubbo: potrace: NULL pointer dereference in findnext (decompose.c)

Description:
potrace is a utility that transforms bitmaps into vector graphics.

A crafted image revealed, through a fuzz testing, the presence of a NULL pointer access.

The complete ASan output:

# potrace $FILE
potrace: warning: 48.crashes: premature end of 

Deep Dive: Volumes in Storage Spaces Direct

Cosmos Darwin

This kid has been at Microsoft for one year!

Hi there! I’m Cosmos. I joined the High Availability & Storage PM team one year ago this week. I thought it was about time I should post my first blog. You …

Fedora Badges: New badge: 3D Printing SIG Member !


3D Printing SIG MemberYou’re a member of the 3D Printing Special Interest Group! …

Jono Bacon: Join my Reddit AMA Tomorrow

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Just a short reminder that tomorrow, Tuesday 30th August 2016 at 9am Pacific (see other time zone times here) I will be doing a Reddit AMA about community strategy/management, developer relations, open source, music, and anything else you folks …

Pasi Lallinaho: A WordPress theme for Ubuntu community teams

Quite some time ago I sat down with Timo Jyrinki, a Canonical employee but more importantly, a Ubuntu community member who is involved with the local community team here in Finland. During the time we spent at the café we …

Josh Bressers: How do we explain email to an “expert”?


This has been a pretty wild week, more wild than usual I think we can all agree. The topic I found the most interesting wasn’t about one of the countless 0day flaws, it was a story from Slate titled: In

James Just James: Live dmesg following

All good sysadmins eventually learn about using tail -F to tail files. Yes upper-case F is superior.

Around the time I wrote that article, I remember wanting to stream dmesg output too! The functionality wasn’t available without some sort of …

The Big Data Campaign Trail

Screen Shot 2016-08-26 at 4.48.59 PMToday Splunk announced the results of a Public Sector IT research project, The Big Data Campaign Trail – Every Data Point Matters for Better IT Operations.

Having been in IT Operations for a couple of decades now, I found …

Nathan Haines: Announcing the Ubuntu 16.10 Free Culture Showcase!

It’s time once again for the Ubuntu Free Culture Showcase!

The Ubuntu Free Culture Showcase is a way to celebrate the Free Culture movement, where talented artists across the globe create media and release it under licenses that encourage sharing …

Beware of Changes to PSModulePath

PowerShell 3+

PowerShell examines the $env:PSModulePath environment variable to find out the locations where it searches for extension modules.

A little known fact is that the content of this variable is partially synthesized. And this can become a big issue. …

[Script Of Aug. 29] Insert pictures in a folder into a Word document (PowerShell)

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Script Download:
The script is available for download from https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/scriptcenter/Insert-pictures-in-a-dad235ac.

The sample code demonstrates how to insert many pictures in a folder into a Word document by one picture per page.

You can find more All-In-One Script …

Build your data science skills–and your network–in Atlanta

Over the last decade, data science has gone from a murmur to a deafening roar.

The demand for skilled data scientists is showing up everywhere—in every industry. And whatever their titles, the community of people who can do analysis, machine …

Vivek Anand: GSoC Wrap Up

GSoC 2016 finished last week and i am writing this blog to list the work done by me in last three months for Fedora. My project was to adjust pagure and write script(s) so that we can have pkgs.fedoraproject.org on …

Fedora Magazine: Getting involved with the Fedora kernel

There are countless ways to contribute to open source projects like Fedora. Perhaps one of the most obvious ways to contribute is by helping with the Linux kernel in Fedora. At Flock 2016, I gave a talk about the state …

David Mohammed: new rhythmbox 3.4 released

Unusually early this time, Rhythmbox 3.4 has been released. Its available for Yakkety users – but I’ve done some judicious hacking and its now also available for 16.04 users as well. (screenshot taken with rhythmbox 3.4 + my alternative-toolbar plugin) …

VMworld 2016 Day 1 Keynote

This is a liveblog of the day 1 keynote at VMworld 2016 in Las Vegas, NV. I managed to snag a somewhat decent seat in the massive bloggers/press/analysts area, though it filled up really quickly. Based on the announcements made

Revisiting NetSession Function using PSReflect

In an article that I wrote a little while ago, I talked about how you can view the net sessions on systems by making use of some pinvoke magic to call some Win32 apis. If you have ever worked …

Daniela Morais: Internet sob ataque: Franquia de dados, Marco Civil e CPI dos Crimes Cibernéticos


Internet sob ataque: Franquia de dados, Marco Civil e CPI dos Crimes Cibernéticos

O mundo cada vez mais conectado através de cabos ópticos submarinos de alta velocidade e a popularização dos smartphones possibilitaram a internet cada mais acessível e intensificaram o fluxo de troca de conhecimento e informação pela rede.
Apesar disto, em …

Colin King: Fixing an overheating Lenovo X230 laptop

Over the past month I’ve been hitting excessive thermal heating on my laptop and kidle_inject has been kicking in to try and stop the CPU from overheating (melting!).  A quick double-check with older kernels showed me that this issue was …

Daniel Vrátil: I’m going to Akademy 2016!

If you want to know what we did in KDE PIM in the last year and what we are planning to do and achieve in the next one come to my KDE PIM Status Report talk on Sunday at 1 …

Sebastian Kügler: facelift

I’ve done a facelift to my website. The new version is more mobile-friendly, modern-looking and quite a departure visually from its original look. I’ve chosen for a newpaper-like, typography-based responsive layout. My site finally also supports SSL, thanks to …

Diego Turcios: Using the calculator in the terminal

Hi to all, this is a small issue I had the last days. Use a calculator in the terminal. I have been working and sometimes need to do an arithmetic operation so I decided to open  calc (Ubuntu Calculator Default). …

Jean-Baptiste Holcroft: Comment aider la francophonie ?

Ayant décidé d’enfin faire quelque chose de concret pour Linux, me voici coordinateur de l’équipe Francophone de Fedora ! Globalement l’objectif est d’améliorer l’expérience des utilisateurs francophones, mais également à aider au rayonnement de la langue française car si …

Sebastian Dröge: Getting RSS feeds for news websites that don’t provide them

This is about a fun little project I already wrote a few months ago, completely unrelated to other things I’m usually writing about, but I thought it might be useful for others too.

When I moved to Greece last year, …

Peter Robinson: When creating updates remember to build for rawhide and Fedora 25 (devel)

When ever we branch for a new release of Fedora I, and others, end up spending a non trivial amount of time ensuring that there’s a clean upgrade path for packages. From the moment we branch you need to build …

Ankur Sinha “FranciscoD”: Quickly scripting a grid-search for parameter tuning

A lot of models rely on different parameters. In my cortical models, these are usually variables like conductances of different sets of synapses, the sparsity of different synapse sets, learning rates of spike time dependent plasticity learning rules and so …

Aurélien Gâteau: Qt 5 based Colorpick

Colorpick is one of my little side-projects. It is a tool to select colors. It comes with a screen color picker and the ability to check two colors contrast well enough to be used as foreground and background colors of …

Thomas Haller: MAC Address Spoofing in NetworkManager 1.4.0

The new NetworkManager release 1.4.0 adds new features to change the current MAC address of your Ethernet or Wi-Fi card. This is also called MAC address “spoofing” or “cloning”.

<figure class=”wp-caption aligncenter” id=”attachment_63″ style=”width: 583px”>His name is Václav<figcaption …

Mary Shakshober: F25 Wallpaper

Here are my rough designs so far for the Fedora 25 release wallpaper! Design inspiration? Archimedes; mathematician and inventor of the Achimedean screw. Note: none of these are the final design; they are just to give a sneak peak at …

Announcing VMware VM Backup using System Center Data Protection Manager

System Center Data Protection Manager (SCDPM) is well recognized in the Industry for protection of Microsoft workloads and environments. It protects key Microsoft workloads such as SQL, SharePoint and Exchange as well as virtual machines running on Hyper-V.  Today, we

Four simple steps to backup VMware VMs using SC DPM

System Center Data Protection Manager (SCDPM) is well recognized in the industry for protection of Microsoft workloads and environments. It protects key Microsoft workloads such as SQL, SharePoint and Exchange as well as virtual machines running on Hyper-V.  Today, we …

Lubomír Sedlář: Using fedmsg to send more fedmsg

Fedmsg is a perfect system for automating things. I mostly use it to integrate Pagure with Jenkins, which works rather well.

One hiccup is that when a pull request is updated (by pushing more commits to the branch or …

Ensuring mobile devices are up to date using Microsoft Intune

This post was authored by Chris Green, Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Intune.

On August 25th, 2016 Lookout released research, conducted in partnership with The Citizen Lab (Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto), about a sophisticated, targeted, and …

Fall 2016 SkypeUG Meetings

The next round of quarterly Skype for Business Users Group meetings has been announced and scheduled starting this month.

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Event Details

This quarter’s event will be conducted in our familiar two-session format:

The first session will take a look at

The Truth About WinRM

PowerShell 3+

The popular winrm command to manage and configure PowerShell Remoting is really just a batch and a VBS file:

 PS> Get-Command winrm -All | ft -AutoSize CommandType Name Version Source ----------- ---- ------- ------ Application winrm.cmd 0.0.0.0 C:\WINDOWS\system32\winrm.cmd

Fedora Magazine: Julita Inca Chiroque: How Do You Fedora?

We recently interviewed Julita Inca Chiroque on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine. The series profiles Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done. Contact us on the feedback

@DuncanYB’s recommended reads part 4

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VMworld is around the corner so I wanted to get this out today, mainly as it will give you something to read during a long flight, plus I am certain that there will be plenty of …

How to Unblock a Mobile Device in Exchange Server

Heidi asks:

“I accidentally blocked a user and I need to allow them. How do I unblock them?”

When a mobile device is being blocked by Exchange ActiveSync, there are two ways that you can unblock it. The …

Tell your #LinuxStories, Win a “Linux 25th Birthday” T-Shirt

Can you believe that Linux — the versatile operating system kernel that powers everything from mainframes to phones to crock pots (no joke) — is 25 years old? Who knew this amazing piece of Free and Open Source Software would …

Dave Airlie: radv: status update or is dota2 working yet?


Clickbait titles for the win!

First up, massive thanks to my major co-conspirator on radv, Bas Nieuwenhuizen, for putting in so much effort on getting radv going.

So where are we at?

Well this morning I finally found the last …

Christopher Smart: Live migrating Btrfs from RAID 5/6 to RAID 10

Recently it was discovered that the RAID 5/6 implementation in Btrfs is completely broken, due to the fact that it miscalculates parity (which is rather important in RAID 5 and RAID 6).

So what to do with an existing

[Script Of Aug. 26] How to recyle the application pool if the response time of website is high

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Script Download:
The script is available for download from https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/Recyle-the-application-4a9a3baa.

The sample code demonstrates How to recyle the application pool if the response time of website is high.

You can find more All-In-One Script Framework script samples …

[Script Of Aug. 26] How to save images from word file into a certain folder

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Script Download:
The script is available for download from https://gallery.technet.microsoft.com/How-to-save-from-word-file-46b72800.

The sample code demonstrates how to save images from word file into a certain folder.

You can find more All-In-One Script Framework script samples at http://aka.ms/onescriptingallery

Michael Catanzaro: Wayland by default in Fedora 25?

I’ve noticed various reports that Fedora has decided to switch to Wayland by default in Fedora 25. It’s true that the alpha release will default to Wayland, but these reports have misunderstood an authorization from FESCo to proceed with the …

Matthew Garrett: Priorities in security


I read this tweet a couple of weeks ago:

Lubuntu Blog: Lubuntu Yakkety Yak Beta 1 has been released!

Lubuntu Yakkety Yak Beta 1 (soon to be 16.10) has been released! We have a couple papercuts listed in the release notes, so please take a look. A big thanks to the whole Lubuntu team and contributors for helping pull …