Server-Oriented Alpine Linux 3.4.3 Lands with Kernel 4.4.17 LTS, ownCloud 9.0.4

The Alpine Linux development team is happy to announce the release and general availability for download of the third maintenance update to the Alpine Linux 3.4 series of server-oriented operating systems.
Alpine Linux 3.4.3 is here three weeks after the release of version 3.4.2 on July 25 and promises to add the latest long-term supported Linux 4.4.17 kernel, along with numerous updated components that represent the security fixes for the month of August. Also, this update addresses some of the bugs reported by users lately.
The third Alpine Linux 3.4 update comes with many security fixes for the OpenRC init system, Apache web server, BusyBox collection of command-line system tools, Xen hypervisor, and the alpine-conf, alpine-mirrors, and open-iscsi components. Make sure you update your existing Alpine Linux installation to the latest release

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Cloud service gives access to an ARM server running Linux OS

If you want to play with an ARM-based server, you can now apply to gain access to one online through the Linaro Developer Cloud.

The cloud service was announced in March but has finally gone live. It’s mainly targeted at developers who want to evaluate ARM servers.

The free service is one way to access ARM servers, which aren’t widely available. Applications go through an approval process, and only those serious about programming for ARM servers will likely be approved.

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InfoWorld Cloud Computing


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IDG Contributor Network: HP’s OpenSwitch becomes a Linux Foundation Project

HP’s open source networking operating system, OpenSwitch, is now a Linux Foundation project.

Many industry players are joining the project, including Broadcom, Cavium, Extreme Networks, LinkedIn, Mellanox, Nephos Inc., P4.org, Quattro Networks, SnapRoute and, of course, Hewlett Packard Enterprise.

OpenSwitch is full-featured, Linux-based modular and modern network operating system that provides support for traditional and cloud networking environments.

Commenting on the arrival of OpenSwicth Jim Zemlin, executive director at The Linux Foundation said, “OpenSwitch brings another important ingredient of the open networking stack to The Linux Foundation. We’re looking forward to working with this community to advance networking across the enterprise.”

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CIO Cloud Computing


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Ubuntu Make Now Lets Users Install the Unity 3D Editor in Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu Make Now Lets Users Install the Unity 3D Editor in Ubuntu Linux
Didier Roche, the creator of the Ubuntu Make command-line utility that lets users of the Ubuntu Linux operating system install various useful third-party projects, has announced the release of a new maintenance version. Ubuntu Make 15.09 is now …
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ownCloud Announces Ubuntu-Based Appliance with ownCloud Proxy
Being based on the long-term supported Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) operating system, the ownCloud Appliance comes fully pre-configured and includes the ownCloud Proxy app, which was introduced during the ownCloud Contributor Conference event that …
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