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20 May 2016 Linux V.s Unix Hot Patching - Have We Reached The Tipping Point? [52683]
Forrester, May 18th, 2016

"The Background - Linux as a Fast Follower and the Need for Hot Patching

No doubt about it, Linux has made impressive strides in the last 15 years, gaining many features previously associated with high-end proprietary Unix as it made the transition from small system plaything to core enterprise processing resource and the engine of the extended web as we know it. Along the way it gained reliable and highly scalable schedulers, a multiplicity of efficient and scalable file systems, advanced RAS features, its own embedded virtualization and efficient thread support..."
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10 May 2016 Milestones In Free And Open Source Software History, 1969-2015 (Slideshow) [52500]
The VAR Guy, May 10th, 2016

"As the twenty-fifth birthday of the Linux kernel approaches, it's high time to take a look back at this and other major developments in the history of open source software. Here's The VAR Guy's overview of milestones in open source history, from the introduction of Unix to today's Microsoft-Linux lovefest..."
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27 Mar 2016 Lynis 2.2.0 Released - Security Auditing and Scanning Tool for Linux Systems [50849]
Tecmint, March 18th, 2016

Ravi Saive writes in Tecmint, "Lynis is an open source and much powerful auditing tool for Unix/Linux like operating systems. It scans system for security information, general system information, installed and available software information, configuration mistakes, security issues, user accounts without password, wrong file permissions, firewall auditing, etc..."
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18 Mar 2016 Lynis 2.2.0 Released - Security Auditing and Scanning Tool for Linux Systems [50699]
Tecmint, March 18th, 2016

"Lynis is an open source and much powerful auditing tool for Unix/Linux like operating systems. It scans system for security information, general system information, installed and available software information, configuration mistakes, security issues, user accounts without password, wrong file permissions, firewall auditing, etc..."
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07 Feb 2016 Best Lightweight Linux Distros of 2016 [49491]
TechWorm, January 30th, 2016

"Here are the five best lightweight Linux distros of 2016," writes Vijay Prabhu in TechWorm.

"Linux was developed by Linus Torvalds at the University of Helsinki in Finland. It was inspired by Minix, a small Unix System and was introduced in October 1991.

The first official version was Linux 0.02. In 2001, 2.4 version was released. It is developed under GNU license, which allows the source code of Linux to be distributed freely. Linux is used for networking, software development and web hosting..."
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