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Storage Ubuntu

What is object storage?

Object storage has by far the most simplistic interface out there, with no need for complicated SCSI drivers, HBA drivers, multipathing tools, or volume...

Linux Ubuntu

Canonical Transforms Linux on Mac

Developers can now launch Linux instances on Apple M1 with Multipass 1.8 November 9th London, UK: On the heels of Apple’s announcement of a new line of game...

Linux Ubuntu

Ubuntu 21.10 has landed

14 October 2021: Today, Canonical released Ubuntu 21.10 – the most productive environment for cloud-native developers and AI/ML innovators across the desktop...

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Raspberry Pi 400

This is a brief review of the Raspberry Pi 400 that landed under my tree on the 25th of December. I have to admit that the Pi 400 is something I’ve been...

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What’s in your Cloud?

I continue to be both amazed and confused by the Cloud Market. On the one hand there is a good selection of vendors and features available. On the other, a few...

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Linux and Zimbra

I forget how many times I’ve switched email client over the years, but I seem to have cycled over the options I’m aware of at least twice. Each...

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Printing from Linux

I’m not sure that printing problems are particular to Linux, indeed I can remember struggling with printers as far back in the 80’s, working with...

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KDE Plasma Desktop 5.19

As Plasma 5.20 is about to be released, I thought I’d do a quick piece on 5.19 as it’s readily available for anyone who wants to take it for a spin...

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Unix: A History and a Memoir

While I didn’t grow up with Unix, I used Unix throughout my academic and professional career. I first used SunOS Unix when I was a physics student at...

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Analytics

For anyone hosting a website, analytics will play a part in knowing how effective the site is in terms of how many visitors there are, which pages are being...

Articles Web Service

Protecting your Website

It’s relatively easy using current technology to set up your own blog or website, and if you use an online hosting platform then typically they will take...