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New Version of Ubuntu Includes LXD Hypervisor and OpenStack Kilo Support

The latest release of Ubuntu will be available for download on various platforms this week, and will add significant server updates including support for the Linux container-based LXD hypervisor, and it is the first major operating system to offer production-ready OpenStack Kilo. Read more...

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Security Certificate Project ‘Let’s Encrypt’ Becomes a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project

A new Certificate Authority initiative called “Let’s Encrypt” that aims to make switching a webserver from HTTP to HTTPS as easy as issuing one command or clicking one button is now being hosted by the Linux Foundation as a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project. Read more...

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Hackers Use Enterprise Linux Systems in Botnet DDoS Attacks: Prolexic Research

Akamai and its Prolexic Security Engineering & Research Team (PLXsert) issued a threat advisory Wednesday of a high-risk threat of IptabLes and IptabLex infections on Linux systems. Enterprise Linux systems are being used to launch botnet DDoS attacks against the entertainment industry and possibly other targets. Read more...

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The Linux Foundation Partners with Xen for Open Source Cloud Project

April 15, 2013 — Nonprofit organization The Linux Foundation announced on Monday that the Xen Project is becoming a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project. Keep on reading: The Linux Foundation Partners with Xen for Open Source Cloud Project Read more...

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The Linux Foundation, Network Vendors Launch SDN Open Source Project

April 8, 2013 — Nonprofit open source organization The Linux Foundation, along with several network hardware and software vendors, announced on Monday they have founded the OpenDaylight Project. Keep on reading: The Linux Foundation, Network Vendors Launch SDN Open Source Project Read more...

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