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Amazon Linux 2022 Launched, Completely Re-based with Fedora

Amazon Linux 2022 is to be based upon Fedora Linux and available via AWS AMIs. Read on as we wrap up the announcement and express our views about this change in terms of the FOSS ecosystem.
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Delete Unused EBS (Elastic Block Storage) Volumes on AWS Using a Lambda Function

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS) is an easy-to-use, high-performance block storage service. It is like an external disk that can be attached to an EC2 Instance and used to store our data on it. This tutorial shows how to write a Lambda Function to dele…

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Amazon Opens the Code for Babelfish, New Extensions Available to Users

Amazon has opened the original code of the draft “Babelfish for PostgreSQL,” proposing an extension to the PostgreSQL database with the implementation of specific capabilities in the database Microsoft SQL Server. The key goal of the project is to provide the ability to run applications written for SQL Server on servers running PostgreSQL. The project […]

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Calibre 5.31 Adds Support for New Kindle Paperwhite 2021

New Calibre versions are released almost every Friday, but the Calibre 5.31 release is a bit more important than others because it introduces support for the new Kindle Paperwhite 2021 ebook reader from Amazon. That’s right: if you own the Kindle Paperwhite 2021, you can now use Calibre to manage ebooks on the device. Learn […]

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The Open Source Security Foundation Receives $10 Million in Funding

The Linux Foundation has announced a $10 million commitment to the OpenSSF (Open Source Security Foundation), an effort to improve the security of open source software. Funds will be raised through royalties from parent companies of OpenSSF, including Amazon, Cisco, Dell Technologies, Ericsson, Facebook, Fidelity, GitHub, Google, IBM, Intel, JPMorgan Chase, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, Oracle, […]

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What is EFS (Elastic File System) in AWS? And How Is It Used on Ubuntu?

Amazon Elastic File System(EFS) provides an NFS file system for use with AWS Cloud services and on-premises resources which is simple, scalable, fully managed. We can mount this file system either on AWS Cloud or our on-premises servers. In this article, we will focus on creating a simple EFS filesystem and mount it on an […]

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Happy 30th Birthday, Linux!

Happy birthday, Linux! That’s right, it’s been 30 years since 21-year-old Finnish student Linus Benedict Torvalds made his now-famous announcement on August 25th, 1991 on the comp.os.minix newsgroup, saying that he is working on a free operating system for 386(486) AT clones as a “hobby.” Well, that “hobby” turned into something massive in only 30 […]

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Linux Foundation Launches Open 3D Foundation, Let the Game Begin

The Linux Foundation has announced a new project that 3D game developers will definitely be interested in. The project, called the Open 3D Foundation, will start with the new Open 3D Engine (O3DE), an updated version of Amazon’s Lumberyard game engine….

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Amazon – recommended repo

The default repos for Amazon’s Centos are lacking a lot.  Add this repo to the default Amazon Centos setup. in /etc/yum.repos.d/ius.repo comment out: mirrorlist=http://dmirr.iuscommunity.org/mirrorlist?repo=ius-el5&arch=$basearch add: baseurl=http://dl.iuscommunity.org/pub/ius/stable/Redhat/5/$basearch

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