Linux For The Rest Of Us #114 – Why do Super Computers use Linux?

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A Linux podcast for anyone even remotely interested in Linux!

With Steve McLaughlin, the Door to Door Geek and Cody Cooper

Episode 114 Show Notes


Basic Basic – Patience in everything is a virtue

Russ is not podfading!!!



Podnutz – A New Era and A New Career – A project launching Steve Cherubino’s new career as a musician and the new dawn of the Podnutz Network.



OLF Volunteer Coordinator details


Top 5 Programming Tools for Kids (Slightly older kids) – To provide an insight into the quality of software that is available, we have compiled a list of 5 high quality programming tools that provide an ideal introduction to programming. Hopefully, there will be something of interest here for teachers and students alike. (


Hamachi Gui For Linux ‘Haguichi’ 1.0.18 Released – Haguichi is a GUI for the Hamachi Linux client which features fully customizable commands, network list, notifications and an optional Ubuntu AppIndicator.



Fallback Mode (classic Session) To Be Dropped From Gnome 3.8 – The fallback mode, also known as the classic GNOME session, will no longer be included starting with GNOME 3.8, the next stable GNOME release.



Why do Super Computers use Linux? – In our last few posts we discussed the fact that over 90% supercomputers (94.2% to be precise) employ Linux as their operating system. In this post, a sequel to our last posts, we shall attempt to investigate the potentials of Linux which make it suitable and perhaps the best choice for supercomputers OS.



15 Weird/Surprising Devices And Systems That Run On Linux – It’s incredible to see how Linux runs on devices of various sizes, power and built for diverse purposes. Linux is, like technology itself, deeply integrated in our daily lives and we don’t seem to even realize it!



XBMC 12.0 Beta 1 Has Support for Raspberry PI – Nate Thomas from the XBMC development team proudly informed us, on November 15, that the first Beta release of the upcoming XBMC 12.0 open source media center project is available for download and testing.



Newbie Guide to Installing Linux as a Virtual Machine – This is a guide for installing a virtual copy of Linux and is intended for people who have NO idea what they are doing.



Vyatta Core 6.5 Open Source Network OS Now Out. Your Move Brocade – Vyatta Core (VC) 6.5 was released this week marking the latest iteration of the company’s open source routing platform. The new release includes a policy-based routing engine for traffic prioritization. It also includes some interesting VPN features including a Virtual Tunnel Interface (VTI).




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