The VAR Guy: New Essentials of SysAdmin course covers necessary, key skills

By ggregory

The Linux Foundation’s new Essentials of SysAdmin training course is self-paced and comes bundled with a certification exam. The material gives users System Administration background and experience, providing “core skills that apply to all of the various iterations of Linux currently available,” says The Var Guy.

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From: Linux Foundation

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Balancing Diversity and Creativity in the World of FOSS

By Jack M. Germain

The Linux community is filled with friction and diversity. One of the advantages of open source software is the diversity that leads to innovative approaches to improve the computing environment. But can the diversity go too far? Is it a defining characteristic that kills programming creativity? LinuxInsider spoke with a panel of open source developers about the creative versus destructive nature of the seemingly fractured world of open source.

From: Linux Insider

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Open Source at the Front of the Class

By Jack M. Germain

Open source is sitting at the head of the class in a growing number of schools with all levels of education. Its no-cost starting point and use-it-your-way flexibility gives open source technology an advantage over proprietary solutions with its no-license and no-fee lesson plan. For many education outlets looking to bring a fresh approach to technology, open source is an easy selling point. Don’t think so? LinuxInsider spoke with several technology administrators around the country who gave their open source experiences a solid A+.

From: Linux Insider

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