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10 awesome Google features you should be using

http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/08/09/10-awesome-google-features-should-be-using/

Tips on GNOME Classic workspaces

In the world of affordable, dual 27-inch monitors, the GNOME virtual screen feature (aka workspaces) may not hold the same prominent position as before. But, to people like myself who still operate machines equipped with only a single 19-inch monitor, using workspaces effectively is still a big productivity booster. Below are some tips for using GNOME Classic workspaces. Tip 1: Change # of default workspaces By default, the GNOME desktop has 4 workspaces available. The default number can be changed. I, for one, would like to decrease the number of workspaces to 2.

EBOLA

Dear All,There is currently an Ebola outbreak putting all of us at risk.

Customers Call the Shots — Verizon Cloud Adds Business Value with Quality of Service

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Both businesses and consumers rely on public clouds for a range of tasks and activities from collaboration and video streaming to gmail and Netflix. New companies are born with just a dozen employees, a laptop and an Internet connection practically overnight. This is all thanks to cloud computing.

kstat changes in illumos

One of the nice changes to the kstat (kernel statistics) command in illumos is its conversion to C from perl. There were several areas in the illumos (nee OpenSolaris) code where perl had been used. But these were too few to maintain critical mass and it is difficult for interpreted runtimes to change at the pace of an OS, so keeping the two in lockstep is simply not worthwhile.

Create export domain or ISO Domain on RHEV 3

This is taken from Red Hat Portal How to create an export domain or iso domain? (Need customer access)
On the NFS, you need to do the following

ZIO Scheduling and Resilver Workloads

Latency and performance problems in storage subsystems can be tricky to understand and tune. If you've ever been stuck in a traffic jam or waited in line to get into a concert, you know that queues can be frustrating to understand and trying on your patience. In modern computing systems, there are many different queues and any time we must share a constrained resource, one or more queues will magically appear in the architecture.

Chrome Remote Desktop connects from your Android device to Linux

Google recently announced the beta release of the Chrome Remote Desktop for Linux. It allows you to remotely connect to a Linux machine from within the Chrome browser. Judging from the early comments in the Google product help forum, setting up the Chrome Remote Desktop on a Linux machine is still rather quirky for certain configurations.

Subscribing to Red Hat Virtualisation Manager Channels

Taken from Red Hat Red Hat Enterprise Visualization Documentation
Step 1: Register the system with Subscription Manager
Run the following command and enter your Red Hat Network user name and password to register the system with the Red Hat Network
subscription-manager register
Step 2: Identify Available Entitlement Pools
Entitlement pools containing the channels required to install the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager

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