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Linux Training Hits the Next Level!

2.7.2018 by Jenn Granger

At UKFast, we’re very excited to announce our very special partnership with the LPI has just stepped up its game. As a Gold Approved Training Provider of the LPI (Linux Professional Institute), we have just been selected as one of only a handful of global test centres to trial and help develop the new LPI Beta exams. We’re getting our techie hats on! What does this mean? UKFast has been working with the LPI for four years, delivering four world-class tech qualifications to our teams and the general public. We are an approved training provider which gives us a licence…

Learning Linux

2.5.2017 by Alice Cullen

It is reported that Benjamin Franklin once said: “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” It’s a quote that we hold quite close here at UKFast. We’re always trying to help our…

CentOS 5 and Ubuntu 12.04 End of Life Notice

6.4.2017 by Alice Cullen

I love a vintage treat, a nice retro designer jacket or racer bike from the seventies, but when it comes to technology it’s a different matter. Linux distro CentOS 5 reached ‘End of Life’ last week and operating system Ubuntu…

It Behooves You to Patch This Linux Vulnerability

28.10.2016 by Katherine Kelly

It’s well-known that the tech community is a big fan of weird and wonderful nicknames for their vulnerabilities, but while the name of the new one – ‘Dirty COW’ –  is particularly special, don’t let the tongue-in-cheek name fool you;…

Become a Linux Legend

11.10.2016 by Katherine Kelly

If you enjoy both a good workshop and the hit operating system Linux – and let’s face it, who doesn’t? – then we’ve got a special treat in store for you! As we continue our crusade to bridge the digital skills…

Fast Fridays – 7th October 2016

7.10.2016 by Katherine Kelly

Happy Friday humans, you’ve made it through another week and are mere hours away from the sweet taste of the weekend (which tastes like sleep and fun in case you were wondering). In this week’s blog we’ve been talking about…

Top of the Classroom

27.7.2016 by Guest

At UKFast we are always looking for new ways to get creative in the classroom and find new ways to tackle that pesky digital skills gap we always read so much about! Well, this time we’ve decided to take our…

A New Update you Need to be A(VM)ware Of

23.2.2016 by Katherine Kelly

Last week a vulnerability in the glibc was causing a ruckus, and we waited on tenterhooks for an update from VMware. Here’s the latest information on the situation, and on how we’re protecting our customers! Last week Google and Redhat…

The Linux Bug Getting Everyone’s Knickers in a Twist

17.2.2016 by Katherine Kelly

Here to spice up your Wednesday is a new 'mega bug' in Linux. The vulnerability potentially affects hundreds of thousands of Linux users and has the internet all of a bother. While it’s still in the early stages and it…

Why Linux is Making Daily Mail Headlines

21.1.2016 by Katherine Kelly

A new flaw has been discovered in the Linux operating system and judging from its guest appearance in the Daily Mail headlines, it’s bad in more ways than one. Good news is that patches are available/being worked on. If this…