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Should Linux be used to replace Windows XP on older hardware?
Linus Torvalds Talks Linux Development at LinuxCon
PHP Flaw Threatens Embedded Linux Devices
(Dec 05, 2013, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: The PHP vulnerability is being leveraged by attackers to deploy the Linux.Trojan.Zollard malware that is designed to infect Linux-based devices.
Why Isn't Open Source A Gateway For Coders Of Color?
(Dec 05, 2013, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
Code Switch: Betsey Haibel, a software developer in Washington, D.C., is a textbook case of why open source could help diversify tech.
How to integrate Google Calendar in Linux desktop
(Dec 05, 2013, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
Xmodulo: If all you want is to access and get reminded by Google Calendar natively on Linux, then you can consider Google Calendar command line interface (or gcalcli).
Why Your Mobile Analytics Kit Wants To Be Open Source
(Dec 05, 2013, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
ReadWrite: At Adeven, Müller has built an open source software development kit (SDK) that is hosted on GitHub. The SDK is used by some of the largest eCommerce and publishing companies in Europe.
SkyJack software can hijack any drone, Prime Air drones included
(Dec 05, 2013, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxBSDos.com: So this is nothing spectacular, but the thing about this, is that all the tools needed to pull this off are available for free. In fact, the SkyJack software, written by Samy Kamkar, is hosted on GitHub.
CentOS 6.5 Released - Installation Guide with Screenshots
(Dec 05, 2013, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
TecMint: This is the fourth release in 6.x branches, CentOS-6.5 is based on the upstream release EL 6.5 comes with bug fixes, new functionalities & updates.
What's next on Facebook's mobile agenda: Open source
(Dec 05, 2013, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
ZDNET: After spending the last 18 months retooling Facebook as a "mobile company," the next front is pushing those developments to the open source community.
Interview with Adobe's open web standards guru
(Dec 05, 2013, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
Open Source.com: Vincent Hardy is Adobe's Director of Engineering for the Web Platform. He uses CSS to power projects that improve open standards for the web.
The next level of open health data tracking is good for you
(Dec 05, 2013, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
opensource.com: We see companies and inventors coming out with ideas for improving healthcare, for one, by tracking human biometrics.
Testing the New ZaTab Open Hackable Android Tablet
(Dec 05, 2013, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux.com: ZaReason's latest incarnation of their Android tablet, the ZaTab ZT2, is a sturdy little chunky monkey.
How to install Minecraft for Linux
(Dec 05, 2013, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
EveryDayLinuxUser: The article also includes a look at an open source Linux alternative that actually looks very close to the real thing.
Use Explain Shell to understand Linux commands
(Dec 05, 2013, 06:00) (1 talkbacks)
ITworld: Using the Linux command line can be confusing to some users.
Linux Kernel 3.12.3 Is Now Available for Download
(Dec 05, 2013, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
Softpedia: Linux kernel 3.12.3 is yet another big release that introduces numerous updated drivers
Is Docker the Future of Virtualization Security?
(Dec 05, 2013, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
eSecurityPlanet: Video: Ben Golub, CEO of Docker, explains how Linux container technology presents a very different model for virtual security.
Linux Foundation Expands Its Membership Roster
(Dec 04, 2013, 23:00) (1 talkbacks)
eWEEK: The news is part of the company's strategy around open gaming, which it has just begun to share broadly," Zemlin told eWEEK. "With Steam OS and Steam machines coming soon, Linux Foundation membership will help Valve maximize its investment in Linux long term."
GNOME 3 Worst Linux Idea Yet
(Dec 04, 2013, 19:00) (1 talkbacks)
OSTATIC: Linux Journal's Readers' Choice Awards 2013 found that GNOME 3 was the Best "Worst" Linux/Open Source Idea to come down the pike.
New 3D Metal Printer Is Open Source and Affordable
(Dec 04, 2013, 15:00) (1 talkbacks)
Live Science: Scientists have built an open-source 3D metal printer that costs under $1,200, sharing their design and software with the maker community.
Federal Agencies Embracing Use Of Open Source Software Code
(Dec 04, 2013, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
Defense Daily: Federal agencies that previously relied on expensive, built-to-order software are now following a growing trend to embrace open source code.
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Receives Major Kernel Update
(Dec 04, 2013, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
Softpedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS received a major kernel upgrade that fixed twelve vulnerabilities discovered in the upstream Linux 3.2 kernel by various developers.
Valve joins the Linux Foundation as it prepares its Linux-powered Steam OS and Steam Machines
(Dec 04, 2013, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
The Next Web: Valve, creator of the Steam gaming platform and a video game studio and publisher in its own right, is the latest company to join the Linux Foundation.
Beautiful design can drive user adoption of open source software
(Dec 04, 2013, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
OpenSource.com: Open source software always has the advantage of offering a free alternative to mainstream solutions, but it doesn’t guarantee user adoption.
The infinitely scalable InfiniSQL database
(Dec 04, 2013, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
Open Source Insider: InfiniSQL is aiming to be the best of both worlds i.e. a database that is capable of supporting SQL querying, but with the scalability of a NoSQL database.
Are Cloud Operating Systems the Next Big Thing?
(Dec 04, 2013, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux.com: You may have heard the new buzz word “Cloud Operating System” a few times in the last few months.
Build Your Own Simple Linux Banking Tool
(Dec 04, 2013, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxInsider: In general, the numerous spreadsheet templates that are Microsoft Excel clones and load in OpenOffice and LibreOffice are digital versions of a paper-and-pen checkbook register.
10 basic examples of Linux ps command
(Dec 04, 2013, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
BinaryTides: The ps command on linux is one of the most basic commands for viewing the processes running on the system.
SteamOS: Steaming ahead? The Open Source Column
(Dec 04, 2013, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxUser: Might SteamOS be a way forward for mainstream Linux?
Android eyewear beats Google Glass to market
(Dec 04, 2013, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxGizmos: Vuzix has begun shipping an Android-based eyewear computer to developers, and is now taking pre-orders from the general public.
Google Ramps up Cloud Efforts as Compute Engine Matures
(Dec 04, 2013, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
Datamation: You can now add another name to the list of vendors that offers a production-grade Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud platform. Google officially announced late Monday that its Compute Engine is now Generally Available and ready for mission critical workloads.
Red Hat Advances OpenShift Enterprise Platform-as-a-Service
(Dec 03, 2013, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: A new installer and networking integration highlight Red Hat's latest on-premises PaaS update.
Use your open source contributions to get a job
(Dec 03, 2013, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
OpenSource.com: One night, after reading the Who’s Hiring Freelance thread on HackerNews, I decided there had to be a more efficient way to match programmers with freelance jobs.
QEMU Open Source Virtualization Gains New Features
(Dec 03, 2013, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
The VAR Guy: VMware still may be a dominant force, but open source virtualization continues to evolve.
Inside The War For Top Developer Talent
(Dec 03, 2013, 14:00) (3 talkbacks)
InfoWorld: Catered meals? Check. Keggerators? You bet. Full-time barista? You wouldn't want $150,000-a-year software engineers burning their fingers on the espresso maker, would you?
Linux Is the Only Way to Protect Against Potential Sound-Transmitted Malware
(Dec 03, 2013, 13:00) (2 talkbacks)
Softpedia: Scientists have developed a technique capable of infecting other computers with malware that transmits itself using just speakers and microphones.
How OpenStack differs from Amazon and must rise to the occasion
(Dec 03, 2013, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
OpenSource.com: The difference between these two cloud giants is that everything OpenStack does, it does in the open.
Pentaho launches open source community edition 5.0
(Dec 03, 2013, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
CIOL: Newest version of Pentaho's open source data integration and business analytics platform.
Build Your Own Simple Linux Banking Tool
(Dec 03, 2013, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux Insider: The Linux OS lacks an effective yet simple checking and banking tool.
Rage Under Wine, How It Performs
(Dec 03, 2013, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
GamingonLinux: I logged onto Steam after work Friday to see that this weekend was Free Rage Weekend and the game was 75% off. So, naturally I had to try it out. Free Rage weekend on Steam compelled me to try it in Wine.
GNOME Boxes 3.11.2 Allows Import of Libvirt Virtual Machines
(Dec 03, 2013, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
Softpedia: GNOME Boxes 3.11.2 can now import system libvirt virtual machines, lets users employ force shutdown the virtual machine in order to complete the installation of Live OSes, such as Ubuntu, that require them to eject the CD-ROM after the installation.
How to install and configure Conky on Linux
(Dec 03, 2013, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
xmodulo: Conky is a light-weight system monitoring tool combined with a fully-customized desktop theme, which can completely change your Linux desktop experience.
Canonical: Ubuntu TV Lives, But Linux Smartphones Come First
(Dec 03, 2013, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
The VAR Guy: Canonical has not abandoned Ubuntu TV, but it is focusing for now on delivering smartphones powered by Ubuntu Linux, according to Community Manager Jono Bacon.