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Linux 4.0 rc5
Linus Torvalds: So rc5 is almost exactly the same size as rc4 was. (Mar 23, 2015)

The Linux desktop battle (and why it matters)
TechRepublic: Jack Wallen ponders the problem with the ever-lagging acceptance of the Linux desktop and poses a radical solution. (Mar 28, 2015)

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Linux Mint: No Plans to Drop Ubuntu as Base for Popular Desktop Linux OS
(Apr 01, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: Linux Mint, the popular open source operating system, will continue to use Canonical's Ubuntu as the basis for its flagship Linux distribution for the foreseeable future.

Surviving systemd: Lucas Nussbaum satisfied with init system outcome
(Apr 01, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ITwire: It would not be an exaggeration to say that no leader of the Debian GNU/Linux Project has had to cope with more troubling times than Lucas Nussbaum.

VirtualBox 5.0 Will Bring Disk Image Encryption, Paravirtualization Support for Linux and Windows Guests
(Apr 01, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: Highlights of VirtualBox 5.0 Beta 1 include paravirtualization support for both Linux and Windows guests

Linux in the Old Homestead
(Apr 01, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: Since starting with Linux in 2006, I've mostly used Fedora or Fedora-based distros, with a recent foray for a couple of years into the now-departed Debian-based CrunchBang

A Linux user tries out Windows 10
(Apr 01, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 NetworkWorld: Bryan Lunduke spent a few days running the Windows 10 technical preview to see if there's anything Linux users can learn from Microsoft's newest OS.

How Moodle is driven by user and community feedback
(Apr 01, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Dealing with many different viewpoints can be a challenge for many open source community moderators.

Why DBaaS matters to OpenStack operators
(Apr 01, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks) In this interview, Tesora CTO Amrith Kumar provides an update on the Trove project and explains important management considerations for databases in the cloud. Renamed to Hurr Durr Archives for 4.0 Release
(Apr 01, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks) In preparation for the Linux kernel 4.0 release, the project's official website has been renamed The Hurr Durr Archives.

How to Generate/Encrypt/Decrypt Random Passwords in Linux
(Apr 01, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: In this article, we will share some interesting Linux tips and tricks to generate random passwords and also how to encrypt and decrypt passwords with or without slat method.

$13 HAT aims Raspberry Pi at real-world I/O projects
(Apr 01, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxGizmos: Pimoroni's $13 "Explorer HAT" add-on for the Raspberry Pi can drive motors and touchscreens, integrate sensors, interface with 5V devices, and more.

How to Use Python SimpleHTTPServer to Create Webserver or Serve Files Instantly
(Apr 01, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: SimpleHTTPServer is a python module which allows you to instantly create a web server or serve your files in a snap.

5 questions to determine if open source is a good fit for a software project
(Apr 01, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Enterprisersproject: When evaluating whether to adopt an open source solution in a software project for the first time, there are some basic questions you should ask to help you determine whether open source is a good fit.

Firefox 37 Debuts With Opportunistic Encryption, Security Fixes
(Mar 31, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: In addition to security patches, Mozilla's latest open-source browser release includes a new feedback feature to help users share their views on Firefox.

Alcatel-Lucent Brings Hardware and Software VXLAN to OmniSwitch 6900-Q32 (Linux Powered!)
(Mar 31, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: VXLAN is a critical protocol for enabling Software Defined Networking (SDN).

Debian 8 "Jessie" Will be Officially Released on April 25, 2015
(Mar 31, 2015, 15:00) (2 talkbacks)

 softpedia: hello jessie!

Tiny, stackable, Linux-based IoT module hits Kickstarter
(Mar 31, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxGizmos: On Kickstarter, Onion launched a tiny, Linux-based "Omega" IoT module, along with a dock, stackable expansion modules, a cloud service, and web app tools.

How similar are OS X and Linux?
(Mar 31, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks) Linux and OS X are the two primary desktop alternatives to Windows. But how similar are they?

Linux expert shares his favorite open source tools and more
(Mar 31, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks) David Both, who's best known for his Linux philosophy series, shares his story, along with some of his favorite open source tools.

Digital Asset Management with digiKam
(Mar 31, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 scribblesandsnaps: Although digiKam is first and foremost a photo management application, you can put it to other practical uses.

The GitHub kids still don't care about open source
(Mar 31, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

TechRepublic: Most GitHub repositories still don't carry a license. This is a problem.

Big Money Helps Cyanogen Go for Android's Jugular
(Mar 31, 2015, 08:00) (2 talkbacks)

LinuxInsider: Cyanogen is in a great position to become the third leading mobile OS

Audacity 2.1.0 Released
(Mar 31, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Audacity 2.1.0 replaces all previous versions.

Systemd Developers Did NOT Fork The Linux Kernel
(Mar 31, 2015, 06:00) (4 talkbacks)

Phoronix: Another Linux web-site this weekend posted news that systemd developers had forked the Linux kernel and included a copy of their kernel source-tree within the systemd Git repository.

How to Use the Linux Command Line: Basics of CLI
(Mar 31, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks) One shell to rule them all, one shell to find them, one shell to bring them all and in the same distro bind them.

How to enable User and Group Disk Quota on CentOS 7 & RHEL 7
(Mar 31, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Linuxtechi: Quota restricts the users to use only allowed disk and inodes on the particular file system.

GitHub Under Sustained DDoS Attack
(Mar 30, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Since March 26, GitHub has been under attack, but users are likely not even noticing as the site continues to be highly available.

Google Chrome OS Set to Get New Launcher
(Mar 30, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Datamation: Chromebook users can opt-in to see the next generation of ChromeOS now.

Linux Mint Needs a Huge, Modern Overhaul, More Artists and Web Developers are Needed
(Mar 30, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: Linux Mint's brilliant team of developers is in need for more artists, photographers, and web developers that can work full time,

Why do web developers choose OS X instead of Linux?
(Mar 30, 2015, 14:00) (1 talkbacks)

 ITworld: Apple's OS X operating system for the Mac seems to be a very popular choice among web developers. But why have so many of them forsaken Linux in favor of OS X?

The Complete Guide To Rhythmbox
(Mar 30, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 EveryDayLinux: This guide shows how to use Rhythmbox including fairly obvious features such as creating playlists to more interesting features such as setting Rhythmbox up as a DAAP server.

Zentyal Server 4.1
(Mar 30, 2015, 12:00) (1 talkbacks)

 ItRunsonLinux: This Linux distribution is based on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS to provide the latest stable packages.

Nginx as reverse proxy for multiple applications on one domain
(Mar 30, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

If you ever want to have multiple applications installed on one or different servers but be served one one domain using sub-folders configuration, you can use Nginx as a reverse proxy to forward request to servers behind.

First Steps with OpenELEC on the Raspberry Pi 2
(Mar 30, 2015, 10:00) (1 talkbacks)

 LinuxLinks: OpenELEC uses very little system resources for processor or memory.

Could Docker replace package management?
(Mar 30, 2015, 09:00) (1 talkbacks)

InfoWorld: Linux's package management headaches could be solved by way of containers, but experts warn it's only half a solution

Linux Mint Developers Launched a New Project Called mint-dev-tools
(Mar 30, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: Not only are the Linux Mint developers working on the operating systems, they are also making sure that third-party developers have a say in their project as well.

Docker 1.6 Coming April 7
(Mar 30, 2015, 07:03) (0 talkbacks)

InternetNews: Development on Docker never stops and the 1.6 release cycle is nearing the finish line.

How To Create QR Codes In Ubuntu/Linux Mint
(Mar 30, 2015, 07:00) (1 talkbacks)

 LinuxandUbuntu: QR codes can easily be created as a .png image on Linux machines with the program called QR Code Creator.

Linux 4.0 rc6
(Mar 30, 2015, 06:12) (0 talkbacks)

Linus Torvalds: Things are calming down nicelly, and there are fixes all over.

How to secure SSH login with one-time passwords on Linux
(Mar 29, 2015, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: Security is a not a product, but a process.

How To Install PowerDNS On Ubuntu 14.04
(Mar 29, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 unixmen: PowerDNS is an open source, high performance, and DNS server.

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