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Linux 4.0 rc2
Linus Torvalds: So rc2 missed the usual Sunday afternoon timing, because I spent most of the weekend debugging an issue that happened on an old Mac Mini I have around (Mar 04, 2015)

Linux Top 3: Xfce, Quirky and Tails 1.3
LinuxPlanet: New desktop, new puppy and new security (Mar 04, 2015)

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Source Engine 2, Steam Link And More Announced At GDC
(Mar 04, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 GamingOnLinux: This is what we have been waiting for

MPV - A truly lightweight Mplayer based media player for Linux
(Mar 04, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 techdrivein: MPV is a free, open source, and cross-platform media player based on mplayer2 and MPlayer.

Korora 21 Review
(Mar 04, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 DesktopLinuxReviews: Fedora has always been a popular desktop Linux distribution, but it has not always had the reputation of being welcoming to new Linux users

Docker Acquiring Container SDN Specialist SocketPlane
(Mar 04, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Docker is buying SDN vendor SocketPlane. Financial terms of the deal—considered a talent and technology acquisition—have not been disclosed.

GNOME Control Center Improves Support for Firefox Nightly Builds
(Mar 04, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: In GNOME 3.16, GNOME Control Center will better support the nightly builds of the acclaimed Mozilla Firefox web browser in the Details section,

Understanding The Linux Kernel's BPF In-Kernel Virtual Machine
(Mar 04, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: The Berkeley Packet Filter was originally designed for network packet filtering but has since been extended as eBPF to support other non-network subsystems via the bpf syscall.

Automate Your Infrastructure with Ansible
(Mar 04, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

DevX: Ansible is a tool that allows you to control remote servers from the comfort of your laptop.

Mozilla Expands Firefox OS Phone Ecosystem With Partners' Help
(Mar 04, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Firefox OS will power 17 smartphones, including a range of devices combining the form factor of more basic phones like flips, sliders and slates.

How to make meaningful contributions to open source
(Mar 04, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks) While there's a high percentage of polymaths among open source coders, they simply don't have the available time to effectively write, test, document, and market their tool, especially if they're doing this in their free time.

6 Linux-y announcements from Mobile World Congress
(Mar 04, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ITworld: Here are some of the major announcements from MWC that show that Linux has become an unstoppable force.

NVIDIA Finds and Corrects Old Compiz Bug That Caused Windows to Go Black in Ubuntu
(Mar 04, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: NVIDIA has fixed a long-standing issue in Ubuntu systems by patching Unity.

Linux 4.0 rc2
(Mar 04, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linus Torvalds: So rc2 missed the usual Sunday afternoon timing, because I spent most of the weekend debugging an issue that happened on an old Mac Mini I have around

Linux Top 3: Xfce, Quirky and Tails 1.3
(Mar 03, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxPlanet: New desktop, new puppy and new security

Oracle VirtualBox Updates to run on Linux 4.0 Kernel
(Mar 03, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

InternetNews: The open-source VirtualBox virtualization project is out with its 4.3.24 update today providing a number of important updates and bug fixes.

The Cat That Has Linux's Tongue
(Mar 03, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: When I first decided that I wanted to use text to speech on a daily basis, I began researching and testing the available applications.

Do You Need A Swap Partition?
(Mar 03, 2015, 13:00) (3 talkbacks)

 EveryDayLinuxUser: This article provides an answer to the question "Do I Need A Swap Partition" by showing what happens when you don't have one and your system runs out of memory.

Jolla shows off Sailfish tablet, promises ultra-secure phone
(Mar 03, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxGizmos: Jolla released Sailfish OS 2.0, showed off the first tablet to run the OS, and announced plans with SSH to develop a security-hardened version of Sailfish.

Mad Max From Avalanche Studios Confirmed For Linux
(Mar 03, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 GamingOnLinux: You like car games right? Well the crazy and amazing looking Mad Max has been confirmed for Linux/SteamOS.

Blackphone unveils a new phone and tablet running secure, encrypted Android
(Mar 03, 2015, 09:00) (1 talkbacks)

The Verge: Blackphone's secure OS is forked off of Android, which is designed to protect metadata and provide end-to-end encryption throughout.

Jolla launches Sailfish 2.0, now with added security
(Mar 03, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

El Reg: Jolla, the smouldering platform which was born out of Nokia’s decision to go Microsoft, has announced its new version of the Sailfish OS.

How the Linux Kernel is Like an Open Source Turducken
(Mar 03, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks) When looking out at the Linux and greater Open Source world, examples of “coopetition” stretch out to the horizon.

OpenBSD Sponsors Work For Better Browser Security
(Mar 03, 2015, 06:00) (1 talkbacks)

Phoronix: The OpenBSD Foundation is supporting work to adapt at least one web browser's JIT engine to support OpenBSD's "Write Xor Execute" policy for system memory.

Why large companies use open source ERP
(Mar 03, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks) In many cases, when you are implementing an open source ERP system for a large organization, a new interface shell is created outside of the core system to meet the business needs

IBM DB2 Installation on Red Hat Enterprise Linux
(Mar 03, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 nextstep4IT: IBM DB2 is a next generation data platform for transactional and analytical operations.

How to make your bash prompts more useful and interesting
(Mar 02, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ITworld: Had enough of $ and #? You can make your bash prompts far more interesting and likely a lot more useful by customizing them.

Ubuntu MATE Donates Money to a Project That Helped Them with Features
(Mar 02, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: There was quite a furious debate in the Linux community about what the elementary OS devs said about financial contributions from the community.

Firefox OS heading for Africa -- and the U.S. too
(Mar 02, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxGizmos: Orange announced a $40 "Klif" Firefox OS phone for Africa, and Mozilla says it???s working with Verizon Wireless and others on Firefox OS feature phones.

How Could VARs Use the $89 Ubuntu Linux Symple PC?
(Mar 02, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: The founder of the Symple PC, an $89 computer that runs Canonical's Ubuntu Linux 14.04 and is built from recycled hardware, envisions the device as a key part of VAR services.

4 ways to free up money for IT innovation
(Mar 02, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 EnterprisersProject: Freeing up money in your IT budget for innovation might be easier than you realize.

Worms Clan Wars Now Available On Linux
(Mar 02, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 GamingOnLinux: Need your fix of Worms? Worms Clan Wars is now available natively on Linux

How to run Linux and Chrome OS on your Chromebook
(Mar 02, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ITworld: Love your Chromebook, but want to run Linux programs simultaneously too? Now you can.

Best Linux distro for the Macbook Pro?
(Mar 02, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ITworld: Some users love Apple's hardware and have substituted Linux for OS X on the Macbook Pro.

Installation and Usage Guide for CSF firewall
(Mar 02, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: CSF stands for Configserver security and firewall.

How to install Selenium on Linux and automate your web tests
(Mar 02, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 techarena51: Selenium is a web testing toolkit that allows you to test a web application in any browser of your choice.

VULKAN Could Possibly Be The Official Name Of The OpenGL Successor
(Mar 02, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 GamingOnLinux: It seems a recent trademark request from 'The Khronos Group Inc.' includes a new API named VULKAN

Ubuntu Touch Is Being Ported for OnePlus One Phones
(Mar 02, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: Canonical published its Ubuntu Porting Guide just a week ago and it will help developers bring the operating system to other devices than just Nexus 4 and BQ's Aquaris,

Xfce 4.12 released
(Mar 02, 2015, 05:00) (2 talkbacks)

xfce: In this 4.12 cycle, we mainly focused on polishing our user experience on the desktop and window manager, and on updating some components to take advantage of newly available technologies.

Red Hat OpenShift Commons Opens Up PaaS Conversations
(Mar 02, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

ServerWatch: Red Hat last week announced its OpenShift Commons effort, which looks beyond just core technology in a bid to create a new community around Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS).

Certificate Authority Security Council Moves Web Security Forward
(Mar 01, 2015, 22:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The CASC was formed two years ago by the major SSL CAs. Here's a look at what the council is doing now and what's next for digital certificate security.

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