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Linux 3.19 Features Set to Surface in 2015
LinuxPlanet: Among the interesting bits that is support for Microsoft's Surface Pro... (Dec 16, 2014)

Why is the Number of Linux Distros Declining?
 Datamation: We're losing distros, and, as with the bees, no one knows why. (Dec 17, 2014)

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OPNFV – Our First 90 Days
(Dec 18, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

opnfv: The OPNFV Project was launched at the end of September with the intention of creating an open source reference platform for NFV.

Introduction to Server-Sent Events with PHP example
(Dec 18, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks) Server-sent events (SSE) is a web technology where a browser receives automatic updates from a server via HTTP protocol.

Why mentors matter in open source
(Dec 18, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks) When should you mentor? Well, now, of course.

Rapid7 Raises $30 Million, Aims to Make Attacks More Expensive
(Dec 17, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: CEO Corey Thomas, whose goal is to help companies manage their global IT security exposure, explains what Rapid7 is doing with the money to help secure IT.

Old school Linux terminal fun revisited
(Dec 17, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

blackmoreops: Instead of letting that cow sat every fortune quotes, we've upped it to let all sorts of animals saying funny quotes.

How to setup a mail server with Postfix and Dovecot on Ubuntu / Debian
(Dec 17, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 binarytides: This tutorial shows you how to setup Postfix (smtp server) and Dovecot (imap/pop server).

Civilization: Beyond Earth for Linux Launches Tomorrow, December 18
(Dec 17, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth, the latest title in the Civilization franchise, is finally coming to the Linux platform and the released date is tomorrow, December 18.

Linux Malware vs Phishing Schemes
(Dec 17, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Datamation: For years now, we've been told about the dangers of how various types of malware like worms and other threats were going to catch the growing Linux user base off guard.

Priv8 adds sandboxed tabs to Firefox
(Dec 17, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

gHacks: The new Firefox add-on Priv8 adds sandboxed tabs to the web browser using the security model of Firefox OS.

KDE Ships Plasma 5.1.2, Bugfix Release for December
(Dec 17, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

The bugfixes are typically small but important

Getting Started With KODI(XBMC)
(Dec 17, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

MaximumPC: It may have started as a media center for the original Xbox, but KODI (formerly XBMC) has since evolved into a full-fledged application with a huge library of add-ons generated by diehard fans and users.

The fall of GPL and the rise of permissive open-source licenses
(Dec 17, 2014, 09:00) (1 talkbacks)

ZDnet: The GPL is still the world's most popular open-source license but it's declining in use, while permissive licenses are gaining more fans, and some developers are choosing to release code without any license at all.

Pay For Faster Linux Kernel Performance? There's Patches For That
(Dec 17, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: The eXt73 patch-set is designed to offer greater performance and reduced power usage on an otherwise generic Linux kernel image.

Farewell, Dr. Dobb's
(Dec 17, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Dr. Dobbs: After 38 years of glory, the long run of Dr. Dobb's has come to an end.

Rackspace Embraces OpenPOWER
(Dec 17, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

ServerWatch: Rackspace is now the 80th member company to join the OpenPOWER Foundation which is now entering its second year of operations.

Fedora 21 review
(Dec 17, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 DesktopLinuxReviews: The last version of Fedora I looked at was more than two years ago, so there have been quite a few changes since then.

Trinity Desktop Environment R14.0.0 Released
(Dec 17, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Trinity Desktop Environment (TDE) development team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the new TDE R14.0.0 release.

Why is the Number of Linux Distros Declining?
(Dec 16, 2014, 23:00) (4 talkbacks)

 Datamation: We're losing distros, and, as with the bees, no one knows why.

Red Hat Brings Business Intelligence and Data Analysis Suite to the Public Cloud
(Dec 16, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: Red Hat has made Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA, a data analysis and business intelligence platform, available on public cloud platforms, as well as for additional hardware environments.

How to schedule appointments and to-do tasks in a Linux terminal
(Dec 16, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: calcurse combines a calendar, a to-do list manager, a scheduler and a configurable notification system into one piece of software with a nice ncurses-based interface.

SoakSoak Malware Attacks WordPress Sites
(Dec 16, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Over 100,000 WordPress sites have been infected by vulnerable third-party plug-in that many may not even realize they are running, and that number is growing.

The Trouble with Tor
(Dec 16, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: Confidence that Tor can reliably provide users with anonymity on the Internet has been shattered, thanks to recent revelations. Tor alternatives do exist, however.

Looking Ahead: Rebuilding PaaS in a Containerized World
(Dec 16, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks) Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) technology has transformed the way enterprise applications and services are deployed and delivered.

Use VnStat to Monitor Network Traffic from Linux Command Line
(Dec 16, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeTechEasier: vnStat is a command line-based network traffic monitoring tool available for Linux as well as BSD.

Get started with FreeBSD: A brief intro for Linux users
(Dec 16, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

InfoWorld: If you've never tried FreeBSD, take a few minutes now -- you might be surprised

Your Linux PC isn't as secure as you think it is
(Dec 16, 2014, 09:00) (1 talkbacks)

PC World: Security revelations in 2014 shattered the myth of Linux impenetrability.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA extended to public cloud
(Dec 16, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

CBR: Red Hat has announced that Red Hat Enterprise Linux for the SAP HANA platform can now be deployed across the open hybrid cloud.

Linux 3.19 Features Set to Surface in 2015
(Dec 16, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxPlanet: Among the interesting bits that is support for Microsoft's Surface Pro.

2015 will be the year Linux takes over the enterprise (and other predictions)
(Dec 16, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Tech Republic: In previous years, I'd don the rose-colored glasses and make predictions that would shine a fantastic light over the Linux landscape and proclaim 20** will be the year of Linux on the _____ (name your platform).

Committee begins review of High Priority Projects list -- your input is needed
(Dec 16, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

FSF: Nine and a half years ago the first version of the High Priority Free Software Projects (HPP) list debuted with only four projects

Fedora 19 EOL 01-06-2015
(Dec 16, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

Fedora Magazine: Fedora 19 will reach end of life on 2015-01-06, and no further updates will be pushed out after that time.

Dropbox 3 for Linux Goes Stable With New Qt UI, Setup Wizard
(Dec 15, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

OMG Ubuntu: I’m sitting on 1TB of Google Drive storage and have 40GB going unused on OneDrive. And yet it’s Dropbox, with my massive 2.5GB allowance, that I rely on daily.

The best open source tutorials of 2014
(Dec 15, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks) A look back at the best open source tutorials and how-tos in 2014.

Docker Updates for Three Security Vulnerabilities
(Dec 15, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Docker 1.3.3 provides security updates although Red Hat doesn't consider all the issues serious.

New Features Proposed For Fedora 22
(Dec 15, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: Fedora 22 will be released no earlier than next May while the full schedule has yet to be set in stone

Debian vs Ubuntu: How Far Has Ubuntu Come in 10 Years?
(Dec 15, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeUseOf: The king of Linux distributions has come a long way since its inception in 2004, so it’s a good idea to go down memory lane and take a look at the journey it has gone through so far.

Ten Linux Desktops Showing How Windows and Mac OS X Designs Are Trapped in the Past
(Dec 15, 2014, 12:00) (1 talkbacks)

 softpedia: When people think about Linux, they usually imagine old desktops and terminals running in full screen.

The GPLv2 goes to court
(Dec 15, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks) Despite its importance, the GPLv2 has been the subject of very few court decisions, and virtually all of the most important terms of the GPLv2 have not been interpreted by courts.

Linux "ls" command examples for beginners
(Dec 15, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxTechi: The ls (list) command displays a list of files and directories.

HP's "The Machine" & the Future of Linux
(Dec 15, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: Linux++ will mainly be used by developers who want to get their software projects ready for The Machine, a completely new type of computer which HP hopes to introduce to the large scale server market sometime in 2018.

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