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Linux Top 3: CoreOS Goes Stable, Oracle Clones RHEL 7 and Tails Updates
Linux Planet: While Oracle Linux 7 is based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, Oracle executives are always keen to point out there are differences... (Jul 29, 2014)

Skype for Linux Redesign Is Ugly but Functional
TechnewsWorld: The Skype for Linux application window is bordered in dull gray, and the window fields are washed-out white... (Jul 25, 2014)

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LibreOffice 4.3 Open-Source Office Suite Enhances the User Experience
(Aug 01, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 eWEEK takes a look at some of the new features in LibreOffice 4.3.

Linux Foundation's free online intro to Linux class opens its doors
(Aug 01, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: Want to learn your way around Linux? Your free Linux introduction class opportunity starts on August 1st.

Android media player supports 4K video, Miracast
(Aug 01, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxGizmos: W2Comp unveiled a faster, 4K-ready version of its Probox Android media player with a quad-core SoC, a Mali-450 GPU, Miracast, and a gaming-oriented remote. The new Probox2 EX runs Android 4.4 (KitKat).

Is Nokia planning to sell Android phones again?
(Aug 01, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ITworld: Microsoft's purchase of Nokia's mobile division gave most of us the impression that Nokia was done with mobile phones.

Open Source Storage Adds Oracle, Sun Veterans to Executive Team
(Aug 01, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: Open Source Storage has hired Leynette Larioza and Mark Nelson, who both have previous experience at Oracle, Sun and elsewhere, to help grow its software storage business.

Major South Korean Pharmaceutical Company Ditches Windows for Ubuntu
(Aug 01, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

South Korea has been very friendly with Microsoft and its products, so it's understandable why succeeding in that country with an open source product would be very difficult.

Securing SSH with two factor authentication using Google Authenticator
(Aug 01, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Blackmoreops: Two-step verification (also known as Two-factor authentication, abbreviated to TFA) is a process involving two stages to verify the identity of an entity trying to access services in a computer or in a network.

Fedora Security Team
(Aug 01, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
The Security Team's mission is to assist packagers in closing security vulnerabilities.

Ubuntu MATE 14.10 Alpha 2 Officially Released, Gets EFI Support and Ubuntu-Style Menus
(Aug 01, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: A new Ubuntu MATE 14.10 Alpha release has been made available and integrates a large number of changes and improvements.

How to Create Self-Signed SSL Certificates and Keys for Apache on RHEL/CentOS 7.0
(Aug 01, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a cryptographic protocol that allows secure data flow between a server and its clients using symmetric/asymmetric keys by using a digital certificate signed by a Certificate Authority (CA).

How to get nowhere in particular
(Aug 01, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Linux Rain: In this tutorial I explain one way to generate a random geographical location, using simple command-line tricks.

More GDB tips and tricks
(Jul 31, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Wazi: How to use GDB to examine memory and debug macros and signal handlers.

Bitnami Changes the Face of Application Deployment
(Jul 31, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK VIDEO: Erica Brescia, co-founder and COO of Bitnami, explains what her company is all about.

Zorin OS 9 - Linux for Windows users
(Jul 31, 2014, 14:00) (1 talkbacks)

 EveryDayLinuxUser: Zorin OS is one of those Linux distributions that is fighting the middle ground combining ease of use with familiarity for Windows users

Did Linux become a gaming platform a long time ago?
(Jul 31, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ITworld: Yes, there have been games available for Linux for quite a long time, but nothing like what we're seeing now.

Linux Foundation Adds Embedded, Cloud Computing Members
(Jul 31, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

The VAR Guy: The Linux Foundation has announced four new members, including Linaro Limited, which focuses on open source software development for ARM devices.

What are better alternatives to basic command line utilities
(Jul 31, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: The command line can be scary especially at the beginning. You

Who Funds Tor Project May Surprise You, or Maybe Not
(Jul 31, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The U.S government is helping foot the bill for the Tor Project, even as new attacks against the anonymous network platform are disclosed.

Fedora 21 will feature “solarized” color schemes in both the Terminal and Gedit
(Jul 31, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Fedora Magazine: Solarized comes in both light and dark variants, and really makes these applications look fantastic and works really well on a wide range of displays and screen brightness levels.

When Metrics Go Wrong
(Jul 31, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

OpenSourceCommunity: Good metrics should lead to action, but sometimes, if you're not careful, you can end up with results you didn't intend.

Lawsuit threatens to break new ground on the GPL and software licensing issues
(Jul 31, 2014, 07:00) (1 talkbacks) When Versata Software sued Ameriprise Financial Services for breaching its software license, it unwittingly unearthed a GPL violation of its own

Setup Flexible Disk Storage with Logical Volume Management (LVM) in Linux ??? PART 1
(Jul 31, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: Logical Volume Management (LVM) makes it easier to manage disk space.

Nostalgic Gaming On Linux With Good Old Games
(Jul 31, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The Linux Rain: Thanks to the recent Linux support provided by DRM-free classic games provider,, getting that nostalgic kick on Linux has never been easier.

Palm-sized mini PC projects display, uses IR for touch
(Jul 31, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxGizmos: TouchPico is prepping an Android 4.2 mini-PC that doubles as a pico-projector and approximates touch input via an infrared stylus and camera.

Heartbleed Flaw Is Still a Risk, Report Finds
(Jul 30, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: A Venafi report claims that only 3 percent of big companies have fully patched for Heartbleed.

Linode Releases Open Source Cloud Hosting Documentation
(Jul 30, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: Cloud hosting provider Linode has made the documentation for its platform open source, allowing anyone to access the information and contribute to it.

Red Hat starts work on 64-bit ARM servers
(Jul 30, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: Red Hat and its partners are betting that 64-bit ARM processors are ready for the data center.

OrFoxOS combines Firefox OS and Tor on a $25 smartphone
(Jul 30, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ITworld: OrFoxOS combines Firefox OS and Tor to help protect your privacy.

The making of the Raspberry Pi Model B+
(Jul 30, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Raspi: The Director of Hardware at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, James Adams, walks through the making of the new and improved Raspberry Pi Model B+

Ubuntu for Phones to Integrate Nokia HERE Maps
(Jul 30, 2014, 12:00) (1 talkbacks)

 softpedia: Canonical has announced that Ubuntu mobile devices will use Nokia HERE maps by default, making this the start of a very interesting partnership.

Builder: A New Development IDE Being Built For GNOME
(Jul 30, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: GNOME Builder is a new integrated development environment (IDE) being developed for building GNOME applications faster and better.

New Open Source Effort Provides Free Cloud Orchestration as a Service
(Jul 30, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks) Orchestration can bring benefits to many parts of IT, but its potential may well be greatest of all in the highly complex world of cloud computing.

Step By Step Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) LAMP Server Setup
(Jul 30, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 UbuntuGeek: In around 15 minutes, the time it takes to install Ubuntu Server Edition, you can have a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) server up and ready to go.

LibreOffice 4.3 Arrives with 30 New Excel Formulas and Support for Microsoft Works Spreadsheets
(Jul 30, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: The Document Foundation has announced that the final version for LibreOffice 4.3 is now available for all platforms

Perl as a career option
(Jul 30, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxCareer: Is Perl losing its shine as it now needs to compete with many other alternative programming languages?

'cool-old-term': Retro styled Terminal Emulator for Linux
(Jul 30, 2014, 06:00) (3 talkbacks)

 techdrivein: We've seen Terminal Emulators of all sizes and shapes for Linux, but nothing like this yet. 'cool-old-term' is one gorgeous looking Terminal emulator.

An unusual comparison of Desktop Environments
(Jul 30, 2014, 05:00) (2 talkbacks)

 DarkDuck: I created and published a series of videos few months ago, that show how to set up multiple keyboard layouts in different Desktop Environments. Statistics of the views is quite interesting.

GCC wins lifetime achievement award - and takes heat from Linus Torvalds
(Jul 30, 2014, 04:00) (3 talkbacks)

 ITworld: The GNU Compiler Collection, better known as GCC, was recently awarded the ACM's Programming Languages Software Award for 2014.

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