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Shall We Fork Debian?
DebianFork: We are Veteran Unix Admins and we are concerned about what is happening to Debian GNU/Linux to the point of considering a fork of the project. (Oct 20, 2014)

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Tor GUI `SelekTOR` Sees New Major Release
(Oct 22, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

webupd8: SelekTOR, an open source Java-based GUI front-end for Tor

FOSS and the Fear Factor
(Oct 21, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxInsider: 'Many eyes' is a complete and total myth," said SoylentNews' hairyfeet.

How OpenStack powers the research at CERN
(Oct 21, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks) OpenStack has been in a production environment at CERN for more than a year.

Wine 1.7.29 (Development Version) Released ??? Install in RedHat and Debian Based Systems
(Oct 21, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: WineHQ team, recently announced a new development version of Wine 1.7.29.

Ubuntu turns 10: A look back at desktop Linux standard bearer
(Oct 21, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 NetworkWorld: The year of the Linux desktop is here! No, the Linux desktop is dead!

Linux-optimized IP core promises 4200 DMIPS
(Oct 21, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxGizmos: Synopsis announced an "HS38" version of its Linux-focused DesignWare ARC core IP with a new ARCv2 ISA and support for 2.2GHz, 4200 DMIPS speeds at 28nm.

KDE End of Year 2014 Fundraising
(Oct 21, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

The KDE e.V. is running an end of the year fundraising campaign to ensure it can sponsor conferences and infrastructure in the following years.

6 Minesweeper Clones for Linux
(Oct 21, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tuxarena: Here is an overview of six clones of the Minesweeper game for Linux.

Microsoft (hearts) Linux, for Azure's sake
(Oct 21, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 NetworkWorld: Microsoft now loves Linux.

What is a good command-line calculator on Linux
(Oct 21, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: Every modern Linux desktop distribution comes with a default GUI-based calculator app.

Mirantis Raises $100M for OpenStack Cloud Efforts
(Oct 21, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Armed with its latest funding round, OpenStack specialist Mirantis is positioning itself for an IPO in 2016.

Programming by Voice: Staying Productive without Harming Yourself
(Oct 21, 2014, 07:00) (1 talkbacks)

I have had intermittent trouble with this in the past, but limiting my computer usage at home in the evenings had always been enough to previously solve it. This time, however, was different.

Emacs 24.4 released
(Oct 21, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Version 24.4 of the Emacs text editor is now available.

Rejuvenate your Fedora desktop with Moka
(Oct 21, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

FedoraMagazine: Moka started as a single Linux desktop icon theme, but over time it has gradually evolved into an entire project & brand identity that provides quality designs to people

Updated Debian 7: 7.7 released
(Oct 21, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Debian project is pleased to announce the seventh update of its stable distribution Debian 7 (codename wheezy).

Firefox 34 Adds Browser-Based Voice Calling, Blocks POODLE Attacks
(Oct 20, 2014, 19:00) (1 talkbacks)

eWEEK: In this slide show, eWEEK takes a look at some of the features in Firefox 34.

Samsung and Intel Stay Committed to Chromebooks
(Oct 20, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

OStatic: Look for these new systems to sell very well during this holiday season, and introduce many young people to the basics of working with data and applications in the cloud.

The Companies That Support Linux: DataCentred
(Oct 20, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks) DataCentred is a leading provider of next-generation datacentre and open-source cloud computing services focusing on clients with big research data sets.

Chief Architect of Cloudera on growth of Hadoop
(Oct 20, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks) Doug Cutting, Chief Architect ClouderaDoug Cutting is founder of numerous successful open source projects, including Lucene and Hadoop, and currently the chief architect at Cloudera and sits on the Board of the Apache Software Foundation.

How to monitor a log file on Linux with logwatch
(Oct 20, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: Log files are not precisely what you would call "light" or "easy" reading, and analyzing raw log files by hand is often time-consuming and tedious.

PHP 5.6.2 and 5.4.34 Update for Critical Security Flaws
(Oct 20, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

InternetNews: No Sandworms, Heart-bleeds or POODLEs here but don't let the lack of a fancy marketing name fool you - this is serious

Integrating Trac, Jenkins and Cobbler—Customizing Linux Operating Systems for Organizational Needs
(Oct 20, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxJournal: Organizations supporting Linux operating systems commonly have a need to build customized software to add or replace packages on production systems.

For Gentoo Linux Initiates, Iron Penguin May Be Too Heavy
(Oct 20, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxInsider: Gentoo Linux can be either an experienced Linux user's ideal desktop choice or a new user's worst computing nightmare.

V is for Vivid (Ubuntu 15.04)
(Oct 20, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Mark Shuttleworth: As the upstart monkey in this business I can think of no better mascot. And so let’s launch our vicenary cycle, our verist varlet, the Vivid Vervet!

Top 4 Linux network managers
(Oct 20, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxUser&Developer: Fundamental utilities and long-time favourites all go head-to-head as we pick the network manager that offers the complete package

Shall We Fork Debian?
(Oct 20, 2014, 06:00) (11 talkbacks)

DebianFork: We are Veteran Unix Admins and we are concerned about what is happening to Debian GNU/Linux to the point of considering a fork of the project.

Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" Arrives in a Few Days
(Oct 20, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Softpedia: Canonical is preparing to release Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) this week

DigiKam 4.4.0 Review & Ubuntu Installation
(Oct 20, 2014, 04:00) (2 talkbacks)

 tuxarena: I decided to have a look at the state of this popular and feature-complete photo manager for KDE.

Linux 3.18 rc1
(Oct 19, 2014, 22:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linus Torvalds: So when I released 3.17, I said that I'd extend the merge window to three weeks due to travel.

oVirt 3.5 Rolls Out
(Oct 19, 2014, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

To say that October was a big month for oVirt would be a little bit of an understatement.

Firefox Hello Not Working and Mozilla Claims the Bug is Invalid
(Oct 19, 2014, 14:00) (2 talkbacks)

InternetNews: Mozilla announced the Firefox 34 Beta release on October 17 and a key highlight is the new Firefox Hello feature; Only one problem - it doesn't work

CompuLab Intense-PC2: An Excellent, Fanless, Mini PC Powered By Intel's i7 Haswell
(Oct 19, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: After using it now for another month and putting it through its paces with many strenuous benchmarking workloads and trying out other Linux distributions, I remain enthusiastic about the Intense-PC2

Marble Atlas Review - Alternative to Google Earth
(Oct 19, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tuxarena: Marble is a 3D virtual globe application which features various map views

Kickstarter Suspends Anonabox Security Appliance Project
(Oct 18, 2014, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The Anonabox episode serves to highlight the simple fact that there is a great hunger in the marketplace for easily deployed privacy solutions.

Tech Comics: Internet of Things (Whoops)
(Oct 18, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Datamation: The Internet of Things offers tremendous promise. Unless a critical factor is forgotten.

Will Android and Chrome marry?
(Oct 18, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: Perhaps, the better question is: "When will they set the date?" Sooner or later, Google's operating systems will come together.

Qt 5.4 Beta Available
(Oct 17, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

There are a lot of new and interesting things in Qt 5.4

Tails 1.2 is out
(Oct 17, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

This release fixes numerous security issues and all users must upgrade as soon as possible.

Linux is on the right side of history, says open source figurehead
(Oct 17, 2014, 14:00) (2 talkbacks)

The Inquirer: The Linux Foundation's Jim Zemlin talks drones, bugs and Kraftwerk

Video: Linux Kernel Developers Respond to Concerns About Community Culture
(Oct 17, 2014, 13:00) (5 talkbacks) 99 percent of the time all of the conversations have been respectful and productive

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