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Linux Top 3: Tails 1.1.1, RoboLinux 7.6.2 and Gentoo 20140826
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FSF: The Free Software Foundation (FSF) and the Debian Project today announced cooperation to expand and enhance h-node, a database to help users learn and share information about computers that work with free software operating systems... (Sep 09, 2014)

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Linux 3.17 rc5
(Sep 14, 2014, 22:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linus Torvalds: So I should probably have delayed this until Wednesday for sentimental reasons: that will be 23 years since I uploaded the 0.01 source tree.
But I'm not an overly sentimental person, so screw that. I'm doing my
normal Sunday release.

Building Linux Distributions That Aren't Boring [VIDEO]
(Sep 14, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

ServerWatch: In a video interview with ServerWatch, Miller explains how the Linux distribution building process has evolved over the years to its current state and what's coming next.

X.Org Server 1.16 Lands Officially In Ubuntu 14.10
(Sep 14, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: After writing earlier this week about a new AMD Catalyst driver paving the way for X Server 1.16 in Ubuntu 14.10, the updated packages have officially landed within the Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" archive.

LibreOffice cash-for-code strategy tests open source ethic
(Sep 14, 2014, 06:00) (1 talkbacks)

InfoWorld: In an unusual, controversial move, the Document Foundation is taking bids for paid development of LibreOffice for Android

How to Build a Linux Media Server
(Sep 13, 2014, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux.com: Just about any Linux makes an excellent media server because it's lightweight and stable, so you can use whatever flavor you're most comfortable with.

Cassandra gets a clean up and speed up in release 2.1
(Sep 13, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: Big Data users who swear by Cassandra should seriously consider upgrading to the new version.

Rising Angels: Reborn Available On Linux & It's Free
(Sep 13, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 GamingOnLinux: Rising Angels: Reborn is now available for free on Linux and promises to be an interesting sci-fi adventure.

Cortex-A5 SBC offers mainline Linux support
(Sep 12, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxGizmos: Emtrion's new SBC uses Atmel's Cortex-A5-based ATSAMA5D36 SoC and offers HDMI, 2x Ethernet, a battery charger, -40 to 85°C operation, and draws less than 300mA.

First Android apps for Chromebooks
(Sep 12, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ITworld: Chromebooks have turned out to be much more popular than most people expected when they were first released.

Simple Ready To Roll Linux Backup Script
(Sep 12, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 iodigitalsec: I'd built a Linux backup BASH shell script a while ago that I've been using, and wanted to share it.

Mirantis Releases OpenStack Express 2.0 with Icehouse Support
(Sep 12, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: OpenStack cloud computing vendor Mirantis has released OpenStack Express 2.0

Power your Raspberry Pi with almost any kind of battery
(Sep 12, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Raspberry Pi Today: The BattBorg supports most off-the-shelf batteries or battery packs between 7-36V and offers up to 14 hours of battery life for the Raspberry Pi Model B+

What HP's Buyout of Eucalyptus Could Mean
(Sep 12, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The acquisition of private cloud vendor Eucalyptus could either confuse HP's cloud strategy or consolidate its position. Time will tell.

Play Linux Is a Gaming OS That Wants to Stop People from Dual-Booting with Windows
(Sep 12, 2014, 10:00) (1 talkbacks)

 softpedia: Their goal is to have everything work from the get-go, with as little intervention from the users as possible.

Red Hat Software Collections 1.2 beta: New software for Linux developers
(Sep 12, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: Red Hat brings the latest programming tools to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.x and 7.

Analysts predict that Android Wear will beat the Apple Watch
(Sep 12, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ITworld: While I certainly hope that Android Wear devices do well in the marketplace, I have learned over the years to put little faith in the predictions of analysts

How to Prepare for Linux Sysadmin Certification
(Sep 12, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux.com: The pervasiveness of Linux technology means there’s a world of job possibilities for skilled pros.

Beginner’s Guide To Setting Up SSH On Linux And Testing Your Setup
(Sep 12, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeUseOff: Arguably one of the most important utilities to learn is SSH.

'Open and Libre Office projects should reunite'
(Sep 12, 2014, 04:00) (5 talkbacks)

Open Source Observatory: The software developers working on Apache OpenOffice and LibreOffice - two closely related suites of open source office productivity tools - should overcome their schism and unite to compete

Stephen Hawking Talks About the Linux-Based Intel Connected Wheelchair Project
(Sep 11, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: Intel has revealed a new, interesting concept called the Connected Wheelchair, which takes data from users and allows people to share that info with the community and is powered by Linux.

Q&A with Linus Torvalds at DebConf14 (Debian Developer Conference)
(Sep 11, 2014, 19:00) (2 talkbacks)

 LinuxScoop: Linus Torvalds was invited to a Q&A at DebConf14 (Debian Developer Conference), which took place in Portland, USA.

Red Hat Satellite 6 comes with improved server and cloud management
(Sep 11, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: The new Red Hat Satellite isn't just for Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators.

Edison IoT module ships with Atom/Quark combo SoC
(Sep 11, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxGizmos: Intel launched its Edison COM for wearables, with a Tangier SoC that mixes a dual-core Atom running Linux with a Quark chip, and optional breakout boards.

OpenTickets: An Open Source Event Management and Ticket Sales Platform Built on WordPress and WooCommerce
(Sep 11, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

wptavern: The open source project was created to provide event publishing and online ticket sales for bands, non-profits, venues, festivals, and other events.

Springseed Cultivates Note-Taking Simplicity
(Sep 11, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxInsider: Springseed is a simple note-taking app for Linux that features full Markdown language support.

Fedora Developer Announces New Partition Manager
(Sep 11, 2014, 11:00) (2 talkbacks)

Linux Magazine: New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.

Share Files/Folders/Messages Using Cross-Platform 'Dukto' Application
(Sep 11, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

noobslab: Dukto is easy multi-platform file and text transfer tool, licensed under GNU General Public License. Dukto is an easy file transfer tool designed for LAN use

Perform Multiple Operations in Linux with the ‘xargs’ Command
(Sep 11, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeTechEasier: Xargs is a useful command that acts as a bridge between two commands, reading output of one and executing the other with the items read.

Piston Cloud Computing Boosts OpenStack Security
(Sep 11, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: A key feature Piston is pushing forward in version 3.5 of its OpenStack cloud distribution is support for Intel's Trusted Execution Technology.

OpenELEC 4.2 Beta 6 Is a Bleeding Edge Distro That Runs on Almost Anything
(Sep 11, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

softpedia: OpenELEC, an embedded operating system built specifically to run XBMC, the open source entertainment media hub, has been upgraded to version 4.2 Beta 6.

Laid off from job, man builds tweeting toilet (Linux-Powered!)
(Sep 11, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

ComputerWorld: What you can do with some household parts, some coding and a BeagleBone

3 Drupal education distros reviewed
(Sep 11, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

OpenSource.com: Drupal distributions are prepackaged collections that include extra installation profiles, libraries, modules, and themes added to the core Drupal distribution

The Linux desktop-a-week review: ratpoison
(Sep 11, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

NetworkWorld: Ratpoison should be sent to The Hague and put on trial for crimes against humanity.

How Amazon Web Services Uses Linux and Open Source
(Sep 10, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux.com: “We view open source as a companion to AWS's business model”

Quad-core Cortex-A15 SoC features 6MB on-chip RAM
(Sep 10, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxGizmos: TI has launched a Linux-friendly, 1.4GHz quad-core Cortex-A15 AM5K2Ex Keystone II SoC, that runs at under 10W and offers 10GbE switches and 6MB on-chip RAM.

A concise guide on fixing Linux display issues
(Sep 10, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 blackmoreops: After installing NVIDIA driver, my display was stuck at 640x480 and no matter what I do, nothing fixed it.

FoundationDB Adds Open Source SQL Storage Tool
(Sep 10, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: FoundationDB has released SQL Layer, an open source SQL database that complements the company's NoSQL data storage platform.

Red Hat Renews Server Management Portfolio With Satellite 6
(Sep 10, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The Linux vendor breaks with its past and builds a new server management platform from open-source project

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