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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)

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Make a Twitter-controlled desk lamp with open source tools
(Mar 06, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 opensource.com: See how a Twitter-controlled desk lamp exemplifies how open source tools help us do amazing things with powerful technologies.

Valve Is Showing That Steam Is Finally Shaking Off the Windows Dependency
(Mar 05, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: If anyone had any doubts about the commitment of Valve to the Linux operating systems, they should be put to rest with the latest SteamOS sale.

Google Boosts Security in Chrome 41
(Mar 05, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Datamation: Google is paying out $52,000 in security awards as part of the new browser release.

3 open source projects that transformed Hadoop
(Mar 05, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

opensource.com: Initially, Hadoop implementation required skilled teams of engineers and data scientists, making Hadoop too costly and cumbersome for many organizations.

Red Hat Adds Cloud Consultation Service to Portfolio
(Mar 05, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: Red Hat has launched a new program called Cloud Innovation Practice, which will provide support and consultation services to organizations setting up clouds.

Latest Nvidia Shield player runs Android TV on Tegra X1
(Mar 05, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxGizmos: Nvidia's $199 STB version of Nvidia Shield runs Android TV on a Tegra X1, and boasts 4K video, 50 optimized games, and game streaming from a "Grid" service.

How to backup your Ubuntu Desktop with DejaDup
(Mar 05, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: Deja Dup is a nice graphical wrapper around the command line backup tool duplicity.

Red Hat Docker-Centric Atomic Host Linux Distro Debuts
(Mar 05, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The Docker-centric Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host 7.1 is generally available, and RHEL 7.1 also came out today.

rTorrent - command line Bit Torrent client in Ubuntu Linux
(Mar 05, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Linuxtechi: As Linux system admins we love to download and upload larger files using bit torrent clients from command line or from terminal.

Resurrecting the Armadillo
(Mar 05, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxJournal: 1999 was a crazy year for business on the Internet, and for Linux.

Android Pay: Mobile Payment Systems, Unite
(Mar 05, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxInsider: Android Pay will be an API layer of Android.

Ubuntu Cloud Switches Over To Using Systemd By Default
(Mar 05, 2015, 07:00) (1 talkbacks)

Phoronix: Ubuntu Cloud is the first official Ubuntu Linux flavor to have switched over to systemd by default as a replacement to Upstart.

Pulling Remote Word Documents from RAM using Kali Linux
(Mar 05, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

cyberarms: In this tutorial we will see how to pull a Word document from a remote machine’s memory, parse it for text and view it in Kali Linux.

Demand for Linux Skills Growing Faster Than Talent Pool: Report
(Mar 05, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: While 92 percent of hiring managers plan to hire Linux pros in the next 6 months, 88 percent said it's very or somewhat difficult to find qualified candidates.

7 Reasons Zenwalk Should Now Be On Your Radar
(Mar 05, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

makeuseoff: Linux users: it’s time to check out Zenwalk again.

A List Of Free And Open Source Control Panels
(Mar 04, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

unixmen: To manage your businesses and your websites remotely you need to use control panels.

New Ubuntu Phone Separates the App from the Data
(Mar 04, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Wall St. Journal: The open-source, Ubuntu-powered mobile phone is moving forward once again, according to Mark Shuttleworth, founder of both Canonical and the Ubuntu Linux operating system.

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) (1 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)

 opensource.com: 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)

Linux.com: 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.

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