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Linux Top 3: Ubuntu 14.04, Debian Gives Squeeze More Life and Red Hat Goes Atomic
LinuxPlanet: Originally Debian Squeeze was supposed to his its end of life on May 31, but the plan has now changed. (Apr 22, 2014)

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Companies Back Initiative to Support OpenSSL and Other Open-Source Projects
(Apr 24, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks) The Core Infrastructure Initiative will start with OpenSSL.

Mozilla Names Andreas Gal New CTO
(Apr 24, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

InternetNews: From the 'Goodbye Brendan Eich' files:

Linux Foundation Aims to Prevent Next Heartbleed, Recruits Tech Giants -
(Apr 24, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Sometimes it takes a crisis to do the right thing," Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, told eWEEK.

Ubuntu plans spring clean for 14.10
(Apr 24, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDNet: Shuttleworth said that the code name for 14.10 will be "utopic unicorn".

Rock the Linux kernel module
(Apr 24, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

TechEye: A popular beat combo from the town which bought us Nirvana has released a debut album as a Linux kernel module alongside the usual formats.

Hackable media-streaming speaker does HiFi with tubes
(Apr 24, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxGizmos: Tubecore’s “Duo” wireless media-streaming speaker embeds a Raspberry Pi or Udoo SBC, and features Bluetooth and WiFi, plus a 48v Class A analog-tube preamp.

Six Clicks: Linux Mint tips and tricks
(Apr 24, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDNet: To be precise, I'm going to show you some handy tips you can use to get the most from Linux Mint 16 with Cinnamon 2.0.

Reading Into the Red Hat CentOS Deal
(Apr 24, 2014, 08:00) (1 talkbacks)

LinuxInsider: There was a somewhat quiet, cost-free acquisition of sorts in the Linux world earlier this year when Red Hat announced it was joining forces with Red Hat Enterprise Linux community clone CentOS.

4MLinux 8.2 Beta Multiboot Edition Can Install Ubuntu 14.04, Fedora 20, and Debian 7.4
(Apr 24, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

softpedia: 4MLinux is one of the smallest distributions in the world and its developer is trying really hard to keep the size as small as possible, no matter what the flavor is.

Canonical Is Taking Over Linux 3.13 Kernel Maintenance
(Apr 24, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: Greg Kroah-Hartman released the Linux 3.13.11 kernel this week and then called it end-of-life with the Linux 3.14 kernel now being available

TryStack makes OpenStack experimentation easy
(Apr 24, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks) When it comes to software, the best way to learn something new, or even just figure out if it's the right tool for you, is to dig your hands in, get dirty, and try it out. For the OpenStack universe, this is where TryStack comes in.

IBM Launches Power 8 Servers with a Strong Linux Focus
(Apr 23, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

ServerWatch: A key part of the Power8 launch is a renewed focus on Linux for data center workloads.

U talking to me? (Shuttleworth names new Ubuntu)
(Apr 23, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Mark Shuttleworth: The future Ubuntu developer wants to deliver app updates instantly to users everywhere; we can make that possible.

OpenOffice reaches 100 million downloads in less than two years
(Apr 23, 2014, 16:00) (0 talkbacks)

Silicon Angle: Apache Software Foundation has announced that OpenOffice has passed the milestone of 100 million downloads.

BeagleBone Black Rev C Unveiled With Debian Linux
(Apr 23, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Geeky Gadgets: This week the new BeagleBone Black Rev C development board has been unveiled offering a similar board to that offered by the Raspberry Pi mini PC and Arduino UNO.

China developing Linux-based OS after Windows XP shutdown
(Apr 23, 2014, 12:00) (2 talkbacks)

Xinhua: China will focus on the development of a new operating system (OS) based on Linux to cope with the shutdown of Windows XP.

An introduction to the School of Open
(Apr 23, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks) The School of Open is a learning environment that focuses on increasing our understanding of openness and how it fosters creativity and education in the digital age.

Who Wrote/Built OpenStack Icehouse? [SLIDE SHOW]
(Apr 23, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: For OpenStack Icehouse, 1,202 authors contributed 17,209 code commits. In terms of contributing organizations, Red Hat tops the list, followed by IBM, HP and Rackspace.

Red Hat, Ubuntu, and Docker: Container virtualization goes mainstream
(Apr 23, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: Red Hat and Ubuntu are Linux rivals and they disagree on many technical details, but they do agree on one thing: Docker, a container technology is going to be a major virtualization technology in the years to come.

Android kitchen computers offer transparent touchscreens
(Apr 23, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxGizmos: Cloudproject and Elam Kitchen have launched a line of Android-based home furnishings and appliances that feature transparent multitouch displays.

Build tic-tac-toe with Kivy
(Apr 23, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxUser: Kivy is a highly cross-platform graphical framework for Python, designed for the creation of innovative user interfaces like multitouch apps.

Why an open source community beats access to tech support
(Apr 22, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks) Most of the time, no single company or entity exists behind an open source project, like with a proprietary system. Instead open source has communities.

Heartbleed and Heartache in FOSS Town
(Apr 22, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux Insider: The bottom line, however, is that the bug lingered for years.

Easter egg: DSL router patch merely hides backdoor instead of closing it
(Apr 22, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

Ars Technica: First, DSL router owners got an unwelcome Christmas present. Now, the same gift is back as an Easter egg.

After Heartbleed, OpenSSL Is Forked Into LibreSSL
(Apr 22, 2014, 14:00) (5 talkbacks)

eWEEK: In open-source, when things go wrong, forks happen.

Red Hat, Ubuntu, and Docker: Container virtualization goes mainstream
(Apr 22, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDNet: Red Hat and Ubuntu are Linux rivals and they disagree on many technical details, but they do agree on one thing: Docker.

AMD Catalyst 14.4 RC now available for Windows and Linux
(Apr 22, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Hexus: AMD has made its Catalyst 14.4 Windows and Linux drivers available for download.

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Great changes, but sssh don't mention the...
(Apr 22, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Register: Why HELLO Amazon! You weren't here last time.

7 skills to land your open source dream job
(Apr 22, 2014, 10:00) (2 talkbacks) Learn how to use a debugger. And you will need to learn distributed source control, which today means git and GitHub.

Freedesktop Summit 2014 Report
(Apr 22, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

dot kde: From March 31 to April 4, Free Software desktop hackers from many of the largest desktop projects (including GNOME, KDE, Unity and LXDE-Qt) met to collaborate on specifications and tools to improve application interoperability between the desktops.

Troubleshooting Linux Applications Without Using the Command Line
(Apr 22, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks) Linux is one of the most stable platforms available. That doesn't mean every application that runs on the system will enjoy the same incredible stability.

Heartbleed Takes Aim at VPNs, Other Risks Persist
(Apr 22, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Many leading Websites are now secure, but risks remain and companies should update and secure all their Web-facing technologies, including VPNs.

Internet of Things is Not about Refrigerators [VIDEO]
(Apr 22, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: "Is it easier to just throw away the stuff that you think smells in the refrigerator or do you have an automated app that tells you what smells in your refrigerator?"

Linux Top 3: Ubuntu 14.04, Debian Gives Squeeze More Life and Red Hat Goes Atomic
(Apr 21, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxPlanet: Originally Debian Squeeze was supposed to his its end of life on May 31, but the plan has now changed.

Linux 3.15 rc2
(Apr 21, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linus Torvalds: "And on the seventh day the rc release rose again, in accordance with the Scriptures laid down at the kernel summit of the year 2004"

5 key insights on the transition from Windows to Linux
(Apr 21, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks) The argument was easy to make: the time put into learning Linux was an investment. The payoff was opening the library up to the tremendous amount of free and open source software (FOSS) available.

Google ramps up Android security, scans all apps now
(Apr 21, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Digital Journal: Google is taking a more proactive approach with its Verify Apps security feature. It will now host a dual-layer security system.

Embedded tech and use of Linux at the 2014 GPU Technology Conference
(Apr 21, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks) There were a good number of sessions that looked at this along with the synergy of GPGPU computation and real-time feedback from visualization.

Nuclear Dawn Linux support moving out of beta
(Apr 21, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Muktware: Valve's effort in pushing Steam OS and Linux gaming seems to be paying off.

Ubuntu 14.04 Review
(Apr 21, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Desktop Linux Reviews: It's time for another review of Ubuntu, Canonical's popular desktop Linux distribution. Ubuntu moves to version 14.04 in this release.

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