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City of Berlin Going from OpenOffice Back to Microsoft Office
(Oct 24, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: The usual trend is to see cities adopt open source software and renounce the use of proprietary solutions, but in the city of Berlin things are moving in the opposite direction.

Linux-based smart glasses keep it stylish
(Oct 24, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxGizmos: Laforge is prepping a $399 beta version of its Linux-based Icis eyewear

Charting new licensing territories with the Open Definition standard
(Oct 24, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks) Open Knowledge and the Open Definition Advisory Council have announced the release of version 2.0 of the Open Definition.

Ziggurat, A Dungeon Crawling FPS Is Now Out Of Early Access & On Linux
(Oct 24, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 GamingOnLinux: Dungeon-Crawling First Person Shooting at its finest!

Discover the Power of Konqueror
(Oct 24, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeTechEasier: If you’re a KDE user, you’ve probably heard of Konqueror.

An early view of GTK+ 3.16
(Oct 24, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

A number of new features have landed in GTK+ recently. These are now available in the 3.15.0 release.

Make Your Own Wireless Printer With A Raspberry Pi
(Oct 24, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeUseOf:  Wireless technology is perhaps the best improvement to home printing for years.

eBay open sources a big, fast SQL-on-Hadoop database
(Oct 24, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Gigaom: eBay has open sourced a database technology, called Kylin, that takes advantage of distributed processing and the HBase data store in order to return faster results for SQL queries over Hadoop data.

How to Hack Your Own Network and Beef Up Its Security with Kali Linux
(Oct 24, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Lifehacker: Kali Linux is a security-focused operating system you can run off a CD or USB drive, anywhere.

Why Contribute to an Enterprise Open Source Project?
(Oct 24, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks) Few would dispute the notion that open source projects live and die by their communities.

Ubuntu 14.10 Charms Linux Unicorns
(Oct 24, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Also known as the Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.10 expands the Juju charms orchestration system. Juju now has the ability to "charm" Hadoop big data deployments.

We would like to thank the Zorin OS team
(Oct 24, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 DarkDuck: On behalf of the neighbourhood council, we would like to thank the Zorin OS team for their commitment on an extraordinary software that we hope will be going strong for years to come.

Android Wear updated with GPS support and offline music
(Oct 24, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ITworld: Google has made it crystal clear that it is pulling out all the stops to make Android Wear one of the best wearable operating systems around.

Jeffrey McGuire From Acquia Explains Drupal 8, the GPL, and Much More
(Oct 24, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Tuxmachines: We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Jeffrey A. "jam" McGuire, Open Source Evangelist at Acquia, the key company behind Drupal

SecTor: The Carder Who Loved Me
(Oct 23, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Speaking at the SecTor security conference in Toronto, Grayson Lenik, Principal Security Consultant at Nuix details how the credit card theives, known as "carders" operate and how they get caught.

HP Expands Moonshot Server Portfolio with x86 and Xen
(Oct 23, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

ServerWatch: Initially, Moonshot was all about ARM but has since expanded to Intel x86 as well.

2014's most significant cloud deals have OpenStack at heart
(Oct 23, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 NetworkWorld: 2014's slate of cloud deals reflect a few important trends in the market for the open source cloud software.

Ubuntu 14.10 has landed - and it's not just for desktops
(Oct 23, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: Canonical's latest Linux, Ubuntu 14.10, saves the biggest improvements for its cloud and server versions.

Stick computer runs Android on quad-core Atom
(Oct 23, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxGizmos: Shenzhen Apec Electronics has launched a $110 Android stick computer built around a quad-core Intel Atom Z3735 SoC with 1-2GB of RAM and 16-32GB storage.

ownCloud Asks Canonical to Remove Their Software from Ubuntu Repos, Sparks Fly
(Oct 23, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: A member of the ownCloud security team has sent a request to Canonical asking them to remove all the packages from their repositories regarding this software stack.

Learning Shell Scripting Language: A Guide from Newbies to System Administrator
(Oct 23, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: Linux is built with certain powerful tools, which are unavailable in Windows.

How to turn your CentOS box into a BGP router using Quagga
(Oct 23, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: Border Gateway Protocol (or BGP) is the de-facto standard inter-domain routing protocol of the Internet.

Shellshock a Fail for Security Disclosure
(Oct 23, 2014, 09:00) (1 talkbacks)

eSecurityPlanet: Shellshock and the Xen vulnerability. One of these things is not like the other, and an expert says they can teach us a lot about how to disclose security vulnerabilities.

SecTor: Why DevOps Is the Key to Security
(Oct 23, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: The DevOps model isn't a threat to security; it's a tool that can be used to enforce security like never before.

Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn Released
(Oct 23, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

As with every new release, packages--applications and software of all kinds--are being updated at a rapid pace. Many of these packages came from an automatic sync from Debian's unstable branch; others have been explicitly pulled in for Ubuntu 14.10.

Promote Windows Users to Admins with the Debian-Based Rescatux 0.32 Beta 2
(Oct 23, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: Rescatux, a Linux distribution that allows users to perform all kinds of rescue operations with the help of an easy to use wizard called Rescapp, is now at version 0.32 Beta 2 and is ready for testing.

Chromebook shipments leap by 67 percent
(Oct 23, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: The numbers don't lie. ABI Research finds that Linux-powered Chromebook sales are exploding.

Is Gentoo Linux too difficult for newcomers to use?
(Oct 23, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ITworld: Gentoo Linux has always had much to offer any user that that wants deep control over their Linux computer.

Asterisk 13 Secures Open-Source PBX Communications for the Long Term
(Oct 22, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Unified communications technology gets new security and stability features.

GOG Now Have Over 100 Linux Games, New Classics Include Baldur's Gate
(Oct 22, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 GamingOnLinux: GOG are becoming more useful for Linux gamers, as in the last week they have hit over 100 Linux games on their store!

12 Must Have Android Apps
(Oct 22, 2014, 15:00) (1 talkbacks)

 Datamation: A collection of must have Android apps for tasks you handle most every day.

Take Control With Open Source Hardware
(Oct 22, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks) Free and open source software are no good without open hardware.

SUSE Linux - Zypper Command Examples
(Oct 22, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxTechi: Zypper is command line interface in SuSE Linux which is used to install, update, remove software, manage repositories, perform various queries, and lot more

Modular smartwatch runs Tizen on Edison
(Oct 22, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxGizmos: A startup is prepping a modular "Blocks" watch that runs Tizen on an Atom-based Intel Edison module, and houses modular components in the watchband links.

25 Linux Performance Monitoring Tools
(Oct 22, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Linoxide: A list of the most used and most useful tools to monitor the performance for your box.

Four Simple Words to Remember on FOSS Forums
(Oct 22, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: The problem here is that this lack of civility, this absence of open-mindedness, and this departure from decent behavior scales in an enormous way in FOSS

An Everyday Linux User Review Of 4MLinux
(Oct 22, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 EveryDayLinuxUser: 4MLinux is a mini Linux distribution.

Mobile pico projector does surround sound too
(Oct 22, 2014, 08:24) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxGizmos: A mobile, Android A/V robot on Kickstarter called the "Keecker" offers surround sound, a pico projector, a panoramic camera, sensors, and 1TB of storage.

What are useful Bash aliases and functions
(Oct 22, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: As a command line adventurer, you probably found yourself repeating the same lengthy commands over and over.

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