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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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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) (1 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) (4 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.

HTML5 components released as open source
(Apr 21, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

InfoWorld: Development tools maker Telerik has released as open source the bulk of its Kendo software library of components for building Web and mobile applications.

Open Source Better Than Proprietary Code
(Apr 21, 2014, 08:00) (3 talkbacks)

I-Programmer: On the basis of scanning million of lines of code Coverity has discovered that in 2013, the defect density in open source code was lower than that in proprietary code.

Image Manipulation with ImageMagick
(Apr 21, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxJournal: I'm talking about ImageMagick, a set of programs that has grown and expanded through the years and now includes powerful Perl and Ruby interfaces too.

How to Install and Try Linux the Absolutely Easiest and Safest Way
(Apr 21, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks) The only requirements are that your old computer has USB ports, and that it supports booting from a USB stick.

Circuits, A Puzzle Game For Linux With A Difference And It Sounds Good
(Apr 21, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 GamingOnLinux: Circuits is a musical puzzle game that requires careful listening to complete each level.

How to set up a lightweight web server on Raspberry Pi
(Apr 21, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: There are a variety of web server software available for Linux-based platforms including Raspbian.

OpenStack Icehouse Moves Open-Source Cloud Forward
(Apr 20, 2014, 22:00) (0 talkbacks)

Datamation: For the Icehouse release, over 120 different organizations contributed to development with 1,202 different developers all contributing code.

Ubuntu Linux Has What It Takes to Challenge Windows on the Desktop -
(Apr 20, 2014, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: A new Long Term Support release of Ubuntu Linux, code-named "Trusty Tahr," arrives just as Microsoft ends support on Windows XP. A Canonical VP believes it's a great alternative to replace XP.

Debian 6 'Squeeze' LTS Period Extended Until February 2016
(Apr 20, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Softpedia: Debian 6 'Squeeze' LTS Period Extended Until February 2016

ownCloud Promotes Scalability, Efficiency of Open Source Private Cloud
(Apr 20, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: ownCloud has highlighted the scalability and cost-efficiency of its open source cloud storage and syncing platform in conjunction with Red Hat Storage.

50 Open Source Replacements for Windows XP
(Apr 19, 2014, 18:00) (4 talkbacks)

 Datamation: These are some of the best Linux distributions for former Windows XP users and people who have older PC hardware.

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