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Slackel Linux: Not Your Father's Slackware
(Oct 08, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxInsider: Slackel offers a few advantages not usually found with the Slackware Linux lineup.

Run a Minecraft server using Spigot
(Oct 08, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Fedora Magazine: Spigot is an open-source Java project that lets users run their own Minecraft server and add plugins to extend the possibilities of their server.

Roku's 4th gen media player does 4K, gets larger, costs more
(Oct 07, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxGizmos: Media streaming pioneer Roku has unveiled its 4th-gen media streaming player, featuring 4K resolution, 802.11ac WiFi, a larger footprint, and a $130 price.

Recalbox Raspberry Pi Retro Gaming
(Oct 07, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FreedomPenguin: Basically, you need to make sure your have all of your hardware handy and the ROMs ready to go.

Raspbian Jessie Lives Up to the Hype
(Oct 07, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: Keeping in rhythm with using names from Toy Story characters, Raspbian Jessie was released this past week for Raspberry Pi users.

Valve Makes SteamOS 2.0 the Official Distro, Now Based on Debian 8.2
(Oct 07, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Valve is making SteamOS 2.0 the official version supported by the company, and it looks like it might ship with the Steam Machines after all.

LibreOffice 4.4.6 to Be Last in the Series, New RC Is Out
(Oct 07, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Document Foundation has revealed that the first Release Candidate for LibreOffice 4.4.6 has been released, and it packs quite a lot of changes and improvements.

Introducing the New Manjaro Linux JWM (Joe's Window Manager) Edition
(Oct 05, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Introducing the New Manjaro Linux JWM (Joe's Window Manager) Edition

Solus Operating System Is Being Delayed Due to Bad Karma
(Oct 05, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Solus operating system was supposed to launch on October 1, but it looks like it's running a little bit late.

FOSS Hits & Misses on a Monday Morning
(Oct 05, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: BunsenLabs Linux, a successor to CrunchBang GNU/Linux formed by a group of the CrunchBang's admins and other adherents when CrunchBang lead developer Philip Newborough decided to move on, is in the starting blocks with its first release candidate now available online.

Make Ubuntu Look Like Mac With the Gela Theme
(Oct 02, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeUseOf: Up until Ubuntu went public with Unity, out-of-the-box Linux has always been rather ugly compared to both Windows and Mac.

Google Chromebooks: The most popular classroom computing device
(Oct 02, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: Lost in all the buzz about Google's new Nexus smartphones and Chromecast devices was that Chromebooks are now schools' favorite computer device.

Calamares: A distribution-independent system installer
(Oct 02, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxBSDos: Calamares is a new system installation framework designed to be easily customized and used as the installation program for any Linux distribution.

Firefox Is Much Better than Any Other Browser and Here's Why
(Oct 02, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: We often read about comparative tests between browsers and we see that Google Chrome or Opera are extremely fast, or that some other browser gets really good scores in rendering, and so on.

How to master the Linux terminal with core commands
(Oct 01, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux Format: Discover the core commands for file and text handling and networking

Why there will never be a year of the Linux desktop
(Sep 30, 2015, 04:00) (4 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: I've been using Linux and Unix desktops for decades, but I know they'll never be popular -- though not for the reasons you might imagine.

How to Uninstall Software Using the Command Line in Linux
(Sep 29, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToGeek: The “apt-get” is a handy tool that makes downloading, installing, and uninstalling programs quick and easy.

MP3 Decoding Patent Is Expiring, Linux Distro Could Integrate It by Default
(Sep 29, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: The MP3 decoding patent in one those things that seems pretty harmless and present in pretty much any device around us, but it's actually something that generates ton of money per unit for Fraunhofer and Thompson.

LibreOffice 5.0 Is the Office Suite Champ
(Sep 28, 2015, 13:00) (5 talkbacks)

LinuxInsider: LibreOffice 5.0, The Document Foundation's latest open source office suite, deserves to top the list of contenders for best performance in this category.

Manjaro XFCE 15.09 (Bellatrix) is online now
(Sep 28, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

With this release we have focused our efforts, bringing more attention to the common core requirements of Manjaro's broad user-base.

Could Ubuntu 15.10 be the end of the road for boring upgrades?
(Sep 28, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

TechRepublic: The last stable release of Ubuntu is about to arrive. What does Wily Werewolf have to offer before Ubuntu finally makes the shift to Unity 8/Mir?

An Everyday Linux User Review Of CentOS 7
(Sep 27, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 EveryDayLinuxUser:  Steady, run of the mill, desktop computing.

Getting started with Yakuake, the drop-down terminal for KDE
(Sep 26, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ITworld: This application is part of The KDE Extragear collection, hosted on

China's Linux-based replacement for Windows XP looks an awful lot like Windows XP
(Sep 26, 2015, 10:00) (4 talkbacks)

 NetworkWorld: In a fit of pique, the Chinese government actually banned Windows 8 in retaliation to the end of XP support.

Setting up Unison File Synchronization between two Servers on Debian 8 (Jessie)
(Sep 26, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: Unison is a file-synchronization tool similar to rsync, the big difference is that it tracks/synchronizes changes in both directions, i.e., files changed on server1 will be replicated to server2 and vice versa.

Linux: Making the jump from Photoshop to GIMP
(Sep 25, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ITworld: How easy is it for a user to switch from Photoshop to the GIMP when they move from a Mac to Linux?

Z-Wave Plus home automation hub runs Linux on Raspberry Pi
(Sep 25, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxGizmos: Z-Wave Europe and Popp & Co. have launched a "Popp Hub" home automation gateway that runs Linux on a Raspberry Pi, and supports Z-Wave and IP smart devices.

PulseAudio 7.0 Improves Support for Creative SoundBlaster Omni Surround 5.1
(Sep 25, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Prominent features of PulseAudio 7.0 include the addition of brand-new libsoxr-based resamplers

Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily Werewolf) Final Beta released
(Sep 25, 2015, 10:00) (1 talkbacks)
Codenamed "Wily Werewolf", 15.10 continues Ubuntu's proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a
high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. 

Building and Installing the latest kernel on CentOS 7
(Sep 24, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FunWithLinux: The Linux kernel is a constantly developing piece of software; new features and drivers are being added all the time

Security at the speed of DevOps
(Sep 24, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 EnterprisersProject: How Open Source and Crowdfunding Are Creating a New Business Niche

Toshiba announces refreshed Chromebook 2
(Sep 24, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ITworld: The new version will offer a 1080P IPS display and Intel i3 processor.

Debian 8 Jessie LAMP server with Apache 2.4, PHP 5.6 and MariaDB (instead of MySQL)
(Sep 24, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: A LAMP setup is a perfect basis for CMS systems like Joomla, Wordpress or Drupal.

GNOME 3.18 Released: Brings Big Improvements
(Sep 23, 2015, 23:00) (1 talkbacks)

Gnome: This release brings significant improvements to many of our core applications, from better Google Drive integration in Files to a list view in Boxes to firmware updates in Software, and several entirely new applications

Fedora 23 Beta released!
(Sep 23, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Beta release contains all the exciting features of Fedora 23’s editions in a form that anyone can help test.

ZaReason Zini 1550 tiny Linux desktop PC review
(Sep 23, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Liliputing: There are a number of reasons you might want to install a Linux-based operating system like Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, or Linux Mint on a computer.

In the Seed of a Raspberry Is the Future of Linux
(Sep 23, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: At this very moment, thousands of children are hard at work tinkering with wires and connecting circuits to watch lights flicker on and off.

Microsoft's love affair with Linux deepens
(Sep 22, 2015, 05:00) (5 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: After testing the waters for years, Microsoft has launched its first service, Azure Cloud Switch, that's based on Linux.

This Amazing Miniature Apple Computer Is Based on Raspberry Pi and Raspbian
(Sep 21, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

The best thing about it is that you can actually buy one of these, or you can download the specs and 3D print them yourself.

Exploring Tiling Window Managers
(Sep 21, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FreedomPenguin: If you have a low-resource computer, one with a small screen like some laptops, or are even someone just looking for something different to try, a tiling window manager could be a good option.

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