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Samsung's Dream Is to Be No Android Sheep
(Jun 18, 2013, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
WSJ: With about three-quarters of Samsung's operating profit coming from the division that makes mobile devices, there is no getting around the fact that a drop-off in smartphone sales would be punishing.
Super Test -- RSS feed readers
(Jun 18, 2013, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux User & Developer: Google Reader is on its way out, so what's the best way to keep your feeds organised client side?
For Red Hat, the Cloud Beckons
(Jun 18, 2013, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
OSTATIC: It's becoming clear that Red Hat sees cloud computing as the key to the next steps in its evolution.
Why US Defense Agencies are Moving to the Cloud
(Jun 18, 2013, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
Datamation: Cloud computing offers the promise of improved scalability and agility, two things that can be a huge benefit to the U.S. Armed Forces.
Selling Palm to HP was a waste
(Jun 17, 2013, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxBSDos: At some point, HP abandoned webOS, deciding that it was better to sell Android devices.
Open-source software aids NPOs
(Jun 17, 2013, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
Washington Post: Although many organizations use technology to carry out international development programs, a foundation-turned-software developer isn’t exactly a common occurrence.
Joeffice, an open source office suite one developer built in 30 days
(Jun 17, 2013, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
Ars Technica: Don't like Microsoft Office? Just build your own office suite—this guy did.
Skolelinux 7.0.0 Alpha 2 Is Now Available for Testing
(Jun 17, 2013, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
Softpedia: Skolelinux 7.0.0 Alpha 2 is still based on the stable Debian GNU/Linux 7.0 (Wheezy) distribution.
Got a PRISM and Boundless Informant problem? Whisper and TOR can help
(Jun 17, 2013, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxBSDos: PRISM and Boundless Informant. Don't you just love names like that. They have a nice ring to them. But do not be fooled.
10 reasons Android beats iOS 7
(Jun 17, 2013, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
NBC News Blog: With iOS, you have only one way to navigate through the home screens and just one look for the default icons.
Updated Debian 7: 7.1 released
(Jun 17, 2013, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)
Debian: The Debian project is pleased to announce the first update of its stable distribution Debian 7 (codename
Windows Blue Blues, Symantec Kernel Confusion & More...
(Jun 16, 2013, 17:00) (0 talkbacks)
FOSS Force: We thought last week was the week for leaked government secrets on government spying. Nope.
Take a Screenshot and Edit Them in Ubuntu Desktop with Hotshots
(Jun 16, 2013, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
Ubuntu Portal: Hotshots is an alternative to screenshot applications like Shutter, is lighter and brings such attractive features can capture specific windows or only capture a specific area included a tool to easily edit the captured images.
Flashify Sends Web Sites Between Android Browsers
(Jun 16, 2013, 03:00) (0 talkbacks)
Life Hacker: Android bafflingly doesn't include browsers in web pages' share menus, so Flashify essentially corrects this issue.
Open-source game developers have the power to sink mega conferences like E3
(Jun 15, 2013, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
UpStart: Here's some of what's coming in the next six months.
What's Going on with Red Hat Storage? [VIDEO]
(Jun 15, 2013, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
InfoStor: One year ago, Red Hat released its first commercial storage product.
CentOS system administration using text-based user interfaces
(Jun 15, 2013, 07:00) (1 talkbacks)
Wazi: Administering CentOS 6 from the command line is not always intuitive and easy, especially when it comes to complex commands with hard-to-remember arguments and strict syntax.
Divergence in the distros: how the Linux community is splitting into a two-tier system
(Jun 15, 2013, 03:00) (4 talkbacks)
Linux notes from DarkDuck: Let's be clear about this: Linux isn't dividing into paid and unpaid. It's not going the freemium route (although the cynical will suggest that Canonical might be thinking about it).
Peppermint OS 4 out now
(Jun 14, 2013, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux User & Developer: The lightweight, cloud connected distro gets its first update in a year, and ditches Openbox in favour of Xfwm4.
EU committee to probe Google over alleged anticompetitive behavior with Android
(Jun 14, 2013, 19:00) (4 talkbacks)
The Verge: Google can't seem to stay out of the crosshairs of regulators in the European Union.
System76 introduces new high-end Ubuntu Linux laptops
(Jun 14, 2013, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
ZDNet: Want a gaming or workday ready-to-run Ubuntu Linux laptop? System76 has the gear you crave.
Best Newbie Distro? You Say Linux Mint.
(Jun 14, 2013, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
FOSS Force: According to our "Newbie" Distro Poll, someone considering moving from Windows or Mac to Linux should consider taking Linux Mint for a spin.
LibreOffice Gets More Code Clean-up for 4.1.0
(Jun 14, 2013, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
OSTATIC: Continued code refinement and clean-up will make LibreOffice 4.1.0 more efficient, smaller, and easier to contribute to and compile.
The Power of Linux - History Command - in Bash Shell
(Jun 14, 2013, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
TecMint: In this post, we will see how we can use history command effectively to extract the command which was executed by users in Bash shell.
How to break out of PRISM
(Jun 14, 2013, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
InfoWorld: Punningly named PRISM Break, the site includes a long list of open source software solutions that protect Internet privacy.
The Sony SmartWatch takes wearable tech into open-source territory
(Jun 14, 2013, 03:00) (0 talkbacks)
VB: In an interesting twist on the open source hardware movement, Sony has just announced it’s opening up its SmartWatch for your hacking pleasure.
Debian Developers Get User Input on Systemd
(Jun 13, 2013, 13:00) (5 talkbacks)
OSTATIC: Systemd has been taking it on the chin lately because a lot of users just don't like it.
GNOME 3, Windows 95 Disconnected
(Jun 13, 2013, 12:00) (1 talkbacks)
FOSS Force: When the revolt of the GNOME users first began, most of us probably figured this story would play-out along predictable lines, again following a plot similar to what we'd seen during the KDE revolution.
Don't expect an Opera Next Linux build anytime soon
(Jun 13, 2013, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
ghacks: Daniel Aleksandersen, the Opera employee who published news of the update on the Opera Desktop Team blog mentioned that there won't be a Linux version for the first release.
Berlin won't migrate to open source, looks to open standards instead
(Jun 13, 2013, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
InfoWorld: A proposal to switch the German city's workstations to open source software was denied by the state's parliament.
DataStax CEO: Open source databases onslaught for Oracle
(Jun 12, 2013, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
ZDNet: Netflix, Openwave Messaging and Ooyala have migrated from Oracle to an enterprise edition of Apache Cassandra. DataStax CEO Billy Bosworth argues more companies and developers will follow.
KDE Working in Wayland
(Jun 12, 2013, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
OSTATIC: This week there will be the release of KDE SC 4.11 Beta 1 and this will come with an interesting new feature: an experimental Wayland backend inside KWin.
Retroshare: A Next Generation Secure Communication and File Sharing Platform
(Jun 12, 2013, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)
Unixmen: Retroshare is basically a platform that establishes encrypted connections between authenticated friends.
Apache CloudStack 4.1.0 Cloud Computing Platform Arrives
(Jun 12, 2013, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
OSTATIC: In keeping with Apache's dependable care and feeding of open source projects, project leaders announced the arrival of Apache CloudStack 4.1.0 just a few days ago.
Seamless Photo Transfer and Backup with Android
(Jun 12, 2013, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)
Scribbles and Snaps: An alternative solution is to set up a wireless backup system which enables you to seamlessly back up photos on a remote storage device or service using your Android device. Here is how this can be done.
Linux Mint does it for the diehard geek
(Jun 11, 2013, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
Daily Nation: Granted, Linux never was a cup of tea for everyone but the curious. Once you got it to work right, it was the closest thing you got to perfection.
GLib 2.36.3 Stable Release Repairs Seven Bugs
(Jun 11, 2013, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
Softpedia: Glib 2.36.3 fixes the property example in the GObject tutorial, a GThreadedResolver issue – related to setting an error if no records could be found – has been repaired.
Whoops, Mageia Releases Fixed ISOs
(Jun 11, 2013, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)
OSTATIC: A strange little bug found its way into the original images that resulted in systems being updated to Cauldron, the developmental branch of Mageia (similar to Rawhide with Fedora).
Testing the Faith of the Linux Masses
(Jun 11, 2013, 11:00) (1 talkbacks)
Linux Insider: Just how committed are Linux users to their operating system? Would they ever switch back?
Red Hat Shifts PaaS Online
(Jun 11, 2013, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)
ServerWatch: With over one million apps already running on it, Red Hat is now finally ready to declare its OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) online offering to be officially released and generally available.