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MapR Promises Integration of Apache Spark, Drill Big Data Tools

Thu, 2014-10-16 16:00

 The VAR Guy: MapR, in collaboration with Databricks, is integrating the open source Apache Spark and Apache Drill tools to make big data analysis and processing faster and simpler.

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How to grant rights to users to use Docker in Fedora

Thu, 2014-10-16 15:00

 OpenSource.com: A simple guide to granting rights to users to allow them to use Docker in Fedora

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How to verify the authenticity and integrity of a downloaded file on Linux

Thu, 2014-10-16 14:00

 xmodulo: When you download a file (e.g., an installer, an ISO image, or a compressed archive) from the web, the file can be corrupted under a variety of error conditions

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Munich Mayor Still Wants to Find Out If Linux Is Economical

Thu, 2014-10-16 13:00

 softpedia: Munich finished the transition to Linux from Windows and everything seemed to work just fine

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How to replace LibreOffice with Apache OpenOffice on Fedora 20

Thu, 2014-10-16 12:00

 LinuxBSDos: The few times that I've had to use it, not being able to copy and paste with the mouse always rubbed me the wrong way.

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Setting up a PXE Network Boot Server for Multiple Linux Distribution Installations in RHEL/CentOS 7

Thu, 2014-10-16 11:00

 tecmint: This article  explains how you can install and configure a PXE Server on RHEL/CentOS 7 x64-bit with mirrored local installation repositories, sources provided by CentOS 7 DVD ISO

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Linux-Turned-FreeBSD Distro Comes Up With A New Software License

Thu, 2014-10-16 10:00

Phoronix: JabirOS 2.1 is powered by FreeBSD 10.1

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Linus Torvalds' Best Quotes from LinuxCon Europe 2014

Thu, 2014-10-16 09:00

Linux.com: "On the internet nobody can hear you being subtle."

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Plasma 5.1 Brings Back Many Popular Features

Thu, 2014-10-16 08:00

KDE releases Plasma 5.1.0, the first release containing new features since the release of Plasma 5.0 this summer.

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Android users get ready to taste the sweetest lollipop of all

Thu, 2014-10-16 07:00

 ITworld: Android users have been waiting patiently for the next version of their favorite mobile operating system and today Google announced the final release of Android 5.0 Lollipop.

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Linus Torvalds Regrets Alienating Developers with Strong Language

Thu, 2014-10-16 06:00

 softpedia: He answered a lot of questions and he also talked about the effects of the strong language he uses in the mailing list.

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OpenStack Juno Brings Big Data to the Cloud

Thu, 2014-10-16 01:00

eWEEK: 10th milestone release of open-source cloud platform debuts with 310 new features and 3,200 bug fixes.

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The beginning of the people's Web: 20 years of Netscape

Wed, 2014-10-15 21:00

 ZDnet: In 1994, only geeks, techies and nerds were using the Web, and then along came Netscape and nothing would be the same.

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SocketPlane Aims to Bring SDN to Docker

Wed, 2014-10-15 17:00

EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet: Startup aims to build open-source technology to advance state of networking and SDN for Docker container virtualization.

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Government Evangelist at GitHub on US open technologies

Wed, 2014-10-15 16:00

 Opensource.com: Meet Ben Balter. He's a Government Evangelist at GitHub, where he leads the efforts to encourage adoption of open source philosophies, making all levels of government better, one repository at a time.

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How to check hard disk health on Linux using smartmontools

Wed, 2014-10-15 15:00

 xmodulo: If there is something that you never want to happen on your Linux system, that is having hard drives die on you without any warning.

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Canonical Details Plans for Unity 8 Integration in Ubuntu Desktop

Wed, 2014-10-15 14:00

 softpedia: The Ubuntu desktop flavor hasn't been the developers' focus for some time now, but that is going to change very soon.

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Tiny $51 Tor router runs OpenWRT

Wed, 2014-10-15 13:00

 LinuxGizmos: A Kickstarter project called Anonabox offers a tiny Tor router for anonymous Internet use, running OpenWRT Linux on a MediaTek MT7620n WiFi chipset.

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 arrives

Wed, 2014-10-15 12:00

ZDnet: Not ready for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7? Well, you're in luck, RHEL 6.6 is here.

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POODLE Flaw Found in Legacy SSL 3.0 Encryption

Wed, 2014-10-15 10:00

eWEEK: A vulnerability in an older Secure Sockets Layer version could enable an attacker to decipher encrypted communications, Google disclosed in a research paper.

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