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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive to Finally Arrive on Linux

Mon, 2014-09-15 13:00

 softpedia: The Linux version of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive seems to have been in the works for ages, but now there is finally some news about it, although it's nothing definitive.

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Micro Focus Acquiring Attachmate for $2.3B

Mon, 2014-09-15 12:00

EnterpriseAppsToday: Deal will bring Novell, SUSE and NetIQ under the Micro Focus fold.

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MesosCon Highlights: Apache Mesos 0.20 and Docker Support

Mon, 2014-09-15 11:00 MesosCon started with a keynote from Benjamin Hindman, one of the creators of the project and Mesos team lead.

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Release of KDE Frameworks 5.2.0

Mon, 2014-09-15 10:00

KDE Frameworks are 60 addon libraries to Qt which provide a wide variety of commonly needed functionality in mature, peer reviewed and well tested libraries with friendly licensing terms.

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Jeff Hoogland Leaves Bodhi

Mon, 2014-09-15 09:00

 FOSSforce: Jeff Hoogland, the lead developer of Bodhi Linux, said in a blog post on Friday that "for a variety of reasons," he is stepping down from the leadership of his "labor of love."

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Robot OS to support Linux and Android on Snapdragon

Mon, 2014-09-15 08:00

 LinuxGizmos: The Open Source Robotics Foundation (OSRF), which maintains the open source Robot Operating System (ROS) and oversees the website, has announced the first formal support for an ARM target.

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MEGAsync releases Linux client

Mon, 2014-09-15 07:00

 techdrivein: The service was the brain child of Kim Dotcom, founder of now defunct Megaupload, and it was launched on 19 January 2013 to coincide with the one-year anniversary of the seizure of his previous enterprise.

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Fully Automatic Wireless Hacking Station on Raspberry Pi

Mon, 2014-09-15 06:00

 iodigitalsec: The software runs on a Raspberry Pi (or any sane Linux distribution) and is described for testing and research purposes.

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Linux 3.17 rc5

Mon, 2014-09-15 00:00

Linus Torvalds: So I should probably have delayed this until Wednesday for sentimental reasons: that will be 23 years since I uploaded the 0.01 source tree.
But I'm not an overly sentimental person, so screw that. I'm doing my
normal Sunday release.

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Building Linux Distributions That Aren't Boring [VIDEO]

Sun, 2014-09-14 16:00

ServerWatch: In a video interview with ServerWatch, Miller explains how the Linux distribution building process has evolved over the years to its current state and what's coming next.

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X.Org Server 1.16 Lands Officially In Ubuntu 14.10

Sun, 2014-09-14 12:00

Phoronix: After writing earlier this week about a new AMD Catalyst driver paving the way for X Server 1.16 in Ubuntu 14.10, the updated packages have officially landed within the Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" archive.

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LibreOffice cash-for-code strategy tests open source ethic

Sun, 2014-09-14 08:00

InfoWorld: In an unusual, controversial move, the Document Foundation is taking bids for paid development of LibreOffice for Android

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How to Build a Linux Media Server

Sat, 2014-09-13 20:00 Just about any Linux makes an excellent media server because it's lightweight and stable, so you can use whatever flavor you're most comfortable with.

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Cassandra gets a clean up and speed up in release 2.1

Sat, 2014-09-13 16:00

 ZDnet: Big Data users who swear by Cassandra should seriously consider upgrading to the new version.

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Rising Angels: Reborn Available On Linux & It's Free

Sat, 2014-09-13 12:00

 GamingOnLinux: Rising Angels: Reborn is now available for free on Linux and promises to be an interesting sci-fi adventure.

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Cortex-A5 SBC offers mainline Linux support

Sat, 2014-09-13 01:00

 LinuxGizmos: Emtrion's new SBC uses Atmel's Cortex-A5-based ATSAMA5D36 SoC and offers HDMI, 2x Ethernet, a battery charger, -40 to 85°C operation, and draws less than 300mA.

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First Android apps for Chromebooks

Fri, 2014-09-12 21:00

 ITworld: Chromebooks have turned out to be much more popular than most people expected when they were first released.

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Simple Ready To Roll Linux Backup Script

Fri, 2014-09-12 17:00

 iodigitalsec: I'd built a Linux backup BASH shell script a while ago that I've been using, and wanted to share it.

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Mirantis Releases OpenStack Express 2.0 with Icehouse Support

Fri, 2014-09-12 16:00

 The VAR Guy: OpenStack cloud computing vendor Mirantis has released OpenStack Express 2.0

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