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Do you need antivirus software on a Chromebook?

Thu, 2014-04-10 09:00

 EveryDayLinuxUser: The simple answer is of course no but I have elaborated a bit on the question and there are possibly a few more things to take into consideration

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QMMP: A winamp style music player for Linux

Thu, 2014-04-10 08:00

 BinaryTides: The number of multimedia applications on Linux is constantly increasing over time and there is already an abundance.

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Fanless x86 mini-PC runs Debian on 2.3 Watts

Thu, 2014-04-10 07:00

 LinuxGizmos: DMP announced a Linux-ready Ebox-3100 mini-PC, running on an x86-based, 400MHz Vortex86EX processor and offering 2.3 Watt consumption and a $95 price.

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Interview With Pasi Kainiemi Developer Of Running With Rifles & Linux Game-play Video

Thu, 2014-04-10 06:00

Gaming on Linux: I had some time to chat to Pasi Kainiemi a developer on the Running With Rifles team about the game and Linux.

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Hackable home automation controller runs Android

Thu, 2014-04-10 01:00

Linux Gizmos: Habey has launched a Kickstarter project for a hackable, Android-based "HIO Wallpad" home automation controller.

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Google Chrome 34 Gets Responsive

Wed, 2014-04-09 21:00

Datamation: Google's upgrade to its Chrome web browser includes support for responsive images and fixes for 31 security issues. 

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The Internet's 25 years and future with open source

Wed, 2014-04-09 17:00

OpenSource.com: What began as ARPANET back in 1969, has become the Internet as we know it today. This year on March 12 marked 25 years of the World Wide Web. It all got started when...

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WordPress 3.8.x Users Receive Automatic Security Updates for Pingback

Wed, 2014-04-09 16:00

eWEEK: The WordPress 3.8.2 update provides additional checks to limit the risk of pingback attacks.

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How to configure Conky with a GUI-based Conky config tool

Wed, 2014-04-09 15:00

Xmodulo: The difficult part of using Conky for beginners though is to configure Conky. You need to create a Conky configuration file with properly formatted code, which can be tricky.

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NVIDIA Releases First Linux Driver with Overclock Features

Wed, 2014-04-09 14:00

Softpedia: The new Linux display driver, 337.12 Beta, is somewhat of an odd release.

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Does Google need to lock down the Google Play store?

Wed, 2014-04-09 13:00

Eye on Linux: The app has since been pulled from the Google Play store, but the damage has already been done.

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Heartbleed: for hundreds of thousands of servers at risk around the world from catastrophic bug

Wed, 2014-04-09 12:00

Guardian: The bug, called "Heartbleed", affects web servers running a package called OpenSSL.

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Running Windows XP programs on Linux Mint with CrossOver

Wed, 2014-04-09 11:00

 ZDnet: Thanks to WINE and its commercial big brother, CrossOver, you can run some popular Windows programs on Linux.

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16 commands to check hardware information on Linux

Wed, 2014-04-09 10:00

 BinaryTides: Like for every thing, there are plenty of commands to check information about the hardware of your linux system.

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Tech Gurus Still Don't "Get" Linux

Wed, 2014-04-09 09:00

 Datamation: It has been my experience that, despite any progress, Ubuntu and distros like it have made in gaining new users, those in the tech media continue to get it wrong.

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Raspberry Pi morphs into $30 SODIMM-style COM

Wed, 2014-04-09 08:00

 LinuxGizmos: The Raspberry Pi Foundation unveiled the $30 Raspberry Pi Compute Module, an embeddable computer-on-module version of the Pi, plus a companion baseboard.

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How Git redefined open source software development

Wed, 2014-04-09 07:00

OpenSource.com: Git brought back debates about version control workflows! Heck, just having people care about version control tools again was fun. For versioning nerds, it's been nirvana.

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elementary OS Isis First Details Revealed

Wed, 2014-04-09 06:00

Softpedia: The looks and features of elementary OS "Isis" have been mostly kept under wraps and many users have been wondering what they will do next.

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Does Your Organization Need a Chief Trust Officer? [VIDEO]

Wed, 2014-04-09 01:00

eSecurityPlanet: Bob West is one of only a handful of executives today with the title of chief trust officer.

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MongoDB 2.6 Improves Open-Source Database Performance

Tue, 2014-04-08 21:00

DatabaseJournal: "With index intersection developers can address more queries with simple indexes and with less upfront index design"

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