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Pimp Your Ubuntu Desktop and Derivatives with Numix Icon Packs

Sun, 2014-04-13 20:00

 ubuntuportal: Numix Icon Packs is a small project developed by Numix project team focused to create high quality GTK themes and icons for Linux desktop.

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One Week Until Lubuntu 14.04: Lightweight, LTS, Tidy [Overview & Screenshots]

Sun, 2014-04-13 16:00

 tuxarena: With Ubuntu 14.04 closing in to the release date, which is set for April 17th, I took Lubuntu for a spin from the daily live ISO image.

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Linux KVM Virtualization comes to IBM Power servers soon

Sun, 2014-04-13 12:00

 ZDnet: KVM, Linux's built-in hypervisor for the x86 chip family will be available at the end of this quarter for IBM's Power chip family.

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OpenStack Nova Gets New Leadership

Sun, 2014-04-13 08:00

InternetNews: Time for a changing of the guard in OpenStack.

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5 Programs/Features Embedded in Emacs

Sat, 2014-04-12 20:00

 tuxarena: Besides from being a powerful development environment, Emacs is cataloged by some as an entire operating system, since it provides many more features.

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MapR Adds Open Source Apache Spark for High Performance Big Data

Sat, 2014-04-12 16:00

 The VAR Guy: In partnership with Databricks, MapR has integrated Apache Spark into its Apache Hadoop distribution for Big Data, increasing performance for Hadoop applications.

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Star Citizen Space Combat & Trading Sim Will Come To Linux, Chris Roberts States At PAX

Sat, 2014-04-12 12:00

 GamingOnLinux: Something Linux gamers have been requesting time and time again is going to happen!

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Heartbleed SSL Flaw Angst Aggravated by Broken Disclosure Process

Sat, 2014-04-12 08:00

eWEEK: The decade's most serious security issue was packaged and branded, but many server administrators and service providers were left in the dark.

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How to speed read on Linux

Sat, 2014-04-12 01:00

Xmodulo: A startup called Spritz raised 3.5 Millions in seed money to develop an API that supposedly allows a user to read 1,000 words per minute.

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Raspberry Pi takes open source hardware computing to industrial automation

Fri, 2014-04-11 21:00

Silicon Angle: The Raspberry Pi Compute Module is a version with exactly the same hardware as the original Raspberry Pi, but comes with DDR2 SODIMM format.

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A review of the KDE graphics applications provided with openSUSE

Fri, 2014-04-11 17:00

Everyday Linux User: The point of these articles is to elaborate a bit more on the software that is pre-packaged within openSUSE.

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Heartbleed coder admits oversight but backs open source

Fri, 2014-04-11 16:00

C|Net: The programmer who inadvertently introduced the Heartbleed bug to the Internet on New Year's Eve 2011 reckons the fact it was eventually spotted proves the value of open source.

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Linksys launches new router with open source code

Fri, 2014-04-11 15:00

IT Business: The new iteration of the WRT has a dual-core 1.2 gigahertz processor, 128 megabytes of flash memory, as well as eSata and USB ports.

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Sarah Watz Elected by Open Source Matters to Guide Joomla

Fri, 2014-04-11 15:00

CMS Critic: Members of Open Source Matters elected Sarah Watz as the new president on April 8, 2014.

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Budge up VMware, array upstart Tintri's ramming in Red Hat Linux KVM

Fri, 2014-04-11 13:00

The Register: Hybrid flash-disk array startup Tintri is adding Red Hat-flavoured virtualisation to its storage gear – which already supports VMware-powered virtual machines.

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Zorin OS Lite 8.1 Is the Perfect OS for Users with Old PCs Running from Windows XP

Fri, 2014-04-11 12:00

 softpedia: The Lite version of Zorin OS might just be the OS, mostly because it has some ridiculous system requirements.

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How to set up a primary DNS server using CentOS

Fri, 2014-04-11 11:00

 xmodulo: Any operational domain has at least two DNS servers, one being called a primary name server (ns1), and the other a secondary name server (ns2).

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Leaked Firefox OS 2.0 screenshots show slicker UI

Fri, 2014-04-11 10:00

 LinuxGizmos: Screenshots have leaked of Firefox OS 2.0, showing a much improved user interface for a new wave of devices due this summer.

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Fedora Linux Plans Changes for Open Source OS

Fri, 2014-04-11 09:00

 The VAR Guy: Developers in the Fedora Linux community are discussing significant changes to the way they develop and market Fedora as part of an initiative called Fedora.next.

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Mutter-Wayland Merged Into Mutter

Fri, 2014-04-11 08:00

 WorldOfGnome: Wayland branch is now merged into Mutter master and that also brought some small changes to GNOME Shell, i.e, changes in build, changes on checking when Wayland is the compositor.

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