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Fedora Developer Announces New Partition Manager

Thu, 2014-09-11 13:00

Linux Magazine: New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.

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Share Files/Folders/Messages Using Cross-Platform 'Dukto' Application

Thu, 2014-09-11 12:00

noobslab: Dukto is easy multi-platform file and text transfer tool, licensed under GNU General Public License. Dukto is an easy file transfer tool designed for LAN use

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Perform Multiple Operations in Linux with the ‘xargs’ Command

Thu, 2014-09-11 11:00

MakeTechEasier: Xargs is a useful command that acts as a bridge between two commands, reading output of one and executing the other with the items read.

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Piston Cloud Computing Boosts OpenStack Security

Thu, 2014-09-11 10:00

eWEEK: A key feature Piston is pushing forward in version 3.5 of its OpenStack cloud distribution is support for Intel's Trusted Execution Technology.

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OpenELEC 4.2 Beta 6 Is a Bleeding Edge Distro That Runs on Almost Anything

Thu, 2014-09-11 09:00

softpedia: OpenELEC, an embedded operating system built specifically to run XBMC, the open source entertainment media hub, has been upgraded to version 4.2 Beta 6.

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Laid off from job, man builds tweeting toilet (Linux-Powered!)

Thu, 2014-09-11 08:00

ComputerWorld: What you can do with some household parts, some coding and a BeagleBone

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3 Drupal education distros reviewed

Thu, 2014-09-11 07:00

OpenSource.com: Drupal distributions are prepackaged collections that include extra installation profiles, libraries, modules, and themes added to the core Drupal distribution

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The Linux desktop-a-week review: ratpoison

Thu, 2014-09-11 06:00

NetworkWorld: Ratpoison should be sent to The Hague and put on trial for crimes against humanity.

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How Amazon Web Services Uses Linux and Open Source

Thu, 2014-09-11 01:00

Linux.com: “We view open source as a companion to AWS's business model”

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Quad-core Cortex-A15 SoC features 6MB on-chip RAM

Wed, 2014-09-10 21:00

 LinuxGizmos: TI has launched a Linux-friendly, 1.4GHz quad-core Cortex-A15 AM5K2Ex Keystone II SoC, that runs at under 10W and offers 10GbE switches and 6MB on-chip RAM.

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A concise guide on fixing Linux display issues

Wed, 2014-09-10 17:00

 blackmoreops: After installing NVIDIA driver, my display was stuck at 640x480 and no matter what I do, nothing fixed it.

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FoundationDB Adds Open Source SQL Storage Tool

Wed, 2014-09-10 16:00

 The VAR Guy: FoundationDB has released SQL Layer, an open source SQL database that complements the company's NoSQL data storage platform.

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Red Hat Renews Server Management Portfolio With Satellite 6

Wed, 2014-09-10 15:00

eWEEK: The Linux vendor breaks with its past and builds a new server management platform from open-source project

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SelekTOR: Tor GUI With Country Exit Node Selection, Useful To Bypass Country Restrictions For Various Websites

Wed, 2014-09-10 12:00

 webup8: SelekTOR is an open source Java-based GUI front-end for the Tor Client which has a few advantages over Vidalia (the official Tor GUI)

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Microsoft Reportedly Buying Minecraft Maker Mojang

Wed, 2014-09-10 10:00

 GamingOnLinux: This is not fun news to wake up to.

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The Web May Look Slow Today

Wed, 2014-09-10 09:00

 FOSSforce: To illustrate the point of the "fast lane/slow lane" approach proposed by the Federal Communications Commission, some of the biggest tech players today are leading a symbolic "Internet Slowdown"

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Ubuntu 14.10 expectations

Wed, 2014-09-10 08:00

 DarkDuck: There are two questions: 1. Are you waiting for Ubuntu 14.10 release? 2. Are you planning to update/upgrade/install Ubuntu 14.10 on your computer?

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VR headset mixes Oculus firmware and Android phablet

Wed, 2014-09-10 07:00

 LinuxGizmos: Samsung and Oculus have joined forces on a 3DOF "Gear VR" virtual reality headset with 96-degree FOV that uses a 5.7-inch Galaxy Note 4 as a computer and display.

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