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12 oddball odes to open-source

Thu, 2014-08-21 10:00

 NetworkWorld: The world of free and open-source software has spawned a surprising amount of original music.

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Setup FTP server using VsFtp and Configure Secure FTP connections on Ubuntu 14.04 Server

Thu, 2014-08-21 09:00

 ubuntugeek: vsftpd is a GPL licensed FTP server for UNIX systems, including Linux.

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Why do so many Linux users hate Oracle?

Thu, 2014-08-21 08:00

 ITworld: Oracle has always had a rather touch and go relationship with the open source community, to say the least.

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What is a good EPUB reader on Linux

Thu, 2014-08-21 07:00

 xmodulo: If for some reasons you wish to open an electronic book in your computer, chances are that you will need specific software.

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Microsoft Lobby Denies the State of Chile Access to Free Software

Thu, 2014-08-21 06:00

 softpedia: Fresh on the heels of the entire Munich and Linux debacle, another story involving Microsoft and free software has popped up across the world, in Chile.

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Dangling the Linux Carrot

Thu, 2014-08-21 01:00

 FOSSforce: These are different desktops, all individual from one another, and I can do different things on each one of them at different times."

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Home automation hub runs Linux, offers cloud services

Wed, 2014-08-20 21:00

 LinuxGizmos: Cloud Media launched a Kickstarter campaign for a Linux-based "Stack Box" home automation hub with cloud services and Raspberry Pi expansion compatibility.

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How To Enable HTML5 Playback For Netflix On Ubuntu 14.04 Or 14.10

Wed, 2014-08-20 17:00

 webupd8: Netflix supports HTML5 playback (using the Encrypted Media Extensions) but unfortunately, it doesn't work out of the box on Linux for now.

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Linux Foundation Debuts Linux Certification Effort #linuxcon

Wed, 2014-08-20 16:00

The new certifications mark the first time the Linux Foundation has offered formal certification after years of success with training programs.

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Thanks For Making Games Faster: Top 10 Quotes from the Linux Kernel Developer Panel #linuxcon

Wed, 2014-08-20 15:00

Linux.com: Linux gamers owe a debt of gratitude to kernel developer Andy Lutomirski for his recent work getting 32-bit programs to run faster on a 64-bit kernel

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What the Linux Foundation Does for Linux #linuxcon

Wed, 2014-08-20 14:00

Datamation: Speaking at the LinuxCon conference, Jim Zemlin compares himself to the Simpsons' groundskeeper Willy.

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Linux Founder Linus Torvalds 'Still Wants the Desktop'

Wed, 2014-08-20 12:30

eWEEK: During a LinuxCon panel discussion, Linus Torvalds provides insight into what works and what doesn't with Linux in 2014

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Itus Networks Taps Kickstarter for Home Gateway Security

Wed, 2014-08-20 12:00

eWEEK: While Internet connectivity in the home is now mainstream, gateway security to protect users is not.

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How to configure a network printer and scanner on Ubuntu desktop

Wed, 2014-08-20 11:00

 xmodulo: How to access the network printer/scanner devices from a desktop client

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Linux Kernel Development Gets Two-Factor Authentication

Wed, 2014-08-20 10:00

eWEEK: Linux kernel development is getting a new layer of security with the introduction of two-factor authentication for code commits.

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Is it time to automate your home with Linux?

Wed, 2014-08-20 09:00

 ITWorld: I have to admit that home automation is one Linux product category that I've hardly paid any attention to over the years.

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Tesora Launches Certification Program for OpenStack Cloud Storage

Wed, 2014-08-20 08:00

 The VAR Guy: Database-as-a-service (DBaaS) vendor Tesora is certifying relational, NoSQL and distributed databases for compatibility with OpenStack cloud storage.

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Why the operating system matters in a containerized world

Wed, 2014-08-20 07:00

 opensource.com: Applications running in Linux containers are isolated within a single copy of the operating system running on a physical server.

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Munich Switching to Windows from Linux Is Proof That Microsoft Is Still an Evil Company

Wed, 2014-08-20 06:00

 softpedia: Reports about the city of Munich authorities that are considering the replacement of Linux with Microsoft products mostly comes from one man, the Deputy Mayor of Munich, who is also a long-term self-declared Windows fan.

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European Space Operations Centre Now Runs on SUSE Linux Enterprise Servers

Wed, 2014-08-20 01:00

 softpedia: The European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) is now powered by SUSE Linux Enterprise Server and it's making a firm commitment towards open source and Linux software.

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