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LibreOffice might be coming to Android

Tue, 2014-08-12 09:00

 ITworld: The sooner LibreOffice is released for Android, the bette

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How to remove file metadata on Linux

Tue, 2014-08-12 08:00

 xmodulo: A typical data file often has associated "metadata" which is descriptive information about the file, represented in the form of a set of name-value pairs.

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Acer's new Chromebook 13 offers a high-resolution screen and all-day battery life

Tue, 2014-08-12 07:00

The Verge: The first Chromebook with Nvidia's Tegra K1 processor promises to outgun and outlast the competition

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Pineapple Hacking Device Resembles a Carbon Monoxide Detector

Tue, 2014-08-12 06:00

eWEEK: A Linux powered WiFi hacking device that could be hidden in what appears to be a standard carbon monoxide detector casing was demoed at Defcon.

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Linux Top 3: Knoppix 7.4, Android x86 4.4 and the Debian Desktop Debate

Tue, 2014-08-12 01:00

LinuxPlanet: Google Android handset owners have had access to the new KitKat release, aka Android 4.4, for the better part of 2014.

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Geek of the Week: Jean Paoli, president of Microsoft Open Technologies

Mon, 2014-08-11 17:00

Geekwire: There was a time when Microsoft and “open technologies” were diametrically opposed

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Flock Day 3: Fedora Infrastructure (To Infinity and Beyond!)

Mon, 2014-08-11 16:00

Fedora Magazine: The most visible product of the Fedora community is the Fedora distribution itself.

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How to fix your Internet connection in Ubuntu Linux

Mon, 2014-08-11 15:00

PCWorld: Luckily, you won’t have to pull up the terminal and type any arcane commands to make your Internet connection work.

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PlayOnLinux reached to version 4.2.4, Install in Ubuntu/Linux Mint via PPA

Mon, 2014-08-11 14:00

noobslab: PlayOnLinux is a piece of software which allows you to easily install and use numerous apps and games designed to run with Microsoft Windows.

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How to Back Up and Migrate Your Linux Configuration Files

Mon, 2014-08-11 13:00

HowToGeek: Linux applications store their settings in hidden folders inside each user account’s home folder.

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Why am I prevented from creating additional partitions on my Linux PC?

Mon, 2014-08-11 12:00

MakeUseOf: I can not create a new partition after splitting from the existing one. I get an error saying “No more than 4 primary partitions”.

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NoSQL MongoDB Storage Vendor Compose Integrates ElasticSearch

Mon, 2014-08-11 11:00

 The VAR Guy: The company formerly known as MongoHQ has changed its name to Compose and integrated the open source ElasticSearch data analytics engine into its MongoDB storage platform.

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Finally! Get Netflix to work in Ubuntu 14.04 (and Linux) the super easy way!

Mon, 2014-08-11 10:00

 TechDriveIn: Though there are ways to make Netflix work in Ubuntu 14.04, this must be the easiest.

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Exciting New Terminal Emulators

Mon, 2014-08-11 09:00

 LinuxLinks: Even though Terminator meets all my needs, I am always on the look out for new terminal emulators that might offer a different way of working.

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Autonomous Android smartwatch ships

Mon, 2014-08-11 08:00

 LinuxGizmos: Neptune's Android 4.1-based "Pine" smartwatch is shipping to Kickstarter backers with a dual-core Snapdragon, 2.4-inch screen, telephony, and dual cameras.

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Should Xfce or GNOME be the default desktop in Debian Jessie?

Mon, 2014-08-11 07:00

 ITworld: Debian is the great grand-daddy of Linux distributions and it remains a popular choice among Linux users.

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Malevolent Developer Trolls Linux Kernel Development with Lots of Broken Patches

Mon, 2014-08-11 00:00

 softpedia: Unfortunately, not everyone is looking to help the open source community, and in fact, there are people who try to hurt it.

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GUN Linux: On the range with TrackingPoint’s new AR-15s

Sun, 2014-08-10 20:00

Ars: Austin company expands computer-guided weapons line-up, explores DoD contracts.

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The Exciting Features Merged So Far For Linux 3.17

Sun, 2014-08-10 16:00

Phoronix: We're now around the half-way point of the Linux 3.17 merge window with at least another week expected before the 3.17-rc1 release

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EMV Is No Silver Bullet for Payment Card Security

Sun, 2014-08-10 12:00

eWEEK: EMV isn't the savior of the payment card industry; it's just another set of problems, two security researchers demonstrated at Black Hat.

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