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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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Heartbeat SSL Flaw Puts Linux Distros at Risk

Tue, 2014-04-08 17:00

eWEEK: Hours after the flaw's disclosure, many Linux distributions didn't have a patch.

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Canonical Shows Off Unity8 (Mir) and Unity7 (X11) Running at the Same Time on the Same PC

Tue, 2014-04-08 16:00

Softpedia: As it stands right now, users will be able to get a much better look at how Unity8 looks and works on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and it might get even better after more updates are released.

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How to set up a transparent HTTPS filtering proxy on CentOS

Tue, 2014-04-08 15:00

Xmodulo: This guide will tell you how to set up Squid on CentOS / RedHat Linux for transparent filtering of HTTP and HTTPS traffic with help of Diladele Web Safety ICAP server.

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Linux to the rescue! Windows XP support discontinued today

Tue, 2014-04-08 14:00

OpenSource.com: It's not surprising that Microsoft encourages users to migrate to Windows 8.1, but of course, there are other alternatives. The best one by far is Linux.

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Android TV could rock Amazon and Apple's worlds

Tue, 2014-04-08 13:00

Eye on Linux: Google is getting ready to launch Android TV, a set top box based on Android that comes complete with apps and games.

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What is good LaTeX editor software on Linux?

Tue, 2014-04-08 12:00

 xmodulo: Whether it is for a research paper, a math homework, a presentation, or a fancy resume, LaTeX is pretty much the go to language.

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Pro Video Editing with Pitivi

Tue, 2014-04-08 11:00

LinuxJournal: Several decent video editors are available on the Linux platform.

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Facebook rebooting their open source contributions

Tue, 2014-04-08 10:00

opensource.com: Facebook is on a new open source journey.

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