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Features That Landed So Far For The Linux 3.15 Kernel

Tue, 2014-04-08 09:00

Phoronix: Here's a recap of the changes that were merged so far half-way through the Linux 3.15 merge window.

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Brendan Eich's Departure Will Mar Mozilla but Not Stop Its Innovation

Tue, 2014-04-08 08:00

eWEEK: Brendan Eich's resignation soon after being named Mozilla CEO will scar the company, but it won't likely halt its major tech initiatives.

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A council of hope : the free software column

Tue, 2014-04-08 07:00

 LinuxUser: In December 2013 the City of Munich completed the process, begun a decade ago, of transferring its computing facilities to free software, claiming to have saved 10 million in the process

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Are More AAA Games Waiting For Steam Machines?

Tue, 2014-04-08 06:00

 GamingOnLinux: So, you all know by now that Tropico 5 has been pushed back for the Steam Machines release and it does beg the question, are more AAA games waiting for Steam Machines to produce their Linux versions?

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7 habits of highly successful Unix admins

Tue, 2014-04-08 01:00

 ITworld: You can spend 50-60 hours a week managing your Unix servers and responding to your users' problems and still feel as if you're not getting much done or you can adopt some good work habits that will both make you more successful and prepare you for the next round of problems

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Linux Top 3: Linus Lashes out, Linux 3.14 Gets PIE and Ubuntu One is Done.

Mon, 2014-04-07 21:00

LinuxPlanet: Linus Torvalds has never been one to hold its tongue if something is bothering him.

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OpenVPN Server and Client Installation and Configuration on Debian 7

Mon, 2014-04-07 17:00

Tecmint: This article details how to obtain IPv6 connectivity on OpenVPN using Debian Linux.

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Intel beefs up open source Raspberry Pi challenger and slashes price

Mon, 2014-04-07 16:00

Open Source Insider: Intel has beefed up its open source single-board computer and cut its price in half.

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Death of Window XP Is a Golden Opportunity for Linux

Mon, 2014-04-07 15:00

eWEEK: Old hardware doesn't necessarily mean Windows XP users need to buy a new box. Linux just may be their solution

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The Latest Midori Browser Has Rewritten AdBlock, WebKit Improvements (Ubuntu Installation)

Mon, 2014-04-07 14:00

Tux Arena: Midori is a GTK-based browser with a clean interface that resembles the one of Google Chrome, using the WebKit rendering engine, and offering plenty of the usual features.

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Confession of a Linux Gamer: I Still Need Windows to Play Games

Mon, 2014-04-07 13:00

Softpedia: I'm sorry to say this, but when it comes to games, Linux cannot hold a candle to Windows operating systems. The reason for this problem is, of course, the market share.

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Brendan Eich's ouster shows lynch mob at work

Mon, 2014-04-07 12:00

ITWire: Would Mozilla withdraw its browser for Windows and Mac OSX because of the questionable ethics of these two companies? You know the answer to that one - money talks, and Baker can well understand the language.

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4 Spreadsheet Alternatives to MS Excel

Mon, 2014-04-07 11:00

TuxArena: There was a time when office compatibility was a bit of a problem on Linux, but with the latest office suites out there available for Linux, this is not an issue anymore.

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Tiny Cortex-A9 SBC is hackable and stackable

Mon, 2014-04-07 09:00

LinuxGizmos: One by one, established embedded board developers are experimenting with open, community backed single board computer projects.

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Check hardware information on Linux with hwinfo command

Mon, 2014-04-07 03:00

BinaryTides: Hwinfo depends on the libhd library to gather hardware information which depends on libhal.

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Steam Has Greenlit Another 37 Linux Games

Sun, 2014-04-06 16:00

 GamingOnLinux: Steam is really bringing in the indies aren't they! They have pushed the button for another batch of titles to be greenlit, this time there are 37 100% confirmed Linux titles.

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OpenVPN Server and Client Installation and Configuration on Debian 7

Sun, 2014-04-06 12:00

 tecmint: This article details how to obtain IPv6 connectivity on OpenVPN using Debian Linux.

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How to configure Varnish for WebSocket traffic

Sun, 2014-04-06 08:00

 LinuxBSDos: I finally figured out that Varnish was the source of the problems and errors I was dealing with.

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LinuxCon North America 2014 comes to Chicago

Sat, 2014-04-05 20:00

OpenSource.com: More than 100 sessions ranging from simple tutorials and workshops to deep technical dives and everything in between.

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Drag-and-Drop Cloud Orchestration with Ubuntu Juju

Sat, 2014-04-05 16:00

CIO Engage: Canonical, the Ubuntu Linux and Juju Development/Operations (DevOps) program parent company, is turning Juju into a tool that makes setting clouds up  a drag-and-drop operation.

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