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CrunchBang++ 1.0 Screenshot Tour

Tuesday 25th of August 2015 09:59:07 AM
CrunchBang++ 1.0 is available. CrunchBang++ is an open source and completely free [of cost (#!++ does include several of Debian's non-free packages as well as the non-free repository)] computer operating system, designed as a continuation of the CrunchBang Linux distribution, based on newer Debian 8 (Jessie) packages and built around the minimal and lightweight Openbox window manager. CrunchBang++ is also known as CBPP or #!++ or CrunchBang Plus Plus.

GStreamer 1.6 Open Source Multimedia Backend Gets Closer to Release, Here's What's New

Tuesday 25th of August 2015 09:01:56 AM
The hard working team of developers behind the powerful GStreamer open-source multimedia backend published details about the new features coming to GStreamer 1.6, a major release of the acclaimed software.

News: Linux Top 3: Sabayon Linux Embraces Docker, Q4OS Updates and PC-BSD 10.2

Tuesday 25th of August 2015 08:04:45 AM
Sabayon gets 'Dockerized'

Watch: Ubuntu MATE 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) Running on Banana Pi BPI-M1

Tuesday 25th of August 2015 07:07:34 AM
We've seen them all, Ubuntu running on virtually anything, Ubuntu powering all sorts of devices, from mobile phones to embedded and industrial PCs. Today, we want to show you Ubuntu MATE 15.04 running on Banana Pi BPI-M1.

GoBang Linux 2.04.2 Screenshot Tour

Tuesday 25th of August 2015 06:10:23 AM
GoBang Linux 2.04.2 is available. Gobang is a light and fast operating system based on Ubuntu repositories. The default environment is built on the Openbox window manager. G.B.L allows you to easily and quickly customize your system to suit your needs. ISO images are not issued regularly and contain alternate installation CDs. The idea to create GoBang OS was born out of the need for rapid, lightweight operating system that aims to provide an alternative look at the OS.The system allows a large amount of software installations, and complete control over the appearance. The GoBang Project aims nature of information and education.

Ubuntu Touch OTA-6 Images to Arrive on Wednesday for Meizu MX4 and Nexus Devices

Tuesday 25th of August 2015 05:13:12 AM
Canonical's Lukasz Zemczak has sent in his daily report informing us all about the latest work done by the Ubuntu Touch developers in prepration for the major OTA-6 software update for the mobile operating system.

Read along and participate in The Open Organization book club

Tuesday 25th of August 2015 04:16:01 AM
I'd like to invite you to join us for a virtual book club to discuss open leadership, organizational management, and other ideas from The Open Organization: Igniting Passion and Performance by Jim Whitehurst. Starting on August 31, we'll discuss the book chapter by chapter, for seven weeks, one chapter per week.

Here's How to Watch Hulu Movies and TV Shows on Ubuntu Linux

Tuesday 25th of August 2015 03:18:50 AM
IT expert Nathan Haines published a tutorial instructing users of the Ubuntu Linux operating system about how to watch movies and TV shows on the American streaming service Hulu. If you're using Ubuntu Linux and want to watch TV shows and movies on the Hulu platform, you must add the third-party HAL PPA using the first command listed below, and then install the HAL (Hardware Abstraction Layer) software using the second command.

Reports from mid-cycle meetups, NFV at scale, and more OpenStack news

Tuesday 25th of August 2015 02:21:39 AM
Interested in keeping track of what's happening in the open source cloud?

SteamOS Brewmaster 2.30 Brings a New Linux Kernel and Autorepair Service

Tuesday 25th of August 2015 01:24:28 AM
Valve is working on SteamOS version based on Debian 8, and it's making good progress with it. The operating system is still considered a Beta, and it's not ready for prime time, especially since developers are still making important upgrades.

Mageia 5 - So Much Better Than Last Time

Tuesday 25th of August 2015 12:27:17 AM
My last review of Mageia was given the title "gone in 60 seconds" partly because that is as much time as I was prepared to give it. This time things went so much better although for a brief period I was left in complete silence

Intel aims “5×5″ at gap between NUC and Mini-ITX

Monday 24th of August 2015 11:30:06 PM
Intel showed off a 147 x 140mm “5?5″ SBC form-factor slotted between NUC and Mini-ITX, designed for socketable, LGA-based Intel Celeron and Core processors. Spurred on by the success of its reference design for 102 x 102mm (4.0 x 4.0-inch) NUC (Next Unit of Computing) mini-PCs, many of which run Linux, Intel showed off a […]

Canonical Kills Desktop Ubuntu Software Center, Focuses on Mobile Apps

Monday 24th of August 2015 10:32:55 PM
Ubuntu Linux developers plan to focus efforts on transactionally updated software in Snappy Core, shifting away from the Ubuntu Software Center in Canonical's open source OS.

My Network Go-Bag

Monday 24th of August 2015 09:35:44 PM
I often get teased for taking so much tech hardware with me ontrips—right up until the Wi-Fi at the hotel, conference centeror rented house fails. I'm currently on vacation with my family andsome of our friends from Florida, and our rental home has a faulty Wi-Firouter. Thankfully, I have a bag full of goodies for just this occasion.

Shotcut – Video Editor Based on MLT Framework and Support for 4K UHD

Monday 24th of August 2015 08:38:33 PM
Shotcut is an free, open-source video editor app based on the MLT Multimedia Framework which works flawlessly on major operating system (Linux, Mac OSX and Microsoft Windows)

Compare PDF Files With DiffPDF In Ubuntu Linux, Debian, Fedora & Other Derivatives

Monday 24th of August 2015 07:41:22 PM
DiffPDF is a small but useful tool that compares two PDF files and let you know the differences. This easy to use tool is free for Linux. If you often read books then you can compare for changes in the paragraph and other deep aspects. Let's see how to install and use DiffPDF in Linux distributions including Ubuntu, Debian, PCLinuxOS and Fedora.

How to get Oracle Virtual Box 5.0 installed on (Ubuntu) Linux

Monday 24th of August 2015 06:44:11 PM
Oracle's Virtual Box is one of the easiest to use virtual machines that run under Linux. Although we Linux users have reasons not to use Oracle's products, the particular piece of software is maybe the best choice we can make in that area and at least it's open source. If you want to use other free software alternatives to Oracle's VM, you can check VMware Workstation, QEMU, or GNOME Boxes (currently works only on Fedora).

Five Super Cool Open Source Games

Monday 24th of August 2015 05:47:00 PM
In 2014 and 2015, Linux became home to a list of popular commercial titles such as the popular Borderlands, Witcher, Dead Island, and Counter Strike series of games. While this is exciting news, what of the gamer on a budget? Commercial titles are good, but even better are free-to-play alternatives made by developers who know what players like.

BAN Windows 10, it SPIES too much, exclaim Russians

Monday 24th of August 2015 04:49:49 PM
Nyet to Redmondian probe tentacles up our assRussian lawyers have filed a complaint calling for an outright ban – or at least tight restrictions – over the sale of Windows 10 in Russia.…

Windows 10 market share growth slows to just ten per cent

Monday 24th of August 2015 03:52:38 PM
There's good news and bad news for Microsoft because Windows 8.1 is slipping fastWindows 10 now has 5.95 per cent of the desktop operating systems market, according to the folks at StatCounter.…

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