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How to install LXDE desktop on Arch Linux

Monday 9th of March 2015 07:25:59 PM
The "Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment" is quite fast and energy saving desktop manager. It has a of of features beautiful interface, multi-language support, standard keyboard short cuts and additional features like tabbed file browsing. LXDE consumes the least resources when compared to other desktop managers. In this tutorial I will show you how to install LXDE on arch Linux and get started using it.

Clinton's Homebrew E-Mail Server: Risky or Genius?

Monday 9th of March 2015 06:28:48 PM
The personal email server used by Hillary Rodham Clinton during her time as secretary of state was probably about the size of your office desktop computer and could have been tucked quietly in a corner somewhere. She's come a long way since 1997, when Clinton's staff bought the then-first lady a copy of the book "E-Mail for Dummies." ... every time you write something online, a third party -- Yahoo or Google or your employer -- has a copy. This is what makes what Clinton did both sneaky and, some might say, genius: Instead of setting up an email account with the government -- for example, -- she operated a computer email server on an Internet connection that has been traced back to her family's hometown in New York.

Don't forget one of Linux's best features: How to use multiple workspaces

Monday 9th of March 2015 05:31:37 PM
Windows users have long been jealous of workspaces—also called virtual desktops or multiple desktops—on Linux. But many Linux desktops have hidden this feature by default in recent years. Soon, Windows users will have multiple desktop workspaces enabled by default—and many Linux users won’t. That’s crazy! Virtual desktops have long been one of the standout features of the Linux desktop, and it shouldn’t be lost. Here’s how you can get started with workspaces on Ubuntu’s Unity or another desktop environment today.

Tiny i.MX6-based IoT COM fills Intel Edison’s shoes

Monday 9th of March 2015 04:34:26 PM
TechNexion’s Freescale i.MX6-based “PICO-IMX6″ COM offers a superset of the features of Intel’s Edison IoT module, along with partial plug-in compatibility. TechNexion, which last month joined Freescale in launching a Linux-ready, Internet of Things oriented LS1021A-IoT Gateway Reference Design, is now readying a tiny “PICO-IMX6″ computer-on-module based on the Freescale i.MX6, along with a “PICO-Dwarf” […]

Tiny Core 6.1 Screenshot Tour

Monday 9th of March 2015 03:37:15 PM
Team Tiny Core is proud to announce the release of Core 6.1. Changelog: tce-load - remove extraneous ls check, apply awk patch, remove unused depi variable; tc-functions - getbasefile speedup; tce-audit, tce-load - ignore spaces in dep files; BusyBox 1.23.1 patched for modinfo, modprobe, wget and dc; BusyBox updated to 1.23.1; - fix systems with default year not 1970; - awk patch and move common part to a function; tce-audit - awk patch. Also in conjunction with the above in Xprogs: apps - quote the search argument, reload the list on an empty search, set a minimum size to the window, nicer resize behaviour. Several elements of X.Org 7.7 were also updated between 6.0 and 6.1 so users should use the apps GUI to check for updates and check for changed deps after upgrading.

Samba 4.2.0 Available for Download

Monday 9th of March 2015 02:40:04 PM
With the final release of Samba 4.2, the last series of Samba 3 hasbeen discontinued! People still running 3.6.x or earlier,shouldconsider moving to a more recent and maintained version (4.0 - 4.2).

Connect globally, educate openly: Open Education Week 2015

Monday 9th of March 2015 01:42:53 PM
Open Education Week (OEW) is an annual, global event and will take place this year from March 9-13, 2015. The event aims to raise awareness and celebrate achievements of the global Open Education Movement.Open education encompasses resources, tools, and practices that employ a framework of open sharing to improve educational access and effectiveness worldwide. Participation in all events during OEW, and use of all resources, is free and open to more

Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 Vivid Vervet Beta 1 : Video Overview and Screenshot Tours

Monday 9th of March 2015 12:45:42 PM
Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 Vivid Vervet Beta 1 is an ubuntu derivatives featuring GNOME 3.14 as default desktop environment, and it also include linux kernel version 3.18.

Linus Torvalds Announces Linux Kernel 4.0 Release Candidate 3

Monday 9th of March 2015 11:48:31 AM
Linus Torvalds announced a few hours ago the immediate availability for download and testing of the Linux kernel 4.0 RC3 (Release Candidate) which, according to Linus, is smaller than the previous RC version. However, it includes a fair amount of improvements, bug fixes and patches.

Unity, Mozilla team up to bring PEW! PEW! PEW! to browsers, too

Monday 9th of March 2015 05:39:07 AM
GDC 2015 The latest version of the Unity cross-platform game development toolkit is helping to bring advanced 3D graphics and gaming to the web, albeit in baby steps.

D-Link Routers Haunted by Remote Command Injection Bug -

Monday 9th of March 2015 03:44:45 AM
Some D-Link routers contain a vulnerability that leaves them open to remote attacks that can give an attacker root access, allow DNS hijacking and other attacks.

ARM, Geomerics: Don't go to the dark side. Use the Forge, Luke

Monday 9th of March 2015 01:50:23 AM
GDC 2015 Brit processor designer ARM and its gobbled subsidiary Geomerics want to shed some more light on gaming graphics – literally, with an update to Enlighten.

Docker hires'n'acquires to cure its security, networking headaches

Sunday 8th of March 2015 11:56:01 PM
Application container firm Docker is staffing up, having brought on new talent to further its security and networking development efforts.

Oracle's piping hot new pot of Java takes out the trash (faster)

Sunday 8th of March 2015 10:01:39 PM
JDK 8 Update 40 improves memory handling, JavaScript supportOracle's latest update to the Java Development Kit doesn't add any new language features or change any APIs, but it still includes a number of enhancements that should please Java developers and users.…

Lubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet Beta 1 : Video Overview and Screenshot Tours

Sunday 8th of March 2015 08:07:17 PM
Lubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet Beta 1 available to download and install for testing, it released built in with kernel 3.18 and LXDE as default desktop environment.

FFmpeg 2.6 Out Now, Devs Hope Google and Mozilla Will Use ffvp9 for 1080p Playback

Sunday 8th of March 2015 06:12:55 PM
After three months of hard work, the FFmpeg Project was proud to announced the other day the immediate availability for download of the open-source FFmpeg 2.6 audio/video conversion, recording and streaming software, dubbed "Grothendieck." The release introduces a number of new features and improvements over FFmpeg 2.5.

Cyanogen teams with Qualcomm, Thunderbird lives, and more

Sunday 8th of March 2015 04:18:33 PM
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Cyanogen partnering with Qualcomm, Thunderbird's resurrection, GitLab buying Gitorius, and more!

NCC Group to audit OpenSSL for security holes

Sunday 8th of March 2015 02:24:11 PM
With the support of the Linux Foundation[he]#039[/he]s Core Infrastructure Initiative, the NCC Group will be auditing OpenSSL's source code for problems.

The New Ubuntu Music App Looks Amazing, Watch the Behind the Scenes Video

Sunday 8th of March 2015 12:29:49 PM
Canonical has posted a new video today on its YouTube channel, showcasing its brand-new Ubuntu Music App that will work across desktop and mobile platforms, including the Ubuntu for phones.

Facebook face-off? Google hires engineers to run Android OS on virtual reality gear

Sunday 8th of March 2015 10:35:27 AM
Google has reportedly padded out a team of engineers to beaver away at an Android operating system to power virtual reality devices.

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OpenELEC 5.0.7 released

The OpenELEC team is proud to announce OpenELEC 5.0.7. OpenELEC-5.0 is the next stable release, which is a feature release and the successor of OpenELEC-4.2. Read more

Dekko 0.5 Beta (Email Client For Ubuntu Touch) Has Been Released

As you may know, Canonical has started working at Dekko, its own email client for Ubuntu Touch, using the lightweight Trojita email client as code-base. Read more

Running FreeBSD on the server: a sysadmin speaks

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