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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor GOTY Launches on Linux with 50% Price Cut

Sunday 2nd of August 2015 05:40:21 AM
Feral Interactive has just revealed that Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor GOTY for the Linux platform has been released, and it can now be purchased with a 50% discount from the Feral and Steam stores.

Wait, STOP: Are you installing Windows 10 or ransomware?

Sunday 2nd of August 2015 03:45:59 AM
This one will be an 'absolute bastard,' say security bods. People aren't good at waiting for stuff, and with, computer users queueing up to download Windows 10, ransomware purveyors have started to move in.

Adobe Brakets 1.4 An Awesome Text Editor Released, Install In Ubuntu 15.04/14.04 Or Derivatives

Sunday 2nd of August 2015 01:51:37 AM
Adobe Brackets is a text editor developed by Adobe developers. You will like it if you are a web designer. Brackets window splits into two parts vertical or horizontal both and this unique user interface helps managing multiple documents simultaneously. You can easily install Adobe Brackets in Ubuntu, Linux Mint and other derivatives.

Razer acquires OUYA, Steam security breach, and more open gaming news

Saturday 1st of August 2015 11:57:15 PM
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Razer and OUYA, security vulnerabilities on Steam, and more.Open gaming roundup for July 25 - August 1, 2015read more

Arch Linux 2015.08.01 Is Now Available for Download, Powered by Linux Kernel 4.1

Saturday 1st of August 2015 10:02:53 PM
You won't believe this, but it's already August, so the time has come for the Arch Linux operating system to receive a new installation media that includes all the updates that have been released during the month of July 2015.

Compact module runs Linux on quad-core Braswell

Saturday 1st of August 2015 08:08:31 PM
Congatec announced a compact, low power computer-on-module based on Intel’s 14nm “Braswell” SoCs, and featuring triple display outputs, and up to 4K video. Last month we reported that Adlink, MSC, Nexcom, and Portwell had all launched Braswell-based COMs built according to PICMG’s “COM Express Type 6 Compact” form factor specs. As of this week, that […]

Kdbus, F23 update, FUDCon Pune report, and… is Fedora slowing down?

Saturday 1st of August 2015 06:14:09 PM
Get on the kdbus! If you’ve poked around the running processes on a modern Linux system, you’ve seen something called dbus. You can read more about this on the dbus website, but the basic summary is that it’s a system... Continue Reading →

Windows 10's Torrent-U-Like updates slurp your precious bandwidth

Saturday 1st of August 2015 04:19:47 PM
Who needs cloud when users can host downloads for you?Feel like your network bandwidth is slipping away? Windows 10 could be the culprit.…

How to Virtualise Linux

Saturday 1st of August 2015 02:25:25 PM
New issue out now – virtualisation explained, home automation, Ubuntu phone and more inside

Why Mozilla Wants Firefox in Windows 10

Saturday 1st of August 2015 12:31:03 PM
I'm all for user choice and personally i have chosen not to run Windows, but for those that do choose Windows, Microsoft really should enable browser choice, though I'm not sure all that many will choose Firefox anymore.

Botnet takedowns: are they worth it?

Saturday 1st of August 2015 10:36:41 AM
The number of botnets has grown rapidly over the last decade. From Gameover Zeus leveraging encrypted peer-to-peer command and control servers, to Conflicker, infecting millions of computers across the world - botnets are continuing to infiltrate many internet-based services and causing mass disruption, and it's getting worse.

Mozilla slams Microsoft over Windows 10's default browser switcheroo

Saturday 1st of August 2015 08:42:19 AM
Mozilla yesterday went public with its complaint about Windows 10 resetting the default browser, calling it "disturbing" and demanding that it "undo its aggressive move to override user choice."

Kodi media player turns 15 with Isengard release

Saturday 1st of August 2015 06:47:57 AM
The XBMC Foundation’s Team Kodi last week released version 15 of its popular, open source Kodi media player and home theater framework. The “Isengard” release of Kodi (formerly XBMC) offers enhancements ranging from new chapter support to an improved add-on manager, but the biggest news is the completion of the Android version.

Windows 10 marks the end of 'pay once, use forever' software

Saturday 1st of August 2015 04:53:35 AM
Welcome to Microsoft's pay-pay-pay plan. Comment Windows 10 is the last version of Windows that will ever be released. If this really is the last version of Windows desktop operating system ever, though, where will Microsoft make its money?

Build your own NAS with OpenMediaVault

Saturday 1st of August 2015 02:59:13 AM
OpenMediaVault is a Debian based special purpose Linux Distribution to build a Network Attached Storage (NAS) System. It provides an easy to use web-based interface, Multilanguage support, Volume Management, Monitoring and a plugin system to extend it with LDAP, Bittorrent, and iSCSI capabilities. This tutorial describes the installation and configuration of OpenMediaVault.

Top 5: Why its failing, Fav desktop enviro, Code gamers review, and more

Saturday 1st of August 2015 02:02:02 AM
This week, our best articles include a review of two code gamer platforms, 6 continous integration tools, why eat your own open source dog food, your favorite desktop environment, and why your open source project is failing.Top 5 articles of the week.

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Intel invests $60 million in drone venture

Intel is investing $60 million in UAV firm Yuneec, whose prosumer “Typhoon” drones use Android-based controllers. Intel Corp. CEO Brian Krzanich and Yuneec International CEO Tian Yu took to YouTube to announce an Intel investment of more than $60 million in the Hong Kong based company to help develop drone technology. No more details were provided except for Krzanich’s claim that “We’ve got drones on our road map that are going to truly change the world and revolutionize the industry.” One possibility is that Intel plans to equip the drones with its RealSense 3D cameras (see farther below). Read more