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Samsung turns to Tizen for new Smart TVs

Saturday 3rd of January 2015 08:16:01 PM
Samsung says it will use Tizen Linux in all of its 2015 Smart TVs, which will feature WiDi and BLE for sharing and mirroring content with mobile devices. The Linux-based Tizen OS project has long had a smart TV profile under development, and it seemed only a matter of time before Samsung would put Tizen […]

LG tips new 4K TVs running WebOS 2.0

Saturday 3rd of January 2015 06:21:39 PM
Following up on its well-received first batch of WebOS based smart TVs, LG has announced a new line of 4K ULTRA HD TVs that run an updated 2.0 version of the Linux-based OS. Following up on its well-received first batch of WebOS based smart TVs, LG just announced a new line of 4K ULTRA HD […]

Will Patents Ruin The Most Important Biotech Discovery In Recent Years?

Saturday 3rd of January 2015 04:27:17 PM
Although not many outside the world of the biological sciences have heard of it yet, the CRISPR gene editing technique may turn out to be one of the most important discoveries of recent years -- if patent battles don't ruin it.

January 2015 Issue of Linux Journal: Security

Saturday 3rd of January 2015 02:32:55 PM
By default, Linux is designed with a moderate amount of security in mind. For that, I am incredibly grateful. If you struggle with maintaining security in your environment, this issue hopefully will encourage and educate as opposed to making you feel guilty.

Banana Pi, Spiderman arm, and World of USO

Saturday 3rd of January 2015 12:38:33 PM
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at 3D printing for NASA, the Banana Pi, adventures with the R language, and more!

Hats Off to Mozilla

Saturday 3rd of January 2015 10:44:11 AM
Firefox turned ten years old last November and celebrated the occasion with a new version (33.1) that featured a much-welcomed developer edition. It also featured a "forget" button that lets you backspace through time, blowing away history, cookies and open tabs: one more privacy tool for the shed.

Download the desktop version of North Korea Linux 3.0

Saturday 3rd of January 2015 08:49:49 AM
In today's open source roundup: You can now download version 3.0 of North Korea Linux. Plus: Android-x86 4.4-r2 (KitKat-x86) released, and Flappy Bird comes to Android Wear.

Cloud 5: OpenStack yearly review, Microsoft cloud ambitions and three wishes for 2015

Saturday 3rd of January 2015 06:55:27 AM
We look back at a fruitful year for OpenStack, Microsoft's cloud ambitions could mean fewer resources for Windows, and three cloud wishes for the new year.

Open source carries software-defined storage forward

Saturday 3rd of January 2015 05:01:05 AM
Software-defined storage will come into its own in 2015, and open-source software will carry it there.

Google Fiber, Net Neutrality & More…

Saturday 3rd of January 2015 03:06:43 AM
It seems that Google hasn’t always been able to gain access to infrastructure such as utility poles, ducts, conduits and rights of way in their attempt to bring speed-of-light Internet access to the U.S. one city at a time. The company claims that reclassifying service providers as common carriers would open the door and give it access.

Watch free movies with Isoplex on GNU/Linux, Windows and Mac

Saturday 3rd of January 2015 01:12:21 AM
Isoplex is a free and cross-platform computer software designed in the style of the famous Popcorn Time application, giving users access to millions of movies for free. With Isoplex, you won’t have to install a BitTorrent client, locate a reliable BitTorrent website, search for your favorite movies and wait hours or even days to download them at the highest quality available (usually 1080p).

North Korea Linux 3.0 (Red Star OS) screenshot tour

Friday 2nd of January 2015 11:17:59 PM
The desktop version North Korea Linux 3.0 is finally available for download and install, thanks to the same guy who initially brought us the server version of North Korea Linux. The ISO download has been popping up all over the place on torrent sites...

Installation and getting started guide with Amazon Glacier storage on the Linux system

Friday 2nd of January 2015 09:23:37 PM
Glacier is a low cost cloud storage provided by Amazon Web Services. There are certain time limitation when retrieving your data so be sure that this is a right service for you before you decide to use Amazon Glacier service. Generally Amazon Glacier service is great for all digital archiving and backup needs, where the archived files do not need to be retrieved instantly.

A year in the life of OpenStack

Friday 2nd of January 2015 04:44:46 PM
What a year for OpenStack! With two shiny new releases, two excellent summits on opposite sides of the Atlantic, countless new features, and an ever-growing community of users and developers, it truly has been a year of progress for OpenStack.read more

3 Ways To Create A Lightweight And Persistent Xubuntu Linux USB Drive

Friday 2nd of January 2015 02:50:24 PM
This guide shows 3 different methods for creating a persistent Xubuntu USB drive. It is the first in a series of posts looking at Xubuntu and will get you up and running with Xubuntu in a live environment.

How to set up a cross-platform backup server on Linux with BackupPC

Friday 2nd of January 2015 12:56:02 PM
Just in case you haven't been able to tell from my earlier posts on backupninja and backup-manager, I am a big backup fan. When it comes to backup, I'd rather have too much than not enough, because if the need arises, you will be grateful that you took the time and effort to generate extra […]Continue reading...The post How to set up a cross-platform backup server on Linux with BackupPC appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to synchronize files between two servers bidirectionally How to create a secure incremental offsite backup in Linux with Duplicity How to back up a Debian system using backupninja How to set up a transparent HTTPS filtering proxy on CentOS How to block unwanted IP addresses on Linux efficiently

Install MODX on a Debian 7 VPS

Friday 2nd of January 2015 10:09:49 AM
The following tutorial will guide you through the details on how to install and run MODX on a Debian 7 VPS.

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Major Release LibreOffice 4.4 Announced

The Document Foundation today announced the latest and "most beautiful" LibreOffice ever. LibreOffice 4.4 is the ninth major release for the project and brings with it lots of design and functionality improvements. Redesigned toolbars, menus, status bars, rulers and new theme selector are among the goodies for users. Michael Meeks said today that this release not only improves the visible features but also the foundations underneath. Read more

Sphinx: An outstanding open source documentation platform

Sphinx is a free, open source project written in Python and, not surprisingly, is really well suited for documenting Python projects. Now, before you harrumph “Meh, I code in which isn’t at all like Python!” be aware that Sphinx supports several other languages (C and C++ support is in development). Read more

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BackBox Linux 4.1 released!

The BackBox Team is pleased to announce the updated release of BackBox Linux, the version 4.1! This release includes features such as Linux Kernel 3.13, EFI mode, Anonymous mode, LVM + Disk encryption installer, privacy additions and armhf Debian packages. Read more