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Install VLC Mutimedia player on Ubuntu 14.10

Monday 29th of December 2014 06:28:54 PM
VLC (VideoLan) is a portable & an open source multimedia player available for like Linux like operating system, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and android.

Install VLC Mutimedia player on Ubuntu 14.10

Monday 29th of December 2014 06:28:54 PM
VLC (VideoLan) is a portable & an open source multimedia player available for like Linux like operating system, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and android.

Processed in digiKam Call for Submissions

Monday 29th of December 2014 05:31:43 PM
Sharing is caring, right? So if you use digiKam for processing photos, why not share your photo editing techniques and tips with other users and showcase your best photos?

SMPlayer Review – An Almost Perfect Media Player and YouTube Downloader

Monday 29th of December 2014 04:34:32 PM
SMPlayer is probably one of the most used media players on the Linux platform, despite the fact that it's actually a multiplatform application. Everyone knows about this app and its reputation is well deserved.

Cluster powered Wordpress

Monday 29th of December 2014 03:37:21 PM
If you want to have a server with multiple installations of Wordpress maybe for your family and friends, and want to be sure it will support the load now, and any future load if one or more of the hosted blogs become popular. Then, you want to prepare the infrastructure to be able to handle a big load.

Inside the NSA’s War on Internet Security

Monday 29th of December 2014 02:40:10 PM
NSA documents indicate they can get into SSH, along with IPSec and PPTP, but that PGP/GnuPG and OTR, as well as TrueCrypt are secure.

2 Ways To Fix UEFI Dual Boot Issues

Monday 29th of December 2014 01:43:17 PM
Since UEFI arrived on the scene dual booting became a little bit more difficult. The most common issue is that despite installing Ubuntu (or another distribution) the system boots straight to Windows. This guide provides two solutions to this problem.

What will 2015 bring for the open source cloud?

Monday 29th of December 2014 02:05:41 AM
When it comes to making predictions, I’m cautious. But I have no reason to believe that the trends we saw emerging in 2014 are going anywhere. Here are three things we saw in 2014 that I fully expect we’ll see more of in 2015.read more

Bad, bad Internet news: Internet Systems Consortium site hacked

Sunday 28th of December 2014 10:58:35 PM
The ISC site, home to the world's most popular Domain Name System program BIND, appears to have been infected with malware.

Whats Next In Graphics APIs

Sunday 28th of December 2014 09:04:13 PM
Neil Trevett from Nvidia shared a presentation about what's going on in the world of graphics APIs. Presentation included in our post on it.

Facebook smacked by judge for scanning private messages

Sunday 28th of December 2014 01:16:18 PM
Facebook is in the news yet again over issues related to privacy violations. This time around a judge in California has ruled that the company must face a class action lawsuit over scanning the private messages of its users.

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Ninja Blocks prepares to begin shipping, announces major Ubuntu IoT deal

Ninja Blocks has begun shipping the Ninja Sphere and announced it has signed up as a key partner for Canonical’s Ubuntu Core embedded device operating system, as it opens its first office in the US. The startup launched in 2012, when it was selected to participate the Startmate accelerator program, and also smashed a Kickstarter campaign for its first product, which was also called Ninja Blocks. Read more

Netrunner 14.1 – Main Edition (Frontier)

The “14.1” indicates an updated and polished release of Netrunner 14 LTS on the same underlying base. Since 14.1 is using the same base “trusty” like Netrunner 14, there is no need for users of 14 to migrate: Simply updating from the shared backports ppa of the Frontier release cycle should give the same result, while keeping customizations in place. Read more

Wayland 1.6.1 & Weston 1.6.1 Released

Bryce Harrington, the former Canonical employee part of Ubuntu's X/Mir team turned Samsung open-source employee, has issued the first maintenance update for Wayland 1.6. Wayland 1.6.1 and the reference compositor Weston 1.6.1 were released on Friday night by Harrington. The Wayland 1.6.1 stable update has just over a dozen changes and they're mostly tiny bug-fixes/corrections but there is also improved handling for some error situations between servers and clients. The brief Wayland 1.6.1 release announcement can be read on the Wayland mailing list. Read more