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CentOS 6.7 Is Now Available for Download, Based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7

Sunday 9th of August 2015 04:12:29 AM
The CentOS Project, through Karanbir Singh, had the great pleasure of announcing the release and immediate availability for download of the seventh maintenance version of the long-term supported CentOS 6 Linux operating system.

Olio Model One Linux Smartwatch

Sunday 9th of August 2015 02:18:07 AM
Olio founder Steve Jacobs announced Olio's latest product; the Model One. This is a smartwatch that runs on a homegrown, Linux-based OS.

Installation Steps of VirtualBox on OpenSUSE 13.1 & 13.2

Sunday 9th of August 2015 12:23:45 AM
VirtualBox is the virtualization software used at desktop level in linux like operating system .It allows us to install and run multiple Virtual Machines ( VM) at the same time.

Fedora 23 Alpha Approved for August 11, the Final Version Arrives on October 27

Saturday 8th of August 2015 10:29:23 PM
The developers behind the popular Fedora Linux distribution announced that the Alpha build of Fedora 23 will be available for download and testing through the official channels on August 11, according to the release schedule.

Gameplay on Steam Machine, Linux graphics drivers, and more open gaming news

Saturday 8th of August 2015 08:35:01 PM
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Alienware's YouTube playlist showing gameplay on the new Steam Machine, AMD working on a Linux graphics driver, new games for Linux, the pick of the week, and more.Open gaming roundup for August 2 - 8, 2015read more

Second Snappy Ubuntu Core 15.04 Stable Version Now Ready for Raspberry Pi 2

Saturday 8th of August 2015 06:40:39 PM
A new Snappy Ubuntu Core 15.04 has been announced for Raspberry Pi 2, and users have been advised to re-flash their systems as soon as possible.

Zorin OS 10 Lite Screenshot Tour

Saturday 8th of August 2015 04:46:17 PM
Zorin OS 10 Lite is the latest and greatest version of our operating system designed specifically for Linux newcomers using old or low-powered hardware. This release is based on Lubuntu 15.04 and uses the LXDE desktop environment to provide one of the fastest and most feature-packed interfaces for low-spec machines. This new release includes newly updated software and refined visuals as well as new software inclusions for the best lightweight desktop experience.

Oracle waves fist, claims even new Android devices infringe its Java copyrights

Saturday 8th of August 2015 02:51:55 PM
New court filing says they ALL must go – yes, even the telliesOracle's lawsuit against Google over Java copyrights probably won't be back in a courtroom again until next year, but in the meantime, Oracle has asked the court to let it expand the scope of its complaint to include events that have occurred since it was first filed in 2010.…

CentOS 6.7 Screenshot Tour

Saturday 8th of August 2015 12:57:33 PM
CentOS Linux 6.7 is derived from source code released by Red Hat, Inc. for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7. All upstream variants have been placed into one combined repository to make it easier for end users. Workstation, server, and minimal installs can all be done from our combined repository.

GParted Live 0.23.0-1

Saturday 8th of August 2015 11:03:11 AM
Steven Shiau anounced the latest stable build of GParted Live; version 0.23.0-1. GParted Live now runs on Linux Kernel 4.1.3 and GParted 0.23.0 and is based on the Debian Sid repository (as of 06-08-2015). This release adds many interesting features like the ability to display a disk's serial number (device information dialog).

LibreOffice 5.0 Is a Milestone Release for Ubuntu Touch

Saturday 8th of August 2015 09:08:49 AM
LibreOffice 5.0 was made available by The Document Foundation a couple of days ago, and it's a glorious release. It full of all sorts of new features, and many users have already upgraded to this latest version, but the application will also have an impact on another new platform, Ubuntu Touch.

Linux Mint 17.2 “Rafaela” KDE released!

Saturday 8th of August 2015 07:14:27 AM
The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17.2 “Rafaela” KDE.

Granick: Dream of Internet Freedom 'Dying'

Saturday 8th of August 2015 05:20:05 AM
The Internet is barreling down the same road of regulation and not-so-subtle censorship that has turned every other means of mass communication into a centralized and vanilla fountain of useless information. Kinda like television.

Homefront: The Revolution will be ported to Linux

Saturday 8th of August 2015 03:25:43 AM
The game Homefront: The Revolution will be ported to Linux. Homefront: The Revolution is a FPS game from Crytek built on the CryENGINE game engine. This is the second game in the series, and it was initially published by THQ, but that company is gone Crytek encounterd some problems. Deep Silver will now publish the game and take care of the Linux port.

Chromebooks in school: How to pick the best laptop for any student

Saturday 8th of August 2015 01:31:21 AM
Chromebooks are cheap, fast, secure, and work well. Really, what more do you need for your classroom computer?

Top 5: Exclusive interview with Patricia Torvalds and Ada Initiative, India adopts open source, and more

Saturday 8th of August 2015 12:34:10 AM
This week's Top 5: Two exclusive interviews, India's comprehensive open source policy, an introduction to MeowCAD, and on teaching students about open source.

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