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LXer: Can the Linux-based Jolla Tablet take on Android and iOS?

Thursday 20th of November 2014 04:08:07 AM
The tablet market has long been dominated by Android and iOS. Oh sure, Microsoft has offered its Windows-based tablets, but nobody has seemed to care. Linux (Android aside) has not had much of a presence in the tablet market, but that may be about to change with the Jolla Tablet.

Reddit: Linux noob, want more depth

Thursday 20th of November 2014 03:17:04 AM

I am still a Linux newb. Sure, I use Fedora. Sure, I use bash for as much as possible.

But I still don't feel like I understand some things. Like, the entire installation process that Fedora handles that I would need to do manually on other distros, or any of the inner workings.

How do I learn these?

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LXer: Install ffmpeg-php on CentOS 6 with DirectAdmin

Thursday 20th of November 2014 03:10:56 AM
In this post, we will show you how to install ffmpeg and ffmpeg-php on a CentOS 6 VPS with a DirectAdmin control panel.

LXer: Synchronize Your Life with ownCloud

Thursday 20th of November 2014 02:13:45 AM
The ownCloud system has a calendar, address book, task manager, bookmark manager and file manager, among other features. These services can be accessed from any Web browser.

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