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Reddit: The End of Linux

Friday 21st of November 2014 01:56:33 PM

Reddit: Jolla's Open Source Tablet Gets Crazy Crowd Love

Friday 21st of November 2014 01:15:53 PM

Phoronix: Scientific Linux 6.6 vs. Scientific Linux 7.0 Benchmarks

Friday 21st of November 2014 01:03:33 PM
Scientific Linux 6.6 vs. Scientific Linux 7.0, which of these Red Hat Enterprise Linux derived distributions are faster? Here's some benchmark results from a ten-core Xeon system...

LXer: Nexus 7 fandroids tell of salty taste after sucking on Google's Lollipop

Friday 21st of November 2014 01:01:56 PM
People with Nexus 7 tablets say the latest major Android update – codenamed Lollipop – has slowed their slabs to a standstill. Google said today it is investigating the matter.

Phoronix: Qualcomm Looks To Get Into The ARM Server Business

Friday 21st of November 2014 12:54:41 PM
While Qualcomm is still dominating in the mobile phone chip world as the largest supplier of SoCs for smartphones, the company has ambitions of getting into the server market...

TuxMachines: Leftovers: Software

Friday 21st of November 2014 12:53:45 PM

TuxMachines: today's howtos

Friday 21st of November 2014 12:52:51 PM

TuxMachines: Leftovers: Gaming

Friday 21st of November 2014 12:50:26 PM

Reddit: Calligra Gemini Added to Calligra Suite

Friday 21st of November 2014 12:50:23 PM

LXer: The State of the Cloud Working Group and Fedora 21 Cloud

Friday 21st of November 2014 11:07:34 AM
As Fedora 21 approaches, let’s take a bit to examine the state of the Cloud Working Group (WG) — or, more importantly, the releases that are coming your way very […]

LXer: Goat Simulator Updated with MMO Simulator Expansion

Friday 21st of November 2014 10:10:23 AM
Goat Simulator has recently been updated with the Goat MMO Simulator Expansion, which brings new features like five different classes, faction warfare between goats and sheep, and MMO simulation.

LXer: Samsung will reduce the number of models in its Android phone lineup

Friday 21st of November 2014 09:13:12 AM
In today's open source roundup: Samsung will reduce the number of smartphone models it offers. Plus: Mozilla dumps Google for Yahoo, and how to run Linux on Android devices.

LXer: Open-source IaaS: OwnCloud 7 Enterprise Edition arrives

Friday 21st of November 2014 08:16:01 AM
Want to make the most of your existing storage infrastructure on a private cloud? You should consider ownCloud 7 Enterprise Edition.

Reddit: SystemD-redux - blog dot lusis

Friday 21st of November 2014 07:43:47 AM

Reddit: Ubuntu causes girl to drop out of college

Friday 21st of November 2014 07:39:15 AM

LXer: Run Linux on Android - part 2

Friday 21st of November 2014 07:18:50 AM
Finish off your Linux on Android installation with this look at rooting and GUIs

Reddit: systemd survey

Friday 21st of November 2014 06:57:42 AM

TuxMachines: Cinnamon Desktop Spices Up Makulu Linux

Friday 21st of November 2014 06:44:24 AM

The Makulu Cinnamon Debian Edition 1.1 marks a new path for Makulu. This latest release has numerous new features that could make it a top competitor against the Linux Mint Cinnamon edition.

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Google's Chrome to pull plug on plugins next September

  • Google's Chrome to pull plug on plugins next September
    Google is moving ahead with its plan to end support for Netscape plugins in its Chrome browser – and has set next September as the date for when they will stop working altogether.
  • The Final Countdown for NPAPI
    Last September we announced our plan to remove NPAPI support from Chrome, a change that will improve Chrome’s security, speed, and stability as well as reduce complexity in the code base. Since our last update, NPAPI usage has continued its decline. Given this usage data, we will continue with our deprecation plan.
  • Fair Warning: Chrome Team Starts Final Countdown for NPAPI Extensions
    As we've reported several times, Google is introducing big changes in its Chrome browser, especially when it comes to how the browser handles extensions. If you've regularly used either or both of the most popular open source Internet browsers--Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox--then you're probably familiar with the performance and security problems that some extensions for them can cause.

Antarctic ice might be thicker than previously thought, reveals Linux powered underwater robot seaBED

SeaBED, a submersible robot powered by Linux, was recently used to scan the huge frozen ice sheets across Antarctica. That has helped scientists get detailed and high-resolution 3-D maps of the frozen continent for the first time. Researchers at the British Antarctic Survey will now be able to know more regions which had earlier been difficult to access because of the hostile conditions prevailing in the area. Read more

Meizu and Canonical Reach Agreement to Release Ubuntu-Powered Meizu Handsets

Meizu is on a roll lately. The company has announced their newest flagship handset, Meizu MX4 Pro only two and a half months after they released the original MX4. This upgrade wasn’t actually needed, but Meizu saw an opportunity and decided to take it, they released a beastly handset and made it available at a rather affordable price point, which is a great thing. This handset improves upon MX4 in many aspects, bigger and higher-res screen is here, as well as more RAM, a more powerful processor and even a fingerprint scanner below the display. Meizu won’t stop there, rumors have been pointing towards further Meizu launches before the end of the years. According to reports, this Chinese manufacturer will launch 2 additional devices before the end of 2014. Read more Also: Ubuntu powered Meizu MX4 to hit market early 2015

ODFAutoTests gearing up towards the 10th ODF Plugfest in London

In two weeks time, users and developers of OpenDocument Format software will meet up for a two day ODF plugfest in London. In preparation of the plugfest, I have spent last weekend, refreshing ODFAutoTests. ODFAutoTests is a tool for creating test documents for ODF software and running these documents through the different implementations. If you want to help out with improving OpenDocument Format, please come to the plugfest, or participate online. Writing tests with ODFAutoTests is a great way to help make the 10th ODF Plugfest a success. Read more