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Phoronix: ownCloud 7 Brings Server-To-Server Sharing

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 01:46:39 PM
The seventh version of ownCloud has been released this morning with some interesting new features for this personal, open-source cloud software...

Phoronix: Valve Is Still Hiring For SteamOS, Linux Work

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 01:33:04 PM
Valve has been poaching Linux developers for years and there's no sign of them slowing down, but in fact are still hiring...

LinuxToday: Open Source Wireless Garden Kits

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 01:00:00 PM

postscapes: There are three versions of Open Garden available, with sensors and other equipment customized for indoor, outdoor, or hydroponic growing.

LXer: Banana Pi review tastier than Raspberry?

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 12:51:22 PM
Does the first of the true Raspberry Pi clones have what it takes to come out from the shadow of its highly-successful inspiration?

Phoronix: Users Warned About Possible Regressions With DRI3

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 12:41:07 PM
Users of Fedora 21/Rawhide, Arch Linux, or other bleeding edge distributions where DRI3 is in play with the Intel Linux graphics driver, be forewarned about possible regressions...

Reddit: Allan Day: Sandboxed Apps for GNOME Part 2

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 12:38:00 PM

Reddit: Distro or program to only allow running very restricted set of programs

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 12:36:05 PM

At my work, we have a need for some PCs whose sole purpose is to run video conferencing programs.

Does anyone know of a distro or a program which allows me to only allow a very small amount of programs to be run (in my case, a web browser, another video conferencing program, and a mixer app).

Bonus points if it also stops permanent config changes to happen (i.e. if you reboot the system, everything goes back to a predefined set of configs)

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Reddit: Choosing a Linux Music Player

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 12:09:18 PM

LXer: Giving Sub-Saharan African communities an online presence

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 11:54:11 AM
People in Sub-Saharan Africa face hurdles to get online. Despite some progress, the region lags behind in Internet connectivity due to the high costs of service and poor infrastructure, according to a recent World Economic Forum report.read more

Reddit: Looking for an programm to stream media to UPNP/DLNA device

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 11:40:22 AM

Hey reddit, I'm looking for a programm to send my music to an UPNP/DLNA device. I DO NOT want to set up a media server on my mashine and I don't want browse on the device. I just want to send my music to the UPNP device or select to stream my audio to it. Thanks for your suggestions

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Phoronix: GNOME Shell Gets Wayland HiDPI Fonts, Mutter Gets Touch Gestures

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 11:30:19 AM
New releases of the GNOME Shell and Mutter are available today in preparation for the GNOME 3.13.4 development milestone this week...

Phoronix: BPTC Texture Compression Comes To Nouveau After Intel's Work

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 11:16:27 AM
Just hours after Intel added BPTC texture compression support to Mesa and their DRI driver, frequent Nouveau contributor Ilia Mirkin added BPTC support to Gallium3D and wired it up for the "NVC0" Fermi/Kepler Gallium3D open-source NVIDIA driver...

LXer: How To Install SVN With Apache dav_svn On CentOS 7

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 10:35:43 AM
How To Install SVN With Apache dav_svn On CentOS 7Apache Subversion, which is commonly referred to in its abbreviated form as SVN, (named after the command name SVN) is a popular software versioning and revision control system which is distributed as a free software under the Apache License. Outlined below are the steps in the process of installing and using of SVN and mod_dav_svn on CentOS 7

Reddit: Looking for a small netbook (10.1 display) to put Linux Mint on.

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 10:21:42 AM

It needs to be small and light for backpack travel throughout Asia. Rugged with reliable hardware. I was thinking Acer...

thanks in advance

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LXer: Firefox 31 Brings Developer Tools and Security Fixes

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 09:38:32 AM
Firefox 31 is now generally available, providing users of Mozilla's open-source web browser with multiple patches to improve security. For developers, the new release also provides new tools to help accelerate web application development

Phoronix: Development Continues For Supporting EXT4 On NVDIMMs

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 08:51:56 AM
The large set of 22 patches for supporting the EXT4 file-system on non-volatile DIMM memory is now up to its eighth revision...

LXer: Project fosters free, open, secure, public hotspots

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 08:41:21 AM
The EFF’s Open Wireless Router project is developing an open source CeroWRT-based Linux stack for secure, WiFi routers that can publicly share data. The Electronic Freedom Foundation (EFF) has released an experimental hacker alpha version of a proposed new open source wireless router stack that supports secure, shareable WiFi networks.

TuxMachines: First Commercial Web Games Launch Leveraging Mozilla-Pioneered Technology

Wednesday 23rd of July 2014 07:58:10 AM

Mozilla is proving the Web is a powerful gaming platform by creating new technologies and developer tools that enable game creators to port their popular titles to the Web. One of the trailblazers using these technologies is Trendy Entertainment, which is leveraging Emscripten and asm.js to bring its highly popular Dungeon Defenders title to the Web. Trendy announced today it will release a version of Dungeon Defenders Eternity featuring the same visuals and gameplay as the native desktop version, but available on the Web at near native speeds. Later today, the full game will be available to buy on Steam.

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