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How to install Arch Linux with XFCE Desktop

3 hours 2 min ago

 HowToForge: This tutorial will give you the detailed step by step instructions to install the lightweight OS Arch Linux with XFCE Desktop on your computer.

How To Add Swap on FreeBSD Unix Systems

4 hours 2 min ago

 Nixcraft: How do I add a swap file to FreeBSD system using command line options without creating a new partitions? How

Sorry, Windows 10 Fans, but This Is What Icons Should Look Like

5 hours 2 min ago

 softpedia: The icon theme of an operating system has more importance than people might imagine.

Desktop Search: KDE's Crazy Uncle

6 hours 2 min ago

 FOSSforce: Folks, if it doesn't work out of the box, to a new user it just doesn't work and Linux sucks.

Create Virtual Machine using VMware Workstation 11 on Ubuntu 14.10

7 hours 2 min ago

 LinuxTechi: In this post we will discuss how to create a virtual machine using VMware Workstation 11 on Ubuntu 14.10 step by step.

Linux Top 3: 4MLInux 11.0, Debian Jessie Installer and Fedora 22 Features

8 hours 2 min ago

LinuxPlanet:  Lots of development activity for big Linux community distribution releases

It's Windows *10*, Because It's 10 Years Behind Open Source

9 hours 2 min ago

 ComputerWorldUK: Insightful - and spikey

How To Replace Windows 7 With Linux Mint Leaving Other Partitions Intact

10 hours 2 min ago

 EveryDayLinuxUser: This guide shows how to replace Windows 7 with Linux Mint.

How to limit network bandwidth on Linux

Tuesday 27th of January 2015 07:00:00 AM

 xmodulo: If you often run multiple networking applications on your Linux desktop, or share bandwidth among multiple computers at home, you will want to have a better control over bandwidth usage.

Microsoft: The open-source company

Tuesday 27th of January 2015 03:00:00 AM

 ZDnet: Microsoft loves Linux, is adopting Docker for its servers, and just bought Revolution Analytics, the biggest open-source R statistical language company. This is not your dad's Microsoft.

Wireless-enabled i.MX6 SBC offers remote IoT management

Monday 26th of January 2015 11:00:00 PM

LinuxGizmos: Eurotech's "CPU-351-13" SBC runs Linux on Freescale's i.MX6 SoC, and offers ZigBee, GPS, extended temperature operation, remote IoT management, and more.

Windows vs Linux: The 2015 Version

Monday 26th of January 2015 10:00:00 PM

Datamation: Now that everyone has had time to examine Windows 10, it seems like a good time to finally do a proper Windows vs. Linux showdown.

How contributing to open source projects could be a gateway to your next job

Monday 26th of January 2015 09:00:00 PM

 opensource.com: I strongly recommend co-op programs, but what happens if you either can't afford to take a year off or you're too close to graduation? Look to open source.

MediaFire Launches Open Source Toolkit for Linux

Monday 26th of January 2015 08:00:00 PM

 ProgrammableWeb: The toolkit includes support for Ubuntu, Debian and FreeBSD and includes a number of tools aimed at the Linux and open source communities.

Evolve OS Is a Superb New OS Build from Scratch, First Beta Is Out

Monday 26th of January 2015 07:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Evolve OS, a new Linux distribution built from scratch that's using a fresh desktop environment called Budgie, has been upgraded to version Beta 1 and is now ready for testing.

Linux 3.19 rc6

Monday 26th of January 2015 06:00:00 PM

Linus Torvalds:  Nothing really particularly stands out.

Dying Light Is Now Confirmed For Linux, Bring It On Techland

Monday 26th of January 2015 05:00:00 PM

GamingOnLinux: Dying Light is now confirmed for Linux thanks to the announcement from the developers on the Steam store itself.

Top Ten Things Linux Users Say About systemd

Monday 26th of January 2015 04:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: Ladies and gentlemen, from the home office in Omaha, Nebraska, here is this week's Top Ten List:  the top ten things Linux users say about systemd.

Armello and Perfect Golf in EA on Steam

Monday 26th of January 2015 03:00:00 PM

 tuxarena: Two more games entered Early Access on Steam during the past couple of days

Learning about Docker and Linux containers

Monday 26th of January 2015 02:00:00 PM

 opensource.com: Surely you've heard of Docker by now.

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Real-time enabled Sitara SoC shows up on a COM

Variscite unveiled a Linux-friendly, SODIMM-style COM based on TI’s Sitara AM437x, supporting the updated SoC’s quad-core Programmable Real-time Unit (PRU). The VAR-SOM-AM43 is the first computer-on-module we’ve seen to use the Texas Instruments Sitara AM437x, a single-core Cortex-A9 system-on-chip that clocks to 1GHz. Last month, Adeneo announced an Android 4.4 BSP for TI’s Sitara AM437x development platform. Variscite is supporting its VAR-SOM-AM43 with a Yocto Linux, and soon, Android-ready hardware/software development kit of its own, which includes a VAR-AM43 CustomBoard development board, touchscreens, cables, and more Read more

High-end 'upstream' Linux laptop plans to ship in April

They said in working up hardware, they carefully designed the laptop "chip by chip" to work with open source software. The 4.4-pound laptop runs Linux. This is a GNU-based distribution, more specifically, the Trisquel GNU/Linux, "the strictest of distributions and strips all binary blobs from the Linux kernel." At the same time, they said laptop owners, if they want, can easily install anything less strict, such as Debian and Ubuntu. The machine has a 15.6" display in either 1920x1080 or 3840x2160 with a 60Hz refresh rate, 720p camera and HD Audio. It has a CD/DVD ROM drive. They used Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200. It has a 48 Wh lithium polymer battery with about eight hours of usage. Read more

Android essentials: 13 apps I can't live without

We spend a lot of time talking about Lollipop and OS-level issues with Android -- but you know what's just as important as the operating system on your phone or tablet? The apps that surround it. The right apps can make your device easier and more enjoyable to use. They can give it powers you didn't know were possible. They can make it feel like your own custom-tailored gadget -- whether you've been using it for two minutes or for two years. Read more

GHOST, a critical Linux security hole, is revealed

Researchers at cloud security company Qualys have discovered a major security hole, GHOST (CVE-2015-0235), in the Linux GNU C Library (glbibc). This vulnerability enables hackers to remotely take control of systems without even knowing any system IDs or passwords. Qualys alerted the major Linux distributors about the security hole quickly and most have now released patches for it. Josh Bressers, manager of the Red Hat product security team said in an interview that, "Red Hat got word of this about a week ago. Updates to fix GHOST on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5, 6, and 7 are now available via the Red Hat Network." This hole exists in any Linux system that was built with glibc-2.2, which was released on November 10, 2000. Qualys found that the bug had actually been patched with a minor bug fix released on May 21, 2013 between the releases of glibc-2.17 and glibc-2.18. Read more