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Ubuntu MATE to Become an Official Ubuntu Flavor Soon

Monday 18th of August 2014 08:00:00 PM

 softpedia: The Ubuntu MATE project is progressing nicely

Is fragmentation a thing of the past for Android?

Monday 18th of August 2014 07:48:57 PM

The Time to Recommend Linux & FOSS Is Now

Monday 18th of August 2014 07:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: We had a talk about Vista, about what crap it was, what a resource hog it was, its problems with hardware support and all the rest.

NativeWrap for Android turns websites into apps to improve your privacy

Monday 18th of August 2014 06:00:00 PM

gHacks: NativeWrap for Android allows you to turn any website you visit into an Android app.

OpenMandriva Lx: Not the KDE You Knew

Monday 18th of August 2014 05:00:00 PM

LinuxInsider: OpenMandriva Lx 2014 is a KDE-only Linux distribution that has some rough edges but is otherwise a solid and reliable choice for user-friendly computing.

The fall of Gary Gygax, keeping tabs on Linux ports, and more

Monday 18th of August 2014 04:00:00 PM

opensource.com: After several years of astounding success, the company was forced to restructure after the tabletop gaming market bottomed out.

Cisco CVD Documents Hadoop as a Service for Ubuntu OpenStack

Monday 18th of August 2014 03:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: Cisco has released a guide for deploying Hadoop as a Service on Ubuntu OpenStack, Canonical's open source server platform for the cloud and Big Data.

Linux 3.17 rc1

Monday 18th of August 2014 02:00:00 PM

Linus Torvalds: Changes all over the place, but no huge new architectures or
filesystems.

Build Gentoo tutorial

Monday 18th of August 2014 01:00:00 PM

LinuxUser: Create a custom build of the Gentoo distro from the ground up, to suit your preferences and even speed up your system

Skype stops working on older Android phones leaving Linux users in the dark

Monday 18th of August 2014 12:00:00 PM

inquirer: LINUX USERS will be left out in the cold following Microsoft's announcement that it will retire older versions of Skype for Android.

KDE Plasma 5—For those Linux users undecided on the kernel’s future

Monday 18th of August 2014 11:00:00 AM

Ars: Review—new release straddles traditional desktop needs, long term multi-device plans.

Great Apps to Take Notes

Monday 18th of August 2014 05:00:00 AM

 LinuxLinks: Keeping track of my bits and pieces of information has unfortunately been an issue for some years.

When the Police Can Brick Your Phone

Monday 18th of August 2014 01:00:00 AM

 FOSSforce: If the owner can disable a phone with nothing but access to a computer or another mobile device, so can Google, Samsung, Microsoft, Nokia or Apple.

Samsung SmartThings pickup could mean new role for Tizen

Sunday 17th of August 2014 09:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Samsung is acquiring home automation firm SmartThings, setting up the potential integration with Tizen inside an upcoming Linux version of the SmartThings hub.

Android and iOS are destroying Microsoft's Windows Phone

Sunday 17th of August 2014 01:00:00 PM

 ITworld: How times have changed from the days when Microsoft was feared by all within the technology industry.

Cities Skylines, A City Builder Announced From Paradox & It's Coming To Linux

Sunday 17th of August 2014 01:00:00 AM

 GamingOnLinux: Linux is about to get a pretty deep and serious city builder courtesy of Paradox and Colossal Order named Cities Skylines.

Ignition is an awesome Kickstarter project to make a Social Retro Gaming OS distribution for the Raspberry Pi

Saturday 16th of August 2014 09:00:00 PM

Ignition is a Kickstarter project to make a Social Retro Gaming OS distribution for the Raspberry Pi

Top 4 Linux download managers

Saturday 16th of August 2014 05:00:00 PM

Linux User: Improve and better manage your web downloads for mirroring, mass grabs or just better control over your files

Monitoring Android Traffic with Wireshark

Saturday 16th of August 2014 01:00:00 PM

LinuxJournal: The ubiquity and convenience of smartphones has been a real boon for getting information on the go.

Deciding on the Right Cloud for Your Organization

Saturday 16th of August 2014 06:00:00 AM

OSstatic: The OpenStack cloud computing platform will usher in a lot of enterprise spending over the next few years, according to 451 Research's recent Open Stack Pulse 2014 report.

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Munich Switching to Windows from Linux Is Proof That Microsoft Is Still an Evil Company

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Dangling the Linux Carrot

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Red Hat Sets New 12-Month High at $61.97 (RHT)

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Systemd 216 Piles On More Features, Aims For New User-Space VT

Lennart Poettering announced the systemd 216 release on Tuesday and among its changes is a more complete systemd-resolved that has nearly complete caching DNS and LLMNR stub resolver, a new systemd terminal library, and a number of new commands. The systemd 216 release also has improvements to various systemd sub-commands, an nss-mymachines NSS module was added, a new networkctl client tool, KDBUS updates against Linux 3.17's memfd, networkd improvements, a new systemd-terminal library for implementing full TTY stream parsing and rendering, a new systemd-journal-upload utility, an LZ4 compressor for journald, a new systemd-escape tool, a new systemd-firstboot component, and much more. Read more