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Samsung's first open-source conference kicks off, with Tizen on its mind

Tuesday 16th of September 2014 03:00:00 PM

 NetworkWorld: The inaugural Samsung Open-Source Conference opens Tuesday morning in Seoul, with keynotes from well-known figures in the open source world and a hackathon focused on Tizen

Prototyping board for Raspberry Pi Camera Module hits Kickstarter

Tuesday 16th of September 2014 02:00:00 PM

 Raspberry Pi Today: Build GPIO projects around your Raspberry Pi Camera Module with ProtoCam, a new Kickstarter from the Average Man,

Linux Mint 17.1 to Be Called "Rebecca"

Tuesday 16th of September 2014 01:00:00 PM

 softpedia: The Linux Mint developers have decided to announce the name of the next version of their distro, 17.1, and it's going to be "Rebecca."

Mark All Upgrades in Synaptic on Linux Mint 17

Tuesday 16th of September 2014 12:00:00 PM

 tuxtweaks: The following will show how to restore the Mark All Upgrades button to Synaptic in Linux Mint 17.

Facebook's TODO project is a big push to evolve the world of open source

Tuesday 16th of September 2014 11:00:00 AM

 NetworkWorld: Facebook has partnered with several large companies to kick off a new project called TODO that aims to improve the way open source software is developed and consumed.

Linux Top 3: Fedora 21 Delayed, SystemRescueCD and Raspian Update

Tuesday 16th of September 2014 06:00:00 AM

LinuxPlanet: There is saying that used to be commonly attributed to when Debian Linux distributions would be released. That saying is - "it's done, when it's done."

WordPress Resets 100,000 Passwords After Google Account Leak

Tuesday 16th of September 2014 02:00:00 AM

eWEEK: As it turns out, although Google itself didn't see much impact, the exposure from the 5 million accounts is broader than just Google.

How to use Twitter in a Linux terminal with Rainbow Stream

Monday 15th of September 2014 10:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: There are many native Twitter clients available on Linux platforms

Automate and Schedule Tasks In Ubuntu/Linux Mint With ComplexShutdown Tool

Monday 15th of September 2014 09:00:00 PM

NoobsLab: ComplexShutdown is small GUI to shutdown your PC with lots of options.

How Matt's Machine Works

Monday 15th of September 2014 08:00:00 PM

FastCoLabs: With a new version out and millions hooked, WordPress creator Matt Mullenweg's unconventional model can make or break the Web.

Torvalds says he has no strong opinions on systemd

Monday 15th of September 2014 07:00:00 PM

 ITwire: Linux creator Linus Torvalds is well-known for his strong opinions on many technical things.

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive to Finally Arrive on Linux

Monday 15th of September 2014 06:00:00 PM

 softpedia: The Linux version of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive seems to have been in the works for ages, but now there is finally some news about it, although it's nothing definitive.

Micro Focus Acquiring Attachmate for $2.3B

Monday 15th of September 2014 05:00:00 PM

EnterpriseAppsToday: Deal will bring Novell, SUSE and NetIQ under the Micro Focus fold.

MesosCon Highlights: Apache Mesos 0.20 and Docker Support

Monday 15th of September 2014 04:00:00 PM MesosCon started with a keynote from Benjamin Hindman, one of the creators of the project and Mesos team lead.

Release of KDE Frameworks 5.2.0

Monday 15th of September 2014 03:00:00 PM

KDE Frameworks are 60 addon libraries to Qt which provide a wide variety of commonly needed functionality in mature, peer reviewed and well tested libraries with friendly licensing terms.

Jeff Hoogland Leaves Bodhi

Monday 15th of September 2014 02:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: Jeff Hoogland, the lead developer of Bodhi Linux, said in a blog post on Friday that "for a variety of reasons," he is stepping down from the leadership of his "labor of love."

Robot OS to support Linux and Android on Snapdragon

Monday 15th of September 2014 01:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: The Open Source Robotics Foundation (OSRF), which maintains the open source Robot Operating System (ROS) and oversees the website, has announced the first formal support for an ARM target.

MEGAsync releases Linux client

Monday 15th of September 2014 12:00:00 PM

 techdrivein: The service was the brain child of Kim Dotcom, founder of now defunct Megaupload, and it was launched on 19 January 2013 to coincide with the one-year anniversary of the seizure of his previous enterprise.

Fully Automatic Wireless Hacking Station on Raspberry Pi

Monday 15th of September 2014 11:00:00 AM

 iodigitalsec: The software runs on a Raspberry Pi (or any sane Linux distribution) and is described for testing and research purposes.

Linux 3.17 rc5

Monday 15th of September 2014 05:00:00 AM

Linus Torvalds: So I should probably have delayed this until Wednesday for sentimental reasons: that will be 23 years since I uploaded the 0.01 source tree.
But I'm not an overly sentimental person, so screw that. I'm doing my
normal Sunday release.

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    Browsing the internet has different meaning to different people. While to some the web is a source of entertainment, to others it is a valuable and source of learning. Sadly enough, the internet is not widely available and easily affordable everywhere in the globe. Slow network speed is another problem. Developer Stefan Aleksic of ColdSauce tries to find a solution in an SMS (text) based browser for the third world countries which are yet to see the internet as we know it. He has named it the Cosmos Browser. If you ever used elinks on Linux, you know how efficient and low-bandwidth text only browsing can be. Of course, it is not meant for visiting a website for downloading wallpapers, but it is more than sufficient if you want to read some information from the web. Cosmos will work on text and will not need any data plan or WiFi.
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