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How About a Chromebook on Steroids?

Tuesday 10th of February 2015 06:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: The recent purchase of a Chromebook for my son got me thinking about a new opportunity for Linux on the desktop.

Korora 21 Darla is finally here -- Linux fans, download the 'Fedora Remix' now!

Tuesday 10th of February 2015 05:00:00 PM

betanews: Korora is dessentially a "remixed" Fedora, which makes it better for beginners by including things -- repositories, codecs, proprietary software -- that are not normally included

Elementary OS ‘Freya’ Beta 2 Released

Tuesday 10th of February 2015 04:00:00 PM

OMGUbuntu: The second beta release of elementary OS ‘Freya’ is now available for download, and arrives some six months after the first beta was released to much excitement.

Install Linux-Dash (Web Based Monitoring tool) on Ubuntu 14.10

Tuesday 10th of February 2015 03:00:00 PM

UbuntuGeek: Linux Dash's interface provides a detailed overview of all vital aspects of your server

Install the Gnome Flashback classical desktop on Ubuntu 14.10/Linux Mint 17

Tuesday 10th of February 2015 02:00:00 PM

BinaryTides: The Gnome Flashback desktop environment is a simple and great way to get back the old style classical desktop if you do not like Unity desktop, like many.

High end dev board taps Allwinner's octa-core A80 SoC

Tuesday 10th of February 2015 01:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Merrii announced a high end, Android- and Linux-ready "H88 Hummingbird" SBC based on the octa-core Cortex-A15/-A7 Allwinner A80 SoC.

Best Open Source Monitoring Tools

Tuesday 10th of February 2015 12:00:00 PM

 NetworkWorld: We tested four open source network monitoring products: Cacti, Icinga, Zabbix and Observium.

Linux 3.19 Release adds MPLS Support to OpenvSwitch

Tuesday 10th of February 2015 07:00:00 AM

LinuxPlanet: Memory is a big winner in Linux 3.19 thanks to the inclusion of lockless page counter, in a code commit made by Linus Torvalds, and authored by developer Johannes Weiner.

Ubuntu Linux Phone Debuts—for a Select Few

Tuesday 10th of February 2015 03:00:00 AM

eWEEK: The "age of Aquaris" is now here as a long-awaited Linux mobile device becomes reality with the BQ Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition smartphone.

PC-BSD 10.1.1 Cinnamon review

Monday 9th of February 2015 11:00:00 PM

 LinuxBSDos: An installation of the Cinnamon desktop, which shipped with Cinnamon 2.2, was especially bad

Measuring the value of your open hardware designs

Monday 9th of February 2015 10:00:00 PM The number of free and open source designs grows as thousands of people download the files, but it can be difficult to quantify the value of the result.

Manjaro Linux LXQt 0.8.12 Is Now Available for Download - Screenshot Tour

Monday 9th of February 2015 09:00:00 PM

 softpedia: The Manjaro community released the LXQt edition of the acclaimed Arch Linux-based computer operating system.

Faster Raspberry Pi 2 Says Yes to Ubuntu and Windows, But Where's Android?

Monday 9th of February 2015 08:00:00 PM The faster SoC also means the Pi can join most other hacker SBCs in running Android, right?

How gamification can save boring software from the brink

Monday 9th of February 2015 07:00:00 PM

Node v0.12.0 (Stable)

Monday 9th of February 2015 06:00:00 PM

node: We are excited to announce the availability of Node.js v0.12! It has been a long process, and we want to thank contributors and all of the community who waited patiently for this event.

RMS Feels There's "A Systematic Effort To Attack GNU Packages"

Monday 9th of February 2015 05:00:00 PM

Phoronix: Richard Stallman has come out against support for basic LLVM debugger (LLDB) support within Emacs' Gud.el as he equates it to an attack on GNU packages.

Install OpenQRM Cloud Computing Platform In Debian

Monday 9th of February 2015 04:00:00 PM

Unixmen: openQRM is a web-based open source Cloud computing and datacenter management platform that integrates flexibly with existing components in enterprise data centers.

7 Steps to Build a RPM Package from Source on CentOS / RedHat

Monday 9th of February 2015 03:00:00 PM

The Geek Stuff: Sometimes you might have access to an open source application source code but might not have the RPM file to install it on your system.

5 Things You Need To Know About CloudStack

Monday 9th of February 2015 02:00:00 PM

TechWeekEurope: CloudStack was initially created in 2008 by a startup called VMOps.

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