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Open source carries software-defined storage forward

Monday 5th of January 2015 07:00:00 PM

 ZDnet: Software-defined storage will come into its own in 2015, and open-source software will carry it there.

3 Ways To Create A Persistent Bootable Xubuntu Live Linux USB Drive

Monday 5th of January 2015 06:00:00 PM

 EveryDayLinuxUser: This guide shows 3 different methods for creating a persistent Xubuntu USB drive.

Fixing USB Autosuspend

Monday 5th of January 2015 05:00:00 PM

 hamwave: The Linux kernel automatically suspends USB devices to save power.

How to check memory usage on Linux

Monday 5th of January 2015 04:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: When it comes to optimizing the performance of a Linux system, physical memory is the single most important factor.

4MRescueKit Live CD gives you easy access to Antivirus Live CD, BakAndImgCD, 4MParted and 4MRecover

Monday 5th of January 2015 03:00:00 PM

 softpedia: 4MRescueKit is a free, live, bootable, minimal, fast, portable and open source computer operating system that brings you all the tools that you need to rescue a broken OS

Etherpad - A Real Time Web Based Online Collaborative Document Editor for Linux

Monday 5th of January 2015 02:00:00 PM

tecmint: Etherpad is a web based free document editor tool which allows a group of users to work jointly on a document in a real time, like a multi player editor which runs on a web browser.

GNOME Internet Radio Locator (GIRL) version 1.0.0 ("Fenchurch")

Monday 5th of January 2015 01:00:00 PM

GIRL 1.0.0 supports search by location for the 42 supported radio stations. 42 is Douglas Adams' Answer to Life, the Universe and Everything in book The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

Samsung turns to Tizen for new Smart TVs

Monday 5th of January 2015 12:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Samsung says it will use Tizen Linux in all of its 2015 Smart TVs, which will feature WiDi and BLE for content sharing and mirroring from mobile devices.

A year in the life of OpenStack

Monday 5th of January 2015 06:00:00 AM What a year for OpenStack!

Why does the world still need the Mozilla Foundation?

Monday 5th of January 2015 02:00:00 AM

VentureBeat: With its Firefox browser rapidly losing share, and its financial ties to Google finished, the Mozilla Foundation finds itself facing the most pivotal moment in its history since its founding more than a decade ago.

Docker to Gain New Ground in 2015, After Taking Center Stage in 2014

Sunday 4th of January 2015 10:00:00 PM

eWEEK: In the cloud/virtualization world, one technology dominated the conversation in 2014: "Docker." The technology will see further expansion in 2015.

Ringing in 2015 with 40 Linux-friendly hacker SBCs

Sunday 4th of January 2015 06:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: 2014 brought us plenty of new open-spec, community-backed SBCs -- from $35 bargains, to quad-core powerhouses -- and all with Linux or Android support.

Despite Rumors, Xfce Alive & Kicking

Sunday 4th of January 2015 02:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: Don't count out xfce yet

Load balancing HTTP/HTTPS with Pound on Ubuntu 14.10 Server

Saturday 3rd of January 2015 10:00:00 PM

Ubuntu Geek: The Pound program is a reverse proxy, load balancer and HTTPS front-end for Web servers

Use Fingerprint To Command & Control Your Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Saturday 3rd of January 2015 06:00:00 PM

Noobslab: Fingerprint GUI is an application providing fingerprint-based authentication on Linux desktops.

Why does Google Say Mozilla Thunderbird is Less Secure?

Saturday 3rd of January 2015 02:00:00 PM

HowToGeek: Sometimes when you are looking for an answer to one thing, you end up finding something else rather surprising.

12 Months, 12 Highlights: This was Ubuntu in 2014

Saturday 3rd of January 2015 02:00:00 AM

OMG Ubuntu: In just 12 months there has been a world of change in both Ubuntu and the wider Linux community it sits in, the projects around it, and the people — the you and I’s — who use it.

The Best Linux Software

Friday 2nd of January 2015 10:00:00 PM

MakeUseOf: Linux is full of awesome apps, both open source and proprietary.

HowTo: Use ps, kill, nice, and killall To Manage processes in FreeBSD and OS X Unix Operating System

Friday 2nd of January 2015 06:00:00 PM

nixcraft: The ps or process status command is a command that lists process activities

Distribution Release: Deepin 2014.2

Friday 2nd of January 2015 02:00:00 PM

Distrowatch: The "live mode" functionality has been removed in this version, so it is no longer possible to test the distribution before committing to a hard disk installation.

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