ZDnet: Software-defined storage will come into its own in 2015, and open-source software will carry it there.
EveryDayLinuxUser: This guide shows 3 different methods for creating a persistent Xubuntu USB drive.
hamwave: The Linux kernel automatically suspends USB devices to save power.
xmodulo: When it comes to optimizing the performance of a Linux system, physical memory is the single most important factor.
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
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.
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.
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.
opensource.com: What a year for OpenStack!
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.
eWEEK: In the cloud/virtualization world, one technology dominated the conversation in 2014: "Docker." The technology will see further expansion in 2015.
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.
FOSSforce: Don't count out xfce yet
Ubuntu Geek: The Pound program is a reverse proxy, load balancer and HTTPS front-end for Web servers
Noobslab: Fingerprint GUI is an application providing fingerprint-based authentication on Linux desktops.
HowToGeek: Sometimes when you are looking for an answer to one thing, you end up finding something else rather surprising.
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.
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
nixcraft: The ps or process status command is a command that lists process activities
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.