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Nest Thermostat Security Risk Disclosed at Black Hat

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 08:00:00 PM

eWEEK: According to Jin, the backdoor his team found can bypass verification and enable an attacker to install a customized kernel that could run arbitrary code.

Buy All the Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities: Black Hat Keynote

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 07:00:00 PM

eSecurityPlanet: Also suggests that Windows XP be made open-source.

Google Confirms That Chromebooks Are Selling Well in Schools

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 06:00:00 PM

OStatic: While market predictions for PCs have been generally bleak, Chromebooks--portable computers based on Google's Chrome OS platform--have been doing well in sales terms

Meet Solaris 11.2, where SDN means 'Software-Defined Net profit'

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 05:00:00 PM

The Register: Larry Ellison’s Oracle bowled out Solaris 11.2 last week – and what does this Unix-like give us?

Can We Stop Playing Card Games with Business?

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 04:00:00 PM

LinuxJournal: I don't know if any of the new ideas for solving this kind of mess are going to succeed.

The Connected Car, Part 1: The Future Starts Now - Will Linux Drive It?

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 03:00:00 PM

LinuxInsider: The Age of the Connected Car is dawning.

14 Staging Drivers Get Nuked From Linux 3.17

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 01:00:00 PM

Phoronix: Over 200,000 lines of code is being removed from the Linux 3.17 kernel in the staging subsystem due to the removal of a bunch of old, unmaintained drivers.

ownCloud 7 pulls in users and open source developers

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 11:00:00 AM

 ZDnet: ownCloud, the open source private cloud for small to medium sized businesses, pulls in great developer support with its latest release.

Linux/Unix Echo Command with Practical Examples

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 06:00:00 AM

 NextStep4IT: Echo command plays a important role in building a shell script.

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Leftovers: Gaming

  • Ryan Icculus Gordon On The Linux Action Show
    Ryan Icculus Gordon has just recently been on a guest on the excellent Linux Action Show to talk about Linux gaming. Ryan Icculus Gordon is the name behind a number of big ports, and you can see here just what he has done. Hint: It's a lot.
  • Empire: Total War Looks Close To A Linux Version, Pokes Fun At Linux Gamers
    We already knew that Total War: Rome II would come to Linux which sadly didn't come out when expected early this year, but now it looks like the original Empire: Total War will come to Linux too.
  • Another (Linux) game added to the Humble Jumbo Bundle 2
    - Legend of Grimrock: Old school and modern gaming combines in this thrilling dungeon crawler RPG from Almost Human Games. A group of prisoners are sentenced to certain death by exile to the secluded Mount Grimrock for vile crimes they may or may not have committed. Unbeknownst to their captors, the mountain is riddled with ancient tunnels, dungeons, and tombs built by crumbled civilizations long perished now. If they ever wish to see daylight again and reclaim their freedom, the ragtag group of prisoners must form a team and descend through the mountain, level by level.