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Mozilla is launching its first Firefox OS smartphone in India this week

Monday 25th of August 2014 05:00:00 PM

the next web: Slowly but surely, Mozilla is pushing its Firefox OS mobile operating system into new markets.

Choose your side on the Linux divide

Monday 25th of August 2014 04:00:00 PM

InfoWorld: The battle over systemd exposes a fundamental gap between the old Unix guard and a new guard of Linux developers and admins

Linus Torvalds is my hero, says 13 year old Zachary DuPont

Monday 25th of August 2014 03:00:00 PM

the mukt: The story of Zach goes like this – his school organized a project where students were asked to write a letter to their heroes, while most kids wrote to celebrities, Zach wrote to the ‘real’ hero of the modern technology world – Linus Torvalds.

Linus Torvalds Started a Revolution on August 25, 1991. Happy Birthday, Linux!

Monday 25th of August 2014 02:00:00 PM

softpedia: The Linux project has just turned 23 and it's now the biggest collaborative endeavor in the world, with thousands of people working on it.

jBilling tutorial – an open source billing platform

Monday 25th of August 2014 01:00:00 PM

Linux User & Developer: Discover jBilling and make managing invoices, payments and billing simple and stress-free

Security Hardening with Ansible

Monday 25th of August 2014 12:00:00 PM

Linux Journal: Ansible is an indispensable tool in implementing and maintaining a strong security posture.

Build a Raspberry Pi Arcade Machine

Monday 25th of August 2014 11:00:00 AM

LinuxVoice: Relive the golden majesty of the 80s with a little help from a marvel of the current decade.

Minimal Linux Live - version '25-Aug-2014' has been released

Monday 25th of August 2014 01:00:00 AM

Minimal Linux Live is a set of small shell scripts which build very minimal live Linux OS entirely from source code (Linux kernel + BusyBox).

Emulator brings x86 Linux apps to ARM devices

Sunday 24th of August 2014 09:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Eltechs announced a virtual machine that runs 32-bit x86 Linux applications on ARMv7 SBCs and mini-PCs, and is claimed to be 4.5 times faster than QEMU.

Android Security Is Under Fire--Again

Sunday 24th of August 2014 01:00:00 PM

eWEEK: A pair of new reports take aim at Android security, but there are steps users can take and the sky isn't falling. - See more at:

Open Source Storage Vendors Embrace Key Value Storage

Sunday 24th of August 2014 01:00:00 AM

 EnterpriseStorageForum: OpenStack Swift and Ceph are some of the projects embracing key value data storage, a simple data structure that promises to revolutionize data storage.

Video: Which Super Hero Would the Linux Community Be?

Saturday 23rd of August 2014 09:00:00 PM The developers, system administrators, architects, business managers, and community leaders who attended LinuxCon and CloudOpen North America this week are all Linux super heroes.

Can we please stop talking about the Linux desktop?

Saturday 23rd of August 2014 05:00:00 PM

TechRepublic: Linus Torvalds wants the Linux desktop. Too bad no one else does. This is never going to get any better, so let's give it up.

Red Hat: ARM servers will come when people crank out chips like AMD's 64-bit Seattle #Linuxcon

Saturday 23rd of August 2014 01:00:00 PM

The Register: Standards to lift data center boxes out of device doldrums

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