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Ubuntu MATE vs Lubuntu On An Old Netbook

Tuesday 18th of November 2014 01:00:00 PM

 EveryDayLinuxUser: I was preparing to write about the latest Lubuntu 14.10 release but instead decided to give the new Ubuntu MATE edition a go after seeing it in action as a live distribution on my far more powerful Toshiba Satellite Pro.

10 SCP Commands to Transfer Files/Folders in Linux

Tuesday 18th of November 2014 12:00:00 PM

 tecmint: SCP is used to copy file(s) between servers in secure way.

The Case Against Rolling Release Linux Distros

Tuesday 18th of November 2014 07:00:00 AM

 Datamation: Over the past year, I've spent more time than ever using rolling release Linux distributions

The open-sourcing of Microsoft

Tuesday 18th of November 2014 03:00:00 AM

 ZDnet: Microsoft is finally getting real about open-source software.

Linux for lettuce

Monday 17th of November 2014 11:00:00 PM

 OpenSource.com: Revolutionizing American agribusiness from the ground up, one seed at a time.

Shutter - Screenshot Tool in Ubuntu Linux

Monday 17th of November 2014 10:00:00 PM

 NextStep4IT: With the help of shutter we can take the screenshot of a particular area, window and full screen

How to boot on an ISO image from Grub

Monday 17th of November 2014 09:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: If you need to use multiple Linux distributions, you do not have so many options.

Linux Mint Debian to Include Systemd and GTK+ 3.14 Support

Monday 17th of November 2014 08:00:00 PM

 softpedia: The Linux Mint team is working on a Debian-based version of their distribution and it looks like things are coming along.

How An Awful, Misspelled Presentation Launched The Most Important Startup You've Never Heard Of

Monday 17th of November 2014 07:00:00 PM

Business Insider: A tiny startup called Docker, which launched a mere 19 months ago and gives its software away for free, has become a huge industry phenom.

China Leads Top500 Supercomputer List Again (AND most Supercomputers are still Linux powered)

Monday 17th of November 2014 06:00:00 PM

ServerWatch: With little movement in the list, a number of key trends remains the same. Among those trends is the fact that Linux continues to dominate, with 485 out of the top 500 systems.

Linux 3.18 rc5

Monday 17th of November 2014 05:00:00 PM

Linus Torvalds: rc5 is clearly bigger than rc4 was. Oh well.

What are the Most Popular Open Source Licenses Today?

Monday 17th of November 2014 04:00:00 PM

RedMonk: Given the recent affinity for permissive licensing, however, amongst major open source projects such as Cloud Foundry, Docker, Hadoop, Node.js or OpenStack, it’s worth revisiting the question of license choices.

RemoteBox – A Graphical Client To Manage VirtualBox VMs Remotely

Monday 17th of November 2014 03:00:00 PM

Unixmen: Of course, we can create, delete, and edit virtual machines from the command line, but why do we bother ourselves while we have option to manage VMs from a web browser, or using a graphical client?

WordPress 4.1 Beta 1

Monday 17th of November 2014 02:00:00 PM

WordPress 4.1 is due for release next month, so we need your help with testing.

Linux Mint 17.1 “Rebecca” Cinnamon RC released!

Monday 17th of November 2014 01:00:00 PM

Linux Mint: Linux Mint 17.1 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019.

FreeBSD 10.1-RELEASE Announcement

Monday 17th of November 2014 06:00:00 AM

FreeBSD: This is the second release of the stable/10 branch, which improves on the stability of FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE and introduces some new features.

Self-repairing software tackles malware

Monday 17th of November 2014 02:00:00 AM

Science Daily: University of Utah computer scientists have developed software that not only detects and eradicates never-before-seen viruses and other malware, but also automatically repairs damage caused by them.

As open source goes mainstream, institutions collaborate differently

Sunday 16th of November 2014 10:00:00 PM

TechRepublic: 18F has quietly become the bleeding edge of the US federal government's adoption of open source software.

The Switch To Systemd Will Likely Occur For Ubuntu 15.04

Sunday 16th of November 2014 06:00:00 PM

Phoronix: While Ubuntu was one of the last big hold-outs to systemd instead preferring Upstart, it looks like soon in the Ubuntu 15.04 cycle that systemd could become the default init manager.

CyanogenMod 11 M12

Sunday 16th of November 2014 02:00:00 PM

Taking a breather from all the work on L, we snuck in another M release

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Parted Magic 2014.11.19 Now Has Boot Repair Option

Parted Magic is a Linux distribution that features numerous tools for disk management, such as GParted and Parted. It’s one of the best distros of its kind, but also a commercial OS. Read more

With Assembly, anyone can contribute to open-source software and actually get paid

The open-source movement has produced some of the most widely utilized software in the world, a huge economic value driven by a widely dispersed community who believe contributing good work is often its own reward. Outside of the world of computer science, however, these strategies are still relatively niche. A San Francisco startup called Assembly is trying to change all that, by evolving the open-source model to easily incorporate disciplines outside coding and to include a shared profit motive as well. Today the company is announcing a $2.9 million round of funding it will use to help expand its platform. Read more

French, German, Dutch and Italian hackathons fuel UK ODF plugfest

Hackathons in Toulouse (France), Munich (Germany), Woerden (the Netherlands) and Bologna (Italy) involving software developers and public administrations, are providing input for the ODF Plugfest taking place in London on 8 and 9 December. The first four meetings involve developers working on the Open Document Format ODF and the LibreOffice suite of office productivity tools. The ODF Plugfest brings together multiple implementers and stakeholders of this document standard. The plugfest is aimed at increasing interoperability, tests implementations and discuss new features. Read more

Europe Commission approves Tradeshift data format for goverment purchasing

A product of OASIS, the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards, UBL was developed in a transparent standards-setting process over a period of 13 years by hundreds of leading business experts. OASIS is the same organization that created ODF, the Open Document Format (ISO/IEC 26300), a widely used International Standard for word processing. Read more