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Container wars

Thursday 15th of January 2015 05:00:00 PM

 ITworld: Docker's getting all the container headlines, but, as we're going to see in 2015, there's a lot more to containers than just one company.

Why Linux Isn't Winning Over Mac Users

Thursday 15th of January 2015 04:00:00 PM

Datamation: Despite my affinity for the Linux desktop, I'm still part of the Mac world, thanks to my wife and her preference for OS X.

Systemd and Upstart Comparison and Usage on Ubuntu 15.04 Detailed in Great New Wiki

Thursday 15th of January 2015 03:00:00 PM

 softpedia: The adoption of systemd in Debian has caused quite a ruckus, but it has other ramifications.

What is Anacron and usage of Anacron in Linux

Thursday 15th of January 2015 02:00:00 PM

 nextstep4IT: Anacron is a service that runs after every system reboot, checking for any cron and at scheduled jobs that were to run while the system was down and hence, have not yet run.

How to Manage Network using nmcli Tool in RedHat / CentOS 7.x

Thursday 15th of January 2015 01:00:00 PM

 Linoxide: A new feature of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and CentOS 7 is that the default networking service is provided by NetworkManager

Tiny fanless mini-PC runs Linux on quad-core AMD SoC

Thursday 15th of January 2015 12:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: CompuLab's tiny "Fitlet" mini-PC runs Linux or Windows on a dual- or quad-core 64-bit AMD x86 SoC, and offers generous I/O, plus modular expansion options. Ditches Password-Protected Archives for the Sake of Linux Users

Thursday 15th of January 2015 07:00:00 AM

 softpedia: The Linux community has pressured the GOG developers to remove the password-protected archives that were present in a number of their games

An Everyday Linux User Review Of Peppermint OS 5

Thursday 15th of January 2015 03:00:00 AM

 EveryDayLinuxUser: Peppermint OS 5 is a unique Linux distribution due to the way that it integrates web applications into the desktop.

Linux Distros We'll Never See

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 11:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: William Shatner Linux has a propensity for staccato performance across the board on all hardware, and on older hardware it tries to kiss female aliens.

What is a good IDE for C/C++ on Linux

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 10:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: "A real coder doesn't use an IDE, a real coder uses [insert a text editor name here] with such and such plugins."

20 Unix Command Line Tricks

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 09:00:00 PM

 nixcraft: Let us start new year with these Unix command line tricks to increase productivity at the Terminal.

Announcing snappy Ubuntu Core on Vagrant cloud

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 08:18:00 PM

Ubuntu Insights: So far, snappy Ubuntu Core images are available on Microsoft Azure, Google Compute Engine, and Amazon AWS

Firefox 35 Gets Performance Boost, Bug Fixes

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 07:14:00 PM

eWEEK: The first Mozilla browser release of 2015 brings Firefox Marketplace and improved performance to desktop users.

Features To Look Out For With GNOME 3.16

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 06:00:00 PM

Phoronix: The feature freeze for GNOME 3.16 is currently set for next month on 16 February while the official GNOME 3.16.0 debut is still penciled in for 25 March.

How to Build Your Own Cloud on Debian

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 05:00:00 PM

HowToForge: Forget about Google, you want your own cloud.

Popular Open Source CSS Frameworks for Developers

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 04:00:00 PM

WebResourcesDepot: Whether you’re a CSS rookie or frontend virtuoso, frameworks can be used effectively during the early stages of development.

A Deeper Dive Into the Shark Tank: How Open Source Technology Enables Agile Business Growth

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 03:00:00 PM

WOO: ABC’s Shark Tank is a US television show and a favorite among American entrepreneurs.

New Sony Walkman runs Android 4.2, costs 1.1 kilobucks

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 02:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Sony updated its decades-old Walkman media player line with an aluminum model running Android 4.2, featuring high-res audio, and priced at a whopping $1120.

Google pushes to take Oracle Java copyright case to Supreme Court

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 01:00:00 PM

 ZDnet: Can software code, and application programming interfaces in particular, be copyrighted? That is the question.

3 ways to run 'normal' Linux on a Chromebook

Wednesday 14th of January 2015 12:00:00 PM

 NetworkWorld: For those who need to tinker, here are some ways I've found to run alternative Linux distros on a Chromebook.

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Ninja Blocks prepares to begin shipping, announces major Ubuntu IoT deal

Ninja Blocks has begun shipping the Ninja Sphere and announced it has signed up as a key partner for Canonical’s Ubuntu Core embedded device operating system, as it opens its first office in the US. The startup launched in 2012, when it was selected to participate the Startmate accelerator program, and also smashed a Kickstarter campaign for its first product, which was also called Ninja Blocks. Read more

Netrunner 14.1 – Main Edition (Frontier)

The “14.1” indicates an updated and polished release of Netrunner 14 LTS on the same underlying base. Since 14.1 is using the same base “trusty” like Netrunner 14, there is no need for users of 14 to migrate: Simply updating from the shared backports ppa of the Frontier release cycle should give the same result, while keeping customizations in place. Read more

Wayland 1.6.1 & Weston 1.6.1 Released

Bryce Harrington, the former Canonical employee part of Ubuntu's X/Mir team turned Samsung open-source employee, has issued the first maintenance update for Wayland 1.6. Wayland 1.6.1 and the reference compositor Weston 1.6.1 were released on Friday night by Harrington. The Wayland 1.6.1 stable update has just over a dozen changes and they're mostly tiny bug-fixes/corrections but there is also improved handling for some error situations between servers and clients. The brief Wayland 1.6.1 release announcement can be read on the Wayland mailing list. Read more