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Firefox 36 Gains HTTP/2 Support, Fixes Critical Vulnerabilities

Wednesday 25th of February 2015 03:00:00 AM

eWEEK: Mozilla's Firefox 36 debuts with support for HTTP/2 protocol as well as 17 security advisories for vulnerabilities that have been patched in the open-source browser.

Mozilla Firefox 37.0 Beta Out Now, Provides URL Highlighting in Reader Mode

Tuesday 24th of February 2015 11:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Among the bugs squashed in this first Beta release of the Mozilla Firefox 37.0 web browser, we can mention an issue related to the "Sync Now" button

It's Real: An $89, Green Ubuntu Linux Desktop PC

Tuesday 24th of February 2015 10:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: The Symple PC, a planet-friendly computer that ships with Canonical's open source Ubuntu Linux OS and costs only $89, is now on sale.

5 specialized Linux distributions for computer repair

Tuesday 24th of February 2015 09:00:00 PM There are specialized tools that can aid you in fixing problems with a computer or help you be prepared for when something bad does happen.

Yahoo exec goes mano a mano with NSA director over crypto backdoors

Tuesday 24th of February 2015 08:00:00 PM

 ars: Yahoo exec goes mano a mano with NSA director over crypto backdoors and gets nothing

10 quick tar command examples to create/extract archives in Linux

Tuesday 24th of February 2015 07:00:00 PM

 BinaryTides: The tar (tape archive) command is a frequently used command on linux that allows you to store files into an archive

Scripted window actions on Ubuntu with Devilspie 2

Tuesday 24th of February 2015 06:00:00 PM

 HowToForge: Devilspie2 is a program that detects windows as they are created, and performs scripted actions on them.

Localhost DNS Cache

Tuesday 24th of February 2015 05:00:00 PM

LinuxJournal: Is it weird to say that DNS is my favorite protocol?

KDBUS & Other Features You Won't FInd In The Linux 4.0 Kernel

Tuesday 24th of February 2015 04:00:00 PM

Phoronix: While Linux 4.0 is the next major kernel release and it does present a new lot of new functionality, there's still a number of high profile features not mainlined.

Creating Forms for Easy LibreOffice Database Entry on Linux

Tuesday 24th of February 2015 03:00:00 PM The LibreOffice suite of tools includes a very powerful database application ─ one that happens to be incredibly user-friendly.

Nginx Gearing Up for HTTP/2

Tuesday 24th of February 2015 02:00:00 PM

ServerWatch: Since HTTP/2 is largely based on SPDY, Nginx has a solid foundation already in the code to capitalize on

IoT-oriented dev kits run Ubuntu on new Toshiba Cortex-A9 SoC

Tuesday 24th of February 2015 01:00:00 PM

LinuxGizmos: Toshiba announced two Linux-supported "ApP Lite" dev kits for its new 600MHz Cortex-A9 based "TZ2100" series SoCs, which target IoT and other embedded apps.

Lay Waste To A Fortress In Besiege On Linux, Initial Thoughts Included

Tuesday 24th of February 2015 12:00:00 PM

 GamingOnLinux: Besiege is a physics based building game in which you construct medieval siege engines and lay waste to immense fortresses and peaceful hamlets.

7 Ways Docker Containers Can Change Enterprise Apps

Tuesday 24th of February 2015 07:00:00 AM

EnterpriseAppsToday: Docker is getting lots of buzz for its potential to improve application development and deployment – and deservedly so.

Linus Torvalds Debuts First Linux 4 Release Candidate

Tuesday 24th of February 2015 03:00:00 AM

LinuxPlanet: The Linux 3.x kernel family is no more. Long Live Linux 4!

Debugging Shell Scripts in Linux

Monday 23rd of February 2015 11:00:00 PM

 linuxtechi: In the shell scripting we don't have any debugger tool but with the help of command line options (-n, -v and -x ) we can do the debugging.

Samba 4.1.17 Security Release Now Available for Download

Monday 23rd of February 2015 10:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Samba 4.1.17 is a security release that addresses the CVE-2015-0240 security vulnerability related to an unexpected code execution in Samba daemon (smbd).

Weather Company CIO: 5 reasons why I believe in open source

Monday 23rd of February 2015 09:00:00 PM

 EnterprisersProject: The Weather Company, which oversees such brands as The Weather Channel and, has been a major adopter of open source software

Xfce 4.12, One Week Away

Monday 23rd of February 2015 08:00:00 PM

After what seems like an eternity, a new release of Xfce is finally just around the corner.

SCALE 13x, Day 2: Knock on Wood

Monday 23rd of February 2015 07:00:00 PM

FOSSforce: HP's Monty Taylor, accompanied by his rubber duck, gave an insightful talk on the direction of Open Source

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