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Kinivo releases a pair of inexpensive Linux-friendly USB wireless adapters

Tuesday 9th of September 2014 09:00:00 PM

 betanews: You see, most manufacturers build their machines with only Windows in mind.

Android hardhat augments reality for industrial workers

Tuesday 9th of September 2014 08:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Daqri is prepping an Android-based augmented reality "Smart Helmet" that integrates 360-degree camera views, plus 3D depth and inertial movement sensors.

It's Time To Split Linux In Two

Tuesday 9th of September 2014 07:00:00 PM

InfoWorld: Desktop workloads and server workloads have different needs, and it's high time Linux consider a split to more adequately address them

Apache Hadoop Transitions to Git

Tuesday 9th of September 2014 06:00:00 PM The Apache Infrastructure team has gotten Git migrations down pat. Just ask the Apache Hadoop project, which moved from Subversion to Git in less than 10 days.

Puppy Games Aren't Impressed With Linux Sales

Tuesday 9th of September 2014 05:00:00 PM

 GamingOnLinux: It seems Puppy Games the developers behind fun games like Revenge of the Titans have expressed their concern about Linux sales.

Former Red Hat CTO Brian Stevens Joins Google

Tuesday 9th of September 2014 04:00:00 PM

InternetNews: Apparently Brian Stevens was feeling lucky

KEMP, Infinera Join OpenDaylight Open Source SDN Project

Tuesday 9th of September 2014 03:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: The OpenDaylight open source SDN project has added two new members, network bandwidth vendor Infinera and load-balancing provider KEMP.

Raspberry Pi-powered in-car computer project shifts up a gear

Tuesday 9th of September 2014 02:00:00 PM

 Raspberry Pi Today: After watching classic TV shows such as Knight Rider and Street Hawk in his youth, IT professional and Raspberry Pi enthusiast Derek Knaggs was inspired to create a low-cost in-car computer using a Raspberry Pi

Git Bounty Wants To Help Open-Source Programmers Get Paid For Bug Fixes

Tuesday 9th of September 2014 01:00:00 PM

TechCrunch: Git Bounty lets you pick a bug you need fixed, set a reward and then publicize it.

FSF and Debian join forces to help free software users find the hardware they need

Tuesday 9th of September 2014 12:00:00 PM

FSF: The Free Software Foundation (FSF) and the Debian Project today announced cooperation to expand and enhance h-node, a database to help users learn and share information about computers that work with free software operating systems.

Make a time-lapse photography video using Linux software

Tuesday 9th of September 2014 11:00:00 AM

 TutorialGeek: Time-lapse photography is fun to do and super easy using Linux software.

How to monitor server memory usage with Nagios Remote Plugin Executor (NRPE)

Tuesday 9th of September 2014 06:00:00 AM

 xmodulo: In this tutorial, we will see how we can configure NRPE to monitor RAM usage of a remote server.

Xen & Docker: Made for Each Other!

Tuesday 9th of September 2014 02:00:00 AM Xen Orchestra (XO) is a simple but powerful web interface working out-of-the-box with XenServer, or any host with Xen and XAPI (the most advanced API for Xen).

Configure, Manage and Monitor Apache Web Server from Web Browser Using ???Apache GUI??? Tool

Monday 8th of September 2014 10:00:00 PM

 tecmint: ApacheGUI is an open source tool designed for system administrators to manage the functionality of Apache Web Server from a browser

MIPS aims new 64-bit Warrior cores at mobile devices

Monday 8th of September 2014 09:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: For the first time, 64-bit MIPS cores are also being promoted as a mobile solution.

Netrunner – The Best Distro You’ve Barely Heard Of

Monday 8th of September 2014 08:00:00 PM

Linux-Blog: Netrunner uses the Manjaro installer.  Manjaro is based on Arch Linux.

5 Reasons Why I Hate GNU/Linux ??? Do You Hate (Love) Linux?

Monday 8th of September 2014 07:00:00 PM

 tecmint: This part of Linux, I don't like to talk very often but sometimes I do really feel some of the aspects related to Linux is real pain.

YES, I have ridden the UNICORN: The Ubuntu Utopic unicorn

Monday 8th of September 2014 06:00:00 PM

El Reg: Ubuntu 14.10, nicknamed Utopic Unicorn, is coming in just a few months.

How to Record System Sound with Pulse Audio and Audacity in Linux

Monday 8th of September 2014 05:00:00 PM

MakeTechEasier: Recording system audio is done by combining two awesome Linux programs

Operating System U: A new Linux based OS with a firm focus on you the user and functionality over UI overhauls, hits KickStarter

Monday 8th of September 2014 04:00:00 PM

techdrivein: Operating System U is being readied with the regular user in mind, and is based on Manjaro Linux.

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BitTorrent Bleep alpha released for Android

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During Akademy 2014

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