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The Time to Recommend Linux & FOSS Is Now

Monday 18th of August 2014 07:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: We had a talk about Vista, about what crap it was, what a resource hog it was, its problems with hardware support and all the rest.

NativeWrap for Android turns websites into apps to improve your privacy

Monday 18th of August 2014 06:00:00 PM

gHacks: NativeWrap for Android allows you to turn any website you visit into an Android app.

OpenMandriva Lx: Not the KDE You Knew

Monday 18th of August 2014 05:00:00 PM

LinuxInsider: OpenMandriva Lx 2014 is a KDE-only Linux distribution that has some rough edges but is otherwise a solid and reliable choice for user-friendly computing.

The fall of Gary Gygax, keeping tabs on Linux ports, and more

Monday 18th of August 2014 04:00:00 PM

opensource.com: After several years of astounding success, the company was forced to restructure after the tabletop gaming market bottomed out.

Cisco CVD Documents Hadoop as a Service for Ubuntu OpenStack

Monday 18th of August 2014 03:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: Cisco has released a guide for deploying Hadoop as a Service on Ubuntu OpenStack, Canonical's open source server platform for the cloud and Big Data.

Linux 3.17 rc1

Monday 18th of August 2014 02:00:00 PM

Linus Torvalds: Changes all over the place, but no huge new architectures or
filesystems.

Build Gentoo tutorial

Monday 18th of August 2014 01:00:00 PM

LinuxUser: Create a custom build of the Gentoo distro from the ground up, to suit your preferences and even speed up your system

Skype stops working on older Android phones leaving Linux users in the dark

Monday 18th of August 2014 12:00:00 PM

inquirer: LINUX USERS will be left out in the cold following Microsoft's announcement that it will retire older versions of Skype for Android.

KDE Plasma 5—For those Linux users undecided on the kernel’s future

Monday 18th of August 2014 11:00:00 AM

Ars: Review—new release straddles traditional desktop needs, long term multi-device plans.

Great Apps to Take Notes

Monday 18th of August 2014 05:00:00 AM

 LinuxLinks: Keeping track of my bits and pieces of information has unfortunately been an issue for some years.

When the Police Can Brick Your Phone

Monday 18th of August 2014 01:00:00 AM

 FOSSforce: If the owner can disable a phone with nothing but access to a computer or another mobile device, so can Google, Samsung, Microsoft, Nokia or Apple.

Samsung SmartThings pickup could mean new role for Tizen

Sunday 17th of August 2014 09:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Samsung is acquiring home automation firm SmartThings, setting up the potential integration with Tizen inside an upcoming Linux version of the SmartThings hub.

Android and iOS are destroying Microsoft's Windows Phone

Sunday 17th of August 2014 01:00:00 PM

 ITworld: How times have changed from the days when Microsoft was feared by all within the technology industry.

Cities Skylines, A City Builder Announced From Paradox & It's Coming To Linux

Sunday 17th of August 2014 01:00:00 AM

 GamingOnLinux: Linux is about to get a pretty deep and serious city builder courtesy of Paradox and Colossal Order named Cities Skylines.

Ignition is an awesome Kickstarter project to make a Social Retro Gaming OS distribution for the Raspberry Pi

Saturday 16th of August 2014 09:00:00 PM

Ignition is a Kickstarter project to make a Social Retro Gaming OS distribution for the Raspberry Pi

Top 4 Linux download managers

Saturday 16th of August 2014 05:00:00 PM

Linux User: Improve and better manage your web downloads for mirroring, mass grabs or just better control over your files

Monitoring Android Traffic with Wireshark

Saturday 16th of August 2014 01:00:00 PM

LinuxJournal: The ubiquity and convenience of smartphones has been a real boon for getting information on the go.

Deciding on the Right Cloud for Your Organization

Saturday 16th of August 2014 06:00:00 AM

OSstatic: The OpenStack cloud computing platform will usher in a lot of enterprise spending over the next few years, according to 451 Research's recent Open Stack Pulse 2014 report.

How to Encrypt Email in Linux

Saturday 16th of August 2014 02:00:00 AM

Linux.com: If you've been thinking of encrypting your email, it is a rather bewildering maze to sort through thanks to the multitude of email services and mail clients.

Installing Ubuntu on an old netbook with hair tearing and profanity

Friday 15th of August 2014 10:00:00 PM

NetworkWorld: Installing Ubuntu from a USB drive on an older machine is easy if you have one key bit of information ...

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[GNU IceCat] browser is (finally) on Fedora

GNU Icecat will be available on Fedora updates-testing repositories for some days. That’s right time to test harshly this new web browser (really it’s not so new considering it’s a fork of Firefox) and leave a positive/negative karma or open a bug. Read more

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Leftovers: Gaming

  • Ryan Icculus Gordon On The Linux Action Show
    Ryan Icculus Gordon has just recently been on a guest on the excellent Linux Action Show to talk about Linux gaming. Ryan Icculus Gordon is the name behind a number of big ports, and you can see here just what he has done. Hint: It's a lot.
  • Empire: Total War Looks Close To A Linux Version, Pokes Fun At Linux Gamers
    We already knew that Total War: Rome II would come to Linux which sadly didn't come out when expected early this year, but now it looks like the original Empire: Total War will come to Linux too.
  • Another (Linux) game added to the Humble Jumbo Bundle 2
    - Legend of Grimrock: Old school and modern gaming combines in this thrilling dungeon crawler RPG from Almost Human Games. A group of prisoners are sentenced to certain death by exile to the secluded Mount Grimrock for vile crimes they may or may not have committed. Unbeknownst to their captors, the mountain is riddled with ancient tunnels, dungeons, and tombs built by crumbled civilizations long perished now. If they ever wish to see daylight again and reclaim their freedom, the ragtag group of prisoners must form a team and descend through the mountain, level by level.