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Running Windows XP programs on Linux Mint with CrossOver

Wed, 09/04/2014 - 4:00pm

 ZDnet: Thanks to WINE and its commercial big brother, CrossOver, you can run some popular Windows programs on Linux.

16 commands to check hardware information on Linux

Wed, 09/04/2014 - 3:00pm

 BinaryTides: Like for every thing, there are plenty of commands to check information about the hardware of your linux system.

Tech Gurus Still Don't "Get" Linux

Wed, 09/04/2014 - 2:00pm

 Datamation: It has been my experience that, despite any progress, Ubuntu and distros like it have made in gaining new users, those in the tech media continue to get it wrong.

Raspberry Pi morphs into $30 SODIMM-style COM

Wed, 09/04/2014 - 1:00pm

 LinuxGizmos: The Raspberry Pi Foundation unveiled the $30 Raspberry Pi Compute Module, an embeddable computer-on-module version of the Pi, plus a companion baseboard.

How Git redefined open source software development

Wed, 09/04/2014 - 12:00pm Git brought back debates about version control workflows! Heck, just having people care about version control tools again was fun. For versioning nerds, it's been nirvana.

elementary OS Isis First Details Revealed

Wed, 09/04/2014 - 11:00am

Softpedia: The looks and features of elementary OS "Isis" have been mostly kept under wraps and many users have been wondering what they will do next.

Does Your Organization Need a Chief Trust Officer? [VIDEO]

Wed, 09/04/2014 - 6:00am

eSecurityPlanet: Bob West is one of only a handful of executives today with the title of chief trust officer.

MongoDB 2.6 Improves Open-Source Database Performance

Wed, 09/04/2014 - 2:00am

DatabaseJournal: "With index intersection developers can address more queries with simple indexes and with less upfront index design"

Heartbeat SSL Flaw Puts Linux Distros at Risk

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 10:00pm

eWEEK: Hours after the flaw's disclosure, many Linux distributions didn't have a patch.

Canonical Shows Off Unity8 (Mir) and Unity7 (X11) Running at the Same Time on the Same PC

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 9:00pm

Softpedia: As it stands right now, users will be able to get a much better look at how Unity8 looks and works on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and it might get even better after more updates are released.

How to set up a transparent HTTPS filtering proxy on CentOS

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 8:00pm

Xmodulo: This guide will tell you how to set up Squid on CentOS / RedHat Linux for transparent filtering of HTTP and HTTPS traffic with help of Diladele Web Safety ICAP server.

Linux to the rescue! Windows XP support discontinued today

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 7:00pm It's not surprising that Microsoft encourages users to migrate to Windows 8.1, but of course, there are other alternatives. The best one by far is Linux.

Android TV could rock Amazon and Apple's worlds

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 6:00pm

Eye on Linux: Google is getting ready to launch Android TV, a set top box based on Android that comes complete with apps and games.

What is good LaTeX editor software on Linux?

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 5:00pm

 xmodulo: Whether it is for a research paper, a math homework, a presentation, or a fancy resume, LaTeX is pretty much the go to language.

Pro Video Editing with Pitivi

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 4:00pm

LinuxJournal: Several decent video editors are available on the Linux platform.

Facebook rebooting their open source contributions

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 3:00pm Facebook is on a new open source journey.

Features That Landed So Far For The Linux 3.15 Kernel

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 2:00pm

Phoronix: Here's a recap of the changes that were merged so far half-way through the Linux 3.15 merge window.

Brendan Eich's Departure Will Mar Mozilla but Not Stop Its Innovation

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 1:00pm

eWEEK: Brendan Eich's resignation soon after being named Mozilla CEO will scar the company, but it won't likely halt its major tech initiatives.

A council of hope : the free software column

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 12:00pm

 LinuxUser: In December 2013 the City of Munich completed the process, begun a decade ago, of transferring its computing facilities to free software, claiming to have saved 10 million in the process

Are More AAA Games Waiting For Steam Machines?

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 11:00am

 GamingOnLinux: So, you all know by now that Tropico 5 has been pushed back for the Steam Machines release and it does beg the question, are more AAA games waiting for Steam Machines to produce their Linux versions?