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Are Cyanogen and Microsoft Ready to Stick it to Google?

Thursday 26th of March 2015 10:38:46 PM

Later this year, upstart vendor BLU will release a smartphone that pre-installs a version of Cyanogen's alternative Android build, but with a twist. 

Get the Most Out of Google Drive and Other Apps on the Linux Desktop

Thursday 26th of March 2015 05:01:02 PM

Google Apps is very Linux friendly. But when using Linux, how do you get the most out of your experience? 

The Companies That Support Linux: Treasure Data

Tuesday 24th of March 2015 10:56:48 PM

The explosive growth of data from Internet-connected devices has, in turn, led to massive demand for storage and analysis tools in the tech industry. Treasure Data aims to serve this growing need for data storage and analysis in one place with their big data cloud service based on Linux.

Getting Started with Raspberry Pi 2: Install Linux and Access via SSH

Monday 23rd of March 2015 08:59:40 PM

If you are planning to order a Pi or if you just received one and are wondering what to do with it, this article will provide you with much-needed assistance.

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Leftovers: Software

  • goobook: Command-line contacts
  • Calibre eBook Editor Gets Much Better Support for DOCX
    Calibre, a complete application to edit, view, and convert eBook files, has been updated yet again, and the developer has added a number of new features and various other fixes.
  • GNOME Builder - 3.16.2
    I released 3.16.0 a couple weeks ago without much fanfare. Despite many months of 16-hour days and weekends, it lacked some of the features I wanted to get into the "initial" release. So I didn't stop. I kept pushing through to make 3.16.2 the best that I could.
  • PacketFence v5.0 released
    The Inverse team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of PacketFence 5.0.0. This is a major release with new features, enhancements and important bug fixes. This release is considered ready for production use and upgrading from previous versions is strongly advised.
  • What are good open-source log monitoring tools on Linux
    In an operating system, logs are all about keeping track of events, be it critical system errors, resource usage warnings, transaction history, application status, or user activities. These logs, which are stored as (text or binary) files in the system, are useful for system auditing, debugging and maintenance. However, with so many different system entities generating log files, and even at growing rate, the challenge as a system admin is to how to "consume" these log files effectively.
  • Apache Fortress Core 1.0-RC40 released !
  • Say Hello to Open Source Puppet 4!
    Production-ready Open Source Puppet 4 is now available! We’re excited to announce new features and enhancements that will extend your use of Puppet for faster, more consistent management of server configurations. We’ve added capabilities to help you save time, reduce errors, and increase reliability.
  • textprint: Visually impressive, in only 18K
    textprint takes a flat data file as input, and arranges it graphically to fit the terminal without distorting the image. From there, textprint goes from zero-to-60, in about two seconds.

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Leftovers: Gaming

  • Age Of Wonders III Fully Released On Linux, Some Early Thoughts & A Port Report
    Age of Wonders III has been highly requested by Linux fans, and now that it’s fully released I decided to take a look. The developers graciously gave me a copy to test, so many thanks to them for this. The Linux (and Mac) versions came alongside a new patch, and a brand new expansion. You can see their official news post on Steam linked here.
  • The Banner Saga Is Finally Available For Linux
    The Banner Saga has been highly sought after from Linux users, and the day has finally come. The new update also adds controller support.
  • Gratuitous Space Battles 2 Released For Linux, Some Thoughts Included
    It’s a great time to be a fan of space combat games, and the latest release for us is Gratuitous Space Battles 2 which I’ve taken a look at. The game was ported to Linux thanks to Ethan Lee, who has done quite a number of ports for us now. He’s much like Ryan Gordon in the way that he ports a lot of other people’s games. His ports are usually good too.

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