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Use VLC like a pro: Half a dozen things you didn’t know it could do

Saturday 28th of February 2015 07:53:22 PM

VLC is more commonly known as a video player, however there are many advanced features of VLC which most users are not aware of. We have picked half a dozen such features for this article.

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How to install KDE’s Plasma 5 on Arch Linux

Saturday 28th of February 2015 04:49:13 AM

There are two ways of installing Plasma 5 on your Arch system; either upgrade the current system or install it on a newly built Arch system.

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Krita version 2.9 is a true Photoshop competitor

Thursday 26th of February 2015 10:03:45 PM

The new version comes with many new features.

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Meizu to sell Ubuntu phones in the US

Thursday 26th of February 2015 08:52:44 PM

The company also said that they will be selling the phones globally, thus becoming the first company to officially sell Ubuntu phones in the US.

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The first Beta of Kubuntu Vivid (15.04) available

Thursday 26th of February 2015 08:42:23 PM

Kubuntu developers have announced the release of the first beta for the upcoming 15.04 release.

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Firefox 36.0 is here with new features

Wednesday 25th of February 2015 02:03:48 PM

Mozilla, the organization behind the Firefox browser, has released version 36 of this open source and immensely popular web browser.

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Pebble raises $7 million in one day for their next watch

Wednesday 25th of February 2015 02:18:23 AM

Pebble announce the Pebble Time kickstarter campaign which looks like it'll smash records, we compare to it's competitors.

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Google Chromebook Pixel 2 coming soon

Tuesday 24th of February 2015 10:53:13 PM

We expect that the device will be running the latest Intel Chips and may also showcase a 4K display. Will you be buying Pixel 2? If yes what would make you buy it?

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Linux kernel will jump to version 4.0

Monday 23rd of February 2015 05:13:48 PM

The Linux kernel will get it's first major version change in four years, Torvalds says nothing major is included.

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Cinnamon 2.6 brings panels to multiple monitors

Sunday 22nd of February 2015 05:51:38 PM

You can now add new menus and delete or move the current ones - quite similar to the way Plasma handles panels.

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How to Use KDE Plasma Desktop Like a Pro

Sunday 22nd of February 2015 05:48:20 PM

KDE Plasma remains one of the best open source technologies that Linux users can enjoy.

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Ubuntu 15.04 will bring back good old windows menus

Sunday 22nd of February 2015 03:22:14 AM

Ubuntu is bringing back the good old menus to app windows.

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SUSE bring their own Open Source storage solution

Saturday 21st of February 2015 02:15:28 AM

SUSE, one of the largest open source company, has finally released their own Storage solution for enterprise customers.

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Your SIM card is probably hacked by NSA and colonial cousin GCHQ

Friday 20th of February 2015 11:36:15 PM

NSA and GCHQ steal encryption keys for SIM cards, maker doesn't even realise.

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More than 80% of Linux kernel development is paid by companies!

Wednesday 18th of February 2015 09:09:55 PM

It's no more a party time, unpaid hobby. It's serious business.

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Bloomberg Joins the Linux Foundation as Gold Member

Wednesday 18th of February 2015 07:28:05 PM

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information company, has joined the Linux Foundation as a Gold member.

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Red Hat continues its 64-bit ARM growth

Wednesday 18th of February 2015 07:04:16 PM

Red Hat started putting its weight behind 64-bit ARM architecture in data-center last year by launching ARM Partner Early Access Program for Partner Ecosystem.

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Arch Linux Tutorial [updated Feb 2015]

Wednesday 18th of February 2015 04:19:43 PM

The most user-friendly tutorial about installing Arch Linux on your PC.

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Internet.org app raises net neutrality fears and how to remedy the problem

Wednesday 18th of February 2015 12:57:00 AM

Internet.org has launched a free net-neutrality-hating app in India, I propose a remedy or two.

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Best images of dwarf planet Ceres released by NASA

Wednesday 18th of February 2015 12:56:34 AM

NASA release the sharpest pictures of Ceres that have ever been taken by humanity.

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