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Chromebooks are eating Microsoft’s lunch and dinner

Tuesday 1st of September 2015 07:55:30 PM

Chromebook sales have exceeded Windows notebook sales, according to a report by NPD Group.

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ownCloud beefing up security with bounty program

Tuesday 1st of September 2015 04:42:22 PM

ownCloud has partnered with HackerOne to help bring greater security to its software.

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Linux 4.2 released a week later than expected

Monday 31st of August 2015 02:58:13 AM

The latest release of the Linux kernel, 4.2, has been released after eighth release candidate throws up just a few issues.

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Indian mobile broadband clients can make Linux system vulnerable to attacks

Monday 31st of August 2015 02:02:17 AM

Clients from Indian broadband providers may put your Linux system at risk; here is how you fix it.

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Bypass firewall by using SSH tunneling

Saturday 29th of August 2015 11:48:17 PM

The most frequent use of the SSH tunneling is to securely transfer files between server.

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Canonical urges customers to ditch Windows 10 for Ubuntu

Friday 28th of August 2015 04:33:31 PM

Canonical has come out fighting over Windows 10 to try and win over enterprise users by reminding them they're no longer locked-in to a Windows world.

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KDE Plasma 5.4 released with major changes

Tuesday 25th of August 2015 04:39:19 PM

KDE 5.4 has launched brining new icons, a Wayland technical preview session and an alternative launcher similar to the one in GNOME 3.

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How to create an access point in Ubuntu 15.04 to connect to Android/iPhone

Sunday 23rd of August 2015 03:40:17 PM

I'm sharing the steps with our readers. Please note: you must have a wifi card which allows you to create an Access Point. If you want to know how to find that, type iw list in a terminal.

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Linux about to gain a new file system – bcachefs

Saturday 22nd of August 2015 11:08:04 PM

Kent Overstreet, a former Google employee, has said that his bcachefs file system is pretty much feature complete and wants users to test it.

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Wayland & Weston enter Alpha stages of 1.9 release

Saturday 22nd of August 2015 08:50:57 PM

The alpha release of Wayland and Weston 1.9 have been released. The final release is slated for the end of September.

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Android M is named Marshmallow

Saturday 22nd of August 2015 08:49:57 PM

The new Android 6.0 release will be called Marshmallow. The final SDK has been made available for developers.

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Blackphone 2 due for September release

Saturday 22nd of August 2015 08:49:02 PM

The new Blackphone 2 device is available for pre-order now and will ship out to buyers in September.

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IBM’s LinuxONE and z Systems to get custom built Ubuntu OS

Saturday 22nd of August 2015 08:43:44 PM

Canonical and IBM announce that a new version of Linux aimed at Mainframes will come to the LinuxONE and z Systems platforms.

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Kodi 15.1 released – contains lots of bug fixes

Saturday 22nd of August 2015 08:41:12 PM

Kodi 15.1 aka Isengard has been released with lots of bug fixes, in the announcement the team also address Windows 10 users who have issues.

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Possible final release candidate (rc7) for Linux 4.2 released

Saturday 22nd of August 2015 08:38:22 PM

Linux kernel 4.2 rc7 has been released and brings support for a lot of new hardware however Linus Torvalds is not sure he wants to sign off on the release.

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Debian Installer Stretch Alpha 2 releases with new kernel

Saturday 22nd of August 2015 08:33:43 PM

The Debian project release the second alpha of Debian 9, it now comes with the Linux 4.2 kernel.

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Russian lawmakers want to ban Windows

Saturday 22nd of August 2015 08:05:06 PM

A Russian lawmakers has written to former Russian President, Medvedev, to see if he can get use of Windows 10 by civil servants banned.

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EFF calls out Obama administration over CISA bill

Saturday 22nd of August 2015 05:42:57 PM

The EFF is continuing with its push against CISA, calls for more FAX messages to be sent to congress members.

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How to load books onto your Kindle (or other e-reader device)

Saturday 15th of August 2015 03:00:39 AM

In this tutorial I'll tell you how to transfer DRM free books from your computer to your e-reading device easily.

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Windows 10 keeps sending data to Microsoft, even if users stop it

Friday 14th of August 2015 04:59:05 PM

Windows 10 offers no way to disable telemetry in its system menus, even if you stop using services like Cortana it still sends back telemetry.

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Jiri Kosina sent in his pull requests for code he maintains within the mainline Linux kernel, with one of the notable subsystems being the HID updates. Most notable to the HID feature updates for Linux 4.3 are yet more Wacom driver improvements, which are a mention for almost every kernel cycle. Wacom highlights for Linux 4.3 include support for the Express Key Remote and various bug-fixes and feature work. Read more

5 Reasons Not To "Not Use Linux"

2000+ people have already watched Tim's video and that is potentially 2000 people that might not use Linux based on invalid arguments. Hopefully a few more people will read this article and therefore redress the balance somewhat. Before I go I wanted to mention that Tim has produced his own counter argument called "5 Reasons To Use Linux". The points in that video state that Linux is multikernel, is open source, has support for many different hardware devices such as the Raspberry PI, has lots of distros (which kind of counters against point 5 in the reasons not to use Linux) and finally it is free. Read more

x86 Systems Will See Some Boot Time Optimizations With Linux 4.3

Ingo Molnar sent in his several Git pull requests today for the code he maintains within the Linux kernel. Of Molnar's pull requests, the x86/boot changes caught my attention. He mentions "more boot time optimizations." Read more

[Chrome 45] Stable Channel Update

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