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IBM working on 7nm chip, Moore’s law to continue until at least 2018

Friday 10th of July 2015 05:48:10 PM

IBM have a working 7 nanometre chip in its labs. The new chip represents a continuation of Moore's law. It brings a four times boost on current chips.

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VirtualBox 5 comes with encryptions of virtual machines

Friday 10th of July 2015 01:16:12 PM

VirtualBox 5 has been released with some major new changes such as support for USB 3.0 and new encryption capabilities.

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Red Hat launches global cloud ecosystem with Certified Cloud and Service Provider program

Friday 10th of July 2015 01:15:45 PM

Red Hat has launched a new certification program which should see customers get a better experience using Red Hat products and third party services.

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NSA uses open source software to exploit the masses

Friday 10th of July 2015 02:31:50 AM

A new post on The Intercept shows the underpinnings of the NSA's XKEYSCORE. It turns out they're using a lot of open source software.

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Google launch Ethernet adapter for Chromecast

Friday 10th of July 2015 02:18:25 AM

Google have release a new accessory for Chromecast, the new Ethernet device will help Chromecast have a better connection to the Wi-Fi.

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A solar system with 5 suns discovered

Thursday 9th of July 2015 01:41:29 PM

A new and rare quintuple star system has been discovered 250 light years from Earth. From this vantage point the system in in the Ursa Major constellation.

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ownCloud 8.1 arrives with end user and admin improvements

Wednesday 8th of July 2015 02:24:49 AM

ownCloud 8.1 arrives with huge performance and scalability improvements.

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U.S. Robot will fight Japanese robot next year

Wednesday 8th of July 2015 02:24:16 AM

Two mecha robots will fight next year. This is unique as the mechas will contain pilots making it the first fight of its kind.

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Hunters Become The Hunted: Cocky Italian spy firm, Hacking Team, gets hacked

Monday 6th of July 2015 11:23:52 PM

Italian firm, Hacking Team, could cease to exist after its server contents got leaked onto the Internet.

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Mozilla launch Firefox 39, OS X and Linux users get the most new features

Saturday 4th of July 2015 11:59:09 PM

Firefox 39 has been released, this time it brings improved security to Linux and Mac users.

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Apple locking down users’ music by adding DRM to it

Saturday 4th of July 2015 11:57:02 PM

Apple have upset more users with it's new iCloud Music Library. They've decided to add DRM to all music uploaded, locking users out who cancel subscription.

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Beautify your Linux Mint Cinnamon with these simple tricks

Thursday 2nd of July 2015 10:30:29 PM

Today I will show you how to add more cool features to make your desktop look even better.

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How to install CentOS 7 on server

Thursday 2nd of July 2015 10:03:46 PM

This guide uses the CentOS 7 "Everything ISO" edition that can be downloaded from their website:

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KDE Applications receive security fixes

Thursday 2nd of July 2015 06:47:45 PM

KDE Applications has been updated to 15.04.3, the new update brings more than 20 new bugfixes.

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Intel Compute Stick with Ubuntu to go on sale for $110 next week

Thursday 2nd of July 2015 06:47:36 PM

The Intel Compute Stick with Ubuntu will go on sale next week online, they will be priced at around $110.

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Ubuntu MATE forms hardware partnership with LibreTrend

Thursday 2nd of July 2015 06:47:22 PM

Ubuntu MATE and hardware manufacturer LibreTrend have announced a partnership which will see the OS ship as one of the defaults on the LibreTrend devices.

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Exclusive interview with Hans de Raad

Thursday 2nd of July 2015 06:47:02 PM

As part of the late Generation X I was always very much aware of the enormous leaps being made in technology.

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How to install rEFInd to dual boot Windows 8 and Linux in UEFI Mode

Thursday 2nd of July 2015 12:53:28 AM

The official website for rEFInd's documentation could be quite daunting to the casual reader. It is for this reason that I have compiled this concise guide, showing you how to install rEFInd on your system.

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RHEL for SAP HANA now on Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Thursday 2nd of July 2015 12:35:41 AM

Red Hat have announced the availability of RHEL for SAP HANA on the AWS Marketplace today, expanding it's public cloud availability.

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More in Tux Machines

Zidoo's 'X1' is a $59 Android media box that touts its 4K prowess

Bottom line, the Zidoo X1 checks all the boxes when it comes to streaming and playing local media. The X1 is affordable with an MSRP of $59 USD and comes with a one year warranty. Despite its paltry specifications, the X1 was able to handle pretty much all movie files and streaming duties. The only concern would be how well Zidoo would continue to support the device via software updates. While this doesn't quite beat pricing from the likes of the Chromecast or the MK808B it does provide more features. While this is my first time with an true Android media box, I found that the experience as pretty seamless when it was all set up. While the X1 was able to stand up the challenge of 4K, the real question is: when will see more 4K UHD content that is easily accessible. Read more

today's leftovers

  • Dawn of the data center operating system
    How microservices architecture and Linux containers will tame distributed computing for developers and ops
  • 30 Sys Admins to Follow on SysAdmin Day
    Systems administrators: They keep our high-tech world up and running. From capacity planning, to 3 a.m. phone calls, to retiring that 10-year-old server that uses more power than your whole house, sys admins do it all. Open source communities would not be able to thrive without the networks, services, and tools that allow for communication and collaboration, and sys admins are the ones who work thanklessly year-round to keep them going. July 31 is System Administrator Appreciation Day, a day for all of us to express our undying gratitude for sys admins. Sure, you could buy your favorite sys admin cake and ice cream, or perhaps a nice gift card. You could even go as far as not breaking the server for just one day. You also can follow these 30 sys admins.
  • See What Systemd 223 Brings New
  • Sparkfun's pcDuino Acadia Benchmarks Against Other ARM SBCs
    Sparkfun's pcDuino Acadia os a $119 USD development board powered by a Freescale i.MX6 quad-core Cortex-A9 SoC with Mali 400 graphics. There's 1GB of RAM and other connectivity options for this board.
  • Linux Based Solus OS Now Boots in Flat 1.2 Seconds
    Solus OS is a Linux distro that was built from scratch and uses a new desktop environment called Budgie. You can consider it as the next version of the Solus OS as it was built by the same developer team, so they didn’t bother changing the name for a new operating system.
  • Arch Linux 2015.08.01 Has Been Released. Upgrade Now!
    Arch Linux 2015.08.01 has been released and is powered by Kernel 4.1 and includes all the update patches since the 1st of July 2015.
  • uReadIt 3 – The Best Reddit Client For Ubuntu Touch
    As you may know, uReadIt is an open-source Reddit client for Ubuntu Touch, being one of the best native apps for Ubuntu mobile.
  • You Can Now Watch Flash Content With MPV On Ubuntu
    As you may know, Adobe Flash is not the safest thing on the internet this days. Mozilla even disabled it from the Firefox browser a while, due to the vulnerabilities found lately.
  • Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Running on the Rikomatic MK808B
    Ubuntu MATE, the latest member of the Ubuntu family, has been spotted running on the MK808B Plus Quad-Core mini TV box device. The device runs with Android 4.4 by default, but a third party developer has tweaked it to run Ubuntu.
  • LEGO Smart Home
    We spoke to Bhavana Srinivas and Geremy Cohen from PubNub about their LEGO Smart Home model, a proof of concept project that shows how you can use the Raspberry Pi with communication platform PubNub in order to automate your household electronics and other Internet of Things devices. You can read the full piece in the latest issue.
  • Compact module runs Linux on quad-core Braswell
    Congatec announced a compact, low power computer-on-module based on Intel’s 14nm “Braswell” SoCs, and featuring triple display outputs, and up to 4K video.

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