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KDe’s Plasma 5.3 beta is here with many new features

Tuesday 14th of April 2015 05:19:12 PM

A new version of Plasma is shaping up and it's not only beautiful but also surprisingly fast and resource efficient. The KDE community has release the beta of version 5.3 and it comes with many new and exciting features.

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These are the nine best distros for KDE’s Plasma desktop

Tuesday 14th of April 2015 02:02:58 PM

These 'KDE-based' distros offer a better Plasma experience compared to those where you can 'also' install KDE. At some point in time I have used each of these distros as my primary OS except for Mageia and Open Mandriva, which I tried but never used due to uncertainty around their future.

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The most beautiful Linux distro elementary OS Freya launched

Monday 13th of April 2015 12:04:18 AM

It’s finally here, elementary OS Freya is the first release since August 2013. The highly polished OS comes with over 1,100 fixes,

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How to disable tracking in Firefox

Thursday 9th of April 2015 07:21:00 PM

In current iterations of Firefox there is an option called do not track which when enabled requests the sites you visit to

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A chat client which protects you from NSA’s snooping

Thursday 9th of April 2015 07:20:18 PM

Have you been trying to convince friends and family to use encryption in light on the NSA revelations and had little success?

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HP falls through the public cloud

Thursday 9th of April 2015 05:16:23 PM

HP has finally given up on public cloud admitting that it would not be able to compete with the industry giants.

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Linus Torvalds explains why he created Git

Monday 6th of April 2015 03:34:59 PM

Today GitHub is the world's biggest code hoster in the world with over 9 million users and over 21.1 million repositories.

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How to enable MSE and native HTML5 support in Firefox on Linux

Friday 3rd of April 2015 01:56:49 AM

A quick guide for Linux users on how to enable native HTML5 support on YouTube in Firefox.

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How to run any Android app in Chrome

Thursday 2nd of April 2015 07:24:53 PM

There is no sorcery or PhD in rocket science needed to test it out.

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Google brings millions of Android apps to Chrome OS

Thursday 2nd of April 2015 07:14:15 PM

Suddenly Chrome OS is more exiting than Android.

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LibreOffice 4.4.2 “Fresh” Is Available For Download

Thursday 2nd of April 2015 12:46:09 PM

LibreOffice 4.4.2 “Fresh” Is Available For Download

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Google announces Drive for Linux

Wednesday 1st of April 2015 04:13:34 AM

Linux client will be available for free download, to Google Apps customers, next month. The public availability is expected by the mid of the year.

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Microsoft’s Surface 3 will dual boot with Android and Ubuntu

Wednesday 1st of April 2015 03:51:10 AM

At the moment the company is offering Google's Android and Canonical's Ubuntu as the second OSes for the device.

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Meet openSUSE and Kolab at The Hague

Tuesday 31st of March 2015 06:08:42 PM

You can register for oSC15 and Kolab Summit now.

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Red Hat brings big Data integration to JBoss Middleware Portfolio

Tuesday 31st of March 2015 03:46:19 PM

They make more than a billion dollars per year from open source software; no secret sauce. Red Hat's solution powers companies and organizations around the globe.

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