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Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 26/03/2015 - 6:05pm
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 26/03/2015 - 6:05pm
Story Leftovers: Gaming Roy Schestowitz 26/03/2015 - 6:04pm
Story Leftovers: Screenshots Roy Schestowitz 26/03/2015 - 6:03pm
Story Android Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 26/03/2015 - 6:03pm
Story LibreOffice Now Toward Cloud Based Package, Get Ready To Welcome LibreOffice Online Mohd Sohail 26/03/2015 - 4:29pm
Story EP IT department: ‘We should give openness example’ Roy Schestowitz 26/03/2015 - 4:14pm
Story Ubuntu And Ericsson Partner To Helps Telcos Achieve Flexibility Roy Schestowitz 26/03/2015 - 4:05pm
Story It's Now Easier To Try PHP 7 On Fedora & RHEL Rianne Schestowitz 26/03/2015 - 2:51pm
Story Red Hat Squid web-proxy is not deleting files willy-nilly Roy Schestowitz 26/03/2015 - 2:48pm

Pico-ITX SBC runs Linux on 1.9GHz quad-core Atom SoC

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Axiomtek’s “PICO840″ Pico-ITX SBC features a quad- or dual-core Intel Atom, and offers multiple video ports, plus GbE, SATA, serial, USB, and Mini-PCIe I/O.

The PICO840 is a lower-powered, but more energy efficient alternative to the similarly Pico-ITX based PICO880 single board computer, which runs on a 4th Gen Intel Core processor. The 100 x 72mm PICO840 is said to support PoS systems, mobile medical monitors, compact panel PCs, and other embedded systems with tight space constraints. No OS support was mentioned, but we are confident the PICO840 runs Linux.

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Learn All The Basic Ubuntu Touch Tips And Tricks With The Ubuntu Help App

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Ubuntu

Among others, it helps the users learn the basic tasks on their Ubuntu Phone, gives information about Scopes and Web Apps, provides info about the Ubuntu Store and Settings and shows the users other useful information.

The latest version available is Ubuntu Help 0.1, which can be easily installed via the Ubuntu Touch App Store.

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ASUS C201 Chromebook with Rockchip RK3288 SoC Coming Soon

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GNU
Linux
Google

We have been hearing rumors about affordable Chromebooks powered by Rockchip processors ever since last year, but we are yet to see something palpable in this regard.

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The best Chromebook ever: Google's 2015 Pixel

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GNU
Linux
Google

I didn't just buy Google's new Chromebook Pixel. No, I bought the high-end model with the 5th-generation, 2.4GHz Intel Core i7-5500U processor with 16GBs of memory and a 64GB Solid State Drive (SSD) for $1,299. And, I'm not the only one. That top-of-the-line Chromebook Pixel is sold out. Why would I spend this kind of money? Because the Pixel 2015 is worth it.

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Alpine Linux 3.1.3 released

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Linux

The Alpine Linux project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of version 3.1.3 of its Alpine Linux operating system.

This is a bugfix release of the v3.1 musl based branch. This release is based on the 3.14.36 kernel which has some critical security fixes.

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Did VMware Flout Open Source License Terms?

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GNU
Legal

A long-standing dispute over proprietary software developers' use of licensed open source software code ultimately could be settled in a case against VMware. "[Developer Christoph] Hellwig sees his creation being used commercially," noted tech attorney Ray Van Dyke. "VMware feels persecuted for using a bit of free code. Now, a German jurist will make a decision sometime in the future."

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Introducing 2lemetry ThingFabric, an Ubuntu Snappy-Powered Internet of Things Platform

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Ubuntu

Canonical has recently introduced a new Internet of Things (IoT) platform that uses the Ubuntu Snappy technology to power the connected enterprise, as well as to bind data, processes, devices, and people together, thus remodeling raw data into real-time actionable intelligence.

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Samsung Tizen TV SDK 1.4 has been released

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Linux

The Samsung TV SDK Team has today released Samsung Tizen TV SDK 1.4. Downloads are available for Windows, Linux and also Mac OSX that will enable developers to begin developing for the Tizen TV platform. The tool set includes an Integrated Development Environment (IDE), a light-weight TV Simulator for testing web apps, and a TV Emulator.

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GLib2 Gets Ready for GNOME 3.16, Brings Support for HTTP Proxies in GIO

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GNOME

The GLib2 library component used in the GNOME desktop environment has been updated recently in preparation for the final release of GNOME 3.16. Its code is now in freeze and no other major changes will be injected in the final GLib2 2.44.0 release. Prominent features include support for HTTP proxies in GIO, a new GTask:completed property, and proper support for multiple main contexts in GUnixMountMonitor.

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KDE Plasma 5 on Arch Linux review

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KDE
Linux
Reviews

A few weeks ago, during a little break from studies, I’ve finally found some time for installing Plasma 5 on my Arch Linux workstation. Before a not too deep period of usage I’d like to share with you my impressions on the current state of Plasma.

As the title says, I’m going to talk about the 5.2 version of Plasma so everything on this post will concern this version in particular.

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Embedded Linux Keeps Growing Amid IoT Disruption, Says Study

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A new VDC Research study projects that Linux and Android will continue to increase embedded market share through 2017 while Windows and commercial real-time operating systems (RTOSes) will lose ground. The study suggests that the fast growth of IoT is accelerating the move toward open source Linux.

"Open source, freely, and/or publicly available" Linux will grow from 56.2 percent share of embedded unit shipments in 2012 to 64.7 percent in 2017, according to VDC's "The Global Market for IoT and Embedded Operating Systems." That represents a CAGR of 16.7 percent for open Linux, says VDC.

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10 Things You Can Do in Android 5.1 That You Couldn't Before

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Android

Android 5.1 isn't one of those massive life-changing releases that'll have you tapping the 'look for updates' button frenetically for days on end; but nor is it one of those minor upgrades with only bug fixes and technical improvements. Here are the cool new features you're going to get with the new Android—once it eventually arrives on your phone.

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The five things Android finally got right with Android 5.1

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Google is finally delivering a few perks that didn’t make the cut when it rolled out Android Lollipop.

Android 5.1 is here (at this time only for Nexus devices), and it tidies up Google’s operating system with some extra niceties that help you zip through various tasks. Here are the details as to what’s new and how it spruces up the overall utility and performance of Android.

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Docker At 2: From Shaky Start To Open-Source Star

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Server
OSS

Co-founder Solomon Hykes reflects on the startup's roots in Paris, its failed first effort to get containers moving, and how Docker then became a fast-growing data center hit.

Docker turned two years old Wednesday, and what an impact it has had at such a young age.

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Transticket signs open source contract with MariaDB

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OSS

Nordic ticket giant to develop open source on chips, tickets and beer.

Open source database technology company MariaDB has announced Nordic Transticket as its latest costumer.

Previously with Oracle-owned MySQL, the ticketing company, a rising rival to European Ticketmaster, reached a peak in user data with 150 Gigabytes.

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PHP 7 Set to Dramatically Acclerate PHP Performance

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Development

According to the data, running drupal 7.27 on PHP 7 is 4.23 percent faster than running it on HHVM, that number rises to 25 percent faster for those running earlier builds of the in-development Drupal 8 release.

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Leftovers: Software

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Software
  • Solving ODEs on Linux

    Many problems in science and engineering are modeled through ordinary differential equations (ODEs). An ODE is an equation that contains a function of one independent variable and its derivatives. This means that practically any system that changes over time can be modeled with an ODE, from celestial mechanics to chemistry reaction rates to ecology and population modeling.

  • Twitch.tv Indicator Lets You Know When The Channels You Follow Go Live

    Twitch Indicator is, like its name suggests, a www.twitch.tv appindicator. In case you're not familiar with Twitch, this is a popular live streaming video platform that primarily focuses on video gaming.

    The purpose of Twitch Indicator is to track the channels you follow and notify you when they go live. Besides notifications, which can be turned off from the indicator settings, the list of live channels is displayed in the indicator menu and clicking on any channel will open its Twitch page in your default web browser.

  • Rygel 0.25.3 Media Server Brings Server, Tracker, Renderer, and GStreamer Improvements

    Rygel, an open-source home media solution that allows users to easily share all kinds of multimedia files to various UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) devices has been recently updated to version 0.25.3 as part of the GNOME 3.16 Release Candidate desktop environment.

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Leftovers: Gaming

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Android Leftovers

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