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Story Interview with Jessica Tallon of PyPump Rianne Schestowitz 30/10/2014 - 9:05pm
Story Black Lab Education Desktop 6.0.1 to Be Supported Until 2022 Rianne Schestowitz 30/10/2014 - 8:37pm
Story Conspirationist Website Wants People to Boycott Linux and Use Minix Rianne Schestowitz 30/10/2014 - 8:14pm
Story Samsung's Gear S smartwatch coming to the US on November 7th Rianne Schestowitz 30/10/2014 - 8:07pm
Story Windows 8.1 vs. Ubuntu 14.10 With Intel HD Graphics Rianne Schestowitz 30/10/2014 - 8:01pm
Story GNOME 3.15.1 Roy Schestowitz 30/10/2014 - 7:54pm
Story Contributing effectively to OpenStack's Neutron project Rianne Schestowitz 30/10/2014 - 7:53pm
Story RedHat Software Collections 1.2 Adds GCC 4.9, Nginx 1.6 Roy Schestowitz 30/10/2014 - 7:51pm
Story LibreOffice 4.3.3 Released with 62 Bug Fixes Rianne Schestowitz 30/10/2014 - 7:43pm
Story Introducing SIMD.js Rianne Schestowitz 30/10/2014 - 7:35pm

Linux powers world's fastest stock exchange

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Linux

blogs.computerworld: The Deutsche Borse Group manages the International Securities Exchange, an equity options exchange, in New York and the Eurex and Deutsche Borse's own Xetra cash exchange. The Xetra stock exchange platform is also used by the Irish Stock Exchange, the European Energy Exchange, and the Shanghai Stock Exchange among others. It's long used Linux as the basis of these high-speed stock exchanges.

Shooter's gallery: the 10 most influential FPS games

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Gaming

telegraph.co.uk: Although it was preceded by id Software's Catacomb 3D, Wolfenstein 3D is widely recognised as the father of the first-person-shooter game and the title which spawned one of the most popular genres in the gaming industry.

Kernel Log: Coming in 2.6.31 - Part 5: CUSE, USB 3.0, FireWire networking and the rest

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Linux

h-online.com: Linux 2.6.31 will support USB 3.0, although the corresponding hardware is not yet available. Distributions are to use the new FireWire stack that now offers LAN support. CUSE emulates the Open Sound System via a userspace program.

First look: Opera 10 faster with new features

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Software

arstechnica.com: Opera 10 has arrived and finds itself needing to stand out in an increasingly crowded browser market. Ars goes hands on with the new release to see if Opera 10 has what it takes.

Also: Should Opera dump its desktop browser?

How To Install GRUB 2 On Ubuntu 9.04

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Ubuntu
HowTos

This tutorial shows how you can upgrade your GRUB bootloader to GRUB 2 on Ubuntu 9.04. GRUB 2 has been rewritten from scratch to clean up everything for modularity and portability.

IE tumbles, Firefox regains market share mojo

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Moz/FF

computerworld.com: Last month, Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer posted its largest market share loss since November 2008, while Firefox reaped nearly all the benefit, Web metrics company Net Applications said today.

Ten Things You Didn't Know Apache (2.2) Could Do

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Software

linux-mag.com: Apache 2.2 has been out for a while, and just recently, 2.2.13 was released. However, it also seems that a lot of folks are completely unaware of some of the cool new things available in 2.2.

Linux is losing its stable title

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Linux

toolbox.com/blogs: Linux has a reputation for stability. Because it is based on the Unix framework it has an inbuilt stability where if one process crashes, other processes are not effected. Pure Linux is still supremely stable. Then along came Jones.

Installed Jolicloud, and WOW!

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Linux

dmartin.org/weblog: This weekend, I installed Jolicloud on Leslee's netbook. Jolicloud is currently in private alpha. Wow, Jolicloud is phenominal.

Five Cleverly Named Ubuntu Applications

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Software

workswithu.com: The double-meanings or inside jokes behind the names of the applications in this list may not be obvious to a lot of people, especially those without geeky inclinations. They’re also not always the best titles for describing an application’s function. But they’re a lot more fun.

Linux works for test

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Linux
Interviews

tmworld.com: In a recent interview, Anshul Jain of Tejas Networks discusses the capabilities of Linux-based test systems for manufacturing.

today's leftovers:

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News
  • DreamWorks Animations' Derek Chan to Speak at Red Hat Summit
  • Back To School: Ubuntu Laptop Pick
  • Geany: A sweet and simple IDE for Linux
  • Pidgin: IM Superstar
  • The Business Case for Open Source Virtualization
  • Is free Linux the right fit for your data center?
  • Ubuntu Software Store?! Do I have to pay for free software?
  • Console servers run Linux
  • Simply Mepis 8 is a nice little Debian-based Linux distro
  • OpenSUSE: From the Beginning … And Where It’s Going
  • X.Org 7.5 Is Frozen, XKB2 Gets Postponed Again
  • Can Ubuntu 9.10 Outperform Mac OS X 10.6?
  • Sensei Standardizes on Red Hat and JBoss Solutions
  • Layer 7 Technologies Partners with Red Hat
  • As my Gentoo Linux desktop, I use LXDE
  • Mandriva Linux Community: more than 10 years but things have to be said
  • The Computer Action Show! Season 1 Episode 2

some howtos:

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HowTos
  • A drop-down launcher for favorite files
  • How to Use ‘remote:/’ KIO and KNetAttach
  • CentOS / RHEL IPv6 ip6tables Firewall Configuration
  • VmWare 6.5.3 on Gentoo Linux
  • Using Google Talk With Kopete
  • Enable The RT2860STA Linux Wireless Driver
  • Upgrading from KDE 4.2.4 to KDE 3.5.10 in Slackware 13
  • OOo: Using SUMIF() and IF() functions
  • Python Debugging Techniques
  • Mirroring Web sites with wget

Migrating a live system from ext3 to ext4 filesystem

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HowTos

debian-administration.org: This article is meant to serve as a guide for migrating a live system from ext3 to an ext4 filesystem, including migration of files to use extents, a major feature in ext4.

Best of Open Source Software Awards 2009

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OSS

infoworld.com: If you think you can easily whittle down the best open source software to a manageable number, you'll soon discover that you can't do it without a great deal of hair pulling, nail biting, and gnashing of teeth. To bring you this year's 40 top open source products -- our 2009 Bossie winners -- we pulled a couple of fast ones.

Scrubbing Hard Disk Data

pthree.org: I’ve recently had the opportunity with wiping 13 SCSI drives. This means using a utility that can overwrite bit-for-bit on the disk level. Fortunately, there are many utilities for making this possible.

Opera 10 Release Candidate: Sleeker, More Feature-Laden

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Software

pcworld.com: Opera has always been a try-harder browser packed with features. Despite this, it has not yet managed to get the same kind of publicity that Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome garner. And that's a shame, because this release candidate version 10 of the venerable browser adds a slew of clever features that anyone who browses the Web will welcome.

Defence spends $1.7m on ultimate Linux flight simulator

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SUSE

itnews.com.au: The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has revealed its latest flight simulator runs on Suse Linux-based clusters of Opteron servers and uses an open source graphics platform.

Firefox 4.0 goes Chrome, will arrive with new UI in Q4 2010

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Moz/FF

tgdaily.com: Mozilla recently updated its product roadmap through 2010. According to the first draft, the current browser will see a minor update in Q4 2009 as well as Q2 2010. Version 4.0 is headed for an October or November 2010 release.

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today's leftovers

  • OpenRA C&C Reimplementation Gets New Stable Release, Here Is What's New
    Oliver Brakmann from the OpenRA project, an open-source and cross-platform initiative to offer a reimplementation of the popular Command & Conquer games, announced the availability of a new stable release.
  • Pisi-Linux-2.0-Beta-KDE5
  • Arch-Based arkOS Linux Being Discontinued
    arkOS, the Arch-based Linux distribution focused on "securely self-hosting your online life" with aims to make it easy to deploy servers for web-based services, is being discontinued. ArkOS since 2012 had been working to make it trivial to deploy your own Linux web server, your own personal cloud (ownCloud), and making it easy for other services to be deployed while being done so securely and easily. You probably haven't heard of arkOS making the news in a while and sadly now it's making news again, but only because it's being discontinued by its lead developer.
  • SUSE Hack Week 15
    Back in February the fifteenth SUSE Hack Week took place. As always this was a week of free hacking, to learn, to innovate, to collaborate, and to have a lot of fun. I didn't have the full time, so I worked on a couple of small things and a few projects I maintain. I did want to summarize that, so here you go.
  • How To Use SD Card As Internal Storage On Android | Adoptable Storage On Android
  • Anbox - Android in a Box
  • Your CEO’s Obliviousness about Open Source is Endangering Your Business [Ed: Jeff Luszcz says nothing about the risk of proprietary components with back doors etc. and instead 'pulls a Black Duck']
    But what caused these issues? Itis what happens when an open source component is integrated into a commercial software product and violates its open source license, or when it contains a vulnerability that was previously unknown. As technology evolves, open source security and compliance risk are reaching a critical apex that if not addressed, will threaten the entire software supply chain.
  • Mentor tips Azure IoT support and Linux-driven self-driving tech [Ed: Azure is a patent trap with back doors]
    Mentor announced Azure Certified for IoT compliance for Mentor Embedded Linux, and unveiled a Linux-based “DRS360” self-driving car platform.

Leftovers: Software

  • 3 signs your Kubernetes distro is built to last
    It's hard to turn around these days without bumping into a Kubernetes distribution. For example, Mirantis recently buffed its OpenStack distribution to use Kubernetes as an internal component and for container management. Major Linux server distributions include it now. For Kubernetes adopters, it's all good news. It means the most remarkable development in the container world since, well, containers themselves is enjoying strong uptake and acceptance.
  • Cockpit – An Easy Way to Administer Multiple Remote Linux Servers via a Web Browser
    Cockpit is a free and open source web-based system management tool where users can easily monitor and manage multiple remote Linux srvers. It is very thin and light weight utility & directly interacts with the operating system from a real Linux session and doesn’t require any difficult configuration so just install it, it is ready for use.
  • Some Useful Indicators: Ayatana, Clipboard-Autoedit, Diskstat, Files, Bulletin and Udisks
    Panel Indicators always comes in handy when you have to do some productive work on your desktop computer, to access quick functions of different applications these indicators saves you a lot of time, some indicator give you information you want to receive, it all depends on your needs. Today presenting you some useful indicators which may help you and makes your desktop experience much better. Following all the indicators are developed by just one guy and available through his PPA.
  • SRT Video Transport Protocol Open-Sourced
    In aiming to enhance online video streaming, the SRT video protocol has been open-sourced and an alliance forming around that for low-latency video. SRT is short for Secure Reliable Transport and is a low-latency video transport protocol developed by Haivision. The SRT protocol is being opened under the LGPL license.

today's howtos