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Story Today in Techrights Roy Schestowitz 01/06/2015 - 12:17pm
Story today's leftovers Roy Schestowitz 01/06/2015 - 10:00am
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 01/06/2015 - 9:55am
Story Android Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 01/06/2015 - 9:44am
Story Leftovers: OSS Roy Schestowitz 01/06/2015 - 9:43am
Story Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Dissapears from Official Store Rianne Schestowitz 01/06/2015 - 7:45am
Story Black Lab Linux Enterprise Desktop 6 SR4 Released, Based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Rianne Schestowitz 01/06/2015 - 7:30am
Story wattOS R9 Released! Rianne Schestowitz 01/06/2015 - 7:26am
Story Turn-By-Turn GPS Navigation App Available Now for Ubuntu Phones, Powered by OpenStreetMap Rianne Schestowitz 01/06/2015 - 7:22am
Story Tanglu 3 Beta Is Based on Debian 8 Jessie, Features Linux Kernel 4.0, GNOME 3.16, and KDE Plasma 5.3 Rianne Schestowitz 01/06/2015 - 7:18am

6 Useful Widgets For Amarok Music Player

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Software

maketecheasier.com: Linux has no shortage of music players, and even KDE has at least two: JuK and Amarok. Amarok is my music player of choice. Once I started exploring the latest version, I noticed that Amarok has several extraordinary widgets.

Fedora 13 set for release in May

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Linux
  • Fedora 13 set for release in May
  • Fedora 14 Release Schedule and Codename
  • 2010 Fedora Scholarship Recipient Named

John Lilly to leave Mozilla

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Moz/FF

john.jubjubs.net: I just announced internally that after 5 years at Mozilla, and a couple as the CEO, I’ve decided to leave later this year to join Greylock Partners as a venture partner.

Too many Ubuntus?

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Ubuntu
  • Too many Ubuntus?
  • What is missing from Ubuntu?: Manageability
  • Getting Ready For Ubuntu 10.04 - Part 4
  • Adventures with 64 bit Ubuntu

Top Antivirus For Linux

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Software

blogote.com: To help you select the best one for your system and to ensure complete protection, we bring you some of the top antivirus programs available for Linux.

World's first $99 laptop

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Hardware
  • Cherrypal drops Linux in favor of Android
  • Vodacom unveils low-cost Linux netbook
  • 3rd Gen Killer NIC: Killer 2100
  • Grace Digital Audio Has A Slick, Pandora-Centric Linux Radio

OpenOffice.org We Have a Problem

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OOo

blog.eracc.com: I run a small business that offers custom built, inexpensive computers with Open Source software preinstalled. I urge my clients to move to Open Source software. However, recently I have been disappointed by a test install of OpenOffice.org for a charitable organization client of ours.

Lugaru goes open-source

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Gaming

wolfire.com: In the spirit of the Humble Indie Bundle, we have decided to release the source code to Lugaru! Our community has already made some great mods by editing the levels and graphics, but source code access will allow for much deeper modifications.

Also: Humble Indie Bundle goes Open Source

Proprietary Vendors Don’t Help Disabled, Says FSF

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OSS

eweekeurope.co.uk: The open source FSF group has recruited a former proprietary software exec to make the GNU Project's work more accessible

Ultra-minimal Linux Desktops Roundup

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Software

linuxplanet.com: To finish off my window managers series, here's a quick roundup of some seriously ultra-minimal window managers.

Open source hardware is making big bucks

theinquirer.net: IT TURNS OUT that 13 companies are making millions from their open source hardware (OSHW) products.

Fragmentation is Good and Bad for Linux

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Linux

linuxfoundation.org/blogs: The Linux platform is both fragmented and unified. Linux already has a unified base: it’s called upstream components. An Embedded Linux OS, just like an enterprise Linux OS, is comprised of core upstream components like the Linux kernel.

Maybe it's better if Mandriva doesn't find a buyer

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MDV

dissociatedpress.net: That doesn't mean that Mandriva or its community need to cease to exist entirely, but maybe it's best if the company finally folds. Instead, what if one of these things happened?

Standing up to a patent bully

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Linux
OSS

opensource.com: Now that the smoke from the battle is clearing, it's fair to say there were several important efforts that led to victory. I'd like to single out one for special mention: the contributions of Michael Tiemann, Red Hat's vice president of open source affairs.

'Linux is Not User Friendly' - No Way!

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Linux

techdrivein.com: In our previous post, we discussed how mainstream media is adopting linux ('Stop using Windows, Use Ubuntu instead'). And a lot of people started complaining how not-user-friendly Linux really is. Before saying such far fetched statements, one thing they all need to consider is this, Linux!=Windows!

Xubuntu Linux 10.04

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Ubuntu
  • Xubuntu Linux 10.04
  • What can Linux learn from Toyota?
  • Ubuntu 10.04 is good, not perfect
  • Lucid dream: Ars reviews Ubuntu 10.04
  • Ubuntu Names Their Desktop After Us?
  • Sound Menu Changes Coming in Maverick
  • Me Menu Improvements in Maverick

Confirmed: Mandriva in Acquisition Talks

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MDV

itworld.com: It now appears that one of those companies, LINAGORA, has confirmed that it is indeed in discussions with Mandriva for a possible investment or acquisition. A (translated) statement from the press release indicated:

Ark Linux alive and well

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Linux

lockergnome.com/nocturnalslacker: As you can see from the Linux Family Tree, Ark Linux is a main branch distribution (with a little inbreeding from cousin Redhat) that’s been around since 2003.

Migrating from Windows to GNU/Linux

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Linux

blog.worldlabel.com: Can you save money by moving your business to GNU/Linux? The short answer is that you can. However, the long answer is that how much you save — or if you save at all — depends upon your resources and choices.

Microsoft is Committed to Open Source

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Microsoft

itnewstoday.com: If you know anything about Microsoft’s war against Open Source, you can imagine the irony when I seen the below image in the body of the email.

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today's howtos

Linux 4.15, Linux 4.16, and Linux Foundation's CNCF and CII

  • Linux 4.15 Gets Fixed To Report Current CPU Frequency Via /proc/cpuinfo
    A change recently in the Linux kernel led the CPU MHz reported value via /proc/cpuinfo to either be the nominal CPU frequency or the most recently requested frequency. This behavior changed compared to pre-4.13 kernels while now it's been fixed up to report the current CPU frequency.
  • Linux 4.16 Will Be Another Big Cycle For Intel's DRM Driver
    We are just through week one of two for the Linux 4.15 merge window followed by eight or so weeks after that before this next kernel is officially released. But Intel's open-source driver developers have already begun building up a growing stack of changes for Linux 4.16 when it comes to their DRM graphics driver.
  • CNCF Wants You to Use 'Certified Kubernetes'
  • Open Source Threat Modeling
    Application threat modeling is a structured approach to identifying ways that an adversary might try to attack an application and then designing mitigations to prevent, detect or reduce the impact of those attacks. The description of an application’s threat model is identified as one of the criteria for the Linux CII Best Practises Silver badge.

Linux World Domination and Microsoft Corruption in Munich

Programming/Development: 'DevOps', NumPy, Google SLING

  • 5 DevOps leadership priorities in 2018
    This week, DevOps professionals gathered in San Francisco to talk about the state of DevOps in the enterprise. At 1,400 attendees, the sold-out DevOps Enterprise Summit has doubled in size since 2014 – a testament to the growth of the DevOps movement itself. With an ear to this event and an eye on the explosion of tweets coming out of it, here are five key priorities we think IT leaders should be aware of as they take their DevOps efforts into the new year.
  • NumPy Plan for dropping Python 2.7 support
    The Python core team plans to stop supporting Python 2 in 2020. The NumPy project has supported both Python 2 and Python 3 in parallel since 2010, and has found that supporting Python 2 is an increasing burden on our limited resources; thus, we plan to eventually drop Python 2 support as well. Now that we're entering the final years of community-supported Python 2, the NumPy project wants to clarify our plans, with the goal of to helping our downstream ecosystem make plans and accomplish the transition with as little disruption as possible.
  • Google SLING: An Open Source Natural Language Parser
    Google Research has just released an open source project that might be of interest if you are into natural language processing. SLING is a combination of recurrent neural networks and frame based parsing. Natural language parsing is an important topic. You can get meaning from structure and parsing is how you get structure. It is important in processing both text and voice. If you have any hope that Siri, Cortana or Alexa are going to get any better then you need to have better natural language understanding - not just the slot and filler systems currently in use.