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Story Leftovers: Screenshots Roy Schestowitz 29/01/2015 - 1:11am
Story New To Linux? Don’t Use Ubuntu, You’ll Probably Like Linux Mint Better Roy Schestowitz 29/01/2015 - 12:03am
Story IceCat 31.4.0 release Rianne Schestowitz 29/01/2015 - 12:02am
Story Leftovers: KDE Roy Schestowitz 28/01/2015 - 11:51pm
Story These Are the Hottest New Open Source Projects Right Now Rianne Schestowitz 28/01/2015 - 9:31pm
Story Review: Kdenlive, the Linux video editor I want to use Rianne Schestowitz 28/01/2015 - 9:25pm
Story Atomic Mode-Setting/Display Support Progresses In Linux 3.20 Rianne Schestowitz 28/01/2015 - 7:53pm
Story Industrial box-PC takes Linux-on-Haswell to extremes Rianne Schestowitz 28/01/2015 - 7:49pm
Story Deploying tor relays Roy Schestowitz 28/01/2015 - 7:47pm
Story Android Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 28/01/2015 - 6:31pm

Linux chaps want to recycle your mobe as a supercomputer

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Linux

A Finnish group of phone developers, hoping to get the world interested in modular smartphones, has proposed a nifty idea for re-using their phone motherboards: turn them into clusters.

The Linux-based Puzzlephone project wants to extend the life of smartphones by making more of the phone replaceable, on the premise that most of the hardware can last a decade, but consumers are locked into a much shorter upgrade cycle.

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Subsonic 5.1 Media Streamer Released, Install In Ubuntu/Linux Mint

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Reviews


Subsonic 5.1 Released, Install In Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Subsonic is a nice free, multi-platform web basedmedia streamer, make large collection of music handling easy. You can share music with your frineds or stream your favorite music anywhere. You can stream to multiple players simultaneously.
 
 
 
 

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GParted 0.21 Brings ReFS Detection, EXT4 For RHEL5, Reiser4 For Linux 3.x

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GNOME

Version 0.21 of the widely-used, GUI-based GNOME Partition Editor is now available.

GParted 0.21 key changes according to its developers include a fix for a off by one sector error with GParted's internal block copy, support for EXT4 file-systems on RHEL/CentOS 5.x, and removing unnecessary duplicate actions when resizing a partition.

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Ubuntu Touch Apps Running in Unity Desktop – Video

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Ubuntu

Unity 8 for Ubuntu is coming along and Mir is also making good progress. One of the byproduct of all these improvements is that some of the apps that are designed for the Ubuntu Touch are also working on the Ubuntu desktop, with very little help.

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Debian Forked: All for Devuan and Devuan for All?

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Debian

It is hard to see the direction Devuan will take, given that the project is still in its early days. The new community could create a shallow derivative, or it could fork the entire Debian archive. Another option is to try replacing Debian entirely and become a new gateway between upstream projects and users of all packages, which would require a lot more manpower and infrastructure.

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Wireless-enabled i.MX6 SBC offers remote IoT management

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Linux

Eurotech’s “CPU-351-13″ SBC runs Linux on Freescale’s i.MX6 SoC, and offers ZigBee, GPS, extended temperature operation, remote IoT management, and more.

Eurotech has been promoting the concept of managed Internet of Things devices long before “IoT” became the latest craze. The Yocto Linux ready CPU-351-13 single board computer is the latest of its embedded boards that can be remote controlled using its Everyware Software Framework (ESF) and Everyware Cloud Client. Other Everyware-enabled products from Eurotech include last year’s Intel Atom E3800 based Catalyst BT module.

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Leftovers: Software

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today's howtos

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Evolve OS Is a Superb New OS Built from Scratch, First Beta Is Out – Gallery

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GNU
Linux

Evolve OS, a new Linux distribution built from scratch that's using a fresh desktop environment called Budgie, has been upgraded to version Beta 1 and is now ready for testing.

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Nouveau In Linux 3.20 Will Have A Lot Of Code Cleaning

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Graphics/Benchmarks
Linux

While the Nouveau pull request has yet to be issued for the DRM-Next merge window that will ultimately target the Linux 3.20 kernel, a look at the changes so far appear to mostly indicate this open-source NVIDIA driver is just going through a period of code cleaning and reorganization.

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Also: Linux kernels for a macbook pro retina

Android Leftovers

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Android

Debian 8.0 "Jessie" Installer RC1 Released

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Debian

The first release candidate for the Debian Jessie Installer in leading up to the Debian 8.0 "Jessie" release.

While some Debian developers were hoping to release Debian 8.0 before February, it doesn't look like that will pan out given that the first release candidate of the installer surfaced today.

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Also: Debian 8.0 "Jessie" RC1 Is Here, Test Away

Firefox 35.0.1 Now Out – My God, It's Full of Fixes

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Moz/FF

Two weeks after the release of Firefox 35, the Mozilla devs have pushed the first update out the door and they have fixed a number of important crashes and various other problems.

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Compiz Support Being Tested for Ubuntu MATE 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 14.10, Install Now

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Ubuntu

Compiz was implemented by default in Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Alpha 2 and the developers have decided to put in some extra effort and make it available for Ubuntu MATE 14.10 and Ubuntu MATE 14.04 LTS, albeit it's still under testing.

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Why I prefer Samsung Gear’s Tizen to Android Wear

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Android
Linux

A few months ago our US Senior Editor Andrew Grush offered his praise of the Moto 360, having spent a month with it. Despite the quality of the writing itself, I took issue with the core of the content: that Android Wear is a suitable platform for wearables. I have to disagree, at least as things now stand. Android Wear seems fundamentally broken due to its being chained to Google Now and a smartphone, something not so true of Samsung’s Gear products, which run on Tizen.

After a discussion with Andrew however, a larger issue surfaced: the divergent opinion is largely based on the individual’s needs and expectations. To this end, I felt it an interesting experiment to delve into the functionality of both, and try and give readers a bit more insight into the very different paths that Google and Samsung are taking with their wearables.

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MatchStick Hands-On: A Cheap Open Source Chromecast? Yes Please.

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Linux

Chromecast has largely caught on as a way to easily use services like Netflix on your computer. MatchStick is an open source HDMI stick for everyone who wants to use there TV for more than just watching movies.

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AMD FX-8320E Performance On Linux

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Graphics/Benchmarks
Linux
Hardware

Back in September AMD announced new FX CPUs that included the FX-8370, FX-8370E, and FX-8320E. Back then we reviewed the FX-8370/FX-8370E CPUs under Linux but at the time didn't have our hands on the more affordable FX-8320E processor. In December AMD sent over the FX-8320E and so for the past few weeks I've been happily using this new Vishera CPU.

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IPFire Is a Powerful Firewall Distro and It Was Just Updated

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GNU
Linux
Security

IPFire 2.15 Core 86, a new version of the popular Linux-based firewall distribution, has been announced by Michael Tremer and users have been advised to upgrade their systems as soon as possible.

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Debian 7.8 "Wheezy" Live CD Now Available for Download

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Debian

The Debian 7.8 "Wheezy" Live CD has been released by the developers and it arrives just a couple of weeks after the installable version was made available.

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