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GnuCash 2.6.6 released

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The GnuCash development team proudly announces GnuCash 2.6.6, the sixth maintenance release in the 2.6-stable series. Please take the tour of all the new features.

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Take your pick from 4 capable Chromebooks priced from $155 to $220

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Those on the fence about the Chromebook will find that budget-friendly models make it easy to give them a try. Here are four impressive models that don't cost an arm and a leg.

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My dad, Linux, and me

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When I was a young girl, I remember my dad showing me Linux on his computer.

He was showing me what was known then as Red Hat Linux—it was a fresh version of Colgate 4.0 from Best Buy. At that time, I was familiar with Windows 95 and knew how to use a computer, but Linux was new to me. It looked like a bunch of code and too technical. So, it was many years later, in January of 2009, that I finally made the switch.

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Wondering If HP Will Release Linux++ This Month

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So far in 2015 we haven't heard much at all about The Machine... Besides that X.Org veteran Keith Packard left Intel to join HP where he's working on The Machine. Thus now being into June 2015, I'm wondering if this month we'll see the debut of Linux++, "Software that emulates the hardware design of The Machine and other tools will be released so that programmers can test their code against the new operating system. Linux++ is intended to ultimately be replaced by an operating system designed from scratch for The Machine, which HP calls Carbon," according to one of the earlier reports.

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The Licensing and Compliance Lab interviews François Marier, creator of Libravatar

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In this edition, we conducted an email-based interview with François Marier, a free software developer from New Zealand. He is the creator and lead developer of Libravatar. In addition to his passion for decentralization, he contributes to the Debian project and volunteers on the FSF licensing team.

Libravatar is a free network service providing profile photos for a number of Web sites, including bugs.debian.org and git.kernel.org. Its flexible architecture allows end users to host their own images and allows Web sites to use Gravatar as a fallback when necessary. It is licensed under the GNU Affero General Public License version 3, or end user can opt for any later version (GNU AGPLv3+).

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Conservancy Seeks Your Questions on GPL Enforcement

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Historically, Conservancy has published extensive materials about enforcement of the GPL, including blog posts, announcements regarding compliance actions, many sections appearing in the definitive Copyleft Guide (a joint initiative with the Free Software Foundation). After Conservancy's recent announcement of its funding of Christoph Hellwig's lawsuit against VMware, Conservancy has sought to answer as many questions as possible about GPL enforcement.

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Black Lab Linux Education Desktop 6 SR4 Is Now Based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

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After having informed us about the immediate availability of Black Lab Linux Enterprise Desktop 6 SR4, Black Lab Software has had the great pleasure of sending us details about the fourth service release of their Black Lab Linux Education Desktop 6 distribution.

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Also: Black Lab Software Releases SR4 of Their Ubuntu-Based Forensic Linux Desktop 6

Fotoxx 15.06 Open Source Photo Editor Released with New Tools and Many Improvements

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kornelix has just released a new version of its Fotoxx open source and free photo and image editing and collection management software for GNU/Linux operating systems.

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Dell Launches IoT Gateway Powered by Ubuntu Core

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Dell is making a push to enter the Internet of Things ecosystem, and it's doing so with a new device aptly named Dell IoT Gateway, which is powered by Ubuntu Core, among other things.

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Tanglu 3 Beta Is Based on Debian 8 Jessie, Features Linux Kernel 4.0, GNOME 3.16, and KDE Plasma 5.3

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Matthias Klumpp from the Tanglu development team had the great pleasure of announcing this past weekend the immediate availability for download and testing of the Beta release of the upcoming Tanglu 3 Linux operating system.

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GnuCash 2.6.6 released

The GnuCash development team proudly announces GnuCash 2.6.6, the sixth maintenance release in the 2.6-stable series. Please take the tour of all the new features. Read more

[Rumour] Next Tizen Smartphone to be the Samsung Z3, Launch Early 2H 2015

This could be Interesting. According to Samsung Insiders, the Samsung Z2 that we previously mentioned will now not ship, but instead the next Tizen based Samsung Smartphone will be the Samsung Z3. This device will be based on similar specifications as the Android Samsung Galaxy Core Prime, which is a quad core 4G LTE handset running a 1.2Ghz processor. One of the major differences between both handsets is that the Galaxy Prime Core has a 4.5-inch display and the Z3 will have a 5-inch display. Read more

Forget Windows 10: this Ubuntu laptop is the UK's cheapest

If you fancy an affordable computer, this offer from HP and Ebuyer will net you a laptop for as little as £98.98. That buys you a fully featured and pretty decent laptop. There's a couple of caveats. The laptop, a HP 255 G3, runs on Ubuntu rather than Windows 8.1 (which you can upgrade for free to Windows 10). Read more

Ubuntu Spotted in Google's Revolutionary Soli Radar Project for Hand Motion

Project Soli is a new project from Google that aims to integrate radar technology into a small chip that can be used to track hand motions, and from the looks of it, the engineers are using Ubuntu. Read more