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State of the Red Hat Union

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Today Jim Whitehurst, President and CEO of Red Hat, published the "Red Hat State of the Union" in which the past year is reviewed and the next is previewed.

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GNOME Boxes 3.11.3 Improves Detection of GNOME-Continuous Images

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GNOME Boxes 3.11.3 comes with a modified NAT networking system that allows both new and existing virtual machines to be on the same private network, allowing for better communication between the host and the virtual machines.

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OPPO N1: The first CyanogenMod Android smartphone is on its way

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CyanogenMod, the popular alternative Android operating system for smartphones, has always been for people who wanted a newer version of Android for their older smartphones. Now, for the first time, Cyanogen, CyanogenMod's parent company, in partnership with Oppo, a high-end consumer electronics company, are about to release the first dedicated CyanogenMod smartphone: The OPPO N1.

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xorg-server 1.14.99.905

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We're getting perilously close to 1.15 now; this should be the last RC before we're done next week.

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The Linux Software Store Conundrum

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In this arena, I see Steam as the clear winner here. And if we can get Steam ramped up in distributing paid applications that people actually want to use – not just the limited paid title library for Linux we have now – the options could be limitless.

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Linux 3.13 Kernel Power Consumption Benchmarks

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With word recently of a 50 Watt Linux kernel power regression that's still being investigated, I carried out some more power consumption tests of a Core i7 4770K Haswell system to see if its power usage has been impacted by recent kernel upgrades.

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Cyanogenmod Nabs $23 Million in Financing for its Android Variant

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Cyanogenmod software framework that functions as a modified Android ROM is almost as old as Android itself, and just as interesting. All the way back in 2009, when Android was still ramping up as a mobile platform, we covered a significant spat between Google and a developer named Steve Kondik. Kondik's Cyanogenmod fork of Android ngered Google because it included a number of proprietary Google applications, such as GMail and YouTube.

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Android 'started over' the day the iPhone was announced

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Already in intensive development for two years by 2007, Android was Google's vision for a mobile operating system of the future. Still, in spite of all the work that had already gone into it, the Mountain View company was sure it couldn't carry on along the trajectory it'd been following — the earliest Android devices looked very much like Googlified BlackBerrys — and had to alter its plans to compete with the iPhone's new touch-centric interface. A book excerpt in The Atlantic cites Andy Rubin, who led the early development of Android, as saying "I guess we’re not going to ship that phone," in reference to the Sooner project Google was initially planning to reveal to the world.

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Ferocious Fedora 20 review: Cutting edge Linux still as sharp as ever

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If you want to a bleeding edge desktop or server Linux, then Fedora is the Linux distribution for you. If you want to play it safe, try something else.

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Fedora 19 vs. Fedora 20 Linux Benchmarks

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Published today are benchmarks from two Intel systems comparing the performance of Fedora 19 "Schrödinger's Cat" to Fedora 20 "Heisenbug" for various workloads. Especially for those using open-source graphics drivers, Fedora 20 can be worth the upgrade for performance reasons.

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