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Manjaro 0.8.13 Arrives with Xfce 4.12 and Newest KDE 5 Packages and It's Crazy Fast

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Linux

Manjaro 0.8.13 is the latest version of the famous operating system based on Arch Linux. The developers have managed to release yet another stable version and to improve further the overall experience.

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SELF Saturday: Linux Under a ‘Carolina Blue’ Sky

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Next up for me was David Nalley’s talk, “The Tragedy of Open Source,” which was a little on the disturbing side. Remember Heartbleed, the OpenSSL vulnerability that had everyone worried last year? Nally started his talk by pointing out that when news of the vulnerability broke, there was exactly one person, and one person only, maintaining the OpenSSL code. Remember Shellshock, last year’s bash vulnerability? Want to guess how many folks were maintaining the bash shell when that broke out? If you guess “one,” you are correct. Do you see a trend developing here?

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The simple guide to bitcoins using Electrum

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Linux
HowTos

Bitcoin is the most established digital currency available today. It provides a safe, anonymous way to send and receive a virtual currency everybody trusts. However, managing bitcoins is not quite as simple as managing a bank account. In this article I will explain how to manage your bitcoins using Electrum. Please note that in this article I will provide working knowledge of how to use Electrum, without entering the mysterious land of cryptography and technical details of Bitcoin.

Hacking An Android Laptop To Run Linux

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GNU
Linux

When the A10 notebook was released, there was a statement going around saying it was impossible to install Linux on it. For [Steffen] that was a challenge. He cracked open this netbook and took a look around the Flash chips. There were two tiny pads that could be shorted to put the device in recovery mode, and the entire thing can be booted from a USB stick.

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AndEx Lets You Run Android 5.1.1 Lollipop on Your PC with Linux Kernel 4.0

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Linux

The time has come to update your AndEx installation to a new version build on top of the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop mobile operating system and Linux kernel 4.0.3, as Arne Exton has informed us recently.

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IPFire 2.17 Core Update 91 Linux Firewall Patches Multiple Security Vulnerabilities

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Security

The IPFire development team published details about a new update for their open-source and independent firewall distribution based on the Linux kernel, IPFire 2.17 Core Update 91, urging users to update as soon as possible.

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Linux AIO Debian Updated with All Debian GNU/Linux 8.1 "Jessie" Live CDs

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GNU
Linux
Debian

The Linux AIO team was more than happy to announce us today about the immediate availability for download of an updated Linux AIO Debian Live DVD, now based on the recently released Debian GNU/Linux 8.1 (Jessie) operating system.

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Embedded Linux Conference Europe issues call for papers

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The Linux Foundation has issued a call for papers for Embedded Linux Conference Europe, which this year joins LinuxCon + CloudOpen in Dublin from Oct. 5-7.

Like last year, the Linux Foundation’s LinuxCon Europe show is being co-located with CloudOpen Europe and Embedded Linux Conference Europe, with a single registration. This year the show moves from Düsseldorf to Dublin where it will run at the Convention Centre Dublin from Oct. 5-7. Registration is open, as well, and if you register before July 11, you can save $300 or more. There’s no keynote list yet, but last year the event featured speakers including Linux creator Linus Torvalds, Jono Bacon (XPRIZE), and Joanna Rutkowska (Invisible Things Lab), among others.

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OpenMandriva Linux Will Continue to Provide 32-bit (i586) Builds of the Distribution

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MDV

A few hours ago, OpenMandriva dropped a tweet on their official Twitter account asking users their opinion on the matter of maintaining the i586 (32-bit) builds of the distribution or not, which was discussed a while ago.

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Superb KaOS 2015.06 Linux Distro Is Out with KDE Plasma 5.3.1, Moves to systemd

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Linux

Anke Boersma had the great pleasure of informing us earlier today about the immediate availability for download of the KaOS 2015.06 Linux distribution based on the latest and greatest KDE technologies.

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