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Open Source and the Gaming Industry

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Gaming

gamedev.net: Many companies are taking advantage of open source software, much in part to the increasing popularity of Linux. Open source has become a big buzzword, with many people not really understanding what it really is.

Fedora 19 KDE review - The cat is dead

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dedoimedo.com: My experience with version 18 was less than stellar. Frankly, it was quite horrible, and for me, after a relatively solid and interesting spring release, the autumn edition was a big flop and a total disappointment. Hopefully, this new edition can sort things out. Anyhow, let's see what gives. KDE, of course.

NSA Exposes Cloud Computing’s Weakness

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Web

fossforce.com: Cloud computing was always a bad idea. Ask Richard Stallman; he’ll tell you. Or ask me. We’ve learned that while we’ve been busy wearing tinfoil hats to keep the government from picking our brains, they’ve been doing it anyway, through our computers.

Why journalctl is cool and syslog will survive for another decade

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Software

blog.delouw.ch: There was a recent discussion going on if Fedora 20 should drop rsyslog and just using systemd journal. A lot of people are afraid of systemd and its journal, this a pity.

Linux: We're All In This Together, Right?

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everydaylinuxuser.com: The article deals with the Linux Community and indeed the human race and our constant need to disparage each other based on our chosen operating system, choice of music or favourite movie.

Fedora 19

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blogs.gnome.org: Two weeks ago I erased the harddisk on my Fedora machine and installed Fedora 19 from scratch. I was tempted to give Mageia a try instead, but as it’s my main machine which I also use for work I tried to minimize disruption by not trying out new stuff.

Linux Mint 15 KDE hands-on: A stumble on UEFI Boot

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zdnet.com: Mint 15 KDE is released, and looks good as usual — but it doesn't install on my UEFI boot systems.

With Porteus in Your Pocket, You're Good to Go

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linuxinsider.com: I boot into my Porteus sessions from a USB drive that holds not only the Porteus OS but all of the software modules that I added and all of the OS settings, so I have a uniform user experience on every computer I borrow to run Porteus Linux.

Wet Pi : The Water Cooled Raspberry Pi

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Hardware
  • Wet Pi : The Water Cooled Raspberry Pi
  • How I Use My Raspberry Pi
  • Build your own supercomputer: First $99 Parallella boards ship
  • IBM unveils new “mainframe for the rest of us”
  • Where are other Linux-based tablets?

Does the NSA's SE Linux code need a review?

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Software
Security

itwire.com: In the wake of the recent revelations that America's National Security Agency is spying on all and sundry, is it time for the Linux community to take another good, hard look at the NSA-developed Security Enhanced Linux?

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Gentoo "Choice Edition" Released, Slackware & Tumbleweed Latest

The big news today was the release of Gentoo 20160514, dubbed "Choice Edition" because it is especially good, cool, and excellent. In related news, Calculate Linux received an updated release and Computer Business Reviews answers, "What is Ubuntu?" Dimstar posted the latest changes to Tumbleweed and Slackware-current got some new updates. Laurent Montel answered Andreas Huettel's post on Akonadi must die and Fedora 24 sports new font improvements. Read more