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When it comes to protecting personal data, security gurus make their own rules

Sunday 28th of August 2016 05:59:24 PM
Are you curious about what the leading security gurus do to protect their own systems...

How to set up quick and easy file sharing with Samba

Sunday 28th of August 2016 03:07:51 PM
If you want to use a Linux desktop or server to share files, see how simple it can be with the help of Samba.

Great new technical guides, tutorials and documentation for OpenStack

Sunday 28th of August 2016 12:16:18 PM
The number of tools and projects which fall under the broad heading of "open source cloud" seem to grow every month. Just inside of the OpenStack umbrella, there are dozens of different projects to keep track of, all steaming ahead under a six-month release cycle.

Julita Inca Chiroque: How Do You Fedora?

Sunday 28th of August 2016 10:21:56 AM
We recently interviewed Julita Inca Chiroque on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine. The series profiles Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done.

Another Set of Updated Fedora 24 Linux Live ISO Images Are Ready for Download

Sunday 28th of August 2016 08:27:34 AM
Fedora Unity Project leader and Fedora AmbassadorBen Williams proudly announce the release of yet another set of updated Live ISO images for the Fedora 24 Linux operating system.

High-end music player has a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian inside

Sunday 28th of August 2016 06:33:12 AM
Bryston has launched a high-end, compact “BDP-?” digital music player built on a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian, plus a HifiBerry “Digi+” audio HAT add-on.

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digiKam 5.2.0 is published...

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