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How to run Linux and Chrome OS on your Chromebook

Tuesday 3rd of March 2015 05:49:13 AM
Love your Chromebook, but want to run Linux programs simultaneously too? Now you can.

Worms Clan Wars Now Available On Linux

Tuesday 3rd of March 2015 04:52:02 AM
Need your fix of Worms? Worms Clan Wars is now available natively on Linux, and a massive sale too! Time to send in the exploding sheep!

Korora 21 Review

Tuesday 3rd of March 2015 03:54:51 AM
Fedora has always been a popular desktop Linux distribution, but it has not always had the reputation of being welcoming to new Linux users or to those who just want it to work right “out of the box” with multimedia codecs or proprietary software. Korora is a Fedora spin that tries to provide a user-friendly desktop experience with little or no additional work needed by the user. Korora 21 is the latest release and it offers a number of improvements for users.

Progress Extends Rollbase Cloud App Tools to HP Helion OpenStack

Tuesday 3rd of March 2015 02:57:40 AM
Progress Software's Rollbase platform for cloud-based app development has been certified for Helion, HP's OpenStack distribution.

ezgo 12 RC Screenshot Tour

Tuesday 3rd of March 2015 02:00:29 AM
ezgo 12 RC is available. ezgo is a Linux distribution containing a wealth of interactive educational software and teaching materials.

Best Linux distro for the Macbook Pro?

Tuesday 3rd of March 2015 01:03:18 AM
In today's open source roundup: Which distro is best to run on a Macbook Pro? Plus: Open source and the user experience, and five grep tools for Linux.

Installation and Usage Guide for CSF firewall

Tuesday 3rd of March 2015 12:06:07 AM
CSF stands for Configserver security and firewall. CSF is a configuration script built to provide better security to servers , at the same time providing a large number of configuration options and features to configure and secure with extra checks to ensure smooth operation. It helps in locking down public access and to restrict what can be accessed like only e-mails or only websites, etc. To add more power to this, it comes with a Login Failure Daemon (LFD) script that runs all the time to scan for failed attempts to login to the server to detect bruteforce-attacks.

Webmaker App Takes Fresh Approach to Digital Literacy

Monday 2nd of March 2015 11:08:56 PM
Tomorrow at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Mozilla will release an open beta of the Webmaker app: a free, independent web publishing tool. This is an important next step in Mozilla’s effort to dramatically increase digital literacy around the world. … Continue reading

Online programming contests are overrated

Monday 2nd of March 2015 10:11:45 PM
Criticisms about online programming contests and algorithm-focused interviews

Jolla launches Sailfish 2.0, now with added security

Monday 2nd of March 2015 09:14:34 PM
Tablet coming later this year, but will it be competitive?MWC 2015 Jolla, the smouldering platform which was born out of Nokia’s decision to go Microsoft, has announced its new version of the Sailfish OS.…

Windows XP's market share grows AGAIN!

Monday 2nd of March 2015 08:17:23 PM
Not even nuking it from orbit will do the job, we fearIt's the first Monday of the month, so time for us to have a look at desktop operating system market share again!…

Why large companies use open source ERP

Monday 2nd of March 2015 07:20:12 PM
The main reason larger companies use open source Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems is because they are cheaper and easier to customize. read more

Mozilla, KDDI, LG Collaborate to Create New Category of Firefox OS Phones

Monday 2nd of March 2015 06:23:01 PM
New range of intuitive and easy-to-use phones to be powered by Firefox OS Barcelona, Spain – Mobile World Congress – March 1, 2015 Mozilla, the mission based organization dedicated to keeping the power of the Web in people’s hands, together...

Pardus 3.0 Screenshot Tour

Monday 2nd of March 2015 05:25:50 PM
Pardus 3.0 is availalble. Pardus Linux is a GNU/Linux distribution jointly developed by the Scientific & Technological Research Council of Turkey and National Academic Network and Information Centre. It started its life as a Gentoo-based project before developing its own unique identity. Since late 2012 the distribution is based on Debian GNU/Linux.

First peek at the next Ubuntu 15.04 nester line-up

Monday 2nd of March 2015 04:28:39 PM
Xubuntu, Kubuntu, Barney McGrubuntu, Cuthbert, GNOME and MATEUbuntu 15.04 is here – almost. The first beta of Vivid Vervet has been delivered, and with it have come images of the penguin flock that nestles on this OS.…

The future of open source is a better user experience

Monday 2nd of March 2015 03:31:28 PM
Each year, my favorite open source software survey asks "Where is the future of open source taking us?" I like to try to think far into the future. Not next year or the next five, but where can the horizon of open source and its unique mix of collaborative ideals and communal practices take us?read more

An $89 Computer With Ubuntu Preinstalled

Monday 2nd of March 2015 02:06:42 PM
There’s a new player in the preinstalled Linux world offering computers with with Ubuntu preinstalled for $89, and although this price might suggest bottom of the line specs, the machines are more than powerful enough for most users. They’re also green — very green. They weigh in at 50% less than the average desktop, meaning they use less fossil fuel to ship, and are built in a case made of 100 percent recycled ABS plastic. They’re also shipped in packages completely made from non-virgin fiber.

The MagPi becomes the official Raspberry Pi magazine

Monday 2nd of March 2015 01:09:31 PM
The MagPi is now the official Raspberry Pi magazine (and it's still free to download). It offers the latest news, reviews, features and tutorials dedicated to the world’s favourite credit card-sized PC.

Firefox OS Proves Flexibility of Web: Ecosystem Expands with More Partners, Device Categories and Regions in 2015

Monday 2nd of March 2015 12:12:20 PM
Orange to bring Firefox OS to 13 new markets in Africa and Middle East; Mozilla, KDDI, LG U+, Telefónica and Verizon collaborate on new category of phones based on Firefox OS

Manjaro Linux 0.9.0 Pre 3 Xfce Screenshot Tour

Monday 2nd of March 2015 10:17:58 AM
Almost one month passed since our last preview of our next stable release, Manjaro 0.9.0. This build ships Xfce most closely to the upcoming 4.12 release. Thunar file manager finally supports tabs and other cool features like inverting the selection, it improves on location handling and the shortcuts side pane. On the panel we have now a popup calendar and support for time zones.

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SystemRescueCd 4.5.2 Out Now with GParted 0.22.0 and NetworkManager 1.0.0

François Dupoux has announced today, March 30, the second maintenance release for his popular SystemRescueCd 4.5 Linux kernel-based Live CD operating system that can be used by system administrators for all sorts of system rescue and recovery tasks. Read more

10 beautiful Android Wear watch face packs

Unlike a smartwatch, A high-quality traditional watch doesn't need to be recharged on a daily basis. Also, it will likely be perfectly useful decades after its purchase, while a smartwatch isn't likely to endure the tests of time very well. But can you change a classic watch's face? Nope, we don't think so. The ability to personalize an Android Wear smartwatch is cool indeed, and the collection of third-party watch faces available at the Play Store is growing steadily. Some are functional and feature-packed, others aim to deliver the best visual experience. The 10 Android Wear watch face packs we have below belong to the latter category. Check them out! Read more

HandyLinux 2.0 Beta Now Available for Download, Based on Debian 8 Jessie - Screenshot Tour

The availability of the Beta version of the upcoming HandyLinux 2.0 computer operating system has been announced today, March 30, on the distribution’s website, which has been redesigned to match the look and feel of the OS. Read more

DebEX Barebone Is the First Debian 8 Jessie Live CD with Xfce 4.12

Arne Exton had the pleasure of informing Softpedia earlier today, March 29, about the immediate availability for download of a new build (150329) of his DebEX Barebone computer operating system derived from the upcoming Debian GNU/Linux 8 Jessie distribution and built around the recently released Xfce 4.12 desktop environment. Read more