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PPSSPP 1.1 Gets ARM64 and Android TV Support, Still the Best Free PSP Emulator

Monday 5th of October 2015 05:56:48 AM
The developers of PPSSPP, an open-source, free, and cross-platform PSP (PlayStation Portable) emulator for PCs and mobile devices, have announced the release of PPSSPP 1.1.

Adobe Fixes 18 Critical Flaws in Latest Flash Player Release

Monday 5th of October 2015 04:02:26 AM
If your system is installed with an older version of Adobe Flash Player, you need to be swift and must update to the latest version. This application was released by Adobe a few days ago and with it, you will come across patches for up to 23 flaws that had been discovered in the previous version. if your system is running on Linux OS, you will have to download the latest Adobe Flash Player

How to Install Boonex Dolphin 7 on an Ubuntu VPS

Monday 5th of October 2015 02:08:04 AM
Boonex Dolphin is a popular social networking platform used by many webmasters. It allows them to build easy to use community and social media oriented websites.

Professional Non-Linear Video Editing App Lightworks 12.5 Released with 4K Support

Monday 5th of October 2015 12:13:42 AM
Lightworks is a professional non-linear editing solution that's used for mastering videos and is available on multiple platforms, including Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X. A new version has been released, and it integrates a lot of new features.

Microsoft Continues to Extort Linux and Android OEMs Using Software Patents, This Time ASUS (Forced to Pre-Install Microsoft Spyware With OOXML)

Sunday 4th of October 2015 10:19:20 PM
A roundup of news illustrating that Microsoft is still very much in a total war against Android, (mis)using federal regulators and even software patents to get its way

NixOS 15.09 Screenshot Tour

Sunday 4th of October 2015 08:24:58 PM
NixOS 15.09 "Dingo" has been released, the fourth stable release branch. See the release notes for details. You can get NixOS 15.09 ISOs and VirtualBox appliances from the download page. For information on how to upgrade from older release branches to 15.09, check out the manual section on upgrading.

How to install Zabbix on an Ubuntu 14.04 VPS

Sunday 4th of October 2015 06:30:36 PM
Zabbix is the ultimate enterprise-level software designed for real-time monitoring of millions of metrics collected from tens of thousands of servers, virtual machines and network devices.

Netrunner Rolling 2015.09 Released With New Plasma 5 And Apps Updates

Sunday 4th of October 2015 04:36:14 PM
Netrunner is a Linux distribution that comes into two versions - Main version and Rolling release. Main version is based on Kubuntu and the Rolling release is based on Manjaro Linux. The new Netrunner 2015.09 has been released with a completely different look - KDE4 has been transformed to Plasma 5.2 desktop. Let's look at the complete changes in the Netrunner 2015.09 release.

Bassel Khartabil Safadi Moved to Court; Fate Uncertain

Sunday 4th of October 2015 02:41:52 PM
Several posts on Saturday morning, mostly on social media, report that Bassel Khartabil Safadi has been moved from Adra Prison in Damascus, Syria, and may have been transferred to the civil court of the military police area in Qaboun, Syria. October preview

Sunday 4th of October 2015 12:47:30 PM
October is shaping up to be our Most Open Month for several reasons. First, we're gearing up for All Things Open 2015 (ATO), which will be held in Raleigh, North Carolina, October 19 - 20.

Network Security Toolkit Is Now Based on Fedora 22, Powered by Linux Kernel 4.1.7

Sunday 4th of October 2015 10:53:08 AM
On October 3, the developers of the Network Security Toolkit (NST) open-source network monitoring and security analysis toolkit for Linux kernel-based operating systems announced the release of Network Security Toolkit 22-7248.

SparkyLinux 4.1 KDE Screenshot Tour

Sunday 4th of October 2015 08:58:46 AM
New ISO images of SparkyLinux 4.1 are ready to go. SparkyLinux 4 is based on and fully compatible with Debian testing 'Stretch'. It's the first update of SparkyLinux 4.x, which provides a few important changes, such as: full system upgrade from Debian testing repository as of 28 September 2015. Linux kernel 4.1.6, GCC 5.2.1, systemd 226, Plasma Desktop 5, LibreOffice 5.0.1.

Lunduke Pens Book, Year of the Desktop Won’t Happen & More…

Sunday 4th of October 2015 07:04:24 AM
While all the speakers and keynotes are not yet chosen, one of the speakers already tapped for the show is FOSS raconteur Bryan Lunduke, who will bring his annual “Linux Sucks” talk to the first-of-the-year Linux/FOSS event in 2016. Lunduke’s talk, oft given at SCALE and LinuxFest Northwest and other events, will be given in a venue that can fit his popularity, for starters, as well as being professionally filmed this time around.

Announcement: RapidDisk (rxdsk) 3.4 Stable release

Sunday 4th of October 2015 05:10:02 AM
RapidDisk is an advanced Linux RAM Disk which consists of a collection of modules and an administration tool. Features include: Dynamically allocate RAM as block device. Use them as stand alone disk drives or even map them as caching nodes to slower local disk drives. Enable Non-Volatile memory as high performing block devices and more.

Patents and Peace: Are the Microsoft-Linux Wars Over?

Sunday 4th of October 2015 03:15:40 AM
Google and Microsoft have ended their patent war to much fanfare in the tech press. And Microsoft has been collaborating with open source companies including Canonical. But does that mean the Microsoft-Linux patent wars are essentially over, too?

3 Ways Scrappy Entrepreneurs Can Keep Data Scientists on Board and Motivated

Sunday 4th of October 2015 01:21:18 AM
Entrepreneurs are often strapped for cash, so it makes sense to allow your data scientists to utilize his or her favorite open-source tools. Data scientists don’t exist in a vacuum; they’re part of a larger network of peers collaborating in an open-source movement. Encouraging them to contribute to open-source projects, and giving them the time to do so, gives them a greater sense of ownership and a broader purpose: contributing to the open-source community.

Manjaro Linux GNOME 15.09 Is Out, Based on Linux Kernel 4.1.9 LTS and GNOME 3.16

Saturday 3rd of October 2015 11:26:56 PM
The Manjaro Community announces the release of Manjaro Linux GNOME 15.09.

Zulip chat from Dropbox, Linux Foundation report, FCC rules, and more news

Saturday 3rd of October 2015 09:32:34 PM
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Dropbox's open source chat tool Zulip, the FCC comments on open source routers, Linux Foundation's report that open source code is worth billions, and more.Open source news for September 27 to October 2, 2015read more

Curious about Linux? Try Linux Desktop on the Cloud

Saturday 3rd of October 2015 07:38:12 PM
Surely there should be an effortless way for a beginner to experiment with Linux for the first time? Indeed there is; step forward the online cloud lab.

Cocos2d update, Amazon Fire TV gaming, pick of the week, and more gaming news

Saturday 3rd of October 2015 05:43:50 PM
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at updates for Cocos2d and xoreos game engines, porting Shovel Knight to Amazon Fire TV, and more.Open gaming roundup for September 26 - October 2, 2015read more

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