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

56 min 29 sec ago
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

2 hours 50 min ago
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.

Review: Simplicity Linux 15.4 alpha

4 hours 45 min ago
Today I am looking at the latest version of Simplicity Linux 15.4 alpha. Simplicity Linux 15.4 alpha is based on Puppy Linux and I have to say is extremely light weight and stable. For those who may be interested I use a VM within my Mac mini to do videos, Simplicity Linux 15.4 alpha was one of the fastest I have used within that enviroment. You will see in video below how fast it is.

Prepare your Android device for disasters with this master plan

Monday 2nd of March 2015 06:29:14 AM
When tragedy strikes your electronic devices (and there's no way around that inevitability), will you be ready? Will your data be backed up? Will the process of purchasing another phone be as simple as firing it up, associating it with your Google account, and waiting for the data to sync?

Linux loving SODIMM-style COM dishes up Cortex-A5 SoC

Monday 2nd of March 2015 04:34:52 AM
EMAC’s “SoM-A5D36? COM runs Linux on a Cortex-A5-based Atmel SAMA5D3 SoC, and offers up to 4GB flash, industrial temperature, and an optional carrier board.

Pi Glove interview

Monday 2nd of March 2015 02:40:30 AM
I was invited to the second Picademy back in July. The first day was workshops, education, and the second day was a pure hack day, and we had a bit of a chat with Eben [Upton] and some other people who wanted to support and build something. We wanted to come up with something you could physically use, and we decided to use Scratch GPIO.

Install Cotonti CMS/CMF on a CentOS 7 VPS

Monday 2nd of March 2015 12:46:08 AM
Cotonti is open source, community driven content management system (CMS) and content management framework (CMF) powered by PHP and MySQL.

Red Hat OpenShift Commons Opens Up PaaS Conversations

Sunday 1st of March 2015 10:51:46 PM
Ashesh Badani, vice president and general manager of OpenShift at Red Hat told ServerWatch that the key Red Hatidea behind OpenShift Commons is to enable open and transparent discussion.Red Hat's OpenShift platform is already available in three deployment models including OpenShift Online, OpenShift Enterprise and the OpenShift Origin open-source project. Participants in the OpenShift Commons include Accenture, Cisco, Cloudera, Hortonworks, CA and Orange among others.

phpVirtualBox installation on Debian Linux and Apache2 web server

Sunday 1st of March 2015 08:57:24 PM
phpVirtualBox allows you to manage whether locally or remotely your virtual machines running under VirtualBox via web-based interface. This config will describe a installation and configuration of phpVirtualBox on Debian Linux.

Kali Linux 1.1.0 : Video Overview and Screenshot Tours

Sunday 1st of March 2015 07:03:02 PM
Kali Linux 1.1.0 is the latest version of kali linux distribution. It released brings with it a mix of unprecedented hardware support as well as rock solid stability.

Xfce 4.12 announcement

Sunday 1st of March 2015 05:08:40 PM
"Today, after 2 years and 10 months of work, we are pleased to announcethe release of the Xfce desktop 4.12, a new stable version thatsupersedes Xfce 4.10."

Kubuntu 15.04 Beta 1 Screenshot Tour

Sunday 1st of March 2015 03:14:18 PM
We are preparing Kubuntu Vivid Vervet (15.04) for distribution on April 23rd, 2015. With this Beta 1 pre-release, you can see what we are trying out in preparation for our next (stable) version. We have some interesting things happening, so read on for highlights and information.

Open source augmented reality headset, Steams 125M active accounts, and more

Sunday 1st of March 2015 01:19:56 PM
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Steam's 125M active accounts and the Game Developers Conference, an open source augmented reality headset, Linux games, and more.

Ubuntu Touch Is Being Ported for OnePlus One Phones

Sunday 1st of March 2015 11:25:34 AM
Canonical published its Ubuntu Porting Guide just a week ago and it will help developers bring the operating system to other devices than just Nexus 4 and BQ's Aquaris, but it looks like an Ubuntu Touch for OnePlus One porting project was started well before that.

Quirky 7.0 Screenshot Tour

Sunday 1st of March 2015 09:31:12 AM
I created Puppy Linux back in 2003, but there was never a toolchain for compiling Puppy completely from source. Instead, Puppy is built from binary packages of another distro, plus PET packages compiled natively. We did use the T2 system right back at Puppy v2. In early 2015, I tackled the formidable task of compiling everything in T2, and I had to introduce 105 new packages into T2. It took a couple of months, but I eventually was able to compile every package required for Quirky.

‘VULKAN’ Could Possibly Be The Official Name Of The OpenGL Successor

Sunday 1st of March 2015 07:36:50 AM
It seems a recent trademark request from 'The Khronos Group Inc.' includes a new API named ‘VULKAN’.

Raspberry Pi python supercomputer

Sunday 1st of March 2015 05:42:28 AM
Learn how to configure a cluster of Raspberry Pis to handle parallel programming

Xfce 4.12 Has Been Officially Released

Sunday 1st of March 2015 03:58:59 AM
After two years of hard work, the Xfce development team had the pleasure of announcing a few minutes ago, February 28, the immediate and general availability of the highly anticipated Xfce 4.12 desktop environment for GNU/Linux distributions.

Pocket-watch style smartphone runs Firefox OS

Sunday 1st of March 2015 02:04:37 AM
Monohm unveiled a disk-shaped “Runcible” smartphone running Firefox OS. The camera-equipped device is notable for its chilled-out UI and modular construction. The Runcible will launch in the second half of the year through Japanese carrier KDDI, which has invested in Berkeley, Calif. startup Monohm, Inc. The company name combines the Japanese word “mono” or “object,” […]

Calligra 2.9 Brings Biggest Krita Release and New Kexi Partnership

Sunday 1st of March 2015 12:10:15 AM
We are happy to announce the release of final version 2.9 of the Calligra Suite, Calligra Active and the Calligra Office Engine. This version is the result of thousands of changes which provide new features, polishing of the user experience and bug fixes.

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