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LXer: Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 Screenshot Tour

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 4:05am
The Ubuntu GNOME team is proud and happy to announce the release of Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 LTS. Ubuntu GNOME is an official flavour of Ubuntu, featuring the GNOME desktop environment. Ubuntu GNOME is a mostly pure GNOME desktop experience built from the Ubuntu repositories. This is our very first long-term support (LTS) version. Features: Most of GNOME 3.10 is now included, the few missing bits of 3.10 are available in PPA.

LXer: Linode Enters High-Performance Cloud Hosting Market with SSD, RAM Updates

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 3:08am
Cloud hosting provider Linode has relaunched its services with a $45M investment in SSD storage, more memory, better CPUs and other high-performance upgrades for its cloud infrastructure.

Reddit: Moving to linux on my laptop any advice?

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 2:46am

Is their any videos i can watch for linux (ubuntu 14.04) to see what i can do?

submitted by CrhipperCubed
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LXer: OpenStack Icehouse brings new features for the enterprise

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 2:11am
Deploying an open source enterprise cloud just got a little bit easier yesterday with the release of the newest version of the OpenStack platform: Icehouse. To quote an email from OpenStack release manager Thierry Carrez announcing the release, "During this cycle we added a[he]nbsp[/he]new integrated component (Trove), completed more than 350 feature[he]nbsp[/he]blueprints, and fixed almost 3000 reported bugs in integrated projects[he]nbsp[/he]alone!"

Reddit: Pinning confusion....

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 1:56am

I am running a moderately cusomized distro. It is Crunchbang (which is debian based) that runs only OpenBox. Further, I have integrated Kali tools into it (Kali is also Debian).

My problem is that I find the openbox/XFCE file manager Thunar lacking as a file manager. Preferably, I would like to use NEMO, which is a file manager that is from a Mint gnome fork.

What I would like to do is install and update NEMO from the appropriate Mint repository, but nothing else... I know I am asking for trouble as it is since I have Crunchbang, Wheezy stable, and Kali repositories, and there could conflicts already within these three repos.

But I really would like Nemo. So, if I modify apt_preferences, could I set it to only go to the LinuxMint repo for the Nemo package???

submitted by pjvex
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LXer: Xubuntu 14.04 Screenshot Tour

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 1:14am
The Xubuntu team is pleased to announce the immediate release of Xubuntu 14.04. Xubuntu 14.04 is an LTS (Long-Term Support) release and will be supported for 3 years.

Reddit: Gnome15: Unable to locate package

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 1:06am

I followed the instructions on this page, http://www.russo79.com/gnome15/download/ubuntu

When I enter

sudo apt-get install gnome15

and I got this as a return:

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package gnome15

I am running Ubuntu 14.04LTS I am also very very new to linux in general so, if possible, ELI5.

submitted by aeonis
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Reddit: Wubi trouble

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 12:19am

Hi I am trying to break into the linux life and after some research decided to go with a duo os to try it out at first. i am using windows 7. i cant login with the password and username i enter before install. i see that others are having this problem but is their a solution or stable version? i can only find the download for the 12.04 version

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LXer: Ubuntu Linux Has What It Takes to Challenge Windows on the Desktop

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 12:17am
Canonical is no stranger to trying to attract Windows users to the Ubuntu Linux platform. Back in 2008 with the Ubuntu 8.04 "Hardy Herron" LTS, Canonical introduced a technology called "Wubi," which is a Windows-based installer for Ubuntu.

Reddit: OpenSSL Valhalla Rampage

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 12:16am

Phoronix: Getting Hit By The Variable Performance Of The Public Cloud

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 12:11am
With yesterday's official release of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I set out to do some benchmarks of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS vs. 14.04 LTS in the public cloud. Unfortunately, that testing was drawn out due to the variable performance out of instances/droplets in the public cloud that are even of the same instance type...

Reddit: Is there any way to install unity web player on linux?

Sat, 19/04/2014 - 12:08am

I want to be able to play a game on google chrome in ubuntu 14.04. Any help would be appreciated.

submitted by LinuxUser1
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Reddit: The SELinux Coloring Book

Fri, 18/04/2014 - 11:59pm

Phoronix: Using Clang's Static Analyzer To Find Bugs In Your Code

Fri, 18/04/2014 - 11:50pm
Besides shorter compile times and other benefits, one of the other commonly talked about advantages of using LLVM's Clang C/C++ compiler is its arguably excellent static analyzer tool...

LXer: IPSEC/L2TP VPN on Ubuntu 14.04 with OpenSwan, xl2tpd and ppp

Fri, 18/04/2014 - 11:19pm
This is a guide on setting up an IPSEC/L2TP vpn server with Ubuntu 14.04 using Openswan as the IPsec server, xl2tpd as the l2tp provider and ppp or local users / PAM for authentication. It has a detailed explanation with every step. We choose the IPSEC/L2TP protocol stack because of recent vulnerabilities found in pptpd VPNs and because it is supported on all major operating systems by default. More than ever, your freedom and privacy when online is under threat. Governments and ISPs want to control what you can and can't see while keeping a record of everything you do, and even the shady-looking guy lurking around your coffee shop or the airport gate can grab your bank details easier than you may think. A self hosted VPN lets you surf the web the way it was intended: anonymously and without oversight.