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Unity 8 and Mir Are Getting Some Awesome Features for the Desktop

Thursday 8th of January 2015 03:00:00 PM

 softpedia: The developers from Canonical don't work exclusively on Ubuntu

15 Unix tricks to get your new year off to a good start

Thursday 8th of January 2015 02:00:00 PM

 ITworld: The Unix command line provides numerous ways to make our work easier.

Linux Foundation Adds SDN, Storage and Managed Hosting Members

Thursday 8th of January 2015 01:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: IIX, Micron Technology and Planisys have joined the Linux Foundation, the nonprofit consortium that promotes open source collaboration.

Inside HP's NFV Strategy [VIDEO]

Thursday 8th of January 2015 12:00:00 PM

Enterprise Networking Planet: Saar Gillai, GM of NFV at HP details his organization's efforts.

FakeID and MasterKey Still Pose Risks for Android

Thursday 8th of January 2015 07:00:00 AM

eWEEK: Google patched both flaws, but in some cases, users have not updated their devices and, in others, the device vendor may not have made a patch available.

Getting started with the SaltStack

Thursday 8th of January 2015 03:00:00 AM

 techarnea51: I came across Salt while searching for an alternative to Puppet.

Open Source Photography: NDFilter Android App

Wednesday 7th of January 2015 11:00:00 PM

 Scribbles&Snaps: Getting exposure right when using ND filters can be tricky, unless you enlist the help of NDFilter.

When 'Release Early, Release Often' Is a Problem

Wednesday 7th of January 2015 10:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: Continued development on a project for the sake of continued development is often counterproductive.

Linux Kernel Development Hits An All-Time High

Wednesday 7th of January 2015 09:00:00 PM

Phoronix: Kernel development in 2014 edged past 2013 to a record high of 71,092 commits in 2014 (compared to 70.8k in 2013 and 65.4k in 2013)!

How to Restore Your Ubuntu Linux System to its Previous State

Wednesday 7th of January 2015 08:00:00 PM

HowToGeek: Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to try a new version of Ubuntu while knowing you can return to the previous version if you don’t like it?

This App Can Write a Single ISO to 20 USB Drives Simultaneously

Wednesday 7th of January 2015 07:00:00 PM

OMG Ubuntu: If I were to ask you to burn a single Linux ISO to 17 USB thumb drives how would you go about doing it?

"Go For It" Is An Advanced Great To-Do Application Designed For Ubuntu/Linux Mint

Wednesday 7th of January 2015 06:00:00 PM

Noobslab: There are many to-do applications available for Linux which offers basic/advance functionality.

Makagiga – A Free, Cross-platform To-do Manager, Notepad, And RSS Reader

Wednesday 7th of January 2015 05:00:00 PM

Unixmen: Makagiga is a free, cross-platform software to do various tasks such as to-do listing, text editing, and RSS reading etc.

Linux Users Are Going Crazy About Circle Icons, Might Become a Regular Thing

Wednesday 7th of January 2015 04:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Linux systems are evolving all the time and the users are always looking for ways to enhance their experience.

North Korea's Red Star Linux OS: Made in Apple's Image?

Wednesday 7th of January 2015 03:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: Red Star OS, the open source operating system from North Korea that is based on Linux and the KDE desktop environment, has started looking more like Apple's OS X.

Breaking down the 5 Linux from Scratch projects

Wednesday 7th of January 2015 02:00:00 PM

 OpenSource.com: Learning how the various building blocks work together to create a cohesive Linux distribution is an excellent way to expand your Linux skills

Nvidia aims octa-core, 256-GPU, Tegra X1 SoC at smart cars

Wednesday 7th of January 2015 01:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: The Tegra X1 supports DirectX 12, OpenGL 4.5, CUDA, OpenGL ES 3.1, and the Android Extension Pack, in addition to Unreal Engine 4.

Open Source Software List: 2015 Ultimate List

Wednesday 7th of January 2015 12:00:00 PM

 Datamation: The ultimate open source software list, including games to website editors, office tools to education - more than 1,200 open source applications.

CES 2015: The Linux penguin in your TV

Wednesday 7th of January 2015 07:00:00 AM

 ZDnet: All those new Smart and 4K TVs you're seeing at CES? Almost all of them have Linux in one form or the other powering them up.

Linux Foundation AllSeen Alliance Expands Internet of Things Efforts

Wednesday 7th of January 2015 03:00:00 AM

Datamation: New AllJoyn Gateway Agent integrates cloud computing services with Internet of Things.

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