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How sleeping 6 times a day helped the founder of WordPress build a billion-dollar company

Friday 13th of February 2015 10:00:00 PM

VentureBeat: Matt Mullenweg’s WordPress content management platform is one of the most influential pieces of software on the Internet, running more than 19 percent of websites

Linux for Astronomers

Friday 13th of February 2015 09:00:00 PM

LinuxJournal: in this article, I introduce a distribution created specifically for astronomers, called Distro Astro.

Tonido: A Free, Private Cloud And Streaming Media Server

Friday 13th of February 2015 08:00:00 PM

unixmen: Tonido is a cross platform, free, open source application that allows you to access all files on your computer from a web browser, smartphone, tablet or even DLNA enabled devices

Linus Torvalds awarded Arch Linux as the most consumer friendly distribution

Friday 13th of February 2015 07:00:00 PM

LinuxVeda: The purpose of a GNU distribution is to make it easy for users to use their system. It’s a stupid idea to force your users to compile everything from scratch

How we used an open source meme generator to promote our journalism

Friday 13th of February 2015 06:00:00 PM

medium: One of the tasks of a digital team in any major news organisation is to make the newsroom more efficient.

One name really stuck out - Zorin OS

Friday 13th of February 2015 05:00:00 PM

 DarkDuck: After finding plenty of top 5 to top 50 distro lists, one name really stuck out.

Linux-powered quadcopter acts like a smart shuttlecock

Friday 13th of February 2015 04:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Zyro plans to encourage a community for game developers by opening an Aerial Gaming API, but the API may take a while before it can be released, says the company.

VLC Media Player 3.0 Will Have Wayland Support, Chromecast Output Module

Friday 13th of February 2015 03:00:00 PM

 softpedia: VLC Media Player 3.0.0 is one of the most anticipated applications of 2015, eagerly awaited by millions of computer users worldwide.

Listen up! Open source isn't all code and content

Friday 13th of February 2015 02:00:00 PM Running communities around projects is all about getting the job done, and getting it done well.

Facebook Wedges 6-pack Switch into SDN Market

Friday 13th of February 2015 01:00:00 PM

Enterprise Networking Planet: Linux powered open modular switch platform leverages Facebook's Top-of-Rack Wedge switch as a building block

XCOM: Enemy Unknown, With The Enemy Within Expansion Reviewed On Linux

Friday 13th of February 2015 12:00:00 PM

 GamingOnLinux: Feral Interactive have been great for Linux with their ports

How to replace a failed harddisk in Linux software RAID

Friday 13th of February 2015 07:00:00 AM

 HowToForge: Use gdisk to copy the partition scheme, so it will work with large harddisks with GPT (GUID Partition Table) too.

Introducing Robolinux KDE, an OS That Windows Users Are Going to Love

Friday 13th of February 2015 03:00:00 AM

 softpedia: It a distro where the main emphasis is on running Windows applications natively.

Rclone - Sync File and Directories to Cloud Storage in Linux

Thursday 12th of February 2015 11:00:00 PM

 linoxide: Rclone is a command line program to sync files and directories

How to install and use Linux Malware Detect (LMD) with ClamAV as Antivirus Engine

Thursday 12th of February 2015 10:00:00 PM

 tecmint: Malware, or malicious software, is the designation given to any program that aims at disrupting the normal operation of a computing system

What I can say about KDE Plasma 5 that I can't say about Windows 8

Thursday 12th of February 2015 09:00:00 PM

 LinuxBSDos: Playing with my test installation of KaOS Release Candidate has allowed me to appreciate how good KDE Plasma 5 really is.

Installing proprietary NVIDIA driver in new Kali Linux v1.1.0

Thursday 12th of February 2015 08:00:00 PM

 blackmoreops: By default Kali Linux installs open source NVIDIA driver nouveau which works great if you just want a display.

Hackable Pi-like SBC opts for 1.6GHz quad-core STB SoC

Thursday 12th of February 2015 07:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Shenzhen Xunlong has launched a $59 open-spec Orange Pi Plus SBC with a 1.6GHz quad-core Allwinner H3 SoC, 40-pin Pi-compatible expansion, WiFi, and SATA.

Facebook super-sizes its open networking switch

Thursday 12th of February 2015 06:00:00 PM

 NetworkWorld: Facebook is taking its crusade for open networking to a broader battlefield

Build your own combined OpenVPN/WiKID server for a VPN with built-in two-factor authentication using Packer.

Thursday 12th of February 2015 05:00:00 PM

 HowToForge: Packer allows us to create VMware, VirtualBox, EC2, GCE, Docker, etc images using code.

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