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Check how much do you type with WhatPulse on Linux

Thursday 7th of August 2014 07:00:00 PM

 Linuxaria: If, like me, you are a statistics freak you must install this small application on all your computers: WhatPulse

Microsoft versus Linux: Through the eyes of Microsoft

Thursday 7th of August 2014 06:00:00 PM

 ITworld: Microsoft has never been of Linux, to say the least

How to set up a Samba file server to use with Windows clients

Thursday 7th of August 2014 05:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: Unlike other implementations of the SMB/CIFS networking protocol (such as LM Server for HP-UX, LAN Server for OS/2, or VisionFS), Samba (along with its source code) is freely available

Computer Dating, Linux Style

Thursday 7th of August 2014 04:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: "You know, if you didn't use Windows you wouldn't have these problems."

RHEL 7 / CentOS 7 : Recovering / Reset Root Password

Thursday 7th of August 2014 03:00:00 PM

 All Linux Users Blog: Setting up the root password is a mandatory part of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 / CentOS 7 installation.

Ubuntu Shopping Lens (Scopes) Declared Legal in UK and Most Likely in European Union

Thursday 7th of August 2014 02:00:00 PM

 softpedia: The UK authorities have declared that the Ubuntu Shopping Lens are legal and that no laws have been broken, either in Great Britain or in the European Union.

Basho Adds Scalability, S3 API Compatibility to Riak NoSQL Storage

Thursday 7th of August 2014 01:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: Riak CS 1.5, the latest open source NoSQL distributed storage database from Basho, introduces several new features, including expanded Amazon S3 storage API compatibility.

Gesture-controlled home automation hub runs Linux

Thursday 7th of August 2014 06:00:00 AM

 LinuxGizmos: Pre-orders are open for "Ninja Sphere," a $329 gesture-controlled home automation hub featuring Arduino hooks, ZigBee controls, and location tracking.

Docker comes to openSUSE

Thursday 7th of August 2014 02:00:00 AM

 ZDnet: Docker's container take on virtualization keeps getting more and more popular as openSUSE adopts it for use.

Linux Foundation Opens 2014 Scholarship Program for Open Source Training

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 10:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: The 2014 Linux Training Scholarship Program from the Linux Foundation awards free courses in open source software development and administration for the cloud, virtualization and more.

This month's best Android tablets

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 10:00:00 PM

There are a lot of different Android tablets, but sometimes it can be a time-consuming headache to find the best ones.

Top Unix networking commands and what they tell you

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 09:00:00 PM

 itWORLD: I will never forget my first ping.

Nest Thermostat Security Risk Disclosed at Black Hat

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 08:00:00 PM

eWEEK: According to Jin, the backdoor his team found can bypass verification and enable an attacker to install a customized kernel that could run arbitrary code.

Buy All the Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities: Black Hat Keynote

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 07:00:00 PM

eSecurityPlanet: Also suggests that Windows XP be made open-source.

Google Confirms That Chromebooks Are Selling Well in Schools

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 06:00:00 PM

OStatic: While market predictions for PCs have been generally bleak, Chromebooks--portable computers based on Google's Chrome OS platform--have been doing well in sales terms

Meet Solaris 11.2, where SDN means 'Software-Defined Net profit'

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 05:00:00 PM

The Register: Larry Ellison’s Oracle bowled out Solaris 11.2 last week – and what does this Unix-like give us?

Can We Stop Playing Card Games with Business?

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 04:00:00 PM

LinuxJournal: I don't know if any of the new ideas for solving this kind of mess are going to succeed.

The Connected Car, Part 1: The Future Starts Now - Will Linux Drive It?

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 03:00:00 PM

LinuxInsider: The Age of the Connected Car is dawning.

14 Staging Drivers Get Nuked From Linux 3.17

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 01:00:00 PM

Phoronix: Over 200,000 lines of code is being removed from the Linux 3.17 kernel in the staging subsystem due to the removal of a bunch of old, unmaintained drivers.

ownCloud 7 pulls in users and open source developers

Wednesday 6th of August 2014 11:00:00 AM

 ZDnet: ownCloud, the open source private cloud for small to medium sized businesses, pulls in great developer support with its latest release.

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