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Beginning Git and Github for Linux Users

Friday 21st of November 2014 05:00:00 PM The Git distributed revision control system is a sweet step up from Subversion, CVS, Mercurial, and all those others we've tried and made do with.

Lessons from the OpenStack user survey

Friday 21st of November 2014 04:00:00 PM Every six months, the OpenStack Foundation reports on the results from its user survey.

12 Awesome Themes for Mint 17.1 Cinnamon

Friday 21st of November 2014 03:00:00 PM

 tuxarena: With Mint 17.1 Rebecca being days away from release, and Cinnamon 2.4 looking so good, here is an overview of some of the best looking themes which allow you to beautify your desktop.

Open-source IaaS: OwnCloud 7 Enterprise Edition arrives

Friday 21st of November 2014 02:00:00 PM

 ZDnet: Want to make the most of your existing storage infrastructure on a private cloud? You should consider ownCloud 7 Enterprise Edition.

Splice Machine Debuts Relational Database for Big Data Storage

Friday 21st of November 2014 01:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: Splice Machine's relational database for Hadoop is now generally available, bringing an alternative, non-NoSQL scale-out storage solution to big data.

Finnish Sailfish/Android tablet rivaly heats up

Friday 21st of November 2014 12:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Jolla quickly hit the Indiegogo goal for its first Sailfish-based tablet, with a quad-core Intel SoC, while Nokia tipped a similar Atom-based Android slate.

Mozilla Takes $300M Gamble on Yahoo to Reassert Its Independence

Friday 21st of November 2014 07:00:00 AM

eWEEK: Mozilla shifts its search allegiance from Google to Yahoo. What is the impact for its Firefox browser, users and the big money behind it all?

Six Clicks: The six fastest computers in the world

Friday 21st of November 2014 03:00:00 AM

 ZDnet: In November 2014, the top six supercomputers all run Linux, but that's about the only thing they have in common.

A brilliant mind: SUSE's kernel guru speaks

Thursday 20th of November 2014 11:00:00 PM

 ITwire: The man who in every sense sits at the nerve centre of SUSE Linux has no airs about him.

Automotive Grade Linux Adds Industry Partners for Open Source Cars

Thursday 20th of November 2014 10:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: The Automotive Grade Linux project, which is sponsored by the Linux Foundation, has added partners in its effort to build an open source, Linux-based platform for cars and other automobiles.

Do I need OpenStack if I use Docker?

Thursday 20th of November 2014 09:00:00 PM Docker has broken a record in the speed in which it moved from being a disruptive technology to a commodity.

Google's Eric Schmidt helped inspire Raspberry Pi Model A+ price cut, says its creator Eben Upton

Thursday 20th of November 2014 08:00:00 PM

 Raspberry Pi Today: I had a great conversation with [Google boss] Eric Schmidt last year when Google gave us a large donation to help us distribute Raspberry Pis to school children," said founder of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

How to create dialog boxes in an interactive shell script

Thursday 20th of November 2014 07:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: When you install new software in the terminal environment, you may often see informative dialog boxes popping up, accepting your input.

How to Easily Install Ubuntu on Chromebook with Crouton

Thursday 20th of November 2014 06:00:00 PM I love Chromebooks not only because they run the Linux-based operating system Chrome OS, but also because they are inexpensive and the app ecosystem around the OS is evolving rapidly

How to visualize memory usage on Linux

Thursday 20th of November 2014 05:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: Lack of sufficient physical memory can significantly hamper the performance of Linux desktop and server environments.

Synchronize Your Life with ownCloud

Thursday 20th of November 2014 04:00:00 PM

LinuxJournal: The ownCloud system has a calendar, address book, task manager, bookmark manager and file manager, among other features.

Debian general resolution against systemd coupling fails, sponsor steps down

Thursday 20th of November 2014 04:00:00 PM

 NetworkWorld: Debian developers voted down a proposal on systemD

How SanDisk is Becoming an Open Source Player

Thursday 20th of November 2014 03:00:00 PM Earlier this year SanDisk committed to becoming an open source player, created an open source strategy office and joined the Linux Foundation

5 humanitarian open source projects make the world a better place

Thursday 20th of November 2014 03:00:00 PM One of the strengths of the open source community has been its ability to bring concentrated effort to bear on big problems

Linux Vs Unix: The Crucial Differences That Matter To Linux Professionals

Thursday 20th of November 2014 02:00:00 PM

MakeUseOf: What exactly is the difference between Linux and Unix?

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SolidRun’s tiny, $100 “CuBoxTV” media player runs OpenElec Linux and Kodi (formerly XBMC) on a quad-core i.MX6 SoC, and offers 100Mbps+ video decoding. The CuBoxTV is the first Freescale i.MX6 based media player to run the Kodi (formerly XBMC) multimedia distribution, says Israel-based SolidRun. CuBoxTV is closely based on the company’s latest i.MX6 based CuBox mini-PC, which now sells for $80 to $140, depending on the number of Cortex-A9 i.MX6 cores and other features. The CuBoxTV, which is available only with the quad-core i.MX6 SoC, goes for a sale price of $100. Read more

Canonical Is Still Considering Turning the Phone into a Mini-PC

Canonical is working to complete their idea of convergence with the launch of Ubuntu Touch, a new operating system for mobile devices. The desktop flavor of Ubuntu will eventually share the same code with the mobile one, and their plans go even further than that. Read more