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FSF award given to Garrett for the wrong reasons

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 9:00pm

IT Wire: The only reason why Linux needed to support secure boot was for commercial organizations which sell Linux to be able to say that they did support this feature.

The Reasons Businesses Use Open Source Are Changing

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 8:00pm

ReadWrite: All of this comes down to naked self-interest, of course.

10 Minimalist Programs for a Lightweight Desktop

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 6:00pm

Tux Arena: Applications listed below are built using various toolkits, not just a single one like GTK, however they are among the most lightweight graphical tools from their category.

Linux KVM Virtualization comes to IBM Power servers soon

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 5:00pm

ZDNet: KVM, Linux's built-in hypervisor for the x86 chip family will be available at the end of this quarter for IBM's Power chip family.

Why Samsung is the Mitt Romney of the Android world

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 4:00pm

Eye on Linux: For the time being Samsung still seems to be making plenty of money off Android, but I can't help but wonder if its days as an Android company are numbered.

Taking Kubuntu 14.04 for a Spin: What's Up with KDE 4.13?

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 3:00pm

Tux Arena: Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr is scheduled for release on April 17th, together with Ubuntu and the whole range of flavors in the Ubuntu family.

eBook Reader and Editor Calibre 1.32 Now Supports OPML Files

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 5:00am

 softpedia: Calibre 1.32, an eBook reader and management software developed for multiple platforms, including Linux, has just been released and it incorporates a number of important changes and improvements.

Pimp Your Ubuntu Desktop and Derivatives with Numix Icon Packs

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 1:00am

 ubuntuportal: Numix Icon Packs is a small project developed by Numix project team focused to create high quality GTK themes and icons for Linux desktop.

One Week Until Lubuntu 14.04: Lightweight, LTS, Tidy [Overview & Screenshots]

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 9:00pm

 tuxarena: With Ubuntu 14.04 closing in to the release date, which is set for April 17th, I took Lubuntu for a spin from the daily live ISO image.

Linux KVM Virtualization comes to IBM Power servers soon

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 5:00pm

 ZDnet: KVM, Linux's built-in hypervisor for the x86 chip family will be available at the end of this quarter for IBM's Power chip family.

OpenStack Nova Gets New Leadership

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 1:00pm

InternetNews: Time for a changing of the guard in OpenStack.

5 Programs/Features Embedded in Emacs

Sun, 13/04/2014 - 1:00am

 tuxarena: Besides from being a powerful development environment, Emacs is cataloged by some as an entire operating system, since it provides many more features.

MapR Adds Open Source Apache Spark for High Performance Big Data

Sat, 12/04/2014 - 9:00pm

 The VAR Guy: In partnership with Databricks, MapR has integrated Apache Spark into its Apache Hadoop distribution for Big Data, increasing performance for Hadoop applications.

Star Citizen Space Combat & Trading Sim Will Come To Linux, Chris Roberts States At PAX

Sat, 12/04/2014 - 5:00pm

 GamingOnLinux: Something Linux gamers have been requesting time and time again is going to happen!

Heartbleed SSL Flaw Angst Aggravated by Broken Disclosure Process

Sat, 12/04/2014 - 1:00pm

eWEEK: The decade's most serious security issue was packaged and branded, but many server administrators and service providers were left in the dark.

How to speed read on Linux

Sat, 12/04/2014 - 6:00am

Xmodulo: A startup called Spritz raised 3.5 Millions in seed money to develop an API that supposedly allows a user to read 1,000 words per minute.

Raspberry Pi takes open source hardware computing to industrial automation

Sat, 12/04/2014 - 2:00am

Silicon Angle: The Raspberry Pi Compute Module is a version with exactly the same hardware as the original Raspberry Pi, but comes with DDR2 SODIMM format.

A review of the KDE graphics applications provided with openSUSE

Fri, 11/04/2014 - 10:00pm

Everyday Linux User: The point of these articles is to elaborate a bit more on the software that is pre-packaged within openSUSE.

Heartbleed coder admits oversight but backs open source

Fri, 11/04/2014 - 9:00pm

C|Net: The programmer who inadvertently introduced the Heartbleed bug to the Internet on New Year's Eve 2011 reckons the fact it was eventually spotted proves the value of open source.

Linksys launches new router with open source code

Fri, 11/04/2014 - 8:00pm

IT Business: The new iteration of the WRT has a dual-core 1.2 gigahertz processor, 128 megabytes of flash memory, as well as eSata and USB ports.