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Will Linux ever be able to give consumers what they want?

Friday 15th of August 2014 09:00:00 PM

TechRepublic: Jack Wallen offers up the novel idea that giving the consumers what they want might well be the key to boundless success.

What are useful CLI tools for Linux system admins

Friday 15th of August 2014 08:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: System administrators (sysadmins) are responsible for day-to-day operations of production systems and services.

Project aims to build fully open SoC and dev board

Friday 15th of August 2014 07:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: A non-profit company is developing an open source, 64-bit "lowRISC" SoC that will enable fully open hardware, "from the CPU core to the development board

umask - find default permissions in linux

Friday 15th of August 2014 06:00:00 PM

 nextstep4IT: You may be wondering about where these file permissions come from.

elementary OS Freya Beta Is Out, Still the Most Beautiful OS in the World

Friday 15th of August 2014 05:00:00 PM

 softpedia: elementary OS Freya Beta has been announced by its developers and it comes with an Ubuntu 14.04 base and lots of new features.

Will Android L help prevent fragmentation in wearables?

Friday 15th of August 2014 03:00:00 PM

 ITworld: Fragmentation has been a big problem for Android for a long time

An Educational Crap Shoot With Linux As A Player

Friday 15th of August 2014 02:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: You can shuffle, bend, shape and manipulate the statistics all you want.

How to run GitBook Editor on Linux

Friday 15th of August 2014 01:00:00 PM

 LinuxConfig: With GitBook you can create ebook using markdown syntax and with few clicks publish it in multiple formats such as PDF, EPUB, HTML or MOBI.

Next Week's Kernel Summit Will Try To Take On The 2038 Problem

Friday 15th of August 2014 12:00:00 PM

Phoronix: For those out of the loop, the Year 2038 problem is the issue whereby time values stored in signed 32-bit integers as the Unix time-stamp will wrap around.

The Complete Beginner's Guide to Linux

Friday 15th of August 2014 11:00:00 AM For those in the know, you understand that Linux is actually everywhere.

Flocker Brings Docker Virtualization to Data Storage

Friday 15th of August 2014 06:00:00 AM

eWEEK: ClusterHQ's Flocker leverages the ZFS file system to tackle the container storage challenge. -

Postfix - Enable logging of email's subject in maillog

Friday 15th of August 2014 02:00:00 AM

 LinuxTechi: By default postfix only capture 'From' and 'To' details in the log file (/var/log/maillog). There are some scenarios where we want that email???s subject should be capture in the maillog.

Linux-driven service robot wants to deliver your towels

Thursday 14th of August 2014 10:00:00 PM

LinuxGizmos: A startup called Savioke has unveiled a Linux- and ROS-based SaviOne hospitality robot, currently being tested at a California hotel for room service duty.

Open source, top tech execs taking Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS Awareness

Thursday 14th of August 2014 09:00:00 PM

 NetworkWorld: Challenges for top tech execs to take the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness of dreaded disease ALS have escalated this week, with many open source company execs

How to manage a WiFi connection from the command line

Thursday 14th of August 2014 08:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: Whenever you install a new Linux distribution on a computer, it is in general recommended that you connect to the internet via a wired connection.

Linux vs. Windows Internet Battle No Longer Exists Because Linux Is Winning

Thursday 14th of August 2014 07:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Linux is winning a fight and it's not even trying to.

Gaining network insights with tcpdump

Thursday 14th of August 2014 06:00:00 PM

 ITworld: In some ways, the tcpdump command may seem like a pretty basic tool for grabbing packets (more accurately "frames") off the network and allowing you to examine them.

Professors embed students directly into open source communities

Thursday 14th of August 2014 05:00:00 PM Ellis and Hislop explained to their colleagues the wonderful benefits of linking students with open source projects.

Raspberry Pi-powered Bigtrak

Thursday 14th of August 2014 04:00:00 PM

Linux User & Developer: Take a toy, a Raspberry Pi and a PS3 controller; add a dash of Python and some solder for the perfect remote-controlled gadget…

IndieBox: for Gamers Who Miss Boxes!

Thursday 14th of August 2014 03:00:00 PM

LinuxJournal: There are lots of cool ideas on the Internet that never really make it out of the "startup" phase.

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US Military To Launch Open Source Academy

Open source software, which has become increasingly common throughout the US military from unmanned drones to desktops, has now been enlisted as a career option for military personnel. In September, Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center will open a Linux certification academy, marking the first time such a training program has been hosted on a military base. Read more

Video: TedX talk - Richard Stallman

Well, vp9/opus in a webm container have been supported by both Firefox and Google Chrome for several releases now... so enjoy it in your web browser. Read more

Eclipse Luna for Fedora 20

If you are a Fedora Eclipse user, then you're probably saddened since the release of Eclipse Luna (4.4) because you are still using Eclipse Kepler (4.3) on Fedora 20. Well, be saddened no longer because Eclipse Luna is now available for Fedora 20 as a software collection! A software collection is simply a set of RPMs whose contents are isolated from the rest of your system such that they do not modify, overwrite or otherwise conflict with anything in the main Fedora repositories. This allows you install multiple versions of a software stack side-by-side, without them interfering with one another. More can be read about this mechanism on the software collections website. The Eclipse Luna software collection lives in a separate yum repository, which must be configured by clicking on this link to install the release package. Read more