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The Linux Foundation Delivers 2015 Guide to the Open Cloud

Wednesday 21st of January 2015 01:00:00 PM

OStatic: This year's report adds many new projects and technology categories that have gained importance in the past year.

Secret to Desktop Linux Adoption

Wednesday 21st of January 2015 07:00:00 AM

Datamation: Every few months, new articles roll out proclaiming "this year" to be the year of the Linux Desktop.

Canonical Embeds Ubuntu Linux Into Devices to Secure IoT

Wednesday 21st of January 2015 03:00:00 AM

eWEEK: Canonical, the lead commercial sponsor behind the open-source Ubuntu Linux operating system, is getting into the embedded device market in a bid to help secure the Internet of things (IoT).

Jeff Hoogland's Back at Bodhi

Tuesday 20th of January 2015 11:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: Here's some news that should make Bodhi Linux users happy. Jeff Hoogland has returned to Bodhi in his former position as project manager/lead developer.

The current state of Linux video editing

Tuesday 20th of January 2015 10:00:00 PM Red Hat systems engineer Chris Long talks about the state of Linux video editing and shares six free and open source Linux video editing tools.

Linux Is Safe Again, Valve Fixes Steam Bug That Could Delete All Files on System

Tuesday 20th of January 2015 09:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Valve has upgraded the Steam client and they fixed that terrible bug that would allow the application to actually delete every file that was owned by the user.

Saying Goodbye to Java the Hard Way

Tuesday 20th of January 2015 08:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: I'm sure someone wants to mention Iced Tea and other open source attempts to produce replacements for Flash and Java.

BeagleBone SBC beefs up Lego Mindstorms EV3

Tuesday 20th of January 2015 07:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: An "EVB" Kickstarter project replaces the Lego Mindstorms EV3 robot's ARM9 brick with a BeagleBone Black, adding performance, expandability, and sensors.

How to apply image effects to pictures on Raspberry Pi

Tuesday 20th of January 2015 06:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: There are three command-line applications which can be utilized for taking videos or pictures with raspi cam, and one of them is the raspistill application.

Microsoft Can't Sell Laptops or Phones

Tuesday 20th of January 2015 05:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: Microsoft continues its slide into irrelevance, as least as far as consumer tech is concerned

The TrackingPoint 338TP, the Linux rifle that's accurate up to a mile

Tuesday 20th of January 2015 04:00:00 PM

 ZDnet: You'll find Linux everywhere, including in the most accurate rifles in the world.

5 great Raspberry Pi and Arduino projects

Tuesday 20th of January 2015 03:00:00 PM It's never been a better time to understand the components that fit together to make the hardware we use work.

You'll get sick of that iPad. And guess who'll be waiting? Big daddy Linux...

Tuesday 20th of January 2015 02:00:00 PM

The Register: It's a post-post-post PC world

SUSE Linux 12 challenges Red Hat

Tuesday 20th of January 2015 12:00:00 PM

NetworkWorld: In our testing we find that SUSE 12 has been worth the wait.

Linux Top 3: Tails 1.2.3, Steam OS Update 153 and Linux Mint systemd

Tuesday 20th of January 2015 07:00:00 AM

LinuxPlanet: 3 Debian based distros get updated

Security problems need to be made public: Linus Torvalds

Monday 19th of January 2015 11:00:00 PM

Planning for Fedora Workstation 22

Monday 19th of January 2015 10:00:00 PM

As many of you might know Fedora Workstation 22 is going to come up relatively fast, so we only have about 6 more weeks of development on it feature the freezes starts to kick in.

Docker Security Questioned

Monday 19th of January 2015 09:00:00 PM

LinuxInsider: Security questions recently have been raised about Docker, a promising technology for running applications in the cloud.

Slow System? iotop Is Your Friend

Monday 19th of January 2015 08:00:00 PM

LinuxJournal: The concept is pretty simple. It's like the top program, but instead of CPU and memory usage, it monitors disk I/O.

Adobe's Photoshop Ditched for Krita at French University Due to Lack of Support

Monday 19th of January 2015 07:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Krita is considered to be a digital painting application, but it's best described as a raster graphics editor.

More in Tux Machines

Google Fixed GHOST Exploit in Chrome OS in 2014 and Didn't Tell Anyone

Details about a GLIBC vulnerability were published a couple of days ago by a company called Qualys, and the distributions using it have already received patches. Now, it seems that Google knew about this problem, patched it in ChromeOS a year ago, and forgot to say anything to anyone. Read more

ESA implements open source based private cloud infrastructure

The European Space Agency (ESA) has implemented a private cloud infrastructure to offer IT services to its user communities. The datacentre in Frascati, Italy, is already operational, while a second datacentre in Darmstadt, Germany, has just been completed. Read more

Today in Techrights

A small note on window decorations

If you have updated to the recently released GNOME development version, you may have noticed that some window decorations look slightly different. Of course it is quite normal for the theme to evolve with the rest of GNOME, but in this case the visual changes are actually the result of some bigger changes under the hood which deserve some more explanation. It is well-known that GTK+ gained support for client-side decorations a while ago – after all, most GNOME applications were quick in adopting custom titlebars, which have become one of the most distinguished patterns of GNOME 3 applications. However it is less well-known that client-side decorations may also be used for windows with no custom decorations, namely when using GDK’s wayland backend. Read more