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OpenGL 4.5 Released With New Features

Tuesday 12th of August 2014 06:00:00 PM

Phoronix: Well, the next-gen OpenGL didn't end up being OpenGL 5.0 but is being billed as OpenGL 4.5

Linux Security Threats on the Rise

Tuesday 12th of August 2014 05:00:00 PM

LinuxJournal: One of the many benefits cited by enterprises bringing in Linux is the security and the resultant "cost of ownership" benefits that come from, among many other things, not having to deal with security-related issues and attacks.

Solar plant monitoring system taps Raspberry Pi

Tuesday 12th of August 2014 04:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Storm Energy has upgraded its "SunSniffer" solar plant monitoring system to a Linux-based platform running on a Raspberry Pi

Hidden Linux Benefits, Clear Linux Challenges

Tuesday 12th of August 2014 03:00:00 PM

 Datamation: I have tried and enjoyed a number of great Linux distributions over the years.

LibreOffice might be coming to Android

Tuesday 12th of August 2014 02:00:00 PM

 ITworld: The sooner LibreOffice is released for Android, the bette

How to remove file metadata on Linux

Tuesday 12th of August 2014 01:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: A typical data file often has associated "metadata" which is descriptive information about the file, represented in the form of a set of name-value pairs.

Acer's new Chromebook 13 offers a high-resolution screen and all-day battery life

Tuesday 12th of August 2014 12:00:00 PM

The Verge: The first Chromebook with Nvidia's Tegra K1 processor promises to outgun and outlast the competition

Pineapple Hacking Device Resembles a Carbon Monoxide Detector

Tuesday 12th of August 2014 11:00:00 AM

eWEEK: A Linux powered WiFi hacking device that could be hidden in what appears to be a standard carbon monoxide detector casing was demoed at Defcon.

Linux Top 3: Knoppix 7.4, Android x86 4.4 and the Debian Desktop Debate

Tuesday 12th of August 2014 06:00:00 AM

LinuxPlanet: Google Android handset owners have had access to the new KitKat release, aka Android 4.4, for the better part of 2014.

Geek of the Week: Jean Paoli, president of Microsoft Open Technologies

Monday 11th of August 2014 10:00:00 PM

Geekwire: There was a time when Microsoft and “open technologies” were diametrically opposed

Flock Day 3: Fedora Infrastructure (To Infinity and Beyond!)

Monday 11th of August 2014 09:00:00 PM

Fedora Magazine: The most visible product of the Fedora community is the Fedora distribution itself.

How to fix your Internet connection in Ubuntu Linux

Monday 11th of August 2014 08:00:00 PM

PCWorld: Luckily, you won’t have to pull up the terminal and type any arcane commands to make your Internet connection work.

PlayOnLinux reached to version 4.2.4, Install in Ubuntu/Linux Mint via PPA

Monday 11th of August 2014 07:00:00 PM

noobslab: PlayOnLinux is a piece of software which allows you to easily install and use numerous apps and games designed to run with Microsoft Windows.

How to Back Up and Migrate Your Linux Configuration Files

Monday 11th of August 2014 06:00:00 PM

HowToGeek: Linux applications store their settings in hidden folders inside each user account’s home folder.

Why am I prevented from creating additional partitions on my Linux PC?

Monday 11th of August 2014 05:00:00 PM

MakeUseOf: I can not create a new partition after splitting from the existing one. I get an error saying “No more than 4 primary partitions”.

NoSQL MongoDB Storage Vendor Compose Integrates ElasticSearch

Monday 11th of August 2014 04:00:00 PM

 The VAR Guy: The company formerly known as MongoHQ has changed its name to Compose and integrated the open source ElasticSearch data analytics engine into its MongoDB storage platform.

Finally! Get Netflix to work in Ubuntu 14.04 (and Linux) the super easy way!

Monday 11th of August 2014 03:00:00 PM

 TechDriveIn: Though there are ways to make Netflix work in Ubuntu 14.04, this must be the easiest.

Exciting New Terminal Emulators

Monday 11th of August 2014 02:00:00 PM

 LinuxLinks: Even though Terminator meets all my needs, I am always on the look out for new terminal emulators that might offer a different way of working.

Autonomous Android smartwatch ships

Monday 11th of August 2014 01:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Neptune's Android 4.1-based "Pine" smartwatch is shipping to Kickstarter backers with a dual-core Snapdragon, 2.4-inch screen, telephony, and dual cameras.

Should Xfce or GNOME be the default desktop in Debian Jessie?

Monday 11th of August 2014 12:00:00 PM

 ITworld: Debian is the great grand-daddy of Linux distributions and it remains a popular choice among Linux users.

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GNOME DOCUMENTATION VIDEO IS OUT

The GNOME Documentation Video has now been released on youtube and as a download (Ogg Theora + Vorbis). This is something I have been waiting for since I finished working on it a few weeks ago. A big thanks to Karen for providing a great voice-over for the second time! Translated subtitles are not online just yet for the video, but should come within the next few days (thanks to pmkovar and claude for setting this up!). Read more

Qt Creator 3.2 Officially Released

Qt Creator 3.2, a cross-platform IDE (integrated development environment) tailored to the needs of Qt developers and part of the Qt Project, is now available for download. Read more

Unity adds native Android support for x86

Intel and Unity Technologies are collaborating to bring native support for Android apps built with the gaming-oriented Unity platform to Intel processors. Millions of developers using the gaming-focused Unity cross-platform development framework “can now bring native Android games and other apps to Intel-based mobile devices,” states a news release from Intel and Unity Technologies. Unity is adding Android support for all of Intel’s current and future processors including the Core and Atom processors. Unity will test and support tablets and handsets based on Intel’s Bay Trail, Clovertrail+, and Merrifield Atom processors before moving on to Core processors. Unity, which appears to be the first gaming engine to offer native Android-on-x86 support, is no stranger to x86, having already supported Windows apps on x86. Read more

Wine Announcement

The Wine development release 1.7.25 is now available. What's new in this release (see below for details): - Implementation of the packet capture library. - A few more DirectWrite functions. - Improvements in HTML table support. - More VBScript math functions. - Various bug fixes. Read more