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Heartbeat SSL Flaw Puts Linux Distros at Risk

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 10:00pm

eWEEK: Hours after the flaw's disclosure, many Linux distributions didn't have a patch.

Canonical Shows Off Unity8 (Mir) and Unity7 (X11) Running at the Same Time on the Same PC

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 9:00pm

Softpedia: As it stands right now, users will be able to get a much better look at how Unity8 looks and works on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and it might get even better after more updates are released.

How to set up a transparent HTTPS filtering proxy on CentOS

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 8:00pm

Xmodulo: This guide will tell you how to set up Squid on CentOS / RedHat Linux for transparent filtering of HTTP and HTTPS traffic with help of Diladele Web Safety ICAP server.

Linux to the rescue! Windows XP support discontinued today

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 7:00pm It's not surprising that Microsoft encourages users to migrate to Windows 8.1, but of course, there are other alternatives. The best one by far is Linux.

Android TV could rock Amazon and Apple's worlds

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 6:00pm

Eye on Linux: Google is getting ready to launch Android TV, a set top box based on Android that comes complete with apps and games.

What is good LaTeX editor software on Linux?

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 5:00pm

 xmodulo: Whether it is for a research paper, a math homework, a presentation, or a fancy resume, LaTeX is pretty much the go to language.

Pro Video Editing with Pitivi

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 4:00pm

LinuxJournal: Several decent video editors are available on the Linux platform.

Facebook rebooting their open source contributions

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 3:00pm Facebook is on a new open source journey.

Features That Landed So Far For The Linux 3.15 Kernel

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 2:00pm

Phoronix: Here's a recap of the changes that were merged so far half-way through the Linux 3.15 merge window.

Brendan Eich's Departure Will Mar Mozilla but Not Stop Its Innovation

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 1:00pm

eWEEK: Brendan Eich's resignation soon after being named Mozilla CEO will scar the company, but it won't likely halt its major tech initiatives.

A council of hope : the free software column

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 12:00pm

 LinuxUser: In December 2013 the City of Munich completed the process, begun a decade ago, of transferring its computing facilities to free software, claiming to have saved 10 million in the process

Are More AAA Games Waiting For Steam Machines?

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 11:00am

 GamingOnLinux: So, you all know by now that Tropico 5 has been pushed back for the Steam Machines release and it does beg the question, are more AAA games waiting for Steam Machines to produce their Linux versions?

7 habits of highly successful Unix admins

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 6:00am

 ITworld: You can spend 50-60 hours a week managing your Unix servers and responding to your users' problems and still feel as if you're not getting much done or you can adopt some good work habits that will both make you more successful and prepare you for the next round of problems

Linux Top 3: Linus Lashes out, Linux 3.14 Gets PIE and Ubuntu One is Done.

Tue, 08/04/2014 - 2:00am

LinuxPlanet: Linus Torvalds has never been one to hold its tongue if something is bothering him.

OpenVPN Server and Client Installation and Configuration on Debian 7

Mon, 07/04/2014 - 10:00pm

Tecmint: This article details how to obtain IPv6 connectivity on OpenVPN using Debian Linux.

Intel beefs up open source Raspberry Pi challenger and slashes price

Mon, 07/04/2014 - 9:00pm

Open Source Insider: Intel has beefed up its open source single-board computer and cut its price in half.

Death of Window XP Is a Golden Opportunity for Linux

Mon, 07/04/2014 - 8:00pm

eWEEK: Old hardware doesn't necessarily mean Windows XP users need to buy a new box. Linux just may be their solution

The Latest Midori Browser Has Rewritten AdBlock, WebKit Improvements (Ubuntu Installation)

Mon, 07/04/2014 - 7:00pm

Tux Arena: Midori is a GTK-based browser with a clean interface that resembles the one of Google Chrome, using the WebKit rendering engine, and offering plenty of the usual features.

Confession of a Linux Gamer: I Still Need Windows to Play Games

Mon, 07/04/2014 - 6:00pm

Softpedia: I'm sorry to say this, but when it comes to games, Linux cannot hold a candle to Windows operating systems. The reason for this problem is, of course, the market share.

Brendan Eich's ouster shows lynch mob at work

Mon, 07/04/2014 - 5:00pm

ITWire: Would Mozilla withdraw its browser for Windows and Mac OSX because of the questionable ethics of these two companies? You know the answer to that one - money talks, and Baker can well understand the language.