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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.

Malevolent Developer Trolls Linux Kernel Development with Lots of Broken Patches

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

 softpedia: Unfortunately, not everyone is looking to help the open source community, and in fact, there are people who try to hurt it.

GUN Linux: On the range with TrackingPoint’s new AR-15s

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

Ars: Austin company expands computer-guided weapons line-up, explores DoD contracts.

The Exciting Features Merged So Far For Linux 3.17

Sunday 10th of August 2014 09:00:00 PM

Phoronix: We're now around the half-way point of the Linux 3.17 merge window with at least another week expected before the 3.17-rc1 release

EMV Is No Silver Bullet for Payment Card Security

Sunday 10th of August 2014 05:00:00 PM

eWEEK: EMV isn't the savior of the payment card industry; it's just another set of problems, two security researchers demonstrated at Black Hat.

Icinga: A Next Generation Open Source Linux Server Monitoring??? Tool for RHEL/CentOS 7.0

Sunday 10th of August 2014 11:00:00 AM

tecmint: This topic will concentrate on a basic installation of Icinga 1 Monitoring Tool from binaries on CentOS or RHEL 7

Which Linux Desktop Environment Should You Use?

Saturday 9th of August 2014 09:00:00 PM

 EverydayLinuxUser: This article lists a number of the major desktop environments and gives a brief description and a list of potential distributions that utilise those desktops.

Raspberry Pi add-on board controls entire buildings

Saturday 9th of August 2014 05:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: UniPi is seeking Indiegogo funding for a Raspberry Pi add-on for building automation with analog and digital I/O, changeover relays, and 1-Wire interfaces.

Google adds a callback button to Android Device Manager

Saturday 9th of August 2014 01:00:00 PM

 ITworld: Stolen or lost phones have been a big headache for some Android users.

Peppermint OS 5: Light, Refreshing Linux

Saturday 9th of August 2014 06:00:00 AM

LinuxInsider: Using the Ice technology in the Peppermint OS is much like launching an app on an Android phone or tablet.

Yahoo CISO Details Challenge of Security at Scale

Saturday 9th of August 2014 02:00:00 AM

eSecurityPlanet: "We have failed to make the Internet safe because we haven't thought enough about scale," Stamos said.

How to Image and Clone Hard Drives with Clonezilla

Friday 8th of August 2014 10:00:00 PM Clonezilla is a partition and disk cloning application for Linux, Free-, Net-, and OpenBSD, Mac OS X, Windows, and Minix.

Tutorial on basics of Linux File Permissions

Friday 8th of August 2014 09:00:00 PM

 nextstep4It: The ls command allows you to see the file permissions for files, directories, and devices on the Linux system.

Bad Microsoft Android patents may lie behind Samsung lawsuit

Friday 8th of August 2014 08:00:00 PM

 ZDnet: Microsoft's wrestling match with Samsung may just be a contract fight, or it could be the beginning of a war over the validity of Microsoft's Android patents.

Tiny Linux-ready ARM9 module targets secure IoT

Friday 8th of August 2014 07:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Lantronix launched an IoT-oriented "PremierWave SE1000" module with an ARM9 CPU, Fast Ethernet, a CGI-ready web server, security features, and a Linux SDK.

How Zorin OS got a distrohopper to stop hopping

Friday 8th of August 2014 06:00:00 PM

 ITworld: At some point most of us just want to pick our favorite distribution and use it without constantly shifting to a new one.

How to create a time lapse video with Raspberry Pi

Friday 8th of August 2014 05:00:00 PM

I wanted to create a time lapse video of the nice scenery that I have in the back of my apartment.

Linux Terminal: Reptyr attach a running process to a new terminal

Friday 8th of August 2014 04:00:00 PM

 Linuxaria: If, like me, you work on terminals connected via ssh to remote computer/server you are probably used to tmux and screen

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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