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The 7DFPS Challenge 2014: A Linux Perspective

Thursday 11th of December 2014 05:00:00 PM

 GamingOnLinux: Last month, hundreds of developers from around the world came together to challenge themselves to make first person games in seven days for the 7DFPS game jam.

Firefox 35 Set to Be More Responsive and Conversational

Thursday 11th of December 2014 04:00:00 PM

InternetNews: From the 'Hello Firefox What's New?' files:

How to Setup Logstash on Linux with ElasticSearch, Redis, Nginx

Thursday 11th of December 2014 03:00:00 PM

The Geek Stuff: Logstash is an open source central log file management application.

Ubuntu Developer Tools Center Renamed To Ubuntu Make, Sees New Release

Thursday 11th of December 2014 02:00:00 PM

Webupd8: With this release, the project was renamed to Ubuntu Make, based on name proposals from the community.

NVIDIA Launches a New Stable Driver for Linux Users, Latest Kernels Supported

Thursday 11th of December 2014 01:14:37 PM

softpedia: A new set of NVIDIA Linux drivers has been released and this time they are for the long-lived branch, which makes them perfect candidates to be added in the official repositories.

Intel extends its Internet-of-Things ecosystem

Thursday 11th of December 2014 01:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Intel introduced a new IoT "end-to-end reference model" that includes a Linux-ready edge management platform, security, services, and ecosystem partners.

Users Want Windows 10 Features That Are Already Available in Linux Systems

Thursday 11th of December 2014 12:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Go Linux!

Ubuntu Core Linux Gets 'Snappy' for Docker Container Security

Thursday 11th of December 2014 03:28:00 AM

eWEEK: A new approach for enabling a highly secured and optimized host for container deployment enters public beta.

Hachicorp Raises $10M to Advance Open Source DevOps Vision

Wednesday 10th of December 2014 11:00:00 PM

Enterprise Apps Today: Developer behind the popular open source Vagrant tool expands with new commercial product and the money to move it forward.

Qt 5.4 released

Wednesday 10th of December 2014 10:00:00 PM

One of the main focus areas of this Qt release has been around Web technologies and we have a lot of cool new things to offer there.

6-Way Winter 2014 Linux Distribution Comparison

Wednesday 10th of December 2014 09:00:00 PM

Phoronix: With this week's launch of Fedora 21, here's a performance comparison of the new Fedora Linux release compared to the Arch-based Antergos rolling-release distribution, Debian GNU/Linux Jessie, openSUSE Tumbleweed, CentOS Linux 7, and Ubuntu 14.10.

Snappy Ubuntu challenges CoreOS and Project Atomic on lightweight cloud servers

Wednesday 10th of December 2014 08:00:00 PM

 ZDnet: To make more efficient use of datacenters and cloud hardware, Ubuntu is creating a new, ultra-lightweight Ubuntu server.

Linux Distros: What's in a Name?

Wednesday 10th of December 2014 07:00:00 PM

 FOSSforce: There's one thing that's missing from Fedora 21 that I find rather disheartening. Namely, Fedora 21 is missing a release name.

My Favorite Linux Applications and Desktops

Wednesday 10th of December 2014 06:00:00 PM

 Datamation: Forget the headlines. It's the everyday Linux apps that make free and open source software something to celebrate.

Red Hat CEO on how open source powers business around the world

Wednesday 10th of December 2014 05:00:00 PM

 opensource.com: CEO Jim Whitehurst of Red Hat, an open source software company, gives a casual talk that turns inspirational to a group of open source enthusiasts.

Was 2014 "The Year of Linux Desktop"?

Wednesday 10th of December 2014 04:00:00 PM

 softpedia: Linux has seen a lot of changes during 2014 and many users are saying that this was finally the year that really showed some real progress, but has it been enough to call it "the year of Linux desktop"?

How to configure rsyslog client for remote logging on CentOS

Wednesday 10th of December 2014 03:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: rsyslog is an open source utility widely used on Linux systems to forward or receive log messages via TCP/UDP protocols.

$35 quad-core hacker SBC offers Raspberry Pi-like size and I/O

Wednesday 10th of December 2014 02:00:00 PM

 LinuxGizmos: Hardkernel's $35 "Odroid-C1" hacker SBC runs Android or Ubuntu on a 1.5GHz quad-core Amlogic SoC, and boasts 1GB RAM plus quasi-RPi-compatible 40-pin expansion

First Look: Fedora 21 has something for everyone

Wednesday 10th of December 2014 01:00:00 PM

 ITworld: Fedora 21 is a must-try distro for not only Gnome fans but also for anyone interested in a serious Linux distribution.

How to speed up a WordPress website with CloudFront CDN

Wednesday 10th of December 2014 12:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: If your WordPress-powered personal blog or website is loading slowly, you are hardly alone.

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Quadcopter drone packs first all-Linux APM autopilot

Erle Robotics launched a ROS-enabled, open source “Erle-brain” autopilot that runs APM directly on Linux. The device also powers an “Erle-copter” drone. Over the last year, Spanish firm Erle Robotics S.L. has been working with 3DRobotics to develop an open source BeaglePilot autopilot for drones that can run Linux on 3DR’s popular, Arduino-based APM (ArduPilot Mega) platform. The APM Linux port was developed by both companies, as well as several academic institutions. The BeagleBone-based “Erle-brain” autopilot is built into the $490-and-up Erle-copter quadcopter. Read more

Seven Tips To Get The Most From Your New Android Smartphone

With applications able to run in the background and sync as they see fit, Android can rapidly eat through your cellular data allowance if you are not careful. While it’s fine to let the data run free on wi-fi, you’ll want to restrict your data usage when out and about. Short of switching off mobile data (which defeats the purpose of a smartphone), look under the options in the Data Usage part of the settings. Here you’ll find my wallet’s favourite Android setting of ‘restrict background data’. Now when using cellular data, apps will only pull down data when they are in the foreground and you can see them doing so. If a smartphone is all about being in control, this is the option that gives you confidence. Read more

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Hands-on with PCLinuxOS: A terrific release

I had been thinking that a new PCLinuxOS release was due any time now, based on their quarterly release schedule. Sure enough, it has now arrived, just in time for Christmas - PCLinuxOS 2014.12. Read more Also: Santa Claus has Linux in his sack -- PCLinuxOS 2014.12 is here PCLinuxOS 2014.12 released