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Linux Top 3: Peppermint Five, Mageia 4.1 and Debian LTS

Tuesday 24th of June 2014 06:00:00 AM

LinuxPlanet: While Linux Mint is known for its Cinnamon desktop, Peppermint uses something that is significantly more lightweight with a default desktop that is based LXDE.

Super Pi Brothers

Tuesday 24th of June 2014 02:00:00 AM

LinuxJournal: One nice thing about the Raspberry Pi project is the large number of people out there with identical hardware.

Steps to diversity in your open source group

Monday 23rd of June 2014 10:00:00 PM By now we've heard from many open source thought leaders on why we need diversity in open source

Whatever Happened to These Red-Hot Linux Distros?

Monday 23rd of June 2014 09:00:00 PM Once upon a time SimplyMEPIS, Mandrake Linux, and Lindows were popular and generated a lot of attention. Where are they now?

Open-Source Radeon Performance Boosted By Linux 3.16

Monday 23rd of June 2014 08:00:00 PM

Phoronix: The performance improvements with Radeon hardware for Linux 3.16 is mostly focused around GCN hardware (SI/CIK).

AAA Gaming Heats Up On Linux With The Releases Of XCOM: Enemy Unknown And Civilization V

Monday 23rd of June 2014 07:00:00 PM

 The Linux Rain: There's probably no better time to be a Linux gamer.

Opera 24 Dev Lands on Linux and It's Blazing Fast

Monday 23rd of June 2014 06:00:00 PM

 softpedia: The Opera Internet browser has finally received a new Linux version, bringing it almost up to date with the Windows and Mac OS X platforms.

How to configure openSSH server?

Monday 23rd of June 2014 05:00:00 PM

 blackmoreops: You can use your Android phone, remote computer, iPAD or anything to login to a SSH server and execute command as if you're sitting on that workstation.

Canonical's cloud-in-a-box: Under the hood

Monday 23rd of June 2014 04:00:00 PM

 ZDnet: Canonical's Ubuntu Linux-powered Orange Box, with its 10 servers in a single container, is the perfect cloud sampler.

Top500 Supercomputer Remains Stuck at 33.86 petaflop/s

Monday 23rd of June 2014 03:00:00 PM

ServerWatch: While there are competing vendors, chip architectures, core counts and networking fabrics at play in the list of the worlds top 500 supercomputers, when it comes to the operating system of choice, there is no debate.

elementary OS Changes Its Codename from Isis to Freya

Monday 23rd of June 2014 02:00:00 PM

 softpedia: The upcoming elementary OS Isis has changed its name to Freya due to an unfortunate coincidence with the terrorist group that is now very active in the Middle East.

Staying free – should GCC allow non-free plug ins?

Monday 23rd of June 2014 01:00:00 PM

LinuxUser: Arguments in favour of the use of non-free plug-ins in GCC have again been raised on GCC mailing-lists, but are trumped by the arguments for GCC as a vehicle for free software development

Performance benchmarks: KVM vs. Xen

Monday 23rd of June 2014 12:00:00 PM After having some interesting discussions last week around KVM and Xen performance improvements over the past years, I decided to do a little research on my own.

Rackspace Brings the OpenStack Cloud to Bare Metal

Monday 23rd of June 2014 11:00:00 AM

eWEEK: The technology that Rackspace is using to deploy OnMetal servers is from an OpenStack project called Ironic.

Linux 3.16 rc2

Monday 23rd of June 2014 05:00:00 AM

Linus Torvalds: Anyway, enough excuses. 3.16-rc2 is out, and contains the usual assortment of fixes all over the map.

How To Install MATE 1.8 In Ubuntu 14.04 And Give It A Classic Ubuntu Look And Feel

Monday 23rd of June 2014 01:00:00 AM

 The Linux Rain: If there's one thing that's undeniable in the GNU/Linux world at the moment, is that users' tastes can be as diverse as the choices of desktop interfaces we have available and that there is no true one-size-fits-all desktop

9 commands to check hard disk partitions and disk space on Linux

Sunday 22nd of June 2014 09:00:00 PM

 binarytides: The commands would check what partitions there are on each disk and other details like the total size, used up space and file system.

How to speed up directory navigation in a Linux terminal

Sunday 22nd of June 2014 01:00:00 PM

 xmodulo: If you are not a hundred percent sure of the name of the directory you want to go to next, you have to use ls.

Wireless personal drone detector runs Linux

Sunday 22nd of June 2014 01:00:00 AM

 LinuxGizmos: APlus Mobile is seeking Kickstarter funding for a Linux-based "Personal Drone Detection System" that detects nearby drones using mesh grid triangulation.

Do We Want Ubisoft To Support Linux?

Saturday 21st of June 2014 09:00:00 PM

 GamingOnLinux: Ubisoft may not have a presence on Linux yet, but do we want or even need a company with such unfriendly policies toward gamers?