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EFF calls out Obama administration over CISA bill

Saturday 22nd of August 2015 05:42:57 PM

The EFF is continuing with its push against CISA, calls for more FAX messages to be sent to congress members.

The post EFF calls out Obama administration over CISA bill appeared first on Linux Veda.

How to load books onto your Kindle (or other e-reader device)

Saturday 15th of August 2015 03:00:39 AM

In this tutorial I'll tell you how to transfer DRM free books from your computer to your e-reading device easily.

The post How to load books onto your Kindle (or other e-reader device) appeared first on Linux Veda.

Windows 10 keeps sending data to Microsoft, even if users stop it

Friday 14th of August 2015 04:59:05 PM

Windows 10 offers no way to disable telemetry in its system menus, even if you stop using services like Cortana it still sends back telemetry.

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Gnome can get drunk, legally, as it turns 18

Thursday 13th of August 2015 05:30:15 PM

The GNOME Project is 18 on Saturday and during that time has taken some hits, now it wants to spread awareness via social media.

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Fedora 23 Alpha released, includes better security and Cinnamon spin

Thursday 13th of August 2015 01:42:57 PM

The Fedora 23 alpha is here on time and comes with GNOME 3.18 and a new Cinnamon spin.

The post Fedora 23 Alpha released, includes better security and Cinnamon spin appeared first on Linux Veda.

Motorola accidentally announced Moto X Pure Edition release date?

Thursday 13th of August 2015 01:42:29 PM

A seemingly eager Motorola employee accidentally posts launch data of Moto X Pure Edition to Twitter.

The post Motorola accidentally announced Moto X Pure Edition release date? appeared first on Linux Veda.

Remember Ubuntu One? Canonical open sources server side code

Tuesday 11th of August 2015 12:42:10 PM

The server-side code for Ubuntu One has finally been released after the engineering team had to spend time focusing on other projects.

The post Remember Ubuntu One? Canonical open sources server side code appeared first on Linux Veda.

Firefox 40 released, here’s what you’ll find

Tuesday 11th of August 2015 02:39:28 AM

Firefox 40 rolls out August 11th, the version brings better performance to Linux users, warnings about unsigned extensions and support for Windows 10.

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Sundar Pichai becomes Google SEO as the company restructures

Tuesday 11th of August 2015 02:38:38 AM

Larry Page has just become the CEO of a new company called Alphabet, Google has now become a subsidiary of Alphabet and its new CEO is Sundar Pichai.

The post Sundar Pichai becomes Google SEO as the company restructures appeared first on Linux Veda.

GearBest announce new flash sale

Sunday 9th of August 2015 12:23:24 AM

Chinese retailer, GearBest, have announced a flash sale starting 11th August where you can buy dual boot (Android/Windows) tablets.

The post GearBest announce new flash sale appeared first on Linux Veda.

Scientists manage brain to brain communication for the first time

Saturday 8th of August 2015 07:59:19 PM

Scientists make an important step in bring brain-to-brain communication to the masses.

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Privacy Badger graduates to v1.0, protects users from spying ads

Saturday 8th of August 2015 12:49:46 PM

The EFF have released the initial stable build of its Privacy Badger extension which is designed to stop third party trackers following you on the web.

The post Privacy Badger graduates to v1.0, protects users from spying ads appeared first on Linux Veda.

Linux Mint 17.2 KDE and XFCE editions released

Saturday 8th of August 2015 03:05:53 AM

Linux Mint 17.2 KDE and Xfce editions have been released. While the KDE version doesn't see as many new changes, Xfce receives lots after move to Xfce 4.12.

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Mozilla patches Firefox for vulnerability

Saturday 8th of August 2015 03:04:04 AM

Mozilla have pushed a patch for Firefox, bumping it up to 39.0.3. The patch fixes a vulnerability being exploited via ad content.

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CoreOS’ Tectonic now runs on Mirantis OpenStack

Saturday 8th of August 2015 03:03:35 AM

CoreOS and Mirantis have just announced that CoreOS' Tectonic has been integrated into the Mirantis OpenStack distribution

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Ubuntu powered BQ Aquaris available in US

Saturday 8th of August 2015 03:02:31 AM

The BQ Aquaris Ubuntu Edition phones are now available worldwide but watch out, make sure your carrier operates on frequencies compatible with the device.

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How to install LibreOffice 5.0 on major Linux distros

Thursday 6th of August 2015 09:16:57 PM

This guide will help you get your hands on LibreOffice 5.0 prior that.

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Ada Initiative to shut down in October

Thursday 6th of August 2015 06:29:21 PM

Ada Initiative, fighting for women in open technology, have unfortunately decided to close up shop being unable find a suitable executive director.

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today's leftovers

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Leftovers: Gaming

Leftovers: KDE

  • KDE-5_15.09 – september release for Slackware-current
  • Kontact and GnuPG under Windows
    Kontact has, in contrast to Thunderbird, integrated crypto support (OpenPGP and S/MIME) out-of-the-box. That means on Linux you can simply start Kontact and read crypted mails (if you have already created keys). After you select your crypto keys, you can immediately start writing encrypted mails. With that great user experince I never needed to dig further in the crypto stack.
  • Randa – KDE sprints 2015
  • KDE 5 Application Dashboard: A fullscreen app launcher that beats the competition
    Fullscreen applications launchers are my favorite kind of application menus, of which there are several to choose from on the K Desktop Environment, or KDE. On KDE 4, available options are the Takeoff Launcher, Simple Welcome, and Homerun.
  • Krita 2.9.7 Released!
    Two months of bug fixing, feature implementing, Google-Summer-of-Code-sweating, it’s time for a new release! Krita 2.9.7 is special, because it’s the last 2.9 release that will have new features. We’ll be releasing regular bug fix releases, but from now on, all feature development focuses on Krita 3.0. But 2.9.7 is packed! There are new features, a host of bug fixes, the Windows builds have been updated with OpenEXR 2.2. New icons give Krita a fresh new look, updated brushes improve performance, memory handling is improved… Let’s first look at some highlights:
  • Last Krita 2.9 Release Adds New Features, Fixes 150 Bugs, Krita 3.0 Coming Next
    The development team of the popular, open-source, and cross-platform digital painting software Krita, acclaimed by numerous artists from all over the world, have announced the release of the last maintenance version of the 2.9 branch.