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MP3 Backend of Firefox and Thunderbird Found Vulnerable

Tuesday 28th of April 2015 05:58:02 PM

GNOME 3.16 Released

Monday 27th of April 2015 08:58:01 PM

How Device Drivers Are Reverse Engineered

Monday 27th of April 2015 07:58:02 AM

OEMs Allowed To Lock Secure Boot In Windows 10 Computers

Sunday 26th of April 2015 03:58:02 AM

Ask Slashdot: Choosing a Laptop To Support Physics Research?

Friday 24th of April 2015 12:58:02 PM

AMD Publishes New 'AMDGPU' Linux Graphics Driver

Tuesday 21st of April 2015 10:58:01 AM

Not Quite Dead: SCO Linux Suit Against IBM Stirs In Utah

Tuesday 21st of April 2015 04:58:02 AM

Linux Might Need To Claim Only ACPI 2.0 Support For BIOS

Friday 17th of April 2015 07:58:01 PM

The Role of a Nonprofit In Open Source Development

Thursday 16th of April 2015 02:58:01 PM

Steam On Linux Now Has Over a Thousand Games Available

Monday 13th of April 2015 09:58:02 PM

Linux Kernel Adopts 'Code of Conflict'

Monday 13th of April 2015 10:58:02 AM

Google Introduces Freon, a Replacement For X11 On Chrome OS

Friday 10th of April 2015 09:58:01 PM

Google Chrome Requires TSYNC Support Under Linux

Thursday 9th of April 2015 07:58:01 PM

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