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Tianhe-2, Most Powerful Supercomputer in the World, Runs Ubuntu

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Ubuntu

Tianhe-2 is the most powerful supercomputer in the world, and it resides in China. Besides the awesome power that it commands, it's also running Ubuntu.

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Android-x86 Is a Perfect Linux Distro Port for Kit Kat

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Android
Linux

Android-x86, a port of the Android operating system for the x86 platform that allows user to experience a mobile OS as a desktop experience, has been upgraded to version 4.4-r3 and is now ready for download.

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Fiber: Yet Another Web Browser For Qt/KDE

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KDE
Web

Ken was even experimenting with ways for Fiber to potentially remove the address bar from his browser, but those experiments haven't panned out and instead will be complemented by many browser extensions. The design of Fiber are many extensions: everything down to basic navigational elements and bookmark handling will be through extensions.

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OPSWAT adds support for Linux to their Multi Anti-Malware Scanner Metascan

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Linux
Security

OPSWAT, provider of solutions to secure and manage IT infrastructure, today announced the next generation of Metascan, that can be deployed on Linux. Metascan is a multi scanning solution for ISVs, IT admins and malware researchers that detects and prevents known and unknown threats. Metascan for Linux offers improved security and scalability, as well as enhanced usability and a new user interface.

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Sailfish OS 2.0 vs Android comparison: is this the future of phones?

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Android
Linux

he open source Sailfish OS is getting the “biggest update” in its history: Sailfish OS 2.0. It’s an alternative not just to Android but to iOS too, and it’s about to appear on a whole bunch of handhelds. How does it compare? Let’s pit Sailfish OS 2.0 vs Android.

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Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition review: Second Ubuntu Phone has much improved hardware

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Reviews
Ubuntu

The Meizo MX4 is no regular consumer handset. You need an invitation to buy one; only the committed need – and actually can – apply. If you really want an Ubuntu phone, however, bearing in mind how rough-around-the-edges the operating system feels, then this is the best place to jump in.

The specifications are good on paper, and it looks stylish to boot. It’s an improvement on the BQ Aquaris E4.5, albeit not as big a one as it should be.

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Android-x86 4.4-r3 Adds Nouveau Hardware Acceleration

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Android

While Android 5.0 Lollipop has been available since November of last year, Android-x86 stable is still currently based on 4.4 KitKat. Nevertheless, this independent effort for bettering Android support on Intel/AMD x86 systems is continuing to improve.

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today's leftovers

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today's howtos

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Leftovers: Gaming

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Gaming

Android Leftovers

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Android

Leftovers: OSS

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New Releases

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FreeBSD 10.2 beta 2

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BSD

Gorgeous Ubuntu-Based Chromixium 1.5 Distro Released with Many New Features

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GNU
Linux
Google
Ubuntu

Rich Jack, the developer of the Chrome OS lookalike Chromixium Linux operating system, had the great pleasure of announcing the immediate availability for download of Chromixium 1.5.

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Not Just For Desktops: 10 Devices You Can Install Linux On

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Linux

Linux is perhaps the most versatile OS available. Capable of being installed on a variety of devices, the open source operating system is used in a variety of uses, from running self-driving cars and web servers to desktop computing and gaming.

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CloudRouter 2.0 Hits Beta with OpenDaylight Lithium and Fedora 22

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Red Hat

Jay Turner, CloudRouter Project Lead and Senior Director of DevOps at IIX, told Enterprise Networking Planet that CloudRouter 2 is based on the Fedora 22 Linux distribution. Fedora is a community distribution of Linux that is backed by Enterprise Linux vendor Red Hat. Fedora 22 was first released in May of this year.

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How to squeeze more battery life from your Linux laptop

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GNU
Linux

Reduce your laptop’s screen brightness to get longer battery life. If your laptop has built-in brightness-reducing hotkeys, they should work on Linux. Otherwise, your desktop’s settings window should have a brightness option.

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Android Leftovers

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Android

Ubuntu Touch OTA-6 to Bring Telegram App Improvements, New Thumbnailer

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Ubuntu

Canonical's Alejandro J. Cura sent in his report on the work done by the Ubuntu Touch team in the first two weeks of the month of July 2015, informing us all about the new features implemented in the forthcoming OTA-5 update.

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