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Red Hat SPICE protocol advances but release could be a year away

infoworld.com: In September of 2008 Red Hat acquired Israel-based company Qumranet for $107 million and with it the company's virtualization solutions, including its Kernel Virtual Machine (KVM) technology and the Simple Protocol for Independent Computing Environments (SPICE) remote protocol.

Giving up on Ubuntu Unity

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Ubuntu

jjesse.wordpress: When the Unity Netbook front end was announced for Ubuntu 10.10 I thought I would give it a try. During the Karmic and Lucid cycles I ran Kubuntu Netbook Remix, but decided to switch to Unity.

Why You SHOULD Try Linux On Your Netbook…

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Linux

studentlaptopcomputers.com: After having spent a couple of months trying Linux on a netbook, I figured I’d write a little article on why you should try Linux on your netbook and how to go about doing it.

Firewall Tools for Ubuntu Security

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Software

workswithu.com: “Does Ubuntu have a firewall, and how do I turn it on?” is a popular question among new Ubuntu users. The answer is a bit complicated, but it’s an understandable inquiry for those migrating from the Windows world. WorksWithU addresses that question below by taking a look at Ubuntu’s firewall.

openSUSE 11.3 kicks *ss

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SUSE
  • openSUSE 11.3 kicks ass !!!
  • Novell releases OpenSUSE 11.3, takes usability to a new level
  • openSUSE 11.3: The Linux Lizard Lives

Challenge your friends in Crack Attack

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Gaming

downloadsquad.com: As you can gather from the title, Crack Attack is not a Flash game. It's a time waster that you have to download; we don't see too many of those around here. Having to download a game is a pretty hefty barrier to entrance, so a downloadable game has to be really good for me to cover it.

HP, Red Hat chase Solaris shops

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Linux

channelregister.co.uk: Server maker Hewlett-Packard and commercial Linux juggernaut Red Hat have teamed up to help shops using Oracle's Sparc/Solaris platforms make the jump to Linux-based x64 iron.

shootout: GNU screen, tmux and dtach+dvtm

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Software

chithanh.blogspot: When it comes to terminal managers in Linux, it usually boils down to three choices: screen, tmux or the dtach+dvtm duo. Proponents of each often vigorously tout their solution as the best. So let's see how they compare.

Linux Rules!

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Linux

georgetoon.com: I love Linux! I’ve been using this free, open source operating system for six years now. Part of the fun of the Linux experience is trying out and using any number of different distributions.

Open Core Debate Not Slowing Down

fedoracommunity.org Website Design

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Linux
Web

mairin.wordpress: Fedora has a lot of local community websites. A somewhat recent addition to the mix is Fedora’s local community domain program, whereby a local Fedora community can obtain a *.fedoracommunity.org domain to point to their self-hosted website.

DeVeDe 3.16.8, create DVDs from video files

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Software

linuxjournal.com: DeVeDe is an application that converts various video file formats into a disc that can be played in a DVD player.

Bangarang - A KDE Media Player That Has Every Potential To Became a KDE Default

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Software

techdrivein.com: Now, the default Dragon Media Player of KDE have a serious competition in Bangarang. Dragon player is simple yet totally functional. On the other hand Bangarang is new, it's good and it is rapidly improving.

Windows 7 Is Superior to OS X, Linux, and to All Platforms

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OS

news.softpedia.com: Windows 7 is superior to Apple’s Mac OS X, the open source Linux and to all operating systems on the market, noted Kevin Turner, Microsoft Chief Operating Officer during the company’s Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) 2010.

Is it time for OpenSUSE to say goodbye to Novell?

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SUSE

techgenie.com: It seems after years of working together in developing a complete Linux platform the openSUSE project that was taken in by Novell have developed different interests are seeking to co-exist with different set of goals and ideas.

The Rise of Mac (and Linux) Gaming

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Gaming
  • The Rise of Mac (and Linux) Gaming
  • The VDrift Racing Game Continues Speeding Up
  • Classic Roguelike : Dungeons of Dredmor Is Coming To GNU/Linux Soon

The Real Open Source Hardware Revolution

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Hardware

computerworlduk.com: I recently wrote about the latest iteration of the Open Source Hardware Definition, which provides a framework for crafting open hardware licences. It's a necessary and important step.

Seven Current Issues on the Linux Desktop

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Linux

earthweb.com: Not long ago, the overwhelming issue on the Linux desktop was catching up with Windows and OS X. Instead, the Linux desktop has become the testing ground for exactly what the future of computing will be, often places the free desktop at the center of experiment and innovation.

Using KDE4 – Days 2 & 3

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KDE

DistroWatch Weekly, Issue 363

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Linux

This week in DistroWatch Weekly:

  • Feature: Taking a Walk on the Zen Side of Life
  • News: Virtualization Comparisons, the Future of OpenSolaris, Squashing Debian Bugs
  • Questions and answers: Fine-grained file permissions
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KDE: Reasons to Get Excited, Plasma Weather, Plasma on ARM and Qt on Mobile

  • Reasons to Get Excited about KDE in 2018
  • Three old Plasma Weather applet TODO items gone for Plasma 5.12
    Just when I thought to have missed yet another Plasma feature freeze deadline with the one for Plasma 5.12 LTS and thus a good(?) excuse to re-decrease priority of some planned work on the Plasma Addons Weather applet (from the kdeplasma-addons repo, not to be mixed up with clearmartin’s one from github/store.kde.org) once more and thus delay things even further to a day that may never come, the Plasma team found they need to shift the deadline by some weeks to be after the KDE Frameworks 5.42.0 release. So excuse gone, no other quickly found… time to do a git pull and open the editor.
  • Plasma on ARM: State of the Union
    For the past year at Blue Systems my colleagues and I have been working on getting Plasma 5 ready for ARMv8 systems such as the Pinebook. If you were at QtCon this year, you might have also seen our awesome team demo’ing these systems at the KDE booth along with Plasma on ARMv7 systems such as the ODROID C1.
  • Sharing Files on Android or iOS from or with your Qt App – Part 2

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SUSE: GCC and GSoC in OpenSUSE/SLES

  • SLES 12 Toolchain Update Brings new Developer Tools
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 Updates Its Developer Toolchain to GCC 7
    SUSE's Andreas Jaeger writes in a blog post about the updated toolchain of the SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 operating system and the new developer tools it brings. The article notes the fact that with the release of GNU Compiler Collection 7, the GCC team brought numerous improvements for developers, including better diagnostics, DWARF 5 support, as well as support for the C++ 17 standard. GCC 7 also contains improved optimization passes and takes advantage of some of the features of modern processors, and now it is available to all SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 customers with an active subscription.
  • Become a Google Summer of Code Mentor for openSUSE
    The application period for organizations wanting to participate in the Google Summer of Code is now and the openSUSE project is once again looking for mentors who are willing to put forth projects to mentor GSoC students.

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