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|Story||Several European manufacturers spawn NSA-proof Android “cryptophones”||Roy Schestowitz||10/01/2014 - 12:14am|
|Story||Discussing a Linux powered AR-15 and how Ars doesn’t serve “normals”||Roy Schestowitz||09/01/2014 - 11:29pm|
|Story||Qimo Linux||Roy Schestowitz||09/01/2014 - 11:16pm|
|Story||Five best Linux applications for enterprises||Roy Schestowitz||09/01/2014 - 11:10pm|
|Story||Google, Synnex Partnership: More Chromebooks In Schools||Roy Schestowitz||09/01/2014 - 10:35pm|
|Story||Btrfs In 2014: RAID5/RAID6, Data Deduplication||Rianne Schestowitz||09/01/2014 - 9:05pm|
|Story||Firefox OS Tablets, TVs and More to Arrive This Year||Rianne Schestowitz||09/01/2014 - 8:15pm|
|Story||OpenSaaS and the future of government IT innovation||Rianne Schestowitz||09/01/2014 - 8:07pm|
|Story||The Linux 3.13 Kernel Has Many Improvements||Rianne Schestowitz||09/01/2014 - 7:56pm|
|Story||VirtualBox Is Still Running Slower Than QEMU-KVM||Rianne Schestowitz||09/01/2014 - 7:41pm|
wired blog: Two witnesses testified at Hans Reiser's murder trial Thursday they saw him acting strangely in the days following his wife's disappearance.
arstechnica: The KDE development community has been working on KDE 4, a major KDE revision that brings in numerous new technologies, and the official release is scheduled for next month. Today we're going to take a look at the second KDE 4 release candidate, which was made available for download earlier this week.
blog.mozilla.com/faaborg: Firefox 3 will contain roughly 120 icons (190 if you count different sizes) on each of the four platforms. While the icons are styled for each platform, we plan on using consistent metaphors and symbols to ensure that interacting with Firefox feels familiar as users move between platforms.
Gaël Duval: The Ulteo main web server is experiencing a big, big, rush. It’s been under an heavy load for two days, and of course, page loading is sometimes slower than expected… We have performed urgency tasks, such as moving static stuff to other servers, but the rush is really too big.
linux.com: Palamida, the San Francisco company that helps companies to audit their use of open source software, has released a list of what it calls "the top five most overlooked open source vulnerabilities." To this list, Palamida has added an additional five vulnerabilities exclusively for Linux.com.
techsoup.org: A free, stable, and secure operating system that you can try out risk-free? Open-source operating system Ubuntu comes at a tempting price and offers many of the advantages of popular commercial operating systems such as Windows and OS X. But do its potential drawbacks outweigh its many benefits?
arstechnica: Unreal Tournament 3 feels like an anachronism. Back in the glory days of competitive first-person shooters, it was all about speed, reflexes, and having the best route through each map. Get the health, get the best weapons, and be able to nail a moving target with a headshot. The days of Quake and Unreal were great. Then something happened.
c21media.net: The next generation of the BBC's iPlayer is now live on the internet, offering not only downloading services but also live streaming, and is now available on Apple and Linux systems as well as to Microsoft users.
Also: Adobe to Open Source Messaging Protocols
This document describes how to set up and configure a Samba Domaincontroller for small workgroups (up to 250 users) on Fedora 8 with the Samba Web Administration Tool.
jonobacon: Kubuntu fans, today (yes, today!) a demonstration of Kubuntu love is going to be happening on #kubuntu-devel on Freenode.
linux.com: Pardus originated in Turkey, was once based on Gentoo Linux, and is packaged with KDE. It comes in two versions: a live CD and a traditional, multilanguage installer, which I used. Its full-screen interface is uncluttered, simple, and easy to navigate and decipher.
dot.kde.org: In this week's KDE Commit-Digest: The "simple menu" (similar to the menu found in the KDE 3 series) becomes usable. The clock receives a popup-based calendar widget, with KRunner becoming multi-threaded in Plasma.
Also: trolltech, phonon and open processes
daniweb.com/blogs: Opera Software ASA has filed an official complaint with the European Commission which describes at some length how, Opera claims, Microsoft is "abusing its dominant position by tying its browser, Internet Explorer, to the Windows operating system and by hindering interoperability by not following accepted Web standards."
arstechnica: GNOME theme engine designer Andrea Cimitan has implemented support for transparent widgets in the Murrine GTK theme engine, bringing Vista-like translucent glass effects to the GNOME desktop.
- Review: Asus Eee PC (video)
- Is Microsoft really scared of Linux
- Mozilla to addon developers: work on Firefox 3 compatibility
- gddrescue: a tool for recovering data from damaged media
- Quick Tip: Configuring Fixed Window Placement in Compiz Fusion
- Tip from an RHCE: Memory storage on PostgreSQL
- Quicksilver for Ubuntu
- Fedora Core 6 No More
- Why Sourceforge lost its mojo
- Are We There Yet? Making the Change to Open Source
- When "freedom" rhymes with "insanity"
fanaticattack.com: Industry Motive: To preserve a monopoly and the fight to protect a four-billion-dollar per year cash cow against those who stand for open standards, against those who want to create even playing fields, fair competition, innovation and open access for everyone to benefit.
blogs.techtarget.com: What are Red Hat, Novell, and Canonical going to have to do in the next 52 weeks to in order to dominate the desktop and server Linux market? Let’s take a moment and assess the situation.
crn.com: Welcome to the inaugural edition of CMP Channel's The World Series of Linux. As there are more than 176 Linux distributions, Test Center engineers selected the most popular distributions, Debian-based and RPM-based, for the World Series. Playing in the Debian League was Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon, Freespire (the free version of Linspire), and Xandros Professional Edition.
phoronix: KDE 4.0 Release Candidate 2 was made available yesterday as the last testing release before the final KDE 4.0 build next month. Two LiveCDs are the OpenSuSE-based KDE Four Live 0.8 and a KDE 4.0 spin of Kubuntu.
blogs.eweek.com: Today my colleague Steven J. Vaughn Nichols is reporting on Mandriva founder Gael Duval's Ulteo, which now offers online access to the OpenOffice.org productivity suite. I'm an OpenOffice.org user and overall fan of software as a service--particularly when it's a free service--so I thought I'd take Ulteo for a spin.