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In other words, F-Droid is like an app store for open-source. More importantly, there is not just one “store”. Anyone can deploy their own repositories of apps, or Repos, much like the way the Debian repo model works.
We’ve now begun creating our own hosted F-Droid compliant repo where we can easily provide the latest greatest versions of all our apps. As we update the apps, F-Droid should notify you and allow you to update quickly and without hassle.
But could the push back against the NSA's comprehensive surveillance with new privacy-enhancing technology be jeopardised by community reluctance for large-scale collaboration?
Canonical has launched a new website named Ubuntu Resources, a site targetted towards its Ubuntu Touch devices. The site design is still unfinished and is expected to change from its current look.
Epic Systems Corp. will build two laboratory installations of its EpicCare electronic health record at Oregon Health & Science University for medical informatics education and research purposes. On the research side, the school will have access to Epic's source code.
The NSA had cracked Internet encryption.
The NSA was listening in to everything.
European customers were especially concerned, he says.
Fortunately, many of the headlines had been unnecessarily alarmist.
“The earlier types of encryption, with 64 bits or less, the NSA has figured out how to brute force decrypt at least some of that traffic,” he says. “But the more modern, strong encryption, with 128 or 256 encryption units, they can't decrypt that. And it bothers them no end.”
While NVIDIA historically looked at Linux as a market for pushing more Quadro workstation GPU sales, with Valve's SteamOS Linux / Steam Machines and activities from other game studios, NVIDIA is now taking Linux gaming seriously.
As OpenACC in GCC becomes readily available, OLCF, Mentor Graphics, and other members of the OpenACC Standards Group predict the open-source version will continue to transform science and industry, just as its commercial predecessors are already doing.
The top-of-the-line Bonobo comes with an nVidia GTX 765M GPU or the nVidia GeForce GTX 780M with 4 GB GDDR5 memory and 1,536 cores of graphics processing power. Its main processor, a 4th Generation Intel Core i7-4700MQ CPU is also outstanding. With a base configuration of 8GBs of RAM which you can push up to 32GBs, and a TeraByte SATA II hard drive, the Bonobo Extreme has everything a true Linux power user could want this holiday season. The Bonobo runs Ubuntu 13.10, which is a great desktop Linux.
"Winamp.com and associated Web services will no longer be available past December 20, 2013. Additionally, Winamp Media players will no longer be available for download. Please download the latest version before that date," AOL announced.
- Major SMP improvements! There's major SMP scaling improvements by trying to eliminate as much kernel lock contention as possible and making other performance enhancements to help out multi-core systems.
Opening up the Mirror API to let developers build web-based services that interact glass and getting the GDK ready – where developers will be able to build native apps known as Glassware – indicates that Google is likely ramping up for a consumer launch of the tech specs.
eWEEK 30: Unix remains a major server platform in enterprises and on the Internet three decades after PC Week started covering the computer industry.
The GNOME developers have announced a few days ago the the second development release towards GNOME Shell 3.12 user interface for the upcoming GNOME 3.12 desktop environment is available for download and testing.