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Fedora 11: Virtual(ization) Reality

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Interviews

jaboutboul.blogspot: In an interview with Daniel P. Berrange, Red Hat Virt Team Engineer and Fedora Virtualization guru, we talk about the many key upgrades to virt technology in F11.

Comparing UNIX innovation

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This article compares and contrasted recent innovations and functionality improvements of UNIX

Why Your Boss Wants You to Use Linux

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Humor

detector-pro.com: As you “already know” – boss knows the best. If bosses were given to choose an operating system which would be right for their employees, that will be Linux. Here is the reasons:

Do we need our own Linux?

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manilastandardtoday.com: I downloaded a pre-release version of Bayanihan 5, the upcoming version of the state-sponsored Linux distribution, hoping to put it through its paces. Unfortunately

Justice Rules Police Can't Steal Other Kid's Toys

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linuxjournal.com: Just over a month ago, Breaking News brought LinuxJournal.com readers the story of Riccardo Calixte, the Boston College computer science student targeted by heavy-handed investigators for the capital offense of being a Linux user. Now it's time to update that story.

Search engine for Debian sources

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Web

h-online.com: Peter De Wachter has created a Debian source code search engine for developers. It lets them find out quickly what files contain, for example, the usb_device structure required for accessing USB devices.

Moblin netbook Linux preview

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blogs.computerworld: Intel's Moblin 2.0 Linux desktop for netbooks is really still too raw to be called a beta, but with a fresh take on what a desktop should be, it's showing great promise.

Operating systems offer some gains

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Microsoft

washingtontimes.com: I don't know how Charles Darwin would explain it, but imagine that we're each born with an "operating system." For most of us, this inner programming works well, even if it becomes a bit bruised and battered over the years. We adjust and move on.

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Understanding and Using Systemd

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Google is making encryption standard in the next version of Android

Less than a day after Apple detailed new efforts in user privacy for its products, Google now says it plans to encrypt user data on all Android devices. Speaking to The Washington Post, Google says data encryption will now be a part of the activation process instead of an optional feature. The end result is that whatever data is stored on that device, be it a phone or tablet, will be inaccessible unless the person has the correct password. Read more

Samsung to Launch Tizen based Smartphone in India in November 2014

It looks like a Tizen Smartphone launch in India is on the cards, and the launch date is November 2014 for our Linux based friend. Samsung believe that they can use content to differentiate themselves from the competition, enabling them to maintain their lead in the Indian Smartphone market. We are not expecting the launch of the Samsung Z at this point, but more likely the budget Tizen Samsung SM-Z130E or SM-Z130H. Read more

NVIDIA 343.22 Linux Driver Brings Support for GTX 970 and GTX 980

NVIDIA has released a new Linux driver for its products and the developers have added support for the latest GPUs that were just announced. Read more