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Windows XP User? Here’s 4 Reasons to Switch to Lubuntu This April

Omgubuntu - Wed, 26/02/2014 - 18:15

Still using Windows XP? With Microsoft ending support for it this April here are four compelling reasons to switch to Lubuntu Linux.

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Bq Aquaris Ubuntu Phone Features 4.5-Inch Screen, Quad-Core CPU

Omgubuntu - Wed, 26/02/2014 - 12:45

More information on the hardware specifications of Bq's Aquaris Ubuntu Phone have been revealed at Mobile World Congress.

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Linux-friendly Munich: Ja, we'll take open source collab cloud

The Register - Wed, 26/02/2014 - 10:06
14,000+ Linux and Windows clients touched

The Linux-friendly burghers of Munich are rolling out their own open-source groupware cloud, bucking the trend for going public.

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Win Free Linux Loot: Who Said This?

Linux.com - Wed, 26/02/2014 - 05:28

The Linux Foundation today is premiering its end-of-year video, Linux 2013: Changing the World One Line of Code at a Time.

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Portal 2 Beta Hits Steam for Linux

Omgubuntu - Tue, 25/02/2014 - 22:50

Valve has announced that a beta of Portal 2 is now available on Steam for Linux, marking the first time that the game has been available on the platform.

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MakerBot's Creative Revolution Runs on Linux

Linux.com - Tue, 25/02/2014 - 20:25

MakerBot's Linux-based Replicator 3D printers are leading a creative revolution for consumers.

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Piston coats OpenStack in secret Red Hat–killing sauce

The Register - Tue, 25/02/2014 - 20:23
Third major OpenStack release follows snubbing by Linux giant

OpenStack is like fried chicken: everyone kind of knows what its ingredients are, but uses their own oh-so-secret combination of spices to make it palatable.

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Controlling Spycams with ZoneMinder on Linux (part 2)

Linux.com - Tue, 25/02/2014 - 18:30

Manage multiple cameras, create surveillance zones, and make movies.

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GNOME Shell Sound Switcher Extension Lets You Switch Audio Devices Easily

Omgubuntu - Tue, 25/02/2014 - 15:27

Last week we highlighted a handy applet for Ubuntu sound enthusiasts that allows input and output devices to be switched on demand, ad-hoc style.

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Unity 8 Desktop Preview Session Available In Ubuntu 14.04

Omgubuntu - Tue, 25/02/2014 - 14:16

It's now possible to login to a Unity 8 session in the latest development builds of Ubuntu 14.04 for the desktop.

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SAP commits to mobile marriage with Xamarin: All for one, and one for Android, iOS, Windows

The Register - Tue, 25/02/2014 - 10:03
You know what that smartphone needs? BUSINESS APPS!

Xamarin and SAP – software operations at opposite ends of the spectrum – are working on tools to deliver native business apps to mobile devices.

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New Unity Scopes Technology Detailed by Canonical

Omgubuntu - Tue, 25/02/2014 - 00:10

Canonical has published details of its new Scopes technology, set to be at the core of the converged Ubuntu experience.

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Tizen devices are HERE.... Hello, Samsung Gear 2 smartwatches

The Register - Mon, 24/02/2014 - 23:06
MWC 2014 Tiz phones still a no-show in Barcelona

The next generation of Samsung's Gear smartwatches is based on its homegrown Tizen mobile OS, rather than Android, the Korean chaebol has revealed.

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Tizen devices are HERE ... and they're Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 watches

The Register - Mon, 24/02/2014 - 23:06
MWC 2014 Tizen phones still a no-show in Barcelona

The next generation of Samsung's Gear smartwatches is based on its homegrown Tizen mobile OS, rather than Android, the Korean chaebol has revealed.

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PGP Web of Trust: Core Concepts Behind Trusted Communication

Linux.com - Mon, 24/02/2014 - 21:51

If you've ever used Linux, you've most likely used OpenPGP without even realizing it. The open-source implementation of OpenPGP is called GnuPG (stands for "GNU Privacy Guard"), and nearly all distributions rely on GnuPG for package integrity verification. However, far fewer people have actually used GnuPG for what it was originally designed for -- secure exchange of information in an untrusted medium (such as the internet), and even fewer have a good understanding of how the trust relationships are supposed to work. In this mini series of articles, we'll take a look at what the web of trust is and how to use it to set up a secure and trusted communication.

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Mozilla takes wraps off 25 DOLLAR Firefox OS smartphone

The Register - Mon, 24/02/2014 - 20:58
MWC 2014 Predicts 'flood' of cheap mobes for emerging markets

Ever in search of the next few billion people who will access the internet for the first time in the coming years, Mozilla has unveiled a reference design of a smartphone that it says could sell for as low as $25 (£15).

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Learn KVM and Receive Exclusive Invitation to Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit

Linux.com - Mon, 24/02/2014 - 18:10

Linux and open virtualization technologies are helping push the limits of IT infrastructure to support cloud computing, high-availability data centers and more. From KVM to Xen Project and more, SysAdmins have more opportunity than ever before to be a part of the team innovating to advance both business opportunities and technology in their companies.

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This Is What the Bq Ubuntu Phone Looks Like

Omgubuntu - Mon, 24/02/2014 - 17:26

A handful of photos of the Bq Aquaris handset, one of two Ubuntu-powered phones to launch later this year, have been posted online.

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Future storage tech should KILL all-in-one solutions, says CEO

The Register - Mon, 24/02/2014 - 13:57
DataCore boss waxes lyrical on software-defined storage

El Reg had a conversation with DataCore president, CEO and co-founder George Teixeira about what’s likely to happen in 2014 with DataCore. Software-defined storage represents a trend that his company is well-positioned to take advantage of and he reckons DataCore could soar this year.

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Cloud Foundry laps up attention in EMC, IBM, HP, Rackspace, SAP, VMware love-in

The Register - Mon, 24/02/2014 - 06:10
One PaaS to rule them all, one PaaS to bind them

The Cloud Foundry open-source project looks set to become a standard piece of technology in the thriving distributed systems ecosystem: its main backer, Pivotal, has persuaded IBM, HP, SAP and Rackspace to join a new foundation dedicated to the tech.

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