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Linux Poetry Contest’s 1st Winner Admires Btrfs

Linux.com - Tue, 08/07/2014 - 21:13

Congratulations to Alan Bruce, the first winner of our Linux poetry writing contest. Bruce has won a free pass to LinuxCon and CloudOpen North America, Aug. 20-22 in Chicago, for his poem "btrfs." 

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Dear Windows Journal, today I got owned: 29 security bugs swatted

The Register - Tue, 08/07/2014 - 20:25
Critical fixes for Internet Explorer and more – plus an Adobe Flash patch

Microsoft has released patches for 29 security vulnerabilities, while Adobe has released an update for Flash Player.

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How to Install Cinnamon from a PPA on Ubuntu 14.04

Omgubuntu - Tue, 08/07/2014 - 19:14

Last month saw consternation for fans of the 'Cinnamon' desktop, as the pseudo-official PPA providing stable builds on Ubuntu was unexpectedly retired, but a new PPA is here to save the day.

The post How to Install Cinnamon from a PPA on Ubuntu 14.04 first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Global Hunt Begins for #HiddenTux: Find Tux and Win

Linux.com - Tue, 08/07/2014 - 15:16

At least 10 stuffed penguins are hidden around the world and are waiting to be found and adopted by you.

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CentOS Linux Version 7 Released On x86_64

Linux Slashdot - Tue, 08/07/2014 - 10:07
An anonymous reader writes "Today, CentOS project unveiled CentOS Linux 7 for 64 bit x86 compatible machines. CentOS conforms fully with Red Hat's redistribution policy and aims to have full functional compatibility with the upstream product released in last month. The new version includes systemd, firewalld, GRUB2, LXC, docker, xfs instead of ext4 filesystem by default. The Linux kernel updated to 3.10.0, support for Linux Containers, 3d graphics drivers out of the box, OpenJDK 7, support for 40G Ethernet cards, installations in UEFI secure Boot mode on compatible hardware and more. See the complete list of features here and here. You can grab this release by visiting the official mirror site or via torrents. On a related note there is also a CentOS Linux 7 installation screencast here."

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KDE Frameworks 5 Sees First Stable Release

Omgubuntu - Tue, 08/07/2014 - 00:41

The release of Frameworks 5 represents three years of work to update KDE's libraries to Qt 5 and to separate the KDE Platform into modularised frameworks.

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Free Red Hat clone CentOS-7 is full of Linux Container love

The Register - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 21:53
All the glitter of RHEL 7 – without the price tag

The CentOS Project has announced general availability of CentOS-7, the first release of the free Linux distro based on the source code for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.

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CentOS 7 to be released shortly, project lead says

Zdnet news - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 20:26
The "official" Red Hat Enterprise Linux clone CentOS is releasing its next major version today.
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Cisco: Linux is the “Single and Best” Tech for IoT

Linux.com - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 17:31

Cisco earlier this year unveiled its plans to build smarter routers and switches to help manage the massive flows of data expected between Internet-connected devices and the data center. This re-architecting of the Internet to bring computing capabilities to the edge of the network is what the company calls “fog computing” and it could help alleviate data center strain created by the Internet of Things.

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Switching to Linux Saved Munich City Tens of Millions

Omgubuntu - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 16:09

It may have taken the best part of a decade, but the City of Munich says its decision to switch to open-source software has saved an estimated ten million Euros.

The post Switching to Linux Saved Munich City Tens of Millions first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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First Alpha of Moonlight Desktop Environment Now Available for Testing

Omgubuntu - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 12:15

The first alpha of new modular Qt5 desktop environment 'Moonlight' has been released — despite the current shortcomings it looks promising.

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SolidRun pitches upgradeable SBC into the IoT fray

The Register - Mon, 07/07/2014 - 02:57
Yet another board to take on Raspberry Pi

Another single-board contender has emerged to challenge the Raspberry Pi's title as lightweight champion of the world, with a pitch that it supports processor and memory upgrades in a single-board-computer form factor.

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Linux Distro ‘Deepin 2014′ Now Available for Download

Omgubuntu - Sun, 06/07/2014 - 13:13

After months of testing the first stable release of Ubuntu-based Linux distro Deepin (previously known as 'Linux Deepin') is now available for download.

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Suru Icon Pack Brings a Touch of Ubuntu Phone to Android

Omgubuntu - Fri, 04/07/2014 - 22:01

If you're looking to give your Android device an "ooh" makeover, check out the free Suru Android icons pack from Moka.

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IBM's New SMB Cloud-making Machines

Linux Journal News - Fri, 08/02/2013 - 17:40

This week IBM released a bunch of new hardware, including 8 new Power Systems, 3 PureSystems models, and new storage technology. This is good news for small and medium businesses, because it means the same powerful hardware that powers Watson (http://www-03.ibm.com/innovation/us/watson/) is now available at prices designed to compete with commodity hardware from other vendors. more>>

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Kyle Rankin to Keynote SCALE 11x

Linux Journal News - Mon, 21/01/2013 - 23:59

The Southern California Linux Expo SCALE 11X has just announced that popular Linux Journal columnist, Kyle Rankin, will give the second keynote at the expo in February.

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