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."
Microsoft has released patches for 29 security vulnerabilities, while Adobe has released an update for Flash Player.
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.
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At least 10 stuffed penguins are hidden around the world and are waiting to be found and adopted by you.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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The first alpha of new modular Qt5 desktop environment 'Moonlight' has been released — despite the current shortcomings it looks promising.
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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.
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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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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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>>
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.