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10-terabyte hard drive coming soon to a server near you

Zdnet news - Fri, 13/03/2015 - 02:11
It won't be in your laptop, but 10-terabyte hard drives will soon be in your datacenter servers.

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Patch Flash now: Google Project Zero, Intel and pals school Adobe on security 101

The Register - Thu, 12/03/2015 - 23:54
9 remote-code execution holes to fix before hackers grab them

Hot on the heels of Microsoft's Patch Tuesday release, Adobe has published security fixes for its Flash Player browser plugin.

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Google MURDERS Google Code, orders everyone out to GitHub and co

The Register - Thu, 12/03/2015 - 21:50
Shutdown begins now, completely dead by Jan 2016

Google killing off its own software projects is nothing new, but the Mountain View goliath will soon kill your software projects, too, if you host them on Google Code.

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NVIDIA Fixes Old Compiz Bug

Linux Slashdot - Thu, 12/03/2015 - 19:55
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Getting the Most Out of Audacity on Linux

Linux.com - Thu, 12/03/2015 - 18:00

Audacity is a free, open source, cross-platform recording and editing tool that is perfectly suited for podcasting. Jack Wallen offers tips and tricks to help you ramp up your experience so it’s more efficient, effective and, in the end, you’ll wind up with better sounding audio.

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The future of Linux storage

Zdnet news - Thu, 12/03/2015 - 17:40
Linux software developers are working hard on expanding Linux's file and storage options.

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​Red Hat partners with Docker to create Linux/Docker software stack

Zdnet news - Thu, 12/03/2015 - 17:27
The leading Linux company has partnered with the top container company to create a new software stack.

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Docker snacks on Mac app chaps: Kitematic to put UI on container tools

The Register - Thu, 12/03/2015 - 14:00
Point-and-click wrangling for devs running OS X

Linux container outfit Docker has expanded its staff yet again, this time by gobbling up the creators of a GUI Docker management tool for OS X.

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Xfce 4.12 Released

Linux Slashdot - Thu, 12/03/2015 - 12:55
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SUSE gets more cloudy with OpenStack integration

The Register - Thu, 12/03/2015 - 04:56
Plus Hadoop and MapR integration

SUSE has announced go-live for its latest IaaS private cloud offering, with a 60-day free evaluation to sweeten the deal.

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Heeding Jim Zemlin’s Call to Help Secure Internet Infrastructure Projects

Linux.com - Wed, 11/03/2015 - 23:16

I think vibrant projects live a culture of review before code gets committed. I think this is because the developers have perspective and context that can never be built into a static analysis tool. 

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Australians! Let us all rise up against data retention

The Register - Wed, 11/03/2015 - 21:46
Comment State surveillance will force us to build privacy tools that degrade our polity

No one likes being watched. The moment another eye sets upon us, we seize up. All our fluid actions become forced, unnatural and overthought. We dream up all sorts of ridiculous schemes that might allow us to hide in plain sight as we wait impatiently for that gaze to move elsewhere. Could we find clothing that blends in with the wallpaper? Produce a distraction that allows us to slip away? Or maybe insist that we have right to privacy?

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The New Ubuntu 15.04 Default Wallpaper Is Here

Omgubuntu - Wed, 11/03/2015 - 12:59

The Ubuntu 15.04 default wallpaper has been revealed. It once again uses origami folds over a purple gradient but has a distinct feel, too.

The post The New Ubuntu 15.04 Default Wallpaper Is Here first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Will Ship With Nifty Tilda Terminal App

Omgubuntu - Wed, 11/03/2015 - 00:59

The Ubuntu MATE team, fresh from going official community flavour status, have been busy detailing some of the handy new features shipping in Ubuntu MATE 15.04.

The post Ubuntu MATE 15.04 Will Ship With Nifty Tilda Terminal App first appeared on OMG! Ubuntu!.

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Microsoft unveils API to break hardware/software coupling in switches

The Register - Wed, 11/03/2015 - 00:33
Open Compute Summit Redmond wades in to white box networking insurrection

While Facebook is likely to dominate news out of the Open Compute Project Summit in San Jose, Microsoft and Big Switch Networks have also brought along major announcements to the confab.

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KDE President Lydia Pintscher on the Role of a Nonprofit in Open Source Development

Linux.com - Tue, 10/03/2015 - 22:48

KDE isn't directly related to any major company but driven by community and overseen by a nonprofit organization. Here Lydia Pintscher, the president of the KDE e.V., explains the role of the organization and the community in the project's development.

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Linux kernel devs adopt Bill and Ted's excellent code of conduct

The Register - Tue, 10/03/2015 - 05:58
Penguin dude Torvalds issues guide to being nice to each other when coding kernels

The Linux kernel development community and its leader Linus Torvalds are both famously feisty: strong words are often exchanged on the Linux Kernel Mailing List, while Linux Lord Linus Torvalds is seldom shy of speaking his mind.

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