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Welcoming #MesosCon to CloudOpen

Linux.com - Wed, 18/06/2014 - 16:35

A few months ago I met with Twitter to discuss adding Apache Mesos into the CloudOpen and LinuxCon fold. Apache Mesos is the cornerstone of Twitter’s elastic compute infrastructure and fits perfectly into these events. Our aim is to bring the developers and users of these projects together with other...

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Careful with 'fibre speed record' hype: which record's been broken?

The Register - Wed, 18/06/2014 - 08:38
91 Gbps seems fast, but isn't much of a record

Last January, NASA's Energy Science Network (ESNet) ran a test that achieved 91 Gbps end-to-end data transfers.

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MIPS Takes on ARM in the Internet of Things

Linux.com - Wed, 18/06/2014 - 05:34

Imagination Technologies has launched a campaign to turn the 30-year-old MIPS architecture into an Internet of Things platform.

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Unisys cozies closer to Intel, 'sunsets' proprietary processor

The Register - Tue, 17/06/2014 - 22:55
Software-defined fabric architectures claim another victim

Unisys is hastening the retirement of its proprietary – and geriatric – mainframe processor, beginning with 12 new ClearPath systems based on Intel Xeon processors.

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Amazon looks at Google's cheap SSDs, slashes its own prices

The Register - Tue, 17/06/2014 - 19:15
Bezos's great deflationary tech machine whirrs on

Sometimes Amazon's entire purpose as a company seems to be to act as a deflationary force on the economy, and this is especially apparent in its cloud services.

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The People Who Support Linux: Embedded Linux Hobbyist Maintains eLinux Wiki

Linux.com - Tue, 17/06/2014 - 16:40

Bill Traynor first got hooked on embedded Linux development when a friend who maintained Hitachi's SH architecture helped him install Linux on his Sega Dreamcast. From there he developed a hobby of installing Linux on various gaming consoles, toys, and handheld devices. 

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Civilization IV Linux Port In The Works

Omgubuntu - Tue, 17/06/2014 - 15:48

Sid Meier's Civilization V may have only just arrived on Linux but fans of the strategy game series may soon have more reason to cheer...

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Ubuntu Xbox Integration Utility Offers Powerful Gamepad Controls

Omgubuntu - Mon, 16/06/2014 - 21:51

Since the arrival of Steam on Linux we often hear from gamers on the hunt for easier ways to get more control over their Xbox controllers in Ubuntu.

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System Load Indicator Adds Ubuntu Theme Options, Bug Fixes in New Release

Omgubuntu - Mon, 16/06/2014 - 20:43

A new release of System Load Indicator, a status area applet that lets you monitor system resource usage, has been made available this week.

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Linode busts up Digital Ocean with price-matching speedy server

The Register - Mon, 16/06/2014 - 20:41
Penguin vs Penguin as prices plunge in Linux clouds

The world's ferocious appetite for gadgets and computers has worked its magic again, driving storage prices down enough for Linux hoster Linode to cut the price of its servers, making it competitive with young rival Digital Ocean.

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How to Control a Servo Motor from a BeagleBone Black on Linux

Linux.com - Mon, 16/06/2014 - 18:23

Servo motors are great for creating a DIY pan-and-tilt camera system, for moving panels through a limited distance in a model aircraft where the wind might provide resistance to that movement, and in many cases in robotics where you might need to rotate something to a specific angle. In this tutorial, we'll cover how to connect and control a servo motor with a BeagleBone black running Linux. 

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Linux Deepin 2014 Release Candidate Available to Download

Omgubuntu - Mon, 16/06/2014 - 14:35

The first release candidate of Ubuntu-based 'Deepin' Linux distribution has been made available to download ahead of a stable release.

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Red Hat looks to the OpenStack cloud with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.4

Zdnet news - Mon, 16/06/2014 - 14:00
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.4 brings updated KVM virtualization to RHEL 7 and OpenStack.
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Microsoft C# chief Hejlsberg: Our open-source Apache pick will clear the FUD

The Register - Mon, 16/06/2014 - 12:58
Redmond goes for deep-cleanse

“Pushing that button was one of the more impactful clicks of my career,” says Microsoft’s C# lead architect Anders Hejlsberg. The click in question was made on stage at Microsoft’s Build conference in April, and its effect was to publish the .NET Compiler platform, codenamed Roslyn, as open source under the Apache 2.0 licence.

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Zukimac Is a Flawless Mac Theme for Ubuntu (If You Like that Sort of Thing)

Omgubuntu - Sun, 15/06/2014 - 19:27

Zukimac is an OS X-inspired GTK3 theme that is uncanny in its appearance. Hunting out a decent Mac theme for your Ubuntu? Look no further.

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Raspberry Pi’s Maynard is a Modern Linux Desktop Using Wayland

Omgubuntu - Sun, 15/06/2014 - 18:07

Maynard is a modern, lightweight Linux desktop using Wayland being tailored for use on the single-board Raspberry Pi computer.

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Linux Screenshot App Shutter Updates with Bug Fixes, New Icon

Omgubuntu - Sun, 15/06/2014 - 14:52

Shutter, our favourite screenshot tool for Linux, has been updated with select bug fixes and a new application icon.

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06/10 Bodhi 3.0.0-rc1

Distro watch - Sun, 15/06/2014 - 12:55
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06/08 FuguIta 5.5-20140608

Distro watch - Sun, 15/06/2014 - 02:55
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06/08 Wifislax 4.9

Distro watch - Sat, 14/06/2014 - 23:55
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