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Firefox 30 Disables Browser Plugins By Default

Omgubuntu - Tue, 10/06/2014 - 19:20

Mozilla is wrestling back control of the browser from errant plugins in Firefox 30, which begins rolling out to users today, Tuesday, June 10.

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A big step forward in business Linux: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 arrives

Zdnet news - Tue, 10/06/2014 - 18:26
Enterprise Linux users, awake! Red Hat has finally released Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, and it looks like it's going to run on everything, from the server in the back-room, to datacenters and the cloud.
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Container-friendly Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 hits general availability

The Register - Tue, 10/06/2014 - 18:05
Could be fastest-adopted release ever, completely objective company claims

On Tuesday, Red Hat announced general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, a version that it immodestly claims will "redefine the enterprise operating system."

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OpenDaylight Developer Spotlight: Luis Gomez

Linux.com - Tue, 10/06/2014 - 17:45

Luis Gomez is Principal Software Test Engineer at Brocade and currently coordinates the Integration Group at OpenDaylight. Prior to this, Luis worked many years at Ericsson in end-to-end solution integration and verification for radio, fixed, core and transport functions. 

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Linux 3.15 Release Offers Better Performance, Faster Speeds

Linux.com - Tue, 10/06/2014 - 16:35

Following "one of the busiest development cycles ever," in the words of kernel developer Jonathan Corbet, Linux 3.15 on Sunday made its official debut.

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Unity Tweak Tool Makes Enabling Unity ‘Minimise on Click’ Easier

Omgubuntu - Tue, 10/06/2014 - 14:43

The latest development release of Unity Tweak Tool makes it easier to enable 'Minimise on Click' behaviour on the Unity Launcher in Ubuntu.

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Torvalds hits 'Go' button for Linux 3.15

The Register - Tue, 10/06/2014 - 08:19
Future 72-core Atom chippery now supported in Penguin-land

Linus Torvalds has pressed the “Go” button on version 3.15 of the Linux kernel.

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Remember Control Data? The Living Computer Museum wants YOU

The Register - Tue, 10/06/2014 - 04:28
Vintage coders required break out the oscilloscopes and revive ancient kit

If you've got a bunch of old computer languages under your belt, the Living Computer Museum in Seattle, Washington, wants you.

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Docker blasts into 1.0, throwing dust onto traditional hypervisors

The Register - Tue, 10/06/2014 - 00:48
DockerCon No more running with scissors for organizations keen on Linux containerization

"Some of you guys I've never met in person but we've spent entire nights fixing bugs together," said Docker creator Solomon Sykes on Monday, moments before the open source technology went into its 1.0 release.

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Docker makes ready-to-run container apps available

Zdnet news - Mon, 09/06/2014 - 22:52
Want applications to run on the newly released Docker 1.0? The company has you covered.
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Everyone can and should learn to code? RUBBISH, says Torvalds

The Register - Mon, 09/06/2014 - 19:50
Some people won't 'have the aptitude,' Linux creator claims

Outspoken Linux creator Linus Torvalds has taken issue with the oft-repeated assertion that in today's world everybody should learn computer programming, saying he just doesn't believe in it.

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Docker 1.0 brings container technology to the enterprise

Zdnet news - Mon, 09/06/2014 - 18:50
With the release of Docker 1.0, container technology took a big step forward in catching up with enterprise datacenter and cloud virtualization.
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Could you make a Google-grade data center OS? For $10.5m?

The Register - Mon, 09/06/2014 - 18:45
Apache Mesos startup rakes in cash to bring megacloud guts to private server barns

The starting gun has been fired on the race to build the fundamental software for modern cloud data centers, and Mesosphere is running ahead with an armful of dollar bills.

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Docker opens online port for packaging and shipping Linux containers

The Register - Mon, 09/06/2014 - 18:30
DockerCon No sight of swarthy, foul-mouthed, drink-happy dockers in SF HQ - yet

Linux container specialist Docker has launched two initiatives to provide services and quality assurance around its eponymous packaged software tech.

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06/03 Tango Studio 2.2

Distro watch - Sun, 08/06/2014 - 09:55
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Open Source Robot OS Finds Niches From Farms To Space

Linux Slashdot - Sat, 07/06/2014 - 08:08
jfruh (300774) writes "Blue River Technology built a robot named LettuceBot that uses computer vision to kill unwanted lettuce plants in a field. Rather than build their creation from scratch, they built off of the Robot Operating System, an open source OS that, in the words of one engineer, 'allowed only a few engineers to write an entire system and receive our first check for service in only a few months.' With ROS robots starting to appear everywhere, including the International Space Station, it looks like open source may be making huge strides in this area."

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The Best Linux Distribution for New Users

Linux.com - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 23:08

To be included in the short list of best distros for Linux newbies, a distribution must be incredibly user-friendly; include, out of the box, all common apps; include some form of an app store; and offer a modern user interface.

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How to Build a Custom Arduino Talking Reminder Machine, Part 1

Linux.com - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 19:31

How to build and program an Arduino reminder machine to play motion-activated audio reminders.

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Linux Video of the Week: Meet the First Tizen Smartphone, Samsung Z

Linux.com - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 16:27

At the Tizen Developer Conference in San Francisco this week, Samsung unveiled the first smartphone to run the Linux-based Tizen mobile operating system. In this video, CNET reporter Jessica Dolcourt walks through the phone's features and demonstrates its camera capabilities.

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Lubuntu 14.10 Unlikely To Ship LXQt Desktop By Default

Omgubuntu - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 15:41

Lubuntu 14.10 is unlikely to feature the new LXQt desktop by default, the lead developer behind both projects has said.

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