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11 Useful Utilities To Supercharge Your Ubuntu Experience

Omgubuntu - Wed, 26/11/2014 - 18:03

Whether you're a relative novice or a seasoned pro, we all want to get the most from our operating system. Ubuntu, like most modern OSes, has more to offer than what is presented at first blush.

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Meizu, Canonical Sign ‘Strategic Agreement’ for Ubuntu Phone

Omgubuntu - Wed, 26/11/2014 - 14:56

Chinese phone maker Meizu has today confirmed that a 'strategic agreement' has been signed with Canonical, for…well, that they're not saying.

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11/21 NetBSD 5.1.5

Distro watch - Wed, 26/11/2014 - 11:55
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Inside Aurora: how disruptive is Amazon’s MySQL clone?

The Register - Wed, 26/11/2014 - 10:46
Storage engine made for the cloud – shame it's only for MySQL

At its recent re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, Amazon announced its new database engine Aurora, claiming it to be a commercial grade database engine at open-source cost. “It’s at least as available, durable and fault-tolerant as the enterprise editions of the proprietary commercial database engines and high-end SANs,” said senior AWS VP Andy Jassy, “and it’s a tenth of the cost.”

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Why did it take antivirus giants YEARS to drill into super-scary Regin? Symantec responds...

The Register - Wed, 26/11/2014 - 06:21
FYI this isn't just going to target Windows, Linux and OS X fans

After Symantec published its report on the Regin super-spyware, there were many questions raised. Who coded it? What can it do? And – above all – why did it take so long for security vendors to notice it?

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Make Your Mark on the World With Linux

Linux.com - Wed, 26/11/2014 - 06:17

Why yes, we can change the world. And we already are.

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11/23 FuguIta 5.6-20141123

Distro watch - Wed, 26/11/2014 - 01:55
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Second time's a charm: Adobe has another go at killing Flash hijack flaw

The Register - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 22:12
It's not December already – out-of-band patch today must be installed

Ready to enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday? Can't wait to open your advent calendar? Not so fast – there's one more patch to install before the month is over.

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Join Us at Vault: The Linux Storage and Filesystem Conference

Linux.com - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 18:44

We’re currently accepting submissions for Vault, The Linux Foundation’s Linux storage and filesystem conference, happening this March 11 and 12 in Boston, MA. The call for proposals will remain open until December 1. Submit a session proposal and register to get your space.   Why have a conference about Linux storage and filesystems? Over the last few years we have had enormous demand for conference education on Linux storage and file systems. As data has exploded so has the need for filesystem and storage innovation. And as the cloud, Internet and most data intensive workloads have moved to Linux, so has the need for a dedicated conference.  We created Vault to bring together the leading developers in file systems and storage in the Linux kernel with related projects to forge a path to continued innovation and education. By being co-located with the invite-only and exclusive Linux File...

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NSA partners with Apache to release open-source data traffic program

Zdnet news - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 17:26
The National Security Agency has released a new open-source program for data network interoperability.
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NSA partners with Apache to release open-source data traffic program

Zdnet news - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 17:26
The National Security Agency has released a new open-source program for data network interoperability.
Categories: Linux News

The ‘Mystery’ Bq Event Went Big on Android, Silent on Ubuntu

Omgubuntu - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 12:27

Few of us, save the most optimistic, were expecting today's media event from Bq Readers to yield news of the first Ubuntu Phone.

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Social misfits and group interviews: Yup, it's the startup interview circuit

The Register - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 09:02
Why it's not always you who'll do the rejecting

A lot of people have either worked with or know someone who worked at a startup. Lots have good experiences while some have bad experiences – and they have the scars to prove it. Their stories are funny, odd and sometimes downright weird.

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11/20 Univention 4.0-0

Distro watch - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 06:55
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Antarctic ice THICKER than first feared – penguin-bot boffins

The Register - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 06:02
Vid Robo-sub scans freezing waters, rocks warming models

After using a submersible robot to probe the frozen waters of Antarctica, climate and ecosystem scientists conclude its sea ice "may be thicker than previously thought."

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SUSE gets live patching

Zdnet news - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 03:58
Using SUSE Linux means never having to say 'reboot'.
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SUSE gets live patching

Zdnet news - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 03:58
Using SUSE Linux means never having to say 'reboot'.
Categories: Linux News

How secure is Docker? If you're not running version 1.3.2, NOT VERY

The Register - Tue, 25/11/2014 - 00:01
UPGRADE NOW to fix vuln found in all previous versions

A nasty vulnerability has been discovered in the Docker application containerization software for Linux that could allow an attacker to gain elevated privileges and execute code remotely on affected systems.

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Top 10 Linux Holiday Gifts for 2014 (Slideshow)

Linux.com - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 23:25

In 2012, the Top 10 Linux Gift Guide set the upper limit at $500, and last year it dropped to $400. This year, the cut-off dips to $350, reflecting the ongoing price reductions in consumer electronics.

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11/19 Voyager 14.04.03

Distro watch - Mon, 24/11/2014 - 20:55
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