Collection of Linux related news hopefully!

An anonymous reader writes "Beginning with the Chrome 38 Beta it's now possible to watch Netflix without any Wine/Silverlight plug-ins but will work natively using Chrome's DRM-HTML5 video capabilities with Netflix. The steps just involve using the latest beta of Chrome and an HTTP user-agent switcher to tell Netflix you're a Windows Chrome user, due to Netflix arbitrarily blocking the Linux build."

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An anonymous reader writes "Beginning with the Chrome 38 Beta it's now possible to watch Netflix without any Wine/Silverlight plug-ins but will work natively using Chrome's DRM-HTML5 video capabilities with Netflix. The steps just involve using the latest beta of Chrome and an HTTP user-agent switcher to tell Netflix you're a Windows Chrome user, due to Netflix arbitrarily blocking the Linux build."

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








An anonymous reader writes "Beginning with the Chrome 38 Beta it's now possible to watch Netflix without any Wine/Silverlight plug-ins but will work natively using Chrome's DRM-HTML5 video capabilities with Netflix. The steps just involve using the latest beta of Chrome and an HTTP user-agent switcher to tell Netflix you're a Windows Chrome user, due to Netflix arbitrarily blocking the Linux build."

Read more of this story at Slashdot.








Twisted sync'n'share: USERS form the service's cloud

Quantum has bought cloudy firm Symform, a file sync 'n' share company where the users themselves are the cloud.

ashshy (40594) writes Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst likes to post "state of the union" addresses at the end of every year. Last December, he said that open source innovation is going mainstream in 2014. In an interview with The Motley Fool, Whitehurst matches up his expectations against mid-year progress. Spoiler alert: It's mostly good news.

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Games publishers 2K have confirmed that Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel will be released on Linux.

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Wacom tablets & lenses at the ready: the Ubuntu 14.10 Wallpaper contest is open for entries — but you only have until August 29 to take part.

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Blocks and Files What's inside the CacheBox?

Your humble hack must admit he started yawning almost before finishing the first sentence of the announcement: startup CacheBox has built server flash caching software called CacheAdvance, which gets apps running faster. Don't they all? Flash caching software products, I mean. Sure, says CacheBox, but we do it better, much better.

Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS is now available to download, and comes with an updated kernel and X.org server stack derived from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.

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VLC 2.1.5 has been released for Windows, Mac and Linux, and is expected to be the final update in the 2.1.x series before the release of 2.2.x.

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