Collection of Linux related news hopefully!

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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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.

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. 

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 Enterprise Virtualization 3.4 brings updated KVM virtualization to RHEL 7 and OpenStack.
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.

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

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

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Linux and open source have long played a major role in cars' electronics, but now Tesla is taking open-source automobiles to a whole new level — by setting free its electric car patents.