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September 24, 2014

05:09
In today's Android roundup: Should you dump Android for the iPhone 6? No, absolutely not and here's why. Plus: Ten Android features that still beat iOS 8, and Android L versus iOS 8.
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04:22
This document describes how to install and configure MediaWiki on Ubuntu 14.04. MediaWiki is free server-based software which is licensed under the GNU General Public License (GPL).
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03:34
Several computer algebra systems are available to Linux users. I even have looked at a few of them in this column, but for this issue, I discuss OpenAxiom. OpenAxiom actually is a fork of Axiom. Axiom originally was developed at IBM under the name ScratchPad. Development started in 1971, so Axiom is as old as I am, and almost as smart.
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02:47
Updated kernel packages that fix one security issue and several bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security impact.
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02:00
Developers from the Debian project have been trying to decide for quite a while whether to implement Xfce, GNOME, or a few other DEs by default, and it looks like GNOME has won, at least for the time being.
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01:12
How a South African free software company built a simple, proof-of-concept solution for a Universities nuclear science department using just bash and Linux utilities. The unique set of requirements, that it be built in a way that was easy for student and lecturers, with a limited set of bash scripting and Fortran skills, made for an interesting solutions and demonstrates what can be achieved with bash and a set of powerful, single purpose Linux command line utilities.
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00:25
The recent launch of iOS 8 saw millions of people upgrading their iPhones' operating systems (and many failing to have enough available memory to do so). It's a bit more complicated for Android users, who get their updates from Google, device manufacturers, and their wireless providers. This week, Malwarebytes shows us a malicious Android app that takes advantage of that confusion by disguising itself as a software update for your Android.
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September 23, 2014

23:38
Some of you may be wondering what happened to the Linux release of the new Gauntlet game, well we have the answer for you.
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22:50
In March of 2007, Red Hat first announced its Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5( RHEL) platform. Though it might seem quant today, RHEL 5 was particularly notable in that it was the first major release for Red Hat to emphasize virtualization, which is a feature all modern distros now take for granted.
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17:05
Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, the much anticipated multiplayer FPS from Valve, has finally arrived on Steam for Linux, skipping the Beta stage.
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16:08
Early reports of Bodhi's demise appear to have been premature, Netflix and Android Apps will work with Linux and has Linux become boring?
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15:10
This tutorial explains how to make lubuntu 14.04 LTS trusty tahr look like windows XP. Lubuntu is based on LXDE, a very light desktop environment that probably has even lower hardware requirements than Windows XP. It’s a favorite for older systems and it’s the lightest distro in the Ubuntu family.
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14:13
Although Puppet is a really unique and useful tool, there are situations where you could use a bit of a different approach. Situations like modification of configuration files which are already present on several of your servers and are unique on each one of them at the same time. Folks from Puppet labs realized this […]Continue reading...The post How to manage configurations in Linux with Puppet and Augeas appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to install Puppet server and client on CentOS and RHEL
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13:16
SlowHTTPTest is a highly configurable tool that simulates some Application Layer Denial of Service attacks. It works on majority of Linux platforms, OSX and Cygwin – a Unix-like environment and command-line interface for Microsoft Windows.
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12:19
“Yeah, that’s easy. You just click on the icon you want to put down in the bottom panel, then reboot three times. It’s gotta be three times exactly and you have to do them one right after another real fast. If you wait too long between reboots it won’t work. On the third reboot, it should be there.”
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11:22
MediaTek announced a Mediatek Labs hacker site, plus a MediaTek SDK for Android and a “LinkIt” RTOS that runs on an ARM-based, IoT-oriented “Aster” SoC. For years, Taiwan-based MediaTek has offered ARM-based system-on-chips for Android, starting with the budget market, but more recently offering powerful SoCs such as the MediaTek MT6595, an octa-core SoC with four 2.5GHz Cortex-A17 cores. Now, the company is extending its development support by launching a MediaTek Labs portal division based in Silicon Valley. The first offerings include a preview release of MediaTek SDK for Android, which provides a set of extensions that build on Google’s Android SDK.
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10:24
In a plain-text table, the first or header line usually contains the names of the fields. In this article I've pulled together a variety of ways to add and delete a header, and also how to do things with the rest of the table while leaving the header intact as the first line in the file.
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09:27
DDoS attackers seem to have switched their attention from banks to gaming hosts, ISPs and even enterprises, half-year figures from Chinese mitigation vendor NSFOCUS have confirmed.
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08:30
Former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden warned New Zealanders in a media blitz on Monday that all of their private emails, phone calls and text messages are being spied on despite government denials.
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07:33
Interested in keeping track of what's happening in the open source cloud? Opensource.com is your source for what's happening right now in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.
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