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October 15, 2014

17:31
Linux users find a lot to argue about, from audio tools to gaming to proprietary code.
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16:33
The inadequacy or lack of documentation of software is a recurring issue. This applies just as often to proprietary software as it does to free software. Documentation of code has two main purposes: to make the code readable for other programmers, and to make the code useable. Good documentation of free software is vital for users, and contributing to the documentation (or translation to a minority language) of a free software project is a good way to get involved for those who don’t know where to start, or how to program, and want to know how it’s done. The problem is a shortage of recruits.
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15:36
It is designed to sit between your computer and your home router and route all traffic through Tor. At its size, two anonaboxes can fit inside a pack of cigarettes.
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14:42
Recent high-profile defects do not support the view that open source is less secure than closed source.
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13:45
In 1994, only geeks, techies and nerds were using the Web, and then along came Netscape and nothing would be the same.
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12:47
An interview with Eric Hameleers, one of Slackware's core developers. He discusses his love of KDE and why Slackware puts users first by trusting in their intelligence.
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11:50
A Kickstarter project called “Anonabox” offers a tiny Tor router for anonymous Internet use, running OpenWRT Linux on a MediaTek MT7620n WiFi chipset. The Anonabox is a “completely open source and open hardware” networking device that provides anonymous Internet access and encryption, says Chico, Calif.-based project leader August Germar on the Anonabox Kickstarter page. The […]
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10:53
The Open Platform for Network Functions Virtualization (OPNFV), the collaborative partnership for advancing open source software-defined networking and data centers that the Linux Foundation announced last month, is now officially live. Here's what it's up to so far, and what it hopes to becomes over the coming months and years.
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09:56
In today's open source roundup: Animators used KDE Plasma in the production of last year's hobbit movie. Plus: Testing rolling-release distributions for reliability, and a review of Cylon Linux 12.04.1.
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08:59
Allwinner unveiled octa-core, Cortex-A7 based “A83T” and “H8? SoCs for tablets and media-streaming boxes, respectively, plus a quad-core, 64-bit “H64? SoC.
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08:01
The Linux Foundation and industry partners have launched Dronecode, a project to create embedded open source software for drones and unmanned aerial vehicles.
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07:04
Today, we’re announcing a promotion with Humble Bundle, one of the real innovators in game distribution, that brings eight hugely popular Indie games including the award-winning FTL directly to Firefox users.
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06:07
FUSE lets you develop a fully functional filesystem that has a simple API library, can be accessed by non-privileged users, and provides a secure implementation. And, to top it all off, FUSE has a proven track record of stability.
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05:10
Whether you are deploying applications in containers, VMs, or on bare metal, being able to group related services together into private networks and control the traffic flowing into and out of your infrastructure is important. The SDN controller fulfills that role by allowing you to define network policy centrally and have that policy applied at the edges of your network, in the physical and virtual network switches.
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04:44
In this weeks news roundup, I look at the results from a poll to see whether people are looking forward to Ubuntu 14.10. In addition which is the best Linux distro and 5 shell commands you should never run.
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03:57
Mozilla has just released Firefox 33, the next iteration of the famous Internet browser. As it was to be expected, users will find an assortment of features and various changes that really make the update worthwhile.
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03:09
Not ready for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7? Well, you're in luck, RHEL 6.6 is here.
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02:54
Brackets is an free and open source editor for web designers developed and maintained by Adobe. it support for web design and development built on top of web technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
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02:07
At this writing, the European Parliament is wrapping up committee hearings and votes to approve or reject the proposed slate of new European Commissioners and Vice Presidents put forward in September by European Commission (EC) President-elect Jean Claude Juncker. These men and women (one from each of the 28 countries in the European Union), if approved by the Parliament, will lead and manage the activities of the Directorates General (DGs), which function as the EC[he]#039[/he]s departments or ministries.
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01:10
We make Firefox for Android to give you greater flexibility and control of your online life. We want you to be able to view your favorite Web content quickly and easily, no matter where you are. That’s why we’re giving you the option to send supported videos straight from the Web pages you visit in Firefox for Android to streaming-enabled TVs via connected devices like Roku and Chromecast.
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