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July 12, 2014

05:30
It’s Friday, so Kovid Goyal had the pleasure of announcing the immediate availability for download of a brand new maintenance release of his highly acclaimed Calibre eBook library management software.
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03:35
What do the numbers behind an open source project tell us about where it is headed? That's the subject of Jesus M. Gonzalez-Barahona's OSCON 2014 talk later this month, where he looks at four open source cloud computing projects—OpenStack, CloudStack, Eucalyptus, and OpenNebula—and turns those numbers into a meaningful analysis.
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01:41
Lend your Raspberry Pi's processing power to a good cause using BOINC, helping to cure disease along the way. Some people manage to use their Raspberry Pis all the time. Whether they’re powering a robot, an automated house, a media centre or even a normal desktop PC, there are some excellent ways to keep your Pi occupied.
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00:44
Retrobooster has just released onto Steam and brings with it skill based old school gameplay as you pilot your ship through caves trying not to bounce off too many walls and explode, oh and it's bloody hard too.
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July 11, 2014

23:47
A content management system (CMS is a computer application that allows publishing, editing and modifying content, organizing, deleting as well as maintenance from a central interface. CMS’s are often used to run websites containing blogs, news, and shopping. Many corporate and marketing websites use CMS’s. CMS’s typically aim to avoid the need for hand coding, but may support it for specific elements or entire pages. Some of the most famous open source CMS are Worpress (I use it to run linuxaria.com), Drupal and Joomla, they are (IMO) 3 old and solid CMS that can handle the majority of the needs, but there are much more open source CMS solutions and today I want to show you 4 less known solutions
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22:50
Cloudera and Capgemini have partnered to deliver new Big Data analytics services and tools based on Apache Hadoop.
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21:52
In today's open source roundup: Microsoft may be ready to move on from Windows. Plus: CentOS 7 released, and a review of Makulu Linux 6 with MATE 1.8.
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20:55
At least 80% of all audio calls, not just metadata, are recorded and stored in the US, says whistleblower William Binney – that's a 'totalitarian mentality'
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19:59
Tracker, a semantic data storage software used on desktop PCs and mobile devices alike, powered by the latest GNOME technologies and designed to act as a central repository of user information, reached version 1.1.1 on July 10, 2014.
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19:02
We have good news for those of you who like action-adventure hack and slash games as we have a neat screenshot of Darksiders running on Linux!
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18:05
On July 10, KDE officially announced the immediate availability for download and testing of the first Beta release of the upcoming KDE Software Compilation 4.14 graphical desktop environment.
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17:07
Open source news for your reading pleasure.July 5 - July 11, 2014In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the Xiki shell Kickstarter, a Raspberry Pi competitor called HummingBoard, and more!read more
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16:01
CentOS 6.5 vs. CentOS 7.0 NAS Performance Comparison Review
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15:03
Beatrice Martini shared the work she does alongside a talented group working to bring openness to the world for Open Knowledge with me earlier this year.read more
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14:06
I've been working as the documentation manager for the Koha project for six and a half years, so when I saw that Sarah White would be talking about documentation at OSCON this year I knew I wanted a chance to interview her.read more
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13:09
Even if it was officially announced last week, we think that it is very important to mention here that a brand new Arch Linux ISO image is now available for download from the usual places, even though it was expected on the first day of July.
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05:47
Back in March, we told you about how the famed makers of the Keurig single-cup coffee brewing "pod" contraption was about to launch a new version with DRM. A competitor, Treehouse Foods, was taking Keurig makers Green Mountain Coffee Roasters to court over this attempt to block them out of the market. To say that post got a lot of attention would be a bit of an understatement. Green Mountain tried to hit back by claiming that the new DRM was about adding "interactive-enabled benefits" and safety to the single-cup coffee space. Because, you know, it was so unsafe before. And, besides, who doesn't want more "interactive-enabled benefits" with their first cup of java in the morning?
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04:50
Two weeks ago, Philip Johnson, the top intellectual property lawyer at Johnson & Johnson, was set to be named the next director of the patent office. Johnson has opposed changes to patent laws for years, and he was the head of the Coalition for 21st Century for Patent Reform, or 21C, an umbrella group opposing broad patent reform.Johnson's bid looked like a 180-degree turn for the Obama Administration, which had pushed for a comprehensive patent reform bill to be passed. A bill called the Innovation Act was passed by a wide margin in the House of Representatives, but it died in the Senate in April. Large pharmaceutical companies were a key part of the opposition to the patent bill
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03:53
Satellite 6 is built from several successful upstream projects including theforeman.org, Pulp, Red HatPuppet, and Katello. In the past, Satellite was based on the open-source Spacewalk project, which was originally created by Red Hat back in June of 2008 to be the basis for Red Hat's server management efforts.
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02:55
On Kickstarter, Geekroo launched a “CoMo Booster” Pico-ITX baseboard for the Raspberry Pi Compute Module that adds WiFi, audio I/O, and wide-range power. Raspberry PiCompute Module(click to enlarge) Last year, Australia-based Geekroo ran a successful Kickstarter project to build a Mini-ITX board called the Fairywren, which extends the I/O and power supply of the Linux-ready […]
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