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September 17, 2014

17:48
Valve went to the DebConf this year and did a talk about SteamOS, and the video is finally up for viewing!
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16:51
The Ironic OpenStack bare metal technology is one of the most interesting projects within the open-source OpenStack platform that I've been tracking in recent years
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15:54
Want to use OpenStack for your private cloud, but don't want the headaches of setting it up? AMD and Canonical have a deal for you.
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14:57
A bug quietly reported on September 1 appears to have grave implications for Android users. Android Browser, the open source, WebKit-based browser that used to be part of the Android Open Source Platform (AOSP), has a flaw that enables malicious sites to inject JavaScript into other sites. Those malicious JavaScripts can in turn read cookies and password fields, submit forms, grab keyboard input, or do practically anything else.
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14:08
In its ruling, the appeals court did not rule that any of VirnetX's patents were invalid, and it only reversed the finding of infringement on one claim pertaining to a VPN On Demand patent. The court also said that the Texas District Court had not correctly defined a term that appeared in two of the patents, and it sent the decision back to Tyler, Texas so the court there can reassess the patent claims based on the appeals court's new term construction.
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13:10
Last week, we showed how the Verizon court decision made it clear that without Title II reclassification, the internet would be open to discrimination, paid prioritization and exclusive deals. This week, we're looking at how FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's claims back that up, despite his attempts to argue otherwise.
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12:13
When the OpenStack Silicon Valley conference schedule was first announced several months ago, Marten Mickos was best known as the CEO of Eucalyptus, which is a rival effort to OpenStack. Mickos' position is now set to change thanks to his company's acquisition by Hewlett-Packard, which was announced Sept. 11.Mickos took the stage at the inaugural OpenStack Silicon Valley event today, after first being introduced by the man who will soon be his new boss—HP CTO Martin Fink.
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11:16
I am a visual learner. When I try to teach something, I naturally liketo use visual examples. That usually involves me working for hours tocreate flowcharts in Google Docs using the drawing program. Yes, itworks, but it's a very cumbersome way to create a flowchart. Thankfully,I recently discovered Lucidchart.
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10:19
Last year Docker released to the world its Linux container technology for easily packaging up application code and moving it from one server to another, streamlining development and deployment.
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09:22
Fedora Live ISO images allow you to make bootable CDs and DVDs from scratch. But did you know they can also be used to make bootable USB sticks as well?
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08:24
This document describes how to use X2Goserver as an alternative of VNC. I will install and configure X2Goserver on Ubuntu 14.04. X2Go enables us to access a graphical desktop of a computer over a low bandwidth (or high bandwidth) connection. X2Go is a Remote Desktop solution, which some vendors vaguely call Remote Control.
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07:27
In today's Android roundup: Massive iPhone 6 sales prove Android users right about large screen phones. Plus: Android's session hijacking security vulnerability, and Android Police reviews the Moto 360 smartwatch. Android users have known for years that larger screen phones work better for most people, and now they've been proven right by massive sales of Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
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06:30
Last month at flock, we reported on GNOME and Fedora developer Matthias Clasen’s talk on the replacement for the X display server, Wayland. Now on his blog, Matthias has provided a brief update on the status of Wayland support in GNOME 3.14 (the version of GNOME that will ship with Fedora 21).
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05:33
Open-source Docker virtualization container technology gets a big vote of confidence from investors, with Docker Inc.'s receiving a new round of financing.
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04:36
Google launched the first Android One phones in India starting at $103 from Micromax, Karbonn, and Spice, and backed by direct Android updates from Google. Google announced its Android One initiative for selling budget Android phones in developing countries at June’s Google I/O conference.
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03:39
Open source container-based virtualization company Flockport is hoping to attract users to its selection of LXC-based apps available for download on its website.
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02:41
Ubuntu 14.10 is a minor, but significant, step up from Canonical's last Linux desktop operating system, Ubuntu 14.04.
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01:44
Digia has spun off a subsidiary called “The Qt Company” to unify Qt’s commercial and open source efforts, and debuted a low-cost plan for mobile developers. The Linux-oriented Qt cross-platform development framework has had a tumultuous career, having been passed around Scandinavia over the yearsfrom Trolltech to Nokia and then from Nokia to Digia.
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00:47
What the heck is going on with HP, an OpenStack cloud supporter, buying Eucalyptus? Here's one theory.
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September 16, 2014

23:50
The SANS Internet Storm Center this afternoon reported SNMP scans spoofed from Google's public recursive DNS server seeking to overwhelm vulnerable routers and other devices that support the protocol with DDoS traffic.
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