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June 21, 2014

15:58
Because Heartbleed is the gift that keeps on givingWith developers still struggling to plug vulnerabilities in the open source OpenSSL crypto library, Google has spun off a new fork of the project based on its own, internal work with the code, dubbed BoringSSL.…
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14:04
The court ruled unanimously that all of patent-holder Alice Corp.'s claims were invalid, because they simply added computer language to a basic idea: using a financial intermediary to create trust in transactions. The 9-0 opinion [PDF], written by Justice Clarence Thomas, is the clearest statement yet from the Supreme Court that adding technological-sounding language to existing ideas isn't enough to get a patent.
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08:38
The day has finally come goat fans, as Goat Simulator now has an open beta on Steam for Linux gamers to get in on one of the funniest games around.
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07:41
Snappy is a minimal application that does one thing — plays videos. Snappy is a super-minimal video player with a neat on-screen display, and that’s about it, here is no other interface in the application.
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06:44
Puppet is an automation tool which allows you to automate software configurations across multiple servers
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05:47
Ubisoft says that DRM can't stop piracy, then says that better DRM needs to be put into place. Ubisoft may not have a presence on Linux yet, but do we want or even need a company with such unfriendly policies toward gamers?
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04:50
The Orange Box really is a cloud-in-a-box. But while the hardware is neat, it's the Juju DevOps software inside that makes it special.
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03:52
Canonical's Ubuntu Linux-powered Orange Box, with its 10 servers in a single container, is the perfect cloud sampler.
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02:55
Android fans who are hoping Google will debut a new version of the OS at its annual I/O conference in San Francsico next week might be in for a disappointment ... because the company is rolling out a new version this week.
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01:58
In today's open source roundup: Do computers help or hurt students? Plus: XCOM: Enemy Unknown released for Linux, and learning Linux through poetry.
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01:01
There is always a delay between the release of the Linux Mint Cinnamon/MATE distributions and the KDE/Xfce distributions, but for those who have been waiting patiently (or perhaps a bit anxiously), the wait is almost over. The 'Release Candidates' for both KDE and Xfce are avaiable now, so the final releases should be out soon. I decided to take a brief look at each of them, and in the process of doing that I got into the new kernel management system, so I will add a few notes here about that as well.
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00:04
The mass migration of big-name triple-A games to Linux continues, as publishers rush to have top titles available for the 2015 launch of Valve's SteamOS operating system. On Thursday, Feral Interactive announced that the blockbuster XCOM: Enemy Unknown is now available for Linux, as is all of its add-on content—including the large XCOM: Enemy Within expansion.
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June 20, 2014

23:06
Turn your Raspberry Pi into a portable Wi-Fi streaming radio. There are thousands of free radio stations on the internet, and with this project you can listen to all of them from one tiny little box. So let’s build our streaming radio using a Raspberry Pi, a speaker and a few odds and ends…
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22:09
This week, we look at the growing competition in the cloud infrastructure market, Bloomberg's view of cloud myths and why the cloud security card might be just a convenient excuse for avoiding change.
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21:12
What can you learn numbers alone? That is the question many in the open source community have grappled with when looking at comparative values of commits, committers, community sizes, and more between projects.
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20:15
After the last update from the guys at Contagion it looked like they were in for a long wait on getting answers from Valve. It seems Valve has been giving them a hand now and the Linux port is in progress.
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19:18
Once upon a time SimplyMEPIS, Mandrake Linux, and Lindows were popular and generated a lot of attention. Where are they now?
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18:21
While many researchers encounter no privacy-based barriers to releasing data, those working with human participants, such as doctors, psychologists, and geneticists, have a difficult problem to surmount. How do they reconcile their desire to share data, allowing their analyses and conclusions to be verified, with the need to protect participant privacy? It's a dilemma we've talked about before on the blog (see: Open Data and IRBs, Privacy and Open Data). A new project, Open Humans, seeks to resolve the issue by finding patients who are willing—even eager—to share their personal data.read more
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17:23
As useful as navigating through directories from the command line is, rarely anything has become as frustrating as repeating over and over "cd ls cd ls cd ls ..." If you are not a hundred percent sure of the name of the directory you want to go to next, you have to use ls. Then […]Continue reading...The post How to speed up directory navigation in a Linux terminal appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to make spreadsheets in a Linux terminal What is a good terminal emulator on Linux? How to mount a remote directory over ssh on Linux How to version control /etc directory in Linux How to record and replay a terminal session on Linux
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16:26
Fedora Scientific is a Linux distribution specifically designed for enabling open science. It is a Fedora spin targeted at users whose work involves scientific and numerical computing. Perhaps like other Fedora spins, it was conceived out of a simple need: the need to avoid constantly installing the same software on a fresh Linux installation.read more
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