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September 13, 2014

15:39
Jeff Hoogland, the lead developer of Bodhi Linux, said in a blog post on Friday that “for a variety of reasons,” he is stepping down from the leadership of his “labor of love.”Bodhi Linux, based on Ubuntu, is a lightweight distro leveraging the Enlightenment Desktop. A note on the Bodhi Linux web page says, “We regret to inform you Bodhi Linux is no longer being maintained,” and has a link to Hoogland’s blog page.
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13:45
We've mentioned in the past how Comcast has been pretending to support net neutrality, with ad campaigns stating that it does -- clearly in an attempt to confuse the public. Yesterday, Comcast even put a thing on its own front page claiming that the company is "committed to an open Internet and Net Neutrality."
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11:51
I am sure anyone who has been following the Bodhi project has taken note that the 3.0.0 release timeline has not happened as expected. Due to a variety of reasons I would like to announce today that I will no longer be actively developing Bodhi Linux.
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09:46
The OSRF plans to add ARM support to the Robot Operating System (ROS), starting with the Snapdragon 600 running Linux in Q4, followed by Android in 2015.
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08:59
Fedora is a big project, and it’s hard to follow it all. This series highlights interesting happenings in five different areas every week. It isn’t comprehensive news coverage — just quick summaries with links to each.
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08:12
Emtrion’s new SBC uses Atmel’s Cortex-A5-based ATSAMA5D36 SoC and offers HDMI, 2x Ethernet, a battery charger, -40 to 85°C operation, and draws less than 300mA.
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07:24
Rising Angels: Reborn is now available for free on Linux and promises to be an interesting sci-fi adventure.
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06:37
This article describes a working all-in-one standalone mobile wireless attack station that can perform Man-In-The-Middle (MITM) type attacks on clients automatically and without any internet access or other external connectivity or influence. Once running, the device will attempt to solicit connections from nearby wireless devices using airbase-ng. The software runs on a Raspberry Pi (or any sane Linux distribution) and is described for testing and research purposes.
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05:50
Big Data users who swear by Cassandra should seriously consider upgrading to the new version.
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05:02
OpenStack cloud computing vendor Mirantis has released OpenStack Express 2.0, which features enterprise support for Icehouse and an application catalog, alongside other new functionality.
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04:15
In today's open source roundup: Bryan Lunduke points out the flaws of Linux in 2014. Plus: A week with the Ratpoison window manager, and five large organizations that use desktop Linux.
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03:28
Ever wondered how you can actually use the GPIO pins on the Pi? We explain exactly what they are and how to use them. One of the things you may have noticed about the Raspberry Pi Model B+ is an increase in GPIO ports. These pins lining the side of the Raspberry Pi may be mysterious to some but they open up a world of physical interactions with the Raspberry Pi that you couldn’t do before.
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02:40
The Readers' Choice issue is just around the corner, and we want togive everyone a chance to nominate their favorites before the vote.Have you stumbled across the most amazing game ever in 2014? Are youan Android developer that created the equivalent of digital slicedbread? Did you order a Linux-powered Borg implant on eBay, and thinkwe all should be assimilated?
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01:53
The newest version of MapR's Hadoop distribution features Apache Drill for simpler interfacing between NoSQL and SQL data, among other updates. Open source Big Data vendor MapR expanded the functionality of its Hadoop distribution this week with the announcement of MapR 4.0.1, whose headlining feature is Apache Drill 0.5 integration.
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01:06
Intrinsyc debuted an SODIMM-style COM with up to 3GB RAM and 64GB flash, running Android 4.4 on a quad-core 2.5GHz Snapdragon 805, and a Mini-ITX baseboard. If you’d like to design with the same high-powered ARM Cortex-A15 silicon found in the latest Android smartphones and tablets, Intrinsyc Technologies has the board combo for you. Like its Mobile Development Platform Tablet (MDP/T) reference design released earlier this year, the $219 Open-Q 8084 System-on-Module (SOM) and $449 Development Kit build on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 805. The Snapdragon 805 combines four Cortex-A15-like Krait 450 cores clocked at 2.5GHz with an Adreno 420 GPU claimed to be 40 percent faster than the previous Adreno 330.
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00:18
The acquisition of private cloud vendor Eucalyptus could either confuse HP's cloud strategy or consolidate its position. Time will tell.
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September 12, 2014

23:31
Tundeep is a layer 2 VPN/injection tool that resides [almost] entirely in user space on the victim aside from the pcap requirement. This can be handled via a silent install however. The tool will build on Linux and Windows victims. Windows compilation is achieved using Cygwin. The attacker must be a Linux machine however as kernel TUN/TAP support is required.
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22:44
Today we are pleased to release the Beta 1 release of Black Lab Linux 6. This release has been in planning over the last several months and while we have been slaving away over it we have introduced some unique features. With this release we changed the core system we have also changed our default desktop environment . Many of the core packages have remained the same and have been updated to newer versions.
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21:56
In the wake of the celebrity photo breach, the media is humming with stories disparaging the safety of the cloud. Many longtime cloud critics are crowing, "I told you so!" and waiting for the world to go back to on-premises solutions only. News flash: 1) the cloud was never touted as being perfectly secure and 2) the cloud will continue to grow and grow. The number of servers in your physical environment will shrink over time. Security doesn't sell solutions -- features and pricing do. Features are cheaper in the cloud.
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20:59
Calm down, Apple fans. Your beloved iPhone 6 may not be all its cracked up to be. In fact, it's a lot like an Android phone ... from 2012.
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