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April 14, 2014

11:01
PoliArch 14.04 has been released. PoliArch is an Italian GNU/Linux distribution containing a variety of tools designed to help with management, maintenance and recovery of computer systems. It is based on Arch Linux.
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10:04
Unless you have been living in a cave for the last few weeks, you would have heard about GOG.com (formally known as Good Old Games) finally announcing they will be adding Linux support! I think this is a great thing and here's 5 good reasons why.
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09:06
LiVES is a feature-full and very powerful video editor written in GTK 3, with support for over 50 formats, rendering effects, and real-time video capturing possibilities.
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08:09
The Free Software Foundation has given an annual award this year for work that enslaves people to the demands of Microsoft - something that flies in the face of all that the organisation has stood for since its founding.
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07:12
Welcome to the first ever Ubuntu Gaming Project contest!Get a chance to win 3 Steam keys.Contest ends on 24:00 of Friday April, 18th.
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06:15
Is Samsung the Mitt Romney of the Android world? I think they are, and I'll explain why the company gives off the slimy aura of a used car salesman.
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05:18
I recently picked up a Chromecast and one of the things I was looking for was to stream Twitch.tv from my laptop to my TV using the device. Thankfully setting this setup is fairly simple thanks to the aide of the TCast Chrome plugin.
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04:20
Picking up one entry for each category was no easy task because applications are divided between GTK and Qt, and there are programs that run in the console and do their job perfectly and are more lightweight than a GUI application.
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03:23
This time, we've got 9 games, all of them playable on PC (8 of them also playable on Linux), 5 of them available if you pay more than the average price (now $3.92, pretty cheap).
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02:26
As promised when we told you it would come. Sanctum 2 is now downloadable on Steam for Linux by opting into the "linuxbeta" branch on Steam.
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01:29
[url=http://lxer.com/team.php][img]http://lxer.com/content/Scott_Ruecker.jpg[/img][/url] [b]LXer Feature: 13-April-2014[/b]In the Roundup this week we have Facebook rebooting their FOSS contributions, elementary OS details revealed and how to speed read with Linux. In regards to the big story of the week the Heartbleed OpenSSL bug, we have our own Carla Schroder sharing websites you can use for testing, a HowtoForge article with help fixing your sever if it is affected and an IT lawyer chimes in on whether testing others websites for the bug is legal or not. Enjoy!
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01:10
DEFT 8.1 has been released. DEFT (Digital Evidence & Forensic Toolkit) is a customised distribution of the Ubuntu live Linux CD. It is an easy-to-use system that includes excellent hardware detection and some of the best open-source applications dedicated to incident response and computer forensics.
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00:00
When it comes to file managers, the choices can be made from a very wide range, from simple, minimalist ones like Thunar up more feature-rich ones like Konqueror and GNOME Commander, or the console ones like Midnight Commander.
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April 13, 2014

22:06
Looks like Civilization is getting a reboot and it's called "Civilization: Beyond Earth". The great news is that multiple sources are stating Linux is a platform of choice now for Firaxis.
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20:11
For the next ten years, scientists will be probing the human brain in software form. It could revolutionise mental health research and lead to machines learning like us...
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18:17
As sometimes happens, I recently needed to print off a portion of a public-domain work that's been scanned to portable document format and made available for download via Google Books. As the case proves to be at times, the original book had pages with fairly wide margins; when that sort of scanned book gets printed on letter-sized paper, you end up with a smallish text-box in the middle of a page that will have something like two-inch margins.
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16:23
Below is what we thought as of 12:27pm UTC. To verify our belief we crowd sourced the investigation. It turns out we were wrong. While it takes effort, it is possible to extract private SSL keys. [i](updated)[/i]
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14:28
Kubuntu versions usually ship with a pretty standard set up of KDE, and Trusty makes no exception. You will find the clean, default and usual KDE interface, but fear not, for it is highly configurable and you can practically make it look and behave in any way you like it. Kubuntu ships with one of the latest and bleeding edge versions of KDE, 4.13.0.
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12:34
Existing SelekTOR 2.xx for Linux users should consider upgrading to version 3.02 for a much improved experience and well its free so what have you got to lose doesn’t everyone love free stuff :)
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10:40
Here is yet another overview of 10 free and open-source games for Linux. These are maybe not the most popular ones, but each definitely has a certain addictive tint to it.
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