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June 14, 2014
Patent reform advocates have long argued that "patent trolls"—companies that do nothing but sue over patents—are harmful to innovation, not just a plague on big companies. A new study attempted to find out if there's any real data behind that accusation or if it's just a few sad anecdotes.
The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” KDE RC. Linux Mint 17 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. New features at a glance:Update Manager, Driver Manager, Login Screen, Software Sources, Welcome Screen, KDE 4.13, System Improvements, Artwork Improvements, Main Components, LTS Strategy.
First I would like to say that this release would not have been possible without the excellent user community effort that arrived to help by lending their time and knowledge, after the very bumpy beta debut. Thanks to all of you. Team members also deserve recognition for tolerating difficulties with the beta and internal frustrations that needed to be addressed. Kudos. Now on with the release notes.
In my last few articles, I looked at several different Python modulesthat are useful for doing computations. But, what tools are available tohelp you analyze the results from those computations? Although you coulddo some statistical analysis, sometimes the best tool is a graphicalrepresentation of the results.
You already know how this story ends: Amazon gets U.S. Patent No. 8,676,045 on taking a photograph of an object in front of a white background. The headline “Amazon Patents White-Background Photography” is all over the Internet, with people exasperated that a decades-old technique could become the subject matter of a patent in 2014.
My how the times have changed. At one point, HP and Microsoft were sharing friendship bracelets and having slumber parties. In fact, over the last decade, HP was a major player with Microsoft. Those days are gone. The juggernaut that was once Microsoft is slowly toppling and companies like HP are seeing the writing on the wall. That writing includes the likes of Android, Linux, iOS -- platforms perfect for mobile and embedded systems.
Feeling dangerous? On Tuesday 17 June, gaming dev David Braben will be answering your questions on Elite, Raspberry Pi and how software development has changed over the last 30 years.
Aspyr Media have quite clearly proven themselves at porting to Linux with a port that works this well, but the bigger news is that they may have more to come.
Preparations are under way for the biggest change in the UK’s approach to computing education – but Raspberry Pi’s education expert Clive Beale reveals that the government is not putting enough money where its mouth is
In today's open source roundup: Alienware's Alpha Steam Machine will launch with Windows 8.1, not SteamOS. Plus: HP moves away from Windows and Microsoft, and a review of OpenMandriva Lx 2014.
The OnePlus One Smartphone may just be the phone that gets Apple holdouts to switch.
Mount & Blade: Warband is a medieval strategy & action game from TaleWorlds Entertainment and it looks like they may bring it to Linux.
'In 1991, Captain Cyborg said we'd have real life Terminators'. This was the week when a piece of software (supposedly) passed the Turing Test, giving the world all the “robot overlord” headlines they could possibly need in a slow, sunny news week.
Open source news for your reading pleasure.June 7 - 13, 2014In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Tesla's patent release, Docker 1.0, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, and more.read more
June 13, 2014
This tutorial will describes how to install Enlightenment 19 desktop environment in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Enlightenment Desktop Environment is an advanced window manager with minimal effect, clean, fast, modular and very extensible window manager for X11 and Linux.
Now, don't get me wrong - when it comes to choice of desktop interface it's a very subjective matter and often a matter of taste and what you, as the user, finds most comfortable and/or productive. Still, browse through various forums, comment sections or blogs across the internet concerning Unity or even Linux desktops in general and you'll still likely find plenty of negativity towards Canonical's flagship desktop offering. However, I do believe some of the common criticisms leveled at Unity are based on some of the early incarnations of that desktop. Is it really so bad nowadays?
Valve have pushed that big button again to approve a bunch of indie games onto Steam. This time Linux gains some really good looking games there's a big variety here.
KaOS is proud to announce the availability of the June release of a new stable ISO image. The last two months worth of updates were done to good 1,100 packages and to stay with the policy that a first 'pacman -Syu' should be uncomplicated for new users means a new ISO image was needed. At the base of the system some of the updates include Linux kernel 3.14.6 with the futex bug fix included, GCC 4.8.3, LLVM 3.4.1, Qt 5.3.0, OpenSSL 1.0.1.h, MESA 10.2.1, Bash 4.3.018, Poppler 0.26.1. Systemd 213 was part of the updates tested but did not make the cut. With this ISO, KaOS makes the switch to present XFS as the default file system. The latest KDE 4.13.2 version is available.
Eighteen German universities will deploy the ownCloud open source file syncing and sharing platform for building private clouds.