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December 8, 2014

10:57
Here is it, ladies and gentleman, this is what you have been waiting for, the fastest and most beautiful Xfce on the whole planet. Thought only true love could make you weak in the knees? Wait till you fire up this baby. There is a reason this version is code-named 'the concorde' or 'the bullet' as I have come to know it. I have drawn on all my experience and instinct as a Linux developer and pushed the limits and boundaries on this edition. This build has even surpassed my own expectations when I started working on it. So let's get into the release notes and look what's inside the box: MakuluLinux Xfce 7.0 was built from the ground up; based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS PAE 3.13 i686 Linux kernel, 5 year support life; a blend of Xfce 4.10 and 4.11 packages.
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09:03
The IT revolution is here and OpenStack cloud leadership believes it's being driven by the cloud, the bring-your-own-device movement, and open-source software.
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07:08
New tool lets you grab your Dockers in the privacy of your own firewall. DockerCon EU Docker is all the rage among hip startups and early adopters, but Docker the company would like to get its tech into enterprises, too – which is why it's working on adapting its hosted Docker Hub service into a product specifically targeting large business customers.…
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05:14
Some open source communities form organically, forged by a common goal of users and developers working together to solve similar problems. But every project could benefit from having a few people dedicated to fostering leadership to make sure that the community around the project is as robust and sustainable as the project itself.read more
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03:20
OpenSUSE 13.2 has been released and announced by The openSUSE Project Developer, it now available to download and install on you computer. In addition include KDE as default desktop, this release openSUSE Project Developer also include the latest GNOME 3.14 as desktop environment.
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01:25
It is now possible to upgrade the Cinnamon and MATE editions of Linux Mint 17 to version 17.1.
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December 7, 2014

23:31
Brian Parkerson on Google+ has shared 140 wallpapers for Android that are based on Google’s Material Design. There’s quite a lot to choose from if you’re a fan of Material Design.
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21:36
Suspicious minds might think that Microsoft cut the deal just to shut Barnes and Noble up about the patent issues involved. After all, it would have been very tough for a company like Barnes and Noble to say no to $300 million dollars from Microsoft.
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18:06
Univention presents their annual Graduate Prize for dissertations dealing with applicable and in ­demand open source solutions. The winner of the Univention Graduate Prize will receive $2,500 USD. Univention is a leading supplier of open source products for the operation and management of IT infrastructures.In 2008, Univention decided to create an annual prize to encourage students from a wide range of backgrounds to investigate a variety of aspects of open source software. Since then, submissions from students have been on information technology, the humanities, and social sciences. And, dissertations have dealt with applicable and in ­demand open source solutions.read more
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16:12
Configurable Menu is one of the best applet’s I’ve found in Linux Mint Cinnamon. I’ve been using it for about three weeks on Linux Mint 17 installed on my laptop. And I’ve just installed it on a test installation of Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon in VMware.
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14:17
Just weeks after Northrop Grumman got approval to begin building a new breed of mobile radar systems for the Marine Corps, the Corps has asked the defense contractor in Linthicum to change the operating system.
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12:23
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at open source speech system from Stephen Hawking, Docker getting a competitor called Rocket, the White House playbook, and more!
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10:29
This week, we look at Amazon firing the latest volley in the cloud pricing wars, Microsoft talking cloud at its shareholder meeting and using the heat from cloud servers to heat and cool buildings.
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08:34
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Steam Broadcasting beta, the open source Dolphin emulator, QEMU's advent calendar, and game releases for Linux.read more
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06:40
Every week, I tally the numbers and listen to the buzz to bring you the best of last week's open source news and stories on Opensource.com. This week: December 1 - 5, 2014.
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04:45
This tutorial shows you how to install eZ Publish Community edition on a CentOS 7 VPS with Nginx, MariaDB and PHP-FPM.
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02:51
Skully announced a limited public pre-order round for its Android-based head-up display motorcycle helmet, available for $1,499 through Jan. 8. The helmets are now shipping, and beginning Monday, anyone can order the smart helmet, as long as you have $1,499 left in your holiday gift fund.
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00:57
The bug-fix release of Android 5 is out, and all finally seems well with this eagerly anticipated release. Is it finally safe to upgrade to Android 5 after the recent release of Android 5.01? Based on my experiences with my pair of 2013 Nexus 7 tablets, the answer is an unqualified yes.
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December 6, 2014

23:02
Microsoft this morning has released an app for Android smartphone users called Torque that allows you to shake your phone in order to perform a voice search, similar to Google’s “OK Google.” The difference is that instead of waking up the app with a standard keyword command, it’s the shaking motion that instead does the trick.
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21:31
There are a couple of reasons why you might want to reset a Linux root password. If the current password is known to you, just log in as root and issue the passwd command. What if you’ve forgotten the password and can’t log in? Resetting a Linux root password is simple if you have access to the machine. There are 2 main methods.
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