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April 8, 2014

14:29
Today, as Microsoft discontinues support for Windows XP, a 12 year old operating system, users all over the world find themselves with only a few options to choose from as they move on. It's not surprising that Microsoft encourages users to migrate to Windows 8.1, but of course, there are other alternatives. The best one by far is Linux. With over 100 distributions, Linux not only offers flexibility, but also reliability and support.
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13:32
Rumors of the impending sunsetting of Google TV have been around at least since September when Sony, Google’s most stalwart partner for its struggling, Android-based Google TV, announced a Bravia Smart Stick media player. Sony noted “Google services” but never mentioned Google TV. The trend was confirmed by several unnamed Google TV partners in an October report by GigaOM that cited the Android TV name. In December, when Marvell announced an Android 4.2.2-ready, Armada 1500 Plus SoC update to the official SoC of Google TV — the Armada 1500 — the Android TV term was used again.
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12:45
A new OpenSSL vulnerability has shown up and some companies are annoyed that the bug was revealed before patches could be delivered for it.
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11:58
After 12 years, Microsoft is no longer going to be providing security updates for Windows XP, which has plenty of people concerned. The death of XP, however, could be a golden opportunity for Linux—or it could just be yet another missed opportunity for the Linux desktop.
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11:10
File could be made to crash if it processed a specially crafted file.
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10:23
Star Conflict is a massive multiplayer online interplanetary combat simulation, where you control a ship and need to perform various tasks. Although free to play, the game provides the option to buy additional customization items from the Steam store.
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09:36
Add hundreds of icons to your Linux Mint 16 computer.
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08:48
PHP could be made to crash if it processed a specially crafted file.
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08:01
Qualcomm revealed 20nm, 64-bit Snapdragon SoCs featuring Cortex-A57 and –A53 CPU cores, 4K video encoding, LTE Advanced, DDR4 RAM, and more.
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07:14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Google Compute Engine teamed up this week to provide a way for customers to move an instance of RHEL to the cloud with a single vendor to help ease the move and smooth over any issues that might develop.
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06:26
Nobody loves downtime or reboots -- especially not Suse. But the Linux engineers at Suse didn't just sit there and grind their teeth over forced reboots after a kernel patch; they went out and did something about it.
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05:39
Thanks to WINE and its commercial big brother, CrossOver, you can run some popular Windows programs on Linux.
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04:52
University researchers claim to have designed a 'nearly unbreakable' cryptography model based on the human respiratory system, which they say could make life tough for criminals and spying governments.
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04:04
Folk Tale has been a sore spot for Linux gamers for quite some time now, after initial excuses about graphics drivers the developers are finally closer to a Linux release.
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03:17
In this example, I'm installing Microsoft Office 2010 on Mint 16 using CrossOver Linux 13.1.2.
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02:30
Canonical is discontinuing the Ubuntu One cloud-based file syncing and storage service for Ubuntu Linux five years after its introduction, but will open source the platform's code.
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01:42
In today's open source roundup: Google will launch Android TV. Plus: Linus smacks down another developer, and a London Council dumps Windows for Chromebooks to save lots of cash.
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00:55
We’re going to show you how to set up a mass document scanning system. To accomplish this, we’ll make use of a variety of Linux tools. The advantage of this approach is that you can tailor the process to match your specific requirements. This gives you a system that can handle big jobs and that is open to a lot of customisation.
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00:08
AMD and Mentor Graphics have announced a partnership to encourage open source development of Linux for embedded devices, including AMD's latest x86 chips.
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April 7, 2014

23:21
Sadly this one seems to have been missed, it was released last month for Linux, but as it's not a brand new game (only new to Linux) it didn't pop up as new to Linux on Steam. This is after at the start of last month they pushed out an "unofficial" Linux version for tester.
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