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January 7, 2014

18:02
Our Linux hardware review today is of the Western Digital VelociRaptor, an enterprise-grade HDD that Western Digital claims is the "Fastest SATA Hard Drive On The Planet." The Serial ATA 3.0 disk drive spins at 10,000 RPM, but how's its Linux performance?
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17:04
A batch of patents alleged to cover simple scan-to-email functions gained notoriety last year when they were used to demand $1,000 per worker from small businesses around the country. The anonymously owned MPHJ Technology Investments has been denounced in Congress and held up as a poster child for a system run amok.
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16:07
I get a fair amount of e-mail from readers asking how a person could do "questionable" things due to limitations imposed by DRM. The most frustrating DRM by far has been with Blu-ray discs.
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15:10
Chapeau 20.1 includes some package updates that have been released since Fedora 20?s general release on December 17th, also some build-time bug fixes mainly centred around the yum repositories have been fixed. Chapeau takes the work out of running Fedora as a desktop operating system by including software that the Fedora Project cannot include in the Fedora base. From the first boot of the live image Chapeau supports rich media and integrates third-party software sources and popular plugins & applications without tainting the simplicity & elegance of the Fedora’s default Gnome desktop experience.
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14:13
A year after purchasing the Linksys home networking division from Cisco, Belkin today brought back the design of what it called "the best-selling router of all time" but with the latest wireless technology.
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13:16
VIA Technologies has announced this morning that they have partnered with Mozilla for providing support and development for Firefox OS on new devices.
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12:19
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in uscan, a tool to scan upstream sits for new releases of packages, which is part of the devscripts package. An attacker controlling a website from which uscan would attempt to download a source tarball could execute arbitrary code.
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11:22
The developers of the Rygel open source UPnP media server software have announced a new development version, 0.21.2, which adds several new features and fixes many bugs.
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10:25
It's nearly one month late but the LLVM 3.4 compiler infrastructure is now available with the updated Clang C/C++ compiler front-end, the usual LLVM sub-projects, and also some new compiler tools.
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09:28
After almost one year of hard work, David King was proud to announced this past weekend that version 2.1.9 of his EasyTAG open source tag editor software that supports MP3, FLAC and Ogg Vorbis audio files, is now available for download with numerous new features and bugfixes.
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08:31
Jan Juergens discovered a buffer overflow in the parser for SMS messages in Asterisk. An additional change was backported, which is fully described in a link provided in this article.
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07:34
NPD released some Chromebook sales numbers recently and it started a debate about whether Chromebook sales were hurting Apple or Microsoft more --or even if it was accurate data. But regardless, it's not a zero sum game. I buy different devices for different jobs, and I'm sure I'm not alone.
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06:37
Multiple integer overflow vulnerabilities in Libgdiplus may allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code.
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05:39
What does a swap device do? And do I actually need to have one on my Linux machine? This article explains the use of swap devices, and when they're necessary.
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04:42
Digia is planning to introduce Enginio cloud data storage support into the Qt 5.3 tool-kit release.
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03:45
HP and Lenovo are betting that Android PCs can convert both office and home Windows PC users to Android.
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02:58
Many Phoronix readers likely recall the glory years of the open-source-friendly Linksys WRT54G router that for some is still a great device and there's still the thriving OpenWRT community. Good news out of CES today is that Linksys is letting the WRT54G live-on in the form of the 802.11ac-based WRT1900AC.
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02:10
Today in Open Source: Windows Phone and Windows RT for free? Plus: A Linux powered crock-pot, and Calibre 1.18 released. The folks at Microsoft should give a listen to the Bruce Springsteen song "Glory Days," it sums up their situation quite well.
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01:23
The Linux-based operating system is expanding from smartphones to more devices, as Panasonic embraces Firefox OS for a new generation of smart TVs.
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00:36
Email service is one of the most often used services globally. Today almost everyone has at least one email account. Although clicking on the email send button and delivery of an email message appear seamless, a lot of events take place behind the scenes to make sure that the email reaches its final destination. This tutorial goes over how the delivery of an email message actually takes place in reality.
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