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January 1, 2014

10:30
An Ubuntu developer has proposed 32-bit UEFI support within new Ubuntu Linux install images to support the new "Bay Trail" laptops and other hardware that requires 32-bit UEFI support.
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09:32
Peter McLarnan discovered that the internationalization component of Ruby on Rails does not properly encode parameters in generated HTML code, resulting in a cross-site scripting vulnerability. This update corrects the underlying vulnerability in the i18n gem, as provided by the ruby-i18n package.
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08:35
qBittorent is a free software alternative to utorrent. Here's how you can install it in Ubuntu 13.10.
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07:38
Can you guess what the biggest problem facing Windows is? It's probably not what you think it is.
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06:41
Phoronix Test Suite 5.0 "Plavsk" is making excellent progress and is set to premiere in H1'2014 with a brand new graphical user-interface and the latest feature to be added on is a WebSocket API for interfacing with Phoronix Test Suite clients to open up other new testing possibilities.
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05:44
Today in Open Source: The best Linux apps and games of 2013. Plus: ZaReason Zeto compact gaming PC review, and get a discount on the Debian Administrator's Handbook.
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04:46
The launch of the SteamOS 1.0 Beta and the continued Linux graphics improvements and new hardware were among the most exciting content on Phoronix for December 2013.
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03:49
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Drupal, a fully-featured content management framework: vulnerabilities due to optimistic cross-site request forgery protection, insecure pseudo random number generation, code execution and incorrect security token validation.
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02:52
qBittorent is a free software alternative to utorrent. Here's how you can install it in Linux Mint 16.
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01:55
Python community, friends, fellow developers, we need to talk. On December 3rd, 2008 Python 3.0 was first released. At the time it was widely said that Python 3 adoption was going to be a long process, it was referred to as a five year process. We've just passed the five year mark.Over the past six months or so, I've been reconsidering this position, and excitement has given way to despair.
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01:08
What a year for open source and the Opensource.com community! We shared almost 600 stories on how the open source way is influencing our world. From business to government and from education to life, we collected inspiring stories, highlighted new projects, and shared how using an open source approach is a better way. These stories were all gathered from various open source communities and we thank you for sharing and contributing.
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00:20
Currently, three versions of SNMP are available: v1, v2c and v3. SNMPv3 adds some additional features, including authentication and encryption schemes (e.g., MD5, SHA, AES and DES). This makes SNMPv3 more secure and advisable while you run SNMP queries over the Internet. This tutorial describes how to configure SNMPv3 in Ubuntu, CentOS and Cisco hardware.
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December 31, 2013

23:33
The DarkTable open-source photography workflow software has seen a major update to end out 2013. Version 1.4 of DarkTable brings a host of new features...
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22:46
MakuluLinux 4.1 KDE was quietly released. MakuluLinux is a Debian-based distribution providing a sleek, smooth and stable user experience on any computer. It includes pre-installed multimedia codecs, device drivers and software for everyday use.
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21:58
Is Cisco Systems ready to battle the NSA over cloud and enterprise IT spying activities? An article in Der Spiegel provided details on how the National Security Agency (NSA) Tailored Access Operations (TAO) has exploited the weaknesses of IT products. Mentioned in the article is Cisco Systems, which is now "deeply concerned" about the impact on customers' networks.
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21:11
The Microlinux Enterprise Desktop project has undergone a major overhaul.
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20:14
Test Your Linux Skills & knowledge Online Free - Part 1
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19:17
The last time I looked into my crystal ball, it told me to proceed with extreme caution if I invested in Google. Their business model was shaky at best. Needless to say, said crystal ball and I have parted company.
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18:19
More than a month and a half after Debian project leader Lucas Nussbaum asked the technical committee to decide on the default init system for the next release, Jessie, the question still continues to be debated.
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17:22
The following tutorial will teach both existing and new Kubuntu/Ubuntu users how to install or upgrade the brand-new and featureful KDE SC 4.12 desktop environment on their existing and healthy Ubuntu/Kubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) and 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) operating systems.
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