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November 14, 2014

18:30
alphaOS is a simple and minimalistic Linux distribution for the x86-64 architecture, built using Linux Live Kit set of scripts developed by the developer of the popular Slax Linux distribution. Version 16.x Final has been released. Added missing ca-certificates packages. Taeni has support for opening new windows. Mpv downgraded to 0.5.4 (newer version had bug with positioning inside GtkDrawingArea). Wget upgrade to 1.16 (fixes security vulnerabilities). Version 16.0 is built using packages from Arch rollback machine on date 2014/10/25, and uses kernel 3.17.1.
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17:33
Open Food Week on Opensource.comStarting on November 17, we will run stories from the open food community about how people are using open source software and methods used to improve farming, food, and agriculture systems.read more
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16:35
In today's open source roundup: Microsoft open sources .NET for Linux and Mac. Plus: A comparison of three security distributions, and Ubuntu MATE 14.04 LTS is available for download.
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15:38
One thing that we all may have had the chance to learn in either easy or hard ways is that the importance of backups can never be underestimated. Considering that there are as many backup methods as the number of fish in the sea, you may wonder how you can effectively choose the right tool […]Continue reading...The post How to perform system backup with backup-manager on Linux appeared first on Xmodulo.No related FAQ.
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14:41
One subtext here, of course, regarding the misplaced euphoria by some begs the question, “Is Microsoft trustworthy?” The answer is clearly, “No. Absolutely not.” Despite the fact that Redmond has been playing nice with FOSS lately, we should not trust Microsoft any farther than former CEO and Stasi agent look-alike Steve Ballmer can throw a chair.
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13:45
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at Firefox's 10 anniversary, Microsoft open sources more of .NET, copyleft.org announced, and more!Open source news for your reading pleasure.November 8 - 14, 2014read more
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13:30
The 'Net is made up of independent providers with private peering contracts between them. This is one of the details in the "debate" about "Net Neutrality" that tends to get lost.
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12:35
Through the GNOME Tweak Tool, I discovered the GNOME 3 Adiwata Global Dark Theme, which makes GNOME 3 looks so good, I find myself leaving Xfce aside for the time being.
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05:35
Google is gradually rolling out the fifth major iteration of its Android operating system, codenamed Lollipop, to some lucky devices – and has made the firmware available for the tech-savvy to download and install.
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04:38
Zero day actually refers to two things-a zero-day vulnerability or a zero-day exploit. Zero-day vulnerability refers to a security hole in software-such as browser software or operating system software-that is yet unknown to the software maker or to antivirus vendors.
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03:41
Scientific Linux 6.6 i386/x86_64. Major differences from SL6.5: OpenAFS has been updated to version 1.6.10 from openafs.org; X.Org Server features a new ABI. Users of proprietary drivers may experience issues with the X server loading due to changes between X.Org Server 1.13 and 1.15.
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02:44
Space Hulk Ascension Edition is a 3D turn-based strategy game for single-player based on the classic board game released in 1989. The game shipped on Steam yesterday, and provides great improvements over the classic version on which it is based.
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01:46
Databricks has launched a partner certification program for systems integrators of Apache Spark, the open source big data processing platform.
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00:49
This article discusses hard disk data recovery on Linux with fdisk and dd.
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November 13, 2014

23:52
Want to get more done with OpenStack? We've got you covered. We've put together some of the best how-tos, guides, tutorials, and tips published over the past month into this handy collection. And if you need more help, the official documentation for OpenStack is always a great place to turn.
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22:55
In a major expansion of its open source efforts, Microsoft announced today that will open up Visual Studio and .NET to developers on all major platforms. It starts with the open-sourcing of the core .NET server stack, a new free and full-featured Visual Studio edition, and preview versions of the next generation versions of Visual Studio and .NET... which can be used to build iOS and Android apps.
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21:58
The first four desktops go head-to-head as we highlight their best features. The Linux desktop is one of the most important things about your Linux experience, aiding or supporting your workflow and tasks in many ways. We look at the top ten available for various distros right now to try and help you decide…
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21:01
With Microsoft opening up .NET in order to try and infiltrate the Linux and Mac markets, one question arise: what will Mono creator Miguel de Icaza do now that his duplicates of Microsoft technology are no longer needed?
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20:03
Canonical is very close to finishing the Ubuntu Touch operating system and to making it shippable for phones, but it looks like they have much bigger plans than that. They are going to announce a new development partnership with a major telecommunication company.
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19:06
Installation and configuration of Drupal on CentOS 7This document describes the installation and configuration of Drupal on CentOS 7. Drupal is an open source content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. It’s built, used, and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world.
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