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November 20, 2014

20:52
Phil Shapiro, one of my fellow Opensource.com Community Moderators, gave a talk at All Things Open 2014 about open source and libraries. This is a recap of that talk.
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19:55
In November 2014, the top six supercomputers all run Linux, but that's about the only thing they have in common.
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18:58
Starting Nov 2014 Futurice financially sponsors Open Source contributions done by our employees on their own time. These contributions are entirely voluntary and are not related to any company projects. The purpose of the sponsorship program is to sponsor hobby contributions to a good cause.The sponsorship for any individual is limited to a maximum of 30 hours per month. With our compensation of €15 per hour (or equivalent local currency) that means a maximum of €450 monthly on top of your salary.
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18:01
Ten years ago, we built Firefox to keep the Internet in each of our hands — to create choice and put people in control of their lives online. Our focus has been on building products that drive the competition, energy and innovation we all need to keep the Web open, everywhere and independent. And last week, we pledged to do more.
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17:03
The Demski Group, which is behind the UT One tablet based on Canonical's open source Ubuntu Linux operating system, is crowdfunding development of a mobile app development tool.
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16:10
This week's news includes Linux.NET, Groupon does a deal with Gnomes, a day in the life of a sysadmin and a javascript Linux emulator
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15:13
Jolla quickly hit the Indiegogo goal for its first Sailfish-based tablet, with a quad-core Intel SoC, while Nokia tipped a similar Atom-based Android slate. After the MeeGo Linux project was killed off to make room for Tizen, and Nokia abandoned the smartphone-oriented Mer development branch of MeeGo it had used on the Nokia N9 in favor of Windows, several Nokia employees jumped ship to launch Jolla Ltd., which is also based in Finland. Jolla subsequently unveiled a Jolla smartphone in May 2013, running a Mer/Meego based Sailfish OS, and began shipping the phone by the end of the year. Now Jolla has already nearly doubled its $380,000 Indiegogo funding goal for a new Sailfish-based Jolla Tablet, which launched earlier today.
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14:16
Mozilla has just announced that it is breaking off with its primary sugar-daddy Google as the primary/default search provider in Firefox.
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13:18
When you install new software in the terminal environment, you may often see informative dialog boxes popping up, accepting your input. The type of dialog boxes ranges from simple yes/no dialog to input box, password box, checklist, menu, and so on. The advantage of using such user-friendly dialog boxes is obvious as they can guide you to enter necessary information in an intuitive fashion.
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12:21
FLARE is a really beautiful free and open-source 2D role-playing game which allows you to choose from various classes, each with their own strengths, buy new weapons and fight hordes of enemies in a fantasy world.
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11:24
Mozilla's deal with Google was ending. With it went most of the browser maker's income. But now a new deal with Yahoo promises new life for Firefox.
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10:27
Step By Step Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) LAMP Server Setup
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09:30
In today's open source roundup: Purism wants to sell a Linux laptop that runs only free software. Plus: The Jolla Linux tablet easily surpasses its $380,000 funding goal, and how well does Nvidia's open source driver perform while running Linux games?
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08:32
Ian Jackson, a Debian developer and member of the Debian Technical Committee, has handed his resignation following the vote to preserve the freedom of choice for init systems.
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07:35
PHP Security Report Summary
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06:38
With the rise and fall of the Silk Road-and then its rise again and fall again-the last couple of years have cast new light on the Dark Web. But when a news organization as reputable as 60 Minutes describes the Dark Web as "a vast, secret, cyber underworld" that accounts for "90% of the Internet," it's time for a refresher.
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05:41
This article contains a video of a homebrew Linux based robot automatically charging using location logging and ultrasonic sensors
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05:08
The tablet market has long been dominated by Android and iOS. Oh sure, Microsoft has offered its Windows-based tablets, but nobody has seemed to care. Linux (Android aside) has not had much of a presence in the tablet market, but that may be about to change with the Jolla Tablet.
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04:10
In this post, we will show you how to install ffmpeg and ffmpeg-php on a CentOS 6 VPS with a DirectAdmin control panel.
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03:13
The ownCloud system has a calendar, address book, task manager, bookmark manager and file manager, among other features. These services can be accessed from any Web browser.
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