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July 26, 2014

18:41
Since Google Reader was discontinued a few months ago, uers have been looking for a replacement. While some people have turned to commercial services such as Digg Reader and Feedly, the best solution is to create your own, customisable feed reader hosted entirely on your own computer or home server.
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16:32
The aptly titled the Car Hacker's Handbook 2014 opens with, “Congratulations! You just purchased your first real Owners manual.” It continues, “This manual doesn't focus on what all those dashboard lights are, but on how to control them.” If you read all the way through, and understand its content, “it will detail how to perform a full security evaluation of your vehicle.” In other words, hack it.
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14:38
Toulouse, France's fourth largest city, has saved 1 million euro by migrating all its desktops to LibreOffice, an open source suite of office productivity tools. "Free software and open source in general is now an established part of the city’s comprehensive digital policy,....."
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12:44
Since at least the Maya 13 release we’ve had fits with the Nvidia driver and fonts in KDE. Sure the recommended driver installs fine, but upon the mandatory reboot, all is not well in Linuxland. While the actual desktop and the bottom panel display properly, anything that has anything to do with fonts is wonky. They are huge.
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10:49
Recently I had the opportunity to watch a soccer game (football to the majority of the world). This game was one of the most amazing displays of team effort I’ve ever had the privilege of watching. (Here’s an obligatory link if you don’t know to which game I refer). Almost every score was predicated with a series of passes and touches by various players. There was a level of unselfish play and team spirit I don’t often see when observing professional sports.read more
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08:55
Cornell University’s “Gemini” AUV will compete in next week’s 2014 RoboSub competition. The sub runs Debian Linux on an Intel Core-based computer-on-module. The Cornell University Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (CUAUV) team’s Gemini AUV will enter next week’s 17th Annual International RoboSub competition with the help of Adlink, whose “Express-HL” COM Express style computer-on-module will power the […]
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07:00
Denon debuted a line of Sonos-like wireless multi-room HiFi speakers that stream audio from both Internet and local sources, and run on embedded Linux. Like the similarly Linux-powered devices available from Sonos, Denon’s “Heos” wireless streaming speakers offer multi-room (multi-speaker) synchronized audio, and can deliver multiple audio streams from disparate sources to individual speakers or stereo-configured speaker pairs distributed around the home.
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05:06
I sometimes use a QR code to give to people so they can scan quickly to enter a long wireless key into their phone without having to type out the [[he]#8230[/he]]
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03:12
KDE has released the third beta of the 4.14 versions of Applications and Development Platform. With API, dependency and feature freezes in place, the focus is now on fixing bugs and further polishing. Your assistance is requested!
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02:15
Zettaset will soon offer individual components of its Orchestrator security and management software for Hadoop and NoSQL Big Data platforms as standalone applications, starting with the data-encryption module.
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01:17
Feral Interactive are little devils as they sent out a link earlier to a teaser page of new ports for Mac & Linux, but what ones will be on Linux?
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00:20
Today is July 25 and that can mean only one thing — it’s SysAdmin Day 2014! SysAdmin Day is one day every year when we express gratitude and thanks to […]
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July 25, 2014

23:23
A good tool for repairing partition tables and recovering files is TestDisk. TestDisk operates on both the legacy MBR and the newfangled GPT (see Using the New GUID Partition Table in Linux (Goodbye Ancient MBR)) . TestDisk is in most Linux repos, and on SystemRescueCD.
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22:26
The recently released open source ownCloud 7 Community Edition introduces an innovative way to share files securely between private clouds, as well as interface enhancements and better ways to work with Microsoft Word documents.
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21:29
When celebrated computer hacker Barnaby Jack died suddenly a year ago at the age of 35, headlines around the world touted the Steve Jobs-style pizazz he brought to cyber-security conferences and his show-stopping stunts such as breaking into ATMs and pacemakers. In hacker circles, he was known as the life of the party.
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20:31
In today's open source roundup: Canonical releases an update to Ubuntu 14.04. Plus: The NY Times bashes open source for not making enough money, and a review of Deepin 2014.
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19:34
It was 1 PM last Saturday and Edward Snowden was about to be televised. His audience was the crowd at the Hackers On Planet Earth conference, a group of people no one would ever mistake for attendees at a political convention. Amid the sea of black clothing were many unconventional fashion statements: purple bandanas and balloon pants, and tartan kilts, and white robes, and green hair.
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18:37
Learn how to use Octave shell, program basic Octave scripts, functions, packages and much more...
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17:40
How To Install ownCloud 7 On Ubuntu 14.04This document describes how to install and configure ownCloud 7 on Ubuntu 14.04. I will also connect to the ownCloud Server's data with another Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop and a Windows 7 machine. ownCloud provides access to your data through a web interface or WebDAV while providing a platform to easily view, sync and share across devices—all under your control. ownCloud’s open architecture is extensible via a simple but powerful API for applications and plugins and works with any storage.
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16:43
System administration can be a thankless job. To all of the tireless administrators out there who keep the systems we reply upon up and running, today is the day that we say thank you!read more
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