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June 24, 2014

Mirantis has announced a new, upper-level OpenStack open source cloud computing training and certification offering.
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Peppermint OS LLC is excited to announce the launch of our latest operating system, Peppermint Five. Lightweight and designed for speed, Peppermint Five delivers on that promise whether using software on your desktop, online, or using cloud-based applications. Highlights: built on a long-term support (LTS) code base, Ubuntu 14.04; Peppermint Ice is our in-house built SSB manager, it has been rewritten from scratch and is now significantly more stable and more feature rich than past versions; we've fixed a number of upstream bugs present in Lubuntu, the specific project we fork from; Peppermint-Light is our new window manager and widget theme designed to offer a clean and relatively flat look and feel.
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Quirky unveiled an open, Linux-based “Wink” home automation hub and mobile app that control devices available at GE, The Home Depot, and elsewhere. New York City based Quirky announced its new Wink subsidiary, home automation hub, and smartphone app in The New York Times, and released a brief announcement in preparation for next week’s full launch. A Quirky rep confirmed our suspicions that the Wink Hub runs embedded Linux, but offered no further hardware details.
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Google's BoringSSL, a fork of the open source OpenSSL software for encrypting Web data, will spread the open source community's resources thinner.
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In this tutorial we will describe how to install Virtualbox Guest additions on Fedora Linux virtual machine. The rule of thumb here is that the most recent Fedora Linux version requires up to date Vitualbox installation. Having said that, it is possible to install Virtualbox Guest additions for most recent Fedora Linux using outdated Virtualbox installation, however the process would not be that straight forward. Therefore, if possible, before you continue to read, see what version of Virtualbox you are running and compare it with the version found on the official Virtualbox website.
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Plasma Media Center 1.2 was released as a Christmas gift. Now, we bring to you Plasma Media Center 1.3! As always, we have made sure to make it easier to enjoy your favorite videos, music and photos - both from your collection as well as online sources.
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It seems like every day there's a new mobile game that takes the world by storm. Whether it's Flappy Bird or CandyCrush, there's something about simple games that appeals to our need for quick, instant gratification.
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Linux Mint 17 Xfce includes enhancements to Update Manager, new artwork, better language settings, Xfce 4.10, long term support and much more.
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As power consumption grows in priority, the thin client world is increasingly turning to ARM processors. Atrust Computer Corp. offers a number of ARM-based thin clients, and like its x86-based Intel Atom- and Via-based systems, they run a custom Atrust Linux OS. While the company’s previous ARM systems ran on single-core Cortex-A8-based Sitara system-on-chips from Texas Instruments, the Atrust t66 runs on a faster, quad-core, Cortex-A9-based Freescale i.MX6. No clock rate was supplied for the t66, but the i.MX6 typically runs at 1.2GHz, and offers 2D, 3D, and video coprocessors.
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I thought it might help a few people (including myself!) to perform the following categorized and referenced summary of the current “families” of non-commercial Linux distros. All of these distros have brief descriptions and rankings at the listing site [1].
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With all the great leaps forward which Linux gaming has made recently, it is sad to see when a step backward is made. Rather than a new game appearing on the ever-expanding library of Linux games, today it seems a game has been delayed due to the actions of a few.
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All, I would like to formally introduce the Linux Data Storage community on Google Plus. The community just went through some recent renovations to make it more welcoming and simplified to new members. It focuses on all types of data storage for the Linux platform. If your interests are in Solid State Media, File Systems, Data Backup & Recovery, Cloud storage, LAN storage, there is a place for you. If you are looking for a consolidated section of more advanced tutorials, this community is your one-stop-shop. Whether you are a hobbyist working on your Desktop or an admin on your servers, this community should fit your needs. So I invite those who are interested in data storage technologies (under Linux) to join and participate in this growing community. I look forward to seeing some of you there.
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Interested in keeping track of what's happening in the open source cloud? is your source for what's happening right now in OpenStack, the open source cloud infrastructure project.
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The Beaglebone Black is a small, low cost, ARMv7 machine that is capable of running Fedora proper. It is a open-source hardware single-board computer similar in concept to the popular Raspberry PI, but has a faster processor, all for around $45.
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The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17 'Qiana' KDE. Linux Mint 17 is a long-term support release which will be supported until 2019. It comes with updated software and it brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use. The Update Manager was hugely improved. It shows more information, it looks better, it feels faster, and it gets less in your way. It no longer needs to reload itself in root mode when you click on it. It no longer checks for an Internet connection or waits for the network manager and it no longer locks the APT cache at session startup. The UI was improved, the icons were modified a bit and the changelog retrieval is now much faster and more reliable.
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There are some cases when we want to extend the size of LVM partition but if there is no free space available in the Volume group , then first we have to extend the volume group , to extend the volume group add new disks in volume group using vgextend command.
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June 23, 2014

While there are competing vendors, chip architectures, core counts and networking fabrics at play in the list of the worlds top 500 supercomputers, when it comes to the operating system of choice, there is no debate.
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Ditch Skype for an open source alternative as we compare some of the best VoIP clients that Linux has to offer. What are the best Linux VoIP clients? We have four we’ve put four of the best to the test to figure out exactly which one wins triumphantly.
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Coraline Ehmke has developed apps for the web for 20 years. In that time, she[he]#039[/he]s learned a lot about open source culture and what makes a community of contributors tick. At the Great Wide Open conference this year, Coraline gave a talk about diversity in open source.
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Successful implementation of Neutron ML2&OVS&VLAN multi node setup requires correct version of plugin.ini -[he]gt[/he] /etc/neutron/plugins/ml2/ml2_conf.ini which appears to be generated with errors by packstack. Several days playing with plugin.ini allowed me to build properly working system
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