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November 18, 2014

07:26
Every municipality should have an open data champion. The City of Raleigh, the capital city of North Carolina, is fortunate to have Jason Hare, an open data program manager and an open data consultant. Last year, Hare lead the effort to deploy a beta version of the first open data portal for Raleigh that went live earlier this year after another iteration with even more data available to the public.
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06:28
This is a part of Fedora Council Elections interviews series. This is an important election, as two candidates will be selected as the Elected Representives, seats which carry full membership in our new top-level leadership and governance body.
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05:31
Adobe has appointed Matt Asay, a veteran of open source leadership with experience at Alfresco, Novell, Canonical and MongoDB, as its new vice president for Mobile.
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04:34
Since the introduction of Plasma widgets in KDE4, the whole desktop took a new direction, starting to become a more interactive way to communicate with the user, to say nothing about the fact that a desktop with widgets will look more beautiful than a plain, icon-only desktop.
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03:37
The Linux Mint team is working on a Debian-based version of their distribution and it looks like things are coming along. The devs have made some progress with the Cinnamon integration and users might soon get a real choice.
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02:40
The holiday season is upon us and that means family, friends, fond memories, and food. I thought I would reminisce and revisit of some classic computer adventure games that I played with family and friends when I was younger. These classic games are playable on modern operating systems, including Linux, by using open source tools: DOSBox, ResidualVM, and ScummVM. And since it is Open Food Week here on Opensource.com, I will be pairing each game with a recipe from Mystery Manor, a site that covers computer adventure games! It[he]#039[/he]s been a family favorite for many years.
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01:43
For new Linux users, the command line is arguably the most intimidatingthing. For crusty veterans like me, green text on a black background isas cozy as fuzzy slippers by a fireplace, but I still see CLI Companionas a pretty cool application.
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00:45
This new version adds support for six new applications and 20 apps with updated versions. The new applications are Exaile, Yarock, GNOME Commander (Trusty), SimpleAudioPlayer, Kid3 and Fotoxx (DEB).
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November 17, 2014

23:48
Systemd is the gift that just keeps on giving to the Linux community. Unfortunately, what it’s giving is not what most of us want. It has spawned an unending stream of vitriol and attacks.
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22:51
I was preparing to write about the latest Lubuntu 14.10 release but instead decided to give the new Ubuntu MATE edition a go after seeing it in action as a live distribution on my far more powerful Toshiba Satellite Pro. How did it compare with Lubuntu on an old netbook?
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21:54
Ubuntu Server 14.10 Utopic Unicorn is the latest version of ubuntu server edition. Released and announced by canonical brings with new features and bug fixes.
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20:57
Microsoft is finally getting real about open-source software. No, I'm not being sarcastic.
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19:59
Smartctl (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) is a command line utility or a tool in UNIX like operating system that perform SMART tasks such as printing the SMART self-test and error logs.
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19:59
Smartctl (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) is a command line utility or a tool in UNIX like operating system that perform SMART tasks such as printing the SMART self-test and error logs.
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19:02
“Consumers like free, they’re big fans of that,” he went-on, “but I’m not sure that some of the other properties of open source are as big a deal to them as to a technical person who sees all these different facets that are interesting, whether it’s the forking side being interesting, that they can read the code or whatever. From the consumer point of view, you don’t get that usually.”
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18:05
The Debian and systemd debate has pushed yet another developer to quit an important role in the Debian project. Tollef Fog Heen has resigned his position because of the constant attacks regarding the implementation of systemd in Debian.
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17:08
Revolutionizing American agribusiness from the ground up, one seed at a time.read more
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16:11
If you need to use multiple Linux distributions, you do not have so many options. You can either install it, on your machine or in a virtual one, or you can boot on it from an ISO file in live mode. The second option, if less needy in hard drive space, is bothersome as you […]Continue reading...The post How to boot on an ISO image from Grub appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to add kernel boot parameters via GRUB on Linux What are useful CLI tools for Linux system admins
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15:13
Rassam-paint is a free painting application using GTK with support for formats that include PNG, JPG, BMP, CUR, ICO, TIFF, PGM, PBM and basic image editing tools such as shapes or text.
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14:16
Today we are announcing the immediate availability of Black Lab Professional Desktop 6.0 SR2. SR2 (Service Release 2) is a collection of all security updates for October and November 2014.We also have some new additions
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