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February 16, 2014

02:21
We are getting closer to the first Beta release of the upcoming GNOME 3.12 desktop environment, so I thought that it will be a very good idea to drop here some of the major features that will be implemented in this release of GNOME.
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00:46
Glorious free operating system of the people is no more. China’s homegrown answer to Windows has gone the way of the dodo after failing to make an impact on the domestic market for operating systems.
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February 15, 2014

23:12
The Linux desktop offers distributions for many diverse interests and specialties. Distro Astro is for astronomy enthusiasts. The latest version, Distro Astro 2.0, is dubbed "Pallas." It was released Nov. 20, 2013, at the South East Asian Young Astronomers Collaboration conference in Bandung, Indonesia. It is a major upgrade focusing on refinements for professional astronomers.
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21:37
Google has begun testing a new version of its V8 JavaScript engine for the Chrome browser that improves application performance by executing and compiling JavaScript code at the same time.
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20:02
For Linux and open-source fans in the greater Los Angeles region next weekend, it's once again time for SCALE!.
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18:28
Researchers say they have uncovered an ongoing attack that infects home and small-office wireless routers from Linksys with self-replicating malware, most likely by exploiting a code-execution vulnerability in the device firmware.
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16:55
Today in Open Source: It's fine for Mozilla to include ads in Firefox. Plus: Linux dominates the cloud, and fake Debian developers try for free games.
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15:21
How this works is a combination of PulseAudio, Bash, and a little bit of udev.
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14:41
For those curious how AMD's Catalyst Linux performance is doing as we get 2014 underway with the first Catalyst 14.1 beta, here are benchmarks from nine different AMD Radeon graphics cards under Ubuntu Linux and running this latest publicly available driver when looking at both the OpenGL graphics and OpenCL compute performance.
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13:06
Lennart Poettering has offered an in-depth look at the kdbus IPC system that's an implementation of D-Bus logic into the Linux kernel. Kdbus has been a work-in-progress for a while and is now finally becoming a reality.
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11:31
In GhostControl Inc you manage a team of ghost hunters and free London from paranormal terror in turn-based battles. Develop your own strategy and build your business well.
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09:57
Ubuntu developers can soon look forward to many improvements in the Ubuntu App development platform via its SDK.
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08:22
The GNOME Project has released a new milestone version of the package that contains the default icon theme and wallpapers for the upcoming and highly anticipated GNOME 3.12 desktop environment. As you can see from the image above, the wallpaper follows the same design that was used in previous releases of the GNOME desktop environment, and it features (as expected) three versions, which rotate themselves depending on the time of the day (morning, afternoon, and night).
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06:47
For those wondering what it entails in porting a program that previously depended upon X11 and its APIs to now working natively on Wayland without XWayland, here are some FOSDEM slides to check out.
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04:53
Opensource.com will publish articles focused on where beginners can start in open source from February 17 - 28. These stories will include accounts of first time experiences working for an open source company, working on open source software, and building open source apps. Plus, find useful tips for how you can get your newbie friends into open source.
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03:56
While many are upset right now over Mozilla's new advertising agenda, they are still investing on technical improvements to Firefox, including when it comes to 2D acceleration.
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02:59
Directory Tiles are those nine rectangular boxes you see the first time you open a Firefox window or tab. For new users, the tiles are empty, but Mozilla says those empty tiles are not delivering any value to them. Hence the Directory Tiles program.
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02:01
VMware has extended its partnership with Google by connecting Google Chromebooks with VMware's DaaS offering
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01:04
What if the Linux Foundation made an operating system and nobody ran it?Tizen, the mobile operating system driven by the Linux Foundation, has added 15 new members including Chinese smartphone maker ZTE and Japanese operator Softbank Mobile.…
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00:07
MakuluLinux 5.0 Xfce, built on a strong Debian base, offers users not only stability and speed, but now also provides a much more effective modern animated desktop environment. Pre-compiled with hundreds of themes and wallpapers, users can really take full advantage of configuring their desktop to their liking. Dual menus now allow users to either click bottom left of the desktop to make use of the familiar whisker menu or click bottom right and make use of the fancy mouse-driven slingshot launcher. MakuluLinux Xfce 5.0 is also the first release to show off the newly revamped Makulu Installer. Based on Debian 'Testing' and PAE-enabled Linux kernel 3.12.
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