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February 16, 2014

22:45
ZoneMinder is a glorious application for operating your security cameras, but it can be a bit of a beast to set it up. It is Web-based, so you need a LAMP stack, and some knowledge of running a Web server. Then you need supported cameras, and some twiddling in Zoneminder's multitude of options to get them working the way you want. In this how-to we'll focus on setting up and operating a single Foscam FI8905W outdoorFoscam wireless IP camera on the local network, and configuring ZoneMinder to record motion-activated events.
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21:58
After several months of development, we are glad to announce the 4.4-RC1 release. This is a candidate of Android-x86 4.4 stable release. The 4.4-RC1 release is based on the Android 4.4.2 (KitKat-MR1 release). We have fixed and added x86-specific code to let the system run smoothly on x86 platforms, especially on netbooks or tablets. Key features: integrate ffmpeg as a stagefright-plugin to support much more multimedia files, now we can play HD and Full HD videos; use the latest long-term stable kernel 3.10.30 with more drivers enabled, most netbooks can run Android-x86 in native resolutions.
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21:11
The difference between success and time suck is a well-thought out plan to reach the right target market
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20:02
Opensource.com held its first Youth in Open Source Week from January 13 - 17, 2014. Articles published during this time were focused on how kids and teens are using open source today and how we can get more young people involved in open source.We announced this series by publishing an article on Friday, January 10, 2014. This article was updated throughout the week as new articles were published. It now contains the full list of articles published for Youth in Open Source Week (YOSW).During the week of January 13 - 17, we published nine articles as part of the series. We also published three regular articles for a total of 12 articles published during that week.
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19:11
RadiumBoards launched a 720p, 1.3-megapixel MIPI Camera Board for the Wandboard a month after Avnet announced a $49, 5-megapixel Wandcam for the open SBC. In recent months, three camera add-ons have emerged to give eyes to the community-backed Wandboard single board computer. In November, E-con Systems released a $69 Wandboard version of the 5-megapixel e-CAM50IMX6 […]
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17:16
The Android operating system, which Google touts as open, isn't. Google imposes strict restrictions on smartphone manufacturers and app developers in its Android mobile application distribution agreement, according to excerpts of documents revealed by Ben Edelman, an associate professor at the Harvard Business School. The information was obtained from two MADAs admitted in open court.
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15:22
The head of Canonical, the company behind the Ubuntu GNU/Linux distribution and the creator of the upstart init system, has announced that it will switch its init system to the Red Hat-developed systemd.
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13:27
Just a quick update to let folks know about a few updates our special installers for Bodhi Linux on Chromebook hardware.
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11:33
Klei is at it again, with a brand new teaser trailer for Don't Starve's DLC titled "Reign of Giants".
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09:39
I’m going to make some observations about how OpenStack is paralleling, and will likely continue to parallel, the adoption of another open source project that I think we can all agree has become popular and successful—namely Linux.
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07:44
Mitchell Baker, chair of the Mozilla Foundation, defends Firefox's new ad program. Firefox users remain wary.
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05:50
Opensource.com held its first Youth in Open Source Week from January 13 - 17, 2014. Articles published during this time were focused on how kids and teens are using open source today and how we can get more young people involved in open source. During the week of January 13 - 17, we published nine articles as part of the series. We also published three regular articles for a total of 12 articles published during that week.
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03:56
A Phoronix reader has exclusively shared with Phoronix a set of SGI marketing tapes that were formerly confidential and deal with "Selling into an NT Environment", among other topics.
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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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