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September 11, 2014

More and more people are switching to Linux every week and after doing so some of them will ask "So what do I do now?"This list contains 30 tasks a new user might want to consider after installing Ubuntu and includes basic things such as connecting to the internet to more involved things such as learning about command line tools. Each list item provides links to other articles and videos which provide a demonstration of how to complete the tasks.
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The Linux version of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive seems to have been in the works for ages, but now there is finally some news about it, although it's nothing definitive.
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Four years ago, Google teamed up with Verizon to argue that most network neutrality rules should not apply to cellular networks. The companies got much of what they wanted, with the Federal Communications Commission passing rules that let wireless operators discriminate against third-party applications as long as they disclose their traffic management practices. Wireless companies were also allowed to block applications that don't compete against their telephony services.
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TiVo announced a Linux-based “TiVo Mega” DVR with 24TB of storage — enough for 4,000 hours of HD video — plus six tuners and streaming to mobile devices. Over the years, TiVo boxes have grown smaller, with relatively large digital video recorders such as the circa 2011 Premiere Q slimming down to more recent product […]
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There are many native Twitter clients available on Linux platforms, be it a GUI-based client (e.g., Birdie, Choqok, Gwibber, Turpial) or a terminal-based counterpart (e.g., t or TTYtter client). In the world of open-source software, such diversity is the norm, and the freedom of choice is what we all cherish in Linux. For those Linux […]Continue reading...The post How to use Twitter in a Linux terminal with Rainbow Stream appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to access popular search engines from the command line on Linux
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Sometimes a new piece of code turns out to be more useful than its author suspected. Alejandra Morales recently came out with the Cryogenic Project as part of his Master's thesis, supervised by Christian Grothoff. The ideawas to reduce energy consumption by scheduling input/output operations in batches.
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The new Red Hat Satellite isn't just for Red Hat Enterprise Linux system administrators. Anyone managing a Red Hat-based cloud will be glad that Red Hat Satellite 6 has arrived.
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In today's Android roundup: Who wins in a head to head fight between Google's Android Wear and Apple's Watch? Plus: Comedy Central releases an app for Android, and make free voice calls from Google Hangouts.
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Intel launched its Edison COM for wearables, with a “Tangier” SoC that mixes a dual-core Atom running Linux with a Quark chip, and optional breakout boards. Intel’s tiny Edison computer-on-module for wearables and other Internet of Things applications is finally available for $50, along with two Intel development boards plus an array of third-party expansion […]
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Fedora developer Vojt?ch Trefný recently announced blivet-gui a new storage and partition manager for Fedora using blivet — the backend library used for managing storage in the Fedora installer (Anaconda). […]
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Linux vendor Red Hat today announced the general availability of its Satellite 6 server management product, representing a new breed of technology that is different from its predecessors.
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Installation and configuration of  RainLoop on Debian 7 (Wheezy)This document describes how to install and configure Rainloop on Debian 7. Rainloop is a popular free Open Source Web Application primarily written in PHP. It offers users a swift and contemporary web interface for accessing emails on a majority of commonly used domain mail providers such as Outlook, Yahoo, and Gmail, in addition to local mail servers. Rainloop also doubles up as a Mail User Agent (MUA) by accessing domain mail via IMAP/ SMTP protocols. This tutorial explains the process of installing Rainloop Webmail on Debian 7 and customizations for Rainloop.
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I don’t know how much Google’s paying him, but it has to be more than plenty. As the Triangle Business Journal reported on August 29 when he walked out the door for the last time at Red Hat’s Raleigh headquarters, he left behind a boatload of cash.
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In today's open source roundup: Five free office suites for Linux. Plus: Disproving outdated myths about Linux, and Linux Journal looks at the Anker desktop charger.
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Drupal is a powerful and flexible open source content management system that powers a large number of sites on the Internet. Drupal[he]#039[/he]s flexibility means that sites built with Drupal can vary widely in form and function. In most cases, this flexibility is a benefit, but it can sometimes also be overwhelming. Growing a Drupal powered website from Drupal Core to a finished, customized site, by selecting from a wide variety of modules and themes, can be a complicated and time consuming process.
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September 10, 2014

The latest release of Piston OpenStack lets organizations deploy private clouds on commodity server clusters with support for Icehouse APIs. OpenStack orchestration vendor Piston is shooting to make do-it-yourself private-cloud computing easier with the release this week of a new version of its Piston OpenStack platform, which it says offers all the benefits of the AWS public cloud without the costs or security vulnerabilities.
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The cloud is a big place. There[he]#039[/he]s no one technology, no one source of information, and no one topic that can cover everything. But to me, that[he]#039[/he]s what is exciting about it. It[he]#039[/he]s a place where having a multidisciplinary background is not only helpful, it[he]#039[/he]s essential.
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Time to change your password again. A database containing nearly 5 million Gmail user accounts and passwords was leaked on Bitcoin Security, a popular Russian website devoted to the cryptocurrency.
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Red Hat’s technology chief has floated over to Google following his abrupt and uncelebrated exit. Brian Stevens suddenly left the Linux distro and aspiring OpenStack cloud fluffer after 12 years as executive vice president and chief technology officer.
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This is not fun news to wake up to. Microsoft if apparently buying the indie studio Mojang for more than 2 billion dollars.
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