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June 7, 2014

16:01
SoftBank and Aldeberan have teamed up on a Linux-based, $1,930 personal robot named Pepper that can read emotions and respond autonomously. As we gradually approach the “singularity” when robots overtake human intelligence, we often comfort ourselves in believing robots will never duplicate our often troublesome capacity for emotion. Yet such James Kirkian sentiments may prove suspect as roboticists make robots more sensitive to emotions while using emotional expression to communicate.
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14:07
Running With Rifles is a really fun top down army action game that promises to keep you entertained for a long time. It mixes army vs army combat with vehicles and a customizable load-out as you play the game.
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07:35
We previously posted about some of the logo design ideas that Máirín Duffy was working on for the 3 products of fedora.next (Cloud, Server, and Workstation). Since that post, Máirín has also posted a bunch of other iterations, and I also entered the fray with a few ideas of my own.
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06:38
A review of new Linux-based products.
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05:40
Black Lab Linux 5.0.1 released! Today we are pleased to announce the release of Black Lab Linux 5.0.1. With this release we bring some much needed overhaul and advancements to our Linux desktop to make it the most stable, and easiest to use yet.
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04:43
OpenProducts is prepping an Ubuntu-based private file and email server called OPI with LUKS-based microSD encryption, and optional USB or cloud backup.
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03:46
Matthew Miller just announced that fortnightly public Fedora Board meetings are starting up again. The first meeting will be on Monday the 9th of June at 17:00 UTC time.
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02:49
In today's open source roundup: Linux professionals face a red-hot job market. Plus: Steam now has more than 500 Linux games, and what happens when you hook Ubuntu up to a barbeque grill?
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01:52
This guide explains how to configure samba server in CentOS 6.5 with anonymous [he]amp[/he] secured samba servers. Samba is an Open Source/Free Software suite that provides seamless file and print services to SMB/CIFS clients. Samba is freely available, unlike other SMB/CIFS implementations, and allows for interoperability between Linux/Unix servers and Windows-based clients.
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00:55
We all know that Linux has changed the world....in small ways and large One of the ways it's changed the world is by changing the way work gets done in corporations, big and small, around the world. As with the computer itself, the effects of ever-advancing Linux seem evolutionary and "slow & steady" from day to day. But in the 20 years since its introduction, the impact Linux has made in macro is truly staggering!
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June 6, 2014

23:57
This post shows how to dual-boot Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 on a computer with two hard disk drives (HDD) and UEFI firmware.
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23:00
This week, we look at how Apple's idea of the cloud might not be the same as everyone else's, the increasingly cloud-first world we live in, and 10 "powerful" IaaS vendors, some of which might surprise you (especially who gets left out).
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22:03
LIMBO caused quite a stir when it was released for Linux being wrapped in a custom wine wrapper by Codeweavers, but that saga looks like it's coming to and end.
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21:06
During the course of the last twelve months, the OpenStack community has advanced as more users of the leading open source cloud technology have been reporting their progress—with the help of their partners—towards making a meaningful impact on their business goals and objectives.
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20:09
The Ubuntu distribution features numerous flavors, like KDE, Xfce, and LXDE, but not all the major desktop environments are used. It looks like a new one is brewing, based on MATE.
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19:11
In another example of Microsoft's mobile-first strategy, the company is expected to make the Android tablet version of its core touch-first Office apps available months ahead of the Windows 8 variant.
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18:14
A coding language from Wolfram supplied free to all Raspberry Pis. Why should you care? I’m going to be completely honest, I really have no idea what Mathematica is. Not even sure I’ve heard of Wolfram. So let’s start with that. What is Wolfram?
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17:17
While the newest OpenSSL security problems are troubling, and you should address it, it's nothing as bad as Heartbleed.
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16:20
Qnap unveiled a Linux-based, SOHO-focused “TS-X51 Turbo NAS” device with 2-8 HDD bays, plus private cloud sharing, video transcoding, and virtualization. Before the current era of open source SBCs, embedded hackers often sought out Linux-based network attached storage (NAS) devices to build customized server devices. Despite the fact that the vast majority of NAS devices […]
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15:23
Many individuals may want to contribute to Linux or some open-source software project. However, many people may not be sure where to start or how to help. Others may not know computer programming and feel that there is no way they can contribute. Well, guess what? There are many ways anyone can contribute to Linux directly or some open-source software (OSS).
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