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May 29, 2014

And the only conclusion that I can draw by looking at the contents of the website is that TrueCrypt is dead.
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This tutorial explains the steps for the installation and configuration of IBM Network Advisor 12.1.5 on RHEL 6 to manage storage area network (SAN) switches running OS 7.x.x.
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The one Simband demonstrated on stage at Samsung's "Voice of the Body" event in San Francisco showed a continuous stream of heartbeat information, seismograph-style, such as one might see on a hospital-grade ECG machine. A "shuttle battery" will allow you to wear the device 24 hours a day, charging it on your wrist while you sleep.The still-speculative Simband is designed around a new open software platform called SAMI, for Samsung Architecture Multimodal Interactions. The company described it as one health platform to rule them all, bringing in information from non-Samsung health trackers too. Samsung says it will release SAMI APIs for developers by the end of the year.
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Are 64-bit ARM processors ready for the datacenter? Applied Micro and Canonical claim they are with an upcoming demo of the OpenStack cloud using Ubuntu Linux on an X-Gene server.
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Much to the frustration of gamers, Valve's SteamOS Linux-based Steam Machines will be delayed until 2015.
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Something odd is happening with the popular open source encryption program TrueCrypt. The download page for the program was changed Wednesday to display an ominous warning about the software: "Using TrueCrypt is not secure as it may contain unfixed security issues," it reads. "This page exists only to help migrate existing data encrypted by TrueCrypt."
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One of the official webpages for the widely used TrueCrypt encryption program says that development has abruptly ended and warns users of the decade-old tool that it isn't safe to use.
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Axiomtek’s CAPA112 SBC uses an AMD G-Series APU and offers dual display support, two GbE, six USB, and four COM ports, and PC/104 and Mini-PCIe expansion. The CAPA112 is designed for fanless, embedded applications that need rich graphics, legacy ISA support, and a wide operating temperature range, says Axiomtek. Applications are said to include medical imaging, digital signage, kiosks/POI, thin clients, and gaming machines. The device can withstand temperatures ranging from -40 to 70°C
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When you want to set up an application, most likely you will need to create an administrative account and add users with different privileges. This scenario happens frequently with content management, wiki, file sharing, and mailing lists as well as code versioning and continuous integration tools. When thinking about user and group centralization, you will need to select an application that fits your needs.
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The upcoming end of support for Adobe Flash in the open source Chromium browser for Linux is actually a good thing for the Linux world.
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Codenamed Moorefield, Intel's latest 64-bit chip is expected to make a high-profile appearance at the upcoming Computex conference.
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Manufacturers of embedded systems recognize the consequences of data becoming unavailable. Compared to SQLite, the benchmarking results of ITTIA DB SQL show a net advantage in important features.
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Antergos 2014.05.26 available. At last! Here it is... a new stable release of Antergos. A lot of bug fixes and improvements... and the long-awaited KDE option in our installer (KDE 4.13.1 at the time of writing), along with MATE (MATE 1.8 at the time of writing). And another announcement. We are now working with the Numix guys and Antergos will have the Numix icon theme replacing the old-but-always-remembered Faenza. We are using also Numix GTK+ themes and the GNOME-Shell theme, customized for Antergos with the name 'Numix Frost'.
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Canonical's design team are working to build a more mobile-friendly version of the charm browser for the Ubuntu Linux Juju cloud orchestration service.
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The next partition will be used as the main (root) partition, but you won’t be able to specify the mount point here. You do, however, need to specify enough disk space to install and run the system. Then from the “Use as” menu, select physical volume for encryption. Then specify and confirm an encryption passphrase in the fields that appear. OK
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This week, we look at OpenStack as part of global cloud OS, OpenStack and Ubuntu powering the world's fastest super computer and Cisco saying, "no thanks" to Rackspace.
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May 28, 2014

The ultimate Linux gaming machine - aka Valve's Steam Machine won't be available until 2015. That's not good news.
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Samba Server Configuration in Ubuntu 14.04 LTSThis guide explains how to configure samba server in Ubuntu 14.04 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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I've tried pretty much every IRC client available for both Linux and OS X. (I use both platforms during my day job.) No matter how many times I try to find a GUI application that meets my needs, I always turn back to Irssi.
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On Tuesday evening, Valve Software used a forum in the Steam games-store app to announce a delay, though for once, it wasn't for an internally developed video game. Instead, the company slapped a "when it's done" sticker on its Steam Machine living-room PC project, which has now been bumped to "a release window of 2015, not 2014."
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