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May 3, 2014

Men Micro has released a Rugged COM Express module that mixes a Freescale i.MX6 SoC with an Altera Cyclone IV FPGA, and supports -40 to +85°C operation.
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There is even an option in Tails to enable the desktop to look like a Windows XP desktop to help avoid suspicion from people who might be walking by a Tails user. In this slide show, eWEEK examines key features of the Tails 1.0 release.
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"Do you know Linux? WE ARE HIRING!" That's what billboards from HostGator have been saying for the past several years. That company is not alone. Demand for Linux talent is high and getting higher.
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Another success story to share with you guys today. The kind folks at bitSmith Games kindly let us know how well Ku: Shroud of the Morrigan is selling on Linux.
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Weeks after the OpenSSL debacle, the question still stands: Why did so few people show up to work on such widely-used and important code? Since the problem arose, funds have flowed in to fix it at the behest of corporate giants, but before the crises, few volunteers participated. One leading open source expert has suggested a reason: licensing.
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May 2, 2014

The Perfect Desktop - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) This tutorial shows how you can set up an Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) desktop that is a full-fledged replacement for a Windows desktop, i.e. that has all the software that people need to do the things they do on their Windows desktops. The advantages are clear: you get a secure system without DRM restrictions that works even on old hardware, and the best thing is: all software comes free of charge.
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Google's Android Silver program may be the straw that breaks the back of the Samsung and Google relationship.
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You could have come across the term, “cPanel” if you have been searching around for a shared Linux web hosting or logged into cPanel right now if have got a new hosting account. cPanel is a web-based tool that can help you manage the files on your website, email associated with your domain, and basically manage almost everything about your hosting. It is extremely user-friendly and can enable one to manage their hosting even if you they do not know much about web hosting.In this article I'll show you 6 things that you must know to start to work with this software.
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Privacy Badger is a new tool from the Electronic Frontier Foundation designed to stop creepy online tracking.It’s an extension for Firefox and Chrome that “automatically detects and blocks spying ads around the Web, and the invisible trackers that feed information to them.”
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There’s a problem with Red Hat Czech’s YouTube channel, where the DevConf videos about are hosted. This should be fixed soon, at which point my series of articles about […]
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We all know about the Raspberry Pi, but it's far from the only single-board computer out there that makers might find both useful and affordable.
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Sometimes, cable or DSL just isn't available. In that case, what happens when mobile broadband is used on a regular basis?
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eBook reader, editor, and library management software Calibre 1.35 has been released and comes with more book editing and spell checking features and fixes.
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We already let you know last month that Battleblock Theatre would have a Linux version, the best news is the date is now set for the release and it will be simultaneous on Linux & Windows.
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On my new installation, I found four of those default settings that when modified, made using Unity, the Ubuntu desktop, a little bit more user-friendly.
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When I installed the openSUSE KDE edition I noticed that there were 2 browsers installed. Konqueror is part of KDE so it is no surprise that this is installed but by providing Firefox as well are the openSUSE developers saying Konqueror isn't good enough?
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I began working with the Wikimedia Foundation in January 2012 for program and community support in India. With the Centre for Internet and Society's Access To Knowledge program, we focus on open access for scholarly publications to help communities enrich Wikipedia entries for Indic languages.While I was negotiating with a few authors to relicense their copyrighted books to a Creative Commons license (a license that allows anyone to reuse, modify and use content), I began identifying certain areas of motivation for an author to donate their work as free content.
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The O'Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON) is an annual convention for the discussion of free and open source software.
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A few years ago, we wrote about how a guy named Dimitry Shirokov, with help from the law firm of Booth Sweet had taken on the "fathers" of copyright trolling in the US, Dunlap, Grubb & Weaver, who had formed an organization called US Copyright Group, which initiated the first round of mass copyright trolling in the US (before the likes of Prenda and others entered the space). Shirokov had tried to make his lawsuit a class action against the lawyers, claiming fraud and extortion. And while the class action part was unfortunately rejected, the case has ended with a victory for Shirokov, with the judge ordering DGW to pay $39,909.95 ($3,179.52 to Shirokov and the rest in attorneys' fees to Booth Sweet).
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Tablets are not the end-all, be-all of computing and eventually the laptop will take over. Again.
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