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May 23, 2014

Last year, consumer search website FindTheBest tried to use an anti-extortion law to fight back against Lumen View Technology, a patent troll that attacked it with a "matchmaking" patent. While FindTheBest was able to knock out Lumen's patent in short order, its lawsuit based on the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act came to an end this week.
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Digia has upgraded its bootable, Linux and Android ready Qt Enterprise Embedded GUI with Qt 5.3, Qt Cloud support, Qt WebEngine, and Qt Quick Compiler. Digia announced its commercial embedded version of Qt — Qt Enterprise Embedded — last October. The company updated it in early March with optimized Yocto recipes, a faster emulator, and a virtual keyboard.
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In today's open source roundup: Should Linux distros look more like OS X? Plus: The Verge reviews Motorola's Moto E phone, and how to audit a Linux class for free.
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A protocol based on "discrete logarithms", deemed as one of the candidates for the Internet’s future security systems, was decrypted by EPFL researchers. Allegedly tamper-proof, it could only stand up to the school machines’ decryption attempts for two hours.
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Valve has finally opened up Steam's in-home streaming feature to everyone. Currently it allows you to Stream Windows games to different operating systems.
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Our SBC survey has now concluded, and it’s time to reveal the Top 10 SBCs list. Yes, the Pi is still in the sky… but some other winners may surprise you!
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Jono Bacon, the longtime community manager for Ubuntu Linux, is leaving for a new job at XPRIZE this month.
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California is a new, simple, calendar app for Fedora from the Yorba crew (developers of shotwell and the geary email app). You can try out california on Fedora 20.
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The quick — back of the napkin — explanation of the Fedora.Next initiative is that Fedora will be producing 3 distinct products: Workstation, Server and Cloud. With the introduction of these products, each of them will need to have their own logo and a brand that ties them together.
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03:12 is happy to announce the 4.4-RC2 release. This is the second candidate of Android-x86 4.4 stable release. A live CD image is available.
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Inkscape, the open source vector (SVG) editor is currently in the process of releasing a major update and their first pre-release version is now built and available for Fedora via […]
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That's not an error, The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition is now out for SteamOS/Linux and I am downloading it as I type this. This is truly a knock-out year for Linux gamers and it's only May!
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At the summit, big news from the OpenStack Foundation was the debut of the OpenStack Marketplace as an online facility to make it easier for users to find products and services. As a physical manifestation of the online marketplace, the OpenStack Summit exhibit hall had a marketplace theme to emphasize the new initiative. Flip through highlights from the summit in this slide show.
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May 22, 2014

Configure Linux to use NTLM authentication proxy (ISA Server) using CNTLMCntlm is an NTLM / NTLM Session Response / NTLMv2 authenticating HTTP proxy intended to help you break free from the chains of Microsoft proprietary world. You can use a free OS and honor our noble idea, but you can't hide. Once you're behind those cold steel bars of a corporate proxy server requiring NTLM authentication, you're done with. The same even applies to 3rd party Windows applications, which don't support NTLM natively.
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In my last article, I started a series called Command-Line Cloud. The intent ofthe series is to discuss how to use the cloud services we are facedwith these days without resorting to a Web browser. I spend most of mytime on the command line, so that's where I'd most like to interface withcloud services.
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The fuss over so-called net neutrality is quite odd and has turned into the kind of mass hysteria I've not witnessed in the tech world, ever.
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This tutorial will describes how to installing XBMC 13.0 in ubuntu 14.04 LTS and derivatives. As we know, XBMC 13.0 with codename “Gotham” was released, in this release we will find many improvements, updates and fixes.
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A new stable Steam client update has been released by Valve and the developers have finally enabled In-Home Streaming for everyone.
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J. R. R. Tolkien, perhaps best known as the author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, was, in his academic life, a scholar of Anglo-Saxon language and literature. After a delay of 90 years, his translation of Beowulf will finally be published today. Through this newly available translation, readers will have the opportunity to visit (or revisit) King Hrothgar[he]#039[/he]s mead hall and experience Beowulf[he]#039[/he]s battles against Grendel and Grendel[he]#039[/he]s mother without having to learn to read Anglo-Saxon, or as it is also known, Old English.
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This article isn't arguing against the use of Adblocking extensions, like AdBlock Plus. Rather, it's an argument in favor of using said extensions more prudently (i.e. using whitelists for sites you support etc...).
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