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May 6, 2014

Chakra 2014.05 RC 1 is now available for testing. Chakra GNU/Linux is a user-friendly and powerful distribution and live CD originally forked from Arch Linux. It features a graphical installer, automatic hardware detection and configuration, the latest KDE desktop, and a variety of tools and extras.
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The jury foreman in the latest round of the Apple v. Samsung patent showdown said Monday that the "consumer" was clearly the biggest loser following the conclusion of the month-long trial.
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SuperTuxKart a lot of Linux users favourite little open source racer often compared to Nintendo's Mario Kart is to get a ton of graphical updates.
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LinkSprite, which hosts the open source project for Allwinner-based pcDuino single board computers, will be Allwinner’s “earliest access” partner to develop a “pcDuino8? SBC based on UltraOctaA80 (“A80?). This gives it a head start versus other open hardware projects that have focused on Allwinner’s A10 and A20 SoCs, such as and OLinuxino. The A80 began sampling in April, and first commercial devices based on it are set to ship starting in late June.
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UltraDNS said it has mitigated a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack for most of its customers after the service was held down for most of the day. "Currently, only customers utilizing a segment of UltraDNS Name Server addresses are experiencing resolution latency due to intermittent network saturation in the Western US," said Neustar director of product management, security solutions, Jim Fink in an email to Threatpost.
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If you are like me and want to upgrade you copy of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, this post shows what you need to do. If you have an updated installation of Ubuntu 12.04, it should really be Ubuntu 12.04.4.
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In today's open source roundup: Ubuntu for Android is no longer in development. Plus: Unreal Tournament 4 for Linux, and Firefox Versus Konqueror.
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May 5, 2014

Linuxfx Ghost 7 is available. Linuxfx is a new Brazilian Ubuntu-based distribution. It features an intuitive KDE desktop user interface, automatic hardware detection and configuration, support for popular multimedia codecs, and a collection of useful software for office use and media playback. Linuxfx supports Portuguese, Spanish and English languages.
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Avalue announced a 3.5-inch SBC and a Qseven format COM supporting the full range of Intel Atom E3800 SoCs and equipped with a wide range of PC-style I/O. Avalue is a bit late in announcing these new embedded boards based on Intel’s 22nm Atom E3800 system-on-chip, although being on Intel’s embedded roadmap, the SoCs will […]
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I love SSH. I mean, I really, really love SSH. It's by far the mostversatile, useful, amazingly powerful tool in my system administrationquiver. One of the problems with SSH, however, is that when it dies,it doesn't automatically recover. Don't get me wrong.
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Today the Black Lab Linux team is pleased to announce the release of Black Lab Linux 5.0, our most exciting and innovative release yet. Black Lab Linux 5.0 reiterates our commitment to a functional, stable and intuitive desktop Linux distribution.
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In part two of this series we load and test our critter-scaring Arduino sketch, and play scary motion-activated noises. This part contains the complete sketch, with explanations.
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The Android bashers at are at it again. This time they are claiming that Android stinks and the iPhone 6 will prove it. Yawn.
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TriOS Alpha 3 is available. TriOS is a new Debian-based, Serbian Linux distribution available in 32-bit and 64-bit builds.
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Who doesn't know the challenges in complex project teams and organizations? Multiple projects need to be managed, often with various dependencies to other teams, partners, external suppliers or other parties. Different stakeholders require a different level of information. Questions arise and often cannot be answered satisfactory in many project teams: What is the timeline of our project? What needs to be done to reach the next milestone? How can we track dependencies to other parties in the project plan? Surprisingly, even with the existing OSS tool environment for project management, teams are often still not able to manage complexity.
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Gizmodo reader Kimberly Nguyen spotted this really neat video demonstrating how computer logic gates work using just strings and weights. “I’m an Electrical Engineering/Computer Engineering major and I’ve never seen anything like this before!”
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Code review is a practice that facilitates the rapid collaboration, sharing of knowledge, and supreme quality typical in open source projects. The code review social structure is a defining characteristic of a project. What is the best social structure for an open source project?
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Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL (Incl. Quota And Bandwidth Management) On Fedora 20This document describes how to install a PureFTPd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users. This is much more performant and allows to have thousands of ftp users on a single machine. In addition to that I will show the use of quota and upload/download bandwidth limits with this setup. Passwords will be stored encrypted as MD5 strings in the database.
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You are a go to person among your friends and family when it comes to Linux related questions. Someone asked you how to install and configure a tool, and you you wanted to show the procedures. How would you do that if he or she is not in front of you? There could be various […]Continue reading...The post How to record and replay a terminal session on Linux appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to record screen activities on AndroidHow to capture and replay network traffic on LinuxHow to suspend ssh session in LinuxHow to capture microphone input to wav format fileHow to manage multiple terminal windows on Linux Desktop
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The GNOME Desktop project often gets a lot of flack for its design decisions, many of which turn perfectly good, usable applications into unusable crud.
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