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April 22, 2014

Can a cheap, Linux-powered black box from a cloud storage specialist offer the reassurance of privacy in a post-Snowden world of paranoia?
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Cloudproject and Elam Kitchen have launched a line of Android-based home furnishings and appliances that feature transparent multitouch displays. Embedded technology firm Cloudproject Generation S.r.l. and Elam Kitchen of the Tisettanta Group have begun shipping the first in their series of computers that offer transparent displays built into windows and mirrors. The two Italian firms […]
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Container technology, a lightweight kind of virtualization, is becoming a core component in major Linux distributions. But what role will it really plan in datacenters and the cloud?
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Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 may be the best version yet. GNOME 3.10 adds desktop polish to this release, and GNOME Classic offers users a choice of interfaces.
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Enable user name display on panel on your Ubuntu 14.04 system.
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Telerik has made the software code for most of the Kendo UI Core widgets for mobile app development available under an open source Apache 2.0 license.
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We're happy to announce our latest LTS release. Ubuntu Studio 14.04 will be supported for three years. The installer has a new plugin which allows you to choose which packages to install out of our workflows - audio, video, graphics, photography and publishing, so you no longer need to install all the packages; Linux low-latency code is now merged with Linux generic, so it's better streamlined and follows all Linux generic changes more exactly; EFI support.
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Star Citizen is a game you cannot help but get excited over. A new video has surfaced from PAX where parts of the game where shown off and it doesn't disappoint. Move over Eve Online!
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Adobe has many popular software applications. Is it time for the company to release them all for Linux?
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April 21, 2014

Korenix unveiled a rugged, Linux-based “JetBox” industrial controller that offers two LAN and four serial ports, plus serial-to-Ethernet gateway functions. Taiwan-based Korenex, owned by Beijer Electronics Group, has been spinning its Linux-based, JetBox industrial controller and router computers since at least 2007, with more recent models including the circa-2011 Jetbox 9345-w. The new JetBox model […]
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If you follow my columns in Linux Journal, youprobably are awarethat I'm a big fan of the command line. When it comes to getting thingsdone efficiently, most of the time the command line can't be beat.
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In today's open source roundup: OpenSSL may suffer from the lack of a visionary like Linus Torvalds. Plus: The media's exploitive coverage of the Heartbleed bug, and Chromebooks could destroy Windows.
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Q: I'm nervous about keeping my online banking safe on my regular PC. Should I buy a Chromebook and use it just for that?A: Cheap laptops running Google's Chrome OS have a lot going for them as long as you don't need conventional, disk-based apps and rarely lack for bandwidth. These $200-and-up models ignore Windows and Mac viruses and update and back themselves up automatically.
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It come as no surprise that we are facing a crisis in education, with children being taught to use computers but not understand them. Despite a need for change being identified, the situation does not appear to be improving.
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It's all well and good us having "SuperTuxKart", but KartSim looks fantastic and aims to be much more realistic. With great graphics, sounds and customization!
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Beatrice Martini is the Event Manager at Open Knowledge. With a successful event behind her, the Open Knowledge Conference in Geneva (2013), she is now organizing the Open Knowledge Festival in Berlin that will take place July 15 - 17.
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We've been hearing rumors of an Amazon smartphone for years, and lately those rumors are heating up again --this time with some cool 3D effects. But it's going to take more than some gimmicks to get people to switch from the dominant players: Apple and Samsung.
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From March 31 to April 4, Free Software desktop hackers from many of the largest desktop projects (including GNOME, KDE, Unity and LXDE-Qt) met to collaborate on specifications and tools to improve application interoperability between the desktops. Clarified standards are expected not only to improve the experience of running applications designed for one desktop inside of another, but also to provide a clearer picture of what is required from third party application developers approaching the Free Software desktop for the first time.
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Dead Island: Riptide is an action role-playing survival horror video game developed by Polish studio Techland and published by Koch Media's game label Deep Silver, released in April 2013 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
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As the second long-term support release of the Edubuntu, this version will be supported for 5 years, until April 2019. The Edubuntu development team will also provide 'point releases' in sync with Ubuntu to offer new installation media containing all the latest bug fixes and hardware enablement stacks. As usual, Edubuntu inherits most of the changes that occur in Ubuntu. Additionally, this release brings you: Epoptes 0.5.7, an update to the popular classroom management software suite; new major version of LTSP (5.5.x), including numerous bug fixes, speed improvement, lowering bandwidth requirements and improving fat client support.
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