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April 18, 2014

14:50
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we look at Oxford University's (temporarily) open resources, an open source graffiti-spraying drone, and more.
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14:07
News just in fists are flying everywhere, as Team2Bit games have punched their way into Ethan Lee's schedule and he will be porting the game to Linux.
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13:20
Canonical today is releasing Ubuntu 14.04, a Long Term Support (LTS) edition for desktops and servers and an update to the versions of Ubuntu for phones and tablets.
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12:32
I've spent a lot of time in my column talking about text processing andanalysis, with the basic assumption that if you're using the command line,you're focused on text.
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11:45
GNOME 3 has gotten lots of criticism from some users, but it's time to accept it for what it is and let go of the past.
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10:58
Heads up football fans, Foosball - Street Edition has just launched onto Steam promising some fun arcade football action.
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10:10
Want to get the most out of Linux Mint, one of the most popular of the Linux desktops? Then read on!
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09:23
Canonical announces the latest Ubuntu release, 14.04 LTS. The Long Term Support (LTS) release is supported and maintained by Canonical for five years, making it the most stable, reliable, secure and cost-effective desktop for long-term, large scale deployments within enterprise and public sector organisations today.
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08:36
The Linux-based Bluefin-21 automated minisub now leading the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 may need to be pushed beyond its 2.8 mile depth limit. The massive, 40-day air and sea search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has now come down to this: one 16-foot, autonomous yellow submarine that runs on Linux.
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07:48
Pixel Piracy already has a Linux version out for a while now, but they have just realised a patch they have been working on for some-time fixing start-up issues for Linux & Mac, yarrr maties, land ahoy!
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07:01
It should take a long time to spend $9 billion when your company produces nothing that has ever been brought to market, but that's IV for you.
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06:14
Icehouse, the newest version of the leading open source cloud OpenStack, is now ready for users.
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05:26
Running TYPO3 6.2 On Nginx (LEMP) On Debian Wheezy/Ubuntu 13.10This tutorial shows how you can install and run a TYPO3 (version 6.2) web site on a Debian Wheezy or Ubuntu 13.10 system that has nginx installed instead of Apache (LEMP = Linux + nginx (pronounced "engine x") + MySQL + PHP). nginx is a HTTP server that uses much less resources than Apache and delivers pages a lot of faster, especially static files.
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04:39
Because of a [bug in mpd][1] which is fixed in 10-STABLE I wanted to move one of my FreeBSD machines from 10.0-RELEASE to 10.0-STABLE. The process to do so is fairly simple. Basically, you check out the new source code, build the world, build the kernel, install the kernel, install the world, merge some stuff and reboot. Read on to see the enitre simple process.
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03:52
The Debian developers have announced that they have decided to extend the support period for the Debian 6 “Squeeze” branch until February 2016.
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03:04
RapidDisk is an advanced Linux RAM Disk which consists of a collection of modules and an administration tool. Features include: Dynamically allocate RAM as block device. Use them as stand alone disk drives or even map them as caching nodes to slower local disk drives.
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02:17
ownCloud has highlighted the scalability and cost-efficiency of its open source cloud storage and syncing platform in conjunction with Red Hat Storage.
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01:30
Ubuntu 14.04, code-named the "Trusty Tahr" and set for general availability on April 17, is a special Linux distribution because it is a long-term support (LTS) release. An LTS release offers the promise of five years of support, making it a suitable candidate for enterprise-grade deployments.
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00:42
Ubuntu 14.04 includes local menus, launcher icon size controls, live window resizing and a number of other helpful desktop tweaks.
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April 17, 2014

23:55
A Power systems hardware refresh is also expected to boost interest and marketshare."We are expanding our Linux capabilities through our POWER8 launch this year," Shroeter said. POWER8 is the first processor built for big data and delivers better cloud economics."
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