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June 3, 2014

The first smartphone running the Linux-based Tizen mobile OS launched today. The Samsung Z will first be made available to app developers.
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The way Linux development has worked for the last several years has been relatively straight forward. Every six to 10 weeks there is a new Linux kernel, with each kernel requiring six to eight release candidates. At the end of the release cycle, Linus Torvalds opens up the 'merge' window during which new code is pulled in from the various sub-system maintainer developer trees.
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One of the developers of Desktop Dungeons has written a blog post from a Windows user point of view about getting Unity games to play nice on Linux.
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If you code a little, you know how handy an Integrated Development Environment (IE) can be. Java, C, Python, they all become a lot more accessible when the IDE software is checking the syntax for you, compiling in the background, or importing the libraries you need. On the other hand, if you are on Linux, […]Continue reading...The post How to turn Vim into a full-fledged IDE appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to open a large text file on Linux How to edit a remote file over ssh How to install Adobe Flash Player on Linux How to take a full-length screenshot of a web page in Linux How to set up C/C++ development environment in Eclipse
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Red Hat today announced Matthew Miller as the new leader of its Fedora community Linux project. Miller takes over for Robyn Bergeron, who announced on May 19 that she was stepping down as Fedora Project Leader.
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Suppose you are working in a data center or company and your boss puts a dumb debian server setup and you need to configure it in the running environment. Yes it is little painstaking, but not very tough task. In my case I have a dumb debian server which was installed by someone in his networking environment and I want to make it functional in my static IP environment. Suppose I have a vacant IP and I will implement it in my environment. My IP details are as follows:
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The US Supreme Court issued rulings this morning in two of the five patent cases it heard this term. In both cases, the high court unanimously struck down rules created by the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the nation's top patent court.The two rulings continue a pattern that has developed over the past several years, in which the Supreme Court has overturned key Federal Circuit rulings, finding them too favorable to patent-holders and too harsh on parties accused of infringement.
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The open-source SPARK 2014 language can prove that code correctly matches specs. This capability closes off vulnerabilities and illuminates logic errors in code. It seems like every week or so, we are reading about some new software disaster (often described as a "glitch" in the press) caused by a bug in a program. Recently publicized incidents include recalls of cars due to a significant error in the control software, and shortly before that, the security hole in many Apple operating systems. The "glitch du jour" is a little more spectacular: the Heartbleed bug has caused a security hole in literally tens of millions of devices from dozens of manufacturers. This is a particularly disturbing defect because there is no way to tell if some malevolent intruder has taken advantage of it.
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A candidate vying to become one of the directors of the GNOME Foundation has raised the issue of Red Hat's domination of development of the GNOME Desktop Project, claiming that "for the last several years, Red Hat's wants/needs have trumped what anyone else wants/needs, including the larger user base of GNOME."
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Google has quietly begun rolling out a new version of Android to its flagship Nexus devices, but so far it has remained shtum on just what has changed. Support pages from US wireless player T-Mobile reveal that the Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 handsets and the 2013 version of the Nexus 7 tablet all began receiving over-the-air updates to Android 4.4.3 on Monday.
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The Aaeon “AIOT-X1000? IoT gateway supports the Gateway Solutions for IoT architecture (aka “Moon Island”) unveiled by Intel in April. Aaeon’s product joins other “Moon Island capable” gateway systems previously announced by ADI, Adlink, Advantech, Eurotech, and Portwell, not to mention Intel’s own Gateway Solutions for IoT reference design. Although Intel’s reference design supports a choice of either Atom or Quark processors, Aaeon’s device, introduced this week at Computex in Taipei, casts its lot squarely with Quark.
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Unvanquished sure is one of the prettiest open source games around isn't it? Like clockwork they have released a new alpha with a bucket-load of changes.
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Salix MATE is officially back. Our previous MATE release (back in 13.37) came with high praise from a lot of our users, with many considering it as our best release ever. Salix MATE 14.1, built around the latest MATE 1.8 desktop environment comes to follow up with that. The MATE desktop environment brings a familiar and user-friendly approach to the desktop, with sane defaults and a great selection of application bundled with it. Included in this release, alongside the MATE desktop applications like the Caja file manager, the MATE Control Center and all the MATE panel applets and utilities, is the latest Firefox ESR browser, the LibreOffice suite, GIMP, the ClawsMail e-mail client, and more.
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Do not adjust your screen that is a real headline. Crytek's CRYENGINE Powered Homefront The Revolution has been announced with full Linux support.
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iOS rival 'dominates the mobile malware market,' says totally unbiased observer. Apple CEO Tim Cook took a few minutes of his two-hour keynote at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on Monday morning in San Francisco to stick his thumb in Android's eye.
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Transmageddon is a simple, graphical user interface for quickly transcoding videos with Fedora. It is as simple as choosing the file you want to transcode, then choosing the output format, then pressing transcode. Transmageddon is also built on the gstreamer framework, so the input and output formats supported depend on which gstreamer plugins you have installed.
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For example, take the entries in this screenshot, which was taken from the boot menu of a test PC, a custom-built box with an ASRock motherboard. Each OS entry represents a different installation of the OS, and not necessarily on the same hard drive. You can tell that I’ve installed Fedora a lot more times on the PC than other OSs.
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This is the continuation of part four of a series based on talks at February at DevConf in the Czech Republic. I was going to cover all of the reports from each of the Working Group liaisons in one post, but that turned out to be quite a wall of text, so I’m going to do them one by one, with Josh Boyer from the Fedora Workstation Working Group this week.
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Linux offers a vast collection of small open source utilities that perform functions ranging from the obvious to the bizarre. It is the quality and selection of these tools that help Linux stand out as a productive environment.
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It’s very rare when repetitive tasks are a welcome addition to any part of our life, personal or professional. More often than not, during our development cycles and processes we encounter more than one task that is performed with glaring regularity. With so much to develop, control and manage, it can be a little daunting if you add up the time spent on such tasks – time that could arguably be better spent elsewhere.
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