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June 13, 2014

Automatically updating Android apps could get riskier thanks to a change Google developers have made to the way the OS discloses new app permissions, such as the ability to send potentially costly text messages or track a user's precise geographic location.
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This guide explains the installation and configuration of a VNC server on Ubuntu 14.04 server.
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Many Internet Relay Chat (IRC) clients in Fedora (xchat, hexchat, irssi) only support the IRC protocol, however many users also converse in other Instant Messaging (IM) protocols like Google Talk. One option to have all your IMs and Chats in one application is to switch to a client that supports both IRC and IM, such as pidgin or empathy. However, there is another option that does not require you to switch IRC clients — bitlbee.
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Jon Masters summarises the latest goings on in the Linux Kernel community, including the Linux 3.15 merge window, and ongoing development
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Version 7.0 of the open source operating system Red Hat Enterprise Linux, which brings major updates for the cloud, virtualization, management and more, is out.
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Manjaro is one of a handful of desktop distributions based on Arch Linux that are attempting to put a more user-friendly interface on the power of Arch Linux. The others are Antergos and Kademar.
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Mozilla said that Spreadtrum’s $25 Firefox OS phone will soon be carried by Intex and Spice in India, and it also signed up Taiwan-based Chunghwa Telecom. It seems only fitting that the country that brought us the $25 tablet should also be the first to try out the $25 smartphone. While Datawind’s Android-based Aakash 2 (UbiSlate) actually sold for $38, Indian government subsidization dropped that closer to $25 for schoolchildren. It remains to be seen whether Spreadtrum will enjoy similar discounts from Indian carriers Intex and Spice to keep its budget Firefox OS phone at the promised $25. Perhaps tellingly, there was no $25 price mentioned in Mozilla’s latest announcement.
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The scientific journal, Nature Methods, has made a transformation. From closed to open, the journal now embraces open science practices with the purpose of enabling true reproducible research. This is an account of how this transformation came to be.
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When I wrote about Usenet and Sickbeard a while back, I got many e-mailsthat I had broken the first rule of Usenet: don't talk about Usenet. I'm asucker for freedom though, and I can't help but share when cool programsare available. This month, I switched from Sickbeard to NZBDrone formanaging my television shows.
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On behalf of the Manjaro team, I'm pleased to announce the release of Manjaro Linux 0.8.10. Our team has worked hard over the last three months to put together the most refined and user-friendly Manjaro release to date. This release includes our flagship Xfce edition, feature-rich KDE edition, lightweight Openbox edition and our minimal 'Net' edition. Although the general layout of our supported environments has not changed dramatically, there have been look-and-feel improvements, including a modern graphical bootsplash, new default theme (Menda) and a new look for our welcome screen.
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June 12, 2014

Build Linux distros, dual boot, virtualise, securely browse in private, make Raspberry Pi games and more with Linux & Open Source Genius Guide Vol. 5
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Diskless booting implies that a client computer does not have any disk storage when booting an operating system. In that case, the computer can load the kernel as well as the root filesystem from a remote NFS server over network. It may use several different methods to load the kernel and the root filesystem from […]Continue reading...The post How to diskless boot a Linux machine appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to find the IP address of VMware virtual machine How to change the boot order of guest VM on VMware Player How to disable SELinux How to set up a DHCP server using dnsmasq How to set up DHCP and NAT on Vyatta router
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References and citations are what make the scientific and academic worlds go round. Everyone has their own system for keeping track of their research, from dumping everything onto a desk, to dumping everything into a folder (I like to call this the Pensky Method), to dumping everything into folders on a computer.
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OpenMandriva Lx 2014 is the latest edition of OpenMandriva, a desktop Linux distribution derived from Mandriva Linux. It is one of the distributions that rose out of the ashes of Mandriva Linux.
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An interview with Sean Cross, who's part of the team working on an ARM laptop that's almost entirely open source.
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I've been following the Designate project, which provide OpenStack DesignateDNS-as-a-Service for OpenStack for some time. It's a project that seems painfully obvious to me, enabling DNS features within an OpenStack cloud deployment.
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So much interesting news coming out out of open source this week from Docker to Mesosphere to RHEL 7.0 proving once again that open platforms drive innovation.
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Developers have already started work on CentOS 7, the next version of the popular Red Hat Enterprise Linux clone.
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In today's open source roundup: Civilization V released for SteamOS. Plus: Run Civilization V on your Chromebook, and how well does Civilization V run on Linux?
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Fedora is a big project, and it’s hard to follow it all. This series highlights interesting happenings in five different areas every week. It isn’t comprehensive news coverage — just […]
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