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September 6, 2013
Businesses really, really want trained Linux professionals, and the Linux Professional Institute wants to help by providing a new training program for middle-school students on up.
Congatec announced two Linux-ready Type 6 COM Express computer-on-modules based on Intel’s 4th Generation Core (“Haswell”) processors. The more compact Conga-TC87 supports Intel’s higher-integration, lower-power embedded processors, while the larger Conga-TS87 offers more PCI Express lanes and USB 3.0 ports, and higher performance graphics including PEG compatibility. Congatec unveiled the larger “Basic” sized (3.75 x […]
The Xubuntu team is happy to announce the release of Xubuntu 13.10 'Saucy Salamander' beta 1 today. With this beta, we hope to have all of the most important features ready. We now seek people to actively test and identify bugs so we can squash them before our final release. Some of the highlights of the release include: new version of Xfce Settings with a new dialog to set up your monitors; improved themes with GTK+ 3.8 support and bug fixes; a new tool to change your theme colors; updated version of Gnumeric.
DataStax, a key NoSQL database provider, is preparing to hire a channel partner program leader. Backed by $45 million in recent venture capital funding, DataStax plans to focus its Big Data solutions on six types of partners while also driving international growth, according to Executive VP John Schweitzer Here's the update.
Well folks a lot of you saw this one coming, GOG.com have officially responded to us to state that Linux support just isn't happening anytime soon. Quite sad news really, was hopefull on this one since they are such a big name and a pretty decent store too.
Life Goes On is a comically morbid puzzle platformer game, where you send a series of dauntless medieval knights through a trap-ridden gauntlet, sacrificing them one by one to make progress. Impale a knight on a spike to provide the safe platform needed to cross a pit. Catch another knight on a saw blade so their body falls on a button to solve a puzzle.
Microsoft (MSFT) CEO Steve Ballmer plans to exit the software giant within a year. The new CEO will need to manage a major acquisition (Nokia) -- essentially playing catch-up with market-trailing products. It sounds a lot like Novell around 1995. And that's alarming. Let me explain why.
If you are an owner of Intel "Ironlake" generation hardware, there is still some good open-source Linux graphics driver news. Intel developers have addressed hardware context support for Ironlake Linux graphics and will be re-attempting to enable RC6 power-savings support.
If you often deal with JSON-formatted texts in command line or in shell scripts, you may wonder if any command-line utility can parse JSON string. This tutorial describes how to parse JSON string from the command line on Linux.
September 5, 2013
Lubuntu 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) Beta 1 has been officially announced a few minutes ago, and it is available for download (see link at the end of the article) from the usual places.
Dot Categories: KDE Official NewsThe KDE Community announces the release of Plasma Active 4 (PA4). Plasma Active is a user experience technology stack for consumer electronics. While the default user interface is for tablets, it can be customized to work on smartphones, settop boxes, smart TVs, and touch computing devices such as home automation and in-vehicle infotainment. There are major new improvements to the Files application, an overhaul of the on-screen keyboard and a completely free and open source system based on the Mer Core.
Today in Open Source: Download Ubuntu 13.10 betas. Plus: Big Data and Linux, and Back to School open source apps!
Just what you always wanted: A malware botnet on Android devices. But you have to be really dumb to get infected.
Sharing is easy. Everyday we have faster, easier and many more ways to do it. Sharing is also important. They say happiness gets bigger when it’s shared, as sorrow gets smaller. We share everyday and we feel good about it. We share our knowledge about an issue, we share advice when needed, and we share our opinion on all sorts of things. But the best thing about sharing is when our friends also share their points of view, giving everyone a better vision of the topic and enriching each another through a new perspective. Sharing code is similar.
Less than two months ahead of the Ubuntu 13.10 launch, buzz about the new operating system (code-named Saucy Salamander) is subdued. How can Canonical crank up the energy and excitement, especially as some partners attempt to pitch Ubuntu for private and public clouds? Perhaps the answer involves a Juju contest and some new cloud moves. Here are the details.
U.K.-based car manufacturer McLaren is adding an Android-based in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) system to its 2013 MP4-12C sports car based on Parrot’s Asteroid system. The Formula One inspired racer’s updated IRIS IVI system introduces new features like Pandora radio, Bluetooth audio streaming, and voice controlled music selection.
The development team behind Rhythmbox, an integrated music management application for GNOME, originally inspired by Apple's iTunes app, proudly announced last evening, September 4, 2013, the immediate availability for download of Rhythmbox 3.0.