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January 6, 2014

00:18
Google Compute Platform and Amazon Web Services (AWS) executives will address Red Hat channel partners, seeking to shift customer workloads into their respective clouds.
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January 5, 2014

22:24
The Ozone-Wayland sub-project for Google Chromium support on the next-generation Linux display server continues to be pushed ahead with improved and new features by Intel open-source developers.
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20:30
In continuation from last month's Intel Haswell Linux Performance Improved A Lot In 2013, here are benchmarks of Intel "Ivy Bridge" HD Graphics 4000 when comparing the performance over the past year.
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18:35
Run Windows applications and games in Linux Mint 16.
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16:41
At OggCamp, the largest UK gathering of free software and open hardware community, 450 geeks met under the shadow of the Snowden revelations
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15:06
Glade, a RAD (Rapid Application Development) utility that allows developers to easily and quickly create user interfaces for the GTK+ toolkit has reached version 3.16.1 with assorted bugfixes and improvements.
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13:32
One short article cannot hope to encapsulate the minutea for implementing open source in school districts and schools, however this primer sets the basis for the opportunities and strategies to achieve success.When I speak about using open source I am not limiting it to replacing commercial office productivity suites with LibreOffice, as one example. This article speaks to the pervasive utilization of operating systems, productivity software, management software to all areas of the curriculum and business of a school district. It considers the relative ease for implementing open source in elementary schools as well as highly complex secondary schools under a diversity of programs and curricular requirements.
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11:57
Last issue we built a Raspberry Pi robot. This issue, we’ll create a Python web application that lets you control your bot using a first-person view
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10:22
Just like the Hobbit’s tale I had a short trip there and back again, but mine was to Windows 8.1.
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08:48
Record audio from applications, microphones, webcams and more in Linux Mint 16.
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07:13
KDE desktop has long been favored by many Linux geeks because it has every element to fulfill their appetite: customizable every bit of it, aesthetically pleasing desktop effects, openness to adopting new technologies such as semantic desktop, etc. Beyond all these bells and whistles, the KDE desktop community constantly tries to advance the state of the art of the desktop, experimenting with wild new ideas. One such effort is so-called KDE Connect, which is a brainchild of Albert Vaca, as part of his Google Summer of Code 2013. The objective of KDE Connect is to seamlessly connect all sorts of devices to KDE desktop, so they can talk to each other.
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07:13
KDE desktop has long been favored by many Linux geeks because it has every element to fulfill their appetite: customizable every bit of it, aesthetically pleasing desktop effects, openness to adopting new technologies such as semantic desktop, etc. Beyond all these bells and whistles, the KDE desktop community constantly tries to advance the state of the art of the desktop, experimenting with wild new ideas. One such effort is so-called KDE Connect, which is a brainchild of Albert Vaca, as part of his Google Summer of Code 2013. The objective of KDE Connect is to seamlessly connect all sorts of devices to KDE desktop, so they can talk to each other.
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05:38
Overall, Red Hat had a strong 2013, but the company needs to further accelerate its momentum beyond Linux. Yes, Red Hat Storage, OpenStack, KVM (kernel-based virtual machine) and other technologies are off to promising starts. But Red Hat needs partners to engage its Open Hybrid Cloud strategy. Here's a conference preview.
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04:04
Lapsang Souchong!Back when we were kids, "security" meant little more than having a secretpassword to keep little siblings out of the treehouse.
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02:29
Advantech has launched a Linux- and Android-ready Qseven module called the ROM-7420 equipped with a Freescale i.MX6 SoC, capable of running on 3 Watts. The ARM Cortex-A9-based Freescale i.MX6 system-on-chip has been a popular choice among embedded board and module vendors over the last two years. In part, this is because you can select how […]
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00:54
Mobile app downloads: 97%... 90%... 25%?!This Christmas was nothing but bad news for developers hoping to cash in on fast-selling tablets, if download and activation stats from the festive season are to be believed.…
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January 4, 2014

23:20
FrontlineSMS is one the most popular servers used in any of the Linux distributions. The software is free and it sends the messages via GSM modems.
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21:45
VIDEO: Rackspace GM for Private Cloud Jim Curry and CTO John Engates discuss the origins of the open-source OpenStack platform and why they're still gunning for Amazon.
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20:10
youtube-dl_logoIn the past I’ve published some articles regarding how to download music from youtube with the program YouTube to MP3, or videos with the programs xVideoServiceThief and flareget, they all accomplish the work with graphical interfaces, and this can be a great plus for many users, but others could prefer a simple command line program that can easily download videos and optionally extract the audio in a specific format: youtube-dl.
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18:36
Open source news for your reading pleasure.December 30-January 3, 2014This week's edition of our open source news roundup features some New Year's-related tidbits to start your year off right. Here's what we found:
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