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January 2, 2014

BusyBox 1.22 is now available as the latest unstable release of "the Swiss Army Knife of the Embedded Linux." With BusyBox 1.22 comes many changes and improvements.
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The siduction distribution is a desktop-oriented operating system and live medium based on the "unstable" branch of Debian GNU/Linux. Forked from aptosid in late 2011, siduction offers three separate live media with KDE, LXDE and Xfce desktops.
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The CentOS community developers focused on their rebuild of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 have already begun playing with the RHEL7 Beta source packages to form CentOS 7.0.
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Today in Open Source: Revolution phone will run Android and Firefox OS. Plus: A year with Google Glass, and year-end DistroWatch Linux rankings. I've long felt that mobile phone users should not just be limited to iOS, Android or Windows. Consumers need real choice, and the current market leaders need competition to get them to improve their mobile operating systems.
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The once popular MPlayer2 fork of MPlayer has sadly not seen any new development activity in nearly one year, but another less well-known fork of MPlayer is still showing a future with its most recent activity just being from hours ago.
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Millions of pieces of malware and thousands of malicious hacker gangs roam today's online world preying on easy dupes. Reusing the same tactics that have worked for years, if not decades, they do nothing new or interesting in exploiting our laziness, lapses in judgment, or plain idiocy.
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Near the beginning of the month I wrote about an Intel developer finding a Linux kernel power regression increasing the system's power use by 50 Watts. After extensive testing and investigating, the issue has been fixed ahead of the Linux 3.13 kernel release and is proposed for stable point releases on the 3.10, 3.11, and 3.12 kernels.
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Indicator Synapse will let you create an index of files and other items on your system. Here's how you can install it in Ubuntu 13.10.
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Open Invention Network is extending is Linux-protective network to include OpenStack and other cloud computing technologies. For cloud services providers (CSPs), the move could foster more Linux innovations and code sharing.
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SimpleScreenRecorder lets you record your desktop applications and games. Here's how you can install it in Linux Mint 16.
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In several Phoronix articles I've already shared Mesa 10.1-devel benchmarks of this latest open-source graphics driver code currently under development. Most of the open-source graphics tests at Phoronix are done on higher-end hardware, so for this article we're checking on the latest open-source graphics performance when using the low-end Celeron and Pentium processors of the Haswell generation.
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Build and Manage a Maximum Security Prison. Prison Architect is the world's latest Prison Management Sim. Starting with an empty plot of land you must construct a holding cell with basic water and electricity to house your first batch of prisoners, to buy you enough time to create a proper cell block.
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At the start of every month one of our rituals is always checking in on Valve's Steam Software/Hardware Survey to see their Linux statistics for the month prior. Let's see how Steam Linux usage was in December with the arrival of SteamOS.
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January 1, 2014

SimpleScreenRecorder lets you record your desktop applications and games. Here's how you can install it in Ubuntu 13.10.
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OSSCube has a strict open source software only policy for everything they do. CEO Lavanya Rastogi and VP of Enterprise Marketing John Bernard share with me how they use only open source software internally and externally to keep up with the pace of business while simultaneously maintaining a quality product for their clients. They say it's the only way to do business. this interview.
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Linux now has another good looking first person shooter, Deadfall Adventures has just entered beta!
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The PCLinuxOS Magazine staff is pleased to announce the release of the January 2014 issue.
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For open source projects to survive and thrive, it takes all sorts of different people contributing in various ways. We hope you are already participating in the open source community, but if you’re not, 2014 is going to be a great year to start!Already an open source convert? Why not consider giving back in a new way this year?Here are seven roles you might consider taking on in the new year.
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Several days ago I had written about GNU Octave 3.8, the latest major update to the open-source high-level numerical computational language commonly used in replacement of MATLAB. Back then I wrote about the features and that the official release was available from the FTP server, while a few hours ago the official release finally took place...
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If you ever played paper RPG Death Maze, Citadel of Blood or Labirynt ?mierci then you already know this game. DG is a tribute to this RPG (three names but game the same). In Dark Gates you lead your team of 6 heroes into dungeon where they will fight their way through it in order to destroy the Dark Gates and the evil mage who is the master of the dungeon.
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