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March 8, 2014

In today's open source roundup: Forget about running Windows applications via Wine in Chrome OS. Plus: Live the life of a roach in Steam for Linux, and take a free Introduction to Linux class.
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IcedTea Web could be made to expose or alter sensitive information.
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The latest bi-weekly development release of Wine is now available, but sadly it doesn't yet mainline the major Direct3D command stream work for improved performance nor has it moved much along with its Direct3D 10/11 work...
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Several security issues were fixed in Tomcat.
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Many of us grew up with LOGO, the kid-friendly programming language that guided a little turtle around a screen. Yes, it was simplistic. Yes, it taught only the very basics of programming concepts, but it also inspired an entire generation of programmers. The applications you run every day were written by people who steered a digital turtle around a screen in third grade.
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Phil Cummings says network firewalls will continue to be a critical piece of Health Information Technology Services -- Nova Scotia security portfolio for one simple reason: nothing's come along to replace them.
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The Linux Foundation and edX have partnered to develop a massive open online course (MOOC) titled, "Introduction to Linux," to provide free training in open source software.
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It appears that the police in Tallahassee, Florida have been busy tracking folks by their cell phones without bothering to show up before a judge and ask for a warrant. Why would they violate the constitutional rights of their citizens this way? Evidently because they were using technology on loan and had signed a non-disclosure agreement.
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The next Ubuntu Long-Term Release, codenamed Trusty Tahr, will be released on April 17th, 2014 and will ship with several notable features, while mainly focusing on stable main components rather than bleeding-edge software, a very good decision which fits perfectly such a big release.
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There will come a time (Precise ends April 2017, Lucid already stopped last year) when support will seize and quite possibly the repositories of their software packages will fold up as well; meaning that we won't be able to install new applications any longer.One solution is to create your own repositories of all the software packages they offer.
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Adlink’s new Linux-ready COM Express module packs a 4th Gen. Intel Core ULT processor, PCIe, and eight USB, four SATA, and three display ports in 95 x 95mm. The “cExpress-HL” is a trimmed down version of Adlink’s Express-HL computer-on-module, and similarly adopts the COM Express Type 6 (COM.0 R2.1) form-factor, but in the smaller, “Compact” […]
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KDE has released the first beta of the 4.13 versions of Applications and Development Platform. With API, dependency and feature freezes in place, the focus is now on fixing bugs and further polishing. Your assistance with finding and fixing issues is requested!A partial list of improvements can be found in the 4.13 Feature Plan. A more complete list of the improvements and changes will be available for the final release in the middle of April.This first beta release needs a thorough testing in order to improve quality and user experience. A variety of actual users is essential to maintaining high KDE quality, because developers cannot possibly test every configuration. User assistance helps find bugs early so they can be squashed before the final release. Please join the 4.13 team's release effort by installing the beta and reporting any bugs. The official announcement has information about how to install the betas.Dot Categories: KDE Official News
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Schema bellow allows to avoid two commands . First one creating cinder volume and second one booting instance via volume created . It allows to create volume on F20 Controller node and boot instance via created volume on F20 Compute node simultaneously.
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March 7, 2014

Once upon a time, Microsoft was the favorite target of malware developers. As Microsoft improved the defenses in its software, though, cybercrooks moved on to easier pickings. Adobe was a prime target for a while, but Adobe followed Microsoft's lead and made its software more secure as well.
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Raspberry Pi celebrated its second birthday last week. Since its debut on February 29, 2012, Raspberry Pi has ushered in a whole new generation of tiny, inexpensive, single-board computers. Numerous Raspberry Pi based DIY project ideas are popping up over the web, and there are many use cases of Raspberry Pi as low-cost learning media in the developing world. Celebrating its second birthday, I am going to share in this post several interesting facts about Raspberry Pi.
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Evernote this week launched handwriting capabilities in its app for Android, offering a long-awaited extension of some of the functionality it brought to iOS when it acquired Penultimate back in 2012. "Sometimes there's no better way to capture an idea than to write it down or sketch it out," wrote Andrew Sinkov of Evernote's marketing team in a Wednesday blog post.
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After this week already seeing how the open-source graphics drivers supplied by Ubuntu 14.04 LTS allow Radeon Gallium3D to run at ~80% of the Catalyst Linux driver and how open-source graphics still struggle with older hardware, our latest testing of the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS development version that will be released next month leads us to benchmarking 30 different AMD Radeon and NVIDIA GeForce graphics cards under this popular desktop Linux distribution.
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GoboLinux is a modular Linux distribution - it organizes the programs in a new, logical way. Instead of having parts of a program thrown at /usr/bin, other parts at /etc and yet more parts thrown at /usr/share/something/or/another, each program gets its own directory tree, keeping them all neatly separated and allowing the user to see everything that's installed in the system and which files belong to which programs in a simple and obvious way.
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Yes, GnuTLS has major security holes. So what? Almost no one uses it in ways where it could be vulnerable to fraud.
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I know what you're thinking "I can't tell anyone I actually liked Powerpuff Girls!", never fear we are here. A new game is heading to our platform in the form of 'The Powerpuff Girls Defenders of Townsville'.
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