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September 12, 2014

05:55
This update corrects DSA 3021-1, which introduced a regression in the detection of a some "Composite Document Files" (CDF), marking them look as corrupted, with the error: "Can't expand summary_info".
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04:58
Miffed certificate authorities are calling on Google to give websites more time to upgrade the security used in browser-to-server communications before displaying warnings in Chrome.
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04:01
This tutorial describes how to install osCommerce in CentOS 7. Open Source Commerce (osCommerce) is a popular e-Commerce and online store-management software program that may be easily used on any web server with PHP and MySQL installed. osCommerce is available to users as a free software under the General Public License (GNU).
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03:04
In today's Android roundup: Some analysts think that Android Wear will beat the Apple Watch. Plus: Samsung mocks Apple's iPhone 6 and streaming problems, and iPhone 6 users finally make it to 2012. While I certainly hope that Android Wear devices do well in the marketplace, I have learned over the years to put little faith in the predictions of analysts. Never have so few gotten so much so wrong so many times over the years.
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02:06
Red Hat brings the latest programming tools to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.x and 7.
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01:27
Akademy continues with hacking and BoF meetings. This wrapup meeting video covers sessions from Wednesday and Thursday including accessibility, release team, user information reporting, KDE applications websites, KDevelop and share-like-connect.
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00:29
Text expansion and hotkey automation are the sort of things you don't realize you need until you try them. Those of you who ever have played with system settings in order to change the function of a keystroke on your system understand the value of custom hotkeys.
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September 11, 2014

23:32
In an effort to bridge the gap between its two mobile platforms, Google has released a beta version of a technology that allows Chrome OS users to run Android apps on their desktops.…
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22:35
Intel has revealed a new, interesting concept called the Connected Wheelchair, which takes data from users and allows people to share that info with the community and is powered by Linux.
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21:38
Well this is some unfortunate timing. One day after Apple announced two new iPhones and an incredibly ugly watch that no one needs, 9to5 Mac reports that Macworld magazine — which has covered Apple since 1984 — is folding.
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20:41
A key feature Piston is pushing forward in version 3.5 of its OpenStack cloud distribution is support for Intel's Trusted Execution Technology.
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19:43
In today's open source roundup: A Linux toilet tweets when you flush. Plus: Thirty things to do after you install Ubuntu, and the Microsoft blue screen of death smartwatch.
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18:46
Over the previous few months, since I wrote about Gibbon earlier this year on Opensource.com, visits to the Gibbon website have increased 1,000%, with visitors coming from over 70 countries around the world. The extra visits have lead to more downloads, with a current total of 80 Gibbon installations—a flexible, open, and functional school system—in various stages of testing. While still only in full, active use in two schools, with a third coming online in August, Gibbon is now being actively considered and assessed by a number of schools and institutions, including the UN Relief and Works Agency.
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17:49
You've probably heard of MIT's OpenCourseWare program by now; or at least, you will have heard that some universities are offering versions of their courses online for free. But what does that even mean? That anybody with an Internet connection can now get a Bachelor's degree from MIT? The answer is still, more or less, "it's complicated."read more
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16:52
An advice to students who just start on programming to understand how to become a linux kernel developer.
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15:55
When's the last time you tinkered with something? Maybe it was someone else's code, maybe it was a project you found on a forum. Were you curious enough to dive in, or did you just toss the idea to the wayside?read more
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14:58
LXQt is the Qt port and the upcoming version of LXDE, the Lightweight Desktop Environment. It is the product of the merge between the LXDE-Qt and the Razor-qt projects: A lightweight, modular, blazing-fast and user-friendly desktop environment.
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14:00
More and more people are switching to Linux every week and after doing so some of them will ask "So what do I do now?"This list contains 30 tasks a new user might want to consider after installing Ubuntu and includes basic things such as connecting to the internet to more involved things such as learning about command line tools. Each list item provides links to other articles and videos which provide a demonstration of how to complete the tasks.
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13:03
The Linux version of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive seems to have been in the works for ages, but now there is finally some news about it, although it's nothing definitive.
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12:06
Four years ago, Google teamed up with Verizon to argue that most network neutrality rules should not apply to cellular networks. The companies got much of what they wanted, with the Federal Communications Commission passing rules that let wireless operators discriminate against third-party applications as long as they disclose their traffic management practices. Wireless companies were also allowed to block applications that don't compete against their telephony services.
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