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March 10, 2014

What's new for Google's Summer of Code (GSoC) internship program this year? For one, GSoC accepted 190 mentoring organizations, which is more than any other year. The very first GSoC program began in the summer of 2005, so this year also marks another milestone—they're 10th year anniversary.What is likely to remain the same this year is the overwhelming response from students from all over the world who want the chance to work on free and open source projects with mentoring organizations that Google has hand-picked.
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In the world of mail servers, MailScanner is one of the best open source software for virus scanning and spam detection. MailScanner relies on pre-installed anti-virus and anti-spam software to check incoming and outgoing emails for malicious content or patterns of spamming. This makes sure that the mail server does not participate in the distribution of malware and unsolicited spam emails. It also helps preventing the mail server IP from becoming blacklisted, keeping the mail server records clean. This tutorial will focus on setting up MailScanner along with Clam Antivirus and SpamAssassin in a CentOS system. The procedure should work on RHEL as well.
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Consistency—a necessity when it comes to any large-scale, open source project. Sharing source code and libraries between the different components of OpenStack is critical to its rapid evolution and fast-paced development. The Oslo program is what holds it all together and brings consistency to OpenStack. We wanted to learn more about Oslo and what is does for OpenStack. So we asked the program lead to share his thoughts.
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MakuluLinux was already a solidly performing distro, but the latest version, released last month, takes Makulu to the next level of usability and maturity. Earlier versions offered a choice of Xfce, KDE and Enlightenment 17 desktops. So far, only the Xfce version is available in MakuluLinux 5. However, the tweaking Makulu developer Jacque Raymer built into this upgrade makes up for any loss.
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Today, we are announcing the release of our signature releases, Black Lab Linux Education, and Black Lab Professional Desktop for the masses.
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The patent exchange was spun in positive terms, as something that would boost Twitter's intellectual property portfolio to help it defend itself from other threats against competitors. The exchange does do that, but this "deal" wouldn't have happened but at the end of IBM's massive patent gun, which was pointed at Twitter right before its IPO.
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Deb Cinkus is the CEO of Polished Geek, a Raleigh, NC-based Joomla CMS web development company. community manager Jason Hibbets interviewed Cinkus about project management tips and open source project management tools during the 2013 All Things Open conference in Raleigh, NC. the subject in this article: Top 5 open source project management tools in 2014
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Slackel 6.0 Openbox has been released. Slackel is based on Slackware and Salix. Includes the Linux kernel 3.10.30 and latest updates from Slackware's 'Current' tree. Slackel 6.0 Openbox includes the Midori 0.5.7 web browser, Claws-Mail 3.9.2, Transmission, SpaceFm, Openjre-77u51, rhino, icedtea-web, Pidgin 2.10.9, Gftp 2.0.19, Wicd.
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This guide shows how to connect to the Raspberry PI from the Chromebook using SSH and VNC.
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Ctags lets you tag your current code and header files. It supports many languages. With tagging, when you are writing code, you can quickly traverse to the declarations and definitions of functions and variables.
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Seco unveiled the “SECOpITX-GX,” a Pico-ITX SBC that ships with an AMD G-Series SoC, an HDMI port, dual GbE ports, six USB ports, and mini-PCIe expansion. We’ve seen a number of Linux-ready single board computers based on AMD’s Embedded G-Series SoCs, including Avalue’s 3.5-inch ECM-KA, Habey’s 3.5-inch EMB-3700, and Deciso’s networking-focused Netboard A10. The SECOpITX-GX […]
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This week's KDE Commit-Digest: Artikulate improves filtering, can show phrases containing native speaker recordings; KDE-PIM adds email filtering and contact auto-completion via Baloo; Skrooge offers new "responsive" template for monthly reports; Bug fixes in Calligra, KGet.
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I have no idea how this hasn't blasted through Steam's greenlight, Pier Solar HD is a fantastic looking true 16-bit RPG and it will come to Linux in Q2 of this year!
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I've been informed by the musl development camp that they intend to release version 1.0 of their standard C library in the next few weeks.
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Updated subversion packages that fix three security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having Moderate security impact.
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In this roundup of Linux network testing utilities we use Bandwidthd, Speedometer, Nethogs, Darkstat, and iperf to track bandwidth usage, speed, find network hogs, and test performance.
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Offworld is a single player third person shooter where players pilot an airship and fight for the dominion of their chosen clan! Featuring a lovely looking cell-shaded graphical style and Linux support as standard.
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That claim turns out to be false, because on all my test installations of Linpus Lite 2.1 on real hardware and in a virtual environment, attempting to log into the new systems was the most difficult time I’ve ever had with any login window. I just could not log in using the password I specified for the user during the installation process.
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Supreme Court case could make it easier for trolls' targets to win legal fees
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Just a few home computers dominated the 8-bit market. The Commodore 64 sold about 17 million units, the ZX Spectrum had over 24,000 software titles released, about 80% of British schools had a BBC microcomputer, and the Amstrad CPC sold about 3 million units.
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