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March 7, 2014

So, some people didn't believe us that Star Conflict was coming to Linux after our recent post about SteamDB updates, we now have a funny bit of news for you.
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The government of the Flanders region in Belgium is using open source for its new open data forum, opened this week Tuesday. The site host is running Linux, web server Apache and content management system Joomla for the open data knowledge exchange website.
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The Samsung Chromebook 2 11.6-inch and Chromebook 2 13.3-inch models are the company’s latest additions to its line of Chromebook computers. And they are powered by the Exynos 5 Octa processor.
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A review indicating the "Top 10 articles on" in January 2014.
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Last month I wrote about Intel's Bay Trail NUC Kit on Linux and shared some early Intel Bay Trail Linux benchmarks. That earlier testing was done from Ubuntu 13.10 but this DN2820FYKH NUC can also be made to work quite well with Fedora 20. Here's the experience on setting up Fedora 20 for the Intel Bay Trail NUC Kit and some Ubuntu vs. Fedora benchmarks from this low-power, mini Intel system.
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Not everyone who dabbles in the realm of the Linux OS needs all the enterprise-specific tutelage this guidebook offers. However, it certainly has chapters to enlighten even casual readers interested in learning really useful stuff. Sobell assembles in one spot his accumulated experience as a Linux expert and his keen insights about succeeding with two enterprise workhorse distributions.
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Simplicity Linux takes the best bits of Puppy Linux and turns them in to a user friendly, easy to use distribution that you can carry around on a pen drive.
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We have known for a while now that Fedora 21 won't be released before August, but it looks like the actual release that's now being planned won't happen until the fourth quarter...
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This article shows how to create a simple blog site using the MongoDB Document Database and the Django Web framework.
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Not so long ago all of us pretty much did our computing either on a desktop or a laptop. Those were pretty much our only choices, unless servers are included and they’re pretty much desktops without…well, a desktop.
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Diamond tipped a conduction-cooled Quantum SBC for data acquisition, available with either AMD or i.MX6 CPUs and featuring a tiny stackable PCI Express bus. The Qseven standard is gradually bringing together the worlds of embedded ARM and x86 development.
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux is now available in the Amazon Web Services GovCloud (US) Region, where government agencies can deploy it to meet compliance and regulatory standards.
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Puppy Arcade is a FREE retro gaming operating system, with many emulators included for different systems & consoles, plus the multi-system rom browser 'Rom-Loader', and many other exclusive tools.
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Red Hat expands its open-source platform-as-a-service efforts with support for Microsoft technologies, but it's not production-ready (yet).
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Very much inspired by my interview with Bryan Behrenshausen, I’ve been spending a lot more time working with Markdown. Day-to-day, at work and at home, I usually work with either HTML or word processed documents. Markdown is simple enough, but there is a learning curve....., so while one of the advantages of it is that it doesn’t require any kind of special editor, I went through a few Markdown editors, trying to find the one I like best. I eventually narrowed my list to three: ReText, UberWriter, and gedit-markdown.
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For many years, we've highlighted how copyright maximalists have abused the international trade process to expand copyright monopolies around the globe. If you're interested in the history there, I highly recommend the book Information Feudalism: Who Owns the Knowledge Economy?, which details much of the history.
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Now anyone is entitled to their own opinion and views of the world, but it is alarming to see that the very people who are in charge of formulating the rules that will shape our use of the digital environment for years to come are basing their ideas on a rather simplistic model of the Internet, that looks at the Internet as if it was yet another push medium in the the line of newspapers, radio, CDs or television.
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March 6, 2014

Want a good-paying Linux job, but don't have the skills? The Linux Foundation is setting up a new program of online classes for you.
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Fotoxx is a free and open source photo editing application. Here's how you can install Fotoxx 14.03.2 in Linux Mint 16.
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This week's round-up includes the OpenStack enterprise readiness debate, Shuttleworth's decision to stick with MySQL and more.
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