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Saying Goodbye to Java the Hard Way

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-01-20 15:00

 FOSSforce: I'm sure someone wants to mention Iced Tea and other open source attempts to produce replacements for Flash and Java.

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BeagleBone SBC beefs up Lego Mindstorms EV3

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-01-20 14:00

 LinuxGizmos: An "EVB" Kickstarter project replaces the Lego Mindstorms EV3 robot's ARM9 brick with a BeagleBone Black, adding performance, expandability, and sensors.

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How to apply image effects to pictures on Raspberry Pi

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-01-20 13:00

 xmodulo: There are three command-line applications which can be utilized for taking videos or pictures with raspi cam, and one of them is the raspistill application.

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Microsoft Can't Sell Laptops or Phones

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-01-20 12:00

 FOSSforce: Microsoft continues its slide into irrelevance, as least as far as consumer tech is concerned

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The TrackingPoint 338TP, the Linux rifle that's accurate up to a mile

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-01-20 11:00

 ZDnet: You'll find Linux everywhere, including in the most accurate rifles in the world.

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5 great Raspberry Pi and Arduino projects

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-01-20 10:00

 opensource.com: It's never been a better time to understand the components that fit together to make the hardware we use work.

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You'll get sick of that iPad. And guess who'll be waiting? Big daddy Linux...

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-01-20 09:00

The Register: It's a post-post-post PC world

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SUSE Linux 12 challenges Red Hat

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-01-20 07:00

NetworkWorld: In our testing we find that SUSE 12 has been worth the wait.

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Linux Top 3: Tails 1.2.3, Steam OS Update 153 and Linux Mint systemd

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-01-20 02:00

LinuxPlanet: 3 Debian based distros get updated

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Planning for Fedora Workstation 22

Linux Today - Mon, 2015-01-19 17:00

As many of you might know Fedora Workstation 22 is going to come up relatively fast, so we only have about 6 more weeks of development on it feature the freezes starts to kick in.

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Docker Security Questioned

Linux Today - Mon, 2015-01-19 16:00

LinuxInsider: Security questions recently have been raised about Docker, a promising technology for running applications in the cloud.

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Slow System? iotop Is Your Friend

Linux Today - Mon, 2015-01-19 15:00

LinuxJournal: The concept is pretty simple. It's like the top program, but instead of CPU and memory usage, it monitors disk I/O.

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Ideal Backups with zbackup

Linux Journal - Mon, 2015-01-19 14:28

Data is growing both in volume and importance. As time goes on, the amount of data that we need to store is growing, and the data itself is becoming more and more critical for organizations. It is becoming increasingly important to be able to back up and restore this information quickly and reliably. Using cloud-based systems spreads out the data over many servers and locations. more>>

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Adobe's Photoshop Ditched for Krita at French University Due to Lack of Support

Linux Today - Mon, 2015-01-19 14:00

 softpedia: Krita is considered to be a digital painting application, but it's best described as a raster graphics editor.

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Keep your Diary on Linux with RedNoteBook

Linux Today - Mon, 2015-01-19 13:00

 Linuxaria: The app can be seen as a professional journal for IT experts, although it can also be used by home users as well.

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How To Customise The XFCE Desktop Environment

Linux Today - Mon, 2015-01-19 12:00

 EveryDayLinux: There are steps for adding and removing panels, adding new items, launchers, replacing the menu with Whisker, adding the Slingscold dash and installing the Cairo Dock

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Linux Mint 18 Could Adopt Systemd

Linux Today - Mon, 2015-01-19 11:00

 softpedia: The Linux Mint project is using Ubuntu as its base and there is even a branch that's using Debian, but it looks that for the moment it won't be using systemd as the default init system.

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PhotoQt Image Viewer Reached 1.2, Dozens Added New Features

Linux Today - Mon, 2015-01-19 10:00

 tuxarena: PhotoQt is an image viewer written in Qt 5 with a very basic interface, yet many options under the hood, and a fullscreen mode by default.

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Tails 1.2.3 is out

Linux Today - Sun, 2015-01-18 13:00

This release fixes numerous security issues and all users must upgrade as soon as possible.

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