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Intel Core i7 5775C: Once Going, This Broadwell CPU Is Great On Linux

Linux Today - Wed, 2015-07-22 09:00

Phoronix: For the past few weeks I've been testing out the Core i7 5775C on Linux

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Kodi 15.0 – Isengard – One Release to Rule Them All

Linux Today - Wed, 2015-07-22 08:00

Perhaps the biggest news for Kodi 15 isn’t a feature at all, but rather the official release of Kodi for Android in the Google Play store.

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Oracle Offers Preview of Solaris 11.3 Unix OS Features

Linux Today - Wed, 2015-07-22 07:00

eWEEK: Although Oracle has its own Linux operating system, it continues to push forward on its Solaris Unix OS.

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Black Lab Linux available in XFCE Desktop Environment. Try Black Lab Xfce 15.7

Linux Today - Wed, 2015-07-22 02:00

 LinuxPitStop: Originally called OS/4, it was renamed to Black Lab due to copyright issues.

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Linux Top 3: SLES 11 SP4, Chromixium OS 1.5 and Canonical Licensing

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-07-21 22:00

LinuxPlanet: There are few Linux distributions as popular as Canonical's Ubuntu and yet in the eyes of the Free Software Foundation (FSF), Canonical has taken some liberties with Free and open-source licensing.

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Where are the Women and Minority Open Source Programmers?

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-07-21 18:00

 The VAR Guy: In open source, the quality of one's work matters more than anything else, yet women and minorities are even more underrepresented here than they are in the tech world in general.

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How to use Stellarium's Oculars plugin to match your optics

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-07-21 17:00

HowToForge: The Stellarium virtual planetarium is one of the most widely used open source specialized tools in the world.

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How women can succeed in open source and change the world

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-07-21 16:00 FOSS advocate Stormy Peters spoke to the annual Womens' Leadership Luncheon on creating effective change in our projects so that we can all help save the world.

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Shashlik - a Tasty New Android Simulator

Linux Journal - Tue, 2015-07-21 15:23

Although the Linux kernel forms the beating heart of the Android operating system, it's still a very different platform from most distros. In fact, beyond the kernel, most of the libraries, services and applications are completely different. While there are hundreds of different Linux distros out there, they all share components from the GNU project. more>>

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OpenWrt 15.05 Release Candidate 3

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-07-21 15:00

 ItRunsOnLinux: The OpenWrt developers announced the third release candidate of OpenWrt, codename Chaos Calmer.

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Debian Project Lead: Snappy and Mir Bad Ideas

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-07-21 14:00

ostatic: McGovern answered queries on his relationship with Valve, his opinion on Ubuntu, and his desktop of choice among many others.

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Useful commands for profiling your file systems

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-07-21 13:05

 ITworld: One of the problems that seems to plague nearly all file systems -- Unix and others -- is the continuous buildup of files.

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North Korea's Red Star Linux inserts sneaky serial content tracker

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-07-21 13:00

el Reg: Hermit Kingdom activists can feel more secure with Open Office

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GNOME's Evolution 3.17.4 Open-Source Groupware Client Brings Over 50 Bugfixes

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-07-21 12:00

 softpedia: Evolution 3.17.4 is a pretty big release, but nothing out of the ordinary for this type of software.

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ScanCode, the open source license scanner

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-07-21 11:00

ScanCode is a tool to scan code and detect licenses, copyrights and more.

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Cloud Native Computing Foundation Launches to Unify Open-Source Cloud Efforts

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-07-21 10:00

eWEEK: Google's Kubernetes joins a host of vendors and projects as part of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, a new Linux Foundation-backed effort.

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Mint 17.2: The year's best Linux desktop

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-07-21 09:00

 ZDnet: Windows 10? Eh. OS X El Capitan? It's OK I guess.

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The Controversy Behind Canonical's Intellectual Property Policy

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-07-21 08:00

Linux Journal: Canonical recently has made a change to its intellectual property policy following two years of discussion with the Free Software Foundation (FSF).

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Facebook Enhances Osquery Security Analysis Platform

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-07-21 07:00

eWEEK: Facebook is adding query packs to the open-source osquery security framework that group together common sets of use cases for data analysis.

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 Service Pack 4 Adds Support for IBM POWER8

Linux Today - Tue, 2015-07-21 02:00

The new update brings support for Intel Xeon Processor E7-8800/4800 v3 product families, IBM POWER8, as well as IBM z13 hardware architectures.

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