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Not Just for Computer Nerds: 5 Reasons Linux is a Growing Business Trend - Business.com

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 14:31

Business.com

Not Just for Computer Nerds: 5 Reasons Linux is a Growing Business Trend
Business.com
Linux distros have been largely improved as we move closer toward bridging the historical gap, surfacing within us. Technical savviness has readily matured over years, bringing us closer to the five valid points which make Linux, a virtual powerhouse: ...

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Major CoreOS Linux Alpha Vulnerability Patched - InfoQ.com

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 14:00

Major CoreOS Linux Alpha Vulnerability Patched
InfoQ.com
A misconfiguration in the PAM subsystem in CoreOS Linux Alpha 1045.0.0 and 1047.0.0 allowed unauthorised users to gain access to accounts without a password or any other authentication token being required. This vulnerability affects a subset of ...

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Linux Kernel 3.12.60 LTS Released with ARM and PowerPC Fixes, Updated Drivers - Softpedia News

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 12:07

Linux Kernel 3.12.60 LTS Released with ARM and PowerPC Fixes, Updated Drivers
Softpedia News
Linux kernel developer Jiri Slaby today, May 24, 2016, announced the release and general availability of the sixtieth maintenance build in long-term supported Linux 3.12 kernel series. Linux kernel 3.12.60 LTS arrives approximately one month after the ...

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Best Windows, iOS, Android and Linux tablets of 2016 - ZDNet

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 11:27

ZDNet

Best Windows, iOS, Android and Linux tablets of 2016
ZDNet
Linux: Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet. Looking for a Linux-powered tablet? Well, I got a Linux-powered tablet for you! This is Canonical's first Ubuntu tablet built by the Spanish OEM BQ. Tech spec: 10.1 inch 1280 x 800 (149 pixels-per-inch) 10 ...

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You too can turn your PS4 into a Linux Steam machine - Inquirer

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 10:51

Inquirer

You too can turn your PS4 into a Linux Steam machine
Inquirer
A COMPUTER EXPLORER has managed to take a PS4 and turn it into a Linux box that can be used to play Steam games. Why? Progress, people, and porting. If you can think it, you might as well give it a go. After all, without such invention we would not ...
Hacker group demonstrates Steam games running on PS4 via Arch LinuxExtremeTech
Steam can run on the PlayStation 4 thanks to Arch Linux, a jailbreak, and old firmwareDigital Trends
Sony PlayStation 4 hacked to create Linux Steam MachineHEXUS
SlashGear -PlayStation LifeStyle -TechRadar
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Windows Subsystem for Linux: Process Architecture - Microsoft - Channel 9 (blog)

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 18:05

Microsoft - Channel 9 (blog)

Windows Subsystem for Linux: Process Architecture
Microsoft - Channel 9 (blog)
... coming to Windows 10. I thought this sounded a little scary until Nick explained how these things are governed and fit into the larger functionality that we've come to know as the Windows Subsystem for Linux (which enables Bash on Ubuntu on Windows).

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Repurposing Old Smartphones for Home Automation - Linux.com (blog)

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:26

Linux.com (blog)

Repurposing Old Smartphones for Home Automation
Linux.com (blog)
At the recent Embedded Linux Conference and OpenIoT Summit, Mozilla Technical Evangelist Dietrich Ayala proposed a simple and affordable solution to home automation: A discarded smartphone can handle some of the most useful home automation tasks ...

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From Windows 10, Linux, iPads, iPhones to HoloLens: The tech astronauts use on the ISS - TechRepublic

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 13:36

TechRepublic

From Windows 10, Linux, iPads, iPhones to HoloLens: The tech astronauts use on the ISS
TechRepublic
From the first days of the station, NASA astronauts have used Linux-based laptops to interact with the avionics, the critical systems that keep the station in orbit and the air breathable. Meanwhile Windows machines have always been used for general ...

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10 more pointless (but awesome) Linux terminal tricks - Network World

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 12:39

Network World

10 more pointless (but awesome) Linux terminal tricks
Network World
One year ago, I put together a list of my favorite “pointless but awesome” Linux terminal tricks—filled with such classics as making a cow talk with “cowsay” and rainbow-coloring your terminal with “lolcat.” As was correctly pointed out to me at the ...

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Driving cars into the future with Linux - Opensource.com

Mon, 05/23/2016 - 08:10

Opensource.com

Driving cars into the future with Linux
Opensource.com
In addition to GENIVI's efforts, the Linux Foundation sponsors the Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) workgroup, a software foundation dedicated to finding open source solutions for automotive applications. Although AGL will initially focus on IVI systems ...

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Makulu Makeover May Give Your Linux Life a Lift - TechNewsWorld

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 15:57

Makulu Makeover May Give Your Linux Life a Lift
TechNewsWorld
There are some additional pleasant surprises with the stock software selections in MakuluLinux 5. Usually distro developers favor scaled-down programs for the expected lightweight Xfce environment. Not so with this distro. For instance, you get ...

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Lubuntu might be the best Linux distro for Windows XP users - ITworld.com

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 15:46

Lubuntu might be the best Linux distro for Windows XP users
ITworld.com
Lubuntu is a free, Linux-based operating system that supports a wide range of computers and hardware. It's fast, safe and secure (Linux doesn't require virus software, for example) it's also really easy to use, and there are thousands of applications ...

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Rs. 1.5 lakh Linux course to be available for free online this summer - Digit

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 13:21

Digit

Rs. 1.5 lakh Linux course to be available for free online this summer
Digit
The Linux Foundation has announced that it will be providing access to an “Introduction to Linux” course for free through edX, an e-learning website backed by Harvard and MIT. The course which will go live this summer, usually costs $2,400 (Rs. 1.46 ...
What the Linux Foundation's edX MOOC Means for the ChannelThe VAR Guy
Introduction To Linux Course Worth $2400 To Be Free Online This SummerGeeky gadgets
PSA: Linux Foundation Plans 'Introduction to Linux Course' For Free This SummerGame Politics
Society and Religion -SDTimes.com -The Data Center Journal
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Introduction To Linux Course Worth $2400 To Be Free Online This Summer - Geeky gadgets

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 12:54

Geeky gadgets

Introduction To Linux Course Worth $2400 To Be Free Online This Summer
Geeky gadgets
The Linux Foundation announced this week that the course “Introduction to Linux” worth around $2,400 will be made freely available online to anyone who is interested during the summer months. The Linux Foundation is working with edX a non-profit online ...
What the Linux Foundation's edX MOOC Means for the ChannelThe VAR Guy
Rs. 1.5 lakh Linux course to be available for free online this summerDigit
$2400 Linux Course Comes Free From Linux FoundationSociety and Religion
Boston Business Journal (blog) -TechSpot
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Red Hat Risk Reflex (The Linux Security Flaw That Isn't) - DaniWeb (blog)

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 09:12

Red Hat Risk Reflex (The Linux Security Flaw That Isn't)
DaniWeb (blog)
News headlines declaring that a 'major security problem' has been found with Linux are a different kettle of fish. So when reports of an attack that could circumvent verification of X.509 security certificates, and by so doing bypass both secure ...

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Linux 3.14-rc6 released; Torvalds hints at rc8, rc9 if things don't calm down - Techie News

Mon, 03/10/2014 - 07:54

Techie News

Linux 3.14-rc6 released; Torvalds hints at rc8, rc9 if things don't calm down
Techie News
Linux 3.14-rc6 has been released and with two more weeks (if things go well) to go before the final release, Linus Torvalds has hinted at the possibility of an rc8 and even an rc9 if the next two weeks are bumpy as the previous ones. “We're getting ...

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TinyKeep Announced for Linux - Muktware

Sun, 03/09/2014 - 21:40

TinyKeep Announced for Linux
Muktware
Digital Tribe Games has announced that their upcoming new dungeon themed Role Playing Game, TinyKeep, is going to see the light of the day pretty soon on Linux, Mac and Windows machines. The game is now under development having reached its ...

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Linux x64 + asOBJ_VALUE problem. - GameDev.net

Sun, 03/09/2014 - 21:17

Linux x64 + asOBJ_VALUE problem.
GameDev.net
I'm trying to register btQuaternion and btVector3 (classes from Bullet Physics) classes in AngelScript as value objects. On Windows x86 and Linux x86 all works fine, but on Linux x64 I see problems with these classes.

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SXSW: Pitivi Aims To Bring Real Video Editing to Linux - Evolver.fm

Sat, 03/08/2014 - 22:58

Evolver.fm

SXSW: Pitivi Aims To Bring Real Video Editing to Linux
Evolver.fm
Sriram Ramkrishna, director of GNOME Foundation, told us he's trying to change that at SXSW 2014, by raising funds to hire full-time programmers to build the beta Pitivi Linux video editor (pictured above), based on the GStreamer multimedia framework ...

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$2400 “Introduction to Linux” course will be free and online this summer - Ars Technica

Sat, 03/08/2014 - 21:09

Ars Technica

$2400 “Introduction to Linux” course will be free and online this summer
Ars Technica
Earlier this week, The Linux Foundation announced that it would be working with edX, a non-profit online learning site governed by Harvard and MIT, to make its “Introduction to Linux” course free and open to all. The Linux Foundation has long offered a ...

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