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Deploy a DirectX 9.0 application through Wine on Linux

I'm developing a Direct3D 9.0 game on Windows and it's all good. Lately I started thinking about making it cross-platfom.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

LinuxSecurity.com

Red Hat: 2014:1246-01: nss and nspr: Moderate Advisory

Updated nss and nspr packages that fix multiple security issues, several bugs, and add various enhancements are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. [More...] ===================================================================== Red Hat Security Advisory Synopsis: Moderate: nss and nspr security, bug fix, and enhancement update Advisory ID: RHSA-2014:1246-01 Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1246.html Issue date: 2014-09-16 CVE Names: CVE-2013-1740 CVE-2014-1490 CVE-2014-1491 CVE-2014-1492 CVE-2014-1545 ===================================================================== 1. Summary: Updated nss and nspr packages that fix multiple security issues, several bugs, and add various enhancements are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security impact.

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Related Topix: Red Hat, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Computer Security

Lifehacker

The Simple Text Desktop

We've highlighted some of Okubax 's desktops before, but the simplicity of this one called to us. Some simple tools in the center and around the outside, and a solid wallpaper make for a simple but elegant desktop.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Ubuntu

InfoWorld

Review: RHEL 7 lands with a jolt

There's a lot to like in the next Red Hat Enterprise Linux, but some fundamental changes may prove problematic One of the hallmarks of Red Hat Enterprise Linux is that it overwhelmingly favors stability over currency. As such, RHEL generally ships with packages and frameworks that are years behind the current releases.

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InformationWeek

WaveMaker PaaS Bets On Docker

WaveMaker Enterprise, a newly issued platform-as-a-service, now uses Docker containers as its deployment step. While other platforms, including Apprenda, Red Hat's OpenShift, and VMware/Pivotal's Cloud Foundry, are moving the in the same direction, starting on Tuesday WaveMaker Enterprise gives you control over Docker as a default Linux container deployment environment, according to WaveMaker CEO Samir Ghosh.

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CNet News

AMD, Canonical Unveil Bundled OpenStack Cloud Solution

Advanced Micro Devices is partnering with Canonical on an integrated solution that is designed to make it easier for organizations to deploy a private cloud environment based on the OpenStack orchestration technology. The two companies on Sept.

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Related Topix: Advanced Micro Devices, Startups, CPU, Science / Technology, Ubuntu, Open Source Software, Intel

PC World

Micro Focus buying Novell, Suse Linux owner for $1.2 billion

In a move that will collect a lot of infrastructure software under one roof, mainframe software provider Micro Focus has started proceedings to merge with Attachmate Group, owners of Novell and Suse Linux, for approximately US$1.2 billion. The combined company should have yearly revenue of $1.4 billion, with more than 4,500 employees and more than 30,000 customers, Micro Focus said.

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MSDN Blogs

Linux Powered By Azure - YAWIP

On to step 3! We created a Ubuntu VM. We configured it to be LAMP ready. And nowYAWIP .

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The Inquirer

Wikileaks releases Finfisher malware to help developers defend against it

WIKILEAKS HAS RELEASED Finfisher "weaponised malware" that it claims is being used by governments around the world to spy on journalists and activists, in order to help developers defend against it. Finfisher, which was first revealed in Wikileaks documents published in December 2011, can be used to intercept data from Mac OS X, Windows and Linux computers, as well as mobile devices running Android, Blackberry, iOS, Symbian and Windows Phone.

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Related Topix: Spyware, Science / Technology, Journalism, Open Source Software, Computers

ITworld

Are the Linux Mint developers using sexist codenames?

In today's open source roundup: Have the Linux Mint developers picked a sexist codename for version 17.1? Plus: A review of PCLinuxOS 2014.08, and is Microsoft copying features from Linux in Windows 9? Codenames are an expected part of software development, with a lot of open source projects using one kind of codename or another. But is it sexist to continually use female names for software projects? Beta News examines the latest use of a female name for version 17.1 of the Linux Mint distribution.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups

Computer Weekly

Nokia and Red Hat collaborate to create open-source telco cloud Nokia ...

Nokia Networks and open-source technology provider Red Hat are collaborating to allow mobile broadband operators to create an efficient telco cloud infrastructure. As part of the collaboration, Nokia will bundle its carrier-grade virtualised core applications and cloud application management products with Red Hat-based OpenStack cloud platform .

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InformationWeek

Docker Gets $40 Million: Full Steam Ahead

Docker will use its third round of funding to double staff, including engineers and a direct sales force pointed at enterprise buyers. The company's enterprise data center momentum keeps growing.

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Related Topix: Sales, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Linux Today

Mark All Upgrades in Synaptic on Linux Mint 17

The previous technique to restore the Mark All Upgrades button to Synaptic no longer works because the Mint team is providing their own version of Synaptic rather than using the package from the Ubuntu repositories.

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Linux Today

Linux Top 3: Fedora 21 Delayed, SystemRescueCD and Raspian Update

There is saying that used to be commonly attributed to when Debian Linux distributions would be released. That saying is - "it's done, when it's done."

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Data Center Knowledge

Docker Raises $40M in Sequoia-Led Series C

Docker , the startup behind the eponymous open source app container technology, has raised $40 million in a Series C funding round. The round is double the size of the startup's Series B, closed in January, and significantly increases its valuation.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Startups, Yahoo!, Dapper, Citizen Sports, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Marketing

Python

mecab-python3 0.7

Installtion and Usage -------------- 1. Installation ``` pip install mecab-python3 ``` Before installing mecabpython3, make sure you have installed *`mecab`* already. example of installtion.

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Denver Post

Denver Startup Week celebrates Mile High entrepreneurial spirit

Mario Esparaz, owner of PB Love Co., serves up some nut butter mixes at the Startup Farmer's Market on the 16th Street Mall off of Arapahoe Street during Denver Startup Week in downtown Denver on Monday. Dave Gottschalk needs to hire a developer who knows the computer platforms LAMP - Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP - and Phone Gap.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Hack a day

Hacking a Pogoplug into a $20 PBX

The Pogoplug Series 4 is a little network attached device that makes your external drives accessible remotely. Under the hood of this device is an ARM processor running at 800 MHz, which is supported by the Linux kernel.

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LinuxInsider

Is It Time to Cleave Linux in Two?

"Would you try to pull a mobile home with an economy car?" asked blogger hairyfeet. "Of course not -- yet you are gonna take a single OS and shoehorn it into a desktop AND a server workload? Talk about jack of all trades and master of none!" Servers don't really need graphics, and the same goes for sound.

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Linux Today

Automate and Schedule Tasks In Ubuntu/Linux Mint With ComplexShutdown Tool

ComplexShutdown is small GUI to shutdown your PC with lots of options. A more or less simple skript, written in fpc, then rewritten in python.

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