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3 min ago | Design News

Why Use Linux for Device Drivers?

The fun factor continues to draw developers to Linux. This open-source system continues to succeed in the market and in the hearts and minds of developers.

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

3 min ago | Social Media

Why Google Plus is the antisocial network

The first article was a hopeful but disappointed look into the ghost town known as Google+.

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Related Topix: Google, Startups, WebMD, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, New York, Georgetown (Washington, DC), Social Software

1 hr ago | PC World

10 reasons to try Zorin OS 9, the Linux OS that looks like Windows

The Linux world has long offered virtually innumerable alternatives to Windows and Mac OS, including several options designed specifically to ease the transition for those making the switch.

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

2 hrs ago | InfoWorld

Review: OpenShift shines for developers and ops

From the pain-free install and easy app deployment to gear idling and automatic scaling, OpenShift fulfills the promise of platform as a service The two major open source PaaS offerings are Red Hat's OpenShift and Pivotal's Cloud Foundry.

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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

InfoWorld

The Tizen smartphone flopped -- and open source is to blame

You know the saying: Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Now that Samsung has "indefinitely" delayed the launch of its first Tizen smartphone , can anyone believe any more open source mobile promises? Open source mobile efforts have a history of failure: Moblin, Maemo, MeeGo, and Tizen are all examples that have been shepherded ... (more)

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Related Topix: Ubuntu, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Mozilla, Startups, Intela, Intel

The New Zealand Herald

Juha Saarinen: Aussies clamp down on dastardly downloaders

Tech blogger Juha Saarinen takes a look at copyright laws, Linux creator Linus Torvalds and reviews the curved Samsung UHD TV.

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

Python

supervisor 3.1.0

Supervisor is a client/server system that allows its users to control a number of processes on UNIX-like operating systems.

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Related Topix: Ubuntu, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Intel, Python, Programming Languages

ITworld

Can Android be made truly free and open source?

In today's open source roundup: Ars Technica tries to create a truly free and open source version of Android.

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Related Topix: Ars Technica, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Google, Startups, Ubuntu

The Code Project

Brainless Android - Introduction

Android is a software stack for mobile platforms. What this means is that it is Android delivers a complete set of software for mobile devices: an operating system, middleware and key mobile applications.

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Related Topix: Android, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Programming Languages, Java

Computer Weekly

Why dairy fresh openSUSE Linux is even creamier

The openSUSE Project is taking the development version of openSUSE to distribution using the "rolling release" development model.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software

ITworld

GCC wins lifetime achievement award

The GNU Compiler Collection, better known as GCC, was recently awarded the ACM's Programming Languages Software Award for 2014 .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Programming Languages, Open Source Software

Monster.com

Systems Administrator-Azure Cloud, Windows/Linux

Thank you for your interest in the Systems Administrator-Azure Cloud, Windows/Linux.

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

Mon Jul 28, 2014

LinuxInsider

The Shocking Truth About Torvalds' Home Office

"I am really incredibly surprised that my work space is very similar to Linus' and also the working hours are almost identical," said Google+ blogger Rodolfo Saenz.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Science / Technology, Open Source Software

ITworld

Install the command line virtual assistant Betty in Linux Mint 17

Betty is an application similar to Siri and Google now. It turns your command line into a virtual assistant.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

CNet News

CoreOS Stabilizes Cloud Container Linux Operating System

The open-source CoreOS Linux operating system hit a major milestone on July 25, issuing its first stable release.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software

LWN.net

An Indiegogo campaign for the Ottawa Linux Symposium

Andrew Hutton, the organizer of the Ottawa Linux Symposium, has put together an Indiegogo campaign to try to raise funds for this event, which has fallen on hard times in recent years.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software

The Code Project

Setting Up a VPN Server on Ubuntu Using OpenVPN

Below is a setup for OpenVPN on Ubuntu 14.04. With some modifications, it should work on most flavors of Linux Much of the setup came from https://help.ubuntu.com/14.04/serverguide/openvpn.html with a couple of modifications to work out any bugs I ran across.

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

Sys-Con Media

Xen Project User Summit Highlights Advanced Use Cases for Leading Open Source Hypervisor

The event will take place in New York City on September 15, 2014. This year's summit will present the most relevant topics to Xen Project users and integrators, with an emphasis on new and cutting-edge topics related to cloud and enterprise deployments.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Startups, Oracle Corporation, Marketing, Intel, Cloud Computing

Wired

Out in the Open: Sandstorm Makes It Easy to Control Your Apps in the Cloud

Web apps are convenient, but you don't have any control over them. You never know if your favorite tool will evaporate when the company goes out of business or, as was the case of Google Reader, simply discontinued.

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

I programmer

GCC Gets An Award From ACM And A Blast From Linus

The venerable GCC compiler got itself into the news by winning an award from the ACM and by attracting a typical Linus Torvalds blast of rhetoric for an "interesting" bug.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Programming Languages, Open Source Software

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