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1 hr ago | 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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3 hrs ago | Network World

Samsung's first open-source conference kicks off, with Tizen on its mind

The inaugural Samsung Open-Source Conference opens Tuesday morning in Seoul, with keynotes from well-known figures in the open source world and a hackathon focused on Tizen, the company's in-house mobile operating system. The event kicks off with a speech from Jono Bacon, the former community manager for Ubuntu, who recently moved to the XPrize Foundation, and also includes talks from Linux kernel developer Tejun Heo and Carsten Heitzler, the principal creator of the Enlightenment desktop environment for Linux.

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10 hrs ago | Canada NewsWire

LibreOffice Makes Strides in Software Quality with Coverity Scan

Open office suite leverages software-scanning service to find and fix more than 10,000 defects in fewer than two years , a Synopsys company , today announced the results of its latest Coverity Scana Project Spotlight, which analyzed the LibreOffice open source project, including defect density and the types of defects identified, as compared to the industry average. The report is an update from the Coverity Scan Project Spotlight on LibreOffice issued in LibreOffice is a Document Foundation project which began as an offshoot of the OpenOffice open source collaboration suite in 2010.

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Related Topix: Startups, Coverity, Synopsys, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Intel

14 hrs ago | InfoWorld

Speed or torque? Linux desktop vs. server distros

Desktop Linux should be shiny and fast, server Linux should be big and practical. Today's mix doesn't work -- here's the remedy My post about splitting up Linux distributions along dedicated server and desktop lines has produced interesting feedback.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

AfterDawn.com

Meizu confirms new MX4 with Ubuntu Touch for this year

The Meizu MX4 will feature the Linux operating system, and should be released in December. Meizu, Bq and Canonical announced the first Ubuntu Touch partnership back in February, but only gave a "Fall 2014" time frame for the first phone release.

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LXer Linux News

LXer Weekly Roundup for 14-Sept-2014

Ready to be published? LXer is read by around 350,000 individuals each month, and is an excellent place for you to publish your ideas, thoughts, reviews, complaints, etc. Do you have something to say to the Linux community? Publish it here.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, ITA Software, Google, Startups, WebMD, Widevine Technologies

Python

checkbox-ng 0.10

CheckBoxNG ========== :term:`CheckBoxNG` is a hardware testing tool useful for certifying laptops, desktops and servers with Ubuntu. It is a new version of :term:`CheckBox` that is built directly on top of :term:`PlainBox` CheckBoxNG *replaces* CheckBox, where applicable.

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Python

vcs-repo-mgr 0.6

It's currently tested on Python 2.6, 2.7 and 3.4. Bazaar , Mercurial and Git repositories are currently supported. You will also need Bazaar , Mercurial and/or Git installed .

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

I programmer

September Week 2

Do you have better things to do than scour the internet for news? No worries - if you need to know what's important for the developer, IProgrammer Weekly puts the unmissable bits together in a handy digest. This one covers September 4-10.

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Related Topix: Microsoft Windows, Google, Startups, Microsoft, Open Source Software

OStatic

Fate of Bodhi Linux in Balance as Founder Quits

Our top story tonight is the resignation of Jeff Hoogland from his popular Linux project. Michael Larabel is reporting that X.Org Server 1.17 will probably have built-in KMS modesetting driver.

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Richard Jones' Stuff

moderna added to PyPI

Make sure Python 2.6 or a higher version is installed. * Python 2.6 or a higher * Numpy * BioPython ModeRNA is released under the GPL license, a copy of which is included in the distribution .

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Python

diskimage-builder 0.1.30

Image building tools for OpenStack ================================== These tools are the components of TripleO that are responsible for building disk images. This repository has the core functionality for building disk images, file system images and ramdisk images for use with OpenStack .

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Slashdot

City of Turin To Switch From Windows To Linux and Save 6M Euros

The move will mean installing the open source operating system on 8,300 PCs, which will generate an immediate saving of roughly 300 per machine - a sum that will grow over the years as the need for the renewal of proprietary software licences vanishes, and the employees get used to the new machines.

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MSDN Blogs

Linux Powered By Azure - Turn on the LAMP

Welcome to part 2 of this series entitled, Linux Powered by Azure . In the previous tutorial we stood up an Ubuntu virtual machine and connect to is securely through SSH by creating a private and public key pair using openssl.

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CNet News

What HP's Buyout of Eucalyptus Could Mean

NEWS ANALYSIS: The acquisition of private cloud vendor Eucalyptus could either confuse HP's cloud strategy or consolidate its position. Time will tell.

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Python

django-fields 0.3.0

Introduction ------------ [![changelog] ] Django-fields is an application which includes different kinds of models fields. Right now, application contains two fields with encryption support: EncryptedCharField and EncryptedTextField.

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Python

hot 0.2.1

Command line helper utility for authoring and performing extended validation testing on [Heat] templates. The name comes from the acronym for Heat Orchestration Templates.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

OStatic

This Week's Fedora Delay, Sparky Review, and New SteamOS

Today in the Linux news feeds is the migration of Turin to Ubuntu. The Mukt scored an interview with Monty Widenius.

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Python

py3o.renderserver 0.4.1

Overview ======== This is a rendering server that will wrap an OpenOffice/LibreOffice server and provide a pythonic API which is remotely callable. The main advantage is that your client code does not need to import pyuno... This is a main plus because pyuno is a pain to get working on Windows and some flavors of Linux, don't even think of Mac :) Once you deploy a py3o.renderserver all you need in your python code is to use the `py3o.renderclient`_ which is really straightforward... ..

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Python

SoL 3.4

Scarry spoke only italian, because the i18n mechanism in Delphi sucks. Most of the code was written and commented in italian too, and that made it very difficult to get foreign contributions Scarry used Paradox tables, but we are in the third millenium, now: SoL uses a real, even if simple and light, SQL database under its skin this considers the Glicko2 rate of each player, otherwise uses a random pairing; either way, the tournament secretary is able to manually change the combinations The very first requirement to install an instance of SoL on your own machine is getting Python 3.3 or better [1] .

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