New story! Battle for Wesnoth 1.12.0 Is a Complex Turn-Based Strategy For Linux

  • Softpedia; By Silviu Stahie (Posted by thesilviu on Nov 23, 2014 1:44 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The Battle for Wesnoth is free, turn-based tactical strategy game that features both single-player and online/hotseat multiplayer combat. The developers have just updated it after a long hiatus.

New story! A price to pay -- the Free Software column

  • Linux User Developer - the Linux and FOSS mag for a GNU generation (Posted by bob on Nov 23, 2014 10:29 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Developer, GNU, Linux
For a successful open source company, the lack of process control is just a small price to pay in the grand scheme of things

New story! OpenSUSE 13.2 KDE Edition : Video Overview and Screenshot Tours

OpenSUSE 13.2 has been released and announced by The openSUSE Project Developer, it now available to download and install on you computer. OpenSUSE 13.2 KDE is defaut desktop OpenSUSE, but there is also a GNOME edition, this release openSUSE Project Developer shipped the latest version of KDE 4.14.

New story! Android 5.0 dev kits simplify octacore Snapdragon designs

Intrinsyc unveiled an Android 5.0 dev platform for the Snapdragon 810 SoC in phone, tablet, SBC, and COM versions that debut DDR4 and TransferJet tech. Intrinsyc Technologies has released three Android 5.0 development platforms, as well as a computer-on-module, supporting the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 system-on-chip: Open-Q 8094 System on Module (SOM) — Snapdragon 810 with […]

New story! Roll up, roll up, Microsoft's rolled up dozens of OS fixes

Linux VMs over 2TB now possible and Cloud Platform gets a scaled-up cleanup Microsoft's just released its November rollup of product fixes to address issues that go back to April 2014.…

New story! Top 5 articles: Linux for your food, Tips for Docker users, and more

The race for Top 5 was tight this week on Opensource.com. Here's the best of the best from the site: November 17 - 21, 2014. Top 5 articles of the week read more

New story! Pie Noon by Google, Super Smash Bros on your TI-83, and more

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Nov 22, 2014 1:01 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Steam; Story Type: News Story
Open gaming roundup Week of November 15 - 21, 2014 Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at Google's release of open source Pie Noon, an update of the Steam Client, Super Smash Bros on calculaters, and more! read more

New story! Guadalinex 9 Screenshot Tour

Guadalinex 9 has been released. Guadalinex is a Linux distribution developed by the Council of Economy, Innovation and Science of the Government of Andalucía (Spain) to facilitate the access to information technology for all citizens of the Spanish province. It is largely based on Ubuntu 14.04, with elements from Linux Mint and Debian GNU/Linux. The main edition comes with the Cinnamon desktop, while the "lite" variant, provided for the first time and designed to run on older computers or computers with limited hardware, includes the lightweight LXDE desktop environment.

New story! Python explained

Python is the popular programming language used on the Raspberry Pi. What makes it so special?

New story! Hands On Embedded Linux Development Training course.

LinuxCertified Inc, a leading provider of Linux training and services, announced its next Hands On Embedded Linux Development class to be held in San Francisco Bay Area from December 6th - 8th, 2014.

New story! Elasticsearch Uses Power of Community for Open Source Analytics VIDEO

  • Enterprise Apps Today; By Sean Michael Kerner (Posted by red5 on Nov 22, 2014 5:02 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial, Video; Groups: Community
How has the ELK stack emerged to become a leading open source data analysis platform?

New story! Weighing in on SCALE & More…

Get those proposals in: The Call for Papers for the 13th annual Southern California Linux Expo — SCALE 13x, for those of you keeping score at home — ends in less than three weeks from today.

New story! Fedora Community Action and Impact job opening (Red Hat OSAS)

We don’t have an official job posting for this yet (soon, I think), but in the meantime, I’ve been told that candidates should email interest and resume to Andy Pittaluga (apittalu at redhat.com) with subject line “Fedora Community”.

New story! OPNFV Adds Chinese Telecom to Open Source NFV/SDN Partnership

ZTE Corporation, a telecommunications company based in China, has joined the Linux Foundation's OPNFV project for open source network functions virtualization and software-defined networking.

New story! Barbie becomes a Debian developer and creates systemd

In today's open source roundup: Barbie enters the systemd fray. Plus: A Linux desktop based on Google's Material Design, and what's in Linux Mint 17.1?

New story! Android projector offers 400 lumens on battery power

  • LinuxGizmos; By Eric Brown (Posted by bob on Nov 21, 2014 7:30 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Android
AAXA’s Android-based M4 is claimed as “the world’s brightest battery powered projector,” with 400 lumens running on battery power, or 800 lumens plugged-in.

New story! Calligra Gemini Added to Calligra Suite

About a year ago, the Calligra community added a new application to the suite by the name of Krita Gemini, which combined the functionality of the Krita digital painting application with the touch optimised user interface of the tablet focused Krita Sketch, into a shell with the ability to switch between the two at runtime. The goal was to create a responsive user interface for Krita, and this is now a part of Calligra. In May of this year, Intel approached the team which produced Krita Gemini with the idea of doing the same for other parts of Calligra, by creating an application which would encapsulate the Words and Stage components in the same way as Krita Gemini did for the Krita component.

New story! Serve websites with Nginx

Nginx (pronounced Engine X) is a web server developed in Russia by Igor Sysoev back in 2002. In this article you will learn how to install and run Nginx on a Linux machine, how to configure it and how to install and use Joomla with Nginx.

New story! AWS announcements at re:invent put competitors on notice it's not standing pat

  • Intronis Blog; By Ron Miller (Posted by rsmiller on Nov 21, 2014 3:42 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Cloud
Google and Microsoft may have deeper pockets than AWS, but it has something they don't have: marketshare. And AWS let its rivals know it's not going to sit idly while they spend billions.

New story! Time To Guess What Feral Interactive Are Working On, New Teaser

  • GamingOnLinux.com; By Liam Dawe (Posted by liamdawe on Nov 21, 2014 2:45 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Games
Feral Interactive are being sneaky, as they have given a little hint towards their next game, and it's quite obvious it's for Linux.

New story! Cloud 5: AWS checks Docker box, Azure outage was not end of the world as we know it

This week, we look at AWS announcing Docker support, an Azure outage that had the anti-cloud crowd scurrying to their megaphones and the power of cloud computing.

New story! Mix it up with this Life is Beautiful cocktail recipe

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Nov 21, 2014 12:50 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
In celebration of Open Food Week, we share a cocktail recipe with readers from Opensource.com contributor, frequent traveler, and OpenNMS CEO Tarus Balog. Stay tuned next week for more from Open Food Week as we cover open source in our food and on the farm. We often say that open source is like a recipe. The source code, or "code recipe," is available for others to go by, modify, and change to their liking and to fit their preferences. read more

New story! Google to Let Users Pay to Remove Ads on Select Websites

  • Softpedia; By Silviu Stahie (Posted by thesilviu on Nov 21, 2014 11:53 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Google is always looking to diversify its online advertising policy and you might think that there is little left to do in this regard. It appears that Google has found yet another way to monetize ads, both for itself and for the website, but this time the power rests in the users' hands.

New story! 12 Awesome Themes for Mint 17.1 Cinnamon

  • TuxArena; By Craciun Dan (Posted by Chris7mas on Nov 21, 2014 10:56 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Mint
With Mint 17.1 Rebecca being days away from release, and Cinnamon 2.4 looking so good, here is an overview of some of the best looking themes which allow you to beautify your desktop.

New story! A Guide To Dual Booting Windows 7 And Ubuntu

This guide shows how to dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu. It includes steps for backing up, shrinking Windows, downloading Ubuntu, creating a USB and DVD, partitioning and installation.

New story! Nexus 7 fandroids tell of salty taste after sucking on Google's Lollipop

People with Nexus 7 tablets say the latest major Android update – codenamed Lollipop – has slowed their slabs to a standstill. Google said today it is investigating the matter.

New story! Linux-friendly COM offers a choice of Bay Trail SoCs

Thirteen months after Intel debuted its “Bay Trail” SoCs, we’re still seeing new boards based on it emerge, as in the case of this Aaeon COM Express module. Although Taiwan-based Aaeon pre-announced the “COM-BT” computer-on-module last October, as part of Intel’s big Bay Trail sytem-on-chip rollout, the module is just now becoming available for production shipments. It conforms to PICMG’s COM Express Type 6 “compact” form-factor specs, measuring 95 x 95mm, and offers a choice of 0 to 60°C or -40 to 85°C temperature operation.

New story! The State of the Cloud Working Group and Fedora 21 Cloud

As Fedora 21 approaches, let’s take a bit to examine the state of the Cloud Working Group (WG) — or, more importantly, the releases that are coming your way very […]

New story! Goat Simulator Updated with MMO Simulator Expansion

Goat Simulator has recently been updated with the Goat MMO Simulator Expansion, which brings new features like five different classes, faction warfare between goats and sheep, and MMO simulation.

New story! Samsung will reduce the number of models in its Android phone lineup

In today's open source roundup: Samsung will reduce the number of smartphone models it offers. Plus: Mozilla dumps Google for Yahoo, and how to run Linux on Android devices.

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