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Terminal job notifications in Fedora 22 Workstation

Fedora 22 Workstation’s GNOME 3.16 desktop makes almost everything easy using a standard point and click interface. But one of the best reasons for using it is the power you can also get in the Terminal app. There’s a world... Continue Reading →

Forking Bach: Opening classical music to remixes

  • Opensource.com (Posted by bob on Mar 22, 2015 9:51 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Today pianist Kimiko Ishizaka and MuseScore.com made their recording and score of Johann Sebastian Bach's collection of solo keyboard music, called the Well-Tempered Clavier, available to the public domain so anyone can download and fork it. read more

OpenSSL Patch to Plug Severe Security Holes

The world is about to get another reminder about just how much of the Internet runs on technology maintained by a handful of coders working on a shoestring budget. OpenSSL - the software used by thousands of companies to encrypt online communications - is set to get a security makeover this week:

YUMI-2.0.1.6 released

YUMI (Your Universal Multiboot Integrator) 2.0.1.6 has been released. YUMI can be used to create a Multiboot USB Flash Drive containing multiple operating systems, antivirus utilities, disc cloning, diagnostic tools, and more.

New handheld console, first anti-cheat open hardware device, and more gaming news

  • Opensource.com; By Robin Muilwijk (Posted by bob on Mar 22, 2015 4:08 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Roundups; Groups: Games
Hello, open gaming fans! In this week's edition, we take a look at the GCW-ZERO handheld console, first anti-cheat open hardware device, and more.

GNOME Control Center Updated to Support Firefox Nightly Builds in GNOME 3.14

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Mar 22, 2015 2:13 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: GNOME
While we prepare our GNU/Linux distributions for the anticipated GNOME 3.16 desktop environment, which will be unveiled next Wednesday, on March 25, 2015, the GNOME development team still updates some of the core components of the current stable release of the desktop, GNOME 3.14.

Neptune 4.3 Screenshot Tour

This is the third service release to Neptune 4 and comes with improvements, bug fixes and updates. This includes Chromium in version 41, VLC in version 2.2, LibreOffice 4.3.3 as well as Icedove 31.5 and many more. The foundation of this release is represented by the current Debian 7.8 ('Wheezy'). This new version also offers Updates for Kdenlive which bring in better codec support as well as a fix for the localization of video effects. Kernel 3.16.3 was updated with fixes for Btrfs and nouveau. There is also better Btrfs support with Grub 2.0.2 Beta 2. The problem with Persistent Creator in the live media not being able to format the persistency file on a non german localization has been solved. Smartphones and media players are now better supported with mtp library version 1.1.8.

MinnowBoard Max review

  • Linux User Developer - the Linux and FOSS mag for a GNU generation; By Gareth Halfacree (Posted by bob on Mar 21, 2015 10:25 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: ARM, Developer, GNU, Intel, Linux
It’s the follow-up to Intel’s original MinnowBoard, but can the Max take on its ARM-based rivals?

How To Encrypt Cloud Storage Files & Folders In Linux

Most of us use cloud storage like, Dropbox, Gdrive, Copy etc. to be able to use our synced files anytime, anywhere and from our any devices. But no one feels safe putting up their sensitive data over there. As recent hacks shows that how safe our data is. In 2014 many celebrities photos were hacked from cloud storages and posted on social networking sites. So why not encrypt data before upload it on cloud storage to increase security.

Linux Mint Debian Edition 2 MATE RC Screenshot Tour

The team is proud to announce the release of LMDE 2 "Betsy" MATE RC. LMDE (Linux Mint Debian Edition) is a very exciting distribution, targeted at experienced users, which provides the same environment as Linux Mint but uses Debian as its package base, instead of Ubuntu.

DAQ box runs Linux on Core i7, packs Spartan-6 FPGA

Innovative Integration’s Linux-friendly “ePC-Duo” data acquisition box offers an Intel Core i7 CPU, a Spartan-6 FPGA, dual XMC slots, and dual 10GbE ports.

Eschalon Book I, II & III 75% Off on GOG.com, Unrest 50%

While Steam celebrates the 2K 10th anniversary publisher sale this weekend, GOG.com launched the Weekend Promo Spring Breakers discounts for a number of games, several of which are available for Linux as well. Included here are all three chapters of the Eschalon role-playing series and Unrest Special Edition, an RPG launched in 2014.

Pico-ITX SBC runs Linux on 1.9GHz quad-core Atom SoC

Axiomtek’s “PICO840? Pico-ITX SBC features a quad- or dual-core Intel Atom, and offers multiple video ports, plus GbE, SATA, serial, USB, and Mini-PCIe I/O.

Windows 10 to make the Secure Boot alt-OS lock out a reality

Recall a barrage of complaints in the run up to Windows 8's launch that concerned the ability to install other operating systems—whether they be older versions of Windows, or alternatives such as Linux or FreeBSD—on hardware that sported a "Designed for Windows 8" logo.

How to Install Linux Dash on an Ubuntu VPS with Nginx and Password Protect it

Linux Dash is a low-overhead server statistics monitoring application written in PHP. It is intended for anyone looking for a lightweight, easy to deploy server monitoring and view server resource usage via web interface in real time.

How to install and access CentOS remote desktop on VPS

Nowadays teleworking or remote working with flexible hours is increasingly popular in tech industry. One of the enabling technologies behind this trend is remote desktop. Your desktop environment is in the cloud, and you can access the remote desktop anywhere you go, either from home or at your workplace.

Free at last: After Windows 10, consumers won't pay for updates or upgrades

Microsoft will have no choice but to give consumers free Windows upgrades once it launches Windows 10 and kicks off its fast-fast-fast tempo, an analyst asserted.

GNOME's Orca Screen Reader Receives Major Improvements Ahead of GNOME 3.16

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Mar 21, 2015 5:04 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Editorial; Groups: GNOME
We’ve announced the other day that GNOME 3.16 Release Candidate was made available for testing and that many of its core components, applications, and libraries have been updated. Orca, the default screen reader and magnifier of the GNOME desktop environment has been updated as well with a great number of improvements, bug fixes, as well as updated translations.

International College Hong Kong manages education with open source Gibbon

  • Opensource.com; By Nitish Tiwari (Posted by bob on Mar 21, 2015 4:07 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: Community
This article shows how Gibbon, an open-source management tool has helped International College Hong Kong solve the problem of managing data from multi-site records.

Create an offline personal wiki to organize your work

Personal offline wiki is a great place to keep track of these kinds of work. With the help of links, text formatting, images, videos you can organize your work, so that it becomes a great learning resource for your personal use, that you can re-visit whenever you need to review the material.

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