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Arquetype 21 KDE Screenshot Tour

Arquetype 21 is available. Arquetype is a robust and stable operative system based on Fedora includes benefits of global engineering. Explore it, Arquetype works on intuitive interfaces and is made to be easy for all kind of users. If you want to develop on Linux, Arquetype give you preinstalled tools. We are free open source project and an alternative to other OS, with the most advanced desktop environment for user experience. Feel free to discover all options that Linux desktops offers to you, with speed and stability for your computer operation.

Weather Company CIO: 5 reasons why I believe in open source

  • EnterprisersProject.com; By Bryson Koehler (Posted by openlife on Feb 23, 2015 5:38 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Weather Company CIO Bryson Koehler outlines five reasons why he believes in open source, explaining why his organization has been a big adopter of open source software.

GNOME Chess 3.16 Beta 1 Adds Support for Bronstein and Fischer Clocks

  • Softpedia; By Marius Nestor (Posted by hanuca on Feb 23, 2015 4:41 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: GNOME
The GNOME Chess app of the GNOME desktop environment has also been updated as part of the GNOME 3.16 Beta 1 release, which was announced by Matthias Clasen this past weekend. GNOME Chess (formerly glChess) is a software that lets users play the game of chess under GNOME and other open-source desktop environments.

Manjaro Is the First Distro with Xfce 4.12 and It's Insanely Fast - Screenshot Tour

  • Softpedia; By Silviu Stahie (Posted by thesilviu on Feb 23, 2015 3:44 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
Manjaro is a Linux distribution based on well-tested snapshots of the Arch Linux repositories and 100% compatible with Arch. A new version based on the upcoming Xfce 4.12 has been released in anticipation of the actual launch.

SSL-busting code that threatened Lenovo users found in a dozen more apps

The list of software known to use the same HTTPS-breaking technology recently found preinstalled on Lenovo laptops has risen dramatically with the discovery of at least 12 new titles, including one that's categorized as a malicious trojan by a major antivirus provider...

... Web searches for many of these titles uncover forum posts in which computer users complain that some of these applications are hard to remove once they're installed. Richard noted that he was unable to find documentation from any of the publishers explaining what effect Komodia software had on end-user PCs such as its ability to sniff passwords and other sensitive data from encrypted Web sessions.

Build a Raspberry Pi-Based Cable Shutter Release for Sony Cameras

  • Scribbles and Snaps; By Dmitri Popov (Posted by dmpop on Feb 23, 2015 1:50 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial; Groups: Raspberry Pi
This project provides brief instructions on how to build a Raspberry Pi-based cable shutter release and deploy a simple web app that can be used to control it.

Linus Torvalds Releases Linux Kernel 4.0 RC1, Final Version Will Bring Live Patching

After letting users decide the version numbering of the Linux kernel software, as Softpedia reported two weeks ago based on the Linus Torvalds’ Google+ poll for Linux kernel 3.20/4.0. Apparently, users decided that it was time for a change, so we’re happy to announce the immediate availability for testing of the first RC (Release Candidate) version of the forthcoming Linux 4.0 kernel.

Running Bodhi 3.0.0 Legacy on Older Hardware

There are many reasons why people use Bodhi Linux. Some use it because they really like the Enlightenment desktop, and Bodhi has pioneered the integration of Enlightenment to create a distro that is both beautiful, elegant and functional. Others use it because they want an operating system that stays out of their way. Again, although Enlightenment offers plenty of whistles and bells for those who need or want them, it can also be configured to be highly minimalist and use a very small amount of system resources.

How to delete Superfish from Lenovo computers permanently

  • LinuxBSDos; By finid (Posted by finid on Feb 23, 2015 10:58 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Tutorial
Owners of Lenovo computers are, therefore, not the only folks at risk of man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks. So exchanging your Lenovo computer for another Windows brand won’t do you much good.

A real solution, a final solution, is one that does not involve the parties that caused the problem in the first place. And that solution is this:

Crash Clinic Diagnostics 2.1 Screenshot Tour

Crash Clinic Diagnostics 2.1 is available. Crash Clinic Diagnostics is an Xubuntu-based distribution developed specifically for modern laptop and desktop diagnosis.

How to install LDAP 389 Directory Server on a CentOS 6 VPS

  • RoseHosting.com Linux VPS Hosting Blog; By RoseHosting (Posted by RoseHosting on Feb 23, 2015 9:04 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
It is an enterprise-class Open Source LDAP server for GNU/Linux. It is hardened by real-world use, is full-featured, supports multi-master replication, and already handles many of the largest LDAP deployments in the world. The 389 Directory Server can be downloaded for free, and set up in less than an hour using the graphical administration console.

How I upgraded my garden’s ugly drip system with a sexy OpenSprinkler

After a few hours of work alongside an electrical engineering buddy this week, my home garden drip system became powered by a Raspberry Pi. I can control the entire thing locally from my iPhone and, to be frank, it’s pretty flippin’ cool.

For some background, I’m a very lazy gardener. When my wife and I bought our house in 2012, our horticultural mission was Hippocratic (do no harm). In other words, we wanted—at the very least—to not kill the plants we inherited from the previous owners.

Firejail – A Security Sandbox for Mozilla Firefox, Part 2

  • Layer 3 Networking Blog (Posted by netblue30 on Feb 23, 2015 7:09 AM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux
In part 2 of this series, we look at some new browser sandboxing developments in Firejail security sandbox. Since the first article was published, many new features have been added. Unlike other sandboxes, the main focus of Firejail project is GUI application sandboxing, with web browsers being, at least for the immediate future, the main target.

SCALE 13x, Day 2: Knock on Wood

That, of course, was followed by a series of sessions that were, for the most part, once again standing-room-only, like Alison Chaiken’s systemd talk, where I understand no gunfire was exchanged. One track, SCALE: The Next Generation, is one where teens organize their own FOSS track and that did not disappoint, from wunderkind Justin King and his 65-year-old computer to Keila Banks’ talk on starting a FOSS-based business to Levente Kurusa talking about the Linux desktop and when it will be “our year.”

First Look at Ubuntu 14.04.2

  • Review Linux - reviewlinux.com; By Michael Perks (Posted by ReviewLinux on Feb 23, 2015 5:15 AM EDT)
  • Groups: GNOME, Linux
Ubuntu is the perfect Linux for a Newbie to start off with. They have a very good online community to help with any questions. Why, just ask anything about Ubuntu in Google and you will get a response that will help you correct your problem. I have long been a fan of Ubuntu, and used it extensively in my early years of Linux.

pcDuino3B hacker SBC features WiFi, GbE, and Arduino I/O

LinkSprite launched a gig-Ethernet version of its PCDuino3 SBC, featuring the same dual-core Allwinner A20 SoC, plus SATA, WiFi, and Arduino compatible I/O.

Linux Kernel 3.2.67 LTS Improves Support for Several RISC Microprocessor Architectures

Ben Hutchings, the maintainer of the Linux 3.2 kernel branch, had the pleasure of announcing the immediate availability for download and upgrade of a new maintenance release for Linux kernel 3.2, version 3.2.67, urging users to update to it as soon as possible. Linux 3.2.67 kernel is a long-term supported version mostly used on very stable environments or embedded systems.

Robolinux 7.8.1 KDE Screenshot Tour

Robolinux is proud and excited to announce our newly released 'X-Treme Plasma Speed' Robolinux KDE version 7.8.1. A mind-numbing amount of time and effort went into optimizing the KDE core and boot-up speed in order to make it run faster and use less RAM so that Linux beginners and advanced users would be very pleased. We believe that Robolinux KDE 7.8.1 is the fastest and most customizable KDE operating system available today.

Superfish means its time to get rid of your Lenovo computer

Lenovo is all over the media recently, and not for a good reason. The revelation that it corrupted its computers with the vile Superfish adware has shocked many people in the computing world. It’s almost impossible to believe that a company could be so incredibly stupid and so unbelievably uncaring about the security of its customers.

Here's The Possible List Of Games Valve Will Demo At GDC For SteamOS

Thanks to the ever more awesome SteamDB, we have a possible list of games Valve will demo on Steam Machines at GDC, and the list is interesting.

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