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[#] Wed Dec 31 1969 19:00:00 EST from rss

Subject: Top Open Source Learning Management Systems

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Open source Learning Management Systems have become extremely popular in recent years, but what does open source mean? Open Source technology is technology where the source code is “open”, that is, the code is available to the public and free to be modified. Improvements can be made by developers and it can be spread or sold to the wider community. So, why should an organization choose an open source Learning Management System as opposed to a homegrown or proprietary Learning Management System?

http://linux-news.org/index.php/2012/11/21/top-open-source-learning-management-systems/


[#] Wed Dec 31 1969 19:00:00 EST from rss

Subject: The State Of 64-Bit ARM (AArch64) On LLVM/Clang

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ARM's AArch64 back-end for LLVM to handle the 64-bit ARMv8 architecture is working, but there's still more work ahead of the hardware's general availability in about one year's time...

http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTIzMjQ


[#] Wed Dec 31 1969 19:00:00 EST from rss

Subject: GNOME 3 update: 'Connect to Server' lives in GNOME 3.5/3.6, I rant about features being moved and removed, and I fix my GNOME 3.4 problem in Debian Wheezy

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In my test of the Fedora 18 Alpha release, I was left thinking the "connect to server" feature in the Nautilus file manager disappeared in versions 3.5.x and 3.6.x of the GNOME desktop environment. Thanks to readers, I learned that "connect to server" has moved to a separate application that you call from the shell with the not-so-friendly name "Nautilus-connect-server."

http://stevenrosenberg.net/blog/desktops/GNOME/2012_1118_connect_to_server_in_gnome_35_and_36


[#] Wed Dec 31 1969 19:00:00 EST from rss

Subject: Installing Windows 8 without secure boot

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At the gates of Microsoft, there are numerous competing Windows versions now almost falling over each other as they strive for marketshare.

http://www.itwire.com/opinion-and-analysis/open-sauce/57536-installing-windows-8-without-secure-boot


[#] Wed Dec 31 1969 19:00:00 EST from rss

Subject: US patent chief to software patent critics: -- Give it a rest already --

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Says explosion of smartphone patent litigation is "natural and reasonable." David Kappos, the head of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, offered a strong defense of software patents in a Tuesday address at the Center for American Progress. Kappos touted several provisions of the America Invents Act (AIA), which he argued would allow the patent office to weed out low-quality software and business method patents. Addressing those who claim the patent system is broken, Kappos said, "Give it a rest already. Give the AIA a chance to work. Give it a chance to even get started."

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/11/us-patent-chief-to-software-patent-critics-give-it-a-rest-already/


[#] Wed Dec 31 1969 19:00:00 EST from rss

Subject: One Year Later, Open-Source Doom 3 Is Moving Slowly

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While this week marks one year since the Doom 3 (id Tech 4) game engine was open-sourced under the GPL, there still isn't too much adoption by open-source game developers. The few forks of the id Tech 4 code-base also aren't seeing frequent activity...

http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTIzMjU


[#] Wed Dec 31 1969 19:00:00 EST from rss

Subject: Installing Windows 8 with secure boot

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One of the biggest talking points in the run-up to the release of Windows 8 has been the feature that will supposedly lock down the operating system so that it cannot be infected by malware at boot-time.

http://www.itwire.com/opinion-and-analysis/open-sauce/57562-installing-windows-8-with-secure-boot


[#] Wed Dec 31 1969 19:00:00 EST from rss

Subject: Review: Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal a mix of promise, pain

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Standard releases aren't terribly different from the bi-annual LTS products, though they tend to be slightly less conservative in code offerings. The Ubuntu development community lets off the brakes a little and sticks some shiny back in.Ubuntu 12.10 is no exception, so make no mistake—there's some shiny goodness in this release. We'll get into what makes this a decent desktop and even more decent server release. But there's a little tarnish mixed in, too, and that makes Ubuntu 12.10 less special than previous editions.

http://arstechnica.com/business/2012/11/review-ubuntu-12-10-quantal-quetzal-a-mix-of-promise-pain/


[#] Wed Dec 31 1969 19:00:00 EST from rss

Subject: Google Parsing Of LLVM's Clang Compiler Errors

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Another interesting session from this month's LLVM Developers' Meeting in San Jose was about how Google manages to collect and utilize Clang diagnostics internally for software they develop at the company...

http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTIzMjY


[#] Wed Dec 31 1969 19:00:00 EST from rss

Subject: Linux Mint 14 (Cinnamon) Screenshot Tour

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The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 14 'Nadia'. For the first time since Linux Mint 11, the development team was able to capitalize on upstream technology which works and fits its goals. After 6 months of incremental development, Linux Mint 14 features an impressive list of improvements, increased stability and a refined desktop experience. We're very proud of MATE, Cinnamon, MDM and all the components used in this release, and we're very excited to show you how they all fit together in Linux Mint 14. Screenshots of Linux Mint 14 with [url=http://chrishaney.com/?linux&release=Linux%20Mint%2014%20MATE]MATE[/url] is also available.

http://chrishaney.com/?linux&release=Linux%20Mint%2014%20Cinnamon


[#] Wed Dec 31 1969 19:00:00 EST from rss

Subject: Which gadget are you most thankful for?

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Which gadget are you most thankful for? Smart phone Laptop Tablet E-reader Other (tell us in the comments) It's that time of year when everyone pauses to be thankful. At opensource.com, we want to know which gadget you're MOST thankful for. Which device could you not survive without? Personally I know I'm 100% attached to my smart phone.  So you know my vote.

http://opensource.com/life/12/11/which-gadget-are-you-most-thankful


[#] Wed Dec 31 1969 19:00:00 EST from rss

Subject: Rootkit infects Linux web servers

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A previously unknown rootkit is infecting Linux web servers and injecting malicious code into web pages served by infected servers. The rootkit was discovered by a user of security mailing list Full Disclosure, who has posted his observations, including the suspicious kernel module, to the mailing list. The malware adds an iframe to every web page served by the infected system via the nginx proxy – including error pages.

http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/Rootkit-infects-Linux-web-servers-1753969.html/from/rss


[#] Wed Dec 31 1969 19:00:00 EST from rss

Subject: Linux Mint 14 MATE and Cinnamon preview

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That’s less than 10 days after the first Release Candidate was announced. What type of testing does this thing get? By the way, that’s normal for Linux Mint distribution, but again, how well is this distribution tested before it’s released to the public?

http://www.linuxbsdos.com/2012/11/21/linux-mint-14-mate-and-cinnamon-preview/


[#] Thu Sep 01 2016 03:24:53 EDT from rss

Subject: 5 great Java performance optimization tricks

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Optimizing your Java code requires an understanding of how the different elements in Java interact, and how it interacts with the operating system that is it running on. Use these five tips and resources to start learning how to analyze and optimize your code.

https://opensource.com/life/16/8/5-great-tricks-java-performance-optimization


[#] Thu Sep 01 2016 04:25:54 EDT from rss

Subject: openSUSE Leap 42.2 Linux Now in Beta, Final Release Expected November 16, 2016

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The openSUSE Project, through Douglas DeMaio, has proudly announced the availability of the first Beta pre-release version of the upcoming openSUSE Leap 42.2 Linux operating system.

http://news.softpedia.com/news/opensuse-leap-42-2-linux-now-in-beta-final-release-expected-november-16-2016-507802.shtml


[#] Thu Sep 01 2016 05:42:09 EDT from rss

Subject: Crash test dummy? Love the excitement of breaking an OS? Fedora 25 Alpha has landed

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It's supposed to end in tears. Then you can file a bug reportIf you're a chronic complainer and nit-picker with a spare machine and a willingness to suffer multiple crashes, weird screen artefacts and possible data loss: Fedora 25's alpha has landed ahead of its anticipated November 2016 release.…

http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2016/09/01/fedora_25_alpha/


[#] Thu Sep 01 2016 06:43:11 EDT from rss

Subject: Stupid Patent Of The Month: Elsevier Patents Online Peer Review

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On August 30, 2016, the Patent Office issued U.S. Patent No. 9,430,468, titled; "Online peer review and method." The owner of this patent is none other than Elsevier, the giant academic publisher. When it first applied for the patent, Elsevier sought very broad claims that could have covered a wide range of online peer review. Fortunately, by the time the patent actually issued, its claims had been narrowed significantly. So, as a practical matter, the patent will be difficult to enforce. But we still think the patent is stupid, invalid, and an indictment of the system.

https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20160831/15355335408/stupid-patent-month-elsevier-patents-online-peer-review.shtml


[#] Thu Sep 01 2016 07:59:24 EDT from rss

Subject: Next-gen DTV platform runs Android on quad-core Cortex-A53

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The “Poplar Board,” based on HiSilicon’s quad-core Hi3798C V200 SoC, is the first SBC to implement Linaro’s “96Boards Enterprise Edition TV Platform” spec. The “under $100” Poplar Board is aimed primarily at Internet connected TV set-top box (STB) developers, but it also targets hobbyists and the open-source community, according to HiSilicon’s announcement. The SBC, which […]

http://hackerboards.com/next-gen-dtv-platform-runs-android-on-quad-core-cortex-a53/


[#] Thu Sep 01 2016 09:00:23 EDT from rss

Subject: Pick suitable Desktop Environment for your Arch Linux system

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As we know By default Arch Linux ISO doesn't comes with graphical user interface and we need to install it manually which is suitable for us.

http://www.2daygeek.com/install-xfce-mate-kde-gnome-cinnamon-lxqt-lxde-budgie-deepin-enlightenment-desktop-environment-on-arch-linux/


[#] Thu Sep 01 2016 10:16:38 EDT from rss

Subject: More Than 40% Of Attacks Abuse SSL Encryption

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... companies need to start thinking about using technologies that can inspect SSL packets and quarantine the bad or malicious packets.

http://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities---threats/more-than-40--of-attacks-abuse-ssl-encryption/d/d-id/1326789


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