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[#] Sat Sep 03 2016 08:45:18 EDT from rss

Subject: Fighting Back Against Secrecy Orders

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Mozilla today is joining a coalition of technology companies, including Apple, Lithium, and Twilio, in filing an amicus brief in support of Microsoft’s case against indiscriminate use of gag orders. Such orders prevent companies from notifying users about government requests … Continue reading

[#] Sat Sep 03 2016 10:32:03 EDT from rss

Subject: QtCon Opens in Berlin with Keynote by Raul Krauthausen

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QtCon has opened in Berlin at the fabulous Berlin Conference Centre. It started with a welcome by president of the KDAB group and one of the original KDE developers Matthias Kalle Dalheimer. He welcomed the different but related communities together and encouraged developers to talk to each other...

[#] Sat Sep 03 2016 12:34:02 EDT from rss

Subject: Feds pin brazen intrusion on 27-year-old programmer

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In August 2011, multiple servers used to maintain and distribute the Linux operating system kernel were infected with malware that gave an unknown intruder almost unfettered access. Earlier this week, the five-year-old breach investigation got its first big break when federal prosecutors unsealed an indictment accusing a South Florida computer programmer of carrying out the attack.

[#] Sat Sep 03 2016 14:20:47 EDT from rss

Subject: QtCon FInished First Day of 13 Tracks of Talks

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Today is a historic day for KDE, a community founded 20 years ago. We are celebrating with like-minded communities doing what we do best; discussing and promoting technical achievements with our friendly communities of FSF-E, Qt and VLC. A massive thirteen tracks of talks run concurrently here at the Berlin Conference Centre covering topics from community to debugging to the switch to Qt 6.

[#] Sat Sep 03 2016 16:22:47 EDT from rss

Subject: Batch file renaming and integrated archive support added to Nautilus

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The Files application (aka Nautilus) is getting a major update in Fedora 25 Workstation. Fedora 25 is slated to include Nautilus 3.22, adding a new GUI interface for  batch renaming of files, and will also add integrated archive support. GNOME... Continue Reading →

[#] Sat Sep 03 2016 18:09:32 EDT from rss

Subject: SMS on the Linux desktop, Linux's 25th birthday, and more open source news

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In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at SMS on the Linux desktop, Linux's 25th birthday, inexpensive ecological homesteads, and more.Open source news roundup for August 28-September 3, 2016read more

[#] Sat Sep 03 2016 20:11:32 EDT from rss

Subject: QtCon Day 2: Extended Track Coverage

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There is so much about QtCon and all its diversity and enthusiasm right from the Traffic Cone hats to the Ratatouille to the parallel KDE, FSFE, Qt tracks that all of it can't be summed up even across numerous dot stories. So this article in particular aims at giving a detailed summary of some of the talks not covered in the previous dot story and a more detailed version of the lightning talks for those who prefer a quick read over watching videos.

[#] Sat Sep 03 2016 21:58:17 EDT from rss

Subject: Redesigning Tor, Goodbye OpenOffice & More…

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Also included: Remembering Vernon Adams, Red Hat vs. VMware, a new distro release, openSUSE Leap and ransomware that deletes files.

[#] Sun Sep 04 2016 00:00:18 EDT from rss

Subject: 6 Best Linux Distributions For Educational Use

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For those in Education, there are quite a number of specialized Linux distributions that are geared towards education. We take a look at some of the top notch distros that are available in this space.

[#] Sun Sep 04 2016 01:47:02 EDT from rss

Subject: Installing WINE

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Since there are multiple available versions of WINE, there are different ways to install it as well. Of course, each distribution also packages and ships WINE differently, and most only ship one or two versions of it. Thankfully, there are third party repositories available, and, when all else fails, WINE can be compiled from source.

[#] Sun Sep 04 2016 03:50:39 EDT from rss

Subject: Netbeans IDE - One Of The Most Popular Linux Code Editors

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NetBeans is a software development platform written in Java. It is the popular Linux code editor available today for development in Java,C ,C++ and PHP and provides many of pre-configured code templates and code generation tools for faster development support. Netbeans is cross-platform and runs on Windows, Mac OSX and Linux.

[#] Sun Sep 04 2016 05:37:25 EDT from rss

Subject: Talks and Hacking Continue at QtCon

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A second packed day of talks has taken place at QtCon, the largest and most diverse and dynamic gathering of end-user software communities for open development ever. KDE contributors gave talks next to pure Qt coders, the VLC team pondered the merits of porting to Telsa cars and the FSF-E celebrated 15 years with their annual awards.

[#] Sun Sep 04 2016 07:40:26 EDT from rss

Subject: Top 10 and editors picks: August review

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With 100 articles published, August was a fun and busy month on We published two series, LinuxCon/ContainerCon Toronto and Back to School, which continued into September.

[#] Sun Sep 04 2016 09:28:12 EDT from rss

Subject: Install ionCube Loader on a CentOS 7 VPS

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ionCube loader is a PHP module that enables PHP to load files, protected with the ionCube Encoder software. It is mostly used by many commercial software vendors to protect their code and stop it from being visible. In this tutorial we will show you how to enable ionCube Loaders on a CentOS 7 VPS.

[#] Sun Sep 04 2016 11:30:12 EDT from rss

Subject: Material Design Inspired Paper Theme For Ubuntu

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Paper is material design inspired modern desktop theme suit. Designed by Sam Hewitt, paper theme provides clear desktop GUI experience with flat icons accompanied by light shadows. The menu lists, options etc resembles the design that we seen in vanilla android Lollipop and Marshmallow. Paper theme desktop suit currently works on Ubuntu and its derivatives.

[#] Sun Sep 04 2016 14:17:56 EDT from rss

Subject: QtCon Closing Keynote with Julia Reda MEP

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The talks are over after the three days of QtCon Akademy 2016 which means the BoF sessions and hacking days are about to begin. To close the talks at the conference we had a finishing keynote by Julia Reda, Member of the European Parliament and member of the Pirate Party. She began by saying that on a fundamental level government is all of us, and it provides the infrastructure for our culture. Software used by the government is also a public service and the only philosophy that takes responsibility for that is free and open source software.

[#] Sun Sep 04 2016 17:51:26 EDT from rss

Subject: AndEX Project Brings Android 7.0 Nougat with GAPPS & Linux Kernel 4.4 to Your PC

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Arne Exton is happy to inform us about the release of the first build of his AndEX project based on Google's recently released Android 7.0 Nougat mobile operating system.

[#] Sun Sep 04 2016 19:38:11 EDT from rss

Subject: Three Open Source Business Models

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Knowing exactly how developers of open source code you're thinking of using are funding their efforts will not only help you determine whether the project will remain supported for years to come, but will help keep you from walking into traps such as vendor lock-in.

[#] Sun Sep 04 2016 21:40:11 EDT from rss

Subject: openSUSE : Distro Review Of The Week

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openSUSE is one of the best Linux distributions in the world. Apart from Ubuntu, openSUSE is probably one of the best multi-purpose distribution around.The distro is geared towards desktop users and developers working on desktop or server. openSUSE is based on SUSE Linux Enterprise.

[#] Sun Sep 04 2016 23:26:56 EDT from rss

Subject: Akademy Awards 2016

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Winners Kenny, Dan, Christoph, Dominic, Aleix. QtCon talks closed with our annual awards ceremony, the Akademy Awards. Given each year to the most valued and hardest working KDE contributors, they are awarded by the jury from the previous year.

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