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OLPC XO-4 convertible laptop is faster than ever and coming soon (hands-on)

Fedora 18 Spherical Cow brings Linux fans a taste of Cinnamon, new installer

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Fedora's Linux distribution may be competing with Ubuntu for the title of silliest update name, but that doesn't diminish the impact of what are often significant revisions. See the just-launched Fedora 18 as an example: while it's called Spherical Cow, it introduces both a simpler installer to replace an...
Fedora 18 Spherical Cow brings Linux fans a taste of Cinnamon, new installer
Booting Up: Foursquare Wants to Recommend Some Coffee Shops

Canonical explains decision to ditch GRUB 2 on UEFI systems

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Microsoft’s insistence that Windows 8 machines ship with Secure Boot technology in the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI), a specification that essentially replaces and overcomes the limitations of the traditional BIOS, has Linux developers scrambling to ensure their distros will work on tomorrow’s systems. Secure Boot isn’t a bad thing,...
Canonical explains decision to ditch GRUB 2 on UEFI systems
If You Lose Internet, You Can Still Text Sandy Updates to SandyFeed

OLPC working on XO laptop telescope and microscope peripherals (hands-on)

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So much of what children are taught in the sciences amounts to abstractions. It's a shame, really -- concepts of the universe are so much easier to extrapolate when we can see them for ourselves. OLPC's looking to give the classrooms it serves more access to the very big...
OLPC working on XO laptop telescope and microscope peripherals (hands-on)

Fedora is back on Raspberry Pi with remix optimized for ARMv6

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The Red Hat-sponsored Fedora operating system has a bit of a checkered history with the Raspberry Pi. It was originally the recommended operating system for the device before being stripped from the Raspberry Pi Foundation's downloads page, replaced by a version of Debian optimized for the Pi's ARMv6 chip....
Fedora is back on Raspberry Pi with remix optimized for ARMv6
Hands-on: GNOME 3.4 arrives, introducing significant design changes

Tech Is Making Meetings Worse, It's Time For Digital Hat Racks

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Editor’s Note: Nir Eyal writes about the intersection of psychology, technology, and business at NirAndFar.com. He is the author of the forthcoming book “Hooked: How to Drive Engagement by Creating User Habits”. Follow him on Twitter@nireyal. The first thing Don Draper does when he gets to his office is give his...
Tech Is Making Meetings Worse, It's Time For Digital Hat Racks

Break Out the Handcuffs! Science Says Kinky People Are Healthier Than Their 'Vanilla' Counterparts

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(Photo: Mercury Retrograde) Break out the handcuffs! Despite the fact that the DSM-V has managed to wedge those who practice BDSM into the category of “paraphilia,” or an unusual sexual preference, a recent study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine found that those with a little taste for kink are...
Break Out the Handcuffs! Science Says Kinky People Are Healthier Than Their 'Vanilla' Counterparts

Raspberry Pi delayed slightly, gets Fedora Remix

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The $25 to $35 Raspberry Pi computer is closing in on its first shipments. The micro PC was expected to ship today, but that now has slipped a few days until Thursday or Friday. When it does ship, the Pi will come loaded with Fedora Remix, now considered the 'blessed'...
Raspberry Pi delayed slightly, gets Fedora Remix

Raspberry Pi wears a new Fedora (video)

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If you've been keeping an eye on this tasty little computer, you'll know it's a pretty exciting concept already. To further sweeten the deal, it just got its own version of Fedora. A special "remix" edition has been ported over to the micro-machine by a team at Seneca College. Although...
Raspberry Pi wears a new Fedora (video)

Korora Linux 18 aims to deliver a friendlier Fedora

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There's no doubt that desktop Linux has become increasingly user-friendly over the years, but it's equally true that some distributions focus more on ease of use than others do. Ubuntu and Linux Mint are two examples at the forefront of this usability trend, but recently I came across another...
Korora Linux 18 aims to deliver a friendlier Fedora

KDE releases first version of Plasma Media Center

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Linux devotees need media too, don'tcha know? Designed to cater to "media enthusiasts," Plasma Media Center has been released today for those looking to place photos, videos and audio clips on the highest pedestal. The build (v1.0.0) was crafted on Plasma and KDE technologies, and as you might expect,...
KDE releases first version of Plasma Media Center

Raspberry Pi credit-card sized Linux PCs are on sale now, $25 Model A gets a RAM bump

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The good news is that Raspberry Pi's highly anticipated teeny-tiny Linux computers are on sale now, just barely making the promised February launch window (good thing it's a leap year). The better news, is that the $25 Model A version has gotten an upgrade from the planned 128Mb of...
Raspberry Pi credit-card sized Linux PCs are on sale now, $25 Model A gets a RAM bump

Hacker publishes alleged zero-day remote code execution exploit for older Plesk versions

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A hacker released what he claims is a zero-day exploit for older versions of the Parallels Plesk Panel, a popular Web hosting administration software package, that could allow attackers to inject arbitrary PHP code and execute rogue commands on Web servers.The hacker uses the alias "Kingcope" and has published...
Hacker publishes alleged zero-day remote code execution exploit for older Plesk versions

Fedora 18 Linux finally in beta

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After a number of delays, the beta of the Fedora 18 Linux-based distribution has been released....
Fedora 18 Linux finally in beta

How to install Apache on Linux

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An easy step-by-step guide to setting up an Apache Web server on Fedora, CentOS, or Ubuntu...
How to install Apache on Linux

Weekend project: Check out ROSA Linux 2012

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With all the excellent Linux distributions available today, it can be easy to focus exclusively on the few that dominate the headlines, such as Ubuntu Linux, Linux Mint, Fedora, and Mageia Linux, to name just a few. Scanning DistroWatch is a nice way to regain some perspective, replete as...
Weekend project: Check out ROSA Linux 2012

Sabayon 10 adds a GNOME 2-flavored 'MATE' edition

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It seems like just yesterday that we saw the release of Sabayon 9 with its three desktop flavors, but already the project team behind the popular Linux distribution has launched a new version. Sabayon 10 made its official debut late last week, and certainly most notable among the new...
Sabayon 10 adds a GNOME 2-flavored 'MATE' edition
Fedora could seek Microsoft code signing to contend with secure boot

Using SPDY on Your Web Server

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Google's SPDY protocol offers several advantages over serving traffic via HTTP/HTTPS. But, if you want to use SPDY, you're going to have to take a few additional steps to set it up. The good thing is that if you happen to be using Apache on recent Debian or RPM-based...
Using SPDY on Your Web Server

Looking For The Next $1 Billion Open Source Company

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It's been just under seven months since Red Hat became the world's first $1 billion open-source company. Now the question is who will follow suit and become the next open source company to hit this milestone? Before sorting through the list of likely candidates, it's important to define what we're...
Looking For The Next $1 Billion Open Source Company

Red Hat-Applied Micro deal is another vote for ARM in the data center

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Let’s just get this straight. Next week at ARM’s tech development event in Santa Clara, Calif., there’s going to be a lot of talk about getting cell phone chips into servers. The bet here is that using ARM-based chips in servers, as opposed to the traditional x86 processors that Intel...
Red Hat-Applied Micro deal is another vote for ARM in the data center

Android 4.0 ported to Raspberry Pi's $35 Linux computer

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The Raspberry Pi foundation announced today that its popular $35 Linux computer will soon be able to run Android 4.0. Google’s mobile operating system is being ported to the device by Broadcom developer Naren Sankar. The Raspberry Pi foundation was originally founded in 2009 with the aim of building a...
Android 4.0 ported to Raspberry Pi's $35 Linux computer

Reddit Puts on Its Amateur Detective Fedora to Analyze Who's Behind the Boston Bombings

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Just in case Reddit’s sense of self-importance wasn’t inflated enough, the online community has taken to playing FBI dress-up, creating a subreddit called /r/findbostonbombers that’s “dedicated to helping find the bomber(s)” behind Monday’s tragedy. Since it started late last night, the subreddit has already become a repository for out-there conspiracy theories...
Reddit Puts on Its Amateur Detective Fedora to Analyze Who's Behind the Boston Bombings

Debian Will Serve As The Default OS For Google Compute Engine

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Google is bringing Debian to Google Compute Engine and is making it the default OS  for developers using the service. Google will support both Debian 6.0 and Debian 7.0, which was released this week. There are some pretty clear reasons why Google is making Debian the default OS. First of all, it’s free, said Krishnan...
Debian Will Serve As The Default OS For Google Compute Engine

Startup Strongloop brings supported Node.js to Red Hat

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Strongloop, founded by heavy-hitting Node.js committers Bert Belder, Ben Noordhuis and Al Tsang. has come out with a version of the popular server-side language for Red Hat Linux. Since Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) is the Linux of choice for many enterprises, this is a significant development for the growing community of Node.js programmers and...
Startup Strongloop brings supported Node.js to Red Hat

Windows 8 Secure Boot: Two Linux Distros Respond

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Fedora and Ubuntu Linux have very different strategies so far for dealing with the restrictions imposed by Microsoft's upcoming new operating system....
Windows 8 Secure Boot: Two Linux Distros Respond

Which is the Best Linux Distribution for your Desktop?

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Linux today comes in several different flavors or distros as they are known in Linux circles. Some Linux distributions are light-weight (they’ll run just fine on your old laptop), some are targeted at people who just want to try out Linux without replacing their main OS while other desktop...
Which is the Best Linux Distribution for your Desktop?
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