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Happy 30th X, Debian Reinstates GLIBC, and Linux Poetry

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Fri, 20/06/2014 - 7:26am

t was an exciting day here in Linuxville. First up, big Happy Birthday to X as X.Org celebrates the window system's 30th birthday. A big shocker out the Debian camp has users scratching heads and chins. Libby Clark reports on an kernel hacker who converts Linux to poetry. Those are just a few of the interesting stories today in Linux news.

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Red Hat Q1 Report, GNOME 3.14 Sneak Peek, and Why Open Source

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Thu, 19/06/2014 - 4:13am

In Linux news today, Red Hat released their first quarter financial results today and the markets reacted in kind. WorldofGNOME.org gives users a peek and poke at GNOME 3.14. Newbie Tony Ireland shares his story and Michael Hall shares why he uses Open Source.

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Fedora 21 NOT Delayed, What Linux Needs, and Civ IV

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Wed, 18/06/2014 - 4:30am

FedoraToday in Linux news, Fedora 21 is not delayed says Matthew Miller, newly appointed project lead. Bruce Byfield thinks he knows the seven things the Linux desktops needs to be nearly perfect. Jamie Watson says KaOS is solid and focused. Richard Hughes gives his thoughts on replacing Yum with DNF in Fedora 22. And finally, OMG!Ubuntu! is speculating that Civilization IV is probably heading towards Linux.

More on Mint, Email Clients, and Weather Apps

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Tue, 17/06/2014 - 7:40am

Today in Linux news are more reviews and announcements for Linux Mint. Charles-H. Schulz ponders the email client. Jun Auza looks at weather applications and Katherine Noyes asks if Linux lacks that one killer app.

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Pinguy OS Gives Good GNOME, Is Unity Bad, and Lotsa Coming Games

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Sat, 14/06/2014 - 6:37am

There were some nice items in the feeds on this unluckiest day of the month. Jack Germain says Pinguy OS is about as good GNOME as you can get. Andrew Powell asks Is Ubuntu's Unity Really All That Bad Nowadays? And GamingOnLinux.com says Linux is "heating up" over at Steam. These stories and more on this Friday the 13th.

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New Computer Blues

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Fri, 13/06/2014 - 10:12am

Looking around the BIOS let me set the Secure Boot to boot other OSes. It wouldn't let me just disable it completely. I set the boot order to boot the DVD drive first and tried to run those Linux live disks. Mageia 4 wasn't going to let me change the video driver from VESA no matter what. Cinnamon crashed once loading NVIDIA drivers in Mint 17. openSUSE behaved the best in giving me nice video support. I figured I'd install openSUSE and use it until Mint 17 came out in the KDE version.

Continuous Integration, The Linux Machine, and Factory Restore

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Fri, 13/06/2014 - 6:27am

There were lots of interesting Linux tidbits in the news today. First up, Antonio Terceiro introduces Debian's new Continuous Integration project, which tests for broken packages, functions, and such. HP announces "The Machine" that runs Linux. How would you like a system restore disk for your Linux? And finally, systemd 214 and Mint 17 KDE RC were released.

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Apple Copies Ubuntu, Pimping Scientific, and 500 Steam Games

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Sat, 07/06/2014 - 6:05am

Jack Wallen today reported that Apple has introduced software that reminds him a whole lot of Ubuntu Unity Scopes. Dedoimedo.com has "the ultimate Scientific Linux pimping guide." And finally in today's Linux news, Phoronix.com is reporting that there are now 500 games on Steam for Linux.

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Kali, Makulu, and Robo Linuxes

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 9:21am

In today's Linux news, LinuxInsider has a review of RoboLinux saying it "smooths the Linux migration path." Makulu Linux 6.1 is said to be "big, beautiful, and fun." A new flaw has been patched and Shawn Powers discusses the new Linux professional.

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Kali, Makulu, and Robo Linuxes

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Fri, 06/06/2014 - 7:01am

In today's Linux news, LinuxInsider has a review of RoboLinux saying it "smooths the Linux migration path." Makulu Linux 6.1 is said to be "big, beautiful, and fun." A new flaw has been patched and Shawn Powers discusses the new Linux professional.

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Linux Mint 17 Review Round-Up

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Thu, 05/06/2014 - 6:46am

Reviews of Linux Mint 17 dominated the news feeds today. Our round-up includes five reviews, video tour, and a screenshot slideshow. It's probably not much of a surprise, but consensus is two thumbs up for Linux Mint 17.

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New Fedora Leader, Open Source Security, and Saving TrueCrypt

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Wed, 04/06/2014 - 6:30am

In today's Linux news, a new project manager is named for Fedora. Nick Heath says Open Source is more secure because of a "heightened focus on quality controls." And a team of developers are trying to save TrueCrypt one way or another.

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Linux.conf.au Broke, Another Bug, and Mint 17 Released

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Tue, 03/06/2014 - 6:53am

There's a lot of news to catch up on today in Linuxsphere. Our top story tonight is an email from the Linux Australia 2014 conference saying that despite a $40,000 funding shortage. In other news, the "son of heartbleed" has been announced and CBRonline.com says you should be worried. Linux Mint 17 was released over the weekend and Distrowatch.com reviews OpenMandriva 2014.0. And finally tonight, LinuxInsider probes "TrueCrypt's Mysterious Vanishing Act."

Deep in-to Linux, Torvalds Tweets, and Top Distros

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Sat, 31/05/2014 - 5:06am

Topping the Linux news this evening is a look at the five most popular Linux distributions by ZDNet's Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols. Also tonight, Jennifer Cloer asks Linus Torvalds about the meanest tweets he's received. And finally tonight, Jack M. Germain looks at Deepin Linux and Jack Wallen asks if Cinnamon is a worthy replacement for Unity?

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First Look Unreal Tournament, Tangiers Trailer, and Ubuntu Surface

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Fri, 30/05/2014 - 5:55am

Today in Linux news is a first look at the new upcoming Unreal Tournament. A weird crowd-sourcing game has released a trailer and estimated release date. In other news, Ubuntu has proven effective at running the Surface Pro 3 and SUSE Studio boasts over a million users.

Kali, Fedora, and Handy Linuxes

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Thu, 29/05/2014 - 6:23am

Today in Linux news are two reviews and Fedora updates. HandyLinux is a new one on me, but DarkDuck not only heard of it but has reviewed it. Jamie Watson reviews Kali Linux 1.0.6. Matthew Miller posted five things about Fedora this week. Red Hat CEO to get big bonus if financial goals are met and Jack Wallen reviews the System76 Galago UltraPro.

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Fav Distros, LibreOffice 4.3 Beta, and Ungrateful Gamers

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Wed, 28/05/2014 - 6:06am

Today's trek around the Linuxsphere found an article at LinuxInsider looking at bloggers favorite Linux distributions. LibreOffice 4.3 Beta 1 was released and folks are looking forward already. And Softpedia.com asks if Linux gamers are a bit ungrateful for biting the hand that fed them the Witcher 2 wrapper.

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Fav Distros, LibreOffice 4.3 Beta, and Ungrateful Gamers

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Wed, 28/05/2014 - 4:44am

Today's trek around the Linuxsphere found an article at LinuxInsider looking at bloggers favorite Linux distributions. LibreOffice 4.3 Beta 1 was released and folks are looking forward already. And Softpedia.com asks if Linux gamers are a bit ungrateful for biting the hand that fed them the Witcher 2 wrapper.

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Mint 17 the Best, Foe to Friend, and KaOS Review

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Tue, 27/05/2014 - 6:06am

Topping our coverage tonight, Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols declares Linux "Mint 17 the best Linux desktop to date." Terrence O'Brien describes his journey with Linux as from foe to friend, sort of. And finally tonight, KDE tablet Vivaldi appears to be defunct and KaOS gets the once-over.

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Fedora 20 KDE, Baconless Ubuntu, and Witcher's Bad Spell

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Sat, 24/05/2014 - 6:10am

It may look awesome according to Softpedia, but "something's funky" in the Fedora 20 KDE stack says Phoronix. Bryan Lunduke wonders what Ubuntu will be like without Jono Bacon. And in an update to last night's Witcher 2 Linux port report, gamers aren't pleased.

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Bacon Leaves Canonical, Red Hat Chief, and Witcher 2 on Sale

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Fri, 23/05/2014 - 6:25am

Our top story tonight is Ubuntu Community Manager Jono Bacon is leaving Canonical for more fertile grounds. In other news, Michael Tiemann, Red Hat Vice President of Open Source Affairs, has recently been accused, at least by software, of violating copyright claims. Another long awaited gaming experience has finally come to Linux in Witcher 2 - and at a heck of a price. This and more in tonight's Linux news recap.

Witch Hunts, KDE's Gamble, and Blue Pup

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Thu, 22/05/2014 - 6:31am

Topping today's Linux news, Matt Asay says the Open Source witch hunts are back with a vengeance. Bruce Byfield discusses what he's calling "KDE's risky gamble" on their new interface. Lastly, Jack Germain testdrives Blue Pup Linux and Steam streaming is out of beta.

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Witch Hunts, KDE's Gamble, and Blue Pup

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Thu, 22/05/2014 - 6:05am

Topping today's Linux news, Matt Asay says the Open Source witch hunts are back with a vengeance. Bruce Byfield discusses what he's calling "KDE's risky gamble" on their new interface. Lastly, Jack Germain testdrives Blue Pup Linux and Steam streaming is out of beta.

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Fedora Shake Up, Linus Interviewed, and Mint 16 Reviewed

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Wed, 21/05/2014 - 5:34am

Our top story tonight Fedora project lead has tendered her resignation saying it's about time. In other news, Linus Torvalds, father of Linux, was interviewed by TechScape's Bill Robinson. And finally, Gary Newell blogged about his recent experiences with Linux Mint 16.

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The Systemd Saga, Into the Vortex, and a Minty RC

tuxmachines.org - original work by srlinuxx - Tue, 20/05/2014 - 4:06am

In today's Linux news, Katherine Noyes slogs the blogosphere in search of alternatives to systemd, with little success it seems. Jesse Smiths falls into VortexBox 2.3, a distribution for music servers and jukeboxes. Jamie Watson reviews Mint 17 RC and a user survey puts Ubuntu ahead of Red Hat in the OpenStack race.

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