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LinuxLinks: Group Tests Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, November 21 2009 @ 07:49 AM EST
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If you are interested in finding the best Linux software, we would strongly recommend that you check out our Group Tests portal page. It covers the vast majority of different software types, including games, business software, multimedia, utilities, networking and much much more.

LinuxLinks' Group Tests should be your first port of call!

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First hands-on with the Creator CI20 microcomputer Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, December 18 2014 @ 06:07 AM EST
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When we introduced Creator CI20 two weeks ago in London, we had several demonstrations on display showing the full capabilities of the board in terms of performance and power consumption.

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Canonical’s Stripped-Down “Snappy” Ubuntu Comes To Google’s Compute Engine Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, December 18 2014 @ 01:03 AM EST
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The basic idea behind Snappy and Ubuntu Core is to give developers access to a minimal server image that only features the necessary libraries to then install whatever application a developer needs.

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KDE Ships KDE Applications 14.12.0 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, December 17 2014 @ 09:28 PM EST
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Today KDE released KDE Applications 14.12. This release brings new features and bug fixes to more than a hundred applications. Most of these applications are based on the KDE Development Platform 4; some have been converted to the new KDE Frameworks 5, a set of modularized libraries that are based on Qt5, the latest version of this popular cross-platform application framework.

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Why is the Number of Linux Distros Declining? Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, December 17 2014 @ 06:00 PM EST
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The number of Linux distributions is declining. In 2011, the Distrowatch database of active Linux distributions peaked at 323. Currently, however, it lists only 285. However, exactly why the decline is taking place and how much it matters remains unclear.

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The new minuscule Linutop XS is announced! Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, December 17 2014 @ 03:11 PM EST
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Today Linutop releases the Linutop XS its smallest and most energy efficient computer.

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Getting Started With KODI(XBMC) Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, December 16 2014 @ 07:50 PM EST
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Available on pretty much every platform you’d want to install it on—Windows, OS X, Linux, Android, iOS, and more—it’s a stellar way to get all of your content onto a big screen without having to deal with a mouse and keyboard, unless you want to.

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PikeOS provides Safety and Security for Energy-Sensible Communication Platform from X-ES Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Tuesday, December 16 2014 @ 03:28 AM EST
Contributed by: SYSGO AG

SYSGO is announcing the support of its pre-certified hypervisor PikeOS for the XPedite6101 Single Board Computer (SBC) from Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES). The XPedite6101 is based on a FreescaleTMQorIQ architecture with T1042 processor, designed for high-performance networks. PikeOS adds key features like real-time, as well as safety and security, to a cost-effective and energy-efficient platform for critical networks and telecommunication applications in the Internet of Things (IoT).

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SMPlayer with support for MPV is now available Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, December 15 2014 @ 10:25 PM EST
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After 25 days of hard work and almost 7,000 lines of code, I’m proud to announce the first public version of SMPlayer with support for MPV.

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USB Armory: Open Source USB Stick Computer Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, December 15 2014 @ 03:57 PM EST
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The USB Armory is full-blown computer (800MHz ARM® processor, 512MB RAM) in a tiny form factor (65mm x 19mm x 6mm USB stick) designed from the ground up with information security applications in mind. Not only does the USB Armory have native support for many Linux distributions, it also has a completely open hardware design and a breakout prototyping header, making it a great platform on which to build other hardware.

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