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Linux is winning enterprise cloud market share at expense of Windows Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, December 08 2014 @ 09:42 AM EST
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LINUX IS WINNING cloud market share in the enterprise, according to the Enterprise End User Trends Report 2014 just released by the Linux Foundation.

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The future of Linux Mint Debian Edition and its derivatives Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, December 08 2014 @ 03:11 AM EST
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J.A. Watson writes "I have had a sort of strange relationship with Linux Mint Debian Edition over the years. When it was first announced, I was really ecstatic. I was already a big fan of Linux Mint, and I had already fallen out of love with Ubuntu, so the prospect of getting a Mint distribution that didn't pass through Ubuntu along the way was appealing. Add to that the fact that it was initially announced as a "rolling distribution" (continuous updating), and I thought it was nothing short of great."

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Vim Introduction and Tutorial Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, December 07 2014 @ 10:24 PM EST
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Vim has a great deal of features, and learning them takes some time. Of course there are many online-tutorials and tips’n’tricks pages, but the help-files are very good too! There are overview-pages, summary pages and some comments at the commands.

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BioShock Infinite to Arrive on Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Sunday, December 07 2014 @ 01:20 AM EST
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BioShock Infinite is a first-person shooter video game developed by Irrational Games and published by 2K Games. It might be getting a Linux release very soon. This has been revealed by the entry on the Steam database.

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Brewing machine hops to it with Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, December 06 2014 @ 05:17 PM EST
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At Indiegogo there’s a Linux-based automated beer brewing machine called the Brewie, with 20-liter capacity, plus touchscreen, RFID, and mobile app access.

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Google Code-in 2014 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Saturday, December 06 2014 @ 11:15 AM EST
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The Google Code-in is a contest to introduce pre-university students (ages 13-17) to the many kinds of contributions that make open source software development possible. The contest runs from December 1, 2014 to January 19, 2015.

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MIPS Creator CI20 development board now available for only $65 Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, December 05 2014 @ 09:00 AM EST
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British chip designer Imagination has produced an interesting new microcomputer for Linux and Android enthusiasts to compete with the Raspberry Pi.

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Telegram Desktop Native App for Linux Is Simply Awesome Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, December 05 2014 @ 04:49 AM EST
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A large number of people are using Whatsapp on their phones, but a very good alternative for that app is Telegram. The main difference is that the Telegram devs have also released a desktop client for the Linux platform, that is also open source.

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Configurable Menu: Install the best menu for Linux Mint 17/17.1 Cinnamon Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, December 04 2014 @ 10:15 PM EST
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Configurable Menu is one of the best applet’s I’ve found in Linux Mint Cinnamon.

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Civilization: Beyond Earth for Linux Could Drop Intel and AMD/ATI Support Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, December 04 2014 @ 02:47 PM EST
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Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth is in the works and it's being ported for the Linux platform by Aspyr Media. The devs have encountered some problems with the Intel and ATI video cards and they are considering dropping the support for this hardware.

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