Discovering the New Gnome Gnome starts to reinvent itself, cautiously

Dec 28, 2012

The last few years have been troubled for the Gnome Project. Once a premier desktop environment for Linux, it has seen its market share diminish amid user dissatisfaction over Gnome 3 and accusations that the project was ignoring users. Yet, over the last six months, something important has been happening: Slowly and quietly, the members of Gnome have started trying to turn the situation around.

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Red Hat to Participate in Data-as-a-Service Initiative

Dec 21, 2012

Red Hat Inc. joins a European Union initiative working to create LEADS (Large-scale Elastic Architecture for Data-as-a-Service) for mining and analyzing web data.

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Doghouse: Industry Report The software industry and developing countries

Dec 19, 2012

A recent report highlights some advantages as well challenges for implementing free software in developing countries.

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Tech Tools

Dec 19, 2012
  • Red Hat Releases RHEL 6.4 beta and Enterprise Virtualization 3.1
  • Amazon Announces Redshift Data Warehouse Service
  • Ceph on SUSE 
  • XtreemFS 1.4
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MariaDB Creators Launch Non-Profit Foundation

Dec 08, 2012

New organization will oversee interoperability and standards for the popular open source database.

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Kernel News Zack’s Kernel News

Nov 26, 2012

Chronicler Zack Brown reports on the latest news, views, dilemmas, and developments within the Linux kernel community.

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Perl: Google Drive Scanning and storing books on Google Drive

Nov 26, 2012

Armed with a Chinese guillotine and a scanner with an automatic document feeder, Mike Schilli gives his books some special treatment, courtesy of Google Drive, which offers 5GB of storage space – room enough to start an online PDF collection.

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Linux News

Nov 26, 2012
  • Linux Foundation reports Secure Boot solution
  • Ubuntu 12.10
  • Plasma Active 3
  • Android OS Tops
  • Linaro Enterprise
  • Group formed for ARM architecture
  • Android installed on 3 of 4 smartphones
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