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Share your files easily on your computers with NitroShare

Share your files easily on your computers with NitroShare | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Some days ago I've published an article about copy.com, a service similar to Dropbox where a copy of one of your folders is synchronized on the cloud, this is true for any computer where you install the copy.com/dropbox/ubuntu one applet and so you...
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Are Linux Graphic Apps Ready for Professionals? - Datamation

If you answer 'No' then your impressions about Linux graphic applications need updating.
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Microsoft Is Taking a Beating from Linux-Powered Chromebooks

Microsoft Is Taking a Beating from Linux-Powered Chromebooks | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Microsoft is engaged in a silent war and it's actually losing. They are fighting an enemy that is so insidious and so cunning that it's actually hurting the company more than anything else. The enemy is called Chromebooks and they are using Linux.
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Backup files on Linux with FreeFileSyncBackup

Backup files on Linux with FreeFileSyncBackup | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
As a Linux user, you always want to keep your files and folders up to date, and this is especially true in those situations where you can create a backup. This is why you have to use a tool that automatically syncs the content of two folders in order to keep them up to date. FreeFileSync is a
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Tackle information overload with calibre eBook software | Opensource.com

Tackle information overload with calibre eBook software | Opensource.com | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Tackle information overload. The calibre eBook management software is an excellent tool for creating that daily reading list. Learn how.
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Horrors! Linus Torvalds calls HFS+ 'utter crap' | ZDNet

Horrors! Linus Torvalds calls HFS+ 'utter crap' | ZDNet | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
In an interview at Melbourne's linux.conf.au conference, Linus Torvalds called the standard file system of Mac OS X "complete and utter crap." Mac fans are only slightly outraged, pointing out that HFS+ isn't really "complete and utter crap," rather, it's just slightly crap-ish.
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Open Source History, Or Why Sharing Trumps Proprietary Society | Open Source Application Software Companies content from The VAR Guy

Open Source History, Or Why Sharing Trumps Proprietary Society | Open Source Application Software Companies content from The VAR Guy | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Copyright and legal restrictions surrounding the historical content of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s speeches harm society in the same way as closed, proprietary software.
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All Things Open 2014 lightning talk with Vincent Batts | Opensource.com

All Things Open 2014 lightning talk with Vincent Batts | Opensource.com | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Vincent Batts tells the story of Docker and how it is changing the way we think about application deployment in the cloud.
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Fedora 21

Fedora 21 | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Fedora 21 is out and I've been able to spend some time with it. The last version of Fedora I looked at was more than two years ago, so there have been quite a few changes since then. The new versio...
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Linux Games: Natural Selection 2

Linux Games: Natural Selection 2 | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
For a very long time I wanted an FPS that manages to blend seamlessly the FPS and RTS genre, and this is how I got into Natural Selection 2. This is a multiplayer oriented game where you can take the role of either humans or aliens as you try to survive and lead your race to victory. Story Natural
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Synchronize Your Life with ownCloud | Linux Journal

Synchronize Your Life with ownCloud | Linux Journal | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Like most families these days, our family is extremely busy. We have four boys who have activities and appointments. My wife and I both have our own businesses as well as outside activities. For years, we've been using eGroupware to help coordinate our schedules and manage contacts. The eGroupware system has served us well for a long time.
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Purism seeks funding for 15-inch free software Linux laptop

Purism seeks funding for 15-inch free software Linux laptop | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
In today's open source roundup: Purism wants to sell a Linux laptop that runs only free software. Plus: The Jolla Linux tablet easily surpasses its $380,000 funding goal, and how well does Nvidia's open source driver perform while running Linux games?
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Rugged industrial gateway runs Linux on TI Sitara

Advantech's rugged, industrial gateway computer runs Linux on a Sitara AM3352, and features dual gigabit Ethernet ports, WiFi, CAN, and five serial ports.
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What are some obscure but useful Vim commands - Xmodulo

What are some obscure but useful Vim commands - Xmodulo | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
If my latest post on the topic did not tip you off, I am a Vim fan. So before some of you start stoning me, let me present you a list of "obscure Vim commands." What I mean by that is: a collection of commands that you might have not encountered before, but that might …Continue reading...
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Linux Is Safe Again, Valve Fixes Steam Bug That Could Delete All Files on System

Linux Is Safe Again, Valve Fixes Steam Bug That Could Delete All Files on System | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Valve has upgraded the Steam client and they fixed that terrible bug that would allow the application to actually delete every file that was owned by the user.
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Slow System? iotop Is Your Friend | Linux Journal

Back in 2010, Kyle Rankin did an incredible series on Linux Troubleshooting. In Part 1, he talked about troubleshooting a system struggling with a high load. At that point, I'd already been a system administrator for more than a decade, but it was the first time I'd ever heard of iotop.
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The Linux Mint Project Announces the MintBox Mini PC

The Linux Mint Project Announces the MintBox Mini PC | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
The Linux Mint project has announced the MintBox Mini, which is a mini PC that is basically small enough to almost fit into a pocket.
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Scary Steam for Linux bug erases all the personal files on your PC

Scary Steam for Linux bug erases all the personal files on your PC | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Steam for Linux is packing a nasty bug that some users say has wiped out their personal documents and everything on their extended hard drives as well.
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Apache Spark: 100 terabytes (TB) of data sorted in 23 minutes | Opensource.com

Apache Spark: 100 terabytes (TB) of data sorted in 23 minutes | Opensource.com | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
How Databricks set a new world record for sorting 100 terabytes (TB) of data, or 1 trillion 100-bytes, in 23 minutes with open source software Apache Spark and public cloud infrastructure EC2.
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Backup files on Linux with FreeFileSync

Backup files on Linux with FreeFileSync | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
As a Linux user, you always want to keep your files and folders up to date, and this is especially true in those situations where you can create a backup. This is why you have to use a tool that automatically syncs the content of two folders in order to keep them up to date. FreeFileSync is a
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12 of the Best Free Git Books - Linux Links - The Linux Portal Site

12 of the Best Free Git Books - Linux Links - The Linux Portal Site | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
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Top 10 Linux Holiday Gifts, 2014 | Linux.com

Top 10 Linux Holiday Gifts, 2014 | Linux.com | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Linux.com - For the community, by the community, Linux.com is the central source for Linux information, software, documentation, how-tos and answers across the server, desktop/netbook, mobile, and embedded areas.
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dpkg Developer Resigns from Debian Technical Committee over Systemd

dpkg Developer Resigns from Debian Technical Committee over Systemd | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Ian Jackson, a Debian developer and member of the Debian Technical Committee, has handed his resignation following the vote to preserve the freedom of choice for init systems.
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Biggest ever Tor raid hits 410 underground sites; 17 arrested

Biggest ever Tor raid hits 410 underground sites; 17 arrested | Linux and Open Source | Scoop.it
Tor users are neither 'invisible nor untouchable,' a law enforcement official says. And the government proved it, with massive raids that closed hundreds of sites.
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