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Digia Introduces Qt Creator 2.8 Beta

Just two months after the Qt Creator 2.7 release, Digia has released the first beta of the feature-bearing Qt Creator 2.8...
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Linux/Android is Crushing Apple

Linux/Android is Crushing Apple | txwikinger-open-source | Scoop.it
Summary: Apple is running out of ideas in the long fight against Android — a fight which it is now trying to wage using patent monopolies
More and more Apple ‘fans’ whom I know are turning to Android.
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7 Ways Companies Are Using the Government's Open Data

7 Ways Companies Are Using the Government's Open Data | txwikinger-open-source | Scoop.it
When President Barack Obama signed a new open data initiative earlier this month, he argued that providing government data to entrepreneurs enables them to create new businesses and strengthen the economy What kinds of businesses are being built...
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French Senate recommends the use of free software for schools services

The endorsement is not for the entire education system, comments April, a French free software advocacy, but nevertheless: "This is probably the first time that free software would be part of a law in France." In a statement, the group welcomes...
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Create secure remote backups using Duplicity – Tutorial

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Duplicity is an easy-to-use system that allows you to make encrypted backups that are stored at a remote location or even in a locally accessible directory.
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LibreOffice 4.1 Beta Arrives With New Features

The first beta of the LibreOffice 4.1 open-source office suite was released this past weekend...
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Toronto transit: Premier Kathleen Wynne won’t shy away from raising taxes | Toronto Star

Toronto transit: Premier Kathleen Wynne won’t shy away from raising taxes | Toronto Star | txwikinger-open-source | Scoop.it
On the day the Liberals easily survived a confidence vote on the provincial budget, Premier Kathleen Wynne said there is "no debate about whether we need more transit in the city.”
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Aaron Toponce: Strengthen Your Private Encrypted SSH Keys

Recently, on Hacker News, a post came through about improving the security of your encrypted private OpenSSH keys.
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Sega To Release Football Manager 14 For Linux

As pointed out in our forums, Football Manager 2014 will see a native Linux client...
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Fajran Iman Rusadi: Ubuntu Repository: Total Packages and Sizes

Fajran Iman Rusadi: Ubuntu Repository: Total Packages and Sizes | txwikinger-open-source | Scoop.it
Long time ago, I made a chart that shows Ubuntu Repositories’ size over several releases. At that time, there were only 6 releases and 1 release that was still being worked on. Fast forward almost 6 years later, now we have 18 Ubuntu releases, yay!
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The $35 Computer Raspberry Pi Unboxing, SD Card Setup & 1st Boot

This is a $35 computer unboxing & 1st boot. Follow https://twitter.com/miklevin and Learn Linux http://mikelev.in/ux/ Expand to see FAQ. (My SD card was bad)... (Here is why we need a Debian or Lubuntu based JULinux for the Raspberry Pi.
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Distribution release: Sabayon Linux 13.04 with systemd support

Distribution release: Sabayon Linux 13.04 with systemd support | txwikinger-open-source | Scoop.it
The release of the distribution Sabayon Linux 13.04, which combines the convenience for the end user with the flexibility of Gentoo is presented. Sabayon Linux is designed as a Live-distribution, p...
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The Free Software Foundation (FSF) Gets the ‘Wikileaks Treatment’ From MasterCard

The Free Software Foundation (FSF) Gets the ‘Wikileaks Treatment’ From MasterCard | txwikinger-open-source | Scoop.it
Summary: Harrasment by proxy seems like a possibility now that funds to the FSF are being discouraged Donations to the Free Software Foundation (FSF) are a dangerous or suspicious activity now (like post-Cablegate Wikileaks), at least based on this...
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Mono Can Now be Treated Like a Microsoft Project

Mono Can Now be Treated Like a Microsoft Project | txwikinger-open-source | Scoop.it
Summary: With Microsoft copyrights, patents, and licences in Mono, as well as a CEO who worked for Microsoft and financial backing from Microsoft veterans, it is naive to treat Mono as anything other than an extension of Microsoft Both Mono and...
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City of Munich: "Migration to sustainable desktop completed successfully"

Hofmann, speaking at the Linux Tag conference in Berlin on 22 May, is confident that the city's open source strategy can be maintained because it is focused on sustainability. "We took small steps, instead of a big bang approach.
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[Phoronix] NGINX Might Be Included With Ubuntu Server ISOs

Phoronix is the leading technology website for Linux hardware reviews, open-source news, Linux benchmarks, open-source benchmarks, distribution screenshots, interviews, and computer hardware tests.
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One Small Step for NASA, One Giant Leap for Open Source | Software | LinuxInsider

One Small Step for NASA, One Giant Leap for Open Source | Software | LinuxInsider | txwikinger-open-source | Scoop.it
"Space: the final frontier." These may be the opening words of the Star Trek series so loved by geeks far and wide, but lately, they've been on the tip of more Linux bloggers' tongues than ever. Why?
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Realtors, MPP Lisa MacLeod push again for grow-op registry

Realtors, MPP Lisa MacLeod push again for grow-op registry | txwikinger-open-source | Scoop.it
Imagine buying a home, moving in and realizing the property isn’t safe to live in because no one knew the house was once used to grow marijuana.
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Programming microcontrollers with a Raspi

Programming microcontrollers with a Raspi | txwikinger-open-source | Scoop.it
The advent of the Arduino brought the world of microcontrollers to hobbyists, students, and artist the world over.
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BeagleBone Port Of CoreBoot Going Mainline

Coreboot support for the popular BeagleBone ARM development board is being pushed mainline...
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A New X.Org-Free Wayland LiveCD Released

For technology demos and testing, the "first true Wayland LiveCD" has been released that can start Wayland directly without depending upon an X.Org environment...
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Chromebook Pixel for Web Development

Chromebook Pixel for Web Development | txwikinger-open-source | Scoop.it
The latest high-end gadget from Google, Chromebook Pixel, is a fantastic laptop. With a high-density 239 pixels/inch display, Intel Core i5 processor, and 4 GB RAM, it won't disappoint many users. ...
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Unity announces support for open-source platform Tizen - Gamasutra

Unity announces support for open-source platform Tizen - Gamasutra | txwikinger-open-source | Scoop.it
Unity announces support for open-source platform Tizen
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Development of Unity's Tizen-tailored tools is underway and are expected to launch soon after Tizen devices reach stores.
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Quick look at SAHI - Opensource web automation test tool | Agileblaze Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Quick look at SAHI - Opensource web automation test tool | Agileblaze Technologies Pvt. Ltd. | txwikinger-open-source | Scoop.it
Automation testing always saves the time. If there are five features in an application which is already tested manually and a new sixth feature included in the application then tester has to test the five feature plus the new feature also.
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