Ubuntu 15.04 Released – Here’s What’s New

By ubuntucontrib Canonical has announced and released ubuntu 15.04 vivid vervet… This release brings improvements in usability, the bug fixes, a fresh serving of software updates and adds some interesting new features. Here’s everything you’ll find in the stable release of Ubuntu 15.04 vivid vervet.

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Cavium adds OpenWRT support to Octeon III

Cavium announced OpenWRT Linux support for its Octeon III CN70/71XX SoCs, first available on a reference board and an Itus Networks “Shield” appliance. Cavium’s 64-bit MIPS, 28nm-fabricated Octeon III system-on-chips, including the newer, lower-end CN70XX and CN71XX models, run high-end, commercial, carrier-grade Linux distributions like Cavium’s own MontaVista Linux Carrier Grade Edition or Intel’s Wind […]

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5 Humanitarian FOSS projects to watch

A few months ago, we profiled open source projects working to make the world a better place. In this new installment, we present some more humanitarian open source projects to inspire you.Humanitarian OpenStreetmap Team (HOT)Maps are vital in crises, and in places where incomplete information costs lives.read more

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Shell Scripting Part I: Getting started with bash scripting

This is the first part of a series of Linux tutorials. In writing this tutorial, I assume that you are an absolute beginner in creating Linux scripts and are very much willing to learn. During the series the level will increase, so I am sure there will be something new even for more advanced users.

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Linux Freedom vs. Convenience

By Matt Hartley Without question, the past few years have been huge for the Linux desktop. From Docker containers to Valve’s Steam software making additional games available for Linux users, it’s been a wild ride. In this article, I want to touch on the sensitive subject of Linux freedom vs. Linux convenience.

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A Brief History of Steam

By Ben Kim There’s no question that Steam has become an ubiquitous part of PC gaming. Some have hailed it as the savior of PC gaming, while others have seen it as more of a necessary evil. Whether or not you’re a fan, Steam is here to stay. Its massive storefront contains over 4,500 games, and some 125 million people actively use the service. The question we’re trying to answer here is this: How the hell did Steam get to where it is today?

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