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Soon You Will Be Able to Access OwnCloud from Chrome OS

The fact is you can already access ownCloud on your Chromebook via the web interface, but it’s not very useful because you can’t really take full advantage of Chrome app to work on your files. 

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Cisco Acquires Metacloud, Boosting Intercloud, OpenStack Efforts

The privately-held cloud player will be snapped up for an undisclosed sum as the networking giant aims to bolster its inter-connected cloud effort, run on open-source OpenStack.

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Why the Convergent Desktop is So Important to Linux

Why the Convergent Desktop is So Important to Linux

Convergence is Linux’s baby to birth and Canonical already stands above the competition in development. But should either Apple or Microsoft succeed in bringing to market a convergent desktop before Linux, we’ll be faced with another failure...another year in the 1 percent market share range... ...

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Intel's Edison Brings Yocto Linux to Wearables

Intel's Edison Brings Yocto Linux to Wearables

Linux-based platforms for wearables include Android Wear, Samsung's Tizen SDK for Wearables, and now Intel's Yocto Linux and Intel Atom-based  Edison  computing module. The Edison was  released last week  in conjunction with the Intel Developer Forum. 

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Tropico 5 Being Released For Linux Gamers This Week

There's just two days to go until a new, high quality, non-FPS game is being released for Linux...

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Garrett: ACPI, Kernels and Contracts with Firmware

Matthew Garrett writes about the challenges faced by the developers working on ACPI-based ARM systems. "Somebody is going to need to take responsibility for tracking ACPI behaviour and incrementing the exported interface whenever it changes, and we need to know who that's going to be before any of t...

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AMD, Canonical Deliver Ubuntu-based OpenStack Server Solution

AMD, Canonical Deliver Ubuntu-based OpenStack Server Solution

Canonical just keeps deepening its commitment to the OpenStack cloud computing platform, to the point where a lot of people who are loyal to the company for its Linux roots may not recognize its business model in a few years. 

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Intel Userptr Support Added To Mesa's DRM Library

With the Linux 3.16 kernel is Intel graphics driver support for Userptr, allows user-space to wrap up malloc'ed memory and turn them into GEM buffer objects. Besides the Intel DDX support, there's now userptr support within Mesa's DRM library...

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Qubes: The Open Source OS Built for Security

Qubes: The Open Source OS Built for Security

Applications will always have bugs. This is why Joanna Rutkowska and Invisible Things Lab built Qubes OS, a security-focused open source operating system based on Fedora. Rutkowska will give a keynote talk at LinuxCon and CloudOpen Europe next month in Dusseldorf.

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The True Measure of a Successful Open Source Project

The True Measure of a Successful Open Source Project

A question I get a lot is, “What makes an open source software project successful?” This isn’t a simple question, as every project is really different. But certainly there are some common characteristics: a vibrant and open community and ecosystem of contributors, an innovative goal or technol...

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