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Dead Island: GOTY Edition Releasedview story

http://www.linuxgames.com – Do you like murdering zombies on tropical islands? Dead Island is pretty great at it and is somewhat surprisingly now available for Linux years after it was released. By far the most fun you’ll ever have brutally slashing melee weapons at zombies. Plug in a 360 pad for bonus analog control over your attacks. Dead […] (Software)

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Rise of Linux – a Hacker’s Historyview story

https://www.linux.com – Richard Hillesley looks back to the halcyon days of software hacking to explore the origin of the spirit of Linux. The original code of Linux was written for fun, or in Eric Raymond’s phrase, to ‘scratch the itch’ of Linus Torvalds, and later to satisfy the enthusiasm and programming itch of an assortment of hackers and hobbyists who, for the most part, had grown up i (Software)

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openSUSE Factory and Tumbleweed to Mergeview story

https://www.linux.com – The openSUSE project has announced that the "Factory" and "Tumbleweed" distributions will merge into a single rolling distribution (called "Tumbleweed").  The openSUSE project has announced that the "Factory" and "Tumbleweed" distributions will merge into a single rolling distribution (called "Tumbleweed"). There is also an FAQ posting about the merger. (Software)

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Distribution Release: Ubuntu Kylin 14.10view story

https://www.linux.com – Ubuntu Kylin is a special edition of Ubuntu tailored to Chinese speakers in mainland China.  Ubuntu Kylin is a special edition of Ubuntu tailored to Chinese speakers in mainland China. As has been the tradition over the past couple of years, a new version of Ubuntu Kylin has been released at the same time as Ubuntu 14.10: "We are glad to announce the.... Read more at DistroWatch (Software)

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More Fedora Delays: Fedora 21 Beta Slipsview story

https://www.linux.com – While the Fedora 21 Alpha release was challenged by multiple delays that put it back one month, the delays aren't over yet. At yesterday's first Go/No-Go meeting for the Fedora 21 Beta, it was determined that the beta release isn't quite ready yet... While the Fedora 21 Alpha release was challenged by multiple delays that put it back one month, the delays aren't over yet. (Software)

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Development: GNOME 3.15.1 unstable tarballs due (and more) (responsible: mclasen)view story

http://permalink.gmane.org – Hello all, We would like to inform you about the following: * GNOME 3.15.1 unstable tarballs due * Feature proposals discussion heats up Tarballs are due on 2014-10-27 before 23:59 UTC for the GNOME 3.15.1 unstable release, which will be delivered on Wednesday. Modules which were proposed for inclusion should try to follow the unstable schedule so everyone can test them. (Software)

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On the Security of Containersview story

https://www.linux.com – Docker's Eric Windisch on Medium writes, "I liken the difference between baremetal, VMs, and containers as I see the separation of buildings, apartments, and rooms." Docker's Eric Windisch writes, "I liken the difference between baremetal, VMs, and containers as I see the separation of buildings, apartments, and rooms. (Software)

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Distribution Release: Ubuntu 14.10view story

https://www.linux.com – Canonical has announced the release of Ubuntu 14.10, the latest version of the popular Linux distribution for desktops and servers. Canonical has announced the release of Ubuntu 14.10, the latest version of the popular Linux distribution for desktops and servers: "Ubuntu 14.10, the latest desktop release is today available for download from Canonical. (Software)

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Build It! Must-Have Open Source Development Toolsview story

https://www.linux.com – These days, there is big demand for strong web and application development skills in the job market. (Software)

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SteamOS Update 145 Brings Compositor, Update Fixesview story

https://www.linux.com – Valve has released to stable their SteamOS Update 145 today after the changes were in their alchemist beta testing area since last week... Valve has released to stable their SteamOS Update 145 today after the changes were in their alchemist beta testing area since last week... Read more at Phoronix (Software)