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Ubuntu 12.04 Is More Secure Than Windows 8 and Mac OS X, Says UK Govermentview story

http://news.softpedia.com – The UK government now says that Ubuntu 12.04 is the safest operating system available, way ahead of Windows 8 and Mac OS X. (IT news)

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Meizu MX3 to run Ubuntu as well as Android 4.2.2view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Meizu’s upcoming phone, the MX3, will apparently run Ubuntu as well as Android. This dual-boot feature will be extremely useful especially for developer-types who like to make use of both operating systems for programming. How do we know this? (IT news)

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GNURoot: Linux on Android, No Root Requiredview story

http://www.linux-magazine.com – Installing Linux on Android usually requires rooting your device first. If that's not an option for you, then the GNURoot app is right up your alley. (Distributions)

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2013 on the Desktopview story

http://www.linux-magazine.com – What happened with the major desktops in 2013? (Distributions)

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phpMyAdmin 4.1.2 Officially Releasedview story

http://news.softpedia.com – phpMyAdmin, the popular tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL databases, has just reached version 4.1.2.The final version for phpMyAdmin 4.1.2 has been launched and is ready for download. (IT news)

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Canonical Closes OpenStack Horizon Vulnerability in Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, and Ubuntu 12.10view story

http://news.softpedia.com – In a security notice, Canonical published details about an OpenStack Horizon vulnerability in its Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, and Ubuntu 12.10 operating systems.According to the company, Horizon could have been made to expose sensitive information over the network.Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities have been discovered in Horizon, via the Volumes and Network Topology pages. (IT news)

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Superb RTS 0 A.D. Alpha 15 "Osiris" Now Available for Downloadview story

http://news.softpedia.com – 0 A.D., a free, open-source, cross-platform real-time strategy (RTS) game of ancient warfare with historically-based war/economy, that allows players to relive or rewrite the history of Western civilizations, is now at version Alpha 15.The latest version of 0 A.D, Alpha 15, has been dubbed Osiris and featur... (read more) (IT news)

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CyanogenMod hits 10 million installs in time for launch of CM-powered Oppo N1view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – The folks over at CyanogenMod have a little celebrating to do tonight. The popular Android ROM just hit 10 million installs as of 3:44 p.m. Eastern U.S. (IT news)

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Eye of GNOME 3.11.3 Allows for Transparent Backgroundsview story

http://news.softpedia.com – The GNOME developers have announced recently yet another development release towards Eye of GNOME 3.12, the default image viewer application for the upcoming GNOME 3.12 desktop environment. Eye of GNOME 3.11.3 allows transparent backgrounds by using GdkRGBA for image background layers, while avoiding color conversion from GdkColor. Also, it makes vari... (read more) (IT news)

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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Could Get Native Support for Microsoft Silverlightview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Microsoft's Silverlight might get native support on the next Ubuntu 14.04 LTS version if the developers go through with the integration of a few upstream patches. It's unclear if Microsoft still has the same determination to promote Silverlight, but some people are using it and some of them have Ubuntu systems. This very issue is being discussed on the mailing lists, but it seems that Pipelight, (IT news)

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GnuPG 1.4.16 Releasedview story

https://www.linux.com – Version 1.4.16 of the GNU Privacy Guard is out; it contains a fix for the recently disclosed acoustic cryptoanalysis attack. "A possible scenario is that the attacker places a sensor (for example a standard smartphone) in the vicinity of the targeted machine. (Software)

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The Genius Of Linux Is Community, Not Technologyview story

https://www.linux.com – How did Linux spread to every corner of the world of technology? After all, Linux never truly realized its initial promise as an old-school desktop operating system destined to take down Microsoft and Windows. 2013 was the year of Linux in everything. Linux Foundation executive director Jim Zemlin declared that Linux's ubiquity has reached every corner of computing. (Software)