Frequent deauthentication from Wifi (Reason: 6) in Ubuntu 14.04view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi! For a few days now, my wifi is getting disrupted every few minutes. I use a 'vanilla' Ubuntu installation (i.e Unity, NetworkManager etc.). After an hour or so, the connection gets severed completely and NetworkManager can't find the network anymore. (Hardware)

GParted Live 0.18.0-5 Is Now Based on Linux Kernel 3.14.4view story

http://news.softpedia.com – GParted Live, a small bootable GNU/Linux distribution for x86-based computers that can be used for creating, reorganizing, and deleting disk partitions with the help of tools that allow managing filesystems, is now at version 0.18.0-5. GParted Live 0.18.0-5 can be installed on CD, USB, PXE server, and hard disk, then run on an x86 machine. (IT news)

Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” Cinnamon RC released!view story

http://blog.linuxmint.com – The team is proud to announce the release of Linux Mint 17 “Qiana” Cinnamon RC. Linux Mint 17 Qiana Cinnamon Edition Linux Mint 17 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2019. (Distributions)

Ubuntu 13.10 failed to boot on a blank screen and blinking cursorview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I had Ubuntu 13.10 and 14.04 beta versions installed as dual boots. When 14.04 LTS release version was available i made a partial upgrade. The partial upgrade was done when i tried to upgrade the 14.04. After partial upgradation, 14.04 is booting and working properly. But 13.10 has stopped booting. (Hardware)

How can I stop Android from synchronizing videos while still synchronizing photos?view story

http://android.stackexchange.com – I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 which is great for watching movies. I move them from my computer via USB to the "Movies" folder and it just works fine. But one thing that I don't like is that the movie is synchronized. It gets automatically uploaded. I can see it on https://plus.google.com/photos/yourphotos. And I don't like that. How can I prevent Android from doing this? (HowTos)

Transferring files between PC and Android Sony Z1 Compact (KitKat) without needing app (i.e. via standard USB mass storage)view story

http://android.stackexchange.com – When I plug my Sony Z1 Compact Android phone into my Mac or PC, the phone prompts me to install a program on the PC/Mac. Can I not just have the phone behave as a standard, common USB Mass Storage class (i.e. like a USB pen drive, hard drive, or SD card), without having to install a program on the host PC? (HowTos)

Where to find a servo motor that moves like this?view story

http://forum.allaboutcircuits.com – Watch Video: http://youtu.be/Pxn9p_Yqg2U The point of the "robot arm" in this video is to continuously tap the screen of an iPhone in order to prevent the phone from turning off (like sleep mode), without actually having to touch the phone with your finger every minute or so. You can walk away from your phone, allowing the game to continue on. (Embedded)

2 usb sound bars only one selected as defaultview story

http://www.overclock.net –  "I have 2 USB sound bars connected to usb ports on my pc. Under sound settings I can..." (Hardware)

Suggestions wanted: USB Pic Burner or "real" serial port boardview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – My 2-port serial board stopped driving my JDM Classic PIC burner recently. I bought a 2-port serial board ("works on linux") that won't drive the PIC burner, and I've bought a PIC burner that turns out not to be compatible with Piklab. (HowTos)

Eject USB storage on Windows 8.1: 2 different brand drives appear as sub-options under same optionview story

http://superuser.com – I have a HGST Touro 500Gb USB3 drive and a Samsung 1Tb USB3 drive attached to my Windows 8.1 Pro machine and a few other drives as well. When I go to safely disconnect one of these drives, in the menu list of drives to disconnect, the Touro and Samsung always appear as greyed out sub options under a selectable main option. (HowTos)