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Riak Cloud Storage released under Apache 2 license

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Riak CS offers a highly available, fault-tolerant storage, with support for large objects (up to 5 GB) and multipart uploading, an API and authentication system that is S3-compatible, multi-tenancy and per-user reporting.

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Try GNU/Linux

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In April, 2014 support for Windows XP will stop. The options are limited: Continue using XP until it no longer works, buy an expensive new PC with Vista7 or Vista8, buy an even more expensive Apple PC, or buy a relatively new used PC or Apple PC. BUT WAIT! There is another alternative. For decades now many people have been using GNU/Linux.

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Move Over GIMP, Here Comes Krita

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Today we turn our attention to the wonderful Krita drawing, painting, and illustration program for Linux. We're going to learn about the important fundamental Krita tools, Tools, Brushes, and Colors. I'm not much of an artist, but I can show you how to use the excellent Krita features.

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Google Reader axed. Is FeedBurner next?

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Parts of the FeedBurner service have already been eliminated. For example, the FeedBurner API and AdSense for Feeds have been retired.

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Kali Linux 1.0 review

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Where BackTrack was based on Ubuntu and used a GNOME 2 desktop environment, Kali Linux 1.0 is based on Debian and uses a customized GNOME Shell.

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Understanding SELinux

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A task of any operating system is to provide software that strongly increases its security. A lot of programs of this type have been created; some are better than others.

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Kali Linux is now available for download

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With Kali, the distribution’s developers made the switch from an Ubuntu base to a Debian base. So, Kali is a Debian-based distribution for security gurus or those aspiring to be.

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Created by finid 1 year 17 weeks ago
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Dual-boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 in UEFI mode

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If you must set up a dual-boot system between Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10 on a single hard disk drive (HDD), this tutorial provides a step-by-step guide on how to get it done.

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Created by finid 1 year 17 weeks ago
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Small Gems: KMail attachment notification

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Once in a while I run into really nice and well crafted features in software which are hardly known – or at least not advertised enough. I call these small but shiny features “little gems”. One of those struck me in a recent KMail release.

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Created by liquidat 1 year 17 weeks ago
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Ubuntu is not a community distribution

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What most people fail to realize is this: Ubuntu is a suite of operating systems (Desktop, Server, Cloud, and Touch) sponsored by a company called Canonical Ltd. And Canonical is a commercial entity with employees, paid employees. As such, any decision taken by its management is taken with the commercial interest of the company front and center.

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Created by finid 1 year 17 weeks ago
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Jolidrive: It’s not what you think

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Jolidrive is not a standalone service, but rather, an interface that makes it easy to access all those Cloud storageservices. In other words, it’s a service interface to other services.

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EU Commission fines Microsoft $731 million, but does it really matter?

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That would have gotten everyone’s attention. A fine of $731m USD sounds like a lot of money, but to an outfit like Microsoft, Apple, and Google, it’s chump change. If you want to send a message, make it hurt the other party at the receiving end.

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Created by finid 1 year 18 weeks ago
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Triple-boot Windows 7, Ubuntu 12.10 and Fedora 18 on one HDD

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That single-point-of-failure issue is the sole case, and a very important one, against setting up a multi-boot system on one HDD. Aside from that, nothing prevents you from installing as many operating systems on one HDD that it can hold.

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Created by finid 1 year 18 weeks ago
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Zap GPT data structures from a disk, while preserving existing MBR partitions

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Using GPT partitions, or a GPT partitioning scheme, takes care of the shortcomings of the MBR partitioning scheme. However, if you are not careful, it could make things difficult...

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Created by finid 1 year 19 weeks ago
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LG acquires webOS from HP

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Now that LG has acquired it from HP, we’ll just have to wait and see what LG’s game plan will be. We do know, from the announcement, that LG intends to use webOS to power its smart TV’s.

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