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Google Increases Bug Bounty Payouts

eWEEK: Finding bugs isn't an act of charity; it's a time-consuming process that researchers should be rewarded for.

PHP As A Next-Generation Programming Language?

Frank Karlitschek, the founder of the ownCloud project, is making the case that PHP isn't that bad of a scripting language and should be taken to the next level with its shortcomings addressed so it can regain some of its popularity...

Frank Karlitschek, the founder of the ownCloud project, is making the case that PHP isn't that bad of a scripting language and should be taken to the next level with its shortcomings addressed so it can regain some of its popularity...
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KDE Applications and Development Platform 4.14.1

Packages for the release of KDE SC 4.14.1 are available for Kubuntu 14.04LTS and our development release. You can get them from the Kubuntu Backports PPA. Bugs in the packaging should be reported to kubuntu-ppa on Launchpad. Bugs in the software to KDE.

Packages for the release of KDE SC 4.14.1 are available for Kubuntu 14.04LTS and our development release. You can get them from the Kubuntu Backports PPA.

Encrypt Your Dog (Mutt and GPG)

LinuxJournal: For those of you who aren't acquainted with it, Mutt is a command-line mail client (some would say Mail User Agent or MUA) that is highly configurable and uses vi key bindings that so many of us know and love.

Fedora 21 Workstation Is Making Great Progress

Red Hat's Christian Schaller has blogged about the current state of Fedora's Workstation project -- overall it's getting into very good shape -- being in between the alpha and beta stages for Fedora 21...

Red Hat's Christian Schaller has blogged about the current state of Fedora's Workstation project -- overall it's getting into very good shape -- being in between the alpha and beta stages for Fedora 21...
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Kano Ships Its First 18,000 Learn-To-Code Computer Kits, Fueled By $1.5M Kickstarter

TechCrunch: The kits cost $99 (plus shipping) to crowdfunder backers, or around $160 (plus shipping) if pre-ordered on the Kano website.

How to Organize Your Linux File System for Clutter-Free Folders

Linux.com: Most all modern Linux systems go a long way to help you avoid cluttered folders.

An Open Source Solution to Shellshock

eSecurityPlanet: An open source tool can mitigate risks associated with Bash shell attack.

Secure Your Linux Desktop and SSH Login Using Two Factor Google Authenticator

 Nixcraft: It is a little known fact that you can use the TOTP algorithm to secure your user accounts in Linux systems.

Start-Up StackEngine Promises Automation for Docker Container Apps

 The VAR Guy: StackEngine, which says it is building solutions for automating the deployment and maintenance of container-based virtual apps such as Docker's, has announced seed funding.

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