Schaller: Fedora Workstation Progress Report (Wayland and more)

Christian Schaller has a lengthy update on the progress of Fedora 21. He looks at a number of different features, including Wayland, GNOME 3.14, software installation (dnf and "Software"), and more. "This also highlights one of the advantages of the new Fedora product model where we have one clear desktop product we are targeting, that we can define operating system standards for things like application metadata and apply them to the system as a whole.

Elementary OS Freya: The Next Major Update To A Rising Linux Distro

MakeUseOf: Elementary OS is a Linux distribution that has been making waves as of late.

Check Who's Connected To The Router, Scan Your Network With "Angry IP Scanner"

NoobsLab: Angry IP scanner is free and open-source (IP and port scanner) tool released under GPLv2 license.

Cumulus Linux: First Impressions

PacketLife: Cumulus does not produce or sell hardware, only a network operating system: Cumulus Linux.

Mozilla Wants to Save the Open Web, but is it Too Late?

ComputerWorldUK: Although I wish the new project well, I find it rather sad that Mozilla can't see that its own support for DRM on the Web contradicts everything it is doing here

Uber Home Automation w/ Arduino & Pi

Instructables: Here's the basic idea. With Arduino, it's really easy to connect boatloads of cheap sensors.

GNOME 3.14 Improves Linux Desktop Visual Detail, Other Features

The GNOME 3.14 desktop release is the second major update to the popular Linux user interface in 2014. Take a look at new and enhanced features.

The GNOME 3.14 desktop release is the second major update to the popular Linux user interface in 2014. Take a look at new and enhanced features.
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Audacity 2.0.6 Released

Neowin: The program also has a built-in amplitude-envelope editor, a customizable spectrogram mode, and a frequency-analysis window for audio-analysis applications.

Karlitschek: A possible future for PHP

On his blog, ownCloud founder Frank Karlitschek ponders the future of PHP. He doesn't regret choosing PHP for ownCloud, but does note that the language suffers from its mid-1990s roots, which he would like to see cleaned up and fixed at some point—in a fully compatible way.

Open Source Lessons Learned: Two Years of Telescope

So why did I decide to make Telescope open source in the first place? It’d be easy to answer with typical clichés about “giving back to the community” or “believing in free software”.

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