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New Mayhem malware targets Linux, UNIX servers

A new malware that runs on UNIX-like servers even with restricted privileges has already infected machines in Australia and is actively hunting for more targets, a new research paper has shown.

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Hardware Linux/Unix

Intel Releases A Boatload Of Haswell Documentation

As an extra holiday present for Linux and open-source fans, Intel has quietly released a large batch of new programming documentation that covers their latest-generation Haswell graphics cores.

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Your car is about to go open source

Automakers are working to standardize on a Linux-based operating system for in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems that would make it easier for cars to act more like smartphones.

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Oscar-Winning Video Editor ‘Lightworks’ Landing on Linux in October

A release date for the Linux version of Editshare’s professional-grade video editor Lightworks has been set.

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Ubuntu 12.10 Login Screen Adds Remote Desktop Access

Support for Remote Desktop Logins directly from the login screen has been enabled in Ubuntu 12.10.

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Meet the NexPhone: An Ubuntu-based Smartphone, PC, Tablet and Laptop in One

Here’s a name you’ll be hearing a lot about in the next few months: NexPhone.

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It’s Official: The Ubuntu LiveCD is Dead

It’s official: the Ubuntu Live CD* is dead.

Ubuntu 12.10 will increase the maximum size of its disc image from 700MB to 800MB, thereby making it too big to fit onto traditional CD-R media.

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Red Hat Announces Preview Version of Enterprise-Ready OpenStack Distribution

The world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the immediate availability of the preview release of Red Hat’s OpenStack distribution based on the popular open source OpenStack framework for building and managing private, public and hybrid Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) clouds. With this, Red Hat delivers the next step in its plans for the industry’s only enterprise-ready OpenStack distribution with Red Hat’s award-winning commercial support, certified ecosystem of hardware and application vendors and leadership in delivering trusted open source clouds for organizations worldwide requiring enterprise-grade solutions and support.

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Android 4 Coming To the Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi might be getting a functional Android port real soon.

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Gaming news Linux/Unix

Open-Source Doom 3 Running On Wayland

The dhewm3 engine, which is one of the open-source forks of the id Tech 4 engine similar to ioDoom3, is now working on Wayland.

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